Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 488 376 387
Rank change year-on-year -112 +11 -80
Permanent jobs citing SAS 871 1,439 1,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 4.83% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 554 1,088 1,089
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -2.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,470 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -1.23%

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 23,955 29,775 30,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.81% 16.96% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19,105 24,556 25,894
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for SAS in the UK

SAS
Top 17 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 19 February 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 -119 763 £52,500 - 156
UK excluding London -65 497 £45,000 -5.26% 118
London -127 352 £65,000 +13.04% 62
South East +11 180 £50,000 - 24
Midlands +13 99 £42,000 +5.00% 21
Scotland -52 72 £47,000 -1.05% 19
North of England -97 71 £45,000 -5.26% 24
East Midlands +60 60 £42,000 -1.18% 12
West Midlands -33 39 £40,000 - 9
North West -73 35 £45,000 -23.73% 14
Yorkshire -6 34 £45,000 +15.38% 7
East of England +45 32 £63,250 +68.67% 10
South West +15 28 £45,000 -25.00% 15
Wales +27 16 £45,000 +32.65% 3
Northern Ireland -12 5 - - 3
North East +7 2 £37,250 -20.74% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 580 (66.59%) SQL
2 501 (57.52%) Analytics
3 388 (44.55%) R
4 379 (43.51%) Business Intelligence
5 378 (43.40%) Python
6 335 (38.46%) Finance
7 317 (36.39%) Analytical Skills
8 294 (33.75%) Visualisation
9 287 (32.95%) Tableau
10 239 (27.44%) Degree
11 237 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
11 237 (27.21%) Data Science
12 211 (24.23%) Power BI
13 209 (24.00%) Hadoop
13 209 (24.00%) Big Data
14 190 (21.81%) Data Warehouse
15 165 (18.94%) Statistics
16 161 (18.48%) QlikView
16 161 (18.48%) Data Visualisation
17 160 (18.37%) Mathematics
17 160 (18.37%) ETL
18 158 (18.14%) Data Quality
19 156 (17.91%) Data Analytics
20 151 (17.34%) Machine Learning
20 151 (17.34%) SQL Server
21 149 (17.11%) Microsoft
22 148 (16.99%) Marketing
23 144 (16.53%) Data Modelling
24 141 (16.19%) Oracle
24 141 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 135 (15.50%) Apache Spark
2 51 (5.86%) Apache
3 21 (2.41%) IIS
4 20 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.84%) Apache Pig
6 15 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.80%) Drupal
7 7 (0.80%) Moodle
8 6 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.69%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 135 (15.50%) SPSS
2 115 (13.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (3.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (2.41%) Stata
6 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.46%) Weka
9 3 (0.34%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.69%) Unica
4 4 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.34%) Actimize
5 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.23%) FastStats
6 2 (0.23%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.23%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 141 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.76%) Google Analytics
4 23 (2.64%) PaaS
5 20 (2.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 15 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.26%) Data Lake Analytics
8 9 (1.03%) Office 365
9 6 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (0.69%) IaaS
9 6 (0.69%) SaaS
10 5 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.46%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.23%) G Suite
13 2 (0.23%) Siri
13 2 (0.23%) Slack
14 1 (0.11%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.26%) Firewall
2 10 (1.15%) Kerberos
2 10 (1.15%) SAN
3 8 (0.92%) DNS
4 5 (0.57%) HTTP
4 5 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.57%) SSL
4 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.57%) VPN
5 4 (0.46%) Internet
6 3 (0.34%) NAS
7 2 (0.23%) DHCP
7 2 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.23%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.23%) Skype
7 2 (0.23%) SMS
7 2 (0.23%) Wireless
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (24.23%) Power BI
2 209 (24.00%) Big Data
2 209 (24.00%) Hadoop
3 190 (21.81%) Data Warehouse
4 161 (18.48%) QlikView
5 151 (17.34%) SQL Server
6 109 (12.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 100 (11.48%) Apache Hive
8 93 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 72 (8.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 65 (7.46%) BusinessObjects
10 65 (7.46%) Data Mining
10 65 (7.46%) NoSQL
11 64 (7.35%) SAP HANA
12 54 (6.20%) SAS EBI
13 48 (5.51%) Text Mining
14 43 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 43 (4.94%) Relational Database
15 42 (4.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 41 (4.71%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 28 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 18 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.95%) ERwin
6 14 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 13 (1.49%) Artifactory
7 13 (1.49%) JIRA
7 13 (1.49%) Maven
8 11 (1.26%) ER Studio
8 11 (1.26%) Toad
9 4 (0.46%) Selenium
9 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.34%) RStudio
10 3 (0.34%) Subversion
10 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 335 (38.46%) Finance
2 148 (16.99%) Marketing
3 128 (14.70%) Retail
4 102 (11.71%) Banking
5 57 (6.54%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.99%) Legal
7 15 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.26%) Digital Economy
10 11 (1.26%) Electronics
11 9 (1.03%) Games
12 7 (0.80%) Billing
12 7 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.69%) Back Office
13 6 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.57%) Advertising
14 5 (0.57%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 234 (26.87%) Analyst
2 137 (15.73%) Data Scientist
3 127 (14.58%) Developer
4 126 (14.47%) Data Analyst
5 77 (8.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 73 (8.38%) Architect
7 64 (7.35%) Consultant
8 56 (6.43%) Senior Analyst
9 54 (6.20%) Senior Data Scientist
10 53 (6.08%) Analytics Manager
11 46 (5.28%) Data Manager
12 41 (4.71%) Senior Developer
13 37 (4.25%) Data Architect
14 36 (4.13%) SAS Developer
14 36 (4.13%) SQL Analyst
15 31 (3.56%) Data Consultant
15 31 (3.56%) SAS Analyst
15 31 (3.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
15 31 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (3.21%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (8.15%) Kafka
2 59 (6.77%) D3.js
3 42 (4.82%) ggplot
4 32 (3.67%) MDX
5 29 (3.33%) HTML
6 26 (2.99%) .NET
6 26 (2.99%) Natural Language Processing
7 20 (2.30%) Web Services
8 19 (2.18%) XML
9 16 (1.84%) HTML5
10 13 (1.49%) CSS
11 11 (1.26%) JSON
12 9 (1.03%) Pandas
13 8 (0.92%) Apache Tez
14 7 (0.80%) ggplot2
14 7 (0.80%) Node.js
14 7 (0.80%) scikit-learn
15 6 (0.69%) jQuery
16 5 (0.57%) LDAP
16 5 (0.57%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 317 (36.39%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (8.50%) Algorithms
3 45 (5.17%) Social Network
4 39 (4.48%) Data Structures
5 30 (3.44%) Fintech
6 26 (2.99%) Credit Risk
7 22 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.61%) PMI
9 12 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
9 12 (1.38%) User Experience
10 11 (1.26%) Cloud Native
11 8 (0.92%) Pricing Data
12 7 (0.80%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.69%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.69%) Marketing Technology
13 6 (0.69%) Social Media
13 6 (0.69%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.57%) Derivative
14 5 (0.57%) iPhone
14 5 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.25%) Unix
2 30 (3.44%) Linux
3 23 (2.64%) Solaris
4 20 (2.30%) Windows
5 8 (0.92%) AIX
5 8 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.69%) SUSE
7 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.57%) HPUX
8 5 (0.57%) VMS
8 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.23%) zOS
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (57.52%) Analytics
2 379 (43.51%) Business Intelligence
3 294 (33.75%) Visualisation
4 237 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (27.21%) Data Science
5 165 (18.94%) Statistics
6 161 (18.48%) Data Visualisation
7 160 (18.37%) ETL
7 160 (18.37%) Mathematics
8 156 (17.91%) Data Analytics
9 151 (17.34%) Machine Learning
10 144 (16.53%) Data Modelling
11 136 (15.61%) Problem-Solving
12 120 (13.78%) Data Analysis
13 105 (12.06%) Decision-Making
14 94 (10.79%) Project Management
15 90 (10.33%) Artificial Intelligence
15 90 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 85 (9.76%) Data Engineering
17 83 (9.53%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 580 (66.59%) SQL
2 388 (44.55%) R
3 378 (43.40%) Python
4 117 (13.43%) Java
5 76 (8.73%) MATLAB
6 60 (6.89%) T-SQL
7 59 (6.77%) VBA
8 37 (4.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 37 (4.25%) Scala
9 29 (3.33%) C#
10 26 (2.99%) JavaScript
11 23 (2.64%) HiveQL
12 22 (2.53%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.41%) VB
14 18 (2.07%) SAS Macro
15 15 (1.72%) C
15 15 (1.72%) C++
16 14 (1.61%) Ruby
17 12 (1.38%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 239 (27.44%) Degree
2 41 (4.71%) PhD
3 27 (3.10%) Master's Degree
3 27 (3.10%) Numerate Degree
4 24 (2.76%) MBA
5 14 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.38%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (0.69%) ISEB
7 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.69%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.57%) Postgraduate
8 5 (0.57%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.34%) CFA
10 3 (0.34%) CISA
10 3 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (18.14%) Data Quality
2 44 (5.05%) QA
3 34 (3.90%) GDPR
4 9 (1.03%) IFRS
4 9 (1.03%) IFRS 9
4 9 (1.03%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.92%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.46%) FATCA
7 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.34%) SLA
8 2 (0.23%) Basel III
8 2 (0.23%) COREP
8 2 (0.23%) CRD IV
System Software
1 21 (2.41%) HDFS
2 12 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.69%) vSphere
4 5 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.34%) GFS2
6 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.23%) Docker
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.23%) XenApp
7 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (5.40%) Hadoop YARN
2 16 (1.84%) Ansible
3 13 (1.49%) Terraform
4 9 (1.03%) Ambari
5 8 (0.92%) Puppet
6 7 (0.80%) Oozie
7 3 (0.34%) Kibana
7 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.23%) SCCM
8 2 (0.23%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.23%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 287 (32.95%) Tableau
2 149 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 141 (16.19%) Oracle
4 107 (12.28%) SAP
5 58 (6.66%) Google
6 53 (6.08%) Informatica
7 45 (5.17%) IBM
8 41 (4.71%) Alteryx
9 40 (4.59%) Cloudera
9 40 (4.59%) Teradata
10 32 (3.67%) MicroStrategy
11 27 (3.10%) Adobe
12 24 (2.76%) Talend
13 22 (2.53%) Cognos
14 17 (1.95%) Splunk
15 14 (1.61%) Vertica
16 11 (1.26%) Ab Initio
16 11 (1.26%) IDERA
16 11 (1.26%) WorldPay
17 10 (1.15%) VMware