Period
to 26 January 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 26 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 139 189
Rank change year-on-year +48 +50 +89
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 2,256 3,080 2,750
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.47% 2.49% 1.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.51% 7.38% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,249 2,724 2,322
Median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 26,522 41,713 39,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 33.67% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22,356 34,306 31,898
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £86,250
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 January 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 26 January 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 +51 2,038 £52,500 +5.00% 488
UK excluding London +37 1,182 £45,000 - 356
London +54 948 £62,500 +4.17% 167
Work from Home +58 407 £50,000 -16.67% 106
North of England +28 357 £45,000 +3.15% 109
South East +35 288 £50,351 +6.00% 54
North West +22 215 £45,000 +7.64% 72
Midlands +19 210 £45,000 - 88
West Midlands -1 140 £47,500 +5.56% 63
Yorkshire +59 122 £45,000 -2.70% 26
South West +8 117 £42,500 - 22
Scotland +36 82 £46,250 +2.78% 27
East of England +52 74 £47,500 - 46
East Midlands +56 72 £42,500 -5.56% 25
Wales +50 50 £41,500 +9.21% 3
North East -8 20 £37,000 -7.50% 11
Northern Ireland +11 8 £32,500 +18.18% 8

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1,877 (83.20%) Power BI
2 1,617 (71.68%) Business Intelligence
3 1,365 (60.51%) SQL
4 1,019 (45.17%) Azure
5 1,002 (44.41%) Microsoft
6 680 (30.14%) Analytics
7 679 (30.10%) SQL Server
8 649 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
9 594 (26.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 580 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 576 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
12 558 (24.73%) ETL
13 545 (24.16%) Visualisation
14 531 (23.54%) Finance
15 505 (22.38%) Python
16 432 (19.15%) Tableau
17 427 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
18 397 (17.60%) Data Modelling
19 354 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
20 334 (14.80%) SharePoint
21 333 (14.76%) Data Visualisation
21 333 (14.76%) PowerApps
22 329 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 294 (13.03%) DevOps
24 285 (12.63%) AWS
25 284 (12.59%) T-SQL
26 283 (12.54%) Dynamics 365
27 276 (12.23%) .NET
28 261 (11.57%) Degree
29 257 (11.39%) Data Analytics

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
1 334 (14.80%) SharePoint
2 86 (3.81%) SAS
3 49 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 26 (1.15%) IIS
5 21 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
5 21 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 19 (0.84%) Confluence
7 17 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.53%) Drupal
9 11 (0.49%) MS Exchange
10 10 (0.44%) Apache
10 10 (0.44%) CMS
10 10 (0.44%) nginx
11 9 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.22%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.18%) Luigi
13 4 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.13%) K2 blackpearl
14 3 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 354 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.044%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.044%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.044%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 165 (7.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.80%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.27%) Maximo
6 4 (0.18%) FastStats
6 4 (0.18%) Primavera
7 3 (0.13%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.13%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.089%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.089%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.089%) Tradar
9 1 (0.044%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 1,019 (45.17%) Azure
2 333 (14.76%) PowerApps
3 285 (12.63%) AWS
4 283 (12.54%) Dynamics 365
5 226 (10.02%) Office 365
6 190 (8.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 143 (6.34%) Power Automate
8 129 (5.72%) PaaS
9 94 (4.17%) SaaS
10 74 (3.28%) Serverless
11 71 (3.15%) IaaS
12 69 (3.06%) Logic Apps
13 67 (2.97%) GCP
14 59 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
14 59 (2.62%) Azure Functions
14 59 (2.62%) OneDrive
15 41 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
16 35 (1.55%) Google Analytics
17 23 (1.02%) Yammer
18 20 (0.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.04%) DNS
2 37 (1.64%) Internet
3 24 (1.06%) Firewall
3 24 (1.06%) Skype
4 15 (0.66%) Intranet
4 15 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 14 (0.62%) VPN
6 11 (0.49%) DHCP
7 7 (0.31%) Broadband
7 7 (0.31%) Wireless
8 6 (0.27%) DMARC
9 4 (0.18%) SAN
10 3 (0.13%) LAN
10 3 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.13%) VLAN
10 3 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.089%) HTTP
11 2 (0.089%) IPv4
11 2 (0.089%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,877 (83.20%) Power BI
2 679 (30.10%) SQL Server
3 649 (28.77%) Data Warehouse
4 594 (26.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 580 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 432 (19.15%) Tableau
7 329 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 222 (9.84%) Data Lake
9 198 (8.78%) Azure SQL Database
10 134 (5.94%) Relational Database
11 126 (5.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 125 (5.54%) BusinessObjects
13 124 (5.50%) Big Data
13 124 (5.50%) QlikView
14 91 (4.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 79 (3.50%) Hadoop
16 76 (3.37%) Looker
17 69 (3.06%) Amazon Redshift
18 61 (2.70%) Snowflake Schema
19 51 (2.26%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 112 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 68 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 49 (2.17%) JIRA
4 44 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 15 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.53%) Bitbucket
7 12 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.35%) Selenium
8 8 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.27%) GitLab
9 6 (0.27%) NUnit
9 6 (0.27%) Toad
9 6 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.22%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (0.18%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.18%) MSTest
12 3 (0.13%) ERwin
13 2 (0.089%) PowerDesigner
13 2 (0.089%) Zephyr
General
1 531 (23.54%) Finance
2 121 (5.36%) Banking
3 106 (4.70%) Marketing
4 90 (3.99%) Public Sector
5 61 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 52 (2.30%) Legal
7 50 (2.22%) Private Banking
8 47 (2.08%) Retail
9 31 (1.37%) Law
10 23 (1.02%) Games
10 23 (1.02%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.75%) Front Office
12 15 (0.66%) Back Office
13 14 (0.62%) Advertising
14 12 (0.53%) Local Government
15 10 (0.44%) Housing Association
16 9 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.35%) Electronics
17 8 (0.35%) Publishing
18 3 (0.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 647 (28.68%) Developer
2 567 (25.13%) Analyst
3 305 (13.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 260 (11.52%) Data Analyst
5 243 (10.77%) Data Engineer
6 190 (8.42%) Consultant
7 149 (6.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 129 (5.72%) Power BI Developer
9 127 (5.63%) Architect
10 83 (3.68%) Power BI Analyst
11 79 (3.50%) SQL Developer
12 69 (3.06%) Lead Developer
13 67 (2.97%) Data Manager
14 66 (2.93%) SQL Analyst
15 60 (2.66%) Senior Developer
16 57 (2.53%) Azure Engineer
17 56 (2.48%) Business Developer
18 54 (2.39%) Business Analyst
18 54 (2.39%) Senior Analyst
19 48 (2.13%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (12.23%) .NET
2 172 (7.62%) CSS
3 139 (6.16%) HTML
4 122 (5.41%) XML
5 103 (4.57%) ASP.NET
6 68 (3.01%) .NET Framework
7 61 (2.70%) Web Services
8 58 (2.57%) jQuery
9 57 (2.53%) XSD
10 54 (2.39%) WCF
11 48 (2.13%) REST
12 39 (1.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 37 (1.64%) AngularJS
13 37 (1.64%) RESTful
14 32 (1.42%) Ajax
15 28 (1.24%) JSON
16 26 (1.15%) .NET Core
16 26 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (1.15%) Entity Framework
17 25 (1.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 427 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.15%) Data Structures
4 58 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (2.57%) User Experience
5 47 (2.08%) Cloud Native
5 47 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
8 26 (1.15%) NHS
9 25 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 21 (0.93%) Clustering
11 18 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
11 18 (0.80%) Online Banking
11 18 (0.80%) Reference Data
12 15 (0.66%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.53%) Reinsurance
13 12 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 95 (4.21%) Windows
2 49 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 47 (2.08%) Unix
4 31 (1.37%) Linux
5 16 (0.71%) Android
6 12 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.13%) VMS
10 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.089%) SUSE
12 1 (0.044%) AIX
12 1 (0.044%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,617 (71.68%) Business Intelligence
2 680 (30.14%) Analytics
3 576 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 558 (24.73%) ETL
5 545 (24.16%) Visualisation
6 397 (17.60%) Data Modelling
7 333 (14.76%) Data Visualisation
8 294 (13.03%) DevOps
9 257 (11.39%) Data Analytics
10 232 (10.28%) Migration
11 231 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
12 228 (10.11%) CRM
13 206 (9.13%) Data Analysis
14 194 (8.60%) Scrum
15 186 (8.24%) Decision-Making
16 181 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 165 (7.31%) Project Management
18 160 (7.09%) Data Management
19 159 (7.05%) Data Science
20 141 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,365 (60.51%) SQL
2 505 (22.38%) Python
3 284 (12.59%) T-SQL
4 241 (10.68%) C#
4 241 (10.68%) JavaScript
5 169 (7.49%) R
6 141 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 119 (5.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 79 (3.50%) Java
9 58 (2.57%) PL/SQL
10 57 (2.53%) VBA
11 42 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 38 (1.68%) HiveQL
13 31 (1.37%) Scala
14 30 (1.33%) C
15 21 (0.93%) VB
16 17 (0.75%) PHP
17 15 (0.66%) TypeScript
18 13 (0.58%) C++
19 10 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 261 (11.57%) Degree
2 80 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 73 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 51 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 39 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (0.44%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.40%) MCSE
10 8 (0.35%) MCSA
11 7 (0.31%) ISEB
12 6 (0.27%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.22%) ACCA
13 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.18%) CIMA
14 4 (0.18%) MBCS
14 4 (0.18%) MCP
14 4 (0.18%) PMP
15 3 (0.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (8.29%) Data Quality
2 48 (2.13%) QA
3 43 (1.91%) GDPR
4 23 (1.02%) SLA
5 11 (0.49%) PMO
6 5 (0.22%) IFRS
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.13%) P3O
8 2 (0.089%) NIST
8 2 (0.089%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.044%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 97 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 43 (1.91%) HDFS
3 25 (1.11%) Docker
4 22 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.27%) vSphere
7 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.089%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.089%) XenApp
9 2 (0.089%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.044%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (1.68%) Terraform
2 31 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (1.02%) Kubernetes
4 16 (0.71%) SCCM
5 10 (0.44%) HAProxy
6 8 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (0.35%) Kibana
7 5 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.18%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.13%) Foglight
9 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.089%) Ansible
10 2 (0.089%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.044%) Control-M
11 1 (0.044%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,002 (44.41%) Microsoft
2 149 (6.60%) Databricks
3 112 (4.96%) Oracle
4 110 (4.88%) Google
5 101 (4.48%) SAP
6 81 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
7 74 (3.28%) Cognos
8 72 (3.19%) Informatica
9 64 (2.84%) Alteryx
10 61 (2.70%) Talend
11 51 (2.26%) Cloudera
12 31 (1.37%) VMware
13 30 (1.33%) Teradata
14 19 (0.84%) JD Edwards
15 18 (0.80%) Dell
16 14 (0.62%) Sage
16 14 (0.62%) ServiceNow
17 13 (0.58%) Nintex
18 12 (0.53%) Cisco
19 11 (0.49%) MuleSoft