Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 112 155
Rank change year-on-year +12 +43 +78
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 3,737 2,022 3,486
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.32% 2.86% 2.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.83% 10.38% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,064 1,685 3,034
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,154 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,750 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 31,597 19,478 40,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.07% 27.55% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,164 15,995 33,502
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,375 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.84% +5.56% -

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 +13 3,352 £50,000 -4.76% 590
UK excluding London +12 1,910 £45,000 -5.26% 398
London +7 1,563 £58,500 -6.40% 223
Work from Home -9 740 £51,500 +3.00% 110
North of England +38 585 £42,500 -3.41% 101
Midlands +14 432 £45,000 -0.28% 96
South East -12 391 £45,000 -10.00% 85
West Midlands +6 332 £47,250 -2.07% 64
North West +29 281 £45,000 - 64
Yorkshire +44 261 £42,500 -12.37% 26
South West -17 207 £40,000 -11.11% 26
Scotland +11 133 £47,000 -6.00% 20
East of England +15 117 £46,250 -7.50% 56
East Midlands +12 99 £42,500 +9.68% 32
Wales -10 45 £42,500 +10.39% 10
North East -11 43 £37,500 -3.85% 11
Northern Ireland -31 6 £35,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 3,737 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 3,231 (86.46%) Business Intelligence
3 2,489 (66.60%) SQL
4 1,521 (40.70%) Azure
5 1,435 (38.40%) Microsoft
6 1,376 (36.82%) Analytics
7 1,272 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1,147 (30.69%) SQL Server
9 1,087 (29.09%) Visualisation
10 1,027 (27.48%) ETL
11 951 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 946 (25.31%) Tableau
13 913 (24.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 907 (24.27%) Social Skills
15 855 (22.88%) Finance
16 800 (21.41%) Python
17 792 (21.19%) Data Modelling
18 773 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
19 766 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
20 704 (18.84%) Microsoft Excel
21 624 (16.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 617 (16.51%) Data Visualisation
23 556 (14.88%) T-SQL
24 499 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
25 481 (12.87%) Data Analysis
26 473 (12.66%) DevOps
27 450 (12.04%) Azure Data Factory
28 420 (11.24%) PowerApps
29 401 (10.73%) AWS
30 394 (10.54%) Data Management

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
1 343 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 106 (2.84%) Apache Spark
3 56 (1.50%) Apache
4 46 (1.23%) SAS
5 44 (1.18%) Apache Airflow
6 23 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (0.51%) IIS
8 13 (0.35%) Confluence
8 13 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
10 7 (0.19%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.19%) GlassFish
10 7 (0.19%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.16%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.13%) Appian
12 5 (0.13%) Luigi
12 5 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.11%) WordPress
14 3 (0.080%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 704 (18.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 191 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 71 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 56 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.16%) Stata
8 5 (0.13%) SPSS
9 2 (0.054%) Weka
Business Applications
1 201 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (1.28%) NetSuite
4 43 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 22 (0.59%) FastStats
6 12 (0.32%) Shopify
7 11 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.21%) Primavera
9 7 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
9 7 (0.19%) Elite 3E
9 7 (0.19%) Magento
10 6 (0.16%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.16%) SAP Business One
10 6 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 5 (0.13%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 4 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (0.11%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3,737 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,521 (40.70%) Azure
3 450 (12.04%) Azure Data Factory
4 420 (11.24%) PowerApps
5 401 (10.73%) AWS
6 347 (9.29%) Dynamics 365
7 317 (8.48%) Power Automate
8 298 (7.97%) Microsoft 365
9 201 (5.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 195 (5.22%) Snowflake
11 182 (4.87%) GCP
12 137 (3.67%) Azure Logic Apps
13 128 (3.43%) SaaS
14 109 (2.92%) PaaS
15 100 (2.68%) Serverless
16 69 (1.85%) Azure Functions
17 68 (1.82%) Google Analytics
18 66 (1.77%) GitHub
19 59 (1.58%) IaaS
20 58 (1.55%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (0.67%) Intranet
2 19 (0.51%) FTP
3 17 (0.45%) Extranet
4 16 (0.43%) DNS
5 15 (0.40%) VPN
6 14 (0.37%) DHCP
7 11 (0.29%) IPsec
8 10 (0.27%) HTTP
8 10 (0.27%) Internet
9 7 (0.19%) Firewall
9 7 (0.19%) LAN
9 7 (0.19%) WAN
10 5 (0.13%) SAN
11 4 (0.11%) NAS
12 3 (0.080%) Broadband
12 3 (0.080%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.080%) Skype
12 3 (0.080%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.080%) WinSCP
13 2 (0.054%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,272 (34.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1,147 (30.69%) SQL Server
3 951 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 946 (25.31%) Tableau
5 913 (24.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 624 (16.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 381 (10.20%) Data Lake
8 261 (6.98%) Big Data
9 236 (6.32%) Azure SQL Database
10 225 (6.02%) Relational Database
11 182 (4.87%) QlikView
12 180 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 170 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 165 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
15 118 (3.16%) Hadoop
16 117 (3.13%) Data Mining
17 114 (3.05%) NoSQL
18 108 (2.89%) Looker
19 104 (2.78%) OLAP
20 85 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 141 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 131 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 100 (2.68%) JIRA
4 61 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 61 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (0.70%) Jenkins
6 17 (0.45%) Visual Studio Code
7 15 (0.40%) Babel
7 15 (0.40%) webpack
8 11 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.27%) ERwin
10 7 (0.19%) ER Studio
11 6 (0.16%) JUnit
11 6 (0.16%) Selenium
11 6 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.13%) Cypress.io
12 5 (0.13%) GitLab
12 5 (0.13%) Postman
12 5 (0.13%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 907 (24.27%) Social Skills
2 855 (22.88%) Finance
3 773 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
4 209 (5.59%) Marketing
5 185 (4.95%) Retail
6 115 (3.08%) Presentation Skills
7 113 (3.02%) Manufacturing
8 108 (2.89%) Law
9 106 (2.84%) Organisational Skills
10 92 (2.46%) Banking
11 86 (2.30%) Advertising
12 69 (1.85%) Public Sector
13 64 (1.71%) Legal
14 49 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 40 (1.07%) Publishing
16 36 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
17 26 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
18 24 (0.64%) Telecoms
19 23 (0.62%) Games
20 22 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,120 (29.97%) Developer
2 1,025 (27.43%) Analyst
3 579 (15.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 485 (12.98%) Data Analyst
5 432 (11.56%) Data Engineer
6 293 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 230 (6.15%) Architect
8 217 (5.81%) Consultant
9 190 (5.08%) Power BI Developer
10 187 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 164 (4.39%) Power BI Analyst
12 160 (4.28%) Azure Engineer
13 154 (4.12%) Business Developer
14 151 (4.04%) Data Architect
15 116 (3.10%) SQL Analyst
16 115 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
17 102 (2.73%) Senior Developer
18 93 (2.49%) Data Manager
19 85 (2.27%) Business Analyst
20 75 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (9.02%) .NET
2 177 (4.74%) HTML
3 131 (3.51%) CSS
4 130 (3.48%) REST
5 111 (2.97%) JSON
6 104 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 95 (2.54%) XML
8 91 (2.44%) Web Services
9 87 (2.33%) MDX
10 81 (2.17%) React
11 80 (2.14%) .NET Framework
12 77 (2.06%) AngularJS
13 70 (1.87%) Kafka
14 65 (1.74%) jQuery
15 49 (1.31%) D3.js
16 43 (1.15%) .NET Core
16 43 (1.15%) RESTful
17 41 (1.10%) PySpark
18 38 (1.02%) Pandas
18 38 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (4.95%) Management Information System
2 139 (3.72%) Data Structures
3 93 (2.49%) User Experience
4 82 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
5 64 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
6 59 (1.58%) Analytical Mindset
7 51 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 47 (1.26%) Legacy Systems
9 42 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 28 (0.75%) Life Science
10 28 (0.75%) NHS
11 27 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 26 (0.70%) Reference Data
13 24 (0.64%) Renewable Energy
14 23 (0.62%) Driving Licence
14 23 (0.62%) Public Cloud
15 22 (0.59%) Housing Association
16 20 (0.54%) Marketing Technology
17 18 (0.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 114 (3.05%) Windows
2 51 (1.36%) Linux
3 44 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 30 (0.80%) Windows 10
5 25 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.64%) Android
6 24 (0.64%) Unix
7 12 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (0.16%) SUSE
11 5 (0.13%) zOS
12 4 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.054%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.027%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.027%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.027%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,231 (86.46%) Business Intelligence
2 1,376 (36.82%) Analytics
3 1,087 (29.09%) Visualisation
4 1,027 (27.48%) ETL
5 792 (21.19%) Data Modelling
6 766 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
7 617 (16.51%) Data Visualisation
8 499 (13.35%) Problem-Solving
9 481 (12.87%) Data Analysis
10 473 (12.66%) DevOps
11 394 (10.54%) Data Management
12 391 (10.46%) Data Science
13 364 (9.74%) CRM
14 361 (9.66%) Data Analytics
15 313 (8.38%) Decision-Making
16 292 (7.81%) Migration
17 278 (7.44%) Dashboard Development
18 277 (7.41%) Data Engineering
19 270 (7.23%) Data Architecture
20 264 (7.06%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,489 (66.60%) SQL
2 800 (21.41%) Python
3 556 (14.88%) T-SQL
4 383 (10.25%) C#
5 280 (7.49%) JavaScript
6 275 (7.36%) R
7 232 (6.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 196 (5.24%) PowerShell
9 121 (3.24%) Java
9 121 (3.24%) VBA
10 76 (2.03%) Scala
11 49 (1.31%) TypeScript
12 45 (1.20%) VB
13 43 (1.15%) PL/SQL
14 38 (1.02%) C
15 36 (0.96%) VB.NET
16 25 (0.67%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.51%) Ruby
17 19 (0.51%) U-SQL
18 17 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 393 (10.52%) Degree
2 83 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 65 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.29%) ACCA
9 11 (0.29%) CIMA
9 11 (0.29%) MCSA
10 10 (0.27%) PMP
11 9 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.24%) MCSE
12 8 (0.21%) PhD
12 8 (0.21%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.19%) AAT
13 7 (0.19%) MBA
13 7 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (8.72%) Data Quality
2 122 (3.26%) QA
3 116 (3.10%) GDPR
4 56 (1.50%) SLA
5 24 (0.64%) PMO
6 14 (0.37%) GRC
7 11 (0.29%) Accessibility
7 11 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.080%) NIST
10 2 (0.054%) HL7
11 1 (0.027%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.027%) GxP
11 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.027%) ITGC
11 1 (0.027%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 82 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 52 (1.39%) Docker
3 22 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.48%) Firmware
5 11 (0.29%) HDFS
6 10 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.16%) vSphere
8 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.080%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.027%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.027%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 64 (1.71%) Kubernetes
2 21 (0.56%) Terraform
3 19 (0.51%) Ansible
4 10 (0.27%) SCCM
5 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.13%) Control-M
8 4 (0.11%) Kibana
9 3 (0.080%) Grafana
9 3 (0.080%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.080%) Oozie
9 3 (0.080%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.080%) Puppet
10 2 (0.054%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.054%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.054%) WSUS
11 1 (0.027%) Foglight
11 1 (0.027%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1,435 (38.40%) Microsoft
2 297 (7.95%) Databricks
3 198 (5.30%) SAP
4 190 (5.08%) Oracle
5 183 (4.90%) Google
6 141 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
7 102 (2.73%) Alteryx
8 81 (2.17%) Cognos
9 64 (1.71%) IBM
10 62 (1.66%) Informatica
10 62 (1.66%) JD Edwards
11 52 (1.39%) Adobe
11 52 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 48 (1.28%) Talend
13 41 (1.10%) Teradata
14 25 (0.67%) Sage
15 24 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
16 23 (0.62%) VMware
17 21 (0.56%) Dell
17 21 (0.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud