Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 133 179
Rank change year-on-year +30 +46 +72
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,301 2,634 2,724
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.11% 2.51% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.68% 9.32% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,923 2,228 2,295
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%

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 19,692 28,271 39,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.63% 26.93% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16,087 23,508 32,666
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,931 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.98% +2.73% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +36 1,018 £57,500 -8.00% 188
North of England +17 389 £44,000 -2.22% 108
Midlands +43 307 £45,000 - 72
South East +5 297 £47,250 -5.50% 63
West Midlands +35 241 £47,500 +5.56% 59
North West +10 208 £47,000 +4.44% 48
Yorkshire +35 163 £41,000 -8.89% 50
South West -29 127 £40,000 -11.11% 27
East of England +62 106 £45,000 -5.26% 48
East Midlands +24 65 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North East -15 18 £38,500 -1.28% 10
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 2,301 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 2,002 (87.01%) Business Intelligence
3 1,557 (67.67%) SQL
4 896 (38.94%) Azure
5 887 (38.55%) Microsoft
6 841 (36.55%) Analytics
7 832 (36.16%) Data Warehouse
8 774 (33.64%) SQL Server
9 698 (30.33%) ETL
10 681 (29.60%) Visualisation
11 665 (28.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 660 (28.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 558 (24.25%) Finance
14 545 (23.69%) Python
15 544 (23.64%) Tableau
16 537 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
17 474 (20.60%) Microsoft Excel
18 455 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
19 451 (19.60%) Data Modelling
20 416 (18.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 387 (16.82%) Data Visualisation
22 369 (16.04%) T-SQL
23 282 (12.26%) AWS
24 281 (12.21%) Data Analytics
25 275 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
26 268 (11.65%) Data Analysis
27 249 (10.82%) Migration
28 242 (10.52%) DevOps
29 236 (10.26%) Data Quality
29 236 (10.26%) 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
1 209 (9.08%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.48%) Apache Spark
3 49 (2.13%) SAS
4 26 (1.13%) Apache Airflow
5 22 (0.96%) Apache
6 20 (0.87%) IIS
7 13 (0.56%) Confluence
8 10 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.39%) Drupal
9 9 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.35%) CMS
11 6 (0.26%) Apache Synapse
11 6 (0.26%) nginx
12 5 (0.22%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.17%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 474 (20.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
4 31 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.043%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 89 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (1.00%) NetSuite
4 17 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.30%) FastStats
6 5 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 5 (0.22%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.17%) HFM
7 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.17%) Magento
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.13%) Elite 3E
8 3 (0.13%) Maximo
8 3 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.13%) Workfront
9 2 (0.087%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,301 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 896 (38.94%) Azure
3 282 (12.26%) AWS
4 236 (10.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 212 (9.21%) PowerApps
6 181 (7.87%) Microsoft 365
7 152 (6.61%) Power Automate
8 151 (6.56%) Dynamics 365
9 87 (3.78%) GCP
10 68 (2.96%) Logic Apps
11 66 (2.87%) PaaS
12 50 (2.17%) SaaS
13 42 (1.83%) IaaS
13 42 (1.83%) Serverless
14 38 (1.65%) Azure Stack
15 34 (1.48%) Google Analytics
16 32 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
17 29 (1.26%) Azure Functions
17 29 (1.26%) OneDrive
18 26 (1.13%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.65%) Firewall
2 9 (0.39%) Internet
3 7 (0.30%) Intranet
3 7 (0.30%) VPN
4 6 (0.26%) DMARC
4 6 (0.26%) LAN
4 6 (0.26%) SAN
4 6 (0.26%) Skype
5 5 (0.22%) DNS
5 5 (0.22%) FTP
5 5 (0.22%) WAN
6 4 (0.17%) Broadband
6 4 (0.17%) Extranet
6 4 (0.17%) NAS
7 3 (0.13%) PBX
8 2 (0.087%) DHCP
8 2 (0.087%) DKIM
8 2 (0.087%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.087%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.043%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 832 (36.16%) Data Warehouse
2 774 (33.64%) SQL Server
3 665 (28.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 660 (28.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 544 (23.64%) Tableau
6 416 (18.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 225 (9.78%) Data Lake
8 167 (7.26%) Relational Database
9 163 (7.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 135 (5.87%) Big Data
10 135 (5.87%) QlikView
11 130 (5.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 123 (5.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 108 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
14 92 (4.00%) Snowflake Schema
15 87 (3.78%) Data Mining
16 83 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
16 83 (3.61%) Looker
17 71 (3.09%) Hadoop
18 60 (2.61%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 69 (3.00%) Visual Studio
2 66 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 51 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (1.74%) JIRA
5 23 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.39%) Bitbucket
7 9 (0.39%) GitLab
8 7 (0.30%) Postman
8 7 (0.30%) Selenium
9 5 (0.22%) Cypress.io
9 5 (0.22%) NUnit
9 5 (0.22%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.17%) MSTest
10 4 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.13%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.13%) ERwin
11 3 (0.13%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.087%) ER Studio
General
1 558 (24.25%) Finance
2 146 (6.35%) Marketing
3 79 (3.43%) Banking
4 60 (2.61%) Public Sector
5 56 (2.43%) Retail
6 55 (2.39%) Law
7 44 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.83%) Legal
9 33 (1.43%) Advertising
10 29 (1.26%) Front Office
11 22 (0.96%) Games
12 18 (0.78%) Publishing
13 17 (0.74%) Telecoms
14 15 (0.65%) Housing Association
14 15 (0.65%) Private Banking
15 10 (0.43%) Back Office
15 10 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.35%) Local Government
17 6 (0.26%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 686 (29.81%) Developer
2 680 (29.55%) Analyst
3 374 (16.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 320 (13.91%) Data Analyst
5 264 (11.47%) Data Engineer
6 217 (9.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 157 (6.82%) Power BI Developer
8 145 (6.30%) Consultant
9 117 (5.08%) Power BI Analyst
10 103 (4.48%) SQL Developer
11 94 (4.09%) Architect
12 83 (3.61%) SQL Analyst
13 79 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
14 77 (3.35%) Data Manager
15 71 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
16 70 (3.04%) Business Developer
17 69 (3.00%) Data Architect
18 65 (2.82%) Analyst Developer
19 58 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
19 58 (2.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (7.48%) .NET
2 108 (4.69%) HTML
3 95 (4.13%) CSS
4 59 (2.56%) REST
5 56 (2.43%) Web Services
6 52 (2.26%) XML
7 51 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 47 (2.04%) .NET Framework
8 47 (2.04%) AngularJS
9 39 (1.69%) MDX
10 38 (1.65%) jQuery
11 37 (1.61%) React
12 29 (1.26%) JSON
12 29 (1.26%) Kafka
13 27 (1.17%) PySpark
14 22 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (0.96%) Entity Framework
14 22 (0.96%) RESTful
15 18 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (0.78%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 455 (19.77%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 100 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 48 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (1.91%) User Experience
6 38 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 32 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
8 25 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 23 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 23 (1.00%) NHS
10 20 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 19 (0.83%) Clustering
12 17 (0.74%) Reference Data
13 15 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (0.61%) Derivative
15 13 (0.56%) Life Science
15 13 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
15 13 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 79 (3.43%) Windows
2 38 (1.65%) Linux
3 36 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 28 (1.22%) Unix
5 8 (0.35%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (0.22%) SUSE
9 3 (0.13%) Android
9 3 (0.13%) VMS
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.13%) zOS
10 2 (0.087%) AIX
10 2 (0.087%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.043%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,002 (87.01%) Business Intelligence
2 841 (36.55%) Analytics
3 698 (30.33%) ETL
4 681 (29.60%) Visualisation
5 537 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
6 451 (19.60%) Data Modelling
7 387 (16.82%) Data Visualisation
8 281 (12.21%) Data Analytics
9 275 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
10 268 (11.65%) Data Analysis
11 249 (10.82%) Migration
12 242 (10.52%) DevOps
13 224 (9.73%) Data Management
14 222 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 206 (8.95%) Data Science
16 204 (8.87%) Decision-Making
17 172 (7.48%) Dashboard Development
18 168 (7.30%) CRM
18 168 (7.30%) Data Governance
19 148 (6.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,557 (67.67%) SQL
2 545 (23.69%) Python
3 369 (16.04%) T-SQL
4 213 (9.26%) C#
5 188 (8.17%) R
6 164 (7.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 156 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 81 (3.52%) Java
9 70 (3.04%) PowerShell
10 68 (2.96%) VBA
11 47 (2.04%) Scala
12 42 (1.83%) C
12 42 (1.83%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 21 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 19 (0.83%) HiveQL
16 17 (0.74%) C++
16 17 (0.74%) VB
17 15 (0.65%) PHP
18 13 (0.56%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 226 (9.82%) Degree
2 82 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 67 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 39 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.35%) ACCA
8 8 (0.35%) CIMA
8 8 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.22%) ISEB
10 5 (0.22%) MCSA
10 5 (0.22%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.17%) MCP
11 4 (0.17%) PMP
11 4 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.13%) AAT
12 3 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 72 (3.13%) QA
3 62 (2.69%) GDPR
4 18 (0.78%) SLA
5 11 (0.48%) PMO
6 7 (0.30%) GRC
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.043%) HL7
8 1 (0.043%) NIST
8 1 (0.043%) P3O
8 1 (0.043%) Solvency II
System Software
1 59 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.17%) HDFS
3 19 (0.83%) Docker
4 13 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.22%) vSphere
7 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.043%) Firmware
9 1 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.65%) SCCM
3 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
4 10 (0.43%) Terraform
5 8 (0.35%) Kibana
6 6 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.17%) Ansible
7 4 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.087%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.087%) Control-M
8 2 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.087%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.087%) WSUS
9 1 (0.043%) Foglight
9 1 (0.043%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.043%) Oozie
Vendors
1 887 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 147 (6.39%) Databricks
3 125 (5.43%) Google
4 109 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
5 108 (4.69%) SAP
6 104 (4.52%) Oracle
7 79 (3.43%) Cognos
8 73 (3.17%) Informatica
9 71 (3.09%) Alteryx
10 54 (2.35%) Talend
11 34 (1.48%) Teradata
12 30 (1.30%) Cloudera
13 27 (1.17%) ServiceNow
14 23 (1.00%) VMware
15 22 (0.96%) JD Edwards
16 16 (0.70%) Adobe
16 16 (0.70%) IBM
17 14 (0.61%) Sage
18 13 (0.56%) Atlassian
19 12 (0.52%) IFS