Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 41 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 491 567 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.00% 5.38% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 6.00% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 340 441 401
West Midlands median annual salary £49,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.50% +5.26% -0.52%
10th Percentile £32,450 £31,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,686 9,455 9,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.44% 89.75% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6,846 7,390 7,591
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the West Midlands

PRINCE2
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Birmingham +7 264 £45,000 -16.67% 17
Staffordshire +10 54 £53,500 +25.88% 3
Warwickshire -6 51 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Coventry -1 46 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Solihull -24 11 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Shropshire -20 10 £62,500 +64.47% 1
Wolverhampton -8 8 £60,000 +13.21%
Worcestershire -13 7 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Walsall +5 6 £37,500 -3.23%
Herefordshire +9 4 £47,750 -4.50% 1
Stourbridge -1 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 322 (65.58%) Project Management
2 149 (30.35%) ITIL
3 133 (27.09%) Finance
4 130 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (24.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (17.31%) Microsoft
7 70 (14.26%) PMO
8 68 (13.85%) Project Planning
9 63 (12.83%) Degree
9 63 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
10 58 (11.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 56 (11.41%) Programme Management
12 55 (11.20%) Data Centre
13 53 (10.79%) Retail
14 52 (10.59%) Business Analysis
15 51 (10.39%) Change Management
15 51 (10.39%) Presales
16 48 (9.78%) Service Management
16 48 (9.78%) SAP
17 44 (8.96%) PMI Certification
18 42 (8.55%) IT Strategy
19 41 (8.35%) PMP
19 41 (8.35%) Service Delivery
20 39 (7.94%) Manufacturing
20 39 (7.94%) ERP
20 39 (7.94%) Line Management
21 38 (7.74%) SQL Server
22 37 (7.54%) Active Directory
22 37 (7.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 35 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.04%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Documentum
5 1 (0.20%) JBoss
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (5.50%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (5.09%) SAP R/3
2 9 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.61%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.46%) Office 365
3 10 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.83%) IaaS
4 9 (1.83%) PaaS
5 5 (1.02%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.61%) SaaS
8 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.52%) Firewall
2 24 (4.89%) WAN
3 19 (3.87%) SAN
4 18 (3.67%) LAN
5 17 (3.46%) IPsec
6 13 (2.65%) SSL
7 12 (2.44%) Extranet
8 11 (2.24%) VoIP
9 10 (2.04%) Skype
10 9 (1.83%) VPN
11 8 (1.63%) LDAP
12 7 (1.43%) DNS
13 6 (1.22%) BGP
13 6 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (1.22%) DHCP
13 6 (1.22%) FWSM
13 6 (1.22%) OSPF
13 6 (1.22%) SNMP
13 6 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.02%) MySQL
3 4 (0.81%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.41%) Big Data
4 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.41%) DB2
4 2 (0.41%) MS Access
4 2 (0.41%) OLAP
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.20%) GIS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.61%) Selenium
4 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.41%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 133 (27.09%) Finance
2 53 (10.79%) Retail
3 39 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.87%) Marketing
5 17 (3.46%) Law
6 15 (3.05%) Legal
7 13 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.04%) Publishing
9 9 (1.83%) Banking
10 6 (1.22%) Advertising
10 6 (1.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 243 (49.49%) Project Manager
2 74 (15.07%) IT Manager
3 59 (12.02%) IT Project Manager
4 40 (8.15%) Senior Manager
5 36 (7.33%) SAP Manager
6 35 (7.13%) Analyst
7 30 (6.11%) SAP Project Manager
7 30 (6.11%) Senior Project Manager
8 26 (5.30%) Architect
9 23 (4.68%) Service Manager
10 21 (4.28%) Head of PMO
10 21 (4.28%) Portfolio Manager
11 20 (4.07%) Software Project Manager
12 18 (3.67%) Programme Manager
12 18 (3.67%) Transformation Manager
13 16 (3.26%) Infrastructure Manager
13 16 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 15 (3.05%) PMO Manager
15 14 (2.85%) Business Analyst
15 14 (2.85%) Presales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.28%) .NET
2 11 (2.24%) Web Services
3 9 (1.83%) CSS
3 9 (1.83%) HTML
4 6 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.22%) jQuery
5 5 (1.02%) CSS3
5 5 (1.02%) HTML5
6 3 (0.61%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.61%) Middleware
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.61%) XMPP
7 2 (0.41%) REST
7 2 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.41%) SOAP
7 2 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.41%) XML
8 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.20%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (11.20%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.67%) PMI
4 17 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.26%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.85%) Virtual Team
7 12 (2.44%) NHS
8 10 (2.04%) CMDB
8 10 (2.04%) User Experience
9 9 (1.83%) EPoS
9 9 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.22%) BYOD
10 6 (1.22%) Fintech
10 6 (1.22%) PKI
11 5 (1.02%) e-Learning
12 4 (0.81%) FMCG
12 4 (0.81%) iPad
12 4 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.41%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.91%) Windows
2 17 (3.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.22%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.41%) Linux
6 2 (0.41%) Unix
7 1 (0.20%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (65.58%) Project Management
2 149 (30.35%) ITIL
3 130 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (24.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (13.85%) Project Planning
6 56 (11.41%) Programme Management
7 52 (10.59%) Business Analysis
8 51 (10.39%) Change Management
8 51 (10.39%) Presales
9 48 (9.78%) Service Management
10 42 (8.55%) IT Strategy
11 41 (8.35%) Service Delivery
12 39 (7.94%) ERP
12 39 (7.94%) Line Management
13 35 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (7.13%) Translating Business Requirements
14 33 (6.72%) Portfolio Management
14 33 (6.72%) Requirements Analysis
14 33 (6.72%) Scrum
15 32 (6.52%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.28%) C#
2 19 (3.87%) SQL
3 12 (2.44%) VB.NET
4 10 (2.04%) C
5 6 (1.22%) Java
6 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.81%) ABAP
7 4 (0.81%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.41%) Ruby
8 2 (0.41%) VBA
9 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.20%) COBOL
9 1 (0.20%) Groovy
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (12.83%) Degree
2 58 (11.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 44 (8.96%) PMI Certification
4 41 (8.35%) PMP
5 37 (7.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 31 (6.31%) APMP
7 29 (5.91%) ISEB
8 22 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (2.65%) MCSE
12 12 (2.44%) CCNP
13 10 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (2.04%) SC Cleared
13 10 (2.04%) Security Cleared
14 9 (1.83%) CCNA
15 7 (1.43%) CISSP
16 6 (1.22%) CEH
16 6 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
16 6 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (14.26%) PMO
2 23 (4.68%) QA
3 21 (4.28%) COBIT
3 21 (4.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (3.67%) P3O
5 9 (1.83%) GDPR
6 7 (1.43%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.22%) GPG13
8 5 (1.02%) SLA
9 4 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
System Software
1 37 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.83%) SCCM
2 8 (1.63%) SCVMM
3 6 (1.22%) SCOM
4 3 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.78%) SAP
3 34 (6.92%) VMware
4 23 (4.68%) Citrix
5 20 (4.07%) CheckPoint
6 19 (3.87%) Cisco
7 15 (3.05%) Juniper
8 14 (2.85%) F5
8 14 (2.85%) Fortinet
9 11 (2.24%) HP
10 10 (2.04%) EMC
11 8 (1.63%) BMC
11 8 (1.63%) Brocade
11 8 (1.63%) NetApp
11 8 (1.63%) Oracle
11 8 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.22%) CA
13 5 (1.02%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.81%) Polycom
15 3 (0.61%) CommVault