The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SAS 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.24% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
SAS
County Antrim

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

Application Platforms Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 37.65% 27.33% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 14
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -35.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SAS
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

SAS Salary Trend in Belfast

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 13 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 13 (100.00%) Economics
2 9 (69.23%) Management Information System
2 9 (69.23%) C++
2 9 (69.23%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Python
3 8 (61.54%) SPSS
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Retail
3 8 (61.54%) Marketing
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) Data Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 8 (61.54%) QlikView
3 8 (61.54%) Visualisation
3 8 (61.54%) Social Media
3 8 (61.54%) R
3 8 (61.54%) Tableau
3 8 (61.54%) Data Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) Customer Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (61.54%) Algorithms
4 5 (38.46%) Statistics
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
4 5 (38.46%) Physics
4 5 (38.46%) Chemistry

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 8 (61.54%) SPSS
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) QlikView
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
1 8 (61.54%) Retail
1 8 (61.54%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
1 8 (61.54%) Data Consultant
1 8 (61.54%) Data Analytics Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Economics
2 9 (69.23%) Management Information System
3 8 (61.54%) Visualisation
3 8 (61.54%) Social Media
3 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (61.54%) Algorithms
4 5 (38.46%) Statistics
4 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
4 5 (38.46%) Physics
4 5 (38.46%) Chemistry
4 5 (38.46%) Psychology
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) GIS
5 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Operations Research
2 8 (61.54%) Data Analysis
2 8 (61.54%) Data Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Customer Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
4 4 (30.77%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C++
1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) R
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CIMA
2 4 (30.77%) MBA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Tableau
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft