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

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 669 647 645
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2 -59
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 183 521 649
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 1.46% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 164 433 538
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,930 £32,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +18.28% -2.11%

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 17,134 35,618 41,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.70% 24.41% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12,496 25,681 31,418
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,582
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.94% +4.90%

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 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 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 +1 173 £57,596 +0.17% 6
London +105 98 £66,000 +3.94% 2
UK excluding London -1 81 £49,500 -10.00% 4
North of England +116 27 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire +129 19 £43,000 -1.38% 1
South East +2 19 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Midlands +80 17 £50,000 -9.09%
Work from Home +29 14 £65,000 +4.00%
West Midlands +60 12 £52,500 -12.50%
North West +76 8 £50,500 +12.22%
South West +89 6 £40,000 -32.77%
Wales +10 6 £40,000 -27.27%
East of England +81 5 £43,125 -38.39% 2
East Midlands +60 4 £50,000 +100.00%
Scotland +80 1 £46,000 -8.00%

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 177 (96.72%) PRINCE2
2 100 (54.64%) Project Management
3 76 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (35.52%) Project Delivery
5 63 (34.43%) Finance
6 49 (26.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (16.94%) Service Delivery
8 29 (15.85%) PMI Certification
8 29 (15.85%) Degree
9 28 (15.30%) PMP
10 27 (14.75%) Waterfall
11 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
12 21 (11.48%) Microsoft Project
13 20 (10.93%) ITIL
13 20 (10.93%) PRINCE
14 19 (10.38%) SDLC
15 18 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (8.74%) Service Management
17 15 (8.20%) Migration
17 15 (8.20%) Risk Management
17 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
18 13 (7.10%) Windows
18 13 (7.10%) SAP
18 13 (7.10%) QA
18 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (6.56%) PMO
19 12 (6.56%) FMCG
19 12 (6.56%) Azure
19 12 (6.56%) Retail
19 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Office

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 8 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.64%) Confluence
3 2 (1.09%) Drupal
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (5.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Primavera
2 2 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.56%) Azure
2 5 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.19%) Google Drive
3 4 (2.19%) Office 365
4 3 (1.64%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) AWS
5 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.09%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.09%) Trello
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) GCP
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) LAN
1 5 (2.73%) WAN
2 4 (2.19%) Internet
2 4 (2.19%) Wireless
3 3 (1.64%) DNS
3 3 (1.64%) VSAN
3 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) Intranet
5 1 (0.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Big Data
2 2 (1.09%) Power BI
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.55%) DB2
3 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.83%) JIRA
2 3 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.55%) CircleCI
General
1 63 (34.43%) Finance
2 12 (6.56%) Retail
3 11 (6.01%) Law
4 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.37%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.73%) Advertising
6 5 (2.73%) Marketing
7 4 (2.19%) Banking
8 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.09%) Automotive
9 2 (1.09%) Billing
9 2 (1.09%) Legal
9 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.55%) Local Government
10 1 (0.55%) Military
10 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.55%) Social Housing
10 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (56.28%) Project Manager
2 40 (21.86%) IT Manager
3 28 (15.30%) IT Project Manager
4 22 (12.02%) Analyst
5 17 (9.29%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (8.20%) Senior Manager
7 13 (7.10%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (4.37%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (4.37%) Technical Manager
9 7 (3.83%) Consultant
9 7 (3.83%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Applications Manager
10 6 (3.28%) Applications Project Manager
10 6 (3.28%) Coordinator
10 6 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (2.19%) Business Consultant
11 4 (2.19%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.55%) Micronaut
2 1 (0.55%) React
2 1 (0.55%) Spring
2 1 (0.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.56%) FMCG
3 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.83%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.73%) PMI
5 5 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.19%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.09%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) Robotics
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.10%) Windows
2 10 (5.46%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.19%) Linux
4 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (96.72%) PRINCE2
2 100 (54.64%) Project Management
3 76 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (35.52%) Project Delivery
5 49 (26.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (16.94%) Service Delivery
7 27 (14.75%) Waterfall
8 20 (10.93%) ITIL
8 20 (10.93%) PRINCE
9 19 (10.38%) SDLC
10 18 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (8.74%) Service Management
12 15 (8.20%) Migration
12 15 (8.20%) Risk Management
13 11 (6.01%) Time Management
14 10 (5.46%) Data Migration
14 10 (5.46%) PLM
15 9 (4.92%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.92%) People Management
15 9 (4.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.19%) C
1 4 (2.19%) Java
1 4 (2.19%) SQL
2 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.55%) Python
3 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (15.85%) Degree
1 29 (15.85%) PMI Certification
2 28 (15.30%) PMP
3 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (2.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.64%) MCSE
5 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CCNA
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.09%) MCSA
6 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.55%) APMG
7 1 (0.55%) APMP
7 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) QA
2 12 (6.56%) PMO
3 10 (5.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.73%) SLA
5 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.64%) vSphere
4 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) SCCM
1 3 (1.64%) SCOM
1 3 (1.64%) Terraform
1 3 (1.64%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.09%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.10%) SAP
3 6 (3.28%) VMware
4 5 (2.73%) Google
5 4 (2.19%) Cisco
5 4 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.64%) HP
6 3 (1.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (1.64%) Virgin Media
7 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.09%) Avaya
7 2 (1.09%) Citrix
7 2 (1.09%) iManage
7 2 (1.09%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.55%) BT
8 1 (0.55%) Capita
8 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.55%) Northgate
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore