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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 186 191
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Permanent jobs citing HND 18 55 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.90% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 3.32% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 11
Median salary £28,500 £34,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +32.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £20,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  

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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1067 1656 1318
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 22.97% 27.25% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1263 1052
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

HND
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HND in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for HND in the West Midlands

HND
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HND in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 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
Coventry -14 6 £32,500 +2.36%
Birmingham - 4 £25,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £28,500 - 3
Staffordshire +11 2 £29,250 +36.04% 4
Herefordshire -21 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Walsall - 1 - -
HND
England

HND
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HND.

1 24 (66.67%) Degree
2 18 (50.00%) CAD
3 14 (38.89%) HNC
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
5 7 (19.44%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 7 (19.44%) Electronics
5 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
5 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (19.44%) Schematic Capture
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (16.67%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) C#
6 6 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
7 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
7 5 (13.89%) RMADS
7 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) Autodesk Inventor
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 4 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (11.11%) Automotive

HND
Top Related 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 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Autodesk Inventor
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (5.56%) AutoCAD
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) PTC Creo
2 2 (5.56%) Siemens NX
2 2 (5.56%) Windchill
3 1 (2.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) PROIV
2 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (19.44%) Electronics
1 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Automotive
4 3 (8.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Mechanical Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Junior
3 7 (19.44%) PCB Design Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) PCB Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Graduate
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Design Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Security Manager
5 5 (13.89%) Senior PCB Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) RESTful
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) WCF
5 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) CAD
2 7 (19.44%) 3D Modelling
2 7 (19.44%) Schematic Capture
2 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 3 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Business Development
6 2 (5.56%) Data Management
6 2 (5.56%) Industrial Design
6 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) OOP
6 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) C#
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (38.89%) HNC
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.33%) GNVQ
5 2 (5.56%) ISEB
5 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) RMADS
2 2 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Autodesk
3 2 (5.56%) Siemens
4 1 (2.78%) ANSYS
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £16,000 to £17,000 per annum + MS Qualification + more benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competetive + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Benefits + Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
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Salary: From £18,411 to £20,624 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
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