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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 291 289 265
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1056 1091 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 0.94% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.86% 4.50% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 797 841 902
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -6.52%

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
21714 24221 21749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.94% 20.95% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18147 19716 18455
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +1 948 £47,500 -5.00% 265
London -12 520 £50,000 -4.76% 116
South East +33 161 £40,000 -22.70% 22
City of London +10 120 £50,000 - 24
North West -49 65 £43,000 +1.17% 39
Yorkshire +9 58 £36,500 -3.94% 25
Scotland +24 56 £42,500 +0.59% 13
Hampshire +67 54 £40,000 -25.92% 3
West Yorkshire +9 53 £35,000 - 22
Buckinghamshire +21 50 £42,500 +14.86% 4
South West 0 49 £35,500 +5.97% 27
Milton Keynes +20 43 £41,250 +11.48% 2
Surrey +13 40 £38,000 -42.64% 5
West Midlands +19 38 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Edinburgh +5 37 £45,000 +24.13% 11
Cheshire -30 33 £72,500 +61.11% 3
East Midlands +29 32 £37,500 -12.79% 22
Chester -15 30 £58,750 +11.90% 3
Leeds +9 28 £35,000 -9.09% 15
Manchester +2 27 £43,000 -15.27% 24
Nottingham +17 24 £32,500 - 8
Nottinghamshire +10 24 £32,500 - 8
Glasgow +18 22 £40,500 -25.00% 2
Reigate +23 20 £39,000 -43.47% 2
East of England +6 20 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Bristol +3 18 £37,500 +22.95% 18
Basingstoke +41 17 £50,000 +29.03%
Wales -9 14 £30,000 -22.17% 3
Gloucestershire -14 14 £30,000 -13.04% 6
South Wales -19 14 £30,000 -22.17% 2

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1289 (55.01%) SQL
2 1225 (52.28%) Analytics
3 1051 (44.86%) Analytical Skills
4 935 (39.91%) Finance
5 785 (33.50%) Business Intelligence
6 704 (30.05%) Degree
7 651 (27.78%) R
8 566 (24.16%) SPSS
9 519 (22.15%) Data Warehouse
10 469 (20.02%) Marketing
11 464 (19.80%) Oracle
12 426 (18.18%) Tableau
13 408 (17.41%) Microsoft
14 406 (17.33%) Big Data
15 387 (16.52%) Data Analysis
16 379 (16.18%) Hadoop
17 378 (16.13%) Statistics
18 361 (15.41%) Mathematics
19 353 (15.07%) SQL Server
20 348 (14.85%) BusinessObjects
21 347 (14.81%) ETL
22 345 (14.72%) Python
23 341 (14.55%) Retail
24 331 (14.13%) MS Excel
25 324 (13.83%) QlikView
26 307 (13.10%) Banking
27 304 (12.97%) Data Mining
28 303 (12.93%) Visualisation
29 276 (11.78%) Data Analytics
30 249 (10.63%) Teradata

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 111 (4.74%) Apache Pig
2 52 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 48 (2.05%) Apache
4 40 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 15 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 15 (0.64%) IBM Notes
6 14 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (0.55%) PowerExchange
8 12 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.30%) IIS
11 7 (0.30%) Lync
12 4 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.17%) Drupal
12 4 (0.17%) CMS
13 3 (0.13%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.085%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.085%) ArcGIS
15 1 (0.043%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 566 (24.16%) SPSS
2 331 (14.13%) MS Excel
3 181 (7.73%) MS Office
4 175 (7.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
6 32 (1.37%) MS Visio
7 31 (1.32%) PowerPivot
8 25 (1.07%) MS Project
9 18 (0.77%) Stata
10 16 (0.68%) Weka
11 13 (0.55%) GNU Octave
12 12 (0.51%) FastStats
13 11 (0.47%) CPLEX
14 8 (0.34%) S-PLUS
15 7 (0.30%) Mathematica
16 4 (0.17%) Vensim
16 4 (0.17%) Gephi
17 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (0.90%) WebTrends
1 21 (0.90%) Unica
2 19 (0.81%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 15 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.085%) Line 500
7 2 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.085%) SAP SEM
7 2 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.043%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.043%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.043%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.043%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.50%) Google Analytics
2 58 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
4 33 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
8 15 (0.64%) SaaS
9 6 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.085%) Office 365
10 2 (0.085%) PaaS
10 2 (0.085%) SmartFocus
10 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.043%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.71%) Internet
2 18 (0.77%) Firewall
2 18 (0.77%) VPN
3 17 (0.73%) SAN
4 16 (0.68%) LAN
5 15 (0.64%) WAN
5 15 (0.64%) VLAN
6 14 (0.60%) Intranet
6 14 (0.60%) DHCP
7 13 (0.55%) DNS
8 12 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (0.47%) RTP
9 11 (0.47%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.34%) Network Security
11 7 (0.30%) iSCSI
11 7 (0.30%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.26%) Broadband
13 5 (0.21%) SNMP
13 5 (0.21%) Wireless
13 5 (0.21%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (22.15%) Data Warehouse
2 406 (17.33%) Big Data
3 379 (16.18%) Hadoop
4 353 (15.07%) SQL Server
5 348 (14.85%) BusinessObjects
6 324 (13.83%) QlikView
7 304 (12.97%) Data Mining
8 195 (8.32%) Base SAS
9 153 (6.53%) Relational Database
10 137 (5.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 137 (5.85%) Apache Hive
11 124 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 117 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 111 (4.74%) Spotfire
14 110 (4.69%) Pentaho
15 103 (4.40%) MongoDB
16 96 (4.10%) NoSQL
17 93 (3.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 89 (3.80%) OLAP
19 88 (3.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 63 (2.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 31 (1.32%) Toad
3 19 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (0.64%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.38%) Subversion
6 9 (0.38%) JIRA
7 7 (0.30%) ProC
8 4 (0.17%) JUnit
8 4 (0.17%) ERwin
8 4 (0.17%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.13%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (0.13%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.085%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.085%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.085%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.085%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.085%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.043%) Grunt
11 1 (0.043%) Yeoman
General
1 935 (39.91%) Finance
2 469 (20.02%) Marketing
3 341 (14.55%) Retail
4 307 (13.10%) Banking
5 63 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 40 (1.71%) Advertising
8 39 (1.66%) Legal
9 33 (1.41%) Publishing
10 28 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 26 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.77%) Multimedia
14 16 (0.68%) Automotive
14 16 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.55%) Law
16 10 (0.43%) Electronics
17 9 (0.38%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.34%) Games
19 7 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 921 (39.31%) Analyst
2 284 (12.12%) Developer
3 258 (11.01%) Data Analyst
4 244 (10.41%) Consultant
5 226 (9.65%) Data Scientist
6 194 (8.28%) Senior Analyst
7 152 (6.49%) Insight Analyst
8 135 (5.76%) Architect
9 131 (5.59%) Data Manager
10 88 (3.76%) SAS Developer
11 87 (3.71%) Data Architect
12 79 (3.37%) SAS Analyst
13 70 (2.99%) Business Analyst
14 68 (2.90%) Senior Manager
14 68 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 67 (2.86%) Data Consultant
16 66 (2.82%) Programmer
17 64 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
18 60 (2.56%) SAS Programmer
18 60 (2.56%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (3.54%) .NET
2 68 (2.90%) HTML
3 55 (2.35%) Web Services
4 33 (1.41%) MLlib
5 30 (1.28%) D3.js
5 30 (1.28%) CSS
6 28 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 27 (1.15%) J2EE
7 27 (1.15%) XML
8 22 (0.94%) MDX
9 19 (0.81%) HTML5
10 17 (0.73%) ISPF
11 16 (0.68%) Kafka
12 14 (0.60%) JSP
13 11 (0.47%) Java EE
13 11 (0.47%) Spring
14 9 (0.38%) SAP XI
14 9 (0.38%) SOAP
14 9 (0.38%) Cascading
15 8 (0.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1051 (44.86%) Analytical Skills
2 378 (16.13%) Statistics
3 361 (15.41%) Mathematics
4 303 (12.93%) Visualisation
5 181 (7.73%) Computer Science
6 139 (5.93%) Data Integration
7 134 (5.72%) Credit Risk
8 127 (5.42%) Management Information System
9 112 (4.78%) Economics
10 98 (4.18%) Algorithms
11 79 (3.37%) Social Media
12 78 (3.33%) Physics
13 36 (1.54%) User Experience
14 34 (1.45%) Neural Network
15 33 (1.41%) Mainframe
16 32 (1.37%) GIS
17 30 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
17 30 (1.28%) Digital Media
18 27 (1.15%) Data Structures
19 26 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 138 (5.89%) UNIX
2 124 (5.29%) Linux
3 85 (3.63%) Windows
4 15 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.38%) AIX
8 5 (0.21%) Solaris
8 5 (0.21%) zOS
9 3 (0.13%) Android
10 2 (0.085%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.085%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.043%) MVS
11 1 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1225 (52.28%) Analytics
2 785 (33.50%) Business Intelligence
3 387 (16.52%) Data Analysis
4 347 (14.81%) ETL
5 276 (11.78%) Data Analytics
6 247 (10.54%) Data Management
7 240 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 220 (9.39%) Data Modelling
9 180 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
10 178 (7.60%) Statistical Analysis
11 176 (7.51%) Project Management
12 150 (6.40%) Statistical Modelling
13 145 (6.19%) CRM
14 131 (5.59%) Predictive Modelling
15 130 (5.55%) Business Analysis
16 125 (5.34%) Migration
17 122 (5.21%) Information Management
18 116 (4.95%) Data Architecture
19 115 (4.91%) Business Development
20 108 (4.61%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1289 (55.01%) SQL
2 651 (27.78%) R
3 345 (14.72%) Python
4 224 (9.56%) Java
5 167 (7.13%) VBA
6 152 (6.49%) MATLAB
7 128 (5.46%) C++
8 94 (4.01%) C#
9 76 (3.24%) C
10 70 (2.99%) JavaScript
11 68 (2.90%) T-SQL
12 67 (2.86%) Perl
13 55 (2.35%) SAS Macro
14 53 (2.26%) PL/SQL
15 51 (2.18%) Scala
16 39 (1.66%) PHP
17 28 (1.20%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.02%) Ruby
19 22 (0.94%) VB.NET
20 18 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 704 (30.05%) Degree
2 72 (3.07%) PhD
3 67 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.66%) SAS Certification
5 24 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.73%) ISEB
7 16 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.60%) Postgraduate
8 14 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.55%) MCSE
10 12 (0.51%) CCNA
10 12 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.30%) MBA
12 7 (0.30%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.26%) PMP
14 5 (0.21%) CIMA
15 4 (0.17%) CISA
16 3 (0.13%) CCNP
17 2 (0.085%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.23%) QA
2 95 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.45%) CRD IV
3 34 (1.45%) MiFID
4 33 (1.41%) EMIR
5 20 (0.85%) SLA
5 20 (0.85%) Basel II
6 14 (0.60%) Solvency II
7 13 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.38%) COREP
10 8 (0.34%) FINREP
11 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.13%) CDISC
12 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 39 (1.66%) Apache Flume
2 22 (0.94%) HDFS
3 19 (0.81%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
5 15 (0.64%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 15 (0.64%) vSphere
6 13 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.47%) Firmware
8 10 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (0.34%) GPFS
10 7 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.17%) XenApp
11 4 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.17%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.085%) NFS
13 2 (0.085%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.64%) OpenView
2 15 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
3 7 (0.30%) Puppet
4 5 (0.21%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.17%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.17%) Check_MK
5 4 (0.17%) Icinga
6 3 (0.13%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.13%) MOM
6 3 (0.13%) Control-M
6 3 (0.13%) Nessus
6 3 (0.13%) WSUS
7 2 (0.085%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.085%) SCCM
7 2 (0.085%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.085%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.085%) Ambari
8 1 (0.043%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 464 (19.80%) Oracle
2 426 (18.18%) Tableau
3 408 (17.41%) Microsoft
4 249 (10.63%) Teradata
5 222 (9.48%) Informatica
6 219 (9.35%) Cognos
7 191 (8.15%) IBM
8 189 (8.07%) SAP
9 147 (6.27%) MicroStrategy
10 115 (4.91%) Netezza
11 93 (3.97%) Ab Initio
12 91 (3.88%) Google
13 63 (2.69%) Talend
14 46 (1.96%) VMware
15 42 (1.79%) Adobe
16 39 (1.66%) Cloudera
17 37 (1.58%) Alterian
18 36 (1.54%) Omniture
19 35 (1.49%) Greenplum
19 35 (1.49%) Vertica
London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Project Practice
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £95000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday