Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 753 866 1066
Rank change year-on-year +113 +200 -85
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 273 249 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 216 212 101
UK median annual salary £62,500 £52,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.19% -9.57% -4.17%
10th Percentile £36,875 £33,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -9.19%

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 67,956 82,938 95,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.09% 54.91% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56,122 68,580 80,115
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 28 January 2020.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 14 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 28 January 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 +134 266 £62,750 +19.52% 61
UK excluding London +95 136 £45,000 - 25
London +82 135 £70,000 +16.67% 38
South East +69 45 £45,000 -25.00% 8
Midlands +24 32 £57,500 +32.18% 4
North of England +68 26 £72,500 +72.62% 8
North West +67 25 £72,500 +130.16% 4
West Midlands +51 18 £72,500 +45.00% 2
South West +33 15 £38,500 -27.70% 1
East Midlands -17 14 £48,750 +12.07% 2
East of England +52 13 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Wales -9 4 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Scotland +28 1 - -
Yorkshire +21 1 £32,500 -27.78% 3

For the 6 months to 28 January 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).

1 272 (99.63%) Business Intelligence
2 245 (89.74%) Power BI
2 245 (89.74%) Power Platform
3 219 (80.22%) SQL
4 212 (77.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 196 (71.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 190 (69.60%) Data Warehouse
7 174 (63.74%) SQL Server
7 174 (63.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 162 (59.34%) Microsoft
9 153 (56.04%) Azure
10 121 (44.32%) T-SQL
11 117 (42.86%) Analytics
12 113 (41.39%) ETL
13 109 (39.93%) Finance
14 93 (34.07%) MDX
15 80 (29.30%) Data Modelling
16 69 (25.27%) Visualisation
17 68 (24.91%) Analytical Skills
18 60 (21.98%) Python
19 57 (20.88%) Data Analytics
20 53 (19.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 51 (18.68%) Azure Data Factory
22 48 (17.58%) C#
23 47 (17.22%) Data Lake
24 43 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
24 43 (15.75%) Data Visualisation
25 37 (13.55%) Data Analysis
26 36 (13.19%) Azure SQL Database
26 36 (13.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.73%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 245 (89.74%) Power Platform
2 153 (56.04%) Azure
3 51 (18.68%) Azure Data Factory
4 21 (7.69%) Data Lake Analytics
5 16 (5.86%) PaaS
6 8 (2.93%) SaaS
7 5 (1.83%) GitHub
7 5 (1.83%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.10%) AWS
8 3 (1.10%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.73%) IaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (89.74%) Power BI
2 212 (77.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 196 (71.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 190 (69.60%) Data Warehouse
5 174 (63.74%) SQL Server
5 174 (63.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (19.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 47 (17.22%) Data Lake
8 36 (13.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 36 (13.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 29 (10.62%) PowerPivot
10 26 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
11 23 (8.42%) Cosmos DB
12 16 (5.86%) OLAP
13 15 (5.49%) Relational Database
14 14 (5.13%) PolyBase
15 12 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (4.03%) Hadoop
16 11 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (4.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 20 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (6.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.93%) JIRA
General
1 109 (39.93%) Finance
2 23 (8.42%) Marketing
3 21 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.13%) Legal
5 8 (2.93%) Retail
6 7 (2.56%) Banking
6 7 (2.56%) Law
6 7 (2.56%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.20%) Electronics
7 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.10%) Games
9 2 (0.73%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.37%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (49.08%) Developer
2 113 (41.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 45 (16.48%) Analyst
4 39 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 27 (9.89%) Senior Developer
6 26 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 26 (9.52%) Power BI Developer
7 23 (8.42%) SQL BI Developer
8 21 (7.69%) Architect
9 20 (7.33%) Data Analyst
10 19 (6.96%) Azure Engineer
11 18 (6.59%) Data Engineer
12 15 (5.49%) Senior SQL Developer
12 15 (5.49%) SSRS Developer
13 14 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Lead
14 13 (4.76%) Business Developer
14 13 (4.76%) Lead Developer
15 12 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Architect
15 12 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Specialist
15 12 (4.40%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (34.07%) MDX
2 22 (8.06%) .NET
3 10 (3.66%) JSON
4 6 (2.20%) REST
5 4 (1.47%) XML
6 2 (0.73%) Kafka
6 2 (0.73%) Web Services
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (24.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 5 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.10%) PKI
6 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.37%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (99.63%) Business Intelligence
2 117 (42.86%) Analytics
3 113 (41.39%) ETL
4 80 (29.30%) Data Modelling
5 69 (25.27%) Visualisation
6 57 (20.88%) Data Analytics
7 43 (15.75%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (15.75%) Data Visualisation
8 37 (13.55%) Data Analysis
9 34 (12.45%) Dimensional Modelling
10 32 (11.72%) DevOps
11 31 (11.36%) Kimball Methodology
11 31 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (8.79%) Data Science
13 22 (8.06%) Test Automation
14 21 (7.69%) Machine Learning
14 21 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (6.96%) Business Analytics
16 18 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (6.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 219 (80.22%) SQL
2 121 (44.32%) T-SQL
3 60 (21.98%) Python
4 48 (17.58%) C#
5 29 (10.62%) R
6 14 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 14 (5.13%) U-SQL
7 9 (3.30%) VBA
8 3 (1.10%) Java
8 3 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.73%) Scala
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (8.79%) Degree
2 3 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.10%) MCSA
2 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 23 (8.42%) QA
3 16 (5.86%) GDPR
4 14 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 162 (59.34%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.62%) Databricks
3 16 (5.86%) Tableau
4 14 (5.13%) Oracle
5 9 (3.30%) RedGate
6 7 (2.56%) Intapp
6 7 (2.56%) SnapLogic
7 6 (2.20%) SAP
8 3 (1.10%) Facebook
8 3 (1.10%) Google
8 3 (1.10%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.73%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.73%) Snow
10 1 (0.37%) Civica