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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 253 294 246
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -48
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1266 1175 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 0.99% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.52% 4.69% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 978 924 1004
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,100 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
22951 25043 22332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.74% 21.21% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19137 20905 18953
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +25 1129 £47,500 -5.00% 311
London +23 649 £55,000 +6.79% 145
South East +38 177 £41,500 -17.00% 27
City of London +27 153 £55,000 -12.00% 53
Yorkshire +42 84 £37,500 +7.14% 34
Scotland +1 69 £46,250 +15.62% 25
West Yorkshire +33 68 £35,500 +1.42% 31
South West -2 64 £37,500 -11.76% 26
Hampshire +32 49 £49,500 +41.42% 6
West Midlands +21 49 £34,333 -19.21% 23
North West -31 49 £43,000 +14.66% 32
Surrey -10 44 £41,500 -30.83% 10
Leeds +20 43 £35,000 - 16
East Midlands +25 41 £40,000 +5.96% 10
Edinburgh -22 35 £50,000 +25.00% 22
Glasgow +32 29 £42,500 +57.40% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 26 £43,000 +35.43% 3
West Sussex +13 25 £22,750 -54.50% 2
East of England +6 25 £41,250 -8.33% 8
Gloucestershire -1 24 £39,500 +12.85% 9
Cheshire -5 23 £72,500 +61.11% 6
Milton Keynes +2 21 £43,000 +50.87% 2
Warwickshire +4 20 £33,665 -25.18% 2
Northamptonshire +4 20 £46,250 +23.33%
Bristol -11 20 £35,000 -17.64% 16
Gloucester +9 18 £41,000 +26.15% 4
Warwick - 18 £33,665 - 1
Nottinghamshire +12 17 £27,500 - 7
Kent +16 16 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Haywards Heath +7 16 £20,000 -63.63%

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1247 (54.38%) SQL
2 1220 (53.21%) Analytics
3 996 (43.44%) Analytical Skills
4 915 (39.90%) Finance
5 843 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
6 687 (29.96%) Degree
7 635 (27.69%) R
8 592 (25.82%) SPSS
9 479 (20.89%) Marketing
10 472 (20.58%) Data Warehouse
11 464 (20.24%) Oracle
12 453 (19.76%) Big Data
13 411 (17.92%) Microsoft
14 392 (17.10%) Tableau
15 382 (16.66%) Hadoop
16 381 (16.62%) Statistics
17 374 (16.31%) Mathematics
18 372 (16.22%) QlikView
19 363 (15.83%) Data Analysis
20 358 (15.61%) Business Objects
21 355 (15.48%) ETL
22 331 (14.44%) MS Excel
23 321 (14.00%) SQL Server
24 316 (13.78%) Python
25 302 (13.17%) Data Mining
26 300 (13.08%) Visualisation
27 280 (12.21%) Banking
28 277 (12.08%) Retail
29 256 (11.16%) Data Analytics
30 250 (10.90%) Cognos

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 113 (4.93%) Apache Pig
2 50 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 43 (1.88%) Apache
4 33 (1.44%) Apache Spark
5 25 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 17 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 11 (0.48%) PowerExchange
8 11 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.35%) IIS
10 6 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.13%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.13%) CMS
13 2 (0.087%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.087%) Lync
Applications
1 592 (25.82%) SPSS
2 331 (14.44%) MS Excel
3 179 (7.81%) MS Office
4 172 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (1.18%) MS Visio
7 24 (1.05%) PowerPivot
8 20 (0.87%) Stata
9 17 (0.74%) MS Project
10 10 (0.44%) FastStats
10 10 (0.44%) Weka
11 7 (0.31%) CPLEX
12 6 (0.26%) GNU Octave
13 5 (0.22%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.17%) Vensim
14 4 (0.17%) Gephi
15 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
16 1 (0.044%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.92%) Unica
2 20 (0.87%) WebTrends
3 19 (0.83%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 17 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.57%) Cognos Planning
6 9 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.087%) Line 500
10 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.087%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.087%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle FAH
11 1 (0.044%) Radian6
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.97%) Google Analytics
2 52 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.44%) Amazon EMR
4 28 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
6 19 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.26%) SaaS
8 3 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.087%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.044%) IaaS
10 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.40%) SAN
1 32 (1.40%) Internet
2 21 (0.92%) DHCP
3 20 (0.87%) DNS
4 18 (0.78%) Intranet
5 17 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
6 16 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.65%) iSCSI
7 15 (0.65%) NAS
8 14 (0.61%) LAN
9 13 (0.57%) WAN
9 13 (0.57%) Firewall
10 12 (0.52%) VPN
11 9 (0.39%) VLAN
12 7 (0.31%) Network Security
12 7 (0.31%) SMTP
13 6 (0.26%) Broadband
14 5 (0.22%) SNMP
14 5 (0.22%) RTP
14 5 (0.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (20.58%) Data Warehouse
2 453 (19.76%) Big Data
3 382 (16.66%) Hadoop
4 372 (16.22%) QlikView
5 321 (14.00%) SQL Server
6 302 (13.17%) Data Mining
7 194 (8.46%) Base SAS
8 159 (6.93%) Relational Database
9 133 (5.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 132 (5.76%) Apache Hive
11 126 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 125 (5.45%) Pentaho
13 124 (5.41%) Spotfire
14 110 (4.80%) BusinessObjects
15 105 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 105 (4.58%) Oracle BI EE
16 91 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 86 (3.75%) NoSQL
18 85 (3.71%) OLAP
19 84 (3.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 64 (2.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 34 (1.48%) Toad
3 19 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.52%) Subversion
5 12 (0.52%) JIRA
5 12 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.22%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.17%) JUnit
8 3 (0.13%) ERwin
8 3 (0.13%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.087%) ProC
9 2 (0.087%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.087%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.044%) Grunt
10 1 (0.044%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.044%) gulp
10 1 (0.044%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.044%) JMeter
General
1 915 (39.90%) Finance
2 479 (20.89%) Marketing
3 280 (12.21%) Banking
4 277 (12.08%) Retail
5 83 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 44 (1.92%) Legal
7 39 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 37 (1.61%) Advertising
9 34 (1.48%) Publishing
10 32 (1.40%) Retail Banking
11 23 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 18 (0.78%) Multimedia
14 16 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.61%) Law
16 13 (0.57%) Games
17 10 (0.44%) Electronics
17 10 (0.44%) Automotive
18 6 (0.26%) Front Office
18 6 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 917 (39.99%) Analyst
2 271 (11.82%) Consultant
3 243 (10.60%) Data Analyst
4 237 (10.34%) Developer
5 230 (10.03%) Data Scientist
6 203 (8.85%) Senior Analyst
7 150 (6.54%) Architect
7 150 (6.54%) Insight Analyst
8 91 (3.97%) Data Manager
9 89 (3.88%) SAS Analyst
10 87 (3.79%) Business Analyst
11 84 (3.66%) Data Architect
12 82 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 74 (3.23%) MI Analyst
14 66 (2.88%) Data Consultant
15 65 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
16 64 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 62 (2.70%) Senior Manager
18 56 (2.44%) SAS Developer
19 54 (2.35%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.62%) .NET
2 66 (2.88%) HTML
3 56 (2.44%) Web Services
4 31 (1.35%) CSS
5 30 (1.31%) ASP.NET
6 28 (1.22%) MLlib
7 23 (1.00%) XML
8 22 (0.96%) J2EE
8 22 (0.96%) D3.js
9 19 (0.83%) HTML5
10 17 (0.74%) ISPF
10 17 (0.74%) MDX
11 14 (0.61%) JSP
12 13 (0.57%) Kafka
13 12 (0.52%) Spring
14 11 (0.48%) Java EE
15 10 (0.44%) Cascading
16 9 (0.39%) MSMQ
17 7 (0.31%) scikit-learn
17 7 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 996 (43.44%) Analytical Skills
2 381 (16.62%) Statistics
3 374 (16.31%) Mathematics
4 300 (13.08%) Visualisation
5 178 (7.76%) Computer Science
6 137 (5.97%) Data Integration
7 124 (5.41%) Economics
8 117 (5.10%) Management Information System
9 115 (5.02%) Credit Risk
10 81 (3.53%) Algorithms
11 74 (3.23%) Social Media
12 64 (2.79%) Physics
13 38 (1.66%) User Experience
14 33 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
15 32 (1.40%) Mainframe
16 30 (1.31%) Data Extraction
17 28 (1.22%) GIS
18 27 (1.18%) Neural Network
19 24 (1.05%) Data Structures
19 24 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 131 (5.71%) UNIX
2 106 (4.62%) Linux
3 73 (3.18%) Windows
4 17 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.44%) Solaris
7 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.35%) AIX
8 6 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.22%) zOS
10 2 (0.087%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.087%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.044%) Android
11 1 (0.044%) MVS
11 1 (0.044%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1220 (53.21%) Analytics
2 843 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
3 363 (15.83%) Data Analysis
4 355 (15.48%) ETL
5 256 (11.16%) Data Analytics
6 246 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 245 (10.68%) Data Management
8 236 (10.29%) Data Modelling
9 183 (7.98%) Project Management
10 177 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
11 165 (7.20%) Statistical Modelling
12 148 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
13 147 (6.41%) CRM
14 127 (5.54%) Predictive Modelling
15 126 (5.49%) Business Analysis
16 124 (5.41%) Data Architecture
17 117 (5.10%) Information Management
18 116 (5.06%) Migration
19 115 (5.02%) Customer Insight
20 112 (4.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1247 (54.38%) SQL
2 635 (27.69%) R
3 316 (13.78%) Python
4 223 (9.73%) Java
5 180 (7.85%) VBA
6 152 (6.63%) MATLAB
7 103 (4.49%) C++
8 91 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 88 (3.84%) C#
10 63 (2.75%) C
10 63 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 60 (2.62%) Perl
12 51 (2.22%) Scala
13 50 (2.18%) JavaScript
14 45 (1.96%) SAS Macro
15 37 (1.61%) PHP
16 24 (1.05%) VB.NET
17 23 (1.00%) Ruby
18 17 (0.74%) JCL
18 17 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 687 (29.96%) Degree
2 88 (3.84%) PhD
3 48 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.18%) SAS Certification
5 22 (0.96%) Postgraduate
6 20 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.83%) ISEB
8 17 (0.74%) MCSE
9 16 (0.70%) CCNA
9 16 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 15 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (0.57%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.52%) MBA
13 7 (0.31%) CCA
14 6 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (0.26%) MCSA
14 6 (0.26%) NCDA
15 5 (0.22%) CIMA
16 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.67%) QA
2 92 (4.01%) Data Quality
3 33 (1.44%) MiFID
4 32 (1.40%) EMIR
5 27 (1.18%) CRD IV
5 27 (1.18%) Basel II
6 18 (0.78%) SLA
7 13 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.57%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.39%) FINREP
10 7 (0.31%) COREP
11 4 (0.17%) Basel III
12 3 (0.13%) CDISC
12 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.044%) COBIT
14 1 (0.044%) PMBOK
System Software
1 42 (1.83%) Apache Flume
2 25 (1.09%) HDFS
3 20 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.78%) vSphere
5 12 (0.52%) Firmware
6 10 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.26%) GPFS
7 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.13%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.13%) vCloud
8 3 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.087%) NFS
10 1 (0.044%) Docker
10 1 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.044%) XenApp
10 1 (0.044%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
2 15 (0.65%) OpenView
3 8 (0.35%) Backup Exec
4 7 (0.31%) Puppet
5 6 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.22%) MOM
7 3 (0.13%) Nessus
7 3 (0.13%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.13%) Check_MK
7 3 (0.13%) Icinga
8 2 (0.087%) WSUS
8 2 (0.087%) Control-M
8 2 (0.087%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.044%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.044%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.044%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 464 (20.24%) Oracle
2 411 (17.92%) Microsoft
3 392 (17.10%) Tableau
4 358 (15.61%) Business Objects
5 250 (10.90%) Cognos
6 237 (10.34%) Teradata
7 225 (9.81%) Informatica
8 195 (8.50%) SAP
9 175 (7.63%) IBM
10 167 (7.28%) MicroStrategy
11 108 (4.71%) Ab Initio
12 107 (4.67%) Netezza
13 105 (4.58%) Google
14 64 (2.79%) Talend
15 58 (2.53%) VMware
16 49 (2.14%) Alterian
17 44 (1.92%) Cloudera
18 41 (1.79%) Adobe
19 40 (1.74%) Omniture
20 36 (1.57%) DataFlux
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Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40k - 70k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Excellet Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 2 days ago
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