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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 83 118
Rank change year-on-year -7 +35  
Permanent jobs citing SAS 52 83 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.26% 2.83% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.81% 12.65% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 32
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +21.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,000 £56,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

SAS is in the application platform 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 application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 351 656 579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.27% 22.34% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 206 415 361
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 -20 40 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Glasgow +27 8 £50,500 -3.80% 3
Perth and Kinross - 2 £72,500 - 2
SAS
UK

SAS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SAS.

1 66 (75.00%) SQL
2 55 (62.50%) Finance
3 53 (60.23%) Analytics
4 36 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (37.50%) Data Analysis
6 26 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (29.55%) Degree
7 24 (27.27%) Hadoop
7 24 (27.27%) Python
8 23 (26.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 22 (25.00%) Project Management
9 22 (25.00%) Big Data
10 21 (23.86%) R
10 21 (23.86%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (22.73%) Unix
11 20 (22.73%) Risk Management
11 20 (22.73%) Apache Hive
12 19 (21.59%) Oracle
13 18 (20.45%) Data Mining
13 18 (20.45%) Banking
14 17 (19.32%) Legal
14 17 (19.32%) KYC
15 14 (15.91%) Retail
15 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (15.91%) Credit Risk
16 13 (14.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 13 (14.77%) Regression Analysis
16 13 (14.77%) Functional Testing
16 13 (14.77%) Business Analytics
16 13 (14.77%) Change Control

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 13 (14.77%) Apache Pig
2 5 (5.68%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.68%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.27%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.27%) CICS
3 2 (2.27%) FileNet
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.82%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.27%) SSH
1 2 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 22 (25.00%) Big Data
3 21 (23.86%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (22.73%) Apache Hive
5 18 (20.45%) Data Mining
6 13 (14.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 8 (9.09%) DB2
10 7 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (7.95%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 6 (6.82%) Base SAS
11 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (5.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (4.55%) DataStage
13 4 (4.55%) QlikView
13 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
13 4 (4.55%) SAS EBI
General
1 55 (62.50%) Finance
2 18 (20.45%) Banking
3 17 (19.32%) Legal
4 14 (15.91%) Retail
5 9 (10.23%) Marketing
6 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Consultant
2 21 (23.86%) Analyst
3 14 (15.91%) SAS Consultant
4 10 (11.36%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Administrator
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) DBA
6 6 (6.82%) Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Senior SAS Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Hadoop Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Production DBA
7 5 (5.68%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Data Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) SAS BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) ISPF
1 5 (5.68%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) J2EE
2 2 (2.27%) REST
2 2 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.91%) Credit Risk
3 10 (11.36%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Unix
2 5 (5.68%) zOS
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) MVS
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Analytics
2 33 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 26 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (26.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 22 (25.00%) Project Management
6 20 (22.73%) Risk Management
7 17 (19.32%) KYC
8 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.77%) Business Analytics
9 13 (14.77%) Case Management
9 13 (14.77%) Change Control
9 13 (14.77%) Decision Tree
9 13 (14.77%) Functional Testing
9 13 (14.77%) Regression Analysis
9 13 (14.77%) Workflow
10 12 (13.64%) Business Analysis
10 12 (13.64%) ETL
10 12 (13.64%) Factor Analysis
10 12 (13.64%) Line Management
10 12 (13.64%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) SQL
2 24 (27.27%) Python
3 21 (23.86%) R
4 7 (7.95%) Java
5 6 (6.82%) JCL
5 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.68%) Assembly Language
6 5 (5.68%) CLIST
6 5 (5.68%) MATLAB
6 5 (5.68%) REXX
6 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 2 (2.27%) C
8 2 (2.27%) C#
8 2 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) Lisp
9 1 (1.14%) Scala
9 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) VB
9 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) MCITP
2 5 (5.68%) MCSA
2 5 (5.68%) MCSE
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.41%) SAS Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 5 (5.68%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (4.55%) HDFS
3 2 (2.27%) RACF
4 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.14%) Docker
4 1 (1.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Ambari
2 4 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.27%) zSecure
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Oracle
2 10 (11.36%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (9.09%) Cognos
4 7 (7.95%) IBM
5 5 (5.68%) CA
5 5 (5.68%) Sybase
5 5 (5.68%) Tableau
5 5 (5.68%) Teradata
6 4 (4.55%) Informatica
7 3 (3.41%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.41%) DataFlux
7 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.41%) SAP
8 2 (2.27%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.27%) Guidewire
8 2 (2.27%) Netezza
8 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.27%) Splunk
9 1 (1.14%) Norkom
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
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