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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / West Midlands
Rank 193 203 190
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing HND 19 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 2.37% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 9
Median salary £32,500 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,400 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,700 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -3.44%

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
1033 1517 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.85% 26.14% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1179 1089
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry 0 7 £30,750 +28.12% 1
Herefordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £23,000 - 1
Birmingham +18 2 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £26,000 - 2
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing HND 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 HND.

1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (48.48%) HNC
3 13 (39.39%) CAD
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Electronics
6 7 (21.21%) 3D Modelling
6 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.21%) Schematic Capture
7 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.15%) C#
8 5 (15.15%) .NET
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (15.15%) RMADS
8 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
8 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
9 4 (12.12%) HTML
9 4 (12.12%) CSS
10 3 (9.09%) SOAP
10 3 (9.09%) Web Services

HND
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) PTC Creo
1 2 (6.06%) Siemens NX
1 2 (6.06%) Windchill
2 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.03%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) PROIV
2 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (21.21%) Electronics
2 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 3 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Design Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Junior
2 7 (21.21%) PCB Design Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) PCB Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Graduate
3 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior PCB Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Junior Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.09%) RESTful
3 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) CAD
2 7 (21.21%) 3D Modelling
2 7 (21.21%) Schematic Capture
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Business Continuity
4 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Management
6 2 (6.06%) Finite Element Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Industrial Design
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (48.48%) HNC
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) RMADS
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Siemens
3 1 (3.03%) ANSYS
3 1 (3.03%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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