Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 735 650 709
Rank change year-on-year -85 +59 -32
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 327 126 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 1.00% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 297 115 269
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,350 £33,700
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,585
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,600 £47,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.05% -13.64% +10.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £72,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.78% -10.00% +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 29,642 12,611 27,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.27% 20.32% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15,463 9,301 20,743
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,797 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.41% +10.66% -

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -67 293 £55,600 +17.05% 37
UK excluding London -79 203 £53,000 +17.78% 31
Work from Home -133 93 £54,250 +8.50% 2
South East -51 92 £62,500 +25.00% 3
London -153 91 £65,000 +30.00% 7
North of England -111 36 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Yorkshire -55 28 £39,000 +4.00% 5
South West -55 25 £45,000 - 2
Midlands -85 22 £65,000 +44.44% 10
West Midlands -51 18 £65,000 +44.44% 9
East of England -79 15 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -66 8 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West -97 6 £37,500 -21.88% 7
Wales -35 5 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands -59 4 £58,750 +56.67%
North East -24 2 £40,000 -2.44% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 318 (97.25%) PRINCE2
2 244 (74.62%) Project Management
3 165 (50.46%) Social Skills
4 133 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (37.61%) Finance
6 90 (27.52%) Project Delivery
7 67 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (18.35%) Microsoft
9 48 (14.68%) ITIL
9 48 (14.68%) Waterfall
10 41 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (11.93%) SDLC
12 38 (11.62%) Organisational Skills
13 37 (11.31%) Programme Management
13 37 (11.31%) Degree
14 36 (11.01%) Retail
14 36 (11.01%) PMI Certification
15 35 (10.70%) Azure
16 34 (10.40%) Risk Management
17 32 (9.79%) PMO
18 31 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
18 31 (9.48%) Service Delivery
18 31 (9.48%) SharePoint
19 29 (8.87%) ERP
20 28 (8.56%) PRINCE
20 28 (8.56%) Migration
21 27 (8.26%) Telecoms
21 27 (8.26%) Microsoft Project
22 26 (7.95%) JIRA
22 26 (7.95%) Public Sector

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 31 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.45%) Confluence
3 7 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.92%) CMS
5 2 (0.61%) Drupal
5 2 (0.61%) EPiServer
Applications
1 27 (8.26%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (4.59%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.61%) Toggl
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.70%) Azure
2 26 (7.95%) SaaS
3 19 (5.81%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (2.45%) Power Platform
5 5 (1.53%) AWS
6 4 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.92%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.61%) Google Workspace
8 2 (0.61%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.61%) Yammer
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.31%) Google Sheets
9 1 (0.31%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.89%) WAN
2 9 (2.75%) LAN
2 9 (2.75%) SD-WAN
3 7 (2.14%) DHCP
3 7 (2.14%) DNS
3 7 (2.14%) Firewall
3 7 (2.14%) MPLS
3 7 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (2.14%) VLAN
3 7 (2.14%) VPN
3 7 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.92%) Internet
5 2 (0.61%) Network Security
5 2 (0.61%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.31%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.45%) Power BI
2 3 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.61%) MySQL
3 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (7.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 165 (50.46%) Social Skills
2 123 (37.61%) Finance
3 41 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (11.62%) Organisational Skills
5 36 (11.01%) Retail
6 27 (8.26%) Telecoms
7 26 (7.95%) Public Sector
8 21 (6.42%) Manufacturing
8 21 (6.42%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (6.12%) Billing
10 19 (5.81%) Marketing
11 13 (3.98%) Games
12 12 (3.67%) Influencing Skills
12 12 (3.67%) Legal
13 11 (3.36%) Automotive
13 11 (3.36%) Electronics
14 7 (2.14%) Advertising
14 7 (2.14%) Banking
14 7 (2.14%) Law
15 4 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 227 (69.42%) Project Manager
2 72 (22.02%) IT Manager
3 56 (17.13%) IT Project Manager
4 48 (14.68%) Senior Manager
5 42 (12.84%) Senior Project Manager
6 30 (9.17%) Analyst
7 29 (8.87%) Delivery Manager
8 24 (7.34%) Software Project Manager
9 23 (7.03%) Business Analyst
10 18 (5.50%) IT Analyst
11 17 (5.20%) Business IT Analyst
11 17 (5.20%) Delivery Project Manager
11 17 (5.20%) IT Business Analyst
11 17 (5.20%) Software Manager
12 16 (4.89%) Programme Manager
13 14 (4.28%) Digital Project Manager
14 12 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
14 12 (3.67%) Senior IT Manager
14 12 (3.67%) Service Delivery Manager
14 12 (3.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.06%) HTML
2 8 (2.45%) CSS
3 7 (2.14%) REST
4 3 (0.92%) .NET
5 2 (0.61%) CSS3
5 2 (0.61%) Flutter
5 2 (0.61%) HTML5
5 2 (0.61%) Laravel
5 2 (0.61%) Velocity
6 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (4.89%) Driving Licence
3 15 (4.59%) PMI
4 14 (4.28%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.45%) NHS
6 8 (2.45%) User Experience
7 6 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.53%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.53%) Wiki
9 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.92%) e-Health
10 3 (0.92%) LIMS
10 3 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.92%) PACS
11 2 (0.61%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.28%) Windows
2 10 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.53%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.92%) Linux
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (97.25%) PRINCE2
2 244 (74.62%) Project Management
3 133 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (27.52%) Project Delivery
5 67 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (14.68%) ITIL
6 48 (14.68%) Waterfall
7 39 (11.93%) SDLC
8 37 (11.31%) Programme Management
9 34 (10.40%) Risk Management
10 31 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (9.48%) Service Delivery
11 29 (8.87%) ERP
12 28 (8.56%) Migration
12 28 (8.56%) PRINCE
13 26 (7.95%) Presales
14 25 (7.65%) Change Management
14 25 (7.65%) Scrum
15 23 (7.03%) Data Migration
16 20 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.14%) JavaScript
1 7 (2.14%) PHP
2 6 (1.83%) C
3 4 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (11.31%) Degree
2 36 (11.01%) PMI Certification
3 23 (7.03%) PMP
4 18 (5.50%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.98%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (3.36%) APMP
7 11 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.06%) ISEB
8 10 (3.06%) ISTQB
8 10 (3.06%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.75%) IIBA
9 9 (2.75%) MCP
10 6 (1.83%) CBAP
10 6 (1.83%) MOS
11 4 (1.22%) CISSP
12 3 (0.92%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.92%) CIW
12 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.79%) PMO
2 7 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.83%) QA
4 4 (1.22%) SLA
5 3 (0.92%) HL7
5 3 (0.92%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.92%) NIST
5 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 12 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.14%) WSUS
2 5 (1.53%) SCCM
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.65%) SAP
3 12 (3.67%) Cisco
4 11 (3.36%) VMware
5 7 (2.14%) Ruckus Wireless
5 7 (2.14%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle
7 3 (0.92%) Pardot
7 3 (0.92%) Sophos
8 2 (0.61%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.61%) Google
8 2 (0.61%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.31%) Cadence
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix
9 1 (0.31%) Epicor
9 1 (0.31%) Informatica
9 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.31%) Juniper
9 1 (0.31%) Sage