Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for an SAS Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1093 1099 1057
Rank change year-on-year +6 -42 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an SAS Analyst 99 129 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.068% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.070% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 90 125 225
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £34,300 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 166841 184148 211679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133583 154294 175388
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SAS Analyst in the UK

SAS Analyst
Top 14 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 October 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 +19 92 £42,500 +6.25% 3
UK excluding London +41 62 £40,000 +6.67% 3
London +11 37 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Midlands +64 34 £40,000 +6.67%
East Midlands +52 17 £40,000 -4.76%
West Midlands +35 17 £39,000 +0.65%
South East +19 6 £47,500 +26.67% 2
South West +14 6 £38,750 +3.33%
Scotland +3 6 £45,000 +3.45% 1
North of England -1 6 £36,250 -9.38%
North West -15 4 £35,000 -12.50%
East of England +1 3 £45,000 +13.92%
Yorkshire +29 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Wales +22 1 - -

SAS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 99 (100.00%) SAS
2 51 (51.52%) SQL
3 37 (37.37%) Analytics
4 30 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (26.26%) Finance
6 24 (24.24%) Customer Insight
7 23 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (21.21%) Marketing
9 20 (20.20%) Data Analysis
9 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Excel
9 20 (20.20%) Actionable Insight
10 19 (19.19%) Tableau
11 18 (18.18%) Degree
12 17 (17.17%) Statistics
12 17 (17.17%) R
13 16 (16.16%) Visualisation
13 16 (16.16%) Actionable Customer Insight
13 16 (16.16%) Mathematics
14 13 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (13.13%) SPSS
14 13 (13.13%) Credit Risk
14 13 (13.13%) Banking
14 13 (13.13%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (12.12%) VBA
16 11 (11.11%) QlikView
17 10 (10.10%) Data Management
17 10 (10.10%) Python
17 10 (10.10%) Data Analytics
18 9 (9.09%) Alteryx
18 9 (9.09%) Management Information System

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 99 (100.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (13.13%) SPSS
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.01%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) QlikView
2 9 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (8.08%) Base SAS
3 8 (8.08%) SAS EBI
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (4.04%) Big Data
6 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (2.02%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.02%) GIS
8 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.02%) Power BI
9 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.01%) Spotfire
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) ProC
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Marketing
3 13 (13.13%) Banking
4 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 7 (7.07%) Retail
6 3 (3.03%) Advertising
7 2 (2.02%) International Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Back Office
8 1 (1.01%) Front Office
8 1 (1.01%) Games
8 1 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.01%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) HTML
1 3 (3.03%) HTML5
1 3 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.13%) Credit Risk
3 9 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.08%) Reinsurance
5 4 (4.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.37%) Analytics
2 24 (24.24%) Customer Insight
3 23 (23.23%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (20.20%) Actionable Insight
4 20 (20.20%) Data Analysis
5 17 (17.17%) Statistics
6 16 (16.16%) Actionable Customer Insight
6 16 (16.16%) Mathematics
6 16 (16.16%) Visualisation
7 13 (13.13%) Data Visualisation
7 13 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.10%) Data Analytics
8 10 (10.10%) Data Management
9 8 (8.08%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (7.07%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (6.06%) Customer Analytics
11 6 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (6.06%) Propensity Modelling
12 5 (5.05%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.05%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 51 (51.52%) SQL
2 17 (17.17%) R
3 12 (12.12%) VBA
4 10 (10.10%) Python
5 4 (4.04%) Java
5 4 (4.04%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.03%) C++
6 3 (3.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (3.03%) HiveQL
6 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.01%) PROC SQL
7 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (2.02%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (1.01%) IAS 39
1 1 (1.01%) IFRS
1 1 (1.01%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Tableau
2 9 (9.09%) Alteryx
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) Adobe
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) Lotus
6 1 (1.01%) Vertica