Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 76 102 138
Rank change year-on-year +26 +36 +84
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 4,889 1,557 3,637
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.04% 3.17% 2.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.36% 8.05% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,961 1,262 3,159
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,163 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,000 £40,750 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +3.03%

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 52,222 19,337 44,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.14% 39.37% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36,636 16,232 36,371
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +33 4,323 £52,500 - 854
UK excluding London +26 2,535 £45,000 -4.26% 571
London +28 1,934 £60,000 -6.25% 326
Work from Home -14 1,026 £55,000 +10.00% 140
North of England +47 768 £44,000 -2.22% 154
Midlands +11 548 £47,500 - 127
South East +5 546 £50,000 - 120
West Midlands +5 412 £47,500 -5.00% 88
North West +41 384 £45,000 - 95
Yorkshire +28 326 £42,500 -7.61% 41
South West +7 265 £42,000 -6.67% 67
Scotland +24 197 £47,500 +13.10% 40
East of England +9 159 £45,000 -25.00% 54
East Midlands -2 134 £44,950 +4.53% 37
Wales -18 60 £44,500 -1.11% 7
North East -3 58 £37,500 +1.01% 18
Northern Ireland -48 4 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Channel Islands -4 2 £40,000 -27.27% 1

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 4,181 (85.52%) Power BI
2 3,624 (74.13%) Business Intelligence
3 2,922 (59.77%) SQL
4 2,242 (45.86%) Microsoft
5 2,168 (44.34%) Azure
6 1,644 (33.63%) Analytics
7 1,355 (27.72%) SQL Server
8 1,348 (27.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1,228 (25.12%) Visualisation
10 1,222 (24.99%) Social Skills
11 1,165 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
12 1,091 (22.32%) ETL
13 1,080 (22.09%) Tableau
14 1,026 (20.99%) Finance
15 1,014 (20.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 1,001 (20.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 976 (19.96%) Python
18 942 (19.27%) Data Modelling
19 926 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
20 821 (16.79%) PowerApps
21 812 (16.61%) Microsoft Excel
22 727 (14.87%) Microsoft 365
23 703 (14.38%) DevOps
24 690 (14.11%) Data Visualisation
25 684 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
26 658 (13.46%) SharePoint
27 652 (13.34%) Dynamics 365
28 636 (13.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 612 (12.52%) Data Analysis
30 602 (12.31%) C#

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
1 658 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 136 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 57 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
4 50 (1.02%) Apache
5 37 (0.76%) SAS
6 32 (0.65%) IIS
7 26 (0.53%) Confluence
8 24 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (0.39%) Appian
10 16 (0.33%) CMS
10 16 (0.33%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.31%) Jupyter
11 15 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 10 (0.20%) Luigi
14 8 (0.16%) Apache Synapse
15 7 (0.14%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 812 (16.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 273 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
3 107 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 70 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 51 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.20%) SPSS
7 10 (0.20%) Stata
8 9 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.061%) Weka
11 2 (0.041%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.041%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 308 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 45 (0.92%) NetSuite
5 30 (0.61%) FastStats
6 19 (0.39%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 16 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 15 (0.31%) Sentinel
9 12 (0.25%) Shopify
10 10 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
11 9 (0.18%) Maximo
11 9 (0.18%) Primavera
12 8 (0.16%) SAP FI
13 7 (0.14%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
13 7 (0.14%) SAP CO
13 7 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (0.14%) Unica
14 6 (0.12%) Elite 3E
14 6 (0.12%) Eloqua
14 6 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2,168 (44.34%) Azure
2 821 (16.79%) PowerApps
3 727 (14.87%) Microsoft 365
4 652 (13.34%) Dynamics 365
5 554 (11.33%) Azure Data Factory
6 550 (11.25%) Power Automate
7 483 (9.88%) AWS
8 247 (5.05%) SaaS
9 237 (4.85%) GCP
10 223 (4.56%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 222 (4.54%) Azure Logic Apps
12 212 (4.34%) Snowflake
13 156 (3.19%) PaaS
14 139 (2.84%) Serverless
15 136 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
16 127 (2.60%) OneDrive
17 111 (2.27%) Google Analytics
18 95 (1.94%) IaaS
19 87 (1.78%) Azure Functions
20 81 (1.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (1.15%) Intranet
2 38 (0.78%) DNS
2 38 (0.78%) VPN
3 37 (0.76%) Firewall
4 34 (0.70%) DHCP
5 23 (0.47%) LAN
5 23 (0.47%) WAN
6 21 (0.43%) Internet
6 21 (0.43%) Unified Communications
7 17 (0.35%) Extranet
8 16 (0.33%) HTTP
8 16 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (0.31%) FTP
10 11 (0.22%) IPsec
11 7 (0.14%) Skype
12 5 (0.10%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (0.10%) SSL
13 4 (0.082%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.082%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (0.082%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,181 (85.52%) Power BI
2 1,355 (27.72%) SQL Server
3 1,348 (27.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1,080 (22.09%) Tableau
5 1,014 (20.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,001 (20.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 636 (13.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 446 (9.12%) Data Lake
9 295 (6.03%) Big Data
10 286 (5.85%) Azure SQL Database
11 221 (4.52%) Relational Database
12 196 (4.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 170 (3.48%) NoSQL
13 170 (3.48%) QlikView
14 157 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
15 156 (3.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 143 (2.92%) Looker
17 141 (2.88%) MySQL
18 132 (2.70%) OLAP
19 124 (2.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 186 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 182 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 144 (2.95%) JIRA
4 80 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 50 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (0.59%) Jenkins
7 26 (0.53%) Visual Studio Code
8 25 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (0.31%) Babel
9 15 (0.31%) webpack
10 14 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 14 (0.29%) ERwin
10 14 (0.29%) Selenium
11 13 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.25%) MorphX
13 10 (0.20%) NUnit
14 9 (0.18%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.16%) AppVeyor
15 8 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (0.14%) ER Studio
General
1 1,222 (24.99%) Social Skills
2 1,026 (20.99%) Finance
3 926 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
4 286 (5.85%) Marketing
5 280 (5.73%) Retail
6 165 (3.37%) Law
7 155 (3.17%) Presentation Skills
8 141 (2.88%) Organisational Skills
9 133 (2.72%) Manufacturing
10 131 (2.68%) Public Sector
11 112 (2.29%) Legal
12 102 (2.09%) Advertising
12 102 (2.09%) Banking
13 67 (1.37%) Influencing Skills
13 67 (1.37%) Publishing
14 63 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 46 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
16 39 (0.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 38 (0.78%) Automotive
18 34 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,384 (28.31%) Developer
2 1,190 (24.34%) Analyst
3 632 (12.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 541 (11.07%) Data Analyst
5 523 (10.70%) Data Engineer
6 368 (7.53%) Architect
7 331 (6.77%) Consultant
8 310 (6.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 215 (4.40%) Power BI Developer
10 192 (3.93%) SQL Developer
11 189 (3.87%) Azure Engineer
12 177 (3.62%) Power BI Analyst
13 164 (3.35%) Data Architect
14 161 (3.29%) Senior Developer
15 160 (3.27%) Business Developer
16 145 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
17 131 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
18 116 (2.37%) Business Analyst
19 115 (2.35%) SQL Analyst
20 94 (1.92%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 508 (10.39%) .NET
2 208 (4.25%) HTML
3 178 (3.64%) Web Services
4 170 (3.48%) REST
5 160 (3.27%) CSS
6 146 (2.99%) JSON
7 138 (2.82%) ASP.NET
8 116 (2.37%) MDX
9 112 (2.29%) XML
10 102 (2.09%) React
11 97 (1.98%) Kafka
12 95 (1.94%) .NET Framework
13 86 (1.76%) jQuery
14 83 (1.70%) AngularJS
15 72 (1.47%) .NET Core
16 58 (1.19%) RESTful
17 52 (1.06%) Node.js
17 52 (1.06%) SOAP
18 51 (1.04%) PySpark
19 48 (0.98%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 249 (5.09%) Management Information System
2 146 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 140 (2.86%) User Experience
4 97 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
5 86 (1.76%) Algorithms
6 80 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
7 70 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
8 64 (1.31%) Legacy Systems
9 62 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
9 62 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 62 (1.27%) Virtual Team
10 58 (1.19%) Cloud Native
11 49 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 39 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (0.74%) NHS
14 35 (0.72%) Public Cloud
15 33 (0.67%) Clustering
16 32 (0.65%) Life Science
16 32 (0.65%) Marketing Technology
17 30 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 235 (4.81%) Windows
2 95 (1.94%) Windows Server
3 83 (1.70%) Windows 10
4 81 (1.66%) Linux
5 43 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 40 (0.82%) Android
7 27 (0.55%) Unix
8 22 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 20 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 15 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
12 8 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.16%) VMS
13 5 (0.10%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.10%) zOS
14 2 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.020%) SUSE
15 1 (0.020%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,624 (74.13%) Business Intelligence
2 1,644 (33.63%) Analytics
3 1,228 (25.12%) Visualisation
4 1,165 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
5 1,091 (22.32%) ETL
6 942 (19.27%) Data Modelling
7 703 (14.38%) DevOps
8 690 (14.11%) Data Visualisation
9 684 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
10 612 (12.52%) Data Analysis
11 514 (10.51%) Data Management
12 496 (10.15%) CRM
13 469 (9.59%) Data Science
14 390 (7.98%) Data Analytics
15 386 (7.90%) Migration
16 374 (7.65%) Decision-Making
17 353 (7.22%) Data Engineering
18 330 (6.75%) Machine Learning
19 300 (6.14%) Data Architecture
20 299 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2,922 (59.77%) SQL
2 976 (19.96%) Python
3 602 (12.31%) C#
4 588 (12.03%) T-SQL
5 428 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 420 (8.59%) PowerShell
7 346 (7.08%) R
8 264 (5.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 173 (3.54%) Java
10 139 (2.84%) VBA
11 88 (1.80%) Scala
12 69 (1.41%) TypeScript
12 69 (1.41%) VB
13 56 (1.15%) VB.NET
14 51 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 35 (0.72%) C
16 31 (0.63%) X++
17 27 (0.55%) PHP
18 25 (0.51%) Ruby
19 21 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 535 (10.94%) Degree
2 150 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 110 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
7 30 (0.61%) ACCA
8 21 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 21 (0.43%) MCSE
9 18 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.33%) MCSA
11 14 (0.29%) PMP
12 13 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 13 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
13 12 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.22%) A+ Certification
14 11 (0.22%) CCNA
14 11 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 367 (7.51%) Data Quality
2 166 (3.40%) QA
3 157 (3.21%) GDPR
4 67 (1.37%) SLA
5 34 (0.70%) PMO
6 25 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.31%) GRC
9 10 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.18%) Accessibility
11 5 (0.10%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.10%) NIST
12 4 (0.082%) COBIT
12 4 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.061%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.061%) IFRS
13 3 (0.061%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.041%) COREP
14 2 (0.041%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.041%) SOC 2
System Software
1 223 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 65 (1.33%) Docker
3 53 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.31%) Firmware
6 9 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (0.16%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.12%) HDFS
8 6 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.10%) vSphere
10 3 (0.061%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.020%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 93 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 79 (1.62%) Kubernetes
3 44 (0.90%) SCCM
4 39 (0.80%) Terraform
5 23 (0.47%) Ansible
6 22 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
7 21 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
8 18 (0.37%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.18%) Puppet
10 8 (0.16%) Matomo
11 7 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.14%) HP ALM
11 7 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.10%) Control-M
13 5 (0.10%) Oozie
14 3 (0.061%) Grafana
14 3 (0.061%) Kibana
14 3 (0.061%) Nagios
14 3 (0.061%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2,242 (45.86%) Microsoft
2 368 (7.53%) Databricks
3 281 (5.75%) Google
4 243 (4.97%) Oracle
5 212 (4.34%) SAP
6 144 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
7 108 (2.21%) Adobe
8 107 (2.19%) Alteryx
9 79 (1.62%) IBM
10 76 (1.55%) VMware
11 68 (1.39%) JD Edwards
12 65 (1.33%) Cognos
13 60 (1.23%) Informatica
14 58 (1.19%) Citrix
15 57 (1.17%) ServiceNow
16 47 (0.96%) Talend
17 32 (0.65%) MuleSoft
18 29 (0.59%) Teradata
19 28 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
20 27 (0.55%) Dell