The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 252 251
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing HND 6 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.098% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.45% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 32
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,200 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
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 the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1877 1981 2565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.66% 29.43% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1638 2106
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,085
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

HND
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for HND in the East of England

HND
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in the East of England

HND
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Hertfordshire -2 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Suffolk +5 1 £22,500 -30.76% 1
HND
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for HND.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) XHTML
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Kindle
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) ISEB
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (9.09%) C
8 1 (9.09%) C++
8 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
8 1 (9.09%) CAD
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) HNC
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Adobe

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) InVision
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (9.09%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Product Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Product Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
3 1 (9.09%) QA Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Kindle
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Robotics
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (9.09%) Information Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Typography
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft