Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 523 512 385
Rank change year-on-year -11 -127 +35
Permanent jobs citing SAS 553 770 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.55% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.26% 3.41% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 455 538 1,006
England median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.27% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,300 £33,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +11.11%

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 16,950 22,566 27,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.53% 16.06% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13,658 18,143 22,995
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020. 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 -13 277 £57,500 -11.54% 47
South East -25 83 £55,000 +5.77% 20
Midlands +37 78 £43,000 -4.44% 10
North of England +57 76 £40,000 -11.11% 25
West Midlands +66 68 £43,500 -5.95% 7
North West +41 38 £39,184 -11.95% 13
Yorkshire +47 34 £40,000 -11.11% 12
South West +16 31 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East Midlands -23 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East of England +41 5 £69,398 +26.18% 6
North East +10 4 £39,184 -21.63%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 372 (67.27%) SQL
2 270 (48.82%) Analytics
3 242 (43.76%) Python
4 211 (38.16%) Finance
5 188 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
6 179 (32.37%) R
7 129 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
8 121 (21.88%) Tableau
9 116 (20.98%) Data Science
10 109 (19.71%) Visualisation
10 109 (19.71%) Degree
11 106 (19.17%) Power Platform
11 106 (19.17%) Power BI
12 100 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
13 96 (17.36%) Data Warehouse
14 93 (16.82%) Marketing
15 90 (16.27%) ETL
16 79 (14.29%) Banking
16 79 (14.29%) Data Quality
17 76 (13.74%) Hadoop
18 75 (13.56%) Oracle
18 75 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
19 72 (13.02%) Java
20 70 (12.66%) Data Visualisation
21 69 (12.48%) Azure
21 69 (12.48%) Microsoft
22 67 (12.12%) Data Management
22 67 (12.12%) Computer Science
23 66 (11.93%) Data Analytics
24 65 (11.75%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 33 (5.97%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.17%) Confluence
3 10 (1.81%) PowerExchange
4 7 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.72%) CMS
7 3 (0.54%) Apache
7 3 (0.54%) WordPress
8 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) CICS
Applications
1 61 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (9.58%) SPSS
3 20 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (1.63%) Stata
5 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.07%) FastStats
2 5 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.54%) Magento
4 2 (0.36%) Actimize
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 106 (19.17%) Power Platform
2 69 (12.48%) Azure
3 54 (9.76%) AWS
4 12 (2.17%) SaaS
5 11 (1.99%) PaaS
6 9 (1.63%) GCP
7 8 (1.45%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.27%) Office 365
9 6 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.54%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.35%) iSCSI
2 9 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (1.45%) DHCP
3 8 (1.45%) DNS
3 8 (1.45%) FCoE
3 8 (1.45%) NAS
3 8 (1.45%) SAN
4 7 (1.27%) Spanning Tree
4 7 (1.27%) VLAN
5 6 (1.08%) Firewall
6 5 (0.90%) Wireless
7 3 (0.54%) LAN
7 3 (0.54%) WAN
8 2 (0.36%) ADSL
8 2 (0.36%) SSL
9 1 (0.18%) ATM
9 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.18%) Internet
9 1 (0.18%) Modbus
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (19.17%) Power BI
2 96 (17.36%) Data Warehouse
3 76 (13.74%) Hadoop
4 65 (11.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (11.21%) SQL Server
6 59 (10.67%) QlikView
7 58 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 45 (8.14%) Big Data
9 42 (7.59%) Pentaho
10 41 (7.41%) Data Mining
10 41 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (6.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 35 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
13 34 (6.15%) Amazon Redshift
14 31 (5.61%) Base SAS
14 31 (5.61%) Relational Database
15 26 (4.70%) Qlik Sense
16 23 (4.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 21 (3.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.42%) Jenkins
3 28 (5.06%) Artifactory
3 28 (5.06%) Bitbucket
3 28 (5.06%) Maven
4 15 (2.71%) JIRA
5 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.36%) Subversion
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.18%) JUnit
8 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 211 (38.16%) Finance
2 93 (16.82%) Marketing
3 79 (14.29%) Banking
4 19 (3.44%) Retail
5 14 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.27%) Advertising
8 7 (1.27%) Publishing
9 5 (0.90%) Military
9 5 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.72%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.54%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 188 (34.00%) Analyst
2 88 (15.91%) Data Analyst
3 56 (10.13%) Data Scientist
4 46 (8.32%) Consultant
4 46 (8.32%) Developer
5 39 (7.05%) Data Engineer
5 39 (7.05%) Insight Analyst
6 36 (6.51%) Senior Analyst
7 32 (5.79%) SQL Analyst
8 28 (5.06%) SQL Data Analyst
9 27 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 27 (4.88%) SAS Analyst
10 26 (4.70%) Financial Analyst
11 24 (4.34%) Senior Data Scientist
12 23 (4.16%) SAS Data Analyst
13 20 (3.62%) Service Analyst
14 19 (3.44%) Data Insight Analyst
14 19 (3.44%) Insight Data Analyst
15 18 (3.25%) Architect
15 18 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.24%) HTML
2 26 (4.70%) .NET
3 21 (3.80%) CSS
4 20 (3.62%) REST
5 19 (3.44%) ASP.NET
5 19 (3.44%) Web Services
6 18 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (3.07%) HTML5
7 17 (3.07%) Redux
7 17 (3.07%) SignalR
8 16 (2.89%) Swagger
9 10 (1.81%) XML
10 9 (1.63%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (1.45%) D3.js
11 8 (1.45%) ggplot2
12 7 (1.27%) SciPy
13 6 (1.08%) NumPy
13 6 (1.08%) TensorFlow
14 4 (0.72%) Spark Streaming
15 3 (0.54%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 129 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.23%) Credit Risk
3 26 (4.70%) Algorithms
4 24 (4.34%) User Experience
5 15 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.53%) Clustering
7 9 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.27%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.08%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.90%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.72%) CMDB
12 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.54%) Derivative
13 3 (0.54%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.54%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.14%) Unix
2 21 (3.80%) Linux
3 15 (2.71%) Windows
4 9 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (48.82%) Analytics
2 188 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (20.98%) Data Science
4 109 (19.71%) Visualisation
5 100 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (16.27%) ETL
7 75 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
8 70 (12.66%) Data Visualisation
9 67 (12.12%) Computer Science
9 67 (12.12%) Data Management
10 66 (11.93%) Data Analytics
11 61 (11.03%) Statistics
12 58 (10.49%) Mathematics
13 57 (10.31%) Machine Learning
13 57 (10.31%) Migration
14 56 (10.13%) Data Analysis
14 56 (10.13%) Data Modelling
15 52 (9.40%) Data Integration
16 48 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (8.50%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 372 (67.27%) SQL
2 242 (43.76%) Python
3 179 (32.37%) R
4 72 (13.02%) Java
5 44 (7.96%) C#
6 36 (6.51%) C
7 33 (5.97%) VBA
8 27 (4.88%) C++
8 27 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 26 (4.70%) MATLAB
9 26 (4.70%) Scala
10 20 (3.62%) JavaScript
10 20 (3.62%) T-SQL
11 17 (3.07%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.35%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.81%) Korn
14 6 (1.08%) SAS Macro
15 5 (0.90%) Julia
16 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (19.71%) Degree
2 18 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.71%) Numerate Degree
4 12 (2.17%) Master's Degree
5 11 (1.99%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.63%) PhD
8 5 (0.90%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.54%) MCP
9 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.36%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.18%) GIAC
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB
11 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.18%) PMP
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 32 (5.79%) QA
3 22 (3.98%) IFRS
4 21 (3.80%) IFRS 9
5 12 (2.17%) Basel II
6 8 (1.45%) Actionable Recommendations
7 7 (1.27%) GDPR
8 6 (1.08%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.72%) COBIT
9 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.54%) SLA
11 2 (0.36%) CDISC
11 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.18%) Basel III
12 1 (0.18%) MiFID
12 1 (0.18%) PMO
12 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (3.80%) Docker
2 12 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.81%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.63%) HDFS
5 8 (1.45%) vSphere
5 8 (1.45%) XenApp
6 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.18%) ACF2
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) RACF
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (5.06%) Ansible
1 28 (5.06%) Terraform
2 18 (3.25%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.90%) Control-M
3 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.36%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (21.88%) Tableau
2 75 (13.56%) Oracle
3 69 (12.48%) Microsoft
4 55 (9.95%) Informatica
5 33 (5.97%) Cloudera
6 28 (5.06%) IBM
6 28 (5.06%) Teradata
7 21 (3.80%) MicroStrategy
8 17 (3.07%) Google
9 15 (2.71%) Cognos
9 15 (2.71%) SAP
10 14 (2.53%) VMware
11 12 (2.17%) Netezza
12 11 (1.99%) Ab Initio
13 10 (1.81%) Cisco
13 10 (1.81%) Talend
14 9 (1.63%) HP
15 8 (1.45%) Alterian
15 8 (1.45%) Citrix
16 7 (1.27%) NetApp