Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 524 631 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.19% 5.58% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.84% 6.26% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 378 492 475
West Midlands median annual salary £49,750 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.58% -3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 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 8975 10081 9567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.89% 89.13% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7261 7878 7887
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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
Birmingham +3 276 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Coventry +17 58 £54,750 +1.86% 3
Staffordshire +16 52 £53,750 +26.47% 6
Warwickshire -8 52 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Solihull -7 20 £55,000 +22.91% 1
Shropshire -34 17 £68,975 +72.44%
Worcestershire -29 11 £41,500 -7.78%
Wolverhampton +9 8 £60,000 +2.13% 3
Walsall +2 3 £43,750 +14.23% 1
Stourbridge -1 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Herefordshire -4 1 £35,000 -24.32%
Smethwick - 1 £50,000 -
PRINCE2
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 318 (60.69%) Project Management
2 162 (30.92%) ITIL
3 147 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (27.29%) Finance
5 125 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (15.46%) Microsoft
7 70 (13.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 66 (12.60%) Project Planning
9 64 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (11.45%) PMO
11 56 (10.69%) Change Management
12 54 (10.31%) SAP
12 54 (10.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 53 (10.11%) Degree
14 52 (9.92%) Business Analysis
15 49 (9.35%) Retail
16 48 (9.16%) Data Centre
17 46 (8.78%) Risk Management
18 45 (8.59%) Service Delivery
18 45 (8.59%) Microsoft Office
18 45 (8.59%) SQL Server
18 45 (8.59%) Presales
19 44 (8.40%) Manufacturing
20 43 (8.21%) Programme Management
21 42 (8.02%) PMI Certification
22 41 (7.82%) Service Management
23 40 (7.63%) PMP
23 40 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
23 40 (7.63%) Change Control
24 39 (7.44%) IT Strategy

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 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.34%) Documentum
3 7 (1.34%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.95%) Moodle
5 2 (0.38%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.38%) WordPress
6 1 (0.19%) JBoss
6 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (8.59%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (5.53%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (4.96%) MS Visio
5 17 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.82%) SAP R/3
2 5 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.38%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.44%) Office 365
2 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.72%) IaaS
4 9 (1.72%) PaaS
5 8 (1.53%) SaaS
6 4 (0.76%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.38%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.19%) GitHub
9 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.11%) Firewall
2 21 (4.01%) WAN
3 16 (3.05%) SAN
4 13 (2.48%) Extranet
4 13 (2.48%) LAN
5 11 (2.10%) SSL
6 10 (1.91%) IPsec
7 9 (1.72%) Skype
7 9 (1.72%) VoIP
8 7 (1.34%) NAS
9 6 (1.15%) Network Security
10 4 (0.76%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.76%) LDAP
11 3 (0.57%) DMZ
11 3 (0.57%) SMS
11 3 (0.57%) VPN
12 2 (0.38%) DNS
12 2 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.38%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.72%) MySQL
3 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.95%) Looker
4 4 (0.76%) Big Data
4 4 (0.76%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.38%) DB2
5 2 (0.38%) MS Access
5 2 (0.38%) OLAP
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.19%) GIS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Cucumber
2 5 (0.95%) Fiddler
3 4 (0.76%) eCATT
3 4 (0.76%) HP UFT
3 4 (0.76%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.57%) Selenium
5 2 (0.38%) Grunt
5 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.38%) JIRA
5 2 (0.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.38%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 143 (27.29%) Finance
2 49 (9.35%) Retail
3 44 (8.40%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.82%) Marketing
5 19 (3.63%) Law
6 15 (2.86%) Legal
7 14 (2.67%) Banking
8 10 (1.91%) Publishing
9 7 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.15%) Billing
11 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.57%) Advertising
13 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
13 2 (0.38%) German Language
13 2 (0.38%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.38%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 251 (47.90%) Project Manager
2 67 (12.79%) IT Manager
3 57 (10.88%) IT Project Manager
4 48 (9.16%) Analyst
5 42 (8.02%) Senior Manager
6 38 (7.25%) SAP Manager
7 36 (6.87%) Architect
8 33 (6.30%) Senior Project Manager
9 28 (5.34%) SAP Project Manager
10 25 (4.77%) Business Analyst
11 20 (3.82%) Service Manager
12 19 (3.63%) Programme Manager
12 19 (3.63%) Software Project Manager
13 18 (3.44%) Head of PMO
14 17 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
14 17 (3.24%) Transformation Manager
15 16 (3.05%) Consultant
15 16 (3.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 15 (2.86%) Portfolio Manager
17 14 (2.67%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.20%) .NET
2 14 (2.67%) HTML
3 12 (2.29%) Web Services
4 10 (1.91%) CSS
5 9 (1.72%) Middleware
6 8 (1.53%) jQuery
7 7 (1.34%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.34%) HTML5
8 6 (1.15%) SOAP
8 6 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.95%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.95%) CSS3
10 4 (0.76%) REST
10 4 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (0.76%) XML
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.38%) LAMP
12 2 (0.38%) RESTful
12 2 (0.38%) Sass
13 1 (0.19%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (9.16%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.01%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.01%) Virtual Team
4 19 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.44%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.24%) PMI
7 11 (2.10%) CMDB
7 11 (2.10%) NHS
8 8 (1.53%) EPoS
9 7 (1.34%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.15%) User Experience
10 6 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.95%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.76%) BYOD
12 4 (0.76%) Fintech
12 4 (0.76%) FMCG
12 4 (0.76%) iPad
13 3 (0.57%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.58%) Windows
2 13 (2.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.34%) Linux
5 4 (0.76%) Unix
5 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.57%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (60.69%) Project Management
2 162 (30.92%) ITIL
3 147 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (12.60%) Project Planning
6 56 (10.69%) Change Management
7 52 (9.92%) Business Analysis
8 46 (8.78%) Risk Management
9 45 (8.59%) Presales
9 45 (8.59%) Service Delivery
10 43 (8.21%) Programme Management
11 41 (7.82%) Service Management
12 40 (7.63%) Change Control
13 39 (7.44%) IT Strategy
14 38 (7.25%) ERP
14 38 (7.25%) Waterfall
15 37 (7.06%) Line Management
16 36 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (6.68%) Scrum
17 35 (6.68%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.77%) SQL
2 21 (4.01%) C#
3 15 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 11 (2.10%) PowerShell
5 10 (1.91%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.72%) Java
6 9 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.95%) Perl
7 5 (0.95%) Python
8 4 (0.76%) ABAP
8 4 (0.76%) Ruby
9 3 (0.57%) C
9 3 (0.57%) PHP
10 2 (0.38%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.38%) VBA
11 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.19%) COBOL
11 1 (0.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 70 (13.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 54 (10.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 53 (10.11%) Degree
4 42 (8.02%) PMI Certification
5 40 (7.63%) PMP
6 31 (5.92%) APMP
7 30 (5.73%) ISEB
8 23 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (2.48%) Security Cleared
12 12 (2.29%) CISSP
12 12 (2.29%) MCSE
13 11 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (2.10%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.91%) CCNA
15 8 (1.53%) CCNP
15 8 (1.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 7 (1.34%) ISTQB
17 6 (1.15%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.45%) PMO
2 29 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (4.58%) QA
4 20 (3.82%) P3O
5 19 (3.63%) COBIT
6 9 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.72%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.34%) GDPR
8 6 (1.15%) GPG13
9 5 (0.95%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (4.96%) Active Directory
1 26 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.53%) SCVMM
2 5 (0.95%) HP Fortify
2 5 (0.95%) Nessus
3 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.76%) SCCM
4 3 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.38%) SCOM
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 54 (10.31%) SAP
3 26 (4.96%) VMware
4 21 (4.01%) HP
5 18 (3.44%) Citrix
6 15 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 15 (2.86%) Cisco
7 13 (2.48%) NetApp
8 11 (2.10%) Oracle
9 10 (1.91%) EMC
10 9 (1.72%) F5
10 9 (1.72%) Fortinet
10 9 (1.72%) Juniper
11 8 (1.53%) BMC
11 8 (1.53%) Brocade
12 7 (1.34%) Pega
12 7 (1.34%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.95%) Veracode
14 4 (0.76%) Polycom