Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > North West
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 105 125
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 +16
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 130 305 333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.08% 3.01% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 3.22% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 104 258 259
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,284 £28,946 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 5,750 9,473 11,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 92.10% 93.52% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,563 7,036 9,038
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -5 68 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Cheshire -5 26 £66,250 +55.88% 1
Merseyside 0 21 £55,250 +22.78%
Lancashire +25 14 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 72 (55.38%) Project Management
2 69 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (39.23%) ITIL
4 48 (36.92%) Finance
5 25 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 25 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
7 19 (14.62%) Project Delivery
8 18 (13.85%) Degree
9 15 (11.54%) Retail
10 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
10 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (10.77%) SDLC
11 13 (10.00%) Decision-Making
11 13 (10.00%) Law
12 12 (9.23%) Service Management
12 12 (9.23%) APMP
13 11 (8.46%) Business Analysis
13 11 (8.46%) Azure
13 11 (8.46%) Service Delivery
13 11 (8.46%) Programme Management
13 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
14 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (7.69%) Change Management
14 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
14 10 (7.69%) IT Governance
14 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
15 9 (6.92%) Office 365

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 7 (5.38%) Alfresco
1 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.62%) Confluence
3 4 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.77%) CMS
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (6.92%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.54%) Magento
2 2 (1.54%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.46%) Azure
2 9 (6.92%) Office 365
3 5 (3.85%) AWS
4 3 (2.31%) IaaS
5 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.54%) GCP
6 1 (0.77%) GitHub
6 1 (0.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.62%) Ethernet
1 6 (4.62%) VoIP
2 4 (3.08%) Firewall
2 4 (3.08%) MPLS
3 2 (1.54%) Broadband
3 2 (1.54%) DMZ
3 2 (1.54%) DNS
3 2 (1.54%) Intranet
3 2 (1.54%) LAN
3 2 (1.54%) PSTN
3 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.54%) VPN
3 2 (1.54%) WAN
4 1 (0.77%) 4G
4 1 (0.77%) 5G
4 1 (0.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.54%) DTS
3 1 (0.77%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) Power BI
3 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) CircleCI
General
1 48 (36.92%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Retail
3 13 (10.00%) Law
4 9 (6.92%) Marketing
5 8 (6.15%) Back Office
5 8 (6.15%) Public Sector
5 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.62%) Legal
7 5 (3.85%) Billing
8 3 (2.31%) Banking
8 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.31%) Police
9 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.54%) Fire and Rescue
9 2 (1.54%) Local Government
9 2 (1.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.77%) Advertising
10 1 (0.77%) French Language
10 1 (0.77%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (43.85%) Project Manager
2 16 (12.31%) Analyst
3 12 (9.23%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.23%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 10 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 7 (5.38%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (5.38%) Portfolio Manager
5 7 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Junior
6 5 (3.85%) Service Delivery Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Service Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (3.08%) Developer
7 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) jQuery
3 2 (1.54%) Ajax
3 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.77%) CSS
4 1 (0.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.77%) React
4 1 (0.77%) Sass
4 1 (0.77%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.62%) PMI
3 6 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.08%) User Experience
5 3 (2.31%) EPoS
5 3 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.77%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Windows
2 4 (3.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.77%) Unix
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (55.38%) Project Management
2 69 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (39.23%) ITIL
4 25 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 19 (14.62%) Project Delivery
6 14 (10.77%) SDLC
7 13 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 12 (9.23%) Service Management
9 11 (8.46%) Business Analysis
9 11 (8.46%) Programme Management
9 11 (8.46%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.69%) Change Management
10 10 (7.69%) IT Governance
10 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.92%) Presales
11 9 (6.92%) PRINCE
11 9 (6.92%) Scrum
11 9 (6.92%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) C#
2 8 (6.15%) Java
2 8 (6.15%) Python
3 3 (2.31%) SQL
4 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (13.85%) Degree
2 14 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.23%) APMP
4 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.38%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.85%) HNC
7 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (3.08%) CISA
9 3 (2.31%) MCSE
9 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.54%) ACCA
10 2 (1.54%) CGEIT
10 2 (1.54%) CISSP
10 2 (1.54%) CRISC
10 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.54%) MCITP
11 1 (0.77%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) PMO
2 4 (3.08%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.54%) COBIT
3 2 (1.54%) GDPR
3 2 (1.54%) NIST
3 2 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (1.54%) SCCM
1 2 (1.54%) SCOM
1 2 (1.54%) Terraform
2 1 (0.77%) Ansible
2 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.92%) IBM
3 7 (5.38%) Cognos
4 6 (4.62%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.85%) Capita
5 5 (3.85%) Oracle
6 4 (3.08%) Aderant
6 4 (3.08%) iManage
6 4 (3.08%) Intapp
6 4 (3.08%) SAP
7 3 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.54%) ATG
8 2 (1.54%) BT
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco
8 2 (1.54%) Facebook
8 2 (1.54%) Google
8 2 (1.54%) hybris
8 2 (1.54%) NetApp
8 2 (1.54%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.54%) VMware