Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 96 134
Rank change year-on-year -8 +38 +9
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.073% 1.40% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 5.49% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 12
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £29,208
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £49,500
Wales median annual salary £36,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -19.44% - +12.50%

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 259 401 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.00% 25.46% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 234 331 581
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,388
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +9.93% -7.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,080 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +0.52% +11.11% -10.00%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in South Wales

HND
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for HND in South Wales

HND
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Cardiff -2 1 £40,000 -8.57% 2
HND
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for HND.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) Modbus
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft