The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.29% 7.30% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 8.67% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,875 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 150 171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.95% 84.27% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 109 137 110
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in Chester

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) EAI
2 7 (87.50%) ETL
2 7 (87.50%) FTP
2 7 (87.50%) B2B
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) SQL

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) B2B
1 7 (87.50%) EAI
1 7 (87.50%) ETL
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft