Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 738 589 653
Rank change year-on-year -149 +64 +237
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 293 95 506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.34% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 244 88 457
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £38,000 £45,313 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £56,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +9.09%
75th Percentile £60,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,250 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -21.40% +19.44% -5.26%

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 65,827 28,138 74,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.92% 59.04% 53.36%
Number of salaries quoted 44,281 23,857 61,710
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £74,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 27 September 2021.

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 27 September 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 -134 280 £45,000 -21.74% 69
UK excluding London -119 181 £42,250 -21.40% 40
London -194 99 £60,000 -17.24% 30
North of England -50 82 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Work from Home -218 77 £45,000 +35.06% 16
North West -53 41 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Midlands -117 39 £40,500 -26.36% 9
South West -72 37 £42,000 +29.23% 6
Yorkshire -73 30 £45,000 -14.29%
West Midlands -95 29 £42,500 -22.73% 7
South East -166 18 £46,250 -11.90% 13
North East - 11 £44,000 - 1
East Midlands -78 10 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Scotland -98 4 - - 1
Wales - 2 £36,750 -
East of England - 1 £42,500 - 5

For the 6 months to 27 September 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).

1 289 (98.63%) Business Intelligence
2 265 (90.44%) SQL
3 264 (90.10%) Power BI
3 264 (90.10%) Power Platform
4 208 (70.99%) Data Warehouse
5 197 (67.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 183 (62.46%) Microsoft
7 175 (59.73%) SQL Server
8 168 (57.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 167 (57.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 165 (56.31%) ETL
11 146 (49.83%) Azure
12 141 (48.12%) Analytics
13 120 (40.96%) MDX
14 102 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (34.81%) T-SQL
15 97 (33.11%) Problem-Solving
16 92 (31.40%) Data Modelling
17 79 (26.96%) Visualisation
18 77 (26.28%) Python
19 76 (25.94%) Azure Data Factory
20 62 (21.16%) Data Lake
21 61 (20.82%) Azure SQL Database
22 60 (20.48%) Microsoft Excel
22 60 (20.48%) Social Skills
23 59 (20.14%) Databricks
23 59 (20.14%) Kimball Methodology
24 58 (19.80%) DevOps
25 55 (18.77%) OLAP
26 53 (18.09%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.34%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 60 (20.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 264 (90.10%) Power Platform
2 146 (49.83%) Azure
3 76 (25.94%) Azure Data Factory
4 33 (11.26%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 29 (9.90%) SaaS
6 26 (8.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 26 (8.87%) PaaS
7 12 (4.10%) PowerApps
8 9 (3.07%) AWS
8 9 (3.07%) Snowflake
9 8 (2.73%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
9 8 (2.73%) Power Automate
10 7 (2.39%) GCP
11 6 (2.05%) Azure Functions
11 6 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (2.05%) IaaS
11 6 (2.05%) Serverless
12 5 (1.71%) Azure Storage
13 3 (1.02%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (90.10%) Power BI
2 208 (70.99%) Data Warehouse
3 197 (67.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 175 (59.73%) SQL Server
5 168 (57.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 167 (57.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (21.16%) Data Lake
8 61 (20.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 55 (18.77%) OLAP
10 38 (12.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 35 (11.95%) Power Query
12 31 (10.58%) SQL Server 2016
13 27 (9.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 27 (9.22%) Oracle Reports
13 27 (9.22%) Star Schema
14 25 (8.53%) Oracle OLAP
14 25 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (8.53%) SSDT
15 24 (8.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 14 (4.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (13.65%) Visual Studio
2 28 (9.56%) Git (software)
3 25 (8.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (5.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.73%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.71%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.02%) ERwin
10 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.34%) PyCharm
10 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.34%) tSQLt
General
1 60 (20.48%) Social Skills
2 53 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (17.41%) Finance
4 13 (4.44%) Advertising
5 12 (4.10%) French Language
6 9 (3.07%) Law
6 9 (3.07%) Publishing
7 3 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.02%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (53.92%) Developer
2 123 (41.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 57 (19.45%) Data Engineer
4 49 (16.72%) Power BI Developer
5 47 (16.04%) Analyst
6 28 (9.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 28 (9.56%) Senior Developer
7 27 (9.22%) SQL Developer
8 21 (7.17%) Consultant
8 21 (7.17%) SQL BI Developer
9 20 (6.83%) Azure Engineer
10 19 (6.48%) Data Consultant
10 19 (6.48%) Power BI Analyst
11 18 (6.14%) Data Analyst
12 17 (5.80%) Business Developer
13 15 (5.12%) ETL Developer
14 11 (3.75%) Azure Developer
15 9 (3.07%) Senior Data Engineer
15 9 (3.07%) SQL Analyst
15 9 (3.07%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (40.96%) MDX
2 13 (4.44%) .NET
3 8 (2.73%) PySpark
4 7 (2.39%) Web Services
5 4 (1.37%) JSON
6 3 (1.02%) XML
7 2 (0.68%) REST
8 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Avro
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Graph
8 1 (0.34%) RESTful
8 1 (0.34%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.34%) SOAP
8 1 (0.34%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.56%) Data Protection Act
2 20 (6.83%) Analytical Mindset
3 11 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.75%) User Experience
4 8 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.37%) NHS
7 3 (1.02%) FMCG
8 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (98.63%) Business Intelligence
2 165 (56.31%) ETL
3 141 (48.12%) Analytics
4 102 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (33.11%) Problem-Solving
6 92 (31.40%) Data Modelling
7 79 (26.96%) Visualisation
8 59 (20.14%) Kimball Methodology
9 58 (19.80%) DevOps
10 49 (16.72%) Data Engineering
11 39 (13.31%) Data Architecture
11 39 (13.31%) Data Management
11 39 (13.31%) Data Visualisation
12 31 (10.58%) Data Analysis
12 31 (10.58%) Decision-Making
13 29 (9.90%) Dashboard Development
14 28 (9.56%) Data Protection
15 27 (9.22%) Data Analytics
15 27 (9.22%) Data Extraction
16 26 (8.87%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 265 (90.44%) SQL
2 102 (34.81%) T-SQL
3 77 (26.28%) Python
4 39 (13.31%) R
5 35 (11.95%) PowerShell
6 23 (7.85%) C#
7 11 (3.75%) VBA
8 8 (2.73%) U-SQL
9 7 (2.39%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.37%) Java
11 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.51%) Degree
2 9 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.53%) GDPR
2 16 (5.46%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.37%) QA
4 3 (1.02%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) GxP
System Software
1 18 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 183 (62.46%) Microsoft
2 59 (20.14%) Databricks
3 39 (13.31%) Oracle
4 18 (6.14%) Citrix
4 18 (6.14%) VMware
5 8 (2.73%) Cognos
6 6 (2.05%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.71%) Google
7 5 (1.71%) SAP
8 4 (1.37%) Remedy
8 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.02%) Splunk
10 2 (0.68%) Adobe
10 2 (0.68%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.34%) IBM
11 1 (0.34%) Pardot