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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 72 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14  
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 2661 4089 5024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.12% 3.92% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 4.42% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2230 3318 4015
Median salary £51,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -15 2523 £52,500 - 298
London -21 1015 £60,000 +4.34% 100
South East -29 434 £50,750 +1.50% 62
West Midlands -8 224 £50,000 +11.11% 20
East of England -13 210 £50,000 -9.09% 21
City of London +1 185 £62,500 +4.16% 24
Yorkshire -6 183 £45,000 - 22
South West -7 164 £47,500 +5.55% 31
North West -64 145 £41,250 -8.33% 23
West Yorkshire +10 140 £45,000 - 18
East Midlands +1 119 £44,317 -4.69% 11
Birmingham -13 99 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Manchester -54 89 £40,625 -9.72% 16
Leeds +22 88 £47,000 +0.53% 11
Hertfordshire -5 88 £51,500 -6.36% 3
Berkshire -39 79 £58,750 +6.81% 12
Surrey -41 72 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Hampshire -27 69 £50,000 - 11
East Sussex +47 55 £50,000 +7.52% 5
Oxfordshire +25 52 £42,500 -10.52% 8
Buckinghamshire -11 51 £49,500 +4.21% 6
Bristol -20 50 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Brighton +44 48 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Scotland -42 46 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Cambridgeshire +6 42 £67,500 +20.00% 5
Wiltshire +4 41 £52,000 +4.00% 8
West Sussex +6 40 £57,500 +2.22% 3
Bradford +23 38 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Warwickshire +41 34 £43,750 -12.50% 5
Wales -33 34 £40,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3272 (59.03%) Project Management
2 2184 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
3 1994 (35.97%) Finance
4 1414 (25.51%) ITIL
5 1343 (24.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1074 (19.38%) Microsoft
7 977 (17.63%) Degree
8 849 (15.32%) MS Excel
9 811 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 774 (13.96%) PMP
11 731 (13.19%) PMI Certification
12 682 (12.30%) PMO
13 654 (11.80%) Scrum
14 639 (11.53%) Change Management
15 631 (11.38%) Waterfall
16 615 (11.10%) MS Project
17 599 (10.81%) Retail
18 505 (9.11%) Business Analysis
19 471 (8.50%) Programme Management
20 470 (8.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 458 (8.26%) MS Office
22 454 (8.19%) SDLC
23 448 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
23 448 (8.08%) SQL
24 437 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
25 433 (7.81%) Data Centre
26 425 (7.67%) CRM
27 421 (7.60%) Risk Management
28 417 (7.52%) Service Delivery
29 404 (7.29%) Service Management

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
1 310 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 79 (1.43%) Confluence
3 74 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 68 (1.23%) IIS
5 51 (0.92%) WebSphere
6 48 (0.87%) CMS
6 48 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 43 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 38 (0.69%) WordPress
9 34 (0.61%) JBoss
10 33 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 26 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 22 (0.40%) Apache
14 22 (0.40%) Skype for Business
15 21 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (0.31%) Alfresco
16 17 (0.31%) MS Project Server
17 12 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 849 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 615 (11.10%) MS Project
3 458 (8.26%) MS Office
4 335 (6.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 246 (4.44%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.036%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.018%) CATIA
8 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 86 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.56%) SAP R/3
4 27 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 25 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 25 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
6 23 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 22 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
8 20 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
8 20 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 19 (0.34%) SAP FI
10 18 (0.32%) SAP ERP
11 16 (0.29%) SAP CRM
12 15 (0.27%) SAP Business One
13 14 (0.25%) Primavera
13 14 (0.25%) SAP HCM
14 13 (0.23%) Infor M3
14 13 (0.23%) NetSuite
15 12 (0.22%) SAP CO
15 12 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 169 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (2.99%) SaaS
3 149 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 133 (2.40%) PaaS
5 124 (2.24%) IaaS
6 111 (2.00%) Office 365
7 40 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.23%) G Suite
9 13 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.11%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.072%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.072%) Force.com
12 3 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.036%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.036%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.036%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.036%) Veeva
14 1 (0.018%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 206 (3.72%) Firewall
2 197 (3.55%) WAN
3 149 (2.69%) LAN
4 129 (2.33%) Internet
5 115 (2.07%) SAN
6 83 (1.50%) DNS
7 58 (1.05%) VPN
8 56 (1.01%) DHCP
9 52 (0.94%) VoIP
9 52 (0.94%) Wireless
10 45 (0.81%) Network Security
11 43 (0.78%) WLAN
12 42 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
13 39 (0.70%) Unified Communications
14 38 (0.69%) TCP/IP
15 36 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (0.54%) VLAN
17 29 (0.52%) MPLS
18 24 (0.43%) Intranet
19 19 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 113 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (1.05%) MySQL
6 55 (0.99%) Big Data
7 53 (0.96%) DB2
8 42 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 36 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 33 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (0.51%) SAP BW
12 27 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 23 (0.41%) Hadoop
14 23 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
15 21 (0.38%) QlikView
16 20 (0.36%) DataStage
17 18 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (0.31%) MS Access
19 16 (0.29%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 186 (3.36%) JIRA
2 41 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 26 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.27%) Selenium
6 11 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.14%) LoadRunner
9 7 (0.13%) JUnit
10 6 (0.11%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.11%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.11%) Introscope
11 5 (0.090%) JMeter
11 5 (0.090%) Maven
11 5 (0.090%) NeoLoad
12 4 (0.072%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.072%) MSI
13 3 (0.054%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.054%) JBehave
13 3 (0.054%) VersionOne
General
1 1994 (35.97%) Finance
2 599 (10.81%) Retail
3 303 (5.47%) Banking
4 280 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 260 (4.69%) Marketing
6 204 (3.68%) Manufacturing
7 198 (3.57%) Legal
8 88 (1.59%) Law
9 82 (1.48%) Publishing
10 81 (1.46%) Advertising
11 74 (1.34%) Back Office
12 63 (1.14%) Billing
13 57 (1.03%) Automotive
14 55 (0.99%) Investment Banking
15 51 (0.92%) Front Office
16 45 (0.81%) Financial Institution
17 36 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
18 35 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.47%) Electronics
19 26 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2649 (47.79%) Project Manager
2 726 (13.10%) IT Manager
3 707 (12.75%) Analyst
4 548 (9.89%) IT Project Manager
5 489 (8.82%) Senior Manager
6 434 (7.83%) Senior Project Manager
7 359 (6.48%) Business Analyst
8 312 (5.63%) Consultant
9 306 (5.52%) Architect
10 259 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
11 240 (4.33%) Software Project Manager
12 204 (3.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 202 (3.64%) Programme Manager
14 194 (3.50%) Agile Project Manager
15 169 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
16 147 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
17 146 (2.63%) Technical Manager
18 144 (2.60%) PMO Analyst
19 139 (2.51%) Digital Project Manager
20 130 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (4.38%) .NET
2 97 (1.75%) Middleware
3 86 (1.55%) XML
4 71 (1.28%) Web Services
5 67 (1.21%) HTML
6 43 (0.78%) ASP.NET
7 34 (0.61%) CSS
8 30 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 24 (0.43%) SOAP
10 20 (0.36%) REST
10 20 (0.36%) WCF
11 19 (0.34%) AngularJS
11 19 (0.34%) Entity Framework
11 19 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
12 17 (0.31%) jQuery
13 15 (0.27%) HTML5
14 14 (0.25%) EDI
14 14 (0.25%) J2EE
14 14 (0.25%) SAML
15 11 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 437 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 433 (7.81%) Data Centre
3 348 (6.28%) PMI
4 263 (4.74%) Management Information System
5 161 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 155 (2.80%) NHS
7 100 (1.80%) Driving Licence
8 97 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 76 (1.37%) User Experience
10 72 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
11 56 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 52 (0.94%) CMDB
12 52 (0.94%) EPoS
12 52 (0.94%) Fintech
13 40 (0.72%) Derivative
13 40 (0.72%) FMCG
14 32 (0.58%) Replication
15 31 (0.56%) Mobile App
16 29 (0.52%) Clustering
17 24 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 362 (6.53%) Windows
2 216 (3.90%) Linux
3 153 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 113 (2.04%) Unix
5 78 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (1.08%) Solaris
8 54 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 44 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (0.58%) OpenVMS
12 31 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 26 (0.47%) Android
14 24 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 21 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
15 21 (0.38%) Windows 10
16 17 (0.31%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.27%) CentOS
18 11 (0.20%) Debian
19 10 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3272 (59.03%) Project Management
2 2184 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
3 1414 (25.51%) ITIL
4 1343 (24.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 654 (11.80%) Scrum
6 639 (11.53%) Change Management
7 631 (11.38%) Waterfall
8 505 (9.11%) Business Analysis
9 471 (8.50%) Programme Management
10 454 (8.19%) SDLC
11 448 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 425 (7.67%) CRM
13 421 (7.60%) Risk Management
14 417 (7.52%) Service Delivery
15 404 (7.29%) Service Management
16 399 (7.20%) PRINCE
17 356 (6.42%) Project Planning
18 337 (6.08%) Change Control
19 317 (5.72%) Line Management
20 297 (5.36%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 448 (8.08%) SQL
2 165 (2.98%) Java
3 124 (2.24%) C#
4 82 (1.48%) C
5 61 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 59 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 40 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 36 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 28 (0.51%) VBScript
10 27 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 26 (0.47%) VB
12 20 (0.36%) VBA
13 19 (0.34%) Python
13 19 (0.34%) VB.NET
14 17 (0.31%) C++
15 16 (0.29%) Ruby
16 11 (0.20%) ABAP
16 11 (0.20%) PHP
17 10 (0.18%) COBOL
18 9 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 977 (17.63%) Degree
2 811 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 774 (13.96%) PMP
4 731 (13.19%) PMI Certification
5 470 (8.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 280 (5.05%) APMP
7 221 (3.99%) ISEB
8 165 (2.98%) Security Cleared
9 154 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
10 152 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 131 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
12 121 (2.18%) CISSP
13 104 (1.88%) MCSE
14 97 (1.75%) CCNA
15 92 (1.66%) CISM
16 84 (1.52%) CISA
17 80 (1.44%) SC Cleared
18 41 (0.74%) MCP
19 40 (0.72%) CCNP
20 39 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (12.30%) PMO
2 337 (6.08%) QA
3 102 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 86 (1.55%) SLA
5 64 (1.15%) COBIT
6 63 (1.14%) MiFID
7 55 (0.99%) P3O
8 33 (0.60%) PMBOK
9 30 (0.54%) PCI DSS
10 29 (0.52%) ISO 9001
11 27 (0.49%) ISO22301
12 22 (0.40%) Data Quality
13 20 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
14 19 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 16 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 12 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (0.20%) ISO 14001
18 10 (0.18%) EMIR
19 9 (0.16%) HL7
20 7 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 237 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 194 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 71 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 56 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 32 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 27 (0.49%) vSphere
8 22 (0.40%) XenApp
9 14 (0.25%) Docker
10 10 (0.18%) Firmware
10 10 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
10 10 (0.18%) ISA Server
10 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (0.18%) UAG
10 10 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.054%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.054%) Xen
13 2 (0.036%) XenServer
14 1 (0.018%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 65 (1.17%) SCCM
2 42 (0.76%) SCVMM
3 41 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 21 (0.38%) SCOM
5 18 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 16 (0.29%) Nagios
7 15 (0.27%) Control-M
8 14 (0.25%) Puppet
9 13 (0.23%) Kubernetes
10 11 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.20%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
11 10 (0.18%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 10 (0.18%) Simpana
11 10 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 8 (0.14%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 7 (0.13%) FortiGate
14 6 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1074 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 362 (6.53%) Oracle
3 318 (5.74%) SAP
4 292 (5.27%) VMware
5 289 (5.21%) Cisco
6 141 (2.54%) Citrix
7 133 (2.40%) HP
8 102 (1.84%) NetApp
9 94 (1.70%) CheckPoint
10 91 (1.64%) IBM
11 78 (1.41%) Juniper
12 70 (1.26%) EMC
12 70 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
13 62 (1.12%) Red Hat
14 52 (0.94%) JD Edwards
15 42 (0.76%) BMC
15 42 (0.76%) F5
16 40 (0.72%) ServiceNow
17 38 (0.69%) Computacenter
18 35 (0.63%) Cognizant
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Code Red Associates
Salary: 12 month fixed term salaried contract, £52-£55k
Posted: 7 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £competitive+15% bonus+pension+ health
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £36100 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £110,000 - 120,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £57,769 - £70,149 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £53,276 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £52000 per annum + bonus and generous benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
KEYRESOURCE
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Car, benefits, bonus, training bud
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £31825 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago