Period
to 22 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MDX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MDX over the 6 months to 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 801 831 837
Rank change year-on-year +30 +6 +110
Permanent jobs citing MDX 55 128 288
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.30% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 48 113 249
10th Percentile £34,725 £40,500 £38,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -24.00% +19.05% +9.38%
75th Percentile £52,500 £76,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -28.26% +27.78% -

MDX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,840 42,523 57,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.94% 39.39% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26,927 35,337 47,464
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MDX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in the UK

MDX
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MDX.

Salary trend for MDX in the UK

MDX
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MDX over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Salary histogram for MDX in the UK

MDX
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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 +45 49 £45,500 -30.00% 25
UK excluding London +40 40 £41,250 -28.26% 17
North of England +20 17 £40,000 -44.83% 4
Work from Home -151 15 £40,000 -34.96% 9
London +55 12 £48,750 -30.36% 10
Midlands +29 12 £41,250 -17.50% 7
Yorkshire +9 10 £40,000 -42.86% 1
North West +24 7 £47,500 -34.48% 2
East Midlands +14 6 £41,250 -17.50%
West Midlands +9 6 £29,500 -60.00% 7
South East +84 4 £40,000 -15.79% 3
South West -13 4 £50,000 -16.67%
Scotland - 3 £52,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, IT jobs citing MDX 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 MDX.

1 51 (92.73%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (87.27%) SQL
3 42 (76.36%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (76.36%) Power BI
3 42 (76.36%) Power Platform
4 41 (74.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 39 (70.91%) SQL Server
6 35 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (58.18%) ETL
7 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
8 31 (56.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (49.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 26 (47.27%) Visualisation
11 25 (45.45%) Azure
12 24 (43.64%) Analytics
13 23 (41.82%) Data Visualisation
14 22 (40.00%) SQL Server 2019
15 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (38.18%) T-SQL
16 20 (36.36%) Finance
17 16 (29.09%) C#
18 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
18 15 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
18 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 14 (25.45%) Azure SQL Database
19 14 (25.45%) Problem-Solving
20 13 (23.64%) Tableau
20 13 (23.64%) Data Analytics
20 13 (23.64%) Degree

MDX
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 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) HFM
1 4 (7.27%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 42 (76.36%) Power Platform
2 25 (45.45%) Azure
3 12 (21.82%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (10.91%) AWS
4 6 (10.91%) SaaS
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (3.64%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.64%) IaaS
6 2 (3.64%) PaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (76.36%) Data Warehouse
1 42 (76.36%) Power BI
2 41 (74.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 39 (70.91%) SQL Server
4 35 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (56.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (40.00%) SQL Server 2019
7 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (25.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (23.64%) Tableau
10 9 (16.36%) PowerPivot
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (14.55%) Essbase
12 7 (12.73%) Data Lake
13 5 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 4 (7.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 4 (7.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (21.82%) Law
3 6 (10.91%) Advertising
3 6 (10.91%) Marketing
4 5 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Power BI Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Data Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.27%) DBA
7 4 (7.27%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Power BI Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Principal Developer
7 4 (7.27%) SQL DBA
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
8 3 (5.45%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.27%) Life Science
3 4 (7.27%) NHS
3 4 (7.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
1 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
1 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (92.73%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (58.18%) ETL
3 26 (47.27%) Visualisation
4 24 (43.64%) Analytics
5 23 (41.82%) Data Visualisation
6 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
8 14 (25.45%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (23.64%) Data Analytics
10 10 (18.18%) Data Management
10 10 (18.18%) Data Modelling
11 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
11 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Dashboard Development
13 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
13 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
13 6 (10.91%) Data Integration
13 6 (10.91%) Data Lineage
13 6 (10.91%) Decision-Making
13 6 (10.91%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (87.27%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 21 (38.18%) T-SQL
4 16 (29.09%) C#
5 9 (16.36%) Python
6 8 (14.55%) R
7 6 (10.91%) VB
8 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.09%) GDPR
3 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) SAP
4 5 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (7.27%) Hyperion
5 4 (7.27%) RedGate
6 2 (3.64%) Databricks