Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 119 219
Rank change year-on-year +17 +100 +61
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 175 284 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.76% 2.81% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.51% 9.85% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 169 262 146
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,550 £29,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,841 2,884 4,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 28.98% 28.55% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,507 2,237 3,579
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,154 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Power BI as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Power BI in the North West over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +16 103 £52,500 +16.67% 12
Merseyside +3 30 £42,123 -0.89% 4
Cheshire +4 25 £43,500 +4.82% 5
Lancashire +44 11 £44,375 +10.94% 2
Cumbria - 2 - -
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 151 (86.29%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (68.57%) SQL
4 102 (58.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 88 (50.29%) SQL Server
6 76 (43.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 69 (39.43%) Data Warehouse
8 66 (37.71%) ETL
9 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
10 54 (30.86%) Finance
11 50 (28.57%) T-SQL
12 48 (27.43%) Data Analysis
12 48 (27.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (27.43%) Visualisation
13 45 (25.71%) Analytics
14 41 (23.43%) Microsoft Excel
15 37 (21.14%) Tableau
16 35 (20.00%) Azure
17 29 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
19 24 (13.71%) Data Modelling
19 24 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
21 22 (12.57%) Business Analysis
21 22 (12.57%) Scrum
22 18 (10.29%) Migration
22 18 (10.29%) Python
23 17 (9.71%) Data Science
23 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
24 16 (9.14%) Data Analytics

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 12 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.43%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.29%) SAS
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.14%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) OnBase
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.57%) Site Server
Applications
1 41 (23.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.71%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.14%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.14%) Cognos Controller
2 2 (1.14%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 175 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 35 (20.00%) Azure
3 14 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
4 13 (7.43%) AWS
5 8 (4.57%) Office 365
5 8 (4.57%) SaaS
6 6 (3.43%) GCP
6 6 (3.43%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (3.43%) Slack
7 5 (2.86%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (2.86%) Google Analytics
7 5 (2.86%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.57%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.57%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (58.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 88 (50.29%) SQL Server
3 76 (43.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (39.43%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (27.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (9.14%) MySQL
6 16 (9.14%) QlikView
7 13 (7.43%) Big Data
8 12 (6.86%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (6.86%) OLAP
9 10 (5.71%) PowerPivot
10 8 (4.57%) GIS
11 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
12 5 (2.86%) Data Lake
12 5 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (2.29%) Data Mining
13 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.14%) JIRA
2 7 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.57%) MSTest
6 1 (0.57%) NUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (30.86%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Law
3 8 (4.57%) Marketing
4 6 (3.43%) Legal
4 6 (3.43%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.29%) Retail
6 3 (1.71%) Local Government
6 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (37.14%) Developer
2 61 (34.86%) Analyst
3 45 (25.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 23 (13.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 22 (12.57%) Business Analyst
6 19 (10.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 19 (10.86%) Business Manager
7 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 16 (9.14%) Data Analyst
9 14 (8.00%) SQL Developer
10 12 (6.86%) Senior Developer
11 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
11 11 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (6.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 10 (5.71%) Business Developer
12 10 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Specialist
13 9 (5.14%) Report Analyst
14 7 (4.00%) Data Engineer
14 7 (4.00%) Data Manager
14 7 (4.00%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.57%) MDX
2 12 (6.86%) REST
2 12 (6.86%) SOAP
2 12 (6.86%) Web Services
3 9 (5.14%) .NET
4 6 (3.43%) LDAP
5 5 (2.86%) XML
6 4 (2.29%) .NET Core
7 3 (1.71%) CSS
7 3 (1.71%) HTML
8 2 (1.14%) JSON
8 2 (1.14%) Kafka
9 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.57%) COM
9 1 (0.57%) D3.js
9 1 (0.57%) Middleware
9 1 (0.57%) Pandas
9 1 (0.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.29%) User Experience
3 7 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.14%) Clustering
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.57%) Life Science
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) PKI
6 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.71%) Windows
2 7 (4.00%) Linux
3 6 (3.43%) Unix
4 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (86.29%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (37.71%) ETL
3 48 (27.43%) Data Analysis
3 48 (27.43%) Visualisation
4 45 (25.71%) Analytics
5 29 (16.57%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
7 24 (13.71%) Data Modelling
7 24 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (12.57%) Business Analysis
9 22 (12.57%) Scrum
10 18 (10.29%) Migration
11 17 (9.71%) Data Science
12 16 (9.14%) Data Analytics
12 16 (9.14%) Workflow
13 15 (8.57%) Coaching
13 15 (8.57%) Data Management
14 13 (7.43%) Artificial Intelligence
14 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 120 (68.57%) SQL
2 50 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 18 (10.29%) Python
4 13 (7.43%) VBA
5 10 (5.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 9 (5.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.00%) Java
7 7 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.86%) C#
9 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.71%) C
10 3 (1.71%) R
10 3 (1.71%) Scala
11 2 (1.14%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.57%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (4.57%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.57%) CCA
3 1 (0.57%) CISA
3 1 (0.57%) CISM
3 1 (0.57%) CISSP
3 1 (0.57%) CRISC
3 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) GDPR
2 9 (5.14%) Solvency II
3 6 (3.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.14%) QA
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.43%) Docker
3 6 (3.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.43%) Ansible
1 6 (3.43%) Grafana
1 6 (3.43%) Kibana
1 6 (3.43%) Kubernetes
1 6 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.43%) Puppet
1 6 (3.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.14%) Tableau
3 13 (7.43%) Intapp
4 9 (5.14%) Oracle
5 8 (4.57%) Cognos
6 7 (4.00%) VMware
7 6 (3.43%) Google
7 6 (3.43%) SaltStack
8 5 (2.86%) IBM
8 5 (2.86%) WorldPay
9 4 (2.29%) Aderant
9 4 (2.29%) SAP
10 3 (1.71%) Databricks
11 2 (1.14%) Adobe
11 2 (1.14%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.14%) Siemens
12 1 (0.57%) Facebook
12 1 (0.57%) Kofax
12 1 (0.57%) RedGate
12 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com