The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 78 60 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -28
Permanent jobs citing SAS 28 48 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 3.23% 6.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.89% 13.08% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 57
Average salary £46,250 £38,750 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.35% -28.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £28,200 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £56,500 £66,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.11% -
SAS
Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
283 367 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.07% 24.73% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 204 262 184
Average salary £39,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SAS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SAS Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SAS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SAS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (71.43%) SQL
2 40 (63.49%) Finance
3 28 (44.44%) Analytics
4 26 (41.27%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (39.68%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (38.10%) Oracle
7 21 (33.33%) ETL
8 19 (30.16%) Banking
9 18 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (25.40%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (23.81%) SPSS
12 12 (19.05%) Degree
13 11 (17.46%) Business Analysis
13 11 (17.46%) Teradata
13 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (17.46%) Data Modelling
13 11 (17.46%) Python
13 11 (17.46%) R
13 11 (17.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 10 (15.87%) Data Analytics
14 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
14 10 (15.87%) Java
15 8 (12.70%) Perl
15 8 (12.70%) MS Office
15 8 (12.70%) Project Management
15 8 (12.70%) Cognos
15 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
15 8 (12.70%) Informatica
15 8 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (12.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (7.94%) Apache
1 5 (7.94%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.59%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) SPSS
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
3 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (25.40%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (17.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
5 8 (12.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 8 (12.70%) Base SAS
6 7 (11.11%) QlikView
7 6 (9.52%) Spotfire
7 6 (9.52%) Pentaho
7 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
7 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
7 6 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 6 (9.52%) Mahout
7 6 (9.52%) Big Data
8 5 (7.94%) Sqoop
8 5 (7.94%) HBase
8 5 (7.94%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.59%) RequisitePro
General
1 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Consultant
3 9 (14.29%) Data Manager
4 7 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Data Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Data Analytics Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Big Data Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Junior
8 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) Web Services
1 5 (7.94%) MLlib
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 7 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.52%) Economics
3 6 (9.52%) Statistics
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.94%) Psychology
5 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
7 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
7 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.17%) Physics
8 1 (1.59%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.59%) Biology
8 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) UNIX
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Analytics
2 25 (39.68%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (33.33%) ETL
4 11 (17.46%) Data Modelling
4 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.46%) Business Analysis
5 10 (15.87%) Data Analytics
6 8 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (12.70%) Coaching
6 8 (12.70%) Project Management
7 7 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 7 (11.11%) Data Management
7 7 (11.11%) Data Architecture
8 6 (9.52%) Open Source
8 6 (9.52%) MapReduce
8 6 (9.52%) ERP
8 6 (9.52%) Migration
8 6 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (9.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) Python
2 11 (17.46%) R
3 10 (15.87%) Java
4 8 (12.70%) Perl
5 5 (7.94%) PHP
5 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.94%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) VBA
6 3 (4.76%) Lisp
7 2 (3.17%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
3 3 (4.76%) PhD
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) HNC
5 1 (1.59%) HND
5 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Basel II
1 3 (4.76%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.59%) HDFS
2 1 (1.59%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Oracle
2 11 (17.46%) Teradata
3 8 (12.70%) Informatica
3 8 (12.70%) Cognos
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.11%) SAP
4 7 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (9.52%) Tableau
5 6 (9.52%) Talend
6 5 (7.94%) Vertica
6 5 (7.94%) Netezza
6 5 (7.94%) Greenplum
7 2 (3.17%) Google
7 2 (3.17%) Adobe
8 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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