Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 648 755 880
Rank change year-on-year +107 +125 +189
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 120 279 254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 107 236 244
Median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £33,372 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,250 £87,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +8.43%

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 36,880 68,023 83,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.01% 54.11% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31,111 56,626 69,645
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 24 January 2021.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 12 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 24 January 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 +115 118 £56,250 -10.00% 25
London +131 66 £65,000 -7.14% 10
UK excluding London +144 54 £45,000 -5.26% 15
North of England +89 27 £47,500 -34.48% 9
North West +77 22 £47,500 -34.48% 7
South East +121 16 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Work from Home -60 12 £40,500 -34.15% 2
Midlands +65 7 £32,500 -40.91% 4
East Midlands +57 7 £32,500 -38.68%
Yorkshire +54 5 £52,500 +61.54% 2
South West +56 2 £33,320 -45.82%
Scotland +37 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 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).

1 118 (98.33%) Business Intelligence
2 117 (97.50%) Power BI
2 117 (97.50%) Power Platform
3 110 (91.67%) SQL
4 87 (72.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 83 (69.17%) Data Warehouse
5 83 (69.17%) Azure
6 79 (65.83%) Microsoft
7 75 (62.50%) SQL Server
7 75 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 73 (60.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (56.67%) ETL
10 52 (43.33%) T-SQL
11 46 (38.33%) Python
12 44 (36.67%) Visualisation
13 42 (35.00%) Finance
14 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (33.33%) Analytics
15 40 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
16 36 (30.00%) Data Lake
17 35 (29.17%) Azure SQL Database
18 33 (27.50%) Data Modelling
19 31 (25.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 23 (19.17%) MDX
20 23 (19.17%) Data Analytics
21 21 (17.50%) Databricks
22 20 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
22 20 (16.67%) Decision-Making
23 19 (15.83%) Data Visualisation
24 17 (14.17%) R

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 7 (5.83%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 117 (97.50%) Power Platform
2 83 (69.17%) Azure
3 40 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (8.33%) PaaS
5 8 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (6.67%) Data Lake Analytics
6 7 (5.83%) Amazon SageMaker
6 7 (5.83%) GCP
6 7 (5.83%) PowerApps
7 5 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (3.33%) AWS
8 4 (3.33%) Office 365
9 2 (1.67%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.67%) SaaS
9 2 (1.67%) Serverless
10 1 (0.83%) IaaS
10 1 (0.83%) Logic Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (97.50%) Power BI
2 87 (72.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 83 (69.17%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 75 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (60.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (30.00%) Data Lake
7 35 (29.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 31 (25.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 20 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 13 (10.83%) PowerPivot
11 11 (9.17%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
13 7 (5.83%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (5.83%) NoSQL
13 7 (5.83%) PolyBase
13 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2017
14 6 (5.00%) Delta Lake
14 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.83%) PowerDesigner
General
1 42 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Law
3 2 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Housing Association
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (55.00%) Developer
2 47 (39.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 23 (19.17%) Analyst
4 17 (14.17%) SQL Developer
5 16 (13.33%) Azure Developer
6 14 (11.67%) Data Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Power BI Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 11 (9.17%) DBA
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Data Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) SQL DBA
9 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 9 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (7.50%) SSIS Developer
10 8 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (6.67%) ETL Developer
11 7 (5.83%) Administrator
11 7 (5.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) MDX
2 7 (5.83%) ggplot2
2 7 (5.83%) REST
3 2 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) User Experience
2 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.67%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.67%) Podcast
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (98.33%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (56.67%) ETL
3 44 (36.67%) Visualisation
4 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (33.33%) Analytics
6 33 (27.50%) Data Modelling
7 23 (19.17%) Data Analytics
8 20 (16.67%) Decision-Making
9 19 (15.83%) Data Visualisation
10 17 (14.17%) Dashboard Development
10 17 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (13.33%) DevOps
11 16 (13.33%) SDLC
12 15 (12.50%) Data Transformation
12 15 (12.50%) Scrum
13 14 (11.67%) Data Ingestion
13 14 (11.67%) Kanban
13 14 (11.67%) Kimball Methodology
14 13 (10.83%) Business Transformation
14 13 (10.83%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 110 (91.67%) SQL
2 52 (43.33%) T-SQL
3 46 (38.33%) Python
4 17 (14.17%) R
5 11 (9.17%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.83%) U-SQL
7 4 (3.33%) C#
7 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Formula Language
8 1 (0.83%) Java
8 1 (0.83%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) GDPR
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
Vendors
1 79 (65.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.50%) Databricks
3 15 (12.50%) Google
4 14 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (5.83%) Cognos
6 4 (3.33%) SAP
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle
8 2 (1.67%) Facebook
8 2 (1.67%) Sage
9 1 (0.83%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.83%) Sybase