Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 494 485 577
Rank change year-on-year -9 +92 -86
Permanent jobs citing SAS 533 300 608
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.88% 3.37% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 213 224 409
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,050 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year - +2.80% -1.83%
75th Percentile £69,750 £75,000 £67,037
90th Percentile £87,000 £96,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% -3.81%

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 13,720 8,890 19,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.72% 14.21% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9,212 7,133 15,864
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +3.88% +3.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -74 197 £60,000 -7.69% 34
East of England +68 120 £52,000 +48.57% 2
South East -24 104 £45,000 -29.41% 19
Midlands -71 55 £48,750 -2.50% 8
North of England -70 39 £42,500 +2.41% 11
West Midlands -65 38 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire -58 22 £40,684 +1.71% 1
East Midlands -37 17 £35,250 -32.86% 2
North West -45 17 £42,500 -5.56% 10
South West -87 8 £54,500 -0.91% 3
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 223 (41.84%) Analytics
2 213 (39.96%) SQL
3 155 (29.08%) Degree
4 154 (28.89%) Mathematics
5 153 (28.71%) Social Skills
6 150 (28.14%) Data Science
7 137 (25.70%) Statistics
8 136 (25.52%) Python
9 133 (24.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 132 (24.77%) R
11 129 (24.20%) Data Management
12 126 (23.64%) Computer Science
13 105 (19.70%) Mentoring
14 94 (17.64%) Life Science
15 91 (17.07%) CDISC
16 88 (16.51%) Finance
17 86 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
18 82 (15.38%) Biostatistics
19 75 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
19 75 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
20 71 (13.32%) Data Analytics
21 62 (11.63%) Project Management
21 62 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
22 59 (11.07%) Validation
22 59 (11.07%) Marketing
22 59 (11.07%) Base SAS
23 56 (10.51%) Hadoop
24 53 (9.94%) Java
25 51 (9.57%) Azure
26 49 (9.19%) Tableau

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 19 (3.56%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.88%) IIS
3 9 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.94%) Apache
4 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.38%) CMS
5 2 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.19%) Kentico
6 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (5.44%) SPSS
2 19 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.56%) Stata
6 2 (0.38%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.19%) EViews
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 25 (4.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (2.25%) Oracle Clinical
3 10 (1.88%) BambooHR
4 5 (0.94%) Unica
5 4 (0.75%) FastStats
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.38%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 2 (0.38%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.38%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.57%) Azure
2 48 (9.01%) AWS
3 30 (5.63%) Power Platform
4 28 (5.25%) GCP
5 6 (1.13%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.75%) Bitrise
7 4 (0.75%) Snowflake
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.56%) SaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.38%) Firebase
10 1 (0.19%) GitHub
10 1 (0.19%) IaaS
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
10 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.69%) SMS
2 14 (2.63%) VoIP
3 9 (1.69%) Firewall
3 9 (1.69%) LAN
3 9 (1.69%) WAN
4 6 (1.13%) VLAN
4 6 (1.13%) VPN
5 5 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (0.94%) Cisco Firepower
5 5 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (0.94%) DHCP
5 5 (0.94%) DNS
6 4 (0.75%) Broadband
6 4 (0.75%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) MPLS
7 1 (0.19%) OSPF
7 1 (0.19%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.07%) Base SAS
2 56 (10.51%) Hadoop
3 49 (9.19%) Tableau
4 39 (7.32%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 36 (6.75%) Big Data
6 34 (6.38%) SQL Server
7 32 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (6.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 30 (5.63%) Power BI
9 27 (5.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 26 (4.88%) Spotfire
11 21 (3.94%) Metadata
12 20 (3.75%) Relational Database
13 18 (3.38%) NoSQL
14 17 (3.19%) Data Mining
15 14 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (2.44%) QlikView
16 13 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (2.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (1.31%) ProC
2 6 (1.13%) JIRA
3 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.38%) Cypress.io
4 2 (0.38%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.38%) Postman
4 2 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) Babel
5 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.19%) webpack
General
1 153 (28.71%) Social Skills
2 133 (24.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 88 (16.51%) Finance
4 86 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (11.07%) Marketing
6 48 (9.01%) Banking
7 32 (6.00%) Games
8 25 (4.69%) Retail
9 22 (4.13%) Telecoms
10 16 (3.00%) Social Science
11 12 (2.25%) Presentation Skills
12 10 (1.88%) Advertising
13 9 (1.69%) Publishing
14 8 (1.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 8 (1.50%) Legal
15 7 (1.31%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.94%) German Language
17 4 (0.75%) Czech Language
17 4 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
17 4 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 174 (32.65%) Programmer
2 108 (20.26%) Analyst
3 100 (18.76%) Statistical Programmer
4 61 (11.44%) Senior Programmer
5 53 (9.94%) Data Scientist
6 48 (9.01%) SAS Programmer
7 33 (6.19%) Developer
8 29 (5.44%) Senior Statistical Programmer
9 23 (4.32%) Data Manager
10 22 (4.13%) Architect
10 22 (4.13%) SAS Statistical Programmer
11 20 (3.75%) Consultant
11 20 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (3.75%) Senior Manager
12 19 (3.56%) Data Analyst
13 13 (2.44%) SAS Developer
13 13 (2.44%) Senior SAS Programmer
14 12 (2.25%) .NET Developer
14 12 (2.25%) Data Analytics Engineer
14 12 (2.25%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.07%) HTML
2 21 (3.94%) .NET
3 15 (2.81%) XML
4 10 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (1.69%) jQuery
6 8 (1.50%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.50%) Shiny
7 7 (1.31%) Kafka
7 7 (1.31%) TensorFlow
8 6 (1.13%) JSON
8 6 (1.13%) Play Framework
8 6 (1.13%) PySpark
8 6 (1.13%) Spring
9 5 (0.94%) COM
10 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.75%) WireMock
11 3 (0.56%) Keras
11 3 (0.56%) PyTorch
11 3 (0.56%) Web Services
12 2 (0.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.64%) Life Science
2 38 (7.13%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.44%) Biotechnology
4 25 (4.69%) Digital Media
5 21 (3.94%) Credit Risk
5 21 (3.94%) Social Media
6 16 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.81%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.44%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.31%) FMCG
11 5 (0.94%) Pharmacovigilance
12 4 (0.75%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.75%) EFT
12 4 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.38%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.38%) Replication
14 2 (0.38%) User Experience
14 2 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.13%) Linux
2 17 (3.19%) Unix
3 8 (1.50%) Windows
4 5 (0.94%) VMS
4 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.75%) AIX
6 2 (0.38%) Android
6 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.38%) SUSE
6 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (41.84%) Analytics
2 154 (28.89%) Mathematics
3 150 (28.14%) Data Science
4 137 (25.70%) Statistics
5 129 (24.20%) Data Management
6 126 (23.64%) Computer Science
7 105 (19.70%) Mentoring
8 82 (15.38%) Biostatistics
9 75 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
10 71 (13.32%) Data Analytics
11 62 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (11.63%) Project Management
12 59 (11.07%) Validation
13 48 (9.01%) Machine Learning
13 48 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (8.63%) Process Improvement
15 42 (7.88%) Visual Analytics
16 39 (7.32%) Statistical Analysis
17 38 (7.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 213 (39.96%) SQL
2 136 (25.52%) Python
3 132 (24.77%) R
4 53 (9.94%) Java
5 40 (7.50%) C
6 35 (6.57%) SAS Macro
7 34 (6.38%) C++
8 21 (3.94%) VBA
9 16 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.63%) C#
10 14 (2.63%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.88%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.31%) PROC SQL
13 7 (1.31%) Scala
14 6 (1.13%) Groovy
14 6 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.13%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.13%) VB
15 4 (0.75%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 155 (29.08%) Degree
2 39 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (6.19%) Master's Degree
4 23 (4.32%) Numerate Degree
5 20 (3.75%) PhD
6 11 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.31%) SAS Certification
9 5 (0.94%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.38%) HND
12 1 (0.19%) ACCA
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.19%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (17.07%) CDISC
2 45 (8.44%) Good Clinical Practice
3 31 (5.82%) Data Quality
4 18 (3.38%) QA
5 8 (1.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.75%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.75%) Basel III
6 4 (0.75%) COREP
6 4 (0.75%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.56%) GDPR
8 2 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.38%) GLP
8 2 (0.38%) GxP
9 1 (0.19%) COBIT
9 1 (0.19%) IFRS
9 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.19%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.19%) SOC 1
System Software
1 13 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.75%) HDFS
4 3 (0.56%) Docker
5 2 (0.38%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.94%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (8.63%) Oracle
2 45 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.38%) Google
4 31 (5.82%) SAP
5 30 (5.63%) Teradata
6 28 (5.25%) Adobe
7 27 (5.07%) Facebook
8 22 (4.13%) Instagram
9 16 (3.00%) Informatica
10 13 (2.44%) IBM
10 13 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
11 11 (2.06%) VMware
12 10 (1.88%) Cloudera
13 8 (1.50%) Talend
14 7 (1.31%) Cognos
14 7 (1.31%) DataFlux
15 6 (1.13%) Cisco
15 6 (1.13%) Dell
15 6 (1.13%) Pega
16 5 (0.94%) Veritas