Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 172 246
Rank change year-on-year +56 +74 +140
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 3,132 2,998 2,501
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.69% 2.01% 1.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.76% 7.29% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,782 2,578 2,225
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% 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 40,367 41,111 40,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.64% 27.56% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32,819 32,832 33,062
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
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 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 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Power Platform in the UK

Power Platform
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 Platform within the UK over the 6 months to 5 April 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 2,889 £52,500 +5.00% 551
UK excluding London +62 1,689 £45,000 +5.88% 415
London +39 1,325 £62,500 +4.17% 157
South East +75 473 £50,000 +2.04% 111
North of England +41 451 £44,000 +3.53% 101
Midlands +43 304 £45,000 +3.45% 86
North West +58 278 £45,000 +5.88% 45
West Midlands +49 225 £45,000 -10.00% 69
South West +89 223 £45,000 +11.11% 53
Work from Home +24 175 £57,500 +9.52% 62
Yorkshire +25 121 £45,000 +5.88% 46
East of England +11 107 £47,000 +4.44% 43
East Midlands +7 77 £40,000 -4.76% 17
Scotland +22 76 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Wales +25 52 £40,000 +14.29% 11
North East +18 52 £39,000 - 10
Northern Ireland -2 9 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Channel Islands - 5 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 2,920 (93.23%) Power BI
2 2,532 (80.84%) Business Intelligence
3 2,016 (64.37%) SQL
4 1,375 (43.90%) Microsoft
5 1,194 (38.12%) SQL Server
6 1,141 (36.43%) Azure
7 1,091 (34.83%) Data Warehouse
8 1,029 (32.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1,015 (32.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 963 (30.75%) Analytics
11 852 (27.20%) Finance
12 820 (26.18%) Tableau
13 774 (24.71%) ETL
14 732 (23.37%) Visualisation
15 696 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 696 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
16 628 (20.05%) Analytical Skills
17 586 (18.71%) Python
18 543 (17.34%) Data Modelling
19 526 (16.79%) T-SQL
20 479 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
21 455 (14.53%) Data Visualisation
22 431 (13.76%) C#
23 399 (12.74%) SharePoint
24 376 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
25 375 (11.97%) .NET
26 373 (11.91%) Data Analysis
27 347 (11.08%) DevOps
28 321 (10.25%) Degree
29 311 (9.93%) R

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
1 399 (12.74%) SharePoint
2 113 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 95 (3.03%) SAS
4 41 (1.31%) Apache
5 23 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (0.70%) IIS
7 20 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
8 19 (0.61%) Confluence
8 19 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.48%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.32%) Jupyter
12 8 (0.26%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.22%) Anypoint
13 7 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.19%) CMS
14 6 (0.19%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
16 4 (0.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 479 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 169 (5.40%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.86%) SPSS
6 15 (0.48%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.26%) ProjectWise
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.13%) Notepad++
11 3 (0.096%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.096%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.032%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 103 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.83%) NetSuite
4 22 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
5 11 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.35%) Primavera
6 7 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.22%) Temenos T24
7 6 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
7 6 (0.19%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
8 5 (0.16%) iTrent
8 5 (0.16%) RiskWrite
8 5 (0.16%) SessionCam
9 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.13%) ResourceLink
9 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,141 (36.43%) Azure
2 301 (9.61%) Office 365
3 274 (8.75%) PowerApps
4 270 (8.62%) Azure Data Factory
5 255 (8.14%) AWS
6 233 (7.44%) Dynamics 365
7 110 (3.51%) PaaS
8 97 (3.10%) SaaS
9 91 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 87 (2.78%) GCP
11 85 (2.71%) Microsoft Flow
12 75 (2.39%) OneDrive
13 67 (2.14%) IaaS
14 57 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
15 50 (1.60%) Google Analytics
15 50 (1.60%) Serverless
16 43 (1.37%) ShareGate
17 38 (1.21%) Azure Stack
18 34 (1.09%) Data Lake Analytics
19 32 (1.02%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.05%) Skype
2 30 (0.96%) Intranet
3 22 (0.70%) DNS
4 20 (0.64%) Internet
5 11 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.32%) Firewall
7 9 (0.29%) FTP
7 9 (0.29%) LAN
7 9 (0.29%) WAN
8 7 (0.22%) Extranet
8 7 (0.22%) Wireless
9 6 (0.19%) DHCP
10 4 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.13%) NAS
10 4 (0.13%) SSH
10 4 (0.13%) SSL
10 4 (0.13%) VPN
11 3 (0.096%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.096%) WebEx
11 3 (0.096%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,920 (93.23%) Power BI
2 1,194 (38.12%) SQL Server
3 1,091 (34.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1,029 (32.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,015 (32.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 696 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 306 (9.77%) Data Lake
8 246 (7.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 216 (6.90%) Big Data
10 211 (6.74%) QlikView
11 178 (5.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 157 (5.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 121 (3.86%) BusinessObjects
14 106 (3.38%) NoSQL
14 106 (3.38%) Relational Database
15 92 (2.94%) Hadoop
16 90 (2.87%) OLAP
17 87 (2.78%) Snowflake Schema
18 82 (2.62%) Amazon Redshift
19 77 (2.46%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 121 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 111 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 104 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 79 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 71 (2.27%) JIRA
7 24 (0.77%) Jenkins
8 23 (0.73%) ERwin
9 21 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (0.54%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.48%) Gatling
12 14 (0.45%) NUnit
13 11 (0.35%) Selenium
14 8 (0.26%) JUnit
14 8 (0.26%) Subversion
15 7 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.22%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.19%) SoapUI
16 6 (0.19%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.19%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 852 (27.20%) Finance
2 222 (7.09%) Marketing
3 117 (3.74%) Retail
4 80 (2.55%) Law
5 76 (2.43%) Public Sector
6 64 (2.04%) Legal
7 62 (1.98%) Banking
8 60 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 56 (1.79%) Advertising
10 39 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.73%) Games
11 23 (0.73%) Publishing
12 20 (0.64%) Local Government
13 11 (0.35%) Front Office
14 10 (0.32%) Automotive
14 10 (0.32%) Back Office
15 9 (0.29%) Electronics
16 8 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.22%) Housing Association
18 6 (0.19%) Police
Job Titles
1 972 (31.03%) Developer
2 886 (28.29%) Analyst
3 544 (17.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 339 (10.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 285 (9.10%) Data Analyst
6 230 (7.34%) Consultant
7 216 (6.90%) Architect
8 187 (5.97%) Data Engineer
9 173 (5.52%) SQL Developer
10 116 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 114 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 113 (3.61%) Business Developer
13 108 (3.45%) Power BI Developer
14 105 (3.35%) Power BI Analyst
15 102 (3.26%) DBA
16 101 (3.22%) SQL Analyst
17 100 (3.19%) Data Architect
18 99 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
19 95 (3.03%) Administrator
20 93 (2.97%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (11.97%) .NET
2 156 (4.98%) HTML
3 121 (3.86%) CSS
4 112 (3.58%) Web Services
5 103 (3.29%) MDX
6 83 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 63 (2.01%) AngularJS
8 61 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 61 (1.95%) XML
9 57 (1.82%) REST
10 44 (1.40%) .NET Framework
11 38 (1.21%) .NET Core
11 38 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (1.18%) Kafka
13 36 (1.15%) JSON
14 35 (1.12%) Entity Framework
15 34 (1.09%) HTML5
16 33 (1.05%) React
17 31 (0.99%) Natural Language Processing
17 31 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 628 (20.05%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 93 (2.97%) Data Structures
4 92 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
6 61 (1.95%) User Experience
7 48 (1.53%) Reinsurance
8 38 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 27 (0.86%) Tandem
10 23 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
10 23 (0.73%) Clustering
11 22 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 20 (0.64%) Data Centre
13 17 (0.54%) Public Cloud
14 15 (0.48%) Cloud Native
14 15 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (0.48%) Life Science
15 14 (0.45%) FMCG
15 14 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 178 (5.68%) Windows
2 73 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 35 (1.12%) Linux
4 34 (1.09%) Windows 10
5 25 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (0.54%) Unix
8 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.32%) Windows 2000
9 10 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.13%) Android
12 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.032%) MVS
13 1 (0.032%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,532 (80.84%) Business Intelligence
2 963 (30.75%) Analytics
3 774 (24.71%) ETL
4 732 (23.37%) Visualisation
5 696 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 543 (17.34%) Data Modelling
7 455 (14.53%) Data Visualisation
8 376 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
9 373 (11.91%) Data Analysis
10 347 (11.08%) DevOps
11 308 (9.83%) Data Analytics
11 308 (9.83%) Migration
12 232 (7.41%) Data Science
13 210 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 201 (6.42%) CRM
15 198 (6.32%) Data Management
16 192 (6.13%) Project Management
17 190 (6.07%) ITIL
18 188 (6.00%) Machine Learning
19 178 (5.68%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 2,016 (64.37%) SQL
2 586 (18.71%) Python
3 526 (16.79%) T-SQL
4 431 (13.76%) C#
5 311 (9.93%) R
6 246 (7.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 217 (6.93%) PowerShell
8 179 (5.72%) JavaScript
9 137 (4.37%) Java
10 129 (4.12%) VBA
11 67 (2.14%) VB
12 48 (1.53%) X++
13 47 (1.50%) VB.NET
14 43 (1.37%) Scala
15 33 (1.05%) C
16 31 (0.99%) PL/SQL
17 26 (0.83%) U-SQL
18 25 (0.80%) TypeScript
19 20 (0.64%) MATLAB
20 17 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 321 (10.25%) Degree
2 72 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 33 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.73%) MCSA
7 19 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (0.51%) Master's Degree
9 13 (0.42%) DBS Check
10 11 (0.35%) ISEB
11 10 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.32%) PhD
12 8 (0.26%) CISSP
12 8 (0.26%) HND
12 8 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (0.22%) ACCA
13 7 (0.22%) CIMA
14 6 (0.19%) CISM
15 5 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (5.30%) Data Quality
2 83 (2.65%) GDPR
3 67 (2.14%) QA
4 47 (1.50%) SLA
5 31 (0.99%) PMO
6 28 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.83%) Solvency II
8 9 (0.29%) NIST
9 7 (0.22%) NIST 800
10 6 (0.19%) COBIT
11 5 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.064%) IFRS
14 2 (0.064%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.064%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials
15 1 (0.032%) NCSC
System Software
1 132 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.12%) Docker
2 35 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.096%) HDFS
7 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 38 (1.21%) Terraform
2 28 (0.89%) Kibana
3 26 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (0.83%) SCCM
4 22 (0.70%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.64%) Ansible
6 15 (0.48%) Puppet
7 11 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.22%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.19%) Grafana
9 6 (0.19%) SCOM
9 6 (0.19%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.13%) Automic
11 4 (0.13%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.13%) Salt
12 3 (0.096%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.064%) WSUS
14 1 (0.032%) Perfmon
14 1 (0.032%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1,375 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 820 (26.18%) Tableau
3 188 (6.00%) Oracle
4 159 (5.08%) Databricks
5 133 (4.25%) Google
6 86 (2.75%) Cognos
7 84 (2.68%) SAP
8 68 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 54 (1.72%) Alteryx
10 47 (1.50%) IBM
11 43 (1.37%) Informatica
12 42 (1.34%) Talend
13 37 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
14 35 (1.12%) Nintex
15 33 (1.05%) Intapp
16 31 (0.99%) JD Edwards
17 28 (0.89%) Adobe
18 26 (0.83%) RedGate
18 26 (0.83%) Sage
19 25 (0.80%) Facebook