The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 93 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing HND 5 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.41% 0.080% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.30% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Average salary £21,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.50% +50.94%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
454 337 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.43% 26.98% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 377 292 308
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
HND
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Wales -6 4 £21,000 -47.50%
South Wales - 1 £45,000 -
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (60.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) V-Model
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft