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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 134 71 97
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +26
Permanent jobs citing SAS 38 96 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 3.12% 1.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.70% 16.67% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 76 45
Average salary £42,250 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £41,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £66,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £46,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-7.52% +12.04%
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
808 576 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.70% 18.71% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 495 362 509
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £54,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 2 September 2014.

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 2 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
(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
Edinburgh -46 31 £36,250 -34.09% 13
Glasgow -8 7 £54,000 +33.33% 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 61 (53.98%) SQL
2 59 (52.21%) Finance
3 40 (35.40%) Banking
4 33 (29.20%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (23.01%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (23.01%) Retail
6 23 (20.35%) Oracle
7 20 (17.70%) Marketing
7 20 (17.70%) Analytics
8 14 (12.39%) Change Management
8 14 (12.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 12 (10.62%) Data Analysis
9 12 (10.62%) Project Management
9 12 (10.62%) PL/SQL
9 12 (10.62%) ETL
10 11 (9.73%) Business Analysis
10 11 (9.73%) QA
11 10 (8.85%) Retail Banking
11 10 (8.85%) Informatica
12 9 (7.96%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (7.96%) Data Management
12 9 (7.96%) Mathematics
13 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
13 8 (7.08%) Quantitative Analysis
13 8 (7.08%) Base SAS
13 8 (7.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 8 (7.08%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (7.08%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.08%) Lisp
13 8 (7.08%) DataStage

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 4 (3.54%) CICS
2 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) SPSS
3 4 (3.54%) MS Office
4 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.01%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (12.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (7.08%) DataStage
3 8 (7.08%) Base SAS
3 8 (7.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.42%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 4 (3.54%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (3.54%) DB2
5 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.65%) OLAP
6 3 (2.65%) Big Data
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.77%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.65%) ERwin
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 59 (52.21%) Finance
2 40 (35.40%) Banking
3 26 (23.01%) Retail
4 20 (17.70%) Marketing
5 10 (8.85%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (44.25%) Analyst
2 19 (16.81%) Developer
3 15 (13.27%) Data Analyst
4 14 (12.39%) MI Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) SAS Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Architect
7 8 (7.08%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) Programmer
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) SAS Programmer
10 5 (4.42%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Junior
10 5 (4.42%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Junior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) SAS Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.08%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (6.19%) Credit Risk
4 6 (5.31%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.54%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.65%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.65%) GIS
6 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Statistics
6 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.88%) Clustering
8 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) UNIX
1 1 (0.88%) Windows
1 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (17.70%) Analytics
3 14 (12.39%) Change Management
4 12 (10.62%) ETL
4 12 (10.62%) Project Management
4 12 (10.62%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.73%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.96%) Data Management
7 8 (7.08%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.08%) Quantitative Analysis
8 7 (6.19%) Information Management
8 7 (6.19%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.31%) Data Mapping
10 5 (4.42%) Customer Analysis
10 5 (4.42%) Information Architecture
10 5 (4.42%) Customer Insight
10 5 (4.42%) Data Reconciliation
10 5 (4.42%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.98%) SQL
2 12 (10.62%) PL/SQL
3 8 (7.08%) Perl
3 8 (7.08%) Lisp
3 8 (7.08%) Python
4 5 (4.42%) Java
4 5 (4.42%) SAS Macro
5 4 (3.54%) JCL
5 4 (3.54%) COBOL
5 4 (3.54%) Assembly Language
5 4 (3.54%) REXX
6 3 (2.65%) R
7 2 (1.77%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) PhD
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
3 4 (3.54%) MOS
4 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.77%) PMP
6 1 (0.88%) MBA
6 1 (0.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.77%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Oracle
2 10 (8.85%) Informatica
3 9 (7.96%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (6.19%) Business Objects
4 7 (6.19%) Cognos
5 6 (5.31%) IBM
5 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.31%) SAP
6 5 (4.42%) Teradata
6 5 (4.42%) Alterian
6 5 (4.42%) SmartFocus
7 4 (3.54%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.77%) i2
9 1 (0.88%) Netezza
9 1 (0.88%) TSYS
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