Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 144 217
Rank change year-on-year +33 +73 +107
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 1,399 3,371 2,687
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.83% 2.48% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.93% 9.13% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,326 3,083 2,314
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £73,750
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 14,095 36,912 48,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.48% 27.15% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11,878 30,354 39,471
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 +28 1,286 £50,000 - 286
UK excluding London +36 736 £45,000 - 248
London +2 609 £60,000 - 75
Work from Home +46 219 £47,500 -5.00% 56
North of England +23 211 £45,000 +5.88% 78
South East +52 175 £45,000 - 58
Midlands +25 153 £45,250 +0.56% 34
North West +29 129 £46,913 +10.38% 58
West Midlands +14 107 £49,000 +11.36% 26
South West +54 85 £41,250 -2.94% 18
Yorkshire +36 56 £45,000 - 15
East Midlands +46 46 £37,563 -16.53% 8
Scotland +24 38 £42,000 -6.87% 27
East of England +24 33 £57,500 +27.78% 22
Wales +24 28 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North East +25 26 £37,000 -19.57% 5
Northern Ireland +24 12 £32,500 +23.81% 8
Channel Islands - 3 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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 1,399 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,218 (87.06%) Business Intelligence
3 948 (67.76%) SQL
4 555 (39.67%) Microsoft
4 555 (39.67%) Azure
5 500 (35.74%) SQL Server
6 494 (35.31%) Data Warehouse
7 493 (35.24%) Analytics
8 424 (30.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 415 (29.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 396 (28.31%) Visualisation
11 386 (27.59%) Tableau
12 380 (27.16%) ETL
13 352 (25.16%) Finance
14 338 (24.16%) Python
15 334 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
16 290 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
17 289 (20.66%) Data Modelling
18 283 (20.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 270 (19.30%) Data Visualisation
20 253 (18.08%) Microsoft Excel
21 219 (15.65%) T-SQL
22 205 (14.65%) Data Analytics
23 181 (12.94%) Data Lake
24 166 (11.87%) AWS
25 165 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
26 156 (11.15%) Big Data
27 151 (10.79%) Data Analysis
28 148 (10.58%) Degree
29 139 (9.94%) JavaScript

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
1 107 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 77 (5.50%) SAS
3 48 (3.43%) Apache Spark
4 20 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
5 18 (1.29%) Apache
6 11 (0.79%) Confluence
7 9 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.57%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.43%) IIS
11 5 (0.36%) Drupal
11 5 (0.36%) Luigi
11 5 (0.36%) nginx
12 4 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
12 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.21%) CMS
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 253 (18.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.43%) SPSS
6 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.071%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.071%) Simulink
8 1 (0.071%) Weka
Business Applications
1 69 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.43%) Aareon QL
4 6 (0.43%) Primavera
5 5 (0.36%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.36%) Sage X3
6 3 (0.21%) Maximo
6 3 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.14%) Line 500
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.14%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.071%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.071%) Epicor Tropos
8 1 (0.071%) Orchestrade
8 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,399 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 555 (39.67%) Azure
3 166 (11.87%) AWS
4 112 (8.01%) Azure Data Factory
5 110 (7.86%) PowerApps
6 98 (7.01%) Dynamics 365
7 91 (6.50%) Office 365
8 65 (4.65%) GCP
9 48 (3.43%) SaaS
10 39 (2.79%) PaaS
11 35 (2.50%) Google Analytics
12 27 (1.93%) Power Automate
13 26 (1.86%) Amazon S3
14 19 (1.36%) Serverless
15 18 (1.29%) IaaS
16 16 (1.14%) Logic Apps
17 14 (1.00%) OneDrive
18 13 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
19 12 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
20 11 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.64%) Skype
2 7 (0.50%) Firewall
3 5 (0.36%) DHCP
3 5 (0.36%) DNS
3 5 (0.36%) VPN
3 5 (0.36%) Wireless
4 4 (0.29%) Broadband
4 4 (0.29%) Intranet
4 4 (0.29%) LAN
4 4 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.21%) Internet
5 3 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.21%) VLAN
5 3 (0.21%) WAN
6 2 (0.14%) IPv4
6 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.071%) DMARC
7 1 (0.071%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.071%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (35.74%) SQL Server
2 494 (35.31%) Data Warehouse
3 424 (30.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 415 (29.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 386 (27.59%) Tableau
6 283 (20.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 181 (12.94%) Data Lake
8 156 (11.15%) Big Data
9 129 (9.22%) Azure SQL Database
10 108 (7.72%) BusinessObjects
11 92 (6.58%) QlikView
12 88 (6.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 78 (5.58%) Hadoop
14 73 (5.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 71 (5.08%) Relational Database
16 61 (4.36%) OLAP
17 59 (4.22%) Snowflake Schema
18 56 (4.00%) Looker
19 49 (3.50%) Apache Hive
20 44 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 47 (3.36%) Git (software)
1 47 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 35 (2.50%) JIRA
3 13 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.57%) GitLab
6 6 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.29%) Toad
8 3 (0.21%) ERwin
8 3 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.21%) tSQLt
8 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.14%) CA Release Automation
9 2 (0.14%) ER Studio
9 2 (0.14%) GDB
9 2 (0.14%) Selenium
9 2 (0.14%) Sourcetree
9 2 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 352 (25.16%) Finance
2 75 (5.36%) Marketing
3 56 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 50 (3.57%) Public Sector
5 43 (3.07%) Law
6 40 (2.86%) Banking
6 40 (2.86%) Retail
7 26 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.50%) Legal
9 18 (1.29%) Back Office
10 17 (1.22%) Advertising
11 16 (1.14%) Electronics
11 16 (1.14%) Local Government
12 15 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.79%) Front Office
14 6 (0.43%) Games
15 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.29%) Housing Association
16 3 (0.21%) Publishing
16 3 (0.21%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 458 (32.74%) Developer
2 353 (25.23%) Analyst
3 243 (17.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 197 (14.08%) Data Engineer
5 136 (9.72%) Data Analyst
6 111 (7.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 103 (7.36%) SQL Developer
8 96 (6.86%) Power BI Developer
9 85 (6.08%) Consultant
10 69 (4.93%) Senior Developer
11 68 (4.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 62 (4.43%) SQL BI Developer
13 50 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
14 49 (3.50%) Architect
15 47 (3.36%) Data Manager
16 46 (3.29%) Power BI Analyst
16 46 (3.29%) SSIS Developer
17 44 (3.15%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
18 42 (3.00%) Business Analyst
19 41 (2.93%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (8.65%) .NET
2 47 (3.36%) ASP.NET
2 47 (3.36%) HTML
3 42 (3.00%) MDX
3 42 (3.00%) REST
4 41 (2.93%) CSS
5 37 (2.64%) Web Services
6 32 (2.29%) JSON
6 32 (2.29%) XML
7 31 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 30 (2.14%) .NET Framework
9 27 (1.93%) PySpark
10 23 (1.64%) Natural Language Processing
10 23 (1.64%) SOAP
11 19 (1.36%) Kafka
12 18 (1.29%) Pandas
13 16 (1.14%) HTML5
14 15 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (1.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 290 (20.73%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 48 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (2.72%) Data Structures
5 31 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 28 (2.00%) User Experience
8 25 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.57%) Analytical Mindset
10 17 (1.22%) NHS
11 14 (1.00%) Reinsurance
12 12 (0.86%) Replication
13 10 (0.71%) Clustering
13 10 (0.71%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.71%) FMCG
14 9 (0.64%) Reference Data
15 8 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
15 8 (0.57%) Online Banking
16 6 (0.43%) AS400
16 6 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.65%) Unix
1 51 (3.65%) Windows
2 24 (1.72%) Linux
3 17 (1.22%) Windows Server
4 10 (0.71%) Android
4 10 (0.71%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.14%) VMS
10 1 (0.071%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,218 (87.06%) Business Intelligence
2 493 (35.24%) Analytics
3 396 (28.31%) Visualisation
4 380 (27.16%) ETL
5 334 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
6 289 (20.66%) Data Modelling
7 270 (19.30%) Data Visualisation
8 205 (14.65%) Data Analytics
9 165 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
10 151 (10.79%) Data Analysis
11 136 (9.72%) Data Science
12 122 (8.72%) DevOps
13 115 (8.22%) Scrum
14 112 (8.01%) CRM
15 109 (7.79%) Decision-Making
16 108 (7.72%) Data Engineering
17 107 (7.65%) Machine Learning
18 102 (7.29%) Migration
19 100 (7.15%) Requirements Gathering
20 99 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 948 (67.76%) SQL
2 338 (24.16%) Python
3 219 (15.65%) T-SQL
4 139 (9.94%) JavaScript
5 132 (9.44%) C#
6 123 (8.79%) R
7 79 (5.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 75 (5.36%) Java
9 68 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 53 (3.79%) PL/SQL
11 44 (3.15%) Shell Script
12 38 (2.72%) HiveQL
13 35 (2.50%) VBA
14 20 (1.43%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.29%) C
16 14 (1.00%) Scala
17 10 (0.71%) MATLAB
18 9 (0.64%) X++
19 8 (0.57%) C++
19 8 (0.57%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (10.58%) Degree
2 38 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 24 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.57%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.50%) ISEB
10 6 (0.43%) MCSE
11 5 (0.36%) MCSA
12 3 (0.21%) CISA
12 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.21%) PhD
13 2 (0.14%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.14%) CIMA
13 2 (0.14%) MCTS
13 2 (0.14%) PMP
13 2 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (7.86%) Data Quality
2 34 (2.43%) QA
3 28 (2.00%) GDPR
4 16 (1.14%) SLA
5 13 (0.93%) PMO
6 5 (0.36%) IFRS
7 3 (0.21%) P3O
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.071%) COBIT
9 1 (0.071%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 39 (2.79%) HDFS
2 27 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.86%) Docker
5 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.071%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.071%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.071%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.29%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (0.29%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.29%) SCCM
4 3 (0.21%) Foglight
4 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.14%) Puppet
5 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.071%) Ansible
6 1 (0.071%) Control-M
6 1 (0.071%) Kibana
6 1 (0.071%) Oozie
6 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.071%) Terraform
6 1 (0.071%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 555 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 97 (6.93%) Oracle
3 75 (5.36%) Databricks
3 75 (5.36%) SAP
4 63 (4.50%) Google
5 48 (3.43%) Cloudera
5 48 (3.43%) Informatica
6 42 (3.00%) Talend
7 33 (2.36%) Cognos
7 33 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (2.29%) Alteryx
9 17 (1.22%) VMware
10 12 (0.86%) IBM
11 11 (0.79%) Hortonworks
11 11 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
11 11 (0.79%) Teradata
12 10 (0.71%) Sage
13 6 (0.43%) Aareon
13 6 (0.43%) Xamarin
14 5 (0.36%) Blue Prism