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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 91 99
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Permanent jobs citing HND 10 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.00% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% 1.52% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 6
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 255 329 431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.55% 25.11% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 204 279 361
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,747 £21,325 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,450 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
South Wales +24 10 £45,000 -
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for HND.

1 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 13 (59.09%) Advertising
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
6 8 (36.36%) Process Management
6 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (36.36%) Time Management
7 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) SOAP
8 6 (27.27%) Spring
8 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 6 (27.27%) JPA
8 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (27.27%) REST
8 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
11 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.64%) HNC
12 2 (9.09%) C#
12 2 (9.09%) .NET
12 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
12 2 (9.09%) Web Development
12 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (4.55%) PTC Creo
1 1 (4.55%) Solid Edge
1 1 (4.55%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) CircleCI
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) BPM Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Business Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Business Process Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Business Process Management Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Management Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Process Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) JPA
2 6 (27.27%) REST
2 6 (27.27%) SOAP
2 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 5 (22.73%) Apache Camel
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) Vue.js
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Django
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.55%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Process Management
2 8 (36.36%) Time Management
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Microservices
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
6 1 (4.55%) CAD
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) PDM
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (13.64%) HNC
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft