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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - - 52
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - - 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -24.28% -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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 105 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.94% 31.44% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 85
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,969
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +21.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) CAD
1 2 (100.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

HNC
Top Related 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%) SOLIDWORKS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CAD