Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 219 326
Rank change year-on-year +74 +107 +278
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 3,458 2,657 1,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 1.61% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.12% 5.41% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,013 2,151 1,583
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -3.23%

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 37,912 49,129 53,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.08% 29.72% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30,971 40,052 44,223
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 September 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 +72 3,205 £50,000 - 505
UK excluding London +63 1,755 £45,000 +4.65% 372
London +97 1,611 £57,500 - 169
North of England +99 505 £42,500 +6.25% 103
South East +24 409 £45,500 -9.00% 75
Midlands +53 336 £45,000 -5.26% 79
North West +111 298 £42,500 - 64
West Midlands +69 225 £44,000 -7.37% 59
East of England +81 184 £45,000 +1.35% 45
Yorkshire +45 183 £45,000 +12.50% 30
South West +19 152 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Scotland +62 117 £45,000 +7.78% 25
East Midlands +11 106 £45,000 -5.26% 20
Wales +23 46 £38,000 +5.56% 10
North East +14 25 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Northern Ireland -6 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 3,458 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 3,098 (89.59%) Business Intelligence
3 2,256 (65.24%) SQL
4 1,595 (46.12%) SQL Server
5 1,512 (43.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,483 (42.89%) Microsoft
7 1,448 (41.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1,365 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1,215 (35.14%) Analytics
10 1,196 (34.59%) Azure
11 1,093 (31.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 946 (27.36%) ETL
13 934 (27.01%) Visualisation
14 933 (26.98%) Finance
15 923 (26.69%) Tableau
16 860 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
17 700 (20.24%) T-SQL
18 677 (19.58%) Data Modelling
19 639 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
20 585 (16.92%) Python
21 515 (14.89%) Data Visualisation
22 513 (14.84%) Microsoft Excel
23 478 (13.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
24 457 (13.22%) QlikView
25 445 (12.87%) C#
26 417 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
27 392 (11.34%) R
28 352 (10.18%) .NET
29 337 (9.75%) SharePoint
30 329 (9.51%) Data Analytics

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
1 337 (9.75%) SharePoint
2 126 (3.64%) SAS
3 88 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 34 (0.98%) Apache
5 28 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (0.75%) IIS
7 23 (0.67%) ArcGIS
7 23 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.46%) Apache Pig
9 15 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.38%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.29%) Confluence
12 9 (0.26%) WordPress
13 8 (0.23%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.14%) CMS
14 5 (0.14%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.14%) SugarCRM
15 4 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.12%) Camunda
Applications
1 513 (14.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 161 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.04%) SPSS
5 30 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.29%) Stata
8 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.058%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.058%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 153 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.93%) NetSuite
4 22 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.26%) FastStats
6 9 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.20%) SAP BPC
8 6 (0.17%) OPENHousing
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.087%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.087%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.087%) SAP IBP
11 2 (0.058%) HFM
11 2 (0.058%) Maximo
11 2 (0.058%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,458 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,196 (34.59%) Azure
3 266 (7.69%) AWS
4 247 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
5 239 (6.91%) Office 365
6 183 (5.29%) Dynamics 365
7 171 (4.95%) PowerApps
8 79 (2.28%) Google Analytics
9 71 (2.05%) PaaS
10 65 (1.88%) GCP
11 48 (1.39%) Microsoft Flow
12 41 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
13 40 (1.16%) Data Lake Analytics
14 34 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
15 33 (0.95%) Serverless
16 32 (0.93%) OneDrive
17 31 (0.90%) SaaS
18 24 (0.69%) IaaS
19 21 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
20 20 (0.58%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.69%) Network Security
2 18 (0.52%) DNS
3 17 (0.49%) Firewall
4 13 (0.38%) SAN
4 13 (0.38%) SMTP
5 12 (0.35%) DHCP
6 10 (0.29%) DKIM
6 10 (0.29%) DMARC
6 10 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (0.29%) IMAP
6 10 (0.29%) Internet
6 10 (0.29%) POP3
7 9 (0.26%) Intranet
7 9 (0.26%) Skype
7 9 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.26%) VPN
8 8 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.20%) Broadband
10 6 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,595 (46.12%) SQL Server
2 1,512 (43.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,448 (41.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,365 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1,093 (31.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 457 (13.22%) QlikView
7 318 (9.20%) Data Lake
8 301 (8.70%) Big Data
9 231 (6.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 214 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 212 (6.13%) Relational Database
12 199 (5.75%) BusinessObjects
13 173 (5.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 154 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
15 152 (4.40%) SQL Server 2016
16 147 (4.25%) Hadoop
17 142 (4.11%) Qlik Sense
18 130 (3.76%) NoSQL
19 108 (3.12%) OLAP
20 76 (2.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 161 (4.66%) Visual Studio
2 111 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 98 (2.83%) JIRA
4 92 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
6 41 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 16 (0.46%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.43%) NUnit
10 14 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.29%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.26%) Subversion
14 8 (0.23%) Artifactory
14 8 (0.23%) Fiddler
14 8 (0.23%) LINQPad
14 8 (0.23%) Maven
14 8 (0.23%) RStudio
14 8 (0.23%) Selenium
15 7 (0.20%) ER Studio
General
1 933 (26.98%) Finance
2 219 (6.33%) Retail
3 181 (5.23%) Marketing
4 107 (3.09%) Public Sector
5 100 (2.89%) Banking
6 71 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 68 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 64 (1.85%) Legal
9 46 (1.33%) Law
10 40 (1.16%) Front Office
11 36 (1.04%) Advertising
12 33 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.75%) Games
14 24 (0.69%) Social Housing
15 22 (0.64%) Billing
16 21 (0.61%) Electronics
17 18 (0.52%) Local Government
18 17 (0.49%) Back Office
19 16 (0.46%) Housing Association
20 15 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,430 (41.35%) Developer
2 963 (27.85%) Analyst
3 907 (26.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 416 (12.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 389 (11.25%) SQL Developer
6 302 (8.73%) Data Analyst
7 216 (6.25%) Power BI Developer
8 203 (5.87%) SQL BI Developer
9 195 (5.64%) Consultant
10 174 (5.03%) Senior Developer
11 149 (4.31%) Business Developer
12 136 (3.93%) Architect
13 128 (3.70%) Data Engineer
14 111 (3.21%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
15 108 (3.12%) Lead Developer
16 101 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Lead
16 101 (2.92%) SQL Analyst
17 100 (2.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 98 (2.83%) Power BI Analyst
19 96 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (10.18%) .NET
2 201 (5.81%) MDX
3 137 (3.96%) ASP.NET
4 133 (3.85%) HTML
5 92 (2.66%) Web Services
6 91 (2.63%) CSS
7 71 (2.05%) REST
8 57 (1.65%) XML
9 56 (1.62%) jQuery
10 51 (1.47%) JSON
11 50 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (1.42%) Kafka
13 45 (1.30%) AngularJS
13 45 (1.30%) SOAP
14 39 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (1.01%) Node.js
16 34 (0.98%) HTML5
17 31 (0.90%) .NET Framework
18 29 (0.84%) D3.js
19 28 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 639 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (6.04%) Management Information System
3 99 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 87 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 78 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 48 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 41 (1.19%) Public Cloud
7 41 (1.19%) User Experience
8 39 (1.13%) Life Science
9 32 (0.93%) Credit Risk
10 30 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 29 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 27 (0.78%) Replication
13 26 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 25 (0.72%) Derivative
14 25 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.69%) Clustering
16 23 (0.67%) Equities
16 23 (0.67%) Fixed Income
17 22 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 175 (5.06%) Windows
2 93 (2.69%) Windows Server
3 41 (1.19%) Unix
4 27 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 25 (0.72%) Linux
6 19 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.38%) VMS
9 10 (0.29%) Android
10 9 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.029%) CentOS
12 1 (0.029%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.029%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.029%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,098 (89.59%) Business Intelligence
2 1,215 (35.14%) Analytics
3 946 (27.36%) ETL
4 934 (27.01%) Visualisation
5 860 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
6 677 (19.58%) Data Modelling
7 515 (14.89%) Data Visualisation
8 417 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
9 329 (9.51%) Data Analytics
10 315 (9.11%) Data Analysis
11 293 (8.47%) DevOps
12 228 (6.59%) CRM
13 226 (6.54%) Kimball Methodology
14 214 (6.19%) Dashboard Development
15 196 (5.67%) Data Management
16 194 (5.61%) Scrum
17 193 (5.58%) Machine Learning
18 192 (5.55%) Data Science
19 186 (5.38%) Decision-Making
20 182 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2,256 (65.24%) SQL
2 700 (20.24%) T-SQL
3 585 (16.92%) Python
4 478 (13.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 445 (12.87%) C#
6 392 (11.34%) R
7 207 (5.99%) PowerShell
8 177 (5.12%) Java
8 177 (5.12%) JavaScript
9 164 (4.74%) VBA
10 62 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 50 (1.45%) Scala
12 42 (1.21%) PHP
13 36 (1.04%) VB.NET
14 35 (1.01%) C
15 29 (0.84%) VB
16 27 (0.78%) X++
17 16 (0.46%) U-SQL
18 11 (0.32%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 323 (9.34%) Degree
2 77 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 21 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (0.49%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.38%) MCSA
8 12 (0.35%) APMP
9 11 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (0.26%) ISEB
11 9 (0.26%) PhD
12 7 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.20%) MCSE
13 6 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.17%) MBCS
13 6 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.14%) CISA
14 5 (0.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 89 (2.57%) QA
3 48 (1.39%) GDPR
4 36 (1.04%) SLA
5 18 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.40%) PMO
7 10 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
8 6 (0.17%) NIST
9 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.029%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
System Software
1 68 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.84%) Docker
3 23 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.23%) XenApp
8 7 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.12%) HDFS
11 2 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.058%) vSphere
12 1 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (0.64%) Terraform
2 21 (0.61%) Kibana
3 18 (0.52%) Ansible
4 16 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 16 (0.46%) SQL Sentry
5 15 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (0.38%) Ambari
7 11 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.32%) Puppet
8 10 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.29%) Automic
9 9 (0.26%) Control-M
10 7 (0.20%) Oozie
11 6 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.14%) SCCM
13 3 (0.087%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.058%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.058%) SCOM
14 2 (0.058%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,483 (42.89%) Microsoft
2 923 (26.69%) Tableau
3 218 (6.30%) Oracle
4 183 (5.29%) SAP
5 146 (4.22%) Databricks
6 135 (3.90%) Google
7 88 (2.54%) Cognos
8 67 (1.94%) Informatica
9 48 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 47 (1.36%) IBM
11 40 (1.16%) Alteryx
11 40 (1.16%) JD Edwards
11 40 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
11 40 (1.16%) VMware
12 38 (1.10%) Talend
13 34 (0.98%) Cloudera
14 29 (0.84%) Citrix
15 26 (0.75%) Adobe
16 24 (0.69%) Hyperion
16 24 (0.69%) Teradata