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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 295 345
Rank change year-on-year -24 +50  
Permanent jobs citing SAS 806 1128 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.08% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.30% 5.71% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 655 926 789
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15218 19758 21087
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.80% 18.89% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12613 16679 17491
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SAS in the UK

SAS
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 March 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 -10 740 £47,500 -5.00% 116
London -52 345 £55,000 - 61
South East +26 99 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Midlands +61 81 £40,000 -11.11% 10
West Midlands +44 70 £37,000 -6.03% 7
Leicestershire +48 67 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Scotland -14 52 £55,250 +5.23% 33
North West -28 50 £40,000 +14.28% 12
East of England +53 39 £60,000 +71.42% 7
Manchester -18 39 £40,000 - 10
Edinburgh -26 39 £55,000 +5.76% 24
City of London -44 34 £56,250 +7.14% 15
South West +3 29 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Leicester - 26 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +46 22 £47,500 +18.75%
Yorkshire -20 22 £38,750 -18.42% 8
Warwickshire - 22 £40,000 -
Bristol +4 21 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 21 £42,500 +21.42%
Hertfordshire +30 20 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Milton Keynes -4 20 £42,500 +21.42%
Surrey +28 19 £57,500 +23.65%
West Yorkshire -35 16 £40,000 -17.94% 7
Hampshire +20 15 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Nuneaton - 15 £37,000 -
West Sussex +15 14 £35,000 -
Solihull -9 14 £30,000 -25.46% 2
Leeds -18 14 £40,000 -8.04% 6
Birmingham -10 13 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Egham - 11 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAS.

1 940 (64.34%) SQL
2 800 (54.76%) Analytics
3 580 (39.70%) Analytical Skills
4 542 (37.10%) Finance
5 464 (31.76%) R
6 453 (31.01%) Business Intelligence
7 421 (28.82%) Python
8 403 (27.58%) Degree
9 361 (24.71%) Marketing
10 319 (21.83%) Tableau
11 305 (20.88%) Big Data
12 298 (20.40%) SPSS
13 271 (18.55%) Data Analytics
14 268 (18.34%) Hadoop
15 235 (16.08%) Mathematics
16 228 (15.61%) Statistics
17 209 (14.31%) Visualisation
18 208 (14.24%) QlikView
19 187 (12.80%) SQL Server
20 181 (12.39%) Data Analysis
21 173 (11.84%) Banking
22 163 (11.16%) Machine Learning
22 163 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
23 151 (10.34%) Data Visualisation
24 150 (10.27%) Microsoft
25 143 (9.79%) ETL
25 143 (9.79%) Retail
26 142 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
27 140 (9.58%) Java
28 136 (9.31%) Oracle

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 93 (6.37%) Apache Spark
2 57 (3.90%) Apache Pig
3 27 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 17 (1.16%) Apache
5 11 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.62%) Confluence
7 8 (0.55%) CMS
8 7 (0.48%) Jupyter
9 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.41%) IIS
10 5 (0.34%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.14%) CICS
13 2 (0.14%) FileNet
13 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 298 (20.40%) SPSS
2 128 (8.76%) MS Excel
3 58 (3.97%) MS Office
4 34 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.98%) SPSS Modeler
6 26 (1.78%) Stata
7 22 (1.51%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.82%) EViews
9 10 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
2 13 (0.89%) FastStats
2 13 (0.89%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 9 (0.62%) Eloqua
3 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.34%) Unica
5 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.068%) iJento
7 1 (0.068%) Kissmetrics
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle AML
7 1 (0.068%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.67%) Google Analytics
3 17 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.55%) Office 365
8 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.21%) PaaS
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.14%) SaaS
11 1 (0.068%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.068%) G Suite
11 1 (0.068%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.068%) IaaS
11 1 (0.068%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.82%) LAN
1 12 (0.82%) SAN
1 12 (0.82%) VPN
1 12 (0.82%) WAN
2 9 (0.62%) BIG-IP
3 8 (0.55%) DNS
3 8 (0.55%) iSCSI
3 8 (0.55%) Skype
4 7 (0.48%) DHCP
4 7 (0.48%) Firewall
4 7 (0.48%) SSL
5 6 (0.41%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (0.34%) Internet
6 5 (0.34%) NAS
7 4 (0.27%) Symposium
7 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.14%) IMAP
8 2 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (20.88%) Big Data
2 268 (18.34%) Hadoop
3 208 (14.24%) QlikView
4 187 (12.80%) SQL Server
5 163 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
6 125 (8.56%) Data Mining
7 101 (6.91%) Base SAS
7 101 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 95 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 83 (5.68%) Power BI
10 80 (5.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 77 (5.27%) Apache Hive
12 72 (4.93%) Relational Database
13 71 (4.86%) BusinessObjects
14 70 (4.79%) Spotfire
15 61 (4.18%) SAS EBI
16 46 (3.15%) NoSQL
17 37 (2.53%) MongoDB
17 37 (2.53%) RDBMS
17 37 (2.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (0.96%) JIRA
2 7 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (0.48%) ProC
2 7 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.27%) ERwin
4 4 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.14%) Mocha
5 2 (0.14%) NUnit
5 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.14%) Subversion
5 2 (0.14%) TestRail
5 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.068%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.068%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.068%) Selenium
6 1 (0.068%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 542 (37.10%) Finance
2 361 (24.71%) Marketing
3 173 (11.84%) Banking
4 143 (9.79%) Retail
5 56 (3.83%) Legal
6 39 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.12%) Advertising
8 21 (1.44%) Retail Banking
9 15 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.62%) Electronics
13 6 (0.41%) Games
14 5 (0.34%) Automotive
15 4 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.27%) Front Office
15 4 (0.27%) Publishing
16 3 (0.21%) German Language
16 3 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 599 (41.00%) Analyst
2 200 (13.69%) Data Analyst
3 170 (11.64%) Data Scientist
4 154 (10.54%) Developer
5 143 (9.79%) Consultant
6 140 (9.58%) SAS Analyst
7 110 (7.53%) Insight Analyst
8 103 (7.05%) SQL Analyst
9 99 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
10 81 (5.54%) Analytics Manager
11 76 (5.20%) SAS Developer
12 63 (4.31%) Architect
12 63 (4.31%) Data Consultant
13 57 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 55 (3.76%) Senior Data Scientist
15 52 (3.56%) Analytics Consultant
16 51 (3.49%) Marketing Analyst
17 49 (3.35%) Data Manager
18 48 (3.29%) Data Analytics Manager
19 41 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.97%) .NET
2 32 (2.19%) Web Services
3 26 (1.78%) HTML
4 22 (1.51%) CSS
5 15 (1.03%) MDX
6 12 (0.82%) D3.js
7 11 (0.75%) HTML5
7 11 (0.75%) jQuery
8 10 (0.68%) Kafka
8 10 (0.68%) XML
9 9 (0.62%) Pandas
10 8 (0.55%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (0.41%) JSON
11 6 (0.41%) scikit-learn
11 6 (0.41%) SOAP
12 5 (0.34%) ISPF
12 5 (0.34%) Leaflet
12 5 (0.34%) Middleware
12 5 (0.34%) MLlib
12 5 (0.34%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 580 (39.70%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (8.97%) Credit Risk
3 95 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 75 (5.13%) Algorithms
5 33 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 22 (1.51%) Fintech
8 19 (1.30%) Social Media
9 15 (1.03%) FMCG
10 12 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 12 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.82%) User Experience
11 9 (0.62%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.55%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.34%) Biotechnology
13 5 (0.34%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.34%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.34%) Social Network
14 4 (0.27%) Clustering
14 4 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (3.76%) Linux
2 51 (3.49%) Unix
2 51 (3.49%) Windows
3 22 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.34%) Android
9 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.34%) zOS
10 3 (0.21%) MVS
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.14%) Solaris
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.068%) AIX
12 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (54.76%) Analytics
2 453 (31.01%) Business Intelligence
3 271 (18.55%) Data Analytics
4 235 (16.08%) Mathematics
5 228 (15.61%) Statistics
6 209 (14.31%) Visualisation
7 181 (12.39%) Data Analysis
8 163 (11.16%) Machine Learning
9 151 (10.34%) Data Visualisation
10 143 (9.79%) ETL
11 142 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 131 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
13 128 (8.76%) Data Modelling
14 118 (8.08%) Statistical Modelling
15 106 (7.26%) Project Management
16 105 (7.19%) Customer Insight
17 103 (7.05%) Statistical Analysis
18 98 (6.71%) Predictive Modelling
19 90 (6.16%) Anti-Money Laundering
20 87 (5.95%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 940 (64.34%) SQL
2 464 (31.76%) R
3 421 (28.82%) Python
4 140 (9.58%) Java
5 114 (7.80%) VBA
6 87 (5.95%) MATLAB
7 62 (4.24%) T-SQL
8 57 (3.90%) C#
9 53 (3.63%) Scala
10 41 (2.81%) C++
11 29 (1.98%) JavaScript
12 26 (1.78%) PHP
13 23 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.44%) C
14 21 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.37%) VB
16 13 (0.89%) SAS Macro
17 11 (0.75%) Perl
18 10 (0.68%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 403 (27.58%) Degree
2 82 (5.61%) PhD
3 25 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (1.64%) MBA
5 23 (1.57%) SAS Certification
6 18 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 13 (0.89%) MCSE
8 9 (0.62%) Postgraduate
9 8 (0.55%) MCITP
10 7 (0.48%) MCSA
11 6 (0.41%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) MCAD
12 4 (0.27%) MCSD
13 3 (0.21%) ISEB
13 3 (0.21%) MCP
14 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.14%) SAP Certification
14 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (7.46%) Data Quality
2 57 (3.90%) QA
3 36 (2.46%) IFRS
3 36 (2.46%) IFRS 9
4 17 (1.16%) SLA
5 12 (0.82%) IAS 39
6 10 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.34%) Basel II
9 3 (0.21%) SEPA
9 3 (0.21%) TARGET2
10 2 (0.14%) GCP
10 2 (0.14%) GLP
11 1 (0.068%) CDISC
11 1 (0.068%) COREP
11 1 (0.068%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.068%) FINREP
11 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.51%) Apache Flume
3 15 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.75%) HDFS
5 8 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.48%) vSphere
7 5 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 5 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.21%) Docker
8 3 (0.21%) NFS
8 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.14%) GFS2
9 2 (0.14%) RACF
9 2 (0.14%) vCloud
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.068%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.068%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.068%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (0.89%) Ambari
2 6 (0.41%) SCCM
3 5 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (0.34%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.21%) Oozie
5 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.14%) Ansible
6 2 (0.14%) Nagios
6 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.14%) vMotion
6 2 (0.14%) WSUS
6 2 (0.14%) zSecure
7 1 (0.068%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.068%) MOM
7 1 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.068%) OpenView
7 1 (0.068%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 319 (21.83%) Tableau
2 150 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 136 (9.31%) Oracle
4 81 (5.54%) SAP
5 73 (5.00%) Teradata
6 61 (4.18%) IBM
7 60 (4.11%) Google
8 51 (3.49%) MicroStrategy
9 43 (2.94%) Cognos
10 41 (2.81%) Actimize
11 34 (2.33%) Informatica
12 28 (1.92%) Adobe
13 22 (1.51%) Cloudera
13 22 (1.51%) Netezza
14 21 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (1.44%) TIBCO
15 20 (1.37%) Ab Initio
16 19 (1.30%) Cisco
16 19 (1.30%) Hortonworks
17 16 (1.10%) HP
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous bonus and benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 + £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £78,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Rail Card
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Generous bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago