Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 73 50
Rank change year-on-year -43 -23 +4
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 337 462 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.62% 3.81% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 4.26% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 242 372 561
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 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,700 £65,000 £58,750
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 11545 10848 11728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.62% 89.36% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9175 9076 9626
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -37 201 £47,500 +7.95% 5
Cheshire +6 86 £45,000 - 3
Lancashire -8 32 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Merseyside -45 14 £38,500 -12.50% 3
Cumbria -5 2 £26,500 -49.52%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 229 (67.95%) Project Management
2 171 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (30.56%) Finance
4 99 (29.38%) ITIL
5 75 (22.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 74 (21.96%) PMI Certification
7 64 (18.99%) Microsoft
8 61 (18.10%) SDLC
9 59 (17.51%) Scrum
10 58 (17.21%) PRINCE
11 57 (16.91%) Waterfall
12 55 (16.32%) Degree
13 52 (15.43%) Risk Management
14 51 (15.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 48 (14.24%) PMI
16 44 (13.06%) PMP
17 43 (12.76%) Service Management
18 40 (11.87%) Banking
19 36 (10.68%) Change Management
20 35 (10.39%) Microsoft Project
21 34 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (8.90%) Business Analysis
23 29 (8.61%) Change Control
23 29 (8.61%) Oracle
24 27 (8.01%) Retail
24 27 (8.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 26 (7.72%) SQL Server
26 25 (7.42%) Information Security
27 24 (7.12%) .NET
28 23 (6.82%) SAP

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 19 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.26%) JBoss
2 11 (3.26%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.26%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.37%) CICS
4 6 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.59%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (10.39%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (1.78%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.78%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (1.48%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.59%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.48%) Office 365
1 5 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.59%) IaaS
3 2 (0.59%) Mavenlink
3 2 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Force.com
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.30%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.93%) WAN
2 13 (3.86%) Internet
3 12 (3.56%) LAN
4 11 (3.26%) VoIP
5 8 (2.37%) VLAN
6 7 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.19%) DNS
7 4 (1.19%) Firewall
7 4 (1.19%) SMS
7 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.89%) 3G
8 3 (0.89%) 4G
8 3 (0.89%) Broadband
8 3 (0.89%) ISDN
8 3 (0.89%) Wireless
9 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.59%) HTTP
9 2 (0.59%) Intranet
9 2 (0.59%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.37%) DB2
3 3 (0.89%) DTS
3 3 (0.89%) MS Access
3 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.30%) GIS
4 1 (0.30%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (3.26%) ClearCase
1 11 (3.26%) Subversion
2 4 (1.19%) JIRA
3 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.30%) Gradle
4 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) JUnit
4 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 103 (30.56%) Finance
2 40 (11.87%) Banking
3 27 (8.01%) Retail
4 20 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 19 (5.64%) Telecoms
6 18 (5.34%) Law
7 12 (3.56%) Marketing
8 10 (2.97%) Legal
9 8 (2.37%) Billing
9 8 (2.37%) Retail Banking
10 7 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.08%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.48%) Games
12 2 (0.59%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) German Language
13 1 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (49.85%) Project Manager
2 47 (13.95%) Analyst
3 33 (9.79%) IT Manager
4 29 (8.61%) Business Analyst
5 26 (7.72%) IT Project Manager
6 22 (6.53%) Consultant
7 19 (5.64%) Senior Manager
8 14 (4.15%) Development Manager
9 12 (3.56%) Digital Project Manager
9 12 (3.56%) Programme Manager
9 12 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (3.26%) Service Manager
10 11 (3.26%) Software Project Manager
11 10 (2.97%) Delivery Project Manager
11 10 (2.97%) ITIL Service Analyst
11 10 (2.97%) Security Manager
11 10 (2.97%) Service Analyst
12 9 (2.67%) Integration Engineer
13 8 (2.37%) CRM Manager
13 8 (2.37%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.12%) .NET
2 15 (4.45%) Web Services
2 15 (4.45%) XML
3 12 (3.56%) EJB
3 12 (3.56%) Hibernate
3 12 (3.56%) HTML
3 12 (3.56%) J2EE
3 12 (3.56%) JSP
3 12 (3.56%) Servlets
4 11 (3.26%) JMS
4 11 (3.26%) Struts
4 11 (3.26%) WSDL
4 11 (3.26%) XSD
5 10 (2.97%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.48%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.89%) jQuery
7 3 (0.89%) Node.js
8 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.59%) CSS
8 2 (0.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.24%) PMI
2 34 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.34%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.04%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.37%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.37%) Renewable Energy
6 8 (2.37%) User Experience
7 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.78%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.48%) NHS
9 3 (0.89%) CCTV
9 3 (0.89%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (0.89%) Contactless
9 3 (0.89%) Handset
9 3 (0.89%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.59%) iPad
10 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.75%) Windows
2 7 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.48%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.19%) Android
4 4 (1.19%) Linux
4 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.89%) VMS
5 3 (0.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (67.95%) Project Management
2 171 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (29.38%) ITIL
4 75 (22.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (18.10%) SDLC
6 59 (17.51%) Scrum
7 58 (17.21%) PRINCE
8 57 (16.91%) Waterfall
9 52 (15.43%) Risk Management
10 43 (12.76%) Service Management
11 36 (10.68%) Change Management
12 30 (8.90%) Business Analysis
13 29 (8.61%) Change Control
14 25 (7.42%) Information Security
15 23 (6.82%) Mentoring
16 22 (6.53%) Programme Management
16 22 (6.53%) RUP
17 21 (6.23%) ERP
18 20 (5.93%) CMMI
18 20 (5.93%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.53%) SQL
2 16 (4.75%) Java
3 13 (3.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.67%) COBOL
5 8 (2.37%) Assembly Language
5 8 (2.37%) C#
6 3 (0.89%) VBA
7 2 (0.59%) C
7 2 (0.59%) Python
8 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.30%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (21.96%) PMI Certification
2 55 (16.32%) Degree
3 51 (15.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 44 (13.06%) PMP
5 27 (8.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.56%) Master's Degree
9 11 (3.26%) APMG
9 11 (3.26%) CISSP
9 11 (3.26%) MCPD
9 11 (3.26%) MCSD
10 10 (2.97%) CISA
10 10 (2.97%) ISEB
11 9 (2.67%) APMP
11 9 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.08%) CISM
13 6 (1.78%) CISMP
13 6 (1.78%) CRISC
13 6 (1.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.64%) PMO
2 13 (3.86%) GDPR
3 11 (3.26%) QA
4 10 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.67%) PMBOK
6 8 (2.37%) Data Quality
7 7 (2.08%) ISO 22301
8 6 (1.78%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.89%) P3O
10 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.59%) PSD2
10 2 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.37%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) Ansible
2 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 64 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.61%) Oracle
3 23 (6.82%) SAP
4 11 (3.26%) Chordiant
5 9 (2.67%) VMware
6 8 (2.37%) JDA
6 8 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.08%) Cognizant
7 7 (2.08%) RedPrairie
8 6 (1.78%) Adobe
8 6 (1.78%) Cisco
9 4 (1.19%) Siebel
10 3 (0.89%) Citrix
10 3 (0.89%) Mitel
11 2 (0.59%) Apple
11 2 (0.59%) CA
11 2 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.59%) Capita
11 2 (0.59%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.30%) IFS