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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 35 59 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +26
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 393 290 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.03% 4.12% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 5.00% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 300 225 184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,969 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,127
% change year-on-year
- +2.97%
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
5457 5802 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.77% 82.46% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4356 4685 4816
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 April 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 +26 239 £41,500 +10.66% 31
Cheshire +1 79 £45,000 - 10
Lancashire +14 34 £39,500 +12.85% 8
Merseyside +28 25 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Cumbria -5 3 £62,500 +97.61% 4
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 374 (50.68%) Project Management
2 300 (40.65%) Finance
3 205 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (21.68%) ITIL
5 148 (20.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 135 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 119 (16.12%) Degree
8 118 (15.99%) Microsoft
9 112 (15.18%) MS Excel
10 98 (13.28%) Business Analysis
11 97 (13.14%) MS Project
12 95 (12.87%) Banking
13 86 (11.65%) Change Management
14 79 (10.70%) Retail
15 77 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 77 (10.43%) PMI Certification
16 74 (10.03%) PRINCE
17 66 (8.94%) Scrum
18 65 (8.81%) Waterfall
19 62 (8.40%) Data Analysis
19 62 (8.40%) Windows
20 58 (7.86%) PMP
21 56 (7.59%) SQL Server
22 53 (7.18%) SharePoint
23 52 (7.05%) Mentoring
24 50 (6.78%) Service Management
25 49 (6.64%) Java
26 48 (6.50%) SQL
27 46 (6.23%) Service Delivery
28 44 (5.96%) Risk Management

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 53 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.63%) IIS
3 10 (1.36%) MS Project Server
4 9 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.68%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.41%) Lync
9 3 (0.41%) Confluence
9 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.27%) CMS
10 2 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 112 (15.18%) MS Excel
2 97 (13.14%) MS Project
3 24 (3.25%) MS Office
4 20 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.68%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.27%) Maximo
5 2 (0.27%) Movex
5 2 (0.27%) Tridion
5 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.81%) SaaS
2 6 (0.81%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.07%) Firewall
2 27 (3.66%) LAN
3 26 (3.52%) WAN
4 23 (3.12%) Wireless
5 16 (2.17%) Intranet
6 9 (1.22%) SAN
7 6 (0.81%) Network Security
7 6 (0.81%) SSL
7 6 (0.81%) VPN
8 5 (0.68%) Internet
9 4 (0.54%) VoIP
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.41%) 4G
11 2 (0.27%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.27%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.27%) VLAN
11 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.27%) NAS
11 2 (0.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.81%) DB2
11 5 (0.68%) MySQL
12 4 (0.54%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.54%) QlikView
12 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.54%) DTS
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.41%) Big Data
13 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (2.44%) JIRA
2 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 300 (40.65%) Finance
2 95 (12.87%) Banking
3 79 (10.70%) Retail
4 36 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.39%) Billing
6 22 (2.98%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.57%) Back Office
7 19 (2.57%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.90%) Marketing
9 12 (1.63%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.95%) Law
10 7 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.95%) Local Government
11 6 (0.81%) Games
11 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.54%) Advertising
12 4 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 3 (0.41%) Legal
13 3 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 402 (54.47%) Project Manager
2 118 (15.99%) Analyst
3 112 (15.18%) IT Project Manager
4 67 (9.08%) Business Analyst
5 45 (6.10%) Senior Manager
6 42 (5.69%) Senior Project Manager
7 33 (4.47%) Delivery Manager
8 31 (4.20%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 29 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 29 (3.93%) Consultant
9 29 (3.93%) Programme Manager
10 23 (3.12%) Applications Manager
10 23 (3.12%) Software Manager
11 21 (2.85%) Software Project Manager
12 19 (2.57%) Financial Business Analyst
12 19 (2.57%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 16 (2.17%) Technical Manager
13 16 (2.17%) Agile Project Manager
14 15 (2.03%) Infrastructure Manager
14 15 (2.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.56%) .NET
2 16 (2.17%) Web Services
3 12 (1.63%) XML
4 11 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.36%) Grails
6 9 (1.22%) Flash
7 7 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (0.81%) Middleware
8 6 (0.81%) CSS
8 6 (0.81%) HTML
9 5 (0.68%) J2EE
10 3 (0.41%) XSLT
11 2 (0.27%) EDI
11 2 (0.27%) Ajax
11 2 (0.27%) jQuery
11 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.14%) WCF
12 1 (0.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.66%) NHS
3 25 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.71%) PMI
5 15 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.95%) Replication
7 6 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.54%) EPoS
9 4 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.41%) BBC
10 3 (0.41%) Life Science
10 3 (0.41%) iDTV
10 3 (0.41%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.41%) FMCG
11 2 (0.27%) Open Source
11 2 (0.27%) Statistics
11 2 (0.27%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.27%) SecurID
12 1 (0.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.40%) Windows
2 23 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 11 (1.49%) Windows 8
5 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.08%) Linux
7 7 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (0.95%) UNIX
8 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.68%) Android
8 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (50.68%) Project Management
2 205 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (21.68%) ITIL
4 135 (18.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (13.28%) Business Analysis
6 86 (11.65%) Change Management
7 74 (10.03%) PRINCE
8 66 (8.94%) Scrum
9 65 (8.81%) Waterfall
10 62 (8.40%) Data Analysis
11 52 (7.05%) Mentoring
12 50 (6.78%) Service Management
13 46 (6.23%) Service Delivery
14 44 (5.96%) Risk Management
15 35 (4.74%) People Management
16 34 (4.61%) Software Delivery
16 34 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (4.47%) E-Commerce
18 32 (4.34%) ERP
18 32 (4.34%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (6.64%) Java
2 48 (6.50%) SQL
3 20 (2.71%) C#
4 7 (0.95%) C++
4 7 (0.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (0.95%) C
4 7 (0.95%) VBA
4 7 (0.95%) Ruby
5 6 (0.81%) PHP
5 6 (0.81%) COBOL
6 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.54%) VB
8 3 (0.41%) Groovy
9 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.27%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.27%) VBScript
9 2 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 148 (20.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 119 (16.12%) Degree
3 77 (10.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 77 (10.43%) PMI Certification
4 58 (7.86%) PMP
5 37 (5.01%) Security Cleared
6 32 (4.34%) SC Cleared
7 21 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (2.85%) ISEB
8 20 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (2.30%) CCNA
9 17 (2.30%) APMP
10 11 (1.49%) MCSE
11 5 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.54%) MCTS
12 4 (0.54%) MCITP
12 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.54%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.85%) SLA
2 19 (2.57%) QA
3 9 (1.22%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) GMP
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 23 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.22%) vSphere
4 5 (0.68%) XenApp
5 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.14%) XenServer
7 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (1.36%) SCCM
2 7 (0.95%) SCOM
3 6 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 118 (15.99%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.42%) Oracle
3 32 (4.34%) VMware
4 25 (3.39%) Cisco
5 16 (2.17%) SAP
6 15 (2.03%) NetApp
7 10 (1.36%) Dell
8 8 (1.08%) IBM
8 8 (1.08%) Citrix
9 6 (0.81%) Veeam
10 5 (0.68%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.68%) Trend Micro
10 5 (0.68%) Lotus
10 5 (0.68%) Sage
10 5 (0.68%) HP
10 5 (0.68%) Symantec
11 4 (0.54%) McAfee
12 3 (0.41%) BT
12 3 (0.41%) GUPTA
12 3 (0.41%) Avaya
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QVC
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 depending on location and experience + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 37,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £7200 car allowance + 15% bonus +
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, incetives
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Yodel
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Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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Lancashire
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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