Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 91 136
Rank change year-on-year +21 +45 +72
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 5,361 1,865 3,442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.16% 3.35% 2.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.56% 8.09% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,161 1,547 2,910
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,000 £40,438 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 56,097 23,061 44,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.48% 41.42% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39,401 19,732 36,536
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 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 +25 4,776 £53,500 +1.90% 962
UK excluding London +34 2,861 £45,000 - 650
London +16 2,039 £60,000 -7.69% 361
Work from Home -7 1,123 £55,000 +10.00% 237
North of England +31 796 £45,000 - 183
South East +26 750 £52,500 +5.00% 159
Midlands +23 616 £47,500 +5.56% 144
West Midlands +22 475 £47,500 +0.53% 117
North West +20 439 £45,000 -4.08% 99
Yorkshire +39 308 £42,500 -5.56% 53
South West +24 285 £41,750 -3.90% 51
Scotland +22 198 £47,500 - 46
East of England -4 168 £47,500 -9.52% 58
East Midlands -2 138 £47,500 +14.95% 26
Wales -20 58 £40,000 -4.76% 10
North East -4 49 £35,750 -10.06% 32
Channel Islands -5 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Northern Ireland -51 4 £42,250 +30.00%

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 4,672 (87.15%) Power BI
2 4,033 (75.23%) Business Intelligence
3 3,141 (58.59%) SQL
4 2,394 (44.66%) Microsoft
5 2,363 (44.08%) Azure
6 2,039 (38.03%) Analytics
7 1,476 (27.53%) Social Skills
8 1,439 (26.84%) Visualisation
9 1,430 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 1,399 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
11 1,389 (25.91%) Data Warehouse
12 1,248 (23.28%) Tableau
13 1,218 (22.72%) ETL
14 1,183 (22.07%) Python
15 1,134 (21.15%) Data Modelling
15 1,134 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
16 1,089 (20.31%) Finance
17 1,055 (19.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 1,041 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 1,004 (18.73%) Microsoft Excel
20 877 (16.36%) DevOps
21 820 (15.30%) Data Visualisation
22 798 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
23 793 (14.79%) PowerApps
24 759 (14.16%) Data Analysis
25 758 (14.14%) Microsoft 365
26 664 (12.39%) C#
27 662 (12.35%) Degree
28 642 (11.98%) Azure Data Factory
29 639 (11.92%) T-SQL

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
1 638 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 145 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 73 (1.36%) SAS
4 58 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
5 48 (0.90%) Confluence
6 47 (0.88%) Apache
7 43 (0.80%) Appian
8 37 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (0.58%) IIS
10 29 (0.54%) CMS
11 20 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 15 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.26%) WordPress
14 12 (0.22%) Jupyter
15 10 (0.19%) Luigi
15 10 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.15%) Apache Synapse
16 8 (0.15%) MS Exchange
17 7 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,004 (18.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 279 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
3 139 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 50 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 12 (0.22%) SPSS
9 8 (0.15%) Stata
10 3 (0.056%) Weka
11 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.019%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 238 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (1.04%) NetSuite
4 53 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 30 (0.56%) FastStats
6 21 (0.39%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 21 (0.39%) Primavera
7 15 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
7 15 (0.28%) Maximo
8 13 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
9 12 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 12 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 12 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.15%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.15%) Sentinel
10 8 (0.15%) Unica
11 7 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 7 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2,363 (44.08%) Azure
2 793 (14.79%) PowerApps
3 758 (14.14%) Microsoft 365
4 642 (11.98%) Azure Data Factory
5 553 (10.32%) AWS
6 536 (10.00%) Power Automate
7 512 (9.55%) Dynamics 365
8 282 (5.26%) GCP
9 235 (4.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 230 (4.29%) SaaS
11 215 (4.01%) Snowflake
12 177 (3.30%) Azure Logic Apps
13 169 (3.15%) PaaS
14 143 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
14 143 (2.67%) Google Analytics
15 126 (2.35%) Serverless
16 114 (2.13%) OneDrive
17 103 (1.92%) GitHub
18 102 (1.90%) IaaS
19 79 (1.47%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 66 (1.23%) Intranet
2 48 (0.90%) DNS
3 46 (0.86%) Firewall
4 43 (0.80%) DHCP
5 34 (0.63%) VPN
6 31 (0.58%) LAN
6 31 (0.58%) WAN
7 25 (0.47%) Internet
8 17 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (0.26%) HTTP
9 14 (0.26%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.19%) VLAN
11 6 (0.11%) Broadband
11 6 (0.11%) FTP
11 6 (0.11%) Wireless
12 5 (0.093%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.093%) SSL
13 4 (0.075%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.075%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (0.075%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,672 (87.15%) Power BI
2 1,430 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 1,389 (25.91%) Data Warehouse
4 1,248 (23.28%) Tableau
5 1,055 (19.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,041 (19.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 618 (11.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 487 (9.08%) Data Lake
9 385 (7.18%) Big Data
10 289 (5.39%) Azure SQL Database
11 224 (4.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 221 (4.12%) NoSQL
13 217 (4.05%) Relational Database
14 190 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
15 189 (3.53%) QlikView
16 185 (3.45%) Looker
17 184 (3.43%) MySQL
18 148 (2.76%) Power Query
19 144 (2.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 141 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 206 (3.84%) Visual Studio
2 190 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 166 (3.10%) JIRA
4 83 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 76 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 30 (0.56%) Visual Studio Code
8 26 (0.48%) Bitbucket
9 25 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 22 (0.41%) Selenium
11 18 (0.34%) GitLab
11 18 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (0.30%) NUnit
13 15 (0.28%) MorphX
13 15 (0.28%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.22%) ERwin
14 12 (0.22%) SpecFlow
14 12 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (0.17%) Babel
15 9 (0.17%) webpack
General
1 1,476 (27.53%) Social Skills
2 1,134 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1,089 (20.31%) Finance
4 293 (5.47%) Marketing
5 285 (5.32%) Retail
6 205 (3.82%) Law
7 178 (3.32%) Presentation Skills
8 170 (3.17%) Public Sector
9 151 (2.82%) Legal
10 150 (2.80%) Manufacturing
11 147 (2.74%) Organisational Skills
12 126 (2.35%) Banking
13 108 (2.01%) Advertising
14 94 (1.75%) Publishing
15 93 (1.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 71 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
16 71 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 53 (0.99%) Documentation Skills
18 46 (0.86%) Automotive
19 45 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,399 (26.10%) Developer
2 1,348 (25.14%) Analyst
3 666 (12.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 599 (11.17%) Data Analyst
5 594 (11.08%) Data Engineer
6 410 (7.65%) Architect
7 355 (6.62%) Consultant
8 318 (5.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 232 (4.33%) Power BI Developer
10 198 (3.69%) SQL Developer
11 182 (3.39%) Data Architect
12 158 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
13 148 (2.76%) Senior Developer
14 147 (2.74%) Power BI Analyst
15 138 (2.57%) Azure Engineer
16 134 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
17 133 (2.48%) Business Analyst
18 128 (2.39%) Business Developer
19 112 (2.09%) Data Manager
20 109 (2.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (8.80%) .NET
2 164 (3.06%) HTML
3 152 (2.84%) Web Services
4 144 (2.69%) JSON
5 133 (2.48%) REST
6 122 (2.28%) CSS
7 116 (2.16%) MDX
8 107 (2.00%) XML
9 86 (1.60%) React
10 83 (1.55%) Kafka
11 81 (1.51%) ASP.NET
12 80 (1.49%) .NET Framework
13 55 (1.03%) .NET Core
13 55 (1.03%) AngularJS
14 52 (0.97%) PySpark
15 50 (0.93%) jQuery
16 46 (0.86%) Node.js
17 45 (0.84%) RESTful
18 43 (0.80%) TensorFlow
19 41 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 277 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 183 (3.41%) Data Structures
3 159 (2.97%) User Experience
4 101 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
5 96 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 90 (1.68%) Robotics
7 88 (1.64%) Driving Licence
7 88 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
8 83 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
9 77 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
10 73 (1.36%) Virtual Team
11 63 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 53 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
13 46 (0.86%) Cloud Native
14 44 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 44 (0.82%) NHS
15 42 (0.78%) Clustering
15 42 (0.78%) Life Science
16 39 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
17 38 (0.71%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 246 (4.59%) Windows
2 96 (1.79%) Linux
3 93 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 82 (1.53%) Windows 10
5 42 (0.78%) Unix
6 37 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 34 (0.63%) Android
8 20 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.37%) Windows XP
9 14 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
10 12 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
12 8 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.13%) VMS
14 2 (0.037%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.019%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.019%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.019%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,033 (75.23%) Business Intelligence
2 2,039 (38.03%) Analytics
3 1,439 (26.84%) Visualisation
4 1,399 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
5 1,218 (22.72%) ETL
6 1,134 (21.15%) Data Modelling
7 877 (16.36%) DevOps
8 820 (15.30%) Data Visualisation
9 798 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
10 759 (14.16%) Data Analysis
11 598 (11.15%) Data Management
12 560 (10.45%) Data Science
13 549 (10.24%) Data Analytics
14 463 (8.64%) Data Engineering
15 436 (8.13%) CRM
16 420 (7.83%) Decision-Making
17 399 (7.44%) Migration
18 385 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
19 351 (6.55%) Machine Learning
20 350 (6.53%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3,141 (58.59%) SQL
2 1,183 (22.07%) Python
3 664 (12.39%) C#
4 639 (11.92%) T-SQL
5 453 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 413 (7.70%) R
7 326 (6.08%) JavaScript
8 295 (5.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 266 (4.96%) Java
10 172 (3.21%) VBA
11 108 (2.01%) Scala
12 80 (1.49%) VB
13 71 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 69 (1.29%) VB.NET
15 59 (1.10%) TypeScript
16 40 (0.75%) C
17 38 (0.71%) X++
18 34 (0.63%) PHP
19 29 (0.54%) C++
19 29 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 662 (12.35%) Degree
2 178 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 166 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 101 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 59 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
7 42 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 37 (0.69%) MCSE
9 34 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 27 (0.50%) ACCA
11 22 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.35%) CCNA
12 19 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.30%) MCSA
13 16 (0.30%) PMP
14 15 (0.28%) PMI Certification
15 14 (0.26%) ISTQB
16 12 (0.22%) ISEB
16 12 (0.22%) MCT
17 11 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 449 (8.38%) Data Quality
2 168 (3.13%) QA
3 162 (3.02%) GDPR
4 92 (1.72%) SLA
5 52 (0.97%) GRC
6 46 (0.86%) PMO
7 40 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
11 9 (0.17%) Accessibility
12 8 (0.15%) GxP
13 6 (0.11%) COBIT
14 5 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.093%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.075%) NIST
16 3 (0.056%) IFRS
16 3 (0.056%) Solvency II
17 2 (0.037%) HL7
17 2 (0.037%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 225 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 77 (1.44%) Docker
3 59 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 58 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.32%) HDFS
6 9 (0.17%) BitLocker
6 9 (0.17%) Firmware
7 8 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.037%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.019%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.019%) vSphere
10 1 (0.019%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 96 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
2 84 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 65 (1.21%) Terraform
4 52 (0.97%) Ansible
5 50 (0.93%) SCCM
6 31 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
7 16 (0.30%) Puppet
8 12 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
9 11 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.19%) Grafana
11 9 (0.17%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (0.17%) Matomo
12 7 (0.13%) Control-M
12 7 (0.13%) HP ALM
12 7 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.075%) CASB
13 4 (0.075%) Nagios
14 3 (0.056%) Oozie
14 3 (0.056%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2,394 (44.66%) Microsoft
2 476 (8.88%) Databricks
3 324 (6.04%) Google
4 256 (4.78%) Oracle
5 229 (4.27%) SAP
6 218 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
7 127 (2.37%) Adobe
8 106 (1.98%) Alteryx
9 104 (1.94%) MuleSoft
10 95 (1.77%) Informatica
11 92 (1.72%) VMware
12 79 (1.47%) IBM
13 73 (1.36%) Cognos
14 69 (1.29%) JD Edwards
15 66 (1.23%) Palantir
16 54 (1.01%) Citrix
16 54 (1.01%) Splunk
17 53 (0.99%) Talend
18 40 (0.75%) Automation Anywhere
18 40 (0.75%) ServiceNow