The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 22 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +16
Permanent jobs citing SAS 13 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.88% 2.61% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.53% 10.91% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 1
Average salary £60,000 £37,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.16% -29.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
SAS
Cheshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
49 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.17% 23.91% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 27
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £33,300 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 19 December 2014.

SAS Salary Histogram in Chester

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 53 (88.33%) Finance
2 38 (63.33%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (55.00%) Analytics
5 32 (53.33%) SQL
6 27 (45.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 20 (33.33%) Data Analysis
8 19 (31.67%) Credit Risk
9 18 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (28.33%) Marketing
11 16 (26.67%) Project Management
12 15 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
12 15 (25.00%) Economics
13 14 (23.33%) Risk Management
14 13 (21.67%) Data Modelling
14 13 (21.67%) Banking
15 12 (20.00%) Degree
16 10 (16.67%) VBA
16 10 (16.67%) Coaching
16 10 (16.67%) CHAID
17 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (15.00%) Data Integration
18 8 (13.33%) Business Analytics
18 8 (13.33%) VB
18 8 (13.33%) Information Management
18 8 (13.33%) Data Mining
19 7 (11.67%) Validation
19 7 (11.67%) Predictive Modelling
19 7 (11.67%) Performance Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (45.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 15 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (13.33%) Data Mining
5 5 (8.33%) Base SAS
6 2 (3.33%) OLAP
General
1 53 (88.33%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Marketing
3 13 (21.67%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Analyst
2 24 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (28.33%) Consultant
3 17 (28.33%) SAS Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 9 (15.00%) Data Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Senior Data Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Data Mining Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Strategy Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Senior SAS Consultant
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Customer Insight Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Customer Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 34 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (31.67%) Credit Risk
3 15 (25.00%) Economics
3 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (15.00%) Data Integration
5 5 (8.33%) Data Extraction
5 5 (8.33%) Physics
5 5 (8.33%) Statistics
6 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Analytics
2 20 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 18 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (26.67%) Project Management
5 14 (23.33%) Risk Management
6 13 (21.67%) Data Modelling
7 10 (16.67%) CHAID
7 10 (16.67%) Coaching
8 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.33%) Information Management
9 8 (13.33%) Business Analytics
10 7 (11.67%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (11.67%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (11.67%) Predictive Modelling
10 7 (11.67%) Validation
11 5 (8.33%) CRM
11 5 (8.33%) Econometrics
11 5 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
11 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) VBA
3 8 (13.33%) VB
4 5 (8.33%) C
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Teradata
2 2 (3.33%) Google