The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 199 215
Rank change year-on-year +13 +16  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.056% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +72.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.28% -6.66%  

HNC 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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 684 951 1117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 19.24% 22.15% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 554 754 869
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing HNC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in West Yorkshire

HNC
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for HNC in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing HNC 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 3 (100.00%) HND
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) CAD
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (33.33%) Solid Edge
3 1 (33.33%) Mathcad
3 1 (33.33%) Autodesk Inventor

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) Autodesk Inventor
1 1 (33.33%) Mathcad
1 1 (33.33%) Solid Edge
1 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Mechanical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP