Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 134 121
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13 +10
Permanent jobs citing HND 8 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.46% 0.42% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 1.59% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 22
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +40.11%
10th Percentile £38,000 £40,000 £31,275
90th Percentile £47,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.72% -0.71% -

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 348 503 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.85% 26.20% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 261 335 461
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing HND as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for HND in Wales

HND
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for HND in Wales

HND
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
South Wales 0 8 £42,500 +6.25% 6
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for HND.

1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Universal Windows Platform
2 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) Optoelectronics
2 3 (37.50%) CAN bus
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) HNC
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
2 3 (37.50%) CAD
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) C# Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Electrical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CAN bus
1 3 (37.50%) Optoelectronics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) CAD
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) HNC
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) EMC