Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 137 137
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing HND 10 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.48% 0.72% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 2.68% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 16
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +26.98% -30.00%
UK median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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 517 709 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.87% 26.87% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 431 606 706
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,434
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.23% +1.24%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,260
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +25 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) React
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) RequireJS
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) Umbraco
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Code Coverage

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 5 (50.00%) CMS
1 5 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Advertising
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Systems Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (50.00%) React
2 5 (50.00%) RequireJS
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Code Coverage
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Sitecore