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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 32 53 73
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 386 294 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.34% 4.35% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 5.28% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 300 230 219
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +24 227 £42,500 +13.33% 32
Cheshire +4 79 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Lancashire +6 43 £35,500 -8.38% 6
Merseyside +10 22 £38,750 -13.88% 2
Cumbria -4 2 £62,500 +97.61% 1
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 370 (49.60%) Project Management
2 297 (39.81%) Finance
3 206 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (22.79%) ITIL
5 150 (20.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 129 (17.29%) Degree
7 126 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 111 (14.88%) Business Analysis
9 106 (14.21%) Microsoft
10 101 (13.54%) MS Excel
11 95 (12.73%) Banking
12 90 (12.06%) Change Management
13 87 (11.66%) MS Project
14 79 (10.59%) PMI Certification
15 76 (10.19%) Retail
16 74 (9.92%) PRINCE
17 72 (9.65%) SQL Server
18 70 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 69 (9.25%) Data Analysis
20 66 (8.85%) Windows
21 62 (8.31%) PMP
22 61 (8.18%) Scrum
23 59 (7.91%) Waterfall
24 57 (7.64%) SQL
25 52 (6.97%) Java
25 52 (6.97%) Risk Management
26 51 (6.84%) Service Management
26 51 (6.84%) SharePoint
27 50 (6.70%) Mentoring
28 48 (6.43%) Oracle

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.47%) IIS
3 9 (1.21%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.54%) Drupal
7 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.40%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.40%) Confluence
7 3 (0.40%) Lync
7 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.40%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.40%) CMS
8 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 101 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 87 (11.66%) MS Project
3 27 (3.62%) MS Office
4 16 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.67%) Sage 50
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.40%) Tridion
5 2 (0.27%) Movex
5 2 (0.27%) Maximo
5 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.80%) SaaS
3 3 (0.40%) Office 365
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.02%) Firewall
2 24 (3.22%) Wireless
3 23 (3.08%) LAN
3 23 (3.08%) WAN
4 13 (1.74%) Intranet
5 9 (1.21%) SAN
6 7 (0.94%) Network Security
7 6 (0.80%) Internet
8 5 (0.67%) SSL
9 4 (0.54%) 4G
9 4 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.40%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.40%) VPN
10 3 (0.40%) VoIP
11 2 (0.27%) 2G
11 2 (0.27%) DNS
11 2 (0.27%) DHCP
11 2 (0.27%) 3G
11 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.21%) DB2
7 8 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.94%) MySQL
8 7 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.67%) Data Mart
9 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (0.67%) DTS
10 4 (0.54%) MS Access
10 4 (0.54%) QlikView
10 4 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.40%) Big Data
11 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (2.28%) JIRA
2 7 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Selenium
4 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 297 (39.81%) Finance
2 95 (12.73%) Banking
3 76 (10.19%) Retail
4 33 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.35%) Billing
6 24 (3.22%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.68%) Retail Banking
8 16 (2.14%) Marketing
9 15 (2.01%) Back Office
10 12 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.47%) Local Government
12 10 (1.34%) Law
13 7 (0.94%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.80%) Games
15 4 (0.54%) Legal
15 4 (0.54%) Advertising
15 4 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.40%) Publishing
17 2 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 391 (52.41%) Project Manager
2 128 (17.16%) Analyst
3 104 (13.94%) IT Project Manager
4 74 (9.92%) Business Analyst
5 34 (4.56%) Programme Manager
6 33 (4.42%) Senior Manager
7 32 (4.29%) Consultant
8 31 (4.16%) Senior Project Manager
9 30 (4.02%) Delivery Manager
10 29 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 24 (3.22%) Financial Business Analyst
11 24 (3.22%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 23 (3.08%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 22 (2.95%) Developer
13 22 (2.95%) Software Manager
14 21 (2.82%) Applications Manager
15 20 (2.68%) Software Project Manager
16 18 (2.41%) Technical Manager
17 16 (2.14%) Agile Project Manager
18 15 (2.01%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.30%) .NET
2 20 (2.68%) ASP.NET
3 19 (2.55%) XML
4 17 (2.28%) Web Services
5 10 (1.34%) CSS
5 10 (1.34%) HTML
5 10 (1.34%) Grails
6 9 (1.21%) Flash
7 7 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (0.94%) J2EE
8 6 (0.80%) XSLT
9 5 (0.67%) WCF
9 5 (0.67%) WPF
9 5 (0.67%) Middleware
10 4 (0.54%) jQuery
10 4 (0.54%) Ajax
11 3 (0.40%) EDI
12 2 (0.27%) WinForms
12 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.16%) NHS
3 25 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.28%) PMI
5 16 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.34%) Replication
7 6 (0.80%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.54%) BBC
9 4 (0.54%) iDTV
9 4 (0.54%) EPoS
9 4 (0.54%) Open Source
9 4 (0.54%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.54%) Life Science
10 3 (0.40%) FMCG
11 2 (0.27%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.27%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.27%) Statistics
11 2 (0.27%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.85%) Windows
2 21 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (2.14%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.34%) Linux
4 10 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.21%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (0.94%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.80%) UNIX
8 5 (0.67%) Android
8 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (49.60%) Project Management
2 206 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (22.79%) ITIL
4 126 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (14.88%) Business Analysis
6 90 (12.06%) Change Management
7 74 (9.92%) PRINCE
8 69 (9.25%) Data Analysis
9 61 (8.18%) Scrum
10 59 (7.91%) Waterfall
11 52 (6.97%) Risk Management
12 51 (6.84%) Service Management
13 50 (6.70%) Mentoring
14 43 (5.76%) Service Delivery
15 35 (4.69%) Software Delivery
16 34 (4.56%) E-Commerce
17 32 (4.29%) People Management
18 31 (4.16%) Programme Management
18 31 (4.16%) Change Control
19 30 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 57 (7.64%) SQL
2 52 (6.97%) Java
3 28 (3.75%) C#
4 12 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.47%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.21%) COBOL
7 7 (0.94%) Ruby
7 7 (0.94%) C
7 7 (0.94%) C++
7 7 (0.94%) PHP
7 7 (0.94%) VBA
8 5 (0.67%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.54%) ActionScript
9 4 (0.54%) VB
9 4 (0.54%) Perl
10 3 (0.40%) Groovy
10 3 (0.40%) VBScript
11 2 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 150 (20.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 129 (17.29%) Degree
3 79 (10.59%) PMI Certification
4 70 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 62 (8.31%) PMP
6 34 (4.56%) Security Cleared
7 30 (4.02%) SC Cleared
8 25 (3.35%) ISEB
9 22 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (2.55%) APMP
12 15 (2.01%) CCNA
12 15 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (1.74%) MCSE
14 5 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.54%) NCDA
15 4 (0.54%) MCITP
15 4 (0.54%) MCTS
15 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.41%) SLA
1 18 (2.41%) QA
2 9 (1.21%) ISO 9000
3 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) HL7
6 2 (0.27%) GMP
6 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) COBIT
6 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.21%) vSphere
4 5 (0.67%) XenApp
5 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) vCloud
7 1 (0.13%) XenServer
7 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.34%) SCCM
2 7 (0.94%) SCOM
3 6 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.54%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.27%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 106 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.43%) Oracle
3 35 (4.69%) VMware
4 25 (3.35%) Cisco
5 13 (1.74%) NetApp
6 10 (1.34%) SAP
7 8 (1.07%) Citrix
7 8 (1.07%) Dell
7 8 (1.07%) IBM
8 6 (0.80%) HP
8 6 (0.80%) Veeam
9 5 (0.67%) Trend Micro
9 5 (0.67%) SolarWinds
9 5 (0.67%) Sage
10 4 (0.54%) McAfee
11 3 (0.40%) GUPTA
11 3 (0.40%) Symantec
11 3 (0.40%) Lotus
11 3 (0.40%) Avaya
11 3 (0.40%) BT
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