Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 119 139
Rank change year-on-year +14 +20 +6
Permanent jobs citing HNC 17 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.10% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 0.63% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 2
Wiltshire median annual salary £24,750 £31,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% -2.33% -33.16%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,750 £28,075
90th Percentile £33,750 £32,250 £35,425
South West median annual salary £26,000 £32,878 £37,500
% change year-on-year -20.92% -12.33% +0.67%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 550 633 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.60% 36.89% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 468 544 619
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,760 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,608 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 months to 18 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
Swindon +7 7 £23,500 -25.40%
Trowbridge - 5 - -
Salisbury - 3 £23,000 -
HNC
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (58.82%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 8 (47.06%) MCSE
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) VB
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) MCSA
6 5 (29.41%) HND
6 5 (29.41%) CMDB
6 5 (29.41%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (23.53%) Industrial Design
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) PHP
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) XSL
8 3 (17.65%) Adobe

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:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) ICT Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) ICT Support
1 5 (29.41%) ICT Support Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Graduate Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Control Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) PLC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) CMDB
3 3 (17.65%) Graphic Design
4 2 (11.76%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Industrial Design
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VB
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) MCSE
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) HND
3 5 (29.41%) MCSA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (11.76%) Siemens