Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 77 64
Rank change year-on-year -33 -13 -4
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5160 6721 9490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.88% 3.66% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 4.09% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4132 5612 8002
UK median annual salary £51,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.98% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £34,288 £32,525 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 161113 164519 190756
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.48% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127955 136397 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Top 18 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 18 December 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 -36 4827 £52,500 +1.94% 307
UK excluding London -23 3186 £47,500 - 215
London -55 1815 £57,500 -4.17% 109
South East -18 965 £52,500 +5.00% 54
Midlands -8 681 £47,500 - 39
North of England -46 655 £45,500 +1.11% 47
West Midlands -5 497 £50,000 +0.50% 20
South West -33 356 £45,000 - 26
North West -40 351 £45,000 +2.27% 25
East of England -33 325 £47,500 -5.00% 32
Yorkshire -39 270 £47,500 +5.56% 19
East Midlands -31 183 £45,000 - 19
Scotland +40 160 £45,000 - 15
Wales -10 49 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North East -15 34 £44,000 +3.53% 3
Northern Ireland -35 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Channel Islands +1 1 £65,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3147 (60.99%) Project Management
2 2043 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1811 (35.10%) Finance
4 1287 (24.94%) ITIL
5 1267 (24.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 947 (18.35%) Microsoft
7 856 (16.59%) Degree
8 782 (15.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 720 (13.95%) PMI Certification
10 637 (12.34%) PMP
10 637 (12.34%) Scrum
11 598 (11.59%) Change Management
12 561 (10.87%) Microsoft Project
13 558 (10.81%) Waterfall
14 498 (9.65%) PMO
15 493 (9.55%) Business Analysis
16 459 (8.90%) Programme Management
17 447 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
18 413 (8.00%) SDLC
18 413 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 401 (7.77%) PMI
20 391 (7.58%) Windows
21 381 (7.38%) Retail
22 378 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
23 358 (6.94%) PRINCE
24 352 (6.82%) Risk Management
25 351 (6.80%) Project Planning
26 348 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
27 346 (6.71%) SQL
28 323 (6.26%) SAP

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
1 295 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 111 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 55 (1.07%) Skype for Business
4 48 (0.93%) IIS
5 41 (0.79%) CMS
6 35 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 30 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 28 (0.54%) Confluence
10 23 (0.45%) JBoss
10 23 (0.45%) MS Project Server
11 21 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (0.33%) WordPress
14 15 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.29%) Umbraco
15 14 (0.27%) Moodle
15 14 (0.27%) Tomcat
15 14 (0.27%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.25%) Anypoint
Applications
1 561 (10.87%) Microsoft Project
2 378 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
3 348 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 231 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 202 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.078%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.078%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.058%) SPSS
9 2 (0.039%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.019%) Maya
10 1 (0.019%) Niku Workbench
10 1 (0.019%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 90 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.60%) NetSuite
5 25 (0.48%) SAP R/3
6 24 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.41%) SAP HCM
8 15 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 15 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
9 13 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 13 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 12 (0.23%) ResourceLink
11 9 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.16%) Primavera
13 7 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.14%) Workfront
14 6 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 225 (4.36%) Office 365
2 204 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 159 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 131 (2.54%) SaaS
5 65 (1.26%) IaaS
6 39 (0.76%) PaaS
7 36 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
9 29 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
10 21 (0.41%) OneDrive
11 19 (0.37%) iPaaS
12 17 (0.33%) Dropbox
13 14 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 7 (0.14%) Yammer
16 6 (0.12%) Boomi
16 6 (0.12%) Veeva
17 5 (0.097%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 4 (0.078%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 231 (4.48%) WAN
2 181 (3.51%) LAN
3 140 (2.71%) Firewall
4 91 (1.76%) VoIP
5 90 (1.74%) SAN
6 60 (1.16%) Internet
7 48 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
8 47 (0.91%) Wireless
9 46 (0.89%) TCP/IP
10 45 (0.87%) DNS
11 42 (0.81%) Skype
11 42 (0.81%) VPN
12 41 (0.79%) Ethernet
13 39 (0.76%) Unified Communications
14 35 (0.68%) SMS
15 33 (0.64%) DHCP
16 31 (0.60%) Network Security
17 29 (0.56%) VLAN
18 28 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 94 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 84 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (1.03%) Big Data
6 50 (0.97%) Power BI
7 44 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 44 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (0.68%) MySQL
9 31 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 22 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 20 (0.39%) Hadoop
14 19 (0.37%) SAP BW
15 16 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (0.29%) OLAP
17 13 (0.25%) DB2
17 13 (0.25%) DTS
17 13 (0.25%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 166 (3.22%) JIRA
2 32 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 27 (0.52%) Selenium
3 27 (0.52%) TeamCity
4 25 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 18 (0.35%) HP UFT
6 18 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 17 (0.33%) LoadRunner
8 15 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 14 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
11 7 (0.14%) eCATT
11 7 (0.14%) Subversion
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.097%) ClearCase
13 5 (0.097%) JMeter
13 5 (0.097%) Maven
13 5 (0.097%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1811 (35.10%) Finance
2 381 (7.38%) Retail
3 317 (6.14%) Banking
4 273 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 204 (3.95%) Marketing
6 198 (3.84%) Legal
7 194 (3.76%) Manufacturing
8 109 (2.11%) Law
9 92 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 88 (1.71%) Advertising
11 81 (1.57%) Retail Banking
12 55 (1.07%) Back Office
13 47 (0.91%) Electronics
14 44 (0.85%) Billing
14 44 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 37 (0.72%) Publishing
16 33 (0.64%) Local Government
17 22 (0.43%) Games
18 21 (0.41%) Automotive
19 20 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2537 (49.17%) Project Manager
2 724 (14.03%) IT Manager
3 586 (11.36%) Analyst
3 586 (11.36%) IT Project Manager
4 447 (8.66%) Senior Manager
5 382 (7.40%) Senior Project Manager
6 323 (6.26%) Consultant
7 319 (6.18%) Business Analyst
8 297 (5.76%) Infrastructure Manager
9 243 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 207 (4.01%) Software Project Manager
11 196 (3.80%) Architect
12 175 (3.39%) Programme Manager
13 158 (3.06%) Technical Manager
14 137 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
15 133 (2.58%) Service Manager
16 126 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
17 116 (2.25%) Technical Project Manager
18 107 (2.07%) Delivery Project Manager
19 105 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (3.76%) .NET
2 93 (1.80%) HTML
3 77 (1.49%) Web Services
3 77 (1.49%) XML
4 58 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 54 (1.05%) CSS
6 45 (0.87%) Middleware
7 38 (0.74%) HTML5
8 37 (0.72%) jQuery
9 36 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 32 (0.62%) SOAP
11 28 (0.54%) AngularJS
11 28 (0.54%) JSON
12 24 (0.47%) REST
13 20 (0.39%) J2EE
14 17 (0.33%) Entity Framework
15 16 (0.31%) WCF
16 15 (0.29%) RESTful
17 14 (0.27%) XHTML
17 14 (0.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 447 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 401 (7.77%) PMI
3 290 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 280 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 149 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 138 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 134 (2.60%) Driving Licence
8 74 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 70 (1.36%) NHS
10 69 (1.34%) User Experience
11 45 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 42 (0.81%) Fintech
13 34 (0.66%) Life Science
14 30 (0.58%) Clustering
15 25 (0.48%) Public Cloud
16 23 (0.45%) EPoS
17 22 (0.43%) CMDB
18 21 (0.41%) Fixed Income
19 20 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
20 19 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 391 (7.58%) Windows
2 158 (3.06%) Windows Server
3 100 (1.94%) Linux
4 82 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 68 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 52 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (0.99%) Unix
9 31 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (0.50%) Android
11 23 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.16%) Solaris
13 7 (0.14%) SUSE
14 6 (0.12%) AIX
15 4 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.078%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.058%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.058%) VMS
17 2 (0.039%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3147 (60.99%) Project Management
2 2043 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1287 (24.94%) ITIL
4 1267 (24.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 637 (12.34%) Scrum
6 598 (11.59%) Change Management
7 558 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 493 (9.55%) Business Analysis
9 459 (8.90%) Programme Management
10 413 (8.00%) SDLC
11 358 (6.94%) PRINCE
12 352 (6.82%) Risk Management
13 351 (6.80%) Project Planning
14 320 (6.20%) Service Delivery
15 316 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 312 (6.05%) CRM
17 292 (5.66%) ERP
18 288 (5.58%) Line Management
19 278 (5.39%) Service Management
20 274 (5.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 346 (6.71%) SQL
2 159 (3.08%) Java
3 99 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 97 (1.88%) C#
5 90 (1.74%) C
6 46 (0.89%) PowerShell
7 37 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 34 (0.66%) Python
9 30 (0.58%) VB
10 27 (0.52%) VB.NET
10 27 (0.52%) VBA
11 20 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 18 (0.35%) C++
12 18 (0.35%) VBScript
13 17 (0.33%) PHP
14 13 (0.25%) Perl
14 13 (0.25%) Ruby
15 12 (0.23%) Apex Code
16 9 (0.17%) R
17 8 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 856 (16.59%) Degree
2 782 (15.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 720 (13.95%) PMI Certification
4 637 (12.34%) PMP
5 413 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 257 (4.98%) APMP
7 191 (3.70%) Security Cleared
8 182 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 174 (3.37%) ISEB
10 139 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
11 135 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
12 111 (2.15%) CISSP
13 109 (2.11%) MCSE
14 100 (1.94%) SC Cleared
15 96 (1.86%) CCNA
16 87 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
17 71 (1.38%) MCSA
18 56 (1.09%) CISM
19 53 (1.03%) ISTQB
20 49 (0.95%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 498 (9.65%) PMO
2 271 (5.25%) QA
3 160 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 94 (1.82%) SLA
5 93 (1.80%) GDPR
6 66 (1.28%) PCI DSS
7 44 (0.85%) COBIT
8 37 (0.72%) ISO 9001
8 37 (0.72%) P3O
9 36 (0.70%) Data Quality
10 35 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 31 (0.60%) PMBOK
12 27 (0.52%) MiFID
13 18 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 17 (0.33%) EMIR
15 14 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 9 (0.17%) FATCA
16 9 (0.17%) ISO 14001
17 8 (0.16%) ISO 22301
17 8 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 228 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 157 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 33 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (0.48%) XenApp
6 23 (0.45%) vSphere
7 18 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (0.16%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.078%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.058%) Docker
13 3 (0.058%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.039%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.039%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.039%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.039%) vCloud
15 1 (0.019%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 55 (1.07%) SCCM
2 28 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (0.47%) Puppet
4 20 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (0.27%) SCOM
7 11 (0.21%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.16%) SCVMM
9 8 (0.16%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.12%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.12%) SCSM
12 5 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.078%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.078%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.058%) Ansible
14 3 (0.058%) Control-M
14 3 (0.058%) Nagios
Vendors
1 947 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 323 (6.26%) SAP
3 253 (4.90%) VMware
4 215 (4.17%) Oracle
5 212 (4.11%) Cisco
6 158 (3.06%) Citrix
7 107 (2.07%) HP
8 89 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 57 (1.10%) Google
10 49 (0.95%) IBM
11 48 (0.93%) NetApp
12 46 (0.89%) CheckPoint
13 42 (0.81%) F5
14 40 (0.78%) Tableau
15 34 (0.66%) Capita
16 32 (0.62%) 3PAR
17 30 (0.58%) Avaya
18 29 (0.56%) Mitel
18 29 (0.56%) Sitecore
19 27 (0.52%) Juniper