Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 261 274
Rank change year-on-year +77 +13 -73
Permanent jobs citing SAS 197 96 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.50% 0.81% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.41% 4.67% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 164 100 48
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.98% +9.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,250 £83,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% -7.68%

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 2343 2055 2539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.87% 17.23% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 1723 2010
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,520 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,400 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +59 153 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Cheshire -21 25 £60,000 +135.29% 1
Lancashire +4 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Merseyside +14 7 £50,000 - 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 141 (71.57%) SQL
2 131 (66.50%) Analytics
3 102 (51.78%) Finance
4 73 (37.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (36.55%) Banking
6 70 (35.53%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (34.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 67 (34.01%) Base SAS
8 64 (32.49%) Visual Analytics
8 64 (32.49%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 63 (31.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 58 (29.44%) SAS Macro
10 58 (29.44%) PROC SQL
10 58 (29.44%) Infrastructure Management
10 58 (29.44%) ProC
11 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
12 53 (26.90%) Oracle
13 45 (22.84%) Python
14 44 (22.34%) R
15 32 (16.24%) SPSS
16 28 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (13.71%) Mathematics
18 26 (13.20%) Machine Learning
18 26 (13.20%) People Management
19 24 (12.18%) Statistics
19 24 (12.18%) Data Mining
20 23 (11.68%) Data Analytics
20 23 (11.68%) Actionable Insight
21 22 (11.17%) Mentoring
22 21 (10.66%) Degree

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 13 (6.60%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.54%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.51%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (16.24%) SPSS
2 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.05%) S-PLUS
3 6 (3.05%) Stata
4 4 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.51%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.06%) Office 365
2 6 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 4 (2.03%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) BGP
1 8 (4.06%) Firewall
1 8 (4.06%) VoIP
1 8 (4.06%) WAN
2 7 (3.55%) DMZ
2 7 (3.55%) EIGRP
2 7 (3.55%) LAN
2 7 (3.55%) MPLS
2 7 (3.55%) Network Security
2 7 (3.55%) OSPF
2 7 (3.55%) VPLS
2 7 (3.55%) VPN
2 7 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (34.01%) Base SAS
1 67 (34.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 64 (32.49%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 63 (31.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 24 (12.18%) Data Mining
5 20 (10.15%) Hadoop
6 18 (9.14%) SQL Server
7 17 (8.63%) Big Data
8 14 (7.11%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (5.58%) Apache Hive
10 9 (4.57%) QlikView
11 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
12 5 (2.54%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (2.54%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.03%) Impala
13 4 (2.03%) Power BI
14 3 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
14 3 (1.52%) HBase
14 3 (1.52%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 58 (29.44%) ProC
2 5 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (2.54%) JIRA
2 5 (2.54%) Mocha
2 5 (2.54%) TestRail
2 5 (2.54%) Vagrant
General
1 102 (51.78%) Finance
2 72 (36.55%) Banking
3 18 (9.14%) Marketing
4 17 (8.63%) Retail
5 5 (2.54%) Advertising
6 4 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 76 (38.58%) Consultant
2 64 (32.49%) SAS Consultant
3 38 (19.29%) Analyst
4 32 (16.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
5 23 (11.68%) Senior Consultant
6 22 (11.17%) Data Scientist
7 21 (10.66%) Senior SAS Consultant
8 14 (7.11%) Insight Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) Architect
10 12 (6.09%) Developer
11 8 (4.06%) Data Analyst
11 8 (4.06%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.06%) Network Security Architect
11 8 (4.06%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.55%) Analytics Consultant
13 6 (3.05%) Analytics Manager
13 6 (3.05%) Data Consultant
13 6 (3.05%) Data Manager
13 6 (3.05%) Operations Analyst
14 5 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) CSS
1 5 (2.54%) Ext JS
1 5 (2.54%) HTML
1 5 (2.54%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (2.54%) React
2 1 (0.51%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.51%) CGI
2 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.51%) jQuery
2 1 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 70 (35.53%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.57%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.02%) Fintech
7 1 (0.51%) BBC
7 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.51%) PMI
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.60%) Unix
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (66.50%) Analytics
2 73 (37.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (32.49%) Visual Analytics
4 58 (29.44%) Infrastructure Management
5 28 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (13.71%) Mathematics
7 26 (13.20%) Machine Learning
7 26 (13.20%) People Management
8 24 (12.18%) Statistics
9 23 (11.68%) Actionable Insight
9 23 (11.68%) Data Analytics
10 22 (11.17%) Mentoring
11 19 (9.64%) Visualisation
12 17 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (8.63%) Data Modelling
13 16 (8.12%) Data Analysis
14 15 (7.61%) Data Management
15 14 (7.11%) Logistic Regression
15 14 (7.11%) Project Management
16 13 (6.60%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 141 (71.57%) SQL
2 58 (29.44%) PROC SQL
2 58 (29.44%) SAS Macro
3 45 (22.84%) Python
4 44 (22.34%) R
5 6 (3.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.54%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.02%) Java
7 2 (1.02%) Scala
8 1 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (10.66%) Degree
2 11 (5.58%) PhD
3 5 (2.54%) SAS Certification
4 2 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.02%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
2 53 (26.90%) Oracle
3 20 (10.15%) Teradata
4 15 (7.61%) IBM
4 15 (7.61%) Informatica
5 14 (7.11%) Tableau
6 8 (4.06%) Cisco
6 8 (4.06%) Juniper
7 7 (3.55%) Google
8 5 (2.54%) Cognos
8 5 (2.54%) Trillium
9 4 (2.03%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.03%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.03%) SAP
10 3 (1.52%) Splunk
11 2 (1.02%) DataFlux
11 2 (1.02%) Datanomic
11 2 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.51%) Actuate
12 1 (0.51%) Avaya