Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 103 82
Rank change year-on-year +19 -21 -35
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 101 45 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.28% 1.98% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.27% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 84
Cheshire median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +14.46% -7.78%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £16,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £56,750
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 2732 1984 2834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.82% 87.44% 88.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2059 1678 2397
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -6 37 £37,500 -50.00% 2
Warrington -1 21 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Chester +1 15 £43,750 +16.67%
Runcorn -3 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Wilmslow +13 2 £27,500 -57.69% 1
Ellesmere Port 0 1 - -
Crewe -1 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 81 (80.20%) Project Management
2 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (46.53%) Finance
4 42 (41.58%) PMI Certification
5 39 (38.61%) PMI
6 36 (35.64%) Waterfall
7 35 (34.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (32.67%) PRINCE
9 31 (30.69%) Banking
10 30 (29.70%) SDLC
11 27 (26.73%) Information Security
12 26 (25.74%) Service Management
12 26 (25.74%) ITIL
13 24 (23.76%) Risk Management
13 24 (23.76%) Scrum
14 21 (20.79%) Change Control
15 20 (19.80%) CMMI
15 20 (19.80%) RUP
16 19 (18.81%) Investment Banking
16 19 (18.81%) Wealth Management
17 18 (17.82%) Law
17 18 (17.82%) PMP
18 16 (15.84%) Line Management
19 14 (13.86%) Programme Management
20 13 (12.87%) Agile Project Management
20 13 (12.87%) IT Strategy
21 12 (11.88%) Resource Management
21 12 (11.88%) Business Analysis
22 11 (10.89%) Programme Delivery
22 11 (10.89%) Mentoring

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 8 (7.92%) CICS
2 7 (6.93%) JBoss
2 7 (6.93%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.93%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.99%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) LAN
1 3 (2.97%) WAN
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.98%) PBX
2 2 (1.98%) VoIP
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) NAS
3 1 (0.99%) SAN
3 1 (0.99%) VLAN
3 1 (0.99%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) DB2
2 3 (2.97%) MS Access
3 1 (0.99%) GIS
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) ClearCase
1 7 (6.93%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 47 (46.53%) Finance
2 31 (30.69%) Banking
3 19 (18.81%) Investment Banking
4 18 (17.82%) Law
5 9 (8.91%) Retail
6 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.95%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.96%) Games
8 4 (3.96%) Legal
9 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Project Manager
2 8 (7.92%) Senior Manager
2 8 (7.92%) Team Leader
3 7 (6.93%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (6.93%) Release Manager
3 7 (6.93%) Senior Project Manager
3 7 (6.93%) Service Manager
4 6 (5.94%) Consultant
4 6 (5.94%) Programme Manager
4 6 (5.94%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) IT Manager
5 5 (4.95%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (4.95%) Solutions Consultant
6 4 (3.96%) Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (3.96%) Information Officer
6 4 (3.96%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (3.96%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) J2EE
2 7 (6.93%) EJB
2 7 (6.93%) Hibernate
2 7 (6.93%) JMS
2 7 (6.93%) JSP
2 7 (6.93%) Servlets
2 7 (6.93%) Struts
2 7 (6.93%) Web Services
2 7 (6.93%) WSDL
2 7 (6.93%) XML
2 7 (6.93%) XSD
3 1 (0.99%) .NET
3 1 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (38.61%) PMI
2 9 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.92%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.94%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.99%) AS400
7 1 (0.99%) Fintech
7 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Android
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (80.20%) Project Management
2 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (35.64%) Waterfall
4 35 (34.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (32.67%) PRINCE
6 30 (29.70%) SDLC
7 27 (26.73%) Information Security
8 26 (25.74%) ITIL
8 26 (25.74%) Service Management
9 24 (23.76%) Risk Management
9 24 (23.76%) Scrum
10 21 (20.79%) Change Control
11 20 (19.80%) CMMI
11 20 (19.80%) RUP
12 19 (18.81%) Wealth Management
13 16 (15.84%) Line Management
14 14 (13.86%) Programme Management
15 13 (12.87%) Agile Project Management
15 13 (12.87%) IT Strategy
16 12 (11.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) Java
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) COBOL
2 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.93%) Assembly Language
4 3 (2.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (41.58%) PMI Certification
2 18 (17.82%) PMP
3 10 (9.90%) APMG
4 8 (7.92%) Degree
5 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (4.95%) APMP
6 5 (4.95%) CISSP
7 4 (3.96%) CISM
7 4 (3.96%) PgMP
8 2 (1.98%) MCITP
8 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.99%) CISA
9 1 (0.99%) ISEB
9 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.99%) MCP
9 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) PMBOK
2 6 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.96%) GDPR
3 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.96%) PMO
4 3 (2.97%) QA
5 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) Chordiant
3 5 (4.95%) JDA
3 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) RedPrairie
4 4 (3.96%) Google
5 3 (2.97%) Cisco
5 3 (2.97%) Mitel
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 1 (0.99%) HP
7 1 (0.99%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) McAfee
7 1 (0.99%) Sage
7 1 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) Sun
7 1 (0.99%) WatchGuard