The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HND over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.29% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
HND
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
37 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 28.24% 20.45% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 20
Average salary £30,750 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £29,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

HND
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

HND Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

HND
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 3 (75.00%) HNC
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft