Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 109 81
Rank change year-on-year -19 -28 -11
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 3,985 5,112 5,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.63% 2.91% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.17% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,086 4,076 4,943
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,152 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.30%

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 139,013 161,247 158,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,707 130,895 130,572
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -16 3,737 £55,000 +4.76% 416
UK excluding London -12 2,409 £50,000 +4.17% 309
London -22 1,402 £62,500 +4.17% 123
South East -2 775 £52,500 - 79
North of England -20 465 £47,500 +5.56% 94
Midlands -14 461 £48,677 +2.48% 58
West Midlands +2 380 £50,000 +5.26% 44
East of England +36 302 £55,000 +10.00% 29
North West +15 302 £49,000 +8.89% 45
South West -12 290 £47,500 +5.56% 33
Yorkshire -35 144 £43,600 -3.11% 36
Scotland -59 83 £49,188 +1.94% 7
East Midlands -50 81 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Wales -17 29 £43,500 +2.35% 5
North East -15 19 £40,000 - 13
Isle of Man +9 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Northern Ireland -19 3 £45,000 -5.26% 3

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 2,534 (63.59%) Project Management
2 1,862 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1,329 (33.35%) Finance
4 984 (24.69%) ITIL
5 969 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 822 (20.63%) Microsoft
7 697 (17.49%) PMI Certification
8 678 (17.01%) Degree
9 620 (15.56%) PMP
10 612 (15.36%) Waterfall
11 566 (14.20%) Scrum
12 550 (13.80%) PMO
13 504 (12.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 475 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
15 445 (11.17%) Microsoft Project
16 442 (11.09%) Change Management
17 415 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
18 391 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 378 (9.49%) Risk Management
20 359 (9.01%) Business Analysis
21 333 (8.36%) Microsoft Office
22 332 (8.33%) PMI
23 327 (8.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 326 (8.18%) Data Centre
25 320 (8.03%) SDLC
26 316 (7.93%) Programme Management
27 309 (7.75%) Service Delivery
27 309 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
28 301 (7.55%) Service Management
29 296 (7.43%) Line Management

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
1 123 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 84 (2.11%) Confluence
3 78 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 39 (0.98%) Skype for Business
5 31 (0.78%) CMS
6 27 (0.68%) IIS
7 22 (0.55%) MS Project Server
8 16 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 16 (0.40%) SAS
9 15 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 14 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 12 (0.30%) Alfresco
11 12 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.25%) Apache
13 9 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.23%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.20%) WordPress
15 7 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 445 (11.17%) Microsoft Project
2 333 (8.36%) Microsoft Office
3 309 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 195 (4.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 176 (4.42%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.15%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.075%) CATIA
9 3 (0.075%) Windchill
10 2 (0.050%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.050%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.025%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 72 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (1.10%) NetSuite
4 38 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 36 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
6 25 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
7 21 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
8 19 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 15 (0.38%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
11 12 (0.30%) Magento
11 12 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (0.28%) Lawson
12 11 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 10 (0.25%) SAP CO
13 10 (0.25%) SAP FI
13 10 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
14 9 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
15 8 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 391 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 240 (6.02%) Office 365
3 235 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
4 137 (3.44%) SaaS
5 64 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 57 (1.43%) IaaS
7 53 (1.33%) PaaS
8 41 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 38 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
10 28 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 27 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 26 (0.65%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (0.48%) Basecamp
15 16 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
16 12 (0.30%) Mimecast
17 10 (0.25%) OneDrive
18 9 (0.23%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (4.34%) Firewall
2 124 (3.11%) WAN
3 116 (2.91%) LAN
4 80 (2.01%) SAN
5 76 (1.91%) DNS
6 65 (1.63%) Unified Communications
7 57 (1.43%) DHCP
8 56 (1.41%) MPLS
8 56 (1.41%) VPN
9 49 (1.23%) Skype
10 42 (1.05%) Internet
11 40 (1.00%) IP Telephony
11 40 (1.00%) VoIP
12 38 (0.95%) TCP/IP
13 36 (0.90%) Wireless
14 27 (0.68%) Intranet
15 24 (0.60%) Network Security
16 22 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (0.55%) Software-Defined Networking
17 19 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (4.02%) SQL Server
2 82 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (1.88%) Big Data
4 46 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 38 (0.95%) Power BI
6 36 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
8 28 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 27 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 26 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 26 (0.65%) Relational Database
11 24 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 24 (0.60%) Oracle Database
12 16 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.28%) MS Access
14 10 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.23%) NoSQL
15 9 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 191 (4.79%) JIRA
2 28 (0.70%) Hudson
3 26 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 19 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.23%) Subversion
5 9 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (0.20%) ERwin
6 8 (0.20%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.15%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.13%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.075%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.075%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.075%) Selenium
10 3 (0.075%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.075%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.050%) Introscope
11 2 (0.050%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.025%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.025%) Xcode
General
1 1,329 (33.35%) Finance
2 271 (6.80%) Retail
3 243 (6.10%) Marketing
4 191 (4.79%) Banking
5 143 (3.59%) Legal
6 124 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 117 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 96 (2.41%) Law
9 69 (1.73%) Billing
10 64 (1.61%) Advertising
11 41 (1.03%) Electronics
12 35 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 33 (0.83%) Front Office
13 33 (0.83%) Retail Banking
14 31 (0.78%) Local Government
15 28 (0.70%) Automotive
15 28 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.65%) Publishing
17 25 (0.63%) Back Office
18 22 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,886 (47.33%) Project Manager
2 507 (12.72%) IT Manager
3 502 (12.60%) Analyst
4 401 (10.06%) IT Project Manager
5 299 (7.50%) Senior Manager
6 271 (6.80%) Senior Project Manager
7 269 (6.75%) Business Analyst
8 240 (6.02%) Architect
9 213 (5.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 181 (4.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 174 (4.37%) Programme Manager
12 148 (3.71%) Consultant
13 144 (3.61%) Software Project Manager
14 124 (3.11%) Technical Manager
15 112 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
16 92 (2.31%) Technical Project Manager
17 89 (2.23%) Agile Project Manager
18 88 (2.21%) IT Analyst
19 87 (2.18%) Digital Project Manager
20 81 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (3.09%) .NET
2 82 (2.06%) Web Services
3 39 (0.98%) HTML
4 29 (0.73%) .NET Framework
4 29 (0.73%) CSS
5 24 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 24 (0.60%) React
6 22 (0.55%) HTML5
7 21 (0.53%) jQuery
7 21 (0.53%) Node.js
7 21 (0.53%) XML
8 17 (0.43%) AngularJS
8 17 (0.43%) CSS3
9 16 (0.40%) Middleware
9 16 (0.40%) SOAP
10 12 (0.30%) EDI
11 10 (0.25%) LAMP
12 9 (0.23%) LDAP
12 9 (0.23%) RESTful
12 9 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 415 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 332 (8.33%) PMI
3 326 (8.18%) Data Centre
4 286 (7.18%) Management Information System
5 222 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
6 87 (2.18%) Driving Licence
7 86 (2.16%) User Experience
8 79 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 75 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 47 (1.18%) NHS
11 46 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 40 (1.00%) Fintech
13 38 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 38 (0.95%) Fat Client
13 38 (0.95%) Thin Client
14 36 (0.90%) Private Cloud
15 35 (0.88%) Mobile App
16 30 (0.75%) CMDB
17 22 (0.55%) FMCG
17 22 (0.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 288 (7.23%) Windows
2 121 (3.04%) Windows Server
3 102 (2.56%) Linux
4 96 (2.41%) Windows 10
5 80 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 61 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.53%) Unix
9 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.23%) Android
10 9 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.18%) Solaris
12 6 (0.15%) AIX
12 6 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.13%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.10%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.075%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.050%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.050%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,534 (63.59%) Project Management
2 1,862 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
3 984 (24.69%) ITIL
4 969 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 612 (15.36%) Waterfall
6 566 (14.20%) Scrum
7 475 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
8 442 (11.09%) Change Management
9 378 (9.49%) Risk Management
10 359 (9.01%) Business Analysis
11 320 (8.03%) SDLC
12 316 (7.93%) Programme Management
13 309 (7.75%) Service Delivery
14 301 (7.55%) Service Management
15 296 (7.43%) Line Management
16 289 (7.25%) Presales
17 275 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
18 254 (6.37%) Migration
19 253 (6.35%) Change Control
20 252 (6.32%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 256 (6.42%) SQL
2 95 (2.38%) C#
3 76 (1.91%) C
4 74 (1.86%) Java
5 44 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 41 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 35 (0.88%) PL/SQL
8 23 (0.58%) T-SQL
9 16 (0.40%) VBA
10 15 (0.38%) PHP
11 13 (0.33%) Python
12 11 (0.28%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.23%) Java 8
14 7 (0.18%) C++
15 5 (0.13%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.13%) R
15 5 (0.13%) RPG
15 5 (0.13%) Scala
16 4 (0.10%) Perl
17 3 (0.075%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 697 (17.49%) PMI Certification
2 678 (17.01%) Degree
3 620 (15.56%) PMP
4 504 (12.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 327 (8.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 235 (5.90%) Security Cleared
7 215 (5.40%) APMP
8 156 (3.91%) SC Cleared
9 137 (3.44%) ISEB
10 105 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 93 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 61 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
13 59 (1.48%) DV Cleared
14 55 (1.38%) CISSP
15 53 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
16 42 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
17 40 (1.00%) CCNP
18 38 (0.95%) APMG
18 38 (0.95%) CBAP
18 38 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 550 (13.80%) PMO
2 207 (5.19%) QA
3 183 (4.59%) GDPR
4 111 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 108 (2.71%) SLA
6 90 (2.26%) COBIT
7 50 (1.25%) PCI DSS
8 45 (1.13%) P3O
9 29 (0.73%) Data Quality
10 27 (0.68%) PMBOK
11 26 (0.65%) ISO 9001
11 26 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 17 (0.43%) GPG13
13 14 (0.35%) BS7799
13 14 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 11 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 8 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
15 8 (0.20%) RMADS
16 5 (0.13%) Solvency II
17 3 (0.075%) SEPA
System Software
1 255 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 187 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.45%) XenApp
7 16 (0.40%) vSphere
8 15 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
10 12 (0.30%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.30%) Firmware
11 11 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.18%) XenServer
14 5 (0.13%) HDFS
15 4 (0.10%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.075%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.075%) VMware NSX
17 2 (0.050%) KVM
Systems Management
1 66 (1.66%) SCCM
2 31 (0.78%) SCOM
3 19 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (0.45%) SCVMM
5 10 (0.25%) vRealize
6 7 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.15%) Ansible
7 6 (0.15%) Netcool
7 6 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.15%) Puppet
7 6 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.13%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.13%) CASB
8 5 (0.13%) HP ALM
8 5 (0.13%) Oozie
8 5 (0.13%) Terraform
9 4 (0.10%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.10%) OSSEC
9 4 (0.10%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.10%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 822 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 227 (5.70%) VMware
3 225 (5.65%) Oracle
4 201 (5.04%) SAP
5 182 (4.57%) Cisco
6 132 (3.31%) Citrix
7 95 (2.38%) IBM
8 67 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.61%) HP
10 59 (1.48%) CheckPoint
11 47 (1.18%) Google
12 41 (1.03%) JD Edwards
12 41 (1.03%) NetApp
13 31 (0.78%) Cognos
14 25 (0.63%) BMC
14 25 (0.63%) Juniper
14 25 (0.63%) NEC
15 24 (0.60%) EMC
15 24 (0.60%) F5
16 22 (0.55%) McAfee