Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 162 241
Rank change year-on-year +44 +79 +108
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,392 3,096 2,555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.67% 2.15% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.92% 7.68% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,125 2,787 2,260
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 24,116 40,299 52,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.89% 28.05% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19,608 32,863 43,397
Median annual salary £53,931 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.71% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Power BI over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Top 18 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 30 May 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 +47 2,233 £52,500 +5.00% 213
UK excluding London +58 1,246 £47,500 +5.56% 169
London +17 1,074 £61,500 +6.96% 57
South East +113 360 £50,000 +10.50% 41
North of England +26 331 £44,000 +3.53% 45
Midlands +35 224 £46,799 +4.58% 24
North West +15 176 £45,000 +5.88% 30
West Midlands +66 173 £50,000 +11.11% 21
South West +86 155 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Work from Home +31 147 £50,000 -1.48% 27
Yorkshire +48 110 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England +9 82 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Scotland +33 54 £49,500 +10.00% 11
East Midlands +4 49 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North East +31 45 £36,125 -8.54% 12
Wales +10 38 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Channel Islands - 6 £47,500 - 1
Northern Ireland -11 1 £22,000 -26.67%

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 2,392 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 2,068 (86.45%) Business Intelligence
3 1,674 (69.98%) SQL
4 1,019 (42.60%) Microsoft
5 947 (39.59%) SQL Server
6 933 (39.01%) Data Warehouse
7 915 (38.25%) Azure
8 833 (34.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 831 (34.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 817 (34.16%) Analytics
11 672 (28.09%) Finance
12 661 (27.63%) Tableau
13 655 (27.38%) ETL
14 591 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
15 577 (24.12%) Visualisation
15 577 (24.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 507 (21.20%) Data Modelling
17 502 (20.99%) Python
18 460 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
19 408 (17.06%) T-SQL
20 360 (15.05%) Data Visualisation
21 349 (14.59%) Microsoft Excel
22 319 (13.34%) .NET
23 317 (13.25%) Data Lake
24 309 (12.92%) C#
24 309 (12.92%) Data Analysis
25 270 (11.29%) DevOps
26 262 (10.95%) Data Analytics
27 248 (10.37%) Big Data
27 248 (10.37%) R

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
1 200 (8.36%) SharePoint
2 97 (4.06%) Apache Spark
3 76 (3.18%) SAS
4 22 (0.92%) Apache
4 22 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (0.88%) Confluence
6 19 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
7 16 (0.67%) IIS
8 14 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.38%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.29%) Jupyter
12 7 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.25%) CMS
13 6 (0.25%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.17%) Apache Synapse
14 4 (0.17%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.13%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 349 (14.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.92%) SPSS
5 14 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.17%) Notepad++
10 3 (0.13%) Figma
10 3 (0.13%) InVision
10 3 (0.13%) Marvel
10 3 (0.13%) Sketch
11 2 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.084%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.084%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.042%) Weka
Business Applications
1 67 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.54%) NetSuite
4 10 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (0.25%) Carpe Diem
6 6 (0.25%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
7 5 (0.21%) iTrent
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.17%) HFM
8 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.17%) RiskWrite
8 4 (0.17%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 3 (0.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2,392 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 915 (38.25%) Azure
3 239 (9.99%) Azure Data Factory
4 211 (8.82%) AWS
5 161 (6.73%) Dynamics 365
6 146 (6.10%) Office 365
7 135 (5.64%) PowerApps
8 100 (4.18%) PaaS
9 96 (4.01%) GCP
10 80 (3.34%) SaaS
11 56 (2.34%) IaaS
12 48 (2.01%) Serverless
13 46 (1.92%) Power Automate
14 38 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
14 38 (1.59%) Azure Stack
14 38 (1.59%) Google Analytics
15 37 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (1.30%) Logic Apps
17 29 (1.21%) OneDrive
18 28 (1.17%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.84%) Skype
2 19 (0.79%) Intranet
3 9 (0.38%) DNS
4 8 (0.33%) Internet
5 7 (0.29%) LAN
5 7 (0.29%) WAN
6 6 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.17%) Extranet
8 4 (0.17%) Firewall
8 4 (0.17%) SSL
8 4 (0.17%) Wireless
9 3 (0.13%) DHCP
9 3 (0.13%) FTP
9 3 (0.13%) WebEx
10 2 (0.084%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.084%) VoIP
11 1 (0.042%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.042%) VLAN
11 1 (0.042%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 947 (39.59%) SQL Server
2 933 (39.01%) Data Warehouse
3 833 (34.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 831 (34.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 577 (24.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 317 (13.25%) Data Lake
7 248 (10.37%) Big Data
8 218 (9.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 163 (6.81%) QlikView
10 145 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 143 (5.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 111 (4.64%) BusinessObjects
13 101 (4.22%) Snowflake Schema
14 94 (3.93%) Relational Database
15 90 (3.76%) OLAP
16 89 (3.72%) Hadoop
17 84 (3.51%) NoSQL
18 81 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
19 70 (2.93%) Cosmos DB
19 70 (2.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 104 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 101 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 59 (2.47%) JIRA
4 57 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (2.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 44 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
7 24 (1.00%) ERwin
8 20 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 16 (0.67%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.54%) Gatling
10 13 (0.54%) Selenium
11 12 (0.50%) NUnit
11 12 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
13 8 (0.33%) GitLab
14 7 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.25%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.21%) GDB
16 5 (0.21%) RStudio
16 5 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 672 (28.09%) Finance
2 163 (6.81%) Marketing
3 86 (3.60%) Law
4 77 (3.22%) Retail
5 54 (2.26%) Advertising
6 52 (2.17%) Legal
7 49 (2.05%) Public Sector
8 48 (2.01%) Banking
9 36 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 33 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.67%) Games
12 12 (0.50%) Local Government
13 11 (0.46%) Publishing
14 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.25%) Front Office
15 6 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.21%) Electronics
16 5 (0.21%) Police
17 4 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 751 (31.40%) Developer
2 655 (27.38%) Analyst
3 440 (18.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 269 (11.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 217 (9.07%) Data Analyst
6 215 (8.99%) Data Engineer
7 171 (7.15%) SQL Developer
8 167 (6.98%) Consultant
9 158 (6.61%) Architect
10 109 (4.56%) Power BI Developer
11 102 (4.26%) Senior Developer
12 92 (3.85%) Business Developer
13 89 (3.72%) Azure Engineer
14 88 (3.68%) Data Architect
15 82 (3.43%) Power BI Analyst
16 81 (3.39%) SSIS Developer
17 79 (3.30%) Business Analyst
18 78 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Lead
18 78 (3.26%) SQL BI Developer
19 73 (3.05%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (13.34%) .NET
2 121 (5.06%) HTML
3 94 (3.93%) CSS
4 93 (3.89%) Web Services
5 83 (3.47%) MDX
6 82 (3.43%) ASP.NET
7 56 (2.34%) AngularJS
8 48 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 46 (1.92%) XML
10 45 (1.88%) .NET Core
10 45 (1.88%) REST
11 38 (1.59%) HTML5
12 37 (1.55%) Kafka
13 34 (1.42%) .NET Framework
14 31 (1.30%) PySpark
15 29 (1.21%) SOAP
16 27 (1.13%) JSON
17 25 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (0.96%) Pandas
19 20 (0.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 460 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 107 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
4 88 (3.68%) Data Structures
5 45 (1.88%) Reinsurance
6 44 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
7 43 (1.80%) User Experience
8 37 (1.55%) Algorithms
9 22 (0.92%) Tandem
10 19 (0.79%) Data Centre
10 19 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
11 18 (0.75%) Clustering
12 16 (0.67%) Life Science
13 15 (0.63%) FMCG
13 15 (0.63%) Social Media
14 13 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.46%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.46%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 149 (6.23%) Windows
2 59 (2.47%) Windows Server
3 38 (1.59%) Linux
4 24 (1.00%) Windows 10
5 22 (0.92%) Unix
6 18 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.46%) Android
9 10 (0.42%) Windows 2000
9 10 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.042%) MVS
12 1 (0.042%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,068 (86.45%) Business Intelligence
2 817 (34.16%) Analytics
3 655 (27.38%) ETL
4 591 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
5 577 (24.12%) Visualisation
6 507 (21.20%) Data Modelling
7 360 (15.05%) Data Visualisation
8 309 (12.92%) Data Analysis
9 270 (11.29%) DevOps
10 262 (10.95%) Data Analytics
11 238 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
12 214 (8.95%) Data Science
13 207 (8.65%) Migration
14 173 (7.23%) Data Management
15 168 (7.02%) Machine Learning
16 167 (6.98%) Data Engineering
17 163 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 157 (6.56%) CRM
19 149 (6.23%) Dashboard Development
20 137 (5.73%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 1,674 (69.98%) SQL
2 502 (20.99%) Python
3 408 (17.06%) T-SQL
4 309 (12.92%) C#
5 248 (10.37%) R
6 214 (8.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 152 (6.35%) PowerShell
8 143 (5.98%) JavaScript
9 111 (4.64%) Java
10 86 (3.60%) VBA
11 53 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 48 (2.01%) Scala
13 38 (1.59%) VB
14 33 (1.38%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.34%) X++
16 26 (1.09%) U-SQL
17 24 (1.00%) C
18 15 (0.63%) MATLAB
19 14 (0.59%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 238 (9.95%) Degree
2 47 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 21 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (0.59%) PhD
8 13 (0.54%) ISEB
8 13 (0.54%) MCSA
9 12 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.38%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.25%) CIMA
12 6 (0.25%) CISM
12 6 (0.25%) CISSP
12 6 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.21%) GIAC
13 5 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (6.61%) Data Quality
2 75 (3.14%) GDPR
3 51 (2.13%) QA
4 21 (0.88%) PMO
5 19 (0.79%) SLA
6 15 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.54%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.21%) ISO 14001
8 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.17%) COBIT
9 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.084%) IFRS
11 2 (0.084%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.042%) NIST
System Software
1 71 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.42%) Docker
3 26 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.29%) HDFS
7 6 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.042%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (1.13%) Terraform
2 24 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 20 (0.84%) Kibana
4 19 (0.79%) Ansible
5 12 (0.50%) SCCM
6 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (0.46%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.38%) Puppet
8 7 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.25%) Grafana
10 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.17%) SCOM
11 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.084%) WSUS
14 1 (0.042%) Graylog
14 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.042%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.042%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1,019 (42.60%) Microsoft
2 661 (27.63%) Tableau
3 160 (6.69%) Databricks
4 151 (6.31%) Oracle
5 107 (4.47%) Google
6 67 (2.80%) Cognos
7 65 (2.72%) SAP
8 48 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 43 (1.80%) Alteryx
9 43 (1.80%) Talend
10 38 (1.59%) Informatica
11 32 (1.34%) IBM
12 29 (1.21%) Intapp
12 29 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
13 24 (1.00%) Teradata
14 22 (0.92%) Sage
15 19 (0.79%) Workday
16 18 (0.75%) VMware
17 17 (0.71%) Hortonworks
17 17 (0.71%) JD Edwards