Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 316 318 330
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 -39
Permanent jobs citing HND 18 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 1.61% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 18
North West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +34.92% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,100 £32,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £42,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +7.14%

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 2,378 2,550 2,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.59% 20.65% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,563 1,894 2,228
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% -4.21%

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 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 2019. 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
Lancashire -11 7 £32,803 +39.59% 2
Cheshire +19 5 £45,000 +25.00% 8
Manchester +1 2 £34,250 -19.41% 15
HND
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
6 7 (38.89%) C#
6 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
7 5 (27.78%) Firebird
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
7 5 (27.78%) OOP
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) Android Development
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 5 (27.78%) CCTV
7 5 (27.78%) Android
7 5 (27.78%) Android Studio
8 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (22.22%) Ada
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (22.22%) Military
8 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing

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 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (16.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 5 (27.78%) Firebird
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (16.67%) MS Access
6 2 (11.11%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (5.56%) MySQL
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) Android Studio
3 3 (16.67%) Rational Statemate
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 4 (22.22%) Military
2 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Swagger
2 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CCTV
1 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Learning Management System
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Android
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Android Development
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (27.78%) OO
1 5 (27.78%) OOP
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
1 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) HOOD
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (16.67%) RUP
3 3 (16.67%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) Unified Process
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Ada
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Ada 83
6 1 (5.56%) Ada 95
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Def Stans
2 1 (5.56%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Lotus
3 3 (16.67%) PTC
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) SendGrid