Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 348 339 314
Rank change year-on-year -9 -25 0
Permanent jobs citing HND 10 30 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.085% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 1.06% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 36
North West median annual salary £42,500 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.10% -17.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,550 £18,000 £27,125
90th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

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 2,499 2,824 2,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.24% 22.01% 23.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,901 2,167 2,270
North West median annual salary £43,752 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -16 6 £42,500 +70.00% 20
Cumbria - 2 £42,500 - 1
Lancashire +5 1 £23,500 -28.79% 5
Cheshire +5 1 £36,000 - 2
HND
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (30.00%) HNC
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) VC++
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) PVCS
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) SLA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) ISEB
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) ITSM

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (10.00%) Maximo
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) PVCS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) VMware