Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 116 133
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 -10
Permanent jobs citing HND 1 5 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.081% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 1.28% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% +6.21% -19.44%
UK median annual salary £35,000 £42,180 £35,000
% change year-on-year -17.02% +20.51% -6.67%

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 296 390 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.08% 21.85% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 246 320 291
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -4.13% +3.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in Wales

HND
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 13 July 2020. 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 +16 1 £50,000 +29.87%
HND
UK

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree