Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 449 335 369
Rank change year-on-year -114 +34 -47
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1,086 1,736 1,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.98% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.87% 5.46% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1,266 1,403
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%

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 28,088 31,790 36,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.62% 18.04% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22,495 25,624 31,195
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 August 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 21 August 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 -121 956 £54,000 +8.00% 152
UK excluding London -152 535 £47,500 +9.83% 110
London -67 502 £60,000 - 63
North of England -90 131 £46,250 -5.61% 31
South East -18 130 £50,000 +33.33% 14
Scotland -64 92 £50,000 +2.56% 19
Midlands -122 92 £42,500 +2.41% 17
North West -85 66 £50,000 - 10
Yorkshire +7 63 £43,750 +9.38% 19
East Midlands -57 49 £42,500 +6.25% 8
South West +6 46 £49,000 +22.51% 13
West Midlands -66 42 £42,000 +1.20% 9
East of England 0 36 £44,400 +4.47% 14
Wales +8 8 £43,125 -1.43% 1
North East -29 2 £58,750 +33.52% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 673 (61.97%) SQL
2 668 (61.51%) Analytics
3 421 (38.77%) Finance
4 413 (38.03%) Analytical Skills
5 368 (33.89%) Python
6 359 (33.06%) R
7 286 (26.34%) Business Intelligence
8 273 (25.14%) Degree
9 227 (20.90%) ETL
10 224 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
10 224 (20.63%) Data Science
11 216 (19.89%) Big Data
12 204 (18.78%) Data Analytics
13 188 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
14 186 (17.13%) Mathematics
15 183 (16.85%) Tableau
16 176 (16.21%) Marketing
16 176 (16.21%) Oracle
17 172 (15.84%) Hadoop
18 170 (15.65%) SPSS
19 167 (15.38%) Visualisation
20 166 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
20 166 (15.29%) Statistics
21 161 (14.83%) Data Management
22 157 (14.46%) Data Analysis
23 155 (14.27%) Stakeholder Management
24 150 (13.81%) Machine Learning
25 147 (13.54%) SQL Server
26 138 (12.71%) Banking
27 131 (12.06%) Java

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 96 (8.84%) Apache Spark
2 39 (3.59%) Apache
3 28 (2.58%) IIS
4 14 (1.29%) Apache Pig
5 13 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.01%) Confluence
7 10 (0.92%) Documentum
7 10 (0.92%) FileNet
8 8 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.46%) CICS
11 5 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.37%) Drupal
13 3 (0.28%) CMS
13 3 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.18%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 170 (15.65%) SPSS
2 166 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
4 57 (5.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (1.57%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.92%) Stata
8 5 (0.46%) EViews
9 4 (0.37%) CPLEX
9 4 (0.37%) Gephi
10 2 (0.18%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.18%) Weka
11 1 (0.092%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.092%) Mingle
11 1 (0.092%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (1.20%) Actimize
1 13 (1.20%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.92%) Unica
3 9 (0.83%) FastStats
4 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.37%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 4 (0.37%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 4 (0.37%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.18%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.092%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.092%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (4.05%) Amazon S3
2 44 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.95%) Google Analytics
4 17 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
6 14 (1.29%) SaaS
7 10 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.46%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 5 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.37%) PaaS
11 4 (0.37%) Serverless
11 4 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.28%) IaaS
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.38%) SMS
2 11 (1.01%) SSL
3 9 (0.83%) Symposium
4 6 (0.55%) Firewall
4 6 (0.55%) SAN
5 5 (0.46%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (0.46%) LAN
6 4 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (0.37%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (0.37%) Wireless
6 4 (0.37%) WLAN
7 3 (0.28%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.28%) VPN
8 2 (0.18%) DNS
8 2 (0.18%) HTTP
8 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.18%) NAS
9 1 (0.092%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.092%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
2 216 (19.89%) Big Data
3 172 (15.84%) Hadoop
4 147 (13.54%) SQL Server
5 108 (9.94%) QlikView
6 84 (7.73%) Base SAS
7 82 (7.55%) Data Mining
8 79 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 74 (6.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 70 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
11 68 (6.26%) Power BI
12 63 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 60 (5.52%) SAS EBI
14 55 (5.06%) Relational Database
15 47 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 40 (3.68%) NoSQL
17 38 (3.50%) MongoDB
18 35 (3.22%) OLAP
19 34 (3.13%) Apache Hive
20 31 (2.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.47%) JIRA
3 12 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.74%) Subversion
6 6 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.28%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.28%) Maven
8 3 (0.28%) Selenium
9 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.18%) JMeter
9 2 (0.18%) JUnit
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.18%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.18%) RStudio
9 2 (0.18%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.092%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.092%) Mockito
General
1 421 (38.77%) Finance
2 176 (16.21%) Marketing
3 138 (12.71%) Banking
4 117 (10.77%) Retail
5 30 (2.76%) Advertising
6 25 (2.30%) Legal
7 18 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.10%) Automotive
8 12 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
9 11 (1.01%) Games
9 11 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 10 (0.92%) Publishing
10 10 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.83%) German Language
11 9 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.55%) Dutch Language
12 6 (0.55%) French Language
12 6 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 357 (32.87%) Analyst
2 143 (13.17%) Consultant
3 138 (12.71%) Data Scientist
4 105 (9.67%) Senior Analyst
5 103 (9.48%) Developer
6 100 (9.21%) Data Analyst
7 78 (7.18%) SAS Analyst
8 66 (6.08%) Data Consultant
9 63 (5.80%) Analytics Manager
10 59 (5.43%) Architect
11 48 (4.42%) SAS Consultant
12 45 (4.14%) Analytics Consultant
13 43 (3.96%) SQL Analyst
14 41 (3.78%) Risk Analyst
15 40 (3.68%) Senior Data Scientist
16 39 (3.59%) Data Analytics Consultant
17 38 (3.50%) Insight Analyst
18 34 (3.13%) Data Manager
19 33 (3.04%) SAS Developer
20 32 (2.95%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.06%) Web Services
1 55 (5.06%) XML
2 54 (4.97%) HTML
3 48 (4.42%) .NET
4 27 (2.49%) JSON
5 26 (2.39%) JSP
6 24 (2.21%) D3.js
6 24 (2.21%) TensorFlow
7 16 (1.47%) Kafka
8 14 (1.29%) Natural Language Processing
9 13 (1.20%) SOAP
10 11 (1.01%) HTML5
11 10 (0.92%) Leaflet
11 10 (0.92%) Pandas
11 10 (0.92%) REST
12 9 (0.83%) WSDL
13 8 (0.74%) Java EE
14 7 (0.64%) CSS
14 7 (0.64%) Django
15 6 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 413 (38.03%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (10.59%) Credit Risk
3 113 (10.41%) Computer Science
4 50 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 47 (4.33%) Algorithms
6 33 (3.04%) Market Risk
7 29 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (2.49%) Analytical Mindset
9 26 (2.39%) Fintech
10 22 (2.03%) Mainframe
11 16 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.38%) User Experience
13 14 (1.29%) Biotechnology
13 14 (1.29%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.20%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.01%) Reinsurance
16 10 (0.92%) Data Centre
17 9 (0.83%) Pricing Data
17 9 (0.83%) Social Media
18 8 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.35%) Windows
2 67 (6.17%) Unix
3 52 (4.79%) Linux
4 36 (3.31%) AIX
4 36 (3.31%) HPUX
4 36 (3.31%) Solaris
5 9 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.18%) SUSE
8 2 (0.18%) VMS
8 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.092%) Android
9 1 (0.092%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (61.51%) Analytics
2 286 (26.34%) Business Intelligence
3 227 (20.90%) ETL
4 224 (20.63%) Data Science
5 204 (18.78%) Data Analytics
6 188 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 186 (17.13%) Mathematics
8 167 (15.38%) Visualisation
9 166 (15.29%) Statistics
10 161 (14.83%) Data Management
11 157 (14.46%) Data Analysis
12 155 (14.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 150 (13.81%) Machine Learning
14 124 (11.42%) Problem-Solving
15 109 (10.04%) Data Modelling
16 105 (9.67%) Statistical Modelling
17 93 (8.56%) Data Visualisation
18 82 (7.55%) Project Management
19 73 (6.72%) Data Governance
20 72 (6.63%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 673 (61.97%) SQL
2 368 (33.89%) Python
3 359 (33.06%) R
4 131 (12.06%) Java
5 90 (8.29%) VBA
6 67 (6.17%) Scala
7 50 (4.60%) MATLAB
8 45 (4.14%) T-SQL
9 32 (2.95%) C
10 31 (2.85%) C++
11 29 (2.67%) JavaScript
12 26 (2.39%) C#
13 24 (2.21%) VB
14 19 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.57%) Perl
16 11 (1.01%) PHP
17 10 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 10 (0.92%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.83%) SAS Macro
19 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 273 (25.14%) Degree
2 41 (3.78%) Numerate Degree
3 39 (3.59%) PhD
4 27 (2.49%) Master's Degree
5 15 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
8 10 (0.92%) ISEB
8 10 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.92%) Postgraduate
9 9 (0.83%) PMP
10 5 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.46%) SAS Certification
10 5 (0.46%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.37%) CCNP
11 4 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.37%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (11.05%) Data Quality
2 27 (2.49%) GDPR
3 26 (2.39%) QA
4 25 (2.30%) IFRS
4 25 (2.30%) IFRS 9
5 7 (0.64%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.55%) Actionable Recommendations
6 6 (0.55%) SLA
7 3 (0.28%) COBIT
7 3 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.28%) FATCA
8 2 (0.18%) Basel II
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.092%) EMIR
9 1 (0.092%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.092%) MiFID
9 1 (0.092%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (1.93%) HDFS
2 12 (1.10%) Docker
3 7 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.46%) ACF2
4 5 (0.46%) RACF
5 4 (0.37%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.18%) GFS2
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.10%) Kibana
1 12 (1.10%) Oozie
2 5 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (0.46%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.28%) Ambari
3 3 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.28%) Terraform
3 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.18%) Control-M
4 2 (0.18%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.18%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.092%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 183 (16.85%) Tableau
2 176 (16.21%) Oracle
3 120 (11.05%) Microsoft
4 61 (5.62%) Informatica
5 53 (4.88%) Google
5 53 (4.88%) Teradata
6 49 (4.51%) IBM
7 47 (4.33%) Talend
8 40 (3.68%) MicroStrategy
8 40 (3.68%) SAP
9 38 (3.50%) Adobe
10 32 (2.95%) Cognos
11 28 (2.58%) Alteryx
12 24 (2.21%) Cloudera
13 19 (1.75%) Ab Initio
14 16 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.38%) Cisco
16 14 (1.29%) RapidMiner
17 11 (1.01%) Hortonworks
17 11 (1.01%) MapR