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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.52% 1.32% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 7.69% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £36,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
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
6 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 9.09% 17.11% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 18
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Pega