Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 114 149
Rank change year-on-year +27 +35 +75
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 4,534 1,400 3,386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.57% 2.82% 2.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.82% 9.84% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,574 1,137 2,934
10th Percentile £33,531 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,293 £38,125 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 35,369 14,229 37,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.82% 28.67% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22,507 12,097 31,188
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 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 +28 4,101 £52,500 +5.00% 654
UK excluding London +34 2,407 £45,000 - 430
London +21 1,829 £60,000 - 238
Work from Home -9 918 £52,500 +7.14% 165
North of England +43 762 £45,000 - 124
South East +28 576 £50,750 +6.84% 116
Midlands +14 486 £45,000 - 95
North West +31 407 £45,000 -3.65% 77
West Midlands +23 364 £45,000 -7.22% 67
Yorkshire +51 296 £45,000 - 27
South West +21 251 £40,000 -3.61% 34
Scotland +10 154 £45,000 +7.14% 13
East of England -10 130 £47,500 -20.83% 41
East Midlands -9 121 £44,000 +17.23% 28
North East -1 59 £37,500 +1.35% 20
Wales -25 59 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Channel Islands -5 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Northern Ireland -49 4 £30,000 -7.69% 3

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 4,534 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 3,871 (85.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2,968 (65.46%) SQL
4 1,888 (41.64%) Azure
5 1,804 (39.79%) Analytics
6 1,790 (39.48%) Microsoft
7 1,379 (30.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1,359 (29.97%) Visualisation
9 1,358 (29.95%) SQL Server
10 1,193 (26.31%) Tableau
11 1,170 (25.81%) ETL
12 1,139 (25.12%) Social Skills
13 1,100 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
14 1,058 (23.33%) Python
15 1,054 (23.25%) Data Modelling
16 1,036 (22.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 1,029 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
18 1,021 (22.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 952 (21.00%) Finance
20 941 (20.75%) Microsoft Excel
21 796 (17.56%) Data Visualisation
22 705 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
23 704 (15.53%) Data Analysis
24 674 (14.87%) DevOps
25 629 (13.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 609 (13.43%) T-SQL
27 578 (12.75%) Azure Data Factory
28 538 (11.87%) Data Management
29 522 (11.51%) Data Science
30 520 (11.47%) 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
1 373 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 118 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 60 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
4 44 (0.97%) Apache
5 43 (0.95%) SAS
6 32 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (0.68%) Confluence
8 21 (0.46%) CMS
9 18 (0.40%) IIS
10 16 (0.35%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.24%) Jupyter
12 10 (0.22%) Luigi
13 9 (0.20%) Apache Synapse
13 9 (0.20%) WordPress
14 7 (0.15%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.15%) Appian
15 5 (0.11%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.11%) Drupal
15 5 (0.11%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 941 (20.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 244 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
3 129 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 64 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 52 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 28 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.26%) SPSS
8 10 (0.22%) Stata
9 8 (0.18%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.066%) Weka
11 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 169 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 33 (0.73%) NetSuite
5 29 (0.64%) FastStats
6 21 (0.46%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 19 (0.42%) Primavera
8 15 (0.33%) Maximo
8 15 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.20%) SAP CO
9 9 (0.20%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
10 8 (0.18%) Unica
11 7 (0.15%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
11 7 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
12 6 (0.13%) SAP Business One
13 5 (0.11%) Elite 3E
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4,534 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 1,888 (41.64%) Azure
3 578 (12.75%) Azure Data Factory
4 502 (11.07%) AWS
5 442 (9.75%) PowerApps
6 423 (9.33%) Microsoft 365
7 316 (6.97%) Dynamics 365
8 312 (6.88%) Power Automate
9 244 (5.38%) GCP
10 230 (5.07%) Snowflake
11 225 (4.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 196 (4.32%) SaaS
13 134 (2.96%) Azure Logic Apps
13 134 (2.96%) Google Analytics
14 108 (2.38%) PaaS
15 97 (2.14%) Serverless
16 85 (1.87%) GitHub
17 72 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 65 (1.43%) IaaS
19 61 (1.35%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 42 (0.93%) Intranet
2 27 (0.60%) DNS
3 25 (0.55%) DHCP
4 23 (0.51%) Firewall
5 16 (0.35%) Internet
5 16 (0.35%) VPN
6 15 (0.33%) HTTP
7 12 (0.26%) FTP
8 10 (0.22%) IPsec
9 9 (0.20%) Extranet
10 6 (0.13%) Broadband
11 5 (0.11%) LAN
11 5 (0.11%) WAN
12 4 (0.088%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.088%) PBX
12 4 (0.088%) SSL
12 4 (0.088%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.066%) PuTTY
13 3 (0.066%) Skype
13 3 (0.066%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,379 (30.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1,358 (29.95%) SQL Server
3 1,193 (26.31%) Tableau
4 1,036 (22.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,021 (22.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 629 (13.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 464 (10.23%) Data Lake
8 332 (7.32%) Big Data
9 283 (6.24%) Azure SQL Database
10 222 (4.90%) Relational Database
11 211 (4.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 200 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
13 198 (4.37%) NoSQL
14 177 (3.90%) QlikView
15 171 (3.77%) MySQL
16 165 (3.64%) Looker
17 147 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 141 (3.11%) OLAP
19 132 (2.91%) Power Query
20 125 (2.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 181 (3.99%) Visual Studio
2 162 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 150 (3.31%) JIRA
4 83 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 54 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 32 (0.71%) Visual Studio Code
8 25 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 17 (0.37%) ERwin
9 17 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (0.37%) Selenium
10 15 (0.33%) MorphX
11 14 (0.31%) Babel
11 14 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.31%) webpack
12 9 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.20%) GitLab
13 8 (0.18%) AppVeyor
13 8 (0.18%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.15%) ER Studio
General
1 1,139 (25.12%) Social Skills
2 1,029 (22.70%) Analytical Skills
3 952 (21.00%) Finance
4 274 (6.04%) Retail
5 263 (5.80%) Marketing
6 142 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
7 130 (2.87%) Manufacturing
8 126 (2.78%) Law
9 123 (2.71%) Organisational Skills
10 116 (2.56%) Public Sector
11 105 (2.32%) Advertising
11 105 (2.32%) Legal
12 100 (2.21%) Banking
13 94 (2.07%) Publishing
14 64 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 48 (1.06%) Influencing Skills
16 42 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 35 (0.77%) Automotive
18 32 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
19 31 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,237 (27.28%) Analyst
2 1,227 (27.06%) Developer
3 673 (14.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 575 (12.68%) Data Engineer
5 570 (12.57%) Data Analyst
6 304 (6.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 260 (5.73%) Architect
8 235 (5.18%) Consultant
9 229 (5.05%) Power BI Developer
10 182 (4.01%) SQL Developer
11 164 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
12 158 (3.48%) Power BI Analyst
13 155 (3.42%) Data Architect
14 150 (3.31%) Business Developer
15 141 (3.11%) Azure Engineer
16 125 (2.76%) Senior Developer
17 118 (2.60%) Business Analyst
18 108 (2.38%) SQL Analyst
19 103 (2.27%) Administrator
20 102 (2.25%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (7.92%) .NET
2 140 (3.09%) JSON
3 130 (2.87%) HTML
3 130 (2.87%) REST
3 130 (2.87%) Web Services
4 116 (2.56%) MDX
5 105 (2.32%) XML
6 90 (1.99%) CSS
7 83 (1.83%) ASP.NET
8 76 (1.68%) Kafka
9 72 (1.59%) .NET Framework
10 66 (1.46%) React
11 52 (1.15%) AngularJS
12 50 (1.10%) .NET Core
12 50 (1.10%) SOAP
13 48 (1.06%) Node.js
14 47 (1.04%) PySpark
15 46 (1.01%) D3.js
16 44 (0.97%) Pandas
16 44 (0.97%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 246 (5.43%) Management Information System
2 160 (3.53%) Data Structures
3 146 (3.22%) User Experience
4 90 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
5 87 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 86 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 78 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
8 74 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 69 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
10 59 (1.30%) Legacy Systems
11 50 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 42 (0.93%) Virtual Team
13 39 (0.86%) Clustering
14 38 (0.84%) NHS
15 36 (0.79%) Life Science
16 35 (0.77%) Marketing Technology
17 31 (0.68%) Renewable Energy
18 29 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
19 27 (0.60%) Digital Media
19 27 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 166 (3.66%) Windows
2 79 (1.74%) Linux
3 57 (1.26%) Windows Server
4 50 (1.10%) Windows 10
5 33 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.64%) Android
6 29 (0.64%) Unix
7 20 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.44%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.066%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.044%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.044%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.022%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.022%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.022%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,871 (85.38%) Business Intelligence
2 1,804 (39.79%) Analytics
3 1,359 (29.97%) Visualisation
4 1,170 (25.81%) ETL
5 1,100 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1,054 (23.25%) Data Modelling
7 796 (17.56%) Data Visualisation
8 705 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
9 704 (15.53%) Data Analysis
10 674 (14.87%) DevOps
11 538 (11.87%) Data Management
12 522 (11.51%) Data Science
13 466 (10.28%) Data Analytics
14 398 (8.78%) Data Engineering
15 391 (8.62%) Decision-Making
16 349 (7.70%) CRM
17 326 (7.19%) Migration
18 307 (6.77%) Machine Learning
19 295 (6.51%) Data Architecture
20 290 (6.40%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 2,968 (65.46%) SQL
2 1,058 (23.33%) Python
3 609 (13.43%) T-SQL
4 520 (11.47%) C#
5 383 (8.45%) R
6 311 (6.86%) PowerShell
7 280 (6.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 247 (5.45%) JavaScript
9 201 (4.43%) Java
10 162 (3.57%) VBA
11 86 (1.90%) Scala
12 85 (1.87%) VB
13 65 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 62 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 34 (0.75%) Ruby
16 30 (0.66%) PHP
16 30 (0.66%) TypeScript
16 30 (0.66%) X++
17 29 (0.64%) Shell Script
18 28 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 514 (11.34%) Degree
2 124 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 83 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 45 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (0.62%) MCSE
7 27 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
8 23 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.31%) PMP
11 13 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.26%) ISEB
13 11 (0.24%) MCSA
13 11 (0.24%) MCT
14 10 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
15 9 (0.20%) Analytics IQ
15 9 (0.20%) Master's Degree
16 8 (0.18%) ACCA
16 8 (0.18%) GCIA
16 8 (0.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (8.56%) Data Quality
2 155 (3.42%) GDPR
3 153 (3.37%) QA
4 69 (1.52%) SLA
5 43 (0.95%) GRC
6 38 (0.84%) PMO
7 20 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
10 7 (0.15%) Accessibility
11 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.11%) COBIT
12 5 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.088%) NIST
14 2 (0.044%) COREP
14 2 (0.044%) PCI DSS
15 1 (0.022%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.022%) GxP
15 1 (0.022%) HL7
15 1 (0.022%) ITGC
System Software
1 124 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 58 (1.28%) Docker
3 46 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 35 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.31%) Firmware
6 8 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.13%) HDFS
8 3 (0.066%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.044%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.022%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.022%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 45 (0.99%) Terraform
3 30 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 27 (0.60%) Ansible
4 27 (0.60%) SCCM
5 19 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.20%) Control-M
6 9 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
6 9 (0.20%) Matomo
7 7 (0.15%) HP ALM
7 7 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (0.11%) Grafana
9 5 (0.11%) Puppet
10 4 (0.088%) CASB
10 4 (0.088%) Nagios
11 3 (0.066%) Kibana
11 3 (0.066%) Oozie
11 3 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.066%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,790 (39.48%) Microsoft
2 402 (8.87%) Databricks
3 289 (6.37%) Google
4 246 (5.43%) Oracle
5 204 (4.50%) SAP
6 127 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 99 (2.18%) Adobe
8 97 (2.14%) Alteryx
9 75 (1.65%) IBM
10 74 (1.63%) Informatica
11 67 (1.48%) Cognos
12 58 (1.28%) VMware
13 52 (1.15%) JD Edwards
13 52 (1.15%) Palantir
14 48 (1.06%) Splunk
15 47 (1.04%) Talend
16 39 (0.86%) ServiceNow
17 35 (0.77%) Citrix
18 31 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
19 24 (0.53%) Dell