Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 - +53
Permanent jobs citing HND 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.77% 2.07% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.68% 4.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.13% - -
UK median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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 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 171 154 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 37.75% 45.56% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 84 122 42
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,250 £26,825
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in Northern Ireland

HND
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for HND in Northern Ireland

HND
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in Northern Ireland

HND
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
County Antrim -18 8 £35,000 -39.13%
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for HND.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) HNC
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) OpenUP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (12.50%) HP

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Market Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Market Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (62.50%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) HP