The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 71
Permanent jobs citing HNC 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 Staffordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 80 123 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 18.52% 18.30% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54 115 88
Median salary £31,000 £34,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.79% +15.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £47,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for HNC in Staffordshire

HNC
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) PDCA

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) PDCA