PRINCE 2
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring PRINCE2 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited PRINCE2 over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 197 177 231
Rank change year-on-year -20 +54 -4
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 1,269 1,651 3,209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 2.02% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.12% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1,321 2,408
10th Percentile £37,199 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £48,496 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £68,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +5.26%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

PRINCE2 falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 75,478 77,846 169,786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.06% 95.36% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49,870 50,645 86,192
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,678
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,186
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +6.06%

PRINCE2
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PRINCE2 over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Top 17 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 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -8 1,171 £52,500 -12.50% 207
UK excluding London -31 955 £50,000 -16.67% 192
Work from Home +5 530 £55,000 - 79
North of England +10 261 £52,500 -12.50% 54
London -15 261 £64,040 +2.46% 39
South East -42 246 £50,000 -14.36% 46
Midlands -10 178 £51,700 -13.83% 35
North West +25 155 £55,000 -9.54% 38
South West -23 118 £47,500 -20.83% 25
West Midlands -18 107 £47,500 -17.03% 24
East of England -8 93 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Yorkshire +10 70 £52,500 -4.55% 10
East Midlands -35 56 £50,000 -17.76% 11
North East -6 38 £51,250 -15.15% 6
Scotland -100 34 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Wales +14 19 £50,000 -16.67% 13
Northern Ireland +29 6 £52,204 - 5

PRINCE2
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.21%) Confluence
3 23 (1.81%) Microsoft Exchange
4 22 (1.73%) CMS
5 7 (0.55%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.39%) SAS
6 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.079%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.079%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.079%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.079%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.079%) Umbraco
Applications
1 115 (9.06%) Microsoft Project
2 89 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 89 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.63%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.32%) Trello
8 2 (0.16%) Revit
9 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.26%) Primavera
2 10 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 4 (0.32%) iTrent
5 4 (0.32%) SAP CX
6 3 (0.24%) CA PPM
6 3 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.24%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.16%) BambooHR
7 2 (0.16%) NEC Housing
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.079%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.079%) Endur
8 1 (0.079%) Maximo
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.079%) SAP IBP
8 1 (0.079%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.079%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 89 (7.01%) Azure
2 79 (6.23%) Microsoft 365
3 43 (3.39%) Power Platform
4 28 (2.21%) Dynamics 365
5 24 (1.89%) AWS
5 24 (1.89%) SaaS
6 12 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Copilot
6 12 (0.95%) PaaS
6 12 (0.95%) PowerApps
7 10 (0.79%) OCI
7 10 (0.79%) Power Automate
8 9 (0.71%) Smartsheet
9 8 (0.63%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (0.47%) Entra ID
10 6 (0.47%) WhatsApp
11 5 (0.39%) IaaS
11 5 (0.39%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.32%) GCP
12 4 (0.32%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
2 54 (4.26%) LAN
3 49 (3.86%) WAN
4 37 (2.92%) Firewall
5 32 (2.52%) VPN
6 26 (2.05%) DNS
7 25 (1.97%) DHCP
7 25 (1.97%) Network Security
8 21 (1.65%) Wireless
9 20 (1.58%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (1.42%) MPLS
10 18 (1.42%) VLAN
11 12 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
12 10 (0.79%) SAN
13 9 (0.71%) IPsec
13 9 (0.71%) IPv4
13 9 (0.71%) IPv6
14 7 (0.55%) LTE
14 7 (0.55%) TETRA
15 4 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.68%) Power BI
2 19 (1.50%) SQL Server
3 17 (1.34%) Electronic Patient Records
4 11 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.39%) Big Data
9 4 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (0.32%) Semantic Layer
10 3 (0.24%) GIS
10 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.24%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.16%) Data Hub
11 2 (0.16%) DB2
11 2 (0.16%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 82 (6.46%) JIRA
2 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.079%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.079%) Hudson
5 1 (0.079%) Selenium
5 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 564 (44.44%) Social Skills
2 314 (24.74%) Finance
3 155 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (7.17%) Presentation Skills
5 76 (5.99%) Public Sector
6 75 (5.91%) Manufacturing
7 67 (5.28%) Organisational Skills
8 62 (4.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 62 (4.89%) Marketing
9 60 (4.73%) Telecoms
10 44 (3.47%) Retail
11 40 (3.15%) Legal
12 39 (3.07%) Influencing Skills
13 26 (2.05%) Law
13 26 (2.05%) Local Government
14 19 (1.50%) Health Technology
15 18 (1.42%) Banking
16 14 (1.10%) Advertising
17 13 (1.02%) Electronics
18 10 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 721 (56.82%) Project Manager
2 207 (16.31%) Senior
3 178 (14.03%) Senior Manager
4 168 (13.24%) IT Manager
5 139 (10.95%) IT Project Manager
6 136 (10.72%) Senior Project Manager
7 76 (5.99%) Analyst
7 76 (5.99%) Lead
8 74 (5.83%) Portfolio Manager
9 46 (3.62%) Business Manager
10 43 (3.39%) Digital Project Manager
11 40 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
11 40 (3.15%) Service Manager
12 38 (2.99%) Business Analyst
13 37 (2.92%) Programme Manager
14 35 (2.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 31 (2.44%) Senior Portfolio Manager
16 30 (2.36%) Business Change Manager
17 26 (2.05%) Technical Manager
18 25 (1.97%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.65%) EDI
2 11 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (0.63%) HTML
4 6 (0.47%) .NET
5 5 (0.39%) CSS
5 5 (0.39%) IDoc
6 4 (0.32%) LDAP
6 4 (0.32%) REST
6 4 (0.32%) SOAP
6 4 (0.32%) Web Services
7 3 (0.24%) Kafka
7 3 (0.24%) ODBC
7 3 (0.24%) RESTful
7 3 (0.24%) XML
8 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.16%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.16%) HTML5
8 2 (0.16%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.079%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 129 (10.17%) PMI
2 64 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 51 (4.02%) Data Centre
4 48 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (2.99%) Driving Licence
6 35 (2.76%) NHS
7 33 (2.60%) Product Ownership
8 22 (1.73%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.58%) Freedom of Information
9 20 (1.58%) IoT
10 19 (1.50%) Onboarding
11 18 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
11 18 (1.42%) Public Cloud
12 12 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.79%) PKI
14 9 (0.71%) Digital Signage
15 7 (0.55%) CCTV
15 7 (0.55%) FMCG
16 6 (0.47%) Industry 4.0
16 6 (0.47%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.55%) Windows
2 24 (1.89%) Linux
3 14 (1.10%) Windows Server
4 11 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 10 (0.79%) Android
6 5 (0.39%) SUSE
6 5 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.079%) Solaris
8 1 (0.079%) Unix
8 1 (0.079%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 983 (77.46%) Project Management
2 546 (43.03%) Agile
3 355 (27.97%) Project Delivery
4 253 (19.94%) ITIL
5 214 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 210 (16.55%) Change Management
7 154 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
7 154 (12.14%) Risk Management
8 152 (11.98%) Business Case
9 143 (11.27%) Waterfall
10 131 (10.32%) Decision-Making
11 124 (9.77%) Scrum
12 123 (9.69%) Programme Management
13 115 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 111 (8.75%) Portfolio Management
15 109 (8.59%) Mentoring
16 105 (8.27%) Coaching
17 104 (8.20%) Roadmaps
18 103 (8.12%) Project Planning
19 94 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (2.68%) SQL
2 7 (0.55%) C#
2 7 (0.55%) JavaScript
2 7 (0.55%) PowerShell
2 7 (0.55%) T-SQL
3 6 (0.47%) Java
3 6 (0.47%) PL/SQL
3 6 (0.47%) VBA
4 4 (0.32%) Python
5 3 (0.24%) Bash
6 2 (0.16%) C++
6 2 (0.16%) RPG
7 1 (0.079%) C
7 1 (0.079%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.079%) Perl
7 1 (0.079%) PHP
Qualifications
1 331 (26.08%) Degree
2 319 (25.14%) PMI Certification
3 269 (21.20%) PMP
4 161 (12.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 142 (11.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 133 (10.48%) APMP
7 107 (8.43%) Security Cleared
8 79 (6.23%) SC Cleared
9 31 (2.44%) CAPM
10 27 (2.13%) DBS Check
11 26 (2.05%) APMG
11 26 (2.05%) CISSP
11 26 (2.05%) PgMP
12 25 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (1.18%) Master's Degree
13 15 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (1.10%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.02%) HNC
15 13 (1.02%) ISEB
16 12 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (8.35%) PMO
2 53 (4.18%) QA
3 27 (2.13%) GDPR
4 26 (2.05%) SLA
5 21 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.34%) Data Quality
7 13 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (1.02%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.63%) P3O
8 8 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.39%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.32%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.24%) Accessibility
11 3 (0.24%) GRC
12 2 (0.16%) COBIT
12 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.079%) GMP
13 1 (0.079%) MiFID
13 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (1.26%) WSUS
2 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.16%) Autotask
4 2 (0.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.079%) CASB
5 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.079%) Grafana
5 1 (0.079%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.079%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (0.079%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.079%) Terraform
Vendors
1 267 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 44 (3.47%) SAP
3 39 (3.07%) Salesforce
4 34 (2.68%) Oracle
5 33 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 22 (1.73%) Cisco
6 22 (1.73%) VMware
7 17 (1.34%) Ruckus Wireless
8 10 (0.79%) Sage
9 9 (0.71%) Fortinet
9 9 (0.71%) Sun
10 8 (0.63%) Adobe
10 8 (0.63%) OpenText
10 8 (0.63%) SolarWinds
11 7 (0.55%) BT
11 7 (0.55%) IFS
12 6 (0.47%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.39%) HP
13 5 (0.39%) IBM
13 5 (0.39%) Juniper