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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 89 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAS 77 49 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.68% 1.56% 1.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.94% 7.29% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 50
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +6.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,150 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
645 672 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.45% 21.35% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 395 430 592
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +36 69 £51,250 +2.50% 20
Glasgow -12 10 £52,500 +20.68% 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 70 (49.30%) SQL
2 55 (38.73%) Finance
3 52 (36.62%) Business Intelligence
4 51 (35.92%) Analytics
5 46 (32.39%) Banking
6 41 (28.87%) Degree
7 38 (26.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 34 (23.94%) Unix
9 33 (23.24%) Oracle
10 29 (20.42%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (18.31%) Base SAS
11 26 (18.31%) Retail
12 24 (16.90%) Credit Risk
12 24 (16.90%) SQL Server
12 24 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (16.20%) Mathematics
14 22 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (14.79%) Big Data
16 20 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (14.08%) Data Modelling
16 20 (14.08%) Statistics
16 20 (14.08%) Data Management
16 20 (14.08%) Hadoop
17 17 (11.97%) Business Analysis
17 17 (11.97%) Computer Science
17 17 (11.97%) BusinessObjects
17 17 (11.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 16 (11.27%) Data Mining
19 15 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery
19 15 (10.56%) Data Analysis

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (8.45%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.11%) Apache Solr
2 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.70%) CICS
3 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (7.04%) SPSS
2 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.52%) MS Office
3 5 (3.52%) Stata
4 4 (2.82%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) FTP
1 3 (2.11%) HTTP
1 3 (2.11%) SNMP
1 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.70%) SSH
2 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (26.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 29 (20.42%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (18.31%) Base SAS
4 24 (16.90%) SQL Server
5 21 (14.79%) Big Data
6 20 (14.08%) Hadoop
7 17 (11.97%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (11.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 16 (11.27%) Data Mining
9 10 (7.04%) OLAP
9 10 (7.04%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (7.04%) QlikView
10 9 (6.34%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.93%) DataStage
12 7 (4.93%) RDBMS
13 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
13 6 (4.23%) SAS EBI
14 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
14 5 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
General
1 55 (38.73%) Finance
2 46 (32.39%) Banking
3 26 (18.31%) Retail
4 5 (3.52%) Games
4 5 (3.52%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.11%) Publishing
7 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (23.94%) Consultant
2 31 (21.83%) Analyst
3 20 (14.08%) SAS Consultant
4 14 (9.86%) Administrator
4 14 (9.86%) Developer
4 14 (9.86%) SAS Administrator
5 12 (8.45%) Unix Administrator
6 10 (7.04%) SAS Analyst
7 9 (6.34%) Business Analyst
7 9 (6.34%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (6.34%) Technical Business Analyst
8 8 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 7 (4.93%) Analytics Manager
9 7 (4.93%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Data Analytics Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Data Manager
10 6 (4.23%) QlikView Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Senior Statistician
10 6 (4.23%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.23%) D3.js
2 4 (2.82%) .NET
2 4 (2.82%) XML
3 3 (2.11%) Apache Flex
3 3 (2.11%) CGI
3 3 (2.11%) Ext JS
3 3 (2.11%) GWT
3 3 (2.11%) Kafka
3 3 (2.11%) REST
3 3 (2.11%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.11%) SOAP
4 2 (1.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.41%) HTML
4 2 (1.41%) Java EE
5 1 (0.70%) HTML5
5 1 (0.70%) ISPF
5 1 (0.70%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (16.90%) Credit Risk
2 23 (16.20%) Mathematics
3 20 (14.08%) Statistics
4 17 (11.97%) Computer Science
5 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
6 11 (7.75%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.63%) Economics
8 6 (4.23%) Mainframe
9 5 (3.52%) Applied Mathematics
9 5 (3.52%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (3.52%) Biotechnology
9 5 (3.52%) Informatics
9 5 (3.52%) Life Science
10 4 (2.82%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.82%) Derivative
10 4 (2.82%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.82%) Physics
11 3 (2.11%) Psychology
11 3 (2.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.94%) Unix
2 8 (5.63%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) Solaris
4 1 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.62%) Business Intelligence
2 51 (35.92%) Analytics
3 22 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.08%) Data Management
4 20 (14.08%) Data Modelling
5 17 (11.97%) Business Analysis
6 15 (10.56%) Data Analysis
6 15 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (10.56%) Statistical Modelling
7 14 (9.86%) Data Governance
7 14 (9.86%) ETL
8 13 (9.15%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (7.75%) Dashboard Development
10 11 (7.75%) Workflow
11 10 (7.04%) Statistical Analysis
12 9 (6.34%) Risk Analytics
13 8 (5.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 8 (5.63%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (49.30%) SQL
2 14 (9.86%) R
3 13 (9.15%) Python
4 12 (8.45%) C++
4 12 (8.45%) Java
5 10 (7.04%) Perl
6 8 (5.63%) C
6 8 (5.63%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.63%) SAS Macro
7 7 (4.93%) C#
7 7 (4.93%) VBA
8 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.52%) Lisp
9 5 (3.52%) Scala
10 4 (2.82%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.11%) Ruby
11 3 (2.11%) VBScript
12 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.70%) REXX
Qualifications
1 41 (28.87%) Degree
2 9 (6.34%) PhD
3 5 (3.52%) ISEB
4 2 (1.41%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) Basel II
1 5 (3.52%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (0.70%) RACF
1 1 (0.70%) SRDF
1 1 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Fluentd
1 3 (2.11%) Nagios
1 3 (2.11%) Nessus
1 3 (2.11%) QRadar
2 1 (0.70%) zSecure
Vendors
1 33 (23.24%) Oracle
2 14 (9.86%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.15%) Teradata
4 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.75%) Tableau
6 9 (6.34%) Cognos
7 6 (4.23%) Informatica
8 5 (3.52%) Charles River
8 5 (3.52%) Greenplum
9 4 (2.82%) Adobe
9 4 (2.82%) Google
9 4 (2.82%) IBM
9 4 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (2.82%) Netezza
9 4 (2.82%) SAP
10 3 (2.11%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.11%) Qualys
10 3 (2.11%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.11%) Splunk
11 2 (1.41%) Hyperion
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