The median annual salary for an SAS Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 919 952
Rank change year-on-year +34 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring an SAS Programmer 5 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.014% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 29
Median salary £60,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.42% -15.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £49,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £35,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +32.14% -15.66%  

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SAS Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SAS Programmer in the UK

SAS Programmer
Top 7 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 3 months to 27 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 +36 4 £60,000 +71.42% 3
London +35 3 £60,000 +20.00% 2
South East +38 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Horsham - 1 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -

SAS Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (100.00%) SAS
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Base SAS
3 3 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Life Science
5 1 (16.67%) SAS Macro
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) R
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) SAS EBI
5 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Python

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 6 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Base SAS
2 3 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (16.67%) SAS EBI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
South East
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago