Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 99 53
Rank change year-on-year +22 -46 +3
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 94 66 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.22% 2.42% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.69% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 50 34 76
Cheshire median annual salary £49,250 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +7.06% -
10th Percentile £32,375 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £53,375 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,722 2,453 1,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.28% 89.95% 88.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,025 1,853 1,643
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,501 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +32 57 £50,000 - 1
Warrington +1 17 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Wilmslow +3 10 £35,000 +27.27%
Sandbach +8 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £62,500 -
PRINCE2
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 62 (65.96%) Project Management
2 48 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.49%) Banking
4 37 (39.36%) Risk Management
4 37 (39.36%) Finance
5 32 (34.04%) Law
5 32 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (32.98%) Change Management
7 28 (29.79%) Waterfall
8 27 (28.72%) SDLC
9 26 (27.66%) Wealth Management
10 25 (26.60%) ITIL
11 24 (25.53%) Investment Banking
12 22 (23.40%) PMI
12 22 (23.40%) PMI Certification
13 21 (22.34%) Scrum
14 19 (20.21%) Service Management
15 17 (18.09%) Java
16 16 (17.02%) SQL
16 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
16 16 (17.02%) Change Control
17 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (15.96%) GDPR
17 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
18 12 (12.77%) Presales
18 12 (12.77%) Line Management
18 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
18 12 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
19 11 (11.70%) Office 365
19 11 (11.70%) PMO

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 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) Firewall
2 10 (10.64%) VPN
3 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) PBX
4 1 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.06%) VoIP
4 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) Big Data
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 39 (41.49%) Banking
2 37 (39.36%) Finance
3 32 (34.04%) Law
4 24 (25.53%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Marketing
6 5 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (5.32%) Retail
7 4 (4.26%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (1.06%) Local Government
8 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (39.36%) Project Manager
2 20 (21.28%) Technical Manager
3 17 (18.09%) Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) IT Manager
4 14 (14.89%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (13.83%) Technical Project Manager
6 12 (12.77%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (11.70%) Project Analyst
8 9 (9.57%) IT Analyst
8 9 (9.57%) Release Manager
9 8 (8.51%) IT Technical Manager
9 8 (8.51%) Transition Manager
10 7 (7.45%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
11 6 (6.38%) PMO Manager
12 5 (5.32%) Data Analytics Manager
12 5 (5.32%) Junior Analyst
12 5 (5.32%) Junior Technical Analyst
12 5 (5.32%) Software Manager
12 5 (5.32%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) Spring
3 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) PMI
2 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.64%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Fintech
7 1 (1.06%) Life Science
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Android
1 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (65.96%) Project Management
2 48 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (39.36%) Risk Management
4 32 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (32.98%) Change Management
6 28 (29.79%) Waterfall
7 27 (28.72%) SDLC
8 26 (27.66%) Wealth Management
9 25 (26.60%) ITIL
10 21 (22.34%) Scrum
11 19 (20.21%) Service Management
12 16 (17.02%) Change Control
13 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
14 12 (12.77%) Line Management
14 12 (12.77%) Presales
14 12 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
15 11 (11.70%) PRINCE
15 11 (11.70%) Project Planning
15 11 (11.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) Java
2 16 (17.02%) SQL
3 7 (7.45%) C++
4 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) PMI Certification
2 11 (11.70%) PMP
3 8 (8.51%) ISEB
3 8 (8.51%) ISEB Practitioner
3 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (7.45%) APMP
4 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (6.38%) CIMA
6 4 (4.26%) PhD
7 2 (2.13%) APMG
7 2 (2.13%) Degree
7 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.06%) CCNP
8 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.06%) MBA
8 1 (1.06%) PgMP
8 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.96%) GDPR
2 11 (11.70%) PMO
3 9 (9.57%) QA
4 5 (5.32%) PSD2
5 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (2.13%) PMBOK
8 1 (1.06%) P3O
8 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) vSphere
2 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.06%) SCOM
1 1 (1.06%) SmoothWall
1 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) Cisco
4 4 (4.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.13%) McAfee
5 2 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) arcserve
6 1 (1.06%) Avaya
6 1 (1.06%) Capita
6 1 (1.06%) Citrix
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) IBM
6 1 (1.06%) Mitel
6 1 (1.06%) Planview
6 1 (1.06%) Synology