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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 83 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Permanent jobs citing SAS 70 42 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.35% 1.36% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.96% 7.68% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 44
Average salary £50,750 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.41% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.60%
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
703 547 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.63% 17.78% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 455 359 505
Average salary £41,269 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
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 14 February 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 14 February 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 +38 64 £57,500 +24.32% 31
Glasgow -23 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Lothian - 5 - -
Fife - 1 - -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 73 (51.05%) Finance
2 70 (48.95%) SQL
3 63 (44.06%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (36.36%) Degree
5 43 (30.07%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (27.97%) Banking
7 39 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
8 35 (24.48%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (23.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 31 (21.68%) Business Analysis
11 30 (20.98%) Oracle
12 29 (20.28%) Analytics
13 24 (16.78%) Data Mining
14 22 (15.38%) Data Analysis
15 21 (14.69%) Unix
15 21 (14.69%) Base SAS
16 20 (13.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
16 20 (13.99%) Mathematics
17 19 (13.29%) Statistics
18 18 (12.59%) Retail
18 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
18 18 (12.59%) MS Office
18 18 (12.59%) ETL
19 17 (11.89%) Data Management
19 17 (11.89%) Credit Risk
20 16 (11.19%) QlikView
21 15 (10.49%) Root Cause Analysis
21 15 (10.49%) Data Modelling

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (12.59%) MS Office
2 13 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.20%) SPSS
5 1 (0.70%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.07%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
3 34 (23.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 24 (16.78%) Data Mining
5 21 (14.69%) Base SAS
6 20 (13.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 20 (13.99%) SQL Server
7 16 (11.19%) QlikView
8 11 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (7.69%) SAS EBI
9 9 (6.29%) Hadoop
9 9 (6.29%) OLAP
10 7 (4.90%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.90%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
11 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (3.50%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.70%) Big Data
13 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.70%) Spotfire
General
1 73 (51.05%) Finance
2 40 (27.97%) Banking
3 18 (12.59%) Retail
4 6 (4.20%) Marketing
4 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.40%) Law
6 2 (1.40%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (41.26%) Analyst
2 31 (21.68%) Consultant
3 20 (13.99%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) SAS Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) Technical Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) Technical Business Analyst
5 14 (9.79%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Administrator
6 13 (9.09%) SAS Administrator
6 13 (9.09%) SAS Consultant
7 11 (7.69%) Graduate
7 11 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
8 10 (6.99%) Data Analyst
8 10 (6.99%) Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Graduate Consultant
9 9 (6.29%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) QlikView Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Statistician
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Teradata Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.79%) HTML
2 11 (7.69%) .NET
2 11 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (1.40%) D3.js
3 2 (1.40%) XML
4 1 (0.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.48%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.99%) Mathematics
3 19 (13.29%) Statistics
4 17 (11.89%) Credit Risk
5 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.29%) Economics
6 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.90%) Psychology
8 5 (3.50%) Biotechnology
8 5 (3.50%) Life Science
8 5 (3.50%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.40%) Physics
9 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.70%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.70%) Informatics
10 1 (0.70%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.69%) Unix
2 2 (1.40%) Linux
2 2 (1.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.06%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (21.68%) Business Analysis
4 29 (20.28%) Analytics
5 22 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 18 (12.59%) ETL
7 17 (11.89%) Data Management
8 15 (10.49%) Data Modelling
8 15 (10.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (9.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (8.39%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 11 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
11 11 (7.69%) Project Management
11 11 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
11 11 (7.69%) UML
12 9 (6.29%) Data Governance
13 8 (5.59%) Dimensional Modelling
13 8 (5.59%) Risk Analytics
13 8 (5.59%) Statistical Modelling
13 8 (5.59%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (48.95%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) Python
3 11 (7.69%) C#
3 11 (7.69%) C++
3 11 (7.69%) Java
4 9 (6.29%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.59%) R
6 5 (3.50%) VBA
7 3 (2.10%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.40%) Perl
8 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (36.36%) Degree
2 11 (7.69%) ISEB
3 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.40%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CFA
5 1 (0.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) Basel II
1 11 (7.69%) Solvency II
2 8 (5.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) SRDF
Vendors
1 30 (20.98%) Oracle
2 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.49%) SAP
4 14 (9.79%) Teradata
5 13 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.20%) Adobe
6 6 (4.20%) Google
7 5 (3.50%) Charles River
7 5 (3.50%) Cognos
8 3 (2.10%) Informatica
9 2 (1.40%) Tableau
10 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.70%) Apple
10 1 (0.70%) Birst
10 1 (0.70%) Facebook
10 1 (0.70%) Greenplum
10 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.70%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.70%) Twitter
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