Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 128 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -63 -13
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 303 321 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.55% 2.48% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.72% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 233 234 397
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 10,813 11,809 10,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.00% 91.13% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8,688 9,413 8,990
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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
Manchester -1 181 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Cheshire +4 73 £50,000 +8.11% 1
Merseyside +30 21 £50,000 +16.28% 4
Lancashire +5 17 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Cumbria +12 7 £50,000 +88.68%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North West region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 185 (61.06%) Project Management
2 137 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (26.73%) Finance
4 80 (26.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (24.09%) Waterfall
6 68 (22.44%) ITIL
7 58 (19.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 53 (17.49%) SDLC
9 51 (16.83%) Change Management
10 50 (16.50%) Risk Management
11 43 (14.19%) Microsoft
11 43 (14.19%) Presales
12 40 (13.20%) PMP
12 40 (13.20%) Banking
13 37 (12.21%) PRINCE
13 37 (12.21%) Software Delivery
13 37 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (11.88%) Degree
15 35 (11.55%) Scrum
15 35 (11.55%) PMI Certification
15 35 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (10.56%) Microsoft Project
17 30 (9.90%) Retail
18 29 (9.57%) Coaching
19 28 (9.24%) PMO
19 28 (9.24%) Active Directory
20 27 (8.91%) Java
21 26 (8.58%) SQL
21 26 (8.58%) Business Analysis
21 26 (8.58%) Change Control

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 10 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.98%) Alfresco
3 4 (1.32%) IIS
3 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.66%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (10.56%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.32%) SAP PP
2 4 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.32%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.99%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.60%) Office 365
2 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.65%) IaaS
4 5 (1.65%) PaaS
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.28%) LAN
1 16 (5.28%) WAN
2 14 (4.62%) Firewall
3 10 (3.30%) VPN
4 9 (2.97%) VoIP
5 8 (2.64%) DHCP
5 8 (2.64%) DNS
6 6 (1.98%) Internet
6 6 (1.98%) Network Security
7 5 (1.65%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.32%) SAN
8 4 (1.32%) Skype
8 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.32%) VLAN
9 3 (0.99%) Broadband
9 3 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.66%) PSTN
11 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.30%) Big Data
2 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.33%) EDMS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (2.97%) JIRA
2 6 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.99%) Selenium
3 3 (0.99%) Xcode
4 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.33%) YouTrack
General
1 81 (26.73%) Finance
2 40 (13.20%) Banking
3 30 (9.90%) Retail
4 25 (8.25%) Law
5 18 (5.94%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.94%) Marketing
6 17 (5.61%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.98%) Advertising
7 6 (1.98%) Legal
7 6 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (0.66%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (46.86%) Project Manager
2 55 (18.15%) Analyst
3 53 (17.49%) IT Manager
4 37 (12.21%) Technical Manager
5 34 (11.22%) IT Project Manager
6 26 (8.58%) Technical Project Manager
7 21 (6.93%) Software Project Manager
8 20 (6.60%) IT Analyst
9 19 (6.27%) Business Analyst
10 18 (5.94%) Project Analyst
11 17 (5.61%) Software Manager
12 15 (4.95%) Programme Manager
13 13 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (3.96%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (3.63%) Analytics Manager
15 11 (3.63%) Consultant
15 11 (3.63%) Delivery Manager
15 11 (3.63%) IT Technical Manager
16 10 (3.30%) Data Analytics Manager
16 10 (3.30%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.63%) Spring
2 8 (2.64%) .NET
2 8 (2.64%) Hibernate
3 3 (0.99%) Node.js
3 3 (0.99%) React
4 2 (0.66%) J2EE
5 1 (0.33%) Flash
5 1 (0.33%) HTML
5 1 (0.33%) Middleware
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.28%) PMI
4 15 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.29%) User Experience
6 9 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.66%) Clustering
10 2 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.66%) Wiki
11 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.33%) Fintech
11 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.92%) Windows
2 11 (3.63%) Android
2 11 (3.63%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.30%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.31%) Linux
5 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (61.06%) Project Management
2 137 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (26.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (24.09%) Waterfall
5 68 (22.44%) ITIL
6 53 (17.49%) SDLC
7 51 (16.83%) Change Management
8 50 (16.50%) Risk Management
9 43 (14.19%) Presales
10 37 (12.21%) PRINCE
10 37 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (12.21%) Software Delivery
11 35 (11.55%) Scrum
12 29 (9.57%) Coaching
13 26 (8.58%) Business Analysis
13 26 (8.58%) Change Control
14 25 (8.25%) Service Delivery
15 24 (7.92%) Software Engineering
16 23 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (6.93%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.91%) Java
2 26 (8.58%) SQL
3 9 (2.97%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.64%) C++
5 5 (1.65%) C#
5 5 (1.65%) Scala
6 4 (1.32%) ABAP
7 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
7 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (19.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 40 (13.20%) PMP
3 36 (11.88%) Degree
4 35 (11.55%) PMI Certification
5 19 (6.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (5.28%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (4.29%) ISEB
8 9 (2.97%) APMG
9 7 (2.31%) APMP
9 7 (2.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.65%) CIMA
10 5 (1.65%) MCSE
10 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.32%) PhD
12 3 (0.99%) ACCA
12 3 (0.99%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.99%) MCITP
12 3 (0.99%) MCSA
12 3 (0.99%) MCTS
12 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.24%) PMO
2 18 (5.94%) QA
3 16 (5.28%) GDPR
4 11 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (3.63%) SLA
5 8 (2.64%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.65%) PSD2
7 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.99%) P3O
9 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.33%) EMIR
9 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.33%) MiFID
9 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 28 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.98%) Docker
3 5 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.32%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) Firmware
5 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.98%) SCOM
2 4 (1.32%) SCCM
3 3 (0.99%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.66%) Nagios
4 2 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.59%) VMware
3 16 (5.28%) Citrix
4 15 (4.95%) SAP
5 14 (4.62%) Cisco
6 10 (3.30%) Oracle
7 8 (2.64%) Veeam
8 5 (1.65%) Cognos
8 5 (1.65%) IBM
8 5 (1.65%) NetApp
9 4 (1.32%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.99%) BT
10 3 (0.99%) Civica
10 3 (0.99%) Google
10 3 (0.99%) Northgate
10 3 (0.99%) Openreach
10 3 (0.99%) Orchard
11 2 (0.66%) 3PAR
11 2 (0.66%) Virgin Media