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

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 697 739 705
Rank change year-on-year +42 -34  
Permanent jobs citing HND 160 170 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.69% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 140 137 202
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,630 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.92% -18.42%  

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 20327 24589 28451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.58% 26.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15927 20103 22746
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 24 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
South East +33 40 £38,750 +22.04% 2
South West +28 35 £37,500 +12.78% 8
West Midlands +28 24 £32,500 -7.87% 5
North West -48 17 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Yorkshire +10 15 £27,500 -24.65% 1
London +11 12 £35,000 - 3
North East +16 6 £20,000 -48.71%
East of England -3 6 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +10 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for HND.

1 215 (66.36%) Degree
2 118 (36.42%) Computer Science
3 87 (26.85%) Microsoft
4 81 (25.00%) HNC
5 77 (23.77%) Windows
6 75 (23.15%) Software Engineering
7 66 (20.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 56 (17.28%) C
8 56 (17.28%) C++
9 49 (15.12%) HTML
9 49 (15.12%) Electronics
9 49 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
11 47 (14.51%) SQL Server
12 46 (14.20%) JavaScript
12 46 (14.20%) Linux
13 45 (13.89%) SQL
13 45 (13.89%) Embedded C
13 45 (13.89%) GNVQ
14 43 (13.27%) ITIL
15 42 (12.96%) Manufacturing
16 37 (11.42%) Finance
16 37 (11.42%) C#
17 36 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
18 34 (10.49%) CSS
19 32 (9.88%) Automotive
20 31 (9.57%) Windows XP
20 31 (9.57%) Cisco
20 31 (9.57%) CAD
20 31 (9.57%) User Experience

HND
Co-occurring 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 8 (2.47%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.23%) IIS
3 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.31%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (7.41%) Photoshop
3 15 (4.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (4.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (4.63%) InVision
4 14 (4.32%) Autodesk Inventor
4 14 (4.32%) SOLIDWORKS
5 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (2.78%) AutoCAD
7 7 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.93%) EPLAN
8 3 (0.93%) PTC Creo
8 3 (0.93%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.62%) Mathcad
9 2 (0.62%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.31%) CATIA
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.31%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.31%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (0.93%) Primavera
1 3 (0.93%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.31%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.85%) Office 365
3 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.02%) LAN
2 25 (7.72%) WAN
3 20 (6.17%) Firewall
3 20 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.86%) VPN
5 18 (5.56%) VoIP
6 16 (4.94%) WebEx
7 13 (4.01%) Internet
8 12 (3.70%) DNS
9 11 (3.40%) DHCP
10 7 (2.16%) Wireless
11 6 (1.85%) MPLS
12 5 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.54%) SNMP
13 4 (1.23%) 4G
13 4 (1.23%) ICMP
13 4 (1.23%) IPsec
13 4 (1.23%) LTE
13 4 (1.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.01%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.47%) MySQL
6 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.23%) Power BI
9 3 (0.93%) MS Access
10 2 (0.62%) QlikView
11 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.31%) GIS
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (4.63%) JIRA
2 10 (3.09%) Axure RP
3 9 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.78%) Subversion
4 8 (2.47%) Ant
4 8 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.62%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.62%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.62%) NUnit
7 2 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.62%) Selenium
7 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.31%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (15.12%) Electronics
2 42 (12.96%) Manufacturing
3 37 (11.42%) Finance
4 32 (9.88%) Automotive
5 13 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.40%) Marketing
7 10 (3.09%) Military
8 9 (2.78%) Games
9 7 (2.16%) Banking
9 7 (2.16%) Retail
10 6 (1.85%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.62%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Front Office
12 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (15.12%) Developer
2 43 (13.27%) Analyst
3 33 (10.19%) Design Engineer
4 29 (8.95%) Embedded Engineer
4 29 (8.95%) Junior
5 28 (8.64%) Software Engineer
6 26 (8.02%) Mechanical Engineer
6 26 (8.02%) Service Analyst
7 22 (6.79%) Designer
7 22 (6.79%) Graduate
7 22 (6.79%) Software Developer
8 21 (6.48%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 19 (5.86%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (5.56%) Graduate Analyst
11 17 (5.25%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
11 17 (5.25%) Firmware Engineer
11 17 (5.25%) Help Desk Analyst
11 17 (5.25%) Support Engineer
12 15 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (4.32%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.12%) HTML
2 34 (10.49%) CSS
3 28 (8.64%) .NET
4 25 (7.72%) jQuery
5 18 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 16 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (3.70%) SOAP
8 11 (3.40%) Qt
9 9 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (2.47%) Web Services
11 6 (1.85%) Ajax
12 5 (1.54%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.54%) XHTML
13 4 (1.23%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.23%) WCF
13 4 (1.23%) XML
14 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (0.93%) Entity Framework
14 3 (0.93%) HTML5
14 3 (0.93%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 118 (36.42%) Computer Science
2 31 (9.57%) User Experience
3 28 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.25%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (4.01%) Driving Licence
6 13 (4.01%) Replication
7 11 (3.40%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.09%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.78%) Device Driver
9 9 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.85%) CAN bus
10 6 (1.85%) Robotics
11 5 (1.54%) Kindle
11 5 (1.54%) Life Science
11 5 (1.54%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.93%) FMCG
12 3 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.77%) Windows
2 46 (14.20%) Linux
3 31 (9.57%) Windows XP
4 28 (8.64%) Android
4 28 (8.64%) Windows Server
5 26 (8.02%) Apple iOS
6 23 (7.10%) Windows 8
7 17 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (5.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (4.63%) Windows 7
8 15 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.70%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.93%) Unix
12 1 (0.31%) CentOS
12 1 (0.31%) Fedora
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (23.15%) Software Engineering
2 49 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (13.27%) ITIL
4 31 (9.57%) CAD
5 30 (9.26%) OO
6 24 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (7.10%) Validation
8 19 (5.86%) SDLC
9 18 (5.56%) MVC
9 18 (5.56%) UX Design
10 15 (4.63%) Information Security
10 15 (4.63%) Test Automation
10 15 (4.63%) Time Management
10 15 (4.63%) Typography
11 14 (4.32%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (4.32%) Service Management
11 14 (4.32%) TDD
12 13 (4.01%) Project Management
13 11 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (3.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.28%) C
1 56 (17.28%) C++
2 46 (14.20%) JavaScript
3 45 (13.89%) Embedded C
3 45 (13.89%) SQL
4 37 (11.42%) C#
5 28 (8.64%) Java
6 22 (6.79%) PHP
7 15 (4.63%) Embedded C++
8 13 (4.01%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.09%) Python
10 5 (1.54%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.54%) VB
11 4 (1.23%) Perl
12 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.62%) XPath
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) Fortran
13 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 215 (66.36%) Degree
2 81 (25.00%) HNC
3 66 (20.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (13.89%) GNVQ
5 36 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (6.79%) MCSE
7 19 (5.86%) MCP
8 16 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.94%) MCSA
8 16 (4.94%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.63%) SC Cleared
10 13 (4.01%) A+ Certification
11 11 (3.40%) CCNA
12 10 (3.09%) ISTQB
13 9 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (2.78%) PhD
14 7 (2.16%) ISEB
15 5 (1.54%) CCIE
15 5 (1.54%) CCNP
16 4 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.33%) SLA
2 19 (5.86%) QA
3 13 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.23%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.93%) RMADS
6 2 (0.62%) DO-254
6 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 30 (9.26%) Firmware
2 20 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (2.16%) XenApp
7 3 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.31%) iptables
8 1 (0.31%) MDaemon
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.32%) DameWare
1 14 (4.32%) Perfmon
2 11 (3.40%) SCCM
3 2 (0.62%) MOM
4 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.31%) everRun
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.31%) MobiControl
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (26.85%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.57%) Cisco
3 22 (6.79%) Freescale
4 17 (5.25%) Oracle
5 16 (4.94%) Adobe
6 10 (3.09%) VMware
7 8 (2.47%) Siemens
8 7 (2.16%) Avaya
8 7 (2.16%) Citrix
8 7 (2.16%) Juniper
9 6 (1.85%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.85%) SAP
10 5 (1.54%) Aruba
10 5 (1.54%) Autodesk
10 5 (1.54%) F5
10 5 (1.54%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.93%) EMC
11 3 (0.93%) Rockwell
11 3 (0.93%) Tableau
12 2 (0.62%) HP
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