The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 15 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.33% 4.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 15.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £36,000 £43,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +6.15%
Qualifications Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 17.33% 26.39% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 5
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,150 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £37,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
HND
West Midlands

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 22 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Talend

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) Talend