Period
to 24 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 233 278
Rank change year-on-year +52 +45 -7
Permanent jobs citing HND 26 59 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.75% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 2.52% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 37 16
Median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £30,350 £27,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £67,775 £72,250 £52,582
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.65% -5.56%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,079 2,337 2,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.81% 29.85% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 827 1,584 1,534
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% -1.70% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing HND as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for HND in the West Midlands

HND
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HND in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for HND in the West Midlands

HND
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing HND in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

Salary histogram for HND in the West Midlands

HND
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HND within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Warwickshire +22 18 £48,750 -13.33%
Worcestershire - 5 - - 1
Birmingham +49 3 £46,000 - 2
HND
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HND.

1 21 (80.77%) HNC
2 19 (73.08%) Degree
3 15 (57.69%) Telecoms
4 10 (38.46%) Internet
4 10 (38.46%) Time Management
4 10 (38.46%) Contract Management
4 10 (38.46%) Public Sector
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Self-Awareness
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
6 5 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
6 5 (19.23%) Remediation Plan
6 5 (19.23%) CSS
6 5 (19.23%) C
6 5 (19.23%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) C++
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) PHP
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Python

HND
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) Wireless
3 3 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
General
1 15 (57.69%) Telecoms
2 10 (38.46%) Public Sector
3 5 (19.23%) Military
4 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Commercial Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Commercial Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Procurement Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Procurement Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Trainee
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
1 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) CCTV
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) e-Learning
4 2 (7.69%) IPTV
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Contract Management
1 10 (38.46%) Time Management
2 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (23.08%) Self-Awareness
3 5 (19.23%) Analytics
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (19.23%) Remediation Plan
3 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Contract Negotiation
5 3 (11.54%) Due Diligence
5 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C
2 5 (19.23%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) C++
2 5 (19.23%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) PHP
2 5 (19.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) HNC
2 19 (73.08%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) P3O
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Virgin Media
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow