The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 154 121 208
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +87
Permanent jobs citing SAS 88 136 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.86% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.03% 9.64% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 95 42
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £57,100 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1459 1411 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.97% 19.28% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1193 1220 1376
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
SAS
England

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 July 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 July 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 +12 35 £72,500 +81.25% 18
Manchester -35 34 £36,250 -23.68% 8
Merseyside -2 5 £46,250 +2.77% 4
Lancashire -3 1 £29,000 -
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 122 (64.55%) Finance
2 120 (63.49%) SQL
3 75 (39.68%) Degree
4 66 (34.92%) Analytics
5 60 (31.75%) Data Analysis
6 56 (29.63%) Marketing
7 54 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (21.69%) Retail
9 36 (19.05%) Java
10 32 (16.93%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (15.87%) Mathematics
12 29 (15.34%) Statistics
13 28 (14.81%) Credit Risk
14 22 (11.64%) MS Excel
14 22 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 21 (11.11%) Oracle
16 20 (10.58%) SPSS
17 19 (10.05%) HTML
17 19 (10.05%) CSS
17 19 (10.05%) UNIX
17 19 (10.05%) Economics
17 19 (10.05%) Ext JS
17 19 (10.05%) Sencha
18 18 (9.52%) Python
18 18 (9.52%) Big Data
19 16 (8.47%) SQL Server
19 16 (8.47%) Business Objects
19 16 (8.47%) SAP
19 16 (8.47%) Microsoft

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (3.17%) Apache
1 6 (3.17%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.58%) SPSS
3 11 (5.82%) MS Office
4 4 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.06%) FastStats
5 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP MDM
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.17%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.93%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (9.52%) Big Data
3 16 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (7.41%) Data Mining
5 14 (7.41%) Base SAS
6 12 (6.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 11 (5.82%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 10 (5.29%) QlikView
8 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (4.76%) Hadoop
10 8 (4.23%) Apache Hive
11 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.17%) MongoDB
12 6 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (3.17%) NoSQL
12 6 (3.17%) HBase
12 6 (3.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.53%) ERwin
2 1 (0.53%) RSpec
2 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 122 (64.55%) Finance
2 56 (29.63%) Marketing
3 41 (21.69%) Retail
4 15 (7.94%) Banking
5 13 (6.88%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.12%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (47.62%) Analyst
2 42 (22.22%) Developer
2 42 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 29 (15.34%) Strategy Analyst
4 19 (10.05%) Software Developer
5 18 (9.52%) Insight Analyst
6 16 (8.47%) Data Analyst
7 13 (6.88%) Graduate
8 12 (6.35%) Consultant
8 12 (6.35%) Customer Analyst
8 12 (6.35%) Customer Insight Analyst
9 11 (5.82%) SAS Developer
10 9 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
11 8 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (4.23%) Junior
11 8 (4.23%) Senior Insight Analyst
12 7 (3.70%) Architect
12 7 (3.70%) Junior Developer
12 7 (3.70%) Junior Software Developer
13 6 (3.17%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.05%) CSS
1 19 (10.05%) HTML
1 19 (10.05%) Ext JS
2 10 (5.29%) .NET
3 8 (4.23%) MapReduce
4 6 (3.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.06%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.53%) WCF
6 1 (0.53%) WF
6 1 (0.53%) Grails
6 1 (0.53%) Akka
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Mathematics
2 29 (15.34%) Statistics
3 28 (14.81%) Credit Risk
4 19 (10.05%) Economics
5 15 (7.94%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.76%) Physics
7 7 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.17%) Open Source
9 4 (2.12%) Data Extraction
9 4 (2.12%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.12%) Telematics
9 4 (2.12%) Replication
9 4 (2.12%) Clustering
10 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.06%) SystemC
11 2 (1.06%) VHDL
11 2 (1.06%) Verilog
11 2 (1.06%) NHS
11 2 (1.06%) ASIC
11 2 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.05%) UNIX
2 12 (6.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.92%) Analytics
2 60 (31.75%) Data Analysis
3 54 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.47%) Data Management
5 16 (8.47%) CHAID
6 15 (7.94%) ETL
6 15 (7.94%) Business Development
6 15 (7.94%) Customer Insight
7 14 (7.41%) Statistical Modelling
7 14 (7.41%) Direct Marketing
7 14 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (6.88%) Performance Management
9 11 (5.82%) Business Analysis
9 11 (5.82%) Propensity Modelling
10 10 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.29%) Marketing Strategy
10 10 (5.29%) Operations Research
10 10 (5.29%) Logistic Regression
10 10 (5.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (63.49%) SQL
2 36 (19.05%) Java
3 21 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.52%) Python
5 14 (7.41%) Perl
6 13 (6.88%) Prolog
7 11 (5.82%) C
8 10 (5.29%) R
9 9 (4.76%) C++
10 8 (4.23%) VB
11 7 (3.70%) VBA
11 7 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.17%) PHP
13 5 (2.65%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.65%) SAS Macro
14 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.06%) C#
15 2 (1.06%) Tcl
16 1 (0.53%) F#
16 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (39.68%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.59%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (11.11%) Oracle
2 19 (10.05%) Sencha
3 16 (8.47%) Business Objects
3 16 (8.47%) SAP
3 16 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.23%) Tableau
5 5 (2.65%) Hitachi
5 5 (2.65%) Cognos
5 5 (2.65%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (2.65%) Teradata
6 4 (2.12%) NetApp
7 3 (1.59%) Siebel
8 2 (1.06%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.06%) Informatica
8 2 (1.06%) IBM
8 2 (1.06%) Cadence
8 2 (1.06%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.06%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (1.06%) Altera
8 2 (1.06%) Lattice Semiconductor
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: plus excellent benefits, bonuses etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
KDR
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension & Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago