Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 224 236
Rank change year-on-year +116 +12 +53
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 295 141 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.83% 1.18% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.54% 3.85% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 244 124 139
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,800 3,662 4,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 26.81% 30.71% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,175 3,162 3,808
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,325
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the North West

Power BI
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Power BI in the North West

Power BI
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the North West over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Power BI in the North West

Power BI
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Manchester +100 200 £42,500 - 42
Cheshire +60 53 £46,250 +2.78% 11
Merseyside +12 26 £47,500 +43.94% 2
Lancashire -24 14 £40,250 +23.85% 2
Cumbria -9 1 - -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 295 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 271 (91.86%) Business Intelligence
3 200 (67.80%) SQL
4 147 (49.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 128 (43.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 110 (37.29%) Microsoft
7 102 (34.58%) Data Warehouse
8 101 (34.24%) SQL Server
9 92 (31.19%) Analytics
10 86 (29.15%) ETL
11 76 (25.76%) T-SQL
11 76 (25.76%) Analytical Skills
12 73 (24.75%) Microsoft Excel
13 71 (24.07%) Tableau
14 61 (20.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 58 (19.66%) Finance
16 57 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
17 56 (18.98%) Visualisation
18 55 (18.64%) QlikView
19 54 (18.31%) Azure
20 53 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
21 41 (13.90%) Data Visualisation
22 35 (11.86%) Qlik Sense
23 33 (11.19%) Python
23 33 (11.19%) Data Modelling
24 32 (10.85%) Data Analysis
25 29 (9.83%) Telecoms
26 28 (9.49%) R
27 27 (9.15%) Retail
28 26 (8.81%) ERP

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 21 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.41%) SAS
3 11 (3.73%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.02%) WordPress
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 73 (24.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (1.02%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 295 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 54 (18.31%) Azure
3 17 (5.76%) Office 365
4 13 (4.41%) Azure Data Factory
5 10 (3.39%) AWS
6 8 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.03%) Google Analytics
7 6 (2.03%) PowerApps
8 5 (1.69%) Serverless
9 4 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (1.36%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.36%) PaaS
10 3 (1.02%) Boomi
11 2 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.68%) G Suite
11 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Flow
12 1 (0.34%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.34%) GCP
12 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) Broadband
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (49.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 128 (43.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (34.58%) Data Warehouse
4 101 (34.24%) SQL Server
5 61 (20.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 55 (18.64%) QlikView
7 35 (11.86%) Qlik Sense
8 21 (7.12%) Big Data
9 20 (6.78%) Relational Database
10 17 (5.76%) Data Mining
11 13 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (3.73%) OLAP
12 11 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (3.05%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (2.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 7 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (2.37%) Hadoop
15 7 (2.37%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (3.39%) JIRA
2 9 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (2.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (19.66%) Finance
2 29 (9.83%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.15%) Retail
4 23 (7.80%) Public Sector
5 21 (7.12%) Manufacturing
6 19 (6.44%) Marketing
7 14 (4.75%) Legal
8 13 (4.41%) Billing
9 11 (3.73%) Law
10 8 (2.71%) Electronics
11 7 (2.37%) Local Government
11 7 (2.37%) Social Housing
12 6 (2.03%) Back Office
13 4 (1.36%) Publishing
14 3 (1.02%) Games
15 2 (0.68%) Advertising
16 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (35.59%) Developer
2 83 (28.14%) Analyst
3 77 (26.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 39 (13.22%) SQL Developer
5 35 (11.86%) Data Analyst
6 27 (9.15%) SQL BI Developer
7 25 (8.47%) Consultant
8 19 (6.44%) Data Engineer
9 17 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 16 (5.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 16 (5.42%) SSRS Developer
11 15 (5.08%) Power BI Developer
11 15 (5.08%) SSIS Developer
12 14 (4.75%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (4.07%) Bid Manager
13 12 (4.07%) DBA
14 11 (3.73%) Data Warehouse Consultant
14 11 (3.73%) Insight Analyst
14 11 (3.73%) SQL DBA
15 10 (3.39%) Business Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.47%) .NET
2 21 (7.12%) Web Services
3 18 (6.10%) JSON
4 10 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.39%) HTML
4 10 (3.39%) REST
5 7 (2.37%) SOAP
6 6 (2.03%) .NET Core
7 5 (1.69%) Kafka
7 5 (1.69%) XML
8 4 (1.36%) ASP.NET Core
8 4 (1.36%) PySpark
9 3 (1.02%) CSS
9 3 (1.02%) EDI
9 3 (1.02%) MDX
9 3 (1.02%) NumPy
10 2 (0.68%) jQuery
10 2 (0.68%) RESTful
10 2 (0.68%) TensorFlow
10 2 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (25.76%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.07%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.07%) Virtual Team
4 11 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.37%) User Experience
6 6 (2.03%) Clustering
7 4 (1.36%) Replication
8 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.02%) Life Science
9 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) Social Media
10 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.34%) EPoS
10 1 (0.34%) PKI
10 1 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.37%) Windows
2 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (91.86%) Business Intelligence
2 92 (31.19%) Analytics
3 86 (29.15%) ETL
4 57 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (18.98%) Visualisation
6 53 (17.97%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (13.90%) Data Visualisation
8 33 (11.19%) Data Modelling
9 32 (10.85%) Data Analysis
10 26 (8.81%) ERP
11 24 (8.14%) Decision-Making
11 24 (8.14%) Machine Learning
12 23 (7.80%) Business Analytics
12 23 (7.80%) Data Management
13 21 (7.12%) Artificial Intelligence
14 20 (6.78%) CRM
15 19 (6.44%) Kimball Methodology
15 19 (6.44%) Time Management
16 18 (6.10%) Mentoring
16 18 (6.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 200 (67.80%) SQL
2 76 (25.76%) T-SQL
3 33 (11.19%) Python
4 28 (9.49%) R
5 25 (8.47%) C#
6 14 (4.75%) PHP
7 12 (4.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 10 (3.39%) VBA
9 9 (3.05%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.69%) Scala
10 5 (1.69%) X++
11 4 (1.36%) U-SQL
12 3 (1.02%) Java
13 2 (0.68%) C
13 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.68%) VBScript
14 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.76%) Degree
2 12 (4.07%) APMP
3 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) CISA
6 1 (0.34%) CISM
6 1 (0.34%) CISSP
6 1 (0.34%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.46%) SLA
2 20 (6.78%) QA
3 13 (4.41%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.69%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) NIST
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Ambari
Vendors
1 110 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 71 (24.07%) Tableau
3 26 (8.81%) Oracle
4 23 (7.80%) SAP
5 14 (4.75%) Sage
6 11 (3.73%) BT
7 10 (3.39%) Intapp
7 10 (3.39%) Lavastorm
7 10 (3.39%) Nimsoft
8 9 (3.05%) Informatica
9 7 (2.37%) Cognos
10 6 (2.03%) Google
11 5 (1.69%) Databricks
11 5 (1.69%) DocuSign
11 5 (1.69%) iManage
11 5 (1.69%) SnapLogic
11 5 (1.69%) Teradata
12 4 (1.36%) JD Edwards
13 3 (1.02%) Alteryx
13 3 (1.02%) DataFlux