Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 666 712 881
Rank change year-on-year +46 +169 +119
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 172 276 249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 123 235 212
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,375 £41,875 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -4.55%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,625 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £78,750
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 45,831 62,061 81,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.19% 54.52% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37,185 51,686 67,404
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

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 13 April 2021.

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 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
England +21 164 £52,500 -12.50% 47
UK excluding London +57 87 £45,000 - 29
London +57 81 £60,563 -13.48% 18
North of England +60 43 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Work from Home -112 26 £43,000 -30.08% 13
North West +34 22 £47,500 -22.45% 2
Yorkshire +24 21 £42,500 -22.73% 3
South East +52 20 £38,556 -14.32% 11
Midlands +26 16 £46,000 -16.36% 5
West Midlands +26 12 £52,500 -27.59% 4
Scotland +14 4 £53,750 +8.59%
South West +10 4 - -
East Midlands +6 4 £43,500 +16.00% 1

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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).

1 172 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 172 (100.00%) Power BI
1 172 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 161 (93.60%) SQL
3 125 (72.67%) Data Warehouse
4 123 (71.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 121 (70.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 119 (69.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 99 (57.56%) ETL
8 96 (55.81%) Azure
9 91 (52.91%) SQL Server
10 83 (48.26%) Microsoft
11 78 (45.35%) T-SQL
12 73 (42.44%) Analytics
13 66 (38.37%) Visualisation
13 66 (38.37%) Python
14 57 (33.14%) Finance
15 42 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (23.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 40 (23.26%) Data Modelling
17 39 (22.67%) Data Analytics
18 36 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
18 36 (20.93%) Salesforce.com
19 35 (20.35%) Data Lake
20 31 (18.02%) Data Structures
21 30 (17.44%) R
22 28 (16.28%) Relational Database
22 28 (16.28%) Azure Data Factory
23 27 (15.70%) Data Visualisation
24 26 (15.12%) Dashboard Development

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 12 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (20.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.07%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 172 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 96 (55.81%) Azure
3 28 (16.28%) Azure Data Factory
4 15 (8.72%) PowerApps
5 10 (5.81%) PaaS
6 9 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (5.23%) GCP
7 8 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (4.65%) Power Automate
8 7 (4.07%) Amazon SageMaker
8 7 (4.07%) Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (2.33%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (1.16%) AWS
10 2 (1.16%) IaaS
10 2 (1.16%) Matillion
10 2 (1.16%) SaaS
11 1 (0.58%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.58%) Logic Apps
11 1 (0.58%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (100.00%) Power BI
2 125 (72.67%) Data Warehouse
3 123 (71.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 121 (70.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 119 (69.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 91 (52.91%) SQL Server
7 40 (23.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 35 (20.35%) Data Lake
9 28 (16.28%) Relational Database
10 21 (12.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 21 (12.21%) Azure SQL Database
11 20 (11.63%) PowerPivot
12 19 (11.05%) Star Schema
13 18 (10.47%) Big Data
14 17 (9.88%) Tableau
15 16 (9.30%) OLAP
16 13 (7.56%) SQL Server 2019
17 11 (6.40%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (6.40%) Data Mining
18 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.23%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.58%) ERwin
5 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 57 (33.14%) Finance
2 15 (8.72%) Law
3 2 (1.16%) Legal
3 2 (1.16%) Marketing
3 2 (1.16%) Publishing
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Housing Association
4 1 (0.58%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 84 (48.84%) Developer
2 66 (38.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 44 (25.58%) Analyst
4 31 (18.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 30 (17.44%) Power BI Developer
6 21 (12.21%) Power BI Analyst
7 19 (11.05%) SQL Developer
8 17 (9.88%) Data Analyst
9 13 (7.56%) Business Developer
10 11 (6.40%) Analyst Developer
10 11 (6.40%) Data Engineer
10 11 (6.40%) DBA
11 10 (5.81%) SQL DBA
12 9 (5.23%) Azure Engineer
12 9 (5.23%) Data Manager
12 9 (5.23%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (4.65%) Consultant
13 8 (4.65%) Data Analytics Manager
13 8 (4.65%) ETL Developer
13 8 (4.65%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.12%) MDX
2 15 (8.72%) REST
3 8 (4.65%) Pandas
4 7 (4.07%) ggplot2
5 5 (2.91%) .NET
5 5 (2.91%) EDI
5 5 (2.91%) JSON
5 5 (2.91%) XML
6 1 (0.58%) CSS
6 1 (0.58%) HTML
6 1 (0.58%) RESTful
6 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Data Structures
2 25 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.88%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (6.40%) User Experience
5 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) FMCG
6 2 (1.16%) NHS
6 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.58%) Podcast
7 1 (0.58%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (57.56%) ETL
3 73 (42.44%) Analytics
4 66 (38.37%) Visualisation
5 42 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (23.26%) Data Modelling
7 39 (22.67%) Data Analytics
8 27 (15.70%) Data Visualisation
9 26 (15.12%) Dashboard Development
10 25 (14.53%) Machine Learning
11 24 (13.95%) Decision-Making
12 22 (12.79%) Business Analysis
12 22 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (12.79%) Data Cleansing
13 20 (11.63%) Business Transformation
13 20 (11.63%) Data Science
14 19 (11.05%) Migration
15 18 (10.47%) Data Lineage
15 18 (10.47%) Service Management
16 17 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 161 (93.60%) SQL
2 78 (45.35%) T-SQL
3 66 (38.37%) Python
4 30 (17.44%) R
5 10 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.23%) VBA
7 6 (3.49%) U-SQL
8 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.74%) C#
10 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) GDPR
Vendors
1 83 (48.26%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.93%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (9.30%) Databricks
3 16 (9.30%) Google
4 7 (4.07%) Cognos
5 4 (2.33%) Sage
5 4 (2.33%) SAP
5 4 (2.33%) Splunk
6 2 (1.16%) IFS
6 2 (1.16%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle