Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 73 61
Rank change year-on-year -34 -12 -1
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5261 7812 10020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.96% 3.87% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 4.35% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 6554 8321
UK median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £33,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

PRINCE2 is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159516 179421 194215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.78% 88.90% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 127716 149365 157836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Top 16 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 26 July 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 5005 £52,250 -0.48% 285
UK excluding London -22 3181 £47,500 - 184
London -53 1922 £60,000 +2.36% 112
South East -25 919 £50,000 - 47
Midlands -8 712 £45,000 -4.76% 32
North of England -58 632 £45,000 - 49
West Midlands -10 482 £50,000 +11.11% 18
East of England -22 411 £50,000 - 26
South West -15 364 £50,000 +17.65% 19
North West -74 320 £45,000 - 30
Yorkshire -39 280 £47,500 +5.56% 14
East Midlands -6 227 £44,317 -6.70% 14
Scotland -39 103 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Wales -49 51 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North East -4 32 £42,750 -14.50% 5
Northern Ireland - 3 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 3081 (58.56%) Project Management
2 2163 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1888 (35.89%) Finance
4 1311 (24.92%) ITIL
5 1278 (24.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 923 (17.54%) Degree
7 884 (16.80%) Microsoft
8 739 (14.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 735 (13.97%) PMI Certification
10 713 (13.55%) Change Management
11 671 (12.75%) PMP
12 667 (12.68%) Scrum
13 658 (12.51%) Waterfall
14 629 (11.96%) Microsoft Project
15 540 (10.26%) PMO
16 491 (9.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 450 (8.55%) Programme Management
18 449 (8.53%) Retail
19 445 (8.46%) Risk Management
20 444 (8.44%) Business Analysis
21 437 (8.31%) SDLC
22 432 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
23 426 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
24 415 (7.89%) SQL
25 402 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
25 402 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
26 368 (6.99%) Service Delivery
27 359 (6.82%) Windows
28 355 (6.75%) PRINCE
29 352 (6.69%) PMI

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
1 310 (5.89%) SharePoint
2 95 (1.81%) MS Exchange
3 68 (1.29%) IIS
4 62 (1.18%) WordPress
5 56 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 47 (0.89%) Confluence
7 38 (0.72%) JBoss
8 35 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (0.63%) CMS
9 33 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 31 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 30 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 22 (0.42%) MS Project Server
13 22 (0.42%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.21%) Apache
16 10 (0.19%) Anypoint
16 10 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (0.17%) FileNet
Applications
1 629 (11.96%) Microsoft Project
2 426 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
3 402 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 271 (5.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 267 (5.08%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.095%) Niku Workbench
9 3 (0.057%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.057%) SPSS
10 1 (0.019%) Maya
10 1 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 85 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (0.59%) SAP ERP
5 30 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 24 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
7 20 (0.38%) NetSuite
8 18 (0.34%) SAP HCM
9 17 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 12 (0.23%) ResourceLink
13 11 (0.21%) iTrent
13 11 (0.21%) Magento
13 11 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
14 9 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
14 9 (0.17%) SAP CRM
14 9 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
15 8 (0.15%) BASE24
15 8 (0.15%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 158 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (2.49%) Office 365
3 130 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 129 (2.45%) SaaS
5 67 (1.27%) IaaS
6 55 (1.05%) PaaS
7 38 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 18 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
10 17 (0.32%) iPaaS
11 13 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 10 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.13%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.13%) Veeva
14 6 (0.11%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.095%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 5 (0.095%) Trello
16 4 (0.076%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 241 (4.58%) WAN
2 189 (3.59%) LAN
3 175 (3.33%) Firewall
4 97 (1.84%) Internet
5 90 (1.71%) SAN
6 87 (1.65%) VoIP
7 74 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
8 60 (1.14%) DNS
9 59 (1.12%) Wireless
10 56 (1.06%) VLAN
11 51 (0.97%) Unified Communications
12 47 (0.89%) TCP/IP
13 42 (0.80%) DHCP
13 42 (0.80%) VPN
14 33 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (0.63%) Ethernet
14 33 (0.63%) Network Security
15 30 (0.57%) NAS
16 26 (0.49%) MPLS
17 22 (0.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 97 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 78 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (1.18%) Big Data
6 42 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 40 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 34 (0.65%) QlikView
8 34 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (0.48%) MySQL
10 25 (0.48%) Power BI
11 22 (0.42%) DB2
12 20 (0.38%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (0.32%) DTS
15 17 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 222 (4.22%) JIRA
2 47 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (0.86%) HP UFT
4 41 (0.78%) LoadRunner
5 38 (0.72%) Selenium
6 37 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 26 (0.49%) Git (software)
8 23 (0.44%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.34%) Subversion
10 15 (0.29%) JMeter
11 14 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 12 (0.23%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.21%) eCATT
13 11 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (0.19%) ClearCase
14 10 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
14 10 (0.19%) Rational Functional Tester
14 10 (0.19%) SilkTest
15 9 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.13%) Maven
General
1 1888 (35.89%) Finance
2 449 (8.53%) Retail
3 306 (5.82%) Banking
4 263 (5.00%) Marketing
5 259 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 197 (3.74%) Manufacturing
7 178 (3.38%) Legal
8 95 (1.81%) Advertising
9 90 (1.71%) Law
10 79 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 55 (1.05%) Back Office
11 55 (1.05%) Billing
12 53 (1.01%) Automotive
13 51 (0.97%) Electronics
14 48 (0.91%) Front Office
15 46 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.76%) Retail Banking
17 39 (0.74%) Spanish Language
18 34 (0.65%) Publishing
19 28 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2504 (47.60%) Project Manager
2 721 (13.70%) IT Manager
3 630 (11.97%) Analyst
4 560 (10.64%) IT Project Manager
5 506 (9.62%) Senior Manager
6 414 (7.87%) Senior Project Manager
7 367 (6.98%) Consultant
8 317 (6.03%) Business Analyst
9 248 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
10 245 (4.66%) Architect
11 227 (4.31%) Software Project Manager
12 209 (3.97%) Programme Manager
13 178 (3.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 167 (3.17%) Digital Project Manager
15 163 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
16 154 (2.93%) Agile Project Manager
17 140 (2.66%) Technical Manager
18 128 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
18 128 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
19 119 (2.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (4.11%) .NET
2 115 (2.19%) HTML
3 96 (1.82%) XML
4 80 (1.52%) Web Services
5 70 (1.33%) Middleware
6 61 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 40 (0.76%) CSS
8 34 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 27 (0.51%) HTML5
9 27 (0.51%) JSON
9 27 (0.51%) XSLT
10 25 (0.48%) SOAP
11 22 (0.42%) Hibernate
12 20 (0.38%) AngularJS
12 20 (0.38%) jQuery
12 20 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
13 19 (0.36%) J2EE
14 18 (0.34%) RESTful
15 15 (0.29%) WCF
16 13 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 432 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 352 (6.69%) PMI
3 307 (5.84%) Data Centre
4 257 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 132 (2.51%) Driving Licence
6 127 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 103 (1.96%) Virtual Team
8 94 (1.79%) NHS
9 62 (1.18%) User Experience
10 54 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 45 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 44 (0.84%) Replication
13 38 (0.72%) Equities
13 38 (0.72%) Fintech
14 36 (0.68%) EPoS
14 36 (0.68%) Fixed Income
15 33 (0.63%) Hedge funds
16 31 (0.59%) CMDB
17 30 (0.57%) Derivative
17 30 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 359 (6.82%) Windows
2 176 (3.35%) Linux
3 160 (3.04%) Windows Server
4 81 (1.54%) Unix
5 62 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (0.80%) Solaris
8 41 (0.78%) Windows 10
9 39 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (0.57%) Android
11 29 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 28 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 22 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.17%) AIX
16 6 (0.11%) CentOS
17 3 (0.057%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.057%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.057%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.038%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3081 (58.56%) Project Management
2 2163 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1311 (24.92%) ITIL
4 1278 (24.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 713 (13.55%) Change Management
6 667 (12.68%) Scrum
7 658 (12.51%) Waterfall
8 450 (8.55%) Programme Management
9 445 (8.46%) Risk Management
10 444 (8.44%) Business Analysis
11 437 (8.31%) SDLC
12 402 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 368 (6.99%) Service Delivery
14 355 (6.75%) PRINCE
15 342 (6.50%) CRM
16 335 (6.37%) Mentoring
17 327 (6.22%) Service Management
18 317 (6.03%) Change Control
19 300 (5.70%) Line Management
20 299 (5.68%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 415 (7.89%) SQL
2 218 (4.14%) Java
3 120 (2.28%) C#
4 117 (2.22%) C
5 104 (1.98%) JavaScript
6 52 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 51 (0.97%) Python
8 47 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 42 (0.80%) Ruby
10 40 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 36 (0.68%) C++
12 33 (0.63%) VB
12 33 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 28 (0.53%) Perl
14 22 (0.42%) COBOL
14 22 (0.42%) PHP
15 21 (0.40%) VBScript
16 14 (0.27%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.27%) VBA
17 11 (0.21%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 923 (17.54%) Degree
2 739 (14.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 735 (13.97%) PMI Certification
4 671 (12.75%) PMP
5 491 (9.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 220 (4.18%) APMP
7 218 (4.14%) Security Cleared
8 203 (3.86%) ISEB
9 172 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
10 154 (2.93%) CISSP
11 152 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
12 112 (2.13%) CISM
13 107 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 101 (1.92%) CISA
15 100 (1.90%) SC Cleared
16 78 (1.48%) CCNA
17 74 (1.41%) MCSE
18 70 (1.33%) ISTQB
19 69 (1.31%) CCNP
20 66 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 540 (10.26%) PMO
2 301 (5.72%) QA
3 159 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 110 (2.09%) SLA
5 67 (1.27%) COBIT
6 61 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 42 (0.80%) Data Quality
8 37 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 35 (0.67%) P3O
10 32 (0.61%) MiFID
11 30 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 27 (0.51%) GDPR
13 25 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
14 21 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 19 (0.36%) ISO 22301
15 19 (0.36%) PMBOK
16 15 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 15 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 10 (0.19%) EMIR
18 9 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 174 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (2.83%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 39 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (0.49%) vSphere
7 14 (0.27%) XenApp
8 11 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.19%) Firmware
10 9 (0.17%) DFS Replication
11 7 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.11%) Docker
13 4 (0.076%) UAG
13 4 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.057%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.057%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.038%) KVM
15 2 (0.038%) XenServer
16 1 (0.019%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.019%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (0.70%) SCCM
3 27 (0.51%) Puppet
4 21 (0.40%) Control-M
5 19 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.25%) vCenter Server
8 12 (0.23%) Ansible
8 12 (0.23%) SCVMM
9 10 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.17%) SCOM
10 9 (0.17%) WSUS
11 8 (0.15%) BladeLogic
11 8 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.13%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.11%) Kubernetes
13 6 (0.11%) Nessus
14 5 (0.095%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 884 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 327 (6.22%) Oracle
3 285 (5.42%) SAP
4 249 (4.73%) VMware
5 234 (4.45%) Cisco
6 118 (2.24%) HP
7 105 (2.00%) Citrix
8 72 (1.37%) Cognizant
9 70 (1.33%) IBM
10 69 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 57 (1.08%) CheckPoint
12 47 (0.89%) Red Hat
13 46 (0.87%) NetApp
14 39 (0.74%) Juniper
15 37 (0.70%) CA
16 34 (0.65%) ServiceNow
17 30 (0.57%) Tableau
18 27 (0.51%) Northgate
19 24 (0.46%) Capita
19 24 (0.46%) JD Edwards
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ambition School Leadership
Salary: Unspecified Competative - please specify expectations in application
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + On request
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum to c£40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £7000000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Car, Fuel Card, Pension, Priv
Posted: Yesterday