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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / South West
Rank 228 237 246
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Permanent jobs citing HND 9 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% -28.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  

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 1549 1943 1828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.85% 33.30% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1537 1434
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +4.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 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 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
Cornwall - 4 £37,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +5 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £57,500 - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Electronics
3 6 (42.86%) C
4 5 (35.71%) HNC
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Freescale
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 4 (28.57%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Firmware
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (14.29%) Qt
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
8 1 (7.14%) Coaching
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Change Control
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance

HND
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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (7.14%) InDesign
3 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) TETRA
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (57.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) GUI Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) Junior
2 2 (14.29%) Junior IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) ICT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Junior IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Qt
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Broadcast Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Mechatronics
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) HNC
3 2 (14.29%) NVQ Level 4
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Freescale
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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