Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 136 211
Rank change year-on-year +40 +75 +109
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 1,547 3,642 2,779
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.21% 2.59% 1.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.15% 8.30% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,497 3,321 2,392
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,825 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £78,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,679
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.03% +2.77%

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 18,979 43,892 41,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.39% 31.26% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15,799 35,699 33,349
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +33 1,428 £52,500 +5.00% 352
UK excluding London +62 861 £47,500 +5.56% 257
London +4 630 £60,000 +7.14% 116
Work from Home +75 243 £50,000 -4.76% 52
South East +68 225 £52,500 +12.90% 66
North of England +37 218 £45,000 +5.88% 72
Midlands +50 189 £50,000 +11.73% 35
West Midlands +44 144 £50,000 +13.64% 17
North West +14 114 £46,000 +8.24% 31
South West +94 101 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Yorkshire +63 79 £47,500 +5.56% 32
East Midlands +49 48 £47,500 +5.56% 18
East of England +30 45 £60,000 +33.33% 32
Scotland +34 36 £42,000 -6.67% 13
Wales +30 35 £45,000 +14.65% 4
North East +23 25 £38,000 -16.48% 9
Northern Ireland +27 12 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Channel Islands - 5 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1,355 (87.59%) Power BI
2 1,188 (76.79%) Business Intelligence
3 967 (62.51%) SQL
4 715 (46.22%) Microsoft
5 697 (45.05%) Azure
6 543 (35.10%) SQL Server
7 483 (31.22%) Data Warehouse
8 470 (30.38%) Analytics
9 462 (29.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 452 (29.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 413 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
12 379 (24.50%) Finance
13 364 (23.53%) Tableau
14 357 (23.08%) Visualisation
14 357 (23.08%) ETL
15 341 (22.04%) Python
16 306 (19.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 303 (19.59%) Data Modelling
18 300 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
19 248 (16.03%) Data Visualisation
20 241 (15.58%) T-SQL
21 225 (14.54%) .NET
22 224 (14.48%) PowerApps
23 211 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
24 206 (13.32%) C#
25 196 (12.67%) JavaScript
26 191 (12.35%) Data Lake
27 188 (12.15%) AWS
28 183 (11.83%) Data Analytics
29 180 (11.64%) DevOps

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
1 161 (10.41%) SharePoint
2 73 (4.72%) SAS
3 49 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.23%) Apache
5 18 (1.16%) Skype for Business
6 17 (1.10%) IIS
7 15 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
8 13 (0.84%) Confluence
9 11 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.45%) CMS
12 7 (0.45%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.32%) Apache Synapse
14 5 (0.32%) Drupal
14 5 (0.32%) Luigi
15 4 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
15 4 (0.26%) nginx
15 4 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 211 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.52%) SPSS
6 3 (0.19%) Figma
6 3 (0.19%) InVision
6 3 (0.19%) Marvel
6 3 (0.19%) Sketch
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.065%) Weka
Business Applications
1 115 (7.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.39%) Aareon QL
3 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.26%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.19%) Maximo
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.19%) Primavera
5 3 (0.19%) Sage X3
6 2 (0.13%) Line 500
6 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.13%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.065%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 697 (45.05%) Azure
2 224 (14.48%) PowerApps
3 188 (12.15%) AWS
4 156 (10.08%) Dynamics 365
5 150 (9.70%) Office 365
6 116 (7.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 94 (6.08%) SaaS
8 77 (4.98%) PaaS
9 59 (3.81%) GCP
9 59 (3.81%) Serverless
10 54 (3.49%) IaaS
11 51 (3.30%) Power Automate
12 38 (2.46%) OneDrive
13 34 (2.20%) Azure Functions
14 33 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (1.81%) Amazon S3
16 27 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
16 27 (1.75%) Google Analytics
16 27 (1.75%) Logic Apps
17 14 (0.90%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.94%) DNS
1 30 (1.94%) Internet
2 22 (1.42%) Skype
3 14 (0.90%) Unified Communications
4 9 (0.58%) Intranet
5 7 (0.45%) Firewall
6 6 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (0.32%) LAN
7 5 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.26%) WAN
9 3 (0.19%) DHCP
9 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.13%) Broadband
10 2 (0.13%) IPv4
10 2 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.13%) Wireless
11 1 (0.065%) CTI
11 1 (0.065%) Network Security
11 1 (0.065%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,355 (87.59%) Power BI
2 543 (35.10%) SQL Server
3 483 (31.22%) Data Warehouse
4 462 (29.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 452 (29.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 306 (19.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 191 (12.35%) Data Lake
8 172 (11.12%) Big Data
9 138 (8.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 104 (6.72%) BusinessObjects
11 89 (5.75%) QlikView
12 87 (5.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 81 (5.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 75 (4.85%) Hadoop
15 69 (4.46%) Snowflake Schema
16 67 (4.33%) OLAP
17 58 (3.75%) Relational Database
18 44 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
19 43 (2.78%) Apache Hive
20 42 (2.71%) Looker
Development Applications
1 88 (5.69%) Visual Studio
2 72 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 42 (2.71%) JIRA
4 27 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 13 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (0.71%) Subversion
8 9 (0.58%) NUnit
9 8 (0.52%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.52%) GitLab
10 7 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.45%) Visual Studio Code
11 6 (0.39%) Selenium
12 5 (0.32%) ERwin
13 4 (0.26%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.26%) Gatling
13 4 (0.26%) Toad
14 3 (0.19%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.19%) tSQLt
General
1 379 (24.50%) Finance
2 70 (4.52%) Marketing
3 57 (3.68%) Banking
4 55 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 50 (3.23%) Public Sector
6 47 (3.04%) Law
7 39 (2.52%) Retail
8 29 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.36%) Private Banking
10 20 (1.29%) Advertising
10 20 (1.29%) Legal
11 19 (1.23%) Back Office
11 19 (1.23%) Local Government
12 18 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (1.03%) Electronics
13 16 (1.03%) Games
14 11 (0.71%) Front Office
15 6 (0.39%) Publishing
16 4 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 533 (34.45%) Developer
2 332 (21.46%) Analyst
3 250 (16.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 190 (12.28%) Data Engineer
5 113 (7.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 113 (7.30%) SQL Developer
6 112 (7.24%) Data Analyst
7 110 (7.11%) Consultant
8 98 (6.33%) Power BI Developer
9 96 (6.21%) Senior Developer
10 83 (5.37%) Architect
11 68 (4.40%) SQL BI Developer
12 67 (4.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 53 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
14 50 (3.23%) Business Developer
15 47 (3.04%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
15 47 (3.04%) SSIS Developer
16 45 (2.91%) SQL Analyst
17 44 (2.84%) Data Manager
18 43 (2.78%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (14.54%) .NET
2 94 (6.08%) CSS
3 92 (5.95%) HTML
4 91 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 67 (4.33%) XML
6 48 (3.10%) .NET Framework
7 45 (2.91%) AngularJS
7 45 (2.91%) MDX
8 43 (2.78%) REST
9 40 (2.59%) Web Services
10 38 (2.46%) JSON
11 36 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 31 (2.00%) .NET Core
13 30 (1.94%) WCF
14 28 (1.81%) HTML5
15 27 (1.75%) PySpark
16 26 (1.68%) XSD
17 25 (1.62%) SOAP
18 23 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
19 22 (1.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 300 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (5.37%) Management Information System
3 58 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (2.46%) Data Structures
5 37 (2.39%) User Experience
6 32 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 29 (1.87%) Cloud Native
8 26 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.42%) Data Centre
11 21 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
12 18 (1.16%) Reinsurance
13 16 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.03%) NHS
14 11 (0.71%) Clustering
14 11 (0.71%) Replication
15 10 (0.65%) FMCG
16 9 (0.58%) PlayStation
17 7 (0.45%) Life Science
17 7 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 87 (5.62%) Windows
2 47 (3.04%) Unix
3 43 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 26 (1.68%) Linux
5 14 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (0.84%) Android
6 13 (0.84%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.065%) CentOS
11 1 (0.065%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,188 (76.79%) Business Intelligence
2 470 (30.38%) Analytics
3 413 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
4 357 (23.08%) ETL
4 357 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 303 (19.59%) Data Modelling
6 248 (16.03%) Data Visualisation
7 183 (11.83%) Data Analytics
8 180 (11.64%) DevOps
9 166 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
10 164 (10.60%) CRM
11 150 (9.70%) Data Analysis
12 143 (9.24%) Scrum
13 128 (8.27%) Data Science
14 123 (7.95%) Migration
15 117 (7.56%) Machine Learning
16 112 (7.24%) Requirements Gathering
17 111 (7.18%) Data Engineering
18 100 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
19 96 (6.21%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 967 (62.51%) SQL
2 341 (22.04%) Python
3 241 (15.58%) T-SQL
4 206 (13.32%) C#
5 196 (12.67%) JavaScript
6 131 (8.47%) PowerShell
7 103 (6.66%) R
8 95 (6.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 91 (5.88%) Java
10 53 (3.43%) PL/SQL
11 40 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 35 (2.26%) HiveQL
13 34 (2.20%) VBA
14 23 (1.49%) Scala
14 23 (1.49%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.36%) VB
16 15 (0.97%) C
17 13 (0.84%) X++
18 9 (0.58%) C++
19 8 (0.52%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 174 (11.25%) Degree
2 57 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.58%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.45%) ISEB
10 6 (0.39%) PhD
10 6 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.32%) MCSA
11 5 (0.32%) MCSE
12 4 (0.26%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.19%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.19%) CISA
13 3 (0.19%) CISSP
13 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.72%) Data Quality
2 42 (2.71%) GDPR
3 32 (2.07%) QA
4 22 (1.42%) SLA
5 15 (0.97%) PMO
6 12 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.78%) NIST
7 11 (0.71%) NIST 800
8 4 (0.26%) IFRS
9 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.065%) COBIT
System Software
1 53 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.26%) HDFS
3 27 (1.75%) Docker
4 14 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.065%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.065%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (1.81%) Terraform
2 21 (1.36%) Kubernetes
3 16 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (0.45%) SCVMM
5 5 (0.32%) Kibana
5 5 (0.32%) Puppet
5 5 (0.32%) SCCM
6 4 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.19%) Foglight
7 3 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.13%) Ansible
8 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.065%) Graylog
9 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.065%) Oozie
9 1 (0.065%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.065%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 715 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 364 (23.53%) Tableau
3 108 (6.98%) Oracle
4 77 (4.98%) SAP
5 76 (4.91%) Databricks
6 46 (2.97%) Informatica
6 46 (2.97%) Talend
7 45 (2.91%) Google
8 41 (2.65%) Cloudera
9 37 (2.39%) Cognos
10 34 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (1.75%) Alteryx
12 15 (0.97%) IBM
13 14 (0.90%) Teradata
13 14 (0.90%) VMware
14 11 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
15 10 (0.65%) Hortonworks
15 10 (0.65%) Nintex
16 9 (0.58%) ServiceNow
16 9 (0.58%) Xamarin