Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 547 456 351
Rank change year-on-year -91 -105 -15
Permanent jobs citing SAS 704 1,130 1,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.66% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 3.95% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 461 846 1,243
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -5.88%

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 21,717 28,632 30,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.12% 16.66% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17,059 23,144 25,324
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 -96 604 £52,500 - 56
UK excluding London -33 439 £45,000 -10.00% 48
London -96 243 £57,500 -0.86% 20
Midlands +75 134 £40,000 -4.76% 8
South East -9 132 £52,000 +4.00% 15
West Midlands +72 87 £40,000 +1.27% 7
Scotland -34 66 £40,000 -23.81% 11
North of England -79 53 £45,000 -8.16% 10
East Midlands +30 47 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North West -31 33 £52,000 -9.57% 6
South West +9 23 £53,400 -2.91%
Yorkshire -44 19 £35,000 -22.22% 4
East of England +72 18 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Wales +33 13 £38,000 -8.98% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
North East +16 1 £20,000 -28.57%

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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.

1 464 (65.91%) SQL
2 339 (48.15%) Analytics
3 284 (40.34%) Python
4 260 (36.93%) Business Intelligence
5 252 (35.80%) R
6 248 (35.23%) Finance
7 208 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 186 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
9 164 (23.30%) Data Science
10 163 (23.15%) Data Warehouse
11 162 (23.01%) Degree
12 157 (22.30%) Hadoop
13 147 (20.88%) Visualisation
14 144 (20.45%) Tableau
15 134 (19.03%) Java
16 132 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 126 (17.90%) ETL
18 123 (17.47%) Machine Learning
19 122 (17.33%) Oracle
20 119 (16.90%) Data Analytics
21 118 (16.76%) Power BI
21 118 (16.76%) Power Platform
21 118 (16.76%) Statistics
22 115 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
22 115 (16.34%) Big Data
23 99 (14.06%) Data Quality
24 98 (13.92%) Mathematics
25 90 (12.78%) Marketing
26 89 (12.64%) SQL Server
27 88 (12.50%) 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 55 (7.81%) Apache Spark
2 20 (2.84%) IIS
3 17 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.56%) Confluence
5 9 (1.28%) IBM Notes
6 8 (1.14%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.57%) Apache
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) Mule
11 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 88 (12.50%) SPSS
2 86 (12.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (2.84%) Stata
6 15 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.43%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.28%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.28%) Weka
10 1 (0.14%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.14%) EViews
10 1 (0.14%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 17 (2.41%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.43%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.28%) Actimize
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.14%) FastStats
5 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 132 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (16.76%) Power Platform
3 115 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (4.12%) PaaS
5 23 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (2.56%) Office 365
7 12 (1.70%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.70%) SaaS
8 10 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (1.42%) Serverless
8 10 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (1.28%) Azure Machine Learning
10 8 (1.14%) IaaS
11 7 (0.99%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.43%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.41%) DNS
1 17 (2.41%) iSCSI
2 16 (2.27%) NAS
3 14 (1.99%) DHCP
4 10 (1.42%) FCoE
4 10 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (1.42%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (1.42%) VLAN
5 9 (1.28%) Firewall
5 9 (1.28%) SAN
6 5 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.71%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (0.71%) Wireless
7 4 (0.57%) HTTP
7 4 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.43%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.43%) LAN
8 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (23.15%) Data Warehouse
2 157 (22.30%) Hadoop
3 118 (16.76%) Power BI
4 115 (16.34%) Big Data
5 89 (12.64%) SQL Server
6 82 (11.65%) QlikView
7 69 (9.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 67 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
9 65 (9.23%) Pentaho
10 57 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 54 (7.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (6.68%) SAS EBI
13 46 (6.53%) Data Mining
14 41 (5.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 41 (5.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 39 (5.54%) Base SAS
16 36 (5.11%) Relational Database
17 31 (4.40%) Apache Hive
18 30 (4.26%) Data Lake
19 27 (3.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 61 (8.66%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.10%) Bitbucket
2 57 (8.10%) Jenkins
3 48 (6.82%) Maven
4 47 (6.68%) Artifactory
5 36 (5.11%) JIRA
6 13 (1.85%) Toad
7 10 (1.42%) ERwin
8 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.71%) Selenium
10 5 (0.71%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.57%) JUnit
12 3 (0.43%) ER Studio
12 3 (0.43%) Hudson
12 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket Server
13 2 (0.28%) ProC
14 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
14 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 248 (35.23%) Finance
2 90 (12.78%) Marketing
3 62 (8.81%) Banking
4 61 (8.66%) Retail
5 23 (3.27%) Legal
6 12 (1.70%) Back Office
7 8 (1.14%) General Ledger
7 8 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.57%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.43%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Advertising
12 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 216 (30.68%) Analyst
2 108 (15.34%) Data Analyst
3 94 (13.35%) Developer
4 79 (11.22%) Data Scientist
5 51 (7.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 50 (7.10%) Architect
7 39 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
8 34 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
9 32 (4.55%) Analytics Manager
9 32 (4.55%) Data Manager
10 31 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 29 (4.12%) SAS Developer
11 29 (4.12%) Software Engineer
12 28 (3.98%) Consultant
13 27 (3.84%) Business Developer
14 25 (3.55%) Data Engineer
14 25 (3.55%) Insight Analyst
15 23 (3.27%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
16 21 (2.98%) Applications Support
16 21 (2.98%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.40%) .NET
2 21 (2.98%) Kafka
3 18 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
4 14 (1.99%) D3.js
5 12 (1.70%) MDX
6 11 (1.56%) XML
7 9 (1.28%) HTML
7 9 (1.28%) ISPF
7 9 (1.28%) PySpark
8 7 (0.99%) JSON
9 6 (0.85%) CSS
9 6 (0.85%) TensorFlow
10 5 (0.71%) Anaconda
10 5 (0.71%) jQuery
10 5 (0.71%) NumPy
10 5 (0.71%) Web Services
11 4 (0.57%) ggplot2
11 4 (0.57%) SciPy
12 3 (0.43%) HTML5
13 2 (0.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 186 (26.42%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.54%) Credit Risk
3 30 (4.26%) Algorithms
3 30 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 20 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 14 (1.99%) Mainframe
7 13 (1.85%) Derivative
8 10 (1.42%) Clustering
9 7 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
9 7 (0.99%) Robotics
9 7 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.99%) User Experience
10 6 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 6 (0.85%) Reinsurance
10 6 (0.85%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.57%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.57%) PMI
12 4 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.67%) Unix
2 42 (5.97%) Windows
3 19 (2.70%) Linux
3 19 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.13%) Solaris
5 10 (1.42%) Amazon Linux
5 10 (1.42%) Fedora
5 10 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.28%) MVS
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (48.15%) Analytics
2 260 (36.93%) Business Intelligence
3 208 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (23.30%) Data Science
5 147 (20.88%) Visualisation
6 126 (17.90%) ETL
7 123 (17.47%) Machine Learning
8 119 (16.90%) Data Analytics
9 118 (16.76%) Statistics
10 98 (13.92%) Mathematics
11 88 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 84 (11.93%) Scrum
13 83 (11.79%) Data Analysis
13 83 (11.79%) Data Modelling
14 75 (10.65%) Data Visualisation
15 73 (10.37%) Data Engineering
16 70 (9.94%) Computer Science
17 67 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
18 66 (9.38%) Project Management
19 61 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 464 (65.91%) SQL
2 284 (40.34%) Python
3 252 (35.80%) R
4 134 (19.03%) Java
5 72 (10.23%) MATLAB
6 60 (8.52%) VBA
7 40 (5.68%) PL/SQL
8 28 (3.98%) C
8 28 (3.98%) T-SQL
9 27 (3.84%) Scala
10 24 (3.41%) C++
11 20 (2.84%) SAS Macro
12 18 (2.56%) JavaScript
13 16 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 13 (1.85%) Ruby
15 12 (1.70%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.56%) C#
16 11 (1.56%) Julia
17 9 (1.28%) JCL
18 8 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 162 (23.01%) Degree
2 39 (5.54%) PhD
3 28 (3.98%) Master's Degree
4 18 (2.56%) MBA
5 17 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.70%) CFA
7 11 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.42%) Security Cleared
9 6 (0.85%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.71%) CCNP
10 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.43%) CISA
13 2 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.28%) MCITP
13 2 (0.28%) MCSE
13 2 (0.28%) SAS Certification
14 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (14.06%) Data Quality
2 38 (5.40%) QA
3 28 (3.98%) SLA
4 15 (2.13%) GDPR
4 15 (2.13%) IFRS
5 13 (1.85%) IFRS 9
6 8 (1.14%) Actionable Recommendations
7 6 (0.85%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.57%) CDISC
9 3 (0.43%) Basel III
9 3 (0.43%) COREP
9 3 (0.43%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.28%) COBIT
10 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 36 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.85%) XenApp
4 12 (1.70%) vSphere
5 11 (1.56%) Docker
6 10 (1.42%) Squid
7 9 (1.28%) HDFS
7 9 (1.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 9 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
8 4 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.43%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (8.10%) Ansible
1 57 (8.10%) Terraform
2 12 (1.70%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.56%) Puppet
4 8 (1.14%) OpenView
4 8 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
5 7 (0.99%) WSUS
6 4 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.43%) Ambari
7 3 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 144 (20.45%) Tableau
2 122 (17.33%) Oracle
3 88 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 68 (9.66%) Cloudera
5 44 (6.25%) Informatica
6 39 (5.54%) Google
7 35 (4.97%) SAP
7 35 (4.97%) Teradata
8 33 (4.69%) Alteryx
9 24 (3.41%) Cisco
9 24 (3.41%) VMware
10 22 (3.13%) IBM
11 21 (2.98%) ServiceNow
12 18 (2.56%) HP
12 18 (2.56%) Vertica
13 16 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
14 15 (2.13%) Talend
15 14 (1.99%) Dell
16 13 (1.85%) Citrix
17 11 (1.56%) Red Hat