Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 278 233
Rank change year-on-year -21 -45 -1
Permanent jobs citing SAS 46 49 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.47% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.75% 2.68% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 42 36 88
South West median annual salary £52,500 £39,996 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.26% -20.01% +33.33%
10th Percentile £32,750 £23,249 £33,025
90th Percentile £69,750 £51,250 £70,750
England median annual salary £54,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +9.29%

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 1,672 1,827 2,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.02% 17.61% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,320 1,533 2,172
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £24,025
90th Percentile £61,750 £60,000 £62,500
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +20 19 £60,000 +66.67% 5
Bristol +5 10 £43,750 +9.40% 7
Wiltshire -5 5 £71,250 +71.69%
Devon +19 4 £63,750 +82.14% 1
Somerset - 4 £42,500 -
Dorset - 3 £60,000 - 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 35 (76.09%) R
2 30 (65.22%) Python
3 27 (58.70%) Data Science
4 24 (52.17%) Analytics
5 23 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (43.48%) Machine Learning
6 20 (43.48%) Statistics
7 17 (36.96%) Mathematics
8 16 (34.78%) SPSS
9 15 (32.61%) Statistical Modelling
9 15 (32.61%) Data Analytics
9 15 (32.61%) Degree
10 14 (30.43%) SQL
11 13 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
13 11 (23.91%) Tableau
14 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
15 9 (19.57%) Operations Research
16 8 (17.39%) Scrum
17 7 (15.22%) Line Management
17 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
17 7 (15.22%) QlikView
17 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
17 7 (15.22%) Data Governance
18 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
18 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
18 6 (13.04%) Data Cleansing

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 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) SPSS
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.17%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (2.17%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) QlikView
2 6 (13.04%) Data Mining
2 6 (13.04%) Spotfire
3 4 (8.70%) Big Data
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.52%) Power BI
4 3 (6.52%) SAS EBI
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.17%) GIS
6 1 (2.17%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Data Scientist
2 10 (21.74%) Consultant
2 10 (21.74%) Data Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Data Scientist
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Analytics Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Analytics Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Principal Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) D3.js
1 1 (2.17%) Flask
1 1 (2.17%) ggplot2
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) Java EE
1 1 (2.17%) jQuery
1 1 (2.17%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.04%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.35%) Social Media
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Data Science
2 24 (52.17%) Analytics
3 20 (43.48%) Machine Learning
3 20 (43.48%) Statistics
4 17 (36.96%) Mathematics
5 15 (32.61%) Data Analytics
5 15 (32.61%) Statistical Modelling
6 13 (28.26%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
8 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (19.57%) Operations Research
10 8 (17.39%) Scrum
11 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
11 7 (15.22%) Data Governance
11 7 (15.22%) Line Management
12 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (10.87%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) R
2 30 (65.22%) Python
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) MATLAB
4 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.52%) Scala
6 2 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.35%) PhD
3 2 (4.35%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) HDFS
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Tableau
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Alteryx
4 2 (4.35%) Dataiku
4 2 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.35%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) Capita
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Splunk