Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 520 410 374
Rank change year-on-year -110 -36 -45
Permanent jobs citing SAS 712 1,227 1,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.74% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 4.42% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 450 966 1,088
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £80,113
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.67% -5.26%

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 21,477 27,736 29,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.57% 16.83% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17,210 23,023 24,496
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -118 312 £65,000 +12.07% 56
South East +6 170 £50,000 - 29
Midlands +56 119 £40,000 +2.56% 17
North of England -114 66 £45,000 -5.26% 27
East Midlands +61 62 £45,000 +5.88% 7
West Midlands +16 57 £40,000 +6.67% 10
North West -39 40 £46,750 -18.70% 18
Yorkshire -44 24 £45,000 +15.38% 9
East of England +46 22 £53,750 +43.33% 10
South West -2 22 £45,000 -25.00% 5
North East +13 2 £37,250 -20.74%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 488 (68.54%) SQL
2 406 (57.02%) Analytics
3 337 (47.33%) R
4 332 (46.63%) Python
5 317 (44.52%) Business Intelligence
6 257 (36.10%) Finance
7 251 (35.25%) Analytical Skills
8 243 (34.13%) Visualisation
9 236 (33.15%) Tableau
10 219 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
11 199 (27.95%) Data Science
12 185 (25.98%) Hadoop
13 182 (25.56%) Power BI
14 172 (24.16%) Degree
15 168 (23.60%) Big Data
16 161 (22.61%) Data Warehouse
17 143 (20.08%) Statistics
18 139 (19.52%) Machine Learning
19 133 (18.68%) Data Analytics
19 133 (18.68%) ETL
20 132 (18.54%) Marketing
21 131 (18.40%) Mathematics
21 131 (18.40%) Data Quality
22 126 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
23 124 (17.42%) Data Visualisation
24 118 (16.57%) QlikView
24 118 (16.57%) SQL Server
25 116 (16.29%) Oracle
26 114 (16.01%) Microsoft
27 112 (15.73%) SPSS

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
1 104 (14.61%) Apache Spark
2 34 (4.78%) Apache
3 22 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.53%) IIS
4 18 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.26%) Apache Pig
6 7 (0.98%) Drupal
6 7 (0.98%) Moodle
7 5 (0.70%) Confluence
7 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 112 (15.73%) SPSS
2 90 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (3.09%) Stata
5 21 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.56%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.56%) Weka
8 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.42%) Unica
2 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.28%) Actimize
3 2 (0.28%) FastStats
3 2 (0.28%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 126 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (4.21%) PaaS
4 18 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
5 15 (2.11%) Google Analytics
6 13 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.40%) Data Lake Analytics
8 9 (1.26%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.26%) IaaS
9 6 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.70%) Serverless
11 4 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.56%) Office 365
11 4 (0.56%) SaaS
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.12%) Firewall
1 8 (1.12%) SAN
2 7 (0.98%) Kerberos
3 6 (0.84%) iSCSI
4 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (0.70%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (0.70%) DNS
4 5 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.70%) Wireless
5 4 (0.56%) Internet
6 3 (0.42%) DHCP
6 3 (0.42%) VoIP
7 2 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.28%) Skype
7 2 (0.28%) SSL
8 1 (0.14%) FCoE
8 1 (0.14%) MPLS
8 1 (0.14%) NAS
8 1 (0.14%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (25.98%) Hadoop
2 182 (25.56%) Power BI
3 168 (23.60%) Big Data
4 161 (22.61%) Data Warehouse
5 118 (16.57%) QlikView
5 118 (16.57%) SQL Server
6 84 (11.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 77 (10.81%) Apache Hive
8 76 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 65 (9.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 63 (8.85%) Data Mining
11 58 (8.15%) BusinessObjects
12 55 (7.72%) NoSQL
13 43 (6.04%) Pentaho
13 43 (6.04%) SAS EBI
14 41 (5.76%) Data Lake
15 40 (5.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 39 (5.48%) Amazon Redshift
17 37 (5.20%) Text Mining
18 36 (5.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 39 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.79%) Bitbucket
4 25 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (3.09%) Visual Studio
6 21 (2.95%) Artifactory
6 21 (2.95%) Maven
7 15 (2.11%) JIRA
8 11 (1.54%) Toad
9 10 (1.40%) ER Studio
9 10 (1.40%) ERwin
10 4 (0.56%) JUnit
10 4 (0.56%) Selenium
10 4 (0.56%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.56%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.42%) RStudio
11 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.42%) Subversion
11 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 257 (36.10%) Finance
2 132 (18.54%) Marketing
3 105 (14.75%) Retail
4 72 (10.11%) Banking
5 38 (5.34%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.65%) Legal
7 11 (1.54%) Digital Economy
7 11 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.40%) Games
8 10 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.12%) General Ledger
10 7 (0.98%) Back Office
11 6 (0.84%) Electronics
11 6 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.70%) Billing
13 4 (0.56%) Advertising
14 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.42%) Law
14 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 188 (26.40%) Analyst
2 112 (15.73%) Data Scientist
2 112 (15.73%) Developer
3 99 (13.90%) Data Analyst
4 58 (8.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 46 (6.46%) Analytics Manager
5 46 (6.46%) Architect
6 44 (6.18%) Senior Data Scientist
6 44 (6.18%) Senior Developer
7 42 (5.90%) Data Manager
8 41 (5.76%) Senior Analyst
9 39 (5.48%) Consultant
10 35 (4.92%) SAS Developer
11 34 (4.78%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 27 (3.79%) Data Architect
12 27 (3.79%) SQL Analyst
13 25 (3.51%) Insight Analyst
14 22 (3.09%) Data Analytics Manager
14 22 (3.09%) Data Engineer
15 21 (2.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.87%) Kafka
2 44 (6.18%) D3.js
3 32 (4.49%) MDX
4 29 (4.07%) .NET
5 28 (3.93%) ggplot
6 23 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
7 18 (2.53%) HTML
8 14 (1.97%) Web Services
9 12 (1.69%) CSS
9 12 (1.69%) HTML5
9 12 (1.69%) XML
10 8 (1.12%) Apache Tez
11 7 (0.98%) ISPF
12 6 (0.84%) JSON
12 6 (0.84%) Pandas
13 5 (0.70%) Apache NiFi
13 5 (0.70%) ggplot2
13 5 (0.70%) NumPy
13 5 (0.70%) TensorFlow
14 4 (0.56%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 251 (35.25%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.29%) Algorithms
3 34 (4.78%) Data Structures
4 31 (4.35%) Social Network
5 30 (4.21%) Credit Risk
6 27 (3.79%) Fintech
7 12 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
8 11 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.40%) Cloud Native
9 10 (1.40%) PMI
9 10 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.40%) User Experience
10 8 (1.12%) Derivative
10 8 (1.12%) Pricing Data
11 6 (0.84%) Clustering
11 6 (0.84%) Social Media
11 6 (0.84%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.34%) Unix
2 31 (4.35%) Linux
3 22 (3.09%) Solaris
3 22 (3.09%) Windows
4 10 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
6 5 (0.70%) Fedora
6 5 (0.70%) MVS
6 5 (0.70%) SUSE
7 4 (0.56%) AIX
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) HPUX
9 2 (0.28%) VMS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (57.02%) Analytics
2 317 (44.52%) Business Intelligence
3 243 (34.13%) Visualisation
4 219 (30.76%) Agile Software Development
5 199 (27.95%) Data Science
6 143 (20.08%) Statistics
7 139 (19.52%) Machine Learning
8 133 (18.68%) Data Analytics
8 133 (18.68%) ETL
9 131 (18.40%) Mathematics
10 124 (17.42%) Data Visualisation
11 102 (14.33%) Data Modelling
12 101 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
13 97 (13.62%) Data Analysis
14 79 (11.10%) Decision-Making
15 77 (10.81%) Scrum
16 76 (10.67%) Artificial Intelligence
17 74 (10.39%) Computer Science
18 68 (9.55%) Data Engineering
19 59 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 488 (68.54%) SQL
2 337 (47.33%) R
3 332 (46.63%) Python
4 109 (15.31%) Java
5 69 (9.69%) MATLAB
6 52 (7.30%) T-SQL
7 43 (6.04%) VBA
8 32 (4.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 26 (3.65%) Scala
10 24 (3.37%) C
11 22 (3.09%) C#
12 21 (2.95%) HiveQL
13 20 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 20 (2.81%) SAS Macro
14 18 (2.53%) C++
14 18 (2.53%) JavaScript
15 14 (1.97%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.69%) Ruby
17 11 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 172 (24.16%) Degree
2 36 (5.06%) PhD
3 24 (3.37%) Master's Degree
4 21 (2.95%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (1.40%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (0.98%) CFA
7 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.84%) Postgraduate
7 6 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.70%) CCNP
8 5 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.70%) ISEB
8 5 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.56%) MBA
10 3 (0.42%) CISA
10 3 (0.42%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (18.40%) Data Quality
2 34 (4.78%) GDPR
3 26 (3.65%) QA
4 10 (1.40%) IFRS
4 10 (1.40%) IFRS 9
5 7 (0.98%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.84%) Actionable Recommendations
6 6 (0.84%) SLA
7 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.28%) Basel III
8 2 (0.28%) COREP
8 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.28%) FATCA
9 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 14 (1.97%) Active Directory
1 14 (1.97%) HDFS
2 7 (0.98%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (0.84%) Docker
3 6 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 5 (0.70%) Squid
5 4 (0.56%) vSphere
6 3 (0.42%) GFS2
6 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.42%) XenApp
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (4.21%) Hadoop YARN
2 29 (4.07%) Ansible
3 26 (3.65%) Terraform
4 10 (1.40%) Puppet
5 5 (0.70%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.56%) Oozie
6 4 (0.56%) OpenView
6 4 (0.56%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.28%) Ambari
8 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.28%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.28%) SCCM
8 2 (0.28%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.28%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 236 (33.15%) Tableau
2 116 (16.29%) Oracle
3 114 (16.01%) Microsoft
4 60 (8.43%) SAP
5 42 (5.90%) Alteryx
5 42 (5.90%) Cloudera
6 41 (5.76%) Informatica
7 39 (5.48%) Google
8 37 (5.20%) IBM
9 29 (4.07%) Teradata
10 21 (2.95%) Adobe
11 18 (2.53%) Talend
12 14 (1.97%) Splunk
13 13 (1.83%) VMware
14 12 (1.69%) Cognos
14 12 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
15 11 (1.54%) Ab Initio
15 11 (1.54%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.54%) WorldPay
16 10 (1.40%) IDERA