Period
to 28 November 2020

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 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > North West
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 124 127
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 80 236 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.86% 2.40% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.57% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 79 213 264
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.57% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,750 £30,850 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £54,425
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.06% +3.67%

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 3,988 9,179 10,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.57% 93.17% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,445 7,217 8,601
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in the North West.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in the North West

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 in the North West over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

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 28 November 2020. 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 +35 54 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Merseyside -7 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Cheshire +28 8 £38,750 -29.55% 2
Lancashire +21 3 £57,500 +43.75% 4
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, 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 64 (80.00%) Project Management
2 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.75%) Project Delivery
4 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (21.25%) ITIL
7 16 (20.00%) Finance
7 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (17.50%) Degree
9 13 (16.25%) Change Management
9 13 (16.25%) e-Learning
10 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (12.50%) People Management
13 9 (11.25%) Commercial Awareness
13 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (11.25%) JIRA
13 9 (11.25%) Matrix Management
14 8 (10.00%) SAP
14 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 8 (10.00%) Scrum
15 7 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (8.75%) Confluence
15 7 (8.75%) Housing Association
15 7 (8.75%) Business Case
16 6 (7.50%) DevOps
16 6 (7.50%) Line Management
16 6 (7.50%) Skype
16 6 (7.50%) Public Sector

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 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Odoo
2 1 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.25%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.25%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.00%) Office 365
3 3 (3.75%) Azure
4 2 (2.50%) IaaS
4 2 (2.50%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Google Docs
5 1 (1.25%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.25%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Skype
2 1 (1.25%) 3G
2 1 (1.25%) 4G
2 1 (1.25%) 5G
2 1 (1.25%) Network Security
2 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.25%) VoIP
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Tableau
2 1 (1.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Housing Association
3 6 (7.50%) Public Sector
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Local Government
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 17 (21.25%) IT Manager
3 14 (17.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 12 (15.00%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Product Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Business Change Project Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Configuration Administrator
9 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) Itk
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.25%) e-Learning
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) NHS
3 5 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.75%) PMI
5 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.50%) NPfIT
6 1 (1.25%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
1 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Unix
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (80.00%) Project Management
2 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.75%) Project Delivery
4 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (21.25%) ITIL
6 13 (16.25%) Change Management
7 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.50%) People Management
9 9 (11.25%) Commercial Awareness
9 9 (11.25%) Matrix Management
9 9 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.00%) Scrum
11 7 (8.75%) Business Case
12 6 (7.50%) DevOps
12 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
12 6 (7.50%) ERP
12 6 (7.50%) Line Management
12 6 (7.50%) Mathematics
13 5 (6.25%) Regression Testing
13 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.00%) PMP
5 3 (3.75%) ACCA
5 3 (3.75%) CISSP
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.75%) HNC
6 2 (2.50%) CISA
6 2 (2.50%) Postgraduate
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) APMG
7 1 (1.25%) APMP
7 1 (1.25%) CAPM
7 1 (1.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) CIMA
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) GDPR
2 5 (6.25%) PMO
2 5 (6.25%) QA
3 4 (5.00%) SLA
4 2 (2.50%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.25%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.75%) Infor
3 3 (3.75%) Sage
3 3 (3.75%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) Capita
4 2 (2.50%) Citrix
4 2 (2.50%) Cognos
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Arqiva
5 1 (1.25%) BT
5 1 (1.25%) Dell
5 1 (1.25%) EMC
5 1 (1.25%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.25%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) Huawei
5 1 (1.25%) Nokia
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore