Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 216 182
Rank change year-on-year +26 -34 +13
Permanent jobs citing HNC 4 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Birmingham median annual salary £27,500 £25,750 £15,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +71.67% -76.92%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,875 £14,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £31,550 £15,500
West Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £27,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year -0.90% -7.50% -28.96%

HNC is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 998 1417 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.94% 29.77% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 729 920 950
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,150 £22,975 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,375 £71,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Birmingham

HNC
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for HNC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing HNC 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for HNC.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Graphic Design
2 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCTV
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (75.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (25.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe