Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 386 303
Rank change year-on-year +17 -83 +27
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1,430 1,377 2,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.79% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.85% 4.43% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 1,097 1,824
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.17% +0.27%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +15.63% -1.23% -4.71%

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 29,511 31,082 39,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.94% 17.80% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24,338 26,011 33,416
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 +1 1,269 £52,500 +16.67% 169
UK excluding London -18 770 £46,250 +15.63% 122
London +38 639 £57,500 +4.55% 75
North of England +36 240 £47,500 +26.67% 34
South East +41 208 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Scotland +17 143 £47,500 - 21
North West +13 141 £59,000 +55.26% 16
Midlands -66 114 £40,000 - 18
West Midlands +3 94 £40,000 +3.90% 12
Yorkshire +31 89 £37,500 - 17
East of England -46 37 £37,500 -15.73% 10
South West -26 35 £60,000 +50.00% 8
East Midlands -58 20 £42,500 +6.25% 6
North East -26 10 £47,000 +38.24% 1
Wales -5 2 £33,925 -3.07% 7
Northern Ireland -18 2 £85,000 +134.48%

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 888 (62.10%) SQL
2 779 (54.48%) Analytics
3 550 (38.46%) Finance
4 506 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
5 431 (30.14%) R
6 417 (29.16%) Python
7 361 (25.24%) Business Intelligence
8 324 (22.66%) Degree
9 302 (21.12%) Tableau
10 264 (18.46%) Mathematics
11 262 (18.32%) Data Science
12 254 (17.76%) Banking
13 241 (16.85%) Hadoop
14 240 (16.78%) Statistics
15 239 (16.71%) Visualisation
15 239 (16.71%) Big Data
16 234 (16.36%) Data Analytics
17 229 (16.01%) Oracle
18 222 (15.52%) Microsoft Excel
18 222 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
19 220 (15.38%) QlikView
20 211 (14.76%) ETL
21 206 (14.41%) SPSS
22 205 (14.34%) Machine Learning
23 193 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
24 190 (13.29%) Marketing
25 184 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
26 183 (12.80%) Data Analysis
27 181 (12.66%) Java
28 172 (12.03%) Retail

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
1 130 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 34 (2.38%) Apache
3 32 (2.24%) Apache Pig
4 13 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 13 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 12 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 11 (0.77%) Apache Airflow
6 11 (0.77%) Drupal
7 9 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.28%) Confluence
9 4 (0.28%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.070%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.070%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.070%) Jupyter
Applications
1 222 (15.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 206 (14.41%) SPSS
3 61 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
4 59 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.84%) Stata
8 11 (0.77%) Mathematica
9 9 (0.63%) Weka
10 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.070%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.070%) EViews
11 1 (0.070%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.070%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 18 (1.26%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 18 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 11 (0.77%) Actimize
3 11 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.49%) Unica
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle AML
6 4 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.28%) FastStats
7 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.070%) Magento
8 1 (0.070%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.070%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.070%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 106 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.01%) Google Analytics
4 33 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 27 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (1.33%) Office 365
6 19 (1.33%) SaaS
7 18 (1.26%) PaaS
8 16 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
9 15 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
10 14 (0.98%) IaaS
11 7 (0.49%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 6 (0.42%) AdWords
12 6 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.21%) Fastly
13 3 (0.21%) GitHub
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.75%) Firewall
2 23 (1.61%) DNS
3 20 (1.40%) iSCSI
4 19 (1.33%) SAN
5 16 (1.12%) SSL
6 7 (0.49%) LAN
6 7 (0.49%) VoIP
6 7 (0.49%) VPN
6 7 (0.49%) WAN
7 6 (0.42%) BGP
7 6 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (0.42%) DMZ
7 6 (0.42%) EIGRP
7 6 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (0.42%) MPLS
7 6 (0.42%) Network Security
7 6 (0.42%) OSPF
7 6 (0.42%) VPLS
7 6 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (16.85%) Hadoop
2 239 (16.71%) Big Data
3 220 (15.38%) QlikView
4 184 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
5 161 (11.26%) Base SAS
6 134 (9.37%) Data Mining
7 129 (9.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 121 (8.46%) SQL Server
9 112 (7.83%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 99 (6.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 89 (6.22%) Apache Hive
12 88 (6.15%) Power BI
13 85 (5.94%) Relational Database
14 77 (5.38%) NoSQL
15 72 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 72 (5.03%) MongoDB
16 71 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
17 70 (4.90%) Spotfire
18 52 (3.64%) SAS EBI
19 50 (3.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 61 (4.27%) ProC
2 28 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.12%) Subversion
4 11 (0.77%) JIRA
4 11 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.35%) Toad
10 4 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.28%) JUnit
11 3 (0.21%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.21%) Maven
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.14%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.14%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.14%) Selenium
12 2 (0.14%) SonarQube
General
1 550 (38.46%) Finance
2 254 (17.76%) Banking
3 190 (13.29%) Marketing
4 172 (12.03%) Retail
5 37 (2.59%) Retail Banking
6 36 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 29 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.68%) Advertising
10 19 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.33%) Legal
11 12 (0.84%) International Banking
12 10 (0.70%) Automotive
13 8 (0.56%) Law
14 7 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.35%) Billing
16 4 (0.28%) Electronics
16 4 (0.28%) Japanese Language
17 3 (0.21%) Publishing
18 2 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 509 (35.59%) Analyst
2 175 (12.24%) Data Analyst
3 155 (10.84%) Consultant
4 143 (10.00%) Developer
5 142 (9.93%) Data Scientist
6 132 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
7 118 (8.25%) SAS Analyst
8 101 (7.06%) Architect
9 88 (6.15%) SAS Consultant
10 80 (5.59%) Analytics Manager
11 72 (5.03%) Insight Analyst
12 54 (3.78%) Data Analytics Manager
12 54 (3.78%) SQL Analyst
13 49 (3.43%) Data Manager
13 49 (3.43%) Senior Data Scientist
14 48 (3.36%) Risk Analyst
15 47 (3.29%) SAS Developer
16 46 (3.22%) Senior Consultant
17 45 (3.15%) Senior SAS Analyst
18 40 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.36%) XML
2 44 (3.08%) Web Services
3 38 (2.66%) .NET
4 32 (2.24%) D3.js
5 27 (1.89%) HTML
6 25 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 25 (1.75%) JSON
7 22 (1.54%) CSS
7 22 (1.54%) Natural Language Processing
8 16 (1.12%) J2EE
8 16 (1.12%) Kafka
8 16 (1.12%) Pandas
9 15 (1.05%) TensorFlow
10 14 (0.98%) HTML5
10 14 (0.98%) NumPy
11 13 (0.91%) React
11 13 (0.91%) scikit-learn
11 13 (0.91%) Spring
12 12 (0.84%) SOAP
12 12 (0.84%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 506 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (10.63%) Computer Science
3 108 (7.55%) Credit Risk
4 90 (6.29%) Algorithms
5 41 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.10%) Mainframe
7 24 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 23 (1.61%) Fintech
9 22 (1.54%) Market Risk
10 21 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
11 20 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.05%) Clustering
12 15 (1.05%) Data Centre
12 15 (1.05%) User Experience
13 14 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
13 14 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (0.84%) DataPower
15 11 (0.77%) Private Cloud
16 9 (0.63%) FMCG
16 9 (0.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 100 (6.99%) Linux
2 64 (4.48%) Unix
3 55 (3.85%) Windows
4 21 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 21 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (1.33%) Solaris
6 13 (0.91%) AIX
6 13 (0.91%) HPUX
7 12 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.35%) zOS
9 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.070%) Android
10 1 (0.070%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (54.48%) Analytics
2 361 (25.24%) Business Intelligence
3 264 (18.46%) Mathematics
4 262 (18.32%) Data Science
5 240 (16.78%) Statistics
6 239 (16.71%) Visualisation
7 234 (16.36%) Data Analytics
8 222 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 211 (14.76%) ETL
10 205 (14.34%) Machine Learning
11 193 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
12 183 (12.80%) Data Analysis
13 165 (11.54%) Data Management
14 152 (10.63%) Data Visualisation
15 118 (8.25%) Data Modelling
16 114 (7.97%) Visual Analytics
17 109 (7.62%) Statistical Modelling
18 102 (7.13%) Mentoring
19 100 (6.99%) Project Management
20 87 (6.08%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 888 (62.10%) SQL
2 431 (30.14%) R
3 417 (29.16%) Python
4 181 (12.66%) Java
5 97 (6.78%) Scala
6 93 (6.50%) MATLAB
7 91 (6.36%) VBA
8 69 (4.83%) SAS Macro
9 61 (4.27%) PROC SQL
10 41 (2.87%) Perl
11 39 (2.73%) C
12 38 (2.66%) PHP
13 37 (2.59%) JavaScript
14 32 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 31 (2.17%) C++
16 27 (1.89%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.82%) C#
18 18 (1.26%) VB
19 15 (1.05%) Fortran
20 13 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 324 (22.66%) Degree
2 72 (5.03%) PhD
3 65 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
4 42 (2.94%) Master's Degree
5 28 (1.96%) SAS Certification
6 23 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.33%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.26%) MBA
9 13 (0.91%) CCNA
10 8 (0.56%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.42%) CCIE
11 6 (0.42%) CCSP
11 6 (0.42%) CISM
11 6 (0.42%) CISSP
11 6 (0.42%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.35%) CCNP
12 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.28%) ACCA
13 4 (0.28%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (9.16%) Data Quality
2 35 (2.45%) QA
3 30 (2.10%) IFRS
3 30 (2.10%) IFRS 9
4 21 (1.47%) GDPR
5 16 (1.12%) Solvency II
6 15 (1.05%) EMIR
6 15 (1.05%) MiFID
7 11 (0.77%) CRD IV
7 11 (0.77%) SLA
8 7 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
9 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.42%) SAS 70
10 4 (0.28%) PMO
11 3 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.14%) Basel III
12 2 (0.14%) FATCA
13 1 (0.070%) CDISC
13 1 (0.070%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.070%) IAS 39
System Software
1 24 (1.68%) Apache Flume
2 12 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.42%) HDFS
3 6 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.28%) NFS
4 4 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.28%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.070%) Docker
5 1 (0.070%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (1.19%) Oozie
2 12 (0.84%) Tivoli
2 12 (0.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (0.49%) Ansible
3 7 (0.49%) Terraform
4 6 (0.42%) Cacti
4 6 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (0.42%) OpenView
4 6 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.42%) QRadar
4 6 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.28%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.14%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.070%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.070%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 302 (21.12%) Tableau
2 229 (16.01%) Oracle
3 169 (11.82%) Microsoft
4 114 (7.97%) Teradata
5 93 (6.50%) Google
6 69 (4.83%) Informatica
7 61 (4.27%) SAP
8 54 (3.78%) IBM
9 45 (3.15%) Talend
10 42 (2.94%) Cloudera
10 42 (2.94%) Cognos
11 40 (2.80%) Hortonworks
11 40 (2.80%) Netezza
12 39 (2.73%) Cisco
13 32 (2.24%) Adobe
14 31 (2.17%) Alteryx
15 20 (1.40%) Capita
15 20 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
16 17 (1.19%) Ab Initio
16 17 (1.19%) VMware