Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 87 71
Rank change year-on-year +52 -16 +2
Permanent jobs citing SAS 166 48 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.11% 2.05% 3.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 34.73% 13.33% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 80 34 69
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +9.68%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,075 £30,950
90th Percentile £62,750 £65,000 £84,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +3.66%

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 478 360 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.59% 15.41% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 274 250 422
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,650 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,650
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SAS.

1 138 (83.13%) Finance
2 135 (81.33%) SQL
3 92 (55.42%) Analytics
4 87 (52.41%) Banking
5 80 (48.19%) Business Intelligence
6 65 (39.16%) Data Management
6 65 (39.16%) Infrastructure Management
7 63 (37.95%) Base SAS
8 61 (36.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (35.54%) Teradata
9 59 (35.54%) Analytical Skills
10 56 (33.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 42 (25.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 39 (23.49%) Visual Analytics
12 39 (23.49%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 39 (23.49%) Oracle
13 37 (22.29%) Retail Banking
13 37 (22.29%) SAS Macro
14 35 (21.08%) PROC SQL
14 35 (21.08%) ProC
15 33 (19.88%) Data Analysis
16 27 (16.27%) Informatica
17 24 (14.46%) QlikView
18 23 (13.86%) Data Mining
19 22 (13.25%) Customer Analytics
19 22 (13.25%) Tableau
20 21 (12.65%) Credit Risk
20 21 (12.65%) Python
21 20 (12.05%) People Management
22 19 (11.45%) Mentoring

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 (1.20%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.20%) SPSS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.60%) Actimize
2 1 (0.60%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.95%) Base SAS
2 56 (33.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 42 (25.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 39 (23.49%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 24 (14.46%) QlikView
6 23 (13.86%) Data Mining
7 18 (10.84%) Big Data
8 10 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (6.02%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.22%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (3.61%) PowerCenter
10 6 (3.61%) SAS EBI
11 5 (3.01%) OLAP
11 5 (3.01%) SQL Server
12 4 (2.41%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (2.41%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (2.41%) Power BI
13 3 (1.81%) Apache Hive
14 2 (1.20%) Spotfire
15 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (21.08%) ProC
General
1 138 (83.13%) Finance
2 87 (52.41%) Banking
3 37 (22.29%) Retail Banking
4 10 (6.02%) Marketing
5 3 (1.81%) International Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (40.96%) Consultant
2 62 (37.35%) Analyst
3 55 (33.13%) SAS Consultant
4 45 (27.11%) Data Analyst
5 33 (19.88%) SQL Analyst
6 31 (18.67%) SQL Data Analyst
7 30 (18.07%) Senior Analyst
8 22 (13.25%) Senior Data Analyst
9 19 (11.45%) Developer
10 18 (10.84%) Senior Consultant
11 17 (10.24%) Senior SAS Consultant
12 15 (9.04%) SAS Analyst
13 10 (6.02%) Data Scientist
13 10 (6.02%) Senior SAS Analyst
14 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 8 (4.82%) Data Consultant
14 8 (4.82%) SAS Developer
15 6 (3.61%) ETL Consultant
15 6 (3.61%) ETL Developer
15 6 (3.61%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) NumPy
1 1 (0.60%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 59 (35.54%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.65%) Credit Risk
3 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.81%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.22%) Unix
2 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (55.42%) Analytics
2 80 (48.19%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (39.16%) Data Management
3 65 (39.16%) Infrastructure Management
4 61 (36.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (23.49%) Visual Analytics
6 33 (19.88%) Data Analysis
7 22 (13.25%) Customer Analytics
8 20 (12.05%) People Management
9 19 (11.45%) Mentoring
10 18 (10.84%) ETL
11 14 (8.43%) Business Analytics
12 11 (6.63%) Mathematics
13 10 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.02%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (6.02%) Machine Learning
13 10 (6.02%) Visualisation
14 9 (5.42%) Information Management
15 7 (4.22%) Project Management
15 7 (4.22%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 135 (81.33%) SQL
2 37 (22.29%) SAS Macro
3 35 (21.08%) PROC SQL
4 21 (12.65%) Python
5 17 (10.24%) R
6 7 (4.22%) Java
7 6 (3.61%) MATLAB
8 5 (3.01%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.81%) Scala
10 2 (1.20%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) Perl
10 2 (1.20%) VB
10 2 (1.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) C#
11 1 (0.60%) Lisp
11 1 (0.60%) Lua
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (10.84%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (2.41%) PhD
4 3 (1.81%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.20%) IFRS
2 2 (1.20%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.60%) Basel II
3 1 (0.60%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Ambari
Vendors
1 59 (35.54%) Teradata
2 39 (23.49%) Oracle
3 27 (16.27%) Informatica
4 22 (13.25%) Tableau
5 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
6 11 (6.63%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (3.61%) Netezza
7 6 (3.61%) SAP
8 5 (3.01%) Cognos
9 4 (2.41%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.20%) TSYS
11 1 (0.60%) Vertica