The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 228 234
Rank change year-on-year +31 +6  
Permanent jobs citing HND 37 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.70% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 0.93% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 13
Median salary £37,500 £33,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.78% +27.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,759 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.47% -18.10%  

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 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 1660 1619 1797
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.33% 30.90% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1282 1419
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,637 £26,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in the South West

HND
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for HND in the South West

HND
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HND in the South West

HND
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 HND within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Cornwall - 18 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire +9 11 £44,500 +41.26% 1
Dorset - 5 £42,500 - 1
Somerset - 2 £19,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £44,500 -
HND
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South West region with a requirement for HND.

1 36 (78.26%) Degree
2 33 (71.74%) Computer Science
3 31 (67.39%) Software Engineering
4 25 (54.35%) C
5 24 (52.17%) Electronics
6 22 (47.83%) C++
6 22 (47.83%) OO
6 22 (47.83%) Embedded C
6 22 (47.83%) Freescale
7 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
7 12 (26.09%) Android
8 11 (23.91%) Qt
8 11 (23.91%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (23.91%) Java
8 11 (23.91%) Linux
8 11 (23.91%) Firmware
9 9 (19.57%) User Experience
9 9 (19.57%) Conceptual Models
9 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.57%) HTML
9 9 (19.57%) CSS
9 9 (19.57%) Photoshop
9 9 (19.57%) PhD
9 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.57%) jQuery
9 9 (19.57%) Marketing
9 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (19.57%) Axure RP
9 9 (19.57%) UX Design
10 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office

HND
Co-occurring 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 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.17%) CATIA
5 1 (2.17%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) VoIP
2 3 (6.52%) 4G
2 3 (6.52%) ICMP
2 3 (6.52%) IPsec
2 3 (6.52%) LTE
2 3 (6.52%) SNMP
2 3 (6.52%) SSH
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (52.17%) Electronics
2 9 (19.57%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) C++ Software Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Embedded Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Firmware Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) GUI Software Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Designer
3 9 (19.57%) UI Designer
3 9 (19.57%) UI/UX Designer
3 9 (19.57%) UX Designer
4 5 (10.87%) IT Support
5 4 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IP Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) IT Technician
6 3 (6.52%) Junior
6 3 (6.52%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) Qt
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
2 9 (19.57%) HTML
2 9 (19.57%) jQuery
2 9 (19.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (71.74%) Computer Science
2 11 (23.91%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (19.57%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Android
1 12 (26.09%) Apple iOS
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Software Engineering
2 22 (47.83%) OO
3 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Conceptual Models
3 9 (19.57%) UX Design
4 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.52%) Network Management
5 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
5 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.17%) CRM
6 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.17%) ERP
6 1 (2.17%) Line Management
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.17%) Psychology
6 1 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) C
2 22 (47.83%) C++
2 22 (47.83%) Embedded C
3 11 (23.91%) Java
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) R
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) PhD
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) HNC
4 2 (4.35%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.17%) GNVQ
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.17%) MobiControl
1 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Freescale
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) PTC
5 1 (2.17%) SOTI
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
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