Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 105 151
Rank change year-on-year +27 +46 +91
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 3,931 2,474 3,376
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.89% 2.95% 2.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.43% 8.29% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,288 2,064 2,877
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,438 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% -2.22%

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 41,682 29,829 41,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.28% 35.59% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31,627 24,510 34,170
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in the UK

Power Platform
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Power Platform.

Salary trend for Power Platform in the UK

Power Platform
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Power Platform over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Power Platform in the UK

Power Platform
Top 17 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 15 June 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 +27 3,454 £52,500 - 639
UK excluding London +22 1,992 £45,000 -5.26% 440
London +24 1,578 £60,000 -4.00% 251
Work from Home +21 792 £52,500 -4.55% 143
North of England +27 540 £43,000 -2.27% 130
Midlands +21 444 £47,500 +5.56% 80
South East +21 434 £47,500 -9.52% 85
West Midlands +17 350 £47,500 -2.56% 60
North West +33 286 £45,000 +2.27% 60
Yorkshire +32 217 £42,500 -12.37% 54
South West -26 202 £40,500 -10.00% 39
Scotland +37 150 £47,500 -5.00% 47
East of England +39 149 £50,000 -4.76% 52
East Midlands +3 93 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Wales +25 73 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North East -20 37 £37,500 +2.74% 16
Northern Ireland -7 5 £35,000 +59.09% 3

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 3,265 (83.06%) Power BI
2 2,845 (72.37%) Business Intelligence
3 2,342 (59.58%) SQL
4 1,746 (44.42%) Microsoft
5 1,744 (44.37%) Azure
6 1,198 (30.48%) Analytics
7 1,156 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1,117 (28.42%) SQL Server
9 943 (23.99%) Visualisation
10 937 (23.84%) Social Skills
11 934 (23.76%) ETL
12 923 (23.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 895 (22.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 894 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
15 887 (22.56%) Finance
16 770 (19.59%) Tableau
17 738 (18.77%) PowerApps
18 728 (18.52%) Python
19 709 (18.04%) Data Modelling
20 667 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
21 624 (15.87%) Microsoft Excel
22 619 (15.75%) Dynamics 365
23 575 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 566 (14.40%) Microsoft 365
25 563 (14.32%) SharePoint
26 525 (13.36%) Data Visualisation
27 502 (12.77%) T-SQL
28 481 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
29 480 (12.21%) .NET
30 479 (12.19%) CRM

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
1 563 (14.32%) SharePoint
2 78 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 46 (1.17%) SAS
4 34 (0.86%) Apache
5 28 (0.71%) IIS
6 26 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
7 17 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.36%) Confluence
9 13 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.20%) CMS
11 8 (0.20%) Jupyter
12 7 (0.18%) Apache Synapse
12 7 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.18%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.18%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.18%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 624 (15.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 171 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 57 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 56 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.10%) SPSS
8 4 (0.10%) Stata
9 2 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.051%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.025%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.025%) Weka
Business Applications
1 314 (7.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 59 (1.50%) NetSuite
4 27 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (0.43%) FastStats
6 13 (0.33%) Sentinel
7 11 (0.28%) Shopify
8 7 (0.18%) Elite 3E
8 7 (0.18%) Magento
8 7 (0.18%) SAP Business One
8 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.15%) Eloqua
9 6 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 5 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.13%) Infor M3
10 5 (0.13%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.10%) HFM
11 4 (0.10%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,744 (44.37%) Azure
2 738 (18.77%) PowerApps
3 619 (15.75%) Dynamics 365
4 566 (14.40%) Microsoft 365
5 430 (10.94%) Power Automate
6 390 (9.92%) AWS
7 382 (9.72%) Azure Data Factory
8 198 (5.04%) Azure Logic Apps
9 174 (4.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 161 (4.10%) SaaS
11 146 (3.71%) GCP
11 146 (3.71%) PaaS
12 141 (3.59%) Snowflake
13 117 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
14 109 (2.77%) OneDrive
14 109 (2.77%) Serverless
15 85 (2.16%) IaaS
16 82 (2.09%) Azure Functions
17 77 (1.96%) Azure Stack
18 45 (1.14%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 32 (0.81%) Intranet
2 24 (0.61%) VPN
3 16 (0.41%) Extranet
3 16 (0.41%) Firewall
4 15 (0.38%) DNS
4 15 (0.38%) FTP
5 13 (0.33%) Unified Communications
6 10 (0.25%) Internet
6 10 (0.25%) IPsec
7 9 (0.23%) DHCP
7 9 (0.23%) LAN
7 9 (0.23%) WAN
8 7 (0.18%) HTTP
8 7 (0.18%) Skype
9 5 (0.13%) SAN
10 4 (0.10%) BGP
10 4 (0.10%) NAS
10 4 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.076%) PBX
11 3 (0.076%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,265 (83.06%) Power BI
2 1,156 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1,117 (28.42%) SQL Server
4 923 (23.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 895 (22.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 770 (19.59%) Tableau
7 575 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 332 (8.45%) Data Lake
9 237 (6.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 215 (5.47%) Relational Database
11 203 (5.16%) Big Data
12 176 (4.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 172 (4.38%) QlikView
14 161 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 152 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
16 118 (3.00%) Data Mining
17 87 (2.21%) MySQL
18 86 (2.19%) Hadoop
18 86 (2.19%) OLAP
19 76 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 136 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 134 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 66 (1.68%) JIRA
3 66 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 21 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.36%) Bitbucket
7 13 (0.33%) Postman
8 11 (0.28%) Visual Studio Code
9 9 (0.23%) Babel
9 9 (0.23%) webpack
10 8 (0.20%) ERwin
10 8 (0.20%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.15%) JUnit
12 5 (0.13%) Cypress.io
12 5 (0.13%) ER Studio
12 5 (0.13%) GitLab
12 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.10%) MSTest
13 4 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 937 (23.84%) Social Skills
2 887 (22.56%) Finance
3 667 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
4 249 (6.33%) Marketing
5 153 (3.89%) Retail
6 125 (3.18%) Banking
7 119 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
8 107 (2.72%) Law
9 102 (2.59%) Public Sector
10 99 (2.52%) Organisational Skills
11 88 (2.24%) Manufacturing
12 76 (1.93%) Legal
13 70 (1.78%) Advertising
14 41 (1.04%) Publishing
15 35 (0.89%) Private Banking
16 34 (0.86%) Influencing Skills
17 33 (0.84%) Documentation Skills
17 33 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.69%) Front Office
19 22 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,197 (30.45%) Developer
2 957 (24.34%) Analyst
3 518 (13.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 440 (11.19%) Data Analyst
5 370 (9.41%) Data Engineer
6 297 (7.56%) Consultant
7 283 (7.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 277 (7.05%) Architect
9 192 (4.88%) Power BI Developer
10 165 (4.20%) SQL Developer
11 154 (3.92%) Power BI Analyst
12 145 (3.69%) Azure Engineer
13 139 (3.54%) Business Developer
14 127 (3.23%) Senior Developer
15 124 (3.15%) Data Architect
16 119 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
17 95 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
18 92 (2.34%) Data Manager
19 89 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
20 80 (2.04%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (12.21%) .NET
2 250 (6.36%) HTML
3 215 (5.47%) CSS
4 176 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 160 (4.07%) REST
6 140 (3.56%) Web Services
7 134 (3.41%) XML
8 118 (3.00%) .NET Framework
9 106 (2.70%) JSON
10 95 (2.42%) jQuery
11 90 (2.29%) AngularJS
12 81 (2.06%) React
13 72 (1.83%) .NET Core
14 63 (1.60%) Kafka
15 62 (1.58%) MDX
16 56 (1.42%) RESTful
17 47 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
18 46 (1.17%) SOAP
19 44 (1.12%) D3.js
20 34 (0.86%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 168 (4.27%) Management Information System
2 129 (3.28%) Data Structures
3 97 (2.47%) User Experience
4 82 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
5 62 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (1.48%) Cloud Native
6 58 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (1.25%) Virtual Team
8 42 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
9 40 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 36 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 33 (0.84%) NHS
12 31 (0.79%) Housing Association
12 31 (0.79%) Renewable Energy
13 27 (0.69%) Reference Data
14 22 (0.56%) Data Centre
14 22 (0.56%) Life Science
15 19 (0.48%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.46%) Driving Licence
17 16 (0.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 167 (4.25%) Windows
2 83 (2.11%) Windows Server
3 59 (1.50%) Linux
4 41 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 32 (0.81%) Android
6 25 (0.64%) Unix
7 23 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 22 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (0.25%) SUSE
12 7 (0.18%) Debian
12 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.13%) zOS
14 3 (0.076%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.076%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.051%) AIX
15 2 (0.051%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.051%) VMS
15 2 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,845 (72.37%) Business Intelligence
2 1,198 (30.48%) Analytics
3 943 (23.99%) Visualisation
4 934 (23.76%) ETL
5 894 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
6 709 (18.04%) Data Modelling
7 525 (13.36%) Data Visualisation
8 481 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
9 479 (12.19%) CRM
10 469 (11.93%) DevOps
11 415 (10.56%) Data Analysis
12 368 (9.36%) Migration
13 357 (9.08%) Data Management
14 334 (8.50%) Data Analytics
15 301 (7.66%) Data Science
16 293 (7.45%) Decision-Making
17 283 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 256 (6.51%) Scrum
19 254 (6.46%) Dashboard Development
20 246 (6.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2,342 (59.58%) SQL
2 728 (18.52%) Python
3 502 (12.77%) T-SQL
4 467 (11.88%) C#
5 403 (10.25%) JavaScript
6 260 (6.61%) R
7 258 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 204 (5.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 115 (2.93%) Java
10 85 (2.16%) VBA
11 67 (1.70%) Scala
12 64 (1.63%) C
13 63 (1.60%) TypeScript
14 48 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 40 (1.02%) VB
16 31 (0.79%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.59%) PHP
18 22 (0.56%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.41%) U-SQL
20 13 (0.33%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 415 (10.56%) Degree
2 123 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 90 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 79 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 60 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 17 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.31%) MCSA
10 11 (0.28%) ACCA
10 11 (0.28%) MCSE
11 9 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.15%) CIMA
12 6 (0.15%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.15%) MCP
13 5 (0.13%) CISSP
13 5 (0.13%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 131 (3.33%) QA
3 93 (2.37%) GDPR
4 39 (0.99%) SLA
5 25 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.56%) PMO
7 10 (0.25%) Accessibility
7 10 (0.25%) GRC
8 8 (0.20%) NIST
9 5 (0.13%) SOC 2
10 3 (0.076%) COBIT
10 3 (0.076%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.051%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.025%) HL7
12 1 (0.025%) Solvency II
System Software
1 165 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 49 (1.25%) Docker
3 17 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.41%) vSphere
5 15 (0.38%) HDFS
6 12 (0.31%) Firmware
6 12 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.025%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 70 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 57 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 25 (0.64%) SCCM
4 17 (0.43%) AirWatch
4 17 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
5 15 (0.38%) Puppet
6 14 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.25%) Terraform
8 8 (0.20%) Ansible
9 6 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (0.13%) Control-M
11 4 (0.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 4 (0.10%) Kibana
12 3 (0.076%) Grafana
12 3 (0.076%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.051%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.051%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.051%) Oozie
13 2 (0.051%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1,746 (44.42%) Microsoft
2 271 (6.89%) Databricks
3 176 (4.48%) Oracle
4 172 (4.38%) Google
5 165 (4.20%) SAP
6 129 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
7 108 (2.75%) Alteryx
8 92 (2.34%) Cognos
9 68 (1.73%) Informatica
10 63 (1.60%) JD Edwards
11 52 (1.32%) Talend
12 51 (1.30%) ServiceNow
13 42 (1.07%) VMware
14 40 (1.02%) Adobe
15 36 (0.92%) Teradata
16 33 (0.84%) IBM
17 28 (0.71%) Dell
18 27 (0.69%) Citrix
19 24 (0.61%) Sage
20 21 (0.53%) Nintex