The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 180 176 180
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing HND 24 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 1.33% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 11
Average salary £28,750 £30,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.95% +21.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,525 £21,976 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.03%
HND
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
1304 1205 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.14% 27.89% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 943 1153
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
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% -

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HND
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

HND Salary Trend in the West Midlands

HND
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HND across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

HND Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

HND
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 HND within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Walsall +2 5 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Warwickshire -8 5 £30,000 -26.82% 4
Coventry -8 4 £30,000 -2.43% 1
Staffordshire +7 3 - -
Birmingham -12 2 £27,125 -21.37% 3
Solihull +3 1 £22,000 +4.76%
Shropshire -10 1 £22,500 +2.38%
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (70.21%) Degree
2 17 (36.17%) HNC
3 13 (27.66%) SQL
4 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
5 11 (23.40%) Project Management
5 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
7 9 (19.15%) Finance
7 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
7 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) ITIL
7 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.02%) MS Office
9 7 (14.89%) Resource Management
10 6 (12.77%) Time Management
10 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
10 6 (12.77%) Service Management
10 6 (12.77%) LAN
10 6 (12.77%) WAN
10 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
11 5 (10.64%) C#
11 5 (10.64%) Java
11 5 (10.64%) Windows
11 5 (10.64%) GPRS
11 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
11 5 (10.64%) CAD
11 5 (10.64%) Electronics
11 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
11 5 (10.64%) 4G

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) Simulink
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (4.26%) InDesign
4 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) LAN
1 6 (12.77%) WAN
2 5 (10.64%) GPRS
2 5 (10.64%) 4G
3 4 (8.51%) TETRA
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) GSM
4 3 (6.38%) UMTS
5 2 (4.26%) Symposium
5 2 (4.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (4.26%) Wireless
5 2 (4.26%) Internet
5 2 (4.26%) DHCP
5 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.26%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) Extranet
6 1 (2.13%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.38%) MS Access
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JUnit
1 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) Hudson
2 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Electronics
3 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Head of Operations
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support
6 2 (4.26%) Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (4.26%) Electronics Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (4.26%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Resource Management
4 6 (12.77%) Time Management
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
5 5 (10.64%) CAD
6 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (8.51%) Coaching
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) OO
7 3 (6.38%) OOD
7 3 (6.38%) Validation
7 3 (6.38%) Workflow
7 3 (6.38%) eTOM
7 3 (6.38%) WFM
7 3 (6.38%) Business Development
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) MATLAB
4 4 (8.51%) C
4 4 (8.51%) C++
4 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) VBA
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) Degree
2 17 (36.17%) HNC
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
1 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Autodesk
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) SolidWorks
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
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Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £23500 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £ Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Walsall
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwickshire
National Grid
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
National Grid
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £35000 per annum + competitive
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