Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 349 383
Rank change year-on-year -125 +34 -56
Permanent jobs citing SAS 955 1,539 1,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.93% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.62% 5.11% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1,177 1,314
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +9.89%
10th Percentile £33,875 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,125 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 26,383 30,101 34,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.69% 18.10% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21,212 24,500 29,779
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in England

SAS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SAS in England

SAS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SAS in England

SAS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the England region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -63 498 £60,000 - 67
North of England -84 138 £48,250 +0.52% 27
South East -36 129 £50,000 +30.72% 13
Midlands -126 93 £42,250 +5.63% 17
Yorkshire +16 68 £45,000 +9.76% 18
North West -92 68 £50,000 - 7
East Midlands -55 49 £42,500 +6.25% 8
South West +7 46 £52,500 +31.26% 14
West Midlands -75 43 £42,000 +1.20% 9
East of England +3 32 £44,400 +4.47% 13
North East -40 2 £58,750 +33.52% 2
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 England region with a requirement for SAS.

1 603 (63.14%) SQL
2 590 (61.78%) Analytics
3 379 (39.69%) Analytical Skills
4 364 (38.12%) Finance
5 346 (36.23%) Python
6 339 (35.50%) R
7 250 (26.18%) Degree
8 247 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
9 220 (23.04%) Data Science
10 202 (21.15%) Big Data
11 188 (19.69%) ETL
12 187 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
13 179 (18.74%) Data Analytics
14 175 (18.32%) Tableau
15 173 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
16 169 (17.70%) Mathematics
17 168 (17.59%) Marketing
18 161 (16.86%) SPSS
19 157 (16.44%) Microsoft Excel
19 157 (16.44%) Hadoop
20 154 (16.13%) Oracle
21 151 (15.81%) Visualisation
22 150 (15.71%) Statistics
23 149 (15.60%) Data Analysis
24 145 (15.18%) Data Management
24 145 (15.18%) Machine Learning
25 132 (13.82%) SQL Server
26 131 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
27 126 (13.19%) Java
28 117 (12.25%) Banking

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 89 (9.32%) Apache Spark
2 41 (4.29%) Apache
3 27 (2.83%) IIS
4 11 (1.15%) Confluence
5 8 (0.84%) Apache Pig
5 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.52%) CICS
6 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.42%) Drupal
8 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.21%) CMS
8 2 (0.21%) Liferay
9 1 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 161 (16.86%) SPSS
2 157 (16.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
4 52 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (1.15%) MS Visio
7 10 (1.05%) Stata
8 4 (0.42%) CPLEX
8 4 (0.42%) EViews
8 4 (0.42%) Gephi
9 2 (0.21%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.21%) Weka
10 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.10%) Mingle
10 1 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (1.36%) Actimize
1 13 (1.36%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (0.94%) FastStats
2 9 (0.94%) Unica
3 4 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.42%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 4 (0.42%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 4 (0.42%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.21%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.10%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 82 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (4.61%) Amazon S3
3 40 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (3.25%) Google Analytics
5 18 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.84%) SaaS
9 5 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.52%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 5 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.31%) Serverless
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.21%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.47%) SMS
2 12 (1.26%) Symposium
3 11 (1.15%) SSL
4 6 (0.63%) Firewall
5 5 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (0.52%) LAN
6 4 (0.42%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (0.42%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (0.42%) SAN
6 4 (0.42%) Wireless
6 4 (0.42%) WLAN
7 3 (0.31%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.21%) DNS
9 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.10%) Broadband
9 1 (0.10%) FTP
9 1 (0.10%) Internet
9 1 (0.10%) VPN
9 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (21.15%) Big Data
2 187 (19.58%) Data Warehouse
3 157 (16.44%) Hadoop
4 132 (13.82%) SQL Server
5 101 (10.58%) QlikView
6 83 (8.69%) Base SAS
7 79 (8.27%) Data Mining
8 73 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 72 (7.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 63 (6.60%) BusinessObjects
11 61 (6.39%) Power BI
12 60 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 47 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 42 (4.40%) SAS EBI
15 40 (4.19%) NoSQL
16 39 (4.08%) Relational Database
17 38 (3.98%) MongoDB
18 35 (3.66%) OLAP
19 29 (3.04%) Spotfire
20 28 (2.93%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 29 (3.04%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.57%) JIRA
3 12 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.84%) Subversion
6 6 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.31%) Maven
9 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.21%) JMeter
9 2 (0.21%) JUnit
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.21%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.21%) RStudio
9 2 (0.21%) Selenium
9 2 (0.21%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.10%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.10%) GoCD
General
1 364 (38.12%) Finance
2 168 (17.59%) Marketing
3 117 (12.25%) Banking
4 106 (11.10%) Retail
5 30 (3.14%) Advertising
6 24 (2.51%) Legal
7 18 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.26%) Automotive
9 11 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (1.05%) Games
10 10 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.05%) Publishing
10 10 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.94%) German Language
12 7 (0.73%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.63%) Dutch Language
13 6 (0.63%) French Language
13 6 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.42%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 314 (32.88%) Analyst
2 139 (14.55%) Data Scientist
3 105 (10.99%) Consultant
4 87 (9.11%) Data Analyst
4 87 (9.11%) Developer
5 83 (8.69%) Senior Analyst
6 68 (7.12%) SAS Analyst
7 55 (5.76%) Analytics Manager
8 54 (5.65%) Architect
9 48 (5.03%) Data Consultant
10 40 (4.19%) SQL Analyst
11 39 (4.08%) Senior Data Scientist
12 35 (3.66%) SAS Consultant
13 34 (3.56%) Insight Analyst
14 33 (3.46%) Analytics Consultant
15 29 (3.04%) Pricing Analyst
15 29 (3.04%) Risk Analyst
16 28 (2.93%) Data Analytics Consultant
17 27 (2.83%) Data Manager
17 27 (2.83%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.76%) Web Services
2 54 (5.65%) XML
3 53 (5.55%) HTML
4 47 (4.92%) .NET
5 27 (2.83%) JSP
6 25 (2.62%) JSON
7 15 (1.57%) Kafka
8 14 (1.47%) D3.js
8 14 (1.47%) Natural Language Processing
8 14 (1.47%) TensorFlow
9 12 (1.26%) SOAP
10 11 (1.15%) HTML5
11 10 (1.05%) Pandas
12 9 (0.94%) REST
12 9 (0.94%) WSDL
13 8 (0.84%) Java EE
14 7 (0.73%) CSS
15 6 (0.63%) Django
15 6 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 379 (39.69%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (11.10%) Computer Science
3 99 (10.37%) Credit Risk
4 50 (5.24%) Management Information System
5 48 (5.03%) Algorithms
6 34 (3.56%) Market Risk
7 28 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.51%) Fintech
9 23 (2.41%) Analytical Mindset
10 15 (1.57%) Biotechnology
10 15 (1.57%) Mainframe
10 15 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 14 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.15%) Reinsurance
12 11 (1.15%) User Experience
13 10 (1.05%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.94%) Pricing Data
14 9 (0.94%) Social Media
15 8 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.18%) Unix
2 58 (6.07%) Windows
3 51 (5.34%) Linux
4 34 (3.56%) AIX
4 34 (3.56%) HPUX
4 34 (3.56%) Solaris
5 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.21%) SUSE
7 2 (0.21%) VMS
8 1 (0.10%) Android
8 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (61.78%) Analytics
2 247 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
3 220 (23.04%) Data Science
4 188 (19.69%) ETL
5 179 (18.74%) Data Analytics
6 173 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
7 169 (17.70%) Mathematics
8 151 (15.81%) Visualisation
9 150 (15.71%) Statistics
10 149 (15.60%) Data Analysis
11 145 (15.18%) Data Management
11 145 (15.18%) Machine Learning
12 131 (13.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 112 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
14 107 (11.20%) Statistical Modelling
15 103 (10.79%) Data Modelling
16 94 (9.84%) Data Visualisation
17 69 (7.23%) Decision-Making
18 67 (7.02%) Data Integration
19 66 (6.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 603 (63.14%) SQL
2 346 (36.23%) Python
3 339 (35.50%) R
4 126 (13.19%) Java
5 78 (8.17%) VBA
6 57 (5.97%) Scala
7 53 (5.55%) MATLAB
8 44 (4.61%) T-SQL
9 33 (3.46%) C
10 30 (3.14%) C++
11 26 (2.72%) JavaScript
12 24 (2.51%) C#
13 20 (2.09%) VB
14 18 (1.88%) Perl
15 16 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.26%) PHP
17 10 (1.05%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 6 (0.63%) Bash Shell
20 5 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 250 (26.18%) Degree
2 37 (3.87%) Numerate Degree
3 36 (3.77%) PhD
4 27 (2.83%) Master's Degree
5 15 (1.57%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.26%) TOGAF Certification
7 9 (0.94%) ISEB
7 9 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.94%) PMP
7 9 (0.94%) Postgraduate
8 7 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.52%) SAS Certification
9 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.42%) CCNP
10 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (10.47%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.72%) QA
3 16 (1.68%) GDPR
4 14 (1.47%) IFRS
4 14 (1.47%) IFRS 9
5 7 (0.73%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.63%) SLA
7 5 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.31%) COBIT
8 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.31%) FATCA
9 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) Basel II
10 1 (0.10%) EMIR
10 1 (0.10%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.10%) MiFID
10 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (1.26%) Docker
1 12 (1.26%) HDFS
2 5 (0.52%) ACF2
2 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.52%) RACF
3 4 (0.42%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.21%) GFS2
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (0.52%) HP ALM
2 5 (0.52%) Oozie
3 3 (0.31%) Ambari
3 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.31%) Terraform
4 2 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.21%) Control-M
4 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) Mesos
5 1 (0.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 175 (18.32%) Tableau
2 154 (16.13%) Oracle
3 108 (11.31%) Microsoft
4 49 (5.13%) Google
5 46 (4.82%) Informatica
5 46 (4.82%) Teradata
6 44 (4.61%) Talend
7 39 (4.08%) MicroStrategy
7 39 (4.08%) SAP
8 37 (3.87%) Adobe
9 33 (3.46%) IBM
10 28 (2.93%) Alteryx
10 28 (2.93%) Cognos
11 26 (2.72%) Cloudera
12 17 (1.78%) Ab Initio
13 15 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (1.36%) Cisco
15 11 (1.15%) MapR
16 10 (1.05%) Netezza
17 9 (0.94%) Capita