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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 113 82 95
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Permanent jobs citing SAS 51 83 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 2.58% 2.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.10% 14.59% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 62 49
Average salary £42,500 £54,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.29% +27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £42,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £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
836 569 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.96% 17.65% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 530 349 477
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 £57,500
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 31 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 31 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 -31 43 £42,000 -22.22% 5
Glasgow -13 7 £54,000 +27.05% 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 (51.94%) SQL
2 63 (48.84%) Finance
3 43 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (31.01%) Banking
5 30 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (19.38%) Oracle
6 25 (19.38%) Retail
7 22 (17.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 22 (17.05%) Analytics
8 21 (16.28%) Marketing
9 18 (13.95%) Change Management
10 16 (12.40%) ETL
11 14 (10.85%) Project Management
12 13 (10.08%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.30%) Data Analysis
13 12 (9.30%) QA
13 12 (9.30%) Base SAS
13 12 (9.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
14 10 (7.75%) Informatica
14 10 (7.75%) Mathematics
15 9 (6.98%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 9 (6.98%) Retail Banking
15 9 (6.98%) MicroStrategy
15 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
15 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (6.20%) PhD
16 8 (6.20%) Cognos
16 8 (6.20%) Python
16 8 (6.20%) Business Objects

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.10%) CICS
1 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.20%) SPSS
3 3 (2.33%) MS Office
4 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (17.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 12 (9.30%) Base SAS
3 12 (9.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 9 (6.98%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 8 (6.20%) DataStage
6 6 (4.65%) OLAP
6 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.10%) DB2
8 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.10%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.33%) Big Data
9 3 (2.33%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (2.33%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.33%) ERwin
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (48.84%) Finance
2 40 (31.01%) Banking
3 25 (19.38%) Retail
4 21 (16.28%) Marketing
5 9 (6.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (39.53%) Analyst
2 25 (19.38%) Developer
3 15 (11.63%) MI Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) Data Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (8.53%) SAS Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Consultant
8 8 (6.20%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Programmer
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) SAS Programmer
9 7 (5.43%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Credit Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) SAS Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Junior Software Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) Java EE
2 1 (0.78%) jQuery
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) XSLT
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Mathematics
2 8 (6.20%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.43%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.10%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.10%) Statistics
6 3 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.33%) GIS
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.55%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.55%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.78%) Economics
8 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.78%) UNIX
1 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (17.05%) Analytics
3 18 (13.95%) Change Management
4 16 (12.40%) ETL
5 14 (10.85%) Project Management
6 13 (10.08%) Business Analysis
7 12 (9.30%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.20%) Data Management
10 7 (5.43%) Quantitative Analysis
10 7 (5.43%) Information Management
10 7 (5.43%) Customer Insight
10 7 (5.43%) Customer Analysis
10 7 (5.43%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.65%) Data Mapping
11 6 (4.65%) Customer Analytics
11 6 (4.65%) Campaign Analysis
12 5 (3.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.94%) SQL
2 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.20%) Python
3 8 (6.20%) Perl
3 8 (6.20%) Lisp
3 8 (6.20%) SAS Macro
4 5 (3.88%) Java
5 4 (3.10%) COBOL
5 4 (3.10%) JCL
5 4 (3.10%) REXX
5 4 (3.10%) Assembly Language
5 4 (3.10%) R
6 2 (1.55%) C++
7 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) PhD
1 8 (6.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) MOS
3 3 (2.33%) SAS Certification
4 2 (1.55%) PMP
4 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.78%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) Oracle
2 10 (7.75%) Informatica
3 9 (6.98%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (6.20%) Cognos
4 8 (6.20%) Business Objects
4 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.43%) Alterian
5 7 (5.43%) SmartFocus
5 7 (5.43%) IBM
5 7 (5.43%) SAP
6 5 (3.88%) Teradata
7 4 (3.10%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.55%) i2
9 1 (0.78%) Netezza
9 1 (0.78%) TSYS
9 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.78%) Sage
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.78%) Siebel
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