Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 325 620
Rank change year-on-year +108 +295 +512
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,665 1,823 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.59% 1.03% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.35% 3.36% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,161 1,597 668
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,917
% change year-on-year +3.53% -3.23% +17.11%

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 49,788 54,321 57,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.74% 30.62% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 40,588 44,752 49,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 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 +99 2,523 £50,000 +4.17% 380
UK excluding London +87 1,382 £44,000 +3.53% 254
London +104 1,221 £57,500 +4.55% 153
South East +52 433 £50,000 +5.26% 56
North of England +48 287 £40,000 - 61
Midlands +81 267 £47,500 +14.46% 47
East of England +107 159 £44,400 -7.02% 29
West Midlands +49 147 £47,500 +18.75% 29
South West +18 143 £40,000 -4.76% 34
North West -1 134 £42,500 +6.25% 34
East Midlands +66 120 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Yorkshire +32 115 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Scotland +49 63 £41,750 +11.33% 18
North East +7 38 £36,500 +4.29% 14
Wales +37 31 £36,000 +30.91% 5
Northern Ireland +6 8 £36,250 +3.57% 3

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2,440 (91.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1,871 (70.21%) SQL
3 1,456 (54.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,447 (54.30%) SQL Server
5 1,424 (53.43%) Microsoft
6 1,333 (50.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,075 (40.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1,014 (38.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 919 (34.48%) Analytics
10 898 (33.70%) Tableau
11 854 (32.05%) ETL
12 841 (31.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 820 (30.77%) Visualisation
14 791 (29.68%) T-SQL
15 685 (25.70%) Finance
16 598 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
17 478 (17.94%) Data Modelling
18 475 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
19 456 (17.11%) Data Visualisation
20 445 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
21 422 (15.83%) C#
22 415 (15.57%) Degree
23 389 (14.60%) .NET
24 385 (14.45%) QlikView
25 375 (14.07%) Big Data
26 337 (12.65%) Python
27 306 (11.48%) Data Lake
28 302 (11.33%) Data Analysis
29 297 (11.14%) Advertising
30 280 (10.51%) Data Science

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
1 184 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 136 (5.10%) Apache Spark
3 86 (3.23%) SAS
4 40 (1.50%) Apache
5 34 (1.28%) Confluence
6 31 (1.16%) IIS
7 27 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (0.86%) Apache Pig
9 16 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.23%) CMS
11 6 (0.23%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.19%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.19%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.15%) Marvel
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.11%) WordPress
15 2 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.075%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 445 (16.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.45%) SPSS
7 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.15%) Flinto
8 4 (0.15%) InVision
8 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.075%) Stata
10 1 (0.038%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 133 (4.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (1.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 40 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 31 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
6 16 (0.60%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.15%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
11 3 (0.11%) Elite 3E
11 3 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.075%) Finacle
12 2 (0.075%) Northgate Housing
12 2 (0.075%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.075%) SAP Business One
13 1 (0.038%) FastStats
13 1 (0.038%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 841 (31.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 232 (8.71%) Azure Data Factory
3 175 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
4 125 (4.69%) Office 365
5 118 (4.43%) Dynamics 365
6 115 (4.32%) PaaS
7 65 (2.44%) IaaS
8 50 (1.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 43 (1.61%) Data Lake Analytics
10 42 (1.58%) Azure Machine Learning
10 42 (1.58%) SaaS
11 38 (1.43%) Serverless
12 32 (1.20%) Google Analytics
13 29 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
14 26 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (0.60%) GitHub
16 12 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
17 11 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
17 11 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
18 9 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.68%) SMS
2 13 (0.49%) DNS
2 13 (0.49%) Firewall
3 12 (0.45%) HTTP
4 11 (0.41%) Internet
5 9 (0.34%) VPN
6 8 (0.30%) Skype
7 7 (0.26%) SSL
7 7 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.15%) DHCP
9 4 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.15%) Intranet
9 4 (0.15%) LAN
9 4 (0.15%) WAN
9 4 (0.15%) Wireless
10 3 (0.11%) Extranet
10 3 (0.11%) FTP
10 3 (0.11%) Modbus
10 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,456 (54.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1,447 (54.30%) SQL Server
3 1,333 (50.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,075 (40.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1,014 (38.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 385 (14.45%) QlikView
7 375 (14.07%) Big Data
8 306 (11.48%) Data Lake
9 214 (8.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 182 (6.83%) Hadoop
11 179 (6.72%) BusinessObjects
12 174 (6.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 170 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 157 (5.89%) OLAP
15 154 (5.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 145 (5.44%) Relational Database
17 120 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
18 109 (4.09%) PowerPivot
19 105 (3.94%) Data Mining
20 100 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 180 (6.75%) Visual Studio
2 127 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (4.54%) Git (software)
4 89 (3.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 69 (2.59%) JIRA
6 48 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 42 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
8 25 (0.94%) TeamCity
9 17 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (0.64%) Bitbucket
9 17 (0.64%) Subversion
10 10 (0.38%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.34%) ER Studio
12 8 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.30%) RStudio
12 8 (0.30%) TestRail
13 7 (0.26%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.23%) ERwin
14 6 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
15 5 (0.19%) MSTest
General
1 685 (25.70%) Finance
2 297 (11.14%) Advertising
3 202 (7.58%) Retail
4 170 (6.38%) Marketing
5 59 (2.21%) Banking
6 56 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.09%) Automotive
9 25 (0.94%) Games
10 23 (0.86%) Law
11 22 (0.83%) Legal
12 17 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.56%) Local Government
14 13 (0.49%) Publishing
15 11 (0.41%) Back Office
15 11 (0.41%) Electronics
16 9 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.23%) French Language
17 6 (0.23%) Front Office
18 5 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,125 (42.21%) Developer
2 701 (26.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 641 (24.05%) Analyst
4 359 (13.47%) SQL Developer
5 327 (12.27%) Consultant
6 292 (10.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 203 (7.62%) Data Analyst
8 199 (7.47%) SQL BI Developer
9 188 (7.05%) Business Developer
10 186 (6.98%) SSIS Developer
11 181 (6.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 174 (6.53%) SSRS Developer
13 172 (6.45%) Senior Developer
14 146 (5.48%) Power BI Developer
15 130 (4.88%) Architect
16 116 (4.35%) SSAS Developer
17 115 (4.32%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
18 112 (4.20%) Data Consultant
19 103 (3.86%) Data Engineer
20 101 (3.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (14.60%) .NET
2 152 (5.70%) MDX
3 133 (4.99%) HTML
4 123 (4.62%) ASP.NET
5 108 (4.05%) Web Services
6 91 (3.41%) CSS
7 85 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 84 (3.15%) Kafka
9 78 (2.93%) .NET Framework
10 73 (2.74%) jQuery
11 61 (2.29%) AngularJS
12 56 (2.10%) Entity Framework
13 55 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 54 (2.03%) XML
15 52 (1.95%) JSON
16 47 (1.76%) Ajax
17 44 (1.65%) HTML5
17 44 (1.65%) SOAP
18 43 (1.61%) React
19 38 (1.43%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 475 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
3 121 (4.54%) Computer Science
4 83 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 77 (2.89%) Data Structures
6 57 (2.14%) User Experience
7 55 (2.06%) Fintech
8 54 (2.03%) Algorithms
9 52 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
10 48 (1.80%) Replication
11 39 (1.46%) Driving Licence
12 32 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 24 (0.90%) Reinsurance
14 22 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (0.83%) Life Science
15 20 (0.75%) FMCG
15 20 (0.75%) NHS
16 19 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.53%) Social Network
18 13 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 83 (3.11%) Windows
2 58 (2.18%) Linux
3 40 (1.50%) Unix
4 29 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 15 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.26%) VMS
9 5 (0.19%) HPUX
9 5 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.075%) Android
12 2 (0.075%) CentOS
12 2 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.075%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.075%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.038%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,440 (91.56%) Business Intelligence
2 919 (34.48%) Analytics
3 854 (32.05%) ETL
4 820 (30.77%) Visualisation
5 598 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
6 478 (17.94%) Data Modelling
7 456 (17.11%) Data Visualisation
8 302 (11.33%) Data Analysis
9 280 (10.51%) Data Science
10 270 (10.13%) Data Analytics
11 243 (9.12%) Machine Learning
12 241 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
13 230 (8.63%) Scrum
14 207 (7.77%) CRM
15 197 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 186 (6.98%) Data Management
17 178 (6.68%) Decision-Making
18 166 (6.23%) Project Management
19 157 (5.89%) Mathematics
20 149 (5.59%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 1,871 (70.21%) SQL
2 791 (29.68%) T-SQL
3 422 (15.83%) C#
4 337 (12.65%) Python
5 271 (10.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 216 (8.11%) R
7 173 (6.49%) JavaScript
8 156 (5.85%) VBA
9 118 (4.43%) PowerShell
10 105 (3.94%) Java
11 64 (2.40%) U-SQL
12 53 (1.99%) VB.NET
13 46 (1.73%) PL/SQL
14 41 (1.54%) Scala
15 29 (1.09%) VB
16 27 (1.01%) MATLAB
17 21 (0.79%) C
18 20 (0.75%) X++
19 16 (0.60%) PHP
20 9 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 415 (15.57%) Degree
2 77 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 26 (0.98%) MCSE
7 16 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (0.56%) MCSA
9 14 (0.53%) PhD
10 9 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.30%) ACCA
11 8 (0.30%) CIMA
12 6 (0.23%) ISEB
13 5 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.19%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.15%) AAT
14 4 (0.15%) MBA
15 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (6.04%) Data Quality
2 70 (2.63%) QA
3 61 (2.29%) GDPR
4 14 (0.53%) SLA
5 11 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.23%) IFRS
7 6 (0.23%) PMO
8 5 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.11%) EFQM
11 2 (0.075%) GCP
11 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.075%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.038%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 39 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
2 31 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.16%) Docker
3 27 (1.01%) HDFS
4 11 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.19%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.075%) vSphere
7 2 (0.075%) XenServer
8 1 (0.038%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 20 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 12 (0.45%) Automic
4 10 (0.38%) Puppet
5 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 7 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.26%) SCCM
8 6 (0.23%) Ambari
9 5 (0.19%) Ansible
9 5 (0.19%) Oozie
10 4 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.15%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.11%) Terraform
12 2 (0.075%) Consul
12 2 (0.075%) Nagios
12 2 (0.075%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 2 (0.075%) WSUS
13 1 (0.038%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,424 (53.43%) Microsoft
2 898 (33.70%) Tableau
3 242 (9.08%) Oracle
4 166 (6.23%) Cognos
5 137 (5.14%) SAP
6 82 (3.08%) Informatica
7 79 (2.96%) Google
8 69 (2.59%) Alteryx
9 64 (2.40%) Talend
10 58 (2.18%) MicroStrategy
10 58 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
11 56 (2.10%) IBM
12 32 (1.20%) Cloudera
13 26 (0.98%) Telerik
14 23 (0.86%) Cadence
15 19 (0.71%) HP
15 19 (0.71%) JD Edwards
16 16 (0.60%) Adobe
16 16 (0.60%) Greenplum
16 16 (0.60%) TIBCO