Period
to 20 November 2017

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

PRINCE 2
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 75 64
Rank change year-on-year -34 -11 -6
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 4886 6733 9260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.90% 3.81% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 4.27% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3943 5656 7824
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +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 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 151516 157743 182536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.35% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 120527 132311 151934
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 November 2017.

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 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
London -56 1863 £59,000 -1.67% 99
South East -16 974 £50,175 +0.35% 57
Midlands -7 704 £47,500 -0.78% 43
North of England -54 646 £47,500 +5.56% 55
West Midlands -3 524 £49,750 +2.58% 28
North West -39 355 £45,000 +2.27% 25
South West -32 342 £45,000 - 19
East of England -30 328 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Yorkshire -40 265 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East Midlands -28 179 £45,000 - 15
North East -24 26 £39,000 -22.00% 4
South Coast - 2 £95,000 -
PRINCE2
UK

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 England region with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 2910 (59.56%) Project Management
2 1983 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1743 (35.67%) Finance
4 1302 (26.65%) ITIL
5 1192 (24.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 835 (17.09%) Microsoft
7 812 (16.62%) Degree
8 735 (15.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 667 (13.65%) PMI Certification
10 607 (12.42%) Scrum
11 586 (11.99%) PMP
12 562 (11.50%) Change Management
13 539 (11.03%) Microsoft Project
14 511 (10.46%) Waterfall
15 456 (9.33%) PMO
16 455 (9.31%) Business Analysis
17 445 (9.11%) Programme Management
18 420 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
19 410 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 405 (8.29%) SDLC
21 389 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
22 369 (7.55%) PMI
22 369 (7.55%) Retail
23 347 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
24 339 (6.94%) Risk Management
25 335 (6.86%) SQL
26 332 (6.79%) PRINCE
27 330 (6.75%) Windows
28 325 (6.65%) Service Delivery
29 321 (6.57%) Banking

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
1 303 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 107 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 48 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 47 (0.96%) Skype for Business
5 42 (0.86%) IIS
6 36 (0.74%) CMS
7 34 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 32 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 31 (0.63%) JBoss
10 24 (0.49%) WordPress
11 22 (0.45%) Confluence
11 22 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.39%) MS Project Server
13 18 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.29%) Anypoint
16 13 (0.27%) Moodle
16 13 (0.27%) Umbraco
17 12 (0.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 539 (11.03%) Microsoft Project
2 389 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
3 347 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 232 (4.75%) MS Visio
5 212 (4.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.082%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.061%) Niku Workbench
9 3 (0.061%) SPSS
10 2 (0.041%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.020%) Maya
11 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 79 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 31 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 24 (0.49%) SAP R/3
5 22 (0.45%) NetSuite
6 17 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 15 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
8 14 (0.29%) ResourceLink
9 13 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 12 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 9 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
11 9 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
12 8 (0.16%) SAP CRM
12 8 (0.16%) SAP HCM
13 7 (0.14%) Primavera
13 7 (0.14%) SAP HR
13 7 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 188 (3.85%) Office 365
2 172 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (2.76%) SaaS
4 118 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
5 67 (1.37%) IaaS
6 33 (0.68%) PaaS
7 31 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 23 (0.47%) iPaaS
10 15 (0.31%) OneDrive
10 15 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
11 14 (0.29%) Dropbox
12 13 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 9 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.14%) Boomi
16 6 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.12%) Mimecast
16 6 (0.12%) Trello
16 6 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 227 (4.65%) WAN
2 183 (3.75%) LAN
3 147 (3.01%) Firewall
4 92 (1.88%) VoIP
5 87 (1.78%) SAN
6 63 (1.29%) Internet
7 48 (0.98%) Wireless
8 47 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
9 44 (0.90%) DNS
10 43 (0.88%) TCP/IP
11 42 (0.86%) Unified Communications
12 40 (0.82%) Skype
12 40 (0.82%) VLAN
12 40 (0.82%) VPN
13 34 (0.70%) Ethernet
13 34 (0.70%) Network Security
14 32 (0.65%) SMS
15 29 (0.59%) DHCP
16 27 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 91 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (1.23%) Big Data
6 48 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 45 (0.92%) Power BI
7 45 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (0.68%) MySQL
9 28 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 24 (0.49%) Hadoop
12 24 (0.49%) RDBMS
13 22 (0.45%) SAP BW
14 20 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (0.33%) DB2
16 15 (0.31%) DTS
16 15 (0.31%) EDRMS
17 14 (0.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 169 (3.46%) JIRA
2 31 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 26 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 24 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 24 (0.49%) Selenium
6 22 (0.45%) HP UFT
7 21 (0.43%) LoadRunner
8 16 (0.33%) Visual Studio
9 15 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (0.31%) Subversion
10 14 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
11 11 (0.23%) ClearCase
12 9 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.18%) JMeter
13 8 (0.16%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.16%) Fiddler
14 7 (0.14%) eCATT
15 6 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.12%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1743 (35.67%) Finance
2 369 (7.55%) Retail
3 321 (6.57%) Banking
4 256 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 215 (4.40%) Marketing
6 189 (3.87%) Manufacturing
7 183 (3.75%) Legal
8 110 (2.25%) Law
9 93 (1.90%) Investment Banking
10 84 (1.72%) Advertising
11 76 (1.56%) Retail Banking
12 54 (1.11%) Back Office
13 51 (1.04%) Electronics
14 47 (0.96%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.68%) Publishing
16 32 (0.65%) Billing
17 27 (0.55%) Local Government
18 24 (0.49%) Games
19 23 (0.47%) Front Office
20 22 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2337 (47.83%) Project Manager
2 686 (14.04%) IT Manager
3 562 (11.50%) Analyst
4 538 (11.01%) IT Project Manager
5 423 (8.66%) Senior Manager
6 353 (7.22%) Senior Project Manager
7 318 (6.51%) Business Analyst
8 313 (6.41%) Consultant
9 267 (5.46%) Infrastructure Manager
10 211 (4.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 204 (4.18%) Architect
12 187 (3.83%) Programme Manager
13 184 (3.77%) Software Project Manager
14 147 (3.01%) Technical Manager
15 141 (2.89%) Service Manager
16 136 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
17 111 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
18 108 (2.21%) Technical Project Manager
19 107 (2.19%) Digital Project Manager
20 105 (2.15%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (3.85%) .NET
2 97 (1.99%) HTML
3 91 (1.86%) XML
4 87 (1.78%) Web Services
5 51 (1.04%) ASP.NET
6 42 (0.86%) Middleware
7 40 (0.82%) CSS
8 39 (0.80%) HTML5
9 34 (0.70%) .NET Framework
9 34 (0.70%) SOAP
10 30 (0.61%) JSON
11 29 (0.59%) jQuery
12 27 (0.55%) J2EE
13 26 (0.53%) AngularJS
14 22 (0.45%) REST
15 21 (0.43%) RESTful
16 19 (0.39%) WSDL
17 17 (0.35%) XSLT
18 16 (0.33%) Hibernate
19 15 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 420 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 369 (7.55%) PMI
3 275 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 255 (5.22%) Data Centre
5 140 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 132 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 123 (2.52%) Virtual Team
8 74 (1.51%) NHS
9 72 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 67 (1.37%) User Experience
11 58 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 33 (0.68%) Fintech
13 29 (0.59%) Life Science
14 27 (0.55%) CMDB
14 27 (0.55%) Fixed Income
15 26 (0.53%) Public Cloud
16 25 (0.51%) Hedge funds
16 25 (0.51%) Social Media
17 24 (0.49%) Equities
18 22 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 330 (6.75%) Windows
2 145 (2.97%) Windows Server
3 103 (2.11%) Linux
4 59 (1.21%) Unix
5 49 (1.00%) Windows 10
6 47 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 46 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (0.59%) Android
11 26 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.31%) Solaris
13 12 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.16%) AIX
14 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.10%) SUSE
16 4 (0.082%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.061%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.061%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2910 (59.56%) Project Management
2 1983 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1302 (26.65%) ITIL
4 1192 (24.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 607 (12.42%) Scrum
6 562 (11.50%) Change Management
7 511 (10.46%) Waterfall
8 455 (9.31%) Business Analysis
9 445 (9.11%) Programme Management
10 405 (8.29%) SDLC
11 339 (6.94%) Risk Management
12 332 (6.79%) PRINCE
13 325 (6.65%) Service Delivery
14 316 (6.47%) Project Planning
15 311 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 300 (6.14%) CRM
17 292 (5.98%) Service Management
18 280 (5.73%) Mentoring
19 278 (5.69%) ERP
20 276 (5.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 335 (6.86%) SQL
2 190 (3.89%) Java
3 102 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 94 (1.92%) C
5 85 (1.74%) C#
6 48 (0.98%) Python
7 44 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 35 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 33 (0.68%) VB
10 31 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 26 (0.53%) C++
12 23 (0.47%) VBA
13 20 (0.41%) Perl
13 20 (0.41%) Ruby
14 19 (0.39%) PHP
15 16 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 16 (0.33%) VBScript
16 15 (0.31%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.27%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 812 (16.62%) Degree
2 735 (15.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 667 (13.65%) PMI Certification
4 586 (11.99%) PMP
5 410 (8.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 245 (5.01%) APMP
7 200 (4.09%) Security Cleared
8 164 (3.36%) ISEB
9 161 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
10 138 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 126 (2.58%) CISSP
12 120 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
13 101 (2.07%) SC Cleared
14 87 (1.78%) CCNA
15 81 (1.66%) MCSE
16 79 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
17 60 (1.23%) CISM
18 54 (1.11%) MCSA
19 53 (1.08%) ISTQB
20 50 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (9.33%) PMO
2 278 (5.69%) QA
3 173 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 104 (2.13%) SLA
5 80 (1.64%) GDPR
6 66 (1.35%) PCI DSS
7 45 (0.92%) COBIT
8 44 (0.90%) Data Quality
9 42 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 41 (0.84%) P3O
11 34 (0.70%) ISO 9001
12 33 (0.68%) MiFID
13 26 (0.53%) PMBOK
14 21 (0.43%) EMIR
15 20 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 11 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
17 10 (0.20%) FATCA
17 10 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 9 (0.18%) ISO 14001
19 7 (0.14%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 187 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 135 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.45%) vSphere
6 21 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.39%) XenApp
8 11 (0.23%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.082%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.061%) Docker
12 3 (0.061%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.061%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.041%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.041%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.041%) vCloud
13 2 (0.041%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.041%) XenServer
14 1 (0.020%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 45 (0.92%) SCCM
2 36 (0.74%) Puppet
3 35 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (0.25%) Ansible
7 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.18%) vCenter Server
9 8 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.16%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.14%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.14%) SCOM
11 6 (0.12%) Nessus
12 5 (0.10%) Control-M
12 5 (0.10%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.10%) SCSM
12 5 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.082%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.082%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 835 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 298 (6.10%) SAP
3 223 (4.56%) VMware
4 203 (4.15%) Cisco
5 202 (4.13%) Oracle
6 132 (2.70%) Citrix
7 106 (2.17%) HP
8 65 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.02%) IBM
10 48 (0.98%) NetApp
11 44 (0.90%) CheckPoint
12 39 (0.80%) F5
13 38 (0.78%) Tableau
14 35 (0.72%) Capita
15 32 (0.65%) Google
16 30 (0.61%) Cognizant
17 28 (0.57%) webMethods
18 27 (0.55%) Mitel
19 26 (0.53%) Avaya
19 26 (0.53%) TIBCO