Period
to 3 December 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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 611 693 638
Rank change year-on-year +82 -55 -66
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 110 395 588
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 1.30% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 115 328 478
Median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,425 £35,525
90th Percentile £65,500 £71,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -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 11,568 30,307 38,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.49% 22.44% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,830 22,464 28,282
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 £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +75 96 £47,750 -13.18% 4
UK excluding London +117 85 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South East +130 28 £50,000 -16.67%
North of England +103 20 £45,000 -
South West +103 19 £45,000 -5.26%
Work from Home -19 16 £47,500 -13.64% 1
London +113 14 £55,000 -4.35% 1
North West +72 11 £48,314 +2.79%
Yorkshire +81 8 £35,000 -9.09%
Scotland +64 8 £45,000 -20.00%
East of England +119 4 £45,000 +23.29%
Wales +41 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Midlands +118 2 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Midlands +82 1 £50,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +76 1 - -
North East +14 1 £41,000 -8.89%

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 99 (90.00%) PRINCE2
2 67 (60.91%) Project Management
3 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (32.73%) Finance
6 32 (29.09%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (21.82%) Project Delivery
8 23 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (20.91%) Degree
9 21 (19.09%) PRINCE
10 19 (17.27%) Windows
10 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Excel
11 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Project
12 15 (13.64%) ITIL
13 14 (12.73%) SharePoint
14 13 (11.82%) Windows Server
14 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
15 12 (10.91%) CRM
15 12 (10.91%) JIRA
16 11 (10.00%) Resource Management
16 11 (10.00%) DV Cleared
16 11 (10.00%) Scrum
17 10 (9.09%) Matrix Management
17 10 (9.09%) PMI Certification
17 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
18 9 (8.18%) Change Control
18 9 (8.18%) Windows 10
18 9 (8.18%) IT Strategy
18 9 (8.18%) PMP
18 9 (8.18%) Active Directory

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 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.45%) Confluence
3 5 (4.55%) CMS
4 3 (2.73%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (29.09%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Relativity
3 1 (0.91%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.55%) SaaS
2 4 (3.64%) AWS
3 3 (2.73%) Azure
4 1 (0.91%) IaaS
4 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Skype
2 3 (2.73%) 3G
2 3 (2.73%) 4G
2 3 (2.73%) 5G
2 3 (2.73%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (2.73%) GIS
2 2 (1.82%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) JIRA
General
1 36 (32.73%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Legal
3 6 (5.45%) Law
4 5 (4.55%) Advertising
4 5 (4.55%) Housing Association
4 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.64%) Marketing
5 4 (3.64%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.73%) Billing
6 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.91%) Automotive
7 1 (0.91%) Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (70.91%) Project Manager
2 31 (28.18%) IT Manager
3 22 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
4 12 (10.91%) Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Manager
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Project Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (5.45%) CRM Manager
8 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Clinical Project Manager
9 5 (4.55%) CRM Project Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Technical Manager
9 5 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Delivery Project Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 5 (4.55%) e-Learning
1 5 (4.55%) PMI
2 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.64%) NHS
3 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 1 (0.91%) CMDB
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.82%) Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (90.00%) PRINCE2
2 67 (60.91%) Project Management
3 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.82%) Project Delivery
5 23 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (19.09%) PRINCE
7 15 (13.64%) ITIL
8 12 (10.91%) CRM
9 11 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 11 (10.00%) Scrum
10 10 (9.09%) Matrix Management
10 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 9 (8.18%) Change Control
11 9 (8.18%) ERP
11 9 (8.18%) IT Strategy
12 8 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.27%) Gantt Chart
12 8 (7.27%) Project Planning
12 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
13 7 (6.36%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.64%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) Degree
2 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 10 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 9 (8.18%) PMP
6 5 (4.55%) APMP
6 5 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) PMO
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) Firmware
3 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Atlassian
2 7 (6.36%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (6.36%) SAP
3 4 (3.64%) Citrix
3 4 (3.64%) VMware
4 3 (2.73%) Arqiva
4 3 (2.73%) Ericsson
4 3 (2.73%) Facebook
4 3 (2.73%) Huawei
4 3 (2.73%) Nokia
4 3 (2.73%) Xero
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco
5 2 (1.82%) HP
5 2 (1.82%) Nuix
5 2 (1.82%) Sage
5 2 (1.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.91%) BT