The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Permanent jobs citing HND 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.20% 0.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 0.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,759 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.47% -18.10%  

HND 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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 120 165 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.95% 23.74% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 98 145 172
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £54,250 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in Cardiff

HND
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for HND in Cardiff

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Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for HND.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) JPA
4 6 (60.00%) REST
4 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (50.00%) Apache Camel
5 5 (50.00%) Advertising
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Microservices
8 2 (20.00%) Vue.js
8 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (20.00%) Node.js
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
9 1 (10.00%) Django
9 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
9 1 (10.00%) jQuery
9 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) CircleCI
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) JPA
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (20.00%) Vue.js
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Django
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft