Period
to 24 February 2020

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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 187 262
Rank change year-on-year +45 +75 +176
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,967 2,757 2,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.42% 1.85% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.02% 6.45% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,491 2,208 1,859
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

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 32,879 42,726 53,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.79% 28.64% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26,979 35,118 44,700
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,095 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.78% +6.32% +3.16%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 2020. 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 +43 2,743 £50,000 - 606
UK excluding London +66 1,611 £45,000 +5.88% 452
London +37 1,254 £62,500 +8.70% 198
South East +64 461 £50,000 +5.26% 109
North of England +57 431 £45,000 +5.88% 139
North West +74 279 £45,000 +5.88% 79
Midlands +30 271 £45,000 +5.88% 71
West Midlands +48 219 £44,500 +4.71% 45
South West +71 200 £45,000 +9.76% 58
East of England +23 122 £45,000 - 33
Yorkshire +17 107 £45,000 +5.88% 43
Scotland +25 77 £50,000 +11.11% 22
East Midlands -20 52 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Wales +19 45 £37,750 +12.69% 21
North East +14 45 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Northern Ireland 0 10 £27,500 - 2
Channel Islands - 2 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 2,967 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 2,551 (85.98%) Business Intelligence
3 2,004 (67.54%) SQL
4 1,235 (41.62%) Microsoft
5 1,198 (40.38%) SQL Server
6 1,097 (36.97%) Data Warehouse
7 1,061 (35.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1,042 (35.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1,025 (34.55%) Azure
10 958 (32.29%) Analytics
11 826 (27.84%) Tableau
12 824 (27.77%) Finance
13 794 (26.76%) ETL
14 770 (25.95%) Visualisation
15 723 (24.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 653 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
17 630 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
18 540 (18.20%) Data Modelling
19 537 (18.10%) Python
20 517 (17.43%) T-SQL
21 491 (16.55%) Data Visualisation
22 486 (16.38%) Microsoft Excel
23 396 (13.35%) C#
24 385 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
25 371 (12.50%) Data Analysis
26 352 (11.86%) .NET
27 337 (11.36%) Degree
28 321 (10.82%) DevOps
29 317 (10.68%) R
30 290 (9.77%) Data Analytics

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
1 271 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 113 (3.81%) SAS
3 107 (3.61%) Apache Spark
4 40 (1.35%) Apache
5 34 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (0.81%) IIS
7 22 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
9 14 (0.47%) Confluence
9 14 (0.47%) Jupyter
10 11 (0.37%) Anypoint
10 11 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.30%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.24%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.13%) CMS
14 3 (0.10%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.10%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.067%) Mule
Applications
1 486 (16.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 138 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 33 (1.11%) SPSS
6 13 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.27%) ProjectWise
9 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.13%) Notepad++
12 3 (0.10%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.067%) SPSS Modeler
14 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 102 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (3.00%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (1.11%) NetSuite
4 22 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
5 12 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.37%) Primavera
7 9 (0.30%) Temenos T24
8 8 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
9 7 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.20%) FastStats
11 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.17%) RiskWrite
11 5 (0.17%) SessionCam
12 4 (0.13%) HFM
12 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Enterprise
12 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.13%) ResourceLink
12 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2,967 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,025 (34.55%) Azure
3 220 (7.41%) AWS
4 216 (7.28%) Azure Data Factory
4 216 (7.28%) Dynamics 365
5 180 (6.07%) Office 365
6 152 (5.12%) PowerApps
7 86 (2.90%) PaaS
8 69 (2.33%) GCP
9 55 (1.85%) Google Analytics
9 55 (1.85%) SaaS
10 52 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (1.38%) IaaS
12 38 (1.28%) Microsoft Flow
13 37 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
14 36 (1.21%) Data Lake Analytics
15 28 (0.94%) Serverless
16 25 (0.84%) OneDrive
17 22 (0.74%) ShareGate
18 21 (0.71%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.64%) Intranet
2 13 (0.44%) Skype
3 11 (0.37%) Firewall
4 9 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.27%) DNS
5 8 (0.27%) FTP
5 8 (0.27%) Internet
6 7 (0.24%) Network Security
6 7 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.20%) LAN
7 6 (0.20%) WAN
8 4 (0.13%) Extranet
8 4 (0.13%) SSL
8 4 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.10%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.10%) VLAN
9 3 (0.10%) Wireless
10 2 (0.067%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.067%) VoIP
10 2 (0.067%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,198 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 1,097 (36.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1,061 (35.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,042 (35.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 723 (24.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 266 (8.97%) Data Lake
7 262 (8.83%) QlikView
8 219 (7.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 209 (7.04%) Big Data
10 180 (6.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 147 (4.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 128 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
13 116 (3.91%) NoSQL
14 108 (3.64%) Relational Database
15 87 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
16 82 (2.76%) Hadoop
16 82 (2.76%) Looker
17 77 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
18 74 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
19 70 (2.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 142 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (3.81%) Git (software)
3 111 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 90 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 64 (2.16%) JIRA
6 53 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 35 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (0.78%) NUnit
9 21 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (0.67%) SpecFlow
11 19 (0.64%) ERwin
12 13 (0.44%) Jenkins
12 13 (0.44%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.37%) Gatling
14 9 (0.30%) Postman
14 9 (0.30%) RStudio
15 8 (0.27%) Subversion
16 6 (0.20%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.20%) JUnit
16 6 (0.20%) LINQPad
General
1 824 (27.77%) Finance
2 230 (7.75%) Marketing
3 112 (3.77%) Retail
4 70 (2.36%) Public Sector
5 67 (2.26%) Legal
6 63 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 58 (1.95%) Law
8 54 (1.82%) Banking
9 46 (1.55%) Advertising
10 37 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.84%) Games
11 25 (0.84%) Publishing
12 15 (0.51%) Front Office
13 11 (0.37%) Electronics
14 10 (0.34%) Automotive
14 10 (0.34%) Back Office
15 7 (0.24%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.24%) Local Government
16 6 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 961 (32.39%) Developer
2 884 (29.79%) Analyst
3 557 (18.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 329 (11.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 313 (10.55%) Data Analyst
6 206 (6.94%) Architect
7 195 (6.57%) Consultant
8 184 (6.20%) SQL Developer
9 139 (4.68%) Data Engineer
10 131 (4.42%) Senior Developer
11 117 (3.94%) Business Developer
12 113 (3.81%) Power BI Developer
13 104 (3.51%) Data Architect
14 103 (3.47%) Power BI Analyst
15 101 (3.40%) Business Analyst
16 95 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
17 91 (3.07%) DBA
18 88 (2.97%) Azure Engineer
19 87 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
20 86 (2.90%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (11.86%) .NET
2 117 (3.94%) HTML
3 108 (3.64%) Web Services
4 99 (3.34%) MDX
5 98 (3.30%) ASP.NET
6 86 (2.90%) CSS
7 74 (2.49%) REST
8 72 (2.43%) XML
9 59 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (1.55%) SOAP
11 40 (1.35%) AngularJS
12 36 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (1.18%) .NET Core
14 34 (1.15%) JSON
15 33 (1.11%) Natural Language Processing
16 29 (0.98%) Kafka
17 28 (0.94%) ASP.NET Core
17 28 (0.94%) jQuery
18 25 (0.84%) WCF
19 23 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 630 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (6.24%) Management Information System
3 83 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
4 79 (2.66%) Data Structures
5 67 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
6 50 (1.69%) User Experience
7 44 (1.48%) Reinsurance
8 30 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 26 (0.88%) Tandem
10 23 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 23 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
11 20 (0.67%) Clustering
11 20 (0.67%) Replication
12 18 (0.61%) Data Centre
12 18 (0.61%) Driving Licence
13 14 (0.47%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.44%) FMCG
15 12 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 139 (4.68%) Windows
2 63 (2.12%) Windows Server
3 30 (1.01%) Linux
4 27 (0.91%) Unix
5 21 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.27%) VMS
6 8 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.20%) Windows 2000
8 6 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.10%) Android
10 3 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.034%) CentOS
11 1 (0.034%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,551 (85.98%) Business Intelligence
2 958 (32.29%) Analytics
3 794 (26.76%) ETL
4 770 (25.95%) Visualisation
5 653 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
6 540 (18.20%) Data Modelling
7 491 (16.55%) Data Visualisation
8 385 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
9 371 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 321 (10.82%) DevOps
11 290 (9.77%) Data Analytics
12 256 (8.63%) Migration
13 223 (7.52%) Data Science
14 195 (6.57%) Project Management
14 195 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 188 (6.34%) CRM
16 184 (6.20%) Data Management
17 183 (6.17%) Dashboard Development
18 167 (5.63%) Mentoring
19 166 (5.59%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 2,004 (67.54%) SQL
2 537 (18.10%) Python
3 517 (17.43%) T-SQL
4 396 (13.35%) C#
5 317 (10.68%) R
6 235 (7.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 154 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 144 (4.85%) JavaScript
9 137 (4.62%) Java
10 123 (4.15%) VBA
11 56 (1.89%) X++
12 52 (1.75%) VB
13 43 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 38 (1.28%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.04%) C
16 26 (0.88%) Scala
17 25 (0.84%) U-SQL
18 17 (0.57%) PHP
19 15 (0.51%) MATLAB
20 10 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 337 (11.36%) Degree
2 79 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 20 (0.67%) DBS Check
6 18 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.54%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.34%) HND
10 9 (0.30%) ISEB
11 8 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.24%) MBCS
13 6 (0.20%) CISSP
14 5 (0.17%) CEH
14 5 (0.17%) CISM
14 5 (0.17%) GIAC
14 5 (0.17%) MCSA
14 5 (0.17%) OSCP
14 5 (0.17%) SANS
15 4 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (6.13%) Data Quality
2 83 (2.80%) QA
3 73 (2.46%) GDPR
4 29 (0.98%) PMO
5 24 (0.81%) Solvency II
6 16 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.54%) SLA
7 7 (0.24%) COBIT
8 6 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
9 5 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.067%) NIST
11 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.034%) IFRS
12 1 (0.034%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.034%) NCSC
12 1 (0.034%) NIST 800
System Software
1 68 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (0.64%) Docker
4 18 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.10%) HDFS
7 2 (0.067%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.034%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (0.88%) Kibana
2 20 (0.67%) Automic
3 19 (0.64%) Terraform
4 16 (0.54%) SCCM
5 13 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 12 (0.40%) Ansible
7 7 (0.24%) Control-M
7 7 (0.24%) Puppet
8 6 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.20%) SCOM
8 6 (0.20%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.13%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.13%) Salt
10 3 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.067%) Grafana
12 1 (0.034%) CASB
12 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.034%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,235 (41.62%) Microsoft
2 826 (27.84%) Tableau
3 185 (6.24%) Oracle
4 127 (4.28%) Google
5 120 (4.04%) Databricks
6 105 (3.54%) SAP
7 88 (2.97%) Cognos
8 52 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 48 (1.62%) Alteryx
10 47 (1.58%) Informatica
10 47 (1.58%) MicroStrategy
11 42 (1.42%) IBM
12 39 (1.31%) JD Edwards
13 38 (1.28%) Talend
14 33 (1.11%) RedGate
15 30 (1.01%) Intapp
16 27 (0.91%) Adobe
17 26 (0.88%) VMware
18 25 (0.84%) Facebook
19 23 (0.78%) Workday