Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 253 257
Rank change year-on-year -38 +4 -36
Permanent jobs citing SAS 40 121 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.93% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.66% 5.53% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 30 86 96
North West median annual salary £46,750 £57,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.70% +48.39% +10.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £100,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,505 2,188 2,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.87% 16.90% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 1,733 1,832
North West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £76,500 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the North West

SAS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SAS in the North West

SAS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the North West over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SAS in the North West

SAS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 March 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
Manchester -58 24 £45,000 -25.00% 8
Merseyside +20 10 £45,000 -25.00%
Cheshire +36 5 £54,000 -1.82% 5
Lancashire +10 1 - -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Python
3 17 (42.50%) Analytics
4 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (35.00%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) R
6 13 (32.50%) Tableau
7 11 (27.50%) Visualisation
7 11 (27.50%) Oracle
7 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (25.00%) Data Science
9 9 (22.50%) Power BI
9 9 (22.50%) JIRA
9 9 (22.50%) Data Mining
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) SPSS
10 8 (20.00%) QlikView
10 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (20.00%) Data Quality
10 8 (20.00%) Machine Learning
10 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
11 7 (17.50%) Data Analytics
11 7 (17.50%) Open Source
11 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (17.50%) Apache Hive
11 7 (17.50%) Statistics
11 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (17.50%) Java

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) Drupal
2 3 (7.50%) Moodle
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) SPSS
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (10.00%) S-PLUS
3 4 (10.00%) Stata
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) Weka
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 5 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (12.50%) Serverless
2 5 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.50%) Kissmetrics
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ADSL
1 1 (2.50%) Broadband
1 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.50%) MPLS
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Data Mining
1 9 (22.50%) Power BI
2 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (20.00%) QlikView
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.50%) Apache Hive
4 5 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.00%) Big Data
5 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.50%) Biml
6 3 (7.50%) DB2
6 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.00%) PowerCenter
7 2 (5.00%) SAS EBI
7 2 (5.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) JUnit
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Law
6 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Analytics Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Business Solution Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Data Visualisation Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Kafka
2 4 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.50%) NumPy
3 1 (2.50%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Fedora
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Analytics
2 14 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Visualisation
4 10 (25.00%) Data Science
4 10 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (17.50%) Data Analytics
6 7 (17.50%) Open Source
6 7 (17.50%) Statistics
7 6 (15.00%) Cluster Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (12.50%) Deep Learning
8 5 (12.50%) ETL
8 5 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Python
3 13 (32.50%) R
4 7 (17.50%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) MATLAB
6 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 5 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PhD
3 2 (5.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.50%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (15.00%) QA
3 2 (5.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
1 5 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
1 5 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
1 5 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Tableau
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.50%) Teradata
5 4 (10.00%) IBM
6 3 (7.50%) Informatica
7 2 (5.00%) SAP
7 2 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.50%) Adobe
8 1 (2.50%) Alteryx
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) Cognos
8 1 (2.50%) Draytek
8 1 (2.50%) Lavastorm
8 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.50%) Monetate
8 1 (2.50%) Optimizely