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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 208 171 197
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +26
Permanent jobs citing HND 11 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 1.63% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 6
Average salary £26,000 £38,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +68.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
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
1386 1286 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.07% 26.18% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1027 1211
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 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 April 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 24 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
Walsall +2 4 £32,500 -
Warwickshire -10 3 - - 1
Birmingham -19 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £16,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £22,500 -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Degree
3 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
3 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
4 11 (34.38%) HNC
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
5 10 (31.25%) Time Management
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) MS Office
8 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.63%) VBA
9 5 (15.63%) C#
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) OO
9 5 (15.63%) MS Access
9 5 (15.63%) OOD
9 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (15.63%) Workflow
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
9 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
9 5 (15.63%) Coaching

HND
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) UMTS
1 3 (9.38%) GSM
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) Extranet
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (15.63%) MS Access
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JUnit
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.25%) Hudson
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
1 7 (21.88%) Software Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Head of Operations
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Account Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Sales Executive
6 1 (3.13%) Billing Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
1 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Management Information System
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) VxWorks
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) Time Management
3 5 (15.63%) OO
3 5 (15.63%) OOD
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Workflow
3 5 (15.63%) Coaching
3 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) V-Model
4 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.50%) BDD
4 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) CAD
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.38%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) VBA
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Autodesk
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: £18,031 - £20,198 pa, with opportunity to progress to £21,391 pa
Posted: 8 days ago
Leamington Spa
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago