Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 555 1067
Rank change year-on-year +243 +512 +211
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1837 877 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 0.46% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.46% 1.55% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 751 179
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -22.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -20.00%

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 53070 56594 69157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.49% 29.62% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43594 48176 58326
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +254 1768 £47,500 -5.00% 88
UK excluding London +258 984 £42,500 -5.56% 61
London +189 819 £55,000 -8.33% 31
South East +187 319 £47,500 -4.04% 14
North of England +106 271 £40,000 - 23
Midlands +144 164 £42,500 -8.60% 9
North West +52 159 £40,000 - 12
West Midlands +103 116 £40,000 -13.98% 3
South West +95 116 £42,250 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire +67 97 £42,500 +13.33% 10
East of England +29 76 £50,000 -4.76% 7
East Midlands +65 46 £45,000 +2.66% 6
Scotland +11 31 £40,000 +6.67% 2
North East +28 15 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Wales +28 9 £51,000 +40.69% 2
Northern Ireland -25 3 £35,000 +48.94%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1712 (93.20%) Business Intelligence
2 1269 (69.08%) SQL
3 1080 (58.79%) SQL Server
4 1028 (55.96%) Microsoft
5 952 (51.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 949 (51.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 831 (45.24%) Data Warehouse
8 681 (37.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 678 (36.91%) Tableau
10 610 (33.21%) ETL
11 579 (31.52%) T-SQL
12 549 (29.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 501 (27.27%) Finance
14 491 (26.73%) Analytics
15 488 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
16 444 (24.17%) Visualisation
16 444 (24.17%) QlikView
17 389 (21.18%) Data Modelling
18 313 (17.04%) Microsoft Excel
19 305 (16.60%) Data Visualisation
20 286 (15.57%) Degree
21 282 (15.35%) .NET
22 274 (14.92%) Big Data
23 262 (14.26%) C#
24 259 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
25 205 (11.16%) MDX
26 200 (10.89%) Kimball Methodology
27 194 (10.56%) Relational Database
28 185 (10.07%) Data Analysis
29 175 (9.53%) Python

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 (8.71%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.10%) SAS
3 44 (2.40%) Apache Spark
4 11 (0.60%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.54%) Apache
6 9 (0.49%) Drupal
7 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.33%) CMS
8 6 (0.33%) OpenEdge
9 5 (0.27%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.16%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.16%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.11%) IIS
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.11%) Smallworld
12 2 (0.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 313 (17.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (2.34%) SPSS
4 33 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.16%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) Maya
9 2 (0.11%) Stata
10 1 (0.054%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.054%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.054%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.054%) Revit
10 1 (0.054%) Weka
Business Applications
1 83 (4.52%) Dynamics AX
2 61 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.33%) HFM
5 6 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 5 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.27%) Raiser's Edge
6 5 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.22%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.22%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP PM
9 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 549 (29.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (5.55%) Azure Data Factory
3 97 (5.28%) Azure Machine Learning
4 83 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
5 55 (2.99%) Office 365
6 50 (2.72%) Dynamics 365
7 30 (1.63%) Google Analytics
8 29 (1.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 28 (1.52%) SaaS
10 21 (1.14%) PaaS
11 10 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (0.54%) Yammer
12 9 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
14 5 (0.27%) Data Lake Analytics
14 5 (0.27%) IaaS
15 4 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.93%) Firewall
2 14 (0.76%) DNS
3 8 (0.44%) Skype
3 8 (0.44%) SMS
4 4 (0.22%) Intranet
5 3 (0.16%) HTTP
5 3 (0.16%) VPN
6 2 (0.11%) Internet
6 2 (0.11%) LAN
6 2 (0.11%) WAN
7 1 (0.054%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.054%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1080 (58.79%) SQL Server
2 952 (51.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 949 (51.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 831 (45.24%) Data Warehouse
5 681 (37.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 444 (24.17%) QlikView
7 274 (14.92%) Big Data
8 194 (10.56%) Relational Database
9 160 (8.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 156 (8.49%) SQL Server 2016
11 153 (8.33%) OLAP
12 146 (7.95%) Data Lake
13 114 (6.21%) BusinessObjects
14 113 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
15 105 (5.72%) Hadoop
16 101 (5.50%) PowerPivot
17 97 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
18 88 (4.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 79 (4.30%) OLAP Cube
20 73 (3.97%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 125 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 105 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (3.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 22 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
6 13 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
7 11 (0.60%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.27%) ERwin
10 5 (0.27%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.16%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.16%) MSTest
11 3 (0.16%) Selenium
11 3 (0.16%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.16%) Subversion
11 3 (0.16%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.054%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.054%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.054%) MorphX
General
1 501 (27.27%) Finance
2 134 (7.29%) Retail
3 112 (6.10%) Marketing
4 107 (5.82%) Banking
5 99 (5.39%) Advertising
6 95 (5.17%) Legal
7 56 (3.05%) Retail Banking
8 50 (2.72%) Front Office
9 48 (2.61%) Financial Institution
10 45 (2.45%) Investment Banking
11 29 (1.58%) Local Government
12 28 (1.52%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.31%) Telecoms
14 23 (1.25%) Private Banking
15 21 (1.14%) Law
16 19 (1.03%) Publishing
17 15 (0.82%) Automotive
18 13 (0.71%) Electronics
19 9 (0.49%) Aerospace
20 6 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 873 (47.52%) Developer
2 564 (30.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 405 (22.05%) Analyst
4 294 (16.00%) SQL Developer
5 194 (10.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 194 (10.56%) Consultant
6 190 (10.34%) SQL BI Developer
7 159 (8.66%) SSIS Developer
8 143 (7.78%) SSRS Developer
9 135 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 131 (7.13%) Senior Developer
11 124 (6.75%) Business Developer
12 123 (6.70%) Data Analyst
13 100 (5.44%) Power BI Developer
14 99 (5.39%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 99 (5.39%) SQL Analyst
15 87 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Lead
16 85 (4.63%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
17 83 (4.52%) T-SQL Developer
18 75 (4.08%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (15.35%) .NET
2 205 (11.16%) MDX
3 97 (5.28%) ASP.NET
4 65 (3.54%) HTML
5 61 (3.32%) XML
6 56 (3.05%) CSS
7 42 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (2.23%) Web Services
9 40 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (1.42%) JSON
11 25 (1.36%) AngularJS
11 25 (1.36%) SOAP
12 24 (1.31%) .NET Framework
12 24 (1.31%) REST
13 22 (1.20%) HTML5
14 21 (1.14%) WPF
15 18 (0.98%) ASP.NET Core
16 13 (0.71%) Entity Framework
16 13 (0.71%) WCF
17 12 (0.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 259 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 96 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.05%) Data Structures
5 54 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
6 32 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (1.63%) User Experience
8 25 (1.36%) Renewable Energy
9 24 (1.31%) Algorithms
10 15 (0.82%) Driving Licence
11 14 (0.76%) FMCG
12 13 (0.71%) Replication
13 12 (0.65%) Fintech
14 11 (0.60%) NHS
15 10 (0.54%) Clustering
15 10 (0.54%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.44%) Life Science
17 6 (0.33%) Credit Risk
17 6 (0.33%) Social Media
18 5 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 53 (2.89%) Windows
2 30 (1.63%) Windows Server
3 26 (1.42%) Linux
4 18 (0.98%) Unix
5 10 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.44%) Solaris
7 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.16%) Android
10 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1712 (93.20%) Business Intelligence
2 610 (33.21%) ETL
3 491 (26.73%) Analytics
4 488 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
5 444 (24.17%) Visualisation
6 389 (21.18%) Data Modelling
7 305 (16.60%) Data Visualisation
8 200 (10.89%) Kimball Methodology
9 185 (10.07%) Data Analysis
10 166 (9.04%) CRM
11 165 (8.98%) Data Management
12 136 (7.40%) Mathematics
13 134 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 129 (7.02%) Mentoring
15 127 (6.91%) Scrum
16 113 (6.15%) Machine Learning
17 112 (6.10%) Migration
18 110 (5.99%) Data Analytics
19 105 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
20 97 (5.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1269 (69.08%) SQL
2 579 (31.52%) T-SQL
3 262 (14.26%) C#
4 175 (9.53%) Python
5 171 (9.31%) R
6 128 (6.97%) VBA
7 96 (5.23%) JavaScript
8 92 (5.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 87 (4.74%) Java
10 82 (4.46%) PowerShell
11 53 (2.89%) VB.NET
12 37 (2.01%) VB
13 24 (1.31%) PL/SQL
14 16 (0.87%) X++
15 10 (0.54%) C++
16 9 (0.49%) C
16 9 (0.49%) PHP
17 8 (0.44%) Scala
18 5 (0.27%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 286 (15.57%) Degree
2 46 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
4 28 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.98%) ISEB
6 16 (0.87%) MCSA
7 13 (0.71%) MCSE
8 11 (0.60%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.60%) MBA
9 8 (0.44%) MCP
10 7 (0.38%) PhD
11 6 (0.33%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.22%) ACCA
13 4 (0.22%) HND
14 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (6.70%) Data Quality
2 73 (3.97%) QA
3 34 (1.85%) GDPR
4 23 (1.25%) SLA
5 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.27%) NEBOSH
6 5 (0.27%) PMO
7 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.054%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.38%) HDFS
3 6 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.27%) Docker
5 4 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.27%) SCCM
3 5 (0.27%) SCOM
3 5 (0.27%) SCSM
4 4 (0.22%) Ansible
4 4 (0.22%) Nagios
4 4 (0.22%) Oozie
5 3 (0.16%) Puppet
6 1 (0.054%) Control-M
6 1 (0.054%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.054%) Kibana
6 1 (0.054%) Terraform
6 1 (0.054%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1028 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 678 (36.91%) Tableau
3 154 (8.38%) Oracle
4 140 (7.62%) Cognos
5 124 (6.75%) MicroStrategy
6 99 (5.39%) SAP
7 70 (3.81%) IBM
8 37 (2.01%) Google
9 36 (1.96%) Alteryx
10 29 (1.58%) Informatica
11 27 (1.47%) Hortonworks
11 27 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.93%) Talend
12 17 (0.93%) TIBCO
13 16 (0.87%) Siebel
14 15 (0.82%) Cloudera
15 14 (0.76%) Xamarin
16 13 (0.71%) Birst
16 13 (0.71%) Sybase
16 13 (0.71%) VMware