Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for an SAS Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1061 1076 1028
Rank change year-on-year +15 -48 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 118 112 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.065% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 209
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,625 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%

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 167,103 171,058 200,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,605 142,472 167,445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -5 98 £45,000 +12.50% 8
UK excluding London +15 77 £42,500 +6.25% 5
London -9 40 £50,000 +6.95% 5
North of England +6 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland -17 19 £45,000 - 2
South East +39 18 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North West +1 12 £47,500 +18.75%
Yorkshire +43 9 £37,500 +15.38%
East of England +11 9 £37,500 -5.06%
Midlands +5 9 £47,500 +13.10%
West Midlands +13 8 £47,500 +15.85%
East Midlands +4 1 - -
South West -16 1 £37,500 -3.23%

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) SAS
2 56 (47.46%) Analytics
3 42 (35.59%) Finance
3 42 (35.59%) SQL
4 33 (27.97%) Base SAS
5 29 (24.58%) Credit Risk
5 29 (24.58%) Banking
6 28 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (20.34%) Data Analysis
8 21 (17.80%) Data Management
9 20 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (16.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 18 (15.25%) Data Analytics
11 18 (15.25%) QlikView
12 15 (12.71%) Mathematics
12 15 (12.71%) SAS Certification
13 14 (11.86%) Marketing
13 14 (11.86%) Degree
13 14 (11.86%) Statistical Modelling
14 13 (11.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (10.17%) International Banking
15 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (9.32%) Oracle
16 11 (9.32%) Data Mining
16 11 (9.32%) R
16 11 (9.32%) Customer Insight
17 10 (8.47%) Statistics
18 9 (7.63%) VBA
19 8 (6.78%) Python

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
1 118 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.54%) SPSS
5 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) Base SAS
2 19 (16.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 18 (15.25%) QlikView
4 13 (11.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 11 (9.32%) Data Mining
6 7 (5.93%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 5 (4.24%) Power BI
7 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.39%) Big Data
8 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.69%) SAS EBI
10 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) ProC
General
1 42 (35.59%) Finance
2 29 (24.58%) Banking
3 14 (11.86%) Marketing
4 12 (10.17%) International Banking
5 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.24%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.24%) Retail
7 4 (3.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.58%) Credit Risk
2 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.24%) Reinsurance
4 4 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.46%) Analytics
2 28 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (20.34%) Data Analysis
4 21 (17.80%) Data Management
5 20 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.25%) Data Analytics
7 15 (12.71%) Mathematics
8 14 (11.86%) Statistical Modelling
9 11 (9.32%) Customer Insight
10 10 (8.47%) Statistics
11 8 (6.78%) Data Modelling
11 8 (6.78%) Validation
12 7 (5.93%) ETL
12 7 (5.93%) Scorecard
12 7 (5.93%) Stress Testing
12 7 (5.93%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (5.93%) Visual Analytics
12 7 (5.93%) Visualisation
13 6 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (5.08%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.59%) SQL
2 11 (9.32%) R
3 9 (7.63%) VBA
4 8 (6.78%) Python
5 7 (5.93%) SAS Macro
6 6 (5.08%) Java
7 5 (4.24%) C#
7 5 (4.24%) VB
8 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (1.69%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.85%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.85%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (12.71%) SAS Certification
2 14 (11.86%) Degree
3 5 (4.24%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.69%) ACCA
4 2 (1.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.24%) IFRS
1 5 (4.24%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.85%) IAS 39
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) Tableau
3 7 (5.93%) Alteryx
4 5 (4.24%) Teradata
5 4 (3.39%) Adobe
6 2 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) Vertica