Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 195 282
Rank change year-on-year +55 +87 +195
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 3,104 2,732 2,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.48% 1.80% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.39% 6.94% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,596 2,173 1,774
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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 41,983 39,384 36,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.48% 26.00% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34,112 31,438 29,884
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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 +53 2,878 £50,000 - 644
UK excluding London +68 1,683 £45,000 +5.88% 462
London +56 1,326 £60,000 +1.69% 206
South East +53 470 £47,500 - 104
North of England +77 440 £43,500 +2.35% 124
Midlands +43 310 £45,000 +4.05% 91
North West +88 294 £40,500 -4.71% 79
West Midlands +60 243 £45,000 - 63
South West +53 188 £42,500 +3.66% 63
East of England +41 143 £45,000 - 60
Yorkshire +33 107 £47,500 +11.76% 26
Scotland +18 88 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands -24 67 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Wales +8 43 £38,000 +16.92% 10
North East +10 40 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Northern Ireland +2 10 £27,500 -21.43% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 2,895 (93.27%) Power BI
2 2,551 (82.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1,943 (62.60%) SQL
4 1,388 (44.72%) Microsoft
5 1,262 (40.66%) SQL Server
6 1,096 (35.31%) Data Warehouse
7 1,090 (35.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1,078 (34.73%) Azure
9 1,071 (34.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 939 (30.25%) Analytics
11 824 (26.55%) Finance
12 806 (25.97%) Tableau
13 778 (25.06%) Visualisation
14 776 (25.00%) ETL
15 753 (24.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 684 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
17 637 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
18 544 (17.53%) T-SQL
19 502 (16.17%) Data Modelling
20 493 (15.88%) Data Visualisation
21 481 (15.50%) Microsoft Excel
22 464 (14.95%) Python
23 442 (14.24%) C#
24 435 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
25 405 (13.05%) SharePoint
26 379 (12.21%) .NET
27 338 (10.89%) Data Analysis
28 335 (10.79%) Degree
29 314 (10.12%) DevOps
30 300 (9.66%) Office 365

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
1 405 (13.05%) SharePoint
2 123 (3.96%) SAS
3 93 (3.00%) Apache Spark
4 52 (1.68%) Apache
5 37 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 36 (1.16%) IIS
7 24 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 19 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (0.52%) ArcGIS
11 13 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
12 12 (0.39%) Confluence
13 11 (0.35%) Anypoint
14 10 (0.32%) Jupyter
15 8 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.26%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.23%) CMS
17 6 (0.19%) WordPress
18 5 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 481 (15.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 157 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.84%) SPSS
6 23 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.26%) ProjectWise
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.097%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.064%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.032%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 134 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (3.22%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (1.26%) NetSuite
4 18 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
5 14 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.35%) Primavera
7 9 (0.29%) Temenos T24
8 8 (0.26%) FastStats
9 7 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
10 6 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.19%) OPENHousing
10 6 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.16%) RiskWrite
11 5 (0.16%) SessionCam
12 3 (0.097%) Aareon QL
12 3 (0.097%) Cognos Controller
12 3 (0.097%) Raiser's Edge
12 3 (0.097%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1,078 (34.73%) Azure
2 300 (9.66%) Office 365
3 274 (8.83%) PowerApps
4 257 (8.28%) Dynamics 365
5 226 (7.28%) AWS
6 192 (6.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 102 (3.29%) Microsoft Flow
8 72 (2.32%) OneDrive
9 69 (2.22%) PaaS
10 62 (2.00%) GCP
11 58 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
12 57 (1.84%) SaaS
13 54 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
14 50 (1.61%) Google Analytics
15 43 (1.39%) ShareGate
16 42 (1.35%) Data Lake Analytics
17 31 (1.00%) Yammer
18 28 (0.90%) Serverless
19 23 (0.74%) Amazon S3
20 22 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (0.87%) Intranet
2 18 (0.58%) DNS
3 17 (0.55%) Firewall
3 17 (0.55%) Internet
3 17 (0.55%) WAN
4 14 (0.45%) DHCP
4 14 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.39%) Network Security
5 12 (0.39%) Skype
6 10 (0.32%) FTP
7 9 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.29%) VPN
8 8 (0.26%) LAN
8 8 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.19%) HTTP
9 6 (0.19%) SAN
9 6 (0.19%) VoIP
10 5 (0.16%) POP3
10 5 (0.16%) SMTP
10 5 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,895 (93.27%) Power BI
2 1,262 (40.66%) SQL Server
3 1,096 (35.31%) Data Warehouse
4 1,090 (35.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,071 (34.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 753 (24.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 296 (9.54%) QlikView
8 241 (7.76%) Data Lake
9 192 (6.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 184 (5.93%) Big Data
11 175 (5.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 149 (4.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 132 (4.25%) BusinessObjects
14 111 (3.58%) Relational Database
15 109 (3.51%) NoSQL
16 97 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
17 86 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
18 78 (2.51%) Looker
19 77 (2.48%) OLAP
20 74 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 142 (4.57%) Visual Studio
2 140 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 118 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 104 (3.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 74 (2.38%) JIRA
6 73 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 28 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
9 20 (0.64%) NUnit
9 20 (0.64%) SpecFlow
10 17 (0.55%) ERwin
11 15 (0.48%) Jenkins
12 13 (0.42%) Postman
13 10 (0.32%) Fiddler
13 10 (0.32%) LINQPad
14 9 (0.29%) Subversion
15 8 (0.26%) Selenium
16 7 (0.23%) Gatling
16 7 (0.23%) RStudio
17 6 (0.19%) gulp
General
1 824 (26.55%) Finance
2 213 (6.86%) Marketing
3 127 (4.09%) Retail
4 85 (2.74%) Public Sector
5 80 (2.58%) Banking
6 65 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 54 (1.74%) Legal
8 42 (1.35%) Advertising
9 36 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.81%) Law
10 25 (0.81%) Publishing
11 24 (0.77%) Games
12 19 (0.61%) Front Office
13 13 (0.42%) Back Office
14 12 (0.39%) Electronics
14 12 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.35%) Automotive
16 8 (0.26%) Billing
17 7 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.23%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 1,060 (34.15%) Developer
2 917 (29.54%) Analyst
3 605 (19.49%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 356 (11.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 306 (9.86%) Data Analyst
6 201 (6.48%) Consultant
7 193 (6.22%) SQL Developer
8 189 (6.09%) Architect
9 150 (4.83%) Senior Developer
10 131 (4.22%) Power BI Developer
11 125 (4.03%) Business Developer
12 113 (3.64%) Data Engineer
13 106 (3.41%) Power BI Analyst
14 94 (3.03%) Administrator
14 94 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
15 93 (3.00%) Business Analyst
16 91 (2.93%) Data Architect
17 87 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
18 84 (2.71%) DBA
19 81 (2.61%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (12.21%) .NET
2 141 (4.54%) HTML
3 119 (3.83%) MDX
4 117 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 99 (3.19%) Web Services
6 96 (3.09%) CSS
7 83 (2.67%) XML
8 76 (2.45%) REST
9 72 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 56 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (1.71%) AngularJS
12 49 (1.58%) .NET Framework
13 42 (1.35%) WCF
14 41 (1.32%) JSON
15 35 (1.13%) SOAP
16 31 (1.00%) Entity Framework
16 31 (1.00%) Node.js
16 31 (1.00%) React
17 30 (0.97%) jQuery
18 29 (0.93%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 637 (20.52%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 88 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
4 65 (2.09%) Data Structures
5 56 (1.80%) User Experience
6 53 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.00%) Public Cloud
8 31 (1.00%) Reinsurance
9 26 (0.84%) Replication
10 23 (0.74%) Data Centre
11 22 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 22 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 19 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
12 19 (0.61%) Tandem
13 18 (0.58%) Clustering
13 18 (0.58%) Driving Licence
14 14 (0.45%) FMCG
15 12 (0.39%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 175 (5.64%) Windows
2 93 (3.00%) Windows Server
3 36 (1.16%) Windows 10
4 28 (0.90%) Unix
5 26 (0.84%) Linux
6 25 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.39%) VMS
9 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.16%) Android
10 5 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.032%) CentOS
12 1 (0.032%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,551 (82.18%) Business Intelligence
2 939 (30.25%) Analytics
3 778 (25.06%) Visualisation
4 776 (25.00%) ETL
5 684 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
6 502 (16.17%) Data Modelling
7 493 (15.88%) Data Visualisation
8 435 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
9 338 (10.89%) Data Analysis
10 314 (10.12%) DevOps
11 287 (9.25%) Data Analytics
12 252 (8.12%) Migration
13 202 (6.51%) CRM
14 196 (6.31%) Data Science
15 192 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 190 (6.12%) Data Management
17 183 (5.90%) Project Management
18 173 (5.57%) Decision-Making
19 170 (5.48%) Dashboard Development
20 168 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,943 (62.60%) SQL
2 544 (17.53%) T-SQL
3 464 (14.95%) Python
4 442 (14.24%) C#
5 294 (9.47%) R
6 251 (8.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 184 (5.93%) JavaScript
8 180 (5.80%) PowerShell
9 149 (4.80%) VBA
10 145 (4.67%) Java
11 60 (1.93%) VB
12 55 (1.77%) X++
13 43 (1.39%) PL/SQL
14 40 (1.29%) C
15 35 (1.13%) VB.NET
16 26 (0.84%) TypeScript
17 25 (0.81%) PHP
18 21 (0.68%) U-SQL
19 14 (0.45%) Scala
20 13 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 335 (10.79%) Degree
2 79 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.52%) DBS Check
7 15 (0.48%) MCSA
8 14 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (0.39%) HND
11 9 (0.29%) ISEB
12 8 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.26%) MBCS
13 7 (0.23%) MCSE
14 6 (0.19%) CISSP
14 6 (0.19%) MCITP
14 6 (0.19%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.16%) CISM
15 5 (0.16%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 81 (2.61%) QA
3 64 (2.06%) GDPR
4 41 (1.32%) SLA
5 27 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.74%) PMO
7 19 (0.61%) Solvency II
8 9 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.19%) COBIT
9 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.064%) NIST
13 2 (0.064%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.032%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.032%) MiFID
14 1 (0.032%) NCSC
14 1 (0.032%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.68%) Docker
6 9 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.097%) HDFS
9 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.032%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 24 (0.77%) Kibana
3 22 (0.71%) SCCM
4 20 (0.64%) Automic
5 16 (0.52%) Terraform
6 12 (0.39%) Control-M
7 11 (0.35%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.29%) Ansible
9 6 (0.19%) Puppet
10 5 (0.16%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.13%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.13%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.13%) Salt
12 2 (0.064%) SCOM
12 2 (0.064%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.032%) DatAdvantage
13 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1,388 (44.72%) Microsoft
2 806 (25.97%) Tableau
3 196 (6.31%) Oracle
4 118 (3.80%) Google
5 102 (3.29%) SAP
6 94 (3.03%) Cognos
7 88 (2.84%) Databricks
8 57 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 53 (1.71%) Informatica
10 49 (1.58%) MicroStrategy
11 46 (1.48%) IBM
12 40 (1.29%) JD Edwards
13 37 (1.19%) Talend
14 35 (1.13%) Alteryx
15 33 (1.06%) VMware
16 31 (1.00%) RedGate
17 30 (0.97%) Adobe
18 27 (0.87%) Teradata
19 23 (0.74%) Facebook
20 22 (0.71%) Cadence