Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 336 653
Rank change year-on-year +106 +317 +493
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,687 1,739 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.11% 3.19% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,199 1,549 617
UK median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,985 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £74,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +0.58% -2.27% +17.33%

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 52,595 54,449 61,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.37% 30.66% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42,862 45,562 52,093
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +100 2,556 £50,000 - 329
UK excluding London +82 1,387 £43,250 +0.58% 205
London +99 1,222 £55,000 -4.35% 138
South East +35 417 £50,000 +5.26% 64
North of England +48 289 £40,000 - 60
Midlands +74 266 £47,500 +11.76% 26
South West +45 169 £40,000 -4.19% 21
East of England +121 160 £42,500 -11.46% 20
West Midlands +50 151 £47,500 +18.75% 12
North West +21 143 £42,000 +5.00% 29
East Midlands +54 115 £45,000 -2.70% 14
Yorkshire +30 109 £37,500 -9.64% 25
Scotland +19 57 £45,000 +16.13% 11
Wales +41 39 £35,500 -16.47% 2
North East +10 37 £36,500 -14.12% 6
Northern Ireland +3 9 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2,435 (90.62%) Business Intelligence
2 1,923 (71.57%) SQL
3 1,506 (56.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,505 (56.01%) SQL Server
5 1,503 (55.94%) Microsoft
6 1,351 (50.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,072 (39.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1,053 (39.19%) Data Warehouse
9 911 (33.90%) Analytics
10 865 (32.19%) ETL
11 851 (31.67%) Tableau
12 833 (31.00%) T-SQL
13 828 (30.82%) Microsoft Azure
14 720 (26.80%) Visualisation
15 612 (22.78%) Finance
16 546 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
17 454 (16.90%) Data Modelling
18 448 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
19 446 (16.60%) C#
20 444 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
21 394 (14.66%) Big Data
22 387 (14.40%) Advertising
23 385 (14.33%) Data Visualisation
23 385 (14.33%) Degree
24 383 (14.25%) QlikView
25 367 (13.66%) .NET
26 349 (12.99%) Data Lake
27 332 (12.36%) Data Analytics
28 306 (11.39%) Python
29 304 (11.31%) Data Analysis

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
1 162 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 113 (4.21%) Apache Spark
3 78 (2.90%) SAS
4 42 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 31 (1.15%) Confluence
6 29 (1.08%) Apache Pig
7 23 (0.86%) Apache
8 22 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (0.56%) IIS
11 8 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.19%) CMS
12 5 (0.19%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.15%) JBoss
14 3 (0.11%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.11%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.11%) WordPress
15 2 (0.074%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.074%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 448 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.86%) SPSS
6 19 (0.71%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.074%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.037%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.037%) Stata
9 1 (0.037%) Weka
Business Applications
1 115 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 36 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 19 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
6 16 (0.60%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.074%) Finacle
11 1 (0.037%) Aareon QL
11 1 (0.037%) Elite 3E
11 1 (0.037%) iTrent
11 1 (0.037%) OPENHousing
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.037%) Raiser's Edge
11 1 (0.037%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 828 (30.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 281 (10.46%) Azure Data Factory
3 161 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
4 117 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
5 104 (3.87%) Office 365
6 94 (3.50%) IaaS
7 91 (3.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 81 (3.01%) PaaS
9 74 (2.75%) Serverless
10 50 (1.86%) Azure Machine Learning
11 42 (1.56%) SaaS
12 31 (1.15%) Google Analytics
13 29 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
15 19 (0.71%) GitHub
16 18 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
16 18 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
16 18 (0.67%) Data Lake Analytics
17 17 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
18 12 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.56%) SMS
2 12 (0.45%) Firewall
3 9 (0.33%) Internet
4 8 (0.30%) Skype
5 7 (0.26%) DNS
6 6 (0.22%) HTTP
6 6 (0.22%) VPN
7 3 (0.11%) Intranet
7 3 (0.11%) Modbus
7 3 (0.11%) SSL
8 2 (0.074%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.074%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.074%) LAN
8 2 (0.074%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.074%) WAN
8 2 (0.074%) Wireless
9 1 (0.037%) DHCP
9 1 (0.037%) FTP
9 1 (0.037%) SNMP
9 1 (0.037%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,506 (56.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1,505 (56.01%) SQL Server
3 1,351 (50.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,072 (39.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1,053 (39.19%) Data Warehouse
6 394 (14.66%) Big Data
7 383 (14.25%) QlikView
8 349 (12.99%) Data Lake
9 245 (9.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 166 (6.18%) OLAP
11 162 (6.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 157 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 155 (5.77%) Hadoop
14 149 (5.55%) Relational Database
14 149 (5.55%) SQL Server 2016
15 148 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
16 140 (5.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 132 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
18 124 (4.61%) PowerPivot
19 97 (3.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 203 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 103 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 93 (3.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 89 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (2.57%) JIRA
6 40 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 33 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 32 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 24 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (0.89%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.45%) TestRail
11 10 (0.37%) RStudio
11 10 (0.37%) Subversion
12 7 (0.26%) MSTest
13 5 (0.19%) ERwin
13 5 (0.19%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.15%) ER Studio
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.11%) MorphX
General
1 612 (22.78%) Finance
2 387 (14.40%) Advertising
3 186 (6.92%) Marketing
4 171 (6.36%) Retail
5 41 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 40 (1.49%) Banking
7 34 (1.27%) Games
8 32 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 28 (1.04%) Automotive
10 20 (0.74%) Law
11 19 (0.71%) Legal
12 18 (0.67%) Electronics
13 13 (0.48%) Local Government
14 11 (0.41%) Front Office
15 8 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.26%) Back Office
16 7 (0.26%) Billing
17 6 (0.22%) Publishing
18 5 (0.19%) Investment Banking
19 2 (0.074%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,106 (41.16%) Developer
2 713 (26.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 636 (23.67%) Analyst
4 378 (14.07%) Consultant
5 365 (13.58%) SQL Developer
6 291 (10.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 207 (7.70%) SQL BI Developer
8 206 (7.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 204 (7.59%) Data Analyst
10 203 (7.55%) SSRS Developer
11 189 (7.03%) SSIS Developer
12 174 (6.48%) Business Developer
13 163 (6.07%) Senior Developer
14 155 (5.77%) Power BI Developer
15 131 (4.88%) Architect
15 131 (4.88%) Data Consultant
16 118 (4.39%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
17 117 (4.35%) Azure Consultant
18 114 (4.24%) SSAS Developer
19 101 (3.76%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (13.66%) .NET
2 150 (5.58%) MDX
3 109 (4.06%) HTML
4 103 (3.83%) Web Services
5 100 (3.72%) ASP.NET
6 97 (3.61%) .NET Framework
7 80 (2.98%) CSS
8 74 (2.75%) Entity Framework
9 65 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (2.42%) jQuery
10 61 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 55 (2.05%) SOAP
12 50 (1.86%) XML
13 46 (1.71%) REST
14 45 (1.67%) WPF
15 38 (1.41%) Kafka
16 37 (1.38%) HTML5
17 36 (1.34%) Ajax
18 33 (1.23%) WCF
19 28 (1.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 444 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 126 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 83 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 71 (2.64%) User Experience
6 70 (2.61%) Data Structures
7 58 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 50 (1.86%) Fintech
8 50 (1.86%) Replication
9 37 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 32 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 31 (1.15%) Driving Licence
12 30 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.86%) Clustering
14 22 (0.82%) Reinsurance
15 21 (0.78%) Life Science
16 16 (0.60%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.52%) NHS
18 12 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
18 12 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 72 (2.68%) Windows
2 52 (1.94%) Linux
3 20 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 10 (0.37%) Unix
5 7 (0.26%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.19%) HPUX
8 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.15%) VMS
8 4 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.074%) CentOS
10 1 (0.037%) Android
10 1 (0.037%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.037%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,435 (90.62%) Business Intelligence
2 911 (33.90%) Analytics
3 865 (32.19%) ETL
4 720 (26.80%) Visualisation
5 546 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
6 454 (16.90%) Data Modelling
7 385 (14.33%) Data Visualisation
8 332 (12.36%) Data Analytics
9 304 (11.31%) Data Analysis
10 297 (11.05%) Data Science
11 268 (9.97%) Machine Learning
12 246 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
13 202 (7.52%) Scrum
14 194 (7.22%) CRM
15 186 (6.92%) Data Management
16 182 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 161 (5.99%) Mathematics
18 148 (5.51%) Project Management
19 145 (5.40%) Decision-Making
20 138 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1,923 (71.57%) SQL
2 833 (31.00%) T-SQL
3 446 (16.60%) C#
4 306 (11.39%) Python
5 261 (9.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 215 (8.00%) R
7 156 (5.81%) VBA
8 134 (4.99%) JavaScript
9 124 (4.61%) PowerShell
10 102 (3.80%) Java
11 77 (2.87%) U-SQL
12 57 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 57 (2.12%) VB
13 48 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 39 (1.45%) Scala
15 28 (1.04%) MATLAB
16 23 (0.86%) C
17 18 (0.67%) X++
18 14 (0.52%) C++
19 9 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 385 (14.33%) Degree
2 78 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 33 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
6 29 (1.08%) MCSE
7 26 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (0.60%) ISEB
8 16 (0.60%) MCSA
9 15 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.52%) PhD
11 10 (0.37%) Postgraduate
12 8 (0.30%) ACCA
12 8 (0.30%) CIMA
12 8 (0.30%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.22%) MBA
13 6 (0.22%) MCP
14 5 (0.19%) MCSD
14 5 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (6.36%) Data Quality
2 67 (2.49%) QA
3 54 (2.01%) GDPR
4 16 (0.60%) PMO
4 16 (0.60%) Solvency II
5 14 (0.52%) SLA
6 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.11%) EFQM
8 3 (0.11%) EMIR
8 3 (0.11%) MiFID
9 2 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.074%) IFRS
9 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.074%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.037%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.037%) FATCA
10 1 (0.037%) GCP
System Software
1 72 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
2 34 (1.27%) Docker
3 29 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.08%) HDFS
4 8 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.074%) XenServer
7 1 (0.037%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.037%) vSphere
7 1 (0.037%) XenApp
7 1 (0.037%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.22%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.15%) Ambari
3 4 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (0.15%) SCCM
4 3 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.11%) Oozie
4 3 (0.11%) Puppet
4 3 (0.11%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.074%) Control-M
5 2 (0.074%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.074%) SCOM
5 2 (0.074%) SCSM
5 2 (0.074%) WSUS
6 1 (0.037%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.037%) Kibana
6 1 (0.037%) Nagios
6 1 (0.037%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,503 (55.94%) Microsoft
2 851 (31.67%) Tableau
3 227 (8.45%) Oracle
4 133 (4.95%) Cognos
5 86 (3.20%) SAP
6 80 (2.98%) Informatica
7 78 (2.90%) Google
8 70 (2.61%) Talend
9 64 (2.38%) Alteryx
10 58 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
11 57 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
12 48 (1.79%) IBM
13 23 (0.86%) Cloudera
14 20 (0.74%) Ab Initio
15 19 (0.71%) Birst
15 19 (0.71%) TIBCO
16 17 (0.63%) Capita
16 17 (0.63%) JD Edwards
17 16 (0.60%) Atlassian
18 14 (0.52%) Teradata