Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 173 240
Rank change year-on-year +63 +67 +90
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 946 1,740 1,378
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.69% 2.12% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.88% 7.94% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1,581 1,243
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK 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 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 9,577 21,905 28,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.28% 26.69% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7,854 17,803 23,515
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 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
South East +93 245 £47,500 +2.15% 29
North of England +22 240 £44,000 +3.53% 47
Midlands +36 193 £47,500 +5.56% 42
West Midlands +57 151 £50,000 +11.11% 29
North West +14 126 £45,000 +5.88% 27
South West +94 125 £45,000 - 16
Yorkshire +44 81 £50,000 +17.65% 12
East of England +6 55 £47,500 +5.56% 19
Scotland +27 41 £46,250 +2.78% 23
East Midlands +22 40 £37,500 -16.67% 13
Wales +25 36 £45,000 +18.42%
North East +29 33 £36,250 -8.23% 8
Channel Islands - 7 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland +15 4 - - 1
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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.

1 946 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 822 (86.89%) Business Intelligence
3 637 (67.34%) SQL
4 401 (42.39%) SQL Server
5 392 (41.44%) Microsoft
6 381 (40.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 332 (35.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 322 (34.04%) Azure
9 313 (33.09%) Data Warehouse
10 257 (27.17%) Analytics
11 251 (26.53%) Visualisation
12 226 (23.89%) ETL
13 223 (23.57%) Finance
14 213 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
15 212 (22.41%) Tableau
16 210 (22.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 202 (21.35%) T-SQL
18 182 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
19 181 (19.13%) Data Modelling
20 170 (17.97%) Python
21 146 (15.43%) Microsoft Excel
22 144 (15.22%) Data Visualisation
23 128 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
24 127 (13.42%) .NET
25 119 (12.58%) C#
26 112 (11.84%) Data Analysis
27 106 (11.21%) Machine Learning
28 104 (10.99%) Big Data
29 100 (10.57%) Degree
30 95 (10.04%) Data Lake

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 93 (9.83%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.49%) Apache Spark
3 30 (3.17%) SAS
4 17 (1.80%) Apache
5 9 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
6 8 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.74%) IIS
7 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.63%) Apache Synapse
8 6 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.53%) Confluence
9 5 (0.53%) Luigi
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.21%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 146 (15.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.74%) SPSS
5 5 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.53%) Carpe Diem
3 5 (0.53%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.42%) Aareon QL
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.32%) Primavera
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.21%) Line 500
6 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 946 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 322 (34.04%) Azure
3 90 (9.51%) AWS
4 63 (6.66%) Azure Data Factory
5 51 (5.39%) PowerApps
6 50 (5.29%) Office 365
7 44 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
8 33 (3.49%) SaaS
9 21 (2.22%) Serverless
10 20 (2.11%) GCP
11 19 (2.01%) PaaS
12 18 (1.90%) Power Automate
13 17 (1.80%) IaaS
14 16 (1.69%) Azure Stack
14 16 (1.69%) OneDrive
15 14 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (1.48%) Azure Machine Learning
15 14 (1.48%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
16 9 (0.95%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.95%) Intranet
2 6 (0.63%) LAN
2 6 (0.63%) Skype
2 6 (0.63%) WAN
3 3 (0.32%) DHCP
3 3 (0.32%) Firewall
3 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.21%) DNS
4 2 (0.21%) Extranet
4 2 (0.21%) WebEx
4 2 (0.21%) Wireless
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.11%) CTI
5 1 (0.11%) Internet
5 1 (0.11%) IPv4
5 1 (0.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (42.39%) SQL Server
2 381 (40.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 332 (35.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 313 (33.09%) Data Warehouse
5 210 (22.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 104 (10.99%) Big Data
7 95 (10.04%) Data Lake
8 67 (7.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 57 (6.03%) QlikView
10 55 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
11 47 (4.97%) Relational Database
12 43 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 38 (4.02%) Hadoop
14 37 (3.91%) OLAP
15 36 (3.81%) Amazon Redshift
15 36 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 33 (3.49%) NoSQL
17 29 (3.07%) MySQL
18 27 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
19 25 (2.64%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 46 (4.86%) Visual Studio
2 34 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (1.69%) JIRA
5 13 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.63%) NUnit
7 6 (0.63%) Selenium
7 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
7 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.32%) ERwin
9 3 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.21%) RStudio
10 2 (0.21%) Subversion
10 2 (0.21%) tSQLt
11 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.11%) Toad
11 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 223 (23.57%) Finance
2 60 (6.34%) Law
3 43 (4.55%) Marketing
4 30 (3.17%) Public Sector
5 26 (2.75%) Retail
6 22 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.22%) Banking
8 19 (2.01%) Advertising
9 15 (1.59%) Back Office
9 15 (1.59%) Legal
10 13 (1.37%) Local Government
11 12 (1.27%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.85%) Publishing
13 6 (0.63%) Electronics
14 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.21%) Police
15 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 339 (35.84%) Developer
2 271 (28.65%) Analyst
3 183 (19.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 121 (12.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 79 (8.35%) Data Analyst
6 73 (7.72%) Data Engineer
7 61 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 53 (5.60%) Senior Developer
9 49 (5.18%) Business Developer
10 39 (4.12%) Architect
11 36 (3.81%) SQL Analyst
12 35 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Lead
13 34 (3.59%) Power BI Developer
14 33 (3.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 33 (3.49%) Power BI Analyst
14 33 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
15 31 (3.28%) Consultant
15 31 (3.28%) Data Architect
16 29 (3.07%) SQL BI Developer
17 27 (2.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (13.42%) .NET
2 56 (5.92%) HTML
3 48 (5.07%) ASP.NET
4 46 (4.86%) CSS
5 40 (4.23%) Web Services
6 25 (2.64%) .NET Framework
7 24 (2.54%) HTML5
8 23 (2.43%) AngularJS
9 22 (2.33%) MDX
10 21 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (2.01%) Kafka
12 17 (1.80%) .NET Core
13 16 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (1.48%) Pandas
15 12 (1.27%) REST
16 11 (1.16%) ASP.NET Core
16 11 (1.16%) NumPy
17 9 (0.95%) Entity Framework
18 8 (0.85%) RESTful
18 8 (0.85%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 182 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 27 (2.85%) User Experience
5 26 (2.75%) Algorithms
6 22 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (2.11%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.48%) Analytical Mindset
10 11 (1.16%) Clustering
11 9 (0.95%) Reinsurance
12 7 (0.74%) Life Science
13 6 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (0.63%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.63%) NHS
14 5 (0.53%) Social Media
15 4 (0.42%) Driving Licence
16 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
16 3 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (7.93%) Windows
2 41 (4.33%) Windows Server
3 22 (2.33%) Linux
4 19 (2.01%) Unix
4 19 (2.01%) Windows 10
5 13 (1.37%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (0.95%) Android
6 9 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (86.89%) Business Intelligence
2 257 (27.17%) Analytics
3 251 (26.53%) Visualisation
4 226 (23.89%) ETL
5 213 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
6 181 (19.13%) Data Modelling
7 144 (15.22%) Data Visualisation
8 128 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
9 112 (11.84%) Data Analysis
10 106 (11.21%) Machine Learning
11 93 (9.83%) Data Science
12 92 (9.73%) DevOps
13 73 (7.72%) Data Analytics
14 63 (6.66%) Data Management
15 62 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 61 (6.45%) Artificial Intelligence
17 60 (6.34%) Statistics
18 58 (6.13%) Dashboard Development
18 58 (6.13%) Data Engineering
19 57 (6.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 637 (67.34%) SQL
2 202 (21.35%) T-SQL
3 170 (17.97%) Python
4 119 (12.58%) C#
5 77 (8.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 66 (6.98%) R
7 61 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 45 (4.76%) Java
8 45 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 33 (3.49%) VBA
10 22 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 14 (1.48%) Scala
11 14 (1.48%) X++
12 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.85%) Korn
14 8 (0.85%) VB
15 7 (0.74%) C++
16 5 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 100 (10.57%) Degree
2 21 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.48%) MCSA
6 14 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.63%) MCSE
8 6 (0.63%) PhD
9 4 (0.42%) ISEB
10 3 (0.32%) CIMA
10 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.32%) MBCS
11 2 (0.21%) ACCA
11 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.11%) CCNA
12 1 (0.11%) CISA
12 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.08%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.64%) QA
3 23 (2.43%) GDPR
4 12 (1.27%) PMO
5 7 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.74%) SLA
6 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.21%) IFRS
8 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.11%) NIST
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.80%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.16%) Docker
4 11 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.16%) Kubernetes
1 11 (1.16%) SCVMM
2 10 (1.06%) Ansible
2 10 (1.06%) Terraform
3 6 (0.63%) Grafana
3 6 (0.63%) Kibana
3 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.63%) Puppet
4 3 (0.32%) SCCM
5 2 (0.21%) SCOM
5 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.21%) WSUS
6 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 392 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 212 (22.41%) Tableau
3 46 (4.86%) Oracle
4 41 (4.33%) SAP
5 36 (3.81%) Databricks
6 25 (2.64%) Google
7 23 (2.43%) Cognos
8 21 (2.22%) Alteryx
9 14 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.48%) VMware
10 13 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
11 12 (1.27%) Talend
12 11 (1.16%) Intapp
12 11 (1.16%) PlateSpin
12 11 (1.16%) Teradata
12 11 (1.16%) VirtaMove
13 10 (1.06%) Avaya
13 10 (1.06%) Informatica
14 9 (0.95%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.85%) Hortonworks