Period
to 20 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > North West
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 303 239
Rank change year-on-year +57 -64 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAS 39 36 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.35% 1.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.35% 2.42% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 109
North West median annual salary £39,184 £45,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.92% -23.73% +57.33%
10th Percentile £28,575 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £88,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 1,163 1,485 2,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.72% 14.30% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1,194 1,733
North West median annual salary £41,605 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.80% +1.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,025 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £79,625 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +36 25 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Lancashire +2 6 £34,842 -
Cheshire +22 4 £28,750 -44.17% 1
Merseyside +5 4 £55,000 +22.22% 3
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 (69.23%) SQL
2 20 (51.28%) Analytics
3 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (28.21%) Finance
4 11 (28.21%) Python
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (25.64%) SPSS
6 9 (23.08%) ETL
6 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (23.08%) Informatica
6 9 (23.08%) Statistics
7 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
8 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.95%) Data Management
8 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
8 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
8 7 (17.95%) Data Analytics
8 7 (17.95%) Tableau
9 6 (15.38%) R
9 6 (15.38%) Power BI
9 6 (15.38%) Power Platform
9 6 (15.38%) Teradata
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (12.82%) SAN
10 5 (12.82%) Windows
10 5 (12.82%) VBA

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 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.13%) PowerExchange
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) SPSS
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.56%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.13%) Azure
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
1 5 (12.82%) iSCSI
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
1 5 (12.82%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (20.51%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.38%) Power BI
5 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Base SAS
6 4 (10.26%) QlikView
6 4 (10.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
7 3 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (5.13%) GIS
8 2 (5.13%) PowerCenter
8 2 (5.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (2.56%) DataStage
9 1 (2.56%) DB2
9 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.56%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Data Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Programmer
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Cognos BI Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Analytics
2 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.08%) ETL
2 9 (23.08%) Statistics
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.95%) Data Analytics
3 7 (17.95%) Data Management
3 7 (17.95%) Mathematics
3 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) Data Integration
4 5 (12.82%) Service Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) Data Strategy
5 4 (10.26%) Information Management
5 4 (10.26%) Scorecard
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.69%) Scorecard Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) R
4 5 (12.82%) VBA
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.13%) Korn
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Informatica
2 7 (17.95%) Tableau
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Teradata
4 5 (12.82%) Meraki
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) WatchGuard
5 4 (10.26%) Cognos
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (7.69%) Netezza
7 2 (5.13%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) Databricks
8 1 (2.56%) DataFlux
8 1 (2.56%) Minitab