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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 40 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Permanent jobs citing HND 2 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.70% 1.35% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 4.85% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 8
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £29,758
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% +17.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.34% +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 Suffolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 165 159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 21.95% 27.92% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 58 140 106
Median salary £34,000 £30,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -30.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,500 £22,016
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

HND
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 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
Ipswich +26 1 - -
HND
East of England

HND
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) PTC Creo
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

HND
Top Related 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 (50.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (50.00%) PTC Creo
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Product Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Product Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (50.00%) QA Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA