Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 478 510 525
Rank change year-on-year +32 +15 -108
Permanent jobs citing SAS 385 491 710
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.71% 3.47% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 184 404 463
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,400 £33,100
25th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £54,350 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.80% +3.52% -
75th Percentile £69,813 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,125 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%

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 10,369 14,162 21,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.64% 14.22% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8,031 11,362 16,970
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.00% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in England

SAS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAS in England.

Salary trend for SAS in England

SAS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAS in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 +49 176 £60,000 -4.00% 36
South East +84 65 £42,500 -24.11% 4
East of England +92 52 £52,000 +48.57% 3
Midlands +4 50 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands -12 28 £57,500 +12.20% 6
North of England -16 23 £52,000 +30.00% 5
East Midlands +33 22 £38,750 -8.82% 1
North West +31 12 £52,000 +48.57% 4
Yorkshire -34 11 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South West -42 7 £60,000 +27.66%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 207 (53.77%) Analytics
2 197 (51.17%) SQL
3 144 (37.40%) Python
4 123 (31.95%) Data Science
5 120 (31.17%) R
6 100 (25.97%) Data Analytics
7 99 (25.71%) Statistics
8 91 (23.64%) Mathematics
9 85 (22.08%) Degree
10 84 (21.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 82 (21.30%) Data Management
12 78 (20.26%) Computer Science
13 69 (17.92%) Java
14 67 (17.40%) Mentoring
15 64 (16.62%) Hadoop
15 64 (16.62%) Requirements Gathering
16 62 (16.10%) CDISC
17 61 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
17 61 (15.84%) Big Data
18 59 (15.32%) Finance
19 58 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
20 56 (14.55%) Project Management
20 56 (14.55%) Azure
21 55 (14.29%) Tableau
22 54 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (13.77%) Machine Learning
24 52 (13.51%) AWS
25 51 (13.25%) Visualisation
26 50 (12.99%) Process Improvement
26 50 (12.99%) 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 21 (5.45%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.08%) Apache Pig
3 5 (1.30%) IIS
4 3 (0.78%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.52%) Apache
5 2 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (5.19%) SPSS
2 6 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.26%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.26%) EViews
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Oracle Clinical
2 8 (2.08%) BambooHR
3 7 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.82%) Infor M3
3 7 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.82%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 56 (14.55%) Azure
2 52 (13.51%) AWS
3 49 (12.73%) Power Platform
4 8 (2.08%) GCP
5 3 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.52%) Firebase
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.30%) Firewall
1 5 (1.30%) LAN
1 5 (1.30%) VoIP
1 5 (1.30%) WAN
2 2 (0.52%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.26%) MPLS
3 1 (0.26%) OSPF
3 1 (0.26%) RSVP
3 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.62%) Hadoop
2 61 (15.84%) Big Data
3 55 (14.29%) Tableau
4 49 (12.73%) Base SAS
4 49 (12.73%) Power BI
5 44 (11.43%) QlikView
6 37 (9.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 33 (8.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 32 (8.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 29 (7.53%) Oracle Database
9 29 (7.53%) Pentaho
10 26 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (6.23%) Data Mining
11 24 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (5.45%) Apache Hive
12 21 (5.45%) Spotfire
13 19 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (4.42%) Impala
15 16 (4.16%) NoSQL
15 16 (4.16%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 13 (3.38%) Artifactory
1 13 (3.38%) Bitbucket
1 13 (3.38%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.12%) Maven
3 7 (1.82%) ProC
4 2 (0.52%) JIRA
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.26%) GitLab
General
1 84 (21.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 59 (15.32%) Finance
3 50 (12.99%) Banking
4 27 (7.01%) Marketing
5 13 (3.38%) Games
6 9 (2.34%) Brand Awareness
6 9 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.08%) Advertising
7 8 (2.08%) Law
7 8 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.82%) Retail
9 5 (1.30%) Czech Language
10 4 (1.04%) Legal
10 4 (1.04%) Social Science
11 3 (0.78%) French Language
11 3 (0.78%) German Language
12 2 (0.52%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (25.19%) Programmer
2 63 (16.36%) Data Scientist
3 62 (16.10%) Statistical Programmer
4 53 (13.77%) Analyst
5 34 (8.83%) Data Engineer
6 33 (8.57%) Senior Programmer
7 31 (8.05%) SAS Programmer
8 24 (6.23%) Data Manager
9 23 (5.97%) Consultant
10 21 (5.45%) Senior Manager
11 20 (5.19%) Data Analyst
11 20 (5.19%) Senior Statistical Programmer
12 18 (4.68%) Developer
12 18 (4.68%) Senior Data Scientist
13 12 (3.12%) Data Analytics Engineer
14 11 (2.86%) Data Consultant
14 11 (2.86%) SAS Statistical Programmer
15 10 (2.60%) Software Engineer
16 9 (2.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 9 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.12%) XML
2 8 (2.08%) Shiny
3 7 (1.82%) TensorFlow
4 5 (1.30%) Kafka
4 5 (1.30%) Spring
5 4 (1.04%) JSON
6 3 (0.78%) Pandas
7 2 (0.52%) J2EE
8 1 (0.26%) PySpark
8 1 (0.26%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (11.69%) Life Science
3 25 (6.49%) Biotechnology
4 12 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.60%) Credit Risk
6 9 (2.34%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.34%) FMCG
7 7 (1.82%) Pharmacovigilance
7 7 (1.82%) Social Media
8 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.04%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.52%) Replication
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.26%) Mashup
11 1 (0.26%) PMI
11 1 (0.26%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.97%) Unix
2 9 (2.34%) Linux
3 3 (0.78%) AIX
4 2 (0.52%) SUSE
4 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (53.77%) Analytics
2 123 (31.95%) Data Science
3 100 (25.97%) Data Analytics
4 99 (25.71%) Statistics
5 91 (23.64%) Mathematics
6 82 (21.30%) Data Management
7 78 (20.26%) Computer Science
8 67 (17.40%) Mentoring
9 64 (16.62%) Requirements Gathering
10 61 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
12 56 (14.55%) Project Management
13 53 (13.77%) Machine Learning
14 51 (13.25%) Visualisation
15 50 (12.99%) Process Improvement
16 48 (12.47%) Data Engineering
17 45 (11.69%) Risk Management
18 43 (11.17%) Software Engineering
19 42 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
20 41 (10.65%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 197 (51.17%) SQL
2 144 (37.40%) Python
3 120 (31.17%) R
4 69 (17.92%) Java
5 44 (11.43%) C
6 43 (11.17%) C++
7 31 (8.05%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.94%) SAS Macro
8 19 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.68%) JavaScript
10 17 (4.42%) HiveQL
11 9 (2.34%) VB
12 8 (2.08%) C#
12 8 (2.08%) F#
12 8 (2.08%) Perl
13 7 (1.82%) PROC SQL
14 5 (1.30%) VBA
15 4 (1.04%) PL/1
15 4 (1.04%) Scala
16 3 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 85 (22.08%) Degree
2 18 (4.68%) Master's Degree
3 16 (4.16%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.90%) PhD
5 11 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.56%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.78%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) ACCA
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (16.10%) CDISC
2 32 (8.31%) Data Quality
3 24 (6.23%) Good Clinical Practice
4 21 (5.45%) QA
5 4 (1.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (1.04%) Basel III
5 4 (1.04%) COREP
5 4 (1.04%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.78%) GDPR
7 2 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.52%) GxP
8 1 (0.26%) COBIT
8 1 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.26%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.26%) SOC 1
System Software
1 17 (4.42%) HDFS
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.38%) Ansible
2 12 (3.12%) Terraform
3 1 (0.26%) Control-M
3 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (12.73%) Oracle
2 38 (9.87%) Cloudera
3 32 (8.31%) Microsoft
4 30 (7.79%) Talend
5 25 (6.49%) Informatica
6 23 (5.97%) Teradata
7 20 (5.19%) Google
8 14 (3.64%) SAP
9 13 (3.38%) Facebook
10 12 (3.12%) Instagram
11 9 (2.34%) App Annie
11 9 (2.34%) Cognos
11 9 (2.34%) Databricks
12 7 (1.82%) Epicor
12 7 (1.82%) IBM
12 7 (1.82%) IFS
12 7 (1.82%) Infor
12 7 (1.82%) JD Edwards
13 6 (1.56%) DataFlux
13 6 (1.56%) MicroStrategy