Period
to 24 September 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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 302 292 194
Rank change year-on-year -10 -98 +69
Permanent jobs citing SAS 37 64 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.54% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.67% 3.68% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 163
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,200 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +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 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 1,386 1,738 2,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.25% 14.62% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,028 1,432 1,901
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 September 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 September 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 -2 17 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Merseyside +3 10 £62,500 +42.86% 3
Cheshire +22 6 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire -19 4 £47,500 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) Python
3 17 (45.95%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (35.14%) Analytics
5 13 (35.14%) Power BI
5 13 (35.14%) Power Platform
6 12 (32.43%) Finance
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (29.73%) Data Integration
7 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (27.03%) R
8 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (24.32%) VBA
9 9 (24.32%) Oracle
9 9 (24.32%) Marketing
10 8 (21.62%) Informatica
11 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
11 7 (18.92%) QlikView
11 7 (18.92%) Data Quality
11 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (16.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 6 (16.22%) Line Management
12 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
12 6 (16.22%) Tableau
12 6 (16.22%) Confluence
12 6 (16.22%) Base SAS

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 6 (16.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Power Platform
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon S3
2 5 (13.51%) AWS
2 5 (13.51%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (13.51%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (13.51%) Serverless
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) SSL
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Power BI
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (27.03%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (18.92%) QlikView
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
5 6 (16.22%) Base SAS
5 6 (16.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (16.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (13.51%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
7 3 (8.11%) DataStage
7 3 (8.11%) DB2
7 3 (8.11%) SAS EBI
7 3 (8.11%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (2.70%) MySQL
8 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) Bitbucket
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) ProC
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Data Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Data Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Programmer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Data Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) SAS Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Fedora
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (35.14%) Analytics
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Data Integration
4 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (16.22%) ETL
5 6 (16.22%) Line Management
5 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Auto-Scaling
6 5 (13.51%) Business Analytics
6 5 (13.51%) Coaching
6 5 (13.51%) Data Management
6 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) Python
3 10 (27.03%) R
4 9 (24.32%) VBA
5 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.51%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
6 3 (8.11%) C
7 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) PROC SQL
8 1 (2.70%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) DBS Check
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) CDISC
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.51%) Docker
1 5 (13.51%) Squid
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Ansible
1 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
1 5 (13.51%) Terraform
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) Informatica
4 6 (16.22%) SAP
4 6 (16.22%) Tableau
4 6 (16.22%) Teradata
5 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.11%) DataFlux
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) Meraki
7 1 (2.70%) Minitab
7 1 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard