Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 103 46
Rank change year-on-year -17 -57 +4
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 342 365 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.67% 2.98% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.30% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 252 325 536
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 £31,113 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,486 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.97% +2.97% -

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 11,634 11,066 10,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.95% 90.48% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9,301 9,222 8,865
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -24 145 £45,000 - 34
Cheshire +19 101 £50,000 - 13
Lancashire +6 46 £38,750 +1.97% 4
Merseyside -15 38 £36,000 -18.18% 2
Cumbria -2 8 £41,250 +50.00%
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 220 (64.33%) Project Management
2 149 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (34.21%) Finance
4 104 (30.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (22.81%) ITIL
6 77 (22.51%) Risk Management
7 64 (18.71%) SDLC
8 62 (18.13%) PMI Certification
9 59 (17.25%) Banking
10 56 (16.37%) Change Management
10 56 (16.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 56 (16.37%) Waterfall
11 54 (15.79%) Degree
11 54 (15.79%) Service Management
12 53 (15.50%) PRINCE
13 50 (14.62%) Microsoft
13 50 (14.62%) PMO
14 49 (14.33%) PMI
15 42 (12.28%) Change Control
16 41 (11.99%) Software Delivery
17 39 (11.40%) Scrum
18 38 (11.11%) Programme Management
18 38 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
18 38 (11.11%) People Management
19 36 (10.53%) Wealth Management
20 35 (10.23%) Investment Banking
21 34 (9.94%) Business Analysis
22 32 (9.36%) PMP
23 31 (9.06%) Information Security
24 29 (8.48%) Law

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 5 (1.46%) CMS
1 5 (1.46%) IIS
2 4 (1.17%) CICS
2 4 (1.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.58%) JBoss
4 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (4.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Magento
2 3 (0.88%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.34%) Office 365
2 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.58%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) Firewall
1 5 (1.46%) LAN
1 5 (1.46%) WAN
2 4 (1.17%) Network Security
2 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.88%) 3G
3 3 (0.88%) 4G
3 3 (0.88%) DHCP
3 3 (0.88%) DNS
3 3 (0.88%) PBX
3 3 (0.88%) SAN
3 3 (0.88%) VoIP
3 3 (0.88%) Wireless
4 2 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.58%) Internet
4 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.58%) VLAN
5 1 (0.29%) MPLS
5 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.17%) DB2
4 2 (0.58%) Big Data
4 2 (0.58%) MS Access
5 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) DTS
5 1 (0.29%) GIS
5 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.29%) IMS/DB
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) JIRA
1 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.58%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.58%) Subversion
2 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.29%) JUnit
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (34.21%) Finance
2 59 (17.25%) Banking
3 35 (10.23%) Investment Banking
4 29 (8.48%) Law
5 16 (4.68%) Legal
6 13 (3.80%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.05%) Retail
8 5 (1.46%) Games
9 4 (1.17%) Local Government
10 3 (0.88%) Advertising
10 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 142 (41.52%) Project Manager
2 50 (14.62%) Analyst
3 49 (14.33%) IT Manager
4 37 (10.82%) IT Project Manager
5 27 (7.89%) Software Project Manager
6 24 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 23 (6.73%) Business Analyst
8 19 (5.56%) Programme Manager
8 19 (5.56%) Technical Manager
9 17 (4.97%) Delivery Project Manager
9 17 (4.97%) Software Delivery Project Manager
10 16 (4.68%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (4.68%) Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (3.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 13 (3.80%) Senior Manager
12 11 (3.22%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.92%) Team Leader
13 10 (2.92%) Technical Project Manager
14 9 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
14 9 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.63%) .NET
2 3 (0.88%) J2EE
3 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.58%) EJB
3 2 (0.58%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.58%) JMS
3 2 (0.58%) jQuery
3 2 (0.58%) JSP
3 2 (0.58%) Servlets
3 2 (0.58%) Struts
3 2 (0.58%) Web Services
3 2 (0.58%) WSDL
3 2 (0.58%) XML
3 2 (0.58%) XSD
4 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) LINQ
4 1 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.33%) PMI
2 25 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.39%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.75%) CCTV
6 5 (1.46%) User Experience
6 5 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (0.88%) Contactless
8 3 (0.88%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.29%) iPad
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
9 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.89%) Windows
2 12 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.05%) Android
5 6 (1.75%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.17%) Linux
7 3 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.88%) VMS
7 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) SUSE
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (64.33%) Project Management
2 149 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (30.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (22.81%) ITIL
5 77 (22.51%) Risk Management
6 64 (18.71%) SDLC
7 56 (16.37%) Change Management
7 56 (16.37%) Waterfall
8 54 (15.79%) Service Management
9 53 (15.50%) PRINCE
10 42 (12.28%) Change Control
11 41 (11.99%) Software Delivery
12 39 (11.40%) Scrum
13 38 (11.11%) People Management
13 38 (11.11%) Programme Management
14 36 (10.53%) Wealth Management
15 34 (9.94%) Business Analysis
16 31 (9.06%) Information Security
17 23 (6.73%) Service Delivery
18 22 (6.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.97%) SQL
2 8 (2.34%) Java
3 5 (1.46%) C#
4 4 (1.17%) C
4 4 (1.17%) COBOL
4 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.58%) Assembly Language
6 2 (0.58%) VBA
7 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.29%) Python
7 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (18.13%) PMI Certification
2 56 (16.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 54 (15.79%) Degree
4 32 (9.36%) PMP
5 22 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.51%) APMG
7 12 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.51%) Security Cleared
8 10 (2.92%) ISEB
9 9 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (2.63%) Master's Degree
9 9 (2.63%) MCPD
9 9 (2.63%) MCSD
10 8 (2.34%) CISSP
10 8 (2.34%) MBA
11 6 (1.75%) CISM
12 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.88%) MCSA
13 3 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (14.62%) PMO
2 17 (4.97%) QA
3 13 (3.80%) GDPR
4 9 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.34%) PMBOK
6 7 (2.05%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.46%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.46%) SLA
8 3 (0.88%) P3O
9 2 (0.58%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.17%) vSphere
5 3 (0.88%) XenApp
6 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (0.88%) SCOM
2 2 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.29%) SmoothWall
3 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.09%) Oracle
3 12 (3.51%) VMware
4 11 (3.22%) Citrix
5 6 (1.75%) Cisco
5 6 (1.75%) SAP
6 5 (1.46%) Capita
6 5 (1.46%) Google
6 5 (1.46%) IBM
7 4 (1.17%) HP
7 4 (1.17%) McAfee
8 3 (0.88%) JDA
8 3 (0.88%) Mitel
8 3 (0.88%) RedPrairie
8 3 (0.88%) Siebel
8 3 (0.88%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.58%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.58%) F5
10 1 (0.29%) Novell
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat