Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 38 90
Rank change year-on-year -58 +52 -22
Permanent jobs citing SAS 55 151 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.18% 5.77% 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.90% 32.75% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 37 80 33
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £62,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26% +11.76%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 346 461 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.73% 17.60% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 214 280 254
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,932 £30,359 £26,913
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,375 £63,375
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +6.85%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Edinburgh

SAS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SAS in Edinburgh

SAS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Salary histogram for SAS in Edinburgh

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

1 35 (63.64%) Analytics
2 33 (60.00%) SQL
3 31 (56.36%) Finance
4 25 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (34.55%) QlikView
6 17 (30.91%) Banking
6 17 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (27.27%) Teradata
9 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (23.64%) Data Management
10 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
10 12 (21.82%) Data Quality
10 12 (21.82%) Data Analytics
11 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (20.00%) Python
12 10 (18.18%) Oracle
12 10 (18.18%) Project Management
12 10 (18.18%) SAS EBI
12 10 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 9 (16.36%) Migration
13 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
13 9 (16.36%) Data Visualisation
14 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (14.55%) Degree
14 8 (14.55%) ETL
14 8 (14.55%) Creative Thinking
15 7 (12.73%) Qlik Sense
15 7 (12.73%) Machine Learning

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) SPSS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) QlikView
2 17 (30.91%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 10 (18.18%) SAS EBI
4 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
5 7 (12.73%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (10.91%) Big Data
6 6 (10.91%) Power BI
6 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
6 6 (10.91%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 5 (9.09%) Spotfire
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (9.09%) Star Schema
8 4 (7.27%) DB2
9 3 (5.45%) MS Access
10 2 (3.64%) Base SAS
10 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 31 (56.36%) Finance
2 17 (30.91%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Local Government
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Consultant
2 12 (21.82%) Analytics Manager
3 9 (16.36%) Developer
4 8 (14.55%) SAS Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Data Analytics Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Data Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Analytics Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Manager
7 5 (9.09%) Systems Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) SAS Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Campaign Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Data Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.64%) SAS BI Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 5 (9.09%) PMI
2 5 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Unix
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Analytics
2 25 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (23.64%) Data Management
4 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (21.82%) Data Analytics
5 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
6 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) Project Management
8 9 (16.36%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (16.36%) Migration
9 8 (14.55%) Creative Thinking
9 8 (14.55%) ETL
10 7 (12.73%) Data Integration
10 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
10 7 (12.73%) Machine Learning
10 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
10 7 (12.73%) Statistics
11 6 (10.91%) Business Analytics
11 6 (10.91%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) Python
3 6 (10.91%) Java
4 4 (7.27%) VB
4 4 (7.27%) VBA
5 3 (5.45%) SAS Macro
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) R
7 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.64%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CISM
4 1 (1.82%) CISSP
4 1 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Teradata
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Tableau
4 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.09%) Ab Initio
5 5 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (9.09%) Splunk
6 3 (5.45%) Cognos
6 3 (5.45%) Informatica
7 1 (1.82%) Canon
7 1 (1.82%) Symantec