The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 43 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 388 282 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.31% 4.20% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 5.19% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 329 225 247
Average salary £46,500 £41,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.04% -5.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
PRINCE2
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PRINCE2 Salary Trend in the North West

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PRINCE2 Salary Histogram in the North West

PRINCE2
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 +13 231 £46,500 +9.41% 18
Cheshire +20 93 £45,000 +8.43% 11
Merseyside +28 36 £52,500 +52.17% 1
Lancashire -11 23 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Cumbria +1 5 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 334 (48.48%) Project Management
2 249 (36.14%) Finance
3 184 (26.71%) ITIL
4 168 (24.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 165 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
6 128 (18.58%) MS Project
7 120 (17.42%) MS Excel
7 120 (17.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 116 (16.84%) Microsoft
9 89 (12.92%) Degree
10 80 (11.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 79 (11.47%) Change Management
12 75 (10.89%) Retail
13 74 (10.74%) PMI Certification
14 65 (9.43%) PRINCE
15 59 (8.56%) Banking
16 58 (8.42%) Scrum
17 51 (7.40%) PMP
18 50 (7.26%) Windows
19 47 (6.82%) Waterfall
20 46 (6.68%) .NET
20 46 (6.68%) Project Planning
20 46 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (6.53%) SharePoint
21 45 (6.53%) Service Delivery
21 45 (6.53%) Mentoring
22 44 (6.39%) Business Analysis
23 43 (6.24%) Service Management
24 41 (5.95%) SQL
25 38 (5.52%) SQL Server

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 45 (6.53%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (1.89%) IIS
4 12 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.31%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.87%) CMS
7 5 (0.73%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.73%) Lync
8 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.29%) SAS
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 128 (18.58%) MS Project
2 120 (17.42%) MS Excel
3 35 (5.08%) MS Office
4 15 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.31%) Tridion
4 5 (0.73%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Maximo
7 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.73%) SaaS
1 5 (0.73%) Office 365
2 2 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.29%) PaaS
2 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.63%) LAN
2 21 (3.05%) WAN
3 18 (2.61%) Intranet
4 16 (2.32%) Firewall
5 10 (1.45%) Wireless
6 8 (1.16%) SSL
7 7 (1.02%) Internet
8 6 (0.87%) VPN
8 6 (0.87%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.73%) SAN
10 3 (0.44%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.44%) VoIP
11 2 (0.29%) PBX
11 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.29%) IPsec
11 2 (0.29%) TETRA
11 2 (0.29%) Network Security
11 2 (0.29%) DSL
11 2 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.32%) Relational Database
3 12 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.58%) Big Data
6 4 (0.58%) DB2
7 3 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.44%) MS Access
8 2 (0.29%) MySQL
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.29%) DTS
9 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.15%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.29%) JIRA
2 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.15%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.15%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
General
1 249 (36.14%) Finance
2 75 (10.89%) Retail
3 59 (8.56%) Banking
4 28 (4.06%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.48%) Back Office
6 15 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.03%) Legal
7 14 (2.03%) Marketing
8 12 (1.74%) Advertising
9 7 (1.02%) Billing
10 6 (0.87%) Law
11 4 (0.58%) Local Government
11 4 (0.58%) Games
12 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Automotive
12 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 416 (60.38%) Project Manager
2 93 (13.50%) IT Project Manager
3 81 (11.76%) Analyst
4 72 (10.45%) Senior Manager
5 62 (9.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 49 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 45 (6.53%) Business Analyst
8 33 (4.79%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 30 (4.35%) Programme Manager
9 30 (4.35%) Software Manager
10 27 (3.92%) Software Project Manager
11 21 (3.05%) Systems Analyst
11 21 (3.05%) Consultant
12 20 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
13 18 (2.61%) Applications Manager
14 17 (2.47%) Digital Project Manager
14 17 (2.47%) Agile Project Manager
14 17 (2.47%) Junior
15 16 (2.32%) Service Manager
16 15 (2.18%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.68%) .NET
2 16 (2.32%) Web Services
3 13 (1.89%) XML
4 11 (1.60%) jQuery
5 9 (1.31%) HTML
5 9 (1.31%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.31%) CSS
6 8 (1.16%) Ajax
7 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (0.73%) Middleware
9 3 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.44%) Grails
9 3 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.44%) Flash
10 2 (0.29%) JSON
10 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.29%) JSP
10 2 (0.29%) Servlets
10 2 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.06%) PMI
3 11 (1.60%) NHS
3 11 (1.60%) User Experience
4 10 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.31%) FMCG
6 8 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.29%) Social Media
9 2 (0.29%) New Media
9 2 (0.29%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.15%) Replication
10 1 (0.15%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.15%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.15%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.15%) Life Science
10 1 (0.15%) CMDB
10 1 (0.15%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.26%) Windows
2 19 (2.76%) UNIX
3 15 (2.18%) Linux
4 13 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.02%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.02%) Android
8 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (48.48%) Project Management
2 184 (26.71%) ITIL
3 168 (24.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 165 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (11.47%) Change Management
6 65 (9.43%) PRINCE
7 58 (8.42%) Scrum
8 47 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 46 (6.68%) Project Planning
10 45 (6.53%) Service Delivery
10 45 (6.53%) Mentoring
11 44 (6.39%) Business Analysis
12 43 (6.24%) Service Management
13 38 (5.52%) Programme Management
14 37 (5.37%) People Management
15 36 (5.22%) Risk Management
16 35 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (5.08%) Time Management
17 26 (3.77%) E-Commerce
17 26 (3.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (5.95%) SQL
2 23 (3.34%) Java
3 20 (2.90%) C#
4 15 (2.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.31%) PHP
6 8 (1.16%) VBA
7 7 (1.02%) C
8 6 (0.87%) VB
8 6 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.73%) C++
9 5 (0.73%) Uniface
10 3 (0.44%) Ruby
10 3 (0.44%) Python
11 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.15%) COBOL
11 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (17.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 89 (12.92%) Degree
3 80 (11.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 74 (10.74%) PMI Certification
5 51 (7.40%) PMP
6 35 (5.08%) Security Cleared
7 31 (4.50%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.32%) ISEB
9 16 (2.32%) APMP
10 12 (1.74%) CCNA
10 12 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.31%) CISSP
12 9 (1.31%) CISA
13 5 (0.73%) CCNP
13 5 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.58%) MCSE
15 3 (0.44%) MCSA
15 3 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.63%) QA
2 14 (2.03%) SLA
3 6 (0.87%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.31%) vSphere
3 7 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.44%) vCloud
5 2 (0.29%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) SCCM
2 7 (1.02%) SCOM
3 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 116 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.35%) Oracle
3 25 (3.63%) SAP
4 23 (3.34%) Cisco
5 17 (2.47%) VMware
6 10 (1.45%) NetApp
7 9 (1.31%) EPiServer
7 9 (1.31%) hybris
8 7 (1.02%) Citrix
9 6 (0.87%) Dell
9 6 (0.87%) Primavera
10 5 (0.73%) Symantec
10 5 (0.73%) Sage
10 5 (0.73%) Lotus
11 4 (0.58%) Avaya
11 4 (0.58%) Juniper
11 4 (0.58%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.58%) HP
12 3 (0.44%) IBM
12 3 (0.44%) EMC
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c55-65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum To £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,755.01 to £35,805.14 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago