Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 289 485
Rank change year-on-year +87 +196 +461
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 2,630 2,034 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 1.17% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.07% 3.85% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,114 1,731 947
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 £31,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +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 43,307 52,840 53,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.65% 30.51% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35,590 43,763 45,440
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +90 2,457 £50,000 +5.26% 440
UK excluding London +81 1,425 £42,500 - 286
London +93 1,168 £58,500 +6.36% 187
South East +82 418 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North of England +51 343 £42,500 +11.84% 94
Midlands +93 259 £42,500 - 43
North West +24 182 £42,500 +13.33% 61
East of England +82 161 £45,000 -10.00% 29
West Midlands +55 149 £45,000 +12.50% 28
South West -18 125 £41,000 -3.53% 28
Yorkshire +46 122 £42,500 +6.25% 30
East Midlands +79 110 £42,500 -5.56% 15
Scotland +52 90 £45,000 - 25
North East +34 39 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Wales -11 28 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Northern Ireland +6 16 £35,000 +16.67% 5

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2,408 (91.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1,811 (68.86%) SQL
3 1,260 (47.91%) SQL Server
4 1,256 (47.76%) Microsoft
5 1,197 (45.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,181 (44.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,048 (39.85%) Data Warehouse
8 971 (36.92%) Analytics
9 909 (34.56%) Tableau
10 885 (33.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 882 (33.54%) Visualisation
12 874 (33.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 744 (28.29%) Finance
14 723 (27.49%) ETL
15 611 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
16 603 (22.93%) T-SQL
17 509 (19.35%) Data Visualisation
18 496 (18.86%) Data Modelling
19 482 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
20 452 (17.19%) Microsoft Excel
21 439 (16.69%) Python
22 381 (14.49%) QlikView
23 378 (14.37%) Degree
24 315 (11.98%) C#
25 295 (11.22%) Big Data
26 292 (11.10%) .NET
27 282 (10.72%) R
28 274 (10.42%) Data Analysis
29 273 (10.38%) Data Science
30 264 (10.04%) Problem-Solving

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
1 233 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 191 (7.26%) SAS
3 152 (5.78%) Apache Spark
4 74 (2.81%) Apache
5 27 (1.03%) IIS
6 21 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 20 (0.76%) Confluence
7 20 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 18 (0.68%) Apache Pig
9 15 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.23%) CMS
12 6 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.15%) Marvel
14 4 (0.15%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.11%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.11%) Moodle
Applications
1 452 (17.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.14%) SPSS
5 26 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
6 14 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.15%) Flinto
10 4 (0.15%) InVision
10 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.076%) Mingle
12 1 (0.038%) Stata
Business Applications
1 135 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 12 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
4 12 (0.46%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.30%) Magento
7 7 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
8 6 (0.23%) Elite 3E
8 6 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.19%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
10 4 (0.15%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
11 3 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
12 2 (0.076%) Infor SunSystems
12 2 (0.076%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 885 (33.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 177 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 162 (6.16%) Azure Data Factory
4 151 (5.74%) Office 365
5 131 (4.98%) PaaS
6 119 (4.52%) Dynamics 365
7 67 (2.55%) Data Lake Analytics
8 54 (2.05%) SaaS
9 48 (1.83%) Google Analytics
10 44 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 41 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
12 35 (1.33%) IaaS
13 24 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
14 18 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.57%) OneDrive
15 15 (0.57%) Serverless
16 11 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
17 10 (0.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 10 (0.38%) GitHub
18 9 (0.34%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.14%) Skype
2 26 (0.99%) Firewall
3 18 (0.68%) VPN
4 15 (0.57%) MPLS
5 13 (0.49%) DNS
6 12 (0.46%) VoIP
7 10 (0.38%) HTTP
7 10 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.34%) Internet
9 8 (0.30%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.27%) SAN
10 7 (0.27%) SSL
11 6 (0.23%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.19%) Intranet
12 5 (0.19%) IPsec
12 5 (0.19%) SMS
13 4 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.15%) DHCP
13 4 (0.15%) FTP
14 3 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,260 (47.91%) SQL Server
2 1,197 (45.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1,181 (44.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,048 (39.85%) Data Warehouse
5 874 (33.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 381 (14.49%) QlikView
7 295 (11.22%) Big Data
8 190 (7.22%) Data Lake
9 189 (7.19%) Hadoop
10 173 (6.58%) BusinessObjects
11 162 (6.16%) Relational Database
12 149 (5.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 145 (5.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 144 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 124 (4.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 121 (4.60%) SQL Server 2016
17 120 (4.56%) OLAP
18 102 (3.88%) Apache Hive
19 93 (3.54%) Qlik Sense
20 91 (3.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 132 (5.02%) Visual Studio
2 110 (4.18%) Git (software)
3 107 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (2.66%) JIRA
5 42 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 40 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 38 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 26 (0.99%) Jenkins
9 22 (0.84%) Subversion
10 12 (0.46%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.42%) ER Studio
12 10 (0.38%) tSQLt
13 9 (0.34%) Toad
14 8 (0.30%) ERwin
14 8 (0.30%) Hudson
14 8 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
15 7 (0.27%) SonarQube
16 6 (0.23%) PVCS
17 5 (0.19%) RStudio
18 4 (0.15%) VersionOne
General
1 744 (28.29%) Finance
2 255 (9.70%) Retail
3 133 (5.06%) Marketing
4 110 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 83 (3.16%) Banking
6 74 (2.81%) Advertising
7 57 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 49 (1.86%) Law
9 40 (1.52%) Legal
10 26 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.68%) Publishing
12 17 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 17 (0.65%) Local Government
12 17 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.57%) Electronics
13 15 (0.57%) Games
13 15 (0.57%) Military
14 14 (0.53%) Back Office
15 12 (0.46%) Digital Economy
15 12 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,000 (38.02%) Developer
2 698 (26.54%) Analyst
3 653 (24.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 273 (10.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 271 (10.30%) SQL Developer
6 220 (8.37%) Consultant
7 215 (8.17%) Data Analyst
8 159 (6.05%) SQL BI Developer
9 153 (5.82%) Senior Developer
10 131 (4.98%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 128 (4.87%) SSIS Developer
12 123 (4.68%) Power BI Developer
13 120 (4.56%) Architect
14 114 (4.33%) Business Developer
15 102 (3.88%) SSRS Developer
16 95 (3.61%) Business Analyst
16 95 (3.61%) Data Engineer
17 88 (3.35%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
18 84 (3.19%) SQL Analyst
19 82 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (11.10%) .NET
2 154 (5.86%) MDX
3 126 (4.79%) Kafka
4 125 (4.75%) HTML
5 113 (4.30%) ASP.NET
6 102 (3.88%) Web Services
7 101 (3.84%) CSS
8 86 (3.27%) AngularJS
9 75 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 67 (2.55%) XML
11 66 (2.51%) JSON
12 65 (2.47%) React
13 60 (2.28%) D3.js
14 51 (1.94%) HTML5
15 48 (1.83%) .NET Core
15 48 (1.83%) jQuery
16 43 (1.63%) Redux
17 42 (1.60%) ggplot
18 36 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
19 34 (1.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 482 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (4.60%) Data Structures
3 107 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
4 96 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 68 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 56 (2.13%) User Experience
7 45 (1.71%) Social Network
8 44 (1.67%) Fintech
9 35 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
11 25 (0.95%) Driving Licence
11 25 (0.95%) Reinsurance
12 24 (0.91%) Replication
13 21 (0.80%) Life Science
14 19 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.72%) NHS
15 15 (0.57%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.57%) FMCG
16 14 (0.53%) Social Media
17 13 (0.49%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 120 (4.56%) Windows
2 91 (3.46%) Linux
3 70 (2.66%) Unix
4 30 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 23 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 18 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.57%) Android
8 11 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.27%) VMS
12 6 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.076%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.076%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.038%) AIX
14 1 (0.038%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,408 (91.56%) Business Intelligence
2 971 (36.92%) Analytics
3 882 (33.54%) Visualisation
4 723 (27.49%) ETL
5 611 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
6 509 (19.35%) Data Visualisation
7 496 (18.86%) Data Modelling
8 274 (10.42%) Data Analysis
9 273 (10.38%) Data Science
10 264 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
11 239 (9.09%) Decision-Making
12 227 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 215 (8.17%) Scrum
14 209 (7.95%) Data Management
15 208 (7.91%) Data Analytics
16 196 (7.45%) CRM
17 179 (6.81%) Kimball Methodology
18 174 (6.62%) Machine Learning
19 171 (6.50%) Artificial Intelligence
20 168 (6.39%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,811 (68.86%) SQL
2 603 (22.93%) T-SQL
3 439 (16.69%) Python
4 315 (11.98%) C#
5 282 (10.72%) R
6 201 (7.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 180 (6.84%) JavaScript
8 134 (5.10%) VBA
9 126 (4.79%) PowerShell
10 112 (4.26%) Java
11 52 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 37 (1.41%) U-SQL
13 36 (1.37%) VB
13 36 (1.37%) VB.NET
14 32 (1.22%) Scala
15 27 (1.03%) PHP
16 21 (0.80%) MATLAB
17 19 (0.72%) HiveQL
18 16 (0.61%) VB6
19 12 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 378 (14.37%) Degree
2 93 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 43 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (1.44%) MCSA
7 18 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (0.57%) ISEB
9 12 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.46%) MCSE
9 12 (0.46%) PhD
10 11 (0.42%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.30%) MCDBA
11 8 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.19%) ACCA
12 5 (0.19%) CBAP
12 5 (0.19%) CIMA
13 4 (0.15%) AAT
13 4 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (8.37%) Data Quality
2 97 (3.69%) QA
3 76 (2.89%) GDPR
4 27 (1.03%) PMO
5 22 (0.84%) SLA
6 15 (0.57%) IFRS
6 15 (0.57%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.19%) IFRS 9
10 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.038%) FATCA
11 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.57%) Docker
3 14 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.30%) HDFS
7 6 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.076%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.038%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.038%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.038%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
2 18 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (0.68%) SCCM
3 16 (0.61%) Ambari
4 15 (0.57%) Automic
5 14 (0.53%) Puppet
6 13 (0.49%) Oozie
6 13 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.27%) Ansible
8 7 (0.27%) SCOM
9 6 (0.23%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.11%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.11%) Terraform
12 2 (0.076%) Consul
12 2 (0.076%) Salt
12 2 (0.076%) Thomson Reuters DACS
13 1 (0.038%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,256 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 909 (34.56%) Tableau
3 226 (8.59%) Oracle
4 197 (7.49%) SAP
5 111 (4.22%) Cognos
6 106 (4.03%) Google
7 77 (2.93%) Alteryx
8 62 (2.36%) Informatica
9 58 (2.21%) IBM
10 40 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 40 (1.52%) Telerik
10 40 (1.52%) Teradata
11 38 (1.44%) Cloudera
12 30 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
12 30 (1.14%) Talend
13 29 (1.10%) Cadence
14 27 (1.03%) HP
15 22 (0.84%) Databricks
15 22 (0.84%) Greenplum
16 20 (0.76%) Hortonworks