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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 232 222 205
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing HNC 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.056% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.21% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £16,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+134.37% -55.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £16,000 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £16,000 £36,450
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
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
1726 1411 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.73% 26.12% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1099 1050
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -2 6 £43,750 -
Herefordshire - 1 £37,500 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HNC.

1 12 (92.31%) HND
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) MS Access
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) Automotive
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (7.69%) C
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Information Management
7 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MS Access
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Product Design Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Product Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Forensic Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) CAD
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) VBA
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) HND
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft