Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 80 69
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11 -14
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5,127 5,957 8,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.93% 3.39% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.79% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,103 4,976 7,220
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,242 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% - -3.06%

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 157,432 157,308 187,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 128,025 129,519 155,322
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PRINCE2 in the UK

PRINCE2
Top 18 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 24 February 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 -27 4,774 £52,500 +1.97% 486
UK excluding London -16 3,177 £48,000 +1.05% 347
London -40 1,802 £60,000 - 159
South East -9 938 £52,250 +4.50% 83
North of England -33 675 £45,000 - 94
Midlands 0 663 £47,500 - 74
West Midlands -1 475 £49,000 -2.00% 46
South West -15 353 £45,000 -3.84% 41
North West -10 351 £45,000 +2.27% 51
East of England -35 319 £50,000 - 34
Yorkshire -35 274 £45,000 - 35
East Midlands -23 186 £45,000 +1.54% 27
Scotland +31 178 £50,000 - 16
Wales +18 63 £43,500 -3.33% 5
North East -9 50 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Northern Ireland -24 7 £47,500 +5.56%
Channel Islands +3 1 £65,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 3,142 (61.28%) Project Management
2 2,029 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1,844 (35.97%) Finance
4 1,249 (24.36%) ITIL
5 1,219 (23.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 980 (19.11%) Microsoft
7 866 (16.89%) Degree
8 762 (14.86%) PMI Certification
9 725 (14.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 684 (13.34%) PMP
11 662 (12.91%) Scrum
12 595 (11.61%) PMO
13 584 (11.39%) Change Management
14 559 (10.90%) Waterfall
15 554 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
16 472 (9.21%) Programme Management
17 451 (8.80%) Windows
18 449 (8.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 436 (8.50%) Business Analysis
20 426 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
21 416 (8.11%) PMI
22 411 (8.02%) SDLC
23 407 (7.94%) Project Planning
24 391 (7.63%) Retail
25 390 (7.61%) Risk Management
26 358 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
27 349 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
28 343 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
29 341 (6.65%) Banking
30 327 (6.38%) PRINCE

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
1 260 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 118 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 72 (1.40%) Skype for Business
4 63 (1.23%) IIS
5 49 (0.96%) Confluence
6 38 (0.74%) CMS
7 32 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 32 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 24 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 16 (0.31%) MS Project Server
13 15 (0.29%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.27%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.25%) JBoss
16 10 (0.20%) Moodle
16 10 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
17 9 (0.18%) Anypoint
Applications
1 554 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
2 358 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 349 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 219 (4.27%) MS Visio
5 192 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 40 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.098%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.039%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.039%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.039%) Maya
8 2 (0.039%) Niku Workbench
9 1 (0.020%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.020%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 79 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 42 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 41 (0.80%) NetSuite
5 34 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
6 29 (0.57%) SAP R/3
7 16 (0.31%) Infor SunSystems
8 14 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (0.27%) Workfront
9 12 (0.23%) ResourceLink
10 11 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 10 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (0.20%) SAP HCM
12 8 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.14%) Primavera
13 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
14 6 (0.12%) Magento
14 6 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 274 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 273 (5.32%) Office 365
3 212 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
4 151 (2.95%) SaaS
5 71 (1.38%) IaaS
6 49 (0.96%) PaaS
7 34 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.62%) OneDrive
9 31 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
10 21 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (0.29%) Dropbox
11 15 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
13 10 (0.20%) GitHub
14 9 (0.18%) Yammer
15 7 (0.14%) Trello
16 5 (0.098%) Boomi
16 5 (0.098%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 5 (0.098%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 4 (0.078%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 225 (4.39%) WAN
2 188 (3.67%) LAN
3 178 (3.47%) Firewall
4 107 (2.09%) SAN
5 82 (1.60%) VoIP
6 59 (1.15%) DNS
7 55 (1.07%) Skype
8 52 (1.01%) Internet
9 51 (0.99%) Wireless
10 45 (0.88%) DHCP
11 42 (0.82%) VPN
12 41 (0.80%) IPsec
13 39 (0.76%) SSL
13 39 (0.76%) TCP/IP
14 36 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
16 28 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (0.49%) SMS
17 25 (0.49%) Unified Communications
18 24 (0.47%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 74 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (1.05%) Power BI
5 52 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (0.98%) Big Data
7 39 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 36 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
9 29 (0.57%) MySQL
10 24 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (0.45%) DB2
11 23 (0.45%) QlikView
11 23 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (0.35%) Oracle Database
13 15 (0.29%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.27%) Hadoop
15 12 (0.23%) OLAP
15 12 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 206 (4.02%) JIRA
2 33 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 27 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 25 (0.49%) Selenium
5 23 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 17 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 16 (0.31%) Git (software)
9 15 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.16%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.12%) JBehave
13 6 (0.12%) JMeter
13 6 (0.12%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.12%) Maven
14 5 (0.098%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.098%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (0.098%) Subversion
14 5 (0.098%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,844 (35.97%) Finance
2 391 (7.63%) Retail
3 341 (6.65%) Banking
4 210 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 205 (4.00%) Legal
6 161 (3.14%) Marketing
7 147 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 132 (2.57%) Law
9 114 (2.22%) Advertising
10 93 (1.81%) Investment Banking
11 75 (1.46%) Retail Banking
12 60 (1.17%) Back Office
13 57 (1.11%) Billing
14 56 (1.09%) Publishing
15 31 (0.60%) Local Government
16 27 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.45%) Games
18 22 (0.43%) Front Office
19 21 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
20 20 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,531 (49.37%) Project Manager
2 764 (14.90%) IT Manager
3 611 (11.92%) IT Project Manager
4 598 (11.66%) Analyst
5 446 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 389 (7.59%) Senior Project Manager
7 310 (6.05%) Business Analyst
7 310 (6.05%) Consultant
8 276 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
9 235 (4.58%) Software Project Manager
10 232 (4.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 212 (4.13%) Architect
12 182 (3.55%) Programme Manager
13 151 (2.95%) Technical Manager
14 148 (2.89%) Delivery Project Manager
15 140 (2.73%) Agile Project Manager
16 139 (2.71%) Delivery Manager
17 116 (2.26%) Service Manager
18 113 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
18 113 (2.20%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (3.96%) .NET
2 69 (1.35%) HTML
3 66 (1.29%) Web Services
4 52 (1.01%) XML
5 49 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 48 (0.94%) Middleware
7 46 (0.90%) CSS
8 37 (0.72%) .NET Framework
9 36 (0.70%) LDAP
10 33 (0.64%) jQuery
11 28 (0.55%) HTML5
12 22 (0.43%) AngularJS
12 22 (0.43%) JSON
13 20 (0.39%) SOAP
14 19 (0.37%) Mason
15 16 (0.31%) REST
16 15 (0.29%) EDI
16 15 (0.29%) XSLT
17 14 (0.27%) WSDL
17 14 (0.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 426 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 416 (8.11%) PMI
3 316 (6.16%) Data Centre
4 306 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 134 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 131 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 123 (2.40%) Virtual Team
8 85 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 76 (1.48%) User Experience
10 64 (1.25%) NHS
11 60 (1.17%) Fintech
12 56 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 37 (0.72%) Public Cloud
14 36 (0.70%) Clustering
15 28 (0.55%) FMCG
15 28 (0.55%) Life Science
16 27 (0.53%) Private Cloud
17 26 (0.51%) PKI
18 21 (0.41%) CMDB
18 21 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 451 (8.80%) Windows
2 174 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 119 (2.32%) Linux
4 112 (2.18%) Windows 10
5 93 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 56 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (1.03%) Unix
9 39 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.23%) Android
11 10 (0.20%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.20%) Solaris
12 8 (0.16%) SUSE
13 6 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.098%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.098%) zOS
15 3 (0.059%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.059%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,142 (61.28%) Project Management
2 2,029 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1,249 (24.36%) ITIL
4 1,219 (23.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 662 (12.91%) Scrum
6 584 (11.39%) Change Management
7 559 (10.90%) Waterfall
8 472 (9.21%) Programme Management
9 436 (8.50%) Business Analysis
10 411 (8.02%) SDLC
11 407 (7.94%) Project Planning
12 390 (7.61%) Risk Management
13 343 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 327 (6.38%) PRINCE
15 306 (5.97%) CRM
16 298 (5.81%) Service Delivery
17 293 (5.71%) ERP
18 279 (5.44%) Line Management
19 270 (5.27%) Service Management
20 249 (4.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 317 (6.18%) SQL
2 128 (2.50%) Java
3 98 (1.91%) C#
4 88 (1.72%) C
5 79 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 46 (0.90%) PowerShell
7 38 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 34 (0.66%) VBA
9 26 (0.51%) Python
9 26 (0.51%) VB
10 21 (0.41%) PHP
10 21 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 18 (0.35%) VBScript
12 17 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.29%) C++
14 9 (0.18%) ABAP
15 7 (0.14%) COBOL
15 7 (0.14%) Perl
15 7 (0.14%) R
16 6 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 866 (16.89%) Degree
2 762 (14.86%) PMI Certification
3 725 (14.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 684 (13.34%) PMP
5 449 (8.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 253 (4.93%) APMP
7 205 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 196 (3.82%) Security Cleared
9 174 (3.39%) ISEB
10 154 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
11 135 (2.63%) MCSE
12 114 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
13 106 (2.07%) CISSP
14 95 (1.85%) SC Cleared
15 85 (1.66%) CCNA
16 81 (1.58%) MCSA
17 77 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
18 61 (1.19%) CISM
19 60 (1.17%) CCNP
20 50 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 595 (11.61%) PMO
2 239 (4.66%) QA
3 163 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 115 (2.24%) SLA
5 103 (2.01%) GDPR
6 72 (1.40%) COBIT
7 65 (1.27%) PCI DSS
8 42 (0.82%) PMBOK
9 36 (0.70%) P3O
10 31 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 30 (0.59%) ISO 9001
12 29 (0.57%) Data Quality
13 25 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
14 21 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 18 (0.35%) MiFID
16 15 (0.29%) ISO 22301
16 15 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 13 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 11 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
19 9 (0.18%) EMIR
System Software
1 259 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 180 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 35 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (0.51%) vSphere
7 25 (0.49%) XenApp
8 23 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (0.21%) BitLocker
9 11 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.18%) Docker
10 9 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.078%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.078%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.078%) HDFS
13 3 (0.059%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.039%) OpenSIPS
14 2 (0.039%) vCloud
14 2 (0.039%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 68 (1.33%) SCCM
2 28 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (0.51%) SCOM
4 24 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 22 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.37%) AirWatch
6 19 (0.37%) Puppet
7 10 (0.20%) SCVMM
8 9 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.18%) SCSM
9 8 (0.16%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.12%) RSA enVision
12 5 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.098%) WSUS
13 4 (0.078%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.078%) Control-M
13 4 (0.078%) Oozie
13 4 (0.078%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 980 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 267 (5.21%) VMware
3 264 (5.15%) SAP
4 244 (4.76%) Oracle
5 223 (4.35%) Cisco
6 211 (4.12%) Citrix
7 117 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
8 107 (2.09%) HP
9 85 (1.66%) Google
10 70 (1.37%) F5
11 58 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 44 (0.86%) JD Edwards
12 44 (0.86%) Sitecore
13 41 (0.80%) IBM
13 41 (0.80%) NetApp
14 40 (0.78%) Avaya
14 40 (0.78%) Capita
15 37 (0.72%) Tableau
16 36 (0.70%) CA
17 34 (0.66%) 3PAR