Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 66 40
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 1.09% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.91% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £35,000 -
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -5.80%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 129 172 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 25.20% 37.64% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 82 86 122
Northern Ireland median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £57,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Northern Ireland

HNC
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for HNC in Northern Ireland