Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 507 554 446
Rank change year-on-year +47 -108 -102
Permanent jobs citing SAS 375 710 1,180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.35% 3.21% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 314 490 908
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +9.38%
10th Percentile £31,400 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.16% +22.50%

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 11,199 22,123 29,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.24% 15.05% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8,903 17,461 23,966
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the UK

SAS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAS.

Salary trend for SAS in the UK

SAS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAS over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 +93 352 £57,500 +7.68% 26
UK excluding London +52 206 £47,500 +5.56% 20
London +66 164 £70,000 +16.67% 9
North of England +133 53 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Midlands +25 45 £52,500 +31.25% 7
South East +62 44 £70,000 +33.33% 5
South West +104 32 £51,250 +2.50% 1
West Midlands +36 32 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Yorkshire +125 29 £40,000 +14.29% 1
North West +91 22 £45,000 -9.09% 2
Work from Home +71 21 £90,000 +44.00% 6
Scotland +53 17 £43,750 +15.13% 1
East Midlands +36 11 £48,750 +18.18% 1
East of England +93 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Wales +14 6 £42,500 +8.28% 2
North East +26 2 - -

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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.

1 214 (57.07%) SQL
2 177 (47.20%) Python
3 169 (45.07%) Analytics
4 142 (37.87%) R
5 121 (32.27%) Finance
6 90 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 80 (21.33%) Data Science
8 78 (20.80%) Java
8 78 (20.80%) Oracle
8 78 (20.80%) Tableau
8 78 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
9 67 (17.87%) Hadoop
10 66 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (17.33%) Data Analytics
11 65 (17.33%) Power Platform
11 65 (17.33%) Power BI
12 60 (16.00%) ETL
13 59 (15.73%) SQL Server
14 56 (14.93%) Data Management
15 55 (14.67%) Data Modelling
16 52 (13.87%) Machine Learning
17 51 (13.60%) Azure
18 49 (13.07%) AWS
19 47 (12.53%) Visualisation
20 43 (11.47%) Big Data
20 43 (11.47%) Requirements Gathering
21 42 (11.20%) Data Analysis
22 41 (10.93%) Marketing
23 40 (10.67%) Project Management
24 39 (10.40%) BusinessObjects

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 28 (7.47%) Apache Spark
2 18 (4.80%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.47%) IIS
5 6 (1.60%) CMS
5 6 (1.60%) WordPress
6 5 (1.33%) Apache
7 3 (0.80%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 38 (10.13%) SPSS
2 28 (7.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.07%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.27%) EViews
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (3.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (3.20%) SAP GTS
3 6 (1.60%) FastStats
3 6 (1.60%) Magento
4 4 (1.07%) Actimize
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.07%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.53%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.27%) assyst
6 1 (0.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 65 (17.33%) Power Platform
2 51 (13.60%) Azure
3 49 (13.07%) AWS
4 20 (5.33%) SaaS
5 17 (4.53%) PaaS
6 13 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (3.47%) IaaS
7 6 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.60%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.60%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.60%) GCP
7 6 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.33%) Azure Stack
9 3 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.53%) Taleo
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.27%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.13%) SAN
2 7 (1.87%) DHCP
2 7 (1.87%) DNS
3 6 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.27%) PBX
5 1 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.87%) Hadoop
2 65 (17.33%) Power BI
3 59 (15.73%) SQL Server
4 43 (11.47%) Big Data
5 39 (10.40%) BusinessObjects
6 32 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (8.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 31 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (8.00%) Base SAS
8 30 (8.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 28 (7.47%) Relational Database
10 25 (6.67%) MySQL
10 25 (6.67%) QlikView
11 24 (6.40%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 23 (6.13%) Apache Hive
13 22 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (5.60%) Oracle Database
15 18 (4.80%) Pentaho
16 16 (4.27%) Data Mining
16 16 (4.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.40%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 7 (1.87%) Maven
4 6 (1.60%) Artifactory
4 6 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.33%) RStudio
6 4 (1.07%) JIRA
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.27%) ProC
7 1 (0.27%) PyCharm
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 121 (32.27%) Finance
2 41 (10.93%) Marketing
3 24 (6.40%) Banking
4 11 (2.93%) Retail
5 8 (2.13%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.07%) Front Office
7 4 (1.07%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.53%) Games
9 2 (0.53%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 106 (28.27%) Analyst
2 54 (14.40%) Developer
3 51 (13.60%) Data Analyst
4 35 (9.33%) Data Scientist
5 27 (7.20%) Architect
6 22 (5.87%) Consultant
6 22 (5.87%) Data Engineer
6 22 (5.87%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (5.07%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.80%) SAS Developer
9 18 (4.80%) SQL Analyst
9 18 (4.80%) SQL Data Analyst
10 17 (4.53%) Applications Support
10 17 (4.53%) SAS Analyst
11 15 (4.00%) Insight Analyst
12 13 (3.47%) Data Consultant
12 13 (3.47%) Data Insight Analyst
12 13 (3.47%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.47%) Insight Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.07%) .NET
2 16 (4.27%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (2.67%) HTML
4 9 (2.40%) Shiny
5 6 (1.60%) TensorFlow
6 5 (1.33%) Kafka
6 5 (1.33%) React
6 5 (1.33%) RESTful
6 5 (1.33%) Web Services
6 5 (1.33%) XML
7 4 (1.07%) NumPy
7 4 (1.07%) SciPy
8 3 (0.80%) CSS
8 3 (0.80%) Middleware
8 3 (0.80%) Node.js
8 3 (0.80%) Spring
9 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.53%) HTML5
9 2 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 78 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.00%) Credit Risk
3 15 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 12 (3.20%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.13%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.07%) Derivative
6 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.07%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.07%) Public Cloud
7 3 (0.80%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.80%) User Experience
8 2 (0.53%) Blog
8 2 (0.53%) CMDB
8 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.73%) Linux
2 20 (5.33%) Unix
3 11 (2.93%) Windows
4 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (1.60%) CentOS
5 6 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.27%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (45.07%) Analytics
2 90 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (21.33%) Data Science
4 66 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (17.33%) Data Analytics
6 60 (16.00%) ETL
7 56 (14.93%) Data Management
8 55 (14.67%) Data Modelling
9 52 (13.87%) Machine Learning
10 47 (12.53%) Visualisation
11 43 (11.47%) Requirements Gathering
12 42 (11.20%) Data Analysis
13 40 (10.67%) Project Management
14 39 (10.40%) ITIL
14 39 (10.40%) Statistics
15 38 (10.13%) Coaching
15 38 (10.13%) Software Engineering
16 35 (9.33%) CRM
17 32 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (8.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 214 (57.07%) SQL
2 177 (47.20%) Python
3 142 (37.87%) R
4 78 (20.80%) Java
5 35 (9.33%) JavaScript
6 34 (9.07%) PL/SQL
7 23 (6.13%) C
8 21 (5.60%) C++
9 19 (5.07%) C#
9 19 (5.07%) MATLAB
10 13 (3.47%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.20%) HiveQL
11 12 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.40%) VBA
13 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.07%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.80%) Ruby
16 2 (0.53%) Perl
16 2 (0.53%) Scala
16 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (8.27%) Degree
2 9 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.60%) MCP
5 6 (1.60%) MCSA
5 6 (1.60%) MCSE
5 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.33%) PhD
7 4 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.27%) CCA
10 1 (0.27%) CCNA
10 1 (0.27%) MBA
10 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.47%) COBIT
3 9 (2.40%) Actionable Recommendations
3 9 (2.40%) SLA
4 8 (2.13%) IFRS
5 6 (1.60%) GDPR
5 6 (1.60%) IFRS 9
5 6 (1.60%) Solvency II
6 5 (1.33%) QA
6 5 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.07%) Basel II
7 4 (1.07%) Basel III
7 4 (1.07%) MiFID
8 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.27%) COREP
System Software
1 13 (3.47%) HDFS
2 7 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.60%) vSphere
3 6 (1.60%) XenApp
4 2 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Ansible
1 6 (1.60%) SCCM
1 6 (1.60%) Terraform
1 6 (1.60%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 78 (20.80%) Oracle
1 78 (20.80%) Tableau
2 33 (8.80%) Informatica
3 24 (6.40%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.87%) SAP
5 19 (5.07%) Cloudera
5 19 (5.07%) HP
6 17 (4.53%) IBM
6 17 (4.53%) PeopleSoft
6 17 (4.53%) Teradata
7 14 (3.73%) Talend
8 13 (3.47%) CA
8 13 (3.47%) Hyperion
8 13 (3.47%) Remedy
8 13 (3.47%) ServiceNow
8 13 (3.47%) Siebel
9 11 (2.93%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (1.87%) Cognos
10 7 (1.87%) Databricks
10 7 (1.87%) VMware