Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 94 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +122
Permanent jobs citing HNC 10 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.74% 0.61% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 2.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,250 £33,375
% change year-on-year -19.25% +20.60% +11.25%

HNC 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 292 289 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.58% 25.04% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 226 235 260
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £28,875 £22,700 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £58,875
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Northamptonshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HNC in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for HNC in Northamptonshire

HNC
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Wellingborough +11 5 - -
Northampton -4 4 £35,000 -20.45% 2
Kettering - 1 £35,000 -
HNC
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing HNC 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 7 (70.00%) HND
2 6 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 5 (50.00%) OpenText
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Siemens
5 3 (30.00%) CAD
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 3 (30.00%) Proactive Management
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) JMS
6 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) Logistics
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 5 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CAD
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 3 (30.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (20.00%) Logistics
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) C++
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) HND
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) OpenText
2 3 (30.00%) Siemens
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle