Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 493 361 422
Rank change year-on-year -132 +61 -84
Permanent jobs citing SAS 838 1,488 1,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.89% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.49% 5.10% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 601 1,097 1,038
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +4.40%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +2.22%

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 24,009 29,151 32,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.20% 17.35% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19,401 23,854 27,210
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -89 433 £65,000 +8.33% 71
South East -12 153 £53,500 +12.63% 19
North of England -132 94 £45,000 -5.76% 22
Midlands -55 72 £47,500 +14.46% 21
East Midlands +38 50 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Yorkshire -15 49 £43,750 +19.08% 8
South West +39 47 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North West -109 41 £45,000 -18.18% 14
East of England +23 39 £55,500 +48.00% 10
West Midlands -83 22 £62,500 +50.60% 10
North East -8 4 £46,250 -1.60%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 545 (65.04%) SQL
2 542 (64.68%) Analytics
3 383 (45.70%) R
4 365 (43.56%) Python
5 338 (40.33%) Finance
6 319 (38.07%) Analytical Skills
7 317 (37.83%) Business Intelligence
8 288 (34.37%) Tableau
9 248 (29.59%) Visualisation
10 247 (29.47%) Data Science
10 247 (29.47%) Degree
11 198 (23.63%) Big Data
12 189 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
13 179 (21.36%) Mathematics
14 175 (20.88%) Statistics
15 171 (20.41%) SPSS
16 169 (20.17%) Power BI
17 164 (19.57%) Hadoop
18 162 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
19 156 (18.62%) Data Analytics
20 154 (18.38%) Marketing
21 150 (17.90%) Machine Learning
22 141 (16.83%) Retail
22 141 (16.83%) QlikView
23 138 (16.47%) Oracle
23 138 (16.47%) ETL
24 133 (15.87%) SQL Server
25 132 (15.75%) Data Visualisation
26 131 (15.63%) Data Quality
27 129 (15.39%) Apache Spark

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
1 129 (15.39%) Apache Spark
2 62 (7.40%) Apache
3 16 (1.91%) IIS
4 12 (1.43%) Apache Pig
5 8 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (0.84%) Apache Solr
6 7 (0.84%) Drupal
6 7 (0.84%) Moodle
6 7 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.48%) Confluence
9 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 171 (20.41%) SPSS
2 114 (13.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (4.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (2.39%) Stata
6 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.12%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (1.07%) Actimize
2 8 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (0.95%) Unica
3 3 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.24%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
5 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 94 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.22%) Google Analytics
4 21 (2.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 12 (1.43%) PaaS
6 11 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.95%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 8 (0.95%) Data Lake Analytics
8 5 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.48%) IaaS
9 4 (0.48%) Office 365
9 4 (0.48%) Siri
10 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.36%) SaaS
10 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.43%) Firewall
2 11 (1.31%) SAN
3 8 (0.95%) DNS
4 7 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (0.84%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.72%) LAN
5 6 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.60%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (0.60%) SSL
6 5 (0.60%) Wireless
6 5 (0.60%) WLAN
7 4 (0.48%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (0.36%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.36%) SMS
8 3 (0.36%) Symposium
8 3 (0.36%) VPN
9 2 (0.24%) DHCP
9 2 (0.24%) Internet
9 2 (0.24%) Skype
10 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (23.63%) Big Data
2 169 (20.17%) Power BI
3 164 (19.57%) Hadoop
4 162 (19.33%) Data Warehouse
5 141 (16.83%) QlikView
6 133 (15.87%) SQL Server
7 92 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 87 (10.38%) Apache Hive
9 75 (8.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 68 (8.11%) Data Mining
11 65 (7.76%) BusinessObjects
12 55 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 54 (6.44%) NoSQL
14 52 (6.21%) SAP HANA
15 44 (5.25%) Text Mining
16 40 (4.77%) Base SAS
17 39 (4.65%) Spotfire
18 35 (4.18%) SAS EBI
19 34 (4.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 33 (3.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (2.98%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.55%) JIRA
5 8 (0.95%) ER Studio
5 8 (0.95%) ERwin
5 8 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.72%) Subversion
7 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.36%) Maven
8 3 (0.36%) RStudio
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.24%) PyCharm
10 1 (0.12%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 338 (40.33%) Finance
2 154 (18.38%) Marketing
3 141 (16.83%) Retail
4 105 (12.53%) Banking
5 56 (6.68%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.27%) Legal
7 17 (2.03%) Advertising
7 17 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.55%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.19%) Billing
11 10 (1.19%) Electronics
11 10 (1.19%) Games
12 7 (0.84%) Digital Economy
13 6 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.60%) Back Office
15 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.36%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 241 (28.76%) Analyst
2 155 (18.50%) Data Scientist
3 98 (11.69%) Data Analyst
4 85 (10.14%) Developer
5 82 (9.79%) Consultant
6 66 (7.88%) Senior Data Scientist
7 62 (7.40%) Senior Analyst
8 54 (6.44%) Architect
9 53 (6.32%) SAS Analyst
10 50 (5.97%) Data Consultant
11 47 (5.61%) SQL Analyst
12 41 (4.89%) Analytics Manager
13 40 (4.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 39 (4.65%) SAS Developer
15 33 (3.94%) Data Manager
16 32 (3.82%) Analytics Consultant
17 31 (3.70%) Data Architect
18 30 (3.58%) Data Analytics Consultant
19 23 (2.74%) Insight Analyst
20 21 (2.51%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (8.11%) Kafka
2 62 (7.40%) D3.js
3 45 (5.37%) HTML
4 42 (5.01%) ggplot
5 31 (3.70%) Web Services
6 29 (3.46%) .NET
7 26 (3.10%) Natural Language Processing
8 23 (2.74%) HTML5
9 21 (2.51%) XML
10 18 (2.15%) CSS
11 17 (2.03%) MDX
12 13 (1.55%) JSP
13 12 (1.43%) ggplot2
14 11 (1.31%) Pandas
15 10 (1.19%) scikit-learn
16 8 (0.95%) Apache Tez
16 8 (0.95%) TensorFlow
17 6 (0.72%) JSON
18 5 (0.60%) MLlib
18 5 (0.60%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 319 (38.07%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (9.55%) Algorithms
3 49 (5.85%) Credit Risk
4 45 (5.37%) Social Network
5 27 (3.22%) Fintech
5 27 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 19 (2.27%) Market Risk
7 18 (2.15%) Analytical Mindset
8 14 (1.67%) PMI
8 14 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.55%) User Experience
10 12 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.19%) Biotechnology
12 9 (1.07%) Clustering
12 9 (1.07%) Pricing Data
12 9 (1.07%) Social Media
13 8 (0.95%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.95%) Marketing Technology
14 7 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.77%) Unix
2 32 (3.82%) Linux
3 30 (3.58%) Windows
4 24 (2.86%) Solaris
5 21 (2.51%) AIX
6 18 (2.15%) HPUX
7 9 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.95%) SUSE
9 5 (0.60%) VMS
9 5 (0.60%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.24%) Android
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.24%) zOS
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (64.68%) Analytics
2 317 (37.83%) Business Intelligence
3 248 (29.59%) Visualisation
4 247 (29.47%) Data Science
5 189 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
6 179 (21.36%) Mathematics
7 175 (20.88%) Statistics
8 156 (18.62%) Data Analytics
9 150 (17.90%) Machine Learning
10 138 (16.47%) ETL
11 132 (15.75%) Data Visualisation
12 127 (15.16%) Data Modelling
13 118 (14.08%) Decision-Making
14 115 (13.72%) Data Analysis
15 113 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
16 93 (11.10%) Computer Science
16 93 (11.10%) Stakeholder Management
17 92 (10.98%) Data Governance
18 87 (10.38%) Statistical Modelling
19 86 (10.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 545 (65.04%) SQL
2 383 (45.70%) R
3 365 (43.56%) Python
4 88 (10.50%) Java
5 51 (6.09%) VBA
6 46 (5.49%) T-SQL
7 38 (4.53%) MATLAB
8 37 (4.42%) JavaScript
9 34 (4.06%) C#
10 33 (3.94%) Scala
11 24 (2.86%) VB
12 20 (2.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 19 (2.27%) HiveQL
14 14 (1.67%) C++
15 11 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.31%) C
16 10 (1.19%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.07%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.95%) PHP
18 8 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 247 (29.47%) Degree
2 33 (3.94%) PhD
3 29 (3.46%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (2.86%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.91%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.43%) ISEB
6 12 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.95%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.95%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.60%) MBA
9 5 (0.60%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.48%) CCNP
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.24%) PMP
12 1 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (15.63%) Data Quality
2 32 (3.82%) GDPR
3 30 (3.58%) QA
4 10 (1.19%) IFRS
4 10 (1.19%) IFRS 9
4 10 (1.19%) Solvency II
5 9 (1.07%) Actionable Recommendations
6 8 (0.95%) SLA
7 6 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.72%) FATCA
8 3 (0.36%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) Basel II
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
9 1 (0.12%) COREP
9 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.12%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (2.63%) HDFS
2 10 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.60%) Docker
3 5 (0.60%) GFS2
3 5 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.36%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.24%) ACF2
6 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.24%) RACF
6 2 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.24%) XenApp
6 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (5.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (0.95%) Puppet
3 7 (0.84%) Ambari
3 7 (0.84%) Oozie
4 4 (0.48%) Ansible
5 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.24%) Control-M
6 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.24%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.24%) SCCM
6 2 (0.24%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 288 (34.37%) Tableau
2 138 (16.47%) Oracle
3 125 (14.92%) Microsoft
4 92 (10.98%) SAP
5 57 (6.80%) Google
6 49 (5.85%) IBM
7 45 (5.37%) Informatica
8 40 (4.77%) Adobe
9 35 (4.18%) Teradata
10 30 (3.58%) Cognos
10 30 (3.58%) Talend
11 27 (3.22%) MicroStrategy
12 26 (3.10%) Alteryx
13 16 (1.91%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.43%) Ab Initio
15 11 (1.31%) Splunk
16 10 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (1.07%) Alterian
17 9 (1.07%) Infor
17 9 (1.07%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud