The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.20% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £43,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -25.71% -6.66%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 320 288 352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.84% 26.64% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 234 220 277
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -13.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing HNC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Essex

HNC
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for HNC in Essex

HNC
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Braintree - 1 £43,000 -
HNC
East of England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing HNC 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 Essex region with a requirement for HNC.

1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) HND
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) BICSI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) CAD
4 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Assistant Product Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Electrical Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Field Applications Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
1 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) BICSI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) IEC 61508
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft