Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 99 128 196
Rank change year-on-year +29 +68 +60
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1,383 1,547 1,521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.00% 2.43% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.73% 9.21% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 1,296 1,220
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,789 16,805 23,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.54% 26.44% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9,787 13,945 19,202
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,961 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Power BI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
North of England +17 389 £44,000 -2.22% 108
Midlands +43 307 £45,000 - 71
South East +5 297 £47,250 -5.50% 66
West Midlands +35 241 £47,500 +5.56% 58
North West +10 208 £47,000 +4.44% 48
Yorkshire +35 163 £41,000 -8.89% 50
South West -29 127 £40,000 -11.11% 27
East of England +62 106 £45,000 -5.26% 48
Scotland +35 100 £47,500 -4.52% 22
East Midlands +24 65 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Wales +47 60 £43,000 +15.44% 4
North East -15 18 £38,500 -1.28% 10
Northern Ireland -3 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 1,383 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,190 (86.04%) Business Intelligence
3 911 (65.87%) SQL
4 522 (37.74%) Microsoft
5 481 (34.78%) SQL Server
6 478 (34.56%) Azure
7 464 (33.55%) Analytics
8 461 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 421 (30.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 407 (29.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 403 (29.14%) ETL
12 368 (26.61%) Visualisation
13 312 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
14 299 (21.62%) Data Modelling
15 295 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
16 289 (20.90%) Python
17 288 (20.82%) Finance
18 287 (20.75%) Microsoft Excel
19 252 (18.22%) Tableau
20 242 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 225 (16.27%) T-SQL
22 207 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
23 201 (14.53%) Data Visualisation
24 169 (12.22%) Data Analysis
25 145 (10.48%) Data Quality
26 142 (10.27%) Data Analytics
27 140 (10.12%) AWS
28 137 (9.91%) SharePoint
29 133 (9.62%) PowerApps
30 130 (9.40%) Microsoft 365

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 137 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 37 (2.68%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.74%) SAS
4 9 (0.65%) Apache
4 9 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (0.51%) Umbraco
7 6 (0.43%) Drupal
7 6 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.43%) nginx
8 5 (0.36%) Apache Synapse
8 5 (0.36%) IIS
9 4 (0.29%) Confluence
9 4 (0.29%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.29%) Luigi
9 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.14%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 287 (20.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.072%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 35 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.23%) NetSuite
4 14 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.36%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.36%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.22%) Maximo
7 2 (0.14%) FastStats
7 2 (0.14%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.14%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.14%) Shopify
8 1 (0.072%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.072%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.072%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,383 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 478 (34.56%) Azure
3 140 (10.12%) AWS
4 133 (9.62%) PowerApps
5 130 (9.40%) Microsoft 365
6 106 (7.66%) Azure Data Factory
7 100 (7.23%) Dynamics 365
8 93 (6.72%) Power Automate
9 36 (2.60%) GCP
10 34 (2.46%) Logic Apps
11 29 (2.10%) SaaS
12 27 (1.95%) Serverless
13 18 (1.30%) OneDrive
14 17 (1.23%) Azure Stack
14 17 (1.23%) Matillion
14 17 (1.23%) PaaS
15 16 (1.16%) Google Analytics
16 15 (1.08%) Azure Functions
17 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
18 10 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.72%) Intranet
2 6 (0.43%) LAN
3 5 (0.36%) Firewall
3 5 (0.36%) Internet
3 5 (0.36%) SAN
3 5 (0.36%) WAN
4 4 (0.29%) DNS
4 4 (0.29%) NAS
4 4 (0.29%) VPN
5 3 (0.22%) Skype
6 2 (0.14%) DHCP
6 2 (0.14%) DKIM
6 2 (0.14%) DMARC
6 2 (0.14%) FTP
6 2 (0.14%) Wireless
7 1 (0.072%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.072%) VLAN
7 1 (0.072%) VoIP
7 1 (0.072%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 461 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 421 (30.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 407 (29.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 252 (18.22%) Tableau
6 242 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 124 (8.97%) Data Lake
8 96 (6.94%) QlikView
9 70 (5.06%) Relational Database
10 66 (4.77%) Big Data
11 64 (4.63%) Azure SQL Database
11 64 (4.63%) BusinessObjects
12 63 (4.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 54 (3.90%) Data Mining
14 47 (3.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 43 (3.11%) Snowflake Schema
16 41 (2.96%) MySQL
17 40 (2.89%) Hadoop
18 38 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
19 35 (2.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 41 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 24 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.59%) JIRA
4 18 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.36%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (0.22%) Toad
9 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.14%) Postman
9 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.072%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.072%) ERwin
10 1 (0.072%) NUnit
10 1 (0.072%) Zephyr
General
1 288 (20.82%) Finance
2 64 (4.63%) Marketing
3 48 (3.47%) Law
4 43 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 35 (2.53%) Retail
6 31 (2.24%) Public Sector
7 20 (1.45%) Legal
8 18 (1.30%) Games
9 15 (1.08%) Advertising
10 13 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.87%) Publishing
12 9 (0.65%) Banking
12 9 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.51%) Housing Association
14 6 (0.43%) Local Government
15 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.29%) French Language
15 4 (0.29%) German Language
15 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 438 (31.67%) Analyst
2 407 (29.43%) Developer
3 228 (16.49%) Data Analyst
4 224 (16.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 150 (10.85%) Data Engineer
6 125 (9.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 98 (7.09%) Power BI Developer
8 89 (6.44%) Power BI Analyst
9 73 (5.28%) Consultant
10 65 (4.70%) SQL Developer
11 56 (4.05%) Architect
12 53 (3.83%) SQL Analyst
13 44 (3.18%) Azure Engineer
13 44 (3.18%) Data Architect
14 43 (3.11%) Business Developer
15 39 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
16 35 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Lead
16 35 (2.53%) Data Manager
16 35 (2.53%) Junior
17 34 (2.46%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (6.58%) .NET
2 45 (3.25%) HTML
3 44 (3.18%) CSS
4 29 (2.10%) ASP.NET
4 29 (2.10%) MDX
4 29 (2.10%) Web Services
5 26 (1.88%) .NET Framework
6 25 (1.81%) XML
7 21 (1.52%) REST
8 19 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (1.37%) jQuery
8 19 (1.37%) Kafka
8 19 (1.37%) RESTful
9 18 (1.30%) JSON
9 18 (1.30%) React
10 16 (1.16%) Entity Framework
10 16 (1.16%) Pandas
11 9 (0.65%) Node.js
12 8 (0.58%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 295 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 68 (4.92%) Data Structures
4 26 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (1.52%) User Experience
7 18 (1.30%) NHS
7 18 (1.30%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (0.65%) Cloud Native
9 9 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.51%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.36%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.36%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.36%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.36%) Mobile Games
11 5 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (3.18%) Windows
2 24 (1.74%) Windows Server
3 23 (1.66%) Linux
4 11 (0.80%) Unix
5 7 (0.51%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.36%) SUSE
6 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (0.22%) zOS
8 2 (0.14%) AIX
8 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,190 (86.04%) Business Intelligence
2 464 (33.55%) Analytics
3 403 (29.14%) ETL
4 368 (26.61%) Visualisation
5 312 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
6 299 (21.62%) Data Modelling
7 207 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
8 201 (14.53%) Data Visualisation
9 169 (12.22%) Data Analysis
10 142 (10.27%) Data Analytics
11 128 (9.26%) Decision-Making
12 125 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 122 (8.82%) Data Science
14 116 (8.39%) DevOps
15 113 (8.17%) Data Management
15 113 (8.17%) Migration
16 98 (7.09%) Dashboard Development
17 89 (6.44%) Project Management
18 86 (6.22%) CRM
18 86 (6.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 911 (65.87%) SQL
2 289 (20.90%) Python
3 225 (16.27%) T-SQL
4 108 (7.81%) C#
5 92 (6.65%) R
6 87 (6.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 66 (4.77%) JavaScript
8 54 (3.90%) VBA
9 51 (3.69%) PowerShell
10 41 (2.96%) Java
11 27 (1.95%) Scala
12 24 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.23%) C
14 14 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.94%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.58%) Perl
16 8 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.43%) C++
17 6 (0.43%) VB
17 6 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 114 (8.24%) Degree
2 55 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.43%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.29%) ACCA
9 4 (0.29%) CIMA
9 4 (0.29%) MCP
9 4 (0.29%) PMP
10 3 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.22%) MCSA
10 3 (0.22%) MCSE
11 2 (0.14%) HND
11 2 (0.14%) ISEB
11 2 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (10.48%) Data Quality
2 37 (2.68%) QA
3 34 (2.46%) GDPR
4 15 (1.08%) SLA
5 11 (0.80%) PMO
6 7 (0.51%) GRC
7 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.072%) HL7
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.072%) NIST
System Software
1 20 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.16%) Docker
3 7 (0.51%) HDFS
4 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.14%) Firmware
5 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (1.08%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.43%) HAProxy
2 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.29%) SCCM
3 4 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.14%) Kibana
4 2 (0.14%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.072%) Ansible
5 1 (0.072%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.072%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.072%) Terraform
5 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 522 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.00%) Databricks
3 78 (5.64%) Cognos
4 76 (5.50%) SAP
5 55 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
6 52 (3.76%) Oracle
7 43 (3.11%) Google
8 42 (3.04%) Alteryx
9 32 (2.31%) Informatica
10 31 (2.24%) Talend
10 31 (2.24%) Teradata
11 19 (1.37%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.16%) JD Edwards
13 12 (0.87%) IFS
13 12 (0.87%) Remedy
14 10 (0.72%) VMware
15 9 (0.65%) IBM
15 9 (0.65%) Sage
16 8 (0.58%) Infor
17 6 (0.43%) HubSpot