Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 340 422
Rank change year-on-year -147 +82 -96
Permanent jobs citing SAS 937 1,687 1,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.94% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 5.43% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 674 1,210 1,110
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

SAS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 25,765 31,051 33,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.15% 17.31% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20,673 25,205 28,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the UK

SAS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SAS in the UK

SAS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SAS in the UK

SAS
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 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 -132 838 £55,000 +4.76% 149
UK excluding London -103 490 £47,500 +5.56% 109
London -89 433 £65,000 +8.33% 71
South East -12 153 £53,500 +12.63% 19
North of England -132 94 £45,000 -5.76% 23
Midlands -55 72 £47,500 +14.46% 20
Scotland -77 69 £49,000 +8.89% 27
East Midlands +38 50 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Yorkshire -15 49 £43,750 +19.08% 9
South West +39 47 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North West -109 41 £45,000 -18.18% 14
East of England +23 39 £55,500 +48.00% 10
West Midlands -83 22 £62,500 +50.60% 9
Wales +18 18 £45,000 +31.01% 1
North East -8 4 £46,250 -1.60%
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SAS.

1 601 (64.14%) SQL
2 593 (63.29%) Analytics
3 393 (41.94%) R
4 387 (41.30%) Finance
5 382 (40.77%) Python
6 362 (38.63%) Business Intelligence
7 353 (37.67%) Analytical Skills
8 296 (31.59%) Tableau
9 270 (28.82%) Visualisation
9 270 (28.82%) Degree
10 248 (26.47%) Data Science
11 211 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
12 205 (21.88%) Big Data
13 192 (20.49%) Mathematics
14 191 (20.38%) Data Warehouse
15 189 (20.17%) Statistics
16 181 (19.32%) SPSS
16 181 (19.32%) Power BI
17 175 (18.68%) Hadoop
18 170 (18.14%) Data Analytics
19 163 (17.40%) QlikView
20 158 (16.86%) Marketing
20 158 (16.86%) Oracle
21 157 (16.76%) Machine Learning
22 155 (16.54%) ETL
23 151 (16.12%) Retail
24 150 (16.01%) SQL Server
25 144 (15.37%) Data Quality
25 144 (15.37%) Data Visualisation
26 143 (15.26%) Microsoft

SAS
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
1 134 (14.30%) Apache Spark
2 62 (6.62%) Apache
3 19 (2.03%) IIS
4 12 (1.28%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (0.75%) Apache Solr
7 7 (0.75%) Drupal
7 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.75%) Moodle
8 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.43%) Confluence
10 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.21%) CICS
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 181 (19.32%) SPSS
2 120 (12.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (2.13%) Stata
6 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.11%) EViews
8 1 (0.11%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (0.96%) Actimize
2 8 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (0.85%) Unica
3 3 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.11%) FastStats
5 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 103 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.88%) Google Analytics
4 21 (2.24%) Adobe Analytics
5 13 (1.39%) PaaS
6 12 (1.28%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.96%) Office 365
8 9 (0.96%) SaaS
9 8 (0.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 8 (0.85%) Data Lake Analytics
10 5 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.43%) IaaS
11 4 (0.43%) Siri
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.49%) Firewall
1 14 (1.49%) SAN
2 8 (0.85%) DNS
3 7 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (0.75%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.64%) LAN
4 6 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.64%) VPN
5 5 (0.53%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (0.53%) HTTP
5 5 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.53%) SSL
5 5 (0.53%) Wireless
5 5 (0.53%) WLAN
6 4 (0.43%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (0.43%) SMS
7 3 (0.32%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.32%) NAS
7 3 (0.32%) Symposium
8 2 (0.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (21.88%) Big Data
2 191 (20.38%) Data Warehouse
3 181 (19.32%) Power BI
4 175 (18.68%) Hadoop
5 163 (17.40%) QlikView
6 150 (16.01%) SQL Server
7 103 (10.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 87 (9.28%) Apache Hive
9 86 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (7.68%) BusinessObjects
11 69 (7.36%) Data Mining
12 61 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 58 (6.19%) NoSQL
14 53 (5.66%) SAP HANA
15 50 (5.34%) SAS EBI
16 44 (4.70%) Relational Database
16 44 (4.70%) Text Mining
17 43 (4.59%) Base SAS
17 43 (4.59%) Spotfire
18 36 (3.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 27 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.60%) JIRA
3 15 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.96%) ERwin
6 8 (0.85%) ER Studio
7 6 (0.64%) Subversion
8 4 (0.43%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.32%) Maven
9 3 (0.32%) RStudio
9 3 (0.32%) Selenium
9 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.21%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.21%) PyCharm
General
1 387 (41.30%) Finance
2 158 (16.86%) Marketing
3 151 (16.12%) Retail
4 123 (13.13%) Banking
5 58 (6.19%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.13%) Legal
7 19 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.81%) Advertising
8 17 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.60%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.28%) Electronics
12 11 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.17%) Games
13 10 (1.07%) Billing
14 7 (0.75%) Digital Economy
15 6 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.53%) Back Office
17 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 263 (28.07%) Analyst
2 156 (16.65%) Data Scientist
3 103 (10.99%) Developer
4 102 (10.89%) Consultant
4 102 (10.89%) Data Analyst
5 71 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
6 66 (7.04%) Senior Data Scientist
7 57 (6.08%) Architect
7 57 (6.08%) SAS Analyst
8 53 (5.66%) Analytics Manager
8 53 (5.66%) Data Consultant
9 48 (5.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 47 (5.02%) SQL Analyst
11 43 (4.59%) SAS Developer
12 39 (4.16%) Data Manager
13 32 (3.42%) Analytics Consultant
13 32 (3.42%) Data Architect
14 30 (3.20%) Data Analytics Consultant
15 25 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 23 (2.45%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (7.26%) Kafka
2 62 (6.62%) D3.js
3 50 (5.34%) HTML
4 42 (4.48%) ggplot
5 33 (3.52%) Web Services
6 30 (3.20%) .NET
7 26 (2.77%) Natural Language Processing
7 26 (2.77%) XML
8 23 (2.45%) HTML5
9 18 (1.92%) CSS
10 17 (1.81%) MDX
11 13 (1.39%) JSP
12 12 (1.28%) ggplot2
13 11 (1.17%) JSON
13 11 (1.17%) Pandas
14 10 (1.07%) scikit-learn
15 8 (0.85%) Apache Tez
15 8 (0.85%) Node.js
15 8 (0.85%) TensorFlow
16 6 (0.64%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 353 (37.67%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (8.54%) Algorithms
3 55 (5.87%) Credit Risk
4 45 (4.80%) Social Network
5 28 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.88%) Fintech
7 20 (2.13%) User Experience
8 19 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 19 (2.03%) Market Risk
9 18 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
9 18 (1.92%) PMI
10 14 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.28%) Mainframe
11 12 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.07%) Biotechnology
13 9 (0.96%) Clustering
13 9 (0.96%) Pricing Data
13 9 (0.96%) Social Media
14 8 (0.85%) Cloud Native
14 8 (0.85%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.80%) Unix
2 38 (4.06%) Windows
3 32 (3.42%) Linux
4 24 (2.56%) Solaris
5 21 (2.24%) AIX
6 18 (1.92%) HPUX
7 9 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.85%) SUSE
8 8 (0.85%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.53%) VMS
11 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.21%) Android
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.21%) zOS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (63.29%) Analytics
2 362 (38.63%) Business Intelligence
3 270 (28.82%) Visualisation
4 248 (26.47%) Data Science
5 211 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (20.49%) Mathematics
7 189 (20.17%) Statistics
8 170 (18.14%) Data Analytics
9 157 (16.76%) Machine Learning
10 155 (16.54%) ETL
11 144 (15.37%) Data Visualisation
12 140 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
13 137 (14.62%) Data Modelling
14 126 (13.45%) Decision-Making
15 120 (12.81%) Data Analysis
16 114 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 102 (10.89%) Data Management
18 97 (10.35%) Computer Science
19 96 (10.25%) Data Governance
20 89 (9.50%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 601 (64.14%) SQL
2 393 (41.94%) R
3 382 (40.77%) Python
4 100 (10.67%) Java
5 62 (6.62%) VBA
6 48 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 43 (4.59%) JavaScript
8 40 (4.27%) MATLAB
9 37 (3.95%) C#
10 36 (3.84%) Scala
11 30 (3.20%) VB
12 25 (2.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 19 (2.03%) HiveQL
14 14 (1.49%) C++
15 13 (1.39%) Ruby
16 11 (1.17%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.17%) C
16 11 (1.17%) SAS Macro
17 10 (1.07%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 270 (28.82%) Degree
2 33 (3.52%) PhD
3 32 (3.42%) Numerate Degree
4 25 (2.67%) Master's Degree
5 20 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.28%) ISEB
6 12 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (0.75%) SAS Certification
10 6 (0.64%) MBA
11 5 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.43%) CCNP
12 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.32%) MCSE
13 3 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (15.37%) Data Quality
2 32 (3.42%) GDPR
3 31 (3.31%) QA
4 17 (1.81%) IFRS
4 17 (1.81%) IFRS 9
5 10 (1.07%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.96%) Actionable Recommendations
7 8 (0.85%) SLA
8 6 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.64%) FATCA
9 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.32%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) Basel II
11 1 (0.11%) Basel III
11 1 (0.11%) COREP
11 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.11%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (2.77%) HDFS
2 13 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.64%) vSphere
4 5 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.53%) Docker
4 5 (0.53%) GFS2
4 5 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.21%) ACF2
7 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.21%) RACF
7 2 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.21%) XenApp
7 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (5.02%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (0.85%) Puppet
3 7 (0.75%) Ambari
3 7 (0.75%) Oozie
4 4 (0.43%) Ansible
4 4 (0.43%) Kibana
5 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.21%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.21%) Control-M
6 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.21%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.21%) SCCM
6 2 (0.21%) SmoothWall
6 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 296 (31.59%) Tableau
2 158 (16.86%) Oracle
3 143 (15.26%) Microsoft
4 97 (10.35%) SAP
5 63 (6.72%) Google
6 52 (5.55%) Teradata
7 50 (5.34%) IBM
8 49 (5.23%) Informatica
9 40 (4.27%) Adobe
10 36 (3.84%) MicroStrategy
11 34 (3.63%) Cognos
12 30 (3.20%) Talend
13 26 (2.77%) Alteryx
14 19 (2.03%) Cloudera
15 17 (1.81%) Ab Initio
16 16 (1.71%) Splunk
17 11 (1.17%) VMware
18 10 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
19 9 (0.96%) Alterian
19 9 (0.96%) Cisco