The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 99 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.087% 0.84% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 4.73% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £27,500 £34,250 £44,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.70% -22.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SAS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
246 169 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.37% 17.68% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 200 163 251
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SAS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAS across the Bedfordshire region.

SAS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAS.

1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SAS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Propensity Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Segmentation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos