Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 - 103
Rank change year-on-year - +103 +12
Permanent jobs citing HND 7 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.53% - 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% - 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 - £37,500
10th Percentile £28,000 - £36,250
90th Percentile £45,000 - £38,750
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 268 371 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.14% 27.85% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 208 283 285
Somerset median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,400 £21,850
90th Percentile £54,125 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in Somerset

HND
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for HND in Somerset

HND
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

Salary histogram for HND in Somerset

HND
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Somerset 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
Clevedon - 2 £40,000 -
Taunton - 1 £19,000 -
HND
South West

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 Somerset region with a requirement for HND.

1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Psychology
4 1 (14.29%) Human Factors
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) VB

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) Release Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Human Factors
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Psychology
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) EMC