Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 276 269
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +15
Permanent jobs citing HND 30 35 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 1.51% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 56
West Midlands median annual salary £36,792 £32,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +5.69% +11.82%
10th Percentile £29,500 £19,900 £20,250
90th Percentile £52,533 £36,500 £43,250
England median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% - -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 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 2,387 2,311 3,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.56% 23.60% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 1,769 2,296
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,242
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Staffordshire +10 7 - - 6
Warwickshire - 7 £32,500 - 5
Worcestershire +26 4 £50,635 +96.64% 2
Coventry -15 4 £36,792 +13.21% 2
Birmingham -9 1 £35,000 +68.67% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £23,000 -
HND
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 11 (36.67%) OO
3 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (33.33%) HNC
5 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (26.67%) Python
7 7 (23.33%) C++
7 7 (23.33%) Teamcenter
7 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (23.33%) Siemens NX
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
9 5 (16.67%) Mercurial
9 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (16.67%) IEC 61131
10 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.33%) OOP
10 4 (13.33%) MySQL
10 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports

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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Siemens NX
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) RFID
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) PVCS
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Local Government
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Electrical Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Principal Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) PLC Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) PLC Software Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Software Applications Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) OO
1 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) OOP
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (10.00%) Data Science
5 3 (10.00%) People Management
5 3 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.67%) Document Management
6 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) Python
3 7 (23.33%) C++
4 6 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) HNC
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.67%) GNVQ
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) IEC 61131
2 2 (6.67%) MISRA
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat