Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 131 85
Rank change year-on-year -32 -46 +24
Permanent jobs citing SAS 61 109 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 1.88% 2.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.84% 11.63% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 42 65 54
Scotland median annual salary £37,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.10% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £38,150 £34,125
90th Percentile £67,600 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 778 937 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.39% 16.17% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 493 603 462
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £27,275
90th Percentile £63,500 £68,750 £73,650
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 39 £35,000 -33.33% 11
Glasgow +45 22 £42,500 -15.00% 1
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 40 (65.57%) SQL
2 30 (49.18%) Finance
3 26 (42.62%) Analytics
4 24 (39.34%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (37.70%) Python
6 22 (36.07%) R
7 19 (31.15%) Big Data
7 19 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (26.23%) Tableau
9 15 (24.59%) Data Modelling
10 14 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (22.95%) Visualisation
10 14 (22.95%) QlikView
11 12 (19.67%) Data Visualisation
11 12 (19.67%) Data Science
12 11 (18.03%) Hadoop
12 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (16.39%) Data Analytics
14 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (14.75%) Banking
14 9 (14.75%) Informatica
15 8 (13.11%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
15 8 (13.11%) Data Management
15 8 (13.11%) Machine Learning
16 7 (11.48%) Vertica
16 7 (11.48%) Data Quality
16 7 (11.48%) Big Data Analytics
16 7 (11.48%) Statistical Modelling

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 (8.20%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.92%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.28%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.84%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Big Data
2 14 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (22.95%) QlikView
3 11 (18.03%) Hadoop
4 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (11.48%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.84%) Power BI
6 5 (8.20%) SAS EBI
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.92%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.28%) Impala
9 2 (3.28%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.64%) DB2
10 1 (1.64%) MS Access
10 1 (1.64%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (1.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) ERwin
2 3 (4.92%) Hudson
General
1 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Data Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 8 (13.11%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Architect
5 7 (11.48%) Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) SAS Data Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Data Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) SAS Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Data Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
4 2 (3.28%) iPhone
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Analytics
2 24 (39.34%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (24.59%) Data Modelling
4 14 (22.95%) Visualisation
5 12 (19.67%) Data Science
5 12 (19.67%) Data Visualisation
6 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.39%) Data Analytics
8 8 (13.11%) Data Management
8 8 (13.11%) Machine Learning
9 7 (11.48%) Big Data Analytics
9 7 (11.48%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (11.48%) Data Architecture
9 7 (11.48%) Data Extraction
9 7 (11.48%) Master Data Management
9 7 (11.48%) Migration
9 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 7 (11.48%) SOA
9 7 (11.48%) Statistical Modelling
10 6 (9.84%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) SQL
2 23 (37.70%) Python
3 22 (36.07%) R
4 6 (9.84%) MATLAB
5 5 (8.20%) Java
6 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.56%) VBA
7 3 (4.92%) Scala
7 3 (4.92%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.64%) IFRS
2 1 (1.64%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Ambari
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Tableau
2 9 (14.75%) Informatica
3 8 (13.11%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (11.48%) Cloudera
4 7 (11.48%) SAP
4 7 (11.48%) TIBCO
4 7 (11.48%) Vertica
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle
6 3 (4.92%) Google
6 3 (4.92%) Platfora
6 3 (4.92%) Teradata
7 2 (3.28%) Cognos
8 1 (1.64%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.64%) RapidMiner
8 1 (1.64%) Talend