The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing SAS 47 59 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 2.04% 1.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.81% 8.82% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 34
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £72,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.29%

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

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 669 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.35% 23.14% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 231 438 386
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SAS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SAS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SAS Salary Trend in Scotland

SAS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SAS Salary Histogram in Scotland

SAS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -14 33 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Glasgow +12 8 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Renfrewshire - 5 £32,500 -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SAS.

1 55 (76.39%) SQL
2 44 (61.11%) Analytics
3 35 (48.61%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (48.61%) Data Analysis
4 34 (47.22%) Finance
5 27 (37.50%) Degree
6 25 (34.72%) Data Mining
7 22 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (29.17%) Hadoop
9 19 (26.39%) R
9 19 (26.39%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 19 (26.39%) Python
10 18 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 17 (23.61%) Oracle
12 16 (22.22%) Project Management
12 16 (22.22%) Legal
12 16 (22.22%) Banking
12 16 (22.22%) Machine Learning
13 14 (19.44%) KYC
13 14 (19.44%) Credit Risk
13 14 (19.44%) Business Analysis
14 13 (18.06%) Workflow
14 13 (18.06%) Case Management
14 13 (18.06%) Big Data
14 13 (18.06%) Change Control
14 13 (18.06%) Apache Pig
14 13 (18.06%) Ambari
14 13 (18.06%) Functional Testing
14 13 (18.06%) Business Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.06%) Apache Pig
2 6 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.17%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.78%) SPSS
4 2 (2.78%) Stata
5 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.72%) Data Mining
2 21 (29.17%) Hadoop
3 18 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (18.06%) Apache Hive
4 13 (18.06%) Big Data
5 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 10 (13.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 9 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 7 (9.72%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (9.72%) DB2
9 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
9 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (5.56%) Base SAS
11 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.17%) DataStage
12 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (4.17%) QlikView
General
1 34 (47.22%) Finance
2 16 (22.22%) Banking
2 16 (22.22%) Legal
3 11 (15.28%) Marketing
4 9 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Consultant
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Data Scientist
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) DBA
5 6 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
6 5 (6.94%) Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Hadoop Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) Production DBA
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Senior SAS Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) ETL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) SAS Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) ETL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) ISPF
1 3 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) D3.js
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (48.61%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (19.44%) Credit Risk
3 10 (13.89%) Data Integration
4 9 (12.50%) Statistics
5 5 (6.94%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.17%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.78%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.78%) Informatics
8 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.78%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (4.17%) zOS
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Analytics
2 35 (48.61%) Data Analysis
3 22 (30.56%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (26.39%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 16 (22.22%) Machine Learning
6 16 (22.22%) Project Management
7 14 (19.44%) Business Analysis
7 14 (19.44%) KYC
8 13 (18.06%) Business Analytics
8 13 (18.06%) Case Management
8 13 (18.06%) Change Control
8 13 (18.06%) Functional Testing
8 13 (18.06%) Regression Analysis
8 13 (18.06%) Workflow
9 12 (16.67%) Factor Analysis
9 12 (16.67%) Line Management
10 11 (15.28%) ETL
11 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (76.39%) SQL
2 19 (26.39%) Python
2 19 (26.39%) R
3 6 (8.33%) Scala
4 5 (6.94%) MATLAB
5 3 (4.17%) Assembly Language
5 3 (4.17%) CLIST
5 3 (4.17%) JCL
5 3 (4.17%) REXX
5 3 (4.17%) VBA
6 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.78%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) MCITP
2 5 (6.94%) MCSA
2 5 (6.94%) MCSE
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Ambari
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) MicroStrategy
2 10 (13.89%) Tableau
3 8 (11.11%) Teradata
4 5 (6.94%) Cognos
4 5 (6.94%) Informatica
5 4 (5.56%) Netezza
6 3 (4.17%) CA
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.17%) Sybase
7 2 (2.78%) Greenplum
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) Adobe
8 1 (1.39%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) Optimizely
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