The table below looks at the statistics for Base SAS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Base SAS (SAS Base)
Rank - - 184
Permanent jobs citing Base SAS 0 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 19
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +28.20%
Base SAS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1599 1426 1810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.05% 33.01% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1202 1576
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Base SAS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Base SAS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Base SAS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Base SAS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Base SAS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Base SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Base 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 Base SAS.

1 22 (100.00%) SAS
2 17 (77.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 14 (63.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 12 (54.55%) Oracle
5 11 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (45.45%) ETL
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (31.82%) UNIX
8 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
8 7 (31.82%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
10 5 (22.73%) Data Security
10 5 (22.73%) AS400
10 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Solaris
10 5 (22.73%) Axway
10 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
10 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
11 4 (18.18%) Change Control
11 4 (18.18%) Data Management
11 4 (18.18%) Finance
11 4 (18.18%) SAS Certification
12 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 3 (13.64%) CRM
12 3 (13.64%) Microsoft

Base SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Base 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 Base SAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 14 (63.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
6 3 (13.64%) OLAP
7 1 (4.55%) DB2
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) SAS Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) ETL Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) SAS Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SAS BI Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 5 (22.73%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ETL
2 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
3 7 (31.82%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (22.73%) Data Security
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
5 4 (18.18%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) CRM
6 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) CHAID
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) SAS Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Axway
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Teradata