Period
to 16 September 2021

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 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 849 657 799
Rank change year-on-year -192 +142 +13
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 181 57 308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.50% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 165 41 243
10th Percentile £36,600 £41,250 £39,155
25th Percentile £42,000 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £53,500 £54,921
Median % change year-on-year -11.21% -2.59% -0.14%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £51,250 £53,500
% change year-on-year -7.32% -4.21% +6.58%

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 26,057 11,358 33,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.50% 22.02% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14,757 8,624 24,459
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,500
25th Percentile £40,853 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,088 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner.

Salary trend for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 Practitioner in the UK

PRINCE2 Practitioner
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 Practitioner within the UK over the 6 months to 16 September 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 -200 134 £52,500 -3.46% 20
UK excluding London -123 118 £47,500 -7.32% 14
Work from Home -236 61 £43,500 -17.14% 5
North of England -66 44 £45,640 -3.92% 5
London -228 33 £61,250 +3.38% 6
North West -52 32 £46,280 -2.57% 3
South East -113 28 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland -73 20 £45,000 +1.12%
Midlands -111 13 £65,000 +19.53% 1
Yorkshire -95 12 £43,420 -8.59% 2
East of England -79 11 £51,250 -2.38% 4
West Midlands -83 11 £65,000 +32.33%
East Midlands -73 2 £44,000 -19.09% 1
South West -103 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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.

1 181 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 159 (87.85%) Project Management
3 96 (53.04%) Finance
4 71 (39.23%) Social Skills
5 60 (33.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (25.97%) Change Management
8 40 (22.10%) Project Delivery
9 34 (18.78%) Microsoft Excel
9 34 (18.78%) Microsoft
10 33 (18.23%) Microsoft Office
11 32 (17.68%) Microsoft Project
12 30 (16.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 28 (15.47%) Project Planning
13 28 (15.47%) Degree
13 28 (15.47%) Project Governance
14 25 (13.81%) Migration
14 25 (13.81%) Decision-Making
14 25 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (13.26%) PMO
16 22 (12.15%) Public Sector
16 22 (12.15%) ITIL
16 22 (12.15%) PMI Certification
17 21 (11.60%) PMP
17 21 (11.60%) Process Improvement
18 20 (11.05%) Service Management
18 20 (11.05%) MS Visio
19 19 (10.50%) Line Management
19 19 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (9.94%) Retail

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 11 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (18.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (18.23%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (17.68%) Microsoft Project
4 30 (16.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (11.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.42%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (2.76%) SaaS
3 3 (1.66%) Azure
3 3 (1.66%) Basecamp
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.10%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.55%) AWS
5 1 (0.55%) Google Sheets
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.63%) LAN
2 7 (3.87%) WAN
3 5 (2.76%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.76%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) Internet
5 1 (0.55%) Extranet
5 1 (0.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.55%) MPLS
5 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.55%) Power BI
4 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (7.73%) JIRA
2 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (53.04%) Finance
2 71 (39.23%) Social Skills
3 22 (12.15%) Public Sector
4 19 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (9.94%) Retail
6 14 (7.73%) Influencing Skills
7 13 (7.18%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (4.97%) Billing
8 9 (4.97%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (4.42%) Banking
9 8 (4.42%) Marketing
9 8 (4.42%) Telecoms
10 7 (3.87%) Automotive
10 7 (3.87%) Documentation Skills
10 7 (3.87%) Local Government
11 6 (3.31%) Fire and Rescue
11 6 (3.31%) Police
12 5 (2.76%) Legal
13 4 (2.21%) Law
14 2 (1.10%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 128 (70.72%) Project Manager
2 51 (28.18%) IT Manager
3 48 (26.52%) IT Project Manager
4 22 (12.15%) Senior Manager
5 21 (11.60%) Senior Project Manager
6 18 (9.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 18 (9.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 14 (7.73%) Technical Manager
8 11 (6.08%) Technical Project Manager
9 10 (5.52%) Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) Coordinator
9 10 (5.52%) ICT Coordinator
9 10 (5.52%) Programme Coordinator
10 7 (3.87%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (3.87%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (3.87%) Microsoft 365 Manager
10 7 (3.87%) Microsoft 365 Project Manager
10 7 (3.87%) Programme Manager
11 6 (3.31%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) .NET
1 2 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.42%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.42%) NHS
3 4 (2.21%) User Experience
4 2 (1.10%) PMI
5 1 (0.55%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.55%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.55%) SCADA
5 1 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.10%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) CentOS
2 1 (0.55%) Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 159 (87.85%) Project Management
3 60 (33.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (25.97%) Change Management
6 40 (22.10%) Project Delivery
7 28 (15.47%) Project Governance
7 28 (15.47%) Project Planning
8 25 (13.81%) Decision-Making
8 25 (13.81%) Migration
8 25 (13.81%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (12.15%) ITIL
10 21 (11.60%) Process Improvement
11 20 (11.05%) Service Management
12 19 (10.50%) Line Management
13 17 (9.39%) Capacity Management
13 17 (9.39%) Change Control
13 17 (9.39%) Creative Thinking
13 17 (9.39%) Scrum
14 16 (8.84%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.10%) C#
1 2 (1.10%) Java
1 2 (1.10%) SQL
2 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (15.47%) Degree
2 22 (12.15%) PMI Certification
3 21 (11.60%) PMP
4 9 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (4.97%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.21%) APMP
7 3 (1.66%) CISA
7 3 (1.66%) CISM
7 3 (1.66%) CISSP
7 3 (1.66%) CRISC
7 3 (1.66%) SSCP
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.55%) APMG
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.55%) HND
9 1 (0.55%) IIBA
9 1 (0.55%) ISEB
9 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.55%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.26%) PMO
2 15 (8.29%) QA
3 11 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.97%) P3O
5 4 (2.21%) GDPR
6 3 (1.66%) IFRS
6 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.66%) SLA
7 2 (1.10%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.55%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.29%) Oracle
3 14 (7.73%) Google
4 8 (4.42%) SAP
5 6 (3.31%) Cisco
5 6 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.76%) Capita
6 5 (2.76%) Meraki
7 3 (1.66%) Cadence
8 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.10%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.55%) Northgate