Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 237 225
Rank change year-on-year -17 -12 +53
Permanent jobs citing SAS 110 120 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.90% 0.97% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.41% 5.62% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 70 96 107
North West median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £31,475 £27,813 £25,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £75,000 £63,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -

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 2,034 2,134 1,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.67% 17.18% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 1,801 1,606
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £55,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +11 88 £63,750 +59.38% 10
Cheshire -31 13 £35,000 - 2
Merseyside +3 5 £60,000 - 2
Lancashire -2 1 £35,000 -17.65% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 80 (72.73%) SQL
2 68 (61.82%) Analytics
3 44 (40.00%) Finance
4 41 (37.27%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (34.55%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (29.09%) Banking
7 29 (26.36%) Mentoring
8 27 (24.55%) Oracle
9 25 (22.73%) Informatica
10 24 (21.82%) R
11 23 (20.91%) IBM
12 22 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (20.00%) Visual Analytics
12 22 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 22 (20.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 21 (19.09%) Hadoop
13 21 (19.09%) Python
14 20 (18.18%) Base SAS
14 20 (18.18%) People Management
15 19 (17.27%) Big Data
15 19 (17.27%) Mathematics
16 18 (16.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 18 (16.36%) Data Integration
16 18 (16.36%) Data Quality
16 18 (16.36%) Machine Learning
16 18 (16.36%) Data Strategy
17 17 (15.45%) Master Data Management
17 17 (15.45%) Oracle BI EE
18 16 (14.55%) SAS Macro
18 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management

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 (11.82%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.18%) SPSS
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.91%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (2.73%) FastStats
1 3 (2.73%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (1.82%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (10.91%) Amazon S3
2 6 (5.45%) IaaS
2 6 (5.45%) PaaS
2 6 (5.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 22 (20.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 21 (19.09%) Hadoop
3 20 (18.18%) Base SAS
4 19 (17.27%) Big Data
5 18 (16.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 17 (15.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (13.64%) MongoDB
8 13 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (7.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (7.27%) Data Mining
9 8 (7.27%) QlikView
10 7 (6.36%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (6.36%) SAS EBI
10 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
11 6 (5.45%) DB2
11 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) ProC
2 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.64%) JIRA
2 4 (3.64%) ReSharper
2 4 (3.64%) SonarQube
2 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.91%) ERwin
General
1 44 (40.00%) Finance
2 32 (29.09%) Banking
3 7 (6.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.82%) International Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Law
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Architect
2 20 (18.18%) Analyst
3 18 (16.36%) Consultant
4 17 (15.45%) Business Architect
4 17 (15.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 15 (13.64%) SAS Consultant
6 13 (11.82%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 13 (11.82%) Lead Architect
7 12 (10.91%) Data Scientist
8 11 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (7.27%) SAS Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Senior SAS Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
10 6 (5.45%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.55%) Credit Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Insight Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 5 (4.55%) SAS Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
1 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.64%) JSON
2 4 (3.64%) REST
2 4 (3.64%) Web Services
2 4 (3.64%) XML
2 4 (3.64%) XSLT
3 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.91%) CGI
3 1 (0.91%) jQuery
3 1 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (37.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.45%) DataPower
4 5 (4.55%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Unix
2 11 (10.00%) Windows
3 8 (7.27%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.45%) AIX
4 6 (5.45%) HPUX
4 6 (5.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (61.82%) Analytics
2 38 (34.55%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (26.36%) Mentoring
4 22 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (20.00%) Visual Analytics
5 20 (18.18%) People Management
6 19 (17.27%) Mathematics
7 18 (16.36%) Data Integration
7 18 (16.36%) Data Strategy
7 18 (16.36%) Machine Learning
8 17 (15.45%) Master Data Management
9 16 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (13.64%) Data Cleansing
10 15 (13.64%) Data Science
11 14 (12.73%) Statistics
12 13 (11.82%) Statistical Modelling
13 12 (10.91%) Data Management
13 12 (10.91%) Predictive Analytics
14 11 (10.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.73%) SQL
2 24 (21.82%) R
3 21 (19.09%) Python
4 16 (14.55%) PROC SQL
4 16 (14.55%) SAS Macro
5 12 (10.91%) Scala
6 6 (5.45%) VBA
7 5 (4.55%) C#
8 4 (3.64%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.64%) XPath
9 1 (0.91%) C
9 1 (0.91%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) Java
9 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) SAS Certification
3 2 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) IFRS
2 1 (0.91%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) Tivoli
1 6 (5.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (24.55%) Oracle
2 25 (22.73%) Informatica
3 23 (20.91%) IBM
4 11 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (9.09%) Teradata
6 9 (8.18%) Tableau
7 7 (6.36%) Ab Initio
8 6 (5.45%) Hitachi
8 6 (5.45%) Hortonworks
9 4 (3.64%) Cognos
10 3 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.91%) CA
12 1 (0.91%) Capita
12 1 (0.91%) GoldenSource
12 1 (0.91%) HP
12 1 (0.91%) Minitab
12 1 (0.91%) Sawtooth Software