Period
to 18 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 225 156 129
Rank change year-on-year -69 -27 -16
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 766 3,272 4,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 2.31% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.51% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 694 2,973 3,634
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 46,755 130,546 154,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.53% 92.19% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 37,893 102,464 122,773
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,687 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 18 September 2020.

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 18 September 2020. 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 -77 702 £52,500 -4.55% 93
UK excluding London -56 469 £50,000 - 72
London -59 248 £60,000 - 36
South East -59 144 £55,000 - 19
North of England -8 124 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Midlands +3 104 £47,250 -10.00% 10
North West -14 71 £52,500 +16.67% 9
West Midlands -13 61 £49,118 -6.44% 7
Work from Home -70 59 £52,500 +5.00% 17
South West -10 53 £50,000 +3.09% 11
Yorkshire +38 45 £44,500 -6.32% 2
East Midlands +47 35 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East of England +37 28 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Scotland +70 15 £48,000 -4.00% 6
North East +11 8 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Northern Ireland +22 5 £65,000 - 4
Wales +2 4 £46,250 -7.50% 5

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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.

1 498 (65.01%) Project Management
2 382 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (27.42%) ITIL
4 204 (26.63%) Finance
5 187 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 177 (23.11%) Project Delivery
7 162 (21.15%) Microsoft
8 140 (18.28%) Degree
9 98 (12.79%) PMI Certification
10 94 (12.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 94 (12.27%) PMP
11 89 (11.62%) Security Cleared
12 82 (10.70%) Azure
13 76 (9.92%) Scrum
13 76 (9.92%) Business Case
14 72 (9.40%) Microsoft Project
14 72 (9.40%) Office 365
15 71 (9.27%) SAP
16 70 (9.14%) Service Delivery
17 69 (9.01%) Change Management
17 69 (9.01%) Waterfall
17 69 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
18 67 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
19 66 (8.62%) Service Management
19 66 (8.62%) Public Sector
20 65 (8.49%) PMO
21 62 (8.09%) Law
22 56 (7.31%) Programme Management
22 56 (7.31%) Windows
23 53 (6.92%) 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 27 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.96%) Confluence
3 13 (1.70%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.65%) CMS
5 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.26%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 72 (9.40%) Microsoft Project
2 48 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 38 (4.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (4.57%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.26%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 13 (1.70%) Odoo
2 7 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.26%) Magento
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) Relativity
7 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.13%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (10.70%) Azure
2 72 (9.40%) Office 365
3 38 (4.96%) SaaS
4 36 (4.70%) IaaS
5 30 (3.92%) PaaS
6 29 (3.79%) AWS
7 10 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.31%) GCP
7 10 (1.31%) Power Platform
8 7 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.78%) Trello
10 5 (0.65%) Smartsheet
11 3 (0.39%) Serverless
11 3 (0.39%) Slack
12 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.26%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.13%) GitHub
13 1 (0.13%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.61%) LAN
2 19 (2.48%) Skype
3 18 (2.35%) WAN
4 16 (2.09%) Firewall
4 16 (2.09%) MPLS
5 10 (1.31%) Intranet
6 9 (1.17%) VoIP
7 7 (0.91%) DNS
7 7 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.91%) Wireless
8 6 (0.78%) Internet
8 6 (0.78%) VPN
9 4 (0.52%) 4G
9 4 (0.52%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.39%) 3G
10 3 (0.39%) 5G
10 3 (0.39%) Network Security
10 3 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.39%) VLAN
11 2 (0.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.31%) SAP HANA
3 9 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.17%) Power BI
4 6 (0.78%) Big Data
5 4 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.52%) PowerCenter
5 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.26%) DB2
7 2 (0.26%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.13%) GIS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (5.48%) JIRA
2 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.65%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.26%) FishEye
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 204 (26.63%) Finance
2 66 (8.62%) Public Sector
3 62 (8.09%) Law
4 48 (6.27%) Local Government
5 40 (5.22%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.92%) Legal
7 27 (3.52%) Manufacturing
8 25 (3.26%) Back Office
8 25 (3.26%) Retail
9 19 (2.48%) Police
10 17 (2.22%) Banking
11 13 (1.70%) Marketing
12 8 (1.04%) Advertising
13 7 (0.91%) Housing Association
14 6 (0.78%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.78%) Billing
15 5 (0.65%) Fire and Rescue
16 4 (0.52%) Games
17 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 331 (43.21%) Project Manager
2 107 (13.97%) IT Manager
3 84 (10.97%) Senior Manager
4 72 (9.40%) Analyst
5 61 (7.96%) IT Project Manager
6 53 (6.92%) Senior Project Manager
7 38 (4.96%) Business Analyst
8 37 (4.83%) Architect
9 36 (4.70%) Consultant
10 33 (4.31%) Delivery Manager
11 32 (4.18%) Technical Manager
12 29 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
13 27 (3.52%) Technical Project Manager
14 21 (2.74%) Programme Manager
15 20 (2.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 20 (2.61%) Software Project Manager
16 19 (2.48%) ERP Manager
16 19 (2.48%) ERP Project Manager
16 19 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 18 (2.35%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.65%) HTML
1 5 (0.65%) JSON
2 4 (0.52%) CSS
2 4 (0.52%) Middleware
3 3 (0.39%) .NET
3 3 (0.39%) XBRL
3 3 (0.39%) XML
4 2 (0.26%) EDI
4 2 (0.26%) Velocity
5 1 (0.13%) COM
5 1 (0.13%) HTML5
5 1 (0.13%) Itk
5 1 (0.13%) LAMP
5 1 (0.13%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 38 (4.96%) PMI
4 36 (4.70%) Data Centre
5 27 (3.52%) Virtual Team
6 24 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.09%) FMCG
7 16 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 15 (1.96%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.70%) NHS
10 9 (1.17%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.04%) User Experience
12 7 (0.91%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.78%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.52%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.31%) Windows
2 37 (4.83%) Windows Server
3 19 (2.48%) Windows 10
4 11 (1.44%) Linux
5 8 (1.04%) Unix
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (65.01%) Project Management
2 382 (49.87%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (27.42%) ITIL
4 187 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 177 (23.11%) Project Delivery
6 76 (9.92%) Business Case
6 76 (9.92%) Scrum
7 70 (9.14%) Service Delivery
8 69 (9.01%) Change Management
8 69 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (9.01%) Waterfall
9 66 (8.62%) Service Management
10 56 (7.31%) Programme Management
11 53 (6.92%) SDLC
12 52 (6.79%) ERP
13 49 (6.40%) Decision-Making
14 47 (6.14%) Analytics
15 46 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (5.74%) Requirements Gathering
17 41 (5.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 41 (5.35%) SQL
2 16 (2.09%) C
2 16 (2.09%) Java
3 15 (1.96%) Python
4 11 (1.44%) C#
4 11 (1.44%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.52%) C++
6 4 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.39%) VBScript
8 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.13%) PHP
9 1 (0.13%) R
9 1 (0.13%) Ruby
9 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (18.28%) Degree
2 98 (12.79%) PMI Certification
3 94 (12.27%) PMP
3 94 (12.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 89 (11.62%) Security Cleared
5 53 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 48 (6.27%) SC Cleared
7 31 (4.05%) APMP
8 28 (3.66%) DV Cleared
9 25 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (2.48%) CCNA
10 19 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (2.48%) MCSE
11 17 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.57%) Master's Degree
13 11 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (1.44%) HNC
14 8 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
15 7 (0.91%) CISSP
15 7 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (8.49%) PMO
2 29 (3.79%) QA
3 18 (2.35%) SLA
4 17 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.17%) GDPR
6 9 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.78%) NIST
8 5 (0.65%) COBIT
8 5 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.65%) P3O
9 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.26%) SEPA
11 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.26%) TARGET2
System Software
1 39 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.26%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.26%) vCloud
4 2 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.26%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.13%) Docker
5 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.87%) SCCM
2 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.39%) SCOM
4 2 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (0.26%) Terraform
4 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.26%) WSUS
5 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 162 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.27%) SAP
3 42 (5.48%) VMware
4 33 (4.31%) Capita
5 31 (4.05%) Oracle
6 17 (2.22%) Citrix
7 16 (2.09%) Sage
8 14 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.70%) Cisco
9 13 (1.70%) Infor
10 12 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 10 (1.31%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.78%) Informatica
13 5 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (0.65%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.52%) Avaya
14 4 (0.52%) BT
14 4 (0.52%) Meraki
14 4 (0.52%) Tableau
14 4 (0.52%) Workday