Period
to 15 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power Platform
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 61 79
Rank change year-on-year +25 +18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Power Platform 73 48 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 5.32% 3.48% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.96% 11.43% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 32
10th Percentile £31,100 £30,000 £26,550
25th Percentile £38,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +15.65% +5.00%
75th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £45,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 523 420 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.12% 30.46% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 414 347 338
10th Percentile £26,400 £29,943 £26,675
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,478 £57,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% +4.76%

Power Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Power Platform as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Power Platform in Wales

Power Platform
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Power Platform in Wales.

Salary trend for Power Platform in Wales

Power Platform
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Power Platform in Wales over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Power Platform in Wales

Power Platform
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Power Platform within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 June 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
South Wales +36 72 £45,000 -5.26% 2
West Wales -21 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Power Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Power Platform.

1 65 (89.04%) Power BI
2 62 (84.93%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (53.42%) SQL
4 37 (50.68%) Social Skills
5 33 (45.21%) Data Modelling
6 26 (35.62%) Finance
6 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
7 25 (34.25%) Analytics
8 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
9 18 (24.66%) Data Analysis
9 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (23.29%) Tableau
10 17 (23.29%) Azure
10 17 (23.29%) Cognos
11 16 (21.92%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (19.18%) Decision-Making
12 14 (19.18%) Alteryx
12 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
12 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
13 13 (17.81%) Degree
13 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
13 13 (17.81%) Kafka
13 13 (17.81%) PowerApps
14 12 (16.44%) Data Analytics
14 12 (16.44%) Databricks
14 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
15 11 (15.07%) Microsoft 365
16 10 (13.70%) DevOps
16 10 (13.70%) Python

Power Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.29%) Azure
2 13 (17.81%) PowerApps
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (9.59%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (8.22%) Snowflake
6 5 (6.85%) OneDrive
7 4 (5.48%) Azure Stack
8 3 (4.11%) AWS
8 3 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (4.11%) Power Automate
9 2 (2.74%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (2.74%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 1 (1.37%) Azure Functions
10 1 (1.37%) Azure Logic Apps
10 1 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (1.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (89.04%) Power BI
2 19 (26.03%) SQL Server
3 17 (23.29%) Tableau
4 12 (16.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (10.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (9.59%) Hadoop
7 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.22%) Data Lake
8 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (6.85%) Big Data
10 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.74%) MySQL
11 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.74%) PolyBase
11 2 (2.74%) QlikView
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (50.68%) Social Skills
2 26 (35.62%) Finance
3 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) Law
4 6 (8.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.11%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 2 (2.74%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Analyst
2 28 (38.36%) Data Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Data Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Development Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) QA Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Business Development Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Data Modeller
8 3 (4.11%) Finance Modeller
8 3 (4.11%) Head of Development
8 3 (4.11%) Power BI Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Data Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) Kafka
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) COM
3 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (84.93%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (45.21%) Data Modelling
3 25 (34.25%) Analytics
4 18 (24.66%) Data Analysis
5 16 (21.92%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (19.18%) Decision-Making
7 12 (16.44%) Data Analytics
8 11 (15.07%) Visualisation
9 10 (13.70%) DevOps
10 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.96%) Data Architecture
11 8 (10.96%) ETL
11 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.59%) Data Engineering
12 7 (9.59%) Data Science
12 7 (9.59%) SDLC
13 6 (8.22%) Data Development
13 6 (8.22%) DataOps
13 6 (8.22%) ETL Development
13 6 (8.22%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (53.42%) SQL
2 10 (13.70%) Python
3 6 (8.22%) Java
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) C#
5 3 (4.11%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) Delphi
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.74%) U-SQL
6 2 (2.74%) VBA
7 1 (1.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
1 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.81%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.22%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) GDPR
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.29%) Cognos
3 14 (19.18%) Alteryx
4 12 (16.44%) Databricks
5 9 (12.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow