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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Certification
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 855 778 662
Rank change year-on-year -77 -116 +18
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Certification 369 245 129
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 1.00% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 264 217 112
10th Percentile £38,600 £33,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £42,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median % change year-on-year - +1.38% -1.36%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £69,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -11.76%

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 42,646 24,597 13,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.25% 21.50% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18,014 14,167 10,446
10th Percentile £30,756 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.08% +1.05% +5.56%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -98 323 £55,000 - 27
UK excluding London +7 241 £50,000 - 20
Work from Home -140 175 £55,000 +4.76% 10
South East +26 132 £50,000 -20.63% 6
London -211 75 £67,500 +15.22% 5
North of England -51 41 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South West -27 25 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -26 24 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Midlands -60 23 £62,500 +38.89% 6
North West -61 17 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East of England -59 16 £54,250 +27.65% 3
West Midlands -62 15 £62,500 +42.86% 5
East Midlands -23 7 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Scotland -47 3 £44,500 -19.09%
Wales -20 1 £40,000 -38.46%

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 360 (97.56%) PRINCE2
2 262 (71.00%) Project Management
3 193 (52.30%) Social Skills
4 173 (46.88%) Agile
5 124 (33.60%) Finance
6 92 (24.93%) Degree
7 86 (23.31%) Project Delivery
8 78 (21.14%) Waterfall
8 78 (21.14%) PMI Certification
9 71 (19.24%) PMP
10 68 (18.43%) Business Analysis
11 62 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
12 59 (15.99%) Risk Management
13 58 (15.72%) Microsoft
13 58 (15.72%) Influencing Skills
14 54 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (14.63%) ITIL
14 54 (14.63%) Business Transformation
15 49 (13.28%) Scrum
16 47 (12.74%) Business Strategy
17 46 (12.47%) Organisational Skills
18 41 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (10.84%) Supplier Management
20 39 (10.57%) QA
20 39 (10.57%) Programme Management
21 38 (10.30%) ERP
21 38 (10.30%) Requirements Workshops
22 37 (10.03%) SAP
23 36 (9.76%) Migration
24 35 (9.49%) Management Information System

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 17 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.08%) Confluence
3 2 (0.54%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.96%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (3.25%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.63%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 6 (1.63%) SAP Business One
3 5 (1.36%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.36%) NetSuite
3 5 (1.36%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.81%) Toggl
5 1 (0.27%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.86%) SaaS
2 26 (7.05%) Azure
3 21 (5.69%) Microsoft 365
4 18 (4.88%) AWS
5 12 (3.25%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.36%) Azure Machine Learning
6 5 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.08%) Boomi
8 2 (0.54%) GCP
8 2 (0.54%) Trello
9 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.27%) Slack
9 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.90%) WAN
2 6 (1.63%) LAN
3 4 (1.08%) SD-WAN
4 3 (0.81%) PBX
4 3 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.54%) DNS
5 2 (0.54%) NAS
5 2 (0.54%) SAN
5 2 (0.54%) VoIP
6 1 (0.27%) Internet
6 1 (0.27%) MPLS
6 1 (0.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.98%) Power BI
3 8 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.36%) Data Lake
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.81%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 11 (2.98%) JIRA
2 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 193 (52.30%) Social Skills
2 124 (33.60%) Finance
3 58 (15.72%) Influencing Skills
4 46 (12.47%) Organisational Skills
5 41 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (8.67%) Public Sector
7 25 (6.78%) Telecoms
8 24 (6.50%) Retail
9 22 (5.96%) Presentation Skills
10 21 (5.69%) Marketing
11 19 (5.15%) Games
11 19 (5.15%) Manufacturing
12 15 (4.07%) Electronics
13 14 (3.79%) Legal
14 13 (3.52%) Billing
15 10 (2.71%) Aerospace
15 10 (2.71%) Aviation
15 10 (2.71%) Law
15 10 (2.71%) Local Government
16 5 (1.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 241 (65.31%) Project Manager
2 67 (18.16%) Analyst
3 57 (15.45%) IT Manager
4 54 (14.63%) Senior Manager
4 54 (14.63%) Senior Project Manager
5 52 (14.09%) IT Project Manager
6 36 (9.76%) Business Analyst
7 28 (7.59%) Senior IT Manager
7 28 (7.59%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 21 (5.69%) Programme Manager
9 19 (5.15%) Project Analyst
9 19 (5.15%) Software Project Manager
10 16 (4.34%) Digital Project Manager
10 16 (4.34%) Software Manager
11 14 (3.79%) Solutions Analyst
12 13 (3.52%) Implementation Manager
13 12 (3.25%) Technical Manager
14 11 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
14 11 (2.98%) Financial Business Analyst
14 11 (2.98%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.90%) HTML
2 6 (1.63%) HTML5
2 6 (1.63%) Web Services
3 3 (0.81%) REST
4 1 (0.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.49%) Management Information System
2 26 (7.05%) Driving Licence
3 25 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (5.69%) PMI
5 6 (1.63%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.08%) Life Science
6 4 (1.08%) NHS
6 4 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.08%) Social Media
7 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.81%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.54%) IoT
9 1 (0.27%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.27%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Team-Oriented Environment
9 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.25%) Windows
2 5 (1.36%) Android
3 3 (0.81%) Linux
3 3 (0.81%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (97.56%) PRINCE2
2 262 (71.00%) Project Management
3 173 (46.88%) Agile
4 86 (23.31%) Project Delivery
5 78 (21.14%) Waterfall
6 68 (18.43%) Business Analysis
7 62 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (15.99%) Risk Management
9 54 (14.63%) Business Transformation
9 54 (14.63%) ITIL
9 54 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (13.28%) Scrum
11 47 (12.74%) Business Strategy
12 40 (10.84%) Supplier Management
13 39 (10.57%) Programme Management
14 38 (10.30%) ERP
14 38 (10.30%) Requirements Workshops
15 36 (9.76%) Migration
16 35 (9.49%) SDLC
17 34 (9.21%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.17%) SQL
2 5 (1.36%) C
3 1 (0.27%) C#
3 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (24.93%) Degree
2 78 (21.14%) PMI Certification
3 71 (19.24%) PMP
4 23 (6.23%) Security Cleared
5 20 (5.42%) ISEB
6 12 (3.25%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (2.17%) IIBA
8 8 (2.17%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.90%) APMP
9 7 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.63%) MCSE
11 5 (1.36%) SAFe Agilist
12 4 (1.08%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.54%) APMG
14 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.57%) QA
2 20 (5.42%) PMO
3 4 (1.08%) GxP
4 3 (0.81%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.81%) SLA
5 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.54%) NIST
5 2 (0.54%) P3O
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.27%) NCSC
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.54%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Autotask
2 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.03%) SAP
3 15 (4.07%) VMware
4 7 (1.90%) Citrix
4 7 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.36%) Epicor
5 5 (1.36%) JD Edwards
5 5 (1.36%) Sage
5 5 (1.36%) Workday
6 4 (1.08%) Google
6 4 (1.08%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.08%) Progress
7 3 (0.81%) Apple
7 3 (0.81%) Datto
7 3 (0.81%) iManage
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle
8 2 (0.54%) Cisco
8 2 (0.54%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.27%) Dell
9 1 (0.27%) Fortinet