Period
to 19 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 242 243
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -28
Permanent jobs citing SAS 153 119 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 0.97% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.20% 5.38% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 125 110 78
North West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -20.45%
10th Percentile £31,750 £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 2,125 2,212 2,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.71% 17.94% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,717 1,897 1,915
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,747 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.59% +0.66% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £59,500 £53,900
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 19 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 19 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 +42 121 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Cheshire -25 22 £60,000 +76.47%
Lancashire +6 6 £31,250 -21.88% 3
Merseyside +25 3 £50,000 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 106 (69.28%) Analytics
2 104 (67.97%) SQL
3 73 (47.71%) Finance
4 63 (41.18%) Banking
5 54 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (34.64%) Base SAS
7 46 (30.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (27.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 41 (26.80%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (26.14%) Visual Analytics
10 40 (26.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 38 (24.84%) R
11 38 (24.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 34 (22.22%) Python
12 34 (22.22%) Oracle
12 34 (22.22%) ProC
12 34 (22.22%) SAS Macro
12 34 (22.22%) PROC SQL
12 34 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
13 31 (20.26%) Mathematics
14 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
15 25 (16.34%) Mentoring
16 23 (15.03%) Data Management
16 23 (15.03%) Machine Learning
17 22 (14.38%) People Management
18 19 (12.42%) Statistics
19 18 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (11.76%) Informatica
19 18 (11.76%) Degree
20 17 (11.11%) 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 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.96%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (11.11%) SPSS
2 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.92%) Stata
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.27%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.31%) Unica
3 1 (0.65%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (5.88%) Office 365
2 6 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.27%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.31%) IaaS
4 2 (1.31%) PaaS
4 2 (1.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) BGP
1 9 (5.88%) DMZ
1 9 (5.88%) EIGRP
1 9 (5.88%) Firewall
1 9 (5.88%) LAN
1 9 (5.88%) MPLS
1 9 (5.88%) Network Security
1 9 (5.88%) OSPF
1 9 (5.88%) VoIP
1 9 (5.88%) VPLS
1 9 (5.88%) VPN
1 9 (5.88%) WAN
1 9 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (34.64%) Base SAS
2 42 (27.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 40 (26.14%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 38 (24.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 15 (9.80%) Hadoop
6 13 (8.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
7 12 (7.84%) QlikView
8 11 (7.19%) MongoDB
9 9 (5.88%) Big Data
10 8 (5.23%) Data Mining
10 8 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.96%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.96%) Cognos Report Studio
13 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (1.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 34 (22.22%) ProC
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Mocha
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) TestRail
3 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (47.71%) Finance
2 63 (41.18%) Banking
3 10 (6.54%) International Banking
4 6 (3.92%) Retail
5 4 (2.61%) Marketing
6 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.96%) Law
7 2 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (29.41%) Analyst
2 35 (22.88%) Consultant
3 32 (20.92%) SAS Consultant
4 24 (15.69%) Architect
5 15 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
5 15 (9.80%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 13 (8.50%) Business Architect
6 13 (8.50%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 13 (8.50%) Data Scientist
6 13 (8.50%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (7.84%) Risk Analyst
8 11 (7.19%) SAS Analyst
8 11 (7.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
9 9 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 9 (5.88%) Lead Architect
9 9 (5.88%) Network Architect
9 9 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
9 9 (5.88%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) CGI
2 2 (1.31%) .NET
2 2 (1.31%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.31%) jQuery
2 2 (1.31%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) CSS
3 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.65%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.65%) HTML
3 1 (0.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 54 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.84%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.31%) DataPower
5 2 (1.31%) Fintech
5 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.92%) Unix
2 2 (1.31%) AIX
2 2 (1.31%) HPUX
2 2 (1.31%) Linux
2 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.31%) Solaris
2 2 (1.31%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (69.28%) Analytics
2 46 (30.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (26.80%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (26.14%) Visual Analytics
5 34 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 31 (20.26%) Mathematics
7 25 (16.34%) Mentoring
8 23 (15.03%) Data Management
8 23 (15.03%) Machine Learning
9 22 (14.38%) People Management
10 19 (12.42%) Statistics
11 18 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (9.15%) Visualisation
13 13 (8.50%) Data Analytics
13 13 (8.50%) Data Integration
13 13 (8.50%) Data Strategy
13 13 (8.50%) Master Data Management
13 13 (8.50%) Statistical Modelling
14 12 (7.84%) Data Cleansing
15 10 (6.54%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 104 (67.97%) SQL
2 38 (24.84%) R
3 34 (22.22%) PROC SQL
3 34 (22.22%) Python
3 34 (22.22%) SAS Macro
4 6 (3.92%) Scala
5 3 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.96%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.31%) C#
6 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (11.76%) Degree
2 12 (7.84%) SAS Certification
3 8 (5.23%) PhD
4 4 (2.61%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.31%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.80%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.31%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 34 (22.22%) Oracle
2 26 (16.99%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.76%) Informatica
4 16 (10.46%) IBM
5 13 (8.50%) Tableau
6 12 (7.84%) Cognos
7 11 (7.19%) Teradata
8 9 (5.88%) Cisco
8 9 (5.88%) Google
8 9 (5.88%) Juniper
9 4 (2.61%) SAP
10 2 (1.31%) Actuate
10 2 (1.31%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.31%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.31%) Splunk
11 1 (0.65%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.65%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.65%) HP
11 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.65%) Sawtooth Software