The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK / England
Rank 673 702 737
Rank change year-on-year +29 +35  
Permanent jobs citing HND 161 243 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.91% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 119 197 154
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19514 26746 27462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.60% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15493 21639 21718
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

HND
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for HND in England

HND
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in England

HND
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
South East +51 39 £31,750 -17.53% 6
London +68 32 £46,250 +15.62% 1
North West -24 24 £34,250 -2.14% 9
West Midlands +1 19 £28,750 -16.66% 7
Yorkshire +25 17 £30,000 +9.09% 3
South West +19 12 £37,500 +29.31% 6
North East +12 6 £21,500 -40.68% 3
East Midlands +2 6 £42,500 +30.76% 2
East of England -5 5 £48,750 +37.32% 2
HND
UK

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for HND.

1 178 (61.81%) Degree
2 95 (32.99%) HNC
3 76 (26.39%) Computer Science
4 73 (25.35%) Microsoft
5 53 (18.40%) Windows
6 44 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (14.93%) MS Excel
8 42 (14.58%) Software Engineering
9 41 (14.24%) SQL
9 41 (14.24%) Finance
10 40 (13.89%) Linux
11 39 (13.54%) ITIL
12 38 (13.19%) Manufacturing
13 37 (12.85%) MS Office
14 35 (12.15%) SQL Server
14 35 (12.15%) .NET
14 35 (12.15%) C
15 34 (11.81%) CAD
16 33 (11.46%) C++
16 33 (11.46%) HTML
16 33 (11.46%) JavaScript
17 32 (11.11%) Electronics
18 30 (10.42%) C#
18 30 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (9.38%) Android
20 26 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (8.68%) Adobe
21 25 (8.68%) Embedded C
21 25 (8.68%) Photoshop
21 25 (8.68%) Adobe Illustrator

HND
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (1.74%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.04%) Apache
4 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 37 (12.85%) MS Office
3 25 (8.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (8.68%) Photoshop
4 24 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 24 (8.33%) InVision
5 12 (4.17%) Autodesk Inventor
6 10 (3.47%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (2.78%) AutoCAD
8 7 (2.43%) Siemens NX
9 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (1.04%) EPLAN
10 3 (1.04%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.69%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 2 (0.69%) Windchill
12 1 (0.35%) CATIA
12 1 (0.35%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.35%) MS Project
12 1 (0.35%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) SAP ERP
1 3 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.69%) Primavera
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.21%) LAN
1 15 (5.21%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.86%) WAN
3 13 (4.51%) Firewall
4 11 (3.82%) Internet
5 10 (3.47%) VPN
6 8 (2.78%) WebEx
7 6 (2.08%) DHCP
7 6 (2.08%) DNS
7 6 (2.08%) GSM
8 5 (1.74%) SS7
8 5 (1.74%) UMTS
8 5 (1.74%) Value-Added Service
8 5 (1.74%) VoIP
9 4 (1.39%) HTTP
9 4 (1.39%) Intranet
9 4 (1.39%) MPLS
10 3 (1.04%) BGP
10 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.17%) MySQL
3 9 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.04%) Power BI
9 2 (0.69%) MS Access
9 2 (0.69%) QlikView
10 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.17%) JIRA
2 11 (3.82%) Ant
2 11 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.47%) Subversion
4 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.04%) PROIV
5 3 (1.04%) Selenium
6 2 (0.69%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.69%) NUnit
6 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (14.24%) Finance
2 38 (13.19%) Manufacturing
3 32 (11.11%) Electronics
4 24 (8.33%) Automotive
5 16 (5.56%) Games
5 16 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.17%) Marketing
7 7 (2.43%) Military
8 4 (1.39%) Avionics
9 3 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.04%) Back Office
10 2 (0.69%) Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (13.89%) Developer
2 38 (13.19%) Design Engineer
3 29 (10.07%) Analyst
4 27 (9.38%) Junior
4 27 (9.38%) Mechanical Engineer
5 21 (7.29%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 20 (6.94%) Designer
6 20 (6.94%) Mobile Designer
6 20 (6.94%) Web Applications Designer
6 20 (6.94%) Web Designer
7 16 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
7 16 (5.56%) Graduate
7 16 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.86%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.51%) Administrator
9 13 (4.51%) Software Engineer
9 13 (4.51%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.17%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.15%) .NET
2 33 (11.46%) HTML
3 22 (7.64%) CSS
4 17 (5.90%) SOAP
5 16 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 15 (5.21%) jQuery
7 12 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (3.82%) Web Services
9 10 (3.47%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.13%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.43%) XML
12 6 (2.08%) Classic ASP
13 5 (1.74%) RESTful
13 5 (1.74%) WCF
14 4 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (1.39%) Entity Framework
15 3 (1.04%) HTML5
15 3 (1.04%) JSON
15 3 (1.04%) LINQ
15 3 (1.04%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 76 (26.39%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.68%) User Experience
4 14 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.82%) Device Driver
7 10 (3.47%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.08%) Replication
10 5 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.39%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.04%) FMCG
12 3 (1.04%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.69%) AS400
13 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.69%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.69%) iPhone
13 2 (0.69%) PMI
13 2 (0.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.40%) Windows
2 40 (13.89%) Linux
3 27 (9.38%) Android
4 25 (8.68%) Apple iOS
5 22 (7.64%) Windows XP
6 21 (7.29%) Windows Server
7 16 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.86%) Unix
9 11 (3.82%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (3.82%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.78%) Windows 10
10 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.04%) Solaris
13 1 (0.35%) CentOS
13 1 (0.35%) OS/390
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.58%) Software Engineering
3 39 (13.54%) ITIL
4 34 (11.81%) CAD
5 24 (8.33%) Typography
5 24 (8.33%) Validation
6 19 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (5.56%) MVC
9 14 (4.86%) OO
9 14 (4.86%) Project Management
9 14 (4.86%) Service Management
10 12 (4.17%) Change Management
11 11 (3.82%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 11 (3.82%) Device Driver Development
11 11 (3.82%) SDLC
11 11 (3.82%) TDD
12 10 (3.47%) Mathematics
12 10 (3.47%) Workflow
13 9 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.24%) SQL
2 35 (12.15%) C
3 33 (11.46%) C++
3 33 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 30 (10.42%) C#
5 25 (8.68%) Embedded C
6 23 (7.99%) Java
6 23 (7.99%) PHP
7 11 (3.82%) Embedded C++
8 9 (3.13%) VB
9 8 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.78%) Python
9 8 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.08%) VB6
10 6 (2.08%) VBA
11 3 (1.04%) Jython
11 3 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.69%) Ruby
12 2 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 178 (61.81%) Degree
2 95 (32.99%) HNC
3 26 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (6.60%) GNVQ
5 17 (5.90%) MCSE
6 16 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (4.17%) CCNA
9 11 (3.82%) MCP
9 11 (3.82%) MCSA
9 11 (3.82%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
10 9 (3.13%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.78%) ISEB
12 7 (2.43%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.74%) Postgraduate
14 3 (1.04%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.04%) NVQ Level 4
15 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.25%) QA
1 18 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (1.74%) RMADS
3 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) MISRA
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.86%) Firmware
3 8 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (1.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.69%) iptables
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.69%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) MDaemon
7 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.78%) SCCM
2 6 (2.08%) DameWare
2 6 (2.08%) Perfmon
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.04%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.69%) everRun
4 2 (0.69%) MOM
5 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.35%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.35%) SCOM
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 73 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.68%) Adobe
3 18 (6.25%) Cisco
4 13 (4.51%) Oracle
5 10 (3.47%) Siemens
6 9 (3.13%) VMware
7 8 (2.78%) SAP
8 6 (2.08%) Freescale
8 6 (2.08%) Nintex
9 5 (1.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (1.74%) Autodesk
9 5 (1.74%) Avaya
9 5 (1.74%) Nokia Networks
9 5 (1.74%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.39%) IBM
11 3 (1.04%) ANSYS
11 3 (1.04%) HP
11 3 (1.04%) Juniper
11 3 (1.04%) Rockwell
12 2 (0.69%) Green Hills
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Wessex Water
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competetive + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Training budget
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Tibco Software
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Runcorn
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £37566.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly Competitive and negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Kerfoot Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: From £18,411 to £20,624 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Posted: 24 days ago
Derby
The SmartList
Posted: 24 days ago