Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 514 978
Rank change year-on-year +221 +464 +250
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1979 965 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 1.74% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1696 867 239
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,900 £29,600
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -20.00%

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 54338 55485 67269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.29% 29.79% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44775 47460 56889
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 +208 1868 £47,500 -5.00% 138
UK excluding London +248 1091 £42,500 -5.56% 89
London +145 837 £55,000 -4.35% 56
South East +141 322 £45,000 -10.00% 25
North of England +122 300 £40,000 +3.90% 26
North West +70 178 £38,000 +5.56% 12
Midlands +111 153 £42,000 -6.67% 11
South West +118 152 £42,500 +37.10% 12
West Midlands +104 114 £40,000 -8.05% 7
Yorkshire +80 101 £41,500 -2.35% 13
East of England +32 96 £49,000 -6.67% 6
Scotland +13 43 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +35 39 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Wales +53 36 £35,000 - 4
North East +20 21 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Northern Ireland -26 4 £35,000 +25.00% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Power BI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Power BI.

1 1830 (92.47%) Business Intelligence
2 1387 (70.09%) SQL
3 1141 (57.66%) SQL Server
4 1075 (54.32%) Microsoft
5 1023 (51.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 979 (49.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 855 (43.20%) Data Warehouse
8 721 (36.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 702 (35.47%) Tableau
10 620 (31.33%) ETL
11 608 (30.72%) T-SQL
12 594 (30.02%) Analytics
13 574 (29.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 509 (25.72%) Visualisation
15 495 (25.01%) Finance
16 446 (22.54%) QlikView
17 418 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
18 377 (19.05%) Data Modelling
19 340 (17.18%) Data Visualisation
20 307 (15.51%) Microsoft Excel
21 296 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
22 291 (14.70%) Degree
23 268 (13.54%) C#
24 262 (13.24%) Big Data
25 251 (12.68%) .NET
26 215 (10.86%) Python
27 212 (10.71%) Data Management
28 204 (10.31%) Data Analysis
29 203 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
30 178 (8.99%) CRM

Power BI
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
1 166 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 75 (3.79%) SAS
3 69 (3.49%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.06%) Apache Pig
5 19 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 13 (0.66%) Apache
7 12 (0.61%) Drupal
8 11 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.25%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.20%) IIS
11 4 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
11 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.10%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.10%) Smallworld
12 2 (0.10%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 307 (15.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.22%) SPSS
4 10 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.15%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.10%) Maya
9 2 (0.10%) Stata
10 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.051%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.051%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.051%) Revit
Business Applications
1 107 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
2 67 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 16 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.51%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.35%) Workday HCM
8 5 (0.25%) Raiser's Edge
8 5 (0.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.20%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.15%) HFM
10 3 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite
10 3 (0.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 574 (29.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (6.52%) Azure Data Factory
3 105 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (4.19%) Azure Machine Learning
5 63 (3.18%) Dynamics 365
5 63 (3.18%) Office 365
6 42 (2.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 28 (1.41%) SaaS
8 27 (1.36%) Google Analytics
8 27 (1.36%) PaaS
9 20 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (0.81%) OneDrive
11 14 (0.71%) IaaS
12 13 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.66%) Yammer
13 12 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
14 11 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
15 9 (0.45%) GitHub
16 8 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.31%) Skype
2 23 (1.16%) Firewall
3 18 (0.91%) DNS
3 18 (0.91%) Internet
4 9 (0.45%) SMS
5 7 (0.35%) VPN
6 5 (0.25%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.20%) LAN
7 4 (0.20%) WAN
8 3 (0.15%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.10%) GoToMeeting
9 2 (0.10%) HTTP
9 2 (0.10%) Intranet
9 2 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.051%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1141 (57.66%) SQL Server
2 1023 (51.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 979 (49.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 855 (43.20%) Data Warehouse
5 721 (36.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 446 (22.54%) QlikView
7 262 (13.24%) Big Data
8 171 (8.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 164 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 156 (7.88%) Relational Database
11 149 (7.53%) Data Lake
12 148 (7.48%) OLAP
13 132 (6.67%) Hadoop
14 123 (6.22%) BusinessObjects
15 120 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
16 109 (5.51%) PowerPivot
17 104 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
18 95 (4.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 82 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
20 71 (3.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 127 (6.42%) Visual Studio
2 96 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 26 (1.31%) Talend Open Studio
5 20 (1.01%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (0.51%) MorphX
7 10 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.35%) JIRA
10 6 (0.30%) ERwin
11 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.15%) Selenium
12 3 (0.15%) Subversion
12 3 (0.15%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.10%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.10%) Maven
13 2 (0.10%) PowerDesigner
14 1 (0.051%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.051%) MSTest
General
1 495 (25.01%) Finance
2 155 (7.83%) Advertising
3 126 (6.37%) Retail
4 125 (6.32%) Marketing
5 124 (6.27%) Banking
6 57 (2.88%) Retail Banking
7 50 (2.53%) Front Office
8 49 (2.48%) Financial Institution
9 46 (2.32%) Investment Banking
10 42 (2.12%) Legal
11 31 (1.57%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.52%) Telecoms
13 24 (1.21%) Law
13 24 (1.21%) Private Banking
14 21 (1.06%) Publishing
15 18 (0.91%) Automotive
15 18 (0.91%) Electronics
16 11 (0.56%) Local Government
17 9 (0.45%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 847 (42.80%) Developer
2 567 (28.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 407 (20.57%) Analyst
4 270 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 208 (10.51%) Consultant
6 186 (9.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 174 (8.79%) SQL BI Developer
8 151 (7.63%) Data Analyst
9 149 (7.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 143 (7.23%) SSIS Developer
11 134 (6.77%) Business Developer
12 132 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
13 112 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
14 108 (5.46%) Architect
15 99 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
16 96 (4.85%) Senior Developer
17 86 (4.35%) Power BI Developer
18 83 (4.19%) T-SQL Developer
19 69 (3.49%) Data Warehouse Developer
20 66 (3.34%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (12.68%) .NET
2 166 (8.39%) MDX
3 91 (4.60%) ASP.NET
4 64 (3.23%) HTML
5 57 (2.88%) CSS
6 55 (2.78%) Web Services
7 44 (2.22%) REST
7 44 (2.22%) XML
8 38 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (1.67%) SOAP
10 32 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (1.57%) WPF
12 23 (1.16%) JSON
13 20 (1.01%) .NET Framework
14 17 (0.86%) HTML5
15 15 (0.76%) AngularJS
15 15 (0.76%) Entity Framework
16 12 (0.61%) ASP.NET Core
17 10 (0.51%) Pandas
18 9 (0.45%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 296 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.60%) Computer Science
2 91 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 35 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (1.36%) User Experience
7 20 (1.01%) NHS
8 18 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 17 (0.86%) Clustering
9 17 (0.86%) Driving Licence
10 15 (0.76%) Life Science
10 15 (0.76%) Replication
11 13 (0.66%) FMCG
12 11 (0.56%) Credit Risk
12 11 (0.56%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
13 9 (0.45%) Fintech
14 8 (0.40%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 60 (3.03%) Windows
2 35 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 30 (1.52%) Linux
4 15 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 10 (0.51%) Unix
6 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.051%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1830 (92.47%) Business Intelligence
2 620 (31.33%) ETL
3 594 (30.02%) Analytics
4 509 (25.72%) Visualisation
5 418 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
6 377 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 340 (17.18%) Data Visualisation
8 212 (10.71%) Data Management
9 204 (10.31%) Data Analysis
10 203 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
11 178 (8.99%) CRM
12 160 (8.08%) Data Analytics
13 154 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 148 (7.48%) Migration
15 135 (6.82%) Mathematics
16 112 (5.66%) Machine Learning
17 111 (5.61%) SDLC
18 108 (5.46%) Project Management
19 102 (5.15%) Scrum
20 100 (5.05%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1387 (70.09%) SQL
2 608 (30.72%) T-SQL
3 268 (13.54%) C#
4 215 (10.86%) Python
5 165 (8.34%) R
6 135 (6.82%) VBA
7 102 (5.15%) Java
8 84 (4.24%) JavaScript
8 84 (4.24%) PowerShell
9 81 (4.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 34 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 30 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 27 (1.36%) X++
13 24 (1.21%) VB
14 21 (1.06%) Scala
15 12 (0.61%) PHP
16 9 (0.45%) C
17 8 (0.40%) C++
17 8 (0.40%) MATLAB
18 7 (0.35%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 291 (14.70%) Degree
2 59 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.26%) MCSA
4 25 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (1.01%) MCSE
7 17 (0.86%) MBA
8 12 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.56%) PhD
10 10 (0.51%) ISEB
11 7 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.30%) MCP
12 6 (0.30%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.20%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.15%) CISA
16 2 (0.10%) ACCA
16 2 (0.10%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 60 (3.03%) QA
3 48 (2.43%) GDPR
4 26 (1.31%) SLA
5 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.25%) NEBOSH
6 5 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.15%) PMO
8 1 (0.051%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.051%) COBIT
8 1 (0.051%) P3O
System Software
1 33 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.86%) Docker
3 14 (0.71%) HDFS
4 8 (0.40%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.051%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.35%) Ansible
2 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.30%) Oozie
3 6 (0.30%) SCCM
3 6 (0.30%) SCOM
3 6 (0.30%) SCSM
4 4 (0.20%) Nagios
5 2 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.051%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.051%) Terraform
6 1 (0.051%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1075 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 702 (35.47%) Tableau
3 154 (7.78%) Cognos
4 149 (7.53%) Oracle
5 121 (6.11%) MicroStrategy
6 86 (4.35%) SAP
7 69 (3.49%) Google
7 69 (3.49%) IBM
8 57 (2.88%) Alteryx
9 36 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (1.72%) Informatica
11 26 (1.31%) Talend
12 21 (1.06%) Hortonworks
13 17 (0.86%) Cloudera
14 16 (0.81%) Twitter
15 15 (0.76%) Ab Initio
16 14 (0.71%) Birst
17 13 (0.66%) Teradata
18 12 (0.61%) Siebel
18 12 (0.61%) TIBCO