Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 49 64
Rank change year-on-year -62 +15 -26
Permanent jobs citing SAS 45 104 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.72% 3.93% 3.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.86% 25.24% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 68 35
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £40,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £73,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -

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 350 412 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.39% 15.59% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 223 269 234
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,050 £29,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,125
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 26 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SAS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) Finance
3 20 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (40.00%) Analytics
4 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (37.78%) Python
6 15 (33.33%) R
7 11 (24.44%) QlikView
7 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (22.22%) Banking
8 10 (22.22%) Big Data
9 9 (20.00%) Migration
9 9 (20.00%) Data Science
10 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
10 8 (17.78%) Project Management
10 8 (17.78%) Visualisation
11 7 (15.56%) Data Quality
11 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
11 7 (15.56%) Java
11 7 (15.56%) Data Management
11 7 (15.56%) Data Engineering
12 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
12 6 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (13.33%) Tableau
13 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
13 5 (11.11%) 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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.67%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) QlikView
2 10 (22.22%) Big Data
3 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) SAS EBI
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 3 (6.67%) Pentaho
5 3 (6.67%) Power BI
5 3 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 3 (6.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Spotfire
6 2 (4.44%) Impala
6 2 (4.44%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Data Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) SAS Data Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) SAS Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Data Scientist
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.44%) PMI
3 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (40.00%) Analytics
3 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) Data Science
4 9 (20.00%) Migration
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
5 8 (17.78%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (17.78%) Project Management
5 8 (17.78%) Visualisation
6 7 (15.56%) Data Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) Data Management
6 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.11%) Data Extraction
8 5 (11.11%) Data Governance
8 5 (11.11%) Machine Learning
8 5 (11.11%) Test Management
8 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) Python
3 15 (33.33%) R
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SAS Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) IFRS
3 1 (2.22%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Tableau
2 5 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Teradata
4 3 (6.67%) Google
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Platfora
4 3 (6.67%) Talend
5 2 (4.44%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.44%) Splunk
6 1 (2.22%) Canon
6 1 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) Symantec