Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PRINCE 2
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 77 67
Rank change year-on-year -31 -10 -9
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 4,974 6,383 8,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.87% 3.59% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 4.01% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,997 5,281 7,381
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% - -2.06%

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 155,665 159,222 182,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.88% 89.52% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124,813 131,637 151,385
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,786 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.49% +2.71% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -37 4,637 £52,500 +1.94% 527
UK excluding London -28 3,098 £48,000 +1.05% 397
London -54 1,720 £58,000 -3.33% 157
South East -22 948 £52,500 +5.00% 100
Midlands -7 658 £47,500 -3.06% 86
North of England -47 627 £45,000 - 92
West Midlands -8 481 £47,500 -5.00% 50
South West -24 341 £45,000 - 45
North West -32 334 £45,000 +2.27% 49
East of England -35 313 £50,000 - 45
Yorkshire -41 261 £46,000 +2.22% 32
East Midlands -28 176 £47,500 +5.56% 35
Scotland +34 170 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Wales +2 46 £37,500 -16.67% 3
North East -21 32 £41,250 +9.30% 11
Northern Ireland -31 6 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Channel Islands +2 1 £65,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 3,035 (61.02%) Project Management
2 1,946 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1,737 (34.92%) Finance
4 1,226 (24.65%) ITIL
5 1,224 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 942 (18.94%) Microsoft
7 808 (16.24%) Degree
8 736 (14.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 713 (14.33%) PMI Certification
10 642 (12.91%) PMP
11 612 (12.30%) Scrum
12 575 (11.56%) Change Management
13 550 (11.06%) Microsoft Project
14 518 (10.41%) Waterfall
15 498 (10.01%) PMO
16 456 (9.17%) Business Analysis
17 430 (8.64%) Programme Management
18 412 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
19 411 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 396 (7.96%) SDLC
21 394 (7.92%) Windows
22 393 (7.90%) PMI
23 375 (7.54%) Retail
24 371 (7.46%) Project Planning
25 345 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
26 344 (6.92%) Risk Management
27 338 (6.80%) PRINCE
28 331 (6.65%) Microsoft Excel
29 314 (6.31%) Banking
30 310 (6.23%) 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
1 271 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 105 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 60 (1.21%) Skype for Business
4 46 (0.92%) IIS
5 44 (0.88%) CMS
6 32 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (0.62%) Confluence
8 29 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 21 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (0.36%) MS Project Server
13 15 (0.30%) Umbraco
14 14 (0.28%) IBM Notes
14 14 (0.28%) JBoss
15 12 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.22%) Tomcat
17 10 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 550 (11.06%) Microsoft Project
2 345 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
3 331 (6.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 223 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 182 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 21 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.040%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.040%) Maya
7 2 (0.040%) Niku Workbench
8 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.020%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 80 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 34 (0.68%) NetSuite
5 32 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 29 (0.58%) SAP R/3
7 17 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
8 16 (0.32%) SAP HCM
9 13 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
10 12 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 11 (0.22%) ResourceLink
12 10 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 10 (0.20%) SAP ERP
13 9 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
13 9 (0.18%) Primavera
13 9 (0.18%) Workfront
14 8 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
15 7 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
16 6 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 233 (4.68%) Office 365
2 231 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 123 (2.47%) SaaS
5 58 (1.17%) IaaS
6 37 (0.74%) PaaS
7 34 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
9 26 (0.52%) OneDrive
10 22 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
11 15 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 15 (0.30%) Dropbox
12 11 (0.22%) iPaaS
13 9 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.14%) GitHub
14 7 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 7 (0.14%) Yammer
15 5 (0.10%) Boomi
15 5 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 5 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 219 (4.40%) WAN
2 174 (3.50%) LAN
3 149 (3.00%) Firewall
4 96 (1.93%) SAN
5 78 (1.57%) VoIP
6 51 (1.03%) Internet
6 51 (1.03%) Wireless
7 46 (0.92%) DNS
7 46 (0.92%) Skype
8 42 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 42 (0.84%) VPN
9 40 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
10 35 (0.70%) DHCP
10 35 (0.70%) Ethernet
11 33 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (0.64%) SSL
13 31 (0.62%) IPsec
14 29 (0.58%) Unified Communications
15 27 (0.54%) LDAP
16 26 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 84 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 79 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (1.19%) Big Data
6 53 (1.07%) Power BI
7 37 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 33 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (0.62%) MySQL
10 30 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
12 24 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 20 (0.40%) Oracle Database
14 16 (0.32%) OLAP
14 16 (0.32%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.32%) SAP BW
15 13 (0.26%) QlikView
16 12 (0.24%) DB2
17 10 (0.20%) DTS
17 10 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 164 (3.30%) JIRA
2 26 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 26 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 23 (0.46%) TeamCity
4 22 (0.44%) Selenium
4 22 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.26%) Cucumber
6 12 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
8 9 (0.18%) LoadRunner
9 7 (0.14%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.080%) InstallShield
12 4 (0.080%) JBehave
12 4 (0.080%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.080%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.080%) Zephyr
General
1 1,737 (34.92%) Finance
2 375 (7.54%) Retail
3 314 (6.31%) Banking
4 234 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 199 (4.00%) Legal
6 172 (3.46%) Marketing
7 171 (3.44%) Manufacturing
8 119 (2.39%) Law
9 97 (1.95%) Advertising
10 88 (1.77%) Investment Banking
11 78 (1.57%) Retail Banking
12 56 (1.13%) Billing
13 49 (0.99%) Back Office
14 43 (0.86%) Publishing
15 37 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.60%) Electronics
16 30 (0.60%) Local Government
17 20 (0.40%) Games
18 19 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
18 19 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2,485 (49.96%) Project Manager
2 724 (14.56%) IT Manager
3 583 (11.72%) IT Project Manager
4 572 (11.50%) Analyst
5 411 (8.26%) Senior Manager
6 359 (7.22%) Senior Project Manager
7 307 (6.17%) Business Analyst
8 301 (6.05%) Infrastructure Manager
9 300 (6.03%) Consultant
10 249 (5.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 200 (4.02%) Software Project Manager
12 186 (3.74%) Architect
13 175 (3.52%) Programme Manager
14 158 (3.18%) Technical Manager
15 132 (2.65%) Service Manager
16 129 (2.59%) Agile Project Manager
17 128 (2.57%) Delivery Manager
18 119 (2.39%) Technical Project Manager
19 111 (2.23%) Delivery Project Manager
20 104 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (3.96%) .NET
2 74 (1.49%) HTML
3 65 (1.31%) Web Services
4 58 (1.17%) XML
5 56 (1.13%) ASP.NET
6 49 (0.99%) CSS
7 40 (0.80%) Middleware
8 34 (0.68%) .NET Framework
9 33 (0.66%) jQuery
10 30 (0.60%) HTML5
11 28 (0.56%) SOAP
12 23 (0.46%) AngularJS
12 23 (0.46%) JSON
13 21 (0.42%) REST
14 17 (0.34%) Entity Framework
14 17 (0.34%) Mason
14 17 (0.34%) XSLT
15 16 (0.32%) WCF
16 15 (0.30%) J2EE
17 14 (0.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 412 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 393 (7.90%) PMI
3 287 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 261 (5.25%) Management Information System
5 141 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 131 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 129 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 70 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 70 (1.41%) User Experience
9 57 (1.15%) NHS
10 43 (0.86%) Fintech
11 40 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 35 (0.70%) Clustering
13 30 (0.60%) Life Science
14 28 (0.56%) Public Cloud
15 24 (0.48%) Private Cloud
16 22 (0.44%) EPoS
17 20 (0.40%) CMDB
17 20 (0.40%) PKI
17 20 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 394 (7.92%) Windows
2 154 (3.10%) Windows Server
3 97 (1.95%) Linux
4 92 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 76 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 54 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (0.88%) Unix
9 29 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (0.40%) Android
11 19 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.14%) SUSE
14 6 (0.12%) AIX
14 6 (0.12%) Solaris
15 5 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.060%) VMS
17 2 (0.040%) CentOS
18 1 (0.020%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.020%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,035 (61.02%) Project Management
2 1,946 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1,226 (24.65%) ITIL
4 1,224 (24.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 612 (12.30%) Scrum
6 575 (11.56%) Change Management
7 518 (10.41%) Waterfall
8 456 (9.17%) Business Analysis
9 430 (8.64%) Programme Management
10 396 (7.96%) SDLC
11 371 (7.46%) Project Planning
12 344 (6.92%) Risk Management
13 338 (6.80%) PRINCE
14 297 (5.97%) Service Delivery
15 294 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 294 (5.91%) CRM
16 286 (5.75%) ERP
17 276 (5.55%) Line Management
18 253 (5.09%) Service Management
19 246 (4.95%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 310 (6.23%) SQL
2 119 (2.39%) Java
3 99 (1.99%) C#
4 84 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 75 (1.51%) C
6 40 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 37 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 31 (0.62%) VBA
9 24 (0.48%) VB
10 23 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 22 (0.44%) Python
12 17 (0.34%) PL/SQL
13 15 (0.30%) PHP
13 15 (0.30%) VBScript
14 11 (0.22%) C++
15 7 (0.14%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.14%) Perl
15 7 (0.14%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.12%) ABAP
16 6 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 808 (16.24%) Degree
2 736 (14.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 713 (14.33%) PMI Certification
4 642 (12.91%) PMP
5 411 (8.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 244 (4.91%) APMP
7 196 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 183 (3.68%) Security Cleared
9 168 (3.38%) ISEB
10 146 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
11 121 (2.43%) MCSE
12 117 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
13 105 (2.11%) SC Cleared
14 98 (1.97%) CCNA
14 98 (1.97%) CISSP
15 84 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
16 73 (1.47%) MCSA
17 48 (0.97%) CISM
17 48 (0.97%) ISTQB
18 47 (0.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 498 (10.01%) PMO
2 247 (4.97%) QA
3 143 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (1.85%) SLA
5 91 (1.83%) GDPR
6 62 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 55 (1.11%) COBIT
8 36 (0.72%) PMBOK
9 35 (0.70%) P3O
10 32 (0.64%) ISO 9001
11 30 (0.60%) Data Quality
12 24 (0.48%) MiFID
13 22 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 17 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 15 (0.30%) EMIR
15 15 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 14 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (0.22%) ISO 14001
18 9 (0.18%) FATCA
18 9 (0.18%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 232 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 155 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 32 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.46%) XenApp
6 21 (0.42%) vSphere
7 20 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.080%) Docker
11 4 (0.080%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.060%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.060%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.060%) HDFS
12 3 (0.060%) OpenSIPS
12 3 (0.060%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.040%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 63 (1.27%) SCCM
2 24 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 21 (0.42%) SCOM
4 20 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (0.32%) Puppet
6 14 (0.28%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (0.16%) SCVMM
7 8 (0.16%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.14%) SCSM
9 6 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.10%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.10%) RSA enVision
11 4 (0.080%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.060%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.060%) Nagios
12 3 (0.060%) Oozie
12 3 (0.060%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.060%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 942 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 293 (5.89%) SAP
3 243 (4.89%) VMware
4 211 (4.24%) Cisco
5 205 (4.12%) Oracle
6 176 (3.54%) Citrix
7 106 (2.13%) HP
8 90 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 67 (1.35%) Google
10 57 (1.15%) F5
11 49 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 47 (0.94%) IBM
13 44 (0.88%) NetApp
14 37 (0.74%) 3PAR
14 37 (0.74%) Tableau
15 35 (0.70%) Capita
16 32 (0.64%) Avaya
16 32 (0.64%) JD Edwards
16 32 (0.64%) Sitecore
17 26 (0.52%) Juniper