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

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 160 130
Rank change year-on-year -81 -30 -17
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 743 2,926 4,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 2.18% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.37% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 753 2,668 3,358
Median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +2.94%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +5.26%

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 51,876 123,720 147,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.18% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 43,064 97,923 117,022
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +3.45%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -87 672 £50,000 -9.09% 116
UK excluding London -55 506 £49,000 -2.00% 103
London -116 194 £60,000 +1.26% 23
South East -25 169 £52,500 -4.55% 30
North of England -20 127 £42,500 -10.53% 23
Work from Home -96 102 £52,250 -5.00% 11
Midlands -28 89 £50,000 -7.83% 27
North West -3 83 £42,500 -10.53% 12
West Midlands -23 75 £50,000 -13.04% 14
South West -26 48 £45,000 -9.09% 9
East of England +35 37 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Yorkshire -10 36 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Scotland +25 20 £50,000 - 7
Wales +21 17 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East Midlands +28 16 £50,000 - 13
North East +1 8 £61,250 +53.13% 2
Northern Ireland +12 2 £45,000 -28.00%

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 478 (64.33%) Project Management
2 322 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (25.17%) ITIL
4 179 (24.09%) Finance
5 178 (23.96%) Microsoft
6 161 (21.67%) Project Delivery
7 140 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 137 (18.44%) Degree
9 105 (14.13%) Azure
10 101 (13.59%) Scrum
11 100 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 87 (11.71%) PMI Certification
13 80 (10.77%) Waterfall
14 78 (10.50%) Office 365
15 74 (9.96%) Change Management
15 74 (9.96%) PMP
16 71 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
16 71 (9.56%) PMO
17 63 (8.48%) Business Case
18 62 (8.34%) Windows
19 61 (8.21%) Programme Management
20 60 (8.08%) Public Sector
20 60 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
21 59 (7.94%) Data Centre
22 57 (7.67%) ERP
23 56 (7.54%) VMware
24 54 (7.27%) Service Delivery
25 53 (7.13%) Microsoft Project
26 52 (7.00%) SDLC
27 51 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement

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 50 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.02%) Skype for Business
3 13 (1.75%) Confluence
4 5 (0.67%) CMS
5 4 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.40%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.40%) Liferay
6 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.13%) Apache
8 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
Applications
1 53 (7.13%) Microsoft Project
2 51 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (3.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.75%) Odoo
2 7 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.40%) Primavera
4 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.40%) Shopify
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) Magento
5 2 (0.27%) Relativity
5 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 500
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 105 (14.13%) Azure
2 78 (10.50%) Office 365
3 44 (5.92%) IaaS
4 40 (5.38%) AWS
5 36 (4.85%) PaaS
6 31 (4.17%) SaaS
7 16 (2.15%) Power Platform
8 10 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.35%) GCP
9 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.67%) Trello
10 4 (0.54%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.27%) Power Automate
12 2 (0.27%) Smartsheet
13 1 (0.13%) Boomi
13 1 (0.13%) Google Docs
13 1 (0.13%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.36%) Firewall
2 22 (2.96%) Skype
3 17 (2.29%) LAN
4 14 (1.88%) WAN
5 10 (1.35%) VoIP
6 9 (1.21%) Intranet
7 7 (0.94%) MPLS
7 7 (0.94%) VPN
8 6 (0.81%) DNS
8 6 (0.81%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.81%) Wireless
9 4 (0.54%) 4G
10 3 (0.40%) 3G
10 3 (0.40%) 5G
10 3 (0.40%) Internet
10 3 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.40%) SAN
10 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.02%) Power BI
3 6 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.40%) Big Data
4 3 (0.40%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (0.40%) GIS
4 3 (0.40%) Tableau
5 2 (0.27%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.13%) MySQL
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (4.58%) JIRA
2 6 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.27%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.27%) Selenium
4 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.13%) FishEye
4 1 (0.13%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 179 (24.09%) Finance
2 60 (8.08%) Public Sector
3 44 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.58%) Local Government
5 28 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.36%) Legal
7 23 (3.10%) Law
8 22 (2.96%) Marketing
9 14 (1.88%) Retail
10 12 (1.62%) Banking
10 12 (1.62%) Housing Association
11 11 (1.48%) Advertising
12 8 (1.08%) Electronics
13 7 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.94%) Police
14 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.67%) Billing
15 4 (0.54%) Automotive
15 4 (0.54%) Front Office
15 4 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 330 (44.41%) Project Manager
2 114 (15.34%) IT Manager
3 81 (10.90%) IT Project Manager
4 77 (10.36%) Analyst
5 60 (8.08%) Senior Manager
6 48 (6.46%) Architect
7 43 (5.79%) Senior Project Manager
8 37 (4.98%) Business Analyst
8 37 (4.98%) Consultant
8 37 (4.98%) Infrastructure Manager
9 32 (4.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 31 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
10 31 (4.17%) Technical Manager
11 24 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
11 24 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
12 23 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
13 21 (2.83%) Programme Manager
14 17 (2.29%) ERP Manager
14 17 (2.29%) ERP Project Manager
14 17 (2.29%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.94%) Middleware
2 6 (0.81%) JSON
3 5 (0.67%) REST
4 4 (0.54%) WebRTC
5 3 (0.40%) .NET
5 3 (0.40%) Velocity
6 2 (0.27%) COM
6 2 (0.27%) HTML
6 2 (0.27%) XBRL
6 2 (0.27%) XML
7 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.13%) EDI
7 1 (0.13%) HTML5
7 1 (0.13%) Itk
7 1 (0.13%) LDAP
7 1 (0.13%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.13%) RESTful
7 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 48 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.44%) PMI
4 33 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 25 (3.36%) Private Cloud
6 21 (2.83%) Public Cloud
7 14 (1.88%) e-Learning
8 13 (1.75%) NHS
9 9 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.08%) FMCG
10 8 (1.08%) User Experience
11 7 (0.94%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.81%) LIMS
13 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.67%) Equities
13 5 (0.67%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.54%) Learning Management System
14 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.34%) Windows
2 36 (4.85%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.29%) Windows 10
4 13 (1.75%) Linux
5 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.40%) Unix
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (64.33%) Project Management
2 322 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (25.17%) ITIL
4 161 (21.67%) Project Delivery
5 140 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (13.59%) Scrum
7 80 (10.77%) Waterfall
8 74 (9.96%) Change Management
9 63 (8.48%) Business Case
10 61 (8.21%) Programme Management
11 60 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
12 57 (7.67%) ERP
13 54 (7.27%) Service Delivery
14 52 (7.00%) SDLC
15 51 (6.86%) Business Analysis
15 51 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 47 (6.33%) Migration
17 45 (6.06%) CRM
18 43 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (5.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (6.33%) SQL
2 17 (2.29%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.88%) C
4 7 (0.94%) Java
5 6 (0.81%) Python
6 4 (0.54%) C#
6 4 (0.54%) C++
6 4 (0.54%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.54%) R
7 3 (0.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.13%) PHP
8 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby
8 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (18.44%) Degree
2 100 (13.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 87 (11.71%) PMI Certification
4 74 (9.96%) PMP
5 47 (6.33%) Security Cleared
6 41 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 38 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (4.98%) CCNA
9 36 (4.85%) MCSE
10 28 (3.77%) APMP
11 25 (3.36%) SC Cleared
12 16 (2.15%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.21%) CISSP
15 7 (0.94%) CCNP
16 6 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
16 6 (0.81%) Postgraduate
17 5 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
17 5 (0.67%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.56%) PMO
2 24 (3.23%) SLA
3 19 (2.56%) QA
4 16 (2.15%) GDPR
4 16 (2.15%) P3O
5 15 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.67%) COBIT
8 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.54%) NIST
10 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.27%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.13%) Docker
6 1 (0.13%) Squid
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
6 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 28 (3.77%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 178 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.54%) VMware
3 47 (6.33%) SAP
4 30 (4.04%) Oracle
5 18 (2.42%) Citrix
6 17 (2.29%) Cisco
7 16 (2.15%) Sage
7 16 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.75%) Infor
9 8 (1.08%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.81%) Capita
11 5 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (0.67%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.67%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.54%) Arqiva
12 4 (0.54%) Dell
12 4 (0.54%) IBM
12 4 (0.54%) NetApp
13 3 (0.40%) BT
13 3 (0.40%) Meraki