Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 603 592 475
Rank change year-on-year -11 -117 -53
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 633 776 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.44% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 1.82% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 494 684 1,051
UK median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £35,750 £35,375 £34,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £83,625 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 39,076 42,693 50,669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.42% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28,971 32,773 40,692
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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 -18 601 £52,500 +5.00% 54
UK excluding London -35 360 £47,500 - 43
London -2 264 £60,000 +0.84% 15
South East -10 116 £51,000 +2.00% 14
North of England +12 78 £42,000 -11.58% 14
South West -24 57 £43,000 -14.00% 5
Midlands -6 53 £47,000 +9.30% 4
North West +1 44 £41,500 -12.63% 8
West Midlands +18 42 £47,500 +10.47% 3
Yorkshire +25 34 £42,500 -8.60% 5
East of England +5 30 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Scotland 0 24 £42,500 -10.53% 3
East Midlands -8 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Wales -5 3 £47,500 +25.83% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 593 (93.68%) PRINCE2
2 399 (63.03%) Project Management
3 265 (41.86%) Finance
4 253 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (31.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 131 (20.70%) Scrum
7 115 (18.17%) Degree
8 95 (15.01%) ITIL
9 93 (14.69%) PMI Certification
10 85 (13.43%) Banking
11 84 (13.27%) PMO
12 83 (13.11%) Microsoft
13 77 (12.16%) PMP
14 69 (10.90%) PRINCE
14 69 (10.90%) Microsoft Project
14 69 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (9.48%) Waterfall
16 58 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
17 56 (8.85%) Migration
18 55 (8.69%) Programme Management
19 53 (8.37%) Decision-Making
20 50 (7.90%) Change Management
20 50 (7.90%) Continuous Improvement
20 50 (7.90%) Business Analysis
21 49 (7.74%) Retail
22 47 (7.42%) Microsoft Excel
22 47 (7.42%) SDLC
23 44 (6.95%) ITIL Certification
23 44 (6.95%) Service Delivery
23 44 (6.95%) Self-Motivation

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 30 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.79%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.63%) Confluence
4 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (10.90%) Microsoft Project
2 47 (7.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Maya
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.63%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.63%) SAP PM
2 4 (0.63%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) iTrent
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Primavera
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.74%) Office 365
2 27 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.37%) SaaS
4 14 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.32%) PaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) G Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.63%) WAN
2 14 (2.21%) LAN
3 9 (1.42%) Skype
4 8 (1.26%) DNS
4 8 (1.26%) Network Security
5 7 (1.11%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.11%) VoIP
6 6 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.95%) Internet
7 5 (0.79%) Broadband
7 5 (0.79%) DHCP
7 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.63%) Firewall
8 4 (0.63%) MPLS
9 3 (0.47%) SMS
9 3 (0.47%) VLAN
9 3 (0.47%) Wireless
10 2 (0.32%) ISDN
10 2 (0.32%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.11%) Big Data
3 6 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
4 4 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.32%) MS Access
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.16%) Power BI
7 1 (0.16%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.32%) Hudson
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 265 (41.86%) Finance
2 85 (13.43%) Banking
3 49 (7.74%) Retail
4 33 (5.21%) Retail Banking
5 23 (3.63%) Legal
6 21 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.16%) Corporate Banking
8 15 (2.37%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.90%) Advertising
10 11 (1.74%) Automotive
11 10 (1.58%) German Language
12 7 (1.11%) Back Office
12 7 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.79%) Billing
13 5 (0.79%) Front Office
13 5 (0.79%) Marketing
14 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.63%) Law
15 2 (0.32%) Publishing
16 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 372 (58.77%) Project Manager
2 100 (15.80%) IT Manager
3 79 (12.48%) Analyst
4 77 (12.16%) IT Project Manager
5 53 (8.37%) Senior Manager
6 50 (7.90%) Programme Manager
7 45 (7.11%) Business Analyst
8 44 (6.95%) Senior Project Manager
9 41 (6.48%) Infrastructure Manager
10 36 (5.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 33 (5.21%) Technical Manager
12 30 (4.74%) Delivery Manager
13 29 (4.58%) Agile Project Manager
13 29 (4.58%) Technical Project Manager
14 27 (4.27%) Software Project Manager
14 27 (4.27%) Transformation Manager
15 26 (4.11%) Delivery Project Manager
16 25 (3.95%) Agile Delivery Manager
17 22 (3.48%) Retail Banking Project Manager
18 20 (3.16%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.69%) .NET
2 8 (1.26%) Middleware
3 3 (0.47%) Web Services
4 2 (0.32%) Node.js
4 2 (0.32%) React
4 2 (0.32%) Velocity
5 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.16%) EDI
5 1 (0.16%) Grails
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.95%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (6.32%) PMI
4 38 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 24 (3.79%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.69%) User Experience
8 8 (1.26%) Robotics
9 7 (1.11%) Life Science
9 7 (1.11%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.95%) CESG
10 6 (0.95%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.95%) Fintech
10 6 (0.95%) NHS
11 4 (0.63%) iSeries
11 4 (0.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 3 (0.47%) CMDB
12 3 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.21%) Windows
2 11 (1.74%) Windows 10
3 10 (1.58%) Unix
4 9 (1.42%) Linux
4 9 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (93.68%) PRINCE2
2 399 (63.03%) Project Management
3 253 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (31.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (20.70%) Scrum
6 95 (15.01%) ITIL
7 69 (10.90%) PRINCE
7 69 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
8 60 (9.48%) Waterfall
9 56 (8.85%) Migration
10 55 (8.69%) Programme Management
11 53 (8.37%) Decision-Making
12 50 (7.90%) Business Analysis
12 50 (7.90%) Change Management
12 50 (7.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (7.42%) SDLC
14 44 (6.95%) Service Delivery
15 43 (6.79%) Infrastructure Transformation
16 36 (5.69%) Risk Management
17 34 (5.37%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (4.74%) SQL
2 15 (2.37%) C
3 7 (1.11%) Java
4 6 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.79%) C#
6 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.63%) RPG
6 4 (0.63%) VBA
7 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.32%) Java 8
9 1 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 115 (18.17%) Degree
2 93 (14.69%) PMI Certification
3 77 (12.16%) PMP
4 44 (6.95%) ITIL Certification
5 29 (4.58%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 19 (3.00%) APMP
8 14 (2.21%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (1.74%) ISEB
11 9 (1.42%) CBAP
12 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.95%) MCITP
13 6 (0.95%) MCSE
14 5 (0.79%) MBA
15 4 (0.63%) CISM
15 4 (0.63%) CISSP
16 3 (0.47%) CISA
17 2 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (13.27%) PMO
2 32 (5.06%) QA
3 14 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.21%) SLA
4 12 (1.90%) GDPR
5 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.79%) P3O
7 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.79%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.32%) vSphere
5 2 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.79%) SCCM
2 3 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.16%) Nessus
3 1 (0.16%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 83 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.32%) VMware
3 19 (3.00%) SAP
4 16 (2.53%) Cisco
5 14 (2.21%) Oracle
6 11 (1.74%) Citrix
7 8 (1.26%) IBM
7 8 (1.26%) Veeam
8 5 (0.79%) Avaya
9 4 (0.63%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.63%) McAfee
9 4 (0.63%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.47%) Ivanti
10 3 (0.47%) Riverbed
10 3 (0.47%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.32%) Cognos
11 2 (0.32%) Google
11 2 (0.32%) HP
11 2 (0.32%) JD Edwards