Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 118 174
Rank change year-on-year +39 +56 +72
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 3,146 3,050 3,015
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.79% 2.68% 2.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.21% 7.69% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,629 2,558 2,471
10th Percentile £32,400 £31,875 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,491 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.02% +4.98% +4.71%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,075 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%

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 34,158 39,667 41,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.13% 34.84% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28,084 32,682 33,482
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,623 £39,114
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,750 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Power Platform in the UK

Power Platform
Top 17 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 13 April 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 +41 2,782 £52,500 - 659
UK excluding London +35 1,592 £45,000 - 435
London +44 1,290 £62,500 - 247
Work from Home +49 592 £50,439 -12.28% 175
North of England +27 447 £42,500 -3.41% 129
Midlands +39 349 £47,500 +5.56% 91
South East +20 346 £50,000 - 90
West Midlands +28 277 £47,500 +5.56% 73
North West +27 255 £45,000 +2.27% 63
Yorkshire +39 170 £41,000 -11.35% 53
South West -27 142 £40,000 -11.11% 35
East of England +75 126 £45,000 -10.00% 61
Scotland +47 120 £47,500 -5.00% 23
East Midlands +11 71 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Wales +45 66 £45,000 +12.50% 3
North East -12 22 £38,500 -1.28% 14
Northern Ireland -3 3 £35,000 +27.27% 2

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 2,584 (82.14%) Power BI
2 2,268 (72.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1,858 (59.06%) SQL
4 1,455 (46.25%) Microsoft
5 1,396 (44.37%) Azure
6 962 (30.58%) Analytics
7 950 (30.20%) Data Warehouse
8 912 (28.99%) SQL Server
9 801 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
10 779 (24.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 771 (24.51%) ETL
11 771 (24.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 750 (23.84%) Visualisation
13 721 (22.92%) Finance
14 619 (19.68%) Python
15 587 (18.66%) Tableau
16 572 (18.18%) Data Modelling
17 570 (18.12%) PowerApps
18 544 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
19 509 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
20 482 (15.32%) SharePoint
21 459 (14.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 446 (14.18%) Dynamics 365
23 433 (13.76%) Microsoft 365
24 414 (13.16%) Data Visualisation
25 400 (12.71%) DevOps
26 399 (12.68%) T-SQL
27 375 (11.92%) .NET
28 350 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
29 347 (11.03%) Migration

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
1 482 (15.32%) SharePoint
2 67 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 61 (1.94%) SAS
4 26 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
4 26 (0.83%) IIS
5 22 (0.70%) Apache
6 17 (0.54%) Confluence
7 13 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 13 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.32%) CMS
9 10 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.29%) Drupal
11 7 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.19%) Apache Synapse
12 6 (0.19%) nginx
13 4 (0.13%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.13%) Luigi
13 4 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 509 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 128 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
4 37 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.032%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 229 (7.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (2.32%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (1.43%) NetSuite
4 22 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.25%) Sentinel
6 7 (0.22%) FastStats
7 6 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 5 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
8 5 (0.16%) Infor M3
8 5 (0.16%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.13%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.13%) HFM
9 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.13%) Magento
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.095%) Maximo
10 3 (0.095%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.095%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.095%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,396 (44.37%) Azure
2 570 (18.12%) PowerApps
3 446 (14.18%) Dynamics 365
4 433 (13.76%) Microsoft 365
5 339 (10.78%) AWS
6 305 (9.69%) Power Automate
7 268 (8.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 161 (5.12%) PaaS
9 135 (4.29%) Logic Apps
10 132 (4.20%) SaaS
11 106 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 104 (3.31%) GCP
13 93 (2.96%) IaaS
14 82 (2.61%) OneDrive
15 78 (2.48%) Serverless
16 58 (1.84%) Azure Functions
17 48 (1.53%) Azure Stack
18 34 (1.08%) Google Analytics
19 32 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
20 30 (0.95%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 31 (0.99%) Intranet
2 28 (0.89%) DNS
3 20 (0.64%) Firewall
3 20 (0.64%) Internet
4 16 (0.51%) VPN
5 10 (0.32%) DHCP
5 10 (0.32%) Unified Communications
6 8 (0.25%) SAN
7 7 (0.22%) LAN
7 7 (0.22%) Skype
8 6 (0.19%) DMARC
8 6 (0.19%) NAS
8 6 (0.19%) WAN
9 5 (0.16%) FTP
9 5 (0.16%) Wireless
10 4 (0.13%) BGP
10 4 (0.13%) Broadband
10 4 (0.13%) Extranet
10 4 (0.13%) HTTP
11 3 (0.095%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,584 (82.14%) Power BI
2 950 (30.20%) Data Warehouse
3 912 (28.99%) SQL Server
4 779 (24.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 771 (24.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 587 (18.66%) Tableau
7 459 (14.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 284 (9.03%) Data Lake
9 210 (6.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 180 (5.72%) Relational Database
11 169 (5.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 159 (5.05%) Big Data
13 156 (4.96%) QlikView
14 137 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 130 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
16 99 (3.15%) Snowflake Schema
17 90 (2.86%) Data Mining
18 87 (2.77%) Looker
19 86 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
20 79 (2.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 119 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 97 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 66 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (1.53%) JIRA
5 34 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 16 (0.51%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.48%) Postman
8 13 (0.41%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.29%) GitLab
9 9 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.25%) Selenium
11 6 (0.19%) NUnit
11 6 (0.19%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.19%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (0.16%) Cypress.io
13 4 (0.13%) Fiddler
13 4 (0.13%) MSTest
14 3 (0.095%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.095%) JIRA Agile
14 3 (0.095%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 721 (22.92%) Finance
2 184 (5.85%) Marketing
3 125 (3.97%) Banking
4 83 (2.64%) Public Sector
5 81 (2.57%) Retail
6 68 (2.16%) Legal
7 67 (2.13%) Law
8 64 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.59%) Private Banking
10 37 (1.18%) Advertising
11 29 (0.92%) Front Office
12 26 (0.83%) Games
13 24 (0.76%) Publishing
14 23 (0.73%) Housing Association
15 19 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 17 (0.54%) Telecoms
17 12 (0.38%) Back Office
18 9 (0.29%) Local Government
19 8 (0.25%) Automotive
20 6 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 916 (29.12%) Developer
2 783 (24.89%) Analyst
3 417 (13.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 356 (11.32%) Data Analyst
5 304 (9.66%) Data Engineer
6 274 (8.71%) Consultant
7 230 (7.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 210 (6.68%) Architect
9 173 (5.50%) Power BI Developer
10 127 (4.04%) Power BI Analyst
11 111 (3.53%) SQL Developer
12 94 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
13 92 (2.92%) Business Developer
13 92 (2.92%) SQL Analyst
14 84 (2.67%) Data Manager
15 83 (2.64%) Senior Developer
16 81 (2.57%) Data Architect
17 77 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
18 71 (2.26%) Analyst Developer
19 69 (2.19%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (11.92%) .NET
2 213 (6.77%) CSS
3 208 (6.61%) HTML
4 133 (4.23%) XML
5 127 (4.04%) ASP.NET
6 93 (2.96%) REST
7 91 (2.89%) Web Services
8 87 (2.77%) .NET Framework
9 85 (2.70%) jQuery
10 61 (1.94%) AngularJS
11 48 (1.53%) RESTful
12 45 (1.43%) React
12 45 (1.43%) XSD
13 43 (1.37%) Kafka
14 42 (1.34%) JSON
14 42 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 42 (1.34%) WCF
15 41 (1.30%) MDX
16 40 (1.27%) .NET Core
17 33 (1.05%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 544 (17.29%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (3.91%) Data Structures
3 105 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 82 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 71 (2.26%) User Experience
6 62 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 56 (1.78%) Cloud Native
8 54 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
9 40 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 37 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 36 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
11 36 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 30 (0.95%) NHS
13 24 (0.76%) Data Centre
14 22 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
15 20 (0.64%) Clustering
16 17 (0.54%) Reference Data
16 17 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
17 16 (0.51%) Life Science
18 15 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 142 (4.51%) Windows
2 78 (2.48%) Windows Server
3 56 (1.78%) Linux
4 30 (0.95%) Unix
5 28 (0.89%) Windows 10
6 19 (0.60%) Android
7 17 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
9 13 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.32%) SUSE
11 7 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.22%) Debian
11 7 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.095%) VMS
12 3 (0.095%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.095%) zOS
13 2 (0.064%) AIX
13 2 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,268 (72.09%) Business Intelligence
2 962 (30.58%) Analytics
3 801 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
4 771 (24.51%) ETL
5 750 (23.84%) Visualisation
6 572 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 414 (13.16%) Data Visualisation
8 400 (12.71%) DevOps
9 350 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
10 347 (11.03%) Migration
11 335 (10.65%) CRM
12 312 (9.92%) Data Analytics
13 309 (9.82%) Data Analysis
14 278 (8.84%) Data Management
15 258 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 243 (7.72%) Decision-Making
17 232 (7.37%) Data Science
18 224 (7.12%) Project Management
19 203 (6.45%) Scrum
20 179 (5.69%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 1,858 (59.06%) SQL
2 619 (19.68%) Python
3 399 (12.68%) T-SQL
4 338 (10.74%) C#
5 297 (9.44%) JavaScript
6 218 (6.93%) R
7 172 (5.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 158 (5.02%) PowerShell
9 91 (2.89%) Java
10 77 (2.45%) VBA
11 69 (2.19%) C
12 53 (1.68%) Scala
13 50 (1.59%) PL/SQL
14 43 (1.37%) TypeScript
15 26 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 23 (0.73%) PHP
17 21 (0.67%) VB
18 19 (0.60%) HiveQL
19 17 (0.54%) C++
20 14 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 325 (10.33%) Degree
2 117 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 92 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (0.35%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.29%) ACCA
9 9 (0.29%) CIMA
10 8 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.25%) MCP
11 7 (0.22%) MCSE
12 6 (0.19%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.19%) MCSA
13 5 (0.16%) ISEB
13 5 (0.16%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.13%) PMP
14 4 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (8.71%) Data Quality
2 83 (2.64%) QA
3 67 (2.13%) GDPR
4 29 (0.92%) SLA
5 19 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.48%) PMO
7 7 (0.22%) GRC
8 6 (0.19%) NIST
9 4 (0.13%) SOC 2
10 2 (0.064%) COBIT
10 2 (0.064%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.032%) HL7
11 1 (0.032%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.032%) P3O
11 1 (0.032%) Solvency II
System Software
1 143 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.11%) Docker
3 27 (0.86%) HDFS
4 17 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.48%) vSphere
7 12 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.095%) Firmware
10 3 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.095%) XenApp
11 2 (0.064%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (1.24%) Kubernetes
3 30 (0.95%) SCCM
4 19 (0.60%) Terraform
5 13 (0.41%) Puppet
5 13 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (0.25%) Kibana
8 7 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.13%) Ansible
11 2 (0.064%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.064%) Control-M
11 2 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.064%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.064%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.064%) WSUS
12 1 (0.032%) Foglight
12 1 (0.032%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1,455 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 219 (6.96%) Databricks
3 146 (4.64%) Google
4 136 (4.32%) SAP
5 128 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
6 126 (4.01%) Oracle
7 99 (3.15%) Cognos
8 88 (2.80%) Alteryx
9 81 (2.57%) Informatica
10 62 (1.97%) Talend
11 49 (1.56%) Teradata
12 44 (1.40%) JD Edwards
13 43 (1.37%) ServiceNow
14 39 (1.24%) VMware
15 30 (0.95%) Cloudera
16 24 (0.76%) Dell
17 21 (0.67%) Adobe
18 18 (0.57%) MuleSoft
18 18 (0.57%) Sage
19 17 (0.54%) Nintex