Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 103 72
Rank change year-on-year -17 -31 -11
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 4,799 5,245 7,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.76% 3.03% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.35% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,820 4,405 6,527
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,000 £76,250
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 157,709 156,756 180,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.73% 90.60% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 126,494 127,661 150,345
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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 -19 4,511 £52,500 - 381
UK excluding London -13 2,899 £50,000 +5.26% 259
London -11 1,804 £60,000 - 143
South East -13 848 £52,500 +5.00% 83
North of England -3 598 £45,000 - 63
Midlands -24 559 £47,500 - 36
West Midlands -12 394 £47,000 -6.00% 23
East of England -21 351 £52,500 +1.94% 32
North West +26 338 £45,000 - 29
South West -4 338 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Yorkshire -23 216 £50,000 +6.38% 31
East Midlands -23 161 £47,500 +7.18% 13
Scotland +17 156 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Wales +23 65 £55,000 +37.50% 8
North East 0 44 £35,500 -16.47% 3
Isle of Man - 7 £55,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +9 5 £48,750 +14.71% 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3,002 (62.55%) Project Management
2 2,052 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1,703 (35.49%) Finance
4 1,195 (24.90%) ITIL
5 1,175 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 885 (18.44%) Microsoft
7 823 (17.15%) Degree
8 798 (16.63%) PMI Certification
9 733 (15.27%) Scrum
10 721 (15.02%) PMP
11 610 (12.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 603 (12.57%) PMO
13 567 (11.81%) Waterfall
14 564 (11.75%) Microsoft Project
15 532 (11.09%) Change Management
16 485 (10.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 480 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
18 467 (9.73%) Windows
19 457 (9.52%) Programme Management
20 451 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
21 427 (8.90%) Retail
22 404 (8.42%) Business Analysis
23 391 (8.15%) SDLC
24 389 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
25 377 (7.86%) Risk Management
26 368 (7.67%) Project Planning
27 364 (7.58%) PMI
28 349 (7.27%) Data Centre
29 339 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
30 325 (6.77%) 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
1 204 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 92 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 78 (1.63%) Confluence
4 72 (1.50%) IIS
5 62 (1.29%) Skype for Business
6 30 (0.63%) CMS
7 26 (0.54%) JBoss
7 26 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 24 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 23 (0.48%) SAS
10 21 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 20 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.35%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.23%) MS Project Server
15 11 (0.23%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 564 (11.75%) Microsoft Project
2 339 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 313 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
4 205 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 174 (3.63%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.13%) SPSS
8 3 (0.063%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.042%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.042%) Maya
10 1 (0.021%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.021%) Niku Workbench
10 1 (0.021%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 74 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.79%) NetSuite
4 25 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.33%) Workfront
7 15 (0.31%) Infor SunSystems
7 15 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
8 14 (0.29%) SAP FI
9 13 (0.27%) Markit EDM
10 10 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (0.21%) SAP SD
11 9 (0.19%) Infor M3
12 8 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
12 8 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.15%) iTrent
13 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.13%) SAP CO
14 6 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 298 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 283 (5.90%) Office 365
3 251 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 184 (3.83%) SaaS
5 99 (2.06%) IaaS
6 76 (1.58%) PaaS
7 46 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 43 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 22 (0.46%) OneDrive
11 18 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.21%) GitHub
12 10 (0.21%) Trello
13 9 (0.19%) Yammer
14 5 (0.10%) Boomi
14 5 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (0.10%) Serverless
15 4 (0.083%) Dropbox
15 4 (0.083%) Slack
15 4 (0.083%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 208 (4.33%) Firewall
2 203 (4.23%) WAN
3 167 (3.48%) LAN
4 107 (2.23%) SAN
5 78 (1.63%) VoIP
6 67 (1.40%) DNS
7 64 (1.33%) Internet
8 58 (1.21%) Skype
9 56 (1.17%) IPsec
10 45 (0.94%) DHCP
10 45 (0.94%) VPN
11 44 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
12 42 (0.88%) SSL
13 36 (0.75%) Unified Communications
14 34 (0.71%) MPLS
15 32 (0.67%) Wireless
16 31 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
17 30 (0.63%) TCP/IP
18 29 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
19 28 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 89 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (1.48%) Big Data
5 63 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (1.10%) Power BI
7 45 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 32 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
9 31 (0.65%) QlikView
10 28 (0.58%) GIS
10 28 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (0.50%) Oracle Database
12 21 (0.44%) DB2
12 21 (0.44%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (0.29%) MySQL
14 14 (0.29%) SQLPlus
15 13 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
16 12 (0.25%) NoSQL
16 12 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 257 (5.36%) JIRA
2 43 (0.90%) Visual Studio
3 36 (0.75%) Git (software)
4 29 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 29 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 25 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 19 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 18 (0.38%) Selenium
8 15 (0.31%) AdminStudio
8 15 (0.31%) InstallShield
9 12 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.23%) Subversion
11 10 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
12 9 (0.19%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.17%) JMeter
14 6 (0.13%) ClearCase
14 6 (0.13%) ClearQuest
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (0.10%) JUnit
15 5 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 1,703 (35.49%) Finance
2 427 (8.90%) Retail
3 291 (6.06%) Banking
4 242 (5.04%) Marketing
5 211 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 148 (3.08%) Legal
7 126 (2.63%) Law
8 122 (2.54%) Manufacturing
9 100 (2.08%) Advertising
10 75 (1.56%) Publishing
11 74 (1.54%) Back Office
12 70 (1.46%) Retail Banking
13 62 (1.29%) Billing
14 49 (1.02%) Investment Banking
15 37 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
16 35 (0.73%) Games
17 29 (0.60%) Local Government
18 26 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.44%) French Language
20 20 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,298 (47.88%) Project Manager
2 747 (15.57%) IT Manager
3 562 (11.71%) IT Project Manager
4 466 (9.71%) Analyst
5 440 (9.17%) Senior Manager
6 392 (8.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 284 (5.92%) Consultant
8 232 (4.83%) Architect
9 224 (4.67%) Programme Manager
10 218 (4.54%) Business Analyst
11 211 (4.40%) Software Project Manager
12 199 (4.15%) Infrastructure Manager
13 179 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
14 155 (3.23%) Technical Manager
15 150 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 146 (3.04%) Delivery Project Manager
17 124 (2.58%) Technical Project Manager
18 108 (2.25%) Senior IT Manager
19 106 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
20 105 (2.19%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (3.83%) .NET
2 52 (1.08%) Web Services
3 51 (1.06%) Middleware
4 48 (1.00%) .NET Framework
5 46 (0.96%) HTML
6 44 (0.92%) LDAP
7 26 (0.54%) XML
8 23 (0.48%) Spring
9 22 (0.46%) ASP.NET
9 22 (0.46%) HTML5
10 21 (0.44%) CSS
11 14 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (0.29%) EDI
12 13 (0.27%) Java EE
13 12 (0.25%) jQuery
13 12 (0.25%) React
14 11 (0.23%) COM
14 11 (0.23%) CSS3
14 11 (0.23%) Node.js
15 10 (0.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 451 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 364 (7.58%) PMI
3 349 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 307 (6.40%) Management Information System
5 260 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
6 116 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 111 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 103 (2.15%) Virtual Team
9 91 (1.90%) User Experience
10 73 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 72 (1.50%) Fintech
12 64 (1.33%) NHS
13 61 (1.27%) FMCG
14 60 (1.25%) Mobile App
15 35 (0.73%) CMDB
15 35 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
16 32 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
17 31 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 31 (0.65%) PKI
18 30 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 467 (9.73%) Windows
2 196 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 151 (3.15%) Linux
4 139 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 94 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 51 (1.06%) Unix
8 42 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.48%) Solaris
12 21 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 19 (0.40%) Android
14 15 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (0.10%) AIX
16 5 (0.10%) CentOS
16 5 (0.10%) DC/OS
16 5 (0.10%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,002 (62.55%) Project Management
2 2,052 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1,195 (24.90%) ITIL
4 1,175 (24.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 733 (15.27%) Scrum
6 567 (11.81%) Waterfall
7 532 (11.09%) Change Management
8 480 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 457 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 404 (8.42%) Business Analysis
11 391 (8.15%) SDLC
12 389 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 377 (7.86%) Risk Management
14 368 (7.67%) Project Planning
15 306 (6.38%) Service Delivery
16 291 (6.06%) Service Management
17 286 (5.96%) Presales
18 283 (5.90%) CRM
19 263 (5.48%) Migration
19 263 (5.48%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 325 (6.77%) SQL
2 161 (3.35%) Java
3 98 (2.04%) C
4 87 (1.81%) C#
5 65 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 63 (1.31%) PowerShell
7 48 (1.00%) T-SQL
8 36 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 31 (0.65%) VBA
10 28 (0.58%) C++
11 26 (0.54%) Python
12 25 (0.52%) PHP
13 23 (0.48%) VBScript
14 19 (0.40%) VB
15 11 (0.23%) R
15 11 (0.23%) Scala
16 8 (0.17%) COBOL
17 7 (0.15%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.13%) Apex Code
19 5 (0.10%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 823 (17.15%) Degree
2 798 (16.63%) PMI Certification
3 721 (15.02%) PMP
4 610 (12.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 485 (10.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 232 (4.83%) Security Cleared
7 203 (4.23%) ISEB
8 202 (4.21%) APMP
9 140 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 125 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
11 118 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
12 114 (2.38%) SC Cleared
13 102 (2.13%) CISSP
14 97 (2.02%) MCSE
15 75 (1.56%) CCNP
16 65 (1.35%) CISM
17 60 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
18 52 (1.08%) MCSA
19 49 (1.02%) DV Cleared
20 45 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 603 (12.57%) PMO
2 266 (5.54%) QA
3 184 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 141 (2.94%) SLA
5 113 (2.35%) GDPR
6 105 (2.19%) COBIT
7 52 (1.08%) PCI DSS
8 40 (0.83%) ISO 9001
9 38 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 36 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
11 32 (0.67%) PMBOK
12 28 (0.58%) P3O
13 26 (0.54%) Data Quality
14 17 (0.35%) GPG13
15 15 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 14 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 13 (0.27%) ISO 14001
17 13 (0.27%) ISO 22301
18 12 (0.25%) MiFID
19 10 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 285 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 190 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 52 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 26 (0.54%) XenApp
7 25 (0.52%) vSphere
8 24 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (0.44%) BitLocker
10 19 (0.40%) Docker
11 10 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.19%) Firmware
12 9 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.15%) HDFS
15 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.10%) KVM
16 5 (0.10%) vCloud
17 4 (0.083%) ACF2
17 4 (0.083%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 90 (1.88%) SCCM
2 34 (0.71%) SCOM
3 26 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 23 (0.48%) AirWatch
5 18 (0.38%) Puppet
6 13 (0.27%) Automic
6 13 (0.27%) Dollar Universe
6 13 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.27%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (0.21%) vRealize
9 9 (0.19%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.17%) Ansible
11 7 (0.15%) Oozie
12 6 (0.13%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.13%) WSUS
13 5 (0.10%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.10%) Control-M
Vendors
1 885 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 281 (5.86%) VMware
3 272 (5.67%) Oracle
4 228 (4.75%) SAP
5 202 (4.21%) Cisco
6 171 (3.56%) Citrix
7 145 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
8 102 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 76 (1.58%) Capita
10 71 (1.48%) Google
11 62 (1.29%) HP
12 59 (1.23%) F5
13 45 (0.94%) CA
14 43 (0.90%) IBM
14 43 (0.90%) Tableau
15 40 (0.83%) Juniper
16 38 (0.79%) JD Edwards
17 35 (0.73%) EMC
18 34 (0.71%) NetApp
19 31 (0.65%) Avaya