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

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 304 521
Rank change year-on-year +95 +217 +529
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,729 1,922 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.08% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.78% 3.56% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,230 1,672 836
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 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 47,214 53,951 55,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.13% 30.24% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 38,837 44,371 47,797
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 £29,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 November 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 November 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 +93 2,556 £50,000 +5.26% 444
UK excluding London +91 1,466 £42,500 - 300
London +106 1,211 £59,500 +8.18% 182
South East +77 483 £50,000 +11.11% 64
North of England +40 310 £40,000 - 72
Midlands +81 270 £45,000 +7.14% 70
North West -1 153 £42,500 +8.97% 30
East of England +85 151 £44,200 -11.60% 29
West Midlands +54 151 £46,250 +15.63% 49
South West 0 135 £42,500 - 28
East Midlands +73 119 £45,000 - 21
Yorkshire +37 115 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Scotland +43 86 £45,000 +2.86% 30
North East +26 42 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Wales +18 36 £33,750 -3.57% 4
Northern Ireland 0 6 £40,000 +14.29% 4

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2,497 (91.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1,912 (70.06%) SQL
3 1,388 (50.86%) SQL Server
4 1,369 (50.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,367 (50.09%) Microsoft
6 1,279 (46.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,127 (41.30%) Data Warehouse
8 972 (35.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 948 (34.74%) Analytics
10 929 (34.04%) Tableau
11 907 (33.24%) Visualisation
12 872 (31.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 817 (29.94%) ETL
14 764 (28.00%) Finance
15 728 (26.68%) T-SQL
16 617 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
17 537 (19.68%) Data Visualisation
18 523 (19.16%) Data Modelling
19 477 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
20 462 (16.93%) Microsoft Excel
21 414 (15.17%) Degree
22 409 (14.99%) Python
23 392 (14.36%) QlikView
24 380 (13.92%) C#
25 351 (12.86%) .NET
26 335 (12.28%) Big Data
27 315 (11.54%) Data Analysis
28 265 (9.71%) Data Science
29 261 (9.56%) R
30 253 (9.27%) 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
1 213 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 155 (5.68%) SAS
3 146 (5.35%) Apache Spark
4 59 (2.16%) Apache
5 31 (1.14%) IIS
6 25 (0.92%) Confluence
7 19 (0.70%) Apache Pig
7 19 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.51%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.26%) CMS
11 7 (0.26%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.22%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.15%) Marvel
14 4 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.073%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.073%) Jupyter
15 2 (0.073%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 462 (16.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.92%) SPSS
5 23 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.15%) Flinto
10 4 (0.15%) InVision
10 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.073%) Stata
Business Applications
1 148 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 25 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
6 14 (0.51%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
12 4 (0.15%) SAP MDM
12 4 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
13 3 (0.11%) Elite 3E
14 2 (0.073%) Northgate Housing
14 2 (0.073%) Oracle HRMS
14 2 (0.073%) Sage 200
14 2 (0.073%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 872 (31.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 176 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
4 147 (5.39%) Office 365
5 135 (4.95%) Dynamics 365
6 126 (4.62%) PaaS
7 58 (2.13%) Data Lake Analytics
8 47 (1.72%) Google Analytics
9 43 (1.58%) Azure Machine Learning
9 43 (1.58%) SaaS
10 36 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 31 (1.14%) IaaS
12 19 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
13 18 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (0.37%) GitHub
15 10 (0.37%) Serverless
16 9 (0.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 9 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
17 6 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (0.84%) Firewall
2 16 (0.59%) Skype
3 14 (0.51%) DNS
3 14 (0.51%) VPN
4 11 (0.40%) HTTP
4 11 (0.40%) MPLS
4 11 (0.40%) VoIP
5 9 (0.33%) Internet
5 9 (0.33%) SMS
5 9 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.29%) SSL
7 7 (0.26%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.15%) DHCP
9 4 (0.15%) Intranet
9 4 (0.15%) LAN
9 4 (0.15%) WAN
10 3 (0.11%) Extranet
10 3 (0.11%) SAN
10 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,388 (50.86%) SQL Server
2 1,369 (50.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,279 (46.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,127 (41.30%) Data Warehouse
5 972 (35.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 392 (14.36%) QlikView
7 335 (12.28%) Big Data
8 233 (8.54%) Data Lake
9 198 (7.26%) Hadoop
10 189 (6.93%) BusinessObjects
11 164 (6.01%) Azure SQL Database
12 160 (5.86%) Relational Database
12 160 (5.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 149 (5.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 146 (5.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 143 (5.24%) OLAP
16 124 (4.54%) SQL Server 2016
17 95 (3.48%) Apache Hive
18 93 (3.41%) Data Mining
19 90 (3.30%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 135 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 127 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 112 (4.10%) Git (software)
4 55 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 48 (1.76%) JIRA
5 48 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 22 (0.81%) Subversion
8 18 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 16 (0.59%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.37%) ER Studio
11 9 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.33%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.26%) Hudson
12 7 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.26%) RStudio
12 7 (0.26%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.22%) PVCS
13 6 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 764 (28.00%) Finance
2 253 (9.27%) Retail
3 172 (6.30%) Advertising
4 146 (5.35%) Marketing
5 99 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 85 (3.11%) Banking
7 49 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.43%) Law
8 39 (1.43%) Legal
9 19 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (0.66%) Automotive
10 18 (0.66%) Games
11 17 (0.62%) Back Office
12 16 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.48%) Local Government
13 13 (0.48%) Publishing
14 12 (0.44%) Electronics
14 12 (0.44%) German Language
15 11 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,130 (41.41%) Developer
2 700 (25.65%) Analyst
2 700 (25.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 329 (12.06%) SQL Developer
4 290 (10.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 253 (9.27%) Consultant
6 208 (7.62%) Data Analyst
7 183 (6.71%) SQL BI Developer
8 175 (6.41%) SSIS Developer
9 163 (5.97%) Senior Developer
10 151 (5.53%) Business Developer
11 148 (5.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 132 (4.84%) Power BI Developer
13 131 (4.80%) SSRS Developer
14 123 (4.51%) Architect
15 97 (3.55%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
15 97 (3.55%) SSAS Developer
16 93 (3.41%) Data Engineer
16 93 (3.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 92 (3.37%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (12.86%) .NET
2 159 (5.83%) MDX
3 148 (5.42%) HTML
4 130 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 114 (4.18%) Kafka
6 111 (4.07%) CSS
7 107 (3.92%) Web Services
8 88 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 77 (2.82%) AngularJS
10 67 (2.46%) JSON
11 61 (2.24%) React
12 60 (2.20%) XML
13 59 (2.16%) jQuery
14 57 (2.09%) HTML5
15 52 (1.91%) D3.js
16 49 (1.80%) .NET Core
16 49 (1.80%) .NET Framework
17 44 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 42 (1.54%) Ajax
19 39 (1.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 477 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
3 106 (3.88%) Data Structures
4 104 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 81 (2.97%) Management Information System
6 71 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 61 (2.24%) User Experience
8 53 (1.94%) Fintech
9 40 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
9 40 (1.47%) Social Network
10 38 (1.39%) Driving Licence
10 38 (1.39%) Reinsurance
11 36 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 34 (1.25%) Replication
13 23 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (0.73%) FMCG
14 20 (0.73%) NHS
15 19 (0.70%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.62%) Life Science
17 14 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (3.92%) Windows
2 86 (3.15%) Linux
3 62 (2.27%) Unix
4 32 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 23 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.40%) Android
7 11 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.26%) VMS
12 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.073%) CentOS
13 2 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.073%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.073%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.037%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,497 (91.50%) Business Intelligence
2 948 (34.74%) Analytics
3 907 (33.24%) Visualisation
4 817 (29.94%) ETL
5 617 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
6 537 (19.68%) Data Visualisation
7 523 (19.16%) Data Modelling
8 315 (11.54%) Data Analysis
9 265 (9.71%) Data Science
10 243 (8.90%) Decision-Making
11 242 (8.87%) Problem-Solving
12 239 (8.76%) Scrum
13 223 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 219 (8.02%) CRM
15 212 (7.77%) Data Management
16 207 (7.59%) Data Analytics
17 181 (6.63%) Machine Learning
18 177 (6.49%) Project Management
19 173 (6.34%) Kimball Methodology
20 166 (6.08%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 1,912 (70.06%) SQL
2 728 (26.68%) T-SQL
3 409 (14.99%) Python
4 380 (13.92%) C#
5 261 (9.56%) R
6 221 (8.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 205 (7.51%) JavaScript
8 148 (5.42%) VBA
9 133 (4.87%) PowerShell
10 111 (4.07%) Java
11 60 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 42 (1.54%) U-SQL
13 39 (1.43%) VB
13 39 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 34 (1.25%) Scala
15 19 (0.70%) MATLAB
15 19 (0.70%) PHP
16 18 (0.66%) X++
17 13 (0.48%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 414 (15.17%) Degree
2 93 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 28 (1.03%) MCSA
5 28 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.59%) MCSE
7 15 (0.55%) PhD
8 13 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.44%) ISEB
10 10 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.22%) CBAP
11 6 (0.22%) MBA
12 5 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.15%) ACCA
13 4 (0.15%) CIMA
13 4 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.15%) MCAD
13 4 (0.15%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (7.44%) Data Quality
2 85 (3.11%) QA
3 59 (2.16%) GDPR
4 17 (0.62%) SLA
5 13 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.40%) IFRS
8 9 (0.33%) PMO
9 8 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.11%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.037%) FATCA
13 1 (0.037%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.66%) Docker
3 16 (0.59%) HDFS
4 14 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.073%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.073%) vSphere
11 1 (0.037%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
2 20 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (0.55%) Automic
4 13 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.48%) Puppet
5 10 (0.37%) SCCM
6 9 (0.33%) Ambari
6 9 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.29%) Oozie
7 8 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.18%) Ansible
8 5 (0.18%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.11%) SCOM
10 3 (0.11%) Terraform
11 2 (0.073%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.073%) Nagios
11 2 (0.073%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 2 (0.073%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,367 (50.09%) Microsoft
2 929 (34.04%) Tableau
3 239 (8.76%) Oracle
4 182 (6.67%) SAP
5 145 (5.31%) Cognos
6 107 (3.92%) Google
7 76 (2.78%) Informatica
8 72 (2.64%) Alteryx
9 62 (2.27%) IBM
10 47 (1.72%) Talend
11 43 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
12 42 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
13 37 (1.36%) Cloudera
13 37 (1.36%) Telerik
14 32 (1.17%) Teradata
15 29 (1.06%) Cadence
16 25 (0.92%) Hortonworks
17 22 (0.81%) HP
18 21 (0.77%) Greenplum
19 18 (0.66%) Vertica