Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Power Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Power Platform over the 6 months to 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 235 342
Rank change year-on-year +82 +107 +411
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 3,186 2,574 1,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 1.50% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.79% 6.41% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,663 2,066 1,394
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £74,925
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% -5.56%

Power Platform is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 40,914 40,143 27,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.35% 23.38% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32,927 32,734 22,901
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Power Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in the UK

Power Platform
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Power Platform.

Salary trend for Power Platform in the UK

Power Platform
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Power Platform over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Power Platform in the UK

Power Platform
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 Platform within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 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 +76 2,984 £50,000 - 190
UK excluding London +74 1,623 £44,500 -1.11% 131
London +80 1,489 £57,500 +4.55% 74
North of England +108 498 £42,500 +6.25% 43
South East +32 363 £46,500 -2.11% 22
Midlands +68 317 £44,500 -6.32% 25
North West +82 293 £42,500 +6.25% 25
West Midlands +53 202 £45,000 -5.26% 20
East of England +74 178 £45,000 +4.65% 9
Yorkshire +62 169 £42,500 +6.25% 14
South West +15 141 £40,000 - 19
East Midlands +56 113 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Scotland +46 85 £42,659 -5.20% 7
North East +25 36 £39,750 +4.61% 4
Northern Ireland -2 34 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Wales -5 29 £36,750 +13.08% 6

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, IT jobs citing Power Platform 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 Platform.

1 3,054 (95.86%) Power BI
2 2,758 (86.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2,084 (65.41%) SQL
4 1,433 (44.98%) Microsoft
5 1,405 (44.10%) SQL Server
6 1,374 (43.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1,337 (41.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1,132 (35.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1,109 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 1,105 (34.68%) Analytics
11 977 (30.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 901 (28.28%) Tableau
13 832 (26.11%) ETL
14 822 (25.80%) Visualisation
15 811 (25.46%) Finance
16 801 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
17 681 (21.37%) T-SQL
18 606 (19.02%) Analytical Skills
19 585 (18.36%) Data Modelling
20 557 (17.48%) Python
21 505 (15.85%) Microsoft Excel
22 456 (14.31%) Data Visualisation
23 444 (13.94%) QlikView
24 425 (13.34%) C#
25 388 (12.18%) SharePoint
26 374 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
27 346 (10.86%) Data Analytics
28 337 (10.58%) Big Data
29 329 (10.33%) R
30 326 (10.23%) .NET

Power Platform
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
1 388 (12.18%) SharePoint
2 143 (4.49%) SAS
3 111 (3.48%) Apache Spark
4 45 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 44 (1.38%) Apache
6 34 (1.07%) Skype for Business
7 25 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 24 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (0.69%) CMS
10 19 (0.60%) Confluence
11 18 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (0.53%) IIS
13 14 (0.44%) MS Exchange
13 14 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.35%) Camunda
15 9 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
17 4 (0.13%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 505 (15.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 149 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.91%) SPSS
5 14 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.31%) Stata
7 9 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.094%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.063%) Mingle
13 1 (0.031%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.031%) Weka
13 1 (0.031%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 196 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 17 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.47%) SAP BPC
6 10 (0.31%) WebTrends
7 9 (0.28%) Magento
8 5 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
8 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.094%) Elite 3E
10 3 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.094%) SAP IBP
10 3 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.063%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.063%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.063%) FastStats
11 2 (0.063%) Infor CRM
11 2 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,109 (34.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 261 (8.19%) Office 365
3 218 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
4 203 (6.37%) PowerApps
5 192 (6.03%) Azure Data Factory
6 166 (5.21%) Dynamics 365
7 96 (3.01%) PaaS
8 74 (2.32%) Google Analytics
9 67 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (1.66%) OneDrive
11 51 (1.60%) SaaS
12 49 (1.54%) Data Lake Analytics
13 40 (1.26%) Azure Machine Learning
14 35 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
15 34 (1.07%) Azure Stack
15 34 (1.07%) IaaS
16 33 (1.04%) Serverless
17 23 (0.72%) Azure Functions
18 15 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
19 13 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.13%) Skype
2 26 (0.82%) Intranet
3 23 (0.72%) Firewall
4 19 (0.60%) VPN
5 15 (0.47%) Network Security
6 14 (0.44%) Internet
7 13 (0.41%) DNS
7 13 (0.41%) SAN
8 10 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (0.31%) MPLS
8 10 (0.31%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.28%) Broadband
9 9 (0.28%) IPsec
10 7 (0.22%) DHCP
11 6 (0.19%) FTP
11 6 (0.19%) LAN
11 6 (0.19%) VoIP
12 5 (0.16%) WAN
12 5 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,054 (95.86%) Power BI
2 1,405 (44.10%) SQL Server
3 1,374 (43.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1,337 (41.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,132 (35.53%) Data Warehouse
6 977 (30.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 444 (13.94%) QlikView
8 337 (10.58%) Big Data
9 235 (7.38%) Data Lake
10 217 (6.81%) Hadoop
11 200 (6.28%) Relational Database
12 198 (6.21%) BusinessObjects
13 156 (4.90%) Azure SQL Database
13 156 (4.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 150 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 147 (4.61%) SQL Server 2016
16 134 (4.21%) NoSQL
17 110 (3.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 104 (3.26%) OLAP
19 95 (2.98%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 147 (4.61%) Visual Studio
2 104 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 99 (3.11%) JIRA
4 68 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 29 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 20 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 11 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.31%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.31%) Subversion
10 9 (0.28%) tSQLt
11 8 (0.25%) Toad
12 7 (0.22%) ERwin
12 7 (0.22%) Maven
13 6 (0.19%) ER Studio
14 5 (0.16%) Artifactory
14 5 (0.16%) Balsamiq
14 5 (0.16%) Hudson
15 4 (0.13%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 811 (25.46%) Finance
2 194 (6.09%) Retail
3 141 (4.43%) Marketing
4 72 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 66 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 55 (1.73%) Legal
7 44 (1.38%) Banking
7 44 (1.38%) Law
8 43 (1.35%) Games
9 27 (0.85%) Electronics
10 23 (0.72%) Billing
11 22 (0.69%) Local Government
12 21 (0.66%) Advertising
13 19 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.53%) Automotive
15 13 (0.41%) Front Office
15 13 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.41%) Publishing
16 11 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,235 (38.76%) Developer
2 827 (25.96%) Analyst
3 791 (24.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 356 (11.17%) SQL Developer
5 303 (9.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 263 (8.25%) Data Analyst
7 221 (6.94%) SQL BI Developer
8 209 (6.56%) Consultant
9 185 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 179 (5.62%) Power BI Developer
11 147 (4.61%) Data Engineer
12 126 (3.95%) Architect
13 121 (3.80%) SSRS Developer
14 114 (3.58%) Business Developer
15 106 (3.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
16 105 (3.30%) SQL Analyst
17 103 (3.23%) Business Analyst
18 94 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 91 (2.86%) Power BI Analyst
19 91 (2.86%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (10.23%) .NET
2 194 (6.09%) MDX
3 141 (4.43%) HTML
4 129 (4.05%) CSS
5 120 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 112 (3.52%) Web Services
7 86 (2.70%) Kafka
8 79 (2.48%) XML
9 70 (2.20%) jQuery
10 64 (2.01%) JSON
11 58 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (1.60%) AngularJS
12 51 (1.60%) React
13 44 (1.38%) REST
13 44 (1.38%) SOAP
14 35 (1.10%) HTML5
15 33 (1.04%) .NET Framework
15 33 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (0.97%) WPF
17 26 (0.82%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 606 (19.02%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 90 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 89 (2.79%) Data Structures
5 87 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
6 55 (1.73%) User Experience
7 51 (1.60%) Fintech
8 44 (1.38%) Data Centre
9 39 (1.22%) Life Science
10 37 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 28 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 28 (0.88%) Replication
12 25 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
14 20 (0.63%) FMCG
15 19 (0.60%) Clustering
16 17 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
16 17 (0.53%) NHS
17 14 (0.44%) Social Network
17 14 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 168 (5.27%) Windows
2 58 (1.82%) Linux
3 57 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 55 (1.73%) Unix
5 22 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.35%) Android
8 9 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.16%) VMS
11 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.094%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,758 (86.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1,105 (34.68%) Analytics
3 832 (26.11%) ETL
4 822 (25.80%) Visualisation
5 801 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
6 585 (18.36%) Data Modelling
7 456 (14.31%) Data Visualisation
8 374 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
9 346 (10.86%) Data Analytics
10 276 (8.66%) Data Analysis
11 265 (8.32%) CRM
12 254 (7.97%) DevOps
13 240 (7.53%) Kimball Methodology
14 210 (6.59%) Scrum
15 199 (6.25%) Data Science
16 190 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 188 (5.90%) Machine Learning
18 175 (5.49%) Project Management
19 164 (5.15%) Migration
20 157 (4.93%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2,084 (65.41%) SQL
2 681 (21.37%) T-SQL
3 557 (17.48%) Python
4 425 (13.34%) C#
5 329 (10.33%) R
6 291 (9.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 220 (6.91%) PowerShell
8 218 (6.84%) JavaScript
9 178 (5.59%) Java
10 161 (5.05%) VBA
11 87 (2.73%) Scala
12 48 (1.51%) PL/SQL
13 36 (1.13%) TypeScript
13 36 (1.13%) VB
14 34 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 33 (1.04%) PHP
16 18 (0.56%) MATLAB
17 15 (0.47%) U-SQL
18 13 (0.41%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 322 (10.11%) Degree
2 86 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 57 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 51 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 39 (1.22%) MCSA
7 19 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 17 (0.53%) MCSE
9 17 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
10 11 (0.35%) CISA
10 11 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (0.31%) CCNA
11 10 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.28%) CBAP
13 8 (0.25%) CISM
13 8 (0.25%) CISSP
13 8 (0.25%) CRISC
13 8 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (5.12%) Data Quality
2 101 (3.17%) QA
3 82 (2.57%) GDPR
4 53 (1.66%) SLA
5 49 (1.54%) PMO
6 15 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.22%) IFRS
8 5 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.063%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 15 (0.47%) Docker
4 12 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.16%) HDFS
8 4 (0.13%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.094%) vSphere
9 3 (0.094%) XenApp
10 2 (0.063%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (1.69%) Ambari
2 18 (0.56%) Oozie
3 16 (0.50%) SCCM
4 14 (0.44%) Kibana
5 11 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (0.31%) Ansible
6 10 (0.31%) Terraform
7 9 (0.28%) SCOM
8 6 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.19%) SQL Sentry
9 5 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.16%) Puppet
10 4 (0.13%) Grafana
10 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.094%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.063%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.063%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.063%) Salt
13 1 (0.031%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 1,433 (44.98%) Microsoft
2 901 (28.28%) Tableau
3 201 (6.31%) SAP
4 179 (5.62%) Oracle
5 127 (3.99%) Google
6 103 (3.23%) Databricks
7 64 (2.01%) IBM
8 56 (1.76%) Alteryx
8 56 (1.76%) Cognos
9 52 (1.63%) Cloudera
10 48 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
11 46 (1.44%) Informatica
12 32 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 32 (1.00%) Talend
13 30 (0.94%) VMware
14 29 (0.91%) HP
15 26 (0.82%) Teradata
16 21 (0.66%) Cadence
16 21 (0.66%) Greenplum
17 20 (0.63%) Sage