Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 132 137
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 -24
Permanent jobs citing SAS 23 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.72% 0.53% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.92% 3.22% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 26
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £34,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.47% +21.43% -41.05%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,125 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £48,125 £68,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% +14.29% -22.22%

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 586 373 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.32% 16.42% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 459 327 512
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £53,250 £53,625
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.35%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Cheshire

SAS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SAS in Cheshire

SAS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SAS in Cheshire

SAS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -17 4 £60,000 +41.18%
Knutsford - 4 £50,000 -
Macclesfield +2 2 £26,000 -13.33%
SAS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SAS.

1 18 (78.26%) Analytics
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Banking
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) Visual Analytics
5 9 (39.13%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (30.43%) SPSS
7 7 (30.43%) Cognos
7 7 (30.43%) QlikView
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) R
7 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (26.09%) Tableau
8 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
8 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
8 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
9 5 (21.74%) Statistical Modelling
10 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (17.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (17.39%) PROC SQL
10 4 (17.39%) People Management
10 4 (17.39%) ProC
10 4 (17.39%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) SAS Macro
10 4 (17.39%) Base SAS
10 4 (17.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (17.39%) Hadoop

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 7 (30.43%) QlikView
3 4 (17.39%) Base SAS
3 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 4 (17.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (17.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) ProC
General
1 14 (60.87%) Banking
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Data Modeller
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) SAS Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Senior SAS Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Scientist
6 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Analytics
2 9 (39.13%) Visual Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Data Governance
5 6 (26.09%) Data Modelling
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (17.39%) People Management
8 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
8 3 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
9 2 (8.70%) Project Management
9 2 (8.70%) Statistics
10 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
10 1 (4.35%) Information Security
10 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) R
3 4 (17.39%) PROC SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) SAS Macro
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
4 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cognos
2 6 (26.09%) Tableau
3 2 (8.70%) Actuate
3 2 (8.70%) Teradata
4 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Sawtooth Software