Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PRINCE2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 75 63
Rank change year-on-year -36 -12 -3
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5022 7283 9828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 3.81% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 4.27% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4042 6098 8336
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.06% +3.16% -

PRINCE2 is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +6.25%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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 -36 4744 £52,500 - 219
UK excluding London -23 3063 £47,500 -3.06% 154
London -56 1820 £60,000 - 85
South East -23 900 £50,000 - 51
Midlands -13 667 £45,000 -10.00% 18
North of England -54 625 £47,500 +5.56% 31
West Midlands -11 490 £47,500 -3.06% 10
East of England -27 362 £50,000 - 14
North West -47 335 £45,000 +2.27% 12
South West -34 334 £47,500 +5.56% 20
Yorkshire -35 260 £50,000 +6.38% 14
East Midlands -24 175 £45,000 -7.22% 8
Scotland +7 135 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Wales -22 44 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North East -3 30 £42,750 -14.50% 5
Northern Ireland -25 5 £42,500 -29.17% 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PRINCE2.

1 2977 (59.28%) Project Management
2 2066 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1778 (35.40%) Finance
4 1320 (26.28%) ITIL
5 1215 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 867 (17.26%) Degree
7 849 (16.91%) Microsoft
8 759 (15.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 718 (14.30%) PMI Certification
10 626 (12.47%) PMP
11 611 (12.17%) Change Management
12 606 (12.07%) Scrum
13 583 (11.61%) Microsoft Project
14 549 (10.93%) Waterfall
15 475 (9.46%) Business Analysis
16 467 (9.30%) Programme Management
17 458 (9.12%) PMO
18 442 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
19 424 (8.44%) SDLC
20 420 (8.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 420 (8.36%) Retail
21 405 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
22 378 (7.53%) SQL
23 371 (7.39%) PMI
24 368 (7.33%) Risk Management
25 355 (7.07%) Microsoft Excel
26 353 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
27 344 (6.85%) PRINCE
28 343 (6.83%) CRM
28 343 (6.83%) Service Delivery

PRINCE2
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
1 320 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 97 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 52 (1.04%) IIS
4 51 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 42 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 37 (0.74%) CMS
7 35 (0.70%) WordPress
8 28 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (0.56%) JBoss
8 28 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 27 (0.54%) MS Project Server
10 24 (0.48%) Confluence
11 23 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.24%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.22%) Anypoint
14 11 (0.22%) Documentum
15 10 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 583 (11.61%) Microsoft Project
2 405 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
3 355 (7.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 250 (4.98%) MS Visio
5 219 (4.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 20 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.100%) Niku Workbench
9 4 (0.080%) SPSS
10 3 (0.060%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.020%) Maya
11 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 90 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 24 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 22 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 21 (0.42%) ResourceLink
7 20 (0.40%) SAP HCM
8 19 (0.38%) NetSuite
9 13 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
10 12 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.22%) iTrent
11 11 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
12 10 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (0.20%) SAP CRM
13 9 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
13 9 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
14 8 (0.16%) SAP HR
14 8 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
15 7 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
15 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 174 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 174 (3.46%) Office 365
2 134 (2.67%) SaaS
3 130 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (1.39%) IaaS
5 37 (0.74%) PaaS
6 29 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
6 29 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
7 23 (0.46%) iPaaS
8 13 (0.26%) OneDrive
8 13 (0.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 11 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 10 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.16%) Mimecast
13 7 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.14%) Boomi
13 7 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 215 (4.28%) WAN
2 168 (3.35%) LAN
3 136 (2.71%) Firewall
4 96 (1.91%) VoIP
5 84 (1.67%) SAN
6 71 (1.41%) Internet
7 60 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
8 54 (1.08%) DNS
8 54 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 54 (1.08%) VLAN
9 50 (1.00%) Unified Communications
10 48 (0.96%) Wireless
11 40 (0.80%) DHCP
12 39 (0.78%) Network Security
13 37 (0.74%) VPN
14 35 (0.70%) Ethernet
14 35 (0.70%) Skype
15 27 (0.54%) SMS
16 22 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 81 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (1.23%) Big Data
6 60 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 42 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (0.68%) Power BI
9 31 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 26 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 26 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 21 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (0.40%) SAP BW
14 19 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
14 19 (0.38%) MySQL
15 17 (0.34%) DB2
16 15 (0.30%) DTS
16 15 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
17 13 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 198 (3.94%) JIRA
2 42 (0.84%) HP UFT
3 39 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 39 (0.78%) LoadRunner
3 39 (0.78%) Selenium
4 32 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 21 (0.42%) TeamCity
7 19 (0.38%) Subversion
7 19 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 17 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.26%) eCATT
10 12 (0.24%) ClearCase
10 12 (0.24%) JMeter
10 12 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
11 9 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (0.16%) Fiddler
12 8 (0.16%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1778 (35.40%) Finance
2 420 (8.36%) Retail
3 330 (6.57%) Banking
4 236 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 228 (4.54%) Marketing
6 190 (3.78%) Manufacturing
7 184 (3.66%) Legal
8 105 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 93 (1.85%) Law
10 82 (1.63%) Advertising
11 75 (1.49%) Retail Banking
12 56 (1.12%) Back Office
13 51 (1.02%) Electronics
14 40 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.76%) Billing
16 34 (0.68%) Publishing
17 33 (0.66%) Front Office
18 31 (0.62%) Spanish Language
19 28 (0.56%) Automotive
20 27 (0.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2445 (48.69%) Project Manager
2 747 (14.87%) IT Manager
3 580 (11.55%) IT Project Manager
4 563 (11.21%) Analyst
5 468 (9.32%) Senior Manager
6 394 (7.85%) Senior Project Manager
7 335 (6.67%) Consultant
8 305 (6.07%) Business Analyst
9 252 (5.02%) Infrastructure Manager
10 206 (4.10%) Architect
11 204 (4.06%) Programme Manager
12 195 (3.88%) Software Project Manager
13 189 (3.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 132 (2.63%) Technical Manager
15 131 (2.61%) Digital Project Manager
16 128 (2.55%) Service Manager
17 122 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
18 121 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
19 120 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
20 115 (2.29%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (3.90%) .NET
2 111 (2.21%) HTML
3 100 (1.99%) Web Services
4 97 (1.93%) XML
5 53 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 44 (0.88%) CSS
7 42 (0.84%) Middleware
8 38 (0.76%) HTML5
9 36 (0.72%) .NET Framework
9 36 (0.72%) SOAP
10 30 (0.60%) JSON
11 25 (0.50%) J2EE
12 24 (0.48%) AngularJS
12 24 (0.48%) RESTful
13 23 (0.46%) jQuery
14 21 (0.42%) REST
15 20 (0.40%) Hibernate
16 19 (0.38%) XSLT
17 17 (0.34%) WSDL
18 13 (0.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 442 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 371 (7.39%) PMI
3 250 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 242 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 149 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 131 (2.61%) Driving Licence
7 117 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 74 (1.47%) NHS
8 74 (1.47%) User Experience
9 61 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 61 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 36 (0.72%) CMDB
11 34 (0.68%) Fixed Income
12 33 (0.66%) Equities
12 33 (0.66%) Fintech
13 32 (0.64%) Derivative
13 32 (0.64%) Social Media
14 29 (0.58%) Hedge funds
14 29 (0.58%) Replication
15 24 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 335 (6.67%) Windows
2 163 (3.25%) Windows Server
3 111 (2.21%) Linux
4 61 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (1.10%) Windows 10
6 54 (1.08%) Unix
7 50 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 34 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (0.64%) Android
11 29 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.36%) Solaris
13 15 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.22%) AIX
15 6 (0.12%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.100%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.060%) CentOS
17 3 (0.060%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.060%) SUSE
18 2 (0.040%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2977 (59.28%) Project Management
2 2066 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1320 (26.28%) ITIL
4 1215 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 611 (12.17%) Change Management
6 606 (12.07%) Scrum
7 549 (10.93%) Waterfall
8 475 (9.46%) Business Analysis
9 467 (9.30%) Programme Management
10 424 (8.44%) SDLC
11 368 (7.33%) Risk Management
12 353 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 344 (6.85%) PRINCE
14 343 (6.83%) CRM
14 343 (6.83%) Service Delivery
15 313 (6.23%) ERP
16 304 (6.05%) Service Management
17 303 (6.03%) Mentoring
18 291 (5.79%) Project Planning
19 275 (5.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 378 (7.53%) SQL
2 198 (3.94%) Java
3 107 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 101 (2.01%) C
5 98 (1.95%) C#
6 54 (1.08%) Python
7 50 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 41 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 37 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 35 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 32 (0.64%) VB
12 30 (0.60%) C++
13 27 (0.54%) Ruby
14 21 (0.42%) Perl
14 21 (0.42%) PHP
15 20 (0.40%) VBA
16 19 (0.38%) VBScript
17 17 (0.34%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.26%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 867 (17.26%) Degree
2 759 (15.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 718 (14.30%) PMI Certification
4 626 (12.47%) PMP
5 420 (8.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 226 (4.50%) APMP
6 226 (4.50%) Security Cleared
7 175 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
8 169 (3.37%) ISEB
9 133 (2.65%) CISSP
10 121 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 114 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
12 110 (2.19%) SC Cleared
13 91 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
14 79 (1.57%) CCNA
15 69 (1.37%) ISTQB
15 69 (1.37%) MCSE
16 67 (1.33%) DV Cleared
17 66 (1.31%) CISM
18 54 (1.08%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (9.12%) PMO
2 294 (5.85%) QA
3 184 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 110 (2.19%) SLA
5 63 (1.25%) GDPR
6 62 (1.23%) PCI DSS
7 54 (1.08%) COBIT
8 43 (0.86%) Data Quality
9 41 (0.82%) ISO 9001
10 38 (0.76%) MiFID
11 37 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 32 (0.64%) P3O
13 21 (0.42%) EMIR
13 21 (0.42%) PMBOK
14 19 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 15 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
16 11 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 10 (0.20%) FATCA
18 8 (0.16%) ISO 14001
18 8 (0.16%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 181 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 141 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.48%) vSphere
5 23 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.32%) XenApp
8 11 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.100%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.080%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.060%) Docker
13 3 (0.060%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.060%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.060%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.040%) vCloud
14 2 (0.040%) XenServer
15 1 (0.020%) KVM
15 1 (0.020%) UAG
Systems Management
1 48 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 48 (0.96%) SCCM
2 35 (0.70%) Puppet
3 20 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (0.24%) Ansible
6 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (0.22%) SCOM
7 10 (0.20%) SCVMM
8 9 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 9 (0.18%) vCenter Server
8 9 (0.18%) WSUS
9 8 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.16%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.12%) Nessus
11 5 (0.100%) Control-M
11 5 (0.100%) HP Fortify
11 5 (0.100%) SCSM
11 5 (0.100%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.080%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 849 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 314 (6.25%) SAP
3 245 (4.88%) Oracle
4 232 (4.62%) VMware
5 209 (4.16%) Cisco
6 127 (2.53%) Citrix
7 119 (2.37%) HP
8 78 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 62 (1.23%) IBM
10 46 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 46 (0.92%) NetApp
11 36 (0.72%) Cognizant
12 33 (0.66%) Juniper
13 32 (0.64%) Red Hat
13 32 (0.64%) Tableau
14 29 (0.58%) Capita
15 28 (0.56%) webMethods
16 27 (0.54%) Mitel
17 26 (0.52%) Northgate
17 26 (0.52%) TIBCO