Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 149 225
Rank change year-on-year +38 +76 +116
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1,750 3,441 2,663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.82% 2.43% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.22% 8.89% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,578 3,145 2,350
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,963 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17,116 38,697 51,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.56% 27.28% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13,945 31,717 41,645
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
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
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +40 1,630 £50,000 - 210
UK excluding London +63 930 £45,000 - 167
London +7 775 £62,500 +7.76% 67
North of England +34 242 £44,000 +3.53% 42
South East +77 234 £47,500 +2.15% 31
Midlands +44 193 £47,500 +5.56% 33
Work from Home +68 177 £50,000 - 47
West Midlands +52 150 £50,000 +11.11% 25
North West +25 131 £45,000 +5.88% 17
South West +89 121 £45,000 - 16
Yorkshire +41 77 £47,500 +6.21% 16
East of England +6 50 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Scotland +22 43 £45,000 - 20
East Midlands +15 41 £38,750 -13.89% 8
Wales +24 35 £41,750 +9.87% 1
North East +34 34 £36,375 -9.06% 9
Channel Islands - 7 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland +19 5 £32,500 +8.33% 3

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 1,750 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,537 (87.83%) Business Intelligence
3 1,203 (68.74%) SQL
4 788 (45.03%) Microsoft
5 717 (40.97%) Azure
6 703 (40.17%) SQL Server
7 640 (36.57%) Data Warehouse
8 611 (34.91%) Analytics
9 597 (34.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 578 (33.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 498 (28.46%) Tableau
12 473 (27.03%) Finance
13 462 (26.40%) Visualisation
14 452 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
15 446 (25.49%) ETL
16 418 (23.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 392 (22.40%) Python
18 380 (21.71%) Data Modelling
19 347 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
20 324 (18.51%) T-SQL
21 302 (17.26%) Data Visualisation
22 263 (15.03%) Microsoft Excel
23 249 (14.23%) Data Lake
24 237 (13.54%) .NET
25 232 (13.26%) C#
26 217 (12.40%) Data Analysis
26 217 (12.40%) Data Analytics
27 206 (11.77%) Big Data
28 199 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
29 193 (11.03%) DevOps

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
1 137 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 74 (4.23%) Apache Spark
3 66 (3.77%) SAS
4 26 (1.49%) Apache
5 15 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
5 15 (0.86%) Confluence
5 15 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (0.74%) IIS
7 12 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.46%) Apache Synapse
8 8 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.29%) CMS
11 5 (0.29%) Luigi
12 4 (0.23%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 263 (15.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.51%) SPSS
6 3 (0.17%) Figma
6 3 (0.17%) InVision
6 3 (0.17%) Marvel
6 3 (0.17%) Sketch
7 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.057%) Weka
Business Applications
1 65 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.34%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
5 4 (0.23%) Aareon QL
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.17%) Primavera
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.11%) iTrent
7 2 (0.11%) Line 500
7 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.057%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,750 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 717 (40.97%) Azure
3 187 (10.69%) AWS
4 177 (10.11%) Azure Data Factory
5 122 (6.97%) PowerApps
6 114 (6.51%) Dynamics 365
7 107 (6.11%) Office 365
8 89 (5.09%) GCP
9 84 (4.80%) SaaS
10 66 (3.77%) PaaS
11 36 (2.06%) Serverless
12 34 (1.94%) Power Automate
13 30 (1.71%) Google Analytics
13 30 (1.71%) IaaS
14 29 (1.66%) Amazon S3
15 26 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
16 25 (1.43%) Azure Stack
16 25 (1.43%) Logic Apps
17 24 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
18 21 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.69%) Intranet
2 11 (0.63%) Skype
3 7 (0.40%) DNS
4 6 (0.34%) LAN
4 6 (0.34%) WAN
5 4 (0.23%) Firewall
5 4 (0.23%) Internet
5 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.17%) DHCP
6 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.11%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.11%) IPv4
7 2 (0.11%) WebEx
7 2 (0.11%) Wireless
8 1 (0.057%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.057%) CTI
8 1 (0.057%) Extranet
8 1 (0.057%) Network Security
8 1 (0.057%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (40.17%) SQL Server
2 640 (36.57%) Data Warehouse
3 597 (34.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 578 (33.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 418 (23.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 249 (14.23%) Data Lake
7 206 (11.77%) Big Data
8 173 (9.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 119 (6.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 112 (6.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 110 (6.29%) BusinessObjects
12 103 (5.89%) QlikView
13 93 (5.31%) Hadoop
14 92 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
15 86 (4.91%) OLAP
16 77 (4.40%) Relational Database
17 61 (3.49%) NoSQL
18 59 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
19 54 (3.09%) Cosmos DB
20 50 (2.86%) Looker
Development Applications
1 84 (4.80%) Visual Studio
2 80 (4.57%) Git (software)
3 46 (2.63%) JIRA
4 30 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
8 10 (0.57%) Gatling
8 10 (0.57%) Selenium
9 9 (0.51%) NUnit
9 9 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.46%) ERwin
10 8 (0.46%) GitLab
11 5 (0.29%) ER Studio
11 5 (0.29%) GDB
11 5 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.29%) Sourcetree
11 5 (0.29%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.23%) Flyway
12 4 (0.23%) Liquibase
General
1 473 (27.03%) Finance
2 104 (5.94%) Marketing
3 74 (4.23%) Law
4 58 (3.31%) Retail
5 47 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.40%) Banking
7 41 (2.34%) Public Sector
8 32 (1.83%) Advertising
9 24 (1.37%) Legal
10 21 (1.20%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.91%) Back Office
12 14 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.74%) Local Government
14 9 (0.51%) Electronics
14 9 (0.51%) Publishing
15 8 (0.46%) Front Office
16 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.34%) Games
16 6 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 599 (34.23%) Developer
2 419 (23.94%) Analyst
3 344 (19.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 208 (11.89%) Data Engineer
5 174 (9.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 149 (8.51%) SQL Developer
7 132 (7.54%) Data Analyst
8 111 (6.34%) Consultant
8 111 (6.34%) Power BI Developer
9 99 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 90 (5.14%) Architect
11 85 (4.86%) SQL BI Developer
12 83 (4.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 73 (4.17%) SSIS Developer
14 66 (3.77%) Business Developer
15 63 (3.60%) Azure Engineer
16 62 (3.54%) SQL Analyst
17 59 (3.37%) Power BI Analyst
17 59 (3.37%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
18 52 (2.97%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (13.54%) .NET
2 84 (4.80%) HTML
3 73 (4.17%) MDX
4 66 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 66 (3.77%) CSS
5 51 (2.91%) Web Services
6 48 (2.74%) REST
7 45 (2.57%) AngularJS
8 43 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 39 (2.23%) .NET Framework
10 37 (2.11%) .NET Core
11 34 (1.94%) JSON
12 33 (1.89%) PySpark
13 32 (1.83%) HTML5
13 32 (1.83%) XML
14 30 (1.71%) Kafka
15 26 (1.49%) Pandas
15 26 (1.49%) SOAP
16 21 (1.20%) React
17 20 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 347 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 92 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 56 (3.20%) Data Structures
4 45 (2.57%) User Experience
5 41 (2.34%) Algorithms
6 33 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (1.54%) Reinsurance
8 26 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
9 21 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 16 (0.91%) Clustering
11 13 (0.74%) NHS
12 12 (0.69%) FMCG
13 11 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.63%) Replication
14 10 (0.57%) Life Science
15 9 (0.51%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.51%) Social Media
16 8 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 113 (6.46%) Windows
2 52 (2.97%) Windows Server
3 42 (2.40%) Unix
4 37 (2.11%) Linux
5 23 (1.31%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (0.63%) Android
7 11 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.23%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.057%) CentOS
11 1 (0.057%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,537 (87.83%) Business Intelligence
2 611 (34.91%) Analytics
3 462 (26.40%) Visualisation
4 452 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
5 446 (25.49%) ETL
6 380 (21.71%) Data Modelling
7 302 (17.26%) Data Visualisation
8 217 (12.40%) Data Analysis
8 217 (12.40%) Data Analytics
9 199 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
10 193 (11.03%) DevOps
11 172 (9.83%) Data Science
12 158 (9.03%) Machine Learning
13 147 (8.40%) Data Engineering
14 135 (7.71%) CRM
15 128 (7.31%) Data Management
16 121 (6.91%) Migration
16 121 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 113 (6.46%) Dashboard Development
18 110 (6.29%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 1,203 (68.74%) SQL
2 392 (22.40%) Python
3 324 (18.51%) T-SQL
4 232 (13.26%) C#
5 151 (8.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 150 (8.57%) R
7 137 (7.83%) JavaScript
8 111 (6.34%) PowerShell
9 105 (6.00%) Java
10 61 (3.49%) VBA
11 44 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 36 (2.06%) Scala
12 36 (2.06%) VB.NET
13 28 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.20%) HiveQL
15 16 (0.91%) C
16 15 (0.86%) C++
16 15 (0.86%) U-SQL
16 15 (0.86%) VB
17 14 (0.80%) X++
Qualifications
1 182 (10.40%) Degree
2 43 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.91%) MCSA
8 12 (0.69%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.63%) ISEB
10 10 (0.57%) PhD
11 9 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
12 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.34%) MCSE
14 5 (0.29%) CIMA
14 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.29%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.23%) ACCA
15 4 (0.23%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (6.91%) Data Quality
2 48 (2.74%) GDPR
3 38 (2.17%) QA
4 20 (1.14%) SLA
5 18 (1.03%) PMO
6 7 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.23%) IFRS
8 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.057%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.057%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.057%) NIST
10 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.83%) Docker
3 22 (1.26%) HDFS
4 18 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.057%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 24 (1.37%) Kubernetes
2 17 (0.97%) Kibana
3 15 (0.86%) Terraform
4 11 (0.63%) Ansible
4 11 (0.63%) SCVMM
5 10 (0.57%) Puppet
6 8 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.34%) Grafana
8 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.29%) SCCM
9 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.11%) SCOM
10 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.11%) WSUS
11 1 (0.057%) Control-M
11 1 (0.057%) Graylog
11 1 (0.057%) Oozie
11 1 (0.057%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.057%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 788 (45.03%) Microsoft
2 498 (28.46%) Tableau
3 124 (7.09%) Oracle
4 118 (6.74%) Databricks
5 80 (4.57%) SAP
6 71 (4.06%) Google
7 54 (3.09%) Cognos
8 41 (2.34%) Alteryx
8 41 (2.34%) Talend
9 39 (2.23%) Informatica
10 36 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
11 26 (1.49%) Cloudera
12 24 (1.37%) IBM
13 20 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
13 20 (1.14%) Teradata
14 16 (0.91%) VMware
15 14 (0.80%) Hortonworks
16 13 (0.74%) Netezza
17 12 (0.69%) Dynatrace
17 12 (0.69%) Intapp