Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 151 202
Rank change year-on-year +42 +51 +85
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1,698 2,689 2,464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.89% 2.33% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.53% 8.60% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,647 2,372 2,106
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16,126 31,268 39,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 27.43% 27.09% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13,662 26,095 33,448
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +39 768 £60,000 - 124
North of England +32 316 £45,000 - 88
South East +26 230 £47,500 -5.00% 38
North West +21 190 £47,250 +5.00% 59
Midlands +21 186 £43,500 -3.33% 70
West Midlands -5 123 £45,000 - 53
Yorkshire +54 107 £41,000 -11.35% 23
South West -10 93 £41,250 -2.94% 19
East of England +39 65 £45,000 -1.64% 37
East Midlands +64 63 £37,500 -16.67% 17
North East -6 19 £36,000 -10.00% 6
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1,698 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,460 (85.98%) Business Intelligence
3 1,147 (67.55%) SQL
4 677 (39.87%) Azure
5 639 (37.63%) Microsoft
6 616 (36.28%) Analytics
7 580 (34.16%) Data Warehouse
8 569 (33.51%) SQL Server
9 535 (31.51%) ETL
10 496 (29.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 496 (29.21%) Visualisation
11 477 (28.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 440 (25.91%) Python
13 419 (24.68%) Tableau
14 410 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
15 408 (24.03%) Finance
16 352 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
17 333 (19.61%) Microsoft Excel
18 329 (19.38%) Data Modelling
19 302 (17.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 301 (17.73%) Data Visualisation
21 257 (15.14%) T-SQL
22 242 (14.25%) AWS
23 234 (13.78%) Data Analytics
24 195 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
25 183 (10.78%) Data Lake
26 180 (10.60%) DevOps
27 179 (10.54%) Degree
28 175 (10.31%) Data Analysis
29 173 (10.19%) Azure Data Factory

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
1 137 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 73 (4.30%) SAS
3 46 (2.71%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.24%) Apache Airflow
5 16 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (0.71%) Drupal
7 11 (0.65%) Confluence
7 11 (0.65%) IIS
8 10 (0.59%) Apache
8 10 (0.59%) nginx
9 7 (0.41%) CMS
10 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.29%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.29%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.24%) Luigi
13 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.12%) Camunda
14 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.059%) Alfresco
Applications
1 333 (19.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.24%) SPSS
8 1 (0.059%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.059%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.059%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 59 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.29%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.24%) FastStats
6 4 (0.24%) Maximo
6 4 (0.24%) Primavera
7 3 (0.18%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.18%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.12%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.059%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.059%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.059%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.059%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.059%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,698 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 677 (39.87%) Azure
3 242 (14.25%) AWS
4 173 (10.19%) Azure Data Factory
5 120 (7.07%) PowerApps
6 111 (6.54%) Office 365
7 93 (5.48%) Dynamics 365
8 68 (4.00%) Power Automate
9 66 (3.89%) GCP
10 42 (2.47%) PaaS
11 34 (2.00%) Google Analytics
11 34 (2.00%) Logic Apps
12 31 (1.83%) IaaS
13 29 (1.71%) SaaS
14 26 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
15 24 (1.41%) Serverless
16 22 (1.30%) OneDrive
17 20 (1.18%) Amazon S3
18 17 (1.00%) Amazon SageMaker
18 17 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.12%) Firewall
2 8 (0.47%) Skype
2 8 (0.47%) VPN
3 7 (0.41%) Broadband
4 6 (0.35%) DMARC
5 5 (0.29%) DNS
5 5 (0.29%) Internet
6 4 (0.24%) DHCP
6 4 (0.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.18%) VLAN
7 3 (0.18%) Wireless
8 2 (0.12%) IPv4
8 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.12%) LAN
8 2 (0.12%) PBX
8 2 (0.12%) SAN
8 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.059%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 580 (34.16%) Data Warehouse
2 569 (33.51%) SQL Server
3 496 (29.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 477 (28.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 419 (24.68%) Tableau
6 302 (17.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 183 (10.78%) Data Lake
8 143 (8.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 125 (7.36%) Relational Database
10 114 (6.71%) Big Data
11 112 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
12 111 (6.54%) QlikView
13 99 (5.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 88 (5.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 76 (4.48%) Hadoop
16 75 (4.42%) Looker
17 67 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
18 58 (3.42%) Snowflake Schema
19 44 (2.59%) Data Mining
20 43 (2.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 51 (3.00%) Visual Studio
2 40 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.00%) JIRA
4 24 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.35%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.35%) GitLab
7 6 (0.35%) Selenium
7 6 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.29%) NUnit
9 4 (0.24%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.24%) MSTest
10 3 (0.18%) ERwin
10 3 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.18%) Toad
10 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 408 (24.03%) Finance
2 92 (5.42%) Marketing
3 77 (4.53%) Banking
4 74 (4.36%) Public Sector
5 44 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 38 (2.24%) Legal
7 37 (2.18%) Retail
8 28 (1.65%) Law
9 22 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.00%) Front Office
11 13 (0.77%) Back Office
12 12 (0.71%) Games
13 11 (0.65%) Advertising
14 10 (0.59%) Local Government
14 10 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.47%) Electronics
15 8 (0.47%) Housing Association
15 8 (0.47%) Publishing
16 7 (0.41%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.18%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 494 (29.09%) Developer
2 489 (28.80%) Analyst
3 286 (16.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 237 (13.96%) Data Analyst
5 225 (13.25%) Data Engineer
6 136 (8.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 118 (6.95%) Power BI Developer
8 101 (5.95%) Consultant
9 74 (4.36%) Power BI Analyst
10 70 (4.12%) SQL Developer
11 59 (3.47%) Data Manager
11 59 (3.47%) SQL Analyst
12 53 (3.12%) Architect
13 49 (2.89%) Business Analyst
13 49 (2.89%) Senior Developer
14 48 (2.83%) Business Developer
14 48 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
15 45 (2.65%) Azure Engineer
16 43 (2.53%) DBA
17 41 (2.41%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (5.77%) .NET
2 52 (3.06%) CSS
2 52 (3.06%) Web Services
3 51 (3.00%) HTML
4 36 (2.12%) REST
5 32 (1.88%) .NET Framework
6 31 (1.83%) ASP.NET
7 30 (1.77%) AngularJS
8 28 (1.65%) XML
9 23 (1.35%) PySpark
10 22 (1.30%) MDX
11 20 (1.18%) Kafka
11 20 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
11 20 (1.18%) Pandas
12 19 (1.12%) jQuery
12 19 (1.12%) React
12 19 (1.12%) RESTful
13 18 (1.06%) Entity Framework
13 18 (1.06%) JSON
14 15 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 352 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 69 (4.06%) Data Structures
4 47 (2.77%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (2.18%) User Experience
7 35 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
9 22 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.24%) Clustering
10 21 (1.24%) NHS
11 18 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
11 18 (1.06%) Online Banking
11 18 (1.06%) Reference Data
12 16 (0.94%) Cloud Native
13 12 (0.71%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.59%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.47%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (3.06%) Windows
2 44 (2.59%) Unix
3 22 (1.30%) Linux
3 22 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.41%) Android
6 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.18%) VMS
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.059%) AIX
9 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.059%) SUSE
9 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,460 (85.98%) Business Intelligence
2 616 (36.28%) Analytics
3 535 (31.51%) ETL
4 496 (29.21%) Visualisation
5 410 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
6 329 (19.38%) Data Modelling
7 301 (17.73%) Data Visualisation
8 234 (13.78%) Data Analytics
9 195 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
10 180 (10.60%) DevOps
11 175 (10.31%) Data Analysis
12 164 (9.66%) Decision-Making
13 162 (9.54%) Migration
14 156 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 151 (8.89%) Data Science
16 138 (8.13%) Data Management
17 123 (7.24%) Dashboard Development
18 118 (6.95%) Mentoring
19 117 (6.89%) Data Engineering
20 115 (6.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,147 (67.55%) SQL
2 440 (25.91%) Python
3 257 (15.14%) T-SQL
4 159 (9.36%) R
5 139 (8.19%) C#
6 120 (7.07%) JavaScript
7 116 (6.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 72 (4.24%) Java
9 67 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 52 (3.06%) VBA
11 48 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 41 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.18%) HiveQL
14 30 (1.77%) Scala
15 28 (1.65%) C
16 13 (0.77%) C++
17 11 (0.65%) PHP
18 10 (0.59%) Go
19 9 (0.53%) U-SQL
20 6 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 179 (10.54%) Degree
2 54 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 46 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.47%) MCSE
9 7 (0.41%) MCSA
10 6 (0.35%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.29%) ISEB
12 4 (0.24%) ACCA
12 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.24%) MBCS
12 4 (0.24%) PMP
13 3 (0.18%) CIMA
13 3 (0.18%) CISA
14 2 (0.12%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (9.66%) Data Quality
2 45 (2.65%) QA
3 39 (2.30%) GDPR
4 14 (0.82%) SLA
5 8 (0.47%) PMO
6 5 (0.29%) IFRS
7 3 (0.18%) P3O
8 1 (0.059%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.47%) HDFS
3 14 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.53%) Docker
6 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.059%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (0.77%) SCCM
2 12 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (0.59%) HAProxy
5 8 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (0.47%) Kibana
5 8 (0.47%) Terraform
6 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.12%) Ansible
7 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.12%) Foglight
7 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.059%) Control-M
8 1 (0.059%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 639 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 112 (6.60%) Databricks
3 107 (6.30%) Google
4 95 (5.59%) Oracle
5 76 (4.48%) SAP
6 66 (3.89%) Informatica
6 66 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
7 60 (3.53%) Talend
8 58 (3.42%) Cognos
9 50 (2.94%) Alteryx
9 50 (2.94%) Cloudera
10 22 (1.30%) Teradata
11 20 (1.18%) VMware
12 13 (0.77%) Sage
13 8 (0.47%) Remedy
14 7 (0.41%) Adobe
14 7 (0.41%) Cisco
14 7 (0.41%) HubSpot
14 7 (0.41%) JD Edwards
14 7 (0.41%) ServiceNow