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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 74 64
Rank change year-on-year -33 -10  
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 2608 3778 4846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.93% 3.84% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 4.32% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2133 3130 3933
Median salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.15%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PRINCE2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 2490 £52,500 - 293
London -46 943 £60,000 - 92
South East -13 476 £47,500 -9.52% 46
West Midlands -14 257 £50,000 +11.11% 21
East of England -26 207 £52,500 +5.00% 21
South West -20 180 £50,000 +23.45% 33
North West -73 157 £47,500 +11.76% 28
Berkshire +3 144 £50,000 -16.66% 4
City of London -38 135 £60,000 -7.69% 30
Yorkshire -31 131 £48,000 +12.94% 31
Birmingham -5 109 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Yorkshire -13 106 £48,500 +14.11% 26
Manchester -61 106 £47,500 +5.55% 23
East Midlands -20 101 £45,000 -6.25% 17
Surrey -13 99 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Reading +30 74 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Leeds -6 69 £48,500 +15.47% 17
Hertfordshire -8 64 £52,500 -4.54% 9
Bristol -37 61 £50,000 +17.64% 18
Cambridgeshire -11 60 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Hampshire -16 57 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Scotland -30 51 £50,000 +5.26% 9
West Sussex -9 47 £50,000 -8.46% 2
Oxfordshire +19 45 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Nottinghamshire -11 44 £45,000 - 8
Nottingham -7 39 £46,250 -13.63% 7
Essex -30 36 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Peterborough +3 35 £55,000 +20.87% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 35 £53,750 +7.50% 5
Gloucestershire -3 34 £52,500 +16.66% 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 3089 (58.92%) Project Management
2 2155 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1909 (36.41%) Finance
4 1299 (24.78%) ITIL
5 1241 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 922 (17.59%) Degree
7 919 (17.53%) Microsoft
8 766 (14.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 741 (14.13%) PMI Certification
10 715 (13.64%) Change Management
11 685 (13.07%) PMP
12 662 (12.63%) Waterfall
13 645 (12.30%) Scrum
14 634 (12.09%) Microsoft Project
15 587 (11.20%) PMO
16 481 (9.17%) Retail
17 480 (9.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 451 (8.60%) Risk Management
19 430 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
20 429 (8.18%) Business Analysis
21 427 (8.14%) Programme Management
22 422 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
23 412 (7.86%) SQL
23 412 (7.86%) Microsoft Excel
24 411 (7.84%) SDLC
25 408 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
26 380 (7.25%) Service Delivery
27 378 (7.21%) CRM
28 371 (7.08%) Windows
29 368 (7.02%) PRINCE

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
1 328 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 95 (1.81%) MS Exchange
3 70 (1.34%) IIS
4 63 (1.20%) Confluence
5 58 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 51 (0.97%) WordPress
7 40 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 33 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 33 (0.63%) CMS
9 31 (0.59%) JBoss
10 30 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.55%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.40%) Skype for Business
13 19 (0.36%) MS Project Server
14 17 (0.32%) Apache
15 12 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.23%) Alfresco
16 11 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 634 (12.09%) Microsoft Project
2 430 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
3 412 (7.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 286 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 284 (5.42%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.095%) Niku Workbench
8 3 (0.057%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.038%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.038%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.038%) SPSS
10 1 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 83 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 33 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
5 29 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 27 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 26 (0.50%) SAP ERP
8 23 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
9 22 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 19 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
11 17 (0.32%) NetSuite
12 16 (0.31%) SAP R/3
13 15 (0.29%) SAP HCM
14 14 (0.27%) SAP CRM
15 13 (0.25%) Sonata
16 12 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
16 12 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
17 11 (0.21%) iTrent
17 11 (0.21%) Magento
18 10 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 184 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 144 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 128 (2.44%) Office 365
4 124 (2.37%) SaaS
5 62 (1.18%) PaaS
6 60 (1.14%) IaaS
7 35 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
10 15 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 9 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.15%) G Suite
14 7 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.11%) iPaaS
15 6 (0.11%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.076%) Trello
17 3 (0.057%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 215 (4.10%) WAN
2 178 (3.40%) LAN
3 176 (3.36%) Firewall
4 102 (1.95%) Internet
5 87 (1.66%) SAN
6 84 (1.60%) VoIP
7 62 (1.18%) DNS
8 60 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
9 54 (1.03%) Wireless
10 48 (0.92%) Unified Communications
11 47 (0.90%) VLAN
12 43 (0.82%) DHCP
13 39 (0.74%) VPN
14 38 (0.72%) TCP/IP
15 31 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (0.53%) NAS
17 27 (0.51%) Network Security
18 24 (0.46%) MPLS
19 23 (0.44%) Ethernet
20 22 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 101 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (1.28%) Big Data
5 66 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 36 (0.69%) Oracle Database
8 33 (0.63%) MySQL
9 31 (0.59%) DB2
9 31 (0.59%) QlikView
10 30 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
12 27 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (0.42%) Hadoop
14 21 (0.40%) Power BI
15 20 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (0.32%) RDBMS
18 16 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 222 (4.23%) JIRA
2 43 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (0.71%) HP UFT
4 33 (0.63%) Selenium
5 32 (0.61%) LoadRunner
6 31 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 24 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 21 (0.40%) Git (software)
9 16 (0.31%) Subversion
10 11 (0.21%) JMeter
11 10 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
12 9 (0.17%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.17%) Rational Functional Tester
12 9 (0.17%) SilkTest
13 8 (0.15%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.15%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.13%) eCATT
14 7 (0.13%) Introscope
14 7 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.11%) JUnit
General
1 1909 (36.41%) Finance
2 481 (9.17%) Retail
3 308 (5.87%) Banking
4 238 (4.54%) Marketing
5 232 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 189 (3.60%) Manufacturing
7 183 (3.49%) Legal
8 100 (1.91%) Advertising
9 95 (1.81%) Law
10 77 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 60 (1.14%) Back Office
12 55 (1.05%) Billing
12 55 (1.05%) Front Office
13 53 (1.01%) Automotive
14 42 (0.80%) Electronics
14 42 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 41 (0.78%) Publishing
16 36 (0.69%) Spanish Language
17 32 (0.61%) Retail Banking
18 29 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2483 (47.36%) Project Manager
2 709 (13.52%) IT Manager
3 642 (12.24%) Analyst
4 543 (10.36%) IT Project Manager
5 484 (9.23%) Senior Manager
6 401 (7.65%) Senior Project Manager
7 353 (6.73%) Consultant
8 314 (5.99%) Business Analyst
9 257 (4.90%) Architect
10 251 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
11 228 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
12 222 (4.23%) Programme Manager
13 191 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 174 (3.32%) Agile Project Manager
15 158 (3.01%) Digital Project Manager
16 156 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
17 140 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
18 132 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
19 130 (2.48%) PMO Analyst
20 125 (2.38%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (4.12%) .NET
2 97 (1.85%) HTML
3 91 (1.74%) XML
4 80 (1.53%) Web Services
5 75 (1.43%) Middleware
6 56 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 36 (0.69%) CSS
8 32 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 25 (0.48%) XSLT
10 23 (0.44%) JSON
11 21 (0.40%) SOAP
12 20 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
13 19 (0.36%) Hibernate
13 19 (0.36%) HTML5
14 17 (0.32%) J2EE
15 16 (0.31%) jQuery
16 15 (0.29%) WCF
17 13 (0.25%) RESTful
18 12 (0.23%) AngularJS
18 12 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 422 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 352 (6.71%) PMI
3 328 (6.26%) Data Centre
4 255 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 146 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 127 (2.42%) Driving Licence
7 87 (1.66%) NHS
8 84 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 66 (1.26%) User Experience
10 48 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (0.90%) Replication
12 44 (0.84%) Fintech
13 40 (0.76%) EPoS
14 38 (0.72%) CMDB
14 38 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
15 36 (0.69%) Derivative
15 36 (0.69%) Mobile App
16 35 (0.67%) Equities
17 31 (0.59%) Fixed Income
18 29 (0.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 371 (7.08%) Windows
2 182 (3.47%) Linux
3 164 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 93 (1.77%) Unix
5 74 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (0.74%) Solaris
9 38 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 36 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 30 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (0.50%) Android
12 26 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 20 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.17%) CentOS
16 8 (0.15%) AIX
17 7 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.095%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.095%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 3089 (58.92%) Project Management
2 2155 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1299 (24.78%) ITIL
4 1241 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 715 (13.64%) Change Management
6 662 (12.63%) Waterfall
7 645 (12.30%) Scrum
8 451 (8.60%) Risk Management
9 429 (8.18%) Business Analysis
10 427 (8.14%) Programme Management
11 411 (7.84%) SDLC
12 408 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 380 (7.25%) Service Delivery
14 378 (7.21%) CRM
15 368 (7.02%) PRINCE
16 335 (6.39%) Change Control
17 319 (6.08%) Service Management
18 312 (5.95%) Mentoring
19 311 (5.93%) Project Planning
20 299 (5.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 412 (7.86%) SQL
2 190 (3.62%) Java
3 115 (2.19%) C#
4 111 (2.12%) C
5 90 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 51 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 46 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 44 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 43 (0.82%) Python
10 34 (0.65%) Ruby
11 30 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 28 (0.53%) VB
13 27 (0.51%) C++
14 23 (0.44%) Shell Script
15 22 (0.42%) Perl
16 21 (0.40%) VBScript
17 20 (0.38%) COBOL
18 19 (0.36%) PHP
19 11 (0.21%) VBA
20 9 (0.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 922 (17.59%) Degree
2 766 (14.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 741 (14.13%) PMI Certification
4 685 (13.07%) PMP
5 480 (9.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 223 (4.25%) APMP
7 205 (3.91%) Security Cleared
8 203 (3.87%) ISEB
9 157 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
10 153 (2.92%) CISSP
11 151 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
12 116 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 115 (2.19%) CISM
14 102 (1.95%) CISA
15 94 (1.79%) SC Cleared
16 78 (1.49%) CCNA
17 77 (1.47%) MCSE
18 71 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
19 62 (1.18%) DV Cleared
20 61 (1.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 587 (11.20%) PMO
2 276 (5.26%) QA
3 145 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 102 (1.95%) SLA
5 78 (1.49%) COBIT
6 50 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 42 (0.80%) P3O
8 38 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 38 (0.72%) MiFID
9 30 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 27 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
11 24 (0.46%) ISO 22301
12 22 (0.42%) PMBOK
13 20 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 18 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 18 (0.34%) GDPR
15 17 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 15 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 9 (0.17%) EMIR
18 8 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 195 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 153 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 59 (1.13%) Hyper-V
4 42 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (0.55%) vSphere
7 20 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
8 17 (0.32%) XenApp
9 11 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.19%) Firmware
11 9 (0.17%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.15%) Docker
13 5 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.076%) UAG
14 4 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.057%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.057%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.057%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.038%) KVM
16 2 (0.038%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (0.72%) SCCM
2 34 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 22 (0.42%) Puppet
5 21 (0.40%) SCVMM
6 20 (0.38%) Control-M
7 16 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.27%) vCenter Server
9 11 (0.21%) SCOM
10 10 (0.19%) Ansible
10 10 (0.19%) Nagios
10 10 (0.19%) WSUS
11 9 (0.17%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (0.15%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.15%) Kubernetes
12 8 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.15%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.13%) CA Wily
13 7 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 919 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 347 (6.62%) Oracle
3 277 (5.28%) SAP
4 263 (5.02%) VMware
5 241 (4.60%) Cisco
6 122 (2.33%) Citrix
6 122 (2.33%) HP
7 77 (1.47%) IBM
8 70 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 66 (1.26%) CheckPoint
10 60 (1.14%) Cognizant
11 54 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 50 (0.95%) NetApp
13 45 (0.86%) Juniper
14 34 (0.65%) ServiceNow
15 32 (0.61%) CA
15 32 (0.61%) EMC
16 28 (0.53%) JD Edwards
17 27 (0.51%) ATG
17 27 (0.51%) BMC
Essex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum flexi time, work from home, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 + a strong package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Manifestly Important
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Circa £80,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000k - £60,000k plus excellent benefits and rapid career progressi
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 8 hours ago