Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
England > North West
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 145 200
Rank change year-on-year +67 +55 +63
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 305 224 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.63% 2.18% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.47% 8.55% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 266 195 170
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +11.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,550 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,450 £53,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 2,912 2,620 2,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.62% 25.56% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,379 2,148 2,262
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +3.61%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £68,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 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 +77 202 £45,000 +5.88% 45
Cheshire +28 43 £42,000 -6.67% 20
Merseyside +9 36 £46,250 +8.82% 16
Lancashire -4 17 £41,500 +27.69% 11
Cumbria - 2 - -
Power Platform
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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.

1 278 (91.15%) Power BI
2 232 (76.07%) Business Intelligence
3 182 (59.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 180 (59.02%) SQL
5 124 (40.66%) SQL Server
6 122 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 120 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 115 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
9 94 (30.82%) ETL
10 85 (27.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 80 (26.23%) Analytics
12 76 (24.92%) Tableau
13 73 (23.93%) Microsoft Excel
13 73 (23.93%) T-SQL
14 71 (23.28%) Finance
15 62 (20.33%) Visualisation
16 57 (18.69%) Data Analysis
17 55 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
17 55 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (14.75%) Azure
19 44 (14.43%) Data Visualisation
20 41 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
21 36 (11.80%) .NET
22 35 (11.48%) SharePoint
23 32 (10.49%) Data Modelling
24 31 (10.16%) Dynamics 365
25 30 (9.84%) Scrum
26 28 (9.18%) Migration
27 27 (8.85%) C#
28 26 (8.52%) QlikView

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 35 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.31%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.31%) SAS
2 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.66%) Confluence
3 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.33%) Apache
4 1 (0.33%) OnBase
4 1 (0.33%) Site Server
Applications
1 73 (23.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.66%) SPSS
5 1 (0.33%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 16 (5.25%) Dynamics GP
2 12 (3.93%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.98%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.66%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.66%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.75%) Azure
2 31 (10.16%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (2.95%) AWS
3 9 (2.95%) Office 365
4 8 (2.62%) PowerApps
5 6 (1.97%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.31%) SaaS
7 3 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.66%) GCP
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Flow
8 2 (0.66%) PaaS
8 2 (0.66%) Slack
9 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.33%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) Firewall
1 1 (0.33%) Intranet
1 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (91.15%) Power BI
2 182 (59.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 124 (40.66%) SQL Server
4 120 (39.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 115 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
6 85 (27.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (8.52%) QlikView
8 17 (5.57%) Big Data
9 13 (4.26%) PowerPivot
10 12 (3.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (3.93%) MySQL
11 10 (3.28%) OLAP
12 9 (2.95%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (2.62%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.30%) Data Lake
15 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (1.31%) Data Mining
17 4 (1.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (5.25%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.61%) JIRA
3 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.66%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.33%) MSTest
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (23.28%) Finance
2 12 (3.93%) Legal
3 11 (3.61%) Law
4 9 (2.95%) Marketing
5 8 (2.62%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.64%) Retail
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (43.61%) Developer
2 88 (28.85%) Analyst
3 78 (25.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 25 (8.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 24 (7.87%) Insight Analyst
6 22 (7.21%) Business Manager
6 22 (7.21%) SharePoint Developer
7 21 (6.89%) Business Analyst
7 21 (6.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 20 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (6.23%) Business Developer
10 17 (5.57%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 17 (5.57%) Data Analyst
10 17 (5.57%) SQL Developer
11 16 (5.25%) Architect
12 15 (4.92%) Senior Insight Analyst
13 12 (3.93%) Business Intelligence Specialist
13 12 (3.93%) Report Analyst
14 11 (3.61%) Report Manager
14 11 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.80%) .NET
2 18 (5.90%) Web Services
3 16 (5.25%) REST
4 15 (4.92%) MDX
5 11 (3.61%) .NET Framework
5 11 (3.61%) Entity Framework
6 10 (3.28%) SOAP
6 10 (3.28%) XML
7 7 (2.30%) .NET Core
7 7 (2.30%) JSON
8 6 (1.97%) CSS
8 6 (1.97%) HTML
9 4 (1.31%) Natural Language Processing
10 3 (0.98%) LDAP
11 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET Core
11 2 (0.66%) Kafka
12 1 (0.33%) Pandas
12 1 (0.33%) PySpark
12 1 (0.33%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.26%) User Experience
3 11 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.30%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.64%) Clustering
5 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.64%) PKI
6 4 (1.31%) BBC
7 3 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.66%) NHS
8 2 (0.66%) Replication
8 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.33%) EPoS
9 1 (0.33%) FMCG
9 1 (0.33%) Life Science
9 1 (0.33%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.64%) Windows
2 3 (0.98%) Linux
3 2 (0.66%) Unix
3 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.33%) VMS
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (76.07%) Business Intelligence
2 94 (30.82%) ETL
3 80 (26.23%) Analytics
4 62 (20.33%) Visualisation
5 57 (18.69%) Data Analysis
6 55 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (14.43%) Data Visualisation
8 41 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (10.49%) Data Modelling
10 30 (9.84%) Scrum
11 28 (9.18%) Migration
12 25 (8.20%) Coaching
13 24 (7.87%) Data Management
14 22 (7.21%) Actionable Insight
14 22 (7.21%) Data Science
15 21 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (6.23%) Business Analysis
16 19 (6.23%) Data Analytics
17 18 (5.90%) Collaborative Working
18 17 (5.57%) Storytelling
Programming Languages
1 180 (59.02%) SQL
2 73 (23.93%) T-SQL
3 27 (8.85%) C#
4 23 (7.54%) VBA
5 20 (6.56%) Python
6 17 (5.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 15 (4.92%) VB
8 12 (3.93%) X++
9 8 (2.62%) R
10 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.64%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.31%) C
12 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.98%) Scala
14 2 (0.66%) Java
15 1 (0.33%) Perl
15 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.33%) Ruby
15 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.92%) Degree
2 4 (1.31%) Master's Degree
2 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.25%) Solvency II
2 15 (4.92%) GDPR
3 13 (4.26%) QA
4 7 (2.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.31%) Puppet
2 2 (0.66%) Ansible
2 2 (0.66%) Grafana
2 2 (0.66%) Kibana
2 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.66%) Salt
2 2 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 122 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 76 (24.92%) Tableau
3 16 (5.25%) Intapp
4 15 (4.92%) WorldPay
5 14 (4.59%) Cognos
6 11 (3.61%) IBM
6 11 (3.61%) Oracle
7 8 (2.62%) Alteryx
7 8 (2.62%) Google
8 6 (1.97%) SnapLogic
9 5 (1.64%) Adobe
10 4 (1.31%) Aderant
11 3 (0.98%) Databricks
11 3 (0.98%) Informatica
11 3 (0.98%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.66%) RedGate
12 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.66%) SAP
12 2 (0.66%) Siemens
12 2 (0.66%) VMware