Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 144 118
Rank change year-on-year -54 -26 -6
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 1,066 3,281 4,482
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.75% 2.48% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.69% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 922 2,963 3,640
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 56,210 121,860 147,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.37% 92.21% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 45,366 96,858 118,390
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,443
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 in England.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in England

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 in England over the 6 months to 5 August 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 5 August 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 -38 413 £60,000 - 19
South East -51 220 £60,000 +9.09% 24
North of England -8 167 £47,500 - 10
Midlands 0 129 £47,500 -5.00% 13
South West -4 92 £50,000 +3.09% 7
North West -27 83 £53,750 +19.44% 7
Yorkshire +34 72 £44,000 -7.37% 3
West Midlands -26 71 £47,500 -9.52% 6
East Midlands +47 48 £47,500 +5.56% 7
East of England +8 45 £45,000 -18.18% 5
North East +10 12 £45,000 +12.50%
PRINCE2
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 668 (62.66%) Project Management
2 544 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
3 347 (32.55%) Finance
4 285 (26.74%) Project Delivery
5 276 (25.89%) ITIL
6 263 (24.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 204 (19.14%) Degree
8 199 (18.67%) Microsoft
9 149 (13.98%) PMI Certification
10 141 (13.23%) PMP
11 127 (11.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 124 (11.63%) Waterfall
13 116 (10.88%) Scrum
14 107 (10.04%) Azure
15 106 (9.94%) Microsoft Project
16 105 (9.85%) Change Management
17 101 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
18 99 (9.29%) Security Cleared
19 97 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
20 96 (9.01%) PMO
21 93 (8.72%) SDLC
22 88 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 86 (8.07%) Service Delivery
24 83 (7.79%) Public Sector
25 82 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
25 82 (7.69%) Office 365
26 81 (7.60%) Risk Management
27 77 (7.22%) Service Management
28 76 (7.13%) SAP
29 75 (7.04%) Windows

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 33 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.50%) Skype for Business
3 12 (1.13%) Confluence
4 5 (0.47%) CMS
5 4 (0.38%) Drupal
5 4 (0.38%) IIS
5 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.28%) Apache
6 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.28%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.19%) CICS
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.094%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.094%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 106 (9.94%) Microsoft Project
2 82 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 47 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 41 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.22%) Odoo
4 12 (1.13%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.56%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.38%) Lawson
10 3 (0.28%) Relativity
10 3 (0.28%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.28%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.28%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.19%) Magento
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.19%) Sage 500
11 2 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 107 (10.04%) Azure
2 82 (7.69%) Office 365
3 50 (4.69%) SaaS
4 42 (3.94%) AWS
5 38 (3.56%) PaaS
6 36 (3.38%) IaaS
7 18 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (1.69%) Power Platform
8 12 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.66%) GCP
10 6 (0.56%) Trello
11 4 (0.38%) Serverless
11 4 (0.38%) Smartsheet
12 3 (0.28%) Boomi
12 3 (0.28%) Slack
13 2 (0.19%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.19%) PowerApps
14 1 (0.094%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.35%) WAN
2 24 (2.25%) Firewall
3 20 (1.88%) LAN
4 19 (1.78%) Skype
5 13 (1.22%) MPLS
6 11 (1.03%) Wireless
7 10 (0.94%) DNS
7 10 (0.94%) VoIP
7 10 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.84%) Internet
9 8 (0.75%) Network Security
10 7 (0.66%) Intranet
10 7 (0.66%) SAN
11 5 (0.47%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.47%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.47%) VPN
12 4 (0.38%) Broadband
12 4 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.38%) DHCP
12 4 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (1.50%) Power BI
3 14 (1.31%) SAP HANA
4 11 (1.03%) Big Data
5 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.47%) PowerCenter
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.28%) DB2
8 3 (0.28%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.28%) MySQL
8 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.094%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.094%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 50 (4.69%) JIRA
2 7 (0.66%) Bitbucket
3 5 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.28%) JMeter
5 3 (0.28%) Selenium
6 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.19%) FishEye
6 2 (0.19%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.19%) JUnit
6 2 (0.19%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.094%) Geb
7 1 (0.094%) Mockito
7 1 (0.094%) Moq
7 1 (0.094%) NUnit
7 1 (0.094%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.094%) Spock
7 1 (0.094%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.094%) TestNG
General
1 347 (32.55%) Finance
2 83 (7.79%) Public Sector
3 66 (6.19%) Law
4 62 (5.82%) Retail
5 51 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 39 (3.66%) Legal
6 39 (3.66%) Local Government
7 27 (2.53%) Back Office
7 27 (2.53%) Banking
8 22 (2.06%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.97%) Police
10 19 (1.78%) Marketing
11 9 (0.84%) Advertising
12 7 (0.66%) Billing
13 6 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.47%) Fire and Rescue
15 4 (0.38%) Electronics
15 4 (0.38%) Games
16 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 487 (45.68%) Project Manager
2 137 (12.85%) IT Manager
3 104 (9.76%) Analyst
4 85 (7.97%) Senior Manager
5 82 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
6 69 (6.47%) Senior Project Manager
7 60 (5.63%) Consultant
8 53 (4.97%) Architect
9 47 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 41 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
11 38 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
12 37 (3.47%) Technical Manager
13 33 (3.10%) Programme Manager
14 31 (2.91%) Technical Project Manager
15 30 (2.81%) SAP Manager
16 29 (2.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 29 (2.72%) SAP Project Manager
16 29 (2.72%) Software Project Manager
17 27 (2.53%) Coordinator
18 26 (2.44%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.88%) .NET
2 9 (0.84%) HTML
3 8 (0.75%) CSS
4 6 (0.56%) Middleware
5 5 (0.47%) Velocity
6 3 (0.28%) EDI
6 3 (0.28%) LAMP
6 3 (0.28%) REST
6 3 (0.28%) XML
7 2 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.19%) XBRL
8 1 (0.094%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.094%) Ajax
8 1 (0.094%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.094%) ebXML
8 1 (0.094%) jQuery
8 1 (0.094%) Laravel
8 1 (0.094%) React
8 1 (0.094%) SOAP
8 1 (0.094%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.19%) PMI
3 56 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 47 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (3.10%) Virtual Team
7 22 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.50%) Private Cloud
8 16 (1.50%) SWIFT
9 13 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.13%) FMCG
10 12 (1.13%) NHS
10 12 (1.13%) User Experience
11 11 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (0.56%) Replication
15 5 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
15 5 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 75 (7.04%) Windows
2 31 (2.91%) Windows Server
3 28 (2.63%) Windows 10
4 11 (1.03%) Linux
5 6 (0.56%) Windows 2000
5 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.47%) Unix
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.28%) Debian
8 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.094%) Android
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.094%) Solaris
10 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (62.66%) Project Management
2 544 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (26.74%) Project Delivery
4 276 (25.89%) ITIL
5 263 (24.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 124 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 116 (10.88%) Scrum
8 105 (9.85%) Change Management
9 97 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
10 93 (8.72%) SDLC
11 86 (8.07%) Service Delivery
12 81 (7.60%) Risk Management
13 77 (7.22%) Service Management
14 69 (6.47%) Business Analysis
14 69 (6.47%) ERP
15 67 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 67 (6.29%) CRM
16 66 (6.19%) Programme Management
17 58 (5.44%) Analytics
17 58 (5.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 68 (6.38%) SQL
2 33 (3.10%) Java
3 23 (2.16%) C#
4 22 (2.06%) C
5 20 (1.88%) Python
6 12 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (0.84%) VB
8 8 (0.75%) C++
9 7 (0.66%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.47%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.38%) PHP
11 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.19%) COBOL
12 2 (0.19%) Perl
12 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.094%) R
13 1 (0.094%) Ruby
13 1 (0.094%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 204 (19.14%) Degree
2 149 (13.98%) PMI Certification
3 141 (13.23%) PMP
4 127 (11.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 99 (9.29%) Security Cleared
6 88 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 52 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 41 (3.85%) APMP
9 37 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (3.00%) MCSE
12 29 (2.72%) CCNA
13 28 (2.63%) DV Cleared
14 22 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (1.59%) Master's Degree
16 16 (1.50%) ISEB
17 15 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
18 12 (1.13%) CISSP
19 11 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
20 9 (0.84%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (9.01%) PMO
2 55 (5.16%) QA
3 27 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (2.44%) SLA
5 14 (1.31%) COBIT
6 13 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (1.13%) GDPR
8 10 (0.94%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.84%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.66%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.56%) SEPA
11 6 (0.56%) TARGET2
12 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.47%) NIST
12 5 (0.47%) P3O
13 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 39 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 30 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.47%) Docker
5 4 (0.38%) XenApp
6 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.19%) ACF2
7 2 (0.19%) HDFS
7 2 (0.19%) RACF
7 2 (0.19%) vCloud
7 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.094%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 1 (0.094%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (2.25%) SCCM
2 21 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.28%) SCOM
4 2 (0.19%) IBM Guardium
4 2 (0.19%) Nessus
4 2 (0.19%) OSSEC
4 2 (0.19%) Terraform
4 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.094%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.094%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.094%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.094%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.094%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.094%) vRealize
Vendors
1 199 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 76 (7.13%) SAP
3 54 (5.07%) VMware
4 44 (4.13%) Oracle
5 35 (3.28%) Capita
6 34 (3.19%) Cisco
7 18 (1.69%) Sage
7 18 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.50%) Citrix
9 13 (1.22%) Infor
10 12 (1.13%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.03%) IBM
11 11 (1.03%) JD Edwards
12 10 (0.94%) Informatica
12 10 (0.94%) Tableau
13 9 (0.84%) Dell
14 8 (0.75%) HP
15 7 (0.66%) CheckPoint
15 7 (0.66%) IFS
16 6 (0.56%) Atlassian