Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 594 485
Rank change year-on-year -19 -109 -79
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 660 749 1,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 1.73% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 528 688 1,066
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -0.50% -4.29%
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - -5.00%

PRINCE2 Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40,166 43,367 53,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.68% 24.48% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29,840 33,323 43,325
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
England +12 620 £52,500 +5.00% 42
UK excluding London -43 397 £49,500 +4.21% 29
London +11 259 £60,000 +1.69% 14
South East -19 111 £52,500 +5.00% 4
North of England +41 97 £42,500 -5.56% 7
North West +23 65 £42,500 -9.57% 4
South West +3 65 £45,236 -9.53% 6
Midlands -14 50 £47,500 +6.23% 8
West Midlands +9 39 £47,500 +5.56% 4
East of England +10 37 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Yorkshire +38 31 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Scotland -2 26 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Wales +15 14 £55,000 +25.71%
East Midlands -12 11 £47,500 +11.76% 4
North East -23 1 £40,000 -3.03%

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 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 with a requirement for PRINCE2 Certification.

1 631 (95.61%) PRINCE2
2 377 (57.12%) Project Management
3 287 (43.48%) Finance
4 263 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (32.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 137 (20.76%) Scrum
7 96 (14.55%) ITIL
8 93 (14.09%) Microsoft
9 91 (13.79%) Degree
10 83 (12.58%) PMI Certification
11 82 (12.42%) Microsoft Project
12 78 (11.82%) PMO
13 75 (11.36%) Banking
14 74 (11.21%) Migration
15 67 (10.15%) Programme Management
15 67 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
16 64 (9.70%) PMP
17 63 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
18 56 (8.48%) PRINCE
18 56 (8.48%) Infrastructure Transformation
19 52 (7.88%) Project Planning
19 52 (7.88%) Waterfall
20 51 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
21 49 (7.42%) Decision-Making
22 48 (7.27%) SDLC
22 48 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
22 48 (7.27%) Windows
23 47 (7.12%) Change Management
24 46 (6.97%) Data Migration
25 45 (6.82%) Retail Banking

PRINCE2 Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 32 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.45%) Confluence
5 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 82 (12.42%) Microsoft Project
2 63 (9.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (3.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) Maya
Business Applications
1 16 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.06%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.61%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.61%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) iTrent
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Primavera
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.79%) Office 365
3 19 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.88%) SaaS
4 6 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (0.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.61%) Force.com
5 4 (0.61%) Veeva
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.45%) Trello
7 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.94%) WAN
2 22 (3.33%) LAN
3 15 (2.27%) DNS
3 15 (2.27%) VoIP
4 14 (2.12%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.67%) Broadband
6 9 (1.36%) Firewall
7 8 (1.21%) Internet
7 8 (1.21%) Network Security
8 7 (1.06%) Unified Communications
9 6 (0.91%) Skype
10 5 (0.76%) DHCP
11 4 (0.61%) DSL
11 4 (0.61%) HTTP
11 4 (0.61%) VLAN
11 4 (0.61%) Wireless
12 3 (0.45%) SAN
12 3 (0.45%) SMS
13 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.30%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.21%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.06%) Big Data
4 7 (1.06%) SQLPlus
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.30%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.30%) QlikView
8 1 (0.15%) Power BI
8 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.36%) JIRA
2 5 (0.76%) ClearCase
2 5 (0.76%) ClearQuest
3 4 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 287 (43.48%) Finance
2 75 (11.36%) Banking
3 45 (6.82%) Retail Banking
4 38 (5.76%) Retail
5 34 (5.15%) Corporate Banking
6 25 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.88%) Legal
8 14 (2.12%) Back Office
9 11 (1.67%) Advertising
9 11 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.36%) Automotive
10 9 (1.36%) Marketing
11 8 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.91%) Publishing
13 5 (0.76%) German Language
14 4 (0.61%) Law
15 3 (0.45%) Billing
16 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.15%) Front Office
17 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 401 (60.76%) Project Manager
2 93 (14.09%) IT Manager
3 70 (10.61%) IT Project Manager
4 62 (9.39%) Analyst
5 61 (9.24%) Programme Manager
6 55 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 45 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
8 42 (6.36%) Senior Project Manager
9 41 (6.21%) Technical Manager
10 40 (6.06%) Business Analyst
10 40 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 35 (5.30%) Technical Project Manager
12 29 (4.39%) Delivery Manager
13 28 (4.24%) Agile Project Manager
14 27 (4.09%) Transformation Manager
15 21 (3.18%) Agile Delivery Manager
15 21 (3.18%) Delivery Project Manager
16 19 (2.88%) Consultant
16 19 (2.88%) Retail Banking Project Manager
16 19 (2.88%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.12%) .NET
2 7 (1.06%) .NET Framework
2 7 (1.06%) Middleware
3 4 (0.61%) COM
3 4 (0.61%) Visualforce
3 4 (0.61%) Web Services
3 4 (0.61%) XML
4 2 (0.30%) J2EE
4 2 (0.30%) Mason
5 1 (0.15%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.15%) EDI
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.15%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.91%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 28 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.09%) PMI
6 16 (2.42%) User Experience
7 14 (2.12%) Driving Licence
8 13 (1.97%) Fintech
9 12 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.91%) CESG
10 6 (0.91%) CMDB
11 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.61%) Life Science
13 3 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.45%) Freedom of Information Act
13 3 (0.45%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.45%) NHS
14 2 (0.30%) BBC
14 2 (0.30%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.27%) Windows
2 16 (2.42%) Windows 10
3 14 (2.12%) Linux
4 13 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.67%) Unix
6 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (95.61%) PRINCE2
2 377 (57.12%) Project Management
3 263 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (32.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 137 (20.76%) Scrum
6 96 (14.55%) ITIL
7 74 (11.21%) Migration
8 67 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
8 67 (10.15%) Programme Management
9 56 (8.48%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 56 (8.48%) PRINCE
10 52 (7.88%) Project Planning
10 52 (7.88%) Waterfall
11 49 (7.42%) Decision-Making
12 48 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 48 (7.27%) SDLC
13 47 (7.12%) Change Management
14 46 (6.97%) Data Migration
15 45 (6.82%) Business Analysis
15 45 (6.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (3.79%) SQL
2 10 (1.52%) C
3 9 (1.36%) Java
4 6 (0.91%) JavaScript
4 6 (0.91%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.76%) C++
6 4 (0.61%) Apex Code
6 4 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.61%) VBA
7 3 (0.45%) C#
8 1 (0.15%) RPG
Qualifications
1 91 (13.79%) Degree
2 83 (12.58%) PMI Certification
3 64 (9.70%) PMP
4 34 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
4 34 (5.15%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.18%) SC Cleared
6 20 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (2.12%) APMP
7 14 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.82%) ISEB
9 11 (1.67%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.06%) CBAP
10 7 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.91%) MCITP
11 6 (0.91%) MCSE
12 5 (0.76%) CISM
12 5 (0.76%) CISSP
13 4 (0.61%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.61%) CISA
13 4 (0.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.82%) PMO
2 39 (5.91%) QA
3 18 (2.73%) SLA
4 17 (2.58%) GDPR
5 12 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.91%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.91%) SCCM
2 5 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.45%) SCOM
4 2 (0.30%) PowerCLI
4 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.30%) vRealize
5 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.15%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 93 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.33%) SAP
3 21 (3.18%) VMware
4 20 (3.03%) Oracle
5 15 (2.27%) Cisco
6 13 (1.97%) Citrix
7 10 (1.52%) HP
8 8 (1.21%) IBM
8 8 (1.21%) Veeam
9 7 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.91%) Google
11 5 (0.76%) Capita
12 4 (0.61%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.61%) Cognos
12 4 (0.61%) Nimble Storage
12 4 (0.61%) Sage
12 4 (0.61%) Siebel
13 3 (0.45%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.45%) Tableau