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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 195 193 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing HNC 10 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.090% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.33% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 7
Average salary £31,500 £41,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.17% +57.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £41,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £43,800 £26,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £32,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +7.50%
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
1283 1229 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.04% 27.79% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 964 1172
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,890
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Coventry - 5 £43,750 - 1
Warwickshire -9 3 - - 4
Birmingham - 1 £31,500 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (68.00%) HND
1 17 (68.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (28.00%) Resource Management
4 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (24.00%) Service Management
5 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) 4G
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) CAD
6 4 (16.00%) GPRS
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) TETRA
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) eTOM
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (12.00%) GSM
7 3 (12.00%) SLA
7 3 (12.00%) UMTS
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) MS Access
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) GPRS
1 4 (16.00%) TETRA
1 4 (16.00%) 4G
2 3 (12.00%) GSM
2 3 (12.00%) UMTS
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Head of Operations
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Electronics Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Account Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Sales Executive
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) SCADA
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Resource Management
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) CAD
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Coaching
5 3 (12.00%) People Management
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.00%) eTOM
5 3 (12.00%) Business Development
5 3 (12.00%) WFM
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) HND
1 17 (68.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
1 3 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Lotus
3 1 (4.00%) SolidWorks
3 1 (4.00%) Mentor Graphics
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