Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an SAS Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1111 1062 1081
Rank change year-on-year -49 +19 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 78 138 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.078% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.081% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 54 131 188
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £57,500 £56,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 166,603 170,818 195,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.18% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,776 139,014 164,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

SAS Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAS Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS Analyst over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England -33 67 £40,000 - 6
UK excluding London -36 62 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South East +4 21 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North of England +25 15 £32,500 -1.52% 2
London -27 15 £51,250 +13.89% 2
Scotland -19 10 £42,500 -10.53%
Midlands -37 10 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +37 8 £32,500 -16.67% 1
North West +10 7 £34,000 +0.74% 1
West Midlands +18 5 £45,000 +21.62%
East Midlands -40 5 £40,000 -
East of England +16 4 £32,000 -21.95%
South West -14 2 £31,000 -22.50%

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, SAS Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring SAS Analyst in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) SAS
2 50 (64.10%) SQL
3 47 (60.26%) Analytics
4 31 (39.74%) Finance
5 30 (38.46%) Credit Risk
6 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
9 16 (20.51%) Data Analysis
10 15 (19.23%) R
11 14 (17.95%) Degree
12 13 (16.67%) Python
12 13 (16.67%) Data Analytics
13 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
13 12 (15.38%) Data Management
14 10 (12.82%) Base SAS
14 10 (12.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 9 (11.54%) Statistical Analysis
15 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
15 9 (11.54%) Big Data
16 8 (10.26%) Statistical Modelling
16 8 (10.26%) Statistics
16 8 (10.26%) Mathematics
16 8 (10.26%) Data Extraction
17 7 (8.97%) VBA
17 7 (8.97%) Line Management
18 6 (7.69%) Scorecard
18 6 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
18 6 (7.69%) Data Science

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 78 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.69%) SPSS
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.28%) CPLEX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) Base SAS
1 10 (12.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 9 (11.54%) Big Data
3 5 (6.41%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.41%) SAS EBI
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) Power BI
4 2 (2.56%) QlikView
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.28%) Lumira
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.28%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 31 (39.74%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Marketing
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Pandas
1 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.46%) Credit Risk
2 22 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Pricing Data
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Fintech
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) Analytics
2 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (20.51%) Data Analysis
5 13 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 12 (15.38%) Data Management
6 12 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 9 (11.54%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (10.26%) Data Extraction
8 8 (10.26%) Mathematics
8 8 (10.26%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (10.26%) Statistics
9 7 (8.97%) Line Management
10 6 (7.69%) Data Science
10 6 (7.69%) ETL
10 6 (7.69%) Scorecard
11 5 (6.41%) Market Research
12 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
13 3 (3.85%) Credit Risk Management
13 3 (3.85%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) R
3 13 (16.67%) Python
4 7 (8.97%) VBA
5 2 (2.56%) C++
5 2 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) AWK
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ACCA
4 1 (1.28%) CIMA
4 1 (1.28%) ISEB
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) IFRS
2 1 (1.28%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) HDFS
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Teradata
3 2 (2.56%) SAP
3 2 (2.56%) Tableau
4 1 (1.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Splunk