Period
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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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 227 214 191
Rank change year-on-year -13 -23 -45
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 3,077 1,665 1,496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.57% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.67% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,338 1,295 1,244
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,567 £35,846
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 169,734 99,487 73,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.30% 93.82% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84,284 68,812 59,613
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

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 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +6 2,676 £55,000 +10.00% 223
UK excluding London +15 1,764 £50,000 +5.26% 165
Work from Home +8 1,482 £55,140 +5.03% 80
London -25 975 £63,500 +6.42% 72
South East +61 608 £54,000 +2.86% 57
North of England -15 415 £50,960 +13.24% 30
Midlands +22 378 £47,500 -5.00% 25
West Midlands +18 265 £50,000 - 18
North West -30 214 £52,839 +11.24% 15
Yorkshire +8 181 £50,000 +9.89% 11
East of England -27 130 £54,000 +20.00% 17
South West -21 127 £49,862 +17.32% 21
East Midlands +6 108 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Scotland -53 60 £47,900 +6.44% 12
Wales -14 39 £42,500 -0.85% 4
North East -19 20 £50,000 +14.29% 4
Northern Ireland -11 19 £55,000 -13.39%

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 2,160 (70.20%) Project Management
2 1,631 (53.01%) Agile
3 1,210 (39.32%) Social Skills
4 1,022 (33.21%) Finance
5 898 (29.18%) Project Delivery
6 671 (21.81%) Microsoft
7 668 (21.71%) ITIL
8 618 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 609 (19.79%) PMI Certification
10 572 (18.59%) Degree
11 508 (16.51%) PMP
12 500 (16.25%) Waterfall
13 464 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
14 453 (14.72%) Scrum
15 418 (13.58%) PMO
16 414 (13.45%) Microsoft Project
17 405 (13.16%) Change Management
18 396 (12.87%) Programme Management
19 383 (12.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 361 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 356 (11.57%) Public Sector
22 349 (11.34%) Business Case
23 344 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
24 324 (10.53%) Security Cleared
25 318 (10.33%) Decision-Making
26 313 (10.17%) Organisational Skills
27 309 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
28 300 (9.75%) Risk Management
29 297 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
30 295 (9.59%) Azure

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
1 179 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 27 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (0.81%) Confluence
5 22 (0.71%) MS Project Server
6 11 (0.36%) CMS
6 11 (0.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.097%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.065%) IIS
10 1 (0.032%) Apache
10 1 (0.032%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.032%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.032%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.032%) Liferay
10 1 (0.032%) Moodle
Applications
1 414 (13.45%) Microsoft Project
2 309 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
3 297 (9.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 221 (7.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 115 (3.74%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 12 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.032%) InVision
8 1 (0.032%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (0.88%) NetSuite
2 25 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.58%) Primavera
4 14 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.42%) SAP Business One
6 12 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
7 10 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
8 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
8 9 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 8 (0.26%) Changepoint
10 7 (0.23%) Maximo
10 7 (0.23%) SAP PP
11 6 (0.19%) SAP ECC
12 3 (0.097%) Lawson
12 3 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.097%) SAP BPC
12 3 (0.097%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.097%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.097%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 295 (9.59%) Azure
2 234 (7.60%) Microsoft 365
3 133 (4.32%) SaaS
4 116 (3.77%) AWS
5 68 (2.21%) Power Platform
6 45 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
7 36 (1.17%) IaaS
7 36 (1.17%) Smartsheet
8 27 (0.88%) Azure DevOps
9 26 (0.84%) PaaS
10 24 (0.78%) Google Workspace
11 21 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 19 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 18 (0.58%) GCP
14 12 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.32%) Trello
16 9 (0.29%) Mimecast
16 9 (0.29%) Veeva
17 8 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
17 8 (0.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 108 (3.51%) WAN
2 102 (3.31%) Firewall
3 87 (2.83%) LAN
4 62 (2.01%) VPN
5 60 (1.95%) DNS
6 50 (1.62%) DHCP
6 50 (1.62%) MPLS
7 43 (1.40%) SAN
8 40 (1.30%) VLAN
9 39 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
10 28 (0.91%) Broadband
10 28 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
11 27 (0.88%) Network Security
12 20 (0.65%) VoIP
13 19 (0.62%) BGP
13 19 (0.62%) Internet
14 18 (0.58%) PBX
15 15 (0.49%) NAS
16 14 (0.45%) Unified Communications
16 14 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (1.75%) Power BI
2 43 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 33 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (0.68%) Electronic Patient Records
5 19 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (0.52%) SAP HANA
7 15 (0.49%) Metadata
7 15 (0.49%) MySQL
8 13 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.39%) Big Data
9 12 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.36%) Tableau
11 9 (0.29%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.26%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.23%) GIS
14 6 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 212 (6.89%) JIRA
2 13 (0.42%) Axure RP
3 6 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.097%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.097%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.097%) TestRail
6 2 (0.065%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.032%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.032%) ERwin
7 1 (0.032%) GitLab
7 1 (0.032%) MSI
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.032%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,210 (39.32%) Social Skills
2 1,022 (33.21%) Finance
3 356 (11.57%) Public Sector
4 344 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
5 313 (10.17%) Organisational Skills
6 227 (7.38%) Presentation Skills
7 218 (7.08%) Influencing Skills
8 173 (5.62%) Marketing
9 169 (5.49%) Retail
10 151 (4.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 134 (4.35%) Legal
12 132 (4.29%) Telecoms
13 105 (3.41%) Law
14 87 (2.83%) Manufacturing
15 85 (2.76%) Banking
16 75 (2.44%) Local Government
17 72 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 60 (1.95%) Games
19 58 (1.88%) Billing
20 53 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,665 (54.11%) Project Manager
2 487 (15.83%) IT Manager
3 414 (13.45%) IT Project Manager
4 329 (10.69%) Analyst
5 324 (10.53%) Senior Manager
6 287 (9.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 156 (5.07%) Business Analyst
8 147 (4.78%) Programme Manager
9 127 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
10 108 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 101 (3.28%) Technical Manager
12 97 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
13 89 (2.89%) Technical Project Manager
14 88 (2.86%) Senior IT Manager
14 88 (2.86%) Software Project Manager
15 85 (2.76%) Senior IT Project Manager
16 84 (2.73%) Consultant
17 83 (2.70%) Architect
18 66 (2.14%) Coordinator
19 62 (2.01%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (0.65%) HTML
2 18 (0.58%) EDI
3 17 (0.55%) Web Services
4 14 (0.45%) .NET
5 13 (0.42%) CSS
5 13 (0.42%) Velocity
6 11 (0.36%) React
7 7 (0.23%) jQuery
8 6 (0.19%) CSS3
8 6 (0.19%) HTML5
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.16%) LDAP
9 5 (0.16%) Middleware
9 5 (0.16%) XML
9 5 (0.16%) XSLT
10 4 (0.13%) ODBC
11 3 (0.097%) ADO
11 3 (0.097%) REST
11 3 (0.097%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 241 (7.83%) PMI
2 227 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 194 (6.30%) Data Centre
4 104 (3.38%) NHS
5 99 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 87 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 72 (2.34%) User Experience
8 56 (1.82%) Virtual Team
9 30 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (0.97%) Legacy Systems
10 29 (0.94%) Life Science
11 24 (0.78%) Public Cloud
12 20 (0.65%) Biotechnology
13 19 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
13 19 (0.62%) Digital Media
14 18 (0.58%) IoT
14 18 (0.58%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.45%) Smart Meter
16 13 (0.42%) Online Games
16 13 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 189 (6.14%) Windows
2 82 (2.66%) Windows Server
3 46 (1.49%) Windows 10
4 42 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (1.30%) Linux
6 20 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.32%) Android
9 10 (0.32%) Unix
10 7 (0.23%) VMS
11 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.13%) CentOS
13 3 (0.097%) Debian
14 2 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.032%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.032%) Solaris
15 1 (0.032%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.032%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.032%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,160 (70.20%) Project Management
2 1,631 (53.01%) Agile
3 898 (29.18%) Project Delivery
4 668 (21.71%) ITIL
5 618 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 500 (16.25%) Waterfall
7 464 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
8 453 (14.72%) Scrum
9 405 (13.16%) Change Management
10 396 (12.87%) Programme Management
11 349 (11.34%) Business Case
12 318 (10.33%) Decision-Making
13 300 (9.75%) Risk Management
14 278 (9.03%) Business Analysis
15 251 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 251 (8.16%) Migration
16 244 (7.93%) CRM
17 213 (6.92%) Project Planning
18 202 (6.56%) Mentoring
19 199 (6.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 99 (3.22%) SQL
2 45 (1.46%) PowerShell
3 36 (1.17%) C
4 21 (0.68%) Python
5 15 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.26%) Bash
6 8 (0.26%) T-SQL
6 8 (0.26%) VBA
7 7 (0.23%) Java
8 5 (0.16%) C#
8 5 (0.16%) VBScript
9 3 (0.097%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.065%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.032%) COBOL
11 1 (0.032%) PHP
11 1 (0.032%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 609 (19.79%) PMI Certification
2 572 (18.59%) Degree
3 508 (16.51%) PMP
4 383 (12.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 361 (11.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 324 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 209 (6.79%) SC Cleared
8 124 (4.03%) APMP
9 82 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
10 65 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (1.59%) ISEB
12 48 (1.56%) DBS Check
12 48 (1.56%) DV Cleared
13 40 (1.30%) Master's Degree
14 36 (1.17%) MCSE
15 34 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 32 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (0.94%) MAPM
18 28 (0.91%) ISTQB
19 26 (0.84%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (13.58%) PMO
2 172 (5.59%) QA
3 98 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (2.21%) SLA
5 50 (1.62%) GDPR
5 50 (1.62%) P3O
6 32 (1.04%) COBIT
7 21 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 18 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.58%) NIST
8 18 (0.58%) TickIT
9 16 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 12 (0.39%) PMBOK
11 11 (0.36%) Accessibility
11 11 (0.36%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.26%) SOC 2
13 6 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 6 (0.19%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 123 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 58 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 36 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (0.58%) vSphere
6 13 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.29%) BitLocker
8 9 (0.29%) XenApp
9 8 (0.26%) Terminal Server
10 6 (0.19%) Firmware
11 5 (0.16%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.097%) Docker
12 3 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.032%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.032%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 34 (1.10%) WSUS
3 25 (0.81%) SCCM
4 16 (0.52%) Autotask
5 11 (0.36%) SCOM
6 7 (0.23%) Nagios
7 5 (0.16%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.16%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.097%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.097%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.097%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (0.097%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.065%) CASB
10 2 (0.065%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.065%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.032%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.032%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 671 (21.81%) Microsoft
2 173 (5.62%) VMware
3 150 (4.87%) SAP
4 128 (4.16%) Cisco
5 65 (2.11%) Oracle
6 61 (1.98%) Citrix
7 58 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 45 (1.46%) NEC
9 42 (1.36%) ServiceNow
10 41 (1.33%) Northgate
11 38 (1.23%) Google
12 37 (1.20%) Sun
13 31 (1.01%) HP
14 26 (0.84%) Ruckus Wireless
15 25 (0.81%) NetApp
16 22 (0.71%) Apple
16 22 (0.71%) Capita
17 21 (0.68%) JD Edwards
18 20 (0.65%) SolarWinds
19 19 (0.62%) Sage