Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 306 556
Rank change year-on-year +92 +250 +502
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,536 1,783 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.65% 1.09% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.60% 3.58% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,072 1,575 724
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,150
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +22.70%

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 45,286 49,755 53,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.49% 30.34% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37,096 41,276 46,004
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Power BI in England.

Salary trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Power BI in England

Power BI
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
London +93 1,209 £58,000 +5.45% 195
South East +52 447 £50,000 +8.11% 73
North of England +43 310 £40,000 - 94
Midlands +70 256 £45,000 +5.88% 51
East of England +104 164 £42,500 -15.00% 34
North West 0 151 £42,500 +6.25% 33
South West +25 147 £40,000 -4.76% 37
West Midlands +47 143 £45,000 +12.50% 29
East Midlands +52 113 £46,250 +2.78% 22
Yorkshire +39 111 £40,000 -5.88% 40
North East +25 48 £36,500 +4.29% 21
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Power BI 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 across the England region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 2,311 (91.13%) Business Intelligence
2 1,777 (70.07%) SQL
3 1,359 (53.59%) SQL Server
4 1,336 (52.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,305 (51.46%) Microsoft
6 1,242 (48.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,054 (41.56%) Data Warehouse
8 932 (36.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 859 (33.87%) Analytics
10 855 (33.71%) Tableau
11 789 (31.11%) Visualisation
12 783 (30.88%) ETL
13 773 (30.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 724 (28.55%) T-SQL
15 703 (27.72%) Finance
16 590 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
17 480 (18.93%) Data Modelling
18 455 (17.94%) Data Visualisation
19 446 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
20 441 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
21 393 (15.50%) Degree
22 384 (15.14%) C#
23 367 (14.47%) .NET
24 342 (13.49%) Python
25 339 (13.37%) Big Data
26 338 (13.33%) QlikView
27 293 (11.55%) Data Analysis
28 258 (10.17%) Data Science
29 251 (9.90%) Data Lake
30 230 (9.07%) R

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 184 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 139 (5.48%) Apache Spark
3 109 (4.30%) SAS
4 45 (1.77%) Apache
5 34 (1.34%) IIS
6 31 (1.22%) Confluence
7 29 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (0.67%) Apache Pig
9 16 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.47%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.32%) CMS
13 7 (0.28%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.16%) Marvel
16 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.12%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.12%) WordPress
17 2 (0.079%) Oracle Coherence
17 2 (0.079%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 441 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.71%) SPSS
5 17 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.16%) Flinto
9 4 (0.16%) InVision
9 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.079%) Stata
11 1 (0.039%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 131 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 34 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (1.14%) Cognos TM1
6 16 (0.63%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.16%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.16%) Scribe Insight
11 3 (0.12%) Elite 3E
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.079%) Northgate Housing
12 2 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.079%) Oracle HRMS
12 2 (0.079%) Raiser's Edge
12 2 (0.079%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 773 (30.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 182 (7.18%) Azure Data Factory
3 155 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
4 121 (4.77%) Dynamics 365
5 118 (4.65%) Office 365
5 118 (4.65%) PaaS
6 54 (2.13%) Data Lake Analytics
7 44 (1.74%) IaaS
8 40 (1.58%) Azure Machine Learning
9 37 (1.46%) SaaS
10 33 (1.30%) Google Analytics
10 33 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 22 (0.87%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 20 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (0.63%) Serverless
14 13 (0.51%) GitHub
15 10 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
17 6 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.83%) Firewall
2 15 (0.59%) DNS
3 13 (0.51%) VPN
4 11 (0.43%) Skype
5 9 (0.35%) HTTP
5 9 (0.35%) SSL
6 8 (0.32%) Internet
6 8 (0.32%) MPLS
6 8 (0.32%) SMS
6 8 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.28%) Kerberos
7 7 (0.28%) VoIP
8 4 (0.16%) LAN
8 4 (0.16%) WAN
9 3 (0.12%) DHCP
9 3 (0.12%) FTP
9 3 (0.12%) Intranet
9 3 (0.12%) SAN
10 2 (0.079%) SNMP
10 2 (0.079%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,359 (53.59%) SQL Server
2 1,336 (52.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,242 (48.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,054 (41.56%) Data Warehouse
5 932 (36.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 339 (13.37%) Big Data
7 338 (13.33%) QlikView
8 251 (9.90%) Data Lake
9 179 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
10 176 (6.94%) Hadoop
11 172 (6.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 156 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 151 (5.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 143 (5.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 134 (5.28%) OLAP
16 119 (4.69%) Relational Database
17 116 (4.57%) SQL Server 2016
18 98 (3.86%) Data Mining
19 92 (3.63%) PowerPivot
20 84 (3.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 149 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 127 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 111 (4.38%) Git (software)
4 71 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 61 (2.41%) JIRA
6 49 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 41 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 20 (0.79%) Subversion
9 19 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (0.47%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.35%) ER Studio
12 8 (0.32%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (0.28%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.24%) PVCS
14 6 (0.24%) Toad
15 5 (0.20%) Axure RP
15 5 (0.20%) ERwin
15 5 (0.20%) Hudson
General
1 703 (27.72%) Finance
2 223 (8.79%) Advertising
3 210 (8.28%) Retail
4 149 (5.88%) Marketing
5 77 (3.04%) Banking
6 68 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 40 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.18%) Legal
9 29 (1.14%) Law
10 22 (0.87%) Automotive
11 21 (0.83%) Games
12 17 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.51%) Back Office
13 13 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.47%) Local Government
14 12 (0.47%) Publishing
15 11 (0.43%) Electronics
16 9 (0.35%) French Language
16 9 (0.35%) German Language
17 6 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,115 (43.97%) Developer
2 696 (27.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 618 (24.37%) Analyst
4 324 (12.78%) SQL Developer
5 281 (11.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 238 (9.38%) Consultant
7 183 (7.22%) Data Analyst
8 177 (6.98%) SSIS Developer
9 175 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
10 172 (6.78%) Business Developer
11 162 (6.39%) Senior Developer
12 147 (5.80%) SSRS Developer
13 142 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 138 (5.44%) Power BI Developer
15 133 (5.24%) Architect
16 106 (4.18%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 106 (4.18%) SSAS Developer
17 105 (4.14%) Analyst Developer
18 99 (3.90%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
19 89 (3.51%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (14.47%) .NET
2 158 (6.23%) MDX
3 130 (5.13%) HTML
4 122 (4.81%) ASP.NET
5 103 (4.06%) Kafka
6 102 (4.02%) Web Services
7 100 (3.94%) CSS
8 82 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (2.68%) AngularJS
10 62 (2.44%) .NET Framework
10 62 (2.44%) jQuery
11 58 (2.29%) JSON
12 54 (2.13%) React
12 54 (2.13%) XML
13 52 (2.05%) HTML5
14 50 (1.97%) .NET Core
15 47 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
16 45 (1.77%) Ajax
17 43 (1.70%) Entity Framework
18 40 (1.58%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 446 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
3 107 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 81 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 78 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 58 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 56 (2.21%) User Experience
8 50 (1.97%) Fintech
9 46 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
10 38 (1.50%) Replication
11 35 (1.38%) Driving Licence
12 33 (1.30%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.10%) Reinsurance
14 26 (1.03%) Social Network
15 22 (0.87%) NHS
16 21 (0.83%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.71%) Life Science
18 17 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
18 17 (0.67%) FMCG
19 15 (0.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 91 (3.59%) Windows
2 72 (2.84%) Linux
3 50 (1.97%) Unix
4 32 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 15 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.35%) VMS
8 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.20%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.16%) HPUX
11 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.12%) Android
13 2 (0.079%) CentOS
14 1 (0.039%) AIX
14 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.039%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.039%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,311 (91.13%) Business Intelligence
2 859 (33.87%) Analytics
3 789 (31.11%) Visualisation
4 783 (30.88%) ETL
5 590 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
6 480 (18.93%) Data Modelling
7 455 (17.94%) Data Visualisation
8 293 (11.55%) Data Analysis
9 258 (10.17%) Data Science
10 230 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
11 229 (9.03%) Scrum
12 226 (8.91%) Data Analytics
13 205 (8.08%) CRM
14 204 (8.04%) Machine Learning
15 191 (7.53%) Decision-Making
16 184 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 178 (7.02%) Data Management
18 162 (6.39%) Project Management
19 154 (6.07%) Dashboard Development
20 149 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1,777 (70.07%) SQL
2 724 (28.55%) T-SQL
3 384 (15.14%) C#
4 342 (13.49%) Python
5 230 (9.07%) R
6 227 (8.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 174 (6.86%) JavaScript
8 148 (5.84%) VBA
9 126 (4.97%) PowerShell
10 108 (4.26%) Java
11 50 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 48 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 47 (1.85%) U-SQL
14 32 (1.26%) VB
15 27 (1.06%) Scala
16 20 (0.79%) MATLAB
16 20 (0.79%) X++
17 19 (0.75%) C
18 16 (0.63%) PHP
19 9 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 393 (15.50%) Degree
2 62 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 20 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.63%) MCSA
7 15 (0.59%) MCSE
8 13 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
9 11 (0.43%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.39%) ISEB
11 8 (0.32%) PhD
12 5 (0.20%) ACCA
12 5 (0.20%) CIMA
12 5 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.20%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.16%) AAT
13 4 (0.16%) MBA
14 3 (0.12%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (6.23%) Data Quality
2 73 (2.88%) QA
3 57 (2.25%) GDPR
4 14 (0.55%) SLA
5 11 (0.43%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.35%) IFRS
8 7 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.28%) PMO
9 4 (0.16%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.079%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.079%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.039%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 41 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (0.79%) Docker
4 19 (0.75%) HDFS
5 12 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.079%) vSphere
10 2 (0.079%) XenServer
11 1 (0.039%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.039%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 16 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (0.59%) Automic
4 14 (0.55%) Puppet
5 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.32%) Ambari
7 7 (0.28%) Oozie
7 7 (0.28%) SCCM
8 6 (0.24%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.20%) Ansible
9 5 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.12%) SCOM
11 3 (0.12%) Terraform
12 2 (0.079%) Consul
12 2 (0.079%) Nagios
12 2 (0.079%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 2 (0.079%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,305 (51.46%) Microsoft
2 855 (33.71%) Tableau
3 224 (8.83%) Oracle
4 157 (6.19%) SAP
5 137 (5.40%) Cognos
6 84 (3.31%) Informatica
7 83 (3.27%) Google
8 61 (2.41%) IBM
9 60 (2.37%) Alteryx
9 60 (2.37%) Talend
10 53 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
12 35 (1.38%) Telerik
13 33 (1.30%) Cloudera
14 29 (1.14%) Cadence
15 24 (0.95%) HP
16 22 (0.87%) Hortonworks
17 21 (0.83%) Greenplum
17 21 (0.83%) TIBCO
18 20 (0.79%) JD Edwards