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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 258 256 227
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1201 1295 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.10% 1.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.37% 5.23% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1025 1127
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%

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
22383 24759 22846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 21.09% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18598 20677 19340
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £67,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 1094 £45,000 -5.26% 359
London +3 609 £55,000 +10.00% 142
South East +22 183 £41,500 -9.78% 53
City of London +43 143 £55,000 -12.00% 40
Yorkshire +28 80 £35,500 +1.42% 43
South West +4 72 £37,500 -16.66% 27
West Yorkshire +39 69 £35,000 - 35
Scotland +2 59 £45,000 +6.50% 25
Leeds +24 49 £35,000 -12.50% 20
West Midlands +26 46 £34,333 -27.72% 18
Surrey +4 43 £41,500 -24.54% 9
East of England +19 41 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North West -53 39 £42,500 +23.18% 35
East Midlands +28 37 £40,000 +6.66% 25
West Sussex +20 32 £24,750 -50.50% 9
Gloucestershire +4 32 £39,500 -1.25% 7
Edinburgh -15 32 £50,000 +17.64% 22
Hampshire +9 31 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +4 28 £42,500 +51.78% 11
Kent +30 25 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Gloucester +5 25 £40,000 - 1
Glasgow +23 24 £42,500 +57.40% 1
Northamptonshire +12 21 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Warwickshire - 20 £33,999 - 2
Haywards Heath - 20 £21,000 - 5
Birmingham 0 17 £57,000 -12.30% 6
Manchester 0 17 £40,000 +23.07% 24
Milton Keynes -7 17 £40,000 +45.45% 8
Warwick - 17 £33,665 - 1
Essex +19 16 £42,500 -

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1186 (54.08%) SQL
2 1131 (51.57%) Analytics
3 916 (41.77%) Analytical Skills
4 864 (39.40%) Finance
5 785 (35.80%) Business Intelligence
6 684 (31.19%) Degree
7 555 (25.31%) SPSS
8 533 (24.30%) R
9 460 (20.98%) Marketing
10 435 (19.84%) Oracle
11 431 (19.65%) Data Warehouse
12 424 (19.33%) Big Data
13 376 (17.15%) Microsoft
14 363 (16.55%) QlikView
15 361 (16.46%) Data Analysis
16 348 (15.87%) Tableau
17 346 (15.78%) Statistics
18 344 (15.69%) Mathematics
19 335 (15.28%) Hadoop
20 323 (14.73%) MS Excel
21 319 (14.55%) ETL
22 318 (14.50%) Business Objects
23 303 (13.82%) SQL Server
24 282 (12.86%) Data Mining
25 281 (12.81%) Data Analytics
26 276 (12.59%) Visualisation
27 260 (11.86%) Data Modelling
28 259 (11.81%) Banking
29 254 (11.58%) Python
30 244 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management

SAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 93 (4.24%) Apache Pig
2 55 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.46%) Apache Spark
3 32 (1.46%) Apache
4 26 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 17 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 10 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (0.27%) IIS
9 6 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.14%) PegaRULES
10 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.091%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.091%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.091%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.091%) CMS
11 2 (0.091%) Lync
11 2 (0.091%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 555 (25.31%) SPSS
2 323 (14.73%) MS Excel
3 146 (6.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 143 (6.52%) MS Office
5 24 (1.09%) Stata
6 22 (1.00%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.68%) PowerPivot
8 14 (0.64%) FastStats
8 14 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.59%) MS Project
10 5 (0.23%) Gephi
10 5 (0.23%) Weka
10 5 (0.23%) CPLEX
11 3 (0.14%) Vensim
11 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.091%) GNU Octave
12 2 (0.091%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.091%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.046%) EViews
Business Applications
1 24 (1.09%) Unica
2 19 (0.87%) WebTrends
3 18 (0.82%) Cognos Planning
3 18 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.78%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 9 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 2 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.091%) SAP MDM
9 2 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle Clinical
10 1 (0.046%) Line 500
10 1 (0.046%) Unica Affinium
10 1 (0.046%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 106 (4.83%) Google Analytics
2 42 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
3 21 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
4 19 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.23%) SaaS
8 3 (0.14%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.87%) SAN
2 24 (1.09%) Internet
3 23 (1.05%) NAS
3 23 (1.05%) DHCP
4 22 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.00%) DNS
5 21 (0.96%) Intranet
6 20 (0.91%) iSCSI
7 19 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (0.41%) LAN
9 8 (0.36%) WAN
9 8 (0.36%) SMTP
9 8 (0.36%) VPN
10 7 (0.32%) SNMP
11 6 (0.27%) Broadband
11 6 (0.27%) Firewall
12 5 (0.23%) VLAN
13 3 (0.14%) Network Security
13 3 (0.14%) RTP
14 2 (0.091%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (19.65%) Data Warehouse
2 424 (19.33%) Big Data
3 363 (16.55%) QlikView
4 335 (15.28%) Hadoop
5 303 (13.82%) SQL Server
6 282 (12.86%) Data Mining
7 180 (8.21%) Base SAS
8 179 (8.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 134 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 132 (6.02%) Relational Database
11 110 (5.02%) Spotfire
12 108 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 107 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 106 (4.83%) Apache Hive
15 99 (4.51%) Pentaho
16 94 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
17 91 (4.15%) Oracle BI EE
18 80 (3.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
19 75 (3.42%) OLAP
20 67 (3.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
2 22 (1.00%) Toad
3 15 (0.68%) Subversion
4 13 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.55%) JIRA
6 11 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.32%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.18%) ERwin
9 4 (0.18%) Hudson
9 4 (0.18%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.14%) Log4j
10 3 (0.14%) Maven
11 1 (0.046%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.046%) Grunt
11 1 (0.046%) CA Gen
11 1 (0.046%) Xcode
11 1 (0.046%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.046%) ProC
General
1 864 (39.40%) Finance
2 460 (20.98%) Marketing
3 259 (11.81%) Banking
4 241 (10.99%) Retail
5 79 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 46 (2.10%) Legal
7 43 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 33 (1.50%) Advertising
9 26 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 23 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.82%) Publishing
12 16 (0.73%) Games
13 14 (0.64%) Law
14 12 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.32%) Automotive
18 6 (0.27%) Electronics
18 6 (0.27%) Front Office
18 6 (0.27%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 889 (40.54%) Analyst
2 266 (12.13%) Consultant
3 245 (11.17%) Data Analyst
4 192 (8.76%) Developer
4 192 (8.76%) Data Scientist
5 183 (8.34%) Senior Analyst
6 150 (6.84%) Insight Analyst
7 139 (6.34%) Architect
8 100 (4.56%) Business Analyst
9 99 (4.51%) SAS Analyst
10 86 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 70 (3.19%) MI Analyst
11 70 (3.19%) Data Manager
12 66 (3.01%) Data Architect
13 60 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 56 (2.55%) Senior Manager
15 55 (2.51%) Data Consultant
16 52 (2.37%) Business Consultant
17 51 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
18 47 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (2.96%) .NET
2 51 (2.33%) HTML
3 39 (1.78%) Web Services
4 27 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 27 (1.23%) CSS
5 26 (1.19%) J2EE
6 18 (0.82%) MLlib
7 17 (0.78%) HTML5
8 14 (0.64%) Cascading
8 14 (0.64%) Kafka
8 14 (0.64%) MDX
9 13 (0.59%) ISPF
10 12 (0.55%) XML
11 11 (0.50%) D3.js
12 10 (0.46%) scikit-learn
12 10 (0.46%) JSP
13 9 (0.41%) jQuery
13 9 (0.41%) MSMQ
14 7 (0.32%) Flash
15 6 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 916 (41.77%) Analytical Skills
2 346 (15.78%) Statistics
3 344 (15.69%) Mathematics
4 276 (12.59%) Visualisation
5 161 (7.34%) Computer Science
6 125 (5.70%) Data Integration
7 111 (5.06%) Credit Risk
7 111 (5.06%) Economics
8 100 (4.56%) Management Information System
9 77 (3.51%) Open Source
10 73 (3.33%) Algorithms
11 66 (3.01%) Social Media
12 45 (2.05%) Physics
13 39 (1.78%) Mainframe
14 33 (1.50%) User Experience
15 27 (1.23%) Data Extraction
16 26 (1.19%) GIS
17 23 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
18 22 (1.00%) Neural Network
19 21 (0.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 123 (5.61%) UNIX
2 89 (4.06%) Linux
3 82 (3.74%) Windows
4 19 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.55%) Solaris
6 12 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.23%) AIX
9 4 (0.18%) zOS
10 2 (0.091%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.046%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.046%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.046%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.046%) Android
11 1 (0.046%) CentOS
11 1 (0.046%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (0.046%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.046%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1131 (51.57%) Analytics
2 785 (35.80%) Business Intelligence
3 361 (16.46%) Data Analysis
4 319 (14.55%) ETL
5 281 (12.81%) Data Analytics
6 260 (11.86%) Data Modelling
7 244 (11.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 207 (9.44%) Data Management
9 172 (7.84%) Project Management
10 170 (7.75%) Statistical Modelling
11 156 (7.11%) CRM
12 140 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
13 123 (5.61%) Business Analysis
14 119 (5.43%) Predictive Modelling
15 118 (5.38%) Customer Insight
16 115 (5.24%) Statistical Analysis
17 113 (5.15%) Data Architecture
18 103 (4.70%) Operations Research
19 90 (4.10%) Information Management
20 88 (4.01%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1186 (54.08%) SQL
2 533 (24.30%) R
3 254 (11.58%) Python
4 205 (9.35%) Java
5 179 (8.16%) VBA
6 142 (6.48%) MATLAB
7 105 (4.79%) T-SQL
8 95 (4.33%) C++
9 78 (3.56%) C#
10 68 (3.10%) C
11 60 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 40 (1.82%) SAS Macro
13 36 (1.64%) Scala
14 34 (1.55%) JavaScript
15 33 (1.50%) Perl
16 31 (1.41%) PHP
17 21 (0.96%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.91%) Bash Shell
19 19 (0.87%) VB
20 18 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 684 (31.19%) Degree
2 91 (4.15%) PhD
3 45 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.00%) ISEB
5 21 (0.96%) SAS Certification
6 20 (0.91%) Postgraduate
7 18 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.78%) CCNA
9 16 (0.73%) MCSE
9 16 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (0.68%) MBA
11 13 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.55%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.46%) CCA
14 9 (0.41%) NCDA
14 9 (0.41%) MCSA
14 9 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.27%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.42%) QA
2 63 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 30 (1.37%) EMIR
3 30 (1.37%) MiFID
4 29 (1.32%) Basel II
5 25 (1.14%) CRD IV
6 19 (0.87%) SLA
7 15 (0.68%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.41%) FINREP
10 7 (0.32%) COREP
11 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.23%) Basel III
13 3 (0.14%) CDISC
13 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.046%) COBIT
14 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.046%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.046%) GAAP
14 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 32 (1.46%) Apache Flume
2 30 (1.37%) HDFS
3 27 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.78%) vSphere
4 17 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.55%) Firmware
6 7 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.32%) vCloud
6 7 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.091%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.091%) NFS
7 2 (0.091%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.091%) XenApp
8 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.046%) GPFS
8 1 (0.046%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
2 11 (0.50%) Backup Exec
2 11 (0.50%) OpenView
3 7 (0.32%) Puppet
4 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.23%) MOM
5 3 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.091%) Icinga
6 2 (0.091%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.091%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.046%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.046%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.046%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 435 (19.84%) Oracle
2 376 (17.15%) Microsoft
3 348 (15.87%) Tableau
4 318 (14.50%) Business Objects
5 229 (10.44%) Teradata
6 228 (10.40%) Cognos
7 178 (8.12%) SAP
8 175 (7.98%) Informatica
9 149 (6.79%) IBM
10 145 (6.61%) MicroStrategy
11 115 (5.24%) Google
12 97 (4.42%) Ab Initio
13 71 (3.24%) Netezza
14 61 (2.78%) VMware
15 45 (2.05%) Omniture
16 44 (2.01%) Talend
17 40 (1.82%) Alterian
17 40 (1.82%) Cloudera
18 39 (1.78%) Adobe
19 33 (1.50%) DataFlux
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