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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 58 56 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 304 300 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.10% 4.38% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 5.51% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 269 247 196
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
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
6211 5443 5765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 79.39% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5049 4615 4953
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 164 £45,000 +3.44% 31
Cheshire -4 86 £45,000 +17.64% 15
Merseyside +15 25 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Lancashire +7 24 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Cumbria - 1 £55,000 - 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 318 (51.13%) Project Management
2 213 (34.24%) Finance
3 141 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 138 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (20.58%) ITIL
6 119 (19.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 106 (17.04%) Microsoft
8 99 (15.92%) MS Excel
9 94 (15.11%) Degree
10 86 (13.83%) MS Project
11 69 (11.09%) Retail
12 66 (10.61%) Business Analysis
13 64 (10.29%) .NET
14 63 (10.13%) PMI Certification
15 60 (9.65%) Change Management
16 58 (9.32%) PRINCE
17 51 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (7.56%) Scrum
19 44 (7.07%) SQL
19 44 (7.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 43 (6.91%) MS Office
21 42 (6.75%) Banking
22 40 (6.43%) PMP
23 39 (6.27%) Windows
24 38 (6.11%) SharePoint
25 37 (5.95%) UML
25 37 (5.95%) Waterfall
26 36 (5.79%) Oracle
26 36 (5.79%) Programme Management
27 35 (5.63%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.09%) WebLogic
3 10 (1.61%) CMS
4 7 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.13%) IIS
5 6 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.96%) Lync
6 4 (0.64%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.32%) SAS
7 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 99 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 86 (13.83%) MS Project
3 43 (6.91%) MS Office
4 13 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) InDesign
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (1.45%) Tridion
4 6 (0.96%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.64%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.64%) Magento
5 4 (0.64%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.32%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.16%) Lawson
7 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.16%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Office 365
2 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.25%) Internet
2 11 (1.77%) WAN
3 9 (1.45%) LAN
4 7 (1.13%) IP Telephony
5 6 (0.96%) Firewall
5 6 (0.96%) SAN
6 5 (0.80%) Intranet
6 5 (0.80%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.80%) Wireless
6 5 (0.80%) MPLS
6 5 (0.80%) Network Security
7 3 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.48%) PBX
7 3 (0.48%) DHCP
7 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.48%) DNS
7 3 (0.48%) NGN
8 2 (0.32%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.32%) 4G
8 2 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.61%) MySQL
6 9 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.48%) DTS
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.32%) Big Data
10 1 (0.16%) BODI
10 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.16%) MS Access
10 1 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.64%) Subversion
3 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.16%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.16%) Sublime Text
General
1 213 (34.24%) Finance
2 69 (11.09%) Retail
3 42 (6.75%) Banking
4 19 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.89%) Advertising
5 18 (2.89%) Marketing
6 14 (2.25%) Games
6 14 (2.25%) Legal
7 10 (1.61%) Back Office
8 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.80%) Local Government
10 3 (0.48%) Publishing
10 3 (0.48%) Law
10 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.32%) Automotive
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 309 (49.68%) Project Manager
2 123 (19.77%) Analyst
3 75 (12.06%) Business Analyst
4 55 (8.84%) IT Project Manager
5 46 (7.40%) Senior Manager
6 40 (6.43%) Senior Project Manager
7 39 (6.27%) Programme Manager
8 31 (4.98%) Systems Analyst
9 30 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 22 (3.54%) Infrastructure Manager
11 21 (3.38%) Developer
11 21 (3.38%) Senior Business Analyst
11 21 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (3.22%) Agile Project Manager
13 19 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
14 18 (2.89%) Digital Project Manager
15 17 (2.73%) Software Manager
15 17 (2.73%) Service Manager
16 15 (2.41%) Team Leader
16 15 (2.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.29%) .NET
2 22 (3.54%) HTML
3 21 (3.38%) ASP.NET
4 20 (3.22%) XML
5 18 (2.89%) CSS
5 18 (2.89%) jQuery
6 16 (2.57%) Web Services
7 11 (1.77%) Ajax
8 6 (0.96%) SOAP
8 6 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (0.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (0.64%) LINQ
9 4 (0.64%) NHibernate
9 4 (0.64%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.64%) Middleware
9 4 (0.64%) XSL
10 3 (0.48%) HTML5
10 3 (0.48%) JSON
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.34%) PMI
3 20 (3.22%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.61%) NHS
6 9 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.13%) User Experience
7 7 (1.13%) FMCG
7 7 (1.13%) Smart Meter
8 6 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.64%) CMDB
11 3 (0.48%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.48%) New Media
11 3 (0.48%) Statistics
11 3 (0.48%) Animation
12 2 (0.32%) Social Media
12 2 (0.32%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.32%) DTV
13 1 (0.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.27%) Windows
2 22 (3.54%) Linux
3 20 (3.22%) UNIX
4 6 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.96%) Windows 8
4 6 (0.96%) Android
4 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (51.13%) Project Management
2 141 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 138 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (20.58%) ITIL
5 66 (10.61%) Business Analysis
6 60 (9.65%) Change Management
7 58 (9.32%) PRINCE
8 47 (7.56%) Scrum
9 37 (5.95%) UML
9 37 (5.95%) Waterfall
10 36 (5.79%) Programme Management
11 35 (5.63%) Service Delivery
12 34 (5.47%) Time Management
13 33 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (5.31%) Mentoring
13 33 (5.31%) E-Commerce
14 30 (4.82%) Service Management
15 29 (4.66%) ERP
15 29 (4.66%) Project Planning
16 28 (4.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.07%) SQL
2 32 (5.14%) C#
3 23 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.25%) PHP
5 11 (1.77%) VB
5 11 (1.77%) VBA
6 10 (1.61%) Java
7 7 (1.13%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.96%) Uniface
8 6 (0.96%) C
8 6 (0.96%) C++
9 5 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.48%) Python
11 1 (0.16%) XAML
11 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (19.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 94 (15.11%) Degree
3 63 (10.13%) PMI Certification
4 44 (7.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 40 (6.43%) PMP
6 15 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.25%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.93%) ISEB
9 10 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.29%) CCNA
11 8 (1.29%) MCSE
11 8 (1.29%) APMP
12 5 (0.80%) MCSA
13 4 (0.64%) CCNP
13 4 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.48%) MCITP
14 3 (0.48%) MBA
15 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.18%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) SLA
3 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.64%) P3O
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.80%) vSphere
3 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.32%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.32%) vCloud
5 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) GPFS
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) SCCM
1 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 106 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.79%) Oracle
3 22 (3.54%) Cisco
4 19 (3.05%) SAP
5 15 (2.41%) VMware
6 12 (1.93%) Citrix
7 11 (1.77%) Sage
8 10 (1.61%) IBM
9 9 (1.45%) EPiServer
9 9 (1.45%) hybris
10 5 (0.80%) Epicor
10 5 (0.80%) HP
11 4 (0.64%) EMC
11 4 (0.64%) Primavera
11 4 (0.64%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.64%) Pegasus
12 3 (0.48%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.48%) Mitel
12 3 (0.48%) Brocade
12 3 (0.48%) Avaya
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cumbria
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Car + 15% Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bens+Bonus+Pen+Relocation package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago