Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England > London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 527 732 831
Rank change year-on-year +205 +99 +26
Permanent jobs citing HNC 9 20 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.035% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.17% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 12
Median annual salary £36,500 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.48% +61.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £29,850 £46,750 £26,625
90th Percentile £50,875 £66,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,875 £42,180 £33,500
% change year-on-year -3.09% +25.91% -6.94%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,390 11,760 16,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.27% 20.68% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,945 8,828 11,911
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% +6.36%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +8.70%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HNC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in London

HNC
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HNC in London.

Salary trend for HNC in London

HNC
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing HNC in London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for HNC in London

HNC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the London region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North London +11 1 £30,500 -32.22%
West London - 1 £32,500 -
HNC
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT jobs citing HNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for HNC.

1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) HND
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Law
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Police
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Storytelling
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) 5G
6 1 (11.11%) Azure
6 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 2G
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
1 1 (11.11%) 5G
1 1 (11.11%) Broadband
1 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (11.11%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) Postman
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
1 3 (33.33%) Law
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Police
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) RAN Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 3 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Storytelling
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) HND
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COSHH
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) BT
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Huawei
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Nokia
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle