The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 28 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.52% 3.21% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 4.13% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £48,875 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +1.11%
PRINCE2
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 121 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 82.35% 77.56% 69.46%
Number of salaries quoted 92 102 107
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Bolton region.

PRINCE2 Salary Trend in Bolton

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 15 (75.00%) Project Management
2 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) MS Project
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) APMP
6 5 (25.00%) Flash
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) ISO 9000
6 5 (25.00%) PMP
6 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) NHS
9 2 (10.00%) C#
9 2 (10.00%) C++
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) Games
9 2 (10.00%) Time Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Project
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Implementation Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Software Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (25.00%) PMP
2 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (25.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle