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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 271 247 289
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +42
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1153 1250 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.15% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.67% 5.71% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 877 961 892
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £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
24684 21888 24116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 20.13% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20355 18447 20685
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 30 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 30 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 1034 £51,250 +10.21% 230
London -3 611 £57,000 +14.00% 113
City of London +66 173 £62,500 +25.00% 52
South East -56 158 £52,500 +5.00% 21
North West -30 95 £43,750 -5.91% 36
Surrey +1 62 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Scotland -32 56 £42,000 -22.22% 7
Edinburgh -33 48 £38,750 -28.24% 5
South West -35 43 £35,000 -26.31% 15
Cheshire +8 41 £57,500 +43.75% 18
Yorkshire -47 40 £35,000 - 27
Chester +9 35 £57,500 +53.33% 9
Manchester -43 33 £37,500 -21.05% 9
West Yorkshire -57 32 £35,000 - 20
East of England +1 30 £50,000 +20.48% 7
Leeds -39 24 £35,000 - 11
Berkshire -30 21 £42,500 -26.08% 3
Hampshire -5 18 £54,000 +16.63%
West Sussex -6 18 £55,000 +100.00% 3
West Midlands -48 18 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Buckinghamshire -12 17 £41,000 -8.88% 3
East Midlands -27 17 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Hertfordshire +3 16 £50,000 -28.57% 4
Staines +24 14 £52,500 +5.00%
Dorset +1 13 £29,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -5 13 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Cheshunt - 13 £50,000 -
South Wales +1 12 £45,250 +42.51% 7
Redhill -2 12 £69,000 +38.00% 3
Reigate -12 12 £69,000 +15.00% 1

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1254 (49.49%) SQL
2 1121 (44.24%) Analytics
3 1015 (40.06%) Finance
4 794 (31.33%) Degree
5 712 (28.10%) Business Intelligence
6 621 (24.51%) Marketing
7 574 (22.65%) SPSS
8 519 (20.48%) Data Warehouse
9 441 (17.40%) Oracle
10 439 (17.32%) Retail
11 431 (17.01%) Data Analysis
12 400 (15.79%) Mathematics
13 396 (15.63%) Statistics
14 380 (15.00%) ETL
15 323 (12.75%) R
16 309 (12.19%) Data Management
17 308 (12.15%) Base SAS
18 303 (11.96%) Big Data
19 288 (11.37%) Banking
19 288 (11.37%) Data Mining
20 281 (11.09%) Tableau
21 274 (10.81%) Data Modelling
22 259 (10.22%) Visualisation
23 255 (10.06%) QlikView
24 231 (9.12%) CRM
25 226 (8.92%) Data Analytics
26 222 (8.76%) MS Excel
27 221 (8.72%) Business Objects
28 217 (8.56%) Microsoft
29 216 (8.52%) Project Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 34 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 23 (0.91%) Apache
4 19 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.59%) Lync
5 15 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (0.51%) IIS
7 11 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.32%) CICS
8 8 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 8 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (0.24%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.20%) CMS
12 4 (0.16%) eRoom
Applications
1 574 (22.65%) SPSS
2 222 (8.76%) MS Excel
3 113 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (3.67%) MS Office
5 40 (1.58%) Stata
6 34 (1.34%) CPLEX
7 25 (0.99%) FastStats
8 15 (0.59%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.51%) 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 36 (1.42%) 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 13 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
7 10 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 9 (0.36%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
9 8 (0.32%) Unica Affinium
10 7 (0.28%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.16%) Advent Geneva
13 4 (0.16%) Magento
13 4 (0.16%) PORTIA
14 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 (0.39%) 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 (0.039%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.039%) Route 53
10 1 (0.039%) Responsys
10 1 (0.039%) Pure360
10 1 (0.039%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.62%) SAN
2 32 (1.26%) iSCSI
3 31 (1.22%) Internet
4 27 (1.07%) NAS
5 23 (0.91%) Firewall
6 16 (0.63%) 4G
7 15 (0.59%) SMS
8 12 (0.47%) DHCP
8 12 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (0.43%) DNS
10 10 (0.39%) Broadband
10 10 (0.39%) VPN
10 10 (0.39%) WAN
11 9 (0.36%) NetScaler
12 8 (0.32%) 3G
13 7 (0.28%) LAN
14 6 (0.24%) VoIP
14 6 (0.24%) DMZ
14 6 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (20.48%) Data Warehouse
2 308 (12.15%) Base SAS
3 303 (11.96%) Big Data
4 288 (11.37%) Data Mining
5 255 (10.06%) QlikView
6 210 (8.29%) SQL Server
7 199 (7.85%) Hadoop
8 175 (6.91%) Relational Database
9 174 (6.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 161 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 130 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 118 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 107 (4.22%) Spotfire
14 81 (3.20%) NoSQL
15 80 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 79 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
17 75 (2.96%) OLAP
18 67 (2.64%) Oracle Database
19 60 (2.37%) DataStage
20 57 (2.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 72 (2.84%) Talend Open Studio
2 17 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.55%) JIRA
4 10 (0.39%) ERwin
4 10 (0.39%) PhoneGap
4 10 (0.39%) Jasmine
4 10 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.32%) Toad
6 6 (0.24%) Subversion
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.16%) ChangeMan
8 4 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.039%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.039%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.039%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.039%) Selenium
9 1 (0.039%) SoapUI
General
1 1015 (40.06%) Finance
2 621 (24.51%) Marketing
3 439 (17.32%) Retail
4 288 (11.37%) Banking
5 127 (5.01%) Telecoms
6 72 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 64 (2.53%) Advertising
8 60 (2.37%) Financial Institution
9 55 (2.17%) Games
10 54 (2.13%) Retail Banking
11 41 (1.62%) Investment Banking
12 31 (1.22%) Automotive
13 25 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 23 (0.91%) Publishing
15 19 (0.75%) Electronics
16 13 (0.51%) Law
16 13 (0.51%) Legal
17 11 (0.43%) Billing
18 6 (0.24%) French Language
18 6 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 976 (38.52%) Analyst
2 393 (15.51%) Consultant
3 307 (12.12%) Developer
4 297 (11.72%) Data Analyst
5 285 (11.25%) Senior Analyst
6 220 (8.68%) SAS Analyst
7 151 (5.96%) Architect
8 141 (5.56%) SAS Developer
9 140 (5.52%) Insight Analyst
10 112 (4.42%) Data Manager
11 106 (4.18%) Data Scientist
12 82 (3.24%) SAS Consultant
13 79 (3.12%) Business Analyst
13 79 (3.12%) Senior Consultant
13 79 (3.12%) Risk Analyst
14 77 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
15 75 (2.96%) Programmer
16 72 (2.84%) Data Consultant
17 70 (2.76%) Senior SAS Analyst
18 66 (2.60%) SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.64%) .NET
2 58 (2.29%) HTML
3 44 (1.74%) MapReduce
4 43 (1.70%) CSS
5 36 (1.42%) XML
6 26 (1.03%) Web Services
7 24 (0.95%) jQuery
8 22 (0.87%) ASP.NET
8 22 (0.87%) MDX
9 18 (0.71%) Ext JS
10 15 (0.59%) Ajax
11 13 (0.51%) AngularJS
11 13 (0.51%) Symfony
11 13 (0.51%) CSS3
11 13 (0.51%) HTML5
12 12 (0.47%) J2EE
13 11 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
14 10 (0.39%) XHTML
14 10 (0.39%) Middleware
14 10 (0.39%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 400 (15.79%) Mathematics
2 396 (15.63%) Statistics
3 259 (10.22%) Visualisation
4 201 (7.93%) Computer Science
5 162 (6.39%) Credit Risk
6 150 (5.92%) Economics
7 138 (5.45%) Management Information System
8 121 (4.78%) Data Integration
9 69 (2.72%) Data Extraction
10 63 (2.49%) Neural Network
11 54 (2.13%) Physics
12 38 (1.50%) Digital Media
13 34 (1.34%) Applied Mathematics
14 29 (1.14%) Social Network
14 29 (1.14%) Mainframe
15 27 (1.07%) FMCG
16 26 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
17 24 (0.95%) GIS
18 23 (0.91%) Social Media
19 22 (0.87%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 125 (4.93%) UNIX
2 99 (3.91%) Windows
3 93 (3.67%) Linux
4 14 (0.55%) AIX
5 12 (0.47%) Solaris
6 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.12%) Android
10 2 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.039%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.039%) CentOS
11 1 (0.039%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.039%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1121 (44.24%) Analytics
2 712 (28.10%) Business Intelligence
3 431 (17.01%) Data Analysis
4 380 (15.00%) ETL
5 309 (12.19%) Data Management
6 274 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 231 (9.12%) CRM
8 226 (8.92%) Data Analytics
9 216 (8.52%) Project Management
10 207 (8.17%) Statistical Modelling
11 167 (6.59%) Customer Insight
12 156 (6.16%) Business Analysis
13 146 (5.76%) Predictive Modelling
14 140 (5.52%) Statistical Analysis
15 125 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 121 (4.78%) Data Governance
17 110 (4.34%) Business Development
18 107 (4.22%) Campaign Analysis
19 103 (4.06%) Propensity Modelling
20 101 (3.99%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1254 (49.49%) SQL
2 323 (12.75%) R
3 184 (7.26%) Python
4 174 (6.87%) Java
5 130 (5.13%) VBA
6 118 (4.66%) MATLAB
7 84 (3.31%) C++
8 80 (3.16%) JavaScript
9 70 (2.76%) PL/SQL
10 67 (2.64%) C#
11 66 (2.60%) SAS Macro
12 57 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 51 (2.01%) VB
14 49 (1.93%) PHP
15 46 (1.82%) Perl
16 44 (1.74%) C
17 30 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 20 (0.79%) Ruby
19 16 (0.63%) VB.NET
20 13 (0.51%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 794 (31.33%) Degree
2 77 (3.04%) PhD
3 41 (1.62%) CISA
4 39 (1.54%) MBA
5 21 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 20 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.75%) SAS Certification
8 14 (0.55%) 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%) NCDA
12 8 (0.32%) NCIE
12 8 (0.32%) MCITP
12 8 (0.32%) VCAP
13 6 (0.24%) HND
13 6 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.18%) Data Quality
2 102 (4.03%) QA
3 20 (0.79%) Basel II
3 20 (0.79%) CDISC
4 19 (0.75%) Solvency II
5 16 (0.63%) SLA
6 14 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.47%) CRD IV
8 9 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.28%) Basel III
9 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.24%) MiFID
10 6 (0.24%) COBIT
10 6 (0.24%) EMIR
11 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.039%) FATCA
13 1 (0.039%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.039%) GCP
System Software
1 44 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.75%) vSphere
5 17 (0.67%) XenApp
5 17 (0.67%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.55%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.32%) vCloud
8 7 (0.28%) HDFS
9 6 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.12%) GPFS
12 2 (0.079%) NFS
13 1 (0.039%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.039%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.039%) Postfix
13 1 (0.039%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.039%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.039%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
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%) SCOM
4 8 (0.32%) WSUS
5 5 (0.20%) OpenView
6 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.16%) Control-M
6 4 (0.16%) CA Endevor
7 3 (0.12%) Cacti
7 3 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.079%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.079%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.039%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.039%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.039%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.039%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.039%) Puppet
Vendors
1 441 (17.40%) Oracle
2 281 (11.09%) Tableau
3 221 (8.72%) Business Objects
4 217 (8.56%) Microsoft
5 187 (7.38%) SAP
6 173 (6.83%) Cognos
7 137 (5.41%) IBM
8 136 (5.37%) Teradata
9 122 (4.81%) Informatica
10 79 (3.12%) MicroStrategy
11 72 (2.84%) Talend
12 69 (2.72%) Ab Initio
13 53 (2.09%) VMware
14 47 (1.85%) Unica
15 45 (1.78%) Google
16 40 (1.58%) HP
17 37 (1.46%) Alterian
18 34 (1.34%) Neolane
19 28 (1.10%) Cisco
20 27 (1.07%) Omniture
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 48 minutes ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £120000.00 - £150000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flex & Cashable Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + bonus, pension, car, shares
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £52500 - £57500 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + flexible benefits, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great bonus, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Salary: Relocation Support
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £15826.62 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday