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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 238 216
Rank change year-on-year +34 -22  
Permanent jobs citing HND 27 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 2
Median salary £32,500 £35,279 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.87% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £19,150
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £48,750 £44,350
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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1242 1585 1493
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.96% 26.02% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1138 1155
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 26 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
Birmingham - 15 £34,000 -
Coventry -2 4 £33,000 -30.89%
Staffordshire +16 3 £36,250 - 1
Shropshire +8 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
HND
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HND.

1 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 21 (45.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (43.48%) Computer Science
3 20 (43.48%) Automotive
3 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 18 (39.13%) GNVQ
5 16 (34.78%) CAD
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.91%) Electronics
7 11 (23.91%) HNC
7 11 (23.91%) SDLC
8 10 (21.74%) C#
8 10 (21.74%) .NET
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
9 9 (19.57%) SOLIDWORKS
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (15.22%) CAN bus
10 7 (15.22%) jQuery
10 7 (15.22%) Ajax
10 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.22%) C
10 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
10 7 (15.22%) CSS
10 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
10 7 (15.22%) C++
10 7 (15.22%) HTML
10 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.22%) Embedded C
10 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++

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 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (15.22%) Autodesk Inventor
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (6.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (2.17%) PTC Creo
5 1 (2.17%) Siemens NX
5 1 (2.17%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DHCP
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) VLAN
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (43.48%) Automotive
2 11 (23.91%) Electronics
3 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.70%) Finance
5 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Design Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Mechanical Design Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Mechanical Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Agile .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Agile C# Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Azure Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C# Software Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Cloud Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Firmware Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) Ajax
2 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (15.22%) CSS
2 7 (15.22%) HTML
2 7 (15.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) CAN bus
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.35%) Infotainment
5 2 (4.35%) iPhone
5 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) CAD
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (15.22%) MVC
4 7 (15.22%) Presales
5 4 (8.70%) Finite Element Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Prototyping
6 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.35%) Business Development
7 2 (4.35%) Decision Table
7 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Telematics
7 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) C#
2 7 (15.22%) C
2 7 (15.22%) C++
2 7 (15.22%) Embedded C
2 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (76.09%) Degree
2 21 (45.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (39.13%) GNVQ
4 11 (23.91%) HNC
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.35%) ISEB
7 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) RMADS
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Autodesk
3 1 (2.17%) ANSYS
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) EMC
3 1 (2.17%) Juniper
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Siemens
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £34,000 - £38,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Salary: £18,411 - £20,624 with opportunity to progress to £21,843
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago