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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAS System
Rank 278 273 278
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1118 1073 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.00% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.66% 4.81% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 880 869 936
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,795
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
23982 22289 23006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.01% 20.81% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19733 18861 19804
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 23 October 2014 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 23 October 2014. 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 -9 1002 £47,500 +2.15% 203
London +27 523 £50,000 - 87
City of London +33 133 £50,000 -9.09% 31
North West -4 114 £44,000 -5.37% 24
South East -112 113 £45,000 -9.54% 28
Yorkshire -14 103 £38,500 +13.23% 29
West Yorkshire -4 93 £39,250 +15.44% 26
Cheshire +36 58 £47,500 +39.70% 4
West Midlands -24 51 £40,000 -30.43% 11
South West -2 49 £40,000 +1.26% 12
Leeds -30 47 £66,250 +89.28% 7
Scotland -42 42 £37,500 -21.05% 23
Edinburgh -33 40 £35,000 -30.00% 21
Chester +28 36 £60,000 +76.47% 1
Manchester -43 34 £44,000 -7.36% 16
Wales +23 33 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South Wales +26 32 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Birmingham -15 25 £44,000 -2.22% 2
East of England -19 24 £32,500 -10.95% 3
Surrey -38 23 £66,500 +10.83% 4
Oxfordshire +23 20 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Cardiff +5 18 £36,500 +4.28% 3
Bristol +2 18 £30,250 -27.10% 2
Warrington - 18 £47,500 - 1
Bradford -28 16 £32,500 -4.41% 1
East Midlands +7 15 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Dorset +4 15 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Sussex -14 15 £46,250 +32.14% 11
Oxford +23 14 £40,000 - 2
Reigate -31 14 £57,000 -5.00% 2

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1132 (49.85%) SQL
2 998 (43.95%) Analytics
3 909 (40.03%) Finance
4 792 (34.87%) Analytical Skills
5 682 (30.03%) Degree
6 675 (29.72%) Business Intelligence
7 534 (23.51%) Data Warehouse
8 519 (22.85%) SPSS
9 486 (21.40%) Marketing
10 463 (20.39%) Oracle
11 393 (17.31%) Data Analysis
12 387 (17.04%) ETL
13 355 (15.63%) Mathematics
14 354 (15.59%) Statistics
15 338 (14.88%) Retail
16 326 (14.35%) Data Management
16 326 (14.35%) R
17 294 (12.95%) Base SAS
18 287 (12.64%) Data Modelling
19 279 (12.29%) Big Data
20 267 (11.76%) SQL Server
21 266 (11.71%) Banking
22 260 (11.45%) Tableau
23 256 (11.27%) Microsoft
24 252 (11.10%) Data Mining
25 244 (10.74%) MS Excel
26 242 (10.66%) Visualisation
27 240 (10.57%) QlikView
28 238 (10.48%) Business Objects
29 204 (8.98%) Data Analytics

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 51 (2.25%) Apache Pig
2 30 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 17 (0.75%) CICS
3 17 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (0.66%) Apache
5 12 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.53%) JBoss
6 11 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.40%) IBM Notes
8 7 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 7 (0.31%) CMS
8 7 (0.31%) NetWeaver
8 7 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.22%) IIS
9 5 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.22%) Documentum
9 5 (0.22%) Lync
9 5 (0.22%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.18%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 519 (22.85%) SPSS
2 244 (10.74%) MS Excel
3 93 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (3.65%) MS Office
5 33 (1.45%) CPLEX
6 29 (1.28%) Stata
7 28 (1.23%) FastStats
8 21 (0.92%) MS Visio
8 21 (0.92%) PowerPivot
9 13 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.35%) MS Project
10 8 (0.35%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 22 (0.97%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 15 (0.66%) SAP MDM
3 15 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
6 8 (0.35%) Unica Affinium
6 8 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.31%) ProductWriter
8 6 (0.26%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
10 4 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.13%) Advent Geneva
11 3 (0.13%) PORTIA
11 3 (0.13%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.40%) SaaS
3 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (0.22%) Responsys
6 2 (0.088%) Office 365
7 1 (0.044%) PaaS
7 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.044%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.044%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.10%) iSCSI
2 22 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
3 19 (0.84%) SAN
4 16 (0.70%) FTP
5 15 (0.66%) WAN
6 13 (0.57%) Internet
7 12 (0.53%) ATM
7 12 (0.53%) Broadband
7 12 (0.53%) LAN
7 12 (0.53%) Firewall
8 11 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.35%) 3G
10 7 (0.31%) NAS
11 6 (0.26%) VLAN
12 5 (0.22%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.22%) VPN
13 4 (0.18%) DMZ
13 4 (0.18%) MPLS
13 4 (0.18%) SMS
14 3 (0.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (23.51%) Data Warehouse
2 294 (12.95%) Base SAS
3 279 (12.29%) Big Data
4 267 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 252 (11.10%) Data Mining
6 240 (10.57%) QlikView
7 200 (8.81%) Hadoop
8 190 (8.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 178 (7.84%) Relational Database
10 159 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 149 (6.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 137 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 76 (3.35%) OLAP
14 75 (3.30%) Spotfire
15 74 (3.26%) Oracle BI EE
16 71 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 68 (2.99%) Oracle Database
18 67 (2.95%) DataStage
19 59 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
20 50 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (2.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 28 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (0.70%) JIRA
4 14 (0.62%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.53%) Jasmine
6 11 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.44%) TestLink
7 10 (0.44%) Selenium
7 10 (0.44%) Gerrit
7 10 (0.44%) JUnit
7 10 (0.44%) Maven
7 10 (0.44%) Subversion
8 9 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.31%) ProC
11 6 (0.26%) ERwin
12 5 (0.22%) Toad
13 4 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.18%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 909 (40.03%) Finance
2 486 (21.40%) Marketing
3 338 (14.88%) Retail
4 266 (11.71%) Banking
5 94 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 51 (2.25%) Retail Banking
7 46 (2.03%) Advertising
8 44 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 35 (1.54%) Games
10 31 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 26 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 24 (1.06%) Publishing
13 20 (0.88%) Legal
13 20 (0.88%) Automotive
14 15 (0.66%) Law
14 15 (0.66%) French Language
15 13 (0.57%) Electronics
16 12 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 12 (0.53%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 808 (35.58%) Analyst
2 334 (14.71%) Consultant
3 293 (12.90%) Data Analyst
4 284 (12.51%) Developer
5 223 (9.82%) Senior Analyst
6 147 (6.47%) Architect
7 121 (5.33%) SAS Analyst
8 114 (5.02%) SAS Developer
9 106 (4.67%) Data Scientist
10 102 (4.49%) Data Manager
11 95 (4.18%) Insight Analyst
12 81 (3.57%) SAS Consultant
13 69 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
14 68 (2.99%) Business Analyst
15 58 (2.55%) Senior Data Analyst
16 57 (2.51%) Data Consultant
17 55 (2.42%) Senior Consultant
18 52 (2.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
19 48 (2.11%) Senior Developer
19 48 (2.11%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.38%) .NET
2 42 (1.85%) HTML
3 30 (1.32%) XML
4 29 (1.28%) CSS
5 28 (1.23%) jQuery
6 23 (1.01%) ASP.NET
7 20 (0.88%) Ajax
8 17 (0.75%) AngularJS
9 16 (0.70%) REST
9 16 (0.70%) HTML5
10 14 (0.62%) CSS3
10 14 (0.62%) Web Services
11 13 (0.57%) LESS
11 13 (0.57%) JSON
11 13 (0.57%) ISPF
11 13 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (0.53%) Symfony
12 12 (0.53%) PhoneGap
12 12 (0.53%) Modernizr
12 12 (0.53%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 792 (34.87%) Analytical Skills
2 355 (15.63%) Mathematics
3 354 (15.59%) Statistics
4 242 (10.66%) Visualisation
5 202 (8.89%) Computer Science
6 155 (6.83%) Data Integration
7 148 (6.52%) Economics
8 143 (6.30%) Credit Risk
9 130 (5.72%) Algorithms
10 100 (4.40%) Management Information System
11 63 (2.77%) Neural Network
12 62 (2.73%) Data Extraction
13 50 (2.20%) Mainframe
14 45 (1.98%) Physics
15 43 (1.89%) Digital Media
16 40 (1.76%) Data Structures
17 35 (1.54%) Applied Mathematics
18 28 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
19 27 (1.19%) Social Media
20 24 (1.06%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 120 (5.28%) UNIX
2 102 (4.49%) Linux
3 85 (3.74%) Windows
4 20 (0.88%) Solaris
5 7 (0.31%) AIX
6 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.088%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (0.088%) CentOS
8 2 (0.088%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.088%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.088%) Fedora
9 1 (0.044%) MVS
9 1 (0.044%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (43.95%) Analytics
2 675 (29.72%) Business Intelligence
3 393 (17.31%) Data Analysis
4 387 (17.04%) ETL
5 326 (14.35%) Data Management
6 287 (12.64%) Data Modelling
7 204 (8.98%) Data Analytics
8 193 (8.50%) CRM
9 191 (8.41%) Project Management
10 157 (6.91%) Statistical Modelling
11 149 (6.56%) Predictive Modelling
12 146 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 143 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
14 132 (5.81%) Mentoring
15 130 (5.72%) Statistical Analysis
16 127 (5.59%) Customer Insight
17 125 (5.50%) Data Governance
18 121 (5.33%) Data Architecture
19 119 (5.24%) Business Development
20 106 (4.67%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1132 (49.85%) SQL
2 326 (14.35%) R
3 159 (7.00%) Java
4 139 (6.12%) VBA
4 139 (6.12%) Python
5 112 (4.93%) MATLAB
6 74 (3.26%) C++
7 69 (3.04%) C#
8 59 (2.60%) T-SQL
9 58 (2.55%) PL/SQL
10 53 (2.33%) JavaScript
11 49 (2.16%) VB
12 43 (1.89%) SAS Macro
13 41 (1.81%) C
14 32 (1.41%) Perl
15 31 (1.37%) PHP
16 26 (1.14%) JCL
17 25 (1.10%) Ruby
18 20 (0.88%) Bash Shell
19 17 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 682 (30.03%) Degree
2 83 (3.65%) PhD
3 38 (1.67%) MBA
4 30 (1.32%) SAS Certification
5 21 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 16 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.66%) CISA
8 12 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.35%) CISSP
10 8 (0.35%) CISM
11 7 (0.31%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.22%) MCP
12 5 (0.22%) MCSE
12 5 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.18%) CFA
13 4 (0.18%) ISEB
13 4 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (5.11%) QA
2 92 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.32%) SLA
4 27 (1.19%) Basel II
5 13 (0.57%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.35%) CDISC
8 5 (0.22%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.13%) Basel III
9 3 (0.13%) MiFID
9 3 (0.13%) COREP
10 2 (0.088%) EMIR
11 1 (0.044%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.044%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 18 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.35%) HDFS
4 7 (0.31%) vCloud
4 7 (0.31%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.26%) Firmware
6 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.088%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.088%) XenApp
7 2 (0.088%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.088%) vSphere
8 1 (0.044%) Samba
8 1 (0.044%) NFS
8 1 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.044%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.044%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 13 (0.57%) CA Endevor
2 12 (0.53%) OpenView
3 9 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
4 8 (0.35%) MOM
5 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.18%) Cacti
6 4 (0.18%) Control-M
7 3 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.088%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.044%) Nessus
9 1 (0.044%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.044%) Nagios
9 1 (0.044%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.044%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.044%) SCCM
9 1 (0.044%) Mesos
9 1 (0.044%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 463 (20.39%) Oracle
2 260 (11.45%) Tableau
3 256 (11.27%) Microsoft
4 238 (10.48%) Business Objects
5 184 (8.10%) Cognos
6 143 (6.30%) SAP
7 139 (6.12%) Teradata
8 135 (5.94%) IBM
8 135 (5.94%) Informatica
9 78 (3.43%) MicroStrategy
10 71 (3.13%) Ab Initio
11 55 (2.42%) DataFlux
12 48 (2.11%) Talend
13 41 (1.81%) Unica
14 33 (1.45%) VMware
14 33 (1.45%) Google
15 31 (1.37%) Trillium
16 26 (1.14%) Adobe
17 25 (1.10%) Alterian
18 24 (1.06%) HP
West Midlands
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bnefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Cash Choices
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Flexible cash pot, bonus, pension, car.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, Cash-Pot
Posted: 23 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday