The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 95 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% 1.68% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 9.28% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 9
Average salary £52,500 £70,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +15.00%
SAS
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
165 194 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 16.55% 18.13% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 127 172 124
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SAS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SAS Salary Trend in Kent

SAS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) MI Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Insight Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft