Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 164 128 117
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11 -39
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 2,400 3,693 4,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.07% 2.66% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.88% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 2,831 3,751
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £35,365 £35,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £78,303
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +2.94%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 106,669 128,163 149,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.01% 92.16% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 85,063 102,145 121,333
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PRINCE2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
London -45 904 £60,000 -4.00% 57
South East -20 529 £55,000 +4.76% 58
North of England -6 326 £47,500 +3.83% 60
Midlands -17 313 £52,945 +5.89% 42
West Midlands -23 242 £55,000 +11.11% 23
North West -12 195 £50,000 +5.26% 42
South West -47 173 £50,000 +5.26% 25
East of England -23 144 £46,500 -19.10% 23
Yorkshire +11 111 £48,750 +13.37% 17
East Midlands -2 72 £49,825 -0.35% 19
North East +10 20 £45,000 +28.83% 1
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 1,525 (63.54%) Project Management
2 1,184 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 785 (32.71%) Finance
4 654 (27.25%) ITIL
5 581 (24.21%) Project Delivery
6 555 (23.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 513 (21.38%) Microsoft
8 395 (16.46%) Degree
9 350 (14.58%) Waterfall
10 349 (14.54%) PMP
11 344 (14.33%) Scrum
12 326 (13.58%) Change Management
13 323 (13.46%) PMI Certification
14 285 (11.88%) Azure
15 284 (11.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 267 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
17 256 (10.67%) PMO
18 249 (10.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 248 (10.33%) Microsoft Project
20 215 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
20 215 (8.96%) Programme Management
21 212 (8.83%) Office 365
22 206 (8.58%) Windows
23 204 (8.50%) Public Sector
24 203 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
25 201 (8.38%) Risk Management
26 197 (8.21%) Data Centre
27 195 (8.13%) Business Analysis
28 183 (7.63%) Service Delivery
29 182 (7.58%) Microsoft Office

PRINCE2
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 172 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 59 (2.46%) Confluence
3 31 (1.29%) MS Exchange
4 30 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 22 (0.92%) CMS
6 19 (0.79%) IIS
7 16 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (0.42%) CICS
10 9 (0.38%) Alfresco
11 7 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.21%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.17%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.13%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 248 (10.33%) Microsoft Project
2 215 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 182 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
4 117 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 83 (3.46%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.083%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.042%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.042%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.75%) NetSuite
3 34 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
6 10 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 9 (0.38%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.33%) Lawson
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.21%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
10 5 (0.21%) Teamcenter
10 5 (0.21%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.17%) Infor M3
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 285 (11.88%) Azure
2 212 (8.83%) Office 365
3 164 (6.83%) AWS
4 87 (3.63%) SaaS
5 63 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
6 48 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 38 (1.58%) Power Platform
8 31 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.00%) OneDrive
10 21 (0.88%) IaaS
11 18 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
12 16 (0.67%) PaaS
13 13 (0.54%) Serverless
14 11 (0.46%) Azure Stack
15 10 (0.42%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.29%) WAN
2 74 (3.08%) LAN
3 65 (2.71%) Firewall
4 52 (2.17%) Skype
5 43 (1.79%) DNS
6 36 (1.50%) DHCP
7 35 (1.46%) SAN
8 31 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 30 (1.25%) Internet
10 28 (1.17%) VPN
11 27 (1.13%) VoIP
11 27 (1.13%) Wireless
12 25 (1.04%) Unified Communications
13 21 (0.88%) Intranet
14 20 (0.83%) NetScaler
15 17 (0.71%) MPLS
16 13 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (0.42%) DMZ
17 10 (0.42%) HSRP
17 10 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (1.50%) Power BI
4 34 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (1.08%) Big Data
7 19 (0.79%) DB2
8 18 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 16 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (0.54%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.29%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.25%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.25%) DTS
14 6 (0.25%) GIS
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 130 (5.42%) JIRA
2 22 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 19 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.54%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.46%) Selenium
7 10 (0.42%) JUnit
7 10 (0.42%) LoadRunner
7 10 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.38%) HP UFT
8 9 (0.38%) JMeter
8 9 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (0.25%) Moq
10 6 (0.25%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.25%) MSTest
10 6 (0.25%) NUnit
10 6 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.21%) TestRail
11 5 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 785 (32.71%) Finance
2 204 (8.50%) Public Sector
3 167 (6.96%) Retail
4 115 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 93 (3.88%) Marketing
6 77 (3.21%) Legal
7 67 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 63 (2.63%) Banking
9 62 (2.58%) Local Government
10 56 (2.33%) Advertising
11 55 (2.29%) Police
12 51 (2.13%) Law
13 30 (1.25%) Automotive
14 23 (0.96%) Back Office
15 22 (0.92%) Electronics
16 20 (0.83%) Billing
17 16 (0.67%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.58%) Financial Institution
20 13 (0.54%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 1,087 (45.29%) Project Manager
2 323 (13.46%) IT Manager
3 250 (10.42%) IT Project Manager
4 233 (9.71%) Analyst
5 186 (7.75%) Senior Manager
6 158 (6.58%) Senior Project Manager
7 147 (6.13%) Architect
8 121 (5.04%) Business Analyst
9 116 (4.83%) Programme Manager
10 95 (3.96%) Consultant
11 88 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
12 72 (3.00%) Technical Manager
13 67 (2.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 67 (2.79%) Technical Project Manager
14 60 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
15 54 (2.25%) Developer
16 50 (2.08%) Coordinator
17 49 (2.04%) Junior
17 49 (2.04%) Service Manager
17 49 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (1.83%) .NET
2 31 (1.29%) Web Services
3 27 (1.13%) HTML
4 21 (0.88%) XML
5 19 (0.79%) Middleware
6 17 (0.71%) REST
7 12 (0.50%) CSS
7 12 (0.50%) EDI
8 11 (0.46%) jQuery
9 10 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.33%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.33%) LDAP
12 7 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (0.29%) SAP Fiori
12 7 (0.29%) WCF
13 6 (0.25%) Ajax
13 6 (0.25%) JSON
13 6 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 203 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (8.21%) Data Centre
3 162 (6.75%) Self-Motivation
4 161 (6.71%) Management Information System
5 131 (5.46%) PMI
6 70 (2.92%) User Experience
7 43 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 40 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 38 (1.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 34 (1.42%) Private Cloud
11 32 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 29 (1.21%) Mobile App
13 22 (0.92%) NHS
14 19 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
14 19 (0.79%) Mainframe
15 16 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (0.63%) PKI
17 14 (0.58%) e-Learning
17 14 (0.58%) Social Media
18 13 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 206 (8.58%) Windows
2 69 (2.88%) Windows Server
3 66 (2.75%) Linux
4 49 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 28 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 22 (0.92%) Unix
6 22 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.38%) CentOS
9 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.29%) Android
10 7 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.17%) AIX
11 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.083%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.083%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.042%) SUSE
14 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.042%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,525 (63.54%) Project Management
2 1,184 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
3 654 (27.25%) ITIL
4 581 (24.21%) Project Delivery
5 555 (23.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 350 (14.58%) Waterfall
7 344 (14.33%) Scrum
8 326 (13.58%) Change Management
9 267 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
10 215 (8.96%) Programme Management
11 201 (8.38%) Risk Management
12 195 (8.13%) Business Analysis
13 183 (7.63%) Service Delivery
14 178 (7.42%) TOGAF
15 171 (7.13%) Service Management
16 158 (6.58%) Migration
17 156 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 151 (6.29%) SDLC
19 149 (6.21%) Decision-Making
20 147 (6.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 178 (7.42%) SQL
2 63 (2.63%) C
3 48 (2.00%) C#
4 45 (1.88%) JavaScript
5 40 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 39 (1.63%) Java
7 35 (1.46%) Python
8 14 (0.58%) VB
9 13 (0.54%) PHP
10 12 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 12 (0.50%) R
10 12 (0.50%) VBA
11 11 (0.46%) C++
11 11 (0.46%) Perl
12 10 (0.42%) COBOL
12 10 (0.42%) PL/1
12 10 (0.42%) REXX
12 10 (0.42%) VBScript
13 9 (0.38%) Assembly Language
14 7 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 395 (16.46%) Degree
2 349 (14.54%) PMP
3 323 (13.46%) PMI Certification
4 284 (11.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 249 (10.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 171 (7.13%) Security Cleared
7 133 (5.54%) APMP
8 102 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 96 (4.00%) SC Cleared
10 76 (3.17%) MCSE
11 75 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
12 56 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
13 54 (2.25%) CCNA
14 50 (2.08%) CISSP
15 49 (2.04%) ISEB
16 45 (1.88%) DV Cleared
17 38 (1.58%) ISTQB
18 32 (1.33%) MCSA
19 25 (1.04%) CISM
20 22 (0.92%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (10.67%) PMO
2 151 (6.29%) QA
3 69 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (2.42%) SLA
5 57 (2.38%) GDPR
6 49 (2.04%) COBIT
7 25 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 23 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
8 23 (0.96%) MiFID
9 21 (0.88%) EMIR
9 21 (0.88%) Solvency II
10 20 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 19 (0.79%) NIST
11 19 (0.79%) PCI DSS
12 16 (0.67%) P3O
13 15 (0.63%) PMBOK
14 7 (0.29%) Data Quality
14 7 (0.29%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 5 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 156 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 100 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.92%) XenApp
5 20 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.63%) Docker
7 12 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.42%) ACF2
8 10 (0.42%) RACF
8 10 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (0.33%) vSphere
11 6 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (0.25%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.21%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.17%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.13%) Firmware
15 2 (0.083%) LXC
Systems Management
1 63 (2.63%) SCCM
2 40 (1.67%) SCOM
3 21 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 15 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (0.50%) SCOrch
6 8 (0.33%) Nagios
6 8 (0.33%) vRealize
7 7 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.21%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.083%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.042%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.042%) Automic
12 1 (0.042%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 513 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 128 (5.33%) VMware
3 100 (4.17%) Oracle
4 99 (4.13%) Cisco
5 92 (3.83%) SAP
6 39 (1.63%) JD Edwards
7 37 (1.54%) Citrix
8 35 (1.46%) IBM
9 34 (1.42%) Capita
10 33 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
11 30 (1.25%) HP
12 27 (1.13%) ServiceNow
13 24 (1.00%) NetApp
14 21 (0.88%) Cognos
15 18 (0.75%) Dell
16 17 (0.71%) SolarWinds
16 17 (0.71%) Splunk
17 16 (0.67%) Atlassian
17 16 (0.67%) Meraki
18 15 (0.63%) Palo Alto