The table below looks at the statistics for the SAS Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS Programmer
Rank 888 853 887
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 5 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.023% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.024% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 4
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SAS Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAS Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SAS Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAS Programmer within the UK.

SAS Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

SAS Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAS Programmer over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

SAS Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

SAS Programmer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
England -44 5 £42,500 - 6
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £32,500 -13.33%
London -9 1 £50,000 - 2
East of England -15 1 £32,500 -23.52%
East Midlands -15 1 - -
North West -26 1 £42,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £32,500 -
Halifax - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2

SAS Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SAS Programmer in their job title 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 with SAS Programmer in their job title.

1 44 (100.00%) SAS
2 18 (40.91%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (36.36%) Statistics
4 14 (31.82%) SQL
5 13 (29.55%) Data Management
6 12 (27.27%) Base SAS
6 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (25.00%) CDISC
7 11 (25.00%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Data Mining
9 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 8 (18.18%) Life Science
10 7 (15.91%) QA
10 7 (15.91%) Biostatistics
10 7 (15.91%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) Retail
11 6 (13.64%) Taxonomies
11 6 (13.64%) Ontologies
11 6 (13.64%) SAS Macro
11 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
11 6 (13.64%) VB
11 6 (13.64%) SPSS
11 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
11 6 (13.64%) Finance
11 6 (13.64%) Semantic Web
11 6 (13.64%) R
11 6 (13.64%) Data Quality
11 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
12 5 (11.36%) Project Management

SAS Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited SAS Programmer in their job title 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 with SAS Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) SPSS
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Base SAS
2 10 (22.73%) Data Mining
3 8 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 18 (40.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
2 7 (15.91%) Retail
3 6 (13.64%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Statistics
2 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.18%) Life Science
3 6 (13.64%) Taxonomies
3 6 (13.64%) Ontologies
3 6 (13.64%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.27%) Economics
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.27%) Biometrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Data Management
2 12 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.91%) Biostatistics
4 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Validation
7 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 2 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) Clinical Data Management
8 1 (2.27%) Regression Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Web Development
8 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.27%) CRM
8 1 (2.27%) ETL
8 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) SAS Macro
2 6 (13.64%) VB
2 6 (13.64%) R
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) PhD
2 1 (2.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) CDISC
2 7 (15.91%) QA
3 6 (13.64%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Teradata
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus/Pension/SAS Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 days ago