Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 197 273
Rank change year-on-year +27 +76 +19
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 183 186 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.75% 1.47% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.85% 4.54% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 167 178 82
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -11.25%
10th Percentile £26,700 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,125 £54,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 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 3,130 4,100 4,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.89% 32.41% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,688 3,437 3,779
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +26 123 £45,000 +18.42% 38
Merseyside +22 23 £42,500 +30.77% 8
Lancashire +16 22 £32,500 - 2
Cheshire -10 13 £42,000 +17.48% 12
Cumbria +5 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 167 (91.26%) Business Intelligence
2 141 (77.05%) SQL
3 87 (47.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 86 (46.99%) Microsoft
5 78 (42.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (38.80%) SQL Server
7 61 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 56 (30.60%) T-SQL
9 55 (30.05%) Finance
10 54 (29.51%) Tableau
10 54 (29.51%) Analytics
11 53 (28.96%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (27.32%) Visualisation
13 45 (24.59%) QlikView
14 41 (22.40%) Data Visualisation
15 39 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 34 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (17.49%) ETL
18 29 (15.85%) Degree
18 29 (15.85%) Data Analysis
19 28 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (13.11%) SAP
22 22 (12.02%) Python
22 22 (12.02%) Data Modelling
22 22 (12.02%) BusinessObjects
23 20 (10.93%) Predictive Modelling
24 19 (10.38%) Qlik Sense
25 16 (8.74%) Data Mining

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 10 (5.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.83%) SAS
2 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.28%) Confluence
4 4 (2.19%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.09%) Drupal
5 2 (1.09%) Moodle
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.19%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.09%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.55%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.83%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.09%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.09%) SaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Zapier
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.46%) Firewall
1 10 (5.46%) MPLS
1 10 (5.46%) Skype
1 10 (5.46%) VoIP
1 10 (5.46%) VPN
2 2 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (47.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 78 (42.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (38.80%) SQL Server
4 53 (28.96%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (24.59%) QlikView
6 39 (21.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (12.02%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (10.38%) Qlik Sense
9 16 (8.74%) Data Mining
10 12 (6.56%) OLAP
11 11 (6.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (2.73%) DB2
14 5 (2.73%) MS Access
14 5 (2.73%) NoSQL
14 5 (2.73%) Pentaho
14 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
14 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (6.56%) JIRA
2 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Hudson
5 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (30.05%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Financial Institution
2 13 (7.10%) Marketing
3 11 (6.01%) Local Government
4 10 (5.46%) Legal
4 10 (5.46%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.46%) Retail
4 10 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.37%) German Language
6 7 (3.83%) Electronics
6 7 (3.83%) Law
7 6 (3.28%) Automotive
7 6 (3.28%) Dutch Language
7 6 (3.28%) French Language
8 5 (2.73%) Banking
9 3 (1.64%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (40.44%) Developer
2 61 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 41 (22.40%) Analyst
4 25 (13.66%) Power BI Developer
5 20 (10.93%) Consultant
6 19 (10.38%) SQL Developer
7 15 (8.20%) SQL BI Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 11 (6.01%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (6.01%) SSIS Developer
11 10 (5.46%) SSRS Developer
12 9 (4.92%) MI Manager
13 8 (4.37%) Data Analyst
13 8 (4.37%) QlikView Consultant
14 7 (3.83%) Applications Support
14 7 (3.83%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
14 7 (3.83%) Support Consultant
15 6 (3.28%) Financial Analyst
15 6 (3.28%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.65%) .NET
2 4 (2.19%) MDX
3 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.09%) JSON
3 2 (1.09%) REST
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.55%) CSS
4 1 (0.55%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) jQuery
4 1 (0.55%) PySpark
4 1 (0.55%) WinForms
4 1 (0.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.28%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.73%) FMCG
5 5 (2.73%) Replication
6 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.09%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.74%) Linux
2 13 (7.10%) Windows
3 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (91.26%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (29.51%) Analytics
3 50 (27.32%) Visualisation
4 41 (22.40%) Data Visualisation
5 32 (17.49%) ETL
5 32 (17.49%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (15.85%) Data Analysis
7 26 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (12.02%) Data Modelling
9 20 (10.93%) Predictive Modelling
10 14 (7.65%) Data Analytics
11 13 (7.10%) IT Strategy
12 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.01%) Collaborative Working
13 11 (6.01%) Dashboard Development
13 11 (6.01%) Mathematics
13 11 (6.01%) PRINCE
14 9 (4.92%) Decision-Making
14 9 (4.92%) Statistical Analysis
14 9 (4.92%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 141 (77.05%) SQL
2 56 (30.60%) T-SQL
3 22 (12.02%) Python
4 12 (6.56%) R
5 11 (6.01%) VBA
6 7 (3.83%) C#
7 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.55%) C
8 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.55%) Java
8 1 (0.55%) Perl
8 1 (0.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (15.85%) Degree
2 6 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (3.28%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.83%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.28%) PMO
3 4 (2.19%) SLA
4 3 (1.64%) QA
5 2 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (46.99%) Microsoft
2 54 (29.51%) Tableau
3 24 (13.11%) SAP
4 12 (6.56%) Oracle
5 11 (6.01%) Google
6 8 (4.37%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (3.83%) Cognos
8 5 (2.73%) Sage
9 4 (2.19%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.64%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.09%) IBM
11 2 (1.09%) Infor
11 2 (1.09%) Informatica
11 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.09%) Teradata
12 1 (0.55%) Netezza
12 1 (0.55%) RedGate
12 1 (0.55%) Software AG
12 1 (0.55%) webMethods