Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 112 78
Rank change year-on-year -11 -34 -13
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 4,221 5,132 6,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.66% 2.87% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 3.13% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,235 4,108 5,634
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +1.96% +2.00%
10th Percentile £35,100 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 145,362 164,208 169,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.61% 91.89% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 114,777 130,654 140,219
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 19 December 2018.

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 19 December 2018. 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 -10 3,958 £54,425 +3.67% 358
UK excluding London -12 2,519 £50,000 +5.26% 267
London -10 1,553 £62,500 +8.70% 107
South East +2 855 £52,500 - 86
North of England -20 474 £45,000 - 57
Midlands -24 442 £50,000 +5.26% 66
West Midlands -11 346 £48,500 -3.00% 52
South West 0 325 £47,500 +5.56% 24
North West -5 303 £47,500 +5.56% 33
East of England -1 269 £57,480 +21.01% 19
Yorkshire -35 159 £43,000 -9.47% 18
Scotland -11 132 £47,500 +2.70% 13
East Midlands -38 94 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Wales -13 30 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North East -18 12 £40,000 -9.09% 6
Northern Ireland -12 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Isle of Man +12 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 2,697 (63.89%) Project Management
2 1,926 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 1,411 (33.43%) Finance
4 1,067 (25.28%) ITIL
5 1,022 (24.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 941 (22.29%) Microsoft
7 755 (17.89%) PMI Certification
8 717 (16.99%) Degree
9 626 (14.83%) PMP
9 626 (14.83%) Waterfall
10 612 (14.50%) Scrum
11 586 (13.88%) PMO
12 551 (13.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 549 (13.01%) Microsoft Project
14 509 (12.06%) Change Management
15 504 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
16 441 (10.45%) Business Analysis
17 427 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 411 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
19 399 (9.45%) Risk Management
20 374 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
21 369 (8.74%) PMI
22 365 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
23 360 (8.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 353 (8.36%) Data Centre
25 333 (7.89%) Windows
26 332 (7.87%) Management Information System
27 313 (7.42%) Programme Management
28 311 (7.37%) Retail
29 298 (7.06%) Service Delivery

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
1 180 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 104 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 72 (1.71%) Confluence
4 44 (1.04%) Skype for Business
5 28 (0.66%) CMS
6 24 (0.57%) SAS
7 22 (0.52%) MS Project Server
8 21 (0.50%) IIS
9 19 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 19 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 17 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.33%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.26%) Apache
13 11 (0.26%) JBoss
14 10 (0.24%) IBM Notes
14 10 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 549 (13.01%) Microsoft Project
2 374 (8.86%) Microsoft Office
3 365 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 248 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 200 (4.74%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.071%) Windchill
10 2 (0.047%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.024%) CATIA
11 1 (0.024%) Maya
11 1 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 82 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 42 (1.00%) NetSuite
4 40 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
6 20 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 20 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 20 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 18 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 17 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
9 15 (0.36%) SAP ERP
10 12 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
12 10 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
12 10 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
13 9 (0.21%) SAP R/3
14 8 (0.19%) Lawson
14 8 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
14 8 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 427 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 293 (6.94%) Office 365
3 268 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 163 (3.86%) SaaS
5 80 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 77 (1.82%) PaaS
7 56 (1.33%) IaaS
8 45 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 31 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
10 30 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 29 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 27 (0.64%) Amazon S3
13 24 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 24 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
15 17 (0.40%) BPaaS
16 14 (0.33%) Basecamp
17 11 (0.26%) Mimecast
18 9 (0.21%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 164 (3.89%) Firewall
2 132 (3.13%) WAN
3 106 (2.51%) LAN
4 83 (1.97%) Unified Communications
5 76 (1.80%) DNS
5 76 (1.80%) SAN
6 58 (1.37%) DHCP
7 56 (1.33%) Skype
8 51 (1.21%) Internet
9 48 (1.14%) MPLS
9 48 (1.14%) VoIP
10 47 (1.11%) VPN
11 46 (1.09%) TCP/IP
12 33 (0.78%) IP Telephony
13 31 (0.73%) Software-Defined Networking
14 28 (0.66%) Wireless
15 27 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (0.59%) Network Security
17 20 (0.47%) Intranet
17 20 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 88 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (1.73%) Big Data
4 45 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 38 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 28 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 28 (0.66%) Power BI
8 26 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
9 25 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 25 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
10 24 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 23 (0.54%) Oracle Database
12 16 (0.38%) Electronic Patient Records
12 16 (0.38%) GIS
13 13 (0.31%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.28%) SAP BW
14 12 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 222 (5.26%) JIRA
2 38 (0.90%) Visual Studio
3 30 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (0.59%) Hudson
5 17 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 13 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.21%) Subversion
7 9 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.14%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.14%) InstallShield
9 5 (0.12%) ERwin
10 4 (0.095%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.095%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.095%) Selenium
10 4 (0.095%) Xcode
11 3 (0.071%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.071%) Maven
11 3 (0.071%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.047%) Introscope
General
1 1,411 (33.43%) Finance
2 311 (7.37%) Retail
3 240 (5.69%) Marketing
4 208 (4.93%) Banking
5 161 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 152 (3.60%) Legal
7 128 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 92 (2.18%) Law
9 69 (1.63%) Advertising
10 67 (1.59%) Billing
11 35 (0.83%) Electronics
11 35 (0.83%) Publishing
12 33 (0.78%) Back Office
12 33 (0.78%) Local Government
13 32 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 29 (0.69%) Front Office
16 28 (0.66%) Investment Banking
16 28 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,978 (46.86%) Project Manager
2 541 (12.82%) IT Manager
3 488 (11.56%) Analyst
4 405 (9.59%) IT Project Manager
5 334 (7.91%) Senior Manager
6 312 (7.39%) Senior Project Manager
7 250 (5.92%) Architect
8 247 (5.85%) Business Analyst
8 247 (5.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 203 (4.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 184 (4.36%) Programme Manager
11 174 (4.12%) Consultant
12 137 (3.25%) Technical Manager
13 127 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
14 118 (2.80%) Software Project Manager
15 103 (2.44%) Technical Project Manager
16 90 (2.13%) Business Change Manager
17 86 (2.04%) PMO Manager
18 84 (1.99%) Digital Project Manager
18 84 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (3.55%) .NET
2 95 (2.25%) Web Services
3 45 (1.07%) HTML
4 36 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 33 (0.78%) XML
6 32 (0.76%) Middleware
7 27 (0.64%) CSS
8 25 (0.59%) SOAP
9 23 (0.54%) ASP.NET
10 21 (0.50%) HTML5
10 21 (0.50%) React
11 19 (0.45%) EDI
11 19 (0.45%) jQuery
12 18 (0.43%) AngularJS
12 18 (0.43%) Node.js
13 17 (0.40%) CSS3
14 16 (0.38%) CGI
14 16 (0.38%) SAML
15 14 (0.33%) OAuth
15 14 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 411 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 369 (8.74%) PMI
3 353 (8.36%) Data Centre
4 332 (7.87%) Management Information System
5 240 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
6 94 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 92 (2.18%) Virtual Team
8 89 (2.11%) Driving Licence
9 80 (1.90%) User Experience
10 58 (1.37%) NHS
11 47 (1.11%) Public Cloud
12 39 (0.92%) Private Cloud
13 38 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (0.83%) Mobile App
15 33 (0.78%) Fintech
16 29 (0.69%) Life Science
17 24 (0.57%) CMDB
17 24 (0.57%) Fat Client
17 24 (0.57%) FMCG
17 24 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 333 (7.89%) Windows
2 147 (3.48%) Windows Server
3 113 (2.68%) Windows 10
4 105 (2.49%) Linux
5 90 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 79 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (0.69%) Unix
9 12 (0.28%) Android
9 12 (0.28%) Solaris
10 11 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.24%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.17%) AIX
14 6 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.071%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.071%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,697 (63.89%) Project Management
2 1,926 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 1,067 (25.28%) ITIL
4 1,022 (24.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 626 (14.83%) Waterfall
6 612 (14.50%) Scrum
7 509 (12.06%) Change Management
8 504 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
9 441 (10.45%) Business Analysis
10 399 (9.45%) Risk Management
11 313 (7.42%) Programme Management
12 298 (7.06%) Service Delivery
13 293 (6.94%) Service Management
14 287 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 282 (6.68%) SDLC
16 276 (6.54%) Project Planning
17 275 (6.52%) PRINCE
18 273 (6.47%) Line Management
19 271 (6.42%) Migration
20 265 (6.28%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 281 (6.66%) SQL
2 101 (2.39%) C#
3 90 (2.13%) Java
4 89 (2.11%) C
5 61 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 55 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 31 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 27 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 22 (0.52%) Python
10 21 (0.50%) VBA
11 14 (0.33%) C++
11 14 (0.33%) PHP
12 10 (0.24%) VBScript
13 8 (0.19%) Java 8
13 8 (0.19%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.17%) ABAP
14 7 (0.17%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.14%) Perl
15 6 (0.14%) RPG
16 5 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 755 (17.89%) PMI Certification
2 717 (16.99%) Degree
3 626 (14.83%) PMP
4 551 (13.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 360 (8.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 237 (5.61%) Security Cleared
7 201 (4.76%) APMP
8 144 (3.41%) ISEB
8 144 (3.41%) SC Cleared
9 134 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
10 118 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 62 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
12 59 (1.40%) CISSP
13 58 (1.37%) MCSE
14 55 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
15 49 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
16 47 (1.11%) DV Cleared
17 42 (1.00%) CCNP
18 38 (0.90%) CBAP
19 30 (0.71%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 586 (13.88%) PMO
2 216 (5.12%) QA
3 172 (4.07%) GDPR
4 112 (2.65%) SLA
5 103 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 94 (2.23%) COBIT
7 40 (0.95%) Data Quality
8 39 (0.92%) P3O
8 39 (0.92%) PMBOK
9 38 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 38 (0.90%) PCI DSS
10 24 (0.57%) ISO 9001
11 21 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.31%) GPG13
13 12 (0.28%) BS7799
14 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (0.24%) RMADS
16 7 (0.17%) GAMP
16 7 (0.17%) Solvency II
17 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 292 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 194 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 30 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.62%) XenApp
8 22 (0.52%) Firmware
9 17 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.36%) BitLocker
11 14 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
11 14 (0.33%) vSphere
12 12 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.21%) Docker
13 9 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.12%) HDFS
15 4 (0.095%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.071%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.071%) vCloud
16 3 (0.071%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 84 (1.99%) SCCM
2 41 (0.97%) SCOM
3 20 (0.47%) vRealize
4 18 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 12 (0.28%) Ansible
6 12 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.24%) SCVMM
8 9 (0.21%) HP ALM
8 9 (0.21%) Puppet
8 9 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (0.19%) Automic
9 8 (0.19%) Dollar Universe
10 6 (0.14%) Terraform
11 5 (0.12%) CASB
11 5 (0.12%) Oozie
11 5 (0.12%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.095%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.095%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 941 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 244 (5.78%) VMware
3 215 (5.09%) SAP
4 209 (4.95%) Oracle
5 198 (4.69%) Cisco
6 131 (3.10%) Citrix
7 93 (2.20%) IBM
8 78 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.52%) HP
10 52 (1.23%) CheckPoint
11 51 (1.21%) Google
12 37 (0.88%) NetApp
13 36 (0.85%) Cognos
13 36 (0.85%) JD Edwards
14 27 (0.64%) EMC
15 26 (0.62%) NEC
15 26 (0.62%) ServiceNow
16 25 (0.59%) Juniper
17 24 (0.57%) BMC
18 22 (0.52%) Adobe