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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 204 241
Rank change year-on-year -20 +37  
Permanent jobs citing HND 23 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.63% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 2.49% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 36 14
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,250 £53,130
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.61%  

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 1402 1444 1813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.82% 25.16% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1165 1422
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -16 17 £31,500 +1.61% 6
Cheshire -14 3 £32,500 -7.14% 2
HND
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 36 (76.60%) Degree
2 26 (55.32%) HNC
3 23 (48.94%) PHP
4 22 (46.81%) Computer Science
5 21 (44.68%) C++
5 21 (44.68%) Linux
6 20 (42.55%) C
6 20 (42.55%) Validation
6 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
7 19 (40.43%) Embedded C
8 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
9 15 (31.91%) SQL
10 14 (29.79%) HTML
11 12 (25.53%) QA
11 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (23.40%) Device Driver Development
12 11 (23.40%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 11 (23.40%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
12 11 (23.40%) Device Driver
12 11 (23.40%) MySQL
12 11 (23.40%) SOAP
12 11 (23.40%) Embedded C++
12 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
13 10 (21.28%) Firmware
13 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
13 10 (21.28%) jQuery
13 10 (21.28%) JIRA
14 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing

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 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) AutoCAD
3 3 (6.38%) Autodesk Inventor
3 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (2.13%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.38%) Power BI
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.28%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.77%) Automotive
3 4 (8.51%) Finance
4 3 (6.38%) Electronics
4 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Games
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Linux Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Design Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Mechanical Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Junior
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Development Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) SOAP
3 10 (21.28%) jQuery
4 8 (17.02%) .NET
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Computer Science
2 12 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (23.40%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.26%) Robotics
5 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
1 20 (42.55%) Validation
2 11 (23.40%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 11 (23.40%) Device Driver Development
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) MVC
3 8 (17.02%) TDD
3 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
5 5 (10.64%) Economics
5 5 (10.64%) Psychology
5 5 (10.64%) Statistics
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.38%) CAD
6 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (4.26%) Wireframes
7 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) PHP
2 21 (44.68%) C++
3 20 (42.55%) C
4 19 (40.43%) Embedded C
5 15 (31.91%) SQL
6 11 (23.40%) Embedded C++
7 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.26%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) Java
9 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (76.60%) Degree
2 26 (55.32%) HNC
3 5 (10.64%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Firmware
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) MDaemon
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Autodesk
2 3 (6.38%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) ANSYS
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Samsung
4 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Xilinx
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