Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 505 481 319
Rank change year-on-year -24 -162 +60
Permanent jobs citing SAS 349 480 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.45% 0.53% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.15% 3.46% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 264 334 698
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £73,375 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 11,091 13,874 16,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.28% 15.37% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8,800 11,126 13,597
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 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
South East -14 92 £49,250 -5.29% 18
Midlands +48 86 £41,500 -12.63% 9
North of England +14 74 £39,184 -7.80% 11
West Midlands +69 70 £41,750 -35.77% 8
Scotland -2 51 £37,500 -25.00% 7
North West +44 38 £39,592 -6.84% 5
Yorkshire +2 33 £39,592 -9.50% 6
South West -10 31 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East Midlands -1 16 £38,000 -9.52% 1
Wales +3 10 £39,250 -12.78% 1
East of England +26 4 £50,000 -9.91% 6
North East +19 3 £39,184 -15.28%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -
SAS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SAS.

1 184 (52.72%) SQL
2 136 (38.97%) Analytics
3 134 (38.40%) Python
4 110 (31.52%) Finance
5 103 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
6 98 (28.08%) Analytical Skills
7 90 (25.79%) R
8 76 (21.78%) Degree
9 71 (20.34%) Data Science
10 64 (18.34%) Data Warehouse
11 62 (17.77%) Power Platform
11 62 (17.77%) Power BI
12 55 (15.76%) Azure
13 53 (15.19%) ETL
13 53 (15.19%) SQL Server
14 48 (13.75%) Microsoft
14 48 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (13.75%) Mathematics
15 46 (13.18%) Oracle
16 42 (12.03%) Visualisation
17 40 (11.46%) Data Analysis
17 40 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
18 39 (11.17%) Java
19 38 (10.89%) Data Analytics
20 37 (10.60%) Computer Science
21 36 (10.32%) Tableau
21 36 (10.32%) Data Quality
22 35 (10.03%) AWS
22 35 (10.03%) Statistics
22 35 (10.03%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (4.58%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.15%) Jupyter
3 9 (2.58%) Confluence
3 9 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.01%) PowerExchange
5 3 (0.86%) IIS
5 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (9.17%) SPSS
3 25 (7.16%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.72%) Stata
6 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.58%) Exchequer
2 3 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.29%) FastStats
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 62 (17.77%) Power Platform
2 55 (15.76%) Azure
3 35 (10.03%) AWS
4 19 (5.44%) Office 365
5 13 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (2.87%) GCP
7 9 (2.58%) SaaS
8 4 (1.15%) PaaS
9 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.88%) DNS
2 21 (6.02%) iSCSI
3 16 (4.58%) NAS
4 15 (4.30%) DHCP
5 13 (3.72%) FCoE
5 13 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (3.44%) LAN
6 12 (3.44%) Spanning Tree
6 12 (3.44%) VLAN
6 12 (3.44%) WAN
7 11 (3.15%) SAN
8 9 (2.58%) Firewall
8 9 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.43%) Wireless
10 3 (0.86%) HTTP
10 3 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.57%) ADSL
11 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.57%) SSL
12 1 (0.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.34%) Data Warehouse
2 62 (17.77%) Power BI
3 53 (15.19%) SQL Server
4 35 (10.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (9.17%) Big Data
6 28 (8.02%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (7.74%) SAS EBI
7 27 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (7.45%) Hadoop
9 24 (6.88%) Base SAS
9 24 (6.88%) QlikView
10 23 (6.59%) Data Mining
11 19 (5.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 17 (4.87%) NoSQL
12 17 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (4.58%) Relational Database
14 13 (3.72%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (3.72%) DB2
14 13 (3.72%) Pentaho
15 11 (3.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (4.58%) JIRA
2 14 (4.01%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.01%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.44%) Artifactory
3 12 (3.44%) Bitbucket
3 12 (3.44%) Maven
4 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 110 (31.52%) Finance
2 34 (9.74%) Banking
2 34 (9.74%) Marketing
3 21 (6.02%) Retail
4 12 (3.44%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.87%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.43%) Advertising
8 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.86%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 123 (35.24%) Analyst
2 54 (15.47%) Data Analyst
3 41 (11.75%) Consultant
4 27 (7.74%) Developer
5 23 (6.59%) Data Engineer
5 23 (6.59%) Data Scientist
6 22 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.58%) Data Consultant
8 16 (4.58%) SAS Analyst
9 15 (4.30%) Insight Analyst
10 13 (3.72%) Data Manager
10 13 (3.72%) Senior Data Engineer
11 12 (3.44%) Business Manager
11 12 (3.44%) Risk Consultant
11 12 (3.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 10 (2.87%) Applications Support
13 10 (2.87%) Financial Analyst
13 10 (2.87%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.72%) TensorFlow
2 10 (2.87%) Middleware
3 5 (1.43%) .NET
3 5 (1.43%) HTML
4 4 (1.15%) CSS
4 4 (1.15%) jQuery
4 4 (1.15%) JSON
4 4 (1.15%) Spark Streaming
4 4 (1.15%) XML
5 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.86%) D3.js
5 3 (0.86%) Matplotlib
5 3 (0.86%) SciPy
5 3 (0.86%) Seaborn
5 3 (0.86%) Web Services
6 2 (0.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.57%) ggplot2
6 2 (0.57%) MDX
6 2 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 98 (28.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.30%) Credit Risk
3 19 (5.44%) Clustering
4 16 (4.58%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.58%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.86%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.86%) Life Science
9 3 (0.86%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.86%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.86%) User Experience
10 2 (0.57%) CMDB
11 1 (0.29%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.29%) PACS
11 1 (0.29%) PKI
11 1 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.03%) Windows
2 26 (7.45%) Windows Server
3 25 (7.16%) Unix
4 15 (4.30%) Linux
5 9 (2.58%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) MVS
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (38.97%) Analytics
2 103 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (20.34%) Data Science
4 53 (15.19%) ETL
5 48 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (13.75%) Mathematics
6 42 (12.03%) Visualisation
7 40 (11.46%) Data Analysis
8 38 (10.89%) Data Analytics
9 37 (10.60%) Computer Science
10 35 (10.03%) Statistics
11 32 (9.17%) Data Visualisation
11 32 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (9.17%) Project Delivery
12 30 (8.60%) Software Engineering
13 29 (8.31%) Machine Learning
14 27 (7.74%) Coaching
14 27 (7.74%) Mentoring
15 25 (7.16%) Line Management
15 25 (7.16%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 184 (52.72%) SQL
2 134 (38.40%) Python
3 90 (25.79%) R
4 39 (11.17%) Java
5 24 (6.88%) MATLAB
6 23 (6.59%) C
7 22 (6.30%) VBA
8 20 (5.73%) Scala
9 16 (4.58%) C#
10 15 (4.30%) C++
11 11 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.87%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.58%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.29%) JavaScript
15 7 (2.01%) Bash Shell
15 7 (2.01%) Korn
15 7 (2.01%) SAS Macro
15 7 (2.01%) VB
16 3 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.86%) Julia
Qualifications
1 76 (21.78%) Degree
2 25 (7.16%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.43%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.57%) PhD
7 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) GIAC
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) MCP
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.29%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.29%) SANS
8 1 (0.29%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.32%) Data Quality
2 21 (6.02%) QA
3 16 (4.58%) IFRS
4 15 (4.30%) IFRS 9
5 12 (3.44%) Basel II
6 10 (2.87%) SLA
7 6 (1.72%) GLP
7 6 (1.72%) GMP
8 4 (1.15%) GDPR
9 2 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.57%) PMO
9 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.29%) CDISC
10 1 (0.29%) DICOM
10 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.29%) PSD2
System Software
1 29 (8.31%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.74%) Hyper-V
3 21 (6.02%) XenApp
4 12 (3.44%) vSphere
5 9 (2.58%) DFS Replication
6 4 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.57%) HDFS
9 1 (0.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.29%) NFS
9 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (4.01%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (3.72%) WSUS
3 12 (3.44%) Ansible
3 12 (3.44%) Terraform
4 7 (2.01%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.29%) OpenView
6 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 46 (13.18%) Oracle
3 36 (10.32%) Tableau
4 33 (9.46%) SAP
5 31 (8.88%) Informatica
6 28 (8.02%) Cisco
7 22 (6.30%) Citrix
7 22 (6.30%) IBM
7 22 (6.30%) VMware
8 18 (5.16%) MicroStrategy
9 16 (4.58%) Teradata
10 15 (4.30%) Dell
11 14 (4.01%) Google
12 13 (3.72%) Cloudera
12 13 (3.72%) HP
13 12 (3.44%) Cognos
13 12 (3.44%) Dell Compellent
13 12 (3.44%) NetApp
14 9 (2.58%) Juniper
14 9 (2.58%) Sage