The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 56 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5056 5043 4517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.62% 4.31% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 5.21% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4150 3880 3729
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,875 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.41% +1.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PRINCE2
Salary Trend

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

PRINCE2 Salary Trend in the UK

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

PRINCE2 Salary Histogram in the UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 4744 £50,500 +1.00% 593
London -2 1858 £57,500 +4.54% 214
South East -14 922 £50,000 - 91
City of London +20 475 £60,000 +4.34% 69
East of England +32 462 £50,000 +1.52% 46
Yorkshire +9 383 £47,500 +11.76% 38
North West +9 361 £42,500 -2.29% 76
West Midlands +9 345 £50,000 +4.16% 33
West Yorkshire +9 261 £47,500 +11.76% 30
Berkshire -5 245 £60,000 +13.20% 24
Manchester +12 221 £42,500 - 44
East Midlands +24 210 £45,000 - 25
Leeds +6 194 £47,500 +18.75% 22
South West -22 191 £45,000 +4.65% 50
Surrey -7 184 £50,000 - 13
Hertfordshire +22 173 £57,500 +15.57% 19
Hampshire -18 127 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Birmingham +6 124 £57,500 +2.22% 11
Cambridgeshire +68 118 £50,000 - 13
Reading +6 110 £56,000 +8.73% 5
Scotland +13 106 £47,500 +3.26% 14
West Sussex -1 95 £48,250 +1.57% 8
Bedfordshire 0 91 £45,000 -9.09% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 85 £49,000 +7.45% 9
Essex +16 81 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Cambridge +64 80 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Coventry +17 80 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Cheshire -10 77 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Wales +4 75 £52,500 +37.25% 9
Nottinghamshire +14 69 £45,000 +5.88% 9

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 5978 (59.41%) Project Management
2 3507 (34.85%) Finance
3 3147 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2570 (25.54%) ITIL
5 1947 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1725 (17.14%) Degree
7 1718 (17.07%) PMI Certification
8 1614 (16.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1528 (15.18%) Microsoft
10 1199 (11.91%) PMP
11 1195 (11.88%) MS Excel
12 1125 (11.18%) MS Project
13 1089 (10.82%) Scrum
14 1015 (10.09%) Waterfall
15 1011 (10.05%) Change Management
16 1001 (9.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 940 (9.34%) Retail
18 928 (9.22%) SDLC
19 900 (8.94%) Business Analysis
20 816 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
21 800 (7.95%) Banking
22 799 (7.94%) Risk Management
23 724 (7.19%) Service Delivery
24 719 (7.14%) Programme Management
25 704 (7.00%) PRINCE
26 701 (6.97%) Windows
27 689 (6.85%) MS Office
28 685 (6.81%) PMI
28 685 (6.81%) Service Management
29 631 (6.27%) SQL

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 526 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 159 (1.58%) MS Exchange
3 96 (0.95%) CMS
4 82 (0.81%) Lync
5 81 (0.80%) IIS
6 60 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 54 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 46 (0.46%) MS Project Server
8 46 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 44 (0.44%) Drupal
10 43 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 43 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 42 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 41 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 31 (0.31%) Confluence
14 28 (0.28%) Apache
15 25 (0.25%) JBoss
16 24 (0.24%) SAS
16 24 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
17 22 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1195 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 1125 (11.18%) MS Project
3 689 (6.85%) MS Office
4 365 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 345 (3.43%) MS Visio
6 54 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.11%) Open Workbench
8 8 (0.079%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.070%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.050%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.030%) SPSS
11 3 (0.030%) Niku Workbench
12 2 (0.020%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.020%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 126 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 60 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 54 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 54 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 51 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 41 (0.41%) SAP SD
7 39 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
8 36 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
9 34 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
10 28 (0.28%) SAP MM
11 23 (0.23%) Movex
11 23 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
12 22 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
13 21 (0.21%) HFM
13 21 (0.21%) Primavera
14 18 (0.18%) SAP ERP
15 17 (0.17%) SAP SCM
16 16 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
17 15 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 187 (1.86%) SaaS
2 143 (1.42%) Office 365
3 80 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (0.58%) PaaS
5 53 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
6 49 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 45 (0.45%) IaaS
8 42 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 14 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 10 (0.099%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.070%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.050%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.050%) Heroku
14 4 (0.040%) Trello
14 4 (0.040%) Yammer
15 3 (0.030%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.030%) Force.com
16 2 (0.020%) Taleo
16 2 (0.020%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 360 (3.58%) WAN
2 289 (2.87%) LAN
3 274 (2.72%) Firewall
4 185 (1.84%) SAN
5 151 (1.50%) Internet
6 147 (1.46%) Wireless
7 136 (1.35%) VoIP
8 120 (1.19%) Intranet
9 115 (1.14%) DNS
10 84 (0.83%) TCP/IP
11 79 (0.79%) Unified Communications
12 73 (0.73%) VPN
13 67 (0.67%) NAS
14 61 (0.61%) Network Security
15 60 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
15 60 (0.60%) MPLS
15 60 (0.60%) DHCP
16 57 (0.57%) Extranet
17 45 (0.45%) IP Telephony
18 32 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 226 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 128 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 123 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 117 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 96 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 88 (0.87%) Big Data
9 80 (0.79%) MySQL
10 73 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
11 63 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
13 40 (0.40%) RDBMS
14 39 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
15 38 (0.38%) SAP BW
15 38 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
16 36 (0.36%) Hadoop
17 35 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
17 35 (0.35%) OLAP
18 34 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 151 (1.50%) JIRA
2 44 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 38 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 34 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 28 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (0.28%) LoadRunner
6 26 (0.26%) HP UFT
7 24 (0.24%) Toad
8 23 (0.23%) Selenium
8 23 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 22 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (0.12%) Maven
11 11 (0.11%) Subversion
11 11 (0.11%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.099%) Hudson
12 10 (0.099%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (0.089%) NUnit
13 9 (0.089%) CruiseControl
13 9 (0.089%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.089%) SonarQube
General
1 3507 (34.85%) Finance
2 940 (9.34%) Retail
3 800 (7.95%) Banking
4 543 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 347 (3.45%) Legal
6 316 (3.14%) Marketing
7 309 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 260 (2.58%) Law
9 186 (1.85%) Back Office
10 171 (1.70%) Investment Banking
11 132 (1.31%) Advertising
12 124 (1.23%) Retail Banking
13 116 (1.15%) Billing
14 115 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 111 (1.10%) Publishing
16 85 (0.84%) Local Government
17 78 (0.78%) Front Office
18 77 (0.77%) Games
19 65 (0.65%) Electronics
20 47 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5212 (51.79%) Project Manager
2 1294 (12.86%) Analyst
3 811 (8.06%) Business Analyst
4 794 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
5 701 (6.97%) Senior Manager
6 638 (6.34%) Senior Project Manager
7 504 (5.01%) Consultant
8 469 (4.66%) Programme Manager
9 451 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 435 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
11 367 (3.65%) Agile Project Manager
12 363 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 359 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
14 345 (3.43%) Service Manager
15 306 (3.04%) Technical Manager
16 251 (2.49%) Technical Project Manager
17 244 (2.42%) Architect
18 221 (2.20%) Developer
19 213 (2.12%) Software Manager
20 211 (2.10%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (4.45%) .NET
2 174 (1.73%) XML
3 166 (1.65%) HTML
4 151 (1.50%) Web Services
5 128 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 122 (1.21%) CSS
7 98 (0.97%) J2EE
8 67 (0.67%) Middleware
9 54 (0.54%) jQuery
10 50 (0.50%) Spring
11 47 (0.47%) Hibernate
12 43 (0.43%) WPF
13 36 (0.36%) Ajax
14 34 (0.34%) WCF
14 34 (0.34%) LAMP
15 32 (0.32%) SOAP
15 32 (0.32%) .NET Framework
16 31 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
16 31 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (0.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 816 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 685 (6.81%) PMI
3 617 (6.13%) Data Centre
4 472 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 237 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 147 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 110 (1.09%) User Experience
8 109 (1.08%) NHS
9 103 (1.02%) FMCG
10 96 (0.95%) Mobile App
11 82 (0.81%) EPoS
12 79 (0.79%) Life Science
13 62 (0.62%) Statistics
14 58 (0.58%) Clustering
15 56 (0.56%) Blackberry
16 48 (0.48%) Derivative
17 45 (0.45%) N-Tier
18 40 (0.40%) CLARiiON
19 39 (0.39%) Data Integration
20 38 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 701 (6.97%) Windows
2 226 (2.25%) Linux
3 137 (1.36%) Windows 7
4 136 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (1.26%) UNIX
6 119 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 110 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (0.63%) Android
10 61 (0.61%) Apple iOS
11 52 (0.52%) Solaris
12 39 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 39 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 28 (0.28%) AIX
14 24 (0.24%) Windows XP
15 19 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.11%) Debian
16 11 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.060%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.040%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5978 (59.41%) Project Management
2 3147 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2570 (25.54%) ITIL
4 1947 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1089 (10.82%) Scrum
6 1015 (10.09%) Waterfall
7 1011 (10.05%) Change Management
8 928 (9.22%) SDLC
9 900 (8.94%) Business Analysis
10 799 (7.94%) Risk Management
11 724 (7.19%) Service Delivery
12 719 (7.14%) Programme Management
13 704 (7.00%) PRINCE
14 685 (6.81%) Service Management
15 562 (5.58%) Project Planning
16 507 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
17 477 (4.74%) Mentoring
18 474 (4.71%) E-Commerce
19 468 (4.65%) CRM
20 428 (4.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 631 (6.27%) SQL
2 379 (3.77%) Java
3 270 (2.68%) C#
4 139 (1.38%) C
5 124 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 103 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 87 (0.86%) T-SQL
8 60 (0.60%) PHP
9 49 (0.49%) VB
10 44 (0.44%) VBA
11 39 (0.39%) C++
12 36 (0.36%) PowerShell
13 31 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 29 (0.29%) ABAP
14 29 (0.29%) Python
15 25 (0.25%) Ruby
15 25 (0.25%) Shell Script
16 20 (0.20%) Perl
17 11 (0.11%) VB6
18 8 (0.079%) R
Qualifications
1 1725 (17.14%) Degree
2 1718 (17.07%) PMI Certification
3 1614 (16.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1199 (11.91%) PMP
5 1001 (9.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 523 (5.20%) ISEB
7 387 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 361 (3.59%) Security Cleared
9 273 (2.71%) APMP
10 236 (2.35%) SC Cleared
11 222 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 168 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
13 146 (1.45%) MCSE
14 141 (1.40%) CCNA
15 117 (1.16%) ISTQB
16 89 (0.88%) CISSP
17 72 (0.72%) CCNP
18 62 (0.62%) DV Cleared
19 59 (0.59%) CISM
20 49 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (4.17%) QA
2 233 (2.32%) SLA
3 167 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 102 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 100 (0.99%) PMBOK
6 91 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 70 (0.70%) P3O
8 68 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 45 (0.45%) COBIT
10 37 (0.37%) MiFID
10 37 (0.37%) EMIR
11 35 (0.35%) Solvency II
12 26 (0.26%) ISO 14001
12 26 (0.26%) ISO 9000
13 24 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
14 23 (0.23%) CRD IV
15 18 (0.18%) Data Quality
16 7 (0.070%) COREP
16 7 (0.070%) FINREP
17 6 (0.060%) FATCA
System Software
1 294 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 277 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 71 (0.71%) XenApp
4 61 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.35%) vSphere
6 23 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 22 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (0.13%) Varnish
10 9 (0.089%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 9 (0.089%) Firmware
11 8 (0.079%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.079%) vCloud
11 8 (0.079%) XenServer
12 6 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.040%) Docker
13 4 (0.040%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.040%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.030%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 85 (0.84%) SCCM
2 53 (0.53%) Puppet
3 47 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 29 (0.29%) SCOM
5 26 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 24 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.16%) Nagios
9 15 (0.15%) Tivoli
9 15 (0.15%) SCVMM
10 13 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (0.12%) SCSM
12 11 (0.11%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.089%) CA LISA
13 9 (0.089%) AirWatch
14 8 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.079%) Cisco UCCX
15 7 (0.070%) Ansible
16 6 (0.060%) XenMobile
16 6 (0.060%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1528 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 576 (5.72%) Oracle
3 459 (4.56%) VMware
4 458 (4.55%) SAP
5 359 (3.57%) Cisco
6 221 (2.20%) Citrix
7 202 (2.01%) HP
8 179 (1.78%) IBM
9 120 (1.19%) EMC
10 104 (1.03%) NetApp
11 82 (0.81%) CheckPoint
12 70 (0.70%) Computacenter
13 65 (0.65%) Symantec
14 59 (0.59%) F5
15 53 (0.53%) Informatica
16 49 (0.49%) Red Hat
17 48 (0.48%) MobileIron
18 47 (0.47%) Cognos
19 42 (0.42%) Teradata
20 40 (0.40%) Juniper
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £68,000 to £82,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £70k + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Medical etc
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £60k + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £120k
Posted: 2 days ago