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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 167 164 215
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +51
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 82 82 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.17% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.40% 5.19% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 74 27
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1518 1579 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.87% 22.44% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1214 1474
Average salary £38,424 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

PRINCE2 Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PRINCE2 Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE2 Certification Salary Trend in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

PRINCE2 Certification Salary Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 37 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Lancashire +6 20 £35,000 -25.53%
Cheshire 0 15 £62,500 +25.00%
Merseyside +7 10 £65,000 +44.44% 2
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification.

1 156 (89.14%) PRINCE2
2 71 (40.57%) Finance
3 61 (34.86%) Project Management
4 32 (18.29%) ITIL
4 32 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (17.71%) Degree
6 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 25 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 24 (13.71%) Microsoft
9 22 (12.57%) Banking
9 22 (12.57%) Data Analysis
9 22 (12.57%) Mentoring
10 18 (10.29%) MS Excel
11 17 (9.71%) Oracle
12 16 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (8.57%) Change Management
14 14 (8.00%) MS Project
15 13 (7.43%) PMI Certification
15 13 (7.43%) Service Delivery
15 13 (7.43%) NHS
16 12 (6.86%) PMP
16 12 (6.86%) Retail
17 11 (6.29%) E-Commerce
17 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
18 10 (5.71%) ERP
18 10 (5.71%) Risk Management
18 10 (5.71%) Supplier Management
19 9 (5.14%) Java
19 9 (5.14%) SQL

PRINCE2 Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.00%) MS Project
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (4.57%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) LAN
1 2 (1.14%) WAN
2 1 (0.57%) Firewall
2 1 (0.57%) Wireless
2 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (40.57%) Finance
2 22 (12.57%) Banking
3 12 (6.86%) Retail
4 7 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.29%) Games
5 4 (2.29%) Law
6 3 (1.71%) Legal
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.14%) Billing
7 2 (1.14%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (56.00%) Project Manager
2 32 (18.29%) Analyst
3 26 (14.86%) Business Analyst
4 21 (12.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 21 (12.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 11 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 10 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (4.57%) Junior Project Manager
7 8 (4.57%) Service Manager
7 8 (4.57%) Junior
8 7 (4.00%) Technical Manager
8 7 (4.00%) Transition Manager
9 6 (3.43%) Process Manager
9 6 (3.43%) Process Improvement Manager
9 6 (3.43%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (3.43%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.43%) Implementation Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.43%) Consultant
10 5 (2.86%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.14%) Web Services
2 6 (3.43%) XML
3 4 (2.29%) .NET
4 3 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (1.71%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.43%) NHS
2 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.43%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.29%) Life Science
6 3 (1.71%) EPoS
7 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) PMI
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.57%) Windows
2 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (1.14%) Android
2 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (89.14%) PRINCE2
2 61 (34.86%) Project Management
3 32 (18.29%) ITIL
3 32 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 25 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 22 (12.57%) Data Analysis
6 22 (12.57%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (8.57%) Change Management
9 13 (7.43%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.71%) ERP
11 10 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.71%) Supplier Management
12 9 (5.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (4.57%) Change Control
13 8 (4.57%) Time Management
14 7 (4.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.14%) Java
1 9 (5.14%) SQL
2 5 (2.86%) C#
3 3 (1.71%) C++
3 3 (1.71%) Ruby
4 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (17.71%) Degree
2 13 (7.43%) PMI Certification
3 12 (6.86%) PMP
4 7 (4.00%) ISEB
4 7 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.29%) MBA
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.71%) Oracle
3 3 (1.71%) SAP
4 2 (1.14%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.14%) BT
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