Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 120 102
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 -29
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 3,677 4,763 5,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.56% 2.77% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.01% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,003 3,807 4,380
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% -1.90%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 131,979 158,139 157,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.02% 92.00% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 103,511 127,273 128,647
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 -18 3,458 £55,000 +4.76% 112
UK excluding London -6 2,366 £50,000 - 84
London -36 1,193 £62,000 +3.33% 38
South East +17 844 £55,000 +4.76% 28
North of England -4 508 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Midlands -10 406 £50,000 +5.26% 18
West Midlands +3 330 £50,192 +10.31% 15
North West +20 315 £47,500 +5.56% 14
South West -25 253 £49,500 +6.45% 3
East of England +19 227 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Yorkshire -37 170 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East Midlands -35 75 £47,500 - 3
Scotland -54 69 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Wales -3 47 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North East -3 23 £41,250 +16.20% 1
Isle of Man +3 11 £52,500 -4.55%
Northern Ireland -24 5 £45,000 -7.69%

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 2,282 (62.06%) Project Management
2 1,715 (46.64%) Agile Software Development
3 1,199 (32.61%) Finance
4 1,083 (29.45%) ITIL
5 813 (22.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 742 (20.18%) Degree
7 718 (19.53%) Microsoft
8 674 (18.33%) PMI Certification
9 618 (16.81%) PMP
10 494 (13.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 474 (12.89%) PMO
12 473 (12.86%) Scrum
13 458 (12.46%) Waterfall
14 410 (11.15%) Change Management
15 403 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
16 393 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
17 373 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
18 332 (9.03%) Service Delivery
19 330 (8.97%) Service Management
20 323 (8.78%) Microsoft Project
21 319 (8.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 319 (8.68%) SDLC
22 318 (8.65%) Windows
23 316 (8.59%) Programme Management
24 313 (8.51%) Security Cleared
25 297 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
26 289 (7.86%) Risk Management
27 288 (7.83%) SQL
28 281 (7.64%) Business Analysis
29 279 (7.59%) 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
1 166 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.53%) Confluence
3 63 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 38 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 33 (0.90%) IIS
6 27 (0.73%) CMS
7 24 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.30%) MS Project Server
12 10 (0.27%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.22%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.16%) WordPress
16 5 (0.14%) Drupal
17 4 (0.11%) Alfresco
17 4 (0.11%) Joomla!
18 3 (0.082%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 323 (8.78%) Microsoft Project
2 255 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 225 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
4 154 (4.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 117 (3.18%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.14%) CATIA
9 4 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.082%) SPSS
10 3 (0.082%) Stata
11 2 (0.054%) Abaqus
11 2 (0.054%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.054%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.054%) Revit
11 2 (0.054%) Sketch
12 1 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 75 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.39%) NetSuite
3 47 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
5 23 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 22 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 20 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
9 15 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
9 15 (0.41%) Magento
10 13 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 13 (0.35%) SAP ERP
11 11 (0.30%) Lawson
11 11 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
12 9 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
12 9 (0.24%) SAP SD
13 6 (0.16%) SAP CRM
14 5 (0.14%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 373 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 267 (7.26%) Office 365
3 195 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (2.91%) SaaS
5 63 (1.71%) IaaS
6 57 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 51 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
8 46 (1.25%) OneDrive
9 44 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (0.95%) Power Platform
11 24 (0.65%) Azure Stack
11 24 (0.65%) PaaS
12 18 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (0.44%) Basecamp
14 14 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
15 13 (0.35%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.00%) LAN
2 136 (3.70%) WAN
3 117 (3.18%) Firewall
4 88 (2.39%) DNS
5 78 (2.12%) SAN
5 78 (2.12%) Skype
6 67 (1.82%) DHCP
7 65 (1.77%) VoIP
8 50 (1.36%) Wireless
9 47 (1.28%) Internet
9 47 (1.28%) TCP/IP
10 45 (1.22%) VPN
11 37 (1.01%) NetScaler
12 34 (0.92%) Software-Defined Networking
12 34 (0.92%) Unified Communications
13 31 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (0.71%) MPLS
14 26 (0.71%) SSL
14 26 (0.71%) WLAN
15 20 (0.54%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 46 (1.25%) Big Data
3 45 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 37 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (0.95%) Power BI
7 32 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 27 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (0.57%) GIS
11 18 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (0.41%) Relational Database
14 14 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (0.38%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (0.30%) MS Access
16 11 (0.30%) SAP BW
17 10 (0.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 173 (4.70%) JIRA
2 44 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 24 (0.65%) TestRail
3 24 (0.65%) Zephyr
4 14 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.33%) Hudson
5 12 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.19%) SonarQube
6 7 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.082%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.082%) ERwin
9 3 (0.082%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.082%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.054%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.054%) Maven
10 2 (0.054%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.054%) Selenium
General
1 1,199 (32.61%) Finance
2 207 (5.63%) Marketing
3 200 (5.44%) Retail
4 164 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 122 (3.32%) Manufacturing
6 118 (3.21%) Banking
7 91 (2.47%) Law
8 88 (2.39%) Legal
9 67 (1.82%) Local Government
10 54 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 49 (1.33%) Advertising
11 49 (1.33%) Billing
12 29 (0.79%) Back Office
13 24 (0.65%) Electronics
14 23 (0.63%) Automotive
15 20 (0.54%) Military
16 19 (0.52%) Front Office
17 18 (0.49%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.44%) Publishing
19 15 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,728 (46.99%) Project Manager
2 518 (14.09%) IT Manager
3 403 (10.96%) Analyst
4 402 (10.93%) IT Project Manager
5 312 (8.49%) Senior Manager
6 290 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
7 220 (5.98%) Business Analyst
8 205 (5.58%) Delivery Manager
9 194 (5.28%) Architect
10 176 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
11 161 (4.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 158 (4.30%) Consultant
12 158 (4.30%) Software Project Manager
13 136 (3.70%) Service Manager
14 126 (3.43%) Programme Manager
15 101 (2.75%) Technical Manager
16 88 (2.39%) Services Delivery Manager
17 84 (2.28%) Technical Project Manager
18 83 (2.26%) Agile Project Manager
18 83 (2.26%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (1.77%) .NET
2 52 (1.41%) Web Services
3 23 (0.63%) HTML
3 23 (0.63%) XML
4 14 (0.38%) .NET Framework
4 14 (0.38%) Middleware
5 12 (0.33%) CSS
6 11 (0.30%) AngularJS
6 11 (0.30%) React
7 10 (0.27%) Flash
7 10 (0.27%) Node.js
7 10 (0.27%) ODBC
8 9 (0.24%) Apache Flex
9 8 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.22%) LDAP
9 8 (0.22%) XML Messaging
10 6 (0.16%) jQuery
10 6 (0.16%) LAMP
10 6 (0.16%) RESTful
10 6 (0.16%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 393 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 279 (7.59%) PMI
3 259 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 226 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 218 (5.93%) Self-Motivation
6 103 (2.80%) Driving Licence
7 74 (2.01%) User Experience
8 51 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 50 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 46 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (1.25%) NHS
11 40 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 36 (0.98%) e-Learning
13 35 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 32 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
15 29 (0.79%) CMDB
15 29 (0.79%) EPoS
16 28 (0.76%) Replication
17 24 (0.65%) Private Cloud
18 23 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 318 (8.65%) Windows
2 140 (3.81%) Windows Server
3 118 (3.21%) Linux
4 100 (2.72%) Windows 10
5 58 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (1.44%) Unix
7 48 (1.31%) Windows 7
8 29 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 28 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.33%) Android
11 12 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
12 9 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.22%) Solaris
14 7 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.14%) CentOS
17 4 (0.11%) AIX
17 4 (0.11%) SUSE
17 4 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,282 (62.06%) Project Management
2 1,715 (46.64%) Agile Software Development
3 1,083 (29.45%) ITIL
4 813 (22.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 473 (12.86%) Scrum
6 458 (12.46%) Waterfall
7 410 (11.15%) Change Management
8 403 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
9 332 (9.03%) Service Delivery
10 330 (8.97%) Service Management
11 319 (8.68%) SDLC
12 316 (8.59%) Programme Management
13 297 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 289 (7.86%) Risk Management
15 281 (7.64%) Business Analysis
16 271 (7.37%) CRM
17 250 (6.80%) ERP
18 245 (6.66%) Migration
19 230 (6.26%) Change Control
20 227 (6.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (7.83%) SQL
2 119 (3.24%) C
3 78 (2.12%) C#
4 68 (1.85%) Java
5 58 (1.58%) JavaScript
6 55 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 41 (1.12%) PHP
8 34 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 30 (0.82%) Python
10 29 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 20 (0.54%) VBA
12 9 (0.24%) ABAP
13 6 (0.16%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.14%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.14%) R
14 5 (0.14%) Scala
14 5 (0.14%) VBScript
15 2 (0.054%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.054%) Ruby
15 2 (0.054%) VB
Qualifications
1 742 (20.18%) Degree
2 674 (18.33%) PMI Certification
3 618 (16.81%) PMP
4 494 (13.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 319 (8.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 313 (8.51%) Security Cleared
7 206 (5.60%) APMP
8 158 (4.30%) SC Cleared
9 118 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 111 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
11 110 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
12 98 (2.67%) DV Cleared
13 84 (2.28%) ISEB
14 79 (2.15%) CCNA
15 69 (1.88%) CISA
16 65 (1.77%) CISSP
17 63 (1.71%) CISM
17 63 (1.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 62 (1.69%) MCP
19 47 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (12.89%) PMO
2 213 (5.79%) QA
3 177 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 166 (4.51%) GDPR
5 139 (3.78%) SLA
6 95 (2.58%) ISO 9001
7 67 (1.82%) COBIT
8 56 (1.52%) PCI DSS
9 38 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 35 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 23 (0.63%) Data Quality
12 22 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
13 21 (0.57%) P3O
14 16 (0.44%) NIST
14 16 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 15 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
16 12 (0.33%) ISO 22301
17 10 (0.27%) ISO 31000
17 10 (0.27%) PMBOK
18 9 (0.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 263 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 190 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (2.91%) Hyper-V
4 46 (1.25%) XenApp
5 37 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 26 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 24 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.54%) BitLocker
10 18 (0.49%) Firmware
11 16 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (0.27%) NFS
12 10 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.27%) VMware NSX
12 10 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (0.24%) vSphere
14 8 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 8 (0.22%) DFS Replication
14 8 (0.22%) Docker
14 8 (0.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 103 (2.80%) SCCM
2 67 (1.82%) SCOM
3 33 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 31 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 24 (0.65%) SCOrch
6 19 (0.52%) Netcool
7 16 (0.44%) vRealize
8 14 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (0.35%) IBM Guardium
9 13 (0.35%) Nessus
9 13 (0.35%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.19%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 6 (0.16%) OSSEC
13 6 (0.16%) WSUS
14 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (0.14%) Nagios
15 3 (0.082%) Jamf Pro
15 3 (0.082%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 718 (19.53%) Microsoft
2 253 (6.88%) VMware
3 219 (5.96%) Cisco
4 210 (5.71%) Oracle
5 203 (5.52%) SAP
6 160 (4.35%) Citrix
7 87 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 62 (1.69%) HP
9 50 (1.36%) NetApp
10 47 (1.28%) IBM
11 43 (1.17%) Splunk
12 42 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 39 (1.06%) JD Edwards
14 35 (0.95%) Avaya
15 31 (0.84%) Atlassian
15 31 (0.84%) Capita
15 31 (0.84%) Remedy
16 26 (0.71%) Dell
16 26 (0.71%) Google
17 23 (0.63%) BMC