Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 76 64
Rank change year-on-year -33 -12 -5
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5192 6987 9764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.89% 3.74% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 4.18% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4155 5851 8241
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% - -

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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -34 4886 £52,500 - 299
UK excluding London -23 3180 £48,000 +1.05% 215
London -56 1863 £59,000 -1.67% 102
South East -16 974 £50,175 +0.35% 60
Midlands -7 704 £47,500 -0.78% 44
North of England -54 646 £47,500 +5.56% 58
West Midlands -3 524 £49,750 +2.58% 32
North West -39 355 £45,000 +2.27% 31
South West -32 342 £45,000 - 18
East of England -30 328 £47,500 -5.00% 17
Yorkshire -40 265 £50,000 +5.26% 24
East Midlands -28 179 £45,000 - 12
Scotland +24 148 £45,000 -3.74% 12
Wales -15 45 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North East -24 26 £39,000 -22.00% 3
Northern Ireland -36 7 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 3129 (60.27%) Project Management
2 2126 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 1839 (35.42%) Finance
4 1350 (26.00%) ITIL
5 1247 (24.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 911 (17.55%) Microsoft
7 885 (17.05%) Degree
8 795 (15.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 723 (13.93%) PMI Certification
10 653 (12.58%) Scrum
11 643 (12.38%) PMP
12 629 (12.11%) Change Management
13 584 (11.25%) Microsoft Project
14 562 (10.82%) Waterfall
15 489 (9.42%) Business Analysis
15 489 (9.42%) PMO
16 476 (9.17%) Programme Management
17 474 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
18 438 (8.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 430 (8.28%) SDLC
20 409 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
21 390 (7.51%) Retail
22 383 (7.38%) PMI
23 360 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
24 357 (6.88%) SQL
25 354 (6.82%) Windows
26 353 (6.80%) Risk Management
27 351 (6.76%) PRINCE
28 346 (6.66%) Project Planning
29 342 (6.59%) 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
1 316 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 111 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 50 (0.96%) Skype for Business
4 48 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 46 (0.89%) IIS
6 38 (0.73%) CMS
7 34 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 32 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 31 (0.60%) JBoss
10 26 (0.50%) MS Project Server
11 24 (0.46%) Confluence
11 24 (0.46%) WordPress
12 22 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 18 (0.35%) Tomcat
14 16 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.27%) Anypoint
15 14 (0.27%) Umbraco
16 13 (0.25%) Moodle
17 12 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 584 (11.25%) Microsoft Project
2 409 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
3 360 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 242 (4.66%) MS Visio
5 222 (4.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.12%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.077%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.058%) Niku Workbench
9 3 (0.058%) SPSS
10 2 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.019%) Maya
11 1 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 92 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 24 (0.46%) SAP R/3
6 23 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 23 (0.44%) SAP HCM
7 21 (0.40%) SAP ERP
8 15 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
9 14 (0.27%) ResourceLink
10 12 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 12 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 9 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
11 9 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
12 8 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
12 8 (0.15%) SAP CRM
13 7 (0.13%) Primavera
13 7 (0.13%) SAP HR
13 7 (0.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 201 (3.87%) Office 365
2 186 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 137 (2.64%) SaaS
5 67 (1.29%) IaaS
6 34 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.64%) PaaS
8 32 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
9 31 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
10 23 (0.44%) iPaaS
11 15 (0.29%) OneDrive
12 14 (0.27%) Dropbox
13 13 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
13 13 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 9 (0.17%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.15%) Mimecast
17 7 (0.13%) Boomi
18 6 (0.12%) Trello
18 6 (0.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 237 (4.56%) WAN
2 189 (3.64%) LAN
3 155 (2.99%) Firewall
4 102 (1.96%) SAN
5 92 (1.77%) VoIP
6 63 (1.21%) Internet
7 51 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
8 50 (0.96%) TCP/IP
9 49 (0.94%) Wireless
10 48 (0.92%) DNS
11 47 (0.91%) VLAN
12 45 (0.87%) VPN
13 44 (0.85%) Unified Communications
14 43 (0.83%) Ethernet
15 40 (0.77%) Skype
16 38 (0.73%) Network Security
17 33 (0.64%) DHCP
18 32 (0.62%) SMS
19 29 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
20 27 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 92 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (1.17%) Big Data
6 51 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 45 (0.87%) Power BI
7 45 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (0.64%) MySQL
9 29 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (0.50%) Oracle Database
12 24 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 24 (0.46%) RDBMS
13 22 (0.42%) SAP BW
13 22 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (0.31%) DB2
15 15 (0.29%) DTS
15 15 (0.29%) EDRMS
16 14 (0.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 174 (3.35%) JIRA
2 35 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 28 (0.54%) HP UFT
3 28 (0.54%) Selenium
4 27 (0.52%) LoadRunner
5 26 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (0.48%) TeamCity
7 24 (0.46%) Git (software)
8 16 (0.31%) Visual Studio
9 15 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (0.29%) Subversion
10 14 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 12 (0.23%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.21%) ClearCase
13 9 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.17%) eCATT
13 9 (0.17%) JMeter
14 8 (0.15%) Fiddler
15 6 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
15 6 (0.12%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1839 (35.42%) Finance
2 390 (7.51%) Retail
3 336 (6.47%) Banking
4 264 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 224 (4.31%) Marketing
6 208 (4.01%) Manufacturing
7 188 (3.62%) Legal
8 110 (2.12%) Law
9 98 (1.89%) Investment Banking
10 88 (1.69%) Advertising
11 85 (1.64%) Retail Banking
12 54 (1.04%) Back Office
13 51 (0.98%) Electronics
14 47 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 43 (0.83%) Billing
16 36 (0.69%) Publishing
17 27 (0.52%) Local Government
18 24 (0.46%) Games
19 23 (0.44%) Aerospace
19 23 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2533 (48.79%) Project Manager
2 732 (14.10%) IT Manager
3 589 (11.34%) Analyst
4 581 (11.19%) IT Project Manager
5 469 (9.03%) Senior Manager
6 398 (7.67%) Senior Project Manager
7 336 (6.47%) Consultant
8 325 (6.26%) Business Analyst
9 284 (5.47%) Infrastructure Manager
10 227 (4.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 204 (3.93%) Architect
12 192 (3.70%) Software Project Manager
13 190 (3.66%) Programme Manager
14 149 (2.87%) Technical Manager
15 142 (2.73%) Service Manager
16 137 (2.64%) Delivery Manager
17 117 (2.25%) Agile Project Manager
18 112 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
19 111 (2.14%) Digital Project Manager
19 111 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (3.66%) .NET
2 98 (1.89%) HTML
3 92 (1.77%) XML
4 89 (1.71%) Web Services
5 52 (1.00%) ASP.NET
6 45 (0.87%) Middleware
7 44 (0.85%) CSS
8 40 (0.77%) HTML5
9 34 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 34 (0.65%) SOAP
10 30 (0.58%) JSON
11 29 (0.56%) jQuery
12 27 (0.52%) J2EE
13 26 (0.50%) AngularJS
14 22 (0.42%) REST
15 21 (0.40%) RESTful
16 19 (0.37%) WSDL
17 17 (0.33%) XSLT
18 16 (0.31%) Hibernate
19 15 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 474 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 383 (7.38%) PMI
3 288 (5.55%) Management Information System
4 279 (5.37%) Data Centre
5 147 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 136 (2.62%) Driving Licence
7 131 (2.52%) Virtual Team
8 79 (1.52%) NHS
9 73 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
9 73 (1.41%) User Experience
10 58 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 36 (0.69%) Fintech
12 30 (0.58%) Public Cloud
13 29 (0.56%) Life Science
14 28 (0.54%) CMDB
15 27 (0.52%) Fixed Income
16 26 (0.50%) Social Media
17 25 (0.48%) Clustering
17 25 (0.48%) Hedge funds
18 24 (0.46%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 354 (6.82%) Windows
2 159 (3.06%) Windows Server
3 107 (2.06%) Linux
4 61 (1.17%) Windows 10
5 59 (1.14%) Unix
6 57 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (0.91%) Windows 7
9 37 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (0.56%) Android
11 26 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.29%) Solaris
13 14 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.15%) AIX
14 8 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.096%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.096%) SUSE
16 4 (0.077%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.058%) CentOS
17 3 (0.058%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3129 (60.27%) Project Management
2 2126 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 1350 (26.00%) ITIL
4 1247 (24.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 653 (12.58%) Scrum
6 629 (12.11%) Change Management
7 562 (10.82%) Waterfall
8 489 (9.42%) Business Analysis
9 476 (9.17%) Programme Management
10 430 (8.28%) SDLC
11 353 (6.80%) Risk Management
12 351 (6.76%) PRINCE
13 346 (6.66%) Project Planning
14 342 (6.59%) CRM
14 342 (6.59%) Service Delivery
15 334 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 309 (5.95%) ERP
17 299 (5.76%) Service Management
18 297 (5.72%) Mentoring
19 289 (5.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 357 (6.88%) SQL
2 195 (3.76%) Java
3 103 (1.98%) JavaScript
4 97 (1.87%) C
5 86 (1.66%) C#
6 48 (0.92%) Python
7 44 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 36 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 33 (0.64%) VB
10 31 (0.60%) VB.NET
11 26 (0.50%) C++
12 24 (0.46%) VBA
13 23 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 20 (0.39%) Perl
14 20 (0.39%) Ruby
15 19 (0.37%) PHP
16 16 (0.31%) VBScript
17 15 (0.29%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.25%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 885 (17.05%) Degree
2 795 (15.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 723 (13.93%) PMI Certification
4 643 (12.38%) PMP
5 438 (8.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 256 (4.93%) APMP
7 210 (4.04%) Security Cleared
8 169 (3.26%) ISEB
9 166 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
10 144 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 127 (2.45%) CISSP
12 123 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
13 106 (2.04%) SC Cleared
14 90 (1.73%) CCNA
15 88 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
16 83 (1.60%) MCSE
17 62 (1.19%) ISTQB
18 61 (1.17%) CISM
19 54 (1.04%) MCSA
20 52 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 489 (9.42%) PMO
2 291 (5.60%) QA
3 180 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 108 (2.08%) SLA
5 85 (1.64%) GDPR
6 66 (1.27%) PCI DSS
7 45 (0.87%) COBIT
8 44 (0.85%) Data Quality
9 42 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 41 (0.79%) P3O
11 38 (0.73%) ISO 9001
12 33 (0.64%) MiFID
13 29 (0.56%) PMBOK
14 21 (0.40%) EMIR
15 20 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 14 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 11 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
18 10 (0.19%) FATCA
19 9 (0.17%) ISO 14001
20 7 (0.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 194 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 139 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 27 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.44%) vSphere
6 21 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (0.39%) XenApp
8 11 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.077%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.077%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.058%) Docker
12 3 (0.058%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.058%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.039%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.039%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.039%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.039%) vCloud
13 2 (0.039%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (0.96%) SCCM
2 39 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 36 (0.69%) Puppet
4 18 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (0.23%) Ansible
6 12 (0.23%) SCOM
7 10 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.17%) vCenter Server
9 8 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.15%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.13%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.13%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.12%) Nessus
11 6 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.096%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.096%) Control-M
12 5 (0.096%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.096%) SCSM
13 4 (0.077%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 911 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 342 (6.59%) SAP
3 239 (4.60%) VMware
4 228 (4.39%) Oracle
5 211 (4.06%) Cisco
6 134 (2.58%) Citrix
7 116 (2.23%) HP
8 88 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 54 (1.04%) IBM
10 48 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 48 (0.92%) NetApp
11 43 (0.83%) Google
12 39 (0.75%) F5
13 38 (0.73%) Tableau
14 35 (0.67%) Capita
15 30 (0.58%) Cognizant
16 28 (0.54%) JD Edwards
16 28 (0.54%) webMethods
17 27 (0.52%) Mitel
18 26 (0.50%) TIBCO