Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 202 217
Rank change year-on-year +50 +15 +24
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 78 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 1.51% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 8
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,125 £35,500
90th Percentile £53,400 £57,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +20.48%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,756 1,993 1,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.62% 36.02% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,238 930
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% +6.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £67,500 £61,300
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Power BI in Scotland.

Salary trend for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Glasgow +24 53 £45,000 +4.65% 8
Edinburgh +12 11 £53,750 +34.38% 10
Fife - 5 £31,500 - 1
Aberdeen - 4 £45,429 -
Scottish Borders -5 1 £25,000 -28.57%
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £32,500 -
Stirling - 1 £50,000 - 1
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 74 (94.87%) Business Intelligence
2 66 (84.62%) SQL
3 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 45 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
6 42 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (47.44%) ETL
8 36 (46.15%) T-SQL
9 32 (41.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (34.62%) Visualisation
10 27 (34.62%) Tableau
11 24 (30.77%) QlikView
12 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (23.08%) Data Modelling
15 16 (20.51%) Data Visualisation
15 16 (20.51%) Analytics
16 14 (17.95%) Oracle
16 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (16.67%) Data Quality
18 12 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
19 11 (14.10%) CRM
19 11 (14.10%) Python
19 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (14.10%) Data Engineering
20 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
20 10 (12.82%) Data Management
20 10 (12.82%) Finance
21 9 (11.54%) BusinessObjects

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.28%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.28%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 45 (57.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (41.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (30.77%) QlikView
7 10 (12.82%) Relational Database
8 9 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (5.13%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (3.85%) MySQL
10 3 (3.85%) OLAP
11 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.56%) Data Lake
11 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Advertising
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (56.41%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) SQL Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Consultant
4 14 (17.95%) Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 12 (15.38%) Database Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Business Consultant
6 9 (11.54%) Data Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Junior
10 4 (5.13%) Junior Developer
10 4 (5.13%) SQL Database Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Business Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 3 (3.85%) Junior SQL Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.56%) Ajax
4 2 (2.56%) HTML
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) Universal Windows Platform
5 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (94.87%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (47.44%) ETL
3 27 (34.62%) Visualisation
4 18 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 16 (20.51%) Analytics
5 16 (20.51%) Data Visualisation
6 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.10%) CRM
7 11 (14.10%) Data Engineering
7 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.82%) Data Management
9 9 (11.54%) Data Extraction
9 9 (11.54%) Database Theory
9 9 (11.54%) ERP
9 9 (11.54%) Procedural Programming
9 9 (11.54%) Relational Database Theory
10 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.97%) Data Analytics
11 7 (8.97%) Master Data Management
11 7 (8.97%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 66 (84.62%) SQL
2 36 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 11 (14.10%) Python
4 9 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) Scala
5 8 (10.26%) C#
6 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.56%) SOQL
7 2 (2.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.28%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) X++
8 1 (1.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.28%) MCSA
2 1 (1.28%) MCSE
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.62%) Tableau
3 14 (17.95%) Oracle
4 9 (11.54%) Cognos
5 5 (6.41%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (6.41%) Teradata
6 4 (5.13%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) Google