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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 135 133 188
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +55
Permanent jobs citing SAS 122 112 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.66% 1.63% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.73% 8.51% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 82 100 60
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,063 £39,900 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +16.25%
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
1579 1316 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.49% 19.18% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1143 1356
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 +36 61 £43,750 +36.71% 8
Manchester -62 32 £45,000 -16.66% 13
Merseyside +7 7 £46,750 +3.88% 1
Lancashire +5 6 £42,500 +136.11%
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 133 (62.44%) Finance
2 110 (51.64%) SQL
3 93 (43.66%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (38.50%) Analytics
5 76 (35.68%) Business Intelligence
6 74 (34.74%) Degree
7 72 (33.80%) Data Analysis
8 64 (30.05%) Marketing
9 46 (21.60%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (18.31%) Mathematics
11 33 (15.49%) Credit Risk
11 33 (15.49%) SPSS
12 32 (15.02%) Statistics
13 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 29 (13.62%) Java
14 29 (13.62%) MS Excel
14 29 (13.62%) Microsoft
15 28 (13.15%) Economics
15 28 (13.15%) Data Management
16 25 (11.74%) Retail
17 24 (11.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 24 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (11.27%) Data Mining
17 24 (11.27%) CHAID
18 23 (10.80%) Big Data
18 23 (10.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
19 22 (10.33%) Base SAS
19 22 (10.33%) MS PowerPoint
20 21 (9.86%) Statistical Modelling
21 20 (9.39%) Oracle

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (2.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.35%) Apache
2 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.35%) Apache Pig
2 5 (2.35%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (15.49%) SPSS
2 29 (13.62%) MS Excel
3 22 (10.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (5.63%) MS Office
4 12 (5.63%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.82%) FastStats
6 2 (0.94%) MS Project
7 1 (0.47%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.94%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.60%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 24 (11.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 24 (11.27%) Data Mining
4 23 (10.80%) Big Data
4 23 (10.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 22 (10.33%) Base SAS
6 14 (6.57%) Hadoop
6 14 (6.57%) QlikView
7 13 (6.10%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (3.29%) Apache Hive
11 6 (2.82%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.35%) Triplestore
12 5 (2.35%) Sqoop
12 5 (2.35%) HBase
12 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.47%) ERwin
2 1 (0.47%) RSpec
2 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 133 (62.44%) Finance
2 64 (30.05%) Marketing
3 25 (11.74%) Retail
4 15 (7.04%) Banking
5 7 (3.29%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.82%) Legal
7 5 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.35%) French Language
7 5 (2.35%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (48.36%) Analyst
2 47 (22.07%) Senior Analyst
3 41 (19.25%) Developer
4 27 (12.68%) Data Analyst
5 25 (11.74%) Insight Analyst
6 23 (10.80%) Strategy Analyst
7 22 (10.33%) Consultant
8 18 (8.45%) SAS Developer
9 14 (6.57%) Senior Data Analyst
10 13 (6.10%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.16%) Customer Analyst
11 11 (5.16%) Senior Insight Analyst
11 11 (5.16%) Customer Insight Analyst
11 11 (5.16%) SAS Analyst
12 10 (4.69%) Business Analyst
12 10 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 9 (4.23%) SAS Customer Insight Analyst
13 9 (4.23%) Data Manager
14 8 (3.76%) Data Mining Analyst
14 8 (3.76%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.10%) CSS
1 13 (6.10%) HTML
1 13 (6.10%) Ext JS
2 5 (2.35%) Web Services
2 5 (2.35%) .NET
3 2 (0.94%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) WCF
4 1 (0.47%) WF
4 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.47%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 93 (43.66%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (18.31%) Mathematics
3 33 (15.49%) Credit Risk
4 32 (15.02%) Statistics
5 28 (13.15%) Economics
6 15 (7.04%) Data Integration
6 15 (7.04%) Visualisation
7 12 (5.63%) Computer Science
8 9 (4.23%) Physics
9 7 (3.29%) Data Extraction
10 5 (2.35%) Open Source
11 2 (0.94%) SystemC
11 2 (0.94%) Informatics
11 2 (0.94%) Psychology
11 2 (0.94%) Life Science
11 2 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.94%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.94%) ASIC
11 2 (0.94%) VHDL
11 2 (0.94%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.04%) UNIX
2 14 (6.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.50%) Analytics
2 76 (35.68%) Business Intelligence
3 72 (33.80%) Data Analysis
4 28 (13.15%) Data Management
5 24 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (11.27%) CHAID
6 21 (9.86%) Statistical Modelling
7 17 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.98%) Project Management
8 16 (7.51%) Risk Management
8 16 (7.51%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.51%) Customer Insight
8 16 (7.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (6.57%) ETL
9 14 (6.57%) Coaching
10 13 (6.10%) CRM
10 13 (6.10%) Direct Marketing
11 12 (5.63%) Predictive Modelling
12 11 (5.16%) Data Governance
12 11 (5.16%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (51.64%) SQL
2 29 (13.62%) Java
3 15 (7.04%) Python
3 15 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.57%) Perl
4 14 (6.57%) VB
4 14 (6.57%) VBA
4 14 (6.57%) R
5 10 (4.69%) C
6 8 (3.76%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.29%) Prolog
7 7 (3.29%) SAS Macro
8 5 (2.35%) C++
8 5 (2.35%) PHP
9 2 (0.94%) Tcl
9 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.94%) C#
10 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.47%) Scala
10 1 (0.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 74 (34.74%) Degree
2 7 (3.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (13.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.39%) Oracle
3 15 (7.04%) Business Objects
4 13 (6.10%) Sencha
5 9 (4.23%) SAP
5 9 (4.23%) Cognos
6 6 (2.82%) Tableau
7 5 (2.35%) Hitachi
7 5 (2.35%) Minitab
7 5 (2.35%) SmartFocus
8 4 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.94%) Altera
9 2 (0.94%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 2 (0.94%) Synopsys
9 2 (0.94%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.94%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.94%) Google
9 2 (0.94%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.94%) Informatica
9 2 (0.94%) IBM
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