Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 109 74
Rank change year-on-year -10 -35 -12
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 4,843 5,250 7,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.80% 2.96% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 3.26% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,841 4,380 6,545
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
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 156,958 161,209 182,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.63% 90.77% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 125,377 129,352 151,685
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,883 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.23% +5.02% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 4,559 £52,500 +0.96% 349
UK excluding London -11 2,905 £50,000 +5.26% 248
London +1 1,858 £60,000 - 121
South East -3 883 £52,500 +5.00% 72
North of England +5 589 £45,000 - 66
Midlands -22 532 £47,500 +4.97% 41
West Midlands -9 376 £45,000 -10.00% 23
East of England -9 351 £52,500 +5.00% 26
North West +13 340 £45,000 - 35
South West -8 337 £49,000 -2.00% 22
Yorkshire -7 220 £48,000 +1.05% 25
Scotland +29 165 £50,000 - 18
East Midlands -35 152 £48,250 +8.88% 17
Wales +22 67 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North East -21 29 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Isle of Man - 7 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland -2 5 £48,750 +14.71% 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3,069 (63.37%) Project Management
2 2,126 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1,737 (35.87%) Finance
4 1,239 (25.58%) ITIL
5 1,173 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 933 (19.26%) Microsoft
7 847 (17.49%) PMI Certification
8 840 (17.34%) Degree
9 724 (14.95%) Scrum
10 723 (14.93%) PMP
11 639 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 599 (12.37%) Waterfall
13 589 (12.16%) Microsoft Project
14 588 (12.14%) PMO
15 549 (11.34%) Change Management
16 518 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
17 484 (9.99%) Windows
18 471 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 459 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
20 444 (9.17%) Programme Management
21 443 (9.15%) Business Analysis
22 426 (8.80%) Retail
23 392 (8.09%) PMI
24 388 (8.01%) SDLC
25 384 (7.93%) Risk Management
26 382 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
27 369 (7.62%) Project Planning
28 368 (7.60%) Data Centre
29 359 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
30 329 (6.79%) Microsoft Office

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
1 218 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 112 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 78 (1.61%) Confluence
4 66 (1.36%) Skype for Business
5 60 (1.24%) IIS
6 29 (0.60%) JBoss
7 27 (0.56%) CMS
8 26 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 22 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 20 (0.41%) SAS
11 18 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 17 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.33%) Apache Spark
13 16 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 15 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (0.29%) MS Project Server
16 11 (0.23%) Tomcat
17 10 (0.21%) Anypoint
Applications
1 589 (12.16%) Microsoft Project
2 359 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 329 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
4 234 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 180 (3.72%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.12%) SPSS
8 3 (0.062%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.041%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.021%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.021%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 69 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.64%) NetSuite
4 19 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.35%) Markit EDM
6 16 (0.33%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.27%) Infor SunSystems
7 13 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (0.27%) Workfront
8 11 (0.23%) SAP SD
9 10 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 10 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.19%) Infor M3
10 9 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
10 9 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.10%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 326 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 308 (6.36%) Office 365
3 254 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
4 182 (3.76%) SaaS
5 98 (2.02%) IaaS
6 85 (1.76%) PaaS
7 43 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
9 29 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 26 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 18 (0.37%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.19%) GitHub
12 9 (0.19%) Trello
12 9 (0.19%) Yammer
13 6 (0.12%) Boomi
13 6 (0.12%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (0.10%) Serverless
15 4 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.083%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 201 (4.15%) Firewall
1 201 (4.15%) WAN
2 163 (3.37%) LAN
3 102 (2.11%) SAN
4 86 (1.78%) VoIP
5 72 (1.49%) DNS
5 72 (1.49%) Internet
6 63 (1.30%) Skype
7 48 (0.99%) DHCP
7 48 (0.99%) Unified Communications
7 48 (0.99%) VPN
8 46 (0.95%) IPsec
9 40 (0.83%) SSL
10 38 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (0.76%) TCP/IP
12 35 (0.72%) MPLS
13 32 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
14 30 (0.62%) Broadband
15 26 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (0.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 96 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (1.40%) Big Data
4 67 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (0.95%) Power BI
7 45 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 34 (0.70%) GIS
9 32 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
10 30 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (0.54%) QlikView
12 23 (0.47%) Oracle Database
13 21 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
14 16 (0.33%) DB2
14 16 (0.33%) SQLPlus
15 15 (0.31%) Hadoop
15 15 (0.31%) MySQL
15 15 (0.31%) NoSQL
16 14 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 254 (5.24%) JIRA
2 48 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 38 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 30 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 29 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 24 (0.50%) TeamCity
7 18 (0.37%) AdminStudio
7 18 (0.37%) InstallShield
8 16 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (0.31%) Selenium
9 15 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
11 9 (0.19%) Subversion
12 8 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (0.14%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.12%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.12%) ClearQuest
14 6 (0.12%) JMeter
15 5 (0.10%) Maven
15 5 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,737 (35.87%) Finance
2 426 (8.80%) Retail
3 278 (5.74%) Banking
4 265 (5.47%) Marketing
5 223 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 138 (2.85%) Legal
7 134 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 122 (2.52%) Law
9 77 (1.59%) Back Office
10 75 (1.55%) Advertising
11 73 (1.51%) Publishing
12 65 (1.34%) Retail Banking
13 53 (1.09%) Billing
14 46 (0.95%) Investment Banking
15 38 (0.78%) Games
16 36 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
17 30 (0.62%) Local Government
17 30 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.50%) French Language
19 20 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,282 (47.12%) Project Manager
2 714 (14.74%) IT Manager
3 533 (11.01%) IT Project Manager
4 456 (9.42%) Analyst
5 440 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 400 (8.26%) Senior Project Manager
7 271 (5.60%) Consultant
8 235 (4.85%) Architect
9 226 (4.67%) Programme Manager
10 223 (4.60%) Business Analyst
11 207 (4.27%) Software Project Manager
12 206 (4.25%) Infrastructure Manager
13 201 (4.15%) Delivery Manager
14 157 (3.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 155 (3.20%) Technical Manager
16 134 (2.77%) Delivery Project Manager
17 123 (2.54%) Technical Project Manager
18 105 (2.17%) PMO Manager
19 103 (2.13%) Senior IT Manager
20 101 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (3.78%) .NET
2 57 (1.18%) Middleware
3 52 (1.07%) .NET Framework
4 51 (1.05%) Web Services
5 43 (0.89%) HTML
6 37 (0.76%) LDAP
7 28 (0.58%) XML
8 21 (0.43%) Spring
9 18 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 18 (0.37%) CSS
10 17 (0.35%) EDI
10 17 (0.35%) HTML5
10 17 (0.35%) OAuth
10 17 (0.35%) SAML
11 14 (0.29%) REST
12 13 (0.27%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (0.21%) CSS3
14 10 (0.21%) Hibernate
14 10 (0.21%) React
Miscellaneous
1 459 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 392 (8.09%) PMI
3 368 (7.60%) Data Centre
4 329 (6.79%) Management Information System
5 264 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
6 121 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 119 (2.46%) Driving Licence
8 98 (2.02%) User Experience
9 94 (1.94%) Virtual Team
10 72 (1.49%) NHS
11 71 (1.47%) Fintech
12 65 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 58 (1.20%) FMCG
14 57 (1.18%) Mobile App
15 39 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
16 36 (0.74%) CMDB
17 34 (0.70%) Equities
18 33 (0.68%) Fixed Income
18 33 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 31 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 484 (9.99%) Windows
2 216 (4.46%) Windows Server
3 145 (2.99%) Linux
3 145 (2.99%) Windows 10
4 109 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (1.88%) Windows 7
6 58 (1.20%) Unix
7 43 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 21 (0.43%) Android
10 21 (0.43%) Solaris
11 15 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.12%) CentOS
14 5 (0.10%) AIX
14 5 (0.10%) DC/OS
14 5 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,069 (63.37%) Project Management
2 2,126 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 1,239 (25.58%) ITIL
4 1,173 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 724 (14.95%) Scrum
6 599 (12.37%) Waterfall
7 549 (11.34%) Change Management
8 518 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
9 444 (9.17%) Programme Management
10 443 (9.15%) Business Analysis
11 388 (8.01%) SDLC
12 384 (7.93%) Risk Management
13 382 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 369 (7.62%) Project Planning
15 319 (6.59%) Service Delivery
16 305 (6.30%) Service Management
17 301 (6.22%) Presales
18 283 (5.84%) CRM
19 278 (5.74%) Line Management
20 277 (5.72%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 320 (6.61%) SQL
2 158 (3.26%) Java
3 109 (2.25%) C
4 91 (1.88%) C#
5 75 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 74 (1.53%) PowerShell
7 49 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 35 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 34 (0.70%) VBA
10 31 (0.64%) C++
11 27 (0.56%) Python
12 22 (0.45%) VBScript
13 18 (0.37%) PHP
13 18 (0.37%) VB
14 11 (0.23%) R
14 11 (0.23%) Scala
15 9 (0.19%) ABAP
16 8 (0.17%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.14%) COBOL
18 6 (0.12%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 847 (17.49%) PMI Certification
2 840 (17.34%) Degree
3 723 (14.93%) PMP
4 639 (13.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 471 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 237 (4.89%) Security Cleared
7 214 (4.42%) APMP
8 207 (4.27%) ISEB
9 146 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 131 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
11 118 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
12 116 (2.40%) SC Cleared
13 100 (2.06%) CISSP
14 97 (2.00%) MCSE
15 73 (1.51%) CCNP
16 65 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
17 61 (1.26%) CISM
18 53 (1.09%) MCSA
19 51 (1.05%) DV Cleared
20 48 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 588 (12.14%) PMO
2 270 (5.58%) QA
3 179 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 143 (2.95%) SLA
5 132 (2.73%) GDPR
6 104 (2.15%) COBIT
7 41 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 40 (0.83%) ISO 9001
9 39 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
9 39 (0.81%) Data Quality
9 39 (0.81%) PCI DSS
10 37 (0.76%) PMBOK
11 26 (0.54%) P3O
12 18 (0.37%) GPG13
13 14 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 11 (0.23%) ISO 14001
14 11 (0.23%) MiFID
15 10 (0.21%) ISO 22301
15 10 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 9 (0.19%) EMIR
System Software
1 305 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 212 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 57 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 34 (0.70%) XenApp
7 28 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 25 (0.52%) BitLocker
8 25 (0.52%) vSphere
9 20 (0.41%) Docker
10 17 (0.35%) Firmware
11 16 (0.33%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.14%) vCloud
15 6 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.10%) ACF2
16 5 (0.10%) KVM
16 5 (0.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 101 (2.09%) SCCM
2 36 (0.74%) SCOM
3 25 (0.52%) AirWatch
4 24 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 18 (0.37%) Puppet
6 17 (0.35%) Automic
6 17 (0.35%) Dollar Universe
7 16 (0.33%) vRealize
8 15 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (0.27%) Kubernetes
9 13 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 11 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.21%) Ansible
11 10 (0.21%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.17%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.12%) FortiGate
14 6 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (0.12%) WSUS
15 5 (0.10%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 933 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 305 (6.30%) VMware
3 257 (5.31%) Oracle
4 223 (4.60%) SAP
5 204 (4.21%) Cisco
6 176 (3.63%) Citrix
7 152 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
8 101 (2.09%) CheckPoint
9 75 (1.55%) Capita
10 61 (1.26%) Google
11 55 (1.14%) HP
12 54 (1.12%) F5
13 50 (1.03%) IBM
14 43 (0.89%) Juniper
15 41 (0.85%) EMC
15 41 (0.85%) Tableau
16 40 (0.83%) CA
17 39 (0.81%) NetApp
18 35 (0.72%) ServiceNow
19 30 (0.62%) Avaya