Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 630 546 466
Rank change year-on-year -84 -80 -59
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 641 792 1,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 1.86% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 503 716 1,098
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,625 £34,850
90th Percentile £76,000 £75,625 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% - -2.06%

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 41,011 42,555 55,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.60% 24.94% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31,037 33,372 44,632
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 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 -87 597 £50,000 - 52
UK excluding London -33 425 £47,000 -1.05% 36
London -85 206 £60,000 +2.13% 23
South East -7 126 £48,000 -4.00% 9
North of England +9 119 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West +30 75 £45,000 - 3
South West -8 56 £50,000 - 4
Midlands -46 53 £45,000 -5.26% 6
West Midlands -27 39 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England -28 34 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Yorkshire +5 33 £45,000 +4.65% 4
Wales +9 25 £55,000 +18.92%
Scotland -39 19 £57,000 +34.12% 5
East Midlands -19 14 £47,500 +14.46% 1
North East -22 11 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 628 (97.97%) PRINCE2
2 348 (54.29%) Project Management
3 263 (41.03%) Finance
4 228 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
5 203 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 108 (16.85%) Scrum
7 91 (14.20%) ITIL
8 88 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 81 (12.64%) Microsoft Project
10 70 (10.92%) PMO
11 63 (9.83%) PMI Certification
12 62 (9.67%) Migration
12 62 (9.67%) Degree
13 59 (9.20%) Waterfall
14 56 (8.74%) CRM
15 55 (8.58%) Banking
16 54 (8.42%) Project Planning
17 53 (8.27%) PMP
18 52 (8.11%) Business Analysis
19 49 (7.64%) Programme Management
20 47 (7.33%) Windows
20 47 (7.33%) Microsoft Excel
20 47 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
21 46 (7.18%) Infrastructure Transformation
21 46 (7.18%) SDLC
21 46 (7.18%) PRINCE
22 45 (7.02%) Change Management
23 43 (6.71%) Retail
24 42 (6.55%) Presales
25 41 (6.40%) ERP

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 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.62%) Apache Pig
3 4 (0.62%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (0.62%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.47%) Confluence
5 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 81 (12.64%) Microsoft Project
2 47 (7.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (4.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (3.90%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.40%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.25%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.78%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.31%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.16%) Primavera
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.43%) SaaS
2 20 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.65%) Office 365
4 14 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.94%) Trello
6 5 (0.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.62%) Force.com
7 4 (0.62%) GitHub
7 4 (0.62%) Veeva
8 3 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.47%) PaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.43%) WAN
2 21 (3.28%) LAN
3 13 (2.03%) Firewall
4 11 (1.72%) Broadband
4 11 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.56%) DNS
5 10 (1.56%) VoIP
6 6 (0.94%) Internet
7 4 (0.62%) DSL
7 4 (0.62%) HTTP
7 4 (0.62%) SAN
8 3 (0.47%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.47%) Network Security
8 3 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.31%) DHCP
9 2 (0.31%) ISDN
9 2 (0.31%) Skype
9 2 (0.31%) SMS
9 2 (0.31%) VLAN
9 2 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.40%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.09%) QlikView
4 7 (1.09%) SQLPlus
5 6 (0.94%) Power BI
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.62%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.62%) Big Data
7 4 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.62%) HBase
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.62%) Sqoop
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.31%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 18 (2.81%) JIRA
2 5 (0.78%) ClearCase
2 5 (0.78%) ClearQuest
3 4 (0.62%) Ant
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 263 (41.03%) Finance
2 55 (8.58%) Banking
3 43 (6.71%) Retail
4 37 (5.77%) Retail Banking
5 35 (5.46%) Corporate Banking
6 32 (4.99%) Advertising
7 16 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.34%) Legal
9 13 (2.03%) Back Office
10 12 (1.87%) Marketing
11 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.09%) Automotive
12 7 (1.09%) Publishing
13 6 (0.94%) Local Government
14 5 (0.78%) Law
15 4 (0.62%) French Language
16 3 (0.47%) Billing
17 2 (0.31%) German Language
17 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 408 (63.65%) Project Manager
2 93 (14.51%) IT Manager
3 78 (12.17%) IT Project Manager
4 59 (9.20%) Analyst
5 52 (8.11%) Senior Manager
6 51 (7.96%) Business Analyst
7 48 (7.49%) Programme Manager
8 43 (6.71%) Technical Manager
9 40 (6.24%) Technical Project Manager
10 39 (6.08%) Consultant
10 39 (6.08%) Senior Project Manager
11 35 (5.46%) Infrastructure Manager
12 31 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 30 (4.68%) Software Project Manager
14 21 (3.28%) Agile Project Manager
15 19 (2.96%) Implementation Manager
16 15 (2.34%) Applications Manager
16 15 (2.34%) ERP Consultant
16 15 (2.34%) ERP Implementation Consultant
16 15 (2.34%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.56%) .NET
2 8 (1.25%) Web Services
2 8 (1.25%) XML
3 6 (0.94%) .NET Framework
3 6 (0.94%) Mason
3 6 (0.94%) Middleware
4 4 (0.62%) COM
4 4 (0.62%) EJB
4 4 (0.62%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (0.62%) Java EE
4 4 (0.62%) JMS
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.62%) SOAP
4 4 (0.62%) UDDI
4 4 (0.62%) Visualforce
4 4 (0.62%) WSDL
4 4 (0.62%) XSD
4 4 (0.62%) XSLT
5 2 (0.31%) J2EE
5 2 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (4.37%) Data Centre
4 23 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.50%) PMI
6 15 (2.34%) Fintech
7 12 (1.87%) User Experience
8 11 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.94%) CMDB
12 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.78%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.62%) BBC
13 4 (0.62%) Digital TV
13 4 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.62%) Life Science
13 4 (0.62%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.33%) Windows
2 16 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 15 (2.34%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.03%) Linux
5 8 (1.25%) Unix
5 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (97.97%) PRINCE2
2 348 (54.29%) Project Management
3 228 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 108 (16.85%) Scrum
6 91 (14.20%) ITIL
7 62 (9.67%) Migration
8 59 (9.20%) Waterfall
9 56 (8.74%) CRM
10 54 (8.42%) Project Planning
11 52 (8.11%) Business Analysis
12 49 (7.64%) Programme Management
13 47 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (7.18%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 46 (7.18%) PRINCE
14 46 (7.18%) SDLC
15 45 (7.02%) Change Management
16 42 (6.55%) Presales
17 41 (6.40%) ERP
18 38 (5.93%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.06%) SQL
2 18 (2.81%) Java
3 10 (1.56%) C
4 8 (1.25%) PHP
5 7 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.78%) C++
7 4 (0.62%) Apex Code
7 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 4 (0.62%) XPath
8 3 (0.47%) C#
9 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.16%) VB
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (9.83%) PMI Certification
2 62 (9.67%) Degree
3 53 (8.27%) PMP
4 30 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (4.21%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (2.18%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.72%) APMP
8 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.25%) AAT
10 8 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.25%) ISEB
11 4 (0.62%) CBAP
11 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.47%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.47%) IIBA
12 3 (0.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 2 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.92%) PMO
2 29 (4.52%) QA
3 26 (4.06%) SLA
4 13 (2.03%) GDPR
5 10 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.09%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.16%) Basel II
9 1 (0.16%) Basel III
9 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.62%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.62%) HDFS
5 2 (0.31%) vSphere
5 2 (0.31%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (0.78%) SCCM
2 4 (0.62%) Oozie
3 3 (0.47%) SCOM
4 2 (0.31%) PowerCLI
4 2 (0.31%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.31%) vRealize
5 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 88 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.46%) Oracle
2 35 (5.46%) SAP
3 14 (2.18%) VMware
4 13 (2.03%) Citrix
4 13 (2.03%) HP
4 13 (2.03%) Sage
5 11 (1.72%) Capita
6 10 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.56%) Tableau
7 8 (1.25%) Cisco
8 7 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.09%) Siebel
9 6 (0.94%) Cognos
9 6 (0.94%) Google
9 6 (0.94%) IBM
9 6 (0.94%) IFS
10 4 (0.62%) Arqiva
10 4 (0.62%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.62%) Dell