Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 711 692 660
Rank change year-on-year -19 -32 -19
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 165 246 517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 1.14% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 153 207 404
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,585 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £69,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £77,500 £77,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £51,750
% change year-on-year -2.00% -3.38% +15.00%

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 18,355 21,487 36,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 21.45% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12,162 16,154 26,197
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 9 May 2021.

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 9 May 2021. 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 -22 141 £52,500 -8.70% 22
UK excluding London +18 93 £49,000 -2.00% 20
London -12 53 £53,235 -18.10% 4
Work from Home -133 28 £55,500 -14.62% 5
South East +57 27 £60,000 +0.84%
South West -24 20 £44,000 +3.53% 2
North of England -8 18 £47,500 -1.04% 5
Midlands -6 14 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Scotland -3 11 £47,500 +3.26%
West Midlands -4 11 £45,000 -7.69% 7
Yorkshire -11 11 £58,500 +30.00% 2
North West +20 5 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Wales +26 3 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +11 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North East - 2 £43,750 -
East of England +20 1 £45,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 97 (58.79%) Project Management
3 75 (45.45%) Social Skills
4 56 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 44 (26.67%) Finance
7 30 (18.18%) Project Delivery
8 28 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (14.55%) Microsoft Project
10 22 (13.33%) PMI Certification
11 21 (12.73%) PMP
11 21 (12.73%) PMO
12 20 (12.12%) Scrum
13 16 (9.70%) CRM
13 16 (9.70%) ITIL
14 15 (9.09%) Azure
15 13 (7.88%) Windows
15 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (7.88%) Oracle
15 13 (7.88%) Legal
15 13 (7.88%) Programme Management
15 13 (7.88%) Organisational Skills
16 12 (7.27%) Law
16 12 (7.27%) Risk Management
16 12 (7.27%) PRINCE
17 11 (6.67%) SAP
17 11 (6.67%) ERP
17 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
17 11 (6.67%) Change Control
17 11 (6.67%) Degree

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 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) CMS
2 2 (1.21%) Confluence
2 2 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (14.55%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.42%) NetSuite
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.42%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.82%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) Azure
2 8 (4.85%) AWS
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (3.64%) SaaS
4 5 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.21%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Google Workspace
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) WAN
2 3 (1.82%) PBX
2 3 (1.82%) SAN
2 3 (1.82%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.21%) Internet
3 2 (1.21%) Network Security
3 2 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.61%) 5G
4 1 (0.61%) SD-WAN
4 1 (0.61%) WebEx
4 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.42%) JIRA
1 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (45.45%) Social Skills
2 44 (26.67%) Finance
3 13 (7.88%) Legal
3 13 (7.88%) Organisational Skills
4 12 (7.27%) Law
5 10 (6.06%) Advertising
6 9 (5.45%) Marketing
7 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.64%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
9 5 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.42%) Banking
11 3 (1.82%) Front Office
11 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
12 2 (1.21%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.61%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.61%) Local Government
13 1 (0.61%) Retail
13 1 (0.61%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 123 (74.55%) Project Manager
2 41 (24.85%) IT Manager
3 33 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
4 12 (7.27%) Senior Manager
4 12 (7.27%) Senior Project Manager
5 11 (6.67%) Analyst
6 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 9 (5.45%) Coordinator
7 9 (5.45%) ERP Manager
7 9 (5.45%) ERP Project Manager
7 9 (5.45%) Project Coordinator
8 8 (4.85%) PMO Coordinator
9 6 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Junior
9 6 (3.64%) Junior Project Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Technical Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (3.64%) WAN Project Manager
10 5 (3.03%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) CSS
1 4 (2.42%) Entity Framework
1 4 (2.42%) HTML
1 4 (2.42%) jQuery
1 4 (2.42%) LINQ
1 4 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.42%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (1.82%) Derivative
4 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 3 (1.82%) NHS
4 3 (1.82%) PMI
4 3 (1.82%) User Experience
5 2 (1.21%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.21%) Fibre Optics
5 2 (1.21%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.61%) LIMS
6 1 (0.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.88%) Windows
2 11 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 97 (58.79%) Project Management
3 56 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (18.18%) Project Delivery
5 28 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.12%) Scrum
7 16 (9.70%) CRM
7 16 (9.70%) ITIL
8 13 (7.88%) Programme Management
9 12 (7.27%) PRINCE
9 12 (7.27%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.67%) Change Control
10 11 (6.67%) ERP
10 11 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.45%) Change Management
12 9 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (5.45%) Waterfall
13 8 (4.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.64%) SQL
2 4 (2.42%) C#
3 3 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 21 (12.73%) PMP
3 11 (6.67%) Degree
3 11 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.64%) APMP
5 6 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.21%) CIW
7 2 (1.21%) MCP
7 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.21%) MOS
8 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.73%) PMO
2 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) IFRS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 55 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.88%) Oracle
3 11 (6.67%) SAP
4 6 (3.64%) VMware
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco
5 4 (2.42%) Epicor
5 4 (2.42%) HubSpot
5 4 (2.42%) IBM
5 4 (2.42%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.42%) Workday
5 4 (2.42%) Xero
6 3 (1.82%) Citrix
6 3 (1.82%) HP
7 2 (1.21%) Sage
7 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.21%) Snow
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Progress