Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 113 145
Rank change year-on-year +23 +32 +80
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 4,035 1,277 3,135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.66% 2.85% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.10% 9.87% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,237 1,033 2,736
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 30,790 12,940 34,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.90% 28.85% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20,154 11,070 28,849
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,975 £31,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,188 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Power BI in England.

Salary trend for Power BI in England

Power BI
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Power BI in England over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

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 24 October 2021. 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 +17 1,797 £60,000 - 253
North of England +48 760 £45,000 - 124
South East +25 554 £50,500 +6.32% 118
Midlands +9 473 £45,000 - 103
North West +32 408 £45,000 -1.10% 69
West Midlands +14 355 £45,000 -8.16% 74
Yorkshire +55 294 £45,000 - 33
South West +10 249 £40,000 -3.61% 36
East of England -13 134 £50,000 -16.67% 39
East Midlands -16 117 £42,500 +13.24% 28
North East -5 58 £37,750 +2.03% 22
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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 4,035 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 3,438 (85.20%) Business Intelligence
3 2,667 (66.10%) SQL
4 1,700 (42.13%) Azure
5 1,609 (39.88%) Analytics
6 1,601 (39.68%) Microsoft
7 1,258 (31.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1,246 (30.88%) SQL Server
9 1,189 (29.47%) Visualisation
10 1,069 (26.49%) ETL
11 1,053 (26.10%) Tableau
12 972 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
13 956 (23.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 953 (23.62%) Social Skills
15 946 (23.44%) Data Modelling
16 925 (22.92%) Python
17 907 (22.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 905 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
19 883 (21.88%) Finance
20 844 (20.92%) Microsoft Excel
21 714 (17.70%) Data Visualisation
22 645 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
23 604 (14.97%) Data Analysis
24 585 (14.50%) DevOps
25 576 (14.28%) T-SQL
26 575 (14.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 512 (12.69%) Azure Data Factory
28 477 (11.82%) Data Management
29 458 (11.35%) C#
30 453 (11.23%) Data Science

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
1 331 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 107 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 56 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
4 45 (1.12%) Apache
5 35 (0.87%) SAS
6 31 (0.77%) Confluence
6 31 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (0.50%) CMS
8 19 (0.47%) IIS
9 12 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.25%) Jupyter
10 10 (0.25%) Luigi
11 9 (0.22%) Apache Synapse
12 7 (0.17%) Apache Pig
12 7 (0.17%) Appian
12 7 (0.17%) WordPress
13 5 (0.12%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.12%) Drupal
13 5 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.099%) FileNet
Applications
1 844 (20.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 224 (5.55%) Microsoft Office
3 124 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.20%) SPSS
8 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.025%) Stata
8 1 (0.025%) Weka
Business Applications
1 143 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (0.72%) FastStats
5 25 (0.62%) NetSuite
6 21 (0.52%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 19 (0.47%) Primavera
8 13 (0.32%) Maximo
8 13 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
11 6 (0.15%) SAP Business One
11 6 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.15%) Shopify
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4,035 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,700 (42.13%) Azure
3 512 (12.69%) Azure Data Factory
4 450 (11.15%) AWS
5 392 (9.71%) PowerApps
6 370 (9.17%) Microsoft 365
7 275 (6.82%) Power Automate
8 274 (6.79%) Dynamics 365
9 229 (5.68%) GCP
10 218 (5.40%) Snowflake
11 214 (5.30%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 192 (4.76%) SaaS
13 122 (3.02%) Google Analytics
14 117 (2.90%) Azure Logic Apps
15 100 (2.48%) PaaS
16 98 (2.43%) Serverless
17 76 (1.88%) GitHub
18 65 (1.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 62 (1.54%) Azure Functions
20 60 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (0.89%) Intranet
2 25 (0.62%) DNS
3 23 (0.57%) DHCP
4 14 (0.35%) Firewall
4 14 (0.35%) VPN
5 13 (0.32%) Internet
6 12 (0.30%) FTP
7 11 (0.27%) Extranet
8 10 (0.25%) IPsec
9 6 (0.15%) Broadband
10 5 (0.12%) LAN
10 5 (0.12%) WAN
11 4 (0.099%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.099%) PBX
11 4 (0.099%) SSL
11 4 (0.099%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.074%) HTTP
12 3 (0.074%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.074%) Skype
12 3 (0.074%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,258 (31.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1,246 (30.88%) SQL Server
3 1,053 (26.10%) Tableau
4 956 (23.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 907 (22.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 575 (14.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 397 (9.84%) Data Lake
8 272 (6.74%) Big Data
9 257 (6.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 215 (5.33%) Relational Database
11 189 (4.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 173 (4.29%) NoSQL
13 172 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
14 171 (4.24%) QlikView
15 154 (3.82%) Looker
15 154 (3.82%) MySQL
16 140 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 132 (3.27%) OLAP
18 126 (3.12%) Power Query
19 112 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 167 (4.14%) Visual Studio
2 143 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 138 (3.42%) JIRA
4 68 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 36 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 34 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (0.77%) Visual Studio Code
8 25 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 17 (0.42%) Selenium
10 16 (0.40%) ERwin
10 16 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (0.37%) MorphX
12 14 (0.35%) Babel
12 14 (0.35%) webpack
13 13 (0.32%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.22%) GitLab
15 8 (0.20%) AppVeyor
15 8 (0.20%) SpecFlow
16 7 (0.17%) ER Studio
General
1 953 (23.62%) Social Skills
2 905 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
3 883 (21.88%) Finance
4 252 (6.25%) Retail
5 236 (5.85%) Marketing
6 128 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
7 122 (3.02%) Law
8 121 (3.00%) Organisational Skills
9 120 (2.97%) Manufacturing
10 95 (2.35%) Banking
10 95 (2.35%) Public Sector
11 91 (2.26%) Advertising
12 88 (2.18%) Legal
12 88 (2.18%) Publishing
13 42 (1.04%) Influencing Skills
14 41 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
15 33 (0.82%) Automotive
16 31 (0.77%) Telecoms
17 27 (0.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 23 (0.57%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,110 (27.51%) Developer
2 1,109 (27.48%) Analyst
3 610 (15.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 516 (12.79%) Data Analyst
5 489 (12.12%) Data Engineer
6 274 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 228 (5.65%) Architect
8 213 (5.28%) Power BI Developer
9 206 (5.11%) Consultant
10 160 (3.97%) SQL Developer
11 145 (3.59%) Power BI Analyst
12 141 (3.49%) Data Architect
13 138 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
14 132 (3.27%) Business Developer
15 117 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
16 112 (2.78%) Senior Developer
17 107 (2.65%) SQL Analyst
18 101 (2.50%) Administrator
18 101 (2.50%) Business Analyst
19 99 (2.45%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (7.86%) .NET
2 119 (2.95%) JSON
3 116 (2.87%) MDX
4 109 (2.70%) REST
5 104 (2.58%) HTML
6 100 (2.48%) Web Services
7 94 (2.33%) XML
8 80 (1.98%) CSS
9 76 (1.88%) ASP.NET
10 68 (1.69%) .NET Framework
11 64 (1.59%) Kafka
12 56 (1.39%) React
13 46 (1.14%) Node.js
14 45 (1.12%) PySpark
15 43 (1.07%) AngularJS
15 43 (1.07%) TensorFlow
16 42 (1.04%) D3.js
16 42 (1.04%) Pandas
17 41 (1.02%) SOAP
18 39 (0.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 231 (5.72%) Management Information System
2 139 (3.44%) Data Structures
3 120 (2.97%) User Experience
4 85 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 79 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 74 (1.83%) Analytical Mindset
7 70 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
8 65 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
9 59 (1.46%) Legacy Systems
10 55 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 47 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 39 (0.97%) Clustering
12 39 (0.97%) NHS
13 35 (0.87%) Marketing Technology
14 32 (0.79%) Life Science
15 30 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
16 29 (0.72%) Virtual Team
17 28 (0.69%) Digital Media
18 27 (0.67%) Social Media
19 26 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 153 (3.79%) Windows
2 71 (1.76%) Linux
3 55 (1.36%) Windows Server
4 49 (1.21%) Windows 10
5 33 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.72%) Android
7 28 (0.69%) Unix
8 20 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.50%) Windows XP
9 9 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.074%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.050%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.050%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.025%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.025%) VMS
13 1 (0.025%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,438 (85.20%) Business Intelligence
2 1,609 (39.88%) Analytics
3 1,189 (29.47%) Visualisation
4 1,069 (26.49%) ETL
5 972 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
6 946 (23.44%) Data Modelling
7 714 (17.70%) Data Visualisation
8 645 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
9 604 (14.97%) Data Analysis
10 585 (14.50%) DevOps
11 477 (11.82%) Data Management
12 453 (11.23%) Data Science
13 398 (9.86%) Data Analytics
14 375 (9.29%) Decision-Making
15 350 (8.67%) Data Engineering
16 310 (7.68%) CRM
17 298 (7.39%) Migration
18 279 (6.91%) Data Architecture
19 270 (6.69%) Dashboard Development
20 255 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2,667 (66.10%) SQL
2 925 (22.92%) Python
3 576 (14.28%) T-SQL
4 458 (11.35%) C#
5 329 (8.15%) R
6 293 (7.26%) PowerShell
7 267 (6.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 215 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 165 (4.09%) Java
10 158 (3.92%) VBA
11 86 (2.13%) VB
12 66 (1.64%) VB.NET
13 53 (1.31%) Scala
14 50 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 33 (0.82%) Ruby
16 29 (0.72%) PHP
17 27 (0.67%) X++
18 26 (0.64%) Shell Script
19 25 (0.62%) TypeScript
20 21 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 447 (11.08%) Degree
2 93 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 72 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 37 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (0.67%) MCSE
7 25 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 19 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.30%) ISEB
10 12 (0.30%) PMP
11 11 (0.27%) MCT
11 11 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 10 (0.25%) MCSA
13 9 (0.22%) Analytics IQ
13 9 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (0.20%) ACCA
15 7 (0.17%) CIMA
15 7 (0.17%) PhD
15 7 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (8.53%) Data Quality
2 154 (3.82%) QA
3 147 (3.64%) GDPR
4 68 (1.69%) SLA
5 34 (0.84%) GRC
6 32 (0.79%) PMO
7 20 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (0.15%) Accessibility
11 5 (0.12%) COBIT
12 4 (0.099%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.099%) NIST
13 2 (0.050%) COREP
13 2 (0.050%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.025%) GxP
14 1 (0.025%) HL7
14 1 (0.025%) ITGC
System Software
1 117 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 42 (1.04%) Docker
4 34 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.35%) Firmware
6 8 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.15%) HDFS
8 3 (0.074%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.025%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.025%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (1.29%) Kubernetes
2 40 (0.99%) Terraform
3 27 (0.67%) SCCM
4 26 (0.64%) Ansible
5 25 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 17 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.22%) Control-M
7 9 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (0.22%) Matomo
8 7 (0.17%) HP ALM
8 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.099%) CASB
10 4 (0.099%) Puppet
11 3 (0.074%) Grafana
11 3 (0.074%) Kibana
11 3 (0.074%) Nagios
11 3 (0.074%) Oozie
11 3 (0.074%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.050%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1,601 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 351 (8.70%) Databricks
3 267 (6.62%) Google
4 222 (5.50%) Oracle
5 195 (4.83%) SAP
6 123 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
7 94 (2.33%) Alteryx
8 87 (2.16%) Adobe
9 74 (1.83%) IBM
10 66 (1.64%) Informatica
11 59 (1.46%) Cognos
12 55 (1.36%) VMware
13 46 (1.14%) Talend
14 42 (1.04%) JD Edwards
15 39 (0.97%) Palantir
15 39 (0.97%) ServiceNow
15 39 (0.97%) Splunk
16 35 (0.87%) Citrix
17 29 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
18 24 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud