Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 676 813 891
Rank change year-on-year +137 +78 -93
Permanent jobs citing MDX 90 286 299
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 95 276 297
Median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 25,982 53,497 68,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.38% 37.60% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21,500 44,074 56,589
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 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 +132 88 £67,500 +12.50% 7
London +63 59 £72,500 +20.83% 4
UK excluding London +229 29 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +114 11 £50,000 - 2
North of England +142 8 £57,500 +27.78%
North West +119 7 £57,500 +27.78%
Work from Home +57 7 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands +78 6 £50,000 -3.85%
West Midlands +98 5 £52,750 +11.05% 2
South East +183 4 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England +103 4 £47,500 +8.57% 1
South West +103 2 £33,320 -47.73%
Yorkshire +115 1 £77,500 +77.14%

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 90 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 88 (97.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 82 (91.11%) SQL
4 74 (82.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (81.11%) SQL Server
5 73 (81.11%) Power BI
5 73 (81.11%) Power Platform
6 66 (73.33%) Azure
7 64 (71.11%) Data Warehouse
8 61 (67.78%) Microsoft
9 54 (60.00%) Data Modelling
10 46 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (50.00%) Analytics
12 43 (47.78%) ETL
13 42 (46.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 41 (45.56%) Finance
15 39 (43.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 34 (37.78%) T-SQL
17 30 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
18 28 (31.11%) Data Lake
19 27 (30.00%) Databricks
20 26 (28.89%) Snowflake Schema
21 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
22 24 (26.67%) Data Engineering
23 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
24 21 (23.33%) Greenfield Project
25 20 (22.22%) SaaS
26 18 (20.00%) Python
26 18 (20.00%) OLAP
26 18 (20.00%) Data Analytics

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 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 73 (81.11%) Power Platform
2 66 (73.33%) Azure
3 30 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 20 (22.22%) SaaS
5 10 (11.11%) AWS
6 7 (7.78%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (5.56%) PowerApps
8 4 (4.44%) PaaS
9 3 (3.33%) GCP
10 2 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (2.22%) Office 365
11 1 (1.11%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (97.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 74 (82.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (81.11%) Power BI
3 73 (81.11%) SQL Server
4 64 (71.11%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (51.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (46.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 28 (31.11%) Data Lake
8 26 (28.89%) Snowflake Schema
9 18 (20.00%) OLAP
10 11 (12.22%) QlikView
11 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (11.11%) PowerPivot
12 8 (8.89%) OLTP
13 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2017
14 6 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 6 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (6.67%) Looker
15 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.22%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (45.56%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.11%) Publishing
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (65.56%) Developer
2 56 (62.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 26 (28.89%) SQL Developer
4 24 (26.67%) SQL BI Developer
5 22 (24.44%) Senior Developer
6 20 (22.22%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 16 (17.78%) Data Engineer
7 16 (17.78%) SSIS Developer
8 13 (14.44%) Azure Engineer
8 13 (14.44%) SSAS Developer
9 12 (13.33%) Power BI Developer
10 11 (12.22%) ETL Developer
11 10 (11.11%) Analyst
11 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 10 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
12 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
13 8 (8.89%) Business Developer
14 7 (7.78%) T-SQL Developer
15 6 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
15 6 (6.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) J2EE
1 5 (5.56%) JSP
1 5 (5.56%) Servlets
2 3 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (23.33%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.78%) Replication
4 6 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.67%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Linux
1 6 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 45 (50.00%) Analytics
4 43 (47.78%) ETL
5 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (26.67%) Data Engineering
7 18 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 17 (18.89%) SDLC
9 16 (17.78%) CRM
10 15 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
11 14 (15.56%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (14.44%) DevOps
12 13 (14.44%) Fintech
12 13 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (12.22%) Decision-Making
13 11 (12.22%) Visualisation
14 10 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
15 9 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (10.00%) Release Management
16 8 (8.89%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 82 (91.11%) SQL
2 39 (43.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 34 (37.78%) T-SQL
4 18 (20.00%) Python
5 11 (12.22%) Java
6 10 (11.11%) C#
6 10 (11.11%) R
7 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (67.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (30.00%) Databricks
3 13 (14.44%) Tableau
4 3 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.22%) Google
5 2 (2.22%) Sage
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Sybase
6 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) Cognos