The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 59 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SAS 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.88% 0.41% 1.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 1.85% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £65,000 £63,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +93.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 85 108 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.02% 22.09% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 60 82 87
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -14.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing SAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Merseyside

SAS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAS in Merseyside.

Salary trend for SAS in Merseyside

SAS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 5 £65,000 -
SAS
North West

SAS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SAS.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Tableau
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
3 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 2 (28.57%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) R
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
5 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) MI Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Senior MI Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Decision Tree
4 1 (14.29%) Econometrics
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Discovery
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) R
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PhD
1 1 (14.29%) SAS Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Tableau