The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Certificate (HNC)
England / South West
Rank 230 246 241
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.040% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Median salary £28,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -24.28% -12.50%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1543 1963 1830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.72% 33.40% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1566 1438
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing HNC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in the South West

HNC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for HNC in the South West

HNC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,750 -
HNC
England

HNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing HNC 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 South West region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (50.00%) HND
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) NVQ Level 4
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (10.00%) InDesign

HNC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (10.00%) InDesign
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) TETRA
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Installation Technician
1 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Support
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) WCF
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mechatronics
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) HND
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Infor
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