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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 164 190 222
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +32
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 85 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 0.74% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.81% 3.02% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77 42 39
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,100 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.60%
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
1766 1587 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.39% 24.46% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1292 1587
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 58 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Cheshire -5 14 £54,999 +15.78%
Lancashire +2 9 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Merseyside +15 3 £40,000 +15.94%
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 131 (94.93%) PRINCE2
2 64 (46.38%) Finance
3 40 (28.99%) Project Management
4 24 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.49%) Change Management
6 19 (13.77%) ITIL
6 19 (13.77%) MS Excel
6 19 (13.77%) Banking
7 18 (13.04%) Degree
8 14 (10.14%) Java
9 13 (9.42%) MS Project
9 13 (9.42%) Business Analysis
10 12 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.97%) PRINCE
11 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.97%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.25%) SLA
12 10 (7.25%) Risk Management
12 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (7.25%) Retail
13 9 (6.52%) Data Analysis
13 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
13 9 (6.52%) Scrum
14 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
15 7 (5.07%) User Stories
15 7 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (5.07%) Ruby
15 7 (5.07%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (5.07%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.42%) MS Project
3 5 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) LAN
1 2 (1.45%) WAN
2 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
1 7 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
General
1 64 (46.38%) Finance
2 19 (13.77%) Banking
3 10 (7.25%) Retail
4 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (68.12%) Project Manager
2 14 (10.14%) Analyst
3 10 (7.25%) Programme Manager
4 9 (6.52%) Financial Business Analyst
4 9 (6.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 9 (6.52%) Consultant
4 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.80%) Senior Manager
5 8 (5.80%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (5.80%) Technical Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Junior Project Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Web Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Web Programme Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.07%) Junior
7 5 (3.62%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) Project Officer
7 5 (3.62%) Project Support Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (5.07%) Grails
1 7 (5.07%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) NHS
4 2 (1.45%) PMI
4 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) UNIX
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (94.93%) PRINCE2
2 40 (28.99%) Project Management
3 24 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.49%) Change Management
5 19 (13.77%) ITIL
6 13 (9.42%) Business Analysis
7 12 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 11 (7.97%) PRINCE
8 11 (7.97%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.25%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.52%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.52%) Scrum
11 7 (5.07%) User Stories
11 7 (5.07%) Matrix Management
11 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.07%) ERP
12 6 (4.35%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.62%) Time Management
14 4 (2.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) Java
2 7 (5.07%) Ruby
2 7 (5.07%) C#
2 7 (5.07%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle
3 2 (1.45%) ION Trading
4 1 (0.72%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) BT
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