The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 293 291 280
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1025 994 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.97% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.57% 4.59% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 813 765 890
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22421 21646 22636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.18% 21.10% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19063 17725 19572
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 +1 931 £47,500 -5.00% 336
London +8 501 £55,000 +4.76% 120
South East -11 174 £42,500 -10.52% 63
City of London +8 110 £57,500 +9.52% 65
Yorkshire +20 65 £35,000 -24.32% 51
West Yorkshire +27 61 £35,000 -17.64% 49
North West -17 58 £44,000 +17.33% 28
Surrey +4 52 £45,000 -18.18% 19
Scotland -15 48 £42,500 -22.72% 10
East Midlands +39 44 £39,250 -3.08% 9
Manchester -12 39 £44,000 +17.33% 16
West Midlands +11 31 £33,500 -10.66% 9
Edinburgh -23 30 £42,500 -22.72% 9
West Sussex +20 29 £40,000 -5.88% 7
East of England +3 29 £47,900 +31.59% 9
Leeds +13 28 £35,000 -30.00% 30
Buckinghamshire +19 25 £34,500 -31.00% 7
Hampshire -15 25 £45,000 -5.26%
Nottinghamshire +23 24 £35,000 -9.38%
Nottingham +21 24 £35,000 -9.38%
South West -42 22 £48,875 +0.08% 39
Berkshire -6 20 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Wales -10 19 £35,000 -18.60% 7
Northamptonshire +10 18 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Crawley +9 18 £40,000 -13.51% 3
South Wales -9 18 £35,000 -18.60% 7
Northampton +8 16 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Cardiff - 16 £33,750 - 6
Glasgow - 15 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham +3 14 £65,000 - 2

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1004 (47.05%) SQL
2 927 (43.44%) Analytics
3 892 (41.80%) Finance
4 786 (36.83%) Analytical Skills
5 713 (33.41%) Business Intelligence
6 560 (26.24%) Degree
7 454 (21.27%) SPSS
8 449 (21.04%) Oracle
9 434 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
10 418 (19.59%) Marketing
11 375 (17.57%) R
11 375 (17.57%) Data Analysis
12 350 (16.40%) Big Data
13 316 (14.81%) Statistics
14 315 (14.76%) Microsoft
15 314 (14.71%) SQL Server
16 312 (14.62%) ETL
17 287 (13.45%) Mathematics
18 272 (12.75%) Business Objects
19 264 (12.37%) QlikView
20 258 (12.09%) Data Mining
21 254 (11.90%) Hadoop
22 250 (11.72%) MS Excel
23 247 (11.57%) Data Management
24 235 (11.01%) Banking
25 234 (10.97%) Data Modelling
26 228 (10.68%) Base SAS
27 216 (10.12%) Retail
28 215 (10.07%) Visualisation
29 212 (9.93%) Tableau

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 58 (2.72%) Apache Pig
2 48 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 19 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.61%) OpenStack
8 12 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (0.42%) CICS
12 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.33%) Apache
13 6 (0.28%) IIS
13 6 (0.28%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.23%) MS Project Server
14 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.23%) Lync
15 4 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 454 (21.27%) SPSS
2 250 (11.72%) MS Excel
3 99 (4.64%) MS Office
4 84 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (1.45%) FastStats
6 28 (1.31%) Stata
7 19 (0.89%) MS Visio
8 13 (0.61%) CPLEX
9 12 (0.56%) PowerPivot
10 8 (0.37%) MS Project
10 8 (0.37%) S-PLUS
11 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.19%) EViews
12 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.14%) Gephi
13 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.047%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 56 (2.62%) Google Analytics
2 21 (0.98%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 18 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.61%) Cognos Planning
5 9 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.37%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.33%) ProductWriter
7 7 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
8 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.19%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
9 4 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 2 (0.094%) BASE24
12 1 (0.047%) Oracle BRM
12 1 (0.047%) Oracle Clinical
12 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.047%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.37%) SaaS
2 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.28%) Responsys
4 4 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.047%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.047%) Office 365
6 1 (0.047%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.87%) SAN
2 30 (1.41%) iSCSI
3 28 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
4 22 (1.03%) DNS
5 20 (0.94%) DHCP
6 19 (0.89%) NAS
7 12 (0.56%) FTP
8 11 (0.52%) ATM
9 10 (0.47%) Intranet
9 10 (0.47%) Broadband
9 10 (0.47%) WAN
10 9 (0.42%) LAN
10 9 (0.42%) SNMP
11 8 (0.37%) Internet
12 7 (0.33%) SMTP
13 6 (0.28%) Firewall
14 5 (0.23%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
2 350 (16.40%) Big Data
3 314 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 264 (12.37%) QlikView
5 258 (12.09%) Data Mining
6 254 (11.90%) Hadoop
7 228 (10.68%) Base SAS
8 181 (8.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 173 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 155 (7.26%) Relational Database
11 139 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 126 (5.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 111 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 100 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
15 80 (3.75%) OLAP
16 77 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
17 65 (3.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
18 59 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
19 57 (2.67%) Apache Hive
20 53 (2.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (1.17%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
3 17 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.70%) Maven
5 14 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.61%) Subversion
7 12 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (0.52%) Selenium
8 11 (0.52%) Gerrit
8 11 (0.52%) JUnit
8 11 (0.52%) TestLink
9 9 (0.42%) ProC
9 9 (0.42%) ERwin
10 7 (0.33%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.28%) Xcode
12 5 (0.23%) JIRA
13 4 (0.19%) Log4j
13 4 (0.19%) Hudson
14 3 (0.14%) LabVIEW
15 2 (0.094%) Jasmine
General
1 892 (41.80%) Finance
2 418 (19.59%) Marketing
3 235 (11.01%) Banking
4 216 (10.12%) Retail
5 76 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 31 (1.45%) Advertising
8 30 (1.41%) Legal
9 28 (1.31%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.27%) Games
11 25 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.61%) French Language
13 13 (0.61%) Publishing
14 10 (0.47%) Billing
14 10 (0.47%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.37%) Automotive
16 5 (0.23%) Law
17 4 (0.19%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 846 (39.64%) Analyst
2 299 (14.01%) Data Analyst
3 252 (11.81%) Consultant
4 190 (8.90%) Developer
5 183 (8.58%) Senior Analyst
6 148 (6.94%) Architect
7 122 (5.72%) Insight Analyst
8 109 (5.11%) Data Scientist
8 109 (5.11%) Business Analyst
9 102 (4.78%) SAS Analyst
10 75 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 61 (2.86%) SAS Consultant
12 58 (2.72%) Data Manager
13 56 (2.62%) Senior Manager
13 56 (2.62%) SAS Developer
14 52 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
15 50 (2.34%) Data Architect
16 49 (2.30%) MI Analyst
17 47 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Architect
18 46 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.20%) .NET
2 28 (1.31%) HTML
3 21 (0.98%) J2EE
4 20 (0.94%) CSS
4 20 (0.94%) jQuery
5 18 (0.84%) Kafka
6 17 (0.80%) Cascading
7 15 (0.70%) HTML5
8 14 (0.66%) Web Services
8 14 (0.66%) XML
9 13 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.56%) REST
11 11 (0.52%) Ajax
11 11 (0.52%) CSS3
12 10 (0.47%) SOAP
12 10 (0.47%) ISPF
13 9 (0.42%) SAP XI
13 9 (0.42%) CGI
14 8 (0.37%) LESS
14 8 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 786 (36.83%) Analytical Skills
2 316 (14.81%) Statistics
3 287 (13.45%) Mathematics
4 215 (10.07%) Visualisation
5 150 (7.03%) Data Integration
6 119 (5.58%) Computer Science
6 119 (5.58%) Credit Risk
7 105 (4.92%) Economics
8 89 (4.17%) Algorithms
9 54 (2.53%) Mainframe
10 53 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 39 (1.83%) Data Structures
12 35 (1.64%) Data Extraction
12 35 (1.64%) Neural Network
13 32 (1.50%) Physics
13 32 (1.50%) Social Media
14 30 (1.41%) Open Source
15 24 (1.12%) Digital Media
16 23 (1.08%) Applied Mathematics
17 22 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 118 (5.53%) UNIX
2 100 (4.69%) Linux
3 99 (4.64%) Windows
4 21 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (0.75%) Solaris
7 11 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.14%) CentOS
10 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.14%) Scientific Linux
10 3 (0.14%) Fedora
11 2 (0.094%) MVS
12 1 (0.047%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 927 (43.44%) Analytics
2 713 (33.41%) Business Intelligence
3 375 (17.57%) Data Analysis
4 312 (14.62%) ETL
5 247 (11.57%) Data Management
6 234 (10.97%) Data Modelling
7 208 (9.75%) Data Analytics
8 183 (8.58%) CRM
9 181 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 157 (7.36%) Project Management
11 151 (7.08%) Statistical Modelling
12 131 (6.14%) Predictive Modelling
13 123 (5.76%) Customer Insight
14 116 (5.44%) Mentoring
15 112 (5.25%) Statistical Analysis
16 109 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
17 96 (4.50%) Data Architecture
18 91 (4.26%) Business Analysis
19 87 (4.08%) Line Management
20 86 (4.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1004 (47.05%) SQL
2 375 (17.57%) R
3 182 (8.53%) Java
4 162 (7.59%) VBA
5 152 (7.12%) Python
6 97 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 87 (4.08%) C++
8 80 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 61 (2.86%) C
10 59 (2.76%) C#
11 38 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 38 (1.78%) SAS Macro
12 34 (1.59%) Scala
13 33 (1.55%) VB
14 29 (1.36%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.27%) JavaScript
16 25 (1.17%) Ruby
17 24 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 21 (0.98%) JCL
19 17 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 560 (26.24%) Degree
2 82 (3.84%) PhD
3 37 (1.73%) SAS Certification
4 23 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 21 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.94%) MBA
7 16 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.70%) CCNA
9 14 (0.66%) MCSE
9 14 (0.66%) MCSA
10 13 (0.61%) CCA
10 13 (0.61%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (0.56%) ISEB
11 12 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.56%) NCDA
12 10 (0.47%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.23%) CISA
13 5 (0.23%) CISM
13 5 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (4.40%) QA
2 61 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.27%) SLA
4 23 (1.08%) Basel II
5 17 (0.80%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.28%) MiFID
7 5 (0.23%) EMIR
8 4 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.19%) COREP
8 4 (0.19%) CDISC
9 3 (0.14%) FINREP
10 2 (0.094%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.094%) Basel III
11 1 (0.047%) COBIT
11 1 (0.047%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.047%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.047%) GAAP
System Software
1 27 (1.27%) HDFS
2 21 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.80%) vSphere
4 16 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.56%) Firmware
6 11 (0.52%) vCloud
7 5 (0.23%) XenApp
7 5 (0.23%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.094%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.094%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 10 (0.47%) OpenView
2 10 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
3 9 (0.42%) CA Endevor
4 6 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.19%) MOM
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.047%) Cacti
7 1 (0.047%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.047%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.047%) Nessus
Vendors
1 449 (21.04%) Oracle
2 315 (14.76%) Microsoft
3 272 (12.75%) Business Objects
4 212 (9.93%) Tableau
5 193 (9.04%) Cognos
6 183 (8.58%) Teradata
7 134 (6.28%) SAP
8 133 (6.23%) Informatica
9 118 (5.53%) IBM
10 75 (3.51%) MicroStrategy
11 74 (3.47%) Ab Initio
12 57 (2.67%) Google
13 54 (2.53%) DataFlux
14 51 (2.39%) VMware
15 36 (1.69%) Trillium
16 35 (1.64%) HP
17 32 (1.50%) Omniture
18 29 (1.36%) Netezza
19 25 (1.17%) Alterian
19 25 (1.17%) Cisco
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Cash Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £11000 - £130000 per annum + pension, flexible benefits, bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Cash Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
AB Recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + good benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Annapurna
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £29000 - £35400 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 19 hours ago