The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Base SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Base SAS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Base SAS (SAS Base)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 160 159
Rank change year-on-year +41 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Base SAS 32 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.19% 1.08% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £46,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76%  

Base SAS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1002 925 1058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.97% 32.21% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 636 442 675
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Base SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Base SAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Base SAS in Scotland

Base SAS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Base SAS in Scotland.

Salary trend for Base SAS in Scotland

Base SAS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Base SAS in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Base SAS in Scotland

Base SAS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Base SAS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Edinburgh +14 31 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Glasgow +7 1 - -
Base SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Base 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Base SAS.

1 37 (100.00%) SAS
2 34 (91.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 33 (89.19%) SQL
4 31 (83.78%) Analytics
5 30 (81.08%) Finance
6 24 (64.86%) SAS Macro
6 24 (64.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 24 (64.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (64.86%) Banking
7 22 (59.46%) ProC
7 22 (59.46%) PROC SQL
7 22 (59.46%) Visual Analytics
7 22 (59.46%) Infrastructure Management
7 22 (59.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 18 (48.65%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (32.43%) People Management
9 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
10 11 (29.73%) Oracle
11 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
12 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (16.22%) SAS EBI
14 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (13.51%) ETL
14 5 (13.51%) Data Management
14 5 (13.51%) Credit Risk
14 5 (13.51%) Big Data
15 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 4 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
15 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (10.81%) DataFlux

Base SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 37 (100.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (91.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 24 (64.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 22 (59.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) SAS EBI
5 5 (13.51%) Big Data
5 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (5.41%) QlikView
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.70%) OLAP
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) ProC
General
1 30 (81.08%) Finance
2 24 (64.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) International Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Consultant
2 28 (75.68%) SAS Consultant
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Consultant
3 12 (32.43%) Senior SAS Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Data Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Big Data Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) SAS BI Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Analytics
2 24 (64.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (59.46%) Infrastructure Management
3 22 (59.46%) Visual Analytics
4 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
4 12 (32.43%) People Management
5 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Data Management
6 5 (13.51%) ETL
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (10.81%) Information Management
8 2 (5.41%) Customer Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
9 1 (2.70%) Dashboard Development
9 1 (2.70%) Disruptive Innovation
9 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.70%) Validation
9 1 (2.70%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) SAS Macro
3 22 (59.46%) PROC SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Basel II
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) DataFlux
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata
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