Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE2 Practitioner
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 776 803 691
Rank change year-on-year +27 -112 -113
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 Practitioner 359 407 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.95% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 264 350 497
UK median annual salary £54,425 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £40,375 £38,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -7.41% +13.68%

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 37,643 42,669 48,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.80% 23.95% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27,589 32,795 38,603
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.98%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +41 331 £54,425 -1.05% 29
UK excluding London +49 251 £52,500 +5.00% 18
London -7 94 £60,000 - 12
South East +29 93 £55,000 -6.38% 3
North of England +14 45 £47,500 - 7
Midlands +15 43 £49,250 -13.60% 4
East of England +30 40 £56,240 +22.93%
West Midlands +34 37 £45,000 -21.05% 3
North West +24 33 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Scotland +5 18 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South West +13 10 £67,500 +28.57% 3
Yorkshire +8 10 £46,000 -5.15% 6
East Midlands +22 4 £52,500 -6.67% 1
Wales -3 3 £40,000 -5.88%
North East +2 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 359 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 262 (72.98%) Project Management
3 126 (35.10%) Finance
4 123 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (33.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 93 (25.91%) Degree
7 89 (24.79%) ITIL
8 78 (21.73%) Microsoft Project
9 68 (18.94%) Microsoft
10 66 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (17.55%) PMO
12 57 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (15.32%) Waterfall
13 55 (15.32%) Change Management
14 54 (15.04%) Matrix Management
15 53 (14.76%) Data Centre
16 50 (13.93%) Risk Management
17 48 (13.37%) PMI Certification
18 46 (12.81%) Presales
19 42 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
20 41 (11.42%) Decision-Making
21 39 (10.86%) PMP
21 39 (10.86%) Scrum
22 37 (10.31%) Change Control
23 36 (10.03%) Office 365
23 36 (10.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 35 (9.75%) Windows
25 33 (9.19%) ISEB
25 33 (9.19%) Line Management
25 33 (9.19%) Matrix Organization

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 14 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.11%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.84%) Confluence
5 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 78 (21.73%) Microsoft Project
2 42 (11.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (10.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (8.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) BPCS
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.03%) Office 365
2 31 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.01%) SaaS
4 14 (3.90%) IaaS
5 9 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.13%) Firewall
2 18 (5.01%) LAN
2 18 (5.01%) WAN
3 16 (4.46%) Unified Communications
4 15 (4.18%) Skype
5 14 (3.90%) Internet
6 10 (2.79%) IP Telephony
7 8 (2.23%) MPLS
8 7 (1.95%) SAN
9 6 (1.67%) Broadband
10 4 (1.11%) HbbTV
10 4 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.84%) DHCP
11 3 (0.84%) DNS
11 3 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
11 3 (0.84%) VPN
11 3 (0.84%) WLAN
12 2 (0.56%) Wireless
13 1 (0.28%) Intranet
13 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.46%) GIS
2 8 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.28%) Essbase
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 25 (6.96%) JIRA
General
1 126 (35.10%) Finance
2 25 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.69%) Law
4 19 (5.29%) Retail
5 15 (4.18%) Billing
6 14 (3.90%) Marketing
7 7 (1.95%) Legal
8 4 (1.11%) French Language
9 3 (0.84%) Back Office
9 3 (0.84%) Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 215 (59.89%) Project Manager
2 85 (23.68%) IT Manager
3 67 (18.66%) IT Project Manager
4 47 (13.09%) Senior Manager
5 44 (12.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 33 (9.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 32 (8.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 22 (6.13%) Programme Manager
9 21 (5.85%) Transition Manager
10 17 (4.74%) IT Services Manager
11 16 (4.46%) Technical Manager
12 15 (4.18%) Technical Project Manager
13 14 (3.90%) Analyst
13 14 (3.90%) Business Change Manager
13 14 (3.90%) Business Change Project Manager
13 14 (3.90%) Project Leader
14 13 (3.62%) Financial Services Project Manager
15 12 (3.34%) IT Programme Manager
16 11 (3.06%) Business Analyst
17 10 (2.79%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.28%) CGI
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (14.76%) Data Centre
3 31 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.01%) Driving Licence
5 14 (3.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 11 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.79%) PMI
8 8 (2.23%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.23%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.39%) NHS
10 4 (1.11%) CCTV
10 4 (1.11%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.11%) Smart Home
11 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.56%) Social Network
13 1 (0.28%) CMDB
13 1 (0.28%) PKI
13 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.75%) Windows
2 15 (4.18%) Windows 10
3 13 (3.62%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.34%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 262 (72.98%) Project Management
3 123 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (33.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (24.79%) ITIL
6 57 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
7 55 (15.32%) Change Management
7 55 (15.32%) Waterfall
8 54 (15.04%) Matrix Management
9 50 (13.93%) Risk Management
10 46 (12.81%) Presales
11 41 (11.42%) Decision-Making
12 39 (10.86%) Scrum
13 37 (10.31%) Change Control
14 33 (9.19%) Line Management
14 33 (9.19%) Matrix Organization
15 32 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (8.64%) Business Analysis
17 29 (8.08%) Mentoring
17 29 (8.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.46%) C
2 8 (2.23%) SQL
3 7 (1.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 93 (25.91%) Degree
2 48 (13.37%) PMI Certification
3 39 (10.86%) PMP
4 33 (9.19%) ISEB
5 28 (7.80%) APMP
6 22 (6.13%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (4.18%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.34%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.95%) DBS Check
11 6 (1.67%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (1.11%) MAPM
14 3 (0.84%) BICSI RCDD
14 3 (0.84%) CCA
14 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.84%) MCSE
14 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (17.55%) PMO
2 27 (7.52%) GDPR
3 22 (6.13%) SLA
4 12 (3.34%) QA
5 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.84%) P3O
6 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.11%) XenApp
5 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.51%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.85%) Cisco
2 21 (5.85%) VMware
3 17 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (3.90%) Citrix
4 14 (3.90%) NEC
5 10 (2.79%) Oracle
6 7 (1.95%) SAP
7 6 (1.67%) Veeam
8 4 (1.11%) BT
8 4 (1.11%) Google
8 4 (1.11%) IBM
8 4 (1.11%) Intapp
9 3 (0.84%) Avaya
9 3 (0.84%) CommVault
9 3 (0.84%) McAfee
9 3 (0.84%) Sophos
10 2 (0.56%) Cadence
10 2 (0.56%) NetApp
10 2 (0.56%) Virgin Media