Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 501 452
Rank change year-on-year -88 -49 -69
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 735 916 1,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.52% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 2.06% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 595 817 1,180
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,738
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £73,099
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -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 41,766 44,572 58,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.70% 25.39% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32,424 35,256 46,627
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -90 665 £50,000 - 72
UK excluding London -19 480 £45,000 -5.26% 59
London -100 235 £60,000 +4.35% 18
South East +26 142 £45,000 -5.26% 9
North of England -8 125 £45,000 +1.12% 22
Midlands -42 72 £45,000 -10.00% 12
West Midlands -11 64 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North West -9 60 £45,000 +4.05% 13
South West +6 54 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Yorkshire -2 51 £44,500 -1.11% 6
Scotland -24 34 £43,750 +2.94% 4
East of England -33 33 £53,750 +7.50% 6
Wales +22 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North East -18 14 £40,000 -3.03% 3
East Midlands -40 8 £47,500 - 5
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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.

1 728 (99.05%) PRINCE2
2 408 (55.51%) Project Management
3 275 (37.41%) Finance
4 233 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
5 200 (27.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 113 (15.37%) ITIL
7 91 (12.38%) Microsoft
8 85 (11.56%) PMO
9 79 (10.75%) Microsoft Project
9 79 (10.75%) Degree
10 74 (10.07%) CRM
10 74 (10.07%) Scrum
11 67 (9.12%) Project Planning
12 65 (8.84%) Change Management
13 61 (8.30%) Waterfall
14 58 (7.89%) Banking
15 56 (7.62%) Business Analysis
15 56 (7.62%) Migration
16 54 (7.35%) ERP
17 53 (7.21%) SAP
18 50 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
18 50 (6.80%) Windows
19 49 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
20 47 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
21 45 (6.12%) PMP
22 44 (5.99%) PMI Certification
22 44 (5.99%) PRINCE
23 41 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
24 40 (5.44%) Change Control
25 39 (5.31%) Oracle

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 34 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.54%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.14%) CMS
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 79 (10.75%) Microsoft Project
2 50 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
4 37 (5.03%) MS Visio
5 29 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.72%) SAP R/3
2 14 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.82%) Sage X3
4 6 (0.82%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.41%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.67%) Office 365
3 26 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.72%) SaaS
5 5 (0.68%) PaaS
5 5 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 5 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.54%) GitHub
7 3 (0.41%) IaaS
7 3 (0.41%) Trello
8 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.72%) WAN
2 18 (2.45%) LAN
3 13 (1.77%) Firewall
4 11 (1.50%) SAN
5 7 (0.95%) VoIP
6 6 (0.82%) DNS
6 6 (0.82%) SSL
6 6 (0.82%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.68%) DHCP
7 5 (0.68%) Skype
7 5 (0.68%) VPN
7 5 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.54%) Internet
8 4 (0.54%) Network Security
8 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.27%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.27%) NAS
9 2 (0.27%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.82%) Power BI
4 6 (0.82%) QlikView
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.54%) Apache Hive
6 4 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.54%) HBase
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.54%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.54%) Sqoop
7 3 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.27%) MS Access
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (2.18%) JIRA
2 5 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.54%) Ant
3 4 (0.54%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.54%) Selenium
3 4 (0.54%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.54%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.27%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 275 (37.41%) Finance
2 58 (7.89%) Banking
3 35 (4.76%) Retail
4 33 (4.49%) Advertising
5 26 (3.54%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.45%) Legal
8 15 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
9 14 (1.90%) Law
10 11 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.50%) Marketing
11 10 (1.36%) Local Government
12 9 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.22%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.68%) Back Office
14 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.41%) French Language
15 3 (0.41%) Publishing
16 2 (0.27%) Automotive
17 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 462 (62.86%) Project Manager
2 118 (16.05%) IT Manager
3 111 (15.10%) IT Project Manager
4 73 (9.93%) Analyst
5 58 (7.89%) Business Analyst
6 50 (6.80%) Senior Manager
7 47 (6.39%) Senior Project Manager
8 46 (6.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 43 (5.85%) Consultant
10 41 (5.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 31 (4.22%) Software Project Manager
12 25 (3.40%) Technical Manager
12 25 (3.40%) Technical Project Manager
13 23 (3.13%) Salesforce Project Manager
13 23 (3.13%) SAP Manager
14 22 (2.99%) Business Change Manager
14 22 (2.99%) Junior
14 22 (2.99%) Programme Manager
15 20 (2.72%) Agile Project Manager
15 20 (2.72%) Business Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.45%) .NET
2 15 (2.04%) Mason
3 11 (1.50%) Web Services
4 8 (1.09%) HTML
5 7 (0.95%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.95%) CSS
6 6 (0.82%) HTML5
6 6 (0.82%) Middleware
7 5 (0.68%) CSS3
7 5 (0.68%) jQuery
8 4 (0.54%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (0.54%) Java EE
8 4 (0.54%) JMS
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.54%) UDDI
8 4 (0.54%) Velocity
8 4 (0.54%) WSDL
8 4 (0.54%) XML
8 4 (0.54%) XSD
8 4 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.18%) Virtual Team
5 13 (1.77%) Public Cloud
6 12 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.63%) Fintech
6 12 (1.63%) PMI
7 8 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (0.68%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.41%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.41%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.27%) BBC
11 2 (0.27%) Clustering
11 2 (0.27%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.80%) Windows
2 26 (3.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (1.77%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.36%) Linux
6 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.41%) Unix
9 2 (0.27%) Android
9 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (99.05%) PRINCE2
2 408 (55.51%) Project Management
3 233 (31.70%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (27.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (15.37%) ITIL
6 74 (10.07%) CRM
6 74 (10.07%) Scrum
7 67 (9.12%) Project Planning
8 65 (8.84%) Change Management
9 61 (8.30%) Waterfall
10 56 (7.62%) Business Analysis
10 56 (7.62%) Migration
11 54 (7.35%) ERP
12 44 (5.99%) PRINCE
13 41 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (5.44%) Change Control
15 34 (4.63%) Presales
15 34 (4.63%) SDLC
16 33 (4.49%) Translating Business Requirements
17 32 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.59%) SQL
2 16 (2.18%) Java
3 14 (1.90%) C#
4 12 (1.63%) C
5 9 (1.22%) PHP
6 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.54%) ABAP
8 4 (0.54%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (0.54%) XPath
9 3 (0.41%) VBScript
10 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.27%) VBA
11 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.14%) C++
11 1 (0.14%) Ruby
11 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (10.75%) Degree
2 45 (6.12%) PMP
3 44 (5.99%) PMI Certification
4 35 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (2.72%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (2.45%) APMP
8 13 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.63%) ISEB
10 9 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.22%) MCSE
10 9 (1.22%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.09%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.95%) MCSA
13 6 (0.82%) AAT
13 6 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.68%) CCNA
15 4 (0.54%) CCNP
15 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (11.56%) PMO
2 31 (4.22%) QA
3 13 (1.77%) SLA
4 11 (1.50%) GDPR
5 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.41%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.27%) EMIR
7 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.27%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) Basel III
8 1 (0.14%) FATCA
8 1 (0.14%) GAMP
8 1 (0.14%) GxP
8 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.54%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.54%) HDFS
4 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) vCloud
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.54%) Oozie
2 3 (0.41%) SCOM
3 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 91 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.21%) SAP
3 39 (5.31%) Oracle
4 35 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (3.95%) VMware
6 24 (3.27%) Cisco
7 20 (2.72%) Citrix
8 18 (2.45%) Capita
9 17 (2.31%) HP
10 15 (2.04%) Sage
11 10 (1.36%) IBM
12 9 (1.22%) Tableau
13 6 (0.82%) IFS
13 6 (0.82%) Mitel
14 5 (0.68%) Dell
14 5 (0.68%) Google
15 4 (0.54%) Cognos
15 4 (0.54%) Kofax
15 4 (0.54%) Perforce
15 4 (0.54%) Progress