Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 261 274
Rank change year-on-year -26 +13 -8
Permanent jobs citing HNC 16 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.071% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Manchester median annual salary £31,500 £31,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% -29.14% +50.86%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,450 £32,525
90th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £51,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -26.32% +72.73%

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1893 1708 1920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.07% 24.12% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1442 1546
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,212
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.30% +9.18%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,625
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +9.38%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Manchester

HNC
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for HNC in Manchester

HNC
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Oldham - 11 - -
HNC
North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HNC.

1 14 (87.50%) HND
2 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) Degree
3 12 (75.00%) C
3 12 (75.00%) C++
4 11 (68.75%) Validation
5 10 (62.50%) Embedded C
5 10 (62.50%) PHP
5 10 (62.50%) Linux
6 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
6 9 (56.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (43.75%) Firmware
8 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
8 6 (37.50%) JIRA
8 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (31.25%) Device Driver Development
9 5 (31.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 5 (31.25%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 5 (31.25%) MVC
9 5 (31.25%) Device Driver
9 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) Embedded C++
9 5 (31.25%) SOAP
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
9 5 (31.25%) HTML
10 4 (25.00%) MySQL
10 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Embedded Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Linux Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Device Driver
3 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (12.50%) VHDL
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) Validation
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (31.25%) Device Driver Development
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Video Processing
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
1 12 (75.00%) C++
2 10 (62.50%) Embedded C
2 10 (62.50%) PHP
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C++
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) HND
2 13 (81.25%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (18.75%) MCSA
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Firmware
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Xilinx
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