Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 322 278
Rank change year-on-year -7 -44 +45
Permanent jobs citing HND 42 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 1.70% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 66
North West median annual salary £31,750 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.78% -8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £41,375 £44,500 £42,250
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -7.89%

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 2,500 2,823 2,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.33% 22.63% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,862 2,106 2,370
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cheshire -17 26 £31,750 -2.31% 7
Manchester -7 15 £32,500 +35.42% 12
Lancashire +1 1 £23,500 -44.71%
HND
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 38 (90.48%) Degree
2 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (61.90%) Software Engineering
4 25 (59.52%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (57.14%) Waterfall
6 19 (45.24%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (40.48%) Creative Thinking
7 17 (40.48%) Oracle
8 15 (35.71%) Java
8 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
9 13 (30.95%) Mercurial
9 13 (30.95%) REST
9 13 (30.95%) Spring
9 13 (30.95%) Java EE
9 13 (30.95%) Hibernate
9 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
9 13 (30.95%) SOAP
9 13 (30.95%) Web Services
9 13 (30.95%) HTML
9 13 (30.95%) JUnit
9 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (28.57%) TestNG
10 12 (28.57%) ETL
11 11 (26.19%) Finance
12 10 (23.81%) ERP
13 8 (19.05%) Migration
14 7 (16.67%) SQL
14 7 (16.67%) Coaching
15 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

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 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) Power BI
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.95%) JUnit
2 13 (30.95%) Mercurial
3 12 (28.57%) TestNG
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (9.52%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) PVCS
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Billing
3 4 (9.52%) Games
4 2 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (4.76%) IT Technician
8 2 (4.76%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
8 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Hibernate
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
1 13 (30.95%) Java EE
1 13 (30.95%) REST
1 13 (30.95%) SOAP
1 13 (30.95%) Spring
1 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) CakePHP
3 3 (7.14%) Laravel
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) Verilog
5 2 (4.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 24 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 19 (45.24%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (40.48%) Creative Thinking
6 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
7 12 (28.57%) ETL
8 10 (23.81%) ERP
9 8 (19.05%) Migration
10 7 (16.67%) Coaching
11 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
12 5 (11.90%) Strategic Thinking
13 4 (9.52%) BPMN
13 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
13 4 (9.52%) Business Process Modelling
13 4 (9.52%) ITIL
13 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.14%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (90.48%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) HNC
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCDBA
4 2 (4.76%) MCPD
4 2 (4.76%) MCTS
4 2 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Xilinx