Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 291 274
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 +3
Permanent jobs citing HND 14 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 1.20% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 21
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £50,325 £39,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% -10.67% +0.67%

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 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 2,236 2,590 2,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.80% 25.08% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,620 1,892 2,046
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,625 £62,950 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing HND as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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
Birmingham +16 5 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Coventry -6 4 £36,792 +24.72% 3
Warwickshire -6 3 £36,625 +74.40% 2
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 - 4
Staffordshire - 1 £24,000 - 4
HND
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) GNVQ
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Automotive
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) HNC
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Strategic Thinking
6 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) Big Data
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) Presales

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Simulink
1 1 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Software Applications Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Software Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) CAN bus
3 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) People Management
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (14.29%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (35.71%) GNVQ
3 3 (21.43%) HNC
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft