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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 79 59 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAS 24 52 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 3.46% 6.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.22% 14.69% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 45
Average salary £48,750 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
292 354 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.63% 23.54% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 183 241 175
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 27 March 2015.

SAS Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (79.37%) SQL
2 39 (61.90%) Finance
3 33 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (31.75%) ETL
7 18 (28.57%) Oracle
7 18 (28.57%) Data Management
8 17 (26.98%) Business Objects
9 16 (25.40%) Degree
10 15 (23.81%) Base SAS
10 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (22.22%) Banking
12 12 (19.05%) Data Mining
12 12 (19.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
14 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
14 10 (15.87%) Statistics
15 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
15 9 (14.29%) Teradata
15 9 (14.29%) Analytics
16 8 (12.70%) MS Office
16 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
16 8 (12.70%) SPSS
17 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
17 7 (11.11%) QlikView
17 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
17 7 (11.11%) Reference Data
17 7 (11.11%) Mentoring

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
1 8 (12.70%) SPSS
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (23.81%) Base SAS
3 12 (19.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (19.05%) Data Mining
4 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
5 7 (11.11%) QlikView
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.52%) OLAP
7 5 (7.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 4 (6.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.76%) SAP HANA
9 3 (4.76%) Big Data
9 3 (4.76%) SAP BW
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) ERwin
General
1 39 (61.90%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Marketing
5 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Consultant
3 8 (12.70%) Programmer
3 8 (12.70%) Data Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) SAS Programmer
4 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Junior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Operations Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Data Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Junior
6 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (6.35%) SAS Analyst Programmer
7 3 (4.76%) Data Scientist
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
2 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.87%) Statistics
3 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 7 (11.11%) Reference Data
5 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.35%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (4.76%) Economics
7 3 (4.76%) Psychology
7 3 (4.76%) Social Media
8 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
8 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
8 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (31.75%) ETL
3 18 (28.57%) Data Management
4 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.29%) Analytics
6 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.35%) Data Reconciliation
9 4 (6.35%) Master Data Management
9 4 (6.35%) Migration
9 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Validation
10 3 (4.76%) UML
10 3 (4.76%) CRM
10 3 (4.76%) Project Management
10 3 (4.76%) Data Security
10 3 (4.76%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
3 6 (9.52%) Python
4 4 (6.35%) Lisp
4 4 (6.35%) C++
4 4 (6.35%) Java
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) R
5 3 (4.76%) SAS Macro
6 2 (3.17%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) PhD
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.76%) Basel II
2 3 (4.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Oracle
2 17 (26.98%) Business Objects
3 9 (14.29%) Teradata
4 4 (6.35%) Cognos
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) Informatica
5 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 3 (4.76%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Hyland
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