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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE2 Certification
Rank 156 203 227
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +24
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 91 50 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 0.72% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 2.91% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 75 42 26
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £59,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
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
1800 1721 1793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.24% 24.87% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1360 1449
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 £51,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +34 56 £37,250 +16.40% 6
Cheshire +9 20 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Merseyside - 9 £40,000 -
Lancashire +10 6 £37,500 - 1
PRINCE2 Certification
England

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 159 (94.64%) PRINCE2
2 70 (41.67%) Finance
3 51 (30.36%) Project Management
4 36 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (15.48%) Microsoft
6 23 (13.69%) MS Excel
7 21 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (12.50%) Banking
8 20 (11.90%) Business Analysis
8 20 (11.90%) Change Management
9 18 (10.71%) ITIL
9 18 (10.71%) Java
9 18 (10.71%) MS Project
9 18 (10.71%) Degree
10 17 (10.12%) Data Analysis
11 16 (9.52%) PRINCE
12 15 (8.93%) NHS
13 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.14%) Oracle
14 12 (7.14%) Service Delivery
14 12 (7.14%) Scrum
15 11 (6.55%) Retail
15 11 (6.55%) ERP
16 10 (5.95%) SQL Server
16 10 (5.95%) SQL
16 10 (5.95%) Web Services
16 10 (5.95%) Risk Management
16 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
16 10 (5.95%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.71%) MS Project
3 3 (1.79%) MS Office
3 3 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) LAN
1 4 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (0.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 70 (41.67%) Finance
2 21 (12.50%) Banking
3 11 (6.55%) Retail
4 10 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.38%) Games
6 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.19%) Billing
6 2 (1.19%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 111 (66.07%) Project Manager
2 26 (15.48%) Analyst
3 20 (11.90%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.52%) Financial Business Analyst
4 16 (9.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 12 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 11 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 9 (5.36%) Junior Project Manager
7 9 (5.36%) Technical Manager
7 9 (5.36%) Junior
7 9 (5.36%) Consultant
8 8 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
8 8 (4.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Web Programme Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Web Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.17%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.98%) Software Project Manager
10 5 (2.98%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) Web Services
2 7 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (4.17%) Grails
3 4 (2.38%) .NET
4 3 (1.79%) XML
5 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) NHS
2 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (1.19%) Android
2 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (94.64%) PRINCE2
2 51 (30.36%) Project Management
3 36 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.90%) Business Analysis
5 20 (11.90%) Change Management
6 18 (10.71%) ITIL
7 17 (10.12%) Data Analysis
8 16 (9.52%) PRINCE
9 13 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 12 (7.14%) Scrum
11 11 (6.55%) ERP
12 10 (5.95%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.95%) Time Management
13 8 (4.76%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.17%) Performance Management
14 7 (4.17%) QMS
14 7 (4.17%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.71%) Java
2 10 (5.95%) SQL
3 9 (5.36%) C#
4 7 (4.17%) Ruby
5 2 (1.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.19%) ISEB
3 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (1.79%) BT
4 2 (1.19%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
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