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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 280 247 241
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1112 1379 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.15% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.86% 5.48% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 884 1071 1108
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,202 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%

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
22879 25152 23518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 20.95% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18950 20709 19834
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 April 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 24 April 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 -38 1019 £47,500 +5.55% 399
London -29 539 £55,000 +10.00% 174
South East +13 183 £42,500 - 47
City of London +21 131 £57,500 +9.52% 59
South West -11 79 £37,500 -11.76% 29
Yorkshire +2 75 £35,000 -6.66% 45
West Yorkshire +22 71 £35,000 - 42
Surrey +6 49 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Scotland 0 47 £47,500 +5.55% 23
Leeds +8 46 £31,500 -21.25% 24
West Midlands +7 43 £52,500 +16.66% 16
East of England +20 38 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North West -43 37 £35,000 +7.69% 29
West Sussex +24 33 £30,250 -39.50% 8
Gloucestershire +1 33 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh -12 31 £50,000 +7.52% 21
East Midlands +29 28 £40,000 +6.66% 39
Gloucester +7 25 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -7 24 £42,500 +35.16% 6
Kent +34 22 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Warwickshire - 21 £50,000 -
Berkshire +2 20 £72,500 +52.63% 9
Guildford +21 19 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire -13 19 £92,500 +110.22% 2
Bristol -15 18 £30,000 -27.27% 10
Haywards Heath - 18 £27,500 - 4
Glasgow +25 17 £43,500 -15.94%
Wales -1 17 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Manchester -7 17 £32,500 +18.18% 13
South Wales -4 16 £35,000 +21.73% 1

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1127 (52.37%) SQL
2 1044 (48.51%) Analytics
3 879 (40.85%) Finance
4 877 (40.75%) Analytical Skills
5 759 (35.27%) Business Intelligence
6 649 (30.16%) Degree
7 508 (23.61%) SPSS
8 477 (22.17%) R
9 441 (20.49%) Marketing
10 429 (19.93%) Oracle
11 423 (19.66%) Big Data
12 417 (19.38%) Data Warehouse
13 353 (16.40%) Data Analysis
14 345 (16.03%) Microsoft
15 331 (15.38%) QlikView
16 328 (15.24%) Mathematics
17 323 (15.01%) Hadoop
18 312 (14.50%) Statistics
19 307 (14.27%) Tableau
20 306 (14.22%) ETL
21 295 (13.71%) Business Objects
22 289 (13.43%) MS Excel
23 288 (13.38%) SQL Server
24 273 (12.69%) Data Mining
25 261 (12.13%) Visualisation
26 249 (11.57%) Banking
27 244 (11.34%) Data Modelling
28 238 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
29 236 (10.97%) Retail
30 230 (10.69%) Data Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 89 (4.14%) Apache Pig
2 51 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 27 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 23 (1.07%) Apache
6 19 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 8 (0.37%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.33%) IIS
11 6 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.14%) PegaRULES
13 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.093%) CMS
14 2 (0.093%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.093%) Lync
15 1 (0.046%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 508 (23.61%) SPSS
2 289 (13.43%) MS Excel
3 116 (5.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 115 (5.34%) MS Office
5 25 (1.16%) Stata
6 21 (0.98%) FastStats
7 13 (0.60%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.37%) CPLEX
9 8 (0.37%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.28%) Gephi
11 5 (0.23%) MS Project
12 4 (0.19%) S-PLUS
12 4 (0.19%) EViews
13 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
14 2 (0.093%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.093%) Weka
15 1 (0.046%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 24 (1.12%) Unica
2 20 (0.93%) Cognos Planning
3 18 (0.84%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 16 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.65%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.093%) BASE24
10 2 (0.093%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.093%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.046%) ProductWriter
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle FAH
11 1 (0.046%) Radian6
11 1 (0.046%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 91 (4.23%) Google Analytics
2 41 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
4 14 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.28%) SaaS
9 5 (0.23%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.046%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.23%) SAN
2 29 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.25%) NAS
4 26 (1.21%) iSCSI
5 24 (1.12%) DHCP
6 23 (1.07%) DNS
7 21 (0.98%) Intranet
8 20 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
9 16 (0.74%) Internet
10 10 (0.46%) Broadband
11 9 (0.42%) SNMP
12 8 (0.37%) SMTP
13 6 (0.28%) LAN
13 6 (0.28%) WAN
14 3 (0.14%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.14%) Network Security
15 2 (0.093%) ATM
15 2 (0.093%) SMS
15 2 (0.093%) RTP
15 2 (0.093%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (19.66%) Big Data
2 417 (19.38%) Data Warehouse
3 331 (15.38%) QlikView
4 323 (15.01%) Hadoop
5 288 (13.38%) SQL Server
6 273 (12.69%) Data Mining
7 184 (8.55%) Base SAS
8 167 (7.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 138 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 125 (5.81%) Relational Database
11 121 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 117 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 97 (4.51%) Apache Hive
14 94 (4.37%) Spotfire
15 87 (4.04%) Oracle BI EE
15 87 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
16 84 (3.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 76 (3.53%) Pentaho
18 68 (3.16%) OLAP
19 64 (2.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (1.53%) Talend Open Studio
2 18 (0.84%) Subversion
3 15 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.65%) Toad
5 12 (0.56%) JIRA
6 11 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.33%) ERwin
8 7 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.33%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.23%) Maven
9 5 (0.23%) Xcode
9 5 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.23%) Hudson
10 4 (0.19%) Log4j
11 3 (0.14%) ProC
11 3 (0.14%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.046%) JUnit
12 1 (0.046%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.046%) PowerDesigner
General
1 879 (40.85%) Finance
2 441 (20.49%) Marketing
3 249 (11.57%) Banking
4 236 (10.97%) Retail
5 81 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 41 (1.91%) Legal
8 27 (1.25%) Advertising
9 25 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.07%) Retail Banking
11 22 (1.02%) Games
12 12 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.56%) Law
12 12 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.42%) Billing
14 7 (0.33%) Automotive
15 6 (0.28%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.23%) Publishing
16 5 (0.23%) Electronics
17 4 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 874 (40.61%) Analyst
2 272 (12.64%) Consultant
3 258 (11.99%) Data Analyst
4 171 (7.95%) Developer
5 169 (7.85%) Data Scientist
6 163 (7.57%) Senior Analyst
7 150 (6.97%) Insight Analyst
8 149 (6.92%) Architect
9 103 (4.79%) Business Analyst
10 99 (4.60%) SAS Analyst
11 87 (4.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 69 (3.21%) MI Analyst
13 61 (2.83%) Data Manager
14 59 (2.74%) Data Architect
15 58 (2.70%) Senior Manager
15 58 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 52 (2.42%) Data Consultant
17 49 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Architect
18 45 (2.09%) Senior Consultant
19 44 (2.04%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.21%) .NET
2 43 (2.00%) HTML
3 37 (1.72%) Web Services
4 27 (1.25%) J2EE
5 26 (1.21%) ASP.NET
5 26 (1.21%) CSS
6 16 (0.74%) HTML5
6 16 (0.74%) Kafka
7 15 (0.70%) Cascading
8 14 (0.65%) jQuery
9 12 (0.56%) MDX
9 12 (0.56%) XML
9 12 (0.56%) scikit-learn
10 10 (0.46%) ISPF
11 9 (0.42%) JSP
11 9 (0.42%) SOAP
11 9 (0.42%) Flash
11 9 (0.42%) MSMQ
12 8 (0.37%) CSS3
13 7 (0.33%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 877 (40.75%) Analytical Skills
2 328 (15.24%) Mathematics
3 312 (14.50%) Statistics
4 261 (12.13%) Visualisation
5 141 (6.55%) Computer Science
6 131 (6.09%) Data Integration
7 115 (5.34%) Credit Risk
8 99 (4.60%) Economics
9 79 (3.67%) Management Information System
10 74 (3.44%) Algorithms
11 70 (3.25%) Open Source
12 47 (2.18%) Social Media
13 38 (1.77%) Mainframe
13 38 (1.77%) Physics
14 29 (1.35%) Data Extraction
15 24 (1.12%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.12%) User Experience
16 23 (1.07%) Neural Network
16 23 (1.07%) GIS
17 22 (1.02%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 118 (5.48%) UNIX
2 90 (4.18%) Linux
3 87 (4.04%) Windows
4 24 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (0.46%) Solaris
7 8 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.14%) AIX
11 2 (0.093%) zOS
11 2 (0.093%) MVS
11 2 (0.093%) Android
12 1 (0.046%) Fedora
12 1 (0.046%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.046%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.046%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (0.046%) HPUX
12 1 (0.046%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1044 (48.51%) Analytics
2 759 (35.27%) Business Intelligence
3 353 (16.40%) Data Analysis
4 306 (14.22%) ETL
5 244 (11.34%) Data Modelling
6 238 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 230 (10.69%) Data Analytics
8 208 (9.67%) Data Management
9 165 (7.67%) Statistical Modelling
10 164 (7.62%) Project Management
11 159 (7.39%) CRM
12 136 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
13 129 (5.99%) Predictive Modelling
14 119 (5.53%) Customer Insight
15 112 (5.20%) Statistical Analysis
16 108 (5.02%) Data Architecture
17 107 (4.97%) Business Analysis
18 84 (3.90%) Mentoring
19 83 (3.86%) Line Management
20 81 (3.76%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 1127 (52.37%) SQL
2 477 (22.17%) R
3 228 (10.59%) Python
4 200 (9.29%) Java
5 171 (7.95%) VBA
6 143 (6.64%) MATLAB
7 102 (4.74%) C++
7 102 (4.74%) T-SQL
8 80 (3.72%) C#
9 71 (3.30%) C
10 55 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 38 (1.77%) JavaScript
12 37 (1.72%) SAS Macro
12 37 (1.72%) Scala
13 29 (1.35%) PHP
14 24 (1.12%) Perl
15 23 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 23 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 20 (0.93%) Ruby
16 20 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 649 (30.16%) Degree
2 92 (4.28%) PhD
3 37 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.44%) SAS Certification
5 22 (1.02%) ISEB
6 19 (0.88%) Postgraduate
6 19 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (0.74%) CCNA
8 16 (0.74%) MCSE
9 15 (0.70%) MCSA
9 15 (0.70%) CCA
10 14 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (0.65%) NCDA
11 13 (0.60%) MBA
12 10 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.42%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.42%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.093%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.95%) QA
2 54 (2.51%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.30%) Basel II
4 27 (1.25%) MiFID
4 27 (1.25%) EMIR
5 19 (0.88%) CRD IV
5 19 (0.88%) SLA
6 17 (0.79%) Solvency II
7 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.42%) FINREP
8 6 (0.28%) COREP
9 4 (0.19%) CDISC
9 4 (0.19%) Basel III
10 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.093%) COBIT
11 2 (0.093%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.046%) GAAP
12 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (1.49%) HDFS
2 26 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.12%) Apache Flume
4 17 (0.79%) vSphere
5 14 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.51%) Firmware
6 11 (0.51%) vCloud
7 8 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.14%) XenApp
8 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.093%) NFS
10 1 (0.046%) GPFS
10 1 (0.046%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (0.74%) Backup Exec
2 12 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (0.37%) OpenView
4 6 (0.28%) Puppet
5 5 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.19%) MOM
7 2 (0.093%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.046%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 429 (19.93%) Oracle
2 345 (16.03%) Microsoft
3 307 (14.27%) Tableau
4 295 (13.71%) Business Objects
5 220 (10.22%) Teradata
6 207 (9.62%) Cognos
7 175 (8.13%) SAP
8 159 (7.39%) Informatica
9 130 (6.04%) IBM
10 121 (5.62%) MicroStrategy
11 100 (4.65%) Google
12 88 (4.09%) Ab Initio
13 58 (2.70%) VMware
14 54 (2.51%) Netezza
15 44 (2.04%) Omniture
16 39 (1.81%) Alterian
17 37 (1.72%) Cloudera
18 33 (1.53%) Talend
19 31 (1.44%) DataFlux
19 31 (1.44%) HP
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