Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 150 126
Rank change year-on-year +74 -24 +36
Permanent jobs citing SAS 192 65 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.39% 1.25% 1.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.01% 7.67% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 92 42 89
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,025 £30,500
90th Percentile £61,125 £65,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% -4.21%

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 914 847 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.13% 16.27% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 539 543 840
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +52 166 £45,000 -2.70% 9
Glasgow -6 18 £45,000 -12.20% 1
Stirling - 7 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 3 - -
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 156 (81.25%) SQL
2 149 (77.60%) Finance
3 108 (56.25%) Analytics
4 95 (49.48%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (45.31%) Banking
6 66 (34.38%) Data Management
7 65 (33.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 63 (32.81%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (32.81%) Base SAS
9 61 (31.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 60 (31.25%) Teradata
11 56 (29.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 48 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 42 (21.88%) QlikView
14 40 (20.83%) Visual Analytics
14 40 (20.83%) Oracle
14 40 (20.83%) SAS Visual Analytics
15 38 (19.79%) Informatica
16 37 (19.27%) Data Analysis
16 37 (19.27%) Retail Banking
16 37 (19.27%) SAS Macro
17 35 (18.23%) PROC SQL
17 35 (18.23%) ProC
18 32 (16.67%) ETL
19 30 (15.63%) Tableau
19 30 (15.63%) Python
20 27 (14.06%) Microsoft
21 26 (13.54%) R
22 24 (12.50%) Visualisation
22 24 (12.50%) Data Mining

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 2 (1.04%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) SPSS
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.52%) Actimize
2 1 (0.52%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (32.81%) Base SAS
2 56 (29.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 48 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 42 (21.88%) QlikView
5 40 (20.83%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 24 (12.50%) Data Mining
7 21 (10.94%) Big Data
8 16 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (6.77%) PowerCenter
10 11 (5.73%) Hadoop
10 11 (5.73%) OLAP
10 11 (5.73%) SQL Server
11 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
14 7 (3.65%) SAS EBI
15 6 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
15 6 (3.13%) Power BI
15 6 (3.13%) RDBMS
15 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (18.23%) ProC
General
1 149 (77.60%) Finance
2 87 (45.31%) Banking
3 37 (19.27%) Retail Banking
4 11 (5.73%) Marketing
5 4 (2.08%) Retail
6 3 (1.56%) International Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (37.50%) Consultant
2 70 (36.46%) Analyst
3 56 (29.17%) SAS Consultant
4 45 (23.44%) Data Analyst
5 34 (17.71%) Senior Analyst
6 33 (17.19%) SQL Analyst
7 31 (16.15%) SQL Data Analyst
8 29 (15.10%) Developer
9 22 (11.46%) Senior Data Analyst
10 18 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
11 17 (8.85%) Senior SAS Consultant
12 15 (7.81%) SAS Analyst
13 14 (7.29%) SAS Developer
14 12 (6.25%) Data Scientist
15 10 (5.21%) Senior SAS Analyst
16 9 (4.69%) Data Consultant
17 8 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 7 (3.65%) ETL Consultant
18 7 (3.65%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) NumPy
1 1 (0.52%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 63 (32.81%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.94%) Credit Risk
3 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.17%) Unix
2 2 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (56.25%) Analytics
2 95 (49.48%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (34.38%) Data Management
4 65 (33.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 61 (31.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (20.83%) Visual Analytics
7 37 (19.27%) Data Analysis
8 32 (16.67%) ETL
9 24 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 22 (11.46%) Customer Analytics
11 20 (10.42%) People Management
12 19 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (9.90%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.29%) Business Analytics
13 14 (7.29%) Data Analytics
14 13 (6.77%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (6.25%) Machine Learning
15 12 (6.25%) Mathematics
16 11 (5.73%) Dashboard Development
16 11 (5.73%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 156 (81.25%) SQL
2 37 (19.27%) SAS Macro
3 35 (18.23%) PROC SQL
4 30 (15.63%) Python
5 26 (13.54%) R
6 7 (3.65%) Java
6 7 (3.65%) MATLAB
7 6 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.56%) Scala
10 2 (1.04%) C++
10 2 (1.04%) Perl
10 2 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (1.04%) VBA
11 1 (0.52%) C
11 1 (0.52%) C#
11 1 (0.52%) Lisp
11 1 (0.52%) Lua
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (11.98%) Degree
2 6 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.60%) PhD
4 3 (1.56%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.04%) IFRS
2 2 (1.04%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.52%) Basel II
3 1 (0.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) Ambari
Vendors
1 60 (31.25%) Teradata
2 40 (20.83%) Oracle
3 38 (19.79%) Informatica
4 30 (15.63%) Tableau
5 27 (14.06%) Microsoft
6 18 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (3.65%) Netezza
8 6 (3.13%) SAP
9 5 (2.60%) Cognos
10 4 (2.08%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.04%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.04%) TSYS
11 2 (1.04%) Vertica
12 1 (0.52%) Intel
12 1 (0.52%) TIBCO