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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 182 177 174
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing HND 26 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 1.20% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 7
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,525 £31,700 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,000 £30,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
1462 1169 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.61% 28.43% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 887 1070
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 7 £32,500 -
Warwickshire -8 5 - - 1
Coventry -20 3 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Birmingham -19 2 £24,375 -39.06%
Shropshire - 2 £22,500 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (60.00%) Degree
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) HNC
4 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
5 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
6 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 10 (22.22%) Time Management
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (20.00%) Project Management
8 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.78%) MS Office
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.56%) .NET
10 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
11 6 (13.33%) CAD
11 6 (13.33%) LAN
11 6 (13.33%) WAN
11 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
11 6 (13.33%) Coaching
12 5 (11.11%) Data Structures
12 5 (11.11%) Electronics
12 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.11%) Workflow
12 5 (11.11%) OO
12 5 (11.11%) OOD
12 5 (11.11%) MS Access

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) Simulink
4 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) LAN
1 6 (13.33%) WAN
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) GSM
3 3 (6.67%) UMTS
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 2 (4.44%) Extranet
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 2 (4.44%) Symposium
4 2 (4.44%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (2.22%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.11%) MS Access
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JUnit
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
1 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.44%) Hudson
2 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.11%) Electronics
3 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Law
5 2 (4.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Head of Operations
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) Electronics Technician
6 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.44%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Account Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) .NET
1 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
1 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (22.22%) Time Management
3 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Coaching
4 6 (13.33%) CAD
5 5 (11.11%) Workflow
5 5 (11.11%) OO
5 5 (11.11%) OOD
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) V-Model
6 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.89%) BDD
6 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) VBA
4 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
4 4 (8.89%) C
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) Degree
2 15 (33.33%) HNC
3 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
3 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Autodesk
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) SolidWorks
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