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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 53 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5153 4519 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.52% 4.18% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 5.12% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4156 3608 3875
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,571
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +3.05%

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
93449 88194 90945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.52% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75330 72495 76583
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014 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 20 October 2014. 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 +9 4835 £50,000 - 674
London +2 1822 £57,500 - 230
South East +11 1127 £50,000 - 131
City of London +12 415 £60,000 - 72
East of England +27 387 £50,000 +11.11% 56
North West +14 347 £45,000 +12.50% 60
Yorkshire -2 347 £42,500 -5.55% 59
South West +21 328 £50,000 +11.11% 72
Berkshire +1 274 £55,000 +4.76% 28
West Midlands -20 262 £47,500 +7.95% 39
West Yorkshire -6 246 £42,500 -5.55% 41
Surrey +3 238 £53,500 +7.00% 23
Manchester +7 196 £45,000 +8.43% 33
Leeds -7 194 £42,000 -2.32% 23
Hampshire +5 182 £50,000 +5.26% 22
East Midlands +22 179 £45,000 - 16
Scotland +32 159 £50,000 - 26
Hertfordshire +11 139 £52,500 +10.52% 18
West Sussex +23 132 £47,500 - 6
Buckinghamshire +5 122 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Bristol +22 108 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Birmingham -13 103 £45,000 - 9
Cheshire +5 101 £45,000 +7.14% 13
Reading -24 96 £52,500 +1.94% 12
Essex +26 95 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Wiltshire -1 81 £52,500 +10.52% 13
Milton Keynes +3 80 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Bedfordshire +24 77 £45,000 - 5
Kent +29 75 £52,500 +2.94% 6
Oxfordshire +22 73 £50,000 +19.04% 13

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6070 (59.54%) Project Management
2 3421 (33.56%) Finance
3 2848 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
4 2533 (24.85%) ITIL
5 1895 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 1795 (17.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1768 (17.34%) Degree
8 1644 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 1536 (15.07%) PMI Certification
10 1295 (12.70%) MS Excel
11 1286 (12.62%) MS Project
12 1049 (10.29%) Business Analysis
13 1004 (9.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 960 (9.42%) PMP
15 954 (9.36%) Change Management
16 928 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
17 923 (9.05%) Retail
18 896 (8.79%) Programme Management
19 892 (8.75%) Scrum
20 852 (8.36%) MS Office
21 843 (8.27%) Waterfall
22 773 (7.58%) PRINCE
23 752 (7.38%) PMI
24 744 (7.30%) Risk Management
25 743 (7.29%) Windows
26 673 (6.60%) Banking
27 667 (6.54%) ISEB
28 643 (6.31%) Telecoms
29 641 (6.29%) SQL
30 632 (6.20%) CRM

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
1 531 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 172 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 132 (1.29%) MS Project Server
4 109 (1.07%) CMS
5 91 (0.89%) IIS
6 87 (0.85%) Lync
7 62 (0.61%) Drupal
8 51 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 48 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 45 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
11 42 (0.41%) Apache
11 42 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 37 (0.36%) Umbraco
13 33 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 32 (0.31%) SAS
15 31 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 31 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
15 31 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
17 29 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1295 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1286 (12.62%) MS Project
3 852 (8.36%) MS Office
4 439 (4.31%) MS Visio
5 398 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 45 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.12%) SPSS
8 9 (0.088%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.069%) FastStats
10 6 (0.059%) CATIA
10 6 (0.059%) Niku Workbench
10 6 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.049%) Stata
12 4 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.039%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.020%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.010%) Edge Animate
14 1 (0.010%) InDesign
14 1 (0.010%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 137 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 47 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 39 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 35 (0.34%) Academy Housing
6 35 (0.34%) arcHouse
7 33 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 25 (0.25%) Agresso
9 23 (0.23%) SAP CRM
10 19 (0.19%) Magento
11 18 (0.18%) SAP ERP
12 16 (0.16%) SAP HR
13 15 (0.15%) Maximo
14 14 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 13 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
16 12 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
17 11 (0.11%) SAP CO
17 11 (0.11%) HFM
17 11 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 151 (1.48%) SaaS
2 48 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 46 (0.45%) Office 365
4 38 (0.37%) IaaS
5 23 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (0.22%) PaaS
7 17 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 12 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.069%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.049%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.049%) Force.com
12 4 (0.039%) Taleo
13 3 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.029%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 319 (3.13%) WAN
2 286 (2.81%) Firewall
3 251 (2.46%) LAN
4 223 (2.19%) SAN
5 212 (2.08%) Internet
6 141 (1.38%) MPLS
7 119 (1.17%) Wireless
8 105 (1.03%) VPN
9 99 (0.97%) TCP/IP
10 92 (0.90%) Unified Communications
11 75 (0.74%) Network Security
12 74 (0.73%) DNS
13 72 (0.71%) Intranet
14 68 (0.67%) VoIP
15 61 (0.60%) IP Telephony
16 51 (0.50%) NAS
17 49 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
18 44 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
19 43 (0.42%) DHCP
20 38 (0.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 166 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 140 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 91 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 90 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (0.75%) MySQL
7 67 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 50 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 40 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 37 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 34 (0.33%) OLAP
12 34 (0.33%) QlikView
13 32 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
14 31 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
15 30 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
15 30 (0.29%) Data Mining
16 27 (0.26%) Oracle OLAP
16 27 (0.26%) Big Data
17 24 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 130 (1.28%) JIRA
2 44 (0.43%) Toad
3 42 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 36 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
6 24 (0.24%) Rational Rose
7 18 (0.18%) Axure RP
8 16 (0.16%) TestDirector
9 14 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 14 (0.14%) PVCS
9 14 (0.14%) JDeveloper
10 12 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 11 (0.11%) Git (software)
12 9 (0.088%) JUnit
13 8 (0.078%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (0.078%) Subversion
13 8 (0.078%) Metasploit
14 7 (0.069%) Jenkins
14 7 (0.069%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.059%) LoadRunner
General
1 3421 (33.56%) Finance
2 923 (9.05%) Retail
3 673 (6.60%) Banking
4 643 (6.31%) Telecoms
5 498 (4.89%) Marketing
6 338 (3.32%) Legal
7 270 (2.65%) Manufacturing
8 186 (1.82%) Law
9 144 (1.41%) Advertising
10 122 (1.20%) Publishing
11 117 (1.15%) Billing
12 111 (1.09%) Investment Banking
13 102 (1.00%) Back Office
14 91 (0.89%) French Language
15 89 (0.87%) Games
16 85 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
17 78 (0.77%) Automotive
18 68 (0.67%) Local Government
19 64 (0.63%) German Language
20 49 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5206 (51.07%) Project Manager
2 1444 (14.17%) Analyst
3 948 (9.30%) Business Analyst
4 878 (8.61%) Senior Manager
5 761 (7.47%) IT Project Manager
6 726 (7.12%) Senior Project Manager
7 524 (5.14%) Consultant
8 510 (5.00%) Programme Manager
9 470 (4.61%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 453 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
11 372 (3.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 306 (3.00%) Technical Manager
13 294 (2.88%) Agile Project Manager
14 255 (2.50%) Service Manager
15 253 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
16 244 (2.39%) Technical Project Manager
17 229 (2.25%) Business Manager
18 177 (1.74%) Architect
19 171 (1.68%) PMO Analyst
20 169 (1.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (4.67%) .NET
2 235 (2.31%) HTML
3 189 (1.85%) XML
4 148 (1.45%) Web Services
5 132 (1.29%) CSS
6 120 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 72 (0.71%) Middleware
7 72 (0.71%) HTML5
8 57 (0.56%) jQuery
9 46 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
11 38 (0.37%) SOAP
12 35 (0.34%) WCF
13 31 (0.30%) Ajax
14 29 (0.28%) J2EE
15 26 (0.26%) .NET Framework
16 25 (0.25%) JSP
17 24 (0.24%) COM
18 23 (0.23%) XHTML
19 21 (0.21%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 928 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 752 (7.38%) PMI
3 548 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 230 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 148 (1.45%) User Experience
6 134 (1.31%) NHS
7 106 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 98 (0.96%) EPoS
9 96 (0.94%) FMCG
10 88 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 87 (0.85%) Social Media
12 66 (0.65%) Life Science
13 65 (0.64%) Kindle
14 63 (0.62%) Mathematics
14 63 (0.62%) Clustering
15 54 (0.53%) Digital Media
16 49 (0.48%) Blackberry
17 46 (0.45%) Mainframe
18 44 (0.43%) e-Health
19 42 (0.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 743 (7.29%) Windows
2 267 (2.62%) Linux
3 200 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 174 (1.71%) UNIX
5 116 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 109 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 108 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 88 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 85 (0.83%) Android
10 62 (0.61%) Solaris
11 44 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 36 (0.35%) Windows XP
13 25 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
14 16 (0.16%) AIX
15 15 (0.15%) Debian
16 8 (0.078%) HPUX
16 8 (0.078%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.069%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.059%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6070 (59.54%) Project Management
2 2848 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 2533 (24.85%) ITIL
4 1895 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 1049 (10.29%) Business Analysis
6 954 (9.36%) Change Management
7 896 (8.79%) Programme Management
8 892 (8.75%) Scrum
9 843 (8.27%) Waterfall
10 773 (7.58%) PRINCE
11 744 (7.30%) Risk Management
12 632 (6.20%) CRM
13 594 (5.83%) Service Delivery
14 584 (5.73%) Service Management
15 579 (5.68%) Project Planning
16 564 (5.53%) E-Commerce
17 458 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 456 (4.47%) Mentoring
19 419 (4.11%) ERP
20 400 (3.92%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 641 (6.29%) SQL
2 247 (2.42%) Java
3 221 (2.17%) C#
4 124 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 123 (1.21%) C
6 78 (0.77%) PHP
7 63 (0.62%) PowerShell
8 59 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 59 (0.58%) VB
9 51 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 45 (0.44%) VBA
11 29 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 29 (0.28%) Perl
12 27 (0.26%) C++
13 21 (0.21%) VBScript
14 18 (0.18%) Python
15 15 (0.15%) Ruby
16 14 (0.14%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.14%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.088%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1795 (17.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1768 (17.34%) Degree
3 1536 (15.07%) PMI Certification
4 1004 (9.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 960 (9.42%) PMP
6 667 (6.54%) ISEB
7 571 (5.60%) Security Cleared
8 455 (4.46%) SC Cleared
9 303 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
10 277 (2.72%) APMP
11 246 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 196 (1.92%) CISSP
13 163 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
14 150 (1.47%) CISA
15 145 (1.42%) MCSE
16 120 (1.18%) CISM
17 117 (1.15%) CCNP
18 116 (1.14%) ISTQB
19 101 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
20 84 (0.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (4.09%) QA
2 238 (2.33%) SLA
3 216 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 157 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 115 (1.13%) COBIT
6 105 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 60 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 35 (0.34%) P3O
9 34 (0.33%) ISO 14001
10 31 (0.30%) Solvency II
11 28 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 25 (0.25%) Data Quality
13 18 (0.18%) Basel II
14 16 (0.16%) COSO
15 14 (0.14%) Basel III
16 12 (0.12%) ISO 9000
17 11 (0.11%) TickIT
18 9 (0.088%) JSP 440
19 8 (0.078%) FATCA
20 7 (0.069%) HL7
System Software
1 252 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 214 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 55 (0.54%) XenApp
5 54 (0.53%) vSphere
6 26 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 22 (0.22%) vCloud
8 18 (0.18%) Snort
9 16 (0.16%) UAG
10 15 (0.15%) XenDesktop
11 14 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.11%) XenServer
12 11 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.098%) Forefront TMG
13 10 (0.098%) NFS
13 10 (0.098%) Firmware
14 9 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.078%) Nmap
16 7 (0.069%) KVM
17 5 (0.049%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 74 (0.73%) SCCM
2 50 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (0.28%) SCOM
4 23 (0.23%) HP SIM
4 23 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
5 21 (0.21%) SCSM
6 20 (0.20%) Backup Exec
7 15 (0.15%) HP NNM
7 15 (0.15%) SCVMM
8 14 (0.14%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (0.13%) Nagios
9 13 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 11 (0.11%) WSUS
11 9 (0.088%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.078%) Windows Intune
12 8 (0.078%) FortiGate
12 8 (0.078%) Nessus
12 8 (0.078%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.078%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1644 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 609 (5.97%) Oracle
3 464 (4.55%) SAP
4 416 (4.08%) Cisco
5 412 (4.04%) VMware
6 271 (2.66%) Citrix
7 243 (2.38%) HP
8 151 (1.48%) IBM
9 148 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 104 (1.02%) CheckPoint
11 100 (0.98%) Juniper
12 84 (0.82%) Fujitsu
13 70 (0.69%) F5
14 63 (0.62%) Sage
15 59 (0.58%) Cognos
16 56 (0.55%) EMC
17 54 (0.53%) Business Objects
18 50 (0.49%) Northgate
19 49 (0.48%) Sitecore
20 48 (0.47%) NetApp
London
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + FTC + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cumbria
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: 8 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: salary dependent on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago