Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 241 275
Rank change year-on-year +27 +34 +42
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 152 128 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.25% 0.97% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 2.82% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 139 118 67
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £62,500 £49,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 3,886 4,545 3,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.01% 34.49% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,366 3,859 3,201
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +34 82 £42,500 +2.41% 15
Cheshire -18 38 £46,500 +16.25% 3
Merseyside +37 21 £37,500 +14.50% 1
Lancashire +1 8 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Cumbria +2 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 139 (91.45%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (75.00%) SQL
3 85 (55.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 76 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 75 (49.34%) SQL Server
6 72 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 68 (44.74%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (32.89%) QlikView
8 50 (32.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (32.24%) Visualisation
10 48 (31.58%) Tableau
10 48 (31.58%) T-SQL
11 45 (29.61%) ETL
12 41 (26.97%) Data Visualisation
13 39 (25.66%) Analytics
14 36 (23.68%) Data Modelling
15 34 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (20.39%) Microsoft Excel
17 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (14.47%) Finance
18 22 (14.47%) Degree
19 21 (13.82%) Data Analysis
20 19 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
21 16 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
22 15 (9.87%) SharePoint
22 15 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
23 14 (9.21%) MDX
23 14 (9.21%) Decision-Making
24 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
25 12 (7.89%) Advertising

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 (9.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.63%) Confluence
3 3 (1.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (20.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.32%) Elite 3E
2 2 (1.32%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.66%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.61%) Office 365
3 6 (3.95%) Zapier
4 5 (3.29%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.97%) SaaS
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.66%) Force.com
8 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Skype
1 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (55.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 75 (49.34%) SQL Server
3 72 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (44.74%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (32.89%) QlikView
5 50 (32.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (7.89%) Qlik Sense
8 11 (7.24%) OLAP
9 10 (6.58%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (5.92%) Big Data
10 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (3.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (3.95%) Looker
14 5 (3.29%) Biml
14 5 (3.29%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.63%) JIRA
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) Hudson
4 1 (0.66%) MorphX
General
1 22 (14.47%) Finance
2 12 (7.89%) Advertising
3 9 (5.92%) Retail
4 8 (5.26%) Marketing
5 6 (3.95%) Games
6 3 (1.97%) Automotive
6 3 (1.97%) Law
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Local Government
7 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (46.05%) Developer
2 58 (38.16%) Analyst
3 57 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 36 (23.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 26 (17.11%) Business Developer
6 16 (10.53%) SQL Developer
7 15 (9.87%) Data Analyst
8 13 (8.55%) SQL BI Developer
9 11 (7.24%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Data Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) SQL Data Analyst
12 5 (3.29%) DBA
12 5 (3.29%) Insight Analyst
13 4 (2.63%) Business Manager
13 4 (2.63%) Consultant
13 4 (2.63%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) MDX
2 10 (6.58%) .NET
3 9 (5.92%) XML
4 6 (3.95%) JSON
5 4 (2.63%) REST
5 4 (2.63%) Web Services
6 3 (1.97%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.97%) CSS
6 3 (1.97%) HTML
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.32%) Node.js
7 2 (1.32%) RESTful
7 2 (1.32%) SOAP
8 1 (0.66%) Middleware
8 1 (0.66%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.92%) FMCG
3 7 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.63%) Fintech
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.66%) CMDB
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.29%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (91.45%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (32.24%) Visualisation
3 45 (29.61%) ETL
4 41 (26.97%) Data Visualisation
5 39 (25.66%) Analytics
6 36 (23.68%) Data Modelling
7 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (13.82%) Data Analysis
9 19 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
10 15 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (9.21%) Decision-Making
12 12 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (7.24%) Migration
14 10 (6.58%) Data Analytics
14 10 (6.58%) Mathematics
15 9 (5.92%) CRM
15 9 (5.92%) Data Science
16 8 (5.26%) Data Development
16 8 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 114 (75.00%) SQL
2 48 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 9 (5.92%) C#
3 9 (5.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 9 (5.92%) Python
4 6 (3.95%) VBA
5 5 (3.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.97%) R
6 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.32%) X++
8 1 (0.66%) C++
8 1 (0.66%) ES6
8 1 (0.66%) ES7
8 1 (0.66%) Java
8 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.47%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) GDPR
2 2 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (31.58%) Tableau
3 12 (7.89%) Cognos
3 12 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (7.24%) Google
5 10 (6.58%) SAP
6 5 (3.29%) Oracle
7 3 (1.97%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.97%) Sage
8 2 (1.32%) Informatica
8 2 (1.32%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.66%) Aareon
9 1 (0.66%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) RedGate
9 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.66%) SYSPRO
9 1 (0.66%) Talend
9 1 (0.66%) TIBCO