Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 636 862
Rank change year-on-year +30 +226 +221
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 83 479 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.66% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86 434 290
Median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,500 £39,088
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £46,100 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.81% -7.80% +25.00%

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 28,978 73,047 91,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.35% 53.51% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,602 59,968 76,006
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 October 2020.

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 24 October 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 +39 81 £57,500 -4.17% 8
UK excluding London +218 42 £42,500 -7.81% 4
London +3 41 £72,500 +11.54% 4
Midlands +100 17 £48,750 +8.33%
South East +197 10 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands +98 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Work from Home +25 10 £32,910 -47.34%
South West +134 9 £32,500 -13.33%
East Midlands +75 7 £32,500 -28.96%
North of England +156 4 £37,500 -16.67% 4
North West +108 3 £32,500 -27.78% 4
Scotland +97 2 £44,000 -
Yorkshire +125 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 81 (97.59%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (92.77%) Power BI
2 77 (92.77%) Power Platform
3 70 (84.34%) SQL
4 68 (81.93%) Azure
5 62 (74.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 60 (72.29%) Microsoft
7 56 (67.47%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (61.45%) SQL Server
8 51 (61.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (57.83%) Data Modelling
10 41 (49.40%) ETL
11 40 (48.19%) Finance
11 40 (48.19%) Azure SQL Database
12 39 (46.99%) Analytics
13 31 (37.35%) Azure Data Factory
13 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (36.14%) Data Lake
15 29 (34.94%) Visualisation
16 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 25 (30.12%) MDX
18 23 (27.71%) Databricks
19 22 (26.51%) Data Analytics
20 21 (25.30%) Data Visualisation
20 21 (25.30%) Python
21 20 (24.10%) DevOps
22 18 (21.69%) Dashboard Development
22 18 (21.69%) Problem-Solving
22 18 (21.69%) T-SQL

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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 77 (92.77%) Power Platform
2 68 (81.93%) Azure
3 31 (37.35%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (14.46%) PaaS
5 8 (9.64%) Data Lake Analytics
6 7 (8.43%) PowerApps
6 7 (8.43%) SaaS
7 3 (3.61%) AWS
8 2 (2.41%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.41%) GCP
8 2 (2.41%) Serverless
9 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (92.77%) Power BI
2 62 (74.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 56 (67.47%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (61.45%) SQL Server
4 51 (61.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (48.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 31 (37.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (36.14%) Data Lake
8 27 (32.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 13 (15.66%) Snowflake Schema
10 11 (13.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (9.64%) Big Data
11 8 (9.64%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (9.64%) OLAP
11 8 (9.64%) PolyBase
12 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2017
14 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (4.82%) PowerPivot
14 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.41%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (48.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Back Office
2 2 (2.41%) Law
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Housing Association
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (65.06%) Developer
2 48 (57.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Power BI Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Data Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) Azure Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Developer
6 11 (13.25%) SQL Developer
7 10 (12.05%) SQL BI Developer
8 9 (10.84%) Azure Consultant
8 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 9 (10.84%) Consultant
8 9 (10.84%) Power BI Consultant
9 8 (9.64%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) Data Consultant
10 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 7 (8.43%) Lead Developer
11 6 (7.23%) Business Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Analyst
12 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.12%) MDX
2 11 (13.25%) .NET
3 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (8.43%) CSS
3 7 (8.43%) HTML
3 7 (8.43%) HTML5
4 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.20%) REST
5 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (4.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (97.59%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (57.83%) Data Modelling
3 41 (49.40%) ETL
4 39 (46.99%) Analytics
5 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (34.94%) Visualisation
7 22 (26.51%) Data Analytics
8 21 (25.30%) Data Visualisation
9 20 (24.10%) DevOps
10 18 (21.69%) Dashboard Development
10 18 (21.69%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (21.69%) Scrum
11 14 (16.87%) SDLC
12 12 (14.46%) Data Engineering
13 11 (13.25%) Kimball Methodology
13 11 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (9.64%) Kanban
16 7 (8.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (84.34%) SQL
2 21 (25.30%) Python
3 18 (21.69%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.64%) U-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.61%) R
8 2 (2.41%) C#
8 2 (2.41%) Java
9 1 (1.20%) Formula Language
9 1 (1.20%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 60 (72.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.71%) Databricks
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Google
4 3 (3.61%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Facebook
5 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.41%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
6 1 (1.20%) IBM