Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 458 434 389
Rank change year-on-year -24 -45 -50
Permanent jobs citing SAS 307 509 762
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.47% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.31% 4.11% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 267 319 628
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,883 £29,900 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £68,750 £72,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 9,277 12,388 16,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.23% 14.76% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,322 9,648 13,500
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,890 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +9.35%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the UK excluding London

SAS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SAS in the UK excluding London

SAS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for SAS in the UK excluding London

SAS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 5 April 2020. 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
North of England +91 81 £39,184 -12.92% 5
Midlands -8 69 £48,500 +21.25% 10
South East -52 61 £57,000 +14.00% 12
West Midlands +39 53 £49,250 +23.13% 9
Yorkshire +71 44 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Scotland -6 44 £41,843 -7.02% 6
South West +60 40 £46,000 +2.22% 2
North West +46 31 £38,342 -16.65% 3
East Midlands -18 14 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East of England +50 9 £35,000 -34.88% 5
North East +8 6 £39,184 +5.19%
Wales -14 4 £41,500 -7.78%
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 176 (57.33%) SQL
2 130 (42.35%) Python
3 124 (40.39%) Analytics
4 100 (32.57%) Business Intelligence
5 92 (29.97%) Finance
6 78 (25.41%) R
7 75 (24.43%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (19.22%) ETL
9 56 (18.24%) Data Science
10 54 (17.59%) Power BI
10 54 (17.59%) Tableau
10 54 (17.59%) Power Platform
11 44 (14.33%) Data Warehouse
12 42 (13.68%) Data Management
13 41 (13.36%) Azure
14 40 (13.03%) Visualisation
15 39 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (12.05%) Microsoft
17 34 (11.07%) SQL Server
17 34 (11.07%) AWS
17 34 (11.07%) Hadoop
18 33 (10.75%) JavaScript
18 33 (10.75%) Data Modelling
19 31 (10.10%) Java
20 30 (9.77%) Coaching
21 29 (9.45%) Oracle
21 29 (9.45%) SPSS
21 29 (9.45%) Marketing
22 28 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 28 (9.12%) Data Visualisation

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 16 (5.21%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.61%) CMS
2 8 (2.61%) WordPress
3 7 (2.28%) PowerExchange
4 6 (1.95%) Confluence
5 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.98%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.65%) IIS
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (9.45%) SPSS
2 27 (8.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Magento
2 4 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.65%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.59%) Power Platform
2 41 (13.36%) Azure
3 34 (11.07%) AWS
4 10 (3.26%) SaaS
5 7 (2.28%) Azure Stack
6 4 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (1.30%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.98%) PaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.65%) IaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Taleo
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.33%) Boomi
9 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.95%) Firewall
1 6 (1.95%) SAN
2 4 (1.30%) iSCSI
2 4 (1.30%) Wireless
3 1 (0.33%) ATM
3 1 (0.33%) DHCP
3 1 (0.33%) DNS
3 1 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.33%) PBX
3 1 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.33%) VPN
3 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.59%) Power BI
2 44 (14.33%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (11.07%) Hadoop
3 34 (11.07%) SQL Server
4 28 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (7.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 24 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (7.49%) Big Data
7 22 (7.17%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (6.84%) Base SAS
8 21 (6.84%) QlikView
8 21 (6.84%) Relational Database
9 18 (5.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 18 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (5.54%) Data Mining
11 14 (4.56%) SAS EBI
12 12 (3.91%) Qlik Sense
13 11 (3.58%) DB2
13 11 (3.58%) Pentaho
13 11 (3.58%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 11 (3.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.93%) Maven
4 8 (2.61%) Artifactory
4 8 (2.61%) Bitbucket
4 8 (2.61%) JIRA
5 4 (1.30%) RStudio
5 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.33%) ProC
6 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 92 (29.97%) Finance
2 29 (9.45%) Marketing
3 13 (4.23%) Banking
4 11 (3.58%) Retail
5 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.30%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.98%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.65%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (30.62%) Analyst
2 55 (17.92%) Data Analyst
3 48 (15.64%) Developer
4 34 (11.07%) Data Engineer
5 24 (7.82%) Consultant
6 17 (5.54%) SAS Developer
7 14 (4.56%) SAS Analyst
8 13 (4.23%) Data Scientist
8 13 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (3.91%) Data Consultant
10 11 (3.58%) Architect
10 11 (3.58%) Insight Analyst
11 10 (3.26%) Data Manager
11 10 (3.26%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.26%) SQL Analyst
12 8 (2.61%) IT Manager
12 8 (2.61%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.91%) .NET
2 11 (3.58%) HTML
3 6 (1.95%) React
4 5 (1.63%) RESTful
4 5 (1.63%) TensorFlow
5 4 (1.30%) Web Services
5 4 (1.30%) XML
6 3 (0.98%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.98%) CSS
6 3 (0.98%) Kafka
6 3 (0.98%) Middleware
6 3 (0.98%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (0.98%) Node.js
7 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.65%) Java EE
8 1 (0.33%) Django
8 1 (0.33%) Spring
8 1 (0.33%) STL
8 1 (0.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.43%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.23%) Credit Risk
4 9 (2.93%) Taxonomies
5 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.63%) CMDB
8 4 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.30%) Clustering
8 4 (1.30%) User Experience
9 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.33%) PACS
11 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.49%) Unix
2 20 (6.51%) Linux
3 9 (2.93%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (40.39%) Analytics
2 100 (32.57%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (19.22%) ETL
4 56 (18.24%) Data Science
5 42 (13.68%) Data Management
6 40 (13.03%) Visualisation
7 39 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (10.75%) Data Modelling
9 30 (9.77%) Coaching
10 28 (9.12%) Data Visualisation
11 27 (8.79%) Data Analysis
11 27 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (8.14%) Mathematics
12 25 (8.14%) Statistics
13 24 (7.82%) Project Management
14 23 (7.49%) Data Analytics
15 21 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
16 19 (6.19%) Software Engineering
17 18 (5.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (57.33%) SQL
2 130 (42.35%) Python
3 78 (25.41%) R
4 33 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 31 (10.10%) Java
6 17 (5.54%) C#
7 14 (4.56%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.58%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.58%) MATLAB
8 11 (3.58%) VBA
9 10 (3.26%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.61%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.28%) Korn
12 4 (1.30%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.98%) C++
13 3 (0.98%) Ruby
13 3 (0.98%) Scala
13 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.98%) VB
14 2 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (8.79%) Degree
2 4 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.65%) MCP
4 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.65%) PhD
4 2 (0.65%) SAS Certification
4 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) CCNA
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.82%) Data Quality
2 19 (6.19%) QA
3 10 (3.26%) GDPR
4 7 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.95%) COBIT
6 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.98%) MiFID
8 3 (0.98%) SLA
9 2 (0.65%) CDISC
9 2 (0.65%) IFRS
9 2 (0.65%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.65%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.33%) Basel II
10 1 (0.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) HDFS
1 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.61%) Ansible
1 8 (2.61%) Terraform
2 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 54 (17.59%) Tableau
2 37 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.45%) Oracle
4 27 (8.79%) Informatica
5 22 (7.17%) Teradata
6 17 (5.54%) MicroStrategy
7 14 (4.56%) Cognos
8 11 (3.58%) Cloudera
8 11 (3.58%) IBM
9 9 (2.93%) SAP
10 7 (2.28%) Netezza
11 5 (1.63%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.63%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.63%) VMware
12 4 (1.30%) Adobe
12 4 (1.30%) Google
12 4 (1.30%) Meraki
12 4 (1.30%) WatchGuard
13 3 (0.98%) Databricks
14 2 (0.65%) Remedy