Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 391 311
Rank change year-on-year +64 -80 +7
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1725 1547 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.46% 4.32% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1294 1815
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,000 £80,000 £83,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -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 31578 35842 41925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.82% 18.48% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25322 30426 34854
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 September 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 19 September 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 +52 1505 £50,000 +5.26% 100
UK excluding London +72 972 £45,000 +5.88% 64
London +9 711 £59,000 +12.38% 54
North of England +59 303 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Midlands +126 256 £45,000 +15.38% 7
North West +67 196 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Scotland +60 191 £45,000 -10.00% 18
West Midlands +96 155 £45,000 +15.38% 4
South East -2 151 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +18 96 £40,000 - 9
East Midlands +56 88 £40,000 -3.03% 3
East of England +14 51 £32,500 -38.10% 5
South West -76 35 £39,996 -20.01% 5
North East +21 11 £55,000 +53.85%
Wales -5 7 £42,500 +23.19%
Northern Ireland - 5 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1058 (61.33%) SQL
2 878 (50.90%) Analytics
3 768 (44.52%) Finance
4 629 (36.46%) Analytical Skills
5 505 (29.28%) R
6 498 (28.87%) Python
7 468 (27.13%) Business Intelligence
8 423 (24.52%) Tableau
9 356 (20.64%) Banking
10 342 (19.83%) Degree
11 337 (19.54%) Oracle
12 334 (19.36%) SPSS
13 324 (18.78%) Visualisation
14 301 (17.45%) Big Data
15 296 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 284 (16.46%) Hadoop
17 277 (16.06%) Microsoft Excel
18 273 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
19 268 (15.54%) Marketing
20 263 (15.25%) Microsoft
21 253 (14.67%) Data Analytics
22 243 (14.09%) Statistics
23 239 (13.86%) QlikView
24 238 (13.80%) Retail
25 230 (13.33%) Java
26 229 (13.28%) Base SAS
27 222 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
28 219 (12.70%) Data Visualisation
29 211 (12.23%) Data Analysis
30 203 (11.77%) 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
1 127 (7.36%) Apache Spark
2 47 (2.72%) Apache Pig
3 21 (1.22%) Apache
4 13 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (0.70%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.35%) Confluence
12 3 (0.17%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.17%) Drupal
12 3 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.17%) JBoss
12 3 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 334 (19.36%) SPSS
2 277 (16.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 84 (4.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 65 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
5 33 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.99%) Stata
7 9 (0.52%) SPSS Modeler
8 8 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.35%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.12%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 24 (1.39%) Actimize
1 24 (1.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 18 (1.04%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 11 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (0.52%) Oracle AML
5 8 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.46%) SAP GRC
6 7 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.41%) Unica
7 4 (0.23%) FastStats
8 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.12%) Magento
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.058%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.09%) Google Analytics
4 26 (1.51%) Office 365
5 21 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 9 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.35%) SaaS
10 5 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
10 5 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.10%) DNS
2 18 (1.04%) Firewall
2 18 (1.04%) SAN
3 15 (0.87%) DHCP
3 15 (0.87%) iSCSI
4 10 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (0.58%) Network Security
4 10 (0.58%) Wireshark
5 9 (0.52%) Skype
5 9 (0.52%) VoIP
6 8 (0.46%) BGP
6 8 (0.46%) LAN
6 8 (0.46%) MPLS
6 8 (0.46%) SSL
6 8 (0.46%) VPN
6 8 (0.46%) WAN
7 7 (0.41%) DMZ
7 7 (0.41%) EIGRP
7 7 (0.41%) OSPF
7 7 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (17.45%) Big Data
2 284 (16.46%) Hadoop
3 239 (13.86%) QlikView
4 229 (13.28%) Base SAS
5 222 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
6 203 (11.77%) Data Mining
6 203 (11.77%) SQL Server
7 199 (11.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 190 (11.01%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 172 (9.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 105 (6.09%) NoSQL
11 97 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
11 97 (5.62%) Relational Database
12 90 (5.22%) Apache Hive
13 76 (4.41%) Spotfire
14 70 (4.06%) MongoDB
15 69 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 68 (3.94%) Power BI
17 58 (3.36%) HBase
18 56 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 154 (8.93%) ProC
2 20 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (0.81%) JIRA
4 10 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.35%) Toad
7 5 (0.29%) Mocha
7 5 (0.29%) TestRail
7 5 (0.29%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.23%) Subversion
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.12%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.12%) RStudio
11 1 (0.058%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.058%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.058%) Selenium
11 1 (0.058%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.058%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 768 (44.52%) Finance
2 356 (20.64%) Banking
3 268 (15.54%) Marketing
4 238 (13.80%) Retail
5 94 (5.45%) Retail Banking
6 74 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 63 (3.65%) Financial Institution
8 53 (3.07%) Front Office
9 43 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.74%) Advertising
11 20 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.64%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.46%) Legal
15 7 (0.41%) Back Office
15 7 (0.41%) Games
16 5 (0.29%) Automotive
17 4 (0.23%) French Language
17 4 (0.23%) German Language
17 4 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 526 (30.49%) Analyst
2 333 (19.30%) Consultant
3 223 (12.93%) SAS Consultant
4 198 (11.48%) Data Scientist
5 195 (11.30%) Developer
6 176 (10.20%) Data Analyst
7 105 (6.09%) SAS Analyst
8 97 (5.62%) Senior Consultant
9 94 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
10 90 (5.22%) Senior SAS Consultant
11 85 (4.93%) Architect
12 83 (4.81%) Analytics Manager
13 73 (4.23%) Insight Analyst
14 70 (4.06%) SQL Analyst
15 67 (3.88%) Analytics Consultant
16 65 (3.77%) Data Consultant
17 63 (3.65%) SAS Developer
18 60 (3.48%) Data Manager
19 54 (3.13%) Software Engineer
20 52 (3.01%) Data Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.90%) .NET
2 49 (2.84%) Web Services
3 43 (2.49%) JSON
4 40 (2.32%) XML
5 39 (2.26%) HTML
6 28 (1.62%) Natural Language Processing
7 27 (1.57%) CSS
8 26 (1.51%) RESTful
8 26 (1.51%) SOAP
9 19 (1.10%) D3.js
10 13 (0.75%) Kafka
11 12 (0.70%) HTML5
12 8 (0.46%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.46%) EDIFACT
12 8 (0.46%) iXBRL
12 8 (0.46%) MDX
12 8 (0.46%) React
12 8 (0.46%) SciPy
13 7 (0.41%) jQuery
13 7 (0.41%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 629 (36.46%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 102 (5.91%) Algorithms
4 86 (4.99%) Credit Risk
5 44 (2.55%) Data Structures
6 43 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 28 (1.62%) NHS
8 24 (1.39%) Fintech
9 19 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 16 (0.93%) User Experience
11 14 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.70%) Social Media
14 11 (0.64%) Market Risk
14 11 (0.64%) Reference Data
15 10 (0.58%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.46%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.46%) Social Network
17 7 (0.41%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 103 (5.97%) Linux
2 78 (4.52%) Windows
3 69 (4.00%) Unix
4 40 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (2.26%) Windows Server
6 24 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.70%) Solaris
10 10 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.52%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.29%) Android
13 4 (0.23%) MVS
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.17%) Debian
14 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.058%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.058%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (50.90%) Analytics
2 468 (27.13%) Business Intelligence
3 324 (18.78%) Visualisation
4 296 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 273 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
6 253 (14.67%) Data Analytics
7 243 (14.09%) Statistics
8 219 (12.70%) Data Visualisation
9 211 (12.23%) Data Analysis
10 203 (11.77%) Machine Learning
11 200 (11.59%) Visual Analytics
12 194 (11.25%) Mathematics
13 188 (10.90%) Data Management
13 188 (10.90%) Infrastructure Management
14 184 (10.67%) ETL
15 160 (9.28%) Data Modelling
16 142 (8.23%) Mentoring
17 129 (7.48%) Project Management
18 96 (5.57%) Statistical Modelling
19 93 (5.39%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 1058 (61.33%) SQL
2 505 (29.28%) R
3 498 (28.87%) Python
4 230 (13.33%) Java
5 165 (9.57%) MATLAB
6 154 (8.93%) PROC SQL
7 137 (7.94%) SAS Macro
8 117 (6.78%) VBA
9 66 (3.83%) Scala
10 40 (2.32%) T-SQL
11 35 (2.03%) C#
12 33 (1.91%) JavaScript
13 32 (1.86%) C++
14 22 (1.28%) PHP
14 22 (1.28%) VB
15 21 (1.22%) Perl
15 21 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.99%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.93%) C
18 13 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 342 (19.83%) Degree
2 70 (4.06%) Numerate Degree
3 65 (3.77%) PhD
4 39 (2.26%) Master's Degree
5 32 (1.86%) SAS Certification
6 25 (1.45%) Security Cleared
7 22 (1.28%) MBA
8 16 (0.93%) CITP
8 16 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.58%) Postgraduate
10 7 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.35%) CCSP
12 5 (0.29%) CCNP
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%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (8.58%) Data Quality
2 32 (1.86%) QA
3 25 (1.45%) IFRS
4 24 (1.39%) IFRS 9
5 17 (0.99%) SLA
6 11 (0.64%) Actionable Recommendations
7 7 (0.41%) GCP
8 5 (0.29%) Basel II
8 5 (0.29%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.29%) EMIR
8 5 (0.29%) MiFID
9 4 (0.23%) Basel III
9 4 (0.23%) GLP
9 4 (0.23%) GMP
9 4 (0.23%) GxP
9 4 (0.23%) PMO
9 4 (0.23%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.12%) GDPR
10 2 (0.12%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (1.86%) Apache Flume
2 28 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 19 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.04%) vSphere
5 17 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.70%) XenApp
7 9 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.35%) HDFS
10 5 (0.29%) Docker
10 5 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.23%) Firmware
11 4 (0.23%) NFS
12 3 (0.17%) BIND 9
12 3 (0.17%) KVM
12 3 (0.17%) Samba
12 3 (0.17%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 2 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
14 1 (0.058%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (0.81%) SCCM
2 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (0.64%) Oozie
4 9 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 9 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.52%) SmoothWall
4 9 (0.52%) WSUS
5 7 (0.41%) Ansible
5 7 (0.41%) Cacti
5 7 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (0.41%) OpenView
5 7 (0.41%) QRadar
5 7 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (0.35%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.29%) Ambari
8 4 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 423 (24.52%) Tableau
2 337 (19.54%) Oracle
3 263 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 141 (8.17%) Teradata
5 114 (6.61%) SAP
6 100 (5.80%) Informatica
7 58 (3.36%) Google
8 57 (3.30%) Cloudera
9 55 (3.19%) Cognos
10 46 (2.67%) IBM
11 45 (2.61%) MicroStrategy
12 43 (2.49%) Netezza
13 35 (2.03%) Alteryx
13 35 (2.03%) Hortonworks
14 29 (1.68%) HP
15 27 (1.57%) Cisco
16 23 (1.33%) Adobe
17 22 (1.28%) VMware
18 20 (1.16%) Talend
19 19 (1.10%) TIBCO