Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 108 72
Rank change year-on-year +18 -36 -22
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 103 28 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.04% 1.31% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.49% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 80
Cheshire median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +19.05% -6.67%
10th Percentile £40,000 £30,250 £32,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £60,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -5.56%

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,034 1,883 2,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 89.58% 87.83% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,250 1,523 2,126
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cheshire.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in Cheshire

PRINCE2
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +5 53 £82,500 +106.25% 7
Chester -2 13 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Warrington -7 4 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Runcorn -6 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Wilmslow +18 2 - - 1
Sandbach - 2 - -
Crewe - 2 £65,198 -
Ellesmere Port +9 1 - -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 79 (76.70%) Project Management
2 64 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (56.31%) Finance
4 45 (43.69%) Banking
5 44 (42.72%) Risk Management
6 42 (40.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (40.78%) PMI Certification
7 39 (37.86%) PMI
8 37 (35.92%) Waterfall
9 36 (34.95%) PRINCE
10 35 (33.98%) Investment Banking
10 35 (33.98%) Wealth Management
11 32 (31.07%) SDLC
12 30 (29.13%) Law
13 28 (27.18%) Information Security
14 26 (25.24%) Change Control
15 25 (24.27%) Change Management
16 24 (23.30%) Programme Management
16 24 (23.30%) ITIL
17 23 (22.33%) Scrum
17 23 (22.33%) Service Management
18 18 (17.48%) Line Management
19 16 (15.53%) Degree
19 16 (15.53%) CMMI
19 16 (15.53%) RUP
20 15 (14.56%) PMP
20 15 (14.56%) Release Management
21 12 (11.65%) Configuration Management
21 12 (11.65%) Legal
22 11 (10.68%) QA

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.88%) CICS
1 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.94%) JBoss
2 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) LAN
1 4 (3.88%) WAN
2 2 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.94%) PBX
2 2 (1.94%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.94%) SAN
2 2 (1.94%) VoIP
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) DB2
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) GIS
3 1 (0.97%) IMS/DB
3 1 (0.97%) MS Access
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.97%) JUnit
2 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (56.31%) Finance
2 45 (43.69%) Banking
3 35 (33.98%) Investment Banking
4 30 (29.13%) Law
5 12 (11.65%) Legal
6 4 (3.88%) Games
7 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.94%) Local Government
8 2 (1.94%) Marketing
8 2 (1.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Project Manager
2 12 (11.65%) Technical Manager
3 10 (9.71%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (8.74%) Release Manager
5 8 (7.77%) IT Manager
5 8 (7.77%) Team Leader
6 7 (6.80%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (6.80%) Programme Manager
6 7 (6.80%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (4.85%) Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Change Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Information Officer
9 4 (3.88%) Information Security Officer
9 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Security Officer
10 3 (2.91%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) J2EE
2 2 (1.94%) EJB
2 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.94%) JMS
2 2 (1.94%) JSP
2 2 (1.94%) Servlets
2 2 (1.94%) Struts
2 2 (1.94%) Web Services
2 2 (1.94%) WSDL
2 2 (1.94%) XML
2 2 (1.94%) XSD
3 1 (0.97%) .NET
3 1 (0.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.86%) PMI
2 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.88%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) CCTV
5 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.97%) AS400
6 1 (0.97%) Fintech
6 1 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.97%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Android
2 6 (5.83%) Windows
3 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (76.70%) Project Management
2 64 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (42.72%) Risk Management
4 42 (40.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (35.92%) Waterfall
6 36 (34.95%) PRINCE
7 35 (33.98%) Wealth Management
8 32 (31.07%) SDLC
9 28 (27.18%) Information Security
10 26 (25.24%) Change Control
11 25 (24.27%) Change Management
12 24 (23.30%) ITIL
12 24 (23.30%) Programme Management
13 23 (22.33%) Scrum
13 23 (22.33%) Service Management
14 18 (17.48%) Line Management
15 16 (15.53%) CMMI
15 16 (15.53%) RUP
16 15 (14.56%) Release Management
17 12 (11.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.80%) Java
2 5 (4.85%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) COBOL
4 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.94%) Assembly Language
5 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (40.78%) PMI Certification
2 16 (15.53%) Degree
3 15 (14.56%) PMP
4 8 (7.77%) APMG
4 8 (7.77%) MBA
5 5 (4.85%) CISSP
5 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.88%) CISM
6 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.94%) CIMA
7 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.94%) MCITP
7 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.94%) MCSE
7 2 (1.94%) PgMP
7 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.97%) CISA
8 1 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.97%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.68%) QA
2 10 (9.71%) PMO
3 8 (7.77%) PMBOK
4 6 (5.83%) GDPR
5 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.94%) vSphere
3 2 (1.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (1.94%) SCOM
1 2 (1.94%) SmoothWall
1 2 (1.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) VMware
3 4 (3.88%) Citrix
3 4 (3.88%) Google
3 4 (3.88%) IBM
4 3 (2.91%) McAfee
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle
5 2 (1.94%) Avaya
5 2 (1.94%) Chordiant
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.94%) Mitel
6 1 (0.97%) HP
6 1 (0.97%) JDA
6 1 (0.97%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.97%) Sun