The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Scotland / Fife
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.17% 13.79% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 28.57% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £30,000 £28,750 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +10.57%  
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 Fife.

Academic & Professional Certification
Fife
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8 14 26
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 33.33% 48.28% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 24
Median salary £26,500 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.62% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

HND
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for HND in Fife

HND
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Fife region over the 3 months to 27 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
Glenrothes - 1 £30,000 -
HND
Scotland

HND
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 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 Fife region with a requirement for HND.

1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

HND
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing