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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 104 101
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SAS 87 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.23% 2.05% 2.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.55% 10.76% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 48
Median salary £50,000 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £34,956
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +7.78%  

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 445 539 662
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 16.52% 19.03% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 261 295 434
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,707 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +9 68 £50,000 -11.11% 19
Glasgow +13 11 £35,000 -41.17% 1
Stirling - 3 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 108 (77.70%) Finance
2 98 (70.50%) SQL
3 78 (56.12%) Analytics
4 51 (36.69%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (35.25%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (30.22%) Oracle
7 40 (28.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (25.90%) Banking
9 35 (25.18%) Base SAS
9 35 (25.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 31 (22.30%) Python
11 30 (21.58%) Data Analysis
12 28 (20.14%) Hadoop
13 27 (19.42%) Degree
13 27 (19.42%) Project Management
13 27 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (19.42%) Visual Analytics
13 27 (19.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 26 (18.71%) R
15 25 (17.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 24 (17.27%) Infrastructure Management
16 24 (17.27%) Teradata
17 23 (16.55%) Anti-Money Laundering
18 22 (15.83%) Data Management
18 22 (15.83%) SAS Macro
18 22 (15.83%) Tableau
18 22 (15.83%) Apache Hive
19 21 (15.11%) Big Data
19 21 (15.11%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (14.39%) ProC

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 14 (10.07%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.88%) Alfresco
2 4 (2.88%) FileNet
3 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.44%) CICS
3 2 (1.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) SPSS
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Kerberos
1 2 (1.44%) SSH
1 2 (1.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.18%) Base SAS
1 35 (25.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 28 (20.14%) Hadoop
3 27 (19.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 25 (17.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 22 (15.83%) Apache Hive
6 21 (15.11%) Big Data
6 21 (15.11%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (12.95%) Data Mining
7 18 (12.95%) QlikView
8 12 (8.63%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (4.32%) PowerCenter
9 6 (4.32%) SAS EBI
9 6 (4.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.88%) DB2
12 3 (2.16%) Cloudera CDH
12 3 (2.16%) Spotfire
12 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.72%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) ProC
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 108 (77.70%) Finance
2 36 (25.90%) Banking
3 16 (11.51%) Retail
4 13 (9.35%) Legal
5 5 (3.60%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (44.60%) Consultant
2 46 (33.09%) SAS Consultant
3 35 (25.18%) Analyst
4 27 (19.42%) Senior Consultant
5 24 (17.27%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 14 (10.07%) Developer
7 13 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (8.63%) Data Scientist
9 11 (7.91%) Data Analyst
9 11 (7.91%) Data Consultant
10 8 (5.76%) SAS Analyst
11 7 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 6 (4.32%) ETL Consultant
12 6 (4.32%) ETL Developer
12 6 (4.32%) SQL Analyst
13 5 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 5 (3.60%) SQL Data Analyst
14 4 (2.88%) Applications Architect
14 4 (2.88%) Risk Analyst
14 4 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) J2EE
1 4 (2.88%) REST
1 4 (2.88%) SOAP
2 2 (1.44%) .NET
2 2 (1.44%) ISPF
2 2 (1.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) Credit Risk
3 9 (6.47%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.44%) PKI
5 2 (1.44%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.51%) Unix
2 2 (1.44%) zOS
3 1 (0.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) MVS
3 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (56.12%) Analytics
2 51 (36.69%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (28.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (21.58%) Data Analysis
5 27 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (19.42%) Project Management
5 27 (19.42%) Visual Analytics
6 24 (17.27%) Infrastructure Management
7 23 (16.55%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 22 (15.83%) Data Management
9 18 (12.95%) KYC
9 18 (12.95%) Machine Learning
10 15 (10.79%) Mentoring
10 15 (10.79%) People Management
11 14 (10.07%) ETL
11 14 (10.07%) Risk Management
12 13 (9.35%) Information Management
13 12 (8.63%) Data Analytics
14 11 (7.91%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (7.19%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 98 (70.50%) SQL
2 31 (22.30%) Python
3 26 (18.71%) R
4 22 (15.83%) SAS Macro
5 20 (14.39%) PROC SQL
6 15 (10.79%) Java
7 9 (6.47%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.32%) MATLAB
8 6 (4.32%) Scala
9 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.16%) JCL
10 3 (2.16%) Perl
11 2 (1.44%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.44%) C
11 2 (1.44%) C#
11 2 (1.44%) C++
11 2 (1.44%) CLIST
11 2 (1.44%) REXX
11 2 (1.44%) VB
12 1 (0.72%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 27 (19.42%) Degree
2 10 (7.19%) Master's Degree
3 6 (4.32%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.88%) SAS Certification
5 3 (2.16%) PhD
6 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) Basel II
2 1 (0.72%) IFRS
2 1 (0.72%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) HDFS
2 2 (1.44%) Docker
2 2 (1.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (1.44%) RACF
2 2 (1.44%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.72%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) Ambari
2 4 (2.88%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.44%) zSecure
Vendors
1 42 (30.22%) Oracle
2 24 (17.27%) Teradata
3 22 (15.83%) Tableau
4 20 (14.39%) Informatica
5 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.07%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (6.47%) Netezza
8 7 (5.04%) IBM
9 6 (4.32%) Cognos
10 5 (3.60%) SAP
11 4 (2.88%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.88%) DataFlux
11 4 (2.88%) Guidewire
11 4 (2.88%) Splunk
12 3 (2.16%) Cloudera
13 2 (1.44%) CA
13 2 (1.44%) Sybase
14 1 (0.72%) Intel
14 1 (0.72%) Norkom
14 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
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