Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 238 351
Rank change year-on-year +76 +113 +403
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 3,085 2,559 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.13% 1.47% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.57% 4.79% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,626 2,075 1,395
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,350
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,450 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% +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 40,755 53,404 52,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.09% 30.71% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33,269 43,825 44,406
UK median annual salary £52,095 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.19% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +1.20%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +77 2,880 £50,000 - 312
UK excluding London +73 1,563 £44,500 -1.11% 219
London +86 1,447 £57,500 +4.55% 109
North of England +111 485 £42,500 +6.25% 80
South East +18 340 £45,500 -4.21% 46
Midlands +65 299 £45,000 -5.26% 35
North West +99 284 £42,500 +6.25% 46
West Midlands +48 188 £45,000 -5.26% 25
East of England +84 178 £45,000 +4.65% 21
Yorkshire +68 168 £42,500 +6.25% 29
South West -8 133 £40,000 - 22
East Midlands +60 109 £43,000 -9.47% 10
Scotland +51 86 £43,829 -2.60% 8
North East +24 33 £39,500 +3.95% 5
Northern Ireland -5 33 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Wales -5 31 £37,500 +15.38% 5

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 3,085 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 2,787 (90.34%) Business Intelligence
3 2,055 (66.61%) SQL
4 1,402 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 1,379 (44.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,349 (43.73%) Microsoft
7 1,345 (43.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1,147 (37.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1,097 (35.56%) Analytics
10 1,061 (34.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 992 (32.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 905 (29.34%) Tableau
13 840 (27.23%) ETL
14 825 (26.74%) Visualisation
15 780 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
15 780 (25.28%) Finance
16 670 (21.72%) T-SQL
17 598 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
18 581 (18.83%) Data Modelling
19 560 (18.15%) Python
20 502 (16.27%) Microsoft Excel
21 453 (14.68%) Data Visualisation
22 444 (14.39%) QlikView
23 375 (12.16%) C#
24 344 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
25 339 (10.99%) Data Analytics
26 337 (10.92%) Big Data
27 328 (10.63%) R
28 310 (10.05%) SharePoint
29 300 (9.72%) Degree

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
1 310 (10.05%) SharePoint
2 140 (4.54%) SAS
3 112 (3.63%) Apache Spark
4 43 (1.39%) Apache
5 37 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (1.07%) Skype for Business
7 25 (0.81%) Apache Pig
8 22 (0.71%) CMS
9 18 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (0.55%) IIS
11 14 (0.45%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.23%) Confluence
17 4 (0.13%) Camunda
17 4 (0.13%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.13%) SugarCRM
18 3 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 502 (16.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.91%) SPSS
5 14 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.32%) Stata
7 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.097%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.097%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.065%) Mingle
11 1 (0.032%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.032%) Weka
11 1 (0.032%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 172 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.55%) NetSuite
4 15 (0.49%) SAP BPC
5 10 (0.32%) WebTrends
6 9 (0.29%) Magento
7 5 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
8 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.097%) Elite 3E
9 3 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.097%) SAP IBP
9 3 (0.097%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.065%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.065%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.065%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3,085 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,061 (34.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 217 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
4 199 (6.45%) Office 365
5 191 (6.19%) Azure Data Factory
6 139 (4.51%) Dynamics 365
7 103 (3.34%) PowerApps
8 87 (2.82%) PaaS
9 76 (2.46%) Google Analytics
10 67 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 52 (1.69%) OneDrive
12 49 (1.59%) SaaS
13 48 (1.56%) Data Lake Analytics
14 41 (1.33%) Azure Machine Learning
15 33 (1.07%) Azure Stack
16 31 (1.00%) IaaS
17 25 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
18 22 (0.71%) Serverless
19 16 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
20 14 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.13%) Skype
2 22 (0.71%) Firewall
3 20 (0.65%) Intranet
4 19 (0.62%) VPN
5 15 (0.49%) Network Security
6 14 (0.45%) Internet
7 13 (0.42%) SAN
8 11 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (0.36%) DNS
9 10 (0.32%) MPLS
9 10 (0.32%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.29%) Broadband
10 9 (0.29%) IPsec
11 6 (0.19%) FTP
11 6 (0.19%) LAN
12 5 (0.16%) DHCP
12 5 (0.16%) VoIP
12 5 (0.16%) WAN
12 5 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,402 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1,379 (44.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,345 (43.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,147 (37.18%) Data Warehouse
5 992 (32.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 444 (14.39%) QlikView
7 337 (10.92%) Big Data
8 237 (7.68%) Data Lake
9 219 (7.10%) Hadoop
10 200 (6.48%) Relational Database
11 199 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
12 158 (5.12%) Azure SQL Database
13 154 (4.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 151 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 148 (4.80%) SQL Server 2016
16 136 (4.41%) NoSQL
17 112 (3.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 107 (3.47%) OLAP
19 94 (3.05%) Apache Hive
20 92 (2.98%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 141 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 94 (3.05%) JIRA
3 93 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 59 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 29 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 19 (0.62%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.32%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.32%) Subversion
8 10 (0.32%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.26%) Toad
9 8 (0.26%) tSQLt
10 7 (0.23%) ERwin
10 7 (0.23%) Maven
11 6 (0.19%) ER Studio
12 5 (0.16%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.16%) Balsamiq
13 4 (0.13%) Hudson
14 3 (0.097%) RStudio
General
1 780 (25.28%) Finance
2 190 (6.16%) Retail
3 145 (4.70%) Marketing
4 69 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 59 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 57 (1.85%) Legal
7 43 (1.39%) Banking
7 43 (1.39%) Games
8 42 (1.36%) Law
9 27 (0.88%) Electronics
10 23 (0.75%) Billing
11 22 (0.71%) Local Government
12 21 (0.68%) Advertising
13 17 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.52%) Automotive
15 13 (0.42%) Front Office
15 13 (0.42%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.42%) Publishing
16 11 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,202 (38.96%) Developer
2 812 (26.32%) Analyst
3 803 (26.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 355 (11.51%) SQL Developer
5 308 (9.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 263 (8.53%) Data Analyst
7 223 (7.23%) SQL BI Developer
8 186 (6.03%) Consultant
9 179 (5.80%) Power BI Developer
10 177 (5.74%) Senior Developer
11 147 (4.76%) Data Engineer
12 122 (3.95%) SSRS Developer
13 119 (3.86%) Business Developer
14 114 (3.70%) Architect
15 107 (3.47%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
16 104 (3.37%) SQL Analyst
17 93 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 92 (2.98%) SSIS Developer
19 91 (2.95%) Business Analyst
20 89 (2.88%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (9.08%) .NET
2 196 (6.35%) MDX
3 121 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 118 (3.82%) HTML
5 104 (3.37%) CSS
6 94 (3.05%) Web Services
7 86 (2.79%) Kafka
8 61 (1.98%) XML
9 59 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (1.65%) jQuery
11 47 (1.52%) JSON
12 36 (1.17%) REST
13 34 (1.10%) AngularJS
14 33 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (1.04%) React
15 32 (1.04%) WPF
16 31 (1.00%) .NET Framework
16 31 (1.00%) HTML5
17 27 (0.88%) SOAP
18 25 (0.81%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 598 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 88 (2.85%) Greenfield Project
4 87 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 77 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (1.49%) Fintech
7 45 (1.46%) Data Centre
8 39 (1.26%) Life Science
9 38 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 31 (1.00%) User Experience
11 27 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 27 (0.88%) Replication
12 22 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
13 20 (0.65%) Clustering
14 18 (0.58%) NHS
15 17 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
16 15 (0.49%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (0.42%) Credit Risk
18 13 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 136 (4.41%) Windows
2 55 (1.78%) Unix
3 46 (1.49%) Linux
4 44 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 17 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.32%) Android
8 8 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.16%) VMS
10 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.097%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.097%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,787 (90.34%) Business Intelligence
2 1,097 (35.56%) Analytics
3 840 (27.23%) ETL
4 825 (26.74%) Visualisation
5 780 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
6 581 (18.83%) Data Modelling
7 453 (14.68%) Data Visualisation
8 344 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
9 339 (10.99%) Data Analytics
10 281 (9.11%) Data Analysis
11 243 (7.88%) Kimball Methodology
12 242 (7.84%) CRM
13 238 (7.71%) DevOps
14 202 (6.55%) Scrum
15 195 (6.32%) Data Science
16 185 (6.00%) Machine Learning
17 174 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 164 (5.32%) Project Management
19 157 (5.09%) Data Management
20 151 (4.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,055 (66.61%) SQL
2 670 (21.72%) T-SQL
3 560 (18.15%) Python
4 375 (12.16%) C#
5 328 (10.63%) R
6 300 (9.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 196 (6.35%) PowerShell
8 179 (5.80%) Java
9 173 (5.61%) JavaScript
10 164 (5.32%) VBA
11 88 (2.85%) Scala
12 48 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 33 (1.07%) VB
14 32 (1.04%) PHP
15 29 (0.94%) TypeScript
16 24 (0.78%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.58%) MATLAB
18 15 (0.49%) U-SQL
19 13 (0.42%) Bash Shell
20 11 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 300 (9.72%) Degree
2 83 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 81 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 41 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 39 (1.26%) MCSA
7 19 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 18 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (0.55%) MCSE
10 11 (0.36%) CCNA
10 11 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.36%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.29%) CBAP
11 9 (0.29%) CISA
12 8 (0.26%) HND
13 7 (0.23%) ISEB
13 7 (0.23%) MCDBA
14 6 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 97 (3.14%) QA
3 74 (2.40%) GDPR
4 48 (1.56%) PMO
5 44 (1.43%) SLA
6 11 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.19%) IFRS
8 5 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
9 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.065%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 15 (0.49%) Docker
4 12 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.16%) HDFS
8 4 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.097%) vSphere
9 3 (0.097%) XenApp
10 2 (0.065%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.065%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (1.75%) Ambari
2 18 (0.58%) Oozie
3 16 (0.52%) SCCM
4 14 (0.45%) Kibana
5 10 (0.32%) Ansible
5 10 (0.32%) Terraform
6 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (0.29%) SCOM
7 7 (0.23%) SQL Sentry
8 6 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.16%) Puppet
10 4 (0.13%) Grafana
10 4 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.097%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.065%) Salt
13 1 (0.032%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.032%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,349 (43.73%) Microsoft
2 905 (29.34%) Tableau
3 187 (6.06%) SAP
4 163 (5.28%) Oracle
5 128 (4.15%) Google
6 104 (3.37%) Databricks
7 62 (2.01%) IBM
8 56 (1.82%) Cognos
9 55 (1.78%) Alteryx
10 52 (1.69%) Cloudera
11 47 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
12 45 (1.46%) Informatica
13 32 (1.04%) Talend
14 27 (0.88%) HP
15 26 (0.84%) Teradata
16 24 (0.78%) ServiceNow
17 21 (0.68%) Cadence
17 21 (0.68%) Greenplum
18 20 (0.65%) Citrix
18 20 (0.65%) VMware