The table below looks at the statistics for HNC in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HNC over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HNC 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.41% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £16,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
HNC
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Qualifications Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 28.17% 26.05% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 17
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HNC
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

HNC Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

HNC
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

HNC Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

HNC
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing HNC 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 HNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle