Period
to 3 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Power BI Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI Developer
UK
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 605 892 1015
Rank change year-on-year +287 +123 +106
Permanent jobs requiring a Power BI Developer 116 172 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 119 163 133
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,250 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 53,707 129,157 154,352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.63% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 44,759 103,460 124,300
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Power BI Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Power BI Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI Developer in the UK

Power BI Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Power BI Developer.

Salary trend for Power BI Developer in the UK

Power BI Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Power BI Developer over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Power BI Developer in the UK

Power BI Developer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 3 December 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 +256 108 £50,000 - 34
UK excluding London +273 76 £47,500 +5.56% 27
London +171 38 £60,000 +7.14% 10
North of England +156 30 £42,500 - 8
Work from Home +5 23 £56,250 +18.42% 4
Midlands +136 13 £46,250 - 8
North West +103 13 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Yorkshire +96 12 £40,500 -19.00% 2
South East +178 10 £57,500 +21.05% 3
East of England +126 9 £60,000 +29.73% 5
South West +114 8 £32,500 -23.53%
East Midlands +80 7 £45,000 -14.29% 2
West Midlands +96 6 £47,500 +5.56% 6
North East +21 5 £41,000 +30.16% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £35,000 -
Scotland +70 1 - - 2

Power BI Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, Power BI Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Power BI Developer in the job title.

1 116 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) Power BI
1 116 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 91 (78.45%) SQL
3 67 (57.76%) Microsoft
4 56 (48.28%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (46.55%) SQL Server
6 51 (43.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (41.38%) Visualisation
8 46 (39.66%) Azure
9 40 (34.48%) Analytics
10 39 (33.62%) Data Modelling
11 35 (30.17%) ETL
12 32 (27.59%) Data Visualisation
13 31 (26.72%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (23.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (20.69%) Python
16 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Excel
16 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (18.97%) Finance
17 22 (18.97%) Data Analytics
18 20 (17.24%) Data Lake
19 19 (16.38%) DevOps
19 19 (16.38%) T-SQL
20 18 (15.52%) Dashboard Development
20 18 (15.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 18 (15.52%) AWS
20 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
21 17 (14.66%) Degree

Power BI Developer Skill Set
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 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) Apache Airflow
2 7 (6.03%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.17%) Luigi
4 1 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 116 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 46 (39.66%) Azure
3 18 (15.52%) AWS
4 15 (12.93%) Azure Data Factory
5 11 (9.48%) PowerApps
6 6 (5.17%) Logic Apps
7 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (4.31%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (4.31%) Power Automate
8 4 (3.45%) PaaS
9 3 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (2.59%) Office 365
10 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (100.00%) Power BI
2 56 (48.28%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (46.55%) SQL Server
4 51 (43.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (23.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (17.24%) Data Lake
8 16 (13.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 15 (12.93%) Tableau
10 10 (8.62%) Big Data
10 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
11 7 (6.03%) Hadoop
11 7 (6.03%) NoSQL
11 7 (6.03%) Qlik Sense
11 7 (6.03%) QlikView
12 6 (5.17%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (5.17%) Azkaban
12 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (5.17%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (18.97%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.76%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.86%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.86%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) MDX
2 7 (6.03%) .NET
3 6 (5.17%) Kafka
3 6 (5.17%) Pandas
3 6 (5.17%) RESTful
4 5 (4.31%) Spark Streaming
4 5 (4.31%) Web Services
5 3 (2.59%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.59%) CSS
6 2 (1.72%) HTML
7 1 (0.86%) ADO
7 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.86%) D3.js
7 1 (0.86%) jQuery
7 1 (0.86%) Middleware
7 1 (0.86%) Node.js
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.86%) React
7 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.90%) User Experience
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.17%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.31%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.45%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.45%) Linux
1 4 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (41.38%) Visualisation
3 40 (34.48%) Analytics
4 39 (33.62%) Data Modelling
5 35 (30.17%) ETL
6 32 (27.59%) Data Visualisation
7 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (18.97%) Data Analytics
9 19 (16.38%) DevOps
10 18 (15.52%) Dashboard Development
10 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (12.07%) Data Analysis
11 14 (12.07%) Decision-Making
12 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
13 10 (8.62%) Data Cleansing
14 9 (7.76%) Data Science
14 9 (7.76%) OO
14 9 (7.76%) Statistics
15 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
15 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (78.45%) SQL
2 24 (20.69%) Python
3 19 (16.38%) T-SQL
4 18 (15.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 11 (9.48%) Java
6 6 (5.17%) C++
6 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.17%) Scala
6 6 (5.17%) VBA
7 5 (4.31%) R
8 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.86%) Formula Language
10 1 (0.86%) PHP
10 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.72%) MCSA
5 1 (0.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Oozie
Vendors
1 67 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Databricks
3 2 (1.72%) Informatica
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle
3 2 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) Alteryx
4 1 (0.86%) Capita
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos
4 1 (0.86%) IFS
4 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds