Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 507 365 418
Rank change year-on-year -142 +53 -82
Permanent jobs citing SAS 837 1,459 1,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.89% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 4.96% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 617 1,076 1,133
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +3.26%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £89,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.06%

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 25,176 29,416 33,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.53% 17.98% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20,302 23,921 28,278
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -76 462 £64,000 +6.67% 84
South East -46 109 £52,500 +20.69% 17
North of England -96 108 £42,500 -15.00% 26
Midlands -96 69 £48,000 +6.67% 13
Yorkshire -17 55 £41,250 +3.13% 14
North West -111 50 £42,500 -19.05% 12
South West +14 44 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East of England +8 42 £56,000 +60.00% 10
East Midlands -23 38 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands -80 31 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North East -17 3 £42,500 -23.42%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 559 (66.79%) Analytics
2 531 (63.44%) SQL
3 355 (42.41%) Finance
4 346 (41.34%) R
5 325 (38.83%) Analytical Skills
6 318 (37.99%) Python
7 280 (33.45%) Business Intelligence
8 258 (30.82%) Degree
9 231 (27.60%) Tableau
10 221 (26.40%) Data Science
11 180 (21.51%) Big Data
12 174 (20.79%) Visualisation
13 172 (20.55%) Data Analytics
14 167 (19.95%) Mathematics
15 160 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
16 158 (18.88%) Statistics
17 156 (18.64%) Marketing
17 156 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
18 151 (18.04%) SPSS
19 144 (17.20%) ETL
20 141 (16.85%) Oracle
21 139 (16.61%) Data Analysis
22 137 (16.37%) Microsoft Excel
23 135 (16.13%) Hadoop
24 132 (15.77%) Machine Learning
25 126 (15.05%) SQL Server
26 121 (14.46%) QlikView
27 120 (14.34%) Microsoft
28 116 (13.86%) Retail
29 115 (13.74%) Data Management

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 99 (11.83%) Apache Spark
2 49 (5.85%) Apache
3 17 (2.03%) IIS
4 14 (1.67%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.19%) Apache Solr
6 8 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.60%) Confluence
8 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.24%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.24%) CICS
10 2 (0.24%) WordPress
11 1 (0.12%) Drupal
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 151 (18.04%) SPSS
2 137 (16.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
4 45 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.19%) Stata
6 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.84%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.48%) EViews
8 4 (0.48%) Gephi
9 3 (0.36%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.24%) Weka
11 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.12%) Mingle
11 1 (0.12%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) Actimize
2 8 (0.96%) FastStats
2 8 (0.96%) Unica
3 7 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.24%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.12%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (3.35%) Google Analytics
4 20 (2.39%) Amazon S3
5 16 (1.91%) Adobe Analytics
6 13 (1.55%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.96%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 7 (0.84%) PaaS
11 5 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
11 5 (0.60%) SaaS
12 4 (0.48%) Siri
13 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.36%) Serverless
13 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.24%) IaaS
14 2 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.55%) Firewall
2 10 (1.19%) SMS
3 9 (1.08%) DNS
4 8 (0.96%) Kerberos
4 8 (0.96%) SAN
4 8 (0.96%) SSL
4 8 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (0.72%) LAN
6 6 (0.72%) Symposium
7 5 (0.60%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (0.60%) Wireless
7 5 (0.60%) WLAN
8 4 (0.48%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (0.36%) Internet
9 3 (0.36%) VPN
10 2 (0.24%) Broadband
10 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (21.51%) Big Data
2 156 (18.64%) Data Warehouse
3 135 (16.13%) Hadoop
4 126 (15.05%) SQL Server
5 121 (14.46%) QlikView
6 109 (13.02%) Power BI
7 79 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 73 (8.72%) Data Mining
9 69 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
10 67 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 56 (6.69%) Apache Hive
12 54 (6.45%) Base SAS
13 46 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 44 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 42 (5.02%) SAS EBI
16 40 (4.78%) NoSQL
17 37 (4.42%) SAP HANA
18 33 (3.94%) Relational Database
18 33 (3.94%) Spotfire
19 26 (3.11%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.43%) JIRA
3 11 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.60%) ER Studio
4 5 (0.60%) ERwin
4 5 (0.60%) Subversion
5 3 (0.36%) Maven
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.24%) RStudio
6 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.12%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.12%) JMeter
7 1 (0.12%) JUnit
7 1 (0.12%) Selenium
7 1 (0.12%) Toad
7 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 355 (42.41%) Finance
2 156 (18.64%) Marketing
3 116 (13.86%) Retail
4 104 (12.43%) Banking
5 38 (4.54%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.46%) Advertising
7 25 (2.99%) Legal
8 17 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.55%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.43%) Games
11 12 (1.43%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.31%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.08%) Electronics
14 8 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.84%) Billing
16 6 (0.72%) Automotive
16 6 (0.72%) Social Science
17 5 (0.60%) Back Office
17 5 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 263 (31.42%) Analyst
2 138 (16.49%) Data Scientist
3 100 (11.95%) Consultant
4 99 (11.83%) Data Analyst
5 76 (9.08%) Developer
6 64 (7.65%) Senior Analyst
7 62 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
8 57 (6.81%) Data Consultant
9 53 (6.33%) Architect
10 48 (5.73%) SQL Analyst
11 45 (5.38%) Senior Data Scientist
12 39 (4.66%) Analytics Manager
13 36 (4.30%) SAS Developer
14 34 (4.06%) Analytics Consultant
15 30 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 30 (3.58%) Data Analytics Consultant
15 30 (3.58%) Data Manager
15 30 (3.58%) Insight Analyst
16 29 (3.46%) Data Architect
17 24 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.73%) HTML
2 47 (5.62%) Kafka
3 41 (4.90%) D3.js
4 33 (3.94%) Web Services
5 27 (3.23%) .NET
6 24 (2.87%) ggplot
6 24 (2.87%) Natural Language Processing
7 23 (2.75%) XML
8 22 (2.63%) HTML5
9 18 (2.15%) CSS
10 17 (2.03%) JSP
11 11 (1.31%) TensorFlow
12 10 (1.19%) JSON
13 9 (1.08%) ggplot2
13 9 (1.08%) LDAP
13 9 (1.08%) scikit-learn
14 8 (0.96%) Pandas
14 8 (0.96%) SparkR
15 5 (0.60%) MLlib
15 5 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 325 (38.83%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (10.75%) Computer Science
3 72 (8.60%) Credit Risk
4 62 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 37 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 28 (3.35%) Fintech
7 25 (2.99%) Social Network
8 22 (2.63%) Market Risk
9 21 (2.51%) Analytical Mindset
10 20 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.55%) Biotechnology
11 13 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.55%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.43%) Social Media
13 10 (1.19%) PMI
13 10 (1.19%) User Experience
14 9 (1.08%) Pricing Data
15 8 (0.96%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.84%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.42%) Unix
2 34 (4.06%) Windows
3 29 (3.46%) Linux
4 22 (2.63%) AIX
4 22 (2.63%) Solaris
5 21 (2.51%) HPUX
6 7 (0.84%) VMS
7 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.36%) SUSE
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.24%) Android
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (66.79%) Analytics
2 280 (33.45%) Business Intelligence
3 221 (26.40%) Data Science
4 174 (20.79%) Visualisation
5 172 (20.55%) Data Analytics
6 167 (19.95%) Mathematics
7 160 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
8 158 (18.88%) Statistics
9 144 (17.20%) ETL
10 139 (16.61%) Data Analysis
11 132 (15.77%) Machine Learning
12 115 (13.74%) Data Management
13 112 (13.38%) Data Modelling
14 108 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 105 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
16 103 (12.31%) Data Visualisation
17 100 (11.95%) Decision-Making
18 90 (10.75%) Statistical Modelling
19 79 (9.44%) Data Governance
20 64 (7.65%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 531 (63.44%) SQL
2 346 (41.34%) R
3 318 (37.99%) Python
4 89 (10.63%) Java
5 58 (6.93%) VBA
6 39 (4.66%) MATLAB
7 36 (4.30%) JavaScript
8 35 (4.18%) T-SQL
9 33 (3.94%) Scala
10 29 (3.46%) C#
11 22 (2.63%) VB
12 16 (1.91%) C++
13 15 (1.79%) C
14 12 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.08%) Perl
16 8 (0.96%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.72%) ABAP
17 6 (0.72%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 6 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 258 (30.82%) Degree
2 34 (4.06%) PhD
3 33 (3.94%) Numerate Degree
4 23 (2.75%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.91%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.96%) Postgraduate
7 8 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (0.84%) ISEB
8 7 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.72%) PMP
9 6 (0.72%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.60%) SAS Certification
10 5 (0.60%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.48%) CCNP
12 2 (0.24%) MBA
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (12.07%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.99%) QA
3 19 (2.27%) GDPR
4 9 (1.08%) IFRS
4 9 (1.08%) IFRS 9
5 8 (0.96%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (0.96%) SLA
5 8 (0.96%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.48%) FATCA
7 3 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (2.51%) HDFS
2 11 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.31%) Docker
3 7 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.24%) ACF2
5 2 (0.24%) GFS2
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.24%) RACF
5 2 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 10 (1.19%) Oozie
3 9 (1.08%) Ambari
3 9 (1.08%) Puppet
4 3 (0.36%) Ansible
4 3 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.24%) Control-M
5 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.24%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.24%) Terraform
6 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
6 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 231 (27.60%) Tableau
2 141 (16.85%) Oracle
3 120 (14.34%) Microsoft
4 69 (8.24%) SAP
5 53 (6.33%) Google
6 46 (5.50%) Informatica
7 43 (5.14%) IBM
8 41 (4.90%) Talend
9 38 (4.54%) Teradata
10 37 (4.42%) Adobe
10 37 (4.42%) Cognos
11 35 (4.18%) MicroStrategy
12 22 (2.63%) Alteryx
13 13 (1.55%) Cloudera
14 12 (1.43%) Ab Initio
14 12 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.08%) Alterian
15 9 (1.08%) Infor
15 9 (1.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
16 7 (0.84%) Workday