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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 51 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 4900 4319 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.71% 4.14% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 5.03% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4097 3378 3818
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 £71,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%

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
86105 85797 88471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 82.28% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70901 68441 74950
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +8 4617 £50,000 - 643
London -2 1588 £57,500 +4.54% 211
South East +15 1118 £52,500 +5.00% 139
City of London +13 425 £57,500 -2.95% 66
Yorkshire +9 377 £45,000 - 59
East of England +23 376 £49,000 +3.15% 55
North West +15 346 £45,000 +8.43% 45
South West +34 337 £47,500 +5.55% 49
Berkshire +16 317 £55,000 +10.00% 31
West Midlands +23 310 £50,000 +17.64% 49
West Yorkshire +13 292 £44,000 -2.22% 46
Surrey +27 273 £51,500 +3.00% 19
Manchester +11 222 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Hampshire -7 206 £50,000 +5.26% 40
Leeds +13 204 £43,000 -9.47% 27
East Midlands +7 148 £45,000 -2.17% 27
Scotland +29 143 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Reading +14 139 £52,500 +10.52% 13
Birmingham +24 133 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Hertfordshire +11 107 £55,000 +15.78% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 105 £50,000 - 15
Bristol +34 96 £50,000 -16.66% 12
Wiltshire +7 92 £45,000 - 11
Bedfordshire +23 85 £45,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire +5 75 £50,000 +2.56% 11
Edinburgh +31 73 £50,000 +1.01% 6
Milton Keynes -8 67 £48,000 -4.00% 12
Wales +8 66 £45,000 +11.11% 13
Guildford +37 65 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Cheshire +8 65 £45,000 +9.09% 11

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5902 (58.53%) Project Management
2 3282 (32.55%) Finance
3 2824 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2632 (26.10%) ITIL
5 1987 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1711 (16.97%) Degree
7 1708 (16.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1641 (16.27%) PMI Certification
9 1555 (15.42%) Microsoft
10 1254 (12.44%) MS Excel
11 1216 (12.06%) MS Project
12 1058 (10.49%) PMP
13 1037 (10.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 969 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
15 928 (9.20%) Scrum
16 927 (9.19%) Change Management
17 923 (9.15%) Business Analysis
18 889 (8.82%) Waterfall
19 864 (8.57%) Retail
20 761 (7.55%) PMI
21 760 (7.54%) Banking
22 751 (7.45%) PRINCE
23 701 (6.95%) Windows
24 696 (6.90%) Programme Management
25 689 (6.83%) MS Office
26 680 (6.74%) Telecoms
27 672 (6.66%) Risk Management
28 641 (6.36%) SQL
29 607 (6.02%) Service Delivery
30 578 (5.73%) Oracle

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 468 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 161 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 109 (1.08%) CMS
4 102 (1.01%) MS Project Server
5 91 (0.90%) Lync
6 86 (0.85%) IIS
7 74 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 72 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 63 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 43 (0.43%) Apache
11 39 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (0.36%) Drupal
13 34 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 34 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
14 31 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 30 (0.30%) WebSphere
16 27 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
17 25 (0.25%) SAS
18 24 (0.24%) Confluence
19 19 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1254 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 1216 (12.06%) MS Project
3 689 (6.83%) MS Office
4 392 (3.89%) MS Visio
5 346 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 47 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.17%) Niku Workbench
9 9 (0.089%) SPSS
10 8 (0.079%) Open Workbench
11 6 (0.060%) CATIA
12 5 (0.050%) Stata
13 3 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.020%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.010%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.010%) GIMP
15 1 (0.010%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.010%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 129 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 29 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 27 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 25 (0.25%) Agresso
8 20 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 17 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 17 (0.17%) Magento
10 16 (0.16%) Maximo
11 15 (0.15%) ResourceLink
12 14 (0.14%) SAP BPC
13 13 (0.13%) HFM
14 12 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
15 10 (0.099%) SAP HR
16 9 (0.089%) Endur
16 9 (0.089%) SAP CRM
16 9 (0.089%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 116 (1.15%) SaaS
2 62 (0.61%) Office 365
3 53 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 35 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (0.25%) IaaS
7 14 (0.14%) PaaS
8 11 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.050%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.050%) Force.com
10 5 (0.050%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.050%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.050%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.020%) Yammer
11 2 (0.020%) GitHub
12 1 (0.010%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 311 (3.08%) WAN
2 260 (2.58%) LAN
3 242 (2.40%) Firewall
4 200 (1.98%) SAN
5 189 (1.87%) Wireless
6 180 (1.79%) Internet
7 132 (1.31%) MPLS
8 126 (1.25%) VPN
9 106 (1.05%) VoIP
9 106 (1.05%) Network Security
10 101 (1.00%) TCP/IP
11 92 (0.91%) Intranet
12 67 (0.66%) Unified Communications
13 51 (0.51%) IP Telephony
14 50 (0.50%) BGP
14 50 (0.50%) DNS
15 48 (0.48%) SSL
16 47 (0.47%) OSPF
17 41 (0.41%) NAS
18 38 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 542 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 184 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 125 (1.24%) Relational Database
4 102 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 93 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 85 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 83 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 71 (0.70%) MySQL
9 52 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 51 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 44 (0.44%) Big Data
12 43 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 43 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 38 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 37 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 36 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
16 35 (0.35%) OLAP
17 29 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
18 26 (0.26%) MS Access
19 25 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 113 (1.12%) JIRA
2 67 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 48 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (0.31%) Toad
5 26 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
6 25 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
7 20 (0.20%) Axure RP
8 16 (0.16%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.15%) RequisitePro
10 14 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (0.13%) Rational Rose
11 13 (0.13%) CaliberRM
12 11 (0.11%) Git (software)
12 11 (0.11%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (0.099%) Selenium
13 10 (0.099%) Hudson
14 9 (0.089%) JDeveloper
14 9 (0.089%) TestDirector
14 9 (0.089%) PVCS
General
1 3282 (32.55%) Finance
2 864 (8.57%) Retail
3 760 (7.54%) Banking
4 680 (6.74%) Telecoms
5 438 (4.34%) Marketing
6 313 (3.10%) Legal
7 309 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 171 (1.70%) Law
9 167 (1.66%) Billing
10 140 (1.39%) Advertising
11 132 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 111 (1.10%) Back Office
13 81 (0.80%) Games
14 67 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 65 (0.64%) Local Government
16 58 (0.58%) German Language
17 55 (0.55%) Automotive
18 53 (0.53%) Publishing
19 45 (0.45%) Retail Banking
20 43 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5352 (53.07%) Project Manager
2 1300 (12.89%) Analyst
3 883 (8.76%) Senior Manager
4 850 (8.43%) IT Project Manager
5 812 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 766 (7.60%) Senior Project Manager
7 521 (5.17%) Programme Manager
8 474 (4.70%) Infrastructure Manager
9 461 (4.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 433 (4.29%) Consultant
11 413 (4.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 293 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
13 278 (2.76%) Agile Project Manager
14 253 (2.51%) Service Manager
15 242 (2.40%) Technical Manager
16 234 (2.32%) Architect
17 204 (2.02%) Developer
18 195 (1.93%) Business Manager
19 186 (1.84%) Software Manager
20 181 (1.79%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (4.89%) .NET
2 238 (2.36%) HTML
3 148 (1.47%) Web Services
4 138 (1.37%) XML
4 138 (1.37%) CSS
5 128 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 95 (0.94%) Middleware
7 87 (0.86%) HTML5
8 81 (0.80%) jQuery
9 68 (0.67%) .NET Framework
10 54 (0.54%) J2EE
11 41 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (0.34%) SOAP
13 30 (0.30%) WCF
14 26 (0.26%) EDI
15 25 (0.25%) WPF
16 21 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
16 21 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 20 (0.20%) LINQ
17 20 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 969 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 761 (7.55%) PMI
3 517 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 240 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 174 (1.73%) NHS
6 171 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 148 (1.47%) User Experience
8 119 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 111 (1.10%) EPoS
10 91 (0.90%) FMCG
11 62 (0.61%) Mathematics
12 60 (0.60%) Data Integration
13 58 (0.58%) Digital Media
14 57 (0.57%) Life Science
15 56 (0.56%) Social Media
16 53 (0.53%) Replication
17 49 (0.49%) e-Health
18 47 (0.47%) Open Source
19 45 (0.45%) Clustering
19 45 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 701 (6.95%) Windows
2 214 (2.12%) Linux
3 175 (1.74%) UNIX
4 149 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 91 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (0.55%) Solaris
9 48 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 47 (0.47%) Android
11 42 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 30 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 24 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 17 (0.17%) AIX
16 16 (0.16%) HPUX
17 10 (0.099%) Debian
18 9 (0.089%) SUSE
18 9 (0.089%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.069%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5902 (58.53%) Project Management
2 2824 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2632 (26.10%) ITIL
4 1987 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 928 (9.20%) Scrum
6 927 (9.19%) Change Management
7 923 (9.15%) Business Analysis
8 889 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 751 (7.45%) PRINCE
10 696 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 672 (6.66%) Risk Management
12 607 (6.02%) Service Delivery
13 551 (5.46%) E-Commerce
14 545 (5.40%) Project Planning
15 541 (5.36%) Service Management
16 511 (5.07%) CRM
17 508 (5.04%) Mentoring
18 481 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
19 445 (4.41%) ERP
20 420 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 641 (6.36%) SQL
2 304 (3.01%) Java
3 236 (2.34%) C#
4 145 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 143 (1.42%) C
6 88 (0.87%) PL/SQL
7 59 (0.59%) PHP
8 57 (0.57%) PowerShell
9 55 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 53 (0.53%) VB
11 45 (0.45%) VBA
12 27 (0.27%) Python
12 27 (0.27%) VB.NET
13 25 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 25 (0.25%) Perl
13 25 (0.25%) C++
14 23 (0.23%) ABAP
14 23 (0.23%) Ruby
15 16 (0.16%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1711 (16.97%) Degree
2 1708 (16.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1641 (16.27%) PMI Certification
4 1058 (10.49%) PMP
5 1037 (10.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 575 (5.70%) ISEB
7 535 (5.31%) Security Cleared
8 416 (4.13%) SC Cleared
9 341 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
10 263 (2.61%) APMP
11 252 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 169 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
13 153 (1.52%) CISSP
14 128 (1.27%) ISTQB
15 120 (1.19%) CCNP
16 118 (1.17%) MCSE
17 114 (1.13%) CISA
18 83 (0.82%) DV Cleared
19 82 (0.81%) MCSA
20 78 (0.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 446 (4.42%) QA
2 256 (2.54%) SLA
3 188 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 130 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 73 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 68 (0.67%) COBIT
7 47 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 40 (0.40%) ISO 14001
8 40 (0.40%) Solvency II
9 28 (0.28%) P3O
10 26 (0.26%) Data Quality
11 24 (0.24%) ISO 9000
12 22 (0.22%) JSP 440
13 16 (0.16%) Basel II
14 15 (0.15%) WAI
15 14 (0.14%) FATCA
16 11 (0.11%) EMIR
17 10 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
18 9 (0.089%) COSO
19 8 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 222 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 210 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 59 (0.59%) XenApp
5 47 (0.47%) vSphere
6 22 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.12%) XenServer
9 11 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.079%) vCloud
11 8 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.079%) NFS
12 7 (0.069%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.069%) Firmware
13 6 (0.060%) KVM
14 5 (0.050%) Varnish
14 5 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (0.79%) SCCM
2 49 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 48 (0.48%) SCOM
4 22 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 21 (0.21%) Puppet
5 21 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.20%) HP NNM
7 18 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
7 18 (0.18%) HP SIM
8 17 (0.17%) SCVMM
8 17 (0.17%) Nagios
9 16 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (0.14%) SCSM
10 14 (0.14%) Backup Exec
10 14 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (0.13%) SCOrch
12 11 (0.11%) Windows Intune
13 9 (0.089%) Data Guard
14 8 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (0.069%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1555 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 578 (5.73%) Oracle
3 535 (5.31%) SAP
4 430 (4.26%) Cisco
5 413 (4.10%) VMware
6 276 (2.74%) Citrix
7 247 (2.45%) HP
8 163 (1.62%) IBM
9 106 (1.05%) Juniper
10 93 (0.92%) CheckPoint
11 83 (0.82%) F5
12 68 (0.67%) NetApp
12 68 (0.67%) EMC
13 66 (0.65%) Business Objects
14 57 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
15 46 (0.46%) Cognos
16 42 (0.42%) Avaya
17 41 (0.41%) ION Trading
18 40 (0.40%) SolarWinds
18 40 (0.40%) Red Hat
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £39000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to £50k + £5k Car Allow
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £50,000 + £5k Car + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago