Period
to 21 October 2021

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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 467 496 554
Rank change year-on-year +29 +58 -27
Permanent jobs citing SAS 708 178 595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.73% 2.81% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 273 113 446
10th Percentile £35,050 £36,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £52,713
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +13.82% -4.16%
75th Percentile £67,125 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £100,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -9.09%

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 14,966 6,327 18,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.51% 14.08% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,605 5,320 15,118
10th Percentile £30,600 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,250 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 2021. 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 -74 274 £60,000 -11.11% 42
East of England +29 149 - - 2
South East -54 141 £52,500 -10.64% 10
North of England -71 77 £42,500 -1.16% 14
Midlands -95 42 £52,500 +15.38% 14
Yorkshire -64 38 £45,000 +4.65% 5
North West -64 37 £38,750 -7.19% 7
West Midlands -95 33 £52,500 +56.72% 12
South West -72 12 £45,000 -23.40% 6
East Midlands -74 9 £42,500 -37.04% 2
North East - 2 - - 2
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2021, 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.

1 270 (38.14%) SQL
2 255 (36.02%) Analytics
3 219 (30.93%) Mathematics
4 212 (29.94%) Degree
5 207 (29.24%) Social Skills
6 196 (27.68%) Statistics
7 190 (26.84%) Computer Science
8 186 (26.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 155 (21.89%) Data Management
9 155 (21.89%) Mentoring
10 148 (20.90%) Python
11 144 (20.34%) Biostatistics
12 139 (19.63%) R
12 139 (19.63%) Finance
13 136 (19.21%) Data Science
14 134 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
15 122 (17.23%) Life Science
16 118 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 116 (16.38%) CDISC
18 107 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
19 97 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
20 88 (12.43%) Validation
21 84 (11.86%) Hadoop
22 80 (11.30%) Oracle
23 77 (10.88%) Azure
24 74 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
25 70 (9.89%) SAP
25 70 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
26 69 (9.75%) Marketing
27 67 (9.46%) AWS

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 23 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.84%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.13%) Confluence
3 8 (1.13%) IIS
4 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.14%) Kentico
6 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (5.08%) SPSS
3 19 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.27%) Stata
6 5 (0.71%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.14%) EViews
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (0.99%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.85%) Infor M3
3 6 (0.85%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.85%) Unica
4 4 (0.56%) FastStats
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Clinical
6 2 (0.28%) BambooHR
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Planning Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (10.88%) Azure
2 67 (9.46%) AWS
3 39 (5.51%) Power Platform
4 30 (4.24%) GCP
5 18 (2.54%) Microsoft 365
6 8 (1.13%) Azure Service Bus
6 8 (1.13%) Bitrise
6 8 (1.13%) SaaS
7 7 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (0.71%) Snowflake
10 4 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.56%) GitHub
10 4 (0.56%) PaaS
10 4 (0.56%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.53%) SMS
2 14 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (1.41%) VoIP
4 8 (1.13%) Firewall
5 7 (0.99%) Broadband
5 7 (0.99%) VLAN
6 6 (0.85%) Cisco Firepower
6 6 (0.85%) DHCP
6 6 (0.85%) DNS
6 6 (0.85%) VPN
7 5 (0.71%) SSL
8 4 (0.56%) LAN
8 4 (0.56%) Telepresence
8 4 (0.56%) WAN
9 2 (0.28%) Internet
9 2 (0.28%) SAN
10 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.86%) Hadoop
2 74 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (7.91%) Tableau
4 51 (7.20%) Base SAS
5 48 (6.78%) SQL Server
6 43 (6.07%) Spotfire
7 38 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (4.94%) Power BI
9 31 (4.38%) Metadata
10 30 (4.24%) Big Data
11 29 (4.10%) Apache Hive
11 29 (4.10%) Relational Database
12 26 (3.67%) Pentaho
13 25 (3.53%) Impala
13 25 (3.53%) MySQL
13 25 (3.53%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 24 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
15 23 (3.25%) Crystal Reports
15 23 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (2.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (1.84%) JIRA
2 7 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.71%) Bitbucket
3 5 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.56%) Cypress.io
4 4 (0.56%) Postman
4 4 (0.56%) Selenium
4 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.42%) GitLab
5 3 (0.42%) ProC
5 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.28%) Babel
6 2 (0.28%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.28%) webpack
7 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 207 (29.24%) Social Skills
2 186 (26.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 139 (19.63%) Finance
4 107 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (9.75%) Marketing
6 67 (9.46%) Banking
7 43 (6.07%) Retail
8 42 (5.93%) Games
9 19 (2.68%) Public Sector
9 19 (2.68%) Retail Banking
10 17 (2.40%) Telecoms
11 16 (2.26%) Presentation Skills
12 15 (2.12%) Social Science
13 13 (1.84%) Legal
13 13 (1.84%) Organisational Skills
14 11 (1.55%) Advertising
15 10 (1.41%) Manufacturing
16 9 (1.27%) Publishing
17 6 (0.85%) Billing
17 6 (0.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 270 (38.14%) Programmer
2 170 (24.01%) Analyst
3 149 (21.05%) Statistical Programmer
4 86 (12.15%) Senior Programmer
5 57 (8.05%) Developer
6 47 (6.64%) Data Analyst
7 44 (6.21%) Senior Statistical Programmer
8 42 (5.93%) Data Engineer
8 42 (5.93%) SAS Programmer
9 38 (5.37%) Data Scientist
10 30 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (3.95%) Risk Analyst
12 25 (3.53%) Credit Analyst
12 25 (3.53%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 23 (3.25%) Architect
14 21 (2.97%) SAS Developer
15 18 (2.54%) Graduate
15 18 (2.54%) Risk Data Analyst
16 17 (2.40%) Data Manager
17 15 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.08%) .NET
2 32 (4.52%) HTML
3 25 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 23 (3.25%) AngularJS
5 19 (2.68%) jQuery
6 14 (1.98%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.98%) XML
7 13 (1.84%) PySpark
7 13 (1.84%) Web Services
8 8 (1.13%) Play Framework
8 8 (1.13%) WireMock
9 7 (0.99%) COM
9 7 (0.99%) CSS
9 7 (0.99%) REST
10 6 (0.85%) Kafka
10 6 (0.85%) TensorFlow
11 5 (0.71%) JSON
11 5 (0.71%) Keras
11 5 (0.71%) PyTorch
11 5 (0.71%) React
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.23%) Life Science
2 63 (8.90%) Management Information System
3 48 (6.78%) Credit Risk
4 32 (4.52%) Data Structures
5 27 (3.81%) Biotechnology
5 27 (3.81%) Social Media
6 25 (3.53%) Digital Media
7 22 (3.11%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.84%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.13%) Legacy Applications
11 7 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 6 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
13 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.56%) CMDB
14 4 (0.56%) EFT
14 4 (0.56%) FMCG
14 4 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
14 4 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.92%) Unix
2 20 (2.82%) Linux
3 17 (2.40%) Windows
4 14 (1.98%) VMS
5 8 (1.13%) Android
6 7 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.56%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (36.02%) Analytics
2 219 (30.93%) Mathematics
3 196 (27.68%) Statistics
4 190 (26.84%) Computer Science
5 155 (21.89%) Data Management
5 155 (21.89%) Mentoring
6 144 (20.34%) Biostatistics
7 136 (19.21%) Data Science
8 134 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
9 118 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 97 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
11 88 (12.43%) Validation
12 70 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 67 (9.46%) Visualisation
14 64 (9.04%) ETL
15 62 (8.76%) Process Improvement
15 62 (8.76%) Statistical Analysis
16 59 (8.33%) Software Engineering
17 57 (8.05%) Data Modelling
18 54 (7.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (38.14%) SQL
2 148 (20.90%) Python
3 139 (19.63%) R
4 56 (7.91%) Java
5 53 (7.49%) SAS Macro
6 36 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 31 (4.38%) C#
8 30 (4.24%) PL/SQL
9 26 (3.67%) VBA
10 24 (3.39%) C
10 24 (3.39%) JavaScript
11 21 (2.97%) C++
12 20 (2.82%) HiveQL
13 11 (1.55%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.13%) Groovy
15 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.13%) VB
16 6 (0.85%) Scala
17 5 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 212 (29.94%) Degree
2 63 (8.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (6.21%) Master's Degree
4 30 (4.24%) PhD
5 25 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.98%) SAS Certification
8 8 (1.13%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.85%) Tableau Certification
10 4 (0.56%) CCNA
10 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.28%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.28%) HND
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.14%) PMP
12 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (16.38%) CDISC
2 59 (8.33%) Good Clinical Practice
3 44 (6.21%) Data Quality
4 20 (2.82%) QA
5 13 (1.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 10 (1.41%) GDPR
7 8 (1.13%) Accessibility
8 7 (0.99%) IFRS
8 7 (0.99%) IFRS 9
9 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.71%) SLA
10 4 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.28%) GLP
System Software
1 19 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.54%) HDFS
3 11 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.56%) BitLocker
4 4 (0.56%) Docker
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.13%) Kubernetes
1 8 (1.13%) SCCM
2 6 (0.85%) Backup Exec
2 6 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (0.71%) Control-M
3 5 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.71%) Terraform
4 4 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.42%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 80 (11.30%) Oracle
2 70 (9.89%) SAP
3 66 (9.32%) Microsoft
4 38 (5.37%) Google
5 36 (5.08%) Teradata
6 35 (4.94%) Informatica
7 32 (4.52%) Talend
8 29 (4.10%) Facebook
9 25 (3.53%) Adobe
10 19 (2.68%) IBM
11 16 (2.26%) Cisco
12 15 (2.12%) Cognos
13 11 (1.55%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (1.41%) Symantec
15 9 (1.27%) Ab Initio
15 9 (1.27%) Dell
15 9 (1.27%) VMware
16 6 (0.85%) Epicor
16 6 (0.85%) JD Edwards
16 6 (0.85%) Veritas