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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 53 37
Rank change year-on-year -64 -16  
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 145 257 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.36% 4.48% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 5.09% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 123 210 323
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £31,950 £30,969
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 5547 5046 5851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.28% 87.91% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4623 4195 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -54 89 £40,625 -9.72% 17
Lancashire -18 21 £35,000 - 1
Cheshire -36 20 £42,500 - 3
Merseyside -15 12 £57,500 +36.90% 3
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 154 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (44.94%) Project Management
3 99 (29.46%) ITIL
4 85 (25.30%) Microsoft
5 78 (23.21%) Finance
6 61 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 58 (17.26%) MS Office
8 57 (16.96%) Programme Management
9 55 (16.37%) SDLC
10 52 (15.48%) MS Excel
11 51 (15.18%) Service Management
12 47 (13.99%) Degree
13 45 (13.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 43 (12.80%) ITSM
15 39 (11.61%) PRINCE
15 39 (11.61%) Data Protection
16 36 (10.71%) Change Management
17 33 (9.82%) Linux
18 32 (9.52%) PMO
19 30 (8.93%) Software Delivery
20 29 (8.63%) PMP
20 29 (8.63%) Waterfall
21 28 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
21 28 (8.33%) SQL
21 28 (8.33%) SQL Server
22 27 (8.04%) SAN
22 27 (8.04%) PaaS
22 27 (8.04%) IaaS
23 26 (7.74%) PMI Certification
24 25 (7.44%) Banking

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 13 (3.87%) IIS
2 9 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.38%) JBoss
3 8 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.79%) Apache
4 6 (1.79%) CMS
4 6 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.49%) Alfresco
5 5 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.60%) Confluence
7 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) CICS
Applications
1 58 (17.26%) MS Office
2 52 (15.48%) MS Excel
3 24 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (6.25%) MS Project
5 5 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.49%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.89%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.89%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.89%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.89%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Movex
4 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.04%) IaaS
1 27 (8.04%) PaaS
2 14 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.68%) SaaS
4 5 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.04%) SAN
2 20 (5.95%) DNS
2 20 (5.95%) WAN
3 18 (5.36%) DHCP
4 17 (5.06%) Internet
5 12 (3.57%) Firewall
5 12 (3.57%) VLAN
5 12 (3.57%) WLAN
6 11 (3.27%) VPN
7 10 (2.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (2.98%) Network Security
8 7 (2.08%) LAN
9 4 (1.19%) LLU
10 3 (0.89%) FTP
10 3 (0.89%) MPLS
10 3 (0.89%) VoIP
11 2 (0.60%) ISDN
11 2 (0.60%) Skype
11 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.19%) DB2
4 3 (0.89%) Big Data
4 3 (0.89%) DTS
4 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.30%) GIS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.60%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.60%) JIRA
3 2 (0.60%) NUnit
3 2 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (0.60%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Selenium
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 78 (23.21%) Finance
2 25 (7.44%) Banking
3 15 (4.46%) Retail
3 15 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.17%) Marketing
5 12 (3.57%) Legal
6 4 (1.19%) Automotive
7 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.60%) Games
7 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 155 (46.13%) Project Manager
2 46 (13.69%) Analyst
3 44 (13.10%) IT Manager
4 33 (9.82%) IT Project Manager
5 31 (9.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 24 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
7 19 (5.65%) Consultant
7 19 (5.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 19 (5.65%) Senior Manager
8 18 (5.36%) Architect
8 18 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (3.87%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (3.87%) Senior IT Manager
9 13 (3.87%) Senior IT Project Manager
10 11 (3.27%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.27%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.27%) Software Manager
11 10 (2.98%) Delivery Project Manager
11 10 (2.98%) Project Analyst
12 9 (2.68%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.95%) .NET
2 8 (2.38%) XML
3 7 (2.08%) Web Services
4 6 (1.79%) Middleware
5 5 (1.49%) HTML
6 4 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.19%) WCF
7 3 (0.89%) Ajax
7 3 (0.89%) EJB
7 3 (0.89%) jQuery
7 3 (0.89%) JSON
7 3 (0.89%) JSP
7 3 (0.89%) Servlets
7 3 (0.89%) Velocity
7 3 (0.89%) XSLT
8 2 (0.60%) J2EE
8 2 (0.60%) JMS
8 2 (0.60%) Struts
8 2 (0.60%) WSDL
8 2 (0.60%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.55%) NHS
3 18 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.06%) PMI
5 12 (3.57%) User Experience
6 8 (2.38%) BYOD
7 7 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.49%) FMCG
10 4 (1.19%) Clustering
11 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.60%) CCTV
12 2 (0.60%) Tandem
13 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.82%) Linux
2 20 (5.95%) OpenVMS
2 20 (5.95%) Solaris
3 12 (3.57%) Windows
4 9 (2.68%) Unix
5 8 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (44.94%) Project Management
3 99 (29.46%) ITIL
4 61 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (16.96%) Programme Management
6 55 (16.37%) SDLC
7 51 (15.18%) Service Management
8 43 (12.80%) ITSM
9 39 (11.61%) Data Protection
9 39 (11.61%) PRINCE
10 36 (10.71%) Change Management
11 30 (8.93%) Software Delivery
12 29 (8.63%) Waterfall
13 23 (6.85%) Business Analysis
13 23 (6.85%) Scrum
14 22 (6.55%) Mentoring
14 22 (6.55%) Service Design
15 20 (5.95%) IT Strategy
16 19 (5.65%) Risk Management
17 17 (5.06%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.33%) SQL
2 15 (4.46%) C#
3 10 (2.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.68%) Java
5 2 (0.60%) C
6 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.30%) C++
6 1 (0.30%) COBOL
6 1 (0.30%) IronPython
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) Python
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (13.99%) Degree
2 45 (13.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 29 (8.63%) PMP
4 26 (7.74%) PMI Certification
5 20 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (4.17%) ISEB
7 11 (3.27%) APMP
8 10 (2.98%) MCSE
8 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (2.68%) CCNA
9 9 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.79%) EMC Certification
11 5 (1.49%) CISSP
12 4 (1.19%) APMG
12 4 (1.19%) CISA
12 4 (1.19%) CISM
12 4 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.52%) PMO
2 19 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.79%) QA
4 5 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.89%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.89%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.30%) COBIT
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (5.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 8 (2.38%) SCCM
3 4 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.19%) Puppet
4 3 (0.89%) Icinga
4 3 (0.89%) vRealize
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 85 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.25%) NetApp
3 19 (5.65%) SAP
4 18 (5.36%) VMware
5 14 (4.17%) Oracle
6 13 (3.87%) IBM
7 12 (3.57%) Cisco
8 9 (2.68%) EMC
9 8 (2.38%) JD Edwards
10 6 (1.79%) Citrix
10 6 (1.79%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.79%) Software AG
11 5 (1.49%) Cognos
12 3 (0.89%) Dell
13 2 (0.60%) Hitachi
13 2 (0.60%) Intel Security
13 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.60%) Veeam
14 1 (0.30%) Infor
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent HR
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 53,000k + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Chorley
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago