Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 219 237
Rank change year-on-year +106 +18 +46
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 295 154 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.79% 1.26% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.24% 5.47% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 241 141 120
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Power Platform is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,881 2,813 2,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.23% 23.06% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,224 2,373 1,873
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,071 £71,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Power Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in the North West

Power Platform
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Power Platform in the North West.

Salary trend for Power Platform in the North West

Power Platform
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform in the North West over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Power Platform in the North West

Power Platform
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 Platform within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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 +95 188 £41,750 -1.76% 38
Cheshire +41 56 £45,000 -6.25% 16
Merseyside +7 33 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Lancashire -10 16 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Cumbria -2 1 - -
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT jobs citing Power Platform 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 Platform.

1 291 (98.64%) Power BI
2 269 (91.19%) Business Intelligence
3 207 (70.17%) SQL
4 146 (49.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 132 (44.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 114 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 97 (32.88%) SQL Server
8 93 (31.53%) Data Warehouse
9 89 (30.17%) T-SQL
10 80 (27.12%) ETL
10 80 (27.12%) Analytics
11 79 (26.78%) Analytical Skills
12 71 (24.07%) Microsoft Excel
13 69 (23.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 68 (23.05%) Tableau
15 62 (21.02%) Visualisation
16 60 (20.34%) QlikView
17 59 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
18 52 (17.63%) Finance
19 51 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 48 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
21 47 (15.93%) Data Visualisation
22 38 (12.88%) Python
23 36 (12.20%) Data Modelling
24 35 (11.86%) Qlik Sense
25 33 (11.19%) Data Analysis
25 33 (11.19%) Telecoms
26 29 (9.83%) R
26 29 (9.83%) ERP
27 28 (9.49%) Oracle

Power Platform
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 24 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.07%) SAS
3 11 (3.73%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.02%) WordPress
5 2 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 71 (24.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.02%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.41%) Azure Data Factory
2 13 (4.41%) Office 365
3 8 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Flow
4 7 (2.37%) PowerApps
5 5 (1.69%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.69%) Serverless
6 4 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (1.36%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.02%) Boomi
8 2 (0.68%) G Suite
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.34%) IaaS
9 1 (0.34%) PaaS
9 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.41%) Broadband
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (98.64%) Power BI
2 146 (49.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 132 (44.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (32.88%) SQL Server
5 93 (31.53%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (23.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 60 (20.34%) QlikView
8 35 (11.86%) Qlik Sense
9 27 (9.15%) Relational Database
10 19 (6.44%) Data Mining
11 18 (6.10%) Big Data
12 15 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (4.07%) OLAP
15 11 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (3.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 10 (3.39%) Hadoop
17 8 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
18 7 (2.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.03%) JIRA
4 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (17.63%) Finance
2 33 (11.19%) Telecoms
3 28 (9.49%) Retail
4 25 (8.47%) Manufacturing
5 19 (6.44%) Marketing
6 14 (4.75%) Billing
7 11 (3.73%) Legal
8 10 (3.39%) Electronics
9 9 (3.05%) Law
10 8 (2.71%) Local Government
11 6 (2.03%) Back Office
12 3 (1.02%) Games
13 2 (0.68%) Advertising
13 2 (0.68%) Publishing
14 1 (0.34%) Automotive
14 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (38.64%) Developer
2 89 (30.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 85 (28.81%) Analyst
4 43 (14.58%) SQL Developer
5 36 (12.20%) Data Analyst
6 31 (10.51%) SQL BI Developer
7 26 (8.81%) SSRS Developer
8 24 (8.14%) Power BI Developer
9 23 (7.80%) SSIS Developer
10 22 (7.46%) Consultant
11 19 (6.44%) Data Engineer
12 15 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 15 (5.08%) DBA
12 15 (5.08%) T-SQL Developer
13 14 (4.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 13 (4.41%) SQL DBA
15 11 (3.73%) Bid Manager
16 10 (3.39%) Business Analytics Analyst
16 10 (3.39%) SQL Analyst
17 9 (3.05%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.44%) .NET
2 18 (6.10%) Web Services
3 17 (5.76%) JSON
4 10 (3.39%) HTML
5 9 (3.05%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.05%) REST
6 7 (2.37%) SOAP
7 6 (2.03%) Kafka
7 6 (2.03%) MDX
8 4 (1.36%) EDI
8 4 (1.36%) XML
9 3 (1.02%) CSS
10 2 (0.68%) .NET Core
10 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.68%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.68%) jQuery
10 2 (0.68%) RESTful
10 2 (0.68%) XSLT
11 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Core
11 1 (0.34%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 79 (26.78%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.73%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.37%) Replication
5 6 (2.03%) Clustering
6 3 (1.02%) Life Science
6 3 (1.02%) User Experience
7 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.68%) EPoS
7 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.03%) Windows
2 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (91.19%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (27.12%) Analytics
2 80 (27.12%) ETL
3 62 (21.02%) Visualisation
4 59 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (15.93%) Data Visualisation
7 36 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 33 (11.19%) Data Analysis
9 29 (9.83%) ERP
10 28 (9.49%) Machine Learning
11 27 (9.15%) Decision-Making
12 26 (8.81%) Time Management
13 24 (8.14%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (7.12%) CRM
14 21 (7.12%) Kimball Methodology
15 19 (6.44%) Mentoring
16 18 (6.10%) Business Analytics
17 17 (5.76%) Mathematics
18 16 (5.42%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (70.17%) SQL
2 89 (30.17%) T-SQL
3 38 (12.88%) Python
4 29 (9.83%) R
5 25 (8.47%) C#
6 14 (4.75%) PHP
7 11 (3.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 10 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.71%) VBA
10 7 (2.37%) U-SQL
11 6 (2.03%) Scala
12 5 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.36%) Java
14 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.68%) C
15 2 (0.68%) X++
16 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (7.12%) Degree
2 11 (3.73%) APMP
3 5 (1.69%) CISA
3 5 (1.69%) CISM
3 5 (1.69%) CISSP
3 5 (1.69%) CRISC
4 4 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.14%) SLA
2 16 (5.42%) QA
3 12 (4.07%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.69%) NIST
5 2 (0.68%) GDPR
6 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Ambari
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 114 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 68 (23.05%) Tableau
3 28 (9.49%) Oracle
4 24 (8.14%) SAP
5 15 (5.08%) Sage
6 11 (3.73%) BT
7 10 (3.39%) Lavastorm
7 10 (3.39%) Nimsoft
8 7 (2.37%) Informatica
8 7 (2.37%) Intapp
9 6 (2.03%) Cognos
10 5 (1.69%) DocuSign
10 5 (1.69%) Google
10 5 (1.69%) iManage
11 4 (1.36%) Databricks
11 4 (1.36%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.02%) Apple
12 3 (1.02%) Dell
12 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.02%) Teradata