Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 282 307 288
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 -44
Permanent jobs citing SAS 33 35 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% 2.00% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 47
South West median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,150 £34,500
90th Percentile £66,875 £97,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.81% +16.67% -

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 1,417 1,748 2,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.53% 17.47% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,181 1,454 1,896
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.92% +1.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +3.33%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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
Bristol +23 17 £45,000 -8.86% 4
Gloucestershire +9 7 £60,000 -
Somerset - 5 £35,000 -
Devon +4 3 £57,500 -11.54%
Wiltshire -13 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 26 (78.79%) R
2 23 (69.70%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (60.61%) Tableau
4 19 (57.58%) Visualisation
5 17 (51.52%) Analytics
5 17 (51.52%) SPSS
6 15 (45.45%) Python
6 15 (45.45%) SQL
7 14 (42.42%) Data Analytics
7 14 (42.42%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (39.39%) Data Science
9 12 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (33.33%) Data Governance
10 11 (33.33%) Data Quality
11 10 (30.30%) Spotfire
11 10 (30.30%) QlikView
11 10 (30.30%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (24.24%) Machine Learning
13 7 (21.21%) Statistics
13 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
14 6 (18.18%) Degree
14 6 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
14 6 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
14 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
14 6 (18.18%) Deep Learning
14 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
15 5 (15.15%) Pandas
15 5 (15.15%) scikit-learn
15 5 (15.15%) MLlib

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 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) SPSS
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) QlikView
1 10 (30.30%) Spotfire
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) Power BI
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) SAS EBI
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Consultant
1 12 (36.36%) Data Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Analytics Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Data Analytics Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Data Scientist
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Data Analytics Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) MLlib
1 5 (15.15%) Natural Language Processing
1 5 (15.15%) Pandas
1 5 (15.15%) scikit-learn
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XSL
2 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Visualisation
2 17 (51.52%) Analytics
3 14 (42.42%) Data Analytics
3 14 (42.42%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (39.39%) Data Science
5 12 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (33.33%) Data Governance
7 10 (30.30%) Data Cleansing
7 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (24.24%) Machine Learning
9 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
9 7 (21.21%) Statistics
10 6 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (18.18%) Deep Learning
10 6 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
11 5 (15.15%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (12.12%) Operations Research
12 4 (12.12%) Statistical Modelling
13 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 3 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) R
2 15 (45.45%) Python
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Ruby
3 5 (15.15%) Scala
4 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.03%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Tableau
2 2 (6.06%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Talend
3 1 (3.03%) Teradata
3 1 (3.03%) Trillium