Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 625 1134
Rank change year-on-year +297 +509 +140
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1785 765 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.01% 0.39% 0.081%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.28% 1.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 627 153
UK median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% -8.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £43,917 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +17.11% -25.00%

Power BI is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 54351 59326 68955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 30.71% 30.02% 31.74%
Number of salaries quoted 45243 50674 58160
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 +309 1726 £50,000 - 107
UK excluding London +297 946 £42,500 -3.23% 65
London +252 795 £57,500 - 45
South East +246 342 £47,500 +5.56% 14
North of England +90 257 £40,000 - 35
Midlands +156 170 £42,500 - 6
North West +36 132 £40,000 - 24
Yorkshire +73 115 £41,500 +10.67% 7
West Midlands +108 109 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South West +103 108 £42,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +67 59 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East of England +9 48 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Scotland +23 13 £38,750 +3.33% 2
North East +23 10 £42,500 -1.16% 4
Wales +15 6 £36,674 -18.50%
Northern Ireland -12 3 £35,000 +48.94% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Power BI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Power BI.

1 1677 (93.95%) Business Intelligence
2 1222 (68.46%) SQL
3 1093 (61.23%) SQL Server
4 1045 (58.54%) Microsoft
5 988 (55.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 973 (54.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 791 (44.31%) Data Warehouse
8 742 (41.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 667 (37.37%) Tableau
10 600 (33.61%) ETL
11 585 (32.77%) T-SQL
12 526 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 516 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
14 489 (27.39%) QlikView
14 489 (27.39%) Finance
15 426 (23.87%) Analytics
16 423 (23.70%) Visualisation
17 333 (18.66%) Data Visualisation
18 326 (18.26%) Data Modelling
19 307 (17.20%) Microsoft Excel
20 297 (16.64%) Big Data
21 281 (15.74%) Degree
22 266 (14.90%) .NET
23 240 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
24 216 (12.10%) C#
25 206 (11.54%) MDX
26 175 (9.80%) Data Analysis
27 174 (9.75%) R
28 171 (9.58%) Relational Database
29 164 (9.19%) Retail

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
1 160 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 85 (4.76%) SAS
3 21 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 10 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.39%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.34%) CMS
7 6 (0.34%) OpenEdge
8 5 (0.28%) Drupal
8 5 (0.28%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.22%) IIS
10 3 (0.17%) Apache
10 3 (0.17%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.056%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 307 (17.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.35%) SPSS
5 33 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.22%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) Maya
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.056%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.056%) Weka
Business Applications
1 61 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
2 51 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.34%) HFM
5 6 (0.34%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 4 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.11%) FastStats
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.056%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 526 (29.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (5.04%) Azure Machine Learning
3 77 (4.31%) Azure Data Factory
4 60 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
5 54 (3.03%) Office 365
6 36 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
7 30 (1.68%) SaaS
8 26 (1.46%) Google Analytics
9 24 (1.34%) PaaS
10 18 (1.01%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 10 (0.56%) Yammer
12 9 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
13 6 (0.34%) IaaS
14 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.17%) Boomi
15 3 (0.17%) Force.com
16 2 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
16 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.45%) Skype
2 5 (0.28%) Intranet
3 3 (0.17%) Broadband
3 3 (0.17%) SMS
4 2 (0.11%) DNS
4 2 (0.11%) HTTP
4 2 (0.11%) LAN
4 2 (0.11%) WAN
5 1 (0.056%) Firewall
5 1 (0.056%) Internet
5 1 (0.056%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1093 (61.23%) SQL Server
2 988 (55.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 973 (54.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 791 (44.31%) Data Warehouse
5 742 (41.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 489 (27.39%) QlikView
7 297 (16.64%) Big Data
8 171 (9.58%) Relational Database
9 162 (9.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 153 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 143 (8.01%) OLAP
12 129 (7.23%) Data Lake
13 127 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 115 (6.44%) SQL Server 2014
15 92 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
16 88 (4.93%) PowerPivot
17 81 (4.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 78 (4.37%) OLAP Cube
19 73 (4.09%) Hadoop
20 66 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 112 (6.27%) Visual Studio
2 108 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 27 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 24 (1.34%) Git (software)
6 23 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
7 20 (1.12%) PowerDesigner
8 16 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.34%) JIRA
10 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.22%) MSTest
11 4 (0.22%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.11%) Selenium
13 2 (0.11%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.056%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.056%) MorphX
14 1 (0.056%) Subversion
General
1 489 (27.39%) Finance
2 164 (9.19%) Retail
3 134 (7.51%) Legal
4 97 (5.43%) Marketing
5 85 (4.76%) Advertising
6 74 (4.15%) Banking
7 42 (2.35%) Front Office
8 40 (2.24%) Law
8 40 (2.24%) Retail Banking
9 38 (2.13%) Local Government
10 32 (1.79%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.79%) Investment Banking
11 26 (1.46%) Telecoms
12 23 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.29%) Private Banking
13 16 (0.90%) Publishing
14 13 (0.73%) Electronics
15 9 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.50%) Automotive
16 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 844 (47.28%) Developer
2 559 (31.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 420 (23.53%) Analyst
4 282 (15.80%) SQL Developer
5 220 (12.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 194 (10.87%) Consultant
7 186 (10.42%) SQL BI Developer
8 168 (9.41%) SSIS Developer
9 159 (8.91%) SSRS Developer
10 148 (8.29%) Senior Developer
11 131 (7.34%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 116 (6.50%) SSAS Developer
13 113 (6.33%) Data Analyst
14 105 (5.88%) Power BI Developer
15 102 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 101 (5.66%) Business Developer
17 100 (5.60%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
18 96 (5.38%) SQL Analyst
19 84 (4.71%) T-SQL Developer
20 76 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (14.90%) .NET
2 206 (11.54%) MDX
3 78 (4.37%) ASP.NET
4 63 (3.53%) HTML
5 61 (3.42%) XML
6 46 (2.58%) CSS
7 37 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (1.85%) HTML5
10 31 (1.74%) AngularJS
11 28 (1.57%) .NET Framework
12 25 (1.40%) Web Services
13 18 (1.01%) ASP.NET Core
14 16 (0.90%) React
15 15 (0.84%) RESTful
16 13 (0.73%) CSS3
17 12 (0.67%) JSON
18 11 (0.62%) .NET Core
18 11 (0.62%) Apache Cordova
18 11 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 240 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 99 (5.55%) Computer Science
4 57 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
5 56 (3.14%) Data Structures
6 46 (2.58%) User Experience
7 37 (2.07%) Renewable Energy
8 25 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.12%) Clustering
9 20 (1.12%) Fintech
10 17 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.90%) Replication
12 11 (0.62%) FMCG
13 9 (0.50%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.39%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.34%) Life Science
16 5 (0.28%) DataPower
16 5 (0.28%) NHS
17 4 (0.22%) Reference Data
17 4 (0.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (2.52%) Windows
2 24 (1.34%) Unix
3 17 (0.95%) Windows Server
4 16 (0.90%) Linux
5 12 (0.67%) Solaris
6 6 (0.34%) Android
7 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1677 (93.95%) Business Intelligence
2 600 (33.61%) ETL
3 516 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
4 426 (23.87%) Analytics
5 423 (23.70%) Visualisation
6 333 (18.66%) Data Visualisation
7 326 (18.26%) Data Modelling
8 175 (9.80%) Data Analysis
9 163 (9.13%) Kimball Methodology
10 152 (8.52%) Mathematics
11 148 (8.29%) Data Management
12 142 (7.96%) CRM
12 142 (7.96%) Mentoring
13 135 (7.56%) Scrum
14 134 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 123 (6.89%) Machine Learning
16 116 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
17 108 (6.05%) Data Strategy
18 100 (5.60%) Migration
19 91 (5.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1222 (68.46%) SQL
2 585 (32.77%) T-SQL
3 216 (12.10%) C#
4 174 (9.75%) R
5 133 (7.45%) Python
6 120 (6.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 89 (4.99%) VBA
8 80 (4.48%) JavaScript
9 71 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 65 (3.64%) Java
11 54 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 37 (2.07%) VB
13 24 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.01%) C
15 13 (0.73%) C++
16 12 (0.67%) X++
17 11 (0.62%) PHP
17 11 (0.62%) Scala
18 9 (0.50%) MATLAB
19 8 (0.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 281 (15.74%) Degree
2 55 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.07%) Numerate Degree
4 27 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.46%) ISEB
6 22 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 21 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.73%) MCSA
9 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.28%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.22%) ACCA
10 4 (0.22%) HND
10 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.22%) MBA
11 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.17%) MCP
11 3 (0.17%) MCSE
11 3 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.79%) Data Quality
2 70 (3.92%) QA
3 18 (1.01%) GDPR
3 18 (1.01%) SLA
4 11 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.28%) PMO
8 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.056%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.056%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.11%) Docker
3 2 (0.11%) HDFS
3 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.11%) Ansible
2 2 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.056%) Control-M
3 1 (0.056%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.056%) Kibana
3 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1045 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 667 (37.37%) Tableau
3 157 (8.80%) Oracle
4 126 (7.06%) Cognos
5 113 (6.33%) MicroStrategy
6 77 (4.31%) SAP
7 67 (3.75%) IBM
8 36 (2.02%) Informatica
9 35 (1.96%) Alteryx
10 31 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.57%) Google
11 28 (1.57%) Hortonworks
12 25 (1.40%) TIBCO
13 23 (1.29%) Talend
14 21 (1.18%) Sybase
15 18 (1.01%) Xamarin
16 15 (0.84%) JD Edwards
17 14 (0.78%) VMware
18 12 (0.67%) NetApp
19 11 (0.62%) Siebel