Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 208 300
Rank change year-on-year +65 +92 +239
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1,742 1,484 1,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.29% 1.67% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.79% 5.92% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,212 962
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,750 £27,525
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 19,815 25,061 31,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 26.05% 28.26% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16,412 20,667 26,163
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 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
North of England +97 451 £42,500 +2.41% 113
South East +25 449 £45,000 -10.00% 101
Midlands +49 324 £45,000 - 70
North West +104 287 £42,500 - 74
West Midlands +71 248 £43,750 -2.78% 46
South West +47 184 £42,500 - 47
East of England +72 165 £45,000 +2.27% 35
Yorkshire +38 137 £45,000 +7.78% 26
Scotland +36 110 £45,131 +0.29% 21
East Midlands -23 74 £46,500 +3.33% 24
Wales +22 52 £37,500 +15.38% 8
North East +9 28 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Northern Ireland +5 10 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 1,742 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,533 (88.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1,098 (63.03%) SQL
4 716 (41.10%) SQL Server
5 693 (39.78%) Microsoft
6 665 (38.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 649 (37.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 615 (35.30%) Data Warehouse
9 533 (30.60%) Analytics
10 520 (29.85%) Azure
11 448 (25.72%) ETL
12 442 (25.37%) Visualisation
13 425 (24.40%) Tableau
14 401 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
15 390 (22.39%) Finance
16 389 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
17 378 (21.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 317 (18.20%) T-SQL
19 293 (16.82%) Microsoft Excel
20 292 (16.76%) Data Modelling
21 251 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
22 246 (14.12%) Data Visualisation
23 221 (12.69%) Python
24 216 (12.40%) Data Analysis
25 203 (11.65%) Degree
26 198 (11.37%) .NET
27 197 (11.31%) C#
28 192 (11.02%) QlikView
29 171 (9.82%) SharePoint
30 152 (8.73%) Data Analytics

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
1 171 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 62 (3.56%) SAS
3 30 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.03%) IIS
5 16 (0.92%) Apache
5 16 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (0.57%) Jupyter
7 10 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.52%) WordPress
9 8 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.34%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.34%) Confluence
11 5 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.17%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.17%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.11%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.057%) Apache Airflow
14 1 (0.057%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 293 (16.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 86 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
4 22 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.69%) SPSS
7 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.17%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 50 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.80%) Dynamics GP
4 12 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.57%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.52%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.34%) OPENHousing
7 6 (0.34%) Primavera
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.17%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.11%) assyst
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.057%) Cognos Controller
11 1 (0.057%) Maximo
11 1 (0.057%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.057%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,742 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 520 (29.85%) Azure
3 147 (8.44%) Office 365
4 102 (5.86%) AWS
5 92 (5.28%) Dynamics 365
6 90 (5.17%) Azure Data Factory
7 83 (4.76%) PowerApps
8 38 (2.18%) PaaS
9 27 (1.55%) Google Analytics
10 25 (1.44%) GCP
11 23 (1.32%) Microsoft Flow
12 22 (1.26%) SaaS
13 19 (1.09%) IaaS
14 13 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
16 11 (0.63%) Yammer
17 9 (0.52%) Boomi
18 8 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
18 8 (0.46%) OneDrive
18 8 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.75%) Firewall
2 12 (0.69%) Network Security
3 11 (0.63%) DNS
3 11 (0.63%) SAN
4 10 (0.57%) DHCP
4 10 (0.57%) DKIM
4 10 (0.57%) DMARC
4 10 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (0.57%) IMAP
4 10 (0.57%) POP3
4 10 (0.57%) SMTP
5 7 (0.40%) Internet
6 4 (0.23%) Intranet
7 3 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.11%) Broadband
8 2 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.057%) HTTP
9 1 (0.057%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.057%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 716 (41.10%) SQL Server
2 665 (38.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 649 (37.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 615 (35.30%) Data Warehouse
5 378 (21.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 192 (11.02%) QlikView
7 98 (5.63%) Data Lake
8 82 (4.71%) Big Data
9 79 (4.54%) Relational Database
10 73 (4.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 64 (3.67%) Qlik Sense
12 63 (3.62%) BusinessObjects
13 60 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 51 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
15 50 (2.87%) Star Schema
16 49 (2.81%) Azure SQL Database
16 49 (2.81%) NoSQL
17 45 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 44 (2.53%) MySQL
19 39 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (3.62%) Visual Studio
2 60 (3.44%) JIRA
3 53 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
5 30 (1.72%) Git (software)
6 29 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (0.57%) Fiddler
7 10 (0.57%) LINQPad
7 10 (0.57%) Postman
8 9 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.34%) Selenium
10 5 (0.29%) NUnit
10 5 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.23%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.23%) GitLab
11 4 (0.23%) MSTest
11 4 (0.23%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.23%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.23%) TestDirector
12 3 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 390 (22.39%) Finance
2 129 (7.41%) Retail
3 104 (5.97%) Marketing
4 54 (3.10%) Public Sector
5 44 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 41 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.72%) Banking
8 26 (1.49%) Legal
9 22 (1.26%) Law
10 13 (0.75%) Advertising
11 12 (0.69%) Games
11 12 (0.69%) Publishing
12 11 (0.63%) Electronics
13 10 (0.57%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.46%) Automotive
14 8 (0.46%) Social Housing
15 7 (0.40%) Back Office
16 6 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 635 (36.45%) Developer
2 537 (30.83%) Analyst
3 394 (22.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 214 (12.28%) Data Analyst
5 213 (12.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 100 (5.74%) SQL Developer
7 90 (5.17%) Business Developer
8 88 (5.05%) Architect
9 82 (4.71%) Consultant
10 66 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 66 (3.79%) Power BI Developer
11 62 (3.56%) Power BI Analyst
12 61 (3.50%) SQL Analyst
13 60 (3.44%) Insight Analyst
14 57 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
15 50 (2.87%) SQL BI Developer
16 49 (2.81%) DBA
17 46 (2.64%) Data Architect
18 44 (2.53%) Administrator
19 42 (2.41%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (11.37%) .NET
2 76 (4.36%) ASP.NET
3 75 (4.31%) HTML
4 61 (3.50%) Web Services
5 57 (3.27%) CSS
6 41 (2.35%) MDX
7 32 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (1.61%) REST
9 26 (1.49%) AngularJS
9 26 (1.49%) JSON
10 25 (1.44%) jQuery
11 23 (1.32%) XML
12 18 (1.03%) .NET Core
12 18 (1.03%) HTML5
13 14 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (0.75%) EDI
15 12 (0.69%) .NET Framework
15 12 (0.69%) TensorFlow
16 11 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 11 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 401 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (1.72%) User Experience
5 27 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (1.44%) Replication
7 24 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.15%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.15%) Virtual Team
9 17 (0.98%) Data Centre
9 17 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 16 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
12 11 (0.63%) FMCG
12 11 (0.63%) Reinsurance
13 10 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
14 9 (0.52%) EMC VMAX
14 9 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.52%) Life Science
14 9 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (4.88%) Windows
2 32 (1.84%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.09%) Linux
4 16 (0.92%) Windows 10
5 14 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.69%) VMS
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.17%) Unix
10 1 (0.057%) Android
10 1 (0.057%) CentOS
10 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,533 (88.00%) Business Intelligence
2 533 (30.60%) Analytics
3 448 (25.72%) ETL
4 442 (25.37%) Visualisation
5 389 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
6 292 (16.76%) Data Modelling
7 251 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
8 246 (14.12%) Data Visualisation
9 216 (12.40%) Data Analysis
10 152 (8.73%) Data Analytics
11 114 (6.54%) DevOps
12 113 (6.49%) Data Management
12 113 (6.49%) Mentoring
13 98 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 97 (5.57%) Data Science
15 96 (5.51%) Dashboard Development
15 96 (5.51%) Decision-Making
16 94 (5.40%) ERP
17 92 (5.28%) Machine Learning
18 89 (5.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,098 (63.03%) SQL
2 317 (18.20%) T-SQL
3 221 (12.69%) Python
4 197 (11.31%) C#
5 150 (8.61%) R
6 145 (8.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 106 (6.08%) PowerShell
8 96 (5.51%) VBA
9 91 (5.22%) JavaScript
10 36 (2.07%) X++
11 28 (1.61%) C
11 28 (1.61%) Java
12 27 (1.55%) PHP
13 20 (1.15%) VB
14 19 (1.09%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.86%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.46%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.34%) Scala
18 5 (0.29%) Ruby
18 5 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 203 (11.65%) Degree
2 42 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 10 (0.57%) HND
8 9 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.46%) ISEB
9 8 (0.46%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.46%) MBCS
10 7 (0.40%) APMP
10 7 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.23%) AAT
12 4 (0.23%) ACCA
12 4 (0.23%) CIMA
12 4 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.23%) PhD
13 3 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (6.89%) Data Quality
2 45 (2.58%) GDPR
2 45 (2.58%) QA
3 18 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.80%) Solvency II
5 13 (0.75%) PMO
5 13 (0.75%) SLA
6 3 (0.17%) NIST
7 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.057%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.057%) NCSC
8 1 (0.057%) NIST 800
System Software
1 27 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.52%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.23%) Docker
5 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.057%) HDFS
6 1 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.057%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.86%) Kibana
2 10 (0.57%) AirWatch
2 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (0.40%) SCCM
4 5 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.23%) Puppet
5 4 (0.23%) Salt
6 3 (0.17%) Terraform
7 2 (0.11%) Ansible
7 2 (0.11%) SCOM
7 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.057%) CASB
8 1 (0.057%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.057%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.057%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.057%) WMI
Vendors
1 693 (39.78%) Microsoft
2 425 (24.40%) Tableau
3 107 (6.14%) Oracle
4 72 (4.13%) Cognos
5 71 (4.08%) SAP
6 52 (2.99%) Google
7 25 (1.44%) Alteryx
7 25 (1.44%) Databricks
8 24 (1.38%) IBM
9 22 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (1.15%) Informatica
10 20 (1.15%) JD Edwards
10 20 (1.15%) RedGate
11 17 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
12 16 (0.92%) VMware
13 14 (0.80%) Cisco
13 14 (0.80%) Facebook
13 14 (0.80%) UiPath
14 12 (0.69%) Citrix
14 12 (0.69%) Teradata