Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 89 111 155
Rank change year-on-year +22 +44 +56
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 4,512 1,823 2,930
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.52% 2.88% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.17% 10.48% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,447 1,503 2,456
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,000 £37,700 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% 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 34,258 17,398 34,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.75% 27.49% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21,399 14,716 28,224
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Power BI in the UK

Power BI
Top 18 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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +28 4,063 £52,500 +5.00% 824
UK excluding London +40 2,515 £45,000 - 528
London +5 1,651 £60,000 -0.83% 337
Work from Home +9 908 £55,000 +10.00% 211
South East +74 783 £52,500 +10.53% 162
North of England +12 618 £45,000 - 128
Midlands +37 511 £47,500 +7.34% 88
West Midlands +42 405 £47,500 +5.56% 65
North West +2 363 £47,500 +1.06% 85
South West +61 254 £40,000 -3.90% 43
Yorkshire +6 220 £42,500 -5.56% 34
East of England -8 148 £46,000 +2.22% 58
Scotland -2 147 £45,000 -5.26% 37
East Midlands -24 105 £47,500 +26.45% 23
Wales -36 57 £40,000 -4.76% 9
North East -11 35 £37,250 +3.47% 9
Northern Ireland -32 7 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Channel Islands - 6 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 4,512 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 3,771 (83.58%) Business Intelligence
3 3,018 (66.89%) SQL
4 1,891 (41.91%) Analytics
5 1,834 (40.65%) Azure
6 1,720 (38.12%) Microsoft
7 1,425 (31.58%) Visualisation
8 1,255 (27.81%) Data Warehouse
9 1,253 (27.77%) SQL Server
10 1,200 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
11 1,182 (26.20%) Social Skills
12 1,161 (25.73%) ETL
13 1,155 (25.60%) Python
14 1,153 (25.55%) Tableau
15 1,105 (24.49%) Data Modelling
16 1,058 (23.45%) Analytical Skills
17 1,057 (23.43%) Microsoft Excel
18 969 (21.48%) Finance
19 945 (20.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 910 (20.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 819 (18.15%) Data Visualisation
22 777 (17.22%) Data Analysis
23 710 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
24 678 (15.03%) DevOps
25 606 (13.43%) T-SQL
26 592 (13.12%) Azure Data Factory
27 573 (12.70%) Data Management
28 564 (12.50%) Data Analytics
29 555 (12.30%) Degree
30 545 (12.08%) C#

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
1 334 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 113 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 104 (2.30%) SAS
4 56 (1.24%) Apache Airflow
5 43 (0.95%) Apache
6 41 (0.91%) Confluence
7 34 (0.75%) CMS
8 33 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (0.40%) IIS
9 18 (0.40%) WordPress
10 12 (0.27%) Jupyter
10 12 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 10 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.20%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.13%) Liferay
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.11%) Appian
14 5 (0.11%) Drupal
14 5 (0.11%) Luigi
Applications
1 1,057 (23.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 194 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
3 130 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 42 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.84%) SPSS
7 23 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (0.24%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.11%) Stata
10 2 (0.044%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) Campfire
11 1 (0.022%) Weka
Business Applications
1 144 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 45 (1.00%) NetSuite
3 44 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.49%) FastStats
5 19 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
6 14 (0.31%) Primavera
7 13 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
8 12 (0.27%) Maximo
8 12 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 12 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (0.27%) SAP SD
9 10 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 8 (0.18%) IBM Planning Analytics
10 8 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.16%) SAP R/3
12 6 (0.13%) SAP Business One
12 6 (0.13%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4,512 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,834 (40.65%) Azure
3 592 (13.12%) Azure Data Factory
4 467 (10.35%) AWS
5 456 (10.11%) Microsoft 365
6 379 (8.40%) PowerApps
7 290 (6.43%) Power Automate
8 248 (5.50%) Dynamics 365
9 228 (5.05%) GCP
10 213 (4.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 186 (4.12%) Snowflake
12 170 (3.77%) SaaS
13 140 (3.10%) Google Analytics
14 134 (2.97%) PaaS
15 100 (2.22%) GitHub
16 85 (1.88%) Azure Logic Apps
17 83 (1.84%) Serverless
18 81 (1.80%) IaaS
19 62 (1.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 60 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (0.80%) Firewall
2 33 (0.73%) Intranet
3 20 (0.44%) Internet
4 17 (0.38%) DNS
5 15 (0.33%) DHCP
6 14 (0.31%) Wireless
7 13 (0.29%) HTTP
7 13 (0.29%) LAN
7 13 (0.29%) WAN
8 11 (0.24%) VPN
9 7 (0.16%) VLAN
10 6 (0.13%) Broadband
10 6 (0.13%) Network Security
10 6 (0.13%) SNMP
11 5 (0.11%) IPsec
11 5 (0.11%) MPLS
12 4 (0.089%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.089%) PBX
12 4 (0.089%) SSL
12 4 (0.089%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,255 (27.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1,253 (27.77%) SQL Server
3 1,153 (25.55%) Tableau
4 945 (20.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 910 (20.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 521 (11.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 461 (10.22%) Data Lake
8 356 (7.89%) Big Data
9 286 (6.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 216 (4.79%) NoSQL
11 208 (4.61%) Relational Database
12 197 (4.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 192 (4.26%) QlikView
14 177 (3.92%) MySQL
15 176 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
16 170 (3.77%) Looker
17 164 (3.63%) Power Query
18 154 (3.41%) MongoDB
18 154 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
19 124 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 172 (3.81%) Visual Studio
2 138 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 125 (2.77%) JIRA
4 100 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 54 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 25 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 20 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 20 (0.44%) GitLab
8 20 (0.44%) Selenium
9 18 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (0.40%) Postman
9 18 (0.40%) Visual Studio Code
10 14 (0.31%) MorphX
11 12 (0.27%) LSMW
11 12 (0.27%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.20%) ERwin
12 9 (0.20%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.18%) AppVeyor
13 8 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 1,182 (26.20%) Social Skills
2 1,058 (23.45%) Analytical Skills
3 969 (21.48%) Finance
4 293 (6.49%) Marketing
5 217 (4.81%) Retail
6 150 (3.32%) Public Sector
7 141 (3.13%) Banking
8 137 (3.04%) Law
9 129 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
10 120 (2.66%) Manufacturing
11 112 (2.48%) Publishing
12 109 (2.42%) Legal
13 106 (2.35%) Organisational Skills
14 104 (2.30%) Advertising
15 73 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
16 72 (1.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 48 (1.06%) Telecoms
18 47 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
19 37 (0.82%) Automotive
19 37 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,324 (29.34%) Analyst
2 1,130 (25.04%) Developer
3 599 (13.28%) Data Engineer
4 585 (12.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 585 (12.97%) Data Analyst
5 325 (7.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 236 (5.23%) Power BI Developer
7 222 (4.92%) Consultant
8 189 (4.19%) Architect
8 189 (4.19%) SQL Developer
9 139 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
10 138 (3.06%) Power BI Analyst
11 127 (2.81%) Senior Developer
12 123 (2.73%) Business Analyst
13 114 (2.53%) Data Architect
14 113 (2.50%) Data Manager
15 105 (2.33%) Administrator
16 97 (2.15%) Insight Analyst
17 94 (2.08%) Azure Engineer
17 94 (2.08%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (7.29%) .NET
2 141 (3.13%) JSON
3 110 (2.44%) REST
4 105 (2.33%) HTML
4 105 (2.33%) Web Services
5 101 (2.24%) XML
6 78 (1.73%) MDX
7 76 (1.68%) CSS
8 65 (1.44%) Kafka
9 58 (1.29%) ASP.NET
10 53 (1.17%) .NET Core
11 52 (1.15%) PySpark
12 48 (1.06%) .NET Framework
13 41 (0.91%) SOAP
14 31 (0.69%) RESTful
15 28 (0.62%) TensorFlow
16 27 (0.60%) jQuery
17 26 (0.58%) Node.js
18 24 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (0.49%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 256 (5.67%) Management Information System
2 176 (3.90%) Data Structures
3 129 (2.86%) User Experience
4 103 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
5 85 (1.88%) Algorithms
5 85 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
5 85 (1.88%) Driving Licence
6 66 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
7 57 (1.26%) Virtual Team
8 56 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
9 49 (1.09%) NHS
10 48 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 38 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
12 37 (0.82%) Legacy Systems
13 35 (0.78%) Clustering
14 34 (0.75%) Marketing Technology
15 33 (0.73%) Taxonomies
16 32 (0.71%) Life Science
17 31 (0.69%) Digital Media
18 30 (0.66%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 150 (3.32%) Windows
2 82 (1.82%) Linux
3 56 (1.24%) Windows Server
4 38 (0.84%) Unix
5 28 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 16 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.24%) Android
8 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.20%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.16%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.066%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.044%) VMS
11 2 (0.044%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.044%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.022%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.022%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,771 (83.58%) Business Intelligence
2 1,891 (41.91%) Analytics
3 1,425 (31.58%) Visualisation
4 1,200 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
5 1,161 (25.73%) ETL
6 1,105 (24.49%) Data Modelling
7 819 (18.15%) Data Visualisation
8 777 (17.22%) Data Analysis
9 710 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
10 678 (15.03%) DevOps
11 573 (12.70%) Data Management
12 564 (12.50%) Data Analytics
13 493 (10.93%) Data Science
14 413 (9.15%) Decision-Making
15 367 (8.13%) Data Engineering
16 324 (7.18%) Migration
17 317 (7.03%) CI/CD
18 310 (6.87%) CRM
19 300 (6.65%) Data Pipeline
20 293 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3,018 (66.89%) SQL
2 1,155 (25.60%) Python
3 606 (13.43%) T-SQL
4 545 (12.08%) C#
5 432 (9.57%) R
6 346 (7.67%) PowerShell
7 279 (6.18%) Java
8 242 (5.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 165 (3.66%) JavaScript
10 139 (3.08%) VBA
11 90 (1.99%) Scala
12 73 (1.62%) VB
13 70 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 54 (1.20%) C
15 53 (1.17%) VB.NET
16 39 (0.86%) Bash
17 35 (0.78%) PHP
18 29 (0.64%) C++
19 22 (0.49%) Ruby
20 20 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 555 (12.30%) Degree
2 128 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 89 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 88 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 55 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
7 29 (0.64%) MCSE
8 17 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.24%) MCT
10 10 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (0.20%) Analytics IQ
12 8 (0.18%) PMP
12 8 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.16%) CISSP
13 7 (0.16%) GCIA
13 7 (0.16%) ISEB
13 7 (0.16%) OSCP
13 7 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 435 (9.64%) Data Quality
2 182 (4.03%) GDPR
3 155 (3.44%) QA
4 49 (1.09%) PMO
5 48 (1.06%) SLA
6 46 (1.02%) GRC
7 24 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
8 10 (0.22%) NIST
8 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.16%) Accessibility
9 7 (0.16%) GxP
9 7 (0.16%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.11%) COBIT
12 4 (0.089%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.066%) HL7
14 2 (0.044%) CDISC
14 2 (0.044%) COREP
14 2 (0.044%) P3O
System Software
1 110 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 72 (1.60%) Docker
3 31 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 29 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (0.53%) HDFS
6 6 (0.13%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.022%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.022%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.022%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (1.71%) Kubernetes
2 62 (1.37%) Terraform
3 46 (1.02%) Ansible
4 34 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 25 (0.55%) SCCM
6 15 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.31%) Puppet
8 12 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (0.20%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.20%) Grafana
10 9 (0.20%) Matomo
11 5 (0.11%) Control-M
12 4 (0.089%) CASB
12 4 (0.089%) HP ALM
12 4 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.066%) Nagios
13 3 (0.066%) VxRail
14 2 (0.044%) Kibana
14 2 (0.044%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1,720 (38.12%) Microsoft
2 427 (9.46%) Databricks
3 288 (6.38%) Google
4 231 (5.12%) Oracle
5 187 (4.14%) SAP
6 120 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
7 109 (2.42%) Informatica
8 100 (2.22%) Adobe
9 92 (2.04%) Palantir
10 91 (2.02%) Alteryx
11 88 (1.95%) Cognos
12 56 (1.24%) VMware
13 52 (1.15%) Splunk
14 51 (1.13%) Talend
15 46 (1.02%) JD Edwards
16 38 (0.84%) IBM
17 36 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
18 35 (0.78%) Citrix
19 23 (0.51%) Veeam
20 22 (0.49%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud