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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 178 187
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.12% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 0.49% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -24.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 926 815 1045
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.99% 23.51% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 734 694 829
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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
Oldham - 9 - -
HNC
North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 23 (92.00%) HND
1 23 (92.00%) Degree
2 21 (84.00%) C
2 21 (84.00%) C++
2 21 (84.00%) PHP
2 21 (84.00%) Software Engineering
3 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 19 (76.00%) Embedded C
3 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
4 18 (72.00%) Validation
5 12 (48.00%) Manufacturing
6 11 (44.00%) Device Driver
6 11 (44.00%) Embedded Linux
6 11 (44.00%) Embedded C++
6 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 11 (44.00%) MySQL
6 11 (44.00%) HTML
6 11 (44.00%) SOAP
6 11 (44.00%) Device Driver Development
6 11 (44.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (40.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 10 (40.00%) Firmware
8 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) TDD
8 8 (32.00%) MVC
8 8 (32.00%) .NET
8 8 (32.00%) 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:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (12.00%) Power BI
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (48.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Embedded Developer
3 11 (44.00%) Linux Developer
4 10 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (40.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 10 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (32.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Graduate
7 2 (8.00%) Graduate Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate Analyst Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate Software Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate SQL Developer
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
1 11 (44.00%) SOAP
2 10 (40.00%) jQuery
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (44.00%) Device Driver
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (8.00%) iPad
4 2 (8.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (72.00%) Validation
3 11 (44.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 11 (44.00%) Device Driver Development
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Video Processing
6 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C
1 21 (84.00%) C++
1 21 (84.00%) PHP
2 19 (76.00%) Embedded C
3 11 (44.00%) Embedded C++
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Degree
1 23 (92.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Xilinx
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
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