Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 132 140
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -6
Permanent jobs citing HND 6 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.30% 0.34% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.63% 1.41% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 17
Wales median annual salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% - +26.98%
10th Percentile £27,050 £40,000 £28,350
90th Percentile £44,350 £40,000 £49,700
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 368 498 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.18% 24.17% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 251 407 600
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,964 £57,946 £58,000
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram 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 12 December 2018. 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 -6 5 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Mid Wales - 1 £26,500 - 1
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (66.67%) Automotive
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Universal Windows Platform
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux

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 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared