Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 263 256
Rank change year-on-year +66 -7 -59
Permanent jobs citing SAS 190 107 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.44% 0.86% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.56% 4.63% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 164 99 57
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -15.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £61,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £47,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +8.51% +2.17% -5.15%

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 2219 2312 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.79% 18.53% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1820 1956 1986
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £54,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +46 145 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cheshire -15 27 £60,000 +76.47% 2
Lancashire +12 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Merseyside +22 7 £50,000 +33.33%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 North West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 129 (67.89%) SQL
2 126 (66.32%) Analytics
3 99 (52.11%) Finance
4 74 (38.95%) Banking
5 68 (35.79%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (34.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (34.74%) Base SAS
7 61 (32.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 61 (32.11%) Visual Analytics
7 61 (32.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 55 (28.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 52 (27.37%) ProC
9 52 (27.37%) SAS Macro
9 52 (27.37%) PROC SQL
9 52 (27.37%) Infrastructure Management
10 50 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 49 (25.79%) R
12 48 (25.26%) Oracle
13 46 (24.21%) Python
14 36 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (16.84%) Mathematics
16 26 (13.68%) Machine Learning
17 24 (12.63%) SPSS
18 22 (11.58%) Hadoop
19 20 (10.53%) Statistics
19 20 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (10.53%) Mentoring
19 20 (10.53%) People Management
20 19 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
20 19 (10.00%) Visualisation

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 14 (7.37%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.63%) Apache Pig
2 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (12.63%) SPSS
2 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.16%) S-PLUS
3 6 (3.16%) Stata
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.53%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (4.74%) Office 365
2 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) BGP
1 9 (4.74%) DMZ
1 9 (4.74%) EIGRP
1 9 (4.74%) Firewall
1 9 (4.74%) LAN
1 9 (4.74%) MPLS
1 9 (4.74%) Network Security
1 9 (4.74%) OSPF
1 9 (4.74%) VoIP
1 9 (4.74%) VPLS
1 9 (4.74%) VPN
1 9 (4.74%) WAN
1 9 (4.74%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.74%) Base SAS
2 61 (32.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 61 (32.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 55 (28.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 22 (11.58%) Hadoop
5 18 (9.47%) SQL Server
6 15 (7.89%) Big Data
7 13 (6.84%) Data Mining
8 12 (6.32%) QlikView
9 11 (5.79%) MongoDB
10 8 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.16%) Apache Hive
11 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (2.11%) NoSQL
13 4 (2.11%) Power BI
14 3 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.58%) HBase
Development Applications
1 52 (27.37%) ProC
2 3 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.58%) JIRA
2 3 (1.58%) Mocha
2 3 (1.58%) TestRail
2 3 (1.58%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (52.11%) Finance
2 74 (38.95%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Retail
4 12 (6.32%) Marketing
5 6 (3.16%) International Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (31.58%) Consultant
2 56 (29.47%) Analyst
3 54 (28.42%) SAS Consultant
4 30 (15.79%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
5 25 (13.16%) Data Scientist
6 19 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 19 (10.00%) Senior SAS Consultant
7 14 (7.37%) Architect
8 12 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (5.79%) Insight Analyst
10 10 (5.26%) Data Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Network Architect
11 9 (4.74%) Network Security Architect
11 9 (4.74%) SAS Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) Risk Analyst
13 6 (3.16%) Analytics Manager
13 6 (3.16%) Developer
14 5 (2.63%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (1.58%) CSS
2 3 (1.58%) Ext JS
2 3 (1.58%) HTML
2 3 (1.58%) React
3 2 (1.05%) CGI
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.53%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.53%) jQuery
4 1 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (35.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.79%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.68%) Credit Risk
5 6 (3.16%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.05%) Fintech
6 2 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (0.53%) BBC
7 1 (0.53%) FMCG
7 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.84%) Unix
2 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (66.32%) Analytics
2 66 (34.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (32.11%) Visual Analytics
4 52 (27.37%) Infrastructure Management
5 36 (18.95%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (16.84%) Mathematics
7 26 (13.68%) Machine Learning
8 20 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 20 (10.53%) People Management
8 20 (10.53%) Statistics
9 19 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
9 19 (10.00%) Data Analytics
9 19 (10.00%) Visualisation
10 17 (8.95%) Data Management
11 16 (8.42%) Data Modelling
12 14 (7.37%) Predictive Modelling
13 13 (6.84%) Data Analysis
13 13 (6.84%) Statistical Modelling
14 12 (6.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (67.89%) SQL
2 52 (27.37%) PROC SQL
2 52 (27.37%) SAS Macro
3 49 (25.79%) R
4 46 (24.21%) Python
5 6 (3.16%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.58%) Scala
8 2 (1.05%) Java
9 1 (0.53%) C#
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) Ruby
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.95%) Degree
2 11 (5.79%) PhD
3 9 (4.74%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.58%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.58%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 50 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 48 (25.26%) Oracle
3 16 (8.42%) Teradata
4 15 (7.89%) Tableau
5 14 (7.37%) Informatica
6 13 (6.84%) IBM
7 11 (5.79%) Cognos
8 9 (4.74%) Cisco
8 9 (4.74%) Google
8 9 (4.74%) Juniper
9 5 (2.63%) SAP
9 5 (2.63%) Trillium
10 4 (2.11%) Ab Initio
10 4 (2.11%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.58%) Actuate
11 3 (1.58%) Splunk
12 2 (1.05%) DataFlux
12 2 (1.05%) Datanomic
13 1 (0.53%) Avaya
13 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy