Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 459 357 355
Rank change year-on-year -102 -2 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1,011 1,441 1,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.89% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.72% 4.92% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 762 1,163 1,487
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,900
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +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 27,158 29,296 35,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.73% 18.00% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22,040 24,223 30,357
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,951 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,200 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -55 505 £57,500 - 68
South East +9 169 £50,000 +33.33% 26
North of England -39 157 £49,000 +8.89% 21
Midlands -136 93 £42,000 +5.00% 11
North West -41 87 £57,500 +20.42% 9
Yorkshire +24 67 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Midlands -58 50 £39,500 +5.33% 4
East Midlands -79 42 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South West -16 37 £54,750 +36.88% 9
East of England -26 31 £40,000 -17.53% 9
North East -28 3 £28,000 -36.36% 1
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 643 (63.60%) SQL
2 595 (58.85%) Analytics
3 390 (38.58%) Analytical Skills
4 357 (35.31%) R
5 355 (35.11%) Python
6 343 (33.93%) Finance
7 254 (25.12%) Degree
8 247 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
9 240 (23.74%) Big Data
10 216 (21.36%) Data Science
11 205 (20.28%) Hadoop
12 195 (19.29%) ETL
13 184 (18.20%) Mathematics
13 184 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
14 182 (18.00%) Data Analytics
15 176 (17.41%) Data Warehouse
16 172 (17.01%) Microsoft Excel
17 165 (16.32%) Marketing
18 164 (16.22%) Oracle
19 163 (16.12%) Machine Learning
19 163 (16.12%) Tableau
20 160 (15.83%) Visualisation
21 158 (15.63%) SPSS
22 155 (15.33%) Statistics
23 149 (14.74%) Java
24 141 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
25 139 (13.75%) Data Analysis
26 138 (13.65%) Data Management
27 128 (12.66%) Banking
28 120 (11.87%) SQL Server

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
1 114 (11.28%) Apache Spark
2 45 (4.45%) Apache
3 22 (2.18%) IIS
4 20 (1.98%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.09%) Apache Solr
5 11 (1.09%) Confluence
6 10 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.59%) Drupal
8 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.59%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.40%) Tuxedo
10 3 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.30%) CICS
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.20%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.20%) CMS
11 2 (0.20%) Liferay
11 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 172 (17.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 158 (15.63%) SPSS
3 59 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
4 56 (5.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.58%) Stata
6 13 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (1.19%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.59%) Weka
9 4 (0.40%) EViews
9 4 (0.40%) Gephi
9 4 (0.40%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.30%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.099%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.099%) Mingle
11 1 (0.099%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (1.29%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.99%) Actimize
2 10 (0.99%) Unica
3 8 (0.79%) FastStats
4 7 (0.69%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 4 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.40%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 4 (0.40%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.20%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.099%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.099%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle AML
7 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.099%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.099%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 110 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.65%) Amazon S3
4 38 (3.76%) Google Analytics
5 21 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.98%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (1.09%) SaaS
8 10 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.59%) IaaS
10 6 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
10 6 (0.59%) Office 365
10 6 (0.59%) PaaS
11 5 (0.49%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 5 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.68%) SSL
2 14 (1.38%) SMS
3 11 (1.09%) SAN
3 11 (1.09%) Symposium
4 10 (0.99%) DNS
4 10 (0.99%) iSCSI
5 8 (0.79%) Firewall
6 3 (0.30%) Broadband
6 3 (0.30%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.20%) IPv4
7 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.099%) IMAP
8 1 (0.099%) Internet
8 1 (0.099%) LAN
8 1 (0.099%) VoIP
8 1 (0.099%) VPN
8 1 (0.099%) WAN
8 1 (0.099%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (23.74%) Big Data
2 205 (20.28%) Hadoop
3 176 (17.41%) Data Warehouse
4 120 (11.87%) SQL Server
5 106 (10.48%) QlikView
6 91 (9.00%) Base SAS
7 82 (8.11%) Data Mining
8 74 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 70 (6.92%) Power BI
10 56 (5.54%) MongoDB
10 56 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (5.04%) Apache Hive
12 50 (4.95%) BusinessObjects
13 49 (4.85%) Relational Database
14 46 (4.55%) NoSQL
14 46 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 45 (4.45%) SAS EBI
16 40 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 38 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
18 35 (3.46%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (2.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.68%) JIRA
3 13 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.09%) Subversion
5 10 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.99%) ProC
6 9 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.59%) JUnit
9 5 (0.49%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.40%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.40%) Selenium
10 4 (0.40%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.30%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.30%) RStudio
12 2 (0.20%) Maven
12 2 (0.20%) Robot Framework
General
1 343 (33.93%) Finance
2 165 (16.32%) Marketing
3 128 (12.66%) Banking
4 105 (10.39%) Retail
5 22 (2.18%) Advertising
5 22 (2.18%) Legal
6 16 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.38%) Automotive
8 10 (0.99%) Publishing
9 9 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.89%) German Language
9 9 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.89%) Retail Banking
10 8 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
11 7 (0.69%) Games
12 6 (0.59%) Dutch Language
12 6 (0.59%) French Language
12 6 (0.59%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.49%) Japanese Language
13 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 323 (31.95%) Analyst
2 138 (13.65%) Data Scientist
3 100 (9.89%) Consultant
4 93 (9.20%) Developer
5 79 (7.81%) Data Analyst
5 79 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
6 72 (7.12%) Architect
7 69 (6.82%) Analytics Manager
8 68 (6.73%) SAS Analyst
9 48 (4.75%) Insight Analyst
10 40 (3.96%) Data Consultant
11 38 (3.76%) Senior Data Scientist
12 37 (3.66%) Data Analytics Manager
13 35 (3.46%) SAS Consultant
14 34 (3.36%) SQL Analyst
15 33 (3.26%) Risk Analyst
16 32 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
17 31 (3.07%) Analytics Consultant
18 29 (2.87%) Pricing Analyst
19 27 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.82%) XML
2 62 (6.13%) Web Services
3 58 (5.74%) .NET
4 47 (4.65%) HTML
5 36 (3.56%) JSON
6 25 (2.47%) Kafka
7 22 (2.18%) JSP
8 20 (1.98%) TensorFlow
9 18 (1.78%) Natural Language Processing
9 18 (1.78%) SOAP
10 17 (1.68%) D3.js
10 17 (1.68%) Pandas
11 15 (1.48%) WSDL
12 12 (1.19%) CSS
12 12 (1.19%) J2EE
13 10 (0.99%) ASP.NET
14 9 (0.89%) AngularJS
14 9 (0.89%) NumPy
14 9 (0.89%) Spring
15 8 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 390 (38.58%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 98 (9.69%) Credit Risk
4 59 (5.84%) Algorithms
5 45 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.87%) Market Risk
7 26 (2.57%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.37%) Fintech
8 24 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.08%) Mainframe
10 18 (1.78%) Data Centre
11 14 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
12 12 (1.19%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.09%) Biotechnology
14 9 (0.89%) User Experience
14 9 (0.89%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.79%) Pricing Data
15 8 (0.79%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.69%) Clustering
16 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.22%) Windows
2 72 (7.12%) Linux
3 61 (6.03%) Unix
4 33 (3.26%) AIX
4 33 (3.26%) HPUX
4 33 (3.26%) Solaris
5 11 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.49%) zOS
9 2 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (58.85%) Analytics
2 247 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
3 216 (21.36%) Data Science
4 195 (19.29%) ETL
5 184 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (18.20%) Mathematics
6 182 (18.00%) Data Analytics
7 163 (16.12%) Machine Learning
8 160 (15.83%) Visualisation
9 155 (15.33%) Statistics
10 141 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 139 (13.75%) Data Analysis
12 138 (13.65%) Data Management
13 119 (11.77%) Data Visualisation
14 116 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
15 94 (9.30%) Data Modelling
16 90 (8.90%) Statistical Modelling
17 85 (8.41%) Mentoring
18 78 (7.72%) Project Management
19 71 (7.02%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 643 (63.60%) SQL
2 357 (35.31%) R
3 355 (35.11%) Python
4 149 (14.74%) Java
5 88 (8.70%) VBA
6 77 (7.62%) Scala
7 67 (6.63%) MATLAB
8 42 (4.15%) C
9 39 (3.86%) T-SQL
10 31 (3.07%) C++
11 28 (2.77%) C#
12 26 (2.57%) Perl
13 22 (2.18%) PHP
14 20 (1.98%) JavaScript
14 20 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.88%) VB
16 14 (1.38%) SAS Macro
17 10 (0.99%) PROC SQL
18 7 (0.69%) Fortran
19 5 (0.49%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 254 (25.12%) Degree
2 55 (5.44%) PhD
3 53 (5.24%) Numerate Degree
4 32 (3.17%) Master's Degree
5 20 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
6 12 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.19%) Postgraduate
7 10 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.79%) CCNA
8 8 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.79%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.69%) PMP
10 6 (0.59%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.30%) ISEB
11 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.20%) ACCA
12 2 (0.20%) CIMA
12 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.099%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.099%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (10.88%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.68%) IFRS
2 17 (1.68%) IFRS 9
3 14 (1.38%) GDPR
3 14 (1.38%) QA
4 13 (1.29%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.49%) EMIR
6 4 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.40%) MiFID
7 3 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.20%) FATCA
9 1 (0.099%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.099%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.099%) PMO
9 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.099%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (1.58%) Apache Flume
2 11 (1.09%) Docker
3 8 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.79%) HDFS
3 8 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.30%) ACF2
4 3 (0.30%) RACF
5 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
1 9 (0.89%) Terraform
2 7 (0.69%) Oozie
2 7 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (0.30%) Ambari
4 3 (0.30%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.20%) Puppet
6 1 (0.099%) Ansible
6 1 (0.099%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.099%) Mesos
6 1 (0.099%) Packer
6 1 (0.099%) Rancher
Vendors
1 164 (16.22%) Oracle
2 163 (16.12%) Tableau
3 118 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 58 (5.74%) Google
5 57 (5.64%) Teradata
6 49 (4.85%) Informatica
7 47 (4.65%) IBM
8 42 (4.15%) Talend
9 34 (3.36%) Cloudera
9 34 (3.36%) MicroStrategy
10 33 (3.26%) SAP
11 30 (2.97%) Adobe
12 24 (2.37%) Alteryx
13 23 (2.27%) Cisco
14 22 (2.18%) Hortonworks
15 21 (2.08%) Cognos
16 20 (1.98%) Ab Initio
17 19 (1.88%) Netezza
18 17 (1.68%) MapR
19 15 (1.48%) Capita