Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 313 297
Rank change year-on-year +65 -16 -17
Permanent jobs citing HND 68 32 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.29% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 0.90% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 77 31 42
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £18,500 £27,500 £24,800
90th Percentile £45,000 £53,750 £43,675
England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +10.29%

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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3053 3572 3642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.89% 32.88% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2342 2797 2915
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 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
Cornwall +24 22 £40,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire +12 18 £26,000 -17.46% 1
Dorset - 9 £42,500 -
Somerset - 7 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +21 4 £25,000 -52.38%
Devon +10 4 £37,886 +8.25%
Bristol -24 4 £22,500 -47.67%
HND
England

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 South West region with a requirement for HND.

1 55 (80.88%) Degree
2 40 (58.82%) Computer Science
3 29 (42.65%) C
4 28 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 25 (36.76%) Electronics
6 24 (35.29%) OO
7 22 (32.35%) C++
7 22 (32.35%) Freescale
8 17 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 14 (20.59%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.59%) C#
10 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (17.65%) .NET
11 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
12 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
12 11 (16.18%) jQuery
12 11 (16.18%) HTML
12 11 (16.18%) Java
12 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
13 10 (14.71%) CSS
13 10 (14.71%) HNC
14 9 (13.24%) SQL
14 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
14 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
14 9 (13.24%) Apple iOS
15 8 (11.76%) Qt
15 8 (11.76%) GNVQ
15 8 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree

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 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.41%) SAS
1 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (10.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.41%) SPSS
3 1 (1.47%) CATIA
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) 4G
1 4 (5.88%) ICMP
1 4 (5.88%) IPsec
1 4 (5.88%) LTE
1 4 (5.88%) SNMP
1 4 (5.88%) SSH
1 4 (5.88%) VoIP
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (36.76%) Electronics
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.41%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.94%) Finance
5 2 (2.94%) Military
5 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Embedded Engineer
2 16 (23.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Developer
4 8 (11.76%) 1st Line Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Firmware Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) GUI Software Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) IT Support
4 8 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Junior
4 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Junior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Designer
7 4 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) HTML
2 11 (16.18%) jQuery
3 10 (14.71%) CSS
4 8 (11.76%) Qt
5 7 (10.29%) Ajax
5 7 (10.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.88%) XML
7 3 (4.41%) CSS3
7 3 (4.41%) HTML5
7 3 (4.41%) XSL
8 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.47%) WCF
8 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 14 (20.59%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.88%) User Experience
6 3 (4.41%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.41%) Renewable Energy
7 2 (2.94%) CMDB
7 2 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.76%) Android
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 24 (35.29%) OO
3 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.29%) MVC
4 4 (5.88%) Conceptual Models
4 4 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 4 (5.88%) Network Management
4 4 (5.88%) Psychology
4 4 (5.88%) Statistics
4 4 (5.88%) UX Design
4 4 (5.88%) Web Development
5 3 (4.41%) CRM
5 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (4.41%) OOP
5 3 (4.41%) Physics
5 3 (4.41%) Project Management
5 3 (4.41%) Release Management
5 3 (4.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) C
2 22 (32.35%) C++
3 17 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 14 (20.59%) C#
5 11 (16.18%) Java
5 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.24%) SQL
6 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.88%) R
7 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.88%) VB
8 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (80.88%) Degree
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
5 10 (14.71%) HNC
6 8 (11.76%) A+ Certification
6 8 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (11.76%) GNVQ
7 5 (7.35%) MCSE
8 4 (5.88%) CCNA
8 4 (5.88%) CCNP
8 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.88%) PhD
9 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Def Stans
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Firmware
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Freescale
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe
5 2 (2.94%) Allen-Bradley
5 2 (2.94%) EMC
5 2 (2.94%) Siemens
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) PTC