Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 272 304
Rank change year-on-year +52 +32 +66
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 159 81 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.25% 0.66% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 1.97% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 152 75 57
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,800
90th Percentile £58,625 £60,000 £58,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -20.45%

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 4292 4107 4605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.68% 33.71% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3615 3553 3934
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +30 86 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Cheshire +12 52 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Lancashire +3 15 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Merseyside +8 5 £30,500 -32.22%
Cumbria - 1 £37,500 -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 148 (93.08%) Business Intelligence
2 120 (75.47%) SQL
3 104 (65.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 90 (56.60%) SQL Server
5 83 (52.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 82 (51.57%) Microsoft
7 75 (47.17%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (41.51%) T-SQL
9 65 (40.88%) ETL
10 57 (35.85%) Tableau
11 55 (34.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (30.19%) QlikView
13 37 (23.27%) Analytics
14 36 (22.64%) Microsoft Excel
15 33 (20.75%) Finance
15 33 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (19.50%) Data Modelling
17 30 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (17.61%) Visualisation
20 23 (14.47%) VBA
21 22 (13.84%) Data Analysis
22 21 (13.21%) Visual Studio
23 20 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
23 20 (12.58%) Data Visualisation
23 20 (12.58%) Kimball Methodology
24 19 (11.95%) Crystal Reports
24 19 (11.95%) Data Structures
25 17 (10.69%) SQL Server 2014
26 15 (9.43%) SharePoint

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 15 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.77%) OpenEdge
3 5 (3.14%) SAS
4 4 (2.52%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (22.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.89%) Camtasia
3 2 (1.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.89%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.63%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.52%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.89%) Office 365
4 3 (1.89%) SaaS
5 2 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.52%) Firewall
2 3 (1.89%) SMS
2 3 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (65.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 90 (56.60%) SQL Server
3 83 (52.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (47.17%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (34.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (30.19%) QlikView
7 30 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (11.95%) Crystal Reports
9 17 (10.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (7.55%) MySQL
11 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
13 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (3.77%) RDBMS
15 5 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
17 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (1.89%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.26%) Subversion
General
1 33 (20.75%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Advertising
3 7 (4.40%) Legal
4 6 (3.77%) Marketing
4 6 (3.77%) Retail
5 4 (2.52%) Automotive
5 4 (2.52%) Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (62.26%) Developer
2 75 (47.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 49 (30.82%) SQL Developer
4 41 (25.79%) SQL BI Developer
5 32 (20.13%) Analyst
6 21 (13.21%) SSRS Developer
7 17 (10.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 14 (8.81%) Business Developer
9 12 (7.55%) Power BI Developer
10 10 (6.29%) Data Analyst
10 10 (6.29%) DBA
10 10 (6.29%) SQL Analyst
11 9 (5.66%) Report Developer
11 9 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.66%) SQL DBA
11 9 (5.66%) Tableau Developer
12 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (3.77%) Analyst Developer
13 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 6 (3.77%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) MDX
2 9 (5.66%) .NET
3 5 (3.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.14%) SOAP
3 5 (3.14%) XML
4 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.26%) REST
4 2 (1.26%) WPF
5 1 (0.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.95%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.77%) Renewable Energy
6 5 (3.14%) Clustering
7 4 (2.52%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.52%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.52%) NHS
7 4 (2.52%) User Experience
8 3 (1.89%) PMI
8 3 (1.89%) Replication
9 2 (1.26%) Fintech
10 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
1 1 (0.63%) Windows
1 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (93.08%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (40.88%) ETL
3 37 (23.27%) Analytics
4 31 (19.50%) Data Modelling
5 29 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (17.61%) Visualisation
7 22 (13.84%) Data Analysis
8 20 (12.58%) Data Visualisation
8 20 (12.58%) Kimball Methodology
9 13 (8.18%) CRM
9 13 (8.18%) Dashboard Development
9 13 (8.18%) Data Analytics
10 12 (7.55%) Performance Optimisation
11 11 (6.92%) ITIL
12 10 (6.29%) Data Architecture
13 7 (4.40%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.40%) High Availability
14 6 (3.77%) Functional Testing
14 6 (3.77%) Mathematics
14 6 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 120 (75.47%) SQL
2 66 (41.51%) T-SQL
3 23 (14.47%) VBA
4 13 (8.18%) C#
5 7 (4.40%) R
5 7 (4.40%) VB
6 5 (3.14%) Python
7 2 (1.26%) VBScript
8 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.29%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) MCP
5 1 (0.63%) HND
5 1 (0.63%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.63%) MCPD
5 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.03%) SLA
3 4 (2.52%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 82 (51.57%) Microsoft
2 57 (35.85%) Tableau
3 10 (6.29%) Cognos
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle
5 5 (3.14%) Alteryx
6 3 (1.89%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.89%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.89%) Nintex
7 1 (0.63%) iManage
7 1 (0.63%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.63%) Northgate
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.63%) VMware