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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 45 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 341 296 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.07% 4.03% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.90% 4.83% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 280 250 272
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £32,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +22 223 £42,750 -5.00% 40
Cheshire -7 69 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Merseyside +6 21 £52,250 +16.11% 2
Lancashire +5 20 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Cumbria -1 6 £40,000 -27.27% 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 418 (58.46%) Project Management
2 302 (42.24%) Finance
3 205 (28.67%) ITIL
4 170 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (21.40%) Degree
6 142 (19.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 121 (16.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 110 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 102 (14.27%) Microsoft
10 94 (13.15%) Change Management
11 92 (12.87%) Business Analysis
12 85 (11.89%) Risk Management
13 82 (11.47%) PMI Certification
14 81 (11.33%) MS Project
15 71 (9.93%) SDLC
16 67 (9.37%) Banking
17 66 (9.23%) Retail
17 66 (9.23%) Service Delivery
18 65 (9.09%) Service Management
19 64 (8.95%) Programme Management
20 62 (8.67%) PMP
21 61 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement
22 59 (8.25%) Data Analysis
22 59 (8.25%) SQL Server
22 59 (8.25%) SQL
22 59 (8.25%) Scrum
23 58 (8.11%) MS Office
24 57 (7.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 48 (6.71%) Oracle
26 45 (6.29%) Windows

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 42 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.70%) IIS
4 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.70%) CMS
5 4 (0.56%) Drupal
6 3 (0.42%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.28%) Kentico
8 1 (0.14%) Lync
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (0.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 110 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 81 (11.33%) MS Project
3 58 (8.11%) MS Office
4 24 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.70%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.42%) Tridion
7 2 (0.28%) Primavera
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Office 365
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.78%) Firewall
2 26 (3.64%) WAN
3 24 (3.36%) Wireless
4 20 (2.80%) LAN
4 20 (2.80%) Internet
5 12 (1.68%) SAN
6 11 (1.54%) Intranet
7 7 (0.98%) Network Security
7 7 (0.98%) NAS
8 5 (0.70%) 4G
8 5 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.70%) VoIP
9 4 (0.56%) ISDN
9 4 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.42%) 3G
10 3 (0.42%) DNS
10 3 (0.42%) DMZ
10 3 (0.42%) LTE
10 3 (0.42%) 2G
11 2 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.26%) DB2
9 8 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.98%) MySQL
11 5 (0.70%) DTS
11 5 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.70%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.56%) MS Access
12 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.42%) QlikView
14 2 (0.28%) SQLBase
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.12%) JIRA
3 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 302 (42.24%) Finance
2 67 (9.37%) Banking
3 66 (9.23%) Retail
4 42 (5.87%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 20 (2.80%) Retail Banking
8 19 (2.66%) Legal
9 18 (2.52%) Law
9 18 (2.52%) Marketing
10 16 (2.24%) Billing
11 7 (0.98%) Local Government
12 6 (0.84%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.56%) Publishing
13 4 (0.56%) Games
13 4 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.42%) Back Office
15 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Electronics
16 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 362 (50.63%) Project Manager
2 124 (17.34%) Analyst
3 74 (10.35%) IT Project Manager
4 54 (7.55%) Business Analyst
5 38 (5.31%) Programme Manager
5 38 (5.31%) Consultant
6 29 (4.06%) Senior Manager
7 26 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
8 25 (3.50%) Service Manager
9 24 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 23 (3.22%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
12 20 (2.80%) Technical Manager
12 20 (2.80%) Developer
12 20 (2.80%) Agile Project Manager
13 19 (2.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 19 (2.66%) Financial Business Analyst
13 19 (2.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 16 (2.24%) Technical Project Manager
14 16 (2.24%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.59%) .NET
2 22 (3.08%) XML
3 19 (2.66%) ASP.NET
4 10 (1.40%) CSS
4 10 (1.40%) Web Services
4 10 (1.40%) HTML
4 10 (1.40%) WCF
4 10 (1.40%) WPF
5 7 (0.98%) WinForms
6 6 (0.84%) J2EE
6 6 (0.84%) XSLT
7 4 (0.56%) Ajax
7 4 (0.56%) jQuery
8 3 (0.42%) Grails
8 3 (0.42%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.42%) EDI
9 1 (0.14%) Middleware
9 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.14%) Spring
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.20%) NHS
2 26 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.22%) PMI
3 23 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.10%) Life Science
7 12 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
8 10 (1.40%) Replication
9 8 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.98%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.70%) iDTV
11 5 (0.70%) GIS
11 5 (0.70%) BBC
12 3 (0.42%) EPoS
12 3 (0.42%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.42%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.28%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.28%) FMCG
14 1 (0.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.29%) Windows
2 14 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 13 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (1.82%) Linux
4 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
5 7 (0.98%) Windows 8
6 6 (0.84%) UNIX
7 4 (0.56%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.42%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Debian
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Android
9 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (58.46%) Project Management
2 205 (28.67%) ITIL
3 170 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (19.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (13.15%) Change Management
6 92 (12.87%) Business Analysis
7 85 (11.89%) Risk Management
8 71 (9.93%) SDLC
9 66 (9.23%) Service Delivery
10 65 (9.09%) Service Management
11 64 (8.95%) Programme Management
12 61 (8.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 59 (8.25%) Data Analysis
13 59 (8.25%) Scrum
14 39 (5.45%) Waterfall
15 37 (5.17%) Mentoring
16 35 (4.90%) PRINCE
17 31 (4.34%) E-Commerce
18 29 (4.06%) ERP
18 29 (4.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 59 (8.25%) SQL
2 29 (4.06%) Java
3 28 (3.92%) C#
4 16 (2.24%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.54%) PHP
6 10 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.12%) VBA
8 6 (0.84%) C++
8 6 (0.84%) COBOL
9 5 (0.70%) C
9 5 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.56%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.56%) Perl
11 3 (0.42%) VBScript
11 3 (0.42%) VB
11 3 (0.42%) Groovy
12 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 153 (21.40%) Degree
2 121 (16.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 82 (11.47%) PMI Certification
4 62 (8.67%) PMP
5 57 (7.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 32 (4.48%) ISEB
7 31 (4.34%) APMP
8 30 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (3.64%) CCNA
9 26 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (2.52%) MCSE
11 17 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.40%) CCENT
13 9 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.12%) Security Cleared
15 7 (0.98%) MCPD
15 7 (0.98%) MCP
15 7 (0.98%) MCSD
16 6 (0.84%) SC Cleared
17 5 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.80%) SLA
2 10 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.12%) QA
4 6 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.70%) COBIT
6 3 (0.42%) HL7
7 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.28%) GMP
8 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.98%) vSphere
4 2 (0.28%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) XenServer
5 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.98%) SCCM
2 6 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.70%) SCOM
3 5 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 102 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.71%) Oracle
3 33 (4.62%) VMware
4 29 (4.06%) Cisco
5 13 (1.82%) SAP
6 9 (1.26%) NetApp
6 9 (1.26%) HP
7 8 (1.12%) BT
8 7 (0.98%) Veeam
8 7 (0.98%) IBM
9 6 (0.84%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.70%) Trend Micro
10 5 (0.70%) McAfee
10 5 (0.70%) Dell
10 5 (0.70%) Sage
10 5 (0.70%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.56%) Teradata
12 3 (0.42%) Computacenter
12 3 (0.42%) GUPTA
13 2 (0.28%) EPiServer
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