Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an SAS Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1063 1103 1053
Rank change year-on-year +40 -50 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 126 116 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.064% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 116 113 221
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +47 110 £42,500 +6.25% 7
UK excluding London +43 84 £42,500 +13.33% 9
London -3 41 £47,500 +1.60%
Midlands +25 23 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North of England +22 21 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Scotland -7 15 £45,000 +1.69% 2
West Midlands +18 14 £39,000 +0.65% 1
South East +20 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North West -3 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire +15 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
East of England +8 10 £37,500 -5.06% 2
East Midlands +31 9 £40,000 -11.11%
South West +4 3 £36,000 -4.00%

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, SAS Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring SAS Analyst in the job title.

1 126 (100.00%) SAS
2 59 (46.83%) Analytics
3 55 (43.65%) SQL
4 39 (30.95%) Finance
5 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (23.02%) Banking
6 29 (23.02%) Credit Risk
7 27 (21.43%) Data Analysis
8 26 (20.63%) Base SAS
9 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (15.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 19 (15.08%) Data Management
11 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
12 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (14.29%) Marketing
13 17 (13.49%) QlikView
13 17 (13.49%) Customer Insight
14 16 (12.70%) Degree
15 15 (11.90%) Mathematics
15 15 (11.90%) SAS Certification
15 15 (11.90%) Data Analytics
15 15 (11.90%) Visualisation
15 15 (11.90%) Tableau
16 14 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 13 (10.32%) R
17 13 (10.32%) Statistics
18 12 (9.52%) VBA
18 12 (9.52%) Oracle
18 12 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
18 12 (9.52%) Actionable Insight

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
1 126 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.35%) SPSS
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.79%) SPSS Modeler
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) Base SAS
2 20 (15.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 17 (13.49%) QlikView
4 14 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 8 (6.35%) Data Mining
6 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.56%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 6 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 5 (3.97%) Big Data
8 5 (3.97%) Power BI
8 5 (3.97%) SAS EBI
9 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.59%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) ProC
General
1 39 (30.95%) Finance
2 29 (23.02%) Banking
3 18 (14.29%) Marketing
4 11 (8.73%) International Banking
4 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
5 10 (7.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Credit Risk
2 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.35%) Reinsurance
5 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.83%) Analytics
2 30 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 19 (15.08%) Data Management
5 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (13.49%) Customer Insight
7 15 (11.90%) Data Analytics
7 15 (11.90%) Mathematics
7 15 (11.90%) Visualisation
8 13 (10.32%) Statistics
9 12 (9.52%) Actionable Insight
9 12 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
10 10 (7.94%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (6.35%) Actionable Customer Insight
12 8 (6.35%) Data Modelling
13 7 (5.56%) Visual Analytics
14 6 (4.76%) Customer Analytics
14 6 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (4.76%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (43.65%) SQL
2 13 (10.32%) R
3 12 (9.52%) VBA
4 8 (6.35%) Python
5 7 (5.56%) SAS Macro
6 4 (3.17%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (2.38%) Java
7 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.59%) HiveQL
8 2 (1.59%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.79%) C#
9 1 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) Scala
9 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Degree
2 15 (11.90%) SAS Certification
3 2 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.79%) IAS 39
1 1 (0.79%) IFRS
1 1 (0.79%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Tableau
2 12 (9.52%) Oracle
3 8 (6.35%) Alteryx
4 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.17%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) Google
6 1 (0.79%) Lotus
6 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.79%) Teradata
6 1 (0.79%) Vertica