The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 12 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing HND 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 8.00% 1.33% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.15% 5.56% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.47% -0.71%
HND
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 17.33% 24.00% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 12
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £20,000 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £30,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

HND
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

HND Salary Trend in Walsall

HND
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) OOD
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) QA

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) OOD
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware