The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
UK / Wales
Rank 93 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.094% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.49% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £36,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-12.14% -16.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
292 408 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.34% 29.93% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 214 335 251
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HNC
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC across the Wales region.

HNC Salary Trend in Wales

HNC
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +19 1 £36,000 -
HNC
UK

HNC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Raspberry Pi
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND