Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an SAS Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

SAS Programmer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1206 1201 1269
Rank change year-on-year -5 +68 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 5 21 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.011% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.012% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 62
UK median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -5.66% -3.64%
10th Percentile £48,125 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,625 £44,875 £54,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +43.33% -1.32% +1.33%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

SAS Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS Programmer in the UK

SAS Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAS Programmer in the UK

SAS Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS Programmer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAS Programmer in the UK

SAS Programmer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 +27 4 £60,000 +60.00%
UK excluding London +34 3 £53,750 +43.33%
East of England +10 2 £60,000 +51.90%
London +5 2 £66,250 +92.03%
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

SAS Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, SAS Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SAS EBI
3 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (20.00%) R
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office

SAS Programmer 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 5 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) SAS EBI
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) R
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PhD