Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 695 657 588
Rank change year-on-year -38 -69 -88
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 340 511 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 1.39% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 262 379 614
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £33,600 £35,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 27,495 36,680 41,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.87% 24.17% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20,380 26,784 32,216
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,600 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 16 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 24 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
England -71 296 £55,000 +10.00% 35
UK excluding London -14 205 £50,000 +5.26% 33
London 0 118 £60,000 +4.35% 6
South East +14 66 £55,500 +11.00% 4
North of England +32 54 £46,000 +2.22% 14
North West +37 33 £47,500 +5.56% 10
Yorkshire +28 20 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Midlands +27 19 £43,750 -2.78% 7
South West -9 19 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Wales +13 17 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England +69 16 £36,500 -33.64% 1
Scotland +34 13 £56,250 +7.14% 2
West Midlands +14 12 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Midlands +15 7 £35,000 -19.08% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
North East - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 323 (95.00%) PRINCE2
2 222 (65.29%) Project Management
3 134 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (36.76%) Finance
5 101 (29.71%) Microsoft
6 99 (29.12%) ITIL
7 77 (22.65%) Degree
8 67 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (19.71%) Project Delivery
9 60 (17.65%) PMP
10 58 (17.06%) Microsoft Office
11 55 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (15.59%) Waterfall
13 50 (14.71%) PMI Certification
14 49 (14.41%) Change Management
15 43 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (12.65%) Public Sector
16 41 (12.06%) Service Delivery
16 41 (12.06%) Windows
16 41 (12.06%) Microsoft Project
17 36 (10.59%) Risk Management
18 33 (9.71%) Azure
19 32 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
19 32 (9.41%) PMO
20 31 (9.12%) Self-Motivation
20 31 (9.12%) Telecoms
21 30 (8.82%) PRINCE
22 29 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
23 27 (7.94%) Scrum
24 26 (7.65%) Migration

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 20 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.24%) CMS
3 7 (2.06%) Confluence
4 4 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.29%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (17.06%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (12.06%) Microsoft Project
3 29 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.59%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.71%) Azure
2 19 (5.59%) Office 365
3 16 (4.71%) AWS
4 6 (1.76%) PaaS
4 6 (1.76%) SaaS
5 4 (1.18%) IaaS
6 3 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.88%) Power Platform
6 3 (0.88%) Serverless
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle CX
7 2 (0.59%) Smartsheet
7 2 (0.59%) Trello
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.47%) LAN
2 21 (6.18%) WAN
3 18 (5.29%) DNS
3 18 (5.29%) Wireless
4 17 (5.00%) Internet
5 15 (4.41%) DHCP
5 15 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.41%) VoIP
6 6 (1.76%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.18%) Skype
7 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.88%) VSAN
9 2 (0.59%) SAN
10 1 (0.29%) Firewall
10 1 (0.29%) HTTP
10 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.76%) DB2
2 6 (1.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.18%) Big Data
4 3 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.59%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.59%) MySQL
5 2 (0.59%) Power BI
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.29%) ActiveReports
6 1 (0.29%) DTS
6 1 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.94%) JIRA
2 4 (1.18%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.18%) MSI
2 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.18%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.59%) GitLab
5 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.29%) JUnit
5 1 (0.29%) Subversion
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 125 (36.76%) Finance
2 43 (12.65%) Public Sector
3 31 (9.12%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.71%) Retail
5 12 (3.53%) Legal
6 10 (2.94%) Billing
6 10 (2.94%) Marketing
7 9 (2.65%) Law
7 9 (2.65%) Local Government
8 7 (2.06%) Advertising
8 7 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.76%) Housing Association
9 6 (1.76%) Police
10 4 (1.18%) Banking
10 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.18%) Publishing
11 2 (0.59%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.29%) Fire and Rescue
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 204 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 84 (24.71%) IT Manager
3 60 (17.65%) IT Project Manager
4 45 (13.24%) Senior Manager
5 44 (12.94%) Senior Project Manager
6 20 (5.88%) Analyst
7 19 (5.59%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (5.29%) Technical Manager
9 17 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 17 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
10 16 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 15 (4.41%) Senior IT Manager
11 15 (4.41%) Senior IT Project Manager
12 13 (3.82%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.82%) Programme Manager
13 12 (3.53%) Service Manager
14 10 (2.94%) Applications Manager
14 10 (2.94%) Consultant
14 10 (2.94%) IT Services Manager
14 10 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.18%) HTML
1 4 (1.18%) REST
1 4 (1.18%) SOAP
1 4 (1.18%) Spring
2 3 (0.88%) AngularJS
2 3 (0.88%) J2EE
2 3 (0.88%) jQuery
2 3 (0.88%) JSON
2 3 (0.88%) Micronaut
2 3 (0.88%) React
2 3 (0.88%) Web Services
3 2 (0.59%) Node.js
3 2 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) CSS3
4 1 (0.29%) HTML5
4 1 (0.29%) OAuth
4 1 (0.29%) OpenID
4 1 (0.29%) RESTful
4 1 (0.29%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (9.12%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (7.65%) Data Centre
4 23 (6.76%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.41%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.06%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.76%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.76%) User Experience
8 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) PMI
11 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.59%) Life Science
11 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.59%) NHS
11 2 (0.59%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.59%) Tandem
12 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.06%) Windows
2 25 (7.35%) Linux
3 19 (5.59%) Unix
4 11 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.65%) CentOS
5 9 (2.65%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.06%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (95.00%) PRINCE2
2 222 (65.29%) Project Management
3 134 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (29.12%) ITIL
5 67 (19.71%) Project Delivery
5 67 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (15.59%) Waterfall
8 49 (14.41%) Change Management
9 41 (12.06%) Service Delivery
10 36 (10.59%) Risk Management
11 32 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (8.82%) PRINCE
13 27 (7.94%) Scrum
14 26 (7.65%) Logistics
14 26 (7.65%) Migration
15 25 (7.35%) Business Analysis
16 23 (6.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
16 23 (6.76%) Coaching
17 22 (6.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.41%) C
2 10 (2.94%) SQL
3 8 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.06%) Java
5 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.18%) VBScript
7 2 (0.59%) RPG
7 2 (0.59%) Scala
8 1 (0.29%) Python
8 1 (0.29%) R
8 1 (0.29%) VB
8 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (22.65%) Degree
2 60 (17.65%) PMP
3 50 (14.71%) PMI Certification
4 24 (7.06%) Security Cleared
5 19 (5.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.41%) Master's Degree
7 13 (3.82%) ISEB
7 13 (3.82%) MCSE
7 13 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.24%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.65%) CEH
10 9 (2.65%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.65%) MCSA
11 7 (2.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 6 (1.76%) APMP
12 6 (1.76%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (1.47%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (1.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.41%) PMO
2 24 (7.06%) QA
3 7 (2.06%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.59%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.29%) EMIR
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) MiFID
5 1 (0.29%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.88%) vSphere
5 2 (0.59%) Docker
5 2 (0.59%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (5.00%) SCCM
2 12 (3.53%) SCOM
3 4 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (1.18%) Perfmon
3 4 (1.18%) WSUS
4 3 (0.88%) Terraform
4 3 (0.88%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.59%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 101 (29.71%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.06%) Cisco
3 17 (5.00%) VMware
4 10 (2.94%) IBM
4 10 (2.94%) Oracle
5 8 (2.35%) HP
6 7 (2.06%) Dell
6 7 (2.06%) EMC
7 6 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.18%) Capita
8 4 (1.18%) Citrix
8 4 (1.18%) Intel
8 4 (1.18%) Lumension
8 4 (1.18%) NetApp
9 3 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.88%) Virgin Media
10 2 (0.59%) JDA
10 2 (0.59%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.29%) Reuters
11 1 (0.29%) SAP