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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 93 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 1.33% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 4.97% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 1
Average salary £39,000 £52,500 £31,415
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +67.12%
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.55%
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
413 342 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.62% 26.80% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 343 309 274
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 0 3 £28,000 -13.84% 2
West Wales - 1 £50,000 - 7
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) V-Model
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) HNC
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (30.00%) V-Model
1 3 (30.00%) Validation
1 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
Swansea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Swansea
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago