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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 59 49
Rank change year-on-year -69 -10  
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 154 234 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.26% 4.16% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 4.71% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 123 194 263
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,975
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6144 4965 5737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.01% 88.17% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4975 4193 4673
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -52 102 £47,500 +5.55% 25
Cheshire -41 31 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Lancashire -1 9 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Merseyside -12 7 £38,500 -1.28% 2
Cumbria -6 2 £26,500 -49.52%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 190 (63.97%) Project Management
2 145 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (24.92%) Finance
4 65 (21.89%) Microsoft
5 63 (21.21%) ITIL
6 57 (19.19%) SDLC
7 56 (18.86%) PRINCE
8 53 (17.85%) PMI Certification
9 46 (15.49%) Degree
9 46 (15.49%) Waterfall
10 45 (15.15%) Scrum
11 44 (14.81%) Change Management
11 44 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 36 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (11.11%) Risk Management
13 33 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (10.77%) PMI
14 32 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
15 31 (10.44%) .NET
15 31 (10.44%) PMP
16 29 (9.76%) Retail
17 28 (9.43%) Banking
18 26 (8.75%) Service Management
18 26 (8.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 25 (8.42%) Business Analysis
20 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Project
21 22 (7.41%) SQL Server
21 22 (7.41%) Marketing
21 22 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
21 22 (7.41%) PMO

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 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.36%) JBoss
4 7 (2.36%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.02%) IIS
6 5 (1.68%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.35%) CICS
7 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.67%) Confluence
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) SAP HCM
2 5 (1.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.01%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.67%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.67%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.01%) Office 365
3 3 (1.01%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) Mavenlink
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.07%) WAN
2 20 (6.73%) Internet
3 13 (4.38%) LAN
4 8 (2.69%) VoIP
5 7 (2.36%) FTP
6 6 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.68%) Firewall
7 5 (1.68%) VLAN
8 3 (1.01%) DNS
8 3 (1.01%) Intranet
8 3 (1.01%) ISDN
8 3 (1.01%) Wireless
9 2 (0.67%) MPLS
10 1 (0.34%) Broadband
10 1 (0.34%) DMZ
10 1 (0.34%) IPsec
10 1 (0.34%) LLU
10 1 (0.34%) SAN
10 1 (0.34%) SSL
10 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.02%) DTS
2 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.35%) DB2
4 2 (0.67%) Big Data
4 2 (0.67%) MS Access
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (2.36%) ClearCase
1 7 (2.36%) Subversion
2 5 (1.68%) JIRA
2 5 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.67%) JUnit
4 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 74 (24.92%) Finance
2 29 (9.76%) Retail
3 28 (9.43%) Banking
4 22 (7.41%) Marketing
5 19 (6.40%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.71%) Legal
7 6 (2.02%) Billing
8 5 (1.68%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.35%) Games
9 4 (1.35%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 153 (51.52%) Project Manager
2 54 (18.18%) Analyst
3 34 (11.45%) IT Manager
4 27 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 21 (7.07%) Business Analyst
6 20 (6.73%) Infrastructure Manager
7 19 (6.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 15 (5.05%) Software Project Manager
9 14 (4.71%) Consultant
9 14 (4.71%) Delivery Project Manager
10 13 (4.38%) Project Analyst
10 13 (4.38%) Security Manager
10 13 (4.38%) Senior Manager
11 11 (3.70%) Developer
12 10 (3.37%) Development Manager
13 8 (2.69%) Business Manager
13 8 (2.69%) Coordinator
13 8 (2.69%) Programme Manager
13 8 (2.69%) Project Coordinator
13 8 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.44%) .NET
2 16 (5.39%) XML
3 12 (4.04%) Web Services
4 9 (3.03%) JSON
5 8 (2.69%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.69%) EJB
5 8 (2.69%) HTML
5 8 (2.69%) JSP
5 8 (2.69%) Servlets
6 7 (2.36%) Hibernate
6 7 (2.36%) J2EE
6 7 (2.36%) JMS
6 7 (2.36%) Struts
6 7 (2.36%) WCF
6 7 (2.36%) WSDL
6 7 (2.36%) XSD
6 7 (2.36%) XSLT
7 6 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.68%) Ajax
8 5 (1.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.77%) PMI
3 15 (5.05%) User Experience
4 14 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 12 (4.04%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.02%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.01%) FMCG
10 2 (0.67%) CCTV
10 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.67%) NHS
10 2 (0.67%) Robotics
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.34%) IVR
11 1 (0.34%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.04%) Windows
2 4 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.01%) Linux
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (63.97%) Project Management
2 145 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (21.21%) ITIL
4 57 (19.19%) SDLC
5 56 (18.86%) PRINCE
6 46 (15.49%) Waterfall
7 45 (15.15%) Scrum
8 44 (14.81%) Change Management
9 36 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 26 (8.75%) Service Management
12 25 (8.42%) Business Analysis
13 22 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
14 18 (6.06%) Presales
15 16 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (5.39%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (5.39%) E-Commerce
15 16 (5.39%) Programme Management
15 16 (5.39%) Software Delivery
15 16 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.06%) C#
2 17 (5.72%) SQL
3 13 (4.38%) Java
4 8 (2.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.02%) COBOL
6 4 (1.35%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) C
7 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (17.85%) PMI Certification
2 46 (15.49%) Degree
3 44 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 31 (10.44%) PMP
5 26 (8.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (4.04%) CISSP
7 11 (3.70%) CISA
8 10 (3.37%) APMP
8 10 (3.37%) ISEB
9 9 (3.03%) CISM
9 9 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (2.69%) APMG
11 7 (2.36%) CISMP
12 6 (2.02%) CRISC
12 6 (2.02%) SANS
13 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.35%) PgMP
14 4 (1.35%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.41%) PMO
2 14 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.69%) ISO 22301
4 6 (2.02%) GDPR
4 6 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.02%) QA
5 5 (1.68%) PMBOK
6 4 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.34%) COBIT
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) SCCM
2 2 (0.67%) Icinga
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) vRealize
3 1 (0.34%) Ansible
3 1 (0.34%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 65 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.40%) SAP
3 15 (5.05%) Oracle
4 9 (3.03%) VMware
5 7 (2.36%) Chordiant
6 6 (2.02%) Cisco
6 6 (2.02%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.68%) Cognos
7 5 (1.68%) IBM
7 5 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.01%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.67%) Adobe
9 2 (0.67%) Apple
9 2 (0.67%) CA
9 2 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.67%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.67%) Dell
9 2 (0.67%) EMC
9 2 (0.67%) Sun
10 1 (0.34%) Actian
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,428 to £48,514 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + £4,200 car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquila Heywood
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Code Red Associates
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AccessPay
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £63000 - £85000 per annum + car, flex working, exc pen/ hol
Posted: 8 days ago