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

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 638 582 489
Rank change year-on-year -56 -93 -43
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 511 736 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.80% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 379 604 881
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 36,371 40,848 45,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.12% 23.76% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26,595 31,702 36,091
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,900 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Certification in the UK

PRINCE2 Certification
Top 14 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 January 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 -31 492 £50,000 - 51
UK excluding London -78 293 £47,500 +5.56% 36
London +26 207 £57,500 -4.17% 19
South East -34 97 £50,000 +5.26% 9
North of England 0 75 £45,000 - 10
South West +22 52 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North West +13 41 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Midlands 0 39 £45,000 - 7
Yorkshire +15 34 £37,500 -16.67% 3
West Midlands +2 28 £45,000 - 5
East of England +7 17 £56,250 +2.27% 4
East Midlands +20 11 £43,250 -3.89% 2
Scotland -13 11 £50,000 +8.70% 2
Wales -3 3 £47,500 +18.75% 2

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 489 (95.69%) PRINCE2
2 305 (59.69%) Project Management
3 202 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (38.75%) Finance
5 132 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 111 (21.72%) Degree
7 91 (17.81%) Scrum
8 81 (15.85%) PMO
9 80 (15.66%) PMI Certification
10 77 (15.07%) PMP
11 74 (14.48%) ITIL
12 70 (13.70%) Banking
13 61 (11.94%) Microsoft
14 56 (10.96%) Microsoft Project
15 55 (10.76%) PRINCE
16 51 (9.98%) Waterfall
17 50 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (9.39%) Business Analysis
19 47 (9.20%) SDLC
20 44 (8.61%) Change Management
20 44 (8.61%) Migration
21 43 (8.41%) Retail
22 41 (8.02%) Programme Management
23 40 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
23 40 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
24 39 (7.63%) SQL
25 37 (7.24%) Risk Management
25 37 (7.24%) Self-Motivation
25 37 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
26 36 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement

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 28 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.57%) Confluence
3 6 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.39%) CMS
4 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (10.96%) Microsoft Project
2 40 (7.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 17 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.20%) Maya
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.17%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.59%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.59%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.39%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.72%) Office 365
2 13 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.96%) SaaS
5 9 (1.76%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.17%) Apigee
6 6 (1.17%) IaaS
7 4 (0.78%) Lucidchart
7 4 (0.78%) PaaS
8 3 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.20%) G Suite
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.74%) WAN
2 10 (1.96%) LAN
2 10 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.76%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.37%) Firewall
5 6 (1.17%) Internet
6 5 (0.98%) DNS
6 5 (0.98%) Skype
6 5 (0.98%) VoIP
7 4 (0.78%) DHCP
7 4 (0.78%) MPLS
8 3 (0.59%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.39%) Network Security
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.20%) SAN
10 1 (0.20%) SMS
10 1 (0.20%) VLAN
10 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.15%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (0.78%) Big Data
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.78%) QlikView
5 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.59%) MS Access
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (4.31%) JIRA
2 5 (0.98%) Hudson
3 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.20%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.20%) MSI
4 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 198 (38.75%) Finance
2 70 (13.70%) Banking
3 43 (8.41%) Retail
4 25 (4.89%) Marketing
5 18 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.94%) Advertising
6 15 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.74%) Retail Banking
8 11 (2.15%) Automotive
8 11 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.15%) Legal
9 8 (1.57%) German Language
10 6 (1.17%) Billing
11 5 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.78%) Back Office
12 4 (0.78%) Electronics
12 4 (0.78%) Front Office
12 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.78%) Law
12 4 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 276 (54.01%) Project Manager
2 81 (15.85%) Analyst
3 79 (15.46%) IT Manager
4 67 (13.11%) IT Project Manager
5 54 (10.57%) Business Analyst
6 45 (8.81%) Senior Manager
7 41 (8.02%) Senior Project Manager
8 30 (5.87%) Infrastructure Manager
9 26 (5.09%) Programme Manager
10 24 (4.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 23 (4.50%) Agile Project Manager
12 21 (4.11%) Software Project Manager
13 20 (3.91%) Security Manager
14 19 (3.72%) Security Project Manager
14 19 (3.72%) Technical Manager
15 17 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
16 14 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
16 14 (2.74%) PMO Analyst
16 14 (2.74%) SAP Manager
17 12 (2.35%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.50%) .NET
2 9 (1.76%) Node.js
2 9 (1.76%) React
3 2 (0.39%) HTML
3 2 (0.39%) Middleware
3 2 (0.39%) Velocity
4 1 (0.20%) CSS
4 1 (0.20%) Grails
4 1 (0.20%) REST
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.20%) SOAP
4 1 (0.20%) Web Services
4 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.24%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (5.48%) PMI
4 23 (4.50%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.54%) User Experience
6 9 (1.76%) Life Science
6 9 (1.76%) Robotics
6 9 (1.76%) Spread Betting
7 8 (1.57%) Reference Data
8 7 (1.37%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.17%) iSeries
9 6 (1.17%) Social Media
10 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.98%) NHS
10 5 (0.98%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.98%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.78%) CMDB
12 3 (0.59%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.50%) Windows
2 10 (1.96%) Linux
3 9 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.57%) Unix
5 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (95.69%) PRINCE2
2 305 (59.69%) Project Management
3 202 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (25.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (17.81%) Scrum
6 74 (14.48%) ITIL
7 55 (10.76%) PRINCE
8 51 (9.98%) Waterfall
9 48 (9.39%) Business Analysis
10 47 (9.20%) SDLC
11 44 (8.61%) Change Management
11 44 (8.61%) Migration
12 41 (8.02%) Programme Management
13 37 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (7.24%) Risk Management
14 36 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (7.05%) Time Management
15 33 (6.46%) Service Delivery
16 32 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (5.87%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.63%) SQL
2 15 (2.94%) C
3 10 (1.96%) Java
4 9 (1.76%) Java 8
5 8 (1.57%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.17%) C#
6 6 (1.17%) RPG
7 5 (0.98%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.78%) VBA
9 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) Groovy
10 1 (0.20%) Perl
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (21.72%) Degree
2 80 (15.66%) PMI Certification
3 77 (15.07%) PMP
4 33 (6.46%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (4.31%) Security Cleared
6 21 (4.11%) APMP
7 18 (3.52%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.78%) CBAP
10 4 (0.78%) ISEB
10 4 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.59%) MBA
11 3 (0.59%) MCITP
11 3 (0.59%) MCSE
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.39%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (15.85%) PMO
2 35 (6.85%) QA
3 11 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.17%) SLA
5 5 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.98%) P3O
6 4 (0.78%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) IFRS
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 12 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.17%) vSphere
3 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
5 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.20%) SCOM
2 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.09%) SAP
3 25 (4.89%) Oracle
4 21 (4.11%) VMware
5 16 (3.13%) IBM
6 12 (2.35%) Cisco
7 6 (1.17%) Adobe
7 6 (1.17%) Veeam
8 5 (0.98%) Citrix
8 5 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.78%) McAfee
9 4 (0.78%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (0.78%) Remedy
10 3 (0.59%) Avaya
10 3 (0.59%) BMC
10 3 (0.59%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.39%) Google
11 2 (0.39%) Ivanti
11 2 (0.39%) Temenos