Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 250 245
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5 -51
Permanent jobs citing SAS 159 117 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.26% 0.95% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.57% 5.25% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 130 108 78
North West median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £55,000 £54,281
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £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 2,101 2,227 2,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.62% 18.01% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 1,912 1,880
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £59,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +49 124 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cheshire -24 23 £60,000 +76.47%
Lancashire +8 8 £28,750 -28.13% 3
Merseyside +32 3 £50,000 - 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 110 (69.18%) Analytics
2 109 (68.55%) SQL
3 77 (48.43%) Finance
4 66 (41.51%) Banking
5 57 (35.85%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (35.22%) Base SAS
7 50 (31.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (28.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 43 (27.04%) Visual Analytics
9 43 (27.04%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 42 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (25.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 40 (25.16%) R
13 37 (23.27%) ProC
13 37 (23.27%) Infrastructure Management
13 37 (23.27%) SAS Macro
13 37 (23.27%) PROC SQL
14 36 (22.64%) Oracle
15 34 (21.38%) Python
16 33 (20.75%) Mathematics
17 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
18 26 (16.35%) Mentoring
19 23 (14.47%) Data Management
19 23 (14.47%) Machine Learning
19 23 (14.47%) People Management
20 21 (13.21%) Statistics
21 18 (11.32%) Degree
21 18 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (11.32%) Informatica
22 17 (10.69%) SPSS

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 9 (5.66%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.89%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (10.69%) SPSS
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.77%) Stata
4 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (3.14%) S-PLUS
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.26%) Unica
3 1 (0.63%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (5.66%) Office 365
2 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.14%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.26%) IaaS
4 2 (1.26%) PaaS
4 2 (1.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) BGP
1 9 (5.66%) DMZ
1 9 (5.66%) EIGRP
1 9 (5.66%) Firewall
1 9 (5.66%) LAN
1 9 (5.66%) MPLS
1 9 (5.66%) Network Security
1 9 (5.66%) OSPF
1 9 (5.66%) VoIP
1 9 (5.66%) VPLS
1 9 (5.66%) VPN
1 9 (5.66%) WAN
1 9 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.22%) Base SAS
2 45 (28.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 43 (27.04%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 41 (25.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 15 (9.43%) Hadoop
6 13 (8.18%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (8.18%) SQL Server
7 12 (7.55%) QlikView
8 11 (6.92%) MongoDB
9 9 (5.66%) Big Data
10 8 (5.03%) Data Mining
10 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.89%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.89%) OLAP
13 3 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (23.27%) ProC
2 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Mocha
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) TestRail
3 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (48.43%) Finance
2 66 (41.51%) Banking
3 10 (6.29%) International Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Retail
5 5 (3.14%) Marketing
6 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.89%) Law
7 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (30.19%) Analyst
2 38 (23.90%) Consultant
3 35 (22.01%) SAS Consultant
4 24 (15.09%) Architect
5 16 (10.06%) Senior Consultant
5 16 (10.06%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 13 (8.18%) Business Architect
6 13 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 13 (8.18%) Data Scientist
6 13 (8.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
6 13 (8.18%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (7.55%) Risk Analyst
7 12 (7.55%) SAS Analyst
8 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 9 (5.66%) Lead Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Network Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Network Security Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.03%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.40%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) CGI
2 2 (1.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.26%) jQuery
2 2 (1.26%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.63%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 57 (35.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.55%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.77%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.26%) DataPower
5 2 (1.26%) Fintech
5 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) BBC
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.77%) Unix
2 2 (1.26%) AIX
2 2 (1.26%) HPUX
2 2 (1.26%) Linux
2 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.26%) Solaris
2 2 (1.26%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Android
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (69.18%) Analytics
2 50 (31.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (27.04%) Visual Analytics
4 42 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
5 37 (23.27%) Infrastructure Management
6 33 (20.75%) Mathematics
7 26 (16.35%) Mentoring
8 23 (14.47%) Data Management
8 23 (14.47%) Machine Learning
8 23 (14.47%) People Management
9 21 (13.21%) Statistics
10 18 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (8.81%) Visualisation
12 13 (8.18%) Data Analytics
12 13 (8.18%) Data Integration
12 13 (8.18%) Data Strategy
12 13 (8.18%) Master Data Management
12 13 (8.18%) Statistical Modelling
13 12 (7.55%) Data Cleansing
14 10 (6.29%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 109 (68.55%) SQL
2 40 (25.16%) R
3 37 (23.27%) PROC SQL
3 37 (23.27%) SAS Macro
4 34 (21.38%) Python
5 6 (3.77%) Scala
6 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.89%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.26%) C#
7 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (11.32%) Degree
2 12 (7.55%) SAS Certification
3 8 (5.03%) PhD
4 4 (2.52%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.26%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.43%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 36 (22.64%) Oracle
2 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.32%) Informatica
4 16 (10.06%) IBM
5 13 (8.18%) Tableau
6 12 (7.55%) Cognos
7 11 (6.92%) Teradata
8 9 (5.66%) Cisco
8 9 (5.66%) Google
8 9 (5.66%) Juniper
9 4 (2.52%) SAP
10 2 (1.26%) Actuate
10 2 (1.26%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.26%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.26%) Splunk
11 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.63%) Avaya
11 1 (0.63%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.63%) HP
11 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy