Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 435 848
Rank change year-on-year +178 +413 +312
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,229 1,185 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 0.67% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.14% 2.25% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,873 1,104 368
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% -12.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -7.69%

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 53,866 52,722 66,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.59% 30.02% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 44,925 44,997 56,278
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,375
% change year-on-year - +2.72% +3.44%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 +180 2,082 £47,500 -5.00% 289
UK excluding London +200 1,223 £42,500 -5.56% 212
London +107 935 £55,000 - 96
South East +94 337 £45,000 -10.00% 42
North of England +122 298 £38,000 +1.33% 55
Midlands +101 190 £45,000 - 42
North West +77 180 £38,000 +8.57% 31
South West +132 176 £42,500 +6.25% 24
West Midlands +104 142 £42,500 +9.68% 22
East of England +57 122 £50,000 -4.76% 28
Yorkshire +73 96 £40,000 - 21
Wales +65 64 £35,000 -15.15% 9
Scotland +19 56 £45,000 +28.57% 10
East Midlands +22 48 £45,000 -10.00% 20
North East +5 22 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Northern Ireland -11 6 £32,500 - 2
Channel Islands - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing Power BI 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 Power BI.

1 2,051 (92.01%) Business Intelligence
2 1,575 (70.66%) SQL
3 1,295 (58.10%) SQL Server
4 1,222 (54.82%) Microsoft
5 1,156 (51.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,082 (48.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 888 (39.84%) Data Warehouse
8 845 (37.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 801 (35.94%) Tableau
10 763 (34.23%) Analytics
11 656 (29.43%) T-SQL
12 649 (29.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 648 (29.07%) ETL
14 597 (26.78%) Visualisation
15 486 (21.80%) Finance
16 434 (19.47%) QlikView
17 394 (17.68%) Data Modelling
18 363 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
19 362 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
20 357 (16.02%) Data Visualisation
21 356 (15.97%) Microsoft Excel
22 325 (14.58%) C#
23 296 (13.28%) Big Data
24 283 (12.70%) .NET
25 274 (12.29%) Data Analytics
26 269 (12.07%) Degree
27 264 (11.84%) Python
28 262 (11.75%) Data Analysis
28 262 (11.75%) Data Management
29 244 (10.95%) Advertising

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
1 178 (7.99%) SharePoint
2 99 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 88 (3.95%) SAS
4 33 (1.48%) Apache Pig
5 20 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 19 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (0.76%) Apache
8 10 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.45%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.31%) Drupal
10 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.22%) JBoss
12 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.13%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (0.13%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.090%) IIS
Applications
1 356 (15.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (1.75%) SPSS
4 29 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.40%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.13%) Camtasia
10 2 (0.090%) Stata
11 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.045%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.045%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.045%) Revit
Business Applications
1 119 (5.34%) Dynamics AX
2 75 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 12 (0.54%) SAP Business One
5 11 (0.49%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.27%) Relativity
8 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 5 (0.22%) Workday HCM
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 649 (29.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 197 (8.84%) Azure Data Factory
3 136 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (4.89%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 83 (3.72%) Dynamics 365
6 81 (3.63%) Office 365
7 63 (2.83%) Azure Machine Learning
8 55 (2.47%) IaaS
9 53 (2.38%) Serverless
10 33 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 33 (1.48%) Google Analytics
10 33 (1.48%) PaaS
11 24 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
12 21 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (0.94%) GitHub
12 21 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
13 18 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (0.81%) SaaS
14 17 (0.76%) OneDrive
15 16 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.53%) Firewall
2 24 (1.08%) Skype
3 20 (0.90%) DNS
3 20 (0.90%) Internet
4 10 (0.45%) SMS
5 9 (0.40%) VPN
6 5 (0.22%) LAN
6 5 (0.22%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.22%) WAN
7 3 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.090%) DHCP
8 2 (0.090%) GoToMeeting
8 2 (0.090%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.045%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,295 (58.10%) SQL Server
2 1,156 (51.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,082 (48.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 888 (39.84%) Data Warehouse
5 845 (37.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 434 (19.47%) QlikView
7 296 (13.28%) Big Data
8 200 (8.97%) Data Lake
9 181 (8.12%) SQL Server 2016
10 175 (7.85%) Azure SQL Database
11 174 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 160 (7.18%) OLAP
13 156 (7.00%) Hadoop
14 130 (5.83%) BusinessObjects
14 130 (5.83%) Relational Database
15 112 (5.02%) SQL Server 2014
16 104 (4.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 90 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 89 (3.99%) PowerPivot
19 74 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 159 (7.13%) Visual Studio
2 86 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (3.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 67 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 27 (1.21%) JIRA
6 16 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (0.67%) MorphX
8 6 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.22%) ERwin
10 4 (0.18%) Ant
10 4 (0.18%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.13%) Maven
11 3 (0.13%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.090%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.090%) LINQPad
12 2 (0.090%) Selenium
12 2 (0.090%) Subversion
12 2 (0.090%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.045%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.045%) MSTest
General
1 486 (21.80%) Finance
2 244 (10.95%) Advertising
3 145 (6.51%) Marketing
4 139 (6.24%) Retail
5 85 (3.81%) Banking
6 41 (1.84%) Legal
7 32 (1.44%) Law
8 28 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 20 (0.90%) Automotive
10 20 (0.90%) Electronics
11 19 (0.85%) Front Office
12 16 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.67%) Billing
13 15 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.31%) Back Office
15 7 (0.31%) Publishing
16 6 (0.27%) Games
17 3 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 864 (38.76%) Developer
2 605 (27.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 450 (20.19%) Analyst
4 285 (12.79%) Consultant
5 274 (12.29%) SQL Developer
6 199 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 184 (8.25%) SQL BI Developer
8 169 (7.58%) Data Analyst
9 165 (7.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 145 (6.51%) SSIS Developer
11 141 (6.33%) SSRS Developer
12 138 (6.19%) Architect
13 134 (6.01%) Business Developer
14 116 (5.20%) SQL Analyst
15 98 (4.40%) Power BI Developer
16 93 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Lead
17 90 (4.04%) Microsoft Developer
18 89 (3.99%) Microsoft BI Consultant
19 88 (3.95%) Microsoft BI Developer
20 86 (3.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (12.70%) .NET
2 152 (6.82%) MDX
3 84 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 82 (3.68%) Web Services
5 63 (2.83%) HTML
6 57 (2.56%) REST
7 54 (2.42%) CSS
8 44 (1.97%) WPF
9 41 (1.84%) SOAP
10 39 (1.75%) .NET Framework
11 37 (1.66%) XML
12 30 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (1.17%) JSON
14 22 (0.99%) Kafka
15 20 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (0.81%) Entity Framework
16 18 (0.81%) HTML5
16 18 (0.81%) Pandas
17 17 (0.76%) D3.js
17 17 (0.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 363 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 89 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 85 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 65 (2.92%) Data Structures
6 47 (2.11%) User Experience
7 39 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.39%) Clustering
8 31 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 22 (0.99%) NHS
10 20 (0.90%) Fintech
11 17 (0.76%) Life Science
12 15 (0.67%) Private Cloud
12 15 (0.67%) Social Media
13 14 (0.63%) Replication
14 13 (0.58%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.54%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.54%) Credit Risk
15 12 (0.54%) FMCG
16 11 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 83 (3.72%) Windows
2 50 (2.24%) Linux
3 42 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 20 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.18%) Unix
10 3 (0.13%) CentOS
11 2 (0.090%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,051 (92.01%) Business Intelligence
2 763 (34.23%) Analytics
3 648 (29.07%) ETL
4 597 (26.78%) Visualisation
5 394 (17.68%) Data Modelling
6 362 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
7 357 (16.02%) Data Visualisation
8 274 (12.29%) Data Analytics
9 262 (11.75%) Data Analysis
9 262 (11.75%) Data Management
10 197 (8.84%) CRM
11 185 (8.30%) Kimball Methodology
12 184 (8.25%) Data Science
13 181 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 158 (7.09%) Machine Learning
15 154 (6.91%) Migration
16 143 (6.42%) Presales
17 128 (5.74%) Mathematics
18 116 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
19 112 (5.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,575 (70.66%) SQL
2 656 (29.43%) T-SQL
3 325 (14.58%) C#
4 264 (11.84%) Python
5 185 (8.30%) R
6 152 (6.82%) VBA
7 112 (5.02%) PowerShell
8 102 (4.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 91 (4.08%) JavaScript
10 78 (3.50%) Java
11 60 (2.69%) VB
12 43 (1.93%) U-SQL
13 37 (1.66%) PL/SQL
14 34 (1.53%) VB.NET
15 28 (1.26%) Scala
15 28 (1.26%) X++
16 11 (0.49%) C
16 11 (0.49%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.36%) C++
17 8 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 269 (12.07%) Degree
2 93 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (1.79%) MCSA
4 33 (1.48%) ISEB
5 29 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (1.21%) MCSE
7 21 (0.94%) Security Cleared
8 18 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
10 16 (0.72%) MBA
10 16 (0.72%) MCP
11 14 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.63%) PhD
12 11 (0.49%) Postgraduate
13 9 (0.40%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.36%) Master's Degree
15 6 (0.27%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.22%) HNC
16 5 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (6.51%) Data Quality
2 79 (3.54%) QA
3 66 (2.96%) GDPR
4 33 (1.48%) Solvency II
5 25 (1.12%) SLA
6 10 (0.45%) PMO
7 4 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.18%) NEBOSH
8 3 (0.13%) EMIR
8 3 (0.13%) MiFID
9 2 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.090%) FATCA
9 2 (0.090%) GAAP
9 2 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.045%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.045%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 43 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (1.30%) HDFS
4 24 (1.08%) Docker
5 12 (0.54%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.13%) XenApp
9 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (0.49%) Oozie
3 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (0.40%) SCCM
4 9 (0.40%) SCOM
4 9 (0.40%) SCSM
5 7 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.22%) Ansible
8 4 (0.18%) Nagios
9 2 (0.090%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.090%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.090%) Puppet
10 1 (0.045%) Ambari
10 1 (0.045%) Control-M
10 1 (0.045%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.045%) Terraform
10 1 (0.045%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,222 (54.82%) Microsoft
2 801 (35.94%) Tableau
3 157 (7.04%) Oracle
4 128 (5.74%) Cognos
5 116 (5.20%) Google
6 98 (4.40%) SAP
7 87 (3.90%) Alteryx
8 78 (3.50%) IBM
9 74 (3.32%) MicroStrategy
10 42 (1.88%) Informatica
11 39 (1.75%) Talend
12 34 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (0.99%) Teradata
14 19 (0.85%) Cloudera
14 19 (0.85%) Twitter
15 18 (0.81%) TIBCO
16 17 (0.76%) Ab Initio
17 14 (0.63%) Apple
17 14 (0.63%) Atlassian
17 14 (0.63%) Capita