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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 48 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 383 249 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.15% 3.59% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 4.45% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 327 193 254
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,944
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
6226 5591 5958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.75% 80.70% 79.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5352 4693 5216
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 £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +9 211 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Cheshire +33 105 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Merseyside +31 31 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Lancashire -1 27 £35,000 - 6
Cumbria +4 5 - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 358 (51.00%) Project Management
2 253 (36.04%) Finance
3 174 (24.79%) ITIL
4 173 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 162 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (19.37%) MS Project
7 127 (18.09%) MS Excel
8 125 (17.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 118 (16.81%) Microsoft
10 109 (15.53%) Degree
11 85 (12.11%) Retail
12 70 (9.97%) PRINCE
13 69 (9.83%) Change Management
14 65 (9.26%) PMI Certification
15 63 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 62 (8.83%) Banking
17 57 (8.12%) Scrum
18 53 (7.55%) Business Analysis
19 50 (7.12%) .NET
19 50 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (6.84%) Project Planning
21 47 (6.70%) Service Delivery
22 46 (6.55%) Waterfall
23 45 (6.41%) Programme Management
23 45 (6.41%) MS Office
23 45 (6.41%) SharePoint
24 43 (6.13%) PMP
24 43 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
25 40 (5.70%) Service Management
26 39 (5.56%) Windows

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 45 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.42%) MS Project Server
5 7 (1.00%) CMS
6 6 (0.85%) IIS
7 5 (0.71%) Lync
8 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.28%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 136 (19.37%) MS Project
2 127 (18.09%) MS Excel
3 45 (6.41%) MS Office
4 17 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.71%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.42%) Tridion
4 6 (0.85%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.14%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) SaaS
1 5 (0.71%) Office 365
2 2 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.85%) LAN
2 18 (2.56%) Intranet
3 17 (2.42%) WAN
4 11 (1.57%) Internet
5 8 (1.14%) Firewall
5 8 (1.14%) Wireless
6 6 (0.85%) IP Telephony
7 5 (0.71%) SSL
7 5 (0.71%) VoIP
8 4 (0.57%) VPN
8 4 (0.57%) Network Security
9 3 (0.43%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.43%) SAN
10 2 (0.28%) IPsec
10 2 (0.28%) TETRA
10 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.28%) Broadband
10 2 (0.28%) PBX
10 2 (0.28%) 4G
10 2 (0.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.43%) MySQL
7 3 (0.43%) MS Access
7 3 (0.43%) DB2
8 2 (0.28%) DTS
8 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.14%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) BODI
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.14%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
3 1 (0.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.14%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 253 (36.04%) Finance
2 85 (12.11%) Retail
3 62 (8.83%) Banking
4 30 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.56%) Marketing
6 16 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.28%) Advertising
7 15 (2.14%) Back Office
7 15 (2.14%) Legal
8 6 (0.85%) Law
9 5 (0.71%) Games
9 5 (0.71%) Local Government
10 4 (0.57%) Billing
10 4 (0.57%) Automotive
11 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 395 (56.27%) Project Manager
2 103 (14.67%) Analyst
3 84 (11.97%) IT Project Manager
4 69 (9.83%) Senior Manager
5 60 (8.55%) Business Analyst
6 58 (8.26%) Senior Project Manager
7 51 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 36 (5.13%) Programme Manager
9 28 (3.99%) Software Manager
10 27 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
10 27 (3.85%) Senior IT Project Manager
11 24 (3.42%) Consultant
11 24 (3.42%) Infrastructure Manager
11 24 (3.42%) Software Project Manager
12 20 (2.85%) Digital Project Manager
13 19 (2.71%) Delivery Manager
13 19 (2.71%) Junior
13 19 (2.71%) Senior Business Analyst
13 19 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (2.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.12%) .NET
2 15 (2.14%) XML
3 13 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 12 (1.71%) Web Services
4 12 (1.71%) jQuery
5 10 (1.42%) CSS
5 10 (1.42%) HTML
6 8 (1.14%) Ajax
7 7 (1.00%) Middleware
8 6 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.43%) SOAP
10 3 (0.43%) JSP
11 2 (0.28%) Servlets
11 2 (0.28%) EJB
11 2 (0.28%) J2EE
11 2 (0.28%) RESTful
11 2 (0.28%) JSON
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.85%) PMI
3 14 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.57%) User Experience
5 9 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.28%) NHS
5 9 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.28%) FMCG
6 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.43%) CMDB
8 3 (0.43%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.43%) Statistics
8 3 (0.43%) New Media
9 2 (0.28%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.28%) Social Media
9 2 (0.28%) DTV
10 1 (0.14%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.14%) Replication
10 1 (0.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.56%) Windows
2 21 (2.99%) UNIX
3 16 (2.28%) Linux
4 7 (1.00%) Android
4 7 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (51.00%) Project Management
2 174 (24.79%) ITIL
3 173 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (9.97%) PRINCE
6 69 (9.83%) Change Management
7 57 (8.12%) Scrum
8 53 (7.55%) Business Analysis
9 48 (6.84%) Project Planning
10 47 (6.70%) Service Delivery
11 46 (6.55%) Waterfall
12 45 (6.41%) Programme Management
13 43 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (5.70%) Service Management
15 38 (5.41%) Mentoring
16 34 (4.84%) Time Management
17 33 (4.70%) Risk Management
18 31 (4.42%) E-Commerce
19 30 (4.27%) UML
20 29 (4.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (5.56%) SQL
2 22 (3.13%) C#
3 18 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.42%) Java
5 10 (1.42%) PHP
6 8 (1.14%) VB
6 8 (1.14%) VBA
7 7 (1.00%) C
8 6 (0.85%) C++
8 6 (0.85%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.85%) Uniface
9 3 (0.43%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (17.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 109 (15.53%) Degree
3 65 (9.26%) PMI Certification
4 63 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 43 (6.13%) PMP
6 26 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 22 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.42%) ISEB
9 16 (2.28%) APMP
10 14 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.71%) CCNA
11 12 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.28%) CISSP
12 9 (1.28%) CISA
13 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.71%) CCNP
14 5 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.43%) ICAEW
15 3 (0.43%) ACCA
15 3 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.99%) QA
2 12 (1.71%) SLA
3 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.43%) P3O
4 3 (0.43%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.57%) vSphere
3 2 (0.28%) vCloud
3 2 (0.28%) MetaFrame
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) SCCM
1 2 (0.28%) SCOM
1 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 118 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.85%) Oracle
3 24 (3.42%) SAP
4 20 (2.85%) Cisco
5 10 (1.42%) VMware
5 10 (1.42%) EPiServer
5 10 (1.42%) hybris
6 7 (1.00%) IBM
7 6 (0.85%) Citrix
7 6 (0.85%) Sage
7 6 (0.85%) Primavera
8 5 (0.71%) Hyperion
8 5 (0.71%) Fujitsu
8 5 (0.71%) HP
8 5 (0.71%) NetApp
9 4 (0.57%) Dell
9 4 (0.57%) ION Trading
9 4 (0.57%) Juniper
10 3 (0.43%) Symantec
10 3 (0.43%) Google
Runcorn, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum £38K to £45K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
IDH Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
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MPP Global Solutions LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago