The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 82 100
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18  
Permanent jobs citing HNC 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.66% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 1.48% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £23,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.39% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £30,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,250 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £34,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.94% -2.14%  

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 Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 248 270 377
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 32.80% 29.16% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 709 612 606
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing HNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for HNC in Wiltshire

HNC
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for HNC in Wiltshire

HNC
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HNC within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Swindon -2 5 £23,500 -25.39%
HNC
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for HNC.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Industrial Design
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Node.js

HNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Industrial Design
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree