Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 200 248 160
Rank change year-on-year +48 -88 -27
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 2,300 707 3,010
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 1.30% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.40% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,856 619 2,539
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,770 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £68,750 £64,000 £67,065
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,300 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.79% -4.00% -

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 122,279 50,484 125,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.34% 92.87% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 81,214 42,368 100,870
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 26 November 2021.

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 26 November 2021. 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 +47 2,000 £55,000 +10.00% 270
UK excluding London +23 1,322 £50,300 +4.79% 185
London +60 752 £65,000 +8.33% 91
Work from Home +34 610 £55,250 +7.28% 34
South East -7 406 £55,000 +8.37% 50
Midlands +24 307 £53,000 +9.84% 33
North of England -9 295 £47,500 +6.74% 50
West Midlands +15 215 £53,000 +7.90% 25
North West -28 144 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Yorkshire -3 136 £47,500 +14.46% 17
South West -19 112 £49,500 +10.00% 26
East of England -44 103 £46,000 +2.22% 14
East Midlands -2 89 £54,500 +12.95% 8
Scotland -28 57 £45,312 -9.38% 7
Wales -25 30 £48,545 -0.42% 3
Northern Ireland -34 17 £45,000 - 2
North East -20 15 £41,945 -30.09% 9

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, IT jobs citing PRINCE2 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.

1 1,603 (69.70%) Project Management
2 1,113 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 869 (37.78%) Social Skills
4 779 (33.87%) Finance
5 747 (32.48%) Project Delivery
6 578 (25.13%) Microsoft
7 567 (24.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 469 (20.39%) ITIL
9 398 (17.30%) PMI Certification
10 382 (16.61%) Scrum
11 370 (16.09%) Degree
12 367 (15.96%) Microsoft Project
13 332 (14.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 326 (14.17%) Waterfall
15 280 (12.17%) PMP
15 280 (12.17%) Change Management
16 278 (12.09%) Azure
17 261 (11.35%) PMO
18 258 (11.22%) Risk Management
19 255 (11.09%) ERP
20 253 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
21 226 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
21 226 (9.83%) Microsoft Excel
22 204 (8.87%) Migration
22 204 (8.87%) Business Case
23 202 (8.78%) Project Planning
24 199 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
24 199 (8.65%) Public Sector
25 198 (8.61%) PMI
26 197 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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
1 135 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 58 (2.52%) Confluence
3 21 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 20 (0.87%) CMS
5 15 (0.65%) IIS
6 12 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.39%) Drupal
8 7 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.30%) WordPress
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.22%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.17%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.13%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.087%) CICS
13 2 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.087%) Mendix
13 2 (0.087%) Moodle
13 2 (0.087%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.087%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.043%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 367 (15.96%) Microsoft Project
2 226 (9.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 199 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
4 170 (7.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 93 (4.04%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.35%) Revit
8 6 (0.26%) InVision
8 6 (0.26%) Sketch
9 3 (0.13%) Figma
9 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 55 (2.39%) Oracle ERP
2 32 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (1.22%) NetSuite
4 25 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 23 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 5 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.17%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.13%) Infor M3
10 3 (0.13%) Magento
10 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.13%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.13%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.087%) Northgate Housing
11 2 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 278 (12.09%) Azure
2 169 (7.35%) SaaS
3 160 (6.96%) Microsoft 365
4 95 (4.13%) AWS
5 52 (2.26%) Power Platform
6 47 (2.04%) IaaS
7 46 (2.00%) PaaS
8 43 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
9 37 (1.61%) GCP
10 29 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.43%) Smartsheet
12 9 (0.39%) GitHub
12 9 (0.39%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.35%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.35%) Trello
14 7 (0.30%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (0.30%) AWS CodePipeline
14 7 (0.30%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 104 (4.52%) WAN
2 70 (3.04%) LAN
3 62 (2.70%) Firewall
4 49 (2.13%) DNS
5 43 (1.87%) DHCP
6 34 (1.48%) VPN
7 33 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
8 29 (1.26%) Network Security
9 24 (1.04%) MPLS
10 23 (1.00%) SD-WAN
11 20 (0.87%) Broadband
11 20 (0.87%) IPv6
12 17 (0.74%) Unified Communications
13 16 (0.70%) BGP
13 16 (0.70%) OSPF
13 16 (0.70%) VSAN
14 14 (0.61%) Internet
15 12 (0.52%) VLAN
16 11 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
17 10 (0.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
2 73 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 50 (2.17%) Power BI
4 31 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (1.22%) Tableau
6 22 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (0.70%) MySQL
8 16 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (0.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.43%) Metadata
13 9 (0.39%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.30%) Big Data
15 6 (0.26%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.26%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.22%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 179 (7.78%) JIRA
2 26 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.87%) Axure RP
4 16 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 10 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.39%) SonarQube
8 8 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (0.26%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.26%) GitLab
9 6 (0.26%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.13%) Toad
11 1 (0.043%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.043%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.043%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.043%) Postman
11 1 (0.043%) Selenium
11 1 (0.043%) Serilog
11 1 (0.043%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.043%) TeamCity
General
1 869 (37.78%) Social Skills
2 779 (33.87%) Finance
3 226 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
4 199 (8.65%) Public Sector
5 171 (7.43%) Presentation Skills
6 162 (7.04%) Retail
7 133 (5.78%) Organisational Skills
8 115 (5.00%) Telecoms
9 113 (4.91%) Influencing Skills
10 108 (4.70%) Manufacturing
10 108 (4.70%) Marketing
11 90 (3.91%) Legal
12 67 (2.91%) Law
13 58 (2.52%) Banking
14 57 (2.48%) Documentation Skills
15 52 (2.26%) Automotive
16 48 (2.09%) Billing
17 46 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
18 33 (1.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 25 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,299 (56.48%) Project Manager
2 451 (19.61%) IT Manager
3 378 (16.43%) IT Project Manager
4 225 (9.78%) Senior Manager
5 200 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 171 (7.43%) Analyst
7 104 (4.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 102 (4.43%) Business Analyst
9 91 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 88 (3.83%) Architect
11 74 (3.22%) Programme Manager
12 71 (3.09%) ERP Manager
13 69 (3.00%) Technical Manager
14 63 (2.74%) ERP Project Manager
15 56 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
16 55 (2.39%) Digital Project Manager
16 55 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 54 (2.35%) Consultant
17 54 (2.35%) Oracle Project Manager
18 49 (2.13%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (1.91%) .NET
2 29 (1.26%) Web Services
3 27 (1.17%) Middleware
4 26 (1.13%) HTML
5 20 (0.87%) CSS
5 20 (0.87%) EDI
5 20 (0.87%) REST
6 19 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 15 (0.65%) SOAP
8 14 (0.61%) AngularJS
8 14 (0.61%) React
9 10 (0.43%) HTML5
10 9 (0.39%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.35%) .NET Core
11 8 (0.35%) Node.js
12 6 (0.26%) Express
12 6 (0.26%) MEAN Stack
12 6 (0.26%) OpenID
12 6 (0.26%) Redux
12 6 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.61%) PMI
2 171 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 130 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 86 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
5 80 (3.48%) Driving Licence
6 76 (3.30%) User Experience
7 56 (2.43%) Virtual Team
8 41 (1.78%) NHS
9 33 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 29 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 25 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.00%) FMCG
12 23 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (0.91%) Life Science
14 20 (0.87%) Digital Media
15 16 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
16 13 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
17 11 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
17 11 (0.48%) N-Tier
18 10 (0.43%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 184 (8.00%) Windows
2 98 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 57 (2.48%) Linux
4 29 (1.26%) Unix
5 24 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 18 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.39%) Solaris
8 7 (0.30%) CentOS
8 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (0.26%) VMS
10 4 (0.17%) Android
10 4 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.17%) OpenVMS
10 4 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.087%) zOS
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.043%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,603 (69.70%) Project Management
2 1,113 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 747 (32.48%) Project Delivery
4 567 (24.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 469 (20.39%) ITIL
6 382 (16.61%) Scrum
7 326 (14.17%) Waterfall
8 280 (12.17%) Change Management
9 258 (11.22%) Risk Management
10 255 (11.09%) ERP
11 253 (11.00%) Problem-Solving
12 204 (8.87%) Business Case
12 204 (8.87%) Migration
13 202 (8.78%) Project Planning
14 191 (8.30%) Business Analysis
15 188 (8.17%) SDLC
16 185 (8.04%) Programme Management
17 180 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
18 173 (7.52%) Service Delivery
19 152 (6.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 121 (5.26%) SQL
2 49 (2.13%) C#
3 47 (2.04%) Java
4 42 (1.83%) C
5 33 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 23 (1.00%) VBA
7 22 (0.96%) PHP
8 21 (0.91%) Python
9 19 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 13 (0.57%) R
11 10 (0.43%) Smalltalk
12 9 (0.39%) C++
13 8 (0.35%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.30%) Perl
14 7 (0.30%) Ruby
15 6 (0.26%) VB
16 5 (0.22%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.13%) Scala
17 3 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 398 (17.30%) PMI Certification
2 370 (16.09%) Degree
3 332 (14.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 280 (12.17%) PMP
5 197 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 152 (6.61%) Security Cleared
7 102 (4.43%) SC Cleared
8 80 (3.48%) APMP
9 74 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 55 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
11 49 (2.13%) MCSE
12 47 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
13 37 (1.61%) CISSP
14 35 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
15 32 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
16 28 (1.22%) CCNA
17 24 (1.04%) CISA
17 24 (1.04%) CISM
18 21 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
19 20 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (11.35%) PMO
2 102 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 83 (3.61%) QA
4 71 (3.09%) SLA
5 52 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 42 (1.83%) GDPR
7 32 (1.39%) P3O
8 31 (1.35%) Data Quality
9 23 (1.00%) COBIT
10 21 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 17 (0.74%) NIST
11 17 (0.74%) PMBOK
12 15 (0.65%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.65%) PCI DSS
13 11 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 11 (0.48%) GRC
14 8 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
14 8 (0.35%) ISO 31000
14 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 8 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 72 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.78%) Docker
6 15 (0.65%) vSphere
7 14 (0.61%) VMware NSX
8 9 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.35%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.13%) XenApp
13 2 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.087%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.087%) vCloud
14 1 (0.043%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 28 (1.22%) SCCM
3 16 (0.70%) Nagios
4 14 (0.61%) Ansible
5 12 (0.52%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.52%) Terraform
6 10 (0.43%) WSUS
7 9 (0.39%) Puppet
8 8 (0.35%) Nessus
8 8 (0.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 8 (0.35%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (0.26%) Icinga
10 6 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.13%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.13%) vRealize
13 2 (0.087%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 2 (0.087%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 578 (25.13%) Microsoft
2 146 (6.35%) SAP
3 135 (5.87%) VMware
4 132 (5.74%) Oracle
5 82 (3.57%) Cisco
6 42 (1.83%) Google
7 35 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (1.35%) Adobe
9 30 (1.30%) Citrix
10 29 (1.26%) Apple
10 29 (1.26%) ServiceNow
11 26 (1.13%) JD Edwards
12 18 (0.78%) Alteryx
13 16 (0.70%) SolarWinds
14 15 (0.65%) Splunk
15 13 (0.57%) Workday
16 12 (0.52%) Okta
17 11 (0.48%) IBM
17 11 (0.48%) Sparx
18 10 (0.43%) CheckPoint