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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 61 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs citing HND 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.72% 0.72% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 2.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.34% +6.15%  

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 133 182 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.92% 26.07% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 109 142 112
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £54,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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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

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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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Degree
3 11 (78.57%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) Java
4 10 (71.43%) SOAP
4 10 (71.43%) Spring
4 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 10 (71.43%) JPA
4 10 (71.43%) REST
4 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) Advertising
6 7 (50.00%) Apache Camel
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
9 2 (14.29%) System Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 2 (14.29%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (14.29%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (7.14%) HTML
10 1 (7.14%) XSLT
10 1 (7.14%) Python
10 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

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Top Related 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 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) CircleCI
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) JPA
2 10 (71.43%) REST
2 10 (71.43%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) Spring
3 7 (50.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Django
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) React
5 1 (7.14%) Vue.js
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Android Development
6 1 (7.14%) B2B
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Google