Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PRINCE2 Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 749 759 639
Rank change year-on-year +10 -120 -70
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 437 472 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.09% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 351 386 710
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,198 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.68% -5.00% -

PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 40,334 43,289 53,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.68% 24.55% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 29,995 33,263 43,124
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PRINCE2 Practitioner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 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 -18 407 £55,000 +4.76% 25
UK excluding London -28 273 £50,198 +5.68% 21
London +70 162 £65,000 +4.00% 6
South East +22 83 £55,000 -10.20% 6
Midlands -7 61 £57,000 +20.00% 6
East of England +21 49 £50,000 +6.38% 2
West Midlands +6 48 £55,000 +15.79% 5
North of England -24 32 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Scotland +6 24 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South West -12 23 £50,000 +3.09%
North West -12 19 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Yorkshire +5 11 £42,500 -11.92%
East Midlands +7 9 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Wales -2 4 £50,000 +17.65% 1
North East -24 2 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 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 Practitioner.

1 437 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 276 (63.16%) Project Management
3 148 (33.87%) Finance
4 138 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (27.69%) Microsoft
6 110 (25.17%) ITIL
7 106 (24.26%) Degree
8 101 (23.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 95 (21.74%) PMI Certification
10 88 (20.14%) Problem-Solving
11 86 (19.68%) Analytical Skills
12 84 (19.22%) Microsoft Project
13 83 (18.99%) Data Centre
14 79 (18.08%) PMP
15 69 (15.79%) ISEB
16 64 (14.65%) Change Management
17 63 (14.42%) Waterfall
18 61 (13.96%) Presales
19 59 (13.50%) PMO
20 57 (13.04%) Matrix Management
21 54 (12.36%) Law
22 52 (11.90%) Management Information System
23 50 (11.44%) Quality Management
24 49 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
25 48 (10.98%) Windows
26 47 (10.76%) Risk Management
26 47 (10.76%) Scrum
26 47 (10.76%) Service Management
26 47 (10.76%) Driving Licence
27 46 (10.53%) Change Control

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 23 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.66%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.37%) Confluence
5 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.69%) Smallworld
7 2 (0.46%) CMS
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (19.22%) Microsoft Project
2 49 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (8.92%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (4.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.01%) Office 365
2 19 (4.35%) IaaS
3 18 (4.12%) SaaS
4 14 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.69%) PaaS
9 3 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.49%) Internet
2 23 (5.26%) WAN
3 18 (4.12%) Skype
4 14 (3.20%) Broadband
5 12 (2.75%) LAN
6 9 (2.06%) Unified Communications
7 8 (1.83%) Firewall
8 6 (1.37%) SAN
8 6 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.92%) HbbTV
10 3 (0.69%) DHCP
10 3 (0.69%) DNS
10 3 (0.69%) VoIP
10 3 (0.69%) VPN
10 3 (0.69%) WLAN
11 2 (0.46%) Intranet
11 2 (0.46%) MPLS
11 2 (0.46%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (0.46%) Wireless
12 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.86%) GIS
2 13 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.69%) Power BI
6 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.23%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.23%) OLAP
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.23%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) TestDirector
General
1 148 (33.87%) Finance
2 54 (12.36%) Law
3 43 (9.84%) Telecoms
4 29 (6.64%) Marketing
5 22 (5.03%) Retail
6 17 (3.89%) Legal
7 10 (2.29%) French Language
7 10 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.83%) Banking
9 7 (1.60%) Publishing
10 6 (1.37%) Billing
11 4 (0.92%) Back Office
11 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.92%) Games
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 272 (62.24%) Project Manager
2 100 (22.88%) IT Manager
3 87 (19.91%) IT Project Manager
4 59 (13.50%) Senior Manager
5 58 (13.27%) Senior Project Manager
6 37 (8.47%) Transition Manager
7 27 (6.18%) Software Project Manager
8 21 (4.81%) Senior IT Manager
8 21 (4.81%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 21 (4.81%) Technical Manager
9 20 (4.58%) Applications Manager
9 20 (4.58%) Technical Project Manager
10 19 (4.35%) Applications Project Manager
10 19 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 19 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 18 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
12 17 (3.89%) Senior Software Project Manager
13 16 (3.66%) Senior Applications Project Manager
14 15 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
15 13 (2.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.23%) CGI
2 1 (0.23%) COM
2 1 (0.23%) Flash
2 1 (0.23%) jQuery
2 1 (0.23%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (19.68%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (18.99%) Data Centre
3 52 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 47 (10.76%) Driving Licence
5 28 (6.41%) PMI
6 19 (4.35%) Social Network
7 14 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.37%) NHS
8 6 (1.37%) User Experience
9 5 (1.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.92%) Fintech
10 4 (0.92%) iPad
10 4 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (0.92%) Smart Home
10 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.69%) CCTV
12 1 (0.23%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.23%) FMCG
12 1 (0.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.98%) Windows
2 26 (5.95%) Windows 10
3 12 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.14%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 276 (63.16%) Project Management
3 138 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (25.17%) ITIL
5 101 (23.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (20.14%) Problem-Solving
7 64 (14.65%) Change Management
8 63 (14.42%) Waterfall
9 61 (13.96%) Presales
10 57 (13.04%) Matrix Management
11 50 (11.44%) Quality Management
12 47 (10.76%) Risk Management
12 47 (10.76%) Scrum
12 47 (10.76%) Service Management
13 46 (10.53%) Change Control
13 46 (10.53%) CRM
14 43 (9.84%) Decision-Making
15 40 (9.15%) Transition Management
16 38 (8.70%) Contract Management
17 36 (8.24%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.43%) C
2 13 (2.97%) SQL
3 10 (2.29%) Java
4 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (24.26%) Degree
2 95 (21.74%) PMI Certification
3 79 (18.08%) PMP
4 69 (15.79%) ISEB
5 37 (8.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 26 (5.95%) Security Cleared
7 20 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (4.35%) APMP
9 13 (2.97%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.60%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.60%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.14%) CCNA
13 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.92%) MCSE
13 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.69%) BICSI RCDD
14 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.50%) PMO
2 39 (8.92%) SLA
3 15 (3.43%) GDPR
4 14 (3.20%) QA
5 7 (1.60%) P3O
6 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.69%) XenApp
5 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 121 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (4.12%) VMware
4 17 (3.89%) Cisco
5 9 (2.06%) NEC
6 8 (1.83%) Citrix
6 8 (1.83%) Oracle
7 7 (1.60%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.60%) SAP
8 6 (1.37%) Intapp
8 6 (1.37%) Veeam
9 5 (1.14%) BT
9 5 (1.14%) Google
9 5 (1.14%) IBM
10 4 (0.92%) Facebook
11 3 (0.69%) Avaya
11 3 (0.69%) CommVault
11 3 (0.69%) iManage
11 3 (0.69%) Sophos
12 2 (0.46%) JD Edwards