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

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 150 231
Rank change year-on-year +48 +81 +104
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 2,384 3,582 2,737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.02% 2.43% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.42% 8.22% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 3,223 2,389
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 28,309 43,573 42,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.91% 29.58% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23,057 35,395 34,541
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%

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 July 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 July 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 +49 2,205 £52,500 +5.00% 293
UK excluding London +76 1,246 £47,500 +5.56% 210
London +9 1,048 £62,500 +8.70% 89
South East +88 347 £52,500 +12.90% 62
North of England +29 297 £44,000 +3.53% 44
Midlands +51 247 £47,000 +10.59% 45
Work from Home +63 195 £50,000 - 46
West Midlands +59 191 £50,000 +13.64% 33
South West +102 165 £45,000 +6.28% 27
North West +12 154 £44,000 +3.53% 26
Yorkshire +46 101 £47,500 +11.76% 8
East of England +31 85 £52,500 +10.53% 25
East Midlands +21 55 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Scotland +29 51 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Wales +34 49 £45,000 +20.00% 3
North East +30 42 £36,500 -7.59% 10
Channel Islands - 9 £55,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +2 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 5 July 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 2,205 (92.49%) Power BI
2 1,922 (80.62%) Business Intelligence
3 1,553 (65.14%) SQL
4 1,113 (46.69%) Microsoft
5 990 (41.53%) Azure
6 949 (39.81%) SQL Server
7 846 (35.49%) Data Warehouse
8 786 (32.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 784 (32.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 760 (31.88%) Analytics
11 652 (27.35%) Finance
12 606 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
13 598 (25.08%) Tableau
14 583 (24.45%) ETL
15 552 (23.15%) Visualisation
16 532 (22.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 479 (20.09%) Python
18 478 (20.05%) Data Modelling
19 441 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
20 394 (16.53%) T-SQL
21 352 (14.77%) Data Visualisation
22 347 (14.56%) .NET
23 331 (13.88%) C#
24 322 (13.51%) Data Lake
25 318 (13.34%) Microsoft Excel
26 278 (11.66%) DevOps
27 275 (11.54%) SharePoint
28 272 (11.41%) Data Analysis
29 269 (11.28%) PowerApps
30 250 (10.49%) Problem-Solving

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
1 275 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 85 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 66 (2.77%) SAS
4 23 (0.96%) Apache Airflow
5 22 (0.92%) Apache
5 22 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (0.84%) Confluence
7 18 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (0.71%) IIS
9 15 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.34%) CMS
12 8 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.29%) Jupyter
14 6 (0.25%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.21%) Apache Synapse
15 5 (0.21%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.17%) Luigi
Applications
1 318 (13.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.88%) SPSS
5 12 (0.50%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.17%) Notepad++
7 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) Figma
8 3 (0.13%) InVision
8 3 (0.13%) Marvel
8 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.13%) Sketch
9 2 (0.084%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.042%) Weka
Business Applications
1 100 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.25%) Carpe Diem
5 6 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (0.25%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
6 5 (0.21%) iTrent
7 4 (0.17%) HFM
7 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.17%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.13%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 990 (41.53%) Azure
2 269 (11.28%) PowerApps
3 240 (10.07%) Azure Data Factory
4 233 (9.77%) Office 365
5 232 (9.73%) AWS
6 196 (8.22%) Dynamics 365
7 122 (5.12%) PaaS
8 108 (4.53%) SaaS
9 98 (4.11%) GCP
10 82 (3.44%) Power Automate
11 77 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 75 (3.15%) IaaS
13 65 (2.73%) Serverless
14 64 (2.68%) OneDrive
15 44 (1.85%) Logic Apps
16 42 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
17 34 (1.43%) Google Analytics
18 32 (1.34%) Azure Functions
19 31 (1.30%) Azure Stack
20 28 (1.17%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.26%) Skype
2 24 (1.01%) DNS
3 23 (0.96%) Internet
4 22 (0.92%) Intranet
5 9 (0.38%) Firewall
5 9 (0.38%) LAN
5 9 (0.38%) WAN
6 7 (0.29%) Extranet
7 6 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.21%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.21%) Wireless
9 4 (0.17%) DHCP
9 4 (0.17%) SSL
10 3 (0.13%) FTP
10 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.13%) WebEx
11 2 (0.084%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.084%) VoIP
11 2 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,205 (92.49%) Power BI
2 949 (39.81%) SQL Server
3 846 (35.49%) Data Warehouse
4 786 (32.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 784 (32.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 532 (22.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 322 (13.51%) Data Lake
8 239 (10.03%) Big Data
9 223 (9.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 135 (5.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 133 (5.58%) QlikView
12 132 (5.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 111 (4.66%) BusinessObjects
14 101 (4.24%) Snowflake Schema
15 98 (4.11%) OLAP
16 97 (4.07%) Relational Database
17 87 (3.65%) Hadoop
18 80 (3.36%) NoSQL
19 76 (3.19%) Amazon Redshift
20 73 (3.06%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 105 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 102 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 60 (2.52%) JIRA
4 43 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 42 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
7 21 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 16 (0.67%) ERwin
9 15 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.59%) NUnit
10 14 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.55%) Selenium
12 12 (0.50%) Gatling
13 11 (0.46%) Subversion
14 10 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
15 8 (0.34%) GitLab
16 6 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 5 (0.21%) Flyway
17 5 (0.21%) GDB
17 5 (0.21%) Liquibase
General
1 652 (27.35%) Finance
2 152 (6.38%) Marketing
3 94 (3.94%) Law
4 80 (3.36%) Retail
5 65 (2.73%) Public Sector
6 48 (2.01%) Advertising
7 46 (1.93%) Banking
8 45 (1.89%) Legal
9 44 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.34%) Telecoms
11 27 (1.13%) Local Government
12 14 (0.59%) Games
13 13 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.50%) Back Office
14 12 (0.50%) Publishing
15 9 (0.38%) Electronics
16 7 (0.29%) Front Office
17 6 (0.25%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.21%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 805 (33.77%) Developer
2 572 (23.99%) Analyst
3 434 (18.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 230 (9.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 222 (9.31%) Data Engineer
6 183 (7.68%) SQL Developer
7 182 (7.63%) Data Analyst
8 176 (7.38%) Consultant
9 168 (7.05%) Architect
10 124 (5.20%) Power BI Developer
11 119 (4.99%) Senior Developer
12 93 (3.90%) SQL BI Developer
13 89 (3.73%) Azure Engineer
14 88 (3.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 86 (3.61%) Business Developer
15 86 (3.61%) SSIS Developer
16 79 (3.31%) Power BI Analyst
17 77 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Lead
17 77 (3.23%) Data Architect
18 74 (3.10%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (14.56%) .NET
2 136 (5.70%) HTML
3 111 (4.66%) CSS
4 89 (3.73%) ASP.NET
5 87 (3.65%) Web Services
6 84 (3.52%) MDX
7 67 (2.81%) AngularJS
8 52 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (2.06%) REST
10 46 (1.93%) XML
11 44 (1.85%) .NET Core
11 44 (1.85%) .NET Framework
12 42 (1.76%) HTML5
13 37 (1.55%) Kafka
14 33 (1.38%) SOAP
15 30 (1.26%) PySpark
16 28 (1.17%) JSON
17 26 (1.09%) React
18 25 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (0.96%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 441 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (6.71%) Management Information System
3 108 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
4 77 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 55 (2.31%) User Experience
6 46 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
7 42 (1.76%) Reinsurance
8 39 (1.64%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 24 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
11 21 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (0.80%) Cloud Native
13 16 (0.67%) Clustering
14 15 (0.63%) Life Science
15 14 (0.59%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.55%) Tandem
17 12 (0.50%) FMCG
17 12 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
17 12 (0.50%) Social Media
18 10 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 164 (6.88%) Windows
2 77 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 49 (2.06%) Linux
4 34 (1.43%) Windows 10
5 32 (1.34%) Unix
6 25 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.46%) Android
10 10 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 7 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.21%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.042%) CentOS
14 1 (0.042%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.042%) MVS
14 1 (0.042%) VMS
14 1 (0.042%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,922 (80.62%) Business Intelligence
2 760 (31.88%) Analytics
3 606 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 583 (24.45%) ETL
5 552 (23.15%) Visualisation
6 478 (20.05%) Data Modelling
7 352 (14.77%) Data Visualisation
8 278 (11.66%) DevOps
9 272 (11.41%) Data Analysis
10 250 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
11 248 (10.40%) Data Analytics
12 228 (9.56%) Migration
13 214 (8.98%) Data Science
14 186 (7.80%) CRM
15 179 (7.51%) Machine Learning
16 168 (7.05%) Data Engineering
17 162 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 156 (6.54%) Data Management
19 149 (6.25%) ITIL
20 143 (6.00%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 1,553 (65.14%) SQL
2 479 (20.09%) Python
3 394 (16.53%) T-SQL
4 331 (13.88%) C#
5 204 (8.56%) R
6 201 (8.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 199 (8.35%) PowerShell
8 186 (7.80%) JavaScript
9 119 (4.99%) Java
10 65 (2.73%) VBA
11 51 (2.14%) VB.NET
12 48 (2.01%) Scala
13 36 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 32 (1.34%) VB
15 27 (1.13%) X++
16 24 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 22 (0.92%) C
18 21 (0.88%) U-SQL
19 15 (0.63%) Bash Shell
20 14 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 229 (9.61%) Degree
2 65 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 31 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.76%) MCSA
7 15 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.55%) ISEB
8 13 (0.55%) PhD
9 11 (0.46%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
10 8 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.21%) CIMA
12 5 (0.21%) MCSE
12 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.17%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.17%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (5.87%) Data Quality
2 79 (3.31%) GDPR
3 48 (2.01%) QA
4 30 (1.26%) SLA
5 27 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.67%) PMO
7 15 (0.63%) NIST
8 14 (0.59%) NIST 800
9 9 (0.38%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.13%) COBIT
12 2 (0.084%) IFRS
12 2 (0.084%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.084%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.084%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.64%) Docker
3 24 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.50%) HDFS
6 12 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.084%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 38 (1.59%) Terraform
2 27 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 26 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (0.80%) Ansible
4 19 (0.80%) Kibana
5 16 (0.67%) SCCM
6 13 (0.55%) Puppet
7 11 (0.46%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.25%) Grafana
10 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.17%) SCOM
11 4 (0.17%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.084%) WSUS
14 1 (0.042%) Backup Exec
14 1 (0.042%) Graylog
14 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.042%) Oozie
14 1 (0.042%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1,113 (46.69%) Microsoft
2 598 (25.08%) Tableau
3 148 (6.21%) Databricks
4 143 (6.00%) Oracle
5 92 (3.86%) Google
6 78 (3.27%) SAP
7 63 (2.64%) Cognos
8 61 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (1.89%) Alteryx
10 40 (1.68%) Talend
11 37 (1.55%) Informatica
12 33 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
13 29 (1.22%) IBM
14 27 (1.13%) Intapp
14 27 (1.13%) Nintex
15 20 (0.84%) Teradata
15 20 (0.84%) VMware
16 18 (0.76%) Hortonworks
17 16 (0.67%) Guidewire
17 16 (0.67%) JD Edwards