Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 210 305
Rank change year-on-year +61 +95 +223
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 3,170 2,748 1,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.38% 1.72% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.87% 5.99% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,690 2,238 1,696
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
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 35,741 45,912 54,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 26.85% 28.78% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29,511 37,701 44,786
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +56 2,930 £50,000 - 592
UK excluding London +58 1,725 £45,000 +5.88% 407
London +68 1,367 £60,000 +2.56% 216
North of England +90 451 £43,000 +3.61% 116
South East +19 443 £45,000 -10.00% 102
Midlands +51 320 £45,000 - 70
North West +98 286 £42,500 - 81
West Midlands +70 245 £44,000 -2.22% 45
South West +48 181 £42,500 - 50
East of England +72 164 £45,000 +2.27% 37
Yorkshire +32 136 £45,000 +10.43% 22
Scotland +34 108 £45,100 +0.22% 20
East Midlands -21 73 £47,500 +6.74% 25
Wales +25 51 £37,500 +15.38% 8
North East +3 30 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Northern Ireland +5 10 £27,500 -21.43% 4

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 3,170 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 2,766 (87.26%) Business Intelligence
3 2,096 (66.12%) SQL
4 1,364 (43.03%) SQL Server
5 1,353 (42.68%) Microsoft
6 1,225 (38.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,206 (38.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1,181 (37.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1,069 (33.72%) Azure
10 1,036 (32.68%) Analytics
11 902 (28.45%) Visualisation
12 877 (27.67%) Tableau
13 874 (27.57%) Finance
14 872 (27.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 822 (25.93%) ETL
16 704 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
17 663 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
18 600 (18.93%) T-SQL
19 553 (17.44%) Data Modelling
20 529 (16.69%) Data Visualisation
21 515 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
22 499 (15.74%) Python
23 438 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
24 406 (12.81%) C#
25 357 (11.26%) QlikView
26 356 (11.23%) Degree
27 350 (11.04%) .NET
28 346 (10.91%) R
29 332 (10.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
30 331 (10.44%) Data Analysis

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
1 291 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 124 (3.91%) SAS
3 81 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 48 (1.51%) Apache
5 35 (1.10%) IIS
6 31 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (0.76%) ArcGIS
8 18 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.35%) Anypoint
11 10 (0.32%) Jupyter
11 10 (0.32%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.28%) WordPress
13 7 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.19%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.19%) Confluence
15 5 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.095%) CMS
16 3 (0.095%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 515 (16.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 138 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.01%) SPSS
5 30 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.25%) ProjectWise
9 5 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.095%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.095%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.063%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 124 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (1.23%) NetSuite
4 18 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
6 11 (0.35%) Primavera
7 9 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
7 9 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.25%) FastStats
8 8 (0.25%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.19%) OPENHousing
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.13%) SessionCam
12 3 (0.095%) Aareon QL
12 3 (0.095%) Cognos TM1
13 2 (0.063%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3,170 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,069 (33.72%) Azure
3 244 (7.70%) AWS
4 218 (6.88%) Azure Data Factory
5 207 (6.53%) Dynamics 365
6 204 (6.44%) Office 365
7 156 (4.92%) PowerApps
8 74 (2.33%) PaaS
9 63 (1.99%) Google Analytics
10 60 (1.89%) GCP
11 50 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
12 45 (1.42%) Microsoft Flow
13 44 (1.39%) SaaS
14 42 (1.32%) Data Lake Analytics
15 28 (0.88%) Serverless
16 27 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
17 26 (0.82%) Amazon S3
18 24 (0.76%) IaaS
19 23 (0.73%) Azure Functions
20 22 (0.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.50%) Network Security
2 15 (0.47%) DNS
3 14 (0.44%) Firewall
4 11 (0.35%) SAN
5 10 (0.32%) DHCP
5 10 (0.32%) DKIM
5 10 (0.32%) DMARC
5 10 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.32%) IMAP
5 10 (0.32%) POP3
5 10 (0.32%) SMTP
6 7 (0.22%) Internet
6 7 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.19%) FTP
8 5 (0.16%) Intranet
8 5 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.095%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.095%) VLAN
10 2 (0.063%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,364 (43.03%) SQL Server
2 1,225 (38.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1,206 (38.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1,181 (37.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 872 (27.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 357 (11.26%) QlikView
7 267 (8.42%) Data Lake
8 209 (6.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 199 (6.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 191 (6.03%) Big Data
11 167 (5.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 158 (4.98%) Relational Database
13 146 (4.61%) BusinessObjects
14 120 (3.79%) Qlik Sense
15 114 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
16 109 (3.44%) NoSQL
17 99 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
18 80 (2.52%) OLAP
19 76 (2.40%) Looker
20 71 (2.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 141 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 137 (4.32%) Visual Studio
3 122 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 94 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 83 (2.62%) JIRA
6 49 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 26 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 25 (0.79%) NUnit
9 21 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (0.63%) SpecFlow
11 17 (0.54%) Jenkins
12 12 (0.38%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.35%) Postman
14 10 (0.32%) ERwin
14 10 (0.32%) Fiddler
14 10 (0.32%) LINQPad
14 10 (0.32%) Subversion
15 7 (0.22%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.22%) Maven
15 7 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 874 (27.57%) Finance
2 205 (6.47%) Marketing
3 167 (5.27%) Retail
4 109 (3.44%) Banking
5 75 (2.37%) Public Sector
6 60 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 52 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 51 (1.61%) Legal
9 46 (1.45%) Advertising
10 37 (1.17%) Front Office
11 29 (0.91%) Law
12 26 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 24 (0.76%) Publishing
14 20 (0.63%) Games
15 16 (0.50%) Back Office
16 12 (0.38%) Electronics
17 11 (0.35%) General Ledger
18 10 (0.32%) Aerospace
19 9 (0.28%) Social Housing
20 8 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,183 (37.32%) Developer
2 932 (29.40%) Analyst
3 707 (22.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 377 (11.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 340 (10.73%) Data Analyst
6 250 (7.89%) SQL Developer
7 180 (5.68%) Architect
7 180 (5.68%) Consultant
8 160 (5.05%) Power BI Developer
9 149 (4.70%) Senior Developer
10 133 (4.20%) Business Developer
11 110 (3.47%) Power BI Analyst
12 104 (3.28%) Data Engineer
12 104 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
13 100 (3.15%) SQL BI Developer
14 92 (2.90%) Data Architect
15 91 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
16 90 (2.84%) Lead Developer
17 87 (2.74%) DBA
18 84 (2.65%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (11.04%) .NET
2 139 (4.38%) MDX
3 115 (3.63%) HTML
4 112 (3.53%) ASP.NET
5 96 (3.03%) Web Services
6 78 (2.46%) REST
7 72 (2.27%) CSS
8 57 (1.80%) XML
9 54 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 47 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (1.39%) JSON
12 41 (1.29%) SOAP
13 37 (1.17%) Node.js
14 36 (1.14%) D3.js
15 35 (1.10%) jQuery
16 34 (1.07%) Natural Language Processing
17 31 (0.98%) AngularJS
18 29 (0.91%) .NET Core
18 29 (0.91%) J2EE
19 28 (0.88%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 663 (20.91%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 86 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
4 73 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 59 (1.86%) User Experience
6 49 (1.55%) Data Structures
7 41 (1.29%) Public Cloud
8 33 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 28 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (0.88%) Replication
10 27 (0.85%) Reinsurance
11 24 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 23 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (0.69%) Credit Risk
14 20 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
14 20 (0.63%) Clustering
14 20 (0.63%) Derivative
14 20 (0.63%) Equities
14 20 (0.63%) Fixed Income
14 20 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 161 (5.08%) Windows
2 88 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 33 (1.04%) Unix
4 24 (0.76%) Linux
5 17 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 15 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.41%) VMS
9 5 (0.16%) Android
9 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.032%) CentOS
11 1 (0.032%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,766 (87.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1,036 (32.68%) Analytics
3 902 (28.45%) Visualisation
4 822 (25.93%) ETL
5 704 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
6 553 (17.44%) Data Modelling
7 529 (16.69%) Data Visualisation
8 438 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
9 331 (10.44%) Data Analysis
10 296 (9.34%) DevOps
11 293 (9.24%) Data Analytics
12 211 (6.66%) Migration
13 201 (6.34%) Dashboard Development
14 200 (6.31%) Data Science
15 193 (6.09%) CRM
16 192 (6.06%) Data Management
17 188 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
18 180 (5.68%) ERP
19 177 (5.58%) Decision-Making
20 167 (5.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2,096 (66.12%) SQL
2 600 (18.93%) T-SQL
3 499 (15.74%) Python
4 406 (12.81%) C#
5 346 (10.91%) R
6 332 (10.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 163 (5.14%) PowerShell
8 158 (4.98%) VBA
9 154 (4.86%) Java
9 154 (4.86%) JavaScript
10 55 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 49 (1.55%) X++
12 38 (1.20%) C
13 35 (1.10%) VB
14 32 (1.01%) PHP
15 24 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 19 (0.60%) U-SQL
17 12 (0.38%) Scala
18 10 (0.32%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 356 (11.23%) Degree
2 100 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 22 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 14 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 10 (0.32%) HND
10 8 (0.25%) ISEB
10 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.25%) MBCS
11 7 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.19%) PhD
13 5 (0.16%) ACCA
13 5 (0.16%) CIMA
13 5 (0.16%) MCSA
13 5 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.13%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (7.13%) Data Quality
2 79 (2.49%) QA
3 53 (1.67%) GDPR
4 19 (0.60%) PMO
4 19 (0.60%) SLA
5 18 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.47%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.16%) COBIT
9 3 (0.095%) NIST
10 2 (0.063%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.032%) MiFID
11 1 (0.032%) NCSC
11 1 (0.032%) NIST 800
System Software
1 65 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.66%) Docker
3 21 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.13%) XenApp
7 3 (0.095%) HDFS
8 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.032%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (0.85%) Kibana
2 20 (0.63%) Automic
3 15 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 15 (0.47%) Terraform
4 12 (0.38%) Ansible
4 12 (0.38%) Control-M
5 10 (0.32%) AirWatch
5 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.32%) Puppet
6 8 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (0.25%) SQL Sentry
7 7 (0.22%) SCCM
8 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.13%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.13%) Salt
10 2 (0.063%) SCOM
10 2 (0.063%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.032%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.032%) WMI
Vendors
1 1,353 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 877 (27.67%) Tableau
3 234 (7.38%) Oracle
4 137 (4.32%) SAP
5 126 (3.97%) Google
6 102 (3.22%) Cognos
7 96 (3.03%) Databricks
8 59 (1.86%) Informatica
9 55 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
10 49 (1.55%) JD Edwards
11 45 (1.42%) Alteryx
12 43 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 40 (1.26%) VMware
14 37 (1.17%) IBM
15 31 (0.98%) Talend
16 29 (0.91%) Adobe
17 26 (0.82%) Teradata
18 24 (0.76%) RedGate
19 22 (0.69%) Cadence
20 20 (0.63%) FactSet