Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 769 967 940
Rank change year-on-year +198 -27 +224
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 335 240 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 299 193 203
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,200 £37,100 £39,200
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -10.00%

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 78,216 96,165 92,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.26% 55.99% 55.04%
Number of salaries quoted 63,967 80,265 78,947
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX).

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 13 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 21 May 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
England +177 327 £55,000 - 24
London +133 197 £62,500 - 4
UK excluding London +136 133 £45,000 +3.45% 21
Midlands +70 63 £44,750 -0.56% 4
East Midlands +76 60 £45,000 - 2
East of England +93 21 £45,000 +32.35% 4
North of England +43 21 £40,000 -11.11% 6
South East +32 20 £46,250 -7.50% 5
North West +40 12 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire - 9 £45,000 - 3
Wales - 6 £37,500 -
West Midlands +23 3 £40,000 -15.79% 2
South West +30 2 £48,250 +13.53% 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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).

1 329 (98.21%) Business Intelligence
2 292 (87.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 287 (85.67%) Power BI
3 287 (85.67%) Power Platform
4 266 (79.40%) Data Warehouse
5 265 (79.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 264 (78.81%) SQL
7 258 (77.01%) SQL Server
8 226 (67.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 196 (58.51%) Microsoft
10 166 (49.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 162 (48.36%) MDX
12 137 (40.90%) ETL
13 131 (39.10%) T-SQL
14 122 (36.42%) Data Modelling
14 122 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
15 121 (36.12%) Analytics
16 111 (33.13%) Visualisation
17 109 (32.54%) Finance
18 95 (28.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 85 (25.37%) Azure Data Factory
20 84 (25.07%) Data Lake
21 73 (21.79%) Scrum
22 72 (21.49%) Kimball Methodology
23 68 (20.30%) Python
24 65 (19.40%) Azure SQL Database
25 64 (19.10%) Databricks
26 62 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
26 62 (18.51%) SQL Server 2012
27 56 (16.72%) Data Analytics

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 28 (8.36%) SAS
2 7 (2.09%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.90%) Apache
3 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (8.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 287 (85.67%) Power Platform
2 166 (49.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (25.37%) Azure Data Factory
4 21 (6.27%) PowerApps
5 13 (3.88%) Data Lake Analytics
6 9 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (1.19%) SaaS
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.90%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 3 (0.90%) Office 365
8 3 (0.90%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.90%) HTTP
1 3 (0.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (87.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 287 (85.67%) Power BI
3 266 (79.40%) Data Warehouse
4 265 (79.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 258 (77.01%) SQL Server
6 226 (67.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 95 (28.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 84 (25.07%) Data Lake
9 65 (19.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 62 (18.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (11.04%) OLAP
12 35 (10.45%) Big Data
13 30 (8.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 30 (8.96%) SQL Server 2016
14 24 (7.16%) Hadoop
15 19 (5.67%) OLAP Cube
15 19 (5.67%) PowerPivot
16 18 (5.37%) SAS EBI
17 12 (3.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 12 (3.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.60%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 109 (32.54%) Finance
2 48 (14.33%) Retail
3 28 (8.36%) Marketing
4 8 (2.39%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.79%) Legal
6 3 (0.90%) Front Office
6 3 (0.90%) Publishing
6 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 247 (73.73%) Developer
2 226 (67.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 77 (22.99%) SQL Developer
4 65 (19.40%) SQL BI Developer
5 54 (16.12%) Senior Developer
6 50 (14.93%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 41 (12.24%) Power BI Developer
8 39 (11.64%) Analyst
9 34 (10.15%) SSRS Developer
10 32 (9.55%) Azure Developer
11 31 (9.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 28 (8.36%) Business Intelligence Lead
12 28 (8.36%) Lead Developer
13 26 (7.76%) Business Developer
13 26 (7.76%) SSAS Developer
14 24 (7.16%) Business Intelligence Specialist
14 24 (7.16%) SSIS Developer
15 22 (6.57%) Azure Specialist
15 22 (6.57%) SQL Server BI Developer
15 22 (6.57%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (48.36%) MDX
2 11 (3.28%) .NET
3 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.19%) XML
5 3 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.90%) HTML
5 3 (0.90%) jQuery
5 3 (0.90%) JSON
5 3 (0.90%) Kafka
6 1 (0.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.51%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.78%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.39%) Market Risk
6 6 (1.79%) Fintech
7 5 (1.49%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.90%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) NHS
9 1 (0.30%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.30%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (98.21%) Business Intelligence
2 137 (40.90%) ETL
3 122 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (36.42%) Data Modelling
4 121 (36.12%) Analytics
5 111 (33.13%) Visualisation
6 73 (21.79%) Scrum
7 72 (21.49%) Kimball Methodology
8 56 (16.72%) Data Analytics
8 56 (16.72%) DevOps
9 49 (14.63%) Dimensional Modelling
10 42 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (10.75%) Kanban
12 30 (8.96%) Data Visualisation
13 27 (8.06%) Data Architecture
14 23 (6.87%) Data Ingestion
14 23 (6.87%) Data Science
15 22 (6.57%) Business Analytics
15 22 (6.57%) Dashboard Development
15 22 (6.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 264 (78.81%) SQL
2 131 (39.10%) T-SQL
3 68 (20.30%) Python
4 44 (13.13%) C#
5 34 (10.15%) R
6 19 (5.67%) VBA
7 17 (5.07%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.69%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.90%) Java
10 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.90%) Scala
10 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.60%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.30%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (6.57%) Degree
2 12 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.39%) MCSA
4 2 (0.60%) ACCA
4 2 (0.60%) CIMA
4 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.37%) GDPR
2 17 (5.07%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.79%) QA
4 5 (1.49%) SLA
5 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 196 (58.51%) Microsoft
2 64 (19.10%) Databricks
3 40 (11.94%) Tableau
4 6 (1.79%) Oracle
4 6 (1.79%) SAP
5 4 (1.19%) Google
6 3 (0.90%) Alteryx
6 3 (0.90%) Informatica
6 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) IBM