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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK / Wales
Rank 83 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing HND 11 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.06% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.79% 1.24% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 3
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
290 403 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.88% 29.42% 22.38%
Number of salaries quoted 205 329 264
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

HND Salary Histogram in Wales

HND
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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 +25 11 £42,500 -5.55%
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Finance
4 13 (56.52%) Advertising
4 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 12 (52.17%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) SOAP
5 12 (52.17%) Spring
5 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
5 12 (52.17%) JPA
5 12 (52.17%) REST
5 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (34.78%) Apache Camel
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Process Management
8 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (21.74%) Time Management
9 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
10 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.70%) System Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
11 2 (8.70%) C#
11 2 (8.70%) .NET
11 2 (8.70%) SQL Server

HND
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
3 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) BPM Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Business Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Business Process Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Business Process Management Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Management Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Process Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
2 12 (52.17%) JPA
2 12 (52.17%) REST
2 12 (52.17%) SOAP
2 12 (52.17%) Spring
3 8 (34.78%) Apache Camel
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) Django
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js
5 1 (4.35%) React
5 1 (4.35%) Vue.js
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) Process Management
3 5 (21.74%) Time Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Android Development
6 1 (4.35%) B2B
6 1 (4.35%) Finite Element Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) Microservices
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HNC
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Google
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