Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 74 63
Rank change year-on-year -35 -11 -3
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5119 7397 9875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.91% 3.86% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 4.34% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4164 6193 8373
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 158385 170603 194653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.13% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 124688 142287 160010
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 £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -31 4854 £52,500 - 181
UK excluding London -23 3133 £47,500 - 134
London -62 1847 £60,000 - 61
South East -17 930 £50,000 - 21
Midlands -17 685 £47,500 - 32
North of England -56 629 £47,500 +5.56% 39
West Midlands -11 489 £50,000 +5.26% 19
East of England -24 390 £50,000 - 15
South West -30 338 £47,500 +5.56% 13
North West -57 323 £45,000 +2.27% 25
Yorkshire -36 272 £50,000 +5.82% 12
East Midlands -28 194 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Scotland -6 121 £46,397 -2.32% 9
Wales -32 45 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North East -1 34 £44,500 -11.00% 2
Northern Ireland -19 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 3004 (58.68%) Project Management
2 2117 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 1806 (35.28%) Finance
4 1313 (25.65%) ITIL
5 1252 (24.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 888 (17.35%) Degree
7 838 (16.37%) Microsoft
8 757 (14.79%) PMI Certification
9 746 (14.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 672 (13.13%) PMP
11 655 (12.80%) Change Management
12 630 (12.31%) Scrum
13 609 (11.90%) Microsoft Project
14 571 (11.15%) Waterfall
15 466 (9.10%) PMO
16 461 (9.01%) Business Analysis
17 456 (8.91%) Programme Management
18 447 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
19 444 (8.67%) SDLC
20 436 (8.52%) Retail
21 431 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 407 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
23 404 (7.89%) SQL
24 394 (7.70%) Risk Management
25 379 (7.40%) Microsoft Excel
26 375 (7.33%) PMI
27 371 (7.25%) Service Delivery
28 362 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
29 347 (6.78%) PRINCE
29 347 (6.78%) CRM

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
1 315 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 89 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 56 (1.09%) IIS
4 51 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 46 (0.90%) WordPress
6 43 (0.84%) CMS
7 39 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 37 (0.72%) Confluence
9 30 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 29 (0.57%) MS Project Server
11 26 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (0.49%) JBoss
13 23 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.27%) Tomcat
16 13 (0.25%) Umbraco
17 10 (0.20%) Documentum
17 10 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
18 9 (0.18%) FileNet
18 9 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 609 (11.90%) Microsoft Project
2 407 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
3 379 (7.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 257 (5.02%) MS Visio
5 234 (4.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.098%) Niku Workbench
9 4 (0.078%) SPSS
10 3 (0.059%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.020%) Maya
11 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 96 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (0.57%) SAP ERP
5 21 (0.41%) ResourceLink
6 19 (0.37%) SAP HCM
7 18 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 18 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 18 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
9 12 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.23%) SAP CRM
10 11 (0.21%) iTrent
10 11 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
11 10 (0.20%) OPENHousing
11 10 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 10 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
12 9 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
12 9 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 165 (3.22%) Office 365
2 162 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 130 (2.54%) SaaS
4 123 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
5 69 (1.35%) IaaS
6 38 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (0.74%) PaaS
7 28 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
7 28 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
8 23 (0.45%) iPaaS
9 13 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 12 (0.23%) OneDrive
11 11 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 10 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.16%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.14%) Boomi
15 7 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.12%) Trello
16 6 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 218 (4.26%) WAN
2 178 (3.48%) LAN
3 138 (2.70%) Firewall
4 94 (1.84%) VoIP
5 83 (1.62%) SAN
6 81 (1.58%) Internet
7 60 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
8 54 (1.05%) DNS
8 54 (1.05%) TCP/IP
8 54 (1.05%) VLAN
8 54 (1.05%) Wireless
9 50 (0.98%) Unified Communications
10 40 (0.78%) DHCP
11 38 (0.74%) VPN
12 37 (0.72%) Network Security
13 34 (0.66%) Ethernet
14 28 (0.55%) Skype
15 22 (0.43%) SMS
16 20 (0.39%) FTP
17 19 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 93 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (1.25%) Big Data
5 60 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 60 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 34 (0.66%) Oracle Database
8 30 (0.59%) Power BI
9 24 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 23 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 23 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (0.41%) MySQL
13 20 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (0.39%) SAP BW
14 17 (0.33%) DB2
14 17 (0.33%) QlikView
15 16 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 215 (4.20%) JIRA
2 50 (0.98%) HP UFT
3 46 (0.90%) Selenium
4 43 (0.84%) LoadRunner
5 39 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 38 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (0.53%) Git (software)
8 21 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 20 (0.39%) Subversion
10 18 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 17 (0.33%) TeamCity
12 13 (0.25%) eCATT
13 12 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
13 12 (0.23%) JMeter
14 11 (0.21%) ClearCase
15 10 (0.20%) Rational Functional Tester
15 10 (0.20%) SilkTest
15 10 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1806 (35.28%) Finance
2 436 (8.52%) Retail
3 338 (6.60%) Banking
4 256 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 240 (4.69%) Marketing
6 186 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 160 (3.13%) Legal
8 111 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 87 (1.70%) Advertising
10 75 (1.47%) Law
11 73 (1.43%) Retail Banking
12 63 (1.23%) Back Office
13 55 (1.07%) Electronics
14 49 (0.96%) Billing
14 49 (0.96%) Financial Institution
15 40 (0.78%) Front Office
16 39 (0.76%) Spanish Language
17 33 (0.64%) Automotive
18 29 (0.57%) Publishing
19 26 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2462 (48.10%) Project Manager
2 744 (14.53%) IT Manager
3 580 (11.33%) IT Project Manager
4 576 (11.25%) Analyst
5 485 (9.47%) Senior Manager
6 405 (7.91%) Senior Project Manager
7 339 (6.62%) Consultant
8 301 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 246 (4.81%) Infrastructure Manager
10 211 (4.12%) Programme Manager
11 206 (4.02%) Architect
12 203 (3.97%) Software Project Manager
13 179 (3.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 151 (2.95%) Delivery Manager
14 151 (2.95%) Digital Project Manager
15 138 (2.70%) Service Manager
16 131 (2.56%) Technical Manager
17 122 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
18 118 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
19 111 (2.17%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (4.06%) .NET
2 116 (2.27%) HTML
3 102 (1.99%) XML
4 96 (1.88%) Web Services
5 60 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 42 (0.82%) Middleware
7 40 (0.78%) .NET Framework
7 40 (0.78%) CSS
8 36 (0.70%) SOAP
9 34 (0.66%) JSON
10 32 (0.63%) HTML5
11 25 (0.49%) RESTful
12 23 (0.45%) AngularJS
12 23 (0.45%) Hibernate
12 23 (0.45%) J2EE
12 23 (0.45%) XSLT
13 21 (0.41%) jQuery
14 19 (0.37%) REST
15 16 (0.31%) WCF
16 14 (0.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 447 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 375 (7.33%) PMI
3 254 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 250 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 156 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 131 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 121 (2.36%) Virtual Team
8 80 (1.56%) User Experience
9 77 (1.50%) NHS
10 60 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 55 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 39 (0.76%) Equities
12 39 (0.76%) Fixed Income
13 38 (0.74%) CMDB
14 35 (0.68%) Derivative
14 35 (0.68%) Replication
15 33 (0.64%) Social Media
16 32 (0.63%) Hedge funds
17 30 (0.59%) Fintech
18 22 (0.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 332 (6.49%) Windows
2 156 (3.05%) Windows Server
3 136 (2.66%) Linux
4 61 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 51 (1.00%) Unix
7 47 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 34 (0.66%) Android
9 34 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 32 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (0.41%) Solaris
12 16 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.21%) AIX
14 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.078%) CentOS
17 3 (0.059%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.039%) SUSE
18 2 (0.039%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3004 (58.68%) Project Management
2 2117 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 1313 (25.65%) ITIL
4 1252 (24.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 655 (12.80%) Change Management
6 630 (12.31%) Scrum
7 571 (11.15%) Waterfall
8 461 (9.01%) Business Analysis
9 456 (8.91%) Programme Management
10 444 (8.67%) SDLC
11 394 (7.70%) Risk Management
12 371 (7.25%) Service Delivery
13 362 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 347 (6.78%) CRM
14 347 (6.78%) PRINCE
15 321 (6.27%) Mentoring
16 310 (6.06%) ERP
17 303 (5.92%) Service Management
18 294 (5.74%) Project Planning
19 287 (5.61%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 404 (7.89%) SQL
2 198 (3.87%) Java
3 111 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 108 (2.11%) C#
5 104 (2.03%) C
6 54 (1.05%) Python
7 52 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 47 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 41 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 39 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 34 (0.66%) VB
12 33 (0.64%) Ruby
13 31 (0.61%) C++
14 21 (0.41%) Perl
15 20 (0.39%) VBScript
16 19 (0.37%) PHP
16 19 (0.37%) VBA
17 17 (0.33%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.29%) COBOL
19 13 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 888 (17.35%) Degree
2 757 (14.79%) PMI Certification
3 746 (14.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 672 (13.13%) PMP
5 431 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 220 (4.30%) Security Cleared
7 208 (4.06%) APMP
8 177 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
9 172 (3.36%) ISEB
10 150 (2.93%) CISSP
11 118 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
12 108 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 102 (1.99%) SC Cleared
14 88 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
15 85 (1.66%) CISM
16 75 (1.47%) CCNA
16 75 (1.47%) CISA
17 72 (1.41%) ISTQB
18 68 (1.33%) DV Cleared
19 61 (1.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (9.10%) PMO
2 302 (5.90%) QA
3 186 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 124 (2.42%) SLA
5 68 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 57 (1.11%) COBIT
7 52 (1.02%) GDPR
8 49 (0.96%) Data Quality
9 41 (0.80%) ISO 9001
10 40 (0.78%) MiFID
11 35 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 35 (0.68%) P3O
12 22 (0.43%) EMIR
13 19 (0.37%) PMBOK
14 18 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 15 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
16 14 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 10 (0.20%) FATCA
18 9 (0.18%) ISO 14001
18 9 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 157 (3.07%) Active Directory
2 143 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 24 (0.47%) vSphere
5 23 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.27%) XenApp
7 14 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.18%) DFS Replication
9 5 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.059%) Docker
11 3 (0.059%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.059%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.039%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.039%) KVM
12 2 (0.039%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.039%) XenServer
13 1 (0.020%) UAG
13 1 (0.020%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 43 (0.84%) SCCM
3 31 (0.61%) Puppet
4 20 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.23%) Ansible
6 11 (0.21%) AirWatch
6 11 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (0.21%) vCenter Server
7 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.18%) WSUS
9 8 (0.16%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.14%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.12%) Control-M
11 6 (0.12%) Nessus
11 6 (0.12%) SCOM
12 5 (0.098%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.078%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 3 (0.059%) Nagios
Vendors
1 838 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 324 (6.33%) SAP
3 285 (5.57%) Oracle
4 223 (4.36%) VMware
5 208 (4.06%) Cisco
6 114 (2.23%) Citrix
7 110 (2.15%) HP
8 78 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.25%) IBM
10 44 (0.86%) Cognizant
11 41 (0.80%) CheckPoint
11 41 (0.80%) NetApp
12 36 (0.70%) Juniper
13 35 (0.68%) Tableau
14 34 (0.66%) Red Hat
15 30 (0.59%) Northgate
16 28 (0.55%) CA
16 28 (0.55%) Mitel
17 26 (0.51%) Avaya
17 26 (0.51%) Capita