The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 207 220
Rank change year-on-year -47 +13  
Permanent jobs citing HND 17 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 2.01% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 24
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,250 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,759 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.47% -18.10%  

HND 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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1490 1346 1547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.06% 24.29% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1242
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing HND as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HND in the North West

HND
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND in the North West.

Salary trend for HND in the North West

HND
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in the North West

HND
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester -25 9 £20,000 -33.33% 3
Cheshire -35 3 - - 1
Lancashire +2 2 £37,500 +7.14%
HND
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing HND 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 North West region with a requirement for HND.

1 33 (76.74%) Degree
2 24 (55.81%) C++
3 23 (53.49%) HNC
4 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
5 21 (48.84%) PHP
5 21 (48.84%) Validation
6 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
6 20 (46.51%) Linux
7 18 (41.86%) C
8 17 (39.53%) SQL
8 17 (39.53%) Embedded C
9 16 (37.21%) HTML
9 16 (37.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
11 12 (27.91%) QA
12 11 (25.58%) JIRA
12 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
12 11 (25.58%) Firmware
13 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (20.93%) Device Driver Development
14 9 (20.93%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
14 9 (20.93%) Embedded C++
14 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
14 9 (20.93%) .NET
14 9 (20.93%) SOAP
14 9 (20.93%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (20.93%) Device Driver
15 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
15 8 (18.60%) MySQL

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) AutoCAD
2 2 (4.65%) Autodesk Inventor
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Power BI
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) JIRA
2 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.65%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Embedded Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Linux Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate Software Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Software Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) SOAP
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (16.28%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (20.93%) Device Driver
4 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.30%) Robotics
4 4 (9.30%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Validation
2 20 (46.51%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.93%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 9 (20.93%) Device Driver Development
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) MVC
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.63%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Process Management
6 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.30%) UX Design
7 3 (6.98%) CAD
7 3 (6.98%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Time Management
8 2 (4.65%) Component Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) C++
2 21 (48.84%) PHP
3 18 (41.86%) C
4 17 (39.53%) Embedded C
4 17 (39.53%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.93%) Embedded C++
7 8 (18.60%) C#
8 7 (16.28%) Python
9 4 (9.30%) Perl
10 3 (6.98%) Java
11 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
12 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (76.74%) Degree
2 23 (53.49%) HNC
3 16 (37.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.65%) CAPM
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
6 1 (2.33%) MCPD
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Firmware
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) MDaemon
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Allen-Bradley
3 2 (4.65%) Autodesk
3 2 (4.65%) Siemens
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Samsung
4 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Xilinx
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