Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 268 304
Rank change year-on-year +69 +36 +79
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 181 92 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.38% 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 2.13% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 175 86 60
North West median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -18.18%

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 4251 4312 4351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.32% 34.60% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3607 3736 3739
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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 +43 95 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Cheshire +9 58 £40,000 +11.11% 11
Lancashire 0 18 £32,500 -1.52%
Merseyside +31 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Cumbria - 1 £37,500 -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Power BI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 170 (93.92%) Business Intelligence
2 146 (80.66%) SQL
3 125 (69.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (60.22%) SQL Server
5 92 (50.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 90 (49.72%) Data Warehouse
7 78 (43.09%) Microsoft
8 76 (41.99%) T-SQL
9 75 (41.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 73 (40.33%) ETL
11 61 (33.70%) QlikView
12 60 (33.15%) Tableau
13 54 (29.83%) Analytics
14 38 (20.99%) Microsoft Excel
14 38 (20.99%) Visualisation
15 36 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 36 (19.89%) Data Analysis
15 36 (19.89%) Finance
16 33 (18.23%) Kimball Methodology
17 31 (17.13%) Data Modelling
18 30 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (16.02%) VBA
20 28 (15.47%) Data Visualisation
20 28 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (13.81%) SQL Server 2012
22 24 (13.26%) Dashboard Development
23 21 (11.60%) Visual Studio
24 20 (11.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
25 19 (10.50%) SQL Server 2014
25 19 (10.50%) SQL Server 2016

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 13 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.21%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (1.10%) SAS
3 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (20.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.66%) Camtasia
2 3 (1.66%) SPSS
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.66%) Infor CloudSuite
4 3 (1.66%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 3 (1.66%) Visualfiles
5 2 (1.10%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.55%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 36 (19.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.87%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (3.31%) Google Analytics
4 5 (2.76%) Office 365
5 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.66%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) Internet
2 4 (2.21%) Firewall
3 3 (1.66%) SMS
3 3 (1.66%) VPN
4 2 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (69.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 109 (60.22%) SQL Server
3 92 (50.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (49.72%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (41.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 61 (33.70%) QlikView
7 25 (13.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (11.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 19 (10.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (10.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (7.73%) MySQL
10 14 (7.73%) Qlik Sense
11 12 (6.63%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (5.52%) Snowflake Schema
13 9 (4.97%) PowerPivot
14 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (3.87%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (3.87%) Big Data
16 6 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (3.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (11.60%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.21%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 36 (19.89%) Finance
2 17 (9.39%) Advertising
3 8 (4.42%) Legal
3 8 (4.42%) Retail
4 4 (2.21%) Automotive
4 4 (2.21%) Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.21%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (53.59%) Developer
2 77 (42.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 45 (24.86%) SQL Developer
4 42 (23.20%) Analyst
5 37 (20.44%) SQL BI Developer
6 18 (9.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 18 (9.94%) Data Analyst
7 14 (7.73%) Business Developer
8 12 (6.63%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (6.08%) SSRS Developer
10 10 (5.52%) Architect
10 10 (5.52%) Power BI Developer
11 9 (4.97%) DBA
12 8 (4.42%) Tableau Developer
13 7 (3.87%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.87%) SSIS Developer
14 6 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Lead
14 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 6 (3.31%) Senior Developer
14 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.73%) MDX
2 10 (5.52%) .NET
3 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.21%) SOAP
3 4 (2.21%) Web Services
3 4 (2.21%) XML
4 3 (1.66%) REST
5 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.10%) WPF
6 1 (0.55%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.39%) Data Structures
3 13 (7.18%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.76%) Clustering
6 4 (2.21%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.21%) NHS
6 4 (2.21%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.10%) Fintech
7 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (93.92%) Business Intelligence
2 73 (40.33%) ETL
3 54 (29.83%) Analytics
4 38 (20.99%) Visualisation
5 36 (19.89%) Data Analysis
6 33 (18.23%) Kimball Methodology
7 31 (17.13%) Data Modelling
8 30 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (15.47%) Data Visualisation
10 24 (13.26%) Dashboard Development
11 18 (9.94%) Data Analytics
12 17 (9.39%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (8.29%) Migration
14 14 (7.73%) CRM
15 13 (7.18%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (5.52%) ITIL
17 9 (4.97%) Performance Optimisation
18 8 (4.42%) Data Architecture
18 8 (4.42%) Logistics
18 8 (4.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 146 (80.66%) SQL
2 76 (41.99%) T-SQL
3 29 (16.02%) VBA
4 14 (7.73%) C#
5 8 (4.42%) Python
6 4 (2.21%) R
7 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.66%) VB
8 2 (1.10%) VBScript
9 1 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (9.94%) Degree
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.66%) HND
4 3 (1.66%) MCDBA
4 3 (1.66%) MCP
4 3 (1.66%) MCPD
4 3 (1.66%) MCTS
4 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.10%) HNC
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.66%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 78 (43.09%) Microsoft
2 60 (33.15%) Tableau
3 9 (4.97%) Cognos
3 9 (4.97%) Oracle
4 6 (3.31%) Google
5 5 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.66%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.66%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.66%) Infor
7 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.10%) SAP
7 2 (1.10%) Twitter
8 1 (0.55%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.55%) iManage
8 1 (0.55%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.55%) Nintex
8 1 (0.55%) Northgate
8 1 (0.55%) RedGate
8 1 (0.55%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.55%) VMware