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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 302 321
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19  
Permanent jobs citing SAS 839 1107 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.06% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.40% 5.59% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 669 920 874
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,040
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09%  

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 15528 19800 21686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.87% 18.98% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12778 16789 17891
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SAS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SAS in the UK

SAS
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 752 £47,500 -5.00% 111
London -39 364 £55,000 - 51
South East +27 89 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands +71 86 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Leicestershire +47 75 £40,000 -27.27% 4
West Midlands +51 69 £40,000 +9.58% 7
Scotland -3 61 £60,000 +14.28% 10
North West -22 54 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Manchester -19 43 £43,750 +9.37% 9
City of London -22 39 £55,000 +4.76% 24
Edinburgh -25 39 £55,250 +6.25% 9
East of England +24 34 £60,000 +71.42%
Leicester +17 31 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South West -37 27 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire -19 23 £40,000 -20.00% 19
Bristol 0 20 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Warwickshire - 20 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -5 18 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 18 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Berkshire +39 17 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Surrey +24 17 £52,500 +10.52% 2
West Yorkshire -33 17 £46,250 -15.90% 13
Hertfordshire +17 16 £60,000 -4.00%
Leeds -12 16 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Birmingham -3 15 £43,750 +19.04% 3
Hampshire +27 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Sussex +20 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Nuneaton - 13 £37,000 -
Solihull -9 12 £43,000 +14.66% 1
Glasgow +19 10 £42,750 -18.57% 1

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 940 (63.60%) SQL
2 796 (53.86%) Analytics
3 590 (39.92%) Analytical Skills
4 571 (38.63%) Finance
5 461 (31.19%) R
6 458 (30.99%) Business Intelligence
7 410 (27.74%) Python
8 390 (26.39%) Degree
9 361 (24.42%) Marketing
10 335 (22.67%) Tableau
11 307 (20.77%) Big Data
12 288 (19.49%) SPSS
13 274 (18.54%) Hadoop
14 261 (17.66%) Data Analytics
15 244 (16.51%) Statistics
16 232 (15.70%) Mathematics
17 231 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
18 229 (15.49%) Visualisation
19 214 (14.48%) QlikView
20 188 (12.72%) Data Analysis
21 170 (11.50%) Data Visualisation
22 169 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
23 168 (11.37%) Machine Learning
24 165 (11.16%) SQL Server
25 158 (10.69%) Banking
26 151 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
27 150 (10.15%) Oracle
28 149 (10.08%) Java
29 144 (9.74%) Data Mining
30 141 (9.54%) Microsoft

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 90 (6.09%) Apache Spark
2 56 (3.79%) Apache Pig
3 26 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.35%) Apache
5 14 (0.95%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.61%) Confluence
7 7 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 7 (0.47%) CMS
7 7 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.27%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.27%) FileNet
10 4 (0.27%) IIS
10 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 288 (19.49%) SPSS
2 231 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.83%) SPSS Modeler
6 22 (1.49%) Stata
7 21 (1.42%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.74%) EViews
9 9 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.20%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.22%) Adobe Campaign
2 16 (1.08%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 10 (0.68%) Eloqua
4 9 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.47%) FastStats
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.27%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle AML
8 3 (0.20%) Unica
9 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.068%) iJento
10 1 (0.068%) Kissmetrics
10 1 (0.068%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.84%) Google Analytics
3 18 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (0.81%) Office 365
5 11 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
5 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.34%) SaaS
8 4 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.20%) PaaS
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.068%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.068%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.068%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.15%) SAN
2 13 (0.88%) WAN
3 12 (0.81%) LAN
4 11 (0.74%) DNS
4 11 (0.74%) iSCSI
4 11 (0.74%) VPN
5 10 (0.68%) DHCP
5 10 (0.68%) Skype
6 9 (0.61%) BIG-IP
6 9 (0.61%) Firewall
7 8 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (0.54%) Kerberos
8 7 (0.47%) SSL
9 5 (0.34%) Internet
10 4 (0.27%) NAS
10 4 (0.27%) Symposium
10 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.27%) VoIP
11 2 (0.14%) Broadband
11 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (20.77%) Big Data
2 274 (18.54%) Hadoop
3 214 (14.48%) QlikView
4 169 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
5 165 (11.16%) SQL Server
6 144 (9.74%) Data Mining
7 103 (6.97%) Base SAS
8 95 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 89 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (5.89%) Power BI
11 86 (5.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 77 (5.21%) Apache Hive
13 75 (5.07%) Spotfire
14 71 (4.80%) BusinessObjects
15 69 (4.67%) SAS EBI
16 66 (4.47%) Relational Database
17 54 (3.65%) NoSQL
18 44 (2.98%) MongoDB
19 40 (2.71%) Pentaho
20 36 (2.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (0.68%) ProC
1 10 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (0.54%) JIRA
3 5 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.27%) ERwin
4 4 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.14%) Mocha
6 2 (0.14%) NUnit
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.14%) Subversion
6 2 (0.14%) TestRail
6 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.068%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.068%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.068%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.068%) Mercurial
General
1 571 (38.63%) Finance
2 361 (24.42%) Marketing
3 158 (10.69%) Banking
4 141 (9.54%) Retail
5 45 (3.04%) Legal
6 40 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.37%) Advertising
8 20 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 19 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.61%) Electronics
11 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.34%) Automotive
12 5 (0.34%) Games
13 4 (0.27%) Front Office
13 4 (0.27%) Publishing
14 3 (0.20%) German Language
14 3 (0.20%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 595 (40.26%) Analyst
2 180 (12.18%) Data Analyst
3 175 (11.84%) Data Scientist
4 157 (10.62%) Consultant
5 150 (10.15%) Developer
6 134 (9.07%) SAS Analyst
7 115 (7.78%) Insight Analyst
8 102 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
9 97 (6.56%) SQL Analyst
10 81 (5.48%) Analytics Manager
11 80 (5.41%) SAS Developer
12 74 (5.01%) Architect
13 61 (4.13%) Data Consultant
14 55 (3.72%) Analytics Consultant
15 54 (3.65%) Senior Data Scientist
16 51 (3.45%) Data Analytics Manager
16 51 (3.45%) Marketing Analyst
16 51 (3.45%) SAS Consultant
17 49 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 48 (3.25%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.38%) .NET
2 31 (2.10%) Web Services
3 24 (1.62%) HTML
4 22 (1.49%) XML
5 18 (1.22%) CSS
6 17 (1.15%) SOAP
7 16 (1.08%) JSON
7 16 (1.08%) MDX
8 12 (0.81%) D3.js
9 11 (0.74%) HTML5
9 11 (0.74%) jQuery
9 11 (0.74%) Kafka
10 9 (0.61%) Natural Language Processing
10 9 (0.61%) RESTful
11 6 (0.41%) ODBC
11 6 (0.41%) Regular Expression
12 5 (0.34%) Leaflet
12 5 (0.34%) REST
13 4 (0.27%) MLlib
13 4 (0.27%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 590 (39.92%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.85%) Credit Risk
3 94 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 79 (5.35%) Algorithms
5 29 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 27 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 25 (1.69%) Fintech
8 22 (1.49%) Social Media
9 20 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (0.95%) User Experience
11 13 (0.88%) FMCG
12 11 (0.74%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.68%) NHS
13 10 (0.68%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.54%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.54%) Reference Data
15 6 (0.41%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.41%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.34%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (4.13%) Linux
2 59 (3.99%) Windows
3 44 (2.98%) Unix
4 28 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 23 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.41%) Android
11 5 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.27%) zOS
13 3 (0.20%) MVS
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.068%) CentOS
15 1 (0.068%) Debian
15 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (53.86%) Analytics
2 458 (30.99%) Business Intelligence
3 261 (17.66%) Data Analytics
4 244 (16.51%) Statistics
5 232 (15.70%) Mathematics
6 229 (15.49%) Visualisation
7 188 (12.72%) Data Analysis
8 170 (11.50%) Data Visualisation
9 168 (11.37%) Machine Learning
10 151 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 138 (9.34%) Agile Software Development
11 138 (9.34%) ETL
12 137 (9.27%) Data Modelling
13 118 (7.98%) Statistical Modelling
14 116 (7.85%) Customer Insight
14 116 (7.85%) Project Management
15 100 (6.77%) Statistical Analysis
16 96 (6.50%) Predictive Modelling
17 95 (6.43%) Data Management
18 90 (6.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 940 (63.60%) SQL
2 461 (31.19%) R
3 410 (27.74%) Python
4 149 (10.08%) Java
5 112 (7.58%) VBA
6 86 (5.82%) MATLAB
7 59 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 55 (3.72%) Scala
9 46 (3.11%) C#
10 31 (2.10%) C++
11 28 (1.89%) PHP
12 24 (1.62%) JavaScript
13 21 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.35%) C
14 20 (1.35%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.22%) VB
16 10 (0.68%) Perl
16 10 (0.68%) PROC SQL
16 10 (0.68%) SAS Macro
17 9 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 390 (26.39%) Degree
2 83 (5.62%) PhD
3 24 (1.62%) SAS Certification
4 22 (1.49%) MBA
5 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.35%) Security Cleared
7 12 (0.81%) MCSE
8 9 (0.61%) MCSA
8 9 (0.61%) Postgraduate
9 8 (0.54%) CITP
10 7 (0.47%) MCITP
11 6 (0.41%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.27%) MCP
12 4 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.20%) ISEB
14 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.14%) SAP Certification
15 1 (0.068%) ACTC
15 1 (0.068%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.78%) Data Quality
2 47 (3.18%) QA
3 30 (2.03%) IFRS
4 29 (1.96%) IFRS 9
5 21 (1.42%) SLA
6 11 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.68%) IAS 39
8 8 (0.54%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.47%) Basel II
10 5 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.20%) GCP
11 3 (0.20%) SEPA
11 3 (0.20%) TARGET2
12 2 (0.14%) GLP
13 1 (0.068%) COREP
13 1 (0.068%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.068%) FINREP
System Software
1 37 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.42%) Apache Flume
3 19 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.74%) vSphere
5 8 (0.54%) HDFS
6 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.34%) XenApp
7 4 (0.27%) Docker
7 4 (0.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 4 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.20%) NFS
8 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.14%) GFS2
9 2 (0.14%) RACF
9 2 (0.14%) vCloud
9 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.068%) iptables
10 1 (0.068%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (0.95%) Ambari
2 9 (0.61%) SCCM
3 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (0.47%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (0.27%) WSUS
6 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.20%) SmoothWall
6 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.14%) Ansible
7 2 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.14%) MOM
7 2 (0.14%) Nagios
7 2 (0.14%) Oozie
7 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.14%) vMotion
7 2 (0.14%) zSecure
Vendors
1 335 (22.67%) Tableau
2 150 (10.15%) Oracle
3 141 (9.54%) Microsoft
4 91 (6.16%) Teradata
5 87 (5.89%) SAP
6 60 (4.06%) IBM
7 57 (3.86%) Google
8 55 (3.72%) MicroStrategy
9 47 (3.18%) Cognos
10 42 (2.84%) Informatica
11 39 (2.64%) Actimize
12 28 (1.89%) Adobe
13 27 (1.83%) Netezza
14 25 (1.69%) Cloudera
15 23 (1.56%) TIBCO
16 22 (1.49%) Alteryx
17 20 (1.35%) Cisco
17 20 (1.35%) Hortonworks
17 20 (1.35%) VMware
18 19 (1.29%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Michael Page International
Salary: £20000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £55K Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 + £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Next
Salary: Completive salary and benefits package including relocation package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Martin & Conley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus included
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000 - £110,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago