Period
to 24 February 2021

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 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 671 697 662
Rank change year-on-year +26 -35 -63
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 148 336 520
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 1.26% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 166 282 411
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.84% +4.08%
10th Percentile £36,125 £34,675 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £76,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%

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 14,959 26,646 36,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.27% 21.71% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10,600 20,101 26,874
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,127 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.65% +3.33% +5.88%

PRINCE2 Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

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 February 2021. 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 +49 126 £50,000 -9.09% 17
UK excluding London +78 106 £47,500 -9.52% 14
London +77 28 £52,500 -12.50% 6
South East +94 26 £52,750 -12.08% 4
South West +43 26 £45,000 -18.18%
Work from Home -83 26 £52,500 -4.55% 6
North of England +46 23 £48,000 +1.05% 3
North West +55 13 £47,750 -13.18%
Scotland +36 13 £45,000 -20.00% 2
Midlands +56 11 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire +18 8 £58,500 +46.25% 3
West Midlands +51 7 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England +71 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands +41 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Wales +25 4 £55,000 +10.00%
North East +19 2 £43,750 -23.91%

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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.

1 142 (95.95%) PRINCE2
2 81 (54.73%) Project Management
3 56 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 44 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (25.68%) Finance
6 34 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
8 25 (16.89%) ITIL
8 25 (16.89%) Project Delivery
9 23 (15.54%) Windows
10 22 (14.86%) Microsoft Project
11 17 (11.49%) Degree
11 17 (11.49%) Windows Server
12 15 (10.14%) Legal
12 15 (10.14%) Scrum
13 14 (9.46%) CRM
13 14 (9.46%) PMI Certification
13 14 (9.46%) Change Control
14 13 (8.78%) PRINCE
14 13 (8.78%) PMP
14 13 (8.78%) PMO
15 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
16 11 (7.43%) Risk Management
16 11 (7.43%) Project Planning
16 11 (7.43%) JIRA
16 11 (7.43%) Matrix Management
16 11 (7.43%) Azure
16 11 (7.43%) Business Case
17 10 (6.76%) Security Cleared

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 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.73%) Confluence
3 3 (2.03%) ArcGIS
3 3 (2.03%) CMS
4 2 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (14.86%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.35%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.68%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) Azure
2 9 (6.08%) AWS
3 7 (4.73%) SaaS
4 5 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) Radio Access Network
1 5 (3.38%) Skype
2 4 (2.70%) WAN
3 3 (2.03%) 3G
3 3 (2.03%) 4G
3 3 (2.03%) 5G
3 3 (2.03%) PBX
3 3 (2.03%) SAN
3 3 (2.03%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.35%) Network Security
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (2.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.43%) JIRA
2 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (25.68%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Legal
3 10 (6.76%) Advertising
4 9 (6.08%) Law
5 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.38%) Housing Association
7 4 (2.70%) Marketing
8 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.03%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.68%) Automotive
9 1 (0.68%) Billing
9 1 (0.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (72.97%) Project Manager
2 50 (33.78%) IT Manager
3 34 (22.97%) IT Project Manager
4 11 (7.43%) Senior Manager
4 11 (7.43%) Senior Project Manager
5 10 (6.76%) Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (5.41%) Coordinator
7 8 (5.41%) PMO Coordinator
7 8 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 6 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.05%) Technical Manager
9 6 (4.05%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Business Change Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Business Change Project Manager
10 5 (3.38%) ERP Project Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Junior Project Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) CSS
1 2 (1.35%) Entity Framework
1 2 (1.35%) HTML
1 2 (1.35%) jQuery
1 2 (1.35%) LINQ
1 2 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.38%) e-Learning
2 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.70%) NHS
3 4 (2.70%) PMI
4 3 (2.03%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.68%) CMDB
6 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.68%) LIMS
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.54%) Windows
2 17 (11.49%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.35%) Linux
4 2 (1.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (95.95%) PRINCE2
2 81 (54.73%) Project Management
3 44 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (16.89%) ITIL
5 25 (16.89%) Project Delivery
6 15 (10.14%) Scrum
7 14 (9.46%) Change Control
7 14 (9.46%) CRM
8 13 (8.78%) PRINCE
9 11 (7.43%) Business Case
9 11 (7.43%) Matrix Management
9 11 (7.43%) Project Planning
9 11 (7.43%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.76%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.08%) IT Strategy
12 8 (5.41%) ERP
12 8 (5.41%) Presales
12 8 (5.41%) Programme Management
12 8 (5.41%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.35%) C
2 2 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Degree
2 14 (9.46%) PMI Certification
3 13 (8.78%) PMP
4 10 (6.76%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.73%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) APMP
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) PMO
2 4 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) Firmware
2 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle
2 8 (5.41%) SAP
3 6 (4.05%) VMware
4 5 (3.38%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.38%) Xero
5 4 (2.70%) Cisco
5 4 (2.70%) Citrix
5 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.03%) Arqiva
6 3 (2.03%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.03%) HP
6 3 (2.03%) Huawei
6 3 (2.03%) Nokia
6 3 (2.03%) Sage
7 2 (1.35%) HubSpot
7 2 (1.35%) IBM
7 2 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.35%) Snow
7 2 (1.35%) Workday