Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 153 205
Rank change year-on-year +44 +52 +89
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1,801 2,895 2,636
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.87% 2.31% 1.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.46% 8.53% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,733 2,578 2,259
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,600 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 17,216 33,942 43,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.48% 27.07% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14,420 28,125 36,236
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Power BI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Power BI.

Salary trend for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Power BI over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 1,621 £50,000 - 365
UK excluding London +32 985 £45,000 - 259
London +32 724 £60,000 - 134
North of England +27 303 £45,000 - 77
Work from Home +35 299 £49,000 -10.91% 52
South East +38 223 £47,500 - 40
Midlands +34 193 £45,000 - 58
North West +19 182 £47,000 +10.59% 53
West Midlands +13 132 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Yorkshire +45 102 £42,500 -10.53% 19
South West +1 88 £41,563 -2.21% 20
Scotland +28 71 £45,000 - 12
East Midlands +66 61 £37,500 -16.67% 24
East of England +35 57 £45,000 - 32
Wales +52 46 £42,000 +10.53% 10
North East -2 19 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Northern Ireland +17 8 £32,500 +18.18% 12

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 1,801 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,539 (85.45%) Business Intelligence
3 1,191 (66.13%) SQL
4 695 (38.59%) Azure
5 674 (37.42%) Microsoft
6 637 (35.37%) Analytics
7 582 (32.32%) Data Warehouse
8 574 (31.87%) SQL Server
9 525 (29.15%) ETL
10 522 (28.98%) Visualisation
11 509 (28.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 480 (26.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 460 (25.54%) Python
14 427 (23.71%) Finance
15 420 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
16 410 (22.77%) Tableau
17 394 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
18 373 (20.71%) Data Modelling
19 344 (19.10%) Microsoft Excel
20 333 (18.49%) Data Visualisation
21 308 (17.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 257 (14.27%) T-SQL
23 246 (13.66%) Data Analytics
24 237 (13.16%) AWS
25 211 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
26 205 (11.38%) Data Analysis
27 185 (10.27%) DevOps
28 184 (10.22%) Degree
29 179 (9.94%) Data Quality
29 179 (9.94%) Decision-Making

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
1 154 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 92 (5.11%) SAS
3 51 (2.83%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
5 16 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (0.67%) Apache
6 12 (0.67%) Drupal
7 11 (0.61%) Confluence
7 11 (0.61%) nginx
7 11 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.56%) IIS
9 6 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.33%) CMS
10 4 (0.22%) Luigi
10 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.11%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.11%) Camunda
12 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 344 (19.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.22%) SPSS
8 1 (0.056%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.056%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.056%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 77 (4.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.94%) NetSuite
4 16 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.33%) Maximo
5 6 (0.33%) Primavera
6 5 (0.28%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.22%) Aareon QL
7 4 (0.22%) FastStats
8 3 (0.17%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.11%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.11%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.056%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 1 (0.056%) Orchestrade
10 1 (0.056%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,801 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 695 (38.59%) Azure
3 237 (13.16%) AWS
4 172 (9.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 127 (7.05%) PowerApps
6 120 (6.66%) Office 365
7 107 (5.94%) Dynamics 365
8 66 (3.66%) Power Automate
9 63 (3.50%) GCP
10 39 (2.17%) PaaS
11 35 (1.94%) Google Analytics
12 32 (1.78%) IaaS
13 31 (1.72%) SaaS
14 29 (1.61%) Logic Apps
15 26 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
15 26 (1.44%) OneDrive
16 24 (1.33%) Serverless
17 20 (1.11%) Amazon S3
18 18 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
19 17 (0.94%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.00%) Firewall
2 14 (0.78%) Skype
3 8 (0.44%) VPN
4 7 (0.39%) Broadband
4 7 (0.39%) Intranet
5 6 (0.33%) DMARC
6 5 (0.28%) DNS
6 5 (0.28%) Internet
7 4 (0.22%) DHCP
7 4 (0.22%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.17%) VLAN
8 3 (0.17%) Wireless
9 2 (0.11%) IPv4
9 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.11%) LAN
9 2 (0.11%) PBX
9 2 (0.11%) SAN
9 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.056%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (32.32%) Data Warehouse
2 574 (31.87%) SQL Server
3 509 (28.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 480 (26.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 410 (22.77%) Tableau
6 308 (17.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 173 (9.61%) Data Lake
8 145 (8.05%) Azure SQL Database
9 127 (7.05%) BusinessObjects
10 122 (6.77%) Big Data
11 119 (6.61%) Relational Database
12 118 (6.55%) QlikView
13 92 (5.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 82 (4.55%) Hadoop
14 82 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 73 (4.05%) Looker
16 60 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
17 53 (2.94%) Snowflake Schema
18 51 (2.83%) Qlik Sense
19 46 (2.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 50 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 39 (2.17%) JIRA
3 38 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 21 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.44%) Bitbucket
7 7 (0.39%) Selenium
8 6 (0.33%) GitLab
8 6 (0.33%) Toad
9 5 (0.28%) NUnit
10 4 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.22%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.17%) MSTest
11 3 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.11%) CA Release Automation
12 2 (0.11%) Gatling
12 2 (0.11%) Postman
12 2 (0.11%) Zephyr
General
1 427 (23.71%) Finance
2 89 (4.94%) Marketing
3 73 (4.05%) Banking
4 71 (3.94%) Public Sector
5 57 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.33%) Retail
7 38 (2.11%) Legal
8 32 (1.78%) Law
9 20 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.83%) Front Office
11 14 (0.78%) Back Office
11 14 (0.78%) Local Government
12 11 (0.61%) Advertising
12 11 (0.61%) Games
13 9 (0.50%) Housing Association
14 8 (0.44%) Electronics
14 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.44%) Publishing
15 6 (0.33%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 523 (29.04%) Analyst
2 505 (28.04%) Developer
3 288 (15.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 245 (13.60%) Data Analyst
5 237 (13.16%) Data Engineer
6 138 (7.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 125 (6.94%) Power BI Developer
8 118 (6.55%) Consultant
9 78 (4.33%) Power BI Analyst
10 72 (4.00%) SQL Developer
11 66 (3.66%) Data Manager
12 63 (3.50%) Architect
12 63 (3.50%) SQL Analyst
13 53 (2.94%) Business Analyst
13 53 (2.94%) Senior Developer
14 51 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
15 50 (2.78%) Business Developer
16 45 (2.50%) Azure Engineer
16 45 (2.50%) Data Consultant
17 44 (2.44%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (5.94%) .NET
2 58 (3.22%) HTML
3 53 (2.94%) CSS
4 49 (2.72%) Web Services
5 39 (2.17%) REST
6 36 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 35 (1.94%) .NET Framework
8 32 (1.78%) XML
9 27 (1.50%) AngularJS
10 26 (1.44%) Kafka
11 25 (1.39%) MDX
12 23 (1.28%) PySpark
13 22 (1.22%) JSON
14 21 (1.17%) Natural Language Processing
14 21 (1.17%) React
14 21 (1.17%) RESTful
15 19 (1.05%) Pandas
16 18 (1.00%) jQuery
17 16 (0.89%) Entity Framework
18 15 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 394 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 67 (3.72%) Data Structures
4 44 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.28%) User Experience
6 36 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
7 26 (1.44%) NHS
8 22 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.05%) Clustering
10 16 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
10 16 (0.89%) Online Banking
10 16 (0.89%) Reference Data
11 15 (0.83%) Cloud Native
11 15 (0.83%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.50%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.44%) Blog
13 8 (0.44%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 59 (3.28%) Windows
2 49 (2.72%) Unix
3 26 (1.44%) Linux
4 20 (1.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.39%) Android
5 7 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.17%) VMS
8 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.056%) AIX
9 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.056%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,539 (85.45%) Business Intelligence
2 637 (35.37%) Analytics
3 525 (29.15%) ETL
4 522 (28.98%) Visualisation
5 420 (23.32%) Agile Software Development
6 373 (20.71%) Data Modelling
7 333 (18.49%) Data Visualisation
8 246 (13.66%) Data Analytics
9 211 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
10 205 (11.38%) Data Analysis
11 185 (10.27%) DevOps
12 179 (9.94%) Decision-Making
13 170 (9.44%) Migration
14 160 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 153 (8.50%) Data Management
16 152 (8.44%) Data Science
17 125 (6.94%) Mentoring
17 125 (6.94%) Project Management
18 123 (6.83%) CRM
19 122 (6.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,191 (66.13%) SQL
2 460 (25.54%) Python
3 257 (14.27%) T-SQL
4 163 (9.05%) R
5 143 (7.94%) C#
6 134 (7.44%) JavaScript
7 106 (5.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 81 (4.50%) Java
9 72 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 58 (3.22%) PL/SQL
11 56 (3.11%) VBA
12 43 (2.39%) Shell Script
13 40 (2.22%) HiveQL
14 29 (1.61%) Scala
15 27 (1.50%) C
16 13 (0.72%) PHP
17 12 (0.67%) C++
18 10 (0.56%) Go
19 7 (0.39%) VB
20 6 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 184 (10.22%) Degree
2 63 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 31 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.44%) MCSE
10 7 (0.39%) MCSA
11 6 (0.33%) ISEB
11 6 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.28%) ACCA
13 4 (0.22%) CIMA
13 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.22%) PMP
14 3 (0.17%) CISA
14 3 (0.17%) MBCS
15 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (9.94%) Data Quality
2 44 (2.44%) QA
3 39 (2.17%) GDPR
4 18 (1.00%) SLA
5 16 (0.89%) PMO
6 5 (0.28%) IFRS
7 3 (0.17%) P3O
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.056%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (2.50%) HDFS
2 44 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.83%) Docker
5 13 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.11%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.056%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.056%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.67%) SCCM
4 10 (0.56%) HAProxy
5 7 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (0.39%) Terraform
6 6 (0.33%) Kibana
7 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.17%) Foglight
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.11%) Ansible
10 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.11%) Control-M
10 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.056%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.056%) Puppet
11 1 (0.056%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 674 (37.42%) Microsoft
2 107 (5.94%) Databricks
3 104 (5.77%) Google
4 99 (5.50%) Oracle
5 97 (5.39%) SAP
6 75 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
7 74 (4.11%) Informatica
8 63 (3.50%) Cognos
9 60 (3.33%) Talend
10 58 (3.22%) Alteryx
11 53 (2.94%) Cloudera
12 32 (1.78%) Teradata
13 22 (1.22%) VMware
14 18 (1.00%) JD Edwards
15 14 (0.78%) Sage
16 8 (0.44%) Adobe
16 8 (0.44%) Nintex
17 7 (0.39%) Cisco
17 7 (0.39%) IBM
18 6 (0.33%) Remedy