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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 43 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 356 349 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.47% 4.87% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 5.83% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 281 286 308
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
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
5598 5987 5760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 83.50% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4769 4900
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 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 4 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 +15 221 £42,500 - 42
Cheshire -16 72 £48,500 +7.77% 7
Lancashire +3 32 £35,000 -15.15% 9
Merseyside +6 27 £48,750 +21.87% 3
Cumbria -3 2 £47,500 -13.63% 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 429 (56.97%) Project Management
2 321 (42.63%) Finance
3 197 (26.16%) ITIL
4 186 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (19.52%) Degree
6 140 (18.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 132 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 116 (15.41%) Business Analysis
9 107 (14.21%) MS Excel
10 104 (13.81%) Microsoft
11 95 (12.62%) Change Management
12 91 (12.08%) MS Project
13 88 (11.69%) PMI Certification
14 82 (10.89%) Banking
15 81 (10.76%) Risk Management
16 76 (10.09%) Retail
17 75 (9.96%) Data Analysis
18 74 (9.83%) SDLC
19 68 (9.03%) PMP
20 67 (8.90%) Programme Management
21 66 (8.76%) Service Delivery
22 65 (8.63%) Service Management
23 62 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
24 59 (7.84%) Scrum
25 58 (7.70%) SQL Server
26 54 (7.17%) SQL
27 52 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
28 50 (6.64%) MS Office
29 48 (6.37%) Oracle
30 47 (6.24%) Waterfall

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 43 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.66%) CMS
4 4 (0.53%) Drupal
5 3 (0.40%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.27%) IIS
6 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.27%) Kentico
6 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.13%) Lync
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 107 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 91 (12.08%) MS Project
3 50 (6.64%) MS Office
4 21 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.66%) Sage 50
4 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.40%) Tridion
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.59%) Firewall
1 27 (3.59%) Wireless
2 21 (2.79%) WAN
3 20 (2.66%) Internet
4 17 (2.26%) LAN
5 11 (1.46%) Intranet
6 10 (1.33%) SAN
7 7 (0.93%) Network Security
7 7 (0.93%) NAS
8 5 (0.66%) 4G
9 3 (0.40%) LTE
9 3 (0.40%) DMZ
9 3 (0.40%) VoIP
9 3 (0.40%) 3G
9 3 (0.40%) 2G
9 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.27%) ISDN
10 2 (0.27%) PBX
10 2 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.20%) DB2
6 9 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.93%) MySQL
9 5 (0.66%) DTS
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.66%) Data Mart
9 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.53%) QlikView
10 4 (0.53%) MS Access
10 4 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.06%) JIRA
3 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 321 (42.63%) Finance
2 82 (10.89%) Banking
3 76 (10.09%) Retail
4 41 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.32%) Retail Banking
7 21 (2.79%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.66%) Marketing
9 19 (2.52%) Billing
10 18 (2.39%) Law
11 17 (2.26%) Legal
12 10 (1.33%) Local Government
13 7 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.66%) Games
15 4 (0.53%) Publishing
15 4 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.40%) Back Office
16 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.27%) Electronics
17 2 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 367 (48.74%) Project Manager
2 148 (19.65%) Analyst
3 80 (10.62%) IT Project Manager
4 73 (9.69%) Business Analyst
5 43 (5.71%) Consultant
6 38 (5.05%) Programme Manager
7 29 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 28 (3.72%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 28 (3.72%) Financial Business Analyst
9 27 (3.59%) Delivery Manager
9 27 (3.59%) Senior Manager
10 24 (3.19%) Senior Project Manager
11 23 (3.05%) Service Manager
12 20 (2.66%) Developer
13 19 (2.52%) Agile Project Manager
14 18 (2.39%) Architect
14 18 (2.39%) Infrastructure Manager
14 18 (2.39%) Technical Manager
15 17 (2.26%) Software Manager
16 15 (1.99%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.18%) .NET
2 22 (2.92%) XML
3 20 (2.66%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.46%) CSS
4 11 (1.46%) HTML
5 10 (1.33%) WCF
5 10 (1.33%) WPF
6 8 (1.06%) Web Services
7 7 (0.93%) J2EE
7 7 (0.93%) WinForms
8 6 (0.80%) XSLT
9 4 (0.53%) Flash
9 4 (0.53%) Middleware
9 4 (0.53%) Ajax
9 4 (0.53%) jQuery
10 3 (0.40%) Grails
10 3 (0.40%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.40%) EDI
11 1 (0.13%) Spring
11 1 (0.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.38%) NHS
2 29 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.92%) PMI
5 19 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.59%) Life Science
7 12 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
8 10 (1.33%) Replication
9 9 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.93%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.66%) iDTV
11 5 (0.66%) BBC
11 5 (0.66%) GIS
12 3 (0.40%) FMCG
12 3 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.40%) EPoS
12 3 (0.40%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.27%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.98%) Windows
2 13 (1.73%) Linux
3 11 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.20%) UNIX
6 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.53%) Android
8 3 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (56.97%) Project Management
2 197 (26.16%) ITIL
3 186 (24.70%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (17.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 116 (15.41%) Business Analysis
6 95 (12.62%) Change Management
7 81 (10.76%) Risk Management
8 75 (9.96%) Data Analysis
9 74 (9.83%) SDLC
10 67 (8.90%) Programme Management
11 66 (8.76%) Service Delivery
12 65 (8.63%) Service Management
13 62 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 59 (7.84%) Scrum
15 47 (6.24%) Waterfall
16 43 (5.71%) PRINCE
17 37 (4.91%) Mentoring
18 36 (4.78%) Software Delivery
19 33 (4.38%) ERP
20 32 (4.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (7.17%) SQL
2 33 (4.38%) Java
3 28 (3.72%) C#
4 16 (2.12%) T-SQL
5 12 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.20%) PHP
6 9 (1.20%) VBA
7 8 (1.06%) C++
8 7 (0.93%) C
9 6 (0.80%) COBOL
10 5 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.53%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.53%) VB
11 4 (0.53%) Perl
12 3 (0.40%) VBScript
12 3 (0.40%) Groovy
13 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 147 (19.52%) Degree
2 140 (18.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 88 (11.69%) PMI Certification
4 68 (9.03%) PMP
5 52 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 35 (4.65%) ISEB
7 26 (3.45%) APMP
8 23 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (2.92%) CCNA
9 22 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.86%) MCSE
12 10 (1.33%) CCENT
13 7 (0.93%) MCPD
13 7 (0.93%) MCSD
14 6 (0.80%) MCP
15 5 (0.66%) MBA
15 5 (0.66%) Security Cleared
16 4 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
17 3 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.39%) SLA
2 15 (1.99%) QA
3 11 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.80%) COBIT
4 6 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.53%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.40%) HL7
7 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.27%) GMP
System Software
1 13 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.53%) vSphere
4 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.53%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) SCOM
3 2 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 104 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.37%) Oracle
3 30 (3.98%) Cisco
4 27 (3.59%) VMware
5 13 (1.73%) SAP
6 8 (1.06%) BT
7 7 (0.93%) Veeam
7 7 (0.93%) IBM
8 6 (0.80%) HP
8 6 (0.80%) NetApp
8 6 (0.80%) SolarWinds
9 5 (0.66%) Trend Micro
9 5 (0.66%) Sage
9 5 (0.66%) Dell
10 4 (0.53%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.53%) Citrix
11 3 (0.40%) Teradata
11 3 (0.40%) Computacenter
11 3 (0.40%) GUPTA
12 2 (0.27%) JD Edwards
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