The first table below looks at the demand for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 275 242 297
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +55
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1159 1267 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.16% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.67% 5.76% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 892 976 865
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,400 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24824 21989 24066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.10% 20.20% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20538 18550 20658
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAS
Salary Trend

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

SAS Salary Trend in the UK

SAS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAS over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 within the UK.

SAS Salary Histogram in the UK

SAS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -39 1037 £50,750 +6.84% 243
London +2 621 £57,500 +15.00% 116
City of London +74 169 £62,500 +21.35% 52
South East -74 154 £52,500 +5.00% 23
North West -35 91 £40,000 -13.97% 37
Surrey +4 62 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Scotland -34 62 £40,000 -25.92% 8
Edinburgh -21 51 £38,750 -28.24% 6
Yorkshire -41 44 £35,000 - 36
South West -50 44 £35,000 -26.70% 14
Cheshire +6 36 £65,000 +62.50% 18
West Yorkshire -53 36 £35,000 - 29
Manchester -36 35 £37,500 -21.05% 8
East of England -2 31 £50,000 +26.58% 8
Chester +9 30 £66,250 +60.60% 12
Leeds -34 27 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Berkshire -23 21 £43,750 -23.91% 4
West Midlands -34 19 £38,750 -13.88% 3
West Sussex -7 18 £55,000 +100.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £41,000 -6.76% 8
Hampshire -1 16 £54,000 +16.63% 2
Hertfordshire -11 16 £50,000 -28.57% 6
Staines +26 14 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands -31 14 £42,750 +21.27% 5
Dorset 0 13 £29,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 13 £50,000 -
Reigate -11 12 £69,000 +15.00%
Redhill -3 11 £69,000 +38.00% 1
Oxfordshire +9 10 £49,750 +103.06%
Cambridgeshire +7 10 £50,000 +51.51% 2

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1247 (49.29%) SQL
2 1112 (43.95%) Analytics
3 1006 (39.76%) Finance
4 792 (31.30%) Degree
5 715 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
6 616 (24.35%) Marketing
7 565 (22.33%) SPSS
8 513 (20.28%) Data Warehouse
9 446 (17.63%) Oracle
10 444 (17.55%) Retail
11 432 (17.08%) Data Analysis
12 402 (15.89%) Mathematics
13 396 (15.65%) Statistics
14 378 (14.94%) ETL
15 320 (12.65%) R
16 313 (12.37%) Data Management
17 302 (11.94%) Base SAS
18 301 (11.90%) Big Data
19 286 (11.30%) Data Mining
19 286 (11.30%) Tableau
20 285 (11.26%) Banking
21 268 (10.59%) Data Modelling
22 265 (10.47%) QlikView
23 258 (10.20%) Visualisation
24 231 (9.13%) CRM
25 229 (9.05%) MS Excel
26 226 (8.93%) Business Objects
27 224 (8.85%) Microsoft
27 224 (8.85%) Data Analytics
28 217 (8.58%) Project Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 43 (1.70%) Apache Pig
2 33 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 23 (0.91%) Apache
4 20 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 17 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 16 (0.63%) IIS
6 16 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (0.59%) Lync
8 12 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.32%) CICS
9 8 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.32%) MS Project Server
10 7 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.24%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.20%) CMS
13 4 (0.16%) eRoom
Applications
1 565 (22.33%) SPSS
2 229 (9.05%) MS Excel
3 112 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (3.68%) MS Office
5 42 (1.66%) Stata
6 34 (1.34%) CPLEX
7 25 (0.99%) FastStats
8 15 (0.59%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.55%) PowerPivot
10 12 (0.47%) S-PLUS
10 12 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.36%) MS Project
12 5 (0.20%) Vensim
13 3 (0.12%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 35 (1.38%) Google Analytics
2 27 (1.07%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 19 (0.75%) SAP MDM
4 18 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.63%) SAP Business One
6 14 (0.55%) SiteCatalyst
7 10 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.36%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.32%) Unica Affinium
9 8 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
10 7 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.28%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
12 4 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
12 4 (0.16%) PORTIA
12 4 (0.16%) Advent Geneva
12 4 (0.16%) Magento
13 3 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (0.40%) SaaS
6 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.16%) Office 365
8 3 (0.12%) GitHub
9 2 (0.079%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.040%) PaaS
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.040%) Route 53
10 1 (0.040%) Responsys
10 1 (0.040%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.62%) SAN
2 31 (1.23%) Internet
2 31 (1.23%) iSCSI
3 28 (1.11%) NAS
4 22 (0.87%) Firewall
5 16 (0.63%) 4G
6 15 (0.59%) SMS
7 14 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.47%) DHCP
8 12 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (0.43%) DNS
10 10 (0.40%) NetScaler
10 10 (0.40%) WAN
10 10 (0.40%) VPN
10 10 (0.40%) Broadband
11 8 (0.32%) 3G
11 8 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.28%) LAN
13 6 (0.24%) DMZ
13 6 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (20.28%) Data Warehouse
2 302 (11.94%) Base SAS
3 301 (11.90%) Big Data
4 286 (11.30%) Data Mining
5 265 (10.47%) QlikView
6 211 (8.34%) SQL Server
7 197 (7.79%) Hadoop
8 177 (7.00%) Relational Database
9 172 (6.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 158 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 125 (4.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 115 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 115 (4.55%) Spotfire
13 85 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
14 82 (3.24%) NoSQL
15 78 (3.08%) OLAP
15 78 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 66 (2.61%) Oracle Database
17 60 (2.37%) DataStage
18 56 (2.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 69 (2.73%) Talend Open Studio
2 15 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.47%) JIRA
4 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (0.40%) ERwin
5 8 (0.32%) Jasmine
5 8 (0.32%) Toad
5 8 (0.32%) PhoneGap
6 6 (0.24%) Subversion
7 5 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.16%) ChangeMan
8 4 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.040%) RSpec
9 1 (0.040%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.040%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.040%) Selenium
9 1 (0.040%) Visual Studio
General
1 1006 (39.76%) Finance
2 616 (24.35%) Marketing
3 444 (17.55%) Retail
4 285 (11.26%) Banking
5 126 (4.98%) Telecoms
6 79 (3.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 64 (2.53%) Advertising
8 62 (2.45%) Financial Institution
9 56 (2.21%) Games
10 53 (2.09%) Retail Banking
11 42 (1.66%) Investment Banking
12 31 (1.23%) Automotive
13 25 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 23 (0.91%) Publishing
15 19 (0.75%) Electronics
16 14 (0.55%) Law
17 13 (0.51%) Legal
18 11 (0.43%) Billing
19 5 (0.20%) French Language
19 5 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 973 (38.46%) Analyst
2 395 (15.61%) Consultant
3 300 (11.86%) Developer
4 293 (11.58%) Data Analyst
5 281 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 220 (8.70%) SAS Analyst
7 151 (5.97%) Architect
8 140 (5.53%) SAS Developer
9 138 (5.45%) Insight Analyst
10 109 (4.31%) Data Manager
11 105 (4.15%) Data Scientist
12 81 (3.20%) Programmer
13 80 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
13 80 (3.16%) Business Analyst
13 80 (3.16%) SAS Consultant
14 78 (3.08%) Senior Consultant
15 77 (3.04%) Risk Analyst
16 72 (2.85%) SAS Programmer
17 70 (2.77%) Data Consultant
18 69 (2.73%) Senior SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.65%) .NET
2 56 (2.21%) HTML
3 43 (1.70%) CSS
3 43 (1.70%) MapReduce
4 34 (1.34%) XML
5 26 (1.03%) Web Services
6 22 (0.87%) MDX
7 21 (0.83%) jQuery
7 21 (0.83%) ASP.NET
8 18 (0.71%) Ext JS
9 13 (0.51%) Ajax
10 11 (0.43%) CSS3
10 11 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
10 11 (0.43%) HTML5
10 11 (0.43%) Symfony
10 11 (0.43%) J2EE
10 11 (0.43%) AngularJS
11 10 (0.40%) Middleware
12 9 (0.36%) REST
13 8 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 402 (15.89%) Mathematics
2 396 (15.65%) Statistics
3 258 (10.20%) Visualisation
4 199 (7.87%) Computer Science
5 157 (6.21%) Credit Risk
6 145 (5.73%) Economics
7 137 (5.42%) Management Information System
8 115 (4.55%) Data Integration
9 67 (2.65%) Data Extraction
10 63 (2.49%) Neural Network
11 52 (2.06%) Physics
12 38 (1.50%) Digital Media
13 34 (1.34%) Applied Mathematics
14 29 (1.15%) Mainframe
15 28 (1.11%) Social Network
15 28 (1.11%) FMCG
16 27 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
17 24 (0.95%) GIS
18 22 (0.87%) Open Source
19 21 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (4.90%) UNIX
2 97 (3.83%) Windows
3 93 (3.68%) Linux
4 14 (0.55%) AIX
5 12 (0.47%) Solaris
6 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.12%) Android
10 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.040%) CentOS
12 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.040%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.040%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1112 (43.95%) Analytics
2 715 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
3 432 (17.08%) Data Analysis
4 378 (14.94%) ETL
5 313 (12.37%) Data Management
6 268 (10.59%) Data Modelling
7 231 (9.13%) CRM
8 224 (8.85%) Data Analytics
9 217 (8.58%) Project Management
10 207 (8.18%) Statistical Modelling
11 168 (6.64%) Customer Insight
12 153 (6.05%) Business Analysis
13 147 (5.81%) Predictive Modelling
14 138 (5.45%) Statistical Analysis
15 127 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 120 (4.74%) Data Governance
17 107 (4.23%) Business Development
18 105 (4.15%) Campaign Analysis
19 103 (4.07%) Propensity Modelling
20 102 (4.03%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1247 (49.29%) SQL
2 320 (12.65%) R
3 181 (7.15%) Python
4 171 (6.76%) Java
5 132 (5.22%) VBA
6 119 (4.70%) MATLAB
7 82 (3.24%) C++
8 77 (3.04%) JavaScript
9 68 (2.69%) PL/SQL
10 67 (2.65%) C#
11 66 (2.61%) SAS Macro
12 56 (2.21%) T-SQL
13 50 (1.98%) VB
14 47 (1.86%) PHP
15 46 (1.82%) Perl
16 43 (1.70%) C
17 29 (1.15%) Shell Script
18 20 (0.79%) Ruby
19 15 (0.59%) VB.NET
20 12 (0.47%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 792 (31.30%) Degree
2 78 (3.08%) PhD
3 40 (1.58%) CISA
4 38 (1.50%) MBA
5 21 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 19 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.71%) SAS Certification
8 15 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 13 (0.51%) MCSE
10 11 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.36%) CCNP
11 9 (0.36%) CCNA
12 8 (0.32%) MCITP
12 8 (0.32%) VCAP
12 8 (0.32%) NCDA
12 8 (0.32%) NCIE
13 6 (0.24%) PMP
13 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.19%) Data Quality
2 99 (3.91%) QA
3 21 (0.83%) Solvency II
3 21 (0.83%) CDISC
4 20 (0.79%) Basel II
5 16 (0.63%) SLA
5 16 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.47%) CRD IV
7 9 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.28%) Basel III
8 7 (0.28%) COBIT
9 6 (0.24%) EMIR
9 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.24%) MiFID
10 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.079%) GCP
13 1 (0.040%) FATCA
13 1 (0.040%) AIFMD
System Software
1 44 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.79%) vSphere
3 20 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.71%) XenApp
4 18 (0.71%) XenDesktop
5 14 (0.55%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.28%) vCloud
8 5 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.20%) HDFS
9 3 (0.12%) GPFS
10 2 (0.079%) NFS
11 1 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.040%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.040%) Postfix
11 1 (0.040%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.040%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.040%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (0.63%) SCCM
2 14 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.36%) MOM
4 8 (0.32%) Nagios
4 8 (0.32%) WSUS
4 8 (0.32%) SCOM
5 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.16%) OpenView
5 4 (0.16%) Control-M
5 4 (0.16%) CA Endevor
6 3 (0.12%) Cacti
6 3 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.079%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.040%) Puppet
8 1 (0.040%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.040%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.040%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.040%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.040%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 446 (17.63%) Oracle
2 286 (11.30%) Tableau
3 226 (8.93%) Business Objects
4 224 (8.85%) Microsoft
5 198 (7.83%) SAP
6 178 (7.04%) Cognos
7 138 (5.45%) Teradata
8 137 (5.42%) IBM
9 123 (4.86%) Informatica
10 81 (3.20%) MicroStrategy
11 70 (2.77%) Ab Initio
12 69 (2.73%) Talend
13 53 (2.09%) VMware
14 47 (1.86%) Unica
15 44 (1.74%) Google
16 43 (1.70%) HP
17 37 (1.46%) Alterian
18 35 (1.38%) Neolane
19 31 (1.23%) Cisco
20 28 (1.11%) Siebel
Liverpool, Merseyside
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum plus 23 days holiday and pension s
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Dunnhumby
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
British Airways
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Steria
Salary: From £47,000 to £49,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday