The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 108 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Permanent jobs citing SAS 63 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 2.41% 1.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.51% 13.39% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 46
Average salary £38,750 £54,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.24% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £44,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
839 590 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.87% 18.02% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 540 371 477
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
SAS
UK

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 July 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 23 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
Edinburgh -25 53 £35,000 -35.18% 6
Glasgow -6 9 £42,500 -2.85% 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 67 (51.54%) SQL
2 61 (46.92%) Finance
3 42 (32.31%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (30.77%) Banking
5 29 (22.31%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (19.23%) Retail
7 24 (18.46%) Oracle
7 24 (18.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 22 (16.92%) Analytics
9 21 (16.15%) Marketing
10 18 (13.85%) Change Management
11 15 (11.54%) ETL
12 14 (10.77%) Project Management
12 14 (10.77%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.23%) Data Analysis
13 12 (9.23%) Base SAS
13 12 (9.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 11 (8.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
14 11 (8.46%) QA
14 11 (8.46%) PL/SQL
15 10 (7.69%) Mathematics
16 9 (6.92%) Alterian
16 9 (6.92%) Retail Banking
16 9 (6.92%) SmartFocus
16 9 (6.92%) Customer Insight
16 9 (6.92%) Customer Analysis
16 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
16 9 (6.92%) Informatica
17 8 (6.15%) MicroStrategy

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.08%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.08%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) SPSS
3 3 (2.31%) MS Office
4 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.77%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.77%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.31%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (18.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (9.23%) Base SAS
3 12 (9.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 11 (8.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 7 (5.38%) DataStage
6 6 (4.62%) OLAP
7 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.08%) DB2
9 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.31%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (2.31%) Big Data
10 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.31%) ERwin
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
General
1 61 (46.92%) Finance
2 40 (30.77%) Banking
3 25 (19.23%) Retail
4 21 (16.15%) Marketing
5 9 (6.92%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (40.00%) Analyst
2 25 (19.23%) Developer
3 16 (12.31%) MI Analyst
4 15 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (8.46%) SAS Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Architect
8 9 (6.92%) Consultant
9 8 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) SAS Programmer
9 8 (6.15%) Programmer
9 8 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (5.38%) Risk Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) Credit Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) SAS Consultant
11 6 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.85%) Junior
12 5 (3.85%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) Java EE
2 1 (0.77%) jQuery
2 1 (0.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.77%) CSS
2 1 (0.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.15%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (5.38%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.62%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.08%) Statistics
5 4 (3.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.31%) GIS
6 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.54%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.77%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.77%) UNIX
1 1 (0.77%) Windows
1 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.31%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.92%) Analytics
3 18 (13.85%) Change Management
4 15 (11.54%) ETL
5 14 (10.77%) Project Management
5 14 (10.77%) Business Analysis
6 12 (9.23%) Data Analysis
7 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.92%) Customer Insight
7 9 (6.92%) Customer Analysis
8 8 (6.15%) Customer Analytics
8 8 (6.15%) Campaign Analysis
8 8 (6.15%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.38%) Data Management
9 7 (5.38%) Information Management
9 7 (5.38%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.62%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.62%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.62%) Data Mapping
10 6 (4.62%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.54%) SQL
2 11 (8.46%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.15%) SAS Macro
3 8 (6.15%) Python
3 8 (6.15%) Lisp
3 8 (6.15%) Perl
4 5 (3.85%) Java
5 4 (3.08%) COBOL
5 4 (3.08%) JCL
5 4 (3.08%) Assembly Language
5 4 (3.08%) REXX
6 3 (2.31%) R
7 2 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (0.77%) C#
8 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.77%) VB
8 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) PhD
1 8 (6.15%) Degree
2 4 (3.08%) MOS
3 3 (2.31%) SAS Certification
4 2 (1.54%) PMP
4 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.77%) MBA
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.77%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.77%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Oracle
2 9 (6.92%) Informatica
2 9 (6.92%) Alterian
2 9 (6.92%) SmartFocus
3 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.15%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (5.38%) Business Objects
4 7 (5.38%) Cognos
4 7 (5.38%) IBM
5 6 (4.62%) SAP
6 5 (3.85%) Teradata
7 3 (2.31%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.54%) i2
9 1 (0.77%) Netezza
9 1 (0.77%) TSYS
9 1 (0.77%) Siebel
9 1 (0.77%) Sage
9 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.77%) TIBCO
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