The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 141 148 172
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +24
Permanent jobs citing SAS 115 95 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 1.40% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.26% 7.05% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 92 80 70
Average salary £44,000 £46,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.37% +12.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SAS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1584 1347 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.33% 19.90% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1165 1299
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SAS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SAS Salary Trend in the North West

SAS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAS across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

SAS Salary Histogram in the North West

SAS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +29 59 £47,500 +39.70% 4
Manchester -42 34 £44,000 -7.36% 16
Lancashire +2 5 £42,500 +88.89%
Merseyside +14 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 126 (61.46%) Finance
2 92 (44.88%) Analytics
3 90 (43.90%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (43.90%) SQL
4 74 (36.10%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (32.20%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (28.78%) Degree
7 55 (26.83%) Data Analysis
8 52 (25.37%) Marketing
9 36 (17.56%) SPSS
10 34 (16.59%) SQL Server
10 34 (16.59%) Big Data
11 33 (16.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 32 (15.61%) Mathematics
13 30 (14.63%) Oracle
14 29 (14.15%) Credit Risk
15 28 (13.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 27 (13.17%) MS Excel
16 27 (13.17%) Microsoft
17 26 (12.68%) Statistics
18 25 (12.20%) Data Mining
19 24 (11.71%) Economics
19 24 (11.71%) Banking
19 24 (11.71%) Data Management
20 23 (11.22%) Business Objects
21 22 (10.73%) MS PowerPoint
22 21 (10.24%) Retail
22 21 (10.24%) Data Integration
22 21 (10.24%) Java
22 21 (10.24%) Project Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (4.39%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.44%) Lync
2 5 (2.44%) Apache Pig
2 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.44%) Apache
3 2 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (17.56%) SPSS
2 27 (13.17%) MS Excel
3 22 (10.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.85%) MS Visio
5 10 (4.88%) MS Office
6 7 (3.41%) FastStats
7 2 (0.98%) MS Project
8 1 (0.49%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.98%) SAP MDM
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (32.20%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.59%) Big Data
3 33 (16.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 28 (13.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 25 (12.20%) Data Mining
6 20 (9.76%) Base SAS
7 17 (8.29%) Hadoop
8 15 (7.32%) OLAP
9 13 (6.34%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (5.85%) QlikView
11 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
11 11 (5.37%) DataStage
12 7 (3.41%) Apache Hive
12 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
13 5 (2.44%) HBase
13 5 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Subversion
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.49%) ERwin
2 1 (0.49%) RSpec
General
1 126 (61.46%) Finance
2 52 (25.37%) Marketing
3 24 (11.71%) Banking
4 21 (10.24%) Retail
5 11 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.90%) French Language
6 8 (3.90%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.93%) Legal
8 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (42.93%) Analyst
2 43 (20.98%) Senior Analyst
3 35 (17.07%) Consultant
4 26 (12.68%) Data Analyst
5 25 (12.20%) Developer
6 20 (9.76%) Insight Analyst
7 17 (8.29%) SAS Consultant
8 15 (7.32%) Strategy Analyst
9 14 (6.83%) Senior Data Analyst
9 14 (6.83%) SAS Developer
10 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 11 (5.37%) Senior Insight Analyst
11 11 (5.37%) Business Analyst
11 11 (5.37%) SAS Analyst
12 10 (4.88%) Data Manager
13 9 (4.39%) Business Consultant
13 9 (4.39%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (4.39%) Senior SAS Consultant
14 8 (3.90%) Data Mining Analyst
15 6 (2.93%) Customer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.93%) HTML
1 6 (2.93%) CSS
2 5 (2.44%) Web Services
2 5 (2.44%) .NET
3 4 (1.95%) Ext JS
4 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.98%) Ajax
5 2 (0.98%) jQuery
5 2 (0.98%) XML
5 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.49%) Akka
6 1 (0.49%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.49%) WCF
6 1 (0.49%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 90 (43.90%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (15.61%) Mathematics
3 29 (14.15%) Credit Risk
4 26 (12.68%) Statistics
5 24 (11.71%) Economics
6 21 (10.24%) Data Integration
7 17 (8.29%) Visualisation
8 13 (6.34%) Computer Science
9 10 (4.88%) Data Extraction
10 9 (4.39%) Algorithms
11 7 (3.41%) Mainframe
11 7 (3.41%) Physics
12 5 (2.44%) Open Source
13 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.98%) VSAM
14 2 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (0.98%) Taxonomies
14 2 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.98%) Informatics
14 2 (0.98%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.29%) Linux
2 14 (6.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (44.88%) Analytics
2 74 (36.10%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (26.83%) Data Analysis
4 24 (11.71%) Data Management
5 21 (10.24%) Project Management
6 20 (9.76%) ETL
7 19 (9.27%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.27%) CHAID
8 17 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.29%) Statistical Modelling
9 16 (7.80%) Risk Management
10 15 (7.32%) CRM
11 14 (6.83%) Coaching
12 12 (5.85%) Predictive Modelling
13 11 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (5.37%) Customer Insight
13 11 (5.37%) Data Governance
13 11 (5.37%) Information Management
13 11 (5.37%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (43.90%) SQL
2 21 (10.24%) Java
3 15 (7.32%) R
4 14 (6.83%) VB
4 14 (6.83%) VBA
5 13 (6.34%) Perl
6 12 (5.85%) Python
7 10 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.90%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.90%) C
9 7 (3.41%) SAS Macro
10 5 (2.44%) PHP
11 4 (1.95%) C#
12 3 (1.46%) C++
13 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.98%) Tcl
14 1 (0.49%) Prolog
14 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.49%) Haskell
14 1 (0.49%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 59 (28.78%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.85%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.44%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 30 (14.63%) Oracle
2 27 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.22%) Business Objects
4 21 (10.24%) Teradata
5 12 (5.85%) Cognos
5 12 (5.85%) Tableau
6 6 (2.93%) SAP
6 6 (2.93%) Siebel
7 5 (2.44%) SmartFocus
7 5 (2.44%) Hitachi
7 5 (2.44%) Minitab
8 4 (1.95%) Sencha
9 2 (0.98%) Google
9 2 (0.98%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.98%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.98%) Altera
9 2 (0.98%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 2 (0.98%) Synopsys
9 2 (0.98%) Cadence
9 2 (0.98%) Hyperion
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: to £70k Base plus bonus and bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, 30 days' holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £33000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Direct Line Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits, 30 days ho
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension & Flexible Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + SAS Training
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington
Churchill Frank
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 25 days ago