Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 565 477 352
Rank change year-on-year -88 -125 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAS 605 994 1,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.61% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.02% 3.69% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 409 742 1,208
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +7.69% -2.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,625 £82,150
UK median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -3.81% +7.69% -2.50%

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 20,051 26,914 30,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.99% 16.64% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15,918 21,695 24,734
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 -82 249 £60,000 - 42
South East +16 130 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Midlands +72 125 £40,000 -4.76% 14
West Midlands +65 88 £40,000 -4.76% 10
North of England -82 57 £45,500 -7.14% 15
East Midlands +14 37 £41,250 -2.94% 4
North West 0 35 £49,500 -13.91% 10
South West -19 27 £50,000 +4.17% 2
Yorkshire -54 21 £35,000 -22.22% 5
East of England +70 16 £50,000 +29.03% 10
North East +18 1 £20,000 -65.96%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 391 (64.63%) SQL
2 304 (50.25%) Analytics
3 263 (43.47%) Python
4 219 (36.20%) Finance
5 214 (35.37%) R
6 200 (33.06%) Business Intelligence
7 197 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 150 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
9 147 (24.30%) Data Science
10 145 (23.97%) Hadoop
11 144 (23.80%) Degree
12 130 (21.49%) Data Warehouse
13 122 (20.17%) Tableau
14 118 (19.50%) Statistics
15 116 (19.17%) Java
16 114 (18.84%) Oracle
16 114 (18.84%) Visualisation
17 112 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
18 110 (18.18%) Machine Learning
19 106 (17.52%) Data Analytics
20 104 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
21 96 (15.87%) Software Engineering
21 96 (15.87%) ETL
22 95 (15.70%) Big Data
22 95 (15.70%) Power BI
22 95 (15.70%) Power Platform
23 94 (15.54%) Mathematics
24 91 (15.04%) SPSS
25 79 (13.06%) Data Quality
26 75 (12.40%) Scrum

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 57 (9.42%) Apache Spark
2 14 (2.31%) IIS
3 13 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.15%) WebLogic
4 12 (1.98%) Confluence
4 12 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.49%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.66%) Apache
7 4 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.33%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.17%) Mule
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 91 (15.04%) SPSS
2 68 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (2.98%) Stata
5 11 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.50%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.33%) EViews
9 2 (0.33%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.33%) Weka
10 1 (0.17%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Exchequer
2 4 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.33%) Actimize
3 2 (0.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 112 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (15.70%) Power Platform
4 31 (5.12%) PaaS
5 28 (4.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (2.81%) Office 365
7 13 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.98%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 10 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.65%) Serverless
9 10 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
11 7 (1.16%) IaaS
11 7 (1.16%) SaaS
12 4 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.13%) DNS
2 19 (3.14%) iSCSI
3 16 (2.64%) DHCP
3 16 (2.64%) NAS
4 12 (1.98%) FCoE
4 12 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (1.98%) Spanning Tree
4 12 (1.98%) VLAN
5 9 (1.49%) Firewall
5 9 (1.49%) LAN
5 9 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (1.49%) WAN
6 8 (1.32%) SAN
7 5 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.83%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (0.83%) Wireless
8 4 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.50%) VoIP
10 1 (0.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (23.97%) Hadoop
2 130 (21.49%) Data Warehouse
3 95 (15.70%) Big Data
3 95 (15.70%) Power BI
4 70 (11.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 64 (10.58%) Pentaho
6 59 (9.75%) QlikView
7 51 (8.43%) SQL Server
8 46 (7.60%) Base SAS
9 44 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
10 38 (6.28%) Data Mining
11 33 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (5.29%) SAS EBI
13 31 (5.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 31 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (4.79%) Apache Hive
14 29 (4.79%) Relational Database
15 28 (4.63%) Data Lake
16 27 (4.46%) Oracle Database
17 25 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 61 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 60 (9.92%) Bitbucket
4 51 (8.43%) Maven
5 50 (8.26%) Artifactory
6 43 (7.11%) JIRA
7 8 (1.32%) Toad
8 5 (0.83%) Selenium
9 4 (0.66%) JUnit
9 4 (0.66%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (0.33%) ProC
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.17%) PyCharm
12 1 (0.17%) RStudio
12 1 (0.17%) Subversion
12 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 219 (36.20%) Finance
2 72 (11.90%) Marketing
3 67 (11.07%) Banking
4 57 (9.42%) Retail
5 19 (3.14%) Legal
6 14 (2.31%) Back Office
7 13 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.32%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.66%) Games
10 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 180 (29.75%) Analyst
2 78 (12.89%) Data Analyst
3 74 (12.23%) Data Scientist
4 54 (8.93%) Developer
5 30 (4.96%) Data Manager
5 30 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
5 30 (4.96%) Software Engineer
6 28 (4.63%) Consultant
7 26 (4.30%) Data Engineer
8 25 (4.13%) Applications Support
8 25 (4.13%) Credit Analyst
8 25 (4.13%) Senior Data Scientist
9 24 (3.97%) Analytics Manager
9 24 (3.97%) Financial Analyst
10 23 (3.80%) Architect
10 23 (3.80%) Insight Analyst
10 23 (3.80%) SAS Developer
11 22 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 22 (3.64%) Risk Analyst
12 20 (3.31%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.12%) .NET
2 27 (4.46%) Natural Language Processing
3 18 (2.98%) D3.js
4 15 (2.48%) Kafka
5 11 (1.82%) NumPy
6 10 (1.65%) CSS
6 10 (1.65%) SciPy
7 9 (1.49%) ISPF
7 9 (1.49%) PySpark
8 8 (1.32%) HTML
9 7 (1.16%) ggplot2
10 6 (0.99%) HTML5
10 6 (0.99%) TensorFlow
10 6 (0.99%) Web Services
11 5 (0.83%) Anaconda
11 5 (0.83%) XML
12 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.50%) Redux
13 3 (0.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 150 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.27%) Credit Risk
3 39 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 25 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.81%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.48%) Derivative
8 13 (2.15%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.98%) Clustering
10 9 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.49%) User Experience
11 7 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (0.99%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.83%) Robotics
14 4 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.66%) PMI
14 4 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.42%) Unix
2 47 (7.77%) Windows
3 25 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.48%) Linux
5 11 (1.82%) Solaris
6 10 (1.65%) Amazon Linux
6 10 (1.65%) Fedora
6 10 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.49%) MVS
7 9 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (50.25%) Analytics
2 200 (33.06%) Business Intelligence
3 197 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (24.30%) Data Science
5 118 (19.50%) Statistics
6 114 (18.84%) Visualisation
7 110 (18.18%) Machine Learning
8 106 (17.52%) Data Analytics
9 96 (15.87%) ETL
9 96 (15.87%) Software Engineering
10 94 (15.54%) Mathematics
11 75 (12.40%) Scrum
12 71 (11.74%) Computer Science
13 69 (11.40%) Data Engineering
14 66 (10.91%) Data Visualisation
15 63 (10.41%) Data Analysis
16 59 (9.75%) Data Modelling
16 59 (9.75%) DevOps
17 52 (8.60%) Data Management
18 50 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 391 (64.63%) SQL
2 263 (43.47%) Python
3 214 (35.37%) R
4 116 (19.17%) Java
5 49 (8.10%) MATLAB
6 47 (7.77%) VBA
7 38 (6.28%) PL/SQL
8 32 (5.29%) C
9 28 (4.63%) C++
10 24 (3.97%) Scala
11 18 (2.98%) JavaScript
12 15 (2.48%) SAS Macro
13 14 (2.31%) Ruby
14 13 (2.15%) Bash Shell
14 13 (2.15%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.49%) C#
15 9 (1.49%) JCL
16 6 (0.99%) Julia
16 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (23.80%) Degree
2 41 (6.78%) PhD
3 31 (5.12%) Master's Degree
4 24 (3.97%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (2.31%) CFA
6 10 (1.65%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.99%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.83%) CCNP
9 5 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.66%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.33%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.17%) CISA
12 1 (0.17%) HND
12 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (13.06%) Data Quality
2 32 (5.29%) SLA
3 20 (3.31%) QA
4 17 (2.81%) IFRS
5 15 (2.48%) IFRS 9
6 11 (1.82%) GDPR
7 7 (1.16%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.66%) CDISC
8 4 (0.66%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.33%) Basel III
9 2 (0.33%) COBIT
9 2 (0.33%) COREP
9 2 (0.33%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.33%) PMO
10 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.17%) EMIR
10 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 43 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.47%) XenApp
4 18 (2.98%) Docker
5 12 (1.98%) vSphere
6 11 (1.82%) HDFS
7 10 (1.65%) Squid
8 9 (1.49%) DFS Replication
8 9 (1.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 9 (1.49%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 60 (9.92%) Ansible
1 60 (9.92%) Terraform
2 17 (2.81%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.15%) Puppet
3 13 (2.15%) WSUS
4 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (1.32%) OpenView
5 8 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
6 7 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 122 (20.17%) Tableau
2 114 (18.84%) Oracle
3 60 (9.92%) Cloudera
4 57 (9.42%) Microsoft
5 40 (6.61%) Informatica
6 35 (5.79%) Teradata
7 32 (5.29%) Google
8 30 (4.96%) Cisco
9 27 (4.46%) IBM
10 25 (4.13%) Alteryx
10 25 (4.13%) VMware
11 24 (3.97%) ServiceNow
12 22 (3.64%) Citrix
13 20 (3.31%) HP
14 18 (2.98%) SAP
15 16 (2.64%) Dell
16 12 (1.98%) Dell Compellent
16 12 (1.98%) NetApp
17 11 (1.82%) Vertica
18 10 (1.65%) Talend