Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 217 324
Rank change year-on-year +84 +107 +302
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 3,661 2,707 1,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 1.62% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.31% 6.64% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,187 2,174 1,594
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,275
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -3.41%

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 44,036 40,779 32,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.04% 24.44% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35,850 33,020 26,628
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +83 3,411 £50,000 - 565
UK excluding London +69 1,855 £45,000 +4.65% 408
London +105 1,715 £57,500 - 200
North of England +100 523 £42,500 +6.25% 108
South East +43 460 £46,500 -7.00% 78
Midlands +57 356 £44,500 -6.32% 85
North West +124 307 £42,500 - 63
West Midlands +69 238 £43,250 -8.95% 70
Yorkshire +46 190 £44,861 +14.29% 36
East of England +74 189 £45,000 +5.88% 50
South West +11 160 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Scotland +49 115 £45,000 +12.50% 32
East Midlands +15 112 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Wales +30 47 £38,000 +5.56% 10
North East +9 27 £45,000 +23.29% 9
Northern Ireland -6 7 £30,000 -17.24% 1

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3,492 (95.38%) Power BI
2 3,156 (86.21%) Business Intelligence
3 2,343 (64.00%) SQL
4 1,636 (44.69%) SQL Server
5 1,611 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 1,548 (42.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,491 (40.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1,395 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
9 1,282 (35.02%) Azure
10 1,245 (34.01%) Analytics
11 1,114 (30.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 981 (26.80%) ETL
13 978 (26.71%) Finance
14 938 (25.62%) Tableau
15 933 (25.48%) Visualisation
16 900 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
17 708 (19.34%) Data Modelling
18 707 (19.31%) T-SQL
19 670 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
20 611 (16.69%) Python
21 522 (14.26%) Microsoft Excel
22 512 (13.99%) Data Visualisation
23 494 (13.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
24 480 (13.11%) C#
25 460 (12.56%) QlikView
26 428 (11.69%) SharePoint
27 421 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
28 395 (10.79%) R
29 383 (10.46%) .NET
30 346 (9.45%) Data Analytics

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
1 428 (11.69%) SharePoint
2 123 (3.36%) SAS
3 92 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 37 (1.01%) Apache
4 37 (1.01%) IIS
5 26 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 24 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (0.60%) ArcGIS
9 20 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.46%) Apache Pig
11 14 (0.38%) Confluence
12 12 (0.33%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.33%) WordPress
13 11 (0.30%) Camunda
13 11 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
14 9 (0.25%) CMS
14 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.16%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.14%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 522 (14.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 172 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (0.98%) SPSS
5 31 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.27%) Stata
9 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.082%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.055%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 173 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 22 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.22%) FastStats
8 7 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.19%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.16%) OPENHousing
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.082%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.082%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.082%) SAP IBP
12 2 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.055%) Sage X3
12 2 (0.055%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,282 (35.02%) Azure
2 319 (8.71%) Office 365
3 279 (7.62%) AWS
4 275 (7.51%) PowerApps
5 263 (7.18%) Azure Data Factory
6 214 (5.85%) Dynamics 365
7 98 (2.68%) Microsoft Flow
8 82 (2.24%) Google Analytics
9 73 (1.99%) PaaS
10 72 (1.97%) GCP
11 56 (1.53%) OneDrive
12 46 (1.26%) Serverless
13 45 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
14 42 (1.15%) Data Lake Analytics
15 37 (1.01%) SaaS
16 35 (0.96%) Azure Machine Learning
17 34 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
18 32 (0.87%) Yammer
19 31 (0.85%) Azure Functions
20 26 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.66%) DNS
1 24 (0.66%) Network Security
2 23 (0.63%) Intranet
3 18 (0.49%) Firewall
4 17 (0.46%) DHCP
4 17 (0.46%) VPN
5 16 (0.44%) WAN
6 15 (0.41%) Internet
6 15 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.38%) SAN
8 13 (0.36%) Skype
8 13 (0.36%) SMTP
9 10 (0.27%) DKIM
9 10 (0.27%) DMARC
9 10 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (0.27%) IMAP
9 10 (0.27%) LAN
9 10 (0.27%) POP3
9 10 (0.27%) VoIP
10 9 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,492 (95.38%) Power BI
2 1,636 (44.69%) SQL Server
3 1,548 (42.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,491 (40.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,395 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1,114 (30.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 460 (12.56%) QlikView
8 333 (9.10%) Data Lake
9 317 (8.66%) Big Data
10 240 (6.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 224 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 220 (6.01%) Relational Database
13 196 (5.35%) BusinessObjects
14 176 (4.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 164 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
16 159 (4.34%) Hadoop
17 156 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
18 139 (3.80%) Qlik Sense
19 132 (3.61%) NoSQL
20 112 (3.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 170 (4.64%) Visual Studio
2 116 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 103 (2.81%) JIRA
4 88 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 76 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 43 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 18 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 16 (0.44%) Jenkins
9 13 (0.36%) NUnit
10 11 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 9 (0.25%) Maven
11 9 (0.25%) Subversion
12 8 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.22%) RStudio
12 8 (0.22%) Selenium
12 8 (0.22%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.19%) ER Studio
13 7 (0.19%) Fiddler
13 7 (0.19%) LINQPad
General
1 978 (26.71%) Finance
2 219 (5.98%) Retail
3 177 (4.83%) Marketing
4 105 (2.87%) Public Sector
5 100 (2.73%) Banking
6 74 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 70 (1.91%) Legal
8 68 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.26%) Law
10 38 (1.04%) Front Office
11 35 (0.96%) Advertising
12 31 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 28 (0.76%) Games
14 24 (0.66%) Social Housing
15 22 (0.60%) Billing
16 21 (0.57%) Electronics
17 19 (0.52%) Local Government
18 16 (0.44%) Housing Association
19 15 (0.41%) Back Office
20 13 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,490 (40.70%) Developer
2 976 (26.66%) Analyst
3 931 (25.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 412 (11.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 405 (11.06%) SQL Developer
6 299 (8.17%) Data Analyst
7 236 (6.45%) Consultant
8 218 (5.95%) Power BI Developer
9 216 (5.90%) SQL BI Developer
10 182 (4.97%) Senior Developer
11 154 (4.21%) Business Developer
12 153 (4.18%) Architect
13 138 (3.77%) Data Engineer
14 116 (3.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
15 105 (2.87%) Lead Developer
16 103 (2.81%) SQL Analyst
17 102 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 101 (2.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
19 99 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
19 99 (2.70%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (10.46%) .NET
2 213 (5.82%) MDX
3 149 (4.07%) HTML
4 137 (3.74%) ASP.NET
5 107 (2.92%) CSS
6 96 (2.62%) Web Services
7 78 (2.13%) XML
8 68 (1.86%) REST
9 63 (1.72%) JSON
10 57 (1.56%) AngularJS
11 55 (1.50%) jQuery
11 55 (1.50%) Kafka
12 52 (1.42%) SOAP
13 51 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (1.09%) HTML5
16 39 (1.07%) .NET Framework
17 35 (0.96%) Node.js
18 30 (0.82%) D3.js
19 28 (0.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 670 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 101 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
4 95 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
5 75 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 51 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 44 (1.20%) User Experience
8 42 (1.15%) Life Science
9 40 (1.09%) Public Cloud
10 32 (0.87%) Credit Risk
11 31 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 31 (0.85%) Virtual Team
12 27 (0.74%) FMCG
13 26 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 26 (0.71%) Replication
14 25 (0.68%) Derivative
14 25 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.66%) Clustering
16 23 (0.63%) Equities
16 23 (0.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 200 (5.46%) Windows
2 105 (2.87%) Windows Server
3 43 (1.17%) Unix
4 37 (1.01%) Windows 10
5 27 (0.74%) Linux
6 20 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.33%) VMS
9 10 (0.27%) Android
10 9 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.027%) CentOS
12 1 (0.027%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.027%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.027%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,156 (86.21%) Business Intelligence
2 1,245 (34.01%) Analytics
3 981 (26.80%) ETL
4 933 (25.48%) Visualisation
5 900 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
6 708 (19.34%) Data Modelling
7 512 (13.99%) Data Visualisation
8 421 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
9 346 (9.45%) Data Analytics
10 315 (8.60%) DevOps
11 311 (8.49%) Data Analysis
12 252 (6.88%) CRM
13 241 (6.58%) Kimball Methodology
14 218 (5.95%) Dashboard Development
15 205 (5.60%) Scrum
16 199 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 197 (5.38%) Machine Learning
18 194 (5.30%) Data Management
19 193 (5.27%) Decision-Making
20 192 (5.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,343 (64.00%) SQL
2 707 (19.31%) T-SQL
3 611 (16.69%) Python
4 494 (13.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 480 (13.11%) C#
6 395 (10.79%) R
7 255 (6.97%) PowerShell
8 197 (5.38%) JavaScript
9 191 (5.22%) Java
10 172 (4.70%) VBA
11 64 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 59 (1.61%) Scala
13 43 (1.17%) PHP
14 41 (1.12%) VB.NET
15 33 (0.90%) C
16 28 (0.76%) VB
17 24 (0.66%) X++
18 17 (0.46%) U-SQL
19 14 (0.38%) TypeScript
19 14 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 327 (8.93%) Degree
2 75 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 22 (0.60%) MCSA
6 21 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.44%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.38%) MCSE
9 12 (0.33%) APMP
9 12 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (0.25%) CISA
10 9 (0.25%) CISM
10 9 (0.25%) CISSP
10 9 (0.25%) CRISC
10 9 (0.25%) PhD
11 7 (0.19%) ISEB
12 6 (0.16%) CCNA
12 6 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (5.63%) Data Quality
2 94 (2.57%) QA
3 54 (1.48%) GDPR
4 41 (1.12%) SLA
5 32 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.41%) PMO
7 14 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
8 10 (0.27%) NIST
9 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.027%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 92 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.85%) Docker
3 28 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.22%) XenApp
8 6 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.11%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.11%) HDFS
10 2 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.055%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.055%) vSphere
11 1 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
1 25 (0.68%) Terraform
2 21 (0.57%) Ambari
2 21 (0.57%) Kibana
3 19 (0.52%) Ansible
4 16 (0.44%) Kubernetes
4 16 (0.44%) SQL Sentry
5 12 (0.33%) SCCM
6 11 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.30%) Puppet
7 10 (0.27%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.22%) Automic
8 8 (0.22%) Control-M
8 8 (0.22%) Oozie
9 4 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.082%) SCOM
10 3 (0.082%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.055%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,611 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 938 (25.62%) Tableau
3 222 (6.06%) Oracle
4 185 (5.05%) SAP
5 158 (4.32%) Databricks
6 145 (3.96%) Google
7 87 (2.38%) Cognos
8 70 (1.91%) Informatica
9 58 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 48 (1.31%) IBM
11 46 (1.26%) VMware
12 40 (1.09%) Talend
13 39 (1.07%) Alteryx
14 38 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
15 37 (1.01%) Cloudera
16 35 (0.96%) JD Edwards
17 29 (0.79%) Citrix
18 25 (0.68%) Adobe
18 25 (0.68%) Teradata
19 24 (0.66%) Sage