Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 643 647 557
Rank change year-on-year +4 -90 -88
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 501 626 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 1.54% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 390 497 697
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £39,975 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% -

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 35,619 40,562 42,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.71% 23.62% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 25,461 30,751 33,049
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.23% -2.35%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +8 478 £55,000 +10.00% 12
UK excluding London -15 316 £52,500 +11.70% 8
London +72 171 £67,500 +17.39% 5
South East +60 157 £55,000 +13.40%
North of England -39 48 £45,000 +1.12% 5
Midlands +19 45 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West +21 42 £60,000 +20.00%
North West +1 37 £46,250 +2.78% 2
West Midlands +21 33 £60,000 +33.33% 2
East of England +65 12 £72,500 +20.83%
East Midlands +26 11 £40,000 -15.79%
Yorkshire -14 10 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Scotland -1 8 £50,000 -12.66% 1
Wales -5 5 £45,000 -18.18%
North East +6 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 488 (97.41%) PRINCE2
2 301 (60.08%) Project Management
3 208 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (32.14%) Finance
5 122 (24.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 108 (21.56%) Degree
7 87 (17.37%) Scrum
8 79 (15.77%) ITIL
9 78 (15.57%) PMI Certification
10 75 (14.97%) PMP
11 63 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (12.38%) Security Cleared
12 62 (12.38%) Cybersecurity
13 53 (10.58%) Microsoft
14 52 (10.38%) SDLC
15 49 (9.78%) Migration
16 48 (9.58%) APMP
17 47 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 45 (8.98%) SC Cleared
19 44 (8.78%) Retail
20 43 (8.58%) Information Security
21 42 (8.38%) Windows
22 41 (8.18%) PMO
23 38 (7.58%) PRINCE
23 38 (7.58%) Risk Management
23 38 (7.58%) Programme Management
24 37 (7.39%) Business Analysis
24 37 (7.39%) Change Management
25 36 (7.19%) DV Cleared
26 34 (6.79%) Business Development

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 14 (2.79%) Confluence
2 6 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.40%) CMS
5 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (6.59%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (2.20%) Oracle Payroll
2 7 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.40%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.40%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.20%) Primavera
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (4.39%) Office 365
2 15 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.20%) Apigee
3 6 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.00%) SaaS
5 4 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.60%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.20%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.99%) LAN
2 16 (3.19%) WAN
3 13 (2.59%) Firewall
4 9 (1.80%) SAN
5 7 (1.40%) Unified Communications
6 6 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.00%) Wireless
8 4 (0.80%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.60%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.60%) VoIP
10 2 (0.40%) DNS
10 2 (0.40%) Intranet
10 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.40%) NAS
10 2 (0.40%) Skype
10 2 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.40%) VPN
11 1 (0.20%) Broadband
11 1 (0.20%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (0.80%) MS Access
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.40%) QlikView
6 1 (0.20%) Big Data
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (4.59%) JIRA
2 3 (0.60%) Hudson
3 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.20%) MSI
4 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 161 (32.14%) Finance
2 44 (8.78%) Retail
3 33 (6.59%) Marketing
4 27 (5.39%) Banking
5 22 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 22 (4.39%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.20%) Local Government
7 10 (2.00%) Electronics
7 10 (2.00%) Law
8 8 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.20%) Back Office
10 6 (1.20%) Legal
11 4 (0.80%) Billing
11 4 (0.80%) Front Office
11 4 (0.80%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Advertising
12 3 (0.60%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 324 (64.67%) Project Manager
2 67 (13.37%) IT Manager
3 63 (12.57%) Senior Manager
4 58 (11.58%) IT Project Manager
4 58 (11.58%) Senior Project Manager
5 52 (10.38%) Analyst
6 38 (7.58%) Business Analyst
7 36 (7.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 35 (6.99%) Agile Project Manager
8 35 (6.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 30 (5.99%) Software Project Manager
10 28 (5.59%) Security Manager
10 28 (5.59%) Security Project Manager
11 24 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 23 (4.59%) Senior IT Manager
12 23 (4.59%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 22 (4.39%) Digital Project Manager
14 18 (3.59%) Consultant
15 17 (3.39%) Programme Manager
16 15 (2.99%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.00%) .NET
2 4 (0.80%) Node.js
2 4 (0.80%) React
2 4 (0.80%) Web Services
2 4 (0.80%) XML
3 1 (0.20%) CSS
3 1 (0.20%) HTML
3 1 (0.20%) REST
3 1 (0.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.59%) PMI
5 16 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.59%) Reinsurance
7 12 (2.40%) EPoS
8 8 (1.60%) User Experience
9 7 (1.40%) CMDB
10 6 (1.20%) Social Media
11 4 (0.80%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.80%) FMCG
11 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.80%) Spread Betting
11 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.60%) SCADA
13 2 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.38%) Windows
2 29 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.20%) Linux
3 6 (1.20%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.40%) Android
5 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (97.41%) PRINCE2
2 301 (60.08%) Project Management
3 208 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (24.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (17.37%) Scrum
6 79 (15.77%) ITIL
7 63 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
8 62 (12.38%) Cybersecurity
9 52 (10.38%) SDLC
10 49 (9.78%) Migration
11 47 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (8.58%) Information Security
13 38 (7.58%) PRINCE
13 38 (7.58%) Programme Management
13 38 (7.58%) Risk Management
14 37 (7.39%) Business Analysis
14 37 (7.39%) Change Management
15 34 (6.79%) Business Development
15 34 (6.79%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (6.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.19%) C
2 25 (4.99%) SQL
3 11 (2.20%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.20%) Java
5 4 (0.80%) Java 8
5 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.20%) Perl
7 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (21.56%) Degree
2 78 (15.57%) PMI Certification
3 75 (14.97%) PMP
4 62 (12.38%) Security Cleared
5 48 (9.58%) APMP
6 45 (8.98%) SC Cleared
7 36 (7.19%) DV Cleared
8 20 (3.99%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.20%) MCSE
9 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.40%) MCSA
11 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.00%) CCNA
12 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.80%) MCITP
14 2 (0.40%) HND
14 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.40%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.18%) PMO
2 30 (5.99%) QA
3 11 (2.20%) SLA
4 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
6 1 (0.20%) FATCA
6 1 (0.20%) MiFID
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.59%) Firmware
3 12 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.60%) vSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) SCCM
2 2 (0.40%) SCOM
2 2 (0.40%) vRealize
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.20%) Scalr
3 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.19%) Oracle
3 24 (4.79%) Cisco
3 24 (4.79%) SAP
3 24 (4.79%) VMware
4 6 (1.20%) Adobe
4 6 (1.20%) BMC
4 6 (1.20%) Remedy
5 5 (1.00%) Google
6 4 (0.80%) CyberArk
6 4 (0.80%) IBM
7 3 (0.60%) Dell
7 3 (0.60%) EMC
7 3 (0.60%) NetApp
8 2 (0.40%) Avaya
8 2 (0.40%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.40%) Juniper
8 2 (0.40%) Temenos
8 2 (0.40%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com