Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 623 700 962
Rank change year-on-year +77 +262 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 222 443 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.56% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 207 430 228
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43,960 79,025 99,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.52% 53.92% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 36,168 64,760 82,750
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX).

Salary trend for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) within the UK over the 6 months to 3 July 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
England +83 214 £59,000 +2.61% 13
London -5 119 £70,000 +12.00% 2
UK excluding London +208 100 £45,000 - 11
Midlands +112 38 £55,000 +23.60%
South East +136 30 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Midlands +102 21 £55,000 +37.50%
East Midlands +41 17 £36,250 -18.99%
South West +97 12 £37,500 -22.28% 8
North of England +112 11 £57,500 +35.29% 1
North West +103 9 £56,000 +40.00%
Work from Home +40 8 £55,000 -2.22% 5
East of England +76 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Wales +11 3 £38,500 -9.41%
Scotland - 2 £46,750 -
Yorkshire +107 1 £77,500 +72.22% 1
North East - 1 £36,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 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 with a requirement for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX).

1 217 (97.75%) Business Intelligence
2 202 (90.99%) Power BI
2 202 (90.99%) Power Platform
3 198 (89.19%) SQL
4 170 (76.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 142 (63.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 132 (59.46%) SQL Server
7 127 (57.21%) Data Warehouse
7 127 (57.21%) Azure
8 122 (54.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 119 (53.60%) Microsoft
10 78 (35.14%) Finance
10 78 (35.14%) Data Modelling
11 75 (33.78%) ETL
11 75 (33.78%) Analytics
12 58 (26.13%) T-SQL
13 57 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (23.42%) Azure SQL Database
14 52 (23.42%) Visualisation
15 49 (22.07%) Data Lake
15 49 (22.07%) Azure Data Factory
16 46 (20.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 43 (19.37%) Data Analytics
18 42 (18.92%) MDX
19 40 (18.02%) Python
20 37 (16.67%) Data Analysis
21 35 (15.77%) Data Quality
22 32 (14.41%) Dimensional Modelling
22 32 (14.41%) DevOps
23 31 (13.96%) Microsoft Excel

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (13.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 202 (90.99%) Power Platform
2 127 (57.21%) Azure
3 49 (22.07%) Azure Data Factory
4 23 (10.36%) PaaS
5 21 (9.46%) Data Lake Analytics
6 9 (4.05%) PowerApps
7 7 (3.15%) SaaS
8 5 (2.25%) AWS
9 3 (1.35%) Office 365
10 2 (0.90%) GCP
10 2 (0.90%) Logic Apps
11 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (90.99%) Power BI
2 170 (76.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 142 (63.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 132 (59.46%) SQL Server
5 127 (57.21%) Data Warehouse
6 122 (54.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (23.42%) Azure SQL Database
8 49 (22.07%) Data Lake
9 46 (20.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 26 (11.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 24 (10.81%) Snowflake Schema
12 19 (8.56%) Big Data
12 19 (8.56%) Cosmos DB
12 19 (8.56%) PolyBase
13 16 (7.21%) PowerPivot
14 13 (5.86%) OLAP
15 11 (4.95%) Relational Database
16 7 (3.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 22 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.15%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.45%) tSQLt
General
1 78 (35.14%) Finance
2 11 (4.95%) Retail
3 9 (4.05%) Law
4 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (51.35%) Developer
2 108 (48.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 38 (17.12%) Analyst
4 37 (16.67%) Power BI Developer
5 35 (15.77%) Data Engineer
6 23 (10.36%) Data Analyst
7 22 (9.91%) Azure Engineer
7 22 (9.91%) Business Developer
7 22 (9.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 20 (9.01%) SQL Developer
9 18 (8.11%) SQL BI Developer
10 17 (7.66%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 17 (7.66%) Consultant
11 15 (6.76%) Architect
11 15 (6.76%) Power BI Consultant
12 14 (6.31%) Azure Consultant
13 13 (5.86%) Data Consultant
13 13 (5.86%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 13 (5.86%) Senior Developer
14 12 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.92%) MDX
2 23 (10.36%) .NET
3 18 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 18 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (8.11%) CSS
3 18 (8.11%) HTML
3 18 (8.11%) HTML5
4 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.90%) JSON
5 2 (0.90%) Kafka
5 2 (0.90%) scikit-learn
5 2 (0.90%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.21%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) FMCG
5 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (97.75%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (35.14%) Data Modelling
3 75 (33.78%) Analytics
3 75 (33.78%) ETL
4 57 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (23.42%) Visualisation
6 43 (19.37%) Data Analytics
7 37 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 32 (14.41%) DevOps
8 32 (14.41%) Dimensional Modelling
9 30 (13.51%) Dashboard Development
9 30 (13.51%) Data Visualisation
10 28 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (11.71%) Data Engineering
13 25 (11.26%) Mathematics
14 20 (9.01%) Data Lineage
14 20 (9.01%) SDLC
15 18 (8.11%) MVC
15 18 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 198 (89.19%) SQL
2 58 (26.13%) T-SQL
3 40 (18.02%) Python
4 21 (9.46%) R
5 19 (8.56%) U-SQL
6 11 (4.95%) C#
7 7 (3.15%) VBA
8 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.90%) Java
9 2 (0.90%) XMLA
10 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (11.26%) Degree
2 4 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.45%) MCSA
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.77%) Data Quality
2 19 (8.56%) QA
3 12 (5.41%) GDPR
4 11 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 119 (53.60%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.06%) Databricks
3 26 (11.71%) Tableau
4 20 (9.01%) Oracle
5 4 (1.80%) RedGate
6 2 (0.90%) Alteryx
6 2 (0.90%) Birst
6 2 (0.90%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.90%) Capita
6 2 (0.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Mapinfo