Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 319 290
Rank change year-on-year +23 -29 +1
Permanent jobs citing HND 29 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 0.76% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 16
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £29,750 £32,532
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.01% -8.55% +0.10%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,175 £45,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +10.29%

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 2354 3019 2754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.48% 26.37% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 2212 2191
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,975 £65,480
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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +35 17 £35,000 +25.00%
Coventry +9 4 £36,792 +24.72% 3
Herefordshire -1 3 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £24,000 - 1
Shropshire -3 1 £50,000 +81.63%
Warwickshire -8 1 £40,750 +94.05%
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
HND
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 20 (68.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (65.52%) Computer Science
4 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
4 17 (58.62%) Automotive
5 16 (55.17%) GNVQ
6 11 (37.93%) SDLC
6 11 (37.93%) C#
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
7 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 9 (31.03%) .NET
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
9 8 (27.59%) Embedded C++
9 8 (27.59%) Firmware
9 8 (27.59%) C
9 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
9 8 (27.59%) CSS
9 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
9 8 (27.59%) C++
9 8 (27.59%) HTML
9 8 (27.59%) MVC
9 8 (27.59%) Electronics
9 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (27.59%) Ajax
9 8 (27.59%) jQuery
9 8 (27.59%) Presales
9 8 (27.59%) CAN bus

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 2 (6.90%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.45%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Simulink
2 1 (3.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (58.62%) Automotive
2 8 (27.59%) Electronics
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Applications Engineer
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
1 10 (34.48%) Software Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Software Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Agile .NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Agile C# Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Developer
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
2 8 (27.59%) C# Software Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Azure Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) Ajax
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (27.59%) CSS
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Computer Science
2 8 (27.59%) CAN bus
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) SDLC
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) Presales
4 4 (13.79%) CAD
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Data Flow Diagram
5 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) Decision Table
5 3 (10.34%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) OO
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) People Management
6 2 (6.90%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.45%) Finite Element Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) C
3 8 (27.59%) C++
3 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
3 8 (27.59%) Embedded C++
3 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Degree
2 20 (68.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (55.17%) GNVQ
4 5 (17.24%) HNC
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSD
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco