The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 96 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SAS 54 70 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.75% 2.14% 2.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.49% 10.29% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 48
Average salary £41,000 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £32,056
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £55,169
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
SAS
UK

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
569 680 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 18.48% 20.82% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 387 473 389
Average salary £40,000 £42,105 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.99% +9.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,600 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 January 2015.

SAS Salary Histogram in Scotland

SAS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh -25 35 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Glasgow - 16 £41,250 - 1
Midlothian +1 3 £42,000 -1.17%
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 65 (67.71%) SQL
2 58 (60.42%) Finance
3 50 (52.08%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (48.96%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (36.46%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (29.17%) Banking
7 22 (22.92%) Data Management
8 18 (18.75%) ETL
8 18 (18.75%) Degree
8 18 (18.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 17 (17.71%) Oracle
9 17 (17.71%) Business Objects
10 16 (16.67%) Data Mining
10 16 (16.67%) Base SAS
11 15 (15.63%) Analytics
12 14 (14.58%) Retail
12 14 (14.58%) Data Analysis
13 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
14 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
14 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
14 10 (10.42%) Teradata
14 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (10.42%) Credit Risk
15 9 (9.38%) Mathematics
15 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
15 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
15 9 (9.38%) Statistics
15 9 (9.38%) Marketing
15 9 (9.38%) MS Office

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (5.21%) CICS
2 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Office
2 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) SPSS
3 2 (2.08%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.46%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (18.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 16 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 16 (16.67%) Base SAS
4 13 (13.54%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.33%) DB2
5 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (7.29%) QlikView
6 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (6.25%) OLAP
7 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (5.21%) Big Data
9 3 (3.13%) SAP HANA
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.13%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Log4j
1 4 (4.17%) Maven
1 4 (4.17%) Hudson
1 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.13%) ERwin
General
1 58 (60.42%) Finance
2 28 (29.17%) Banking
3 14 (14.58%) Retail
4 9 (9.38%) Marketing
5 6 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Data Analyst
3 16 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Consultant
5 11 (11.46%) Business Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Programmer
7 9 (9.38%) Developer
8 8 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
9 7 (7.29%) SAS Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
11 5 (5.21%) Technical Business Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Data Manager
11 5 (5.21%) Senior Technical Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Credit Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (5.21%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Analyst Programmer
12 4 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.04%) HTML
1 1 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (48.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Credit Risk
3 9 (9.38%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.38%) Statistics
4 8 (8.33%) Reference Data
5 6 (6.25%) Mainframe
6 5 (5.21%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (5.21%) Chip Card
7 3 (3.13%) Social Media
7 3 (3.13%) Psychology
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.13%) Economics
8 2 (2.08%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) Clustering
9 1 (1.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (22.92%) Data Management
3 18 (18.75%) ETL
4 15 (15.63%) Analytics
5 14 (14.58%) Data Analysis
6 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.42%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.33%) Master Data Management
10 6 (6.25%) CRM
10 6 (6.25%) Change Management
10 6 (6.25%) Data Mapping
10 6 (6.25%) Time Management
10 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
10 6 (6.25%) Data Analytics
10 6 (6.25%) Coaching
11 5 (5.21%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.71%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) PL/SQL
3 7 (7.29%) Java
4 5 (5.21%) COBOL
4 5 (5.21%) JCL
4 5 (5.21%) REXX
4 5 (5.21%) Assembly Language
5 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.17%) SAS Macro
5 4 (4.17%) R
5 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.13%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) Lisp
7 2 (2.08%) C++
7 2 (2.08%) VBA
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) SAS Certification
3 2 (2.08%) PhD
4 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (5.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.17%) Basel II
3 4 (4.17%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Oracle
1 17 (17.71%) Business Objects
2 10 (10.42%) Teradata
3 5 (5.21%) IBM
4 4 (4.17%) Informatica
4 4 (4.17%) Cognos
4 4 (4.17%) SAP
5 3 (3.13%) Sybase
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.08%) Alterian
6 2 (2.08%) Unica
6 2 (2.08%) SmartFocus
7 1 (1.04%) Hyland
7 1 (1.04%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
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