Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 76 49
Rank change year-on-year -43 -27 +6
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 358 451 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.69% 3.60% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 4.01% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 255 359 563
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,750 £62,050
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11955 11235 11504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.92% 89.78% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9506 9368 9511
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in the North West

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the North West

PRINCE2
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the North West 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
Manchester -33 196 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Cheshire +19 101 £46,000 -3.16% 8
Lancashire -5 34 £35,750 -7.14% 1
Merseyside -33 27 £37,250 -15.34% 3
PRINCE2
England

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 North West region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 244 (68.16%) Project Management
2 184 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (32.12%) Finance
4 94 (26.26%) ITIL
5 84 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (22.63%) PMI Certification
7 71 (19.83%) Waterfall
8 64 (17.88%) SDLC
9 62 (17.32%) PRINCE
10 58 (16.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 58 (16.20%) Scrum
11 56 (15.64%) Risk Management
11 56 (15.64%) Microsoft
12 55 (15.36%) Degree
13 53 (14.80%) PMI
14 49 (13.69%) PMP
14 49 (13.69%) Service Management
15 46 (12.85%) Banking
16 35 (9.78%) Change Management
17 34 (9.50%) Change Control
18 33 (9.22%) Microsoft Project
18 33 (9.22%) Information Security
19 31 (8.66%) Business Analysis
20 30 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
21 29 (8.10%) People Management
22 27 (7.54%) RUP
23 26 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 25 (6.98%) SQL Server
24 25 (6.98%) CMMI
25 24 (6.70%) Retail

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.07%) JBoss
2 11 (3.07%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.07%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.51%) CICS
4 7 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (9.22%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.68%) Chatbot
5 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.68%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (1.68%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.68%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.12%) Office 365
4 2 (0.56%) Mavenlink
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Force.com
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.75%) WAN
2 11 (3.07%) Internet
3 10 (2.79%) LAN
4 9 (2.51%) VoIP
5 5 (1.40%) VLAN
6 4 (1.12%) DNS
6 4 (1.12%) Firewall
6 4 (1.12%) SMS
6 4 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.84%) 3G
7 3 (0.84%) 4G
7 3 (0.84%) ISDN
7 3 (0.84%) Network Security
7 3 (0.84%) SAN
7 3 (0.84%) Wireless
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.56%) HTTP
8 2 (0.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.51%) DB2
3 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.84%) MS Access
5 2 (0.56%) Big Data
5 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) GIS
6 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.07%) ClearCase
1 11 (3.07%) Subversion
2 4 (1.12%) JIRA
3 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Gradle
4 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.28%) JUnit
4 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 115 (32.12%) Finance
2 46 (12.85%) Banking
3 24 (6.70%) Retail
4 23 (6.42%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.59%) Law
6 19 (5.31%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.51%) Marketing
8 8 (2.23%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.23%) Games
9 7 (1.96%) Legal
9 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.68%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.40%) Billing
12 3 (0.84%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.28%) French Language
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 174 (48.60%) Project Manager
2 43 (12.01%) Analyst
3 34 (9.50%) IT Manager
4 28 (7.82%) IT Project Manager
5 25 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.87%) Consultant
7 19 (5.31%) Senior Manager
8 14 (3.91%) Senior Project Manager
8 14 (3.91%) Software Project Manager
9 13 (3.63%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.07%) Development Manager
10 11 (3.07%) Digital Project Manager
11 10 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (2.79%) ITIL Service Analyst
11 10 (2.79%) Service Analyst
11 10 (2.79%) Service Manager
11 10 (2.79%) Team Leader
12 9 (2.51%) Technical Manager
13 8 (2.23%) Delivery Project Manager
13 8 (2.23%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.75%) .NET
2 14 (3.91%) Web Services
3 13 (3.63%) XML
4 12 (3.35%) EJB
4 12 (3.35%) Hibernate
4 12 (3.35%) J2EE
4 12 (3.35%) JSP
4 12 (3.35%) Servlets
5 11 (3.07%) JMS
5 11 (3.07%) Struts
5 11 (3.07%) WSDL
5 11 (3.07%) XSD
6 10 (2.79%) HTML
7 8 (2.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.84%) CSS
8 3 (0.84%) Node.js
9 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.56%) jQuery
10 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.80%) PMI
2 30 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.42%) Data Centre
4 18 (5.03%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.40%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.40%) NHS
8 5 (1.40%) User Experience
9 4 (1.12%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.84%) CCTV
10 3 (0.84%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (0.84%) Contactless
10 3 (0.84%) Handset
10 3 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.56%) iPad
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.03%) Windows
2 8 (2.23%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.12%) Android
3 4 (1.12%) Linux
3 4 (1.12%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.84%) VMS
4 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (68.16%) Project Management
2 184 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (26.26%) ITIL
4 84 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (19.83%) Waterfall
6 64 (17.88%) SDLC
7 62 (17.32%) PRINCE
8 58 (16.20%) Scrum
9 56 (15.64%) Risk Management
10 49 (13.69%) Service Management
11 35 (9.78%) Change Management
12 34 (9.50%) Change Control
13 33 (9.22%) Information Security
14 31 (8.66%) Business Analysis
15 29 (8.10%) People Management
16 27 (7.54%) RUP
17 25 (6.98%) CMMI
18 24 (6.70%) Mentoring
18 24 (6.70%) Wealth Management
19 21 (5.87%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.70%) SQL
2 16 (4.47%) Java
3 14 (3.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.51%) COBOL
5 8 (2.23%) Assembly Language
6 4 (1.12%) C#
7 3 (0.84%) VBA
8 2 (0.56%) C
8 2 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (22.63%) PMI Certification
2 58 (16.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 55 (15.36%) Degree
4 49 (13.69%) PMP
5 26 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (3.63%) CISSP
9 12 (3.35%) APMG
10 11 (3.07%) ISEB
10 11 (3.07%) Master's Degree
10 11 (3.07%) MCPD
10 11 (3.07%) MCSD
11 10 (2.79%) CISM
12 9 (2.51%) APMP
13 7 (1.96%) CISA
13 7 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (1.12%) CISMP
15 4 (1.12%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.87%) PMO
2 18 (5.03%) GDPR
3 14 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (3.63%) QA
5 10 (2.79%) PMBOK
6 8 (2.23%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.68%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.68%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.84%) P3O
8 3 (0.84%) SLA
9 2 (0.56%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) XenApp
4 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Ansible
1 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 56 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.70%) Oracle
3 20 (5.59%) SAP
4 11 (3.07%) Chordiant
5 9 (2.51%) VMware
6 8 (2.23%) Citrix
6 8 (2.23%) JDA
7 7 (1.96%) Cognizant
7 7 (1.96%) RedPrairie
7 7 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.68%) Adobe
9 5 (1.40%) Capita
9 5 (1.40%) Cisco
9 5 (1.40%) Google
10 4 (1.12%) HP
10 4 (1.12%) Mitel
10 4 (1.12%) Siebel
11 2 (0.56%) IBM
12 1 (0.28%) Novell
12 1 (0.28%) Sun