Period
to 20 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 72 60
Rank change year-on-year -35 -12 0
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 5248 7830 10086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.96% 3.86% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 4.34% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4388 6551 8379
UK median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,500 £33,750 £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 158853 180408 194627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.89% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 127692 150037 158181
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 20 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 20 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 -33 5000 £52,000 -0.95% 277
UK excluding London -23 3159 £47,500 - 193
London -47 1935 £60,000 - 89
South East -22 909 £50,000 - 48
Midlands -8 708 £45,250 -4.23% 38
North of England -53 629 £45,000 - 57
West Midlands -14 481 £50,000 +11.11% 25
East of England -20 410 £50,000 -2.44% 22
South West -9 365 £50,000 +17.65% 23
North West -74 317 £45,000 - 34
Yorkshire -26 281 £47,500 +5.56% 19
East Midlands -7 221 £44,317 -6.70% 13
Scotland -46 98 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Wales -49 51 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North East +2 31 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 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 3083 (58.75%) Project Management
2 2161 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1902 (36.24%) Finance
4 1302 (24.81%) ITIL
5 1273 (24.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 922 (17.57%) Degree
7 894 (17.04%) Microsoft
8 744 (14.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 736 (14.02%) PMI Certification
10 711 (13.55%) Change Management
11 675 (12.86%) PMP
12 666 (12.69%) Scrum
13 663 (12.63%) Waterfall
14 617 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
15 556 (10.59%) PMO
16 491 (9.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 456 (8.69%) Retail
18 441 (8.40%) Business Analysis
19 440 (8.38%) Risk Management
20 439 (8.37%) Programme Management
21 431 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
22 430 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
23 428 (8.16%) SDLC
24 423 (8.06%) SQL
25 407 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
26 403 (7.68%) Microsoft Excel
27 372 (7.09%) Service Delivery
28 365 (6.96%) Windows
29 355 (6.76%) CRM
30 354 (6.75%) 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
1 312 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 96 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 71 (1.35%) IIS
4 61 (1.16%) WordPress
5 59 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 52 (0.99%) Confluence
7 38 (0.72%) JBoss
8 36 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (0.65%) CMS
10 31 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 31 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 30 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 21 (0.40%) MS Project Server
13 21 (0.40%) Skype for Business
14 12 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.23%) Apache
15 10 (0.19%) Anypoint
15 10 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 617 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
2 431 (8.21%) Microsoft Office
3 403 (7.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 277 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 273 (5.20%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.59%) 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 88 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 28 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 27 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
6 21 (0.40%) NetSuite
7 18 (0.34%) SAP HCM
8 17 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 12 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
10 12 (0.23%) ResourceLink
11 11 (0.21%) iTrent
11 11 (0.21%) Magento
11 11 (0.21%) SAP CRM
12 10 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
13 9 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
13 9 (0.17%) SAP R/3
14 8 (0.15%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 165 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 130 (2.48%) Office 365
4 129 (2.46%) SaaS
5 66 (1.26%) IaaS
6 57 (1.09%) PaaS
7 37 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
9 17 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 16 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.27%) iPaaS
12 13 (0.25%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 10 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.13%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.11%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.11%) Veeva
16 5 (0.095%) G Suite
16 5 (0.095%) Trello
17 4 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 231 (4.40%) WAN
2 180 (3.43%) LAN
3 178 (3.39%) Firewall
4 98 (1.87%) Internet
5 90 (1.71%) SAN
6 85 (1.62%) VoIP
7 66 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
8 61 (1.16%) DNS
9 57 (1.09%) Wireless
10 55 (1.05%) VLAN
11 49 (0.93%) Unified Communications
12 46 (0.88%) TCP/IP
13 43 (0.82%) DHCP
14 42 (0.80%) VPN
15 33 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (0.61%) Ethernet
16 32 (0.61%) Network Security
17 30 (0.57%) NAS
18 25 (0.48%) MPLS
19 22 (0.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 98 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (1.12%) Big Data
6 46 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 40 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 36 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 34 (0.65%) QlikView
10 31 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (0.55%) MySQL
12 25 (0.48%) DB2
13 23 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
13 23 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (0.42%) Power BI
15 20 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (0.36%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (0.32%) DTS
17 17 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 227 (4.33%) JIRA
2 48 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (0.84%) HP UFT
4 40 (0.76%) LoadRunner
5 37 (0.71%) Selenium
6 36 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 26 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 22 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 18 (0.34%) Subversion
10 15 (0.29%) JMeter
11 13 (0.25%) 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 1902 (36.24%) Finance
2 456 (8.69%) Retail
3 309 (5.89%) Banking
4 257 (4.90%) Marketing
5 256 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 191 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 179 (3.41%) Legal
8 94 (1.79%) Advertising
8 94 (1.79%) Law
9 79 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 58 (1.11%) Back Office
11 54 (1.03%) Automotive
12 49 (0.93%) Billing
12 49 (0.93%) Electronics
12 49 (0.93%) Front Office
13 46 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.76%) Retail Banking
15 38 (0.72%) Spanish Language
16 35 (0.67%) Publishing
17 28 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2487 (47.39%) Project Manager
2 712 (13.57%) IT Manager
3 638 (12.16%) Analyst
4 553 (10.54%) IT Project Manager
5 497 (9.47%) Senior Manager
6 405 (7.72%) Senior Project Manager
7 367 (6.99%) Consultant
8 318 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 244 (4.65%) Architect
10 241 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
11 226 (4.31%) Software Project Manager
12 205 (3.91%) Programme Manager
13 177 (3.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 162 (3.09%) Digital Project Manager
15 161 (3.07%) Delivery Manager
16 160 (3.05%) Agile Project Manager
17 138 (2.63%) Technical Manager
18 130 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
19 128 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
20 117 (2.23%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (4.12%) .NET
2 115 (2.19%) HTML
3 101 (1.92%) XML
4 79 (1.51%) Web Services
5 72 (1.37%) Middleware
6 60 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 40 (0.76%) CSS
8 35 (0.67%) .NET Framework
9 26 (0.50%) HTML5
9 26 (0.50%) JSON
9 26 (0.50%) 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 18 (0.34%) J2EE
14 17 (0.32%) RESTful
15 15 (0.29%) WCF
16 13 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 430 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (6.75%) PMI
3 308 (5.87%) Data Centre
4 258 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 131 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 130 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 98 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 88 (1.68%) NHS
9 61 (1.16%) User Experience
10 54 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 45 (0.86%) Replication
12 42 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 39 (0.74%) Fintech
14 38 (0.72%) EPoS
14 38 (0.72%) Equities
15 35 (0.67%) Fixed Income
16 34 (0.65%) CMDB
17 32 (0.61%) Derivative
17 32 (0.61%) Hedge funds
18 30 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 365 (6.96%) Windows
2 180 (3.43%) Linux
3 158 (3.01%) Windows Server
4 89 (1.70%) Unix
5 63 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (0.78%) Solaris
8 40 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 40 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 30 (0.57%) Android
11 28 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 26 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.15%) AIX
15 6 (0.11%) CentOS
16 4 (0.076%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.057%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.057%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.057%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3083 (58.75%) Project Management
2 2161 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1302 (24.81%) ITIL
4 1273 (24.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 711 (13.55%) Change Management
6 666 (12.69%) Scrum
7 663 (12.63%) Waterfall
8 441 (8.40%) Business Analysis
9 440 (8.38%) Risk Management
10 439 (8.37%) Programme Management
11 428 (8.16%) SDLC
12 407 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 372 (7.09%) Service Delivery
14 355 (6.76%) CRM
15 353 (6.73%) PRINCE
16 333 (6.35%) Mentoring
17 323 (6.15%) Service Management
18 318 (6.06%) Change Control
19 303 (5.77%) Project Planning
20 300 (5.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 423 (8.06%) SQL
2 217 (4.13%) Java
3 119 (2.27%) C#
4 117 (2.23%) C
5 103 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 54 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 49 (0.93%) Python
8 47 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 44 (0.84%) PL/SQL
10 41 (0.78%) Ruby
11 34 (0.65%) C++
12 33 (0.63%) VB
13 32 (0.61%) VB.NET
14 27 (0.51%) Perl
15 22 (0.42%) COBOL
15 22 (0.42%) PHP
16 21 (0.40%) VBScript
17 20 (0.38%) Shell Script
18 14 (0.27%) VBA
19 10 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 922 (17.57%) Degree
2 744 (14.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 736 (14.02%) PMI Certification
4 675 (12.86%) PMP
5 491 (9.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 222 (4.23%) APMP
7 215 (4.10%) Security Cleared
8 207 (3.94%) ISEB
9 170 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
10 152 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
10 152 (2.90%) CISSP
11 110 (2.10%) CISM
12 107 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 99 (1.89%) CISA
14 95 (1.81%) SC Cleared
15 77 (1.47%) CCNA
16 73 (1.39%) MCSE
17 71 (1.35%) ISTQB
18 68 (1.30%) CCNP
19 67 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 556 (10.59%) PMO
2 295 (5.62%) QA
3 158 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 109 (2.08%) SLA
5 68 (1.30%) COBIT
6 59 (1.12%) PCI DSS
7 41 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 39 (0.74%) P3O
9 37 (0.71%) ISO 9001
10 33 (0.63%) MiFID
11 26 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
12 25 (0.48%) GDPR
13 24 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 21 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 20 (0.38%) ISO 22301
16 19 (0.36%) PMBOK
17 16 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 15 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 10 (0.19%) EMIR
20 9 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 179 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 40 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.53%) vSphere
7 15 (0.29%) XenApp
8 11 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.19%) Firmware
9 10 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.17%) DFS Replication
11 6 (0.11%) Docker
12 4 (0.076%) UAG
12 4 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.057%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.057%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.038%) KVM
14 2 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.038%) XenServer
15 1 (0.019%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (0.71%) SCCM
3 27 (0.51%) Puppet
4 21 (0.40%) Control-M
4 21 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.29%) SCVMM
7 13 (0.25%) vCenter Server
8 12 (0.23%) Ansible
9 10 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 10 (0.19%) WSUS
10 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.17%) SCOM
11 8 (0.15%) BladeLogic
11 8 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.13%) Nagios
13 6 (0.11%) Kubernetes
13 6 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 894 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 333 (6.35%) Oracle
3 278 (5.30%) SAP
4 253 (4.82%) VMware
5 239 (4.55%) Cisco
6 120 (2.29%) HP
7 110 (2.10%) Citrix
8 74 (1.41%) IBM
9 71 (1.35%) Cognizant
10 69 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 57 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 50 (0.95%) Red Hat
13 47 (0.90%) NetApp
14 40 (0.76%) Juniper
15 37 (0.71%) CA
16 35 (0.67%) ServiceNow
17 29 (0.55%) Tableau
18 27 (0.51%) Northgate
19 24 (0.46%) Capita
19 24 (0.46%) JD Edwards
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gourock, Renfrewshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Net Talent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £450000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 10% car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum with excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000k - £60,000k plus excellent benefits and rapid career progressi
Posted: 5 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Possible flex on rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum to c£40,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £7000000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago