Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 89 71
Rank change year-on-year -25 -18 -12
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5,062 5,493 8,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.85% 3.19% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.53% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,094 4,616 6,829
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
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 161,094 155,531 184,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.42% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 130,584 127,997 153,140
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -28 4,732 £52,500 +2.94% 398
UK excluding London -18 3,093 £50,000 +5.26% 290
London -26 1,837 £60,000 - 131
South East -10 898 £50,000 - 69
North of England -20 656 £45,000 - 69
Midlands -11 621 £47,500 - 59
West Midlands -3 434 £48,000 -4.00% 36
South West -2 373 £45,000 -5.26% 36
North West -9 349 £45,000 - 38
East of England -36 329 £52,500 +6.06% 31
Yorkshire -33 259 £46,000 +2.22% 26
East Midlands -22 187 £47,500 +10.47% 23
Scotland +30 167 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Wales +17 70 £55,000 +32.53% 6
North East -13 48 £38,250 - 5
Northern Ireland -2 5 £48,750 +21.88% 1
Channel Islands +3 1 £65,000 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 3,113 (61.50%) Project Management
2 2,034 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,806 (35.68%) Finance
4 1,203 (23.77%) ITIL
5 1,187 (23.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 960 (18.96%) Microsoft
7 823 (16.26%) PMI Certification
8 817 (16.14%) Degree
9 747 (14.76%) PMP
10 708 (13.99%) Scrum
11 657 (12.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 603 (11.91%) PMO
13 576 (11.38%) Change Management
14 575 (11.36%) Waterfall
15 573 (11.32%) Microsoft Project
16 486 (9.60%) Programme Management
16 486 (9.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 472 (9.32%) Windows
18 462 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
19 457 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
20 425 (8.40%) Project Planning
21 414 (8.18%) Retail
22 405 (8.00%) PMI
23 400 (7.90%) SDLC
24 398 (7.86%) Business Analysis
25 375 (7.41%) Risk Management
26 371 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
27 359 (7.09%) Data Centre
28 347 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
29 317 (6.26%) SQL

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
1 231 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 113 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 82 (1.62%) Confluence
4 78 (1.54%) IIS
5 69 (1.36%) Skype for Business
6 43 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 30 (0.59%) CMS
8 29 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 28 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (0.53%) IBM Notes
11 23 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (0.38%) SAS
14 16 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.30%) JBoss
15 15 (0.30%) MS Project Server
16 13 (0.26%) Anypoint
17 12 (0.24%) WebSphere
18 10 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 573 (11.32%) Microsoft Project
2 347 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 310 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
4 196 (3.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 195 (3.85%) MS Visio
6 43 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.099%) SPSS
8 4 (0.079%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.040%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.040%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.040%) Maya
9 2 (0.040%) Niku Workbench
9 2 (0.040%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.020%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 84 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (0.91%) NetSuite
4 35 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (0.57%) SAP R/3
6 22 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (0.36%) Workfront
8 16 (0.32%) Infor SunSystems
9 14 (0.28%) SAP FI
10 11 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
11 10 (0.20%) SAP SD
12 9 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 9 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
13 8 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 7 (0.14%) Magento
14 7 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
14 7 (0.14%) Primavera
14 7 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
15 6 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 297 (5.87%) Office 365
2 282 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 235 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
4 158 (3.12%) SaaS
5 75 (1.48%) IaaS
6 55 (1.09%) PaaS
7 47 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
8 43 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (0.65%) OneDrive
10 23 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.30%) Dropbox
12 13 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.20%) Trello
14 8 (0.16%) Yammer
15 6 (0.12%) GitHub
16 5 (0.099%) Boomi
16 5 (0.099%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.099%) Sage Pay
16 5 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
16 5 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 228 (4.50%) WAN
2 190 (3.75%) Firewall
3 184 (3.63%) LAN
4 107 (2.11%) SAN
5 85 (1.68%) VoIP
6 68 (1.34%) DNS
7 57 (1.13%) Internet
8 54 (1.07%) Skype
9 51 (1.01%) IPsec
10 49 (0.97%) DHCP
11 44 (0.87%) Wireless
12 40 (0.79%) VPN
13 39 (0.77%) SSL
14 38 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
15 36 (0.71%) TCP/IP
16 34 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 32 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
18 29 (0.57%) MPLS
19 26 (0.51%) PBX
20 25 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 84 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 79 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (1.17%) Power BI
6 56 (1.11%) Big Data
7 38 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 35 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 29 (0.57%) QlikView
10 28 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (0.51%) MySQL
12 25 (0.49%) DB2
13 24 (0.47%) Oracle Database
14 20 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (0.34%) GIS
16 15 (0.30%) Hadoop
17 14 (0.28%) DTS
17 14 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.26%) EDRMS
18 13 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 253 (5.00%) JIRA
2 42 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 29 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 29 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 27 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 21 (0.41%) Selenium
7 18 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (0.30%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (0.18%) JBehave
10 9 (0.18%) Maven
11 8 (0.16%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.14%) JMeter
12 7 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.12%) ClearCase
13 6 (0.12%) ClearQuest
13 6 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.079%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.079%) TestComplete
General
1 1,806 (35.68%) Finance
2 414 (8.18%) Retail
3 314 (6.20%) Banking
4 223 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 191 (3.77%) Marketing
6 181 (3.58%) Legal
7 156 (3.08%) Manufacturing
8 143 (2.82%) Law
9 126 (2.49%) Advertising
10 75 (1.48%) Billing
11 73 (1.44%) Retail Banking
12 70 (1.38%) Back Office
13 64 (1.26%) Publishing
14 56 (1.11%) Investment Banking
15 32 (0.63%) Local Government
16 30 (0.59%) Games
17 26 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 24 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
19 22 (0.43%) Electronics
20 19 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,517 (49.72%) Project Manager
2 742 (14.66%) IT Manager
3 613 (12.11%) IT Project Manager
4 527 (10.41%) Analyst
5 464 (9.17%) Senior Manager
6 402 (7.94%) Senior Project Manager
7 313 (6.18%) Consultant
8 266 (5.25%) Business Analyst
9 245 (4.84%) Software Project Manager
10 244 (4.82%) Infrastructure Manager
11 237 (4.68%) Architect
12 199 (3.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 190 (3.75%) Programme Manager
14 171 (3.38%) Technical Manager
15 164 (3.24%) Delivery Project Manager
16 161 (3.18%) Delivery Manager
17 123 (2.43%) Technical Project Manager
18 119 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
19 115 (2.27%) Agile Project Manager
20 111 (2.19%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (4.19%) .NET
2 54 (1.07%) HTML
3 48 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 46 (0.91%) Web Services
5 45 (0.89%) LDAP
6 40 (0.79%) ASP.NET
7 39 (0.77%) Middleware
8 37 (0.73%) XML
9 35 (0.69%) CSS
10 24 (0.47%) jQuery
11 22 (0.43%) HTML5
12 21 (0.41%) Mason
13 19 (0.38%) EDI
14 18 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (0.36%) JSON
15 16 (0.32%) AngularJS
16 15 (0.30%) Spring
17 14 (0.28%) XMPP
18 13 (0.26%) COM
19 12 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 457 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 405 (8.00%) PMI
3 359 (7.09%) Data Centre
4 304 (6.01%) Management Information System
5 261 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
6 130 (2.57%) Virtual Team
7 115 (2.27%) Driving Licence
8 106 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 82 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 77 (1.52%) User Experience
11 71 (1.40%) Fintech
12 67 (1.32%) NHS
13 55 (1.09%) Mobile App
14 54 (1.07%) FMCG
15 36 (0.71%) Life Science
16 33 (0.65%) Clustering
16 33 (0.65%) Public Cloud
17 31 (0.61%) PKI
18 29 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
19 28 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 472 (9.32%) Windows
2 178 (3.52%) Windows Server
3 139 (2.75%) Linux
4 124 (2.45%) Windows 10
5 92 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (1.80%) Windows 7
7 45 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (0.85%) Unix
9 38 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 15 (0.30%) Android
11 15 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.24%) Solaris
14 10 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.099%) CentOS
15 5 (0.099%) DC/OS
15 5 (0.099%) SUSE
15 5 (0.099%) zOS
16 4 (0.079%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,113 (61.50%) Project Management
2 2,034 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,203 (23.77%) ITIL
4 1,187 (23.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 708 (13.99%) Scrum
6 576 (11.38%) Change Management
7 575 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 486 (9.60%) Programme Management
9 462 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
10 425 (8.40%) Project Planning
11 400 (7.90%) SDLC
12 398 (7.86%) Business Analysis
13 375 (7.41%) Risk Management
14 371 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 288 (5.69%) Line Management
16 286 (5.65%) CRM
16 286 (5.65%) Service Delivery
17 274 (5.41%) PRINCE
18 273 (5.39%) Software Delivery
19 271 (5.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 317 (6.26%) SQL
2 148 (2.92%) Java
3 104 (2.05%) C
4 103 (2.03%) C#
5 68 (1.34%) JavaScript
6 53 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 41 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 39 (0.77%) VBA
9 24 (0.47%) C++
9 24 (0.47%) PL/SQL
9 24 (0.47%) VBScript
10 23 (0.45%) VB
11 21 (0.41%) PHP
12 18 (0.36%) Python
13 10 (0.20%) COBOL
14 9 (0.18%) ABAP
15 7 (0.14%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.14%) Perl
15 7 (0.14%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 823 (16.26%) PMI Certification
2 817 (16.14%) Degree
3 747 (14.76%) PMP
4 657 (12.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 486 (9.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 233 (4.60%) APMP
7 205 (4.05%) Security Cleared
8 195 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 188 (3.71%) ISEB
10 164 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
11 128 (2.53%) MCSE
12 104 (2.05%) CISSP
13 103 (2.03%) SC Cleared
14 102 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
15 78 (1.54%) MCSA
16 77 (1.52%) CCNP
17 75 (1.48%) CCNA
18 64 (1.26%) CISM
19 51 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
20 50 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 603 (11.91%) PMO
2 260 (5.14%) QA
3 162 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 130 (2.57%) SLA
5 101 (2.00%) GDPR
6 80 (1.58%) COBIT
7 67 (1.32%) PCI DSS
8 38 (0.75%) PMBOK
9 35 (0.69%) ISO 9001
10 25 (0.49%) P3O
11 24 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 23 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
13 21 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 20 (0.40%) Data Quality
15 17 (0.34%) ISO 22301
15 17 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 14 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 6 (0.12%) GPG13
17 6 (0.12%) ISO 14001
17 6 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 271 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 176 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 41 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
6 30 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.57%) XenApp
8 26 (0.51%) vSphere
9 15 (0.30%) Docker
10 14 (0.28%) BitLocker
11 13 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.099%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.079%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.079%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.079%) HDFS
17 3 (0.059%) Firmware
17 3 (0.059%) RACF
Systems Management
1 60 (1.19%) SCCM
2 33 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (0.53%) AirWatch
4 22 (0.43%) SCOM
5 21 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 21 (0.41%) Puppet
6 16 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (0.26%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.22%) SCVMM
9 9 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (0.16%) Ansible
10 8 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.16%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.14%) WSUS
12 6 (0.12%) Automic
12 6 (0.12%) Dollar Universe
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.12%) RSA enVision
13 5 (0.099%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 960 (18.96%) Microsoft
2 270 (5.33%) VMware
3 260 (5.14%) SAP
4 252 (4.98%) Oracle
5 209 (4.13%) Cisco
6 203 (4.01%) Citrix
7 130 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
8 98 (1.94%) HP
9 96 (1.90%) Google
10 76 (1.50%) F5
11 75 (1.48%) CheckPoint
12 64 (1.26%) Capita
13 46 (0.91%) JD Edwards
13 46 (0.91%) Tableau
14 44 (0.87%) IBM
15 43 (0.85%) CA
16 42 (0.83%) Sitecore
17 37 (0.73%) Avaya
18 36 (0.71%) Fortinet
18 36 (0.71%) Juniper