Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 70 148
Rank change year-on-year -85 +78 -37
Permanent jobs citing SAS 72 186 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.34% 3.35% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.02% 20.44% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 75 47
Scotland median annual salary £48,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.53% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £29,500 £35,000 £35,150
90th Percentile £75,250 £65,000 £73,900
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 798 910 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.87% 16.37% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 503 529 541
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,400 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 56 £48,750 +14.71% 8
Glasgow -7 13 £49,500 +10.00%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 47 (65.28%) Analytics
2 45 (62.50%) SQL
3 37 (51.39%) Finance
4 25 (34.72%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (26.39%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (26.39%) Banking
7 18 (25.00%) ETL
7 18 (25.00%) Hadoop
8 14 (19.44%) Data Management
9 13 (18.06%) Teradata
9 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.67%) Oracle
10 12 (16.67%) QlikView
10 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (16.67%) Data Analytics
10 12 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 11 (15.28%) Big Data
12 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
12 10 (13.89%) SAS EBI
12 10 (13.89%) Degree
12 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.89%) Project Management
13 9 (12.50%) Python
13 9 (12.50%) Statistics
13 9 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
13 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
13 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
14 8 (11.11%) R

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 7 (9.72%) Apache Pig
1 7 (9.72%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Data Pipeline
4 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (16.67%) QlikView
3 12 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 11 (15.28%) Big Data
5 10 (13.89%) SAS EBI
6 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 7 (9.72%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (9.72%) Apache Hive
7 7 (9.72%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 7 (9.72%) Sqoop
8 6 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
8 6 (8.33%) Star Schema
9 4 (5.56%) DB2
10 3 (4.17%) MS Access
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.17%) Power BI
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) NetBeans
General
1 37 (51.39%) Finance
2 19 (26.39%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Consultant
2 21 (29.17%) Analyst
3 10 (13.89%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) SAS Consultant
3 10 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Analytics Manager
5 8 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
5 8 (11.11%) Data Consultant
6 7 (9.72%) Data Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) SAS Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Analytics Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Campaign Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Pricing Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) QlikView Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.39%) Kafka
1 1 (1.39%) REST
1 1 (1.39%) SOAP
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 6 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.39%) PMI
7 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Unix
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Analytics
2 25 (34.72%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (25.00%) ETL
4 14 (19.44%) Data Management
5 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.89%) Project Management
8 9 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
8 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (12.50%) Statistics
8 9 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.72%) Machine Learning
9 7 (9.72%) Migration
9 7 (9.72%) Visual Analytics
10 6 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
11 5 (6.94%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) Python
3 8 (11.11%) R
4 4 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (4.17%) SAS Macro
5 3 (4.17%) VB
5 3 (4.17%) VBA
6 1 (1.39%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.39%) CISM
3 1 (1.39%) CISSP
3 1 (1.39%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Teradata
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) Cognos
3 4 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (4.17%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.17%) Informatica
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Splunk
4 3 (4.17%) Tableau
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Trillium