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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAS System
Rank 286 327 304
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1091 1006 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.08% 0.94% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.20% 4.45% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 868 803 779
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -9.09%

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
20962 22602 21926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.67% 21.22% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17700 19183 17951
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 +38 998 £47,500 - 273
London +6 510 £55,000 - 149
South East +24 174 £42,500 - 23
City of London +32 82 £55,000 -4.34% 34
North West +37 72 £31,500 -29.21% 24
West Midlands +19 71 £40,000 +16.78% 16
Scotland +24 69 £50,000 +17.64% 27
Yorkshire +9 67 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Edinburgh +37 63 £51,500 +21.17% 26
West Yorkshire +7 56 £40,000 +14.28% 22
Surrey +17 54 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Buckinghamshire +26 49 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Leeds +27 48 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Milton Keynes +29 47 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Birmingham +32 46 £44,250 -31.92% 11
East Midlands +1 42 £45,000 +16.88% 7
South West +19 40 £42,500 -6.07% 6
Berkshire +16 37 £47,500 -15.55% 5
Manchester +19 32 £40,000 -9.09% 13
Reigate +5 23 £47,500 +18.75%
Cheshire +34 20 £28,250 -50.86% 5
East of England -9 20 £43,250 -15.60% 14
Nottingham +5 19 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Nottinghamshire +4 19 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Chester +13 17 £28,000 -52.34% 4
Wales +2 15 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South Wales -4 15 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Reading +2 13 £40,000 -38.46%
Northamptonshire -12 13 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Devon +16 12 £47,500 +21.79%

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (56.36%) SQL
2 922 (41.57%) Finance
3 879 (39.63%) Analytical Skills
4 875 (39.45%) Analytics
5 713 (32.15%) Business Intelligence
6 565 (25.47%) Degree
7 469 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
8 461 (20.78%) R
9 449 (20.24%) Marketing
10 396 (17.85%) Data Analysis
11 375 (16.91%) Retail
12 370 (16.68%) ETL
13 369 (16.64%) SPSS
14 367 (16.55%) Oracle
15 353 (15.92%) Tableau
16 336 (15.15%) Banking
17 320 (14.43%) Microsoft
18 314 (14.16%) SQL Server
19 311 (14.02%) Mathematics
20 301 (13.57%) Statistics
21 296 (13.35%) Big Data
22 294 (13.26%) Hadoop
23 290 (13.07%) Data Mining
24 277 (12.49%) BusinessObjects
25 271 (12.22%) MS Excel
26 268 (12.08%) Python
27 266 (11.99%) Data Quality
28 263 (11.86%) Data Modelling
29 244 (11.00%) QlikView
30 240 (10.82%) Visualisation

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 71 (3.20%) Apache Spark
2 57 (2.57%) Apache Pig
3 41 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 16 (0.72%) IBM Notes
5 12 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
5 12 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (0.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 12 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.41%) CMS
7 7 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.27%) Drupal
8 6 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.27%) JBoss
8 6 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.23%) Apache
10 4 (0.18%) CICS
10 4 (0.18%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.14%) Liferay
11 3 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 369 (16.64%) SPSS
2 271 (12.22%) MS Excel
3 127 (5.73%) MS Office
4 119 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.90%) MS Project
6 20 (0.90%) S-PLUS
7 19 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.86%) Stata
8 8 (0.36%) EViews
9 6 (0.27%) GNU Octave
10 5 (0.23%) Mathematica
11 4 (0.18%) Weka
12 3 (0.14%) GenStat
13 2 (0.090%) CPLEX
14 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.045%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 32 (1.44%) FastStats
2 22 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.95%) HFM
3 21 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
3 21 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
5 16 (0.72%) Data Workbench
6 15 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (0.59%) WebTrends
8 12 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
9 11 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (0.41%) Cognos Planning
10 9 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.23%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.18%) SAP SEM
12 4 (0.18%) Unica
13 2 (0.090%) Infor SunSystems
13 2 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
13 2 (0.090%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.11%) Google Analytics
2 38 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.81%) SaaS
5 14 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
5 14 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.14%) PaaS
8 2 (0.090%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.045%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.045%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.045%) Office 365
9 1 (0.045%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.045%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.95%) Internet
2 12 (0.54%) RTP
2 12 (0.54%) WebEx
3 10 (0.45%) VPN
4 9 (0.41%) Firewall
5 7 (0.32%) Broadband
5 7 (0.32%) Wireless
6 6 (0.27%) Intranet
7 5 (0.23%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.23%) SSL
7 5 (0.23%) WAN
8 4 (0.18%) 3G
8 4 (0.18%) DNS
8 4 (0.18%) LTE
8 4 (0.18%) Network Security
9 3 (0.14%) BGP
9 3 (0.14%) MPLS
9 3 (0.14%) OSPF
9 3 (0.14%) SAN
9 3 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 469 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
2 314 (14.16%) SQL Server
3 296 (13.35%) Big Data
4 294 (13.26%) Hadoop
5 290 (13.07%) Data Mining
6 277 (12.49%) BusinessObjects
7 244 (11.00%) QlikView
8 222 (10.01%) Base SAS
9 193 (8.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 178 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 160 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 158 (7.12%) SAS EBI
13 145 (6.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 118 (5.32%) Relational Database
15 91 (4.10%) Spotfire
16 87 (3.92%) Apache Hive
17 71 (3.20%) OLAP
18 65 (2.93%) MS Access
19 51 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
20 49 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.04%) SoapUI
2 17 (0.77%) HP UFT
3 15 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (0.50%) JIRA
5 11 (0.50%) Toad
6 10 (0.45%) ERwin
7 8 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
8 6 (0.27%) ProC
8 6 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.18%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.090%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.090%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.045%) ChangeMan
12 1 (0.045%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.045%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.045%) JUnit
12 1 (0.045%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.045%) Mercurial
General
1 922 (41.57%) Finance
2 449 (20.24%) Marketing
3 375 (16.91%) Retail
4 336 (15.15%) Banking
5 100 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.39%) Retail Banking
7 44 (1.98%) Advertising
8 31 (1.40%) Games
9 30 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (0.99%) Electronics
12 21 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.86%) Law
14 17 (0.77%) Legal
15 15 (0.68%) Publishing
16 14 (0.63%) German Language
17 12 (0.54%) Investment Banking
18 11 (0.50%) French Language
19 10 (0.45%) Spanish Language
20 9 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 966 (43.55%) Analyst
2 294 (13.26%) Developer
3 287 (12.94%) Data Analyst
4 277 (12.49%) SAS Analyst
5 258 (11.63%) Consultant
6 205 (9.24%) Senior Analyst
7 171 (7.71%) SQL Analyst
8 159 (7.17%) SAS Developer
9 147 (6.63%) Data Scientist
10 122 (5.50%) Insight Analyst
11 118 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 92 (4.15%) Business Analyst
13 90 (4.06%) Risk Analyst
14 86 (3.88%) Data Manager
15 82 (3.70%) SAS Consultant
16 72 (3.25%) Architect
17 68 (3.07%) SAS Data Analyst
18 67 (3.02%) Marketing Analyst
19 61 (2.75%) SQL Data Analyst
20 58 (2.61%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (4.46%) .NET
2 72 (3.25%) HTML
3 40 (1.80%) D3.js
4 34 (1.53%) HTML5
5 29 (1.31%) Web Services
6 27 (1.22%) CSS
7 24 (1.08%) Natural Language Processing
8 20 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 20 (0.90%) XML
9 18 (0.81%) .NET Framework
9 18 (0.81%) Middleware
9 18 (0.81%) SOAP
10 16 (0.72%) COM
11 15 (0.68%) MDX
12 10 (0.45%) Kafka
13 8 (0.36%) J2EE
13 8 (0.36%) SAP XI
14 7 (0.32%) Cascading
15 6 (0.27%) AngularJS
16 5 (0.23%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 879 (39.63%) Analytical Skills
2 311 (14.02%) Mathematics
3 301 (13.57%) Statistics
4 240 (10.82%) Visualisation
5 177 (7.98%) Computer Science
6 167 (7.53%) Credit Risk
7 120 (5.41%) Data Integration
8 95 (4.28%) Management Information System
9 67 (3.02%) Economics
10 63 (2.84%) Algorithms
11 60 (2.71%) Data Structures
12 49 (2.21%) Physics
13 48 (2.16%) Data Extraction
14 33 (1.49%) Social Media
15 29 (1.31%) Life Science
16 28 (1.26%) Mobile App
17 26 (1.17%) Mainframe
18 24 (1.08%) User Experience
19 22 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
20 21 (0.95%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 126 (5.68%) Unix
2 80 (3.61%) Linux
3 54 (2.43%) Windows
4 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.18%) Solaris
5 4 (0.18%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.18%) zOS
6 2 (0.090%) AIX
6 2 (0.090%) Android
6 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.045%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.045%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 875 (39.45%) Analytics
2 713 (32.15%) Business Intelligence
3 396 (17.85%) Data Analysis
4 370 (16.68%) ETL
5 263 (11.86%) Data Modelling
6 239 (10.78%) Data Analytics
7 230 (10.37%) Data Management
8 218 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 167 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
10 157 (7.08%) Project Management
11 142 (6.40%) Statistical Analysis
12 134 (6.04%) CRM
13 129 (5.82%) Statistical Modelling
14 120 (5.41%) Machine Learning
15 119 (5.37%) Business Analysis
16 112 (5.05%) Data Architecture
17 110 (4.96%) Data Visualisation
18 109 (4.91%) Predictive Modelling
19 92 (4.15%) Data Governance
20 89 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1250 (56.36%) SQL
2 461 (20.78%) R
3 268 (12.08%) Python
4 198 (8.93%) Java
5 155 (6.99%) VBA
6 133 (6.00%) MATLAB
7 121 (5.46%) C++
8 112 (5.05%) C#
9 93 (4.19%) C
10 91 (4.10%) T-SQL
11 77 (3.47%) JavaScript
12 63 (2.84%) PL/SQL
13 59 (2.66%) SAS Macro
14 51 (2.30%) VB
15 36 (1.62%) Ruby
15 36 (1.62%) Scala
16 33 (1.49%) VB.NET
17 29 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 28 (1.26%) Perl
19 18 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 565 (25.47%) Degree
2 65 (2.93%) SAS Certification
3 62 (2.80%) PhD
4 61 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.86%) ISEB
7 18 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (0.63%) MCSE
10 13 (0.59%) CITP
11 11 (0.50%) MCP
11 11 (0.50%) MCTS
12 7 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.27%) CCNP
13 6 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.23%) PMP
14 5 (0.23%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
16 3 (0.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (11.99%) Data Quality
2 35 (1.58%) QA
3 26 (1.17%) Basel II
3 26 (1.17%) Solvency II
4 18 (0.81%) CRD IV
5 17 (0.77%) EMIR
5 17 (0.77%) MiFID
6 15 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.45%) COREP
7 10 (0.45%) FINREP
8 5 (0.23%) SLA
9 3 (0.14%) Basel III
9 3 (0.14%) CDISC
10 1 (0.045%) SAS 70
System Software
1 11 (0.50%) HDFS
2 7 (0.32%) Cronacle
3 5 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 4 (0.18%) RACF
4 4 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.090%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.090%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.090%) vSphere
7 1 (0.045%) Docker
7 1 (0.045%) SRDF
7 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (0.54%) EnCase
1 12 (0.54%) FTK
2 10 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.14%) OpenView
4 3 (0.14%) zSecure
5 2 (0.090%) Cacti
5 2 (0.090%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.045%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.045%) Control-M
6 1 (0.045%) Nagios
6 1 (0.045%) Oozie
6 1 (0.045%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.045%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.045%) Puppet
6 1 (0.045%) QRadar
6 1 (0.045%) SCCM
6 1 (0.045%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.045%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 367 (16.55%) Oracle
2 353 (15.92%) Tableau
3 320 (14.43%) Microsoft
4 193 (8.70%) Teradata
5 170 (7.66%) SAP
6 139 (6.27%) Cognos
7 123 (5.55%) Informatica
8 106 (4.78%) IBM
9 79 (3.56%) MicroStrategy
10 70 (3.16%) Ab Initio
11 67 (3.02%) Google
12 57 (2.57%) Adobe
13 49 (2.21%) Netezza
14 39 (1.76%) Apple
15 38 (1.71%) Hyperion
16 34 (1.53%) Alteryx
17 33 (1.49%) Cloudera
18 32 (1.44%) TIBCO
19 30 (1.35%) Twitter
20 29 (1.31%) Facebook
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, SAS Training & More
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Mobile, Phone
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £0 - £110000 per annum, Benefits benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £75500 per annum, Benefits total package roughly £110K
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Lifestyle/Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent corporate benefits and bon
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + a competitive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + a generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago