Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 218 272
Rank change year-on-year +2 +54 +43
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 151 158 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.28% 1.23% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.25% 3.64% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 132 151 77
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 3,551 4,344 4,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.18% 33.85% 33.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,077 3,672 3,504
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +4 94 £44,250 +10.63% 16
Cheshire -19 25 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Lancashire +16 19 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Merseyside +15 11 £33,000 +8.20% 5
Cumbria +5 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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.

1 136 (90.07%) Business Intelligence
2 124 (82.12%) SQL
3 86 (56.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 71 (47.02%) SQL Server
5 68 (45.03%) Microsoft
6 65 (43.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (37.09%) Visualisation
8 53 (35.10%) Tableau
9 52 (34.44%) Analytics
10 51 (33.77%) QlikView
11 50 (33.11%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (31.13%) Data Visualisation
13 45 (29.80%) T-SQL
14 44 (29.14%) Microsoft Excel
15 39 (25.83%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (24.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 36 (23.84%) ETL
18 29 (19.21%) Data Modelling
19 27 (17.88%) Finance
20 25 (16.56%) Data Analysis
21 24 (15.89%) Degree
22 22 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
23 19 (12.58%) Dashboard Development
23 19 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
24 18 (11.92%) Qlik Sense
25 17 (11.26%) Data Analytics
25 17 (11.26%) BusinessObjects
26 16 (10.60%) Decision-Making
27 15 (9.93%) Python
27 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.65%) SAS
4 3 (1.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (29.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.99%) Elite 3E
3 2 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.66%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.66%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (2.65%) Zapier
3 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.99%) Office 365
3 3 (1.99%) SaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.32%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Firewall
1 6 (3.97%) MPLS
1 6 (3.97%) Skype
1 6 (3.97%) VoIP
1 6 (3.97%) VPN
2 1 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (56.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 71 (47.02%) SQL Server
3 65 (43.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (33.77%) QlikView
5 50 (33.11%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (24.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (11.92%) Qlik Sense
8 17 (11.26%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (9.27%) OLAP
10 9 (5.96%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (5.30%) Data Mining
12 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (3.31%) Lumira
13 5 (3.31%) Pentaho
13 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (2.65%) Big Data
14 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.65%) MS Access
14 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.99%) JIRA
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) JMeter
3 2 (1.32%) Selenium
3 2 (1.32%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.66%) Hudson
4 1 (0.66%) MorphX
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (17.88%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Legal
2 9 (5.96%) Retail
3 8 (5.30%) Law
4 7 (4.64%) Advertising
5 5 (3.31%) Banking
6 4 (2.65%) Automotive
6 4 (2.65%) Games
6 4 (2.65%) German Language
6 4 (2.65%) Local Government
6 4 (2.65%) Marketing
7 3 (1.99%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.99%) French Language
7 3 (1.99%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Military
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (42.38%) Developer
2 53 (35.10%) Analyst
3 47 (31.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 31 (20.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 20 (13.25%) SQL Developer
6 19 (12.58%) Business Developer
7 15 (9.93%) SQL BI Developer
8 12 (7.95%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (7.28%) Data Analyst
10 9 (5.96%) Consultant
11 8 (5.30%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) SSIS Developer
13 6 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 6 (3.97%) Data Manager
13 6 (3.97%) Finance Systems Analyst
13 6 (3.97%) Financial Analyst
13 6 (3.97%) Insight Analyst
13 6 (3.97%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.96%) .NET
1 9 (5.96%) MDX
2 6 (3.97%) XML
3 4 (2.65%) CSS
3 4 (2.65%) HTML
3 4 (2.65%) JSON
4 3 (1.99%) .NET Core
4 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.99%) REST
4 3 (1.99%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.32%) Node.js
5 2 (1.32%) RESTful
5 2 (1.32%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) jQuery
6 1 (0.66%) Middleware
6 1 (0.66%) React
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.96%) FMCG
3 8 (5.30%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.32%) Fintech
4 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.66%) CMDB
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.64%) Windows
2 5 (3.31%) Linux
3 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (90.07%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (37.09%) Visualisation
3 52 (34.44%) Analytics
4 47 (31.13%) Data Visualisation
5 36 (23.84%) ETL
6 29 (19.21%) Data Modelling
7 25 (16.56%) Data Analysis
8 22 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (12.58%) Dashboard Development
9 19 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (11.26%) Data Analytics
11 16 (10.60%) Decision-Making
12 14 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.61%) Migration
14 12 (7.95%) Mathematics
15 11 (7.28%) Data Science
15 11 (7.28%) Predictive Modelling
16 10 (6.62%) CRM
17 8 (5.30%) Business Analytics
17 8 (5.30%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 124 (82.12%) SQL
2 45 (29.80%) T-SQL
3 15 (9.93%) Python
4 10 (6.62%) R
5 8 (5.30%) C#
6 7 (4.64%) VBA
7 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.99%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.66%) C
10 1 (0.66%) ES6
10 1 (0.66%) ES7
10 1 (0.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) PHP
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) VBScript
10 1 (0.66%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (15.89%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) GDPR
2 2 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (45.03%) Microsoft
2 53 (35.10%) Tableau
3 13 (8.61%) SAP
4 9 (5.96%) Cognos
4 9 (5.96%) Google
5 6 (3.97%) Sage
6 5 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.99%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.99%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.32%) Infor
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle
9 1 (0.66%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) Informatica
9 1 (0.66%) Netezza
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.66%) SYSPRO
9 1 (0.66%) TIBCO