Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 301 238 408
Rank change year-on-year -63 +170 +26
Permanent jobs citing SAS 139 39 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.79% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.16% 3.48% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 84
10th Percentile £33,800 £36,100 £33,400
25th Percentile £40,438 £47,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £62,708 £91,875 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,500 £92,500 £78,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -4.55%

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,693 1,121 3,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.39% 13.84% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,717 955 3,081
10th Percentile £29,125 £28,600 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £33,544
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the South East

SAS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAS in the South East.

Salary trend for SAS in the South East

SAS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAS in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SAS in the South East

SAS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
Thames Valley 0 109 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Berkshire +5 90 £72,500 +31.82% 2
Buckinghamshire -48 10 £38,750 -27.57%
Hampshire -100 10 £41,500 +7.79% 3
Kent - 9 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 9 - - 3
Surrey -67 6 - -
West Sussex -13 4 - - 1
East Sussex -45 1 £60,889 +14.88%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for SAS.

1 77 (55.40%) Life Science
2 74 (53.24%) Analytics
3 73 (52.52%) Data Science
4 67 (48.20%) Mathematics
5 54 (38.85%) Computer Science
6 53 (38.13%) Statistics
6 53 (38.13%) Biostatistics
7 52 (37.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 51 (36.69%) Degree
9 49 (35.25%) CDISC
10 47 (33.81%) SAS Macro
10 47 (33.81%) Base SAS
11 45 (32.37%) Social Skills
12 36 (25.90%) Good Clinical Practice
13 33 (23.74%) Statistical Analysis
14 29 (20.86%) Mentoring
15 28 (20.14%) Validation
15 28 (20.14%) SQL
16 27 (19.42%) R
17 21 (15.11%) Finance
18 19 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (12.23%) Biotechnology
20 16 (11.51%) SAP
20 16 (11.51%) Master's Degree
20 16 (11.51%) Data Structures
21 15 (10.79%) Numerate Degree
21 15 (10.79%) Data Management
22 13 (9.35%) Visualisation
23 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
23 12 (8.63%) Business Intelligence

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.44%) IIS
2 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) SPSS
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Oracle Clinical
2 4 (2.88%) Infor M3
2 4 (2.88%) NetSuite
2 4 (2.88%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Azure
2 4 (2.88%) SaaS
3 3 (2.16%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.44%) AWS
4 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.44%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (2.88%) SSL
1 4 (2.88%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.81%) Base SAS
2 11 (7.91%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.19%) Metadata
4 8 (5.76%) Spotfire
5 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.88%) QlikView
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.16%) Power BI
7 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.44%) Big Data
8 2 (1.44%) SAS EBI
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.44%) Tableau
9 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.04%) ProC
2 2 (1.44%) Babel
2 2 (1.44%) webpack
General
1 52 (37.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 45 (32.37%) Social Skills
3 21 (15.11%) Finance
4 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.04%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.32%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (3.60%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (2.88%) Social Science
9 3 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.44%) Marketing
11 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (61.15%) Programmer
2 78 (56.12%) Statistical Programmer
3 34 (24.46%) Senior Programmer
4 30 (21.58%) Senior Statistical Programmer
5 11 (7.91%) Analyst
6 10 (7.19%) Graduate
7 9 (6.47%) Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Graduate Programmer
8 7 (5.04%) Data Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Data Scientist
10 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Data Engineer
10 4 (2.88%) IT Manager
10 4 (2.88%) SAS Programmer
10 4 (2.88%) Senior SAS Programmer
10 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow Developer
11 3 (2.16%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.16%) Database Analyst
11 3 (2.16%) Database Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.16%) Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) AngularJS
1 6 (4.32%) CSS
1 6 (4.32%) HTML
1 6 (4.32%) REST
1 6 (4.32%) Shiny
1 6 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (4.32%) Web Services
2 4 (2.88%) JDBC
2 4 (2.88%) LDAP
2 4 (2.88%) ODBC
2 4 (2.88%) SAML
3 3 (2.16%) React
3 3 (2.16%) XML
4 2 (1.44%) .NET
4 2 (1.44%) COM
4 2 (1.44%) Express
4 2 (1.44%) Redux
4 2 (1.44%) SOAP
4 2 (1.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (55.40%) Life Science
2 17 (12.23%) Biotechnology
3 16 (11.51%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.32%) Legacy Systems
5 5 (3.60%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.88%) CMDB
6 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.32%) Windows Server
2 4 (2.88%) Android
2 4 (2.88%) Mac OS
2 4 (2.88%) VMS
2 4 (2.88%) Windows
3 2 (1.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (53.24%) Analytics
2 73 (52.52%) Data Science
3 67 (48.20%) Mathematics
4 54 (38.85%) Computer Science
5 53 (38.13%) Biostatistics
5 53 (38.13%) Statistics
6 33 (23.74%) Statistical Analysis
7 29 (20.86%) Mentoring
8 28 (20.14%) Validation
9 19 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (10.79%) Data Management
11 13 (9.35%) Visualisation
12 12 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (7.91%) Data Analysis
14 10 (7.19%) Project Management
15 9 (6.47%) Data Analytics
16 8 (5.76%) Data Visualisation
16 8 (5.76%) ETL
16 8 (5.76%) Performance Analysis
16 8 (5.76%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.81%) SAS Macro
2 28 (20.14%) SQL
3 27 (19.42%) R
4 10 (7.19%) Python
5 7 (5.04%) PROC SQL
6 6 (4.32%) C#
6 6 (4.32%) Java
7 4 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.44%) C++
8 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.44%) Perl
8 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (36.69%) Degree
2 16 (11.51%) Master's Degree
3 15 (10.79%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (7.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (35.25%) CDISC
2 36 (25.90%) Good Clinical Practice
3 4 (2.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.88%) QA
3 4 (2.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.88%) BitLocker
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) IBM BigFix
1 4 (2.88%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (2.88%) SCCM
1 4 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) SAP
2 8 (5.76%) Oracle
3 7 (5.04%) IBM
3 7 (5.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.32%) Cisco
5 4 (2.88%) Ariba
5 4 (2.88%) Avaya
5 4 (2.88%) Blue Coat
5 4 (2.88%) Cognos
5 4 (2.88%) CyberArk
5 4 (2.88%) Epicor
5 4 (2.88%) FireEye
5 4 (2.88%) IFS
5 4 (2.88%) Infor
5 4 (2.88%) JD Edwards
5 4 (2.88%) Polycom
5 4 (2.88%) Qualys
5 4 (2.88%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.88%) Siemens
5 4 (2.88%) Symantec