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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 283 257 283
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1090 1169 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.95% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.58% 5.42% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 843 949 927
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,075 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +15.00%

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
23785 21566 23787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.78% 20.21% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19364 18338 20342
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -32 971 £49,500 +4.21% 258
London -10 535 £50,750 -3.33% 123
City of London +34 138 £50,000 -4.76% 62
North West -7 125 £42,500 -8.60% 21
South East -73 113 £51,750 +3.50% 18
Yorkshire -28 81 £38,500 +13.23% 36
West Yorkshire -37 67 £36,250 +6.61% 29
Cheshire +43 65 £47,500 +48.43% 9
Leeds -28 48 £40,000 +17.64% 14
Chester +24 47 £53,750 +58.08% 5
Scotland -57 45 £42,000 -16.00% 18
South West -31 43 £33,000 -23.25% 18
Edinburgh -43 38 £35,000 -35.18% 16
Surrey +5 35 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Manchester -48 31 £50,000 -7.40% 9
West Midlands -50 30 £37,500 -25.00% 19
Wales +2 28 £38,750 +19.23% 11
South Wales +17 27 £38,750 +15.67% 10
Cardiff -2 18 £38,350 +11.97% 8
East of England -40 18 £38,500 +5.47% 10
Oxfordshire +13 15 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Reigate -23 15 £69,000 +15.00% 2
Warrington - 15 £47,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire -7 14 £37,000 -22.10% 3
Berkshire -12 14 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Bristol -5 13 £30,000 -30.23% 15
East Midlands -14 13 £43,000 +14.66% 8
West Sussex -23 13 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Birmingham -33 13 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Dorset +4 12 £25,000 -28.57% 1

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1194 (51.27%) SQL
2 1023 (43.92%) Analytics
3 935 (40.15%) Finance
4 848 (36.41%) Analytical Skills
5 757 (32.50%) Degree
6 666 (28.60%) Business Intelligence
7 541 (23.23%) Marketing
8 528 (22.67%) SPSS
9 507 (21.77%) Data Warehouse
10 453 (19.45%) Oracle
11 401 (17.22%) ETL
12 389 (16.70%) Data Analysis
13 373 (16.02%) Mathematics
14 365 (15.67%) Retail
15 353 (15.16%) Statistics
16 325 (13.95%) R
17 315 (13.53%) Base SAS
18 312 (13.40%) Data Management
19 278 (11.94%) Data Modelling
20 277 (11.89%) Big Data
21 274 (11.76%) Banking
22 266 (11.42%) Tableau
23 253 (10.86%) QlikView
24 246 (10.56%) Data Mining
25 238 (10.22%) SQL Server
26 231 (9.92%) Visualisation
27 225 (9.66%) Microsoft
28 219 (9.40%) MS Excel
28 219 (9.40%) Business Objects
29 215 (9.23%) Data Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (1.80%) Apache Pig
2 20 (0.86%) SharePoint
3 18 (0.77%) Apache
4 16 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (0.64%) CICS
6 11 (0.47%) Lync
7 10 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.30%) IIS
10 7 (0.30%) NetWeaver
10 7 (0.30%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.21%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 528 (22.67%) SPSS
2 219 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 117 (5.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 76 (3.26%) MS Office
5 32 (1.37%) Stata
6 29 (1.25%) CPLEX
7 21 (0.90%) FastStats
8 18 (0.77%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.60%) PowerPivot
10 13 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (0.52%) S-PLUS
12 6 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (1.29%) Google Analytics
2 22 (0.94%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 17 (0.73%) SAP MDM
3 17 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.43%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.34%) Unica Affinium
5 8 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
5 8 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
8 4 (0.17%) PORTIA
8 4 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.13%) ProductWriter
10 2 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.086%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (0.26%) SaaS
5 3 (0.13%) Responsys
6 2 (0.086%) Office 365
7 1 (0.043%) Pure360
7 1 (0.043%) PaaS
7 1 (0.043%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.043%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.37%) iSCSI
2 26 (1.12%) SAN
3 20 (0.86%) Internet
4 19 (0.82%) Firewall
4 19 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (0.56%) WAN
6 12 (0.52%) FTP
6 12 (0.52%) NAS
7 11 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.47%) SMS
8 10 (0.43%) ATM
8 10 (0.43%) Broadband
8 10 (0.43%) LAN
9 8 (0.34%) DNS
9 8 (0.34%) 3G
10 7 (0.30%) VPN
10 7 (0.30%) VLAN
10 7 (0.30%) DHCP
10 7 (0.30%) NetScaler
11 6 (0.26%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (21.77%) Data Warehouse
2 315 (13.53%) Base SAS
3 277 (11.89%) Big Data
4 253 (10.86%) QlikView
5 246 (10.56%) Data Mining
6 238 (10.22%) SQL Server
7 191 (8.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 183 (7.86%) Hadoop
9 174 (7.47%) Relational Database
10 165 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 136 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 135 (5.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 80 (3.43%) Spotfire
14 73 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 72 (3.09%) Oracle Database
16 65 (2.79%) NoSQL
16 65 (2.79%) OLAP
17 59 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
18 57 (2.45%) DataStage
19 56 (2.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (2.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 22 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 16 (0.69%) JIRA
4 12 (0.52%) Jasmine
5 10 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (0.34%) Selenium
6 8 (0.34%) Toad
7 7 (0.30%) ERwin
7 7 (0.30%) JUnit
7 7 (0.30%) Maven
7 7 (0.30%) Gerrit
8 6 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.26%) ProC
9 5 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.21%) Subversion
9 5 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.17%) ChangeMan
10 4 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 935 (40.15%) Finance
2 541 (23.23%) Marketing
3 365 (15.67%) Retail
4 274 (11.76%) Banking
5 103 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 59 (2.53%) Advertising
7 57 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 53 (2.28%) Retail Banking
9 42 (1.80%) Games
10 40 (1.72%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.46%) Investment Banking
12 27 (1.16%) Publishing
13 26 (1.12%) Automotive
14 20 (0.86%) Electronics
15 19 (0.82%) Manufacturing
16 18 (0.77%) Legal
17 15 (0.64%) Law
18 12 (0.52%) French Language
19 10 (0.43%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 847 (36.37%) Analyst
2 354 (15.20%) Consultant
3 290 (12.45%) Developer
4 274 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 262 (11.25%) Senior Analyst
6 165 (7.08%) SAS Analyst
7 143 (6.14%) Architect
8 134 (5.75%) SAS Developer
9 114 (4.89%) Data Manager
10 111 (4.77%) Insight Analyst
11 107 (4.59%) Data Scientist
12 71 (3.05%) SAS Consultant
12 71 (3.05%) Data Consultant
13 70 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
14 69 (2.96%) Senior Consultant
15 62 (2.66%) Risk Analyst
16 60 (2.58%) Senior SAS Analyst
17 59 (2.53%) Business Analyst
18 57 (2.45%) Senior Data Analyst
19 55 (2.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.15%) .NET
2 45 (1.93%) HTML
3 35 (1.50%) XML
4 32 (1.37%) CSS
5 23 (0.99%) jQuery
6 21 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 17 (0.73%) Ajax
8 15 (0.64%) Web Services
8 15 (0.64%) AngularJS
9 14 (0.60%) REST
10 13 (0.56%) MDX
11 12 (0.52%) Ext JS
11 12 (0.52%) JSON
11 12 (0.52%) Symfony
11 12 (0.52%) HTML5
11 12 (0.52%) Modernizr
11 12 (0.52%) PhoneGap
11 12 (0.52%) Backbone.js
11 12 (0.52%) XHTML
11 12 (0.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 848 (36.41%) Analytical Skills
2 373 (16.02%) Mathematics
3 353 (15.16%) Statistics
4 231 (9.92%) Visualisation
5 198 (8.50%) Computer Science
6 158 (6.78%) Credit Risk
7 146 (6.27%) Economics
8 125 (5.37%) Management Information System
9 124 (5.32%) Data Integration
10 64 (2.75%) Neural Network
11 61 (2.62%) Data Extraction
12 43 (1.85%) Physics
13 39 (1.67%) Mainframe
14 38 (1.63%) Digital Media
15 31 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
16 27 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
17 24 (1.03%) Social Network
18 23 (0.99%) FMCG
19 22 (0.94%) Social Media
19 22 (0.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 135 (5.80%) UNIX
2 101 (4.34%) Windows
3 98 (4.21%) Linux
4 19 (0.82%) Solaris
5 7 (0.30%) AIX
5 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.086%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.086%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.043%) CentOS
9 1 (0.043%) Debian
9 1 (0.043%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.043%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1023 (43.92%) Analytics
2 666 (28.60%) Business Intelligence
3 401 (17.22%) ETL
4 389 (16.70%) Data Analysis
5 312 (13.40%) Data Management
6 278 (11.94%) Data Modelling
7 215 (9.23%) Data Analytics
8 212 (9.10%) CRM
9 188 (8.07%) Project Management
10 178 (7.64%) Statistical Modelling
11 151 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
12 147 (6.31%) Predictive Modelling
13 140 (6.01%) Data Governance
14 136 (5.84%) Customer Insight
15 133 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 129 (5.54%) Business Development
17 126 (5.41%) Mentoring
18 120 (5.15%) Statistical Analysis
19 109 (4.68%) Data Architecture
20 107 (4.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1194 (51.27%) SQL
2 325 (13.95%) R
3 169 (7.26%) Java
4 158 (6.78%) Python
5 122 (5.24%) VBA
6 114 (4.89%) MATLAB
7 66 (2.83%) C#
8 64 (2.75%) C++
8 64 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 63 (2.71%) JavaScript
10 58 (2.49%) T-SQL
11 43 (1.85%) VB
12 40 (1.72%) SAS Macro
13 37 (1.59%) C
14 36 (1.55%) Perl
15 34 (1.46%) PHP
16 21 (0.90%) JCL
17 20 (0.86%) Ruby
18 16 (0.69%) Shell Script
19 15 (0.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 757 (32.50%) Degree
2 76 (3.26%) PhD
3 43 (1.85%) MBA
4 32 (1.37%) CISA
5 25 (1.07%) SAS Certification
6 22 (0.94%) Security Cleared
7 20 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.39%) CISSP
10 9 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.39%) MCSE
11 8 (0.34%) CISM
12 7 (0.30%) CCNA
13 6 (0.26%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.21%) CCNP
14 5 (0.21%) MCP
15 4 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.17%) ISEB
15 4 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.89%) QA
2 105 (4.51%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.25%) Basel II
4 25 (1.07%) SLA
5 16 (0.69%) Solvency II
6 14 (0.60%) CDISC
7 11 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.43%) CRD IV
9 5 (0.21%) Basel III
10 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.17%) MiFID
11 3 (0.13%) EMIR
12 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.043%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.043%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.43%) XenApp
3 10 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 8 (0.34%) vSphere
4 8 (0.34%) vCloud
5 7 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.21%) HDFS
7 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.086%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.043%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.043%) NFS
10 1 (0.043%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.043%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.043%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.043%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.043%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (0.47%) MOM
1 11 (0.47%) CA Endevor
2 9 (0.39%) OpenView
3 7 (0.30%) SCCM
3 7 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (0.17%) Control-M
5 4 (0.17%) SCOM
5 4 (0.17%) Cacti
6 3 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.13%) WSUS
7 2 (0.086%) Nagios
8 1 (0.043%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.043%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.043%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.043%) Puppet
8 1 (0.043%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.043%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.043%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 453 (19.45%) Oracle
2 266 (11.42%) Tableau
3 225 (9.66%) Microsoft
4 219 (9.40%) Business Objects
5 170 (7.30%) Cognos
6 148 (6.35%) SAP
7 145 (6.23%) IBM
8 131 (5.62%) Informatica
9 124 (5.32%) Teradata
10 77 (3.31%) MicroStrategy
11 69 (2.96%) Ab Initio
12 67 (2.88%) Talend
13 51 (2.19%) Unica
14 45 (1.93%) VMware
15 39 (1.67%) DataFlux
16 36 (1.55%) Google
17 32 (1.37%) HP
18 29 (1.25%) Neolane
19 26 (1.12%) Alterian
20 25 (1.07%) Cisco
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jarvis Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
XCM Rock
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Excellent corporate benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + excellent Benefits + Flexi Working
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health Care
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £63000 - £73000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday