Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 53 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 -
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.52% 2.23% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 6.45% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
County Antrim median annual salary - £32,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -43.48% -
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £32,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -43.48% -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 109 124 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 28.46% 34.64% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58 62 101
County Antrim median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,125 £46,125 £55,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +14.29%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing HND as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for HND in County Antrim

HND
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for HND in County Antrim

HND
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +2 2 - - 1
HND
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for HND.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) HNC