Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 837 869 813
Rank change year-on-year +32 -56 -23
Permanent jobs citing MDX 235 297 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 203 257 335
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +2.83%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%

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 51,038 65,886 70,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.46% 39.98% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41,906 54,491 58,135
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MDX in the UK

MDX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MDX.

Salary trend for MDX in the UK

MDX
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MDX over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for MDX in the UK

MDX
Top 12 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 19 October 2019. 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 +25 232 £60,000 +9.09% 27
London +92 175 £62,500 +8.70% 11
UK excluding London +13 57 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Midlands +35 20 £45,000 +2.86% 5
North of England +20 13 £49,500 +10.00% 6
East Midlands +19 12 £45,000 - 2
South East +7 11 £50,000 +5.26% 3
West Midlands +44 8 £43,250 +15.33% 3
South West +22 7 £61,250 +16.11%
Yorkshire +8 7 £49,000 -23.14% 1
East of England +57 6 £52,500 -4.55% 2
North West +26 6 £60,000 +50.00% 5

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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.

1 227 (96.60%) Business Intelligence
2 213 (90.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 201 (85.53%) Data Warehouse
4 198 (84.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 192 (81.70%) SQL Server
6 187 (79.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 186 (79.15%) SQL
8 180 (76.60%) Power BI
8 180 (76.60%) Power Platform
9 156 (66.38%) Microsoft
10 152 (64.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 138 (58.72%) ETL
12 123 (52.34%) Finance
13 122 (51.91%) Azure
14 106 (45.11%) Analytics
15 105 (44.68%) T-SQL
16 81 (34.47%) Data Lake
17 73 (31.06%) Python
18 71 (30.21%) Data Modelling
19 69 (29.36%) Azure Data Factory
20 63 (26.81%) DevOps
20 63 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
21 62 (26.38%) Databricks
22 61 (25.96%) Azure SQL Database
23 60 (25.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 59 (25.11%) C#
25 58 (24.68%) Visualisation
25 58 (24.68%) Kimball Methodology
26 52 (22.13%) OLAP
27 49 (20.85%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 180 (76.60%) Power Platform
2 122 (51.91%) Azure
3 69 (29.36%) Azure Data Factory
4 16 (6.81%) Data Lake Analytics
5 9 (3.83%) Azure Functions
5 9 (3.83%) Serverless
6 5 (2.13%) PaaS
7 4 (1.70%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.28%) AWS
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.85%) Mimecast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (90.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 201 (85.53%) Data Warehouse
3 198 (84.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 192 (81.70%) SQL Server
5 187 (79.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 180 (76.60%) Power BI
7 81 (34.47%) Data Lake
8 61 (25.96%) Azure SQL Database
9 60 (25.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 52 (22.13%) OLAP
11 41 (17.45%) SQL Server 2016
12 37 (15.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (11.49%) QlikView
14 22 (9.36%) Big Data
14 22 (9.36%) PowerPivot
15 21 (8.94%) Relational Database
16 20 (8.51%) OLAP Cube
17 19 (8.09%) Hadoop
18 13 (5.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.68%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.43%) JIRA
6 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 123 (52.34%) Finance
2 11 (4.68%) Legal
3 9 (3.83%) Front Office
3 9 (3.83%) Marketing
4 5 (2.13%) Retail
5 4 (1.70%) French Language
5 4 (1.70%) German Language
5 4 (1.70%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.28%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.85%) Law
7 2 (0.85%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 167 (71.06%) Developer
2 138 (58.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 90 (38.30%) SQL Developer
4 66 (28.09%) SQL BI Developer
5 41 (17.45%) Senior Developer
6 31 (13.19%) Azure Developer
7 30 (12.77%) SSRS Developer
8 27 (11.49%) Database Developer
8 27 (11.49%) Senior SQL Developer
8 27 (11.49%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 27 (11.49%) SQL Server Developer
9 26 (11.06%) SQL Database Developer
10 21 (8.94%) SSIS Developer
11 20 (8.51%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 20 (8.51%) Power BI Developer
12 18 (7.66%) Lead Developer
12 18 (7.66%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (6.81%) Business Intelligence Specialist
13 16 (6.81%) SSAS Developer
14 14 (5.96%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.45%) .NET
2 11 (4.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.28%) HTML5 Boilerplate
3 3 (1.28%) Node.js
3 3 (1.28%) React
3 3 (1.28%) RESTful
3 3 (1.28%) SOAP
3 3 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.98%) FMCG
5 6 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.28%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.55%) Windows
1 6 (2.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (96.60%) Business Intelligence
2 138 (58.72%) ETL
3 106 (45.11%) Analytics
4 71 (30.21%) Data Modelling
5 63 (26.81%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (26.81%) DevOps
6 58 (24.68%) Kimball Methodology
6 58 (24.68%) Visualisation
7 49 (20.85%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (20.43%) Data Analytics
9 41 (17.45%) Data Visualisation
9 41 (17.45%) Scrum
10 37 (15.74%) Kanban
11 28 (11.91%) Data Ingestion
12 26 (11.06%) Business Analysis
13 21 (8.94%) Data Science
14 14 (5.96%) Deployment Automation
15 13 (5.53%) Asset Management
15 13 (5.53%) Business Analytics
15 13 (5.53%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 186 (79.15%) SQL
2 152 (64.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 105 (44.68%) T-SQL
4 73 (31.06%) Python
5 59 (25.11%) C#
6 15 (6.38%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.68%) R
8 5 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.13%) VBA
9 3 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.28%) U-SQL
10 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (3.83%) Degree
2 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) MCSA
4 1 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.21%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 156 (66.38%) Microsoft
2 62 (26.38%) Databricks
3 47 (20.00%) Tableau
4 11 (4.68%) Alteryx
5 9 (3.83%) Cognos
5 9 (3.83%) SAP
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle
6 2 (0.85%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Civica
7 1 (0.43%) IDERA
7 1 (0.43%) Sparx