Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 79 150
Rank change year-on-year -83 +71 -23
Permanent jobs citing SAS 70 183 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.32% 3.25% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.89% 19.76% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 44 97 45
Scotland median annual salary £50,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.78% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,300 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £84,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,368
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.83% +3.04%

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 787 926 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.84% 16.47% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 488 572 543
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £29,391 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in Scotland

SAS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SAS in Scotland

SAS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SAS in Scotland

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 SAS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Edinburgh -61 57 £57,500 +27.78% 13
Glasgow -4 8 £42,500 -5.56% 6
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SAS.

1 41 (58.57%) SQL
2 40 (57.14%) Analytics
3 33 (47.14%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (45.71%) Finance
5 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (30.00%) QlikView
7 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (25.71%) Banking
9 16 (22.86%) Teradata
9 16 (22.86%) Visualisation
10 15 (21.43%) Data Analytics
10 15 (21.43%) Data Management
10 15 (21.43%) Project Management
11 14 (20.00%) Data Quality
12 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (17.14%) Data Visualisation
13 11 (15.71%) Python
13 11 (15.71%) Oracle
14 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
14 10 (14.29%) ETL
14 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
14 10 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 10 (14.29%) SAS EBI
15 9 (12.86%) Migration
15 9 (12.86%) MicroStrategy
15 9 (12.86%) Degree
16 8 (11.43%) Creative Thinking
16 8 (11.43%) Tableau

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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SPSS
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 21 (30.00%) QlikView
2 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 10 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 10 (14.29%) SAS EBI
3 7 (10.00%) Big Data
3 7 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
3 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.57%) Power BI
4 6 (8.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 5 (7.14%) MS Access
5 5 (7.14%) Spotfire
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.14%) Star Schema
6 4 (5.71%) DB2
7 3 (4.29%) Data Mart
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) ERwin
1 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 18 (25.71%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Consultant
2 13 (18.57%) Analytics Manager
2 13 (18.57%) Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) SAS Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Data Analytics Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Data Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Analytics Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) SAS Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.29%) QlikView Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) REST
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 5 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.14%) PMI
2 5 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.86%) iPad
3 2 (2.86%) iPhone
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Unix
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Analytics
2 33 (47.14%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (22.86%) Visualisation
6 15 (21.43%) Data Analytics
6 15 (21.43%) Data Management
6 15 (21.43%) Project Management
7 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (17.14%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 10 (14.29%) ETL
9 9 (12.86%) Migration
10 8 (11.43%) Creative Thinking
10 8 (11.43%) Data Extraction
10 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
11 7 (10.00%) Data Engineering
11 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
11 7 (10.00%) Decision-Making
11 7 (10.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Python
3 7 (10.00%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) VB
5 4 (5.71%) VBA
6 3 (4.29%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) R
6 3 (4.29%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.86%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CISM
4 1 (1.43%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Teradata
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle
3 9 (12.86%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (11.43%) Tableau
5 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.14%) Ab Initio
6 5 (7.14%) Splunk
7 4 (5.71%) Cognos
7 4 (5.71%) Informatica
8 3 (4.29%) Symantec
9 2 (2.86%) Canon
9 2 (2.86%) Twitter
10 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.43%) IBM
10 1 (1.43%) SAP
10 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.43%) Trillium
10 1 (1.43%) Vertica