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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 42 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 342 320 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.38% 4.55% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.27% 5.50% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 261 258 301
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
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
5458 5813 6060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.82% 82.59% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4426 4643 5181
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +8 188 £41,500 -2.35% 28
Cheshire -5 78 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Lancashire +5 43 £35,000 -15.15% 3
Merseyside +6 23 £46,250 +8.82% 4
Cumbria -5 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 397 (52.10%) Project Management
2 310 (40.68%) Finance
3 199 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (24.15%) ITIL
5 156 (20.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 151 (19.82%) Degree
7 131 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 120 (15.75%) Business Analysis
9 107 (14.04%) Microsoft
9 107 (14.04%) MS Excel
10 91 (11.94%) Change Management
11 89 (11.68%) Banking
12 88 (11.55%) MS Project
13 80 (10.50%) Data Analysis
14 79 (10.37%) PMI Certification
15 76 (9.97%) Retail
16 73 (9.58%) SDLC
17 68 (8.92%) PRINCE
18 67 (8.79%) Risk Management
19 66 (8.66%) PMP
20 62 (8.14%) SQL Server
20 62 (8.14%) Scrum
21 60 (7.87%) Service Management
22 59 (7.74%) Waterfall
23 57 (7.48%) SQL
24 56 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
25 54 (7.09%) Windows
26 52 (6.82%) Service Delivery
27 49 (6.43%) Oracle
27 49 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 47 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.52%) IIS
3 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (0.52%) Drupal
4 3 (0.39%) Confluence
4 3 (0.39%) CMS
4 3 (0.39%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.26%) Lync
6 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 107 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 88 (11.55%) MS Project
3 35 (4.59%) MS Office
4 19 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.66%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.39%) Tridion
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.26%) Movex
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.13%) Maximo
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.66%) SaaS
3 3 (0.39%) Office 365
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.26%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.28%) Firewall
2 24 (3.15%) Wireless
3 19 (2.49%) WAN
4 17 (2.23%) LAN
5 14 (1.84%) Intranet
6 13 (1.71%) Internet
7 9 (1.18%) SAN
8 7 (0.92%) Network Security
9 5 (0.66%) 4G
10 4 (0.52%) NAS
11 3 (0.39%) LTE
11 3 (0.39%) 2G
11 3 (0.39%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.39%) 3G
11 3 (0.39%) VoIP
12 2 (0.26%) DHCP
12 2 (0.26%) DNS
12 2 (0.26%) SSL
12 2 (0.26%) VLAN
12 2 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.44%) DB2
7 10 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.92%) MySQL
11 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.66%) Data Mart
11 5 (0.66%) DTS
12 4 (0.52%) MS Access
12 4 (0.52%) QlikView
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.26%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 16 (2.10%) JIRA
2 8 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 310 (40.68%) Finance
2 89 (11.68%) Banking
3 76 (9.97%) Retail
4 38 (4.99%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 24 (3.15%) Billing
7 23 (3.02%) Retail Banking
8 20 (2.62%) Marketing
9 16 (2.10%) Law
10 13 (1.71%) Legal
10 13 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.18%) Local Government
12 7 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.66%) Back Office
14 4 (0.52%) Publishing
14 4 (0.52%) Games
14 4 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.26%) Electronics
16 2 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 369 (48.43%) Project Manager
2 154 (20.21%) Analyst
3 90 (11.81%) IT Project Manager
4 86 (11.29%) Business Analyst
5 41 (5.38%) Consultant
6 38 (4.99%) Programme Manager
7 32 (4.20%) Financial Business Analyst
7 32 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 32 (4.20%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 30 (3.94%) Senior Manager
9 28 (3.67%) Senior Project Manager
10 24 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (2.76%) Developer
12 20 (2.62%) Technical Manager
13 17 (2.23%) Software Manager
14 16 (2.10%) Agile Project Manager
14 16 (2.10%) Architect
15 15 (1.97%) Junior
15 15 (1.97%) Technical Project Manager
15 15 (1.97%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.64%) .NET
2 22 (2.89%) XML
3 20 (2.62%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.44%) CSS
4 11 (1.44%) Web Services
4 11 (1.44%) HTML
5 9 (1.18%) WCF
5 9 (1.18%) WPF
6 7 (0.92%) J2EE
7 6 (0.79%) XSLT
7 6 (0.79%) Flash
7 6 (0.79%) Grails
7 6 (0.79%) WinForms
8 5 (0.66%) Middleware
9 4 (0.52%) jQuery
9 4 (0.52%) Ajax
10 3 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.39%) SAP Basis
10 3 (0.39%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.46%) NHS
2 33 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.49%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.71%) PMI
7 10 (1.31%) Replication
7 10 (1.31%) Freedom of Information
8 8 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.05%) Life Science
9 6 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.66%) iDTV
10 5 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.66%) BBC
11 4 (0.52%) EPoS
12 3 (0.39%) GIS
12 3 (0.39%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.39%) FMCG
12 3 (0.39%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.09%) Windows
2 12 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (1.44%) Windows 7
3 11 (1.44%) Linux
4 8 (1.05%) UNIX
5 7 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (0.79%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.66%) Android
7 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.52%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.39%) AIX
10 1 (0.13%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (52.10%) Project Management
2 199 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (24.15%) ITIL
4 131 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 120 (15.75%) Business Analysis
6 91 (11.94%) Change Management
7 80 (10.50%) Data Analysis
8 73 (9.58%) SDLC
9 68 (8.92%) PRINCE
10 67 (8.79%) Risk Management
11 62 (8.14%) Scrum
12 60 (7.87%) Service Management
13 59 (7.74%) Waterfall
14 56 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 52 (6.82%) Service Delivery
16 47 (6.17%) Programme Management
17 44 (5.77%) Mentoring
18 39 (5.12%) E-Commerce
19 36 (4.72%) ERP
20 29 (3.81%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 57 (7.48%) SQL
2 45 (5.91%) Java
3 28 (3.67%) C#
4 15 (1.97%) T-SQL
5 12 (1.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.18%) C
7 8 (1.05%) C++
7 8 (1.05%) COBOL
7 8 (1.05%) VBA
8 7 (0.92%) PHP
9 5 (0.66%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.52%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.52%) VB
10 4 (0.52%) Perl
11 3 (0.39%) VBScript
11 3 (0.39%) Ruby
11 3 (0.39%) Groovy
12 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 156 (20.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 151 (19.82%) Degree
3 79 (10.37%) PMI Certification
4 66 (8.66%) PMP
5 49 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 31 (4.07%) ISEB
7 24 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.62%) CCNA
9 19 (2.49%) APMP
10 16 (2.10%) Security Cleared
11 14 (1.84%) MCSE
12 12 (1.57%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.92%) CCENT
14 6 (0.79%) MCPD
14 6 (0.79%) MCSD
15 5 (0.66%) MCP
16 4 (0.52%) MBA
16 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.36%) SLA
2 17 (2.23%) QA
3 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.79%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.66%) COBIT
6 3 (0.39%) HL7
7 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.26%) GMP
System Software
1 14 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.66%) XenApp
4 4 (0.52%) vSphere
5 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.52%) SCCM
3 2 (0.26%) SCOM
3 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 107 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.43%) Oracle
3 30 (3.94%) VMware
4 25 (3.28%) Cisco
5 13 (1.71%) SAP
6 8 (1.05%) IBM
7 7 (0.92%) Citrix
7 7 (0.92%) NetApp
8 6 (0.79%) HP
8 6 (0.79%) Veeam
9 5 (0.66%) SolarWinds
9 5 (0.66%) Trend Micro
9 5 (0.66%) Dell
9 5 (0.66%) Sage
9 5 (0.66%) BT
10 4 (0.52%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.52%) Teradata
11 3 (0.39%) GUPTA
12 2 (0.26%) Computacenter
12 2 (0.26%) AppSense
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Structured Project Resources
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago