The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 102 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 0.29% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 1.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
HND
UK

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
400 325 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.23% 23.72% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 330 273 287
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HND across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

HND
Salary Trend in Wales

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

HND Salary Trend in Wales

HND
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

HND Salary Histogram in Wales

HND
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 4 £45,000 -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HND.

1 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (25.00%) SOAP
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) JPA
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (20.00%) A+ Certification
5 4 (20.00%) MCP
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (20.00%) DBS Check
5 4 (20.00%) Email Filtering
5 4 (20.00%) Web Filtering

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region citing HND also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) OPENHousing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Technician
4 3 (15.00%) Process Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Business Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Management Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JPA
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Email Filtering
3 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (20.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Web Filtering
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 4 (20.00%) MCP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) Capita