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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 286 287 249
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1123 1134 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.97% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.09% 4.57% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 860 860 962
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -

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
22042 24832 22067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.19% 21.32% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18356 20470 18632
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 £64,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 1004 £47,500 -5.94% 287
London +7 563 £52,500 -4.54% 133
South East +15 153 £41,500 -17.82% 32
City of London +15 147 £50,000 -20.00% 42
North West -22 73 £42,500 -2.85% 36
Yorkshire +25 69 £40,000 +14.28% 33
West Yorkshire +31 60 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Hampshire +48 55 £49,000 -9.25% 9
Scotland +12 55 £44,500 +4.70% 17
West Midlands +16 49 £37,500 - 17
South West -4 47 £39,000 +13.04% 15
Surrey -13 40 £38,000 -41.53% 9
Cheshire -8 36 £58,750 +2.17% 5
East Midlands +21 34 £35,000 -18.12% 12
Buckinghamshire +18 32 £42,750 +4.26% 6
Leeds +15 31 £35,000 - 15
Glasgow +32 29 £42,500 -21.29% 1
Chester -10 29 £43,750 -23.91% 4
Manchester +4 28 £42,750 +14.00% 26
Edinburgh -17 24 £45,000 +9.75% 16
Milton Keynes +9 23 £42,500 +14.86% 3
Nottinghamshire +12 21 £32,500 - 7
East of England -3 21 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Nottingham +14 20 £32,500 - 6
Gloucestershire +5 18 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Warwickshire 0 18 £34,330 +4.03%
Basingstoke +32 16 £50,000 +53.84%
Reigate +22 16 £39,000 -43.47% 4
Bristol -4 15 £40,000 +8.47% 12
Warwick +1 14 £34,330 +4.03%

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1250 (54.42%) SQL
2 1231 (53.59%) Analytics
3 1013 (44.10%) Analytical Skills
4 911 (39.66%) Finance
5 822 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
6 697 (30.34%) Degree
7 642 (27.95%) R
8 590 (25.69%) SPSS
9 511 (22.25%) Data Warehouse
10 473 (20.59%) Marketing
11 463 (20.16%) Oracle
12 431 (18.76%) Big Data
13 419 (18.24%) Microsoft
14 410 (17.85%) Tableau
15 376 (16.37%) Hadoop
16 368 (16.02%) BusinessObjects
17 363 (15.80%) QlikView
18 362 (15.76%) Statistics
19 361 (15.72%) Mathematics
20 356 (15.50%) Data Analysis
21 351 (15.28%) ETL
22 335 (14.58%) MS Excel
23 323 (14.06%) SQL Server
24 319 (13.89%) Python
25 295 (12.84%) Data Mining
26 293 (12.76%) Retail
27 290 (12.63%) Visualisation
28 283 (12.32%) Banking
29 278 (12.10%) Data Analytics
30 251 (10.93%) Data Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 118 (5.14%) Apache Pig
2 48 (2.09%) Apache
3 44 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 30 (1.31%) Apache Spark
5 22 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 14 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.57%) PowerExchange
9 11 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.39%) IIS
11 8 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.22%) Lync
13 4 (0.17%) CMS
14 3 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.13%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.087%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.087%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.044%) JBoss
Applications
1 590 (25.69%) SPSS
2 335 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 185 (8.05%) MS Office
4 180 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (1.26%) PowerPivot
7 27 (1.18%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.74%) MS Project
8 17 (0.74%) Stata
9 13 (0.57%) Weka
10 10 (0.44%) GNU Octave
10 10 (0.44%) FastStats
11 9 (0.39%) CPLEX
12 8 (0.35%) S-PLUS
13 5 (0.22%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.17%) Vensim
14 4 (0.17%) Gephi
15 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (1.04%) Unica
2 21 (0.91%) WebTrends
3 20 (0.87%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 13 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
8 6 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.087%) Line 500
9 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.087%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.044%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.044%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 58 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.74%) Amazon EMR
4 32 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
7 11 (0.48%) SaaS
8 6 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.087%) PaaS
9 2 (0.087%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.044%) Office 365
10 1 (0.044%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.52%) Internet
2 24 (1.04%) SAN
3 17 (0.74%) VPN
3 17 (0.74%) LAN
3 17 (0.74%) Firewall
4 16 (0.70%) WAN
4 16 (0.70%) DHCP
5 15 (0.65%) DNS
6 14 (0.61%) VLAN
6 14 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.52%) iSCSI
8 12 (0.52%) Intranet
9 8 (0.35%) Network Security
9 8 (0.35%) NAS
10 7 (0.30%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.26%) RTP
12 5 (0.22%) Broadband
12 5 (0.22%) SNMP
13 4 (0.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (22.25%) Data Warehouse
2 431 (18.76%) Big Data
3 376 (16.37%) Hadoop
4 368 (16.02%) BusinessObjects
5 363 (15.80%) QlikView
6 323 (14.06%) SQL Server
7 295 (12.84%) Data Mining
8 203 (8.84%) Base SAS
9 163 (7.10%) Relational Database
10 140 (6.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 137 (5.96%) Apache Hive
12 128 (5.57%) Pentaho
12 128 (5.57%) Spotfire
13 110 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 103 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
15 98 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 93 (4.05%) NoSQL
17 88 (3.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 86 (3.74%) MongoDB
19 80 (3.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 67 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 35 (1.52%) Toad
3 20 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (0.74%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.44%) Subversion
5 10 (0.44%) JIRA
5 10 (0.44%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.26%) ProC
7 4 (0.17%) JUnit
8 3 (0.13%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.13%) ERwin
8 3 (0.13%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.087%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.087%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.087%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.087%) PowerDesigner
9 2 (0.087%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.044%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.044%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.044%) JMeter
General
1 911 (39.66%) Finance
2 473 (20.59%) Marketing
3 293 (12.76%) Retail
4 283 (12.32%) Banking
5 68 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.78%) Legal
6 41 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 35 (1.52%) Advertising
8 34 (1.48%) Publishing
9 26 (1.13%) Retail Banking
10 23 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 22 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.78%) Multimedia
12 18 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.70%) Automotive
14 14 (0.61%) Law
15 10 (0.44%) Electronics
16 9 (0.39%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.35%) Games
18 7 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 909 (39.57%) Analyst
2 271 (11.80%) Consultant
3 254 (11.06%) Developer
4 246 (10.71%) Data Analyst
5 222 (9.66%) Data Scientist
6 192 (8.36%) Senior Analyst
7 151 (6.57%) Insight Analyst
8 149 (6.49%) Architect
9 105 (4.57%) Data Manager
10 92 (4.01%) Data Architect
11 85 (3.70%) SAS Analyst
12 72 (3.13%) Data Consultant
13 70 (3.05%) MI Analyst
14 68 (2.96%) SAS Developer
15 67 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
15 67 (2.92%) Business Analyst
16 65 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 64 (2.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 60 (2.61%) Senior Manager
18 60 (2.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (3.53%) .NET
2 66 (2.87%) HTML
3 59 (2.57%) Web Services
4 32 (1.39%) MLlib
5 30 (1.31%) CSS
5 30 (1.31%) ASP.NET
6 27 (1.18%) J2EE
6 27 (1.18%) XML
7 21 (0.91%) D3.js
8 18 (0.78%) HTML5
9 17 (0.74%) ISPF
10 15 (0.65%) Kafka
11 14 (0.61%) MDX
11 14 (0.61%) JSP
12 12 (0.52%) Spring
13 11 (0.48%) Java EE
14 9 (0.39%) MSMQ
14 9 (0.39%) Cascading
15 6 (0.26%) WSDL
15 6 (0.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1013 (44.10%) Analytical Skills
2 362 (15.76%) Statistics
3 361 (15.72%) Mathematics
4 290 (12.63%) Visualisation
5 178 (7.75%) Computer Science
6 146 (6.36%) Data Integration
7 128 (5.57%) Credit Risk
7 128 (5.57%) Management Information System
8 120 (5.22%) Economics
9 79 (3.44%) Social Media
10 76 (3.31%) Algorithms
11 73 (3.18%) Physics
12 36 (1.57%) User Experience
13 33 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
14 31 (1.35%) Mainframe
15 30 (1.31%) Data Structures
16 28 (1.22%) Data Extraction
16 28 (1.22%) GIS
17 27 (1.18%) Digital Media
18 25 (1.09%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 135 (5.88%) UNIX
2 113 (4.92%) Linux
3 77 (3.35%) Windows
4 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.39%) AIX
7 7 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.22%) Solaris
8 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.22%) zOS
9 2 (0.087%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.087%) Android
9 2 (0.087%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.044%) MVS
10 1 (0.044%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1231 (53.59%) Analytics
2 822 (35.79%) Business Intelligence
3 356 (15.50%) Data Analysis
4 351 (15.28%) ETL
5 278 (12.10%) Data Analytics
6 251 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 251 (10.93%) Data Management
7 226 (9.84%) Data Modelling
8 181 (7.88%) Project Management
9 179 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
10 166 (7.23%) Statistical Analysis
11 149 (6.49%) Statistical Modelling
12 139 (6.05%) CRM
13 133 (5.79%) Information Management
14 128 (5.57%) Data Architecture
15 126 (5.49%) Predictive Modelling
15 126 (5.49%) Business Development
15 126 (5.49%) Business Analysis
16 123 (5.35%) Migration
17 111 (4.83%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1250 (54.42%) SQL
2 642 (27.95%) R
3 319 (13.89%) Python
4 217 (9.45%) Java
5 170 (7.40%) VBA
6 154 (6.70%) MATLAB
7 115 (5.01%) C++
8 83 (3.61%) C#
9 72 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 66 (2.87%) Perl
11 63 (2.74%) C
12 62 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 51 (2.22%) SAS Macro
14 50 (2.18%) Scala
15 46 (2.00%) JavaScript
16 41 (1.78%) PHP
17 25 (1.09%) VB.NET
18 23 (1.00%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.87%) Ruby
20 17 (0.74%) JCL
Qualifications
1 697 (30.34%) Degree
2 77 (3.35%) PhD
3 54 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.52%) SAS Certification
5 20 (0.87%) Postgraduate
6 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.74%) ISEB
8 15 (0.65%) MCSE
8 15 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (0.61%) CCNA
10 13 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.39%) MBA
13 6 (0.26%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.22%) CIMA
15 4 (0.17%) CISA
15 4 (0.17%) PMP
16 3 (0.13%) CISSP
16 3 (0.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (4.44%) QA
2 94 (4.09%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.48%) MiFID
4 33 (1.44%) EMIR
5 31 (1.35%) CRD IV
6 25 (1.09%) Basel II
7 17 (0.74%) SLA
8 14 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 14 (0.61%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.57%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.30%) COREP
10 7 (0.30%) FINREP
11 4 (0.17%) Basel III
11 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.087%) CDISC
14 1 (0.044%) COBIT
14 1 (0.044%) PMBOK
System Software
1 46 (2.00%) Apache Flume
2 23 (1.00%) HDFS
3 17 (0.74%) Time Sharing Option
3 17 (0.74%) vSphere
3 17 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 14 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 12 (0.52%) Firmware
8 9 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.35%) GPFS
10 4 (0.17%) XenApp
10 4 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.087%) NFS
12 2 (0.087%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.044%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 33 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
2 15 (0.65%) OpenView
3 7 (0.30%) Puppet
4 6 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.17%) MOM
5 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.17%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.17%) Check_MK
5 4 (0.17%) Icinga
6 3 (0.13%) Nessus
6 3 (0.13%) WSUS
6 3 (0.13%) Control-M
7 2 (0.087%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.087%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.044%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.044%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.044%) SCCM
8 1 (0.044%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.044%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 463 (20.16%) Oracle
2 419 (18.24%) Microsoft
3 410 (17.85%) Tableau
4 246 (10.71%) Cognos
5 237 (10.32%) Teradata
6 231 (10.06%) Informatica
7 199 (8.66%) SAP
8 185 (8.05%) IBM
9 167 (7.27%) MicroStrategy
10 117 (5.09%) Netezza
11 104 (4.53%) Ab Initio
12 100 (4.35%) Google
13 67 (2.92%) Talend
14 52 (2.26%) VMware
15 49 (2.13%) Alterian
16 42 (1.83%) Adobe
17 40 (1.74%) Omniture
17 40 (1.74%) Cloudera
18 35 (1.52%) Greenplum
18 35 (1.52%) DataFlux
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £20k - 27k per year + pension + medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £95000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £60k plus performance bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus benefits.
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - 130k + benefits + bonus plus attractive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + +Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + +car + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + 6,000 car
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: £45k (£4k Uplift For Being Based In London)
Posted: 7 hours ago