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

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 57 71
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.45% 0.88% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 4.30% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £34,250 £35,750
% change year-on-year +10.94% -4.19%  

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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 93 145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 20.05% 20.39% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 70 68 125
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £22,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

HNC
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for HNC in Lancashire

HNC
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Blackburn -3 2 £37,500 -6.25%
HNC
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) HND
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens
1 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Robotics
1 2 (100.00%) Allen-Bradley

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) AutoCAD
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) PLC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Robotics
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Allen-Bradley
1 2 (100.00%) Siemens