The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 201 195 197
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing HNC 7 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.022% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.081% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £43,750 £36,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.86% +102.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £36,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £36,500 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
HNC
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1383 1237 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.32% 26.87% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 984 1146
Average salary £40,000 £42,887 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% +11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HNC
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

HNC Salary Trend in the West Midlands

HNC
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HNC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

HNC Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

HNC
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
Warwickshire -2 5 - - 4
Coventry - 2 £43,750 - 2
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 11 (64.71%) HND
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) VBA
5 5 (29.41%) MS Access
5 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 5 (29.41%) Time Management
5 5 (29.41%) Coaching
5 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
6 4 (23.53%) CAD
6 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) GSM
7 3 (17.65%) UMTS
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) eTOM
7 3 (17.65%) Business Development
7 3 (17.65%) WFM
7 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) GSM
1 3 (17.65%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MS Access
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Software Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Head of Operations
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Sales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
2 5 (29.41%) Time Management
2 5 (29.41%) Coaching
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) CAD
4 3 (17.65%) eTOM
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) WFM
4 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 3 (17.65%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) CAE
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
1 5 (29.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) HND
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (17.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) SolidWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Mentor Graphics
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Salary: Negotiable
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £90000 per annum + competitive
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