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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 322 258 260
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAS 948 1197 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 1.12% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.28% 5.36% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 757 910 939
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,270 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%

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
22130 22340 22160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 20.94% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18571 18162 18844
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £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 4 March 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 March 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 -71 862 £50,000 - 380
London -59 436 £55,000 +4.76% 149
South East -6 182 £44,000 -4.34% 56
City of London -35 102 £57,500 +9.52% 55
Yorkshire -2 67 £35,000 -3.44% 42
West Yorkshire -1 64 £35,000 - 38
Surrey +12 63 £43,750 -20.45% 12
North West -35 44 £37,500 +7.14% 48
West Midlands -3 37 £53,750 +26.47% 13
Scotland -8 37 £43,500 -13.00% 37
South West -41 37 £40,000 +4.57% 31
Leeds -2 36 £34,368 -23.62% 26
East Midlands +38 35 £38,000 +1.33% 23
West Sussex +20 27 £36,250 -27.50% 10
Berkshire +5 27 £62,500 +38.88% 7
Manchester -6 26 £33,250 +66.25% 30
Hampshire -9 25 £82,500 +73.68% 4
Buckinghamshire +20 23 £42,500 +29.22% 4
East of England -7 22 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Nottinghamshire +24 21 £33,500 -8.84% 5
Nottingham +20 21 £33,500 -13.26% 5
Edinburgh -27 20 £50,000 - 33
Wales -14 19 £35,000 -18.60% 8
South Wales -24 18 £35,000 -18.60% 8
Guildford +15 17 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Birmingham -6 17 £80,000 +77.77% 4
Glasgow +25 16 £43,500 - 3
Southampton -13 16 £92,500 +94.73%
Bristol -18 16 £36,250 -3.33% 15
Reading +10 15 £80,000 +21.44% 2

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1018 (48.32%) SQL
2 938 (44.52%) Analytics
3 885 (42.00%) Finance
4 801 (38.02%) Analytical Skills
5 734 (34.84%) Business Intelligence
6 538 (25.53%) Degree
7 472 (22.40%) SPSS
8 433 (20.55%) Oracle
9 428 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
10 405 (19.22%) Marketing
11 388 (18.41%) Big Data
11 388 (18.41%) R
12 372 (17.66%) Data Analysis
13 340 (16.14%) Microsoft
14 324 (15.38%) Statistics
15 297 (14.10%) ETL
15 297 (14.10%) SQL Server
16 293 (13.91%) Mathematics
17 287 (13.62%) Business Objects
18 282 (13.38%) QlikView
19 279 (13.24%) Hadoop
20 271 (12.86%) Data Mining
21 261 (12.39%) MS Excel
22 235 (11.15%) Data Management
23 233 (11.06%) Visualisation
23 233 (11.06%) Tableau
24 226 (10.73%) Banking
25 218 (10.35%) Data Modelling
26 212 (10.06%) Retail
27 210 (9.97%) Cognos

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 70 (3.32%) Apache Pig
2 61 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 27 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 19 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 17 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (0.66%) OpenStack
8 12 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.43%) CICS
10 8 (0.38%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.33%) IIS
12 6 (0.28%) Apache
13 5 (0.24%) MS Project Server
13 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.19%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.19%) Documentum
15 3 (0.14%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.14%) CMS
15 3 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 472 (22.40%) SPSS
2 261 (12.39%) MS Excel
3 106 (5.03%) MS Office
4 91 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.42%) FastStats
6 25 (1.19%) Stata
7 14 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.57%) PowerPivot
8 12 (0.57%) CPLEX
9 8 (0.38%) MS Project
10 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.28%) S-PLUS
12 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.19%) EViews
14 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.14%) Gephi
15 2 (0.095%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 63 (2.99%) Google Analytics
2 23 (1.09%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 20 (0.95%) Cognos Planning
4 17 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (0.38%) SiteCatalyst
6 8 (0.38%) WebTrends
7 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.24%) ProductWriter
9 4 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
9 4 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.19%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 2 (0.095%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.095%) BASE24
11 2 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.047%) CSG Singleview
12 1 (0.047%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.38%) SaaS
1 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.28%) Responsys
3 4 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.047%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.23%) SAN
2 30 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.38%) iSCSI
4 25 (1.19%) NAS
5 24 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
5 24 (1.14%) DNS
6 23 (1.09%) DHCP
7 12 (0.57%) Intranet
8 11 (0.52%) ATM
8 11 (0.52%) Broadband
9 9 (0.43%) Internet
9 9 (0.43%) WAN
9 9 (0.43%) SNMP
10 8 (0.38%) FTP
10 8 (0.38%) SMTP
10 8 (0.38%) LAN
11 3 (0.14%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.095%) MVNO
12 2 (0.095%) HTTP
12 2 (0.095%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
2 388 (18.41%) Big Data
3 297 (14.10%) SQL Server
4 282 (13.38%) QlikView
5 279 (13.24%) Hadoop
6 271 (12.86%) Data Mining
7 209 (9.92%) Base SAS
8 169 (8.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 157 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 148 (7.02%) Relational Database
11 126 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 117 (5.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 112 (5.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 104 (4.94%) Oracle BI EE
15 81 (3.84%) OLAP
15 81 (3.84%) BusinessObjects
16 77 (3.65%) Spotfire
17 74 (3.51%) Apache Hive
18 67 (3.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
19 57 (2.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 19 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 14 (0.66%) Subversion
4 13 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.52%) Maven
6 9 (0.43%) ERwin
6 9 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.33%) JUnit
8 7 (0.33%) Selenium
8 7 (0.33%) Gerrit
8 7 (0.33%) TestLink
9 6 (0.28%) ProC
9 6 (0.28%) Xcode
10 5 (0.24%) Hudson
11 4 (0.19%) JIRA
11 4 (0.19%) Toad
11 4 (0.19%) Log4j
12 3 (0.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 885 (42.00%) Finance
2 405 (19.22%) Marketing
3 226 (10.73%) Banking
4 212 (10.06%) Retail
5 80 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 34 (1.61%) Retail Banking
7 31 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 30 (1.42%) Advertising
9 29 (1.38%) Legal
10 25 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.09%) Games
12 15 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.52%) French Language
14 10 (0.47%) Billing
15 8 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.38%) Publishing
16 6 (0.28%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.28%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.24%) Law
18 4 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 851 (40.39%) Analyst
2 284 (13.48%) Data Analyst
3 274 (13.00%) Consultant
4 181 (8.59%) Developer
5 174 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
6 149 (7.07%) Architect
7 125 (5.93%) Data Scientist
8 123 (5.84%) Insight Analyst
9 116 (5.51%) Business Analyst
10 110 (5.22%) SAS Analyst
11 89 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 64 (3.04%) SAS Consultant
13 60 (2.85%) MI Analyst
14 55 (2.61%) Senior Consultant
15 54 (2.56%) Data Architect
16 52 (2.47%) Senior Manager
17 51 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 47 (2.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
18 47 (2.23%) Data Manager
18 47 (2.23%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (2.52%) .NET
2 28 (1.33%) HTML
3 23 (1.09%) J2EE
4 21 (1.00%) Web Services
5 19 (0.90%) CSS
5 19 (0.90%) Kafka
6 18 (0.85%) Cascading
7 17 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 17 (0.81%) jQuery
8 13 (0.62%) HTML5
9 9 (0.43%) SAP XI
9 9 (0.43%) CGI
9 9 (0.43%) COM+
9 9 (0.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 9 (0.43%) Ajax
9 9 (0.43%) CSS3
10 8 (0.38%) REST
10 8 (0.38%) ISPF
10 8 (0.38%) MDX
10 8 (0.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 801 (38.02%) Analytical Skills
2 324 (15.38%) Statistics
3 293 (13.91%) Mathematics
4 233 (11.06%) Visualisation
5 147 (6.98%) Data Integration
6 119 (5.65%) Computer Science
7 108 (5.13%) Credit Risk
8 96 (4.56%) Economics
9 87 (4.13%) Algorithms
10 54 (2.56%) Mainframe
11 53 (2.52%) Management Information System
12 44 (2.09%) Open Source
13 41 (1.95%) Data Extraction
14 38 (1.80%) Data Structures
15 35 (1.66%) Neural Network
16 33 (1.57%) Physics
17 32 (1.52%) Social Media
18 25 (1.19%) Applied Mathematics
19 24 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
20 21 (1.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 114 (5.41%) UNIX
2 91 (4.32%) Windows
3 86 (4.08%) Linux
4 22 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (0.47%) Solaris
7 9 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.14%) Fedora
10 3 (0.14%) CentOS
10 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.14%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (0.095%) MVS
12 1 (0.047%) HPUX
12 1 (0.047%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.047%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (44.52%) Analytics
2 734 (34.84%) Business Intelligence
3 372 (17.66%) Data Analysis
4 297 (14.10%) ETL
5 235 (11.15%) Data Management
6 218 (10.35%) Data Modelling
7 209 (9.92%) Data Analytics
8 199 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 169 (8.02%) CRM
10 164 (7.78%) Project Management
11 148 (7.02%) Statistical Modelling
12 128 (6.07%) Predictive Modelling
13 124 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
14 118 (5.60%) Statistical Analysis
15 112 (5.32%) Customer Insight
16 106 (5.03%) Mentoring
17 96 (4.56%) Business Analysis
18 95 (4.51%) Data Architecture
19 79 (3.75%) Time Management
20 78 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1018 (48.32%) SQL
2 388 (18.41%) R
3 179 (8.50%) Java
4 170 (8.07%) VBA
5 167 (7.93%) Python
6 110 (5.22%) MATLAB
7 95 (4.51%) C++
8 90 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 68 (3.23%) C
10 62 (2.94%) C#
11 43 (2.04%) SAS Macro
12 38 (1.80%) Scala
12 38 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 34 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.42%) VB
15 27 (1.28%) JavaScript
16 26 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.04%) Ruby
18 19 (0.90%) JCL
19 17 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 538 (25.53%) Degree
2 89 (4.22%) PhD
3 27 (1.28%) SAS Certification
4 25 (1.19%) VCP4
5 20 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (0.85%) Security Cleared
7 17 (0.81%) MBA
8 16 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.76%) MCSE
9 15 (0.71%) MCSA
9 15 (0.71%) ISEB
9 15 (0.71%) CCNA
9 15 (0.71%) CCA
10 14 (0.66%) NCDA
10 14 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.43%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.38%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.61%) QA
2 51 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.19%) Basel II
4 23 (1.09%) SLA
5 20 (0.95%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.43%) MiFID
6 9 (0.43%) EMIR
7 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.19%) COREP
8 4 (0.19%) FINREP
8 4 (0.19%) CDISC
9 2 (0.095%) Basel III
9 2 (0.095%) COBIT
9 2 (0.095%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.047%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.047%) GAAP
10 1 (0.047%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.047%) CRD IV
System Software
1 31 (1.47%) HDFS
2 26 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.81%) vSphere
4 14 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.57%) vCloud
5 12 (0.57%) Firmware
6 10 (0.47%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.14%) XenApp
8 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.047%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 14 (0.66%) Backup Exec
2 9 (0.43%) CA Endevor
3 8 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (0.38%) OpenView
4 6 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.14%) MOM
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.047%) Nessus
6 1 (0.047%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 433 (20.55%) Oracle
2 340 (16.14%) Microsoft
3 287 (13.62%) Business Objects
4 233 (11.06%) Tableau
5 210 (9.97%) Cognos
6 193 (9.16%) Teradata
7 146 (6.93%) SAP
8 143 (6.79%) Informatica
9 122 (5.79%) IBM
10 98 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
11 85 (4.03%) Ab Initio
12 68 (3.23%) Google
13 53 (2.52%) VMware
14 44 (2.09%) DataFlux
15 36 (1.71%) Trillium
16 34 (1.61%) Netezza
16 34 (1.61%) Alterian
17 31 (1.47%) HP
17 31 (1.47%) Omniture
18 25 (1.19%) Cloudera
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
UK
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + EQUITY
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Up to 30% bonus, Benefits, Contributory penion
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £57,000 per annum with benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Salary: Highly Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago