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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 64 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs citing SAS 35 68 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.58% 4.99% 3.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.07% 21.12% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 37
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £80,000 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
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
290 322 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.37% 23.61% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 213 228 147
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

SAS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 56 (74.67%) SQL
2 52 (69.33%) Finance
3 39 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (33.33%) Banking
7 18 (24.00%) Data Management
8 16 (21.33%) ETL
8 16 (21.33%) Base SAS
9 15 (20.00%) Oracle
10 14 (18.67%) Retail
11 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
11 13 (17.33%) Data Mining
12 12 (16.00%) Business Objects
12 12 (16.00%) Degree
12 12 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
13 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
13 9 (12.00%) Credit Risk
13 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
13 9 (12.00%) Statistics
13 9 (12.00%) Teradata
13 9 (12.00%) MS Office
13 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
14 8 (10.67%) DB2
14 8 (10.67%) Reference Data
15 7 (9.33%) Analytics
15 7 (9.33%) QlikView
15 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (6.67%) CICS
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 7 (9.33%) SPSS
2 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (21.33%) Base SAS
3 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (17.33%) Data Mining
4 12 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 8 (10.67%) DB2
6 7 (9.33%) QlikView
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (8.00%) OLAP
7 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (8.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (6.67%) Big Data
9 3 (4.00%) SAP HANA
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (4.00%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) ERwin
General
1 52 (69.33%) Finance
2 25 (33.33%) Banking
3 14 (18.67%) Retail
4 7 (9.33%) Marketing
5 6 (8.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (45.33%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Data Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Programmer
4 8 (10.67%) SAS Programmer
5 7 (9.33%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) SAS Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (5.33%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.33%) HTML
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (12.00%) Credit Risk
2 9 (12.00%) Statistics
3 8 (10.67%) Reference Data
4 6 (8.00%) Mainframe
5 5 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (6.67%) Chip Card
6 3 (4.00%) Social Media
6 3 (4.00%) Economics
6 3 (4.00%) Psychology
6 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.33%) Clustering
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (24.00%) Data Management
3 16 (21.33%) ETL
4 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.33%) Analytics
7 6 (8.00%) CRM
7 6 (8.00%) Change Management
7 6 (8.00%) Coaching
7 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.00%) Data Reconciliation
8 5 (6.67%) Release Management
8 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.33%) UML
9 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Master Data Management
10 3 (4.00%) Quantitative Analysis
10 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (74.67%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.67%) JCL
3 5 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 5 (6.67%) REXX
3 5 (6.67%) COBOL
4 4 (5.33%) R
4 4 (5.33%) SAS Macro
5 3 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) Java
6 2 (2.67%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) C++
6 2 (2.67%) Lisp
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) PhD
3 2 (2.67%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.33%) Basel II
3 4 (5.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Business Objects
3 9 (12.00%) Teradata
4 5 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (4.00%) Informatica
5 3 (4.00%) Cognos
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.00%) Sybase
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Hyland
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