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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 132 65 106
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +41
Permanent jobs citing SAS 39 94 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 3.09% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.82% 16.55% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 74 40
Average salary £42,250 £54,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.75% +27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £39,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £67,050 £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
809 568 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.66% 18.64% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 499 355 497
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 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 32 £36,250 -32.87% 15
Glasgow -7 7 £54,000 +39.35% 1
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (53.04%) SQL
2 60 (52.17%) Finance
3 40 (34.78%) Banking
4 35 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (23.48%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (22.61%) Retail
7 23 (20.00%) Oracle
8 20 (17.39%) Marketing
8 20 (17.39%) Analytics
9 16 (13.91%) Change Management
10 14 (12.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 12 (10.43%) QA
11 12 (10.43%) Data Analysis
11 12 (10.43%) Project Management
11 12 (10.43%) PL/SQL
11 12 (10.43%) ETL
12 11 (9.57%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.70%) Informatica
13 10 (8.70%) Retail Banking
14 9 (7.83%) Mathematics
14 9 (7.83%) Base SAS
14 9 (7.83%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (7.83%) Data Management
15 8 (6.96%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
15 8 (6.96%) Lisp
15 8 (6.96%) DataStage
15 8 (6.96%) Python
15 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
15 8 (6.96%) PhD

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.48%) CICS
2 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) SPSS
3 4 (3.48%) MS Office
4 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.87%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (12.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 9 (7.83%) Base SAS
4 8 (6.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 8 (6.96%) DataStage
5 5 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.48%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.48%) DB2
6 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.61%) OLAP
7 3 (2.61%) Big Data
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.74%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.61%) ERwin
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
General
1 60 (52.17%) Finance
2 40 (34.78%) Banking
3 26 (22.61%) Retail
4 20 (17.39%) Marketing
5 10 (8.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) Law
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Analyst
2 20 (17.39%) Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Data Analyst
4 14 (12.17%) MI Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) SAS Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Architect
6 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) Programmer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) SAS Programmer
9 6 (5.22%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Credit Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Junior
11 4 (3.48%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Mathematics
2 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.96%) Credit Risk
2 8 (6.96%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (5.22%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.48%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.61%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.61%) GIS
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) Statistics
5 3 (2.61%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.74%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.87%) Clustering
7 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) UNIX
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
1 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (17.39%) Analytics
3 16 (13.91%) Change Management
4 12 (10.43%) ETL
4 12 (10.43%) Project Management
4 12 (10.43%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.57%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.83%) Data Management
7 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
7 8 (6.96%) Quantitative Analysis
8 7 (6.09%) Information Management
8 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.22%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.22%) Data Mapping
9 6 (5.22%) Data Reconciliation
10 5 (4.35%) Customer Analysis
10 5 (4.35%) Information Architecture
10 5 (4.35%) Customer Insight
10 5 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.04%) SQL
2 12 (10.43%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.96%) Perl
3 8 (6.96%) Lisp
3 8 (6.96%) Python
4 6 (5.22%) SAS Macro
5 5 (4.35%) Java
6 4 (3.48%) COBOL
6 4 (3.48%) Assembly Language
6 4 (3.48%) REXX
6 4 (3.48%) JCL
7 3 (2.61%) R
8 2 (1.74%) C++
9 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) PhD
2 6 (5.22%) Degree
3 4 (3.48%) MOS
4 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.87%) MBA
6 1 (0.87%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.74%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (8.70%) Informatica
3 9 (7.83%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (6.09%) Business Objects
4 7 (6.09%) Cognos
5 6 (5.22%) IBM
5 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.22%) SAP
6 5 (4.35%) Teradata
6 5 (4.35%) Alterian
6 5 (4.35%) SmartFocus
7 4 (3.48%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.74%) i2
9 1 (0.87%) Netezza
9 1 (0.87%) TSYS
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