The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 18 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing SAS 20 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.23% 9.45% 3.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.41% 38.24% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +8.43%
Application Platforms Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
68 68 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.98% 24.73% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 52
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,996 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £48,750 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
SAS
Cheshire

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SAS
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SAS Salary Trend in Chester

SAS
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAS across the Chester region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

SAS Salary Histogram in Chester

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 45 (78.95%) SQL
1 45 (78.95%) Degree
2 44 (77.19%) Finance
3 36 (63.16%) Retail
3 36 (63.16%) Data Analysis
4 34 (59.65%) Analytics
5 18 (31.58%) Marketing
6 17 (29.82%) Business Development
7 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (26.32%) Performance Management
9 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
10 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (12.28%) Project Management
10 7 (12.28%) Oracle
10 7 (12.28%) Java
11 6 (10.53%) C
11 6 (10.53%) C++
11 6 (10.53%) Business Objects
11 6 (10.53%) MS Office
11 6 (10.53%) SAP
11 6 (10.53%) CHAID
11 6 (10.53%) Python
11 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.53%) .NET
11 6 (10.53%) Statistics
11 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
11 6 (10.53%) Physics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.77%) QlikView
4 3 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 44 (77.19%) Finance
2 36 (63.16%) Retail
3 18 (31.58%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Analyst
2 33 (57.89%) Senior Analyst
3 30 (52.63%) Strategy Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Graduate
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Insight Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Customer Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Development Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Data Mining Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Statistics
1 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 6 (10.53%) Physics
1 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) Credit Risk
2 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Data Analysis
2 34 (59.65%) Analytics
3 17 (29.82%) Business Development
4 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (26.32%) Performance Management
6 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
7 7 (12.28%) Project Management
8 6 (10.53%) CHAID
8 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.26%) Customer Insight
11 2 (3.51%) Statistical Modelling
11 2 (3.51%) Financial Modelling
11 2 (3.51%) Predictive Modelling
11 2 (3.51%) Change Management
12 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.75%) ITIL
12 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (78.95%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) C
3 6 (10.53%) C++
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (78.95%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Business Objects
2 6 (10.53%) SAP
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (8.77%) Tableau
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