Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 40 66
Rank change year-on-year -45 +26 +9
Permanent jobs citing SAS 68 155 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.70% 5.83% 3.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.83% 33.55% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 52
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £35,025
90th Percentile £75,750 £65,000 £76,900
Scotland median annual salary £48,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.22% -10.00% +11.11%

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 343 462 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.61% 17.39% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 213 248 258
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.46% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £25,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +11.11%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SAS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 46 (67.65%) SQL
2 45 (66.18%) Analytics
3 40 (58.82%) Finance
4 24 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (29.41%) Banking
6 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (22.06%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (22.06%) ETL
7 15 (22.06%) Hadoop
8 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (19.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 12 (17.65%) SAS EBI
10 12 (17.65%) Teradata
11 11 (16.18%) Project Management
11 11 (16.18%) Oracle
11 11 (16.18%) Data Analytics
12 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
12 10 (14.71%) Creative Thinking
12 10 (14.71%) Python
12 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (14.71%) Degree
13 9 (13.24%) Credit Risk
13 9 (13.24%) Data Management
13 9 (13.24%) Statistics
14 8 (11.76%) Visualisation
14 8 (11.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 8 (11.76%) Visual Analytics
14 8 (11.76%) Data Quality
15 7 (10.29%) Data Governance
15 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (2.94%) Apache Pig
1 2 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.47%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Data Warehouse
1 15 (22.06%) Hadoop
2 13 (19.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 12 (17.65%) SAS EBI
4 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
5 8 (11.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 7 (10.29%) QlikView
6 7 (10.29%) Star Schema
7 5 (7.35%) Big Data
8 4 (5.88%) DB2
9 3 (4.41%) Base SAS
9 3 (4.41%) MS Access
9 3 (4.41%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (4.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (2.94%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) NetBeans
General
1 40 (58.82%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Local Government
6 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Analyst
2 18 (26.47%) Consultant
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Data Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) SAS Consultant
6 9 (13.24%) Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Analytics Manager
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Data Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) SAS Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 4 (5.88%) Strategy Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Campaign Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Credit Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Data Consultant
11 3 (4.41%) Data Manager
11 3 (4.41%) Pricing Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Risk Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
11 3 (4.41%) Senior Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.47%) Kafka
1 1 (1.47%) REST
1 1 (1.47%) SOAP
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) Credit Risk
3 7 (10.29%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Unix
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Analytics
2 24 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.06%) ETL
4 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.18%) Data Analytics
5 11 (16.18%) Project Management
6 10 (14.71%) Creative Thinking
7 9 (13.24%) Data Management
7 9 (13.24%) Statistics
8 8 (11.76%) Visual Analytics
8 8 (11.76%) Visualisation
9 7 (10.29%) Data Governance
9 7 (10.29%) Machine Learning
10 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.82%) Predictive Modelling
10 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) Data Extraction
11 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
11 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (67.65%) SQL
2 10 (14.71%) Python
3 6 (8.82%) VBA
4 4 (5.88%) Java
4 4 (5.88%) R
5 3 (4.41%) SAS Macro
5 3 (4.41%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.47%) CISM
2 1 (1.47%) CISSP
2 1 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Teradata
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Cognos
3 3 (4.41%) Informatica
3 3 (4.41%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.94%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.94%) Splunk
4 2 (2.94%) Tableau
5 1 (1.47%) IBM