Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 95 123
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 +2
Permanent jobs citing HNC 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.36% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 0.58% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Dorset median annual salary £50,000 £26,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.68% -21.48% -3.57%
10th Percentile £32,800 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £27,250 £37,500
South West median annual salary £26,000 £32,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -20.00% -16.13% +6.90%

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 Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 316 173 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 22.92% 18.60% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 244 136 237
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,375 £51,900
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Dorset

HNC
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for HNC in Dorset

HNC
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HNC in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for HNC in Dorset

HNC
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Bournemouth - 2 £50,000 -
Ferndown - 1 £29,250 -
Wareham - 1 £50,000 -
HNC
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing HNC 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 Dorset region with a requirement for HNC.

1 3 (60.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) RS-485
3 1 (20.00%) Acoustics
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) DTS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CAD

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RS-485
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DTS
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Acoustics
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP