The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 124 133
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.11% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £23,000 £47,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.57% +63.79%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £35,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -24.28% -13.58%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 362 508 608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.53% 28.54% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 281 378 421
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing HNC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for HNC in Buckinghamshire

HNC
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
High Wycombe - 2 £23,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 - -
HNC
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management