Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 409 337
Rank change year-on-year +32 -72 +6
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1,351 1,211 1,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.87% 4.00% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 979 1,532
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 27,752 30,273 36,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.11% 18.03% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22,955 25,553 30,593
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 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 17 January 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 +79 693 £57,500 +4.55% 88
North of England +36 256 £47,500 +18.75% 19
South East +38 192 £50,000 +11.11% 34
North West +32 159 £52,500 +31.25% 12
Midlands -6 142 £42,500 +1.19% 16
West Midlands +46 118 £41,500 - 8
Yorkshire +29 89 £37,500 -6.25% 3
East of England -18 37 £37,500 -6.25% 7
South West -21 35 £45,000 - 10
East Midlands -34 22 £42,500 - 8
North East -18 8 £57,500 +75.21% 4
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SAS.

1 832 (61.58%) SQL
2 757 (56.03%) Analytics
3 550 (40.71%) Finance
4 488 (36.12%) Analytical Skills
5 422 (31.24%) R
6 406 (30.05%) Python
7 317 (23.46%) Tableau
8 314 (23.24%) Degree
9 309 (22.87%) Business Intelligence
10 280 (20.73%) Banking
11 250 (18.50%) Mathematics
12 247 (18.28%) Visualisation
13 240 (17.76%) Microsoft Excel
13 240 (17.76%) Oracle
14 235 (17.39%) Statistics
15 230 (17.02%) SPSS
16 228 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 225 (16.65%) Data Analytics
18 212 (15.69%) Big Data
19 211 (15.62%) Hadoop
20 201 (14.88%) QlikView
21 198 (14.66%) Microsoft
22 192 (14.21%) Marketing
23 187 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
23 187 (13.84%) Machine Learning
24 181 (13.40%) Java
25 175 (12.95%) Data Warehouse
26 174 (12.88%) ETL
27 172 (12.73%) Retail
28 168 (12.44%) Base SAS

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
1 118 (8.73%) Apache Spark
2 37 (2.74%) Apache Pig
3 27 (2.00%) Apache
4 16 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.11%) Apache Airflow
6 14 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 13 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.74%) Drupal
9 7 (0.52%) Confluence
10 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.074%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.074%) CMS
Applications
1 240 (17.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 230 (17.02%) SPSS
3 61 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
4 60 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.81%) Stata
8 10 (0.74%) Mathematica
9 7 (0.52%) Weka
10 5 (0.37%) S-PLUS
11 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.074%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.074%) EViews
12 1 (0.074%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 21 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 18 (1.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 14 (1.04%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.96%) Actimize
4 13 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle AML
6 5 (0.37%) Unica
7 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.22%) FastStats
8 2 (0.15%) Magento
8 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.074%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.074%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 1 (0.074%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 89 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.89%) Google Analytics
4 33 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.85%) Office 365
7 21 (1.55%) Amazon S3
8 15 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
9 13 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
10 7 (0.52%) SaaS
11 6 (0.44%) PaaS
12 5 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.30%) AdWords
13 4 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 3 (0.22%) Fastly
14 3 (0.22%) GitHub
15 2 (0.15%) IaaS
15 2 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.07%) Firewall
2 22 (1.63%) DNS
3 17 (1.26%) iSCSI
4 16 (1.18%) SSL
5 14 (1.04%) SAN
6 10 (0.74%) VoIP
6 10 (0.74%) VPN
7 9 (0.67%) BGP
7 9 (0.67%) DMZ
7 9 (0.67%) EIGRP
7 9 (0.67%) LAN
7 9 (0.67%) MPLS
7 9 (0.67%) Network Security
7 9 (0.67%) OSPF
7 9 (0.67%) VPLS
7 9 (0.67%) WAN
7 9 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (0.44%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (15.69%) Big Data
2 211 (15.62%) Hadoop
3 201 (14.88%) QlikView
4 175 (12.95%) Data Warehouse
5 168 (12.44%) Base SAS
6 147 (10.88%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 135 (9.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 129 (9.55%) SQL Server
9 121 (8.96%) Data Mining
10 114 (8.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 89 (6.59%) Apache Hive
12 85 (6.29%) NoSQL
13 84 (6.22%) Relational Database
14 75 (5.55%) Spotfire
15 72 (5.33%) MongoDB
16 66 (4.89%) Power BI
17 65 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 56 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
19 51 (3.77%) HBase
20 34 (2.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 89 (6.59%) ProC
2 23 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.96%) Subversion
4 11 (0.81%) JIRA
5 10 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.59%) Toad
7 6 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.15%) RStudio
10 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.074%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.074%) ERwin
11 1 (0.074%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.074%) Maven
11 1 (0.074%) Mocha
11 1 (0.074%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.074%) TestRail
11 1 (0.074%) Vagrant
General
1 550 (40.71%) Finance
2 280 (20.73%) Banking
3 192 (14.21%) Marketing
4 172 (12.73%) Retail
5 37 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 36 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 33 (2.44%) Retail Banking
8 32 (2.37%) Investment Banking
9 26 (1.92%) Advertising
10 16 (1.18%) Front Office
11 15 (1.11%) Legal
12 10 (0.74%) International Banking
13 8 (0.59%) Automotive
14 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.37%) Electronics
15 5 (0.37%) Law
16 3 (0.22%) Billing
16 3 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 452 (33.46%) Analyst
2 184 (13.62%) Consultant
3 149 (11.03%) Data Analyst
4 135 (9.99%) Data Scientist
5 133 (9.84%) Developer
6 124 (9.18%) SAS Consultant
7 106 (7.85%) Senior Analyst
8 96 (7.11%) SAS Analyst
9 89 (6.59%) Architect
10 78 (5.77%) Analytics Manager
11 68 (5.03%) Insight Analyst
12 53 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
13 52 (3.85%) Data Analytics Manager
13 52 (3.85%) Data Manager
14 48 (3.55%) Senior Data Scientist
14 48 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
15 46 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 44 (3.26%) Analytics Consultant
17 43 (3.18%) Senior SAS Consultant
18 39 (2.89%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.26%) Web Services
2 40 (2.96%) .NET
3 35 (2.59%) XML
4 27 (2.00%) D3.js
5 26 (1.92%) HTML
6 25 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 22 (1.63%) CSS
7 22 (1.63%) JSON
8 16 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
8 16 (1.18%) NumPy
9 14 (1.04%) React
10 13 (0.96%) HTML5
10 13 (0.96%) scikit-learn
11 12 (0.89%) Kafka
11 12 (0.89%) SOAP
11 12 (0.89%) WSDL
12 11 (0.81%) Pandas
13 10 (0.74%) Java EE
13 10 (0.74%) Spring
13 10 (0.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 488 (36.12%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 98 (7.25%) Credit Risk
4 87 (6.44%) Algorithms
5 45 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 21 (1.55%) Market Risk
7 20 (1.48%) Analytical Mindset
7 20 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.26%) Fintech
9 15 (1.11%) Clustering
9 15 (1.11%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 13 (0.96%) User Experience
12 12 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (0.81%) Private Cloud
14 10 (0.74%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.67%) FMCG
15 9 (0.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 80 (5.92%) Linux
2 58 (4.29%) Unix
3 34 (2.52%) Windows
4 23 (1.70%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (0.59%) Solaris
6 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.15%) AIX
8 2 (0.15%) HPUX
9 1 (0.074%) Android
9 1 (0.074%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (56.03%) Analytics
2 309 (22.87%) Business Intelligence
3 250 (18.50%) Mathematics
4 247 (18.28%) Visualisation
5 235 (17.39%) Statistics
6 228 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 225 (16.65%) Data Analytics
8 187 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
8 187 (13.84%) Machine Learning
9 174 (12.88%) ETL
10 156 (11.55%) Data Visualisation
11 149 (11.03%) Visual Analytics
12 147 (10.88%) Data Analysis
13 115 (8.51%) Infrastructure Management
14 113 (8.36%) Data Management
15 108 (7.99%) Data Modelling
15 108 (7.99%) Mentoring
16 101 (7.48%) Project Management
17 94 (6.96%) Statistical Modelling
18 83 (6.14%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 832 (61.58%) SQL
2 422 (31.24%) R
3 406 (30.05%) Python
4 181 (13.40%) Java
5 102 (7.55%) MATLAB
6 97 (7.18%) SAS Macro
7 96 (7.11%) VBA
8 89 (6.59%) PROC SQL
9 88 (6.51%) Scala
10 38 (2.81%) Perl
11 34 (2.52%) JavaScript
11 34 (2.52%) PHP
12 30 (2.22%) C++
13 26 (1.92%) C
14 24 (1.78%) T-SQL
15 23 (1.70%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.63%) C#
17 15 (1.11%) Fortran
17 15 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 314 (23.24%) Degree
2 63 (4.66%) PhD
3 59 (4.37%) Numerate Degree
4 34 (2.52%) Master's Degree
5 31 (2.29%) SAS Certification
6 23 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (1.70%) MBA
7 19 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.89%) CCNA
9 12 (0.89%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.44%) CCIE
10 6 (0.44%) CCSP
10 6 (0.44%) CISM
10 6 (0.44%) CISSP
10 6 (0.44%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.37%) CCNP
12 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.22%) HNC
13 3 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (9.18%) Data Quality
2 42 (3.11%) QA
3 27 (2.00%) IFRS
3 27 (2.00%) IFRS 9
4 17 (1.26%) GDPR
5 15 (1.11%) MiFID
6 14 (1.04%) EMIR
7 13 (0.96%) CRD IV
8 11 (0.81%) SLA
9 7 (0.52%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.44%) SAS 70
11 4 (0.30%) Basel III
11 4 (0.30%) PMO
12 3 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.074%) Basel II
13 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.074%) FATCA
13 1 (0.074%) IAS 39
System Software
1 21 (1.55%) Apache Flume
2 11 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.44%) HDFS
3 6 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.30%) NFS
4 4 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.30%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.074%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.074%) Docker
5 1 (0.074%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (1.55%) Oozie
2 8 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.52%) Ansible
4 6 (0.44%) Cacti
4 6 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (0.44%) OpenView
4 6 (0.44%) QRadar
4 6 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.30%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.15%) Terraform
8 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.074%) Control-M
9 1 (0.074%) Puppet
Vendors
1 317 (23.46%) Tableau
2 240 (17.76%) Oracle
3 198 (14.66%) Microsoft
4 91 (6.74%) Google
5 82 (6.07%) Teradata
6 69 (5.11%) SAP
7 51 (3.77%) Informatica
8 46 (3.40%) Cognos
9 44 (3.26%) Cloudera
10 41 (3.03%) Cisco
11 38 (2.81%) Talend
12 37 (2.74%) Netezza
13 33 (2.44%) Alteryx
14 30 (2.22%) Hortonworks
14 30 (2.22%) IBM
15 29 (2.15%) Adobe
16 16 (1.18%) Capita
16 16 (1.18%) VMware
17 14 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
18 13 (0.96%) Twitter