The table below looks at the statistics for SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAS System
Rank 92 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing SAS 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.74% 0.69% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.24% 4.17% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Average salary £35,000 £28,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -5.73%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -6.66%
SAS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
236 216 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.49% 16.59% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 223 194 212
Average salary £34,000 £35,783 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.98% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

SAS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SAS
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAS across the Wales region.

SAS Salary Trend in Wales

SAS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +2 9 £35,000 +27.27% 1
West Wales +15 1 - -
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 24 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (73.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (70.00%) MicroStrategy
6 20 (66.67%) SDLC
7 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (23.33%) Statistics
8 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
10 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 5 (16.67%) Analytics
11 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk
11 4 (13.33%) Predictive Modelling
11 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
12 3 (10.00%) CHAID
12 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
12 3 (10.00%) Economics
12 3 (10.00%) Retail
12 3 (10.00%) Marketing
13 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
13 2 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
13 2 (6.67%) Regression Analysis
13 2 (6.67%) R
13 2 (6.67%) Customer Insight
13 2 (6.67%) Propensity Modelling
13 2 (6.67%) Customer Segmentation
13 2 (6.67%) Linear Regression

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 24 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (73.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) SPSS
3 2 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (3.33%) EViews
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Analyst
2 21 (70.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 16 (53.33%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (46.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Statistics
3 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (13.33%) Credit Risk
5 3 (10.00%) Economics
6 1 (3.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (66.67%) SDLC
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) CHAID
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Insight
7 2 (6.67%) Linear Regression
7 2 (6.67%) Propensity Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Segmentation
8 1 (3.33%) Markov Chain
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Customer Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) R
3 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Basel II
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) MicroStrategy