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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England / North West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 168 223
Rank change year-on-year -30 +55  
Permanent jobs citing SAS 53 65 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 1.14% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.94% 6.71% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 26
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £27,100 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,550 £64,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.75%  

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1072 968 1201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 17.17% 16.91% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 906 797 929
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing SAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 42 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Merseyside +1 5 £65,000 +3.17% 1
Cheshire -11 5 £35,000 +22.80% 3
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 76 (66.67%) Analytics
2 54 (47.37%) SQL
3 45 (39.47%) R
4 42 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 37 (32.46%) Python
7 34 (29.82%) Statistics
8 31 (27.19%) Mathematics
9 27 (23.68%) Marketing
9 27 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (21.93%) Big Data
11 24 (21.05%) Machine Learning
12 23 (20.18%) Finance
13 22 (19.30%) Degree
14 21 (18.42%) Retail
15 20 (17.54%) Data Mining
16 19 (16.67%) Computer Science
16 19 (16.67%) Spotfire
16 19 (16.67%) QlikView
17 18 (15.79%) People Management
18 16 (14.04%) Credit Risk
19 15 (13.16%) SPSS
19 15 (13.16%) Bayesian Methods
20 14 (12.28%) Informatica
20 14 (12.28%) PhD
20 14 (12.28%) Stata
21 13 (11.40%) Ab Initio
21 13 (11.40%) Neural Network
21 13 (11.40%) Oracle
21 13 (11.40%) MicroStrategy

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 4 (3.51%) Apache Pig
1 4 (3.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) SPSS
2 14 (12.28%) Stata
3 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.63%) S-PLUS
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (11.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (6.14%) Eloqua
3 4 (3.51%) FastStats
4 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.88%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) BGP
1 2 (1.75%) Firewall
1 2 (1.75%) VoIP
1 2 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.93%) Big Data
2 20 (17.54%) Data Mining
3 19 (16.67%) QlikView
3 19 (16.67%) Spotfire
4 13 (11.40%) DataStage
5 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
6 10 (8.77%) Hadoop
7 7 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.26%) Apache Hive
8 6 (5.26%) Pentaho
9 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
9 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.51%) Base SAS
10 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (3.51%) SAS EBI
11 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.63%) Power BI
11 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.75%) JIRA
1 2 (1.75%) Mocha
1 2 (1.75%) TestRail
1 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (23.68%) Marketing
2 23 (20.18%) Finance
3 21 (18.42%) Retail
4 12 (10.53%) Banking
5 8 (7.02%) Advertising
6 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
7 6 (5.26%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (35.96%) Analyst
2 25 (21.93%) Data Scientist
3 16 (14.04%) Consultant
3 16 (14.04%) Data Analyst
4 13 (11.40%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (10.53%) Senior Data Scientist
6 11 (9.65%) Insight Analyst
7 10 (8.77%) Analytics Consultant
7 10 (8.77%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 10 (8.77%) Data Consultant
7 10 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (7.89%) Senior Data Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Developer
9 8 (7.02%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Analytics Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Data Manager
11 5 (4.39%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) MI Manager
12 4 (3.51%) Data Analytics Manager
12 4 (3.51%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.75%) CSS
2 2 (1.75%) Ext JS
2 2 (1.75%) HTML
2 2 (1.75%) React
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.88%) jQuery
3 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 16 (14.04%) Credit Risk
4 11 (9.65%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.39%) Unix
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (66.67%) Analytics
2 38 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 34 (29.82%) Statistics
4 31 (27.19%) Mathematics
5 27 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (21.05%) Machine Learning
7 18 (15.79%) People Management
8 15 (13.16%) Bayesian Methods
9 13 (11.40%) Cluster Analysis
9 13 (11.40%) Neural Network
9 13 (11.40%) Statistical Modelling
10 12 (10.53%) Data Analysis
10 12 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 10 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.77%) CRM
11 10 (8.77%) Open Source
12 9 (7.89%) Decision Tree
12 9 (7.89%) Neuroscience
12 9 (7.89%) Stochastic Modelling
12 9 (7.89%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.37%) SQL
2 45 (39.47%) R
3 37 (32.46%) Python
4 7 (6.14%) MATLAB
5 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.63%) Java
6 3 (2.63%) VBA
7 2 (1.75%) C#
7 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (19.30%) Degree
2 14 (12.28%) PhD
3 3 (2.63%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) IAS 39
2 2 (1.75%) IFRS
2 2 (1.75%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.88%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Informatica
2 13 (11.40%) Ab Initio
2 13 (11.40%) MicroStrategy
2 13 (11.40%) Oracle
2 13 (11.40%) Tableau
3 10 (8.77%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.26%) Teradata
5 5 (4.39%) Google
6 4 (3.51%) SAP
7 3 (2.63%) Splunk
8 2 (1.75%) Cisco
8 2 (1.75%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.75%) Cognos
8 2 (1.75%) Juniper
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.88%) Minitab
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