Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 74 39
Rank change year-on-year +28 -35 +37
Permanent jobs citing SAS 120 58 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.51% 2.64% 4.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 28.10% 16.34% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 77 29 80
Edinburgh median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +17.65%

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 427 355 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.05% 16.14% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 268 239 407
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,500
Scotland median annual salary £44,705 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.66% +5.88% +6.25%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SAS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 90 (75.00%) SQL
2 76 (63.33%) Finance
3 49 (40.83%) Analytics
4 45 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (31.67%) Banking
5 38 (31.67%) Data Management
6 33 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (25.83%) Data Analysis
8 30 (25.00%) Base SAS
9 27 (22.50%) Oracle
10 25 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (18.33%) ETL
11 22 (18.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 20 (16.67%) Python
13 18 (15.00%) Data Mining
13 18 (15.00%) Teradata
14 17 (14.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 16 (13.33%) Retail Banking
16 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
16 15 (12.50%) QlikView
16 15 (12.50%) Credit Risk
16 15 (12.50%) R
16 15 (12.50%) Data Science
17 14 (11.67%) Tableau
17 14 (11.67%) Hadoop
17 14 (11.67%) Data Analytics
17 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
18 13 (10.83%) Data Modelling
18 13 (10.83%) SAS Visual Analytics
18 13 (10.83%) Big Data

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 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.83%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Actimize
1 1 (0.83%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) IaaS
1 7 (5.83%) PaaS
1 7 (5.83%) SaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.83%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 22 (18.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 18 (15.00%) Data Mining
4 17 (14.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 15 (12.50%) QlikView
6 14 (11.67%) Hadoop
6 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
7 13 (10.83%) Big Data
7 13 (10.83%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 11 (9.17%) Relational Database
8 11 (9.17%) SAS EBI
9 8 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (5.83%) DB2
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) ProC
General
1 76 (63.33%) Finance
2 38 (31.67%) Banking
3 16 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) International Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (47.50%) Analyst
2 36 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 27 (22.50%) Consultant
4 23 (19.17%) SAS Consultant
4 23 (19.17%) Senior Analyst
5 18 (15.00%) SAS Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) SQL Analyst
7 12 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
7 12 (10.00%) Senior SAS Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) Developer
9 9 (7.50%) SAS Developer
9 9 (7.50%) SQL Data Analyst
10 8 (6.67%) Data Scientist
10 8 (6.67%) Fraud Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Architect
11 7 (5.83%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (5.83%) Credit Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Risk Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) .NET
1 1 (0.83%) D3.js
1 1 (0.83%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (0.83%) NumPy
1 1 (0.83%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.83%) DataPower
5 4 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Unix
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 7 (5.83%) AIX
3 7 (5.83%) HPUX
3 7 (5.83%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.83%) Analytics
2 45 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (31.67%) Data Management
4 33 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (25.83%) Data Analysis
6 22 (18.33%) ETL
7 15 (12.50%) Data Science
7 15 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 14 (11.67%) Data Analytics
9 13 (10.83%) Data Modelling
9 13 (10.83%) Visual Analytics
9 13 (10.83%) Visualisation
10 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.50%) Statistical Modelling
12 8 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
12 8 (6.67%) DevOps
12 8 (6.67%) Migration
13 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Transformation
13 7 (5.83%) Machine Learning
13 7 (5.83%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 90 (75.00%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) Python
3 15 (12.50%) R
4 8 (6.67%) Java
5 7 (5.83%) MATLAB
5 7 (5.83%) PROC SQL
5 7 (5.83%) SAS Macro
6 3 (2.50%) VBA
7 2 (1.67%) C#
7 2 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) Lua
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (3.33%) PhD
4 2 (1.67%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) IFRS
1 2 (1.67%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.83%) EMIR
2 1 (0.83%) FATCA
2 1 (0.83%) MiFID
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Tivoli
1 7 (5.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) Oracle
2 18 (15.00%) Teradata
3 14 (11.67%) Tableau
4 12 (10.00%) Informatica
5 8 (6.67%) IBM
5 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.83%) Hitachi
6 7 (5.83%) Hortonworks
7 5 (4.17%) Talend
8 4 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.50%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.50%) Sybase
10 2 (1.67%) SAP
10 2 (1.67%) TSYS
11 1 (0.83%) Apple
11 1 (0.83%) Cognos
11 1 (0.83%) Google
11 1 (0.83%) HP
11 1 (0.83%) Pega
11 1 (0.83%) Vertica