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

Higher National Diploma (HND)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 63 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.24% 0.18% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.66% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £22,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.76% -  
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 Suffolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 151 152 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 36.83% 27.44% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 143 144 173
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

HND
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for HND in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for HND.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) CAD
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Robotics

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (33.33%) PTC Creo
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Product Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Product Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 1 (33.33%) QA Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA