Period
to 26 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 81 143
Rank change year-on-year -22 +62 +5
Permanent jobs citing Power BI 849 183 164
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.26% 3.36% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.28% 10.87% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 737 162 158
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% -2.44%
75th Percentile £67,500 £58,968 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7,529 1,684 2,324
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.89% 30.96% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,772 1,551 2,076
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Power BI
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Power BI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Power BI trend for jobs with a WFH option

Power BI
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Power BI.

Power BI salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Power BI
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Power BI over the 6 months to 26 September 2021.

Power BI salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, Power BI job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Power BI.

1 849 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 750 (88.34%) Business Intelligence
3 562 (66.20%) SQL
4 385 (45.35%) Azure
5 371 (43.70%) Microsoft
6 304 (35.81%) Analytics
7 290 (34.16%) Data Warehouse
8 272 (32.04%) SQL Server
9 211 (24.85%) Visualisation
10 204 (24.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 204 (24.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 202 (23.79%) Microsoft Excel
12 181 (21.32%) Tableau
13 180 (21.20%) Data Modelling
14 178 (20.97%) Python
15 175 (20.61%) ETL
16 172 (20.26%) Social Skills
17 169 (19.91%) Analytical Skills
18 156 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
19 155 (18.26%) DevOps
20 147 (17.31%) C#
21 130 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
22 126 (14.84%) Finance
23 120 (14.13%) Data Analysis
24 119 (14.02%) PowerApps
25 113 (13.31%) Azure Data Factory
26 112 (13.19%) T-SQL
27 109 (12.84%) Data Visualisation
28 108 (12.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
29 106 (12.49%) .NET

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 89 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.71%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.06%) Apache
3 9 (1.06%) IIS
4 6 (0.71%) CMS
5 5 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (0.59%) GlassFish
5 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.47%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.35%) Confluence
7 3 (0.35%) WordPress
8 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.24%) SAS
9 1 (0.12%) Kentico
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 202 (23.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.24%) Weka
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 50 (5.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.53%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.82%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.71%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.24%) FastStats
7 2 (0.24%) Findur
7 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.12%) Maximo
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.12%) Shopify
8 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 849 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 385 (45.35%) Azure
3 119 (14.02%) PowerApps
4 113 (13.31%) Azure Data Factory
5 103 (12.13%) Dynamics 365
6 81 (9.54%) Power Automate
7 80 (9.42%) AWS
8 68 (8.01%) Microsoft 365
9 56 (6.60%) Azure Logic Apps
10 47 (5.54%) Snowflake
11 39 (4.59%) Google Analytics
12 35 (4.12%) GCP
13 31 (3.65%) Serverless
14 26 (3.06%) Azure Functions
14 26 (3.06%) Google Data Studio
15 24 (2.83%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 20 (2.36%) GitHub
17 19 (2.24%) PaaS
17 19 (2.24%) SaaS
18 18 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.59%) Intranet
2 14 (1.65%) HTTP
3 4 (0.47%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.47%) SSL
4 2 (0.24%) Firewall
4 2 (0.24%) VoIP
5 1 (0.12%) VPN
5 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.12%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (34.16%) Data Warehouse
2 272 (32.04%) SQL Server
3 204 (24.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 204 (24.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 181 (21.32%) Tableau
5 108 (12.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 91 (10.72%) Data Lake
7 85 (10.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 73 (8.60%) Big Data
9 59 (6.95%) SQL Server 2016
10 55 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
11 53 (6.24%) Azure SQL Database
12 47 (5.54%) MySQL
12 47 (5.54%) OLAP
13 35 (4.12%) Relational Database
14 31 (3.65%) Looker
15 30 (3.53%) SQL Server 2019
16 29 (3.42%) Oracle OLAP
17 27 (3.18%) QlikView
18 26 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 59 (6.95%) Git (software)
3 27 (3.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 25 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 20 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.77%) JIRA
7 10 (1.18%) MorphX
8 4 (0.47%) AppVeyor
8 4 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.24%) ERwin
10 2 (0.24%) Selenium
11 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.12%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.12%) DBeaver
11 1 (0.12%) GoCD
11 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.12%) JMeter
11 1 (0.12%) REST Assured
General
1 172 (20.26%) Social Skills
2 169 (19.91%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (14.84%) Finance
4 54 (6.36%) Marketing
5 52 (6.12%) Retail
6 38 (4.48%) Publishing
7 32 (3.77%) Public Sector
8 21 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 20 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (2.12%) Banking
12 17 (2.00%) Law
13 16 (1.88%) Legal
14 11 (1.30%) Advertising
14 11 (1.30%) Czech Language
15 9 (1.06%) Automotive
16 7 (0.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 7 (0.82%) Organisational Skills
17 5 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
18 4 (0.47%) Police
Job Titles
1 284 (33.45%) Developer
2 206 (24.26%) Analyst
3 115 (13.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 106 (12.49%) Data Analyst
5 101 (11.90%) Data Engineer
6 69 (8.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 64 (7.54%) Senior Developer
8 63 (7.42%) Power BI Analyst
9 49 (5.77%) Architect
9 49 (5.77%) Consultant
10 48 (5.65%) Power BI Developer
11 45 (5.30%) Administrator
12 43 (5.06%) Azure Engineer
13 34 (4.00%) SQL Developer
14 32 (3.77%) Data Administrator
14 32 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (3.30%) SQL Analyst
16 27 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
17 26 (3.06%) Data Architect
18 25 (2.94%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (12.49%) .NET
2 51 (6.01%) JSON
3 43 (5.06%) Web Services
4 39 (4.59%) REST
5 34 (4.00%) MDX
6 32 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 31 (3.65%) HTML
7 31 (3.65%) XML
8 19 (2.24%) Node.js
9 17 (2.00%) .NET Framework
10 15 (1.77%) .NET Core
10 15 (1.77%) jQuery
11 14 (1.65%) CSS
12 13 (1.53%) SOAP
13 12 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (1.30%) AngularJS
14 11 (1.30%) React
14 11 (1.30%) XML-RPC
15 10 (1.18%) HTML5 Canvas
16 9 (1.06%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.54%) User Experience
2 40 (4.71%) Driving Licence
3 30 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.18%) Data Protection Act
5 25 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 21 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
10 10 (1.18%) FMCG
11 9 (1.06%) Biotechnology
11 9 (1.06%) NHS
11 9 (1.06%) Taxonomies
12 8 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.59%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.47%) Clustering
14 4 (0.47%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.47%) Housing Association
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.12%) Linux
2 14 (1.65%) Windows
3 10 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.06%) Android
5 7 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.71%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.59%) Unix
8 4 (0.47%) zOS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (88.34%) Business Intelligence
2 304 (35.81%) Analytics
3 211 (24.85%) Visualisation
4 180 (21.20%) Data Modelling
5 175 (20.61%) ETL
6 156 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 155 (18.26%) DevOps
8 130 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
9 120 (14.13%) Data Analysis
10 109 (12.84%) Data Visualisation
11 97 (11.43%) Data Management
12 88 (10.37%) CRM
13 87 (10.25%) Data Analytics
14 86 (10.13%) Machine Learning
15 77 (9.07%) Data Architecture
16 71 (8.36%) Migration
17 68 (8.01%) Dashboard Development
18 66 (7.77%) Data Science
19 64 (7.54%) Business Analytics
20 63 (7.42%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 562 (66.20%) SQL
2 178 (20.97%) Python
3 147 (17.31%) C#
4 112 (13.19%) T-SQL
5 85 (10.01%) R
6 66 (7.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 62 (7.30%) JavaScript
8 47 (5.54%) PowerShell
9 38 (4.48%) VB
10 27 (3.18%) VBA
11 25 (2.94%) Scala
12 24 (2.83%) Java
13 22 (2.59%) VB.NET
14 17 (2.00%) X++
15 11 (1.30%) PHP
16 9 (1.06%) ActionScript
16 9 (1.06%) ActionScript 2.0
16 9 (1.06%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (8.24%) Degree
2 29 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.06%) Analytics IQ
7 8 (0.94%) MCSE
8 5 (0.59%) MCSA
9 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.35%) PMP
11 2 (0.24%) APMG
11 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.12%) CISSP
12 1 (0.12%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.36%) Data Quality
2 41 (4.83%) GDPR
3 34 (4.00%) QA
4 10 (1.18%) PMO
5 5 (0.59%) GRC
5 5 (0.59%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.35%) SLA
7 2 (0.24%) COREP
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) NIST
System Software
1 17 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) HDFS
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.30%) Terraform
3 9 (1.06%) Matomo
3 9 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.47%) SCCM
6 3 (0.35%) Grafana
6 3 (0.35%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.24%) Oozie
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) Istio
Vendors
1 371 (43.70%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.48%) Oracle
3 67 (7.89%) Google
4 58 (6.83%) Databricks
5 44 (5.18%) SAP
6 20 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (2.24%) JD Edwards
8 14 (1.65%) Alteryx
9 12 (1.41%) Adobe
9 12 (1.41%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.30%) Guidewire
11 10 (1.18%) Cognos
12 9 (1.06%) Snowplow
12 9 (1.06%) Talend
13 7 (0.82%) Informatica
13 7 (0.82%) Okta
14 6 (0.71%) Remedy
14 6 (0.71%) Sage
15 5 (0.59%) Epicor
15 5 (0.59%) VMware