Period
to 17 February 2018

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 6 months to 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 318 291
Rank change year-on-year -9 -27 +26
Permanent jobs citing HND 44 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.34% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.73% 1.49% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 67
North West median annual salary £31,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.89% -4.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £36,250 £47,750 £42,350
England median annual salary £35,000 £34,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year +2.19% -6.16% -3.95%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,540 2,823 3,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.90% 22.81% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,925 2,130 2,450
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,175 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing HND as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
Manchester -1 21 £26,000 -21.80% 10
Cheshire -32 15 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Lancashire +10 7 £31,000 -27.06%
Merseyside +15 1 £40,000 -
HND
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT jobs citing HND 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 North West region with a requirement for HND.

1 33 (75.00%) Degree
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
4 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 11 (25.00%) ETL
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 9 (20.45%) HNC
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) ERP
8 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Finance
8 8 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (15.91%) Migration
9 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.91%) C#
9 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 6 (13.64%) C++
10 6 (13.64%) HTML
10 6 (13.64%) .NET
10 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (11.36%) Java
11 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.36%) OO
11 5 (11.36%) Project Management
12 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
12 4 (9.09%) Electronics

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 4 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) Power BI
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
2 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) TestNG
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) C++Builder
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Billing
2 4 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (6.82%) Games
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Customer Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Junior
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 4 (9.09%) Java EE
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (9.09%) REST
2 4 (9.09%) SOAP
2 4 (9.09%) Spring
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) WinForms
3 3 (6.82%) CakePHP
3 3 (6.82%) Laravel
4 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.27%) CSS
5 1 (2.27%) CSS3
5 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.82%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (4.55%) CCTV
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.55%) Verilog
4 2 (4.55%) VHDL
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
3 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 11 (25.00%) ETL
5 8 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
5 8 (18.18%) ERP
5 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) OO
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Change Management
9 4 (9.09%) Data Security
9 4 (9.09%) OOD
9 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) SOA
9 4 (9.09%) Use Case
9 4 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) PHP
5 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.82%) C
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 33 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) HNC
3 4 (9.09%) ISEB
4 3 (6.82%) MCDBA
4 3 (6.82%) MCPD
4 3 (6.82%) MCTS
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) VMware