The median annual salary for an SAS Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 858 830
Rank change year-on-year +45 -28  
Permanent jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 61 77 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.081% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 58 76 119
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SAS Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAS Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 58 £42,500 +6.25% 9
London +11 20 £45,000 -3.22% 3
East Midlands +42 18 £40,000 -27.27%
Leicestershire +25 18 £40,000 -27.27%
West Midlands +20 9 £35,000 +40.00% 2
South West -6 4 £40,000 -33.33% 1
City of London +25 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East of England -8 3 £41,000 +3.79% 1
Coventry - 3 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £41,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £40,000 -
South East +24 2 £52,500 +39.07% 2
Yorkshire +5 2 £39,000 +41.81%
Edinburgh - 2 £39,000 - 5
Scotland - 2 £39,000 - 5
Cirencester - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire +30 1 - -
West Yorkshire +14 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Birmingham +10 1 - - 1
Leeds +9 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Bristol -21 1 £65,000 +44.44% 1
West End of London - 1 £42,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £36,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £52,500 -
Newport - 1 - -
Hull - 1 £33,000 -

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 145 (100.00%) SAS
2 101 (69.66%) SQL
3 57 (39.31%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (35.17%) Customer Insight
5 48 (33.10%) Analytics
6 43 (29.66%) Finance
7 42 (28.97%) Actionable Customer Insight
8 40 (27.59%) Marketing
9 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (17.24%) Tableau
11 24 (16.55%) Visualisation
12 23 (15.86%) Degree
13 22 (15.17%) Data Analysis
13 22 (15.17%) Credit Risk
14 20 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
14 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
15 19 (13.10%) Statistics
16 18 (12.41%) SPSS
17 17 (11.72%) R
18 15 (10.34%) CRM
18 15 (10.34%) Mathematics
19 14 (9.66%) Data Management
19 14 (9.66%) Base SAS
20 13 (8.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
20 13 (8.97%) Statistical Modelling
21 11 (7.59%) Retail
21 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
21 11 (7.59%) Python
21 11 (7.59%) Mentoring
21 11 (7.59%) Data Analytics

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
1 145 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (12.41%) SPSS
3 9 (6.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.38%) EViews
6 2 (1.38%) Stata
7 1 (0.69%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.38%) FastStats
3 1 (0.69%) Eloqua
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) Base SAS
2 13 (8.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (6.90%) SAS EBI
4 9 (6.21%) QlikView
5 8 (5.52%) Big Data
5 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.14%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.07%) Data Mart
9 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.07%) Power BI
10 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.38%) GIS
10 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.69%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) ProC
General
1 43 (29.66%) Finance
2 40 (27.59%) Marketing
3 11 (7.59%) Retail
4 8 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.83%) Banking
6 6 (4.14%) Legal
7 4 (2.76%) Advertising
8 3 (2.07%) Electronics
8 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.69%) Front Office
9 1 (0.69%) International Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) HTML
1 3 (2.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (39.31%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.17%) Credit Risk
3 6 (4.14%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) FMCG
5 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Customer Insight
2 48 (33.10%) Analytics
3 42 (28.97%) Actionable Customer Insight
4 27 (18.62%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (16.55%) Visualisation
6 22 (15.17%) Data Analysis
7 20 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
8 19 (13.10%) Statistics
9 15 (10.34%) CRM
9 15 (10.34%) Mathematics
10 14 (9.66%) Data Management
11 13 (8.97%) Statistical Modelling
12 11 (7.59%) Data Analytics
12 11 (7.59%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.52%) Actionable Insight
13 8 (5.52%) Coaching
13 8 (5.52%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.83%) Campaign Analysis
14 7 (4.83%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 101 (69.66%) SQL
2 17 (11.72%) R
3 11 (7.59%) Python
4 9 (6.21%) VBA
5 4 (2.76%) MATLAB
6 3 (2.07%) C++
6 3 (2.07%) HiveQL
6 3 (2.07%) Java
6 3 (2.07%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.69%) JCL
7 1 (0.69%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (15.86%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.07%) SAS Certification
4 2 (1.38%) PhD
5 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.07%) IFRS
2 3 (2.07%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 25 (17.24%) Tableau
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.14%) Teradata
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle
5 3 (2.07%) Alteryx
5 3 (2.07%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.07%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.69%) Lotus
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
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