Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 329 342 312
Rank change year-on-year +13 -30 -13
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1729 1902 2305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.94% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.38% 5.00% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1609 1821
UK median annual salary £48,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26% -1.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £80,750 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -

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 32116 38052 43132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.00% 18.77% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26110 32266 35688
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 +8 1533 £48,250 -3.50% 99
UK excluding London +68 1009 £41,500 -2.35% 70
London -39 681 £57,500 +6.48% 44
Midlands +148 303 £40,000 +6.67% 16
North of England +23 261 £48,000 +20.00% 24
South East -2 169 £37,500 -6.25% 11
North West +47 166 £48,000 +28.00% 17
Scotland +31 154 £50,000 -2.91% 13
West Midlands +81 148 £40,000 +6.67% 10
East Midlands +107 144 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Yorkshire -5 81 £43,500 +2.35% 7
East of England +37 69 £51,000 +13.33% 4
South West -65 48 £40,000 -20.00%
North East +18 14 £44,000 +17.33%
Wales -8 13 £36,500 +5.04% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 1046 (60.50%) SQL
2 862 (49.86%) Analytics
3 680 (39.33%) Analytical Skills
4 667 (38.58%) Finance
5 536 (31.00%) R
6 520 (30.08%) Python
7 466 (26.95%) Business Intelligence
8 416 (24.06%) Tableau
9 366 (21.17%) Degree
10 342 (19.78%) SPSS
11 336 (19.43%) Big Data
12 327 (18.91%) Hadoop
13 321 (18.57%) Marketing
14 307 (17.76%) Visualisation
15 278 (16.08%) Microsoft Excel
16 270 (15.62%) Data Analytics
17 268 (15.50%) Oracle
18 246 (14.23%) Statistics
19 234 (13.53%) Banking
20 232 (13.42%) Microsoft
21 230 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
22 227 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
22 227 (13.13%) Data Visualisation
22 227 (13.13%) QlikView
23 223 (12.90%) Retail
24 221 (12.78%) Data Analysis
25 217 (12.55%) Mathematics
26 207 (11.97%) Java
27 205 (11.86%) Data Mining
28 204 (11.80%) SQL Server

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
1 115 (6.65%) Apache Spark
2 44 (2.54%) Apache Pig
3 23 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.27%) Apache
5 15 (0.87%) Skype for Business
6 13 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.23%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.23%) Confluence
11 4 (0.23%) FileNet
12 3 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.17%) JBoss
12 3 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 342 (19.78%) SPSS
2 278 (16.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 73 (4.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 72 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
5 25 (1.45%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.98%) SPSS Modeler
7 16 (0.93%) Stata
8 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.23%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.12%) Gephi
12 1 (0.058%) EViews
Business Applications
1 38 (2.20%) Actimize
2 22 (1.27%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 16 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 15 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.46%) SAP GRC
6 7 (0.40%) Oracle AML
7 6 (0.35%) FastStats
7 6 (0.35%) Unica
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.17%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.058%) ReMetrica
10 1 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.058%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 65 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.31%) Google Analytics
3 33 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.21%) Office 365
6 11 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.35%) SaaS
11 5 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.23%) PaaS
13 1 (0.058%) CloudBees
13 1 (0.058%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.33%) SAN
2 21 (1.21%) iSCSI
3 20 (1.16%) DNS
4 19 (1.10%) DHCP
5 12 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (0.58%) Firewall
6 10 (0.58%) Skype
6 10 (0.58%) WAN
7 9 (0.52%) LAN
8 8 (0.46%) Kerberos
8 8 (0.46%) VPN
9 7 (0.40%) BIG-IP
9 7 (0.40%) SSL
9 7 (0.40%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.35%) Internet
11 4 (0.23%) IMAP
11 4 (0.23%) snoop
11 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.23%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (19.43%) Big Data
2 327 (18.91%) Hadoop
3 227 (13.13%) QlikView
4 205 (11.86%) Data Mining
5 204 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
5 204 (11.80%) SQL Server
6 164 (9.49%) Base SAS
7 135 (7.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 98 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 95 (5.49%) NoSQL
10 93 (5.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 92 (5.32%) Spotfire
12 91 (5.26%) Power BI
12 91 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 88 (5.09%) BusinessObjects
14 87 (5.03%) Apache Hive
15 77 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 72 (4.16%) Relational Database
17 71 (4.11%) SAS EBI
18 67 (3.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (4.63%) ProC
2 9 (0.52%) JIRA
2 9 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.23%) Mocha
4 4 (0.23%) TestRail
4 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.17%) Subversion
6 2 (0.12%) ERwin
6 2 (0.12%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.12%) NUnit
6 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.058%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.058%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.058%) Selenium
7 1 (0.058%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.058%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 667 (38.58%) Finance
2 321 (18.57%) Marketing
3 234 (13.53%) Banking
4 223 (12.90%) Retail
5 63 (3.64%) Retail Banking
6 56 (3.24%) Investment Banking
7 46 (2.66%) Financial Institution
7 46 (2.66%) Front Office
8 43 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.85%) Advertising
10 18 (1.04%) Legal
11 17 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.52%) Games
14 7 (0.40%) Automotive
14 7 (0.40%) Back Office
15 6 (0.35%) German Language
16 5 (0.29%) French Language
17 4 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 617 (35.69%) Analyst
2 230 (13.30%) Consultant
3 220 (12.72%) Data Scientist
4 176 (10.18%) Data Analyst
5 173 (10.01%) Developer
6 139 (8.04%) SAS Analyst
7 117 (6.77%) SAS Consultant
8 108 (6.25%) Insight Analyst
9 95 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
10 88 (5.09%) Analytics Manager
11 87 (5.03%) SQL Analyst
12 74 (4.28%) Architect
12 74 (4.28%) Data Consultant
13 70 (4.05%) SAS Developer
14 69 (3.99%) Analytics Consultant
15 67 (3.88%) Senior Consultant
16 59 (3.41%) Data Manager
17 58 (3.35%) Data Analytics Manager
18 55 (3.18%) Report Analyst
19 50 (2.89%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.60%) .NET
2 43 (2.49%) Web Services
3 40 (2.31%) HTML
4 37 (2.14%) JSON
5 35 (2.02%) XML
6 31 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
7 27 (1.56%) CSS
8 24 (1.39%) SOAP
9 21 (1.21%) RESTful
10 20 (1.16%) D3.js
11 14 (0.81%) HTML5
12 13 (0.75%) Kafka
12 13 (0.75%) MDX
13 11 (0.64%) jQuery
14 8 (0.46%) EDIFACT
14 8 (0.46%) iXBRL
14 8 (0.46%) Regular Expression
15 6 (0.35%) ODBC
15 6 (0.35%) REST
16 5 (0.29%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 680 (39.33%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.19%) Algorithms
3 97 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 76 (4.40%) Credit Risk
5 39 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 37 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 34 (1.97%) Fintech
8 24 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
9 23 (1.33%) NHS
10 20 (1.16%) User Experience
11 16 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 15 (0.87%) Social Media
13 13 (0.75%) Mainframe
14 12 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.64%) Social Network
16 10 (0.58%) Reference Data
17 8 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
18 6 (0.35%) Digital Media
18 6 (0.35%) FMCG
18 6 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (5.26%) Linux
2 88 (5.09%) Windows
3 61 (3.53%) Unix
4 38 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 28 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.52%) Solaris
12 9 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.46%) Android
14 4 (0.23%) Debian
14 4 (0.23%) MVS
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (49.86%) Analytics
2 466 (26.95%) Business Intelligence
3 307 (17.76%) Visualisation
4 270 (15.62%) Data Analytics
5 246 (14.23%) Statistics
6 230 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 227 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
7 227 (13.13%) Data Visualisation
8 221 (12.78%) Data Analysis
9 217 (12.55%) Mathematics
10 202 (11.68%) Machine Learning
11 183 (10.58%) Data Modelling
12 172 (9.95%) Data Management
13 167 (9.66%) ETL
14 122 (7.06%) Statistical Modelling
15 121 (7.00%) Customer Insight
16 114 (6.59%) Project Management
17 110 (6.36%) Statistical Analysis
18 107 (6.19%) Visual Analytics
19 103 (5.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1046 (60.50%) SQL
2 536 (31.00%) R
3 520 (30.08%) Python
4 207 (11.97%) Java
5 154 (8.91%) MATLAB
6 120 (6.94%) VBA
7 80 (4.63%) PROC SQL
8 65 (3.76%) Scala
9 63 (3.64%) SAS Macro
10 52 (3.01%) T-SQL
11 45 (2.60%) C#
12 37 (2.14%) C++
13 32 (1.85%) JavaScript
14 23 (1.33%) C
14 23 (1.33%) PHP
14 23 (1.33%) VB
15 22 (1.27%) Shell Script
16 19 (1.10%) Perl
17 17 (0.98%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 366 (21.17%) Degree
2 90 (5.21%) Numerate Degree
3 77 (4.45%) PhD
4 41 (2.37%) Master's Degree
5 31 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.74%) SAS Certification
7 22 (1.27%) MBA
8 16 (0.93%) CITP
8 16 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.58%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.29%) MCP
12 5 (0.29%) MCSA
12 5 (0.29%) MCSE
12 5 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.17%) CCNP
14 3 (0.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (8.79%) Data Quality
2 39 (2.26%) QA
3 27 (1.56%) IFRS
4 26 (1.50%) IFRS 9
5 20 (1.16%) SLA
6 11 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
7 9 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.46%) IAS 39
9 7 (0.40%) Basel II
9 7 (0.40%) GCP
10 6 (0.35%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.23%) GLP
11 4 (0.23%) GMP
11 4 (0.23%) GxP
11 4 (0.23%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.12%) PMO
13 1 (0.058%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.62%) Apache Flume
3 25 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.10%) vSphere
6 12 (0.69%) XenApp
7 10 (0.58%) HDFS
8 9 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.46%) Docker
9 8 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.35%) NFS
11 5 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.23%) BIND 9
12 4 (0.23%) Firmware
12 4 (0.23%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 4 (0.23%) KVM
12 4 (0.23%) Samba
12 4 (0.23%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (0.93%) SCCM
2 14 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 10 (0.58%) WSUS
4 9 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 9 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.52%) SmoothWall
5 8 (0.46%) vCenter Server
6 7 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.29%) Ambari
7 5 (0.29%) Ansible
7 5 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.23%) Cacti
8 4 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.23%) Oozie
8 4 (0.23%) OpenView
8 4 (0.23%) QRadar
8 4 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.12%) MOM
10 2 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 416 (24.06%) Tableau
2 268 (15.50%) Oracle
3 232 (13.42%) Microsoft
4 117 (6.77%) Teradata
5 110 (6.36%) SAP
6 80 (4.63%) Informatica
7 62 (3.59%) IBM
8 57 (3.30%) MicroStrategy
9 54 (3.12%) Cloudera
9 54 (3.12%) Cognos
10 48 (2.78%) Google
11 43 (2.49%) Netezza
12 33 (1.91%) Hortonworks
13 30 (1.74%) HP
14 29 (1.68%) Alteryx
15 28 (1.62%) VMware
16 21 (1.21%) Cisco
16 21 (1.21%) TIBCO
17 19 (1.10%) Adobe
17 19 (1.10%) MapR
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
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London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + great sign on bonus and benefits
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City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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Flintshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £62000 - £72000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + SAS Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, SAS Training & Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £110,000 + Enticing Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £110,000 + Enticing Package
Posted: 3 days ago