Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 543 512 367
Rank change year-on-year -31 -145 +56
Permanent jobs citing SAS 589 839 1,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.55% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 3.32% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 444 622 1,086
England median annual salary £53,213 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.25% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

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 18,661 25,298 29,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.72% 16.51% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14,958 20,402 23,972
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -43 287 £57,500 -11.54% 38
South East +28 101 £53,500 +1.90% 15
Midlands +59 96 £41,500 -12.63% 6
West Midlands +73 76 £41,500 -20.95% 5
North of England -12 65 £40,000 -5.88% 23
North West +30 34 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South West -3 29 £42,500 -5.56% 7
Yorkshire -27 29 £39,592 -4.02% 11
East Midlands +9 20 £37,250 -12.35% 1
East of England +19 9 £50,000 -9.91% 10
North East +9 2 £39,184 -33.30% 2
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 364 (61.80%) SQL
2 284 (48.22%) Analytics
3 259 (43.97%) Python
4 204 (34.63%) Finance
5 198 (33.62%) R
6 174 (29.54%) Business Intelligence
7 149 (25.30%) Degree
8 141 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
9 139 (23.60%) Data Science
10 137 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
11 119 (20.20%) Visualisation
12 107 (18.17%) Data Warehouse
12 107 (18.17%) Tableau
13 105 (17.83%) Power BI
13 105 (17.83%) Power Platform
14 96 (16.30%) Azure
15 95 (16.13%) Java
16 94 (15.96%) Marketing
17 93 (15.79%) Statistics
17 93 (15.79%) Machine Learning
18 90 (15.28%) Hadoop
19 88 (14.94%) ETL
20 85 (14.43%) SPSS
20 85 (14.43%) Banking
21 82 (13.92%) Oracle
22 80 (13.58%) Mathematics
23 79 (13.41%) Computer Science
24 78 (13.24%) Data Visualisation
25 73 (12.39%) Data Analytics
26 72 (12.22%) Data Quality

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 50 (8.49%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.70%) Confluence
3 9 (1.53%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.02%) PowerExchange
5 4 (0.68%) IIS
5 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.51%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.34%) Apache
7 2 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Mule
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (14.43%) SPSS
2 71 (12.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (3.40%) Stata
5 10 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.51%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.34%) EViews
9 1 (0.17%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) Exchequer
2 8 (1.36%) FastStats
3 3 (0.51%) Actimize
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 105 (17.83%) Power Platform
2 96 (16.30%) Azure
3 71 (12.05%) AWS
4 24 (4.07%) PaaS
5 22 (3.74%) GCP
6 21 (3.57%) Office 365
7 17 (2.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.53%) SaaS
9 4 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.51%) IaaS
11 2 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.17%) GitHub
12 1 (0.17%) Serverless
12 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.92%) DNS
2 23 (3.90%) iSCSI
3 21 (3.57%) NAS
4 20 (3.40%) DHCP
5 17 (2.89%) FCoE
5 17 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
6 16 (2.72%) Spanning Tree
6 16 (2.72%) VLAN
7 12 (2.04%) LAN
7 12 (2.04%) WAN
8 9 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (1.53%) SAN
9 7 (1.19%) Firewall
10 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.34%) ADSL
11 2 (0.34%) Internet
11 2 (0.34%) SSL
11 2 (0.34%) Wireless
12 1 (0.17%) ATM
12 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (18.17%) Data Warehouse
2 105 (17.83%) Power BI
3 90 (15.28%) Hadoop
4 64 (10.87%) Big Data
5 56 (9.51%) SQL Server
6 51 (8.66%) Pentaho
6 51 (8.66%) QlikView
6 51 (8.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (8.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 48 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 47 (7.98%) Data Mining
9 34 (5.77%) Base SAS
10 30 (5.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (4.75%) BusinessObjects
11 28 (4.75%) SAS EBI
12 26 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (4.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 23 (3.90%) Relational Database
14 19 (3.23%) NoSQL
15 18 (3.06%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 59 (10.02%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 40 (6.79%) Bitbucket
3 40 (6.79%) Maven
4 39 (6.62%) Artifactory
5 28 (4.75%) JIRA
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.51%) Subversion
7 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.17%) PyCharm
9 1 (0.17%) RStudio
9 1 (0.17%) Selenium
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Toad
9 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 204 (34.63%) Finance
2 94 (15.96%) Marketing
3 85 (14.43%) Banking
4 43 (7.30%) Retail
5 15 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.70%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.53%) Advertising
9 8 (1.36%) Public Sector
10 5 (0.85%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) Military
10 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.51%) Games
12 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.51%) Publishing
13 2 (0.34%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 194 (32.94%) Analyst
2 80 (13.58%) Data Analyst
3 75 (12.73%) Data Scientist
4 47 (7.98%) Consultant
5 44 (7.47%) Senior Analyst
6 42 (7.13%) Developer
7 35 (5.94%) Senior Data Scientist
8 32 (5.43%) Insight Analyst
9 25 (4.24%) Financial Analyst
9 25 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (3.90%) Data Engineer
11 20 (3.40%) Architect
12 19 (3.23%) Data Consultant
12 19 (3.23%) Service Analyst
13 18 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 17 (2.89%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.72%) Applications Support
15 16 (2.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 15 (2.55%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.26%) .NET
2 23 (3.90%) CSS
2 23 (3.90%) HTML
3 20 (3.40%) ASP.NET
3 20 (3.40%) Web Services
4 19 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (3.23%) REST
5 18 (3.06%) HTML5
6 17 (2.89%) Redux
6 17 (2.89%) SignalR
7 16 (2.72%) Swagger
8 15 (2.55%) Natural Language Processing
8 15 (2.55%) SciPy
9 14 (2.38%) D3.js
9 14 (2.38%) NumPy
10 13 (2.21%) ggplot2
11 9 (1.53%) XML
12 7 (1.19%) Anaconda
12 7 (1.19%) TensorFlow
13 4 (0.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 137 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.79%) Algorithms
2 40 (6.79%) Credit Risk
3 25 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.40%) Clustering
4 20 (3.40%) User Experience
5 17 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.53%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.85%) Derivative
10 4 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.68%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.68%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.51%) NHS
11 3 (0.51%) Robotics
12 2 (0.34%) Life Science
12 2 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.00%) Unix
2 37 (6.28%) Windows
3 30 (5.09%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.87%) Linux
5 9 (1.53%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.34%) MVS
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Fedora
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (48.22%) Analytics
2 174 (29.54%) Business Intelligence
3 141 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (23.60%) Data Science
5 119 (20.20%) Visualisation
6 93 (15.79%) Machine Learning
6 93 (15.79%) Statistics
7 88 (14.94%) ETL
8 80 (13.58%) Mathematics
9 79 (13.41%) Computer Science
10 78 (13.24%) Data Visualisation
11 73 (12.39%) Data Analytics
12 67 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
13 64 (10.87%) DevOps
13 64 (10.87%) Statistical Modelling
14 61 (10.36%) Software Engineering
15 58 (9.85%) Project Delivery
16 57 (9.68%) Data Management
17 51 (8.66%) Data Analysis
18 49 (8.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 364 (61.80%) SQL
2 259 (43.97%) Python
3 198 (33.62%) R
4 95 (16.13%) Java
5 44 (7.47%) VBA
6 42 (7.13%) C#
7 38 (6.45%) C
8 34 (5.77%) Scala
9 32 (5.43%) MATLAB
10 30 (5.09%) C++
11 29 (4.92%) PL/SQL
12 23 (3.90%) JavaScript
13 17 (2.89%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.21%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.04%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.87%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.02%) Julia
17 6 (1.02%) Korn
18 5 (0.85%) Perl
18 5 (0.85%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 149 (25.30%) Degree
2 28 (4.75%) Numerate Degree
3 25 (4.24%) PhD
4 24 (4.07%) Master's Degree
5 19 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.04%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.85%) CFA
8 5 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.34%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.17%) GIAC
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.17%) SAFe Agilist
12 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (12.22%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.75%) IFRS
3 27 (4.58%) IFRS 9
4 25 (4.24%) QA
5 17 (2.89%) SLA
6 12 (2.04%) Basel II
7 6 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
8 4 (0.68%) GDPR
9 2 (0.34%) COBIT
9 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.34%) PMO
10 1 (0.17%) Basel III
10 1 (0.17%) CDISC
10 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.58%) Hyper-V
3 25 (4.24%) Docker
3 25 (4.24%) XenApp
4 16 (2.72%) vSphere
5 15 (2.55%) HDFS
6 9 (1.53%) DFS Replication
7 5 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) Squid
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (6.79%) Ansible
1 40 (6.79%) Terraform
2 21 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 14 (2.38%) WSUS
4 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.02%) Puppet
7 5 (0.85%) Control-M
8 4 (0.68%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.34%) OpenView
10 2 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 107 (18.17%) Tableau
2 82 (13.92%) Oracle
3 66 (11.21%) Microsoft
4 51 (8.66%) Informatica
5 45 (7.64%) Cloudera
6 32 (5.43%) Cisco
7 31 (5.26%) IBM
8 26 (4.41%) Citrix
9 23 (3.90%) Teradata
10 22 (3.74%) SAP
10 22 (3.74%) VMware
11 20 (3.40%) Dell
11 20 (3.40%) Google
12 18 (3.06%) HP
13 16 (2.72%) Dell Compellent
13 16 (2.72%) NetApp
14 13 (2.21%) ServiceNow
15 12 (2.04%) Talend
16 10 (1.70%) Ab Initio
16 10 (1.70%) Cognos