Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 295 247
Rank change year-on-year +5 -48 -6
Permanent jobs citing SAS 45 38 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.38% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 2.07% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 71
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +3.83%

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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,595 1,833 2,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.49% 18.21% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,288 1,522 2,046
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,625 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the South West

SAS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAS in the South West.

Salary trend for SAS in the South West

SAS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SAS in the South West

SAS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire +7 20 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Bristol -2 11 £45,000 +12.53% 9
Somerset - 6 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire -9 3 £41,250 -4.62% 1
Devon - 3 £57,500 -
Dorset - 2 £60,000 - 2
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for SAS.

1 36 (80.00%) R
2 30 (66.67%) Python
3 28 (62.22%) Data Science
4 27 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (48.89%) Machine Learning
6 21 (46.67%) Analytics
6 21 (46.67%) Statistics
7 18 (40.00%) Tableau
8 17 (37.78%) Mathematics
9 16 (35.56%) Degree
10 15 (33.33%) SPSS
10 15 (33.33%) Visualisation
11 13 (28.89%) Data Analytics
12 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (26.67%) SQL
13 11 (24.44%) Operations Research
13 11 (24.44%) Statistical Modelling
14 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
14 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (20.00%) Data Governance
15 9 (20.00%) Data Quality
16 8 (17.78%) Algorithms
16 8 (17.78%) Scrum
16 8 (17.78%) Spotfire
16 8 (17.78%) QlikView
16 8 (17.78%) Data Cleansing
17 7 (15.56%) Line Management
18 6 (13.33%) Apache Spark

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (13.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) SPSS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.22%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) QlikView
1 8 (17.78%) Spotfire
2 4 (8.89%) SAS EBI
3 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.67%) Power BI
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.22%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 13 (28.89%) Consultant
2 13 (28.89%) Data Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Analytics Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Data Scientist
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Insight Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum Master
9 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 2 (4.44%) Data Analytics Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Data Insight Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Data Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Insight Data Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (8.89%) MLlib
2 4 (8.89%) Pandas
2 4 (8.89%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.22%) D3.js
3 1 (2.22%) ggplot2
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.78%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Data Science
2 22 (48.89%) Machine Learning
3 21 (46.67%) Analytics
3 21 (46.67%) Statistics
4 17 (37.78%) Mathematics
5 15 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 13 (28.89%) Data Analytics
7 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (24.44%) Operations Research
8 11 (24.44%) Statistical Modelling
9 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (20.00%) Data Governance
11 8 (17.78%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (17.78%) Scrum
12 7 (15.56%) Line Management
13 6 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
13 6 (13.33%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) R
2 30 (66.67%) Python
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.11%) Scala
6 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Master's Degree
3 4 (8.89%) PhD
4 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) HDFS
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Alteryx
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Teradata