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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 70 29 52
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Permanent jobs citing SAS 37 79 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.48% 6.26% 3.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.33% 31.60% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 68 39
Average salary £35,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.18% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £46,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
300 250 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.15% 19.81% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 223 186 158
Average salary £36,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.04% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 23 September 2014.

SAS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 63 (61.76%) SQL
2 61 (59.80%) Finance
3 47 (46.08%) Banking
4 40 (39.22%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (28.43%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (28.43%) Retail
6 24 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (19.61%) Marketing
8 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
9 14 (13.73%) Oracle
9 14 (13.73%) Change Management
10 13 (12.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 12 (11.76%) Analytics
12 11 (10.78%) Project Management
12 11 (10.78%) Data Analysis
12 11 (10.78%) Retail Banking
13 10 (9.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
14 9 (8.82%) IBM
14 9 (8.82%) Mainframe
14 9 (8.82%) Mathematics
14 9 (8.82%) QA
14 9 (8.82%) Quantitative Analysis
14 9 (8.82%) Credit Risk
14 9 (8.82%) Release Management
15 8 (7.84%) COBOL
15 8 (7.84%) Perl
15 8 (7.84%) DB2
15 8 (7.84%) Python
15 8 (7.84%) PhD

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 8 (7.84%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) SPSS
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
4 1 (0.98%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (12.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (9.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (7.84%) Base SAS
4 8 (7.84%) DB2
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.92%) Big Data
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.94%) OLAP
7 3 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.94%) DataStage
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.96%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.98%) QlikView
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.96%) ERwin
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
General
1 61 (59.80%) Finance
2 47 (46.08%) Banking
3 29 (28.43%) Retail
4 20 (19.61%) Marketing
5 11 (10.78%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (46.08%) Analyst
2 19 (18.63%) Developer
3 14 (13.73%) Data Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) SAS Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Consultant
6 10 (9.80%) MI Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) SAS Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Junior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Junior
9 5 (4.90%) Programmer
9 5 (4.90%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) SAS Programmer
10 4 (3.92%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (39.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Mathematics
2 9 (8.82%) Credit Risk
2 9 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.84%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (7.84%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.92%) Chip Card
5 3 (2.94%) Statistics
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.96%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) PMI
7 1 (0.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (14.71%) Business Analysis
3 14 (13.73%) Change Management
4 12 (11.76%) Analytics
5 11 (10.78%) Project Management
5 11 (10.78%) Data Analysis
6 9 (8.82%) Quantitative Analysis
6 9 (8.82%) Release Management
7 8 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.84%) Coaching
8 6 (5.88%) ETL
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.90%) Information Management
10 4 (3.92%) OO
10 4 (3.92%) Customer Analysis
10 4 (3.92%) Information Architecture
10 4 (3.92%) Customer Insight
11 3 (2.94%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.76%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 8 (7.84%) Python
3 8 (7.84%) Assembly Language
3 8 (7.84%) REXX
3 8 (7.84%) Lisp
3 8 (7.84%) JCL
3 8 (7.84%) COBOL
3 8 (7.84%) Perl
4 5 (4.90%) Java
5 3 (2.94%) SAS Macro
5 3 (2.94%) R
6 2 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.84%) PhD
2 5 (4.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PMP
4 1 (0.98%) MBA
4 1 (0.98%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.96%) Basel II
2 2 (1.96%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) IBM
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.90%) Teradata
4 4 (3.92%) Alterian
4 4 (3.92%) SmartFocus
4 4 (3.92%) Informatica
5 3 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) Cognos
6 1 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.98%) Netezza
6 1 (0.98%) TSYS
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London/Edinburgh
Required IT
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago