Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 497 552 518
Rank change year-on-year +55 -34 -144
Permanent jobs citing SAS 179 593 837
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.83% 3.20% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 130 464 637
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,200 £32,650 £33,900
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,125 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 6,316 18,534 25,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.08% 14.74% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5,263 14,877 20,265
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in England

SAS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAS in England.

Salary trend for SAS in England

SAS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAS in England over the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 October 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 +70 88 £67,000 +16.52% 32
South East +158 44 £55,000 +2.80% 10
Midlands +63 21 £45,500 +9.64% 3
West Midlands +45 17 £33,500 -19.28% 1
North of England +116 16 £40,750 +4.00% 5
North West +110 13 £38,500 -2.76% 4
South West +95 6 £58,750 +38.24% 1
East Midlands +77 4 £67,500 +81.21% 2
Yorkshire +99 3 £43,000 +9.74% 1
East of England +130 2 £67,000 +34.00% 8
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 110 (61.45%) SQL
2 86 (48.04%) Analytics
3 85 (47.49%) Python
4 81 (45.25%) Oracle
4 81 (45.25%) Hadoop
5 79 (44.13%) Azure
6 72 (40.22%) Power BI
6 72 (40.22%) Power Platform
7 71 (39.66%) AWS
8 69 (38.55%) Java
9 68 (37.99%) BusinessObjects
10 67 (37.43%) Data Analytics
11 63 (35.20%) Cloudera
12 61 (34.08%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (33.52%) Mentoring
13 60 (33.52%) Requirements Gathering
14 57 (31.84%) Big Data
14 57 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (31.28%) PL/SQL
15 56 (31.28%) Oracle Database
16 55 (30.73%) Pentaho
17 51 (28.49%) ETL
18 49 (27.37%) Coaching
18 49 (27.37%) Process Improvement
19 48 (26.82%) R
20 47 (26.26%) Talend
20 47 (26.26%) Unix
20 47 (26.26%) Scrum
20 47 (26.26%) Software Engineering
21 44 (24.58%) Informatica

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 18 (10.06%) Apache Spark
1 18 (10.06%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.94%) IIS
2 16 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.47%) Apache
4 3 (1.68%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.12%) CICS
5 2 (1.12%) Gentran
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (13.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (5.59%) SPSS
4 5 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.56%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (8.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 16 (8.94%) SAP GTS
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (44.13%) Azure
2 72 (40.22%) Power Platform
3 71 (39.66%) AWS
4 17 (9.50%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (8.94%) IaaS
5 16 (8.94%) PaaS
5 16 (8.94%) SaaS
6 10 (5.59%) GCP
7 2 (1.12%) Office 365
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) SAN
2 3 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (1.68%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (45.25%) Hadoop
2 72 (40.22%) Power BI
3 68 (37.99%) BusinessObjects
4 57 (31.84%) Big Data
5 56 (31.28%) Oracle Database
6 55 (30.73%) Pentaho
7 39 (21.79%) Apache Hive
7 39 (21.79%) Impala
8 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
9 19 (10.61%) DB2
10 18 (10.06%) QlikView
10 18 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (9.50%) MySQL
12 16 (8.94%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (7.82%) Base SAS
14 12 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (5.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 9 (5.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 8 (4.47%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 18 (10.06%) Bitbucket
2 17 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.94%) Artifactory
3 16 (8.94%) Jenkins
3 16 (8.94%) Maven
4 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.12%) PyCharm
5 2 (1.12%) RStudio
5 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.56%) ProC
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 42 (23.46%) Finance
2 19 (10.61%) Banking
3 11 (6.15%) Marketing
4 6 (3.35%) Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Games
5 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (30.73%) Data Engineer
2 24 (13.41%) Analyst
3 22 (12.29%) Architect
4 16 (8.94%) Consultant
4 16 (8.94%) Developer
4 16 (8.94%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 16 (8.94%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.82%) ITSM Architect
6 13 (7.26%) Data Analyst
7 12 (6.70%) Data Scientist
8 9 (5.03%) Data Consultant
8 9 (5.03%) Data Manager
9 8 (4.47%) Principal Consultant
9 8 (4.47%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.91%) Analytics Consultant
10 7 (3.91%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 7 (3.91%) Data Science Manager
10 7 (3.91%) SAS Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Data Science Director
12 5 (2.79%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.17%) .NET
2 12 (6.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (6.70%) Pandas
3 11 (6.15%) NumPy
3 11 (6.15%) SciPy
4 10 (5.59%) TensorFlow
5 8 (4.47%) Keras
5 8 (4.47%) Matplotlib
5 8 (4.47%) NetworkX
5 8 (4.47%) PySpark
5 8 (4.47%) PyTorch
5 8 (4.47%) scikit-learn
5 8 (4.47%) Shiny
5 8 (4.47%) SpaCy
5 8 (4.47%) Spring
5 8 (4.47%) XGBoost
6 3 (1.68%) Flash
6 3 (1.68%) POSIX
7 2 (1.12%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.15%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.59%) Data Structures
4 9 (5.03%) Driving Licence
4 9 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.91%) Blog
6 6 (3.35%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.26%) Unix
2 5 (2.79%) Windows
3 3 (1.68%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.12%) Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (48.04%) Analytics
2 67 (37.43%) Data Analytics
3 61 (34.08%) Business Intelligence
4 60 (33.52%) Mentoring
4 60 (33.52%) Requirements Gathering
5 57 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (28.49%) ETL
7 49 (27.37%) Coaching
7 49 (27.37%) Process Improvement
8 47 (26.26%) Scrum
8 47 (26.26%) Software Engineering
9 44 (24.58%) Software Delivery
10 29 (16.20%) Data Science
11 28 (15.64%) Machine Learning
12 24 (13.41%) Presales
13 23 (12.85%) Project Management
14 22 (12.29%) Statistics
15 21 (11.73%) ITIL
16 20 (11.17%) ERP
16 20 (11.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (61.45%) SQL
2 85 (47.49%) Python
3 69 (38.55%) Java
4 56 (31.28%) PL/SQL
5 48 (26.82%) R
6 40 (22.35%) JavaScript
6 40 (22.35%) Shell Script
7 39 (21.79%) HiveQL
8 13 (7.26%) MATLAB
8 13 (7.26%) VBA
9 9 (5.03%) C
9 9 (5.03%) C++
10 8 (4.47%) C#
11 4 (2.23%) Perl
12 3 (1.68%) SAS Macro
12 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.12%) COBOL
13 2 (1.12%) JCL
14 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (16.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 20 (11.17%) Degree
3 10 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.47%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.35%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.68%) PhD
6 3 (1.68%) SAS Certification
7 2 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) CCA
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.50%) COBIT
2 13 (7.26%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.23%) IFRS
3 4 (2.23%) SLA
4 2 (1.12%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.56%) Basel III
5 1 (0.56%) COREP
5 1 (0.56%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.56%) GDPR
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (21.79%) HDFS
2 3 (1.68%) GPFS
2 3 (1.68%) NFS
3 2 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (8.94%) Ansible
1 16 (8.94%) Terraform
2 3 (1.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.12%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 81 (45.25%) Oracle
2 63 (35.20%) Cloudera
3 47 (26.26%) Talend
4 44 (24.58%) Informatica
5 35 (19.55%) Tableau
6 22 (12.29%) SAP
7 21 (11.73%) IBM
8 18 (10.06%) CA
9 16 (8.94%) HP
9 16 (8.94%) Hyperion
9 16 (8.94%) PeopleSoft
9 16 (8.94%) Remedy
9 16 (8.94%) ServiceNow
9 16 (8.94%) Siebel
10 15 (8.38%) Databricks
11 10 (5.59%) Microsoft
12 8 (4.47%) Teradata
13 3 (1.68%) Brocade
13 3 (1.68%) NetApp
13 3 (1.68%) Netezza