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 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 358 281
Rank change year-on-year +32 -77  
Permanent jobs citing SAS 814 873 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.89% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.27% 4.76% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 631 734 973
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.75%  

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 15434 18328 21392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.04% 18.66% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12625 15573 17721
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +2 708 £50,000 - 103
London -11 339 £60,000 +11.11% 47
Scotland +19 77 £60,000 +14.28% 14
North West +7 77 £50,000 +25.00% 12
East Midlands +56 68 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Manchester +21 68 £50,000 +25.00% 7
West Midlands +40 65 £45,000 +20.00% 5
South East +15 65 £37,500 - 13
Leicestershire +50 61 £40,000 -10.11%
Edinburgh -2 54 £56,250 +9.75% 11
City of London +12 45 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Yorkshire +9 37 £55,000 +33.33% 11
Leicester +25 29 £40,000 -27.27%
Leeds +11 27 £55,000 +45.69% 6
West Yorkshire -9 27 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Birmingham +9 26 £45,000 +16.12% 1
East of England -7 19 £42,500 -29.16% 4
South West -54 18 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Surrey +9 16 £50,000 +8.10% 2
West Sussex +21 13 £37,500 - 2
Bristol -13 13 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North East +19 12 £55,000 +46.66%
Glasgow +16 12 £35,000 -42.14% 2
Durham - 11 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 10 £41,250 -
Berkshire +28 9 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Egham - 9 - -
Coventry - 9 £35,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +1 8 £30,000 -54.71% 2
Hampshire +11 6 £23,500 -32.85% 1

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 964 (62.60%) SQL
2 812 (52.73%) Analytics
3 616 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 609 (39.55%) Finance
5 471 (30.58%) R
6 457 (29.68%) Business Intelligence
7 433 (28.12%) Python
8 375 (24.35%) Tableau
9 363 (23.57%) Degree
10 332 (21.56%) Marketing
11 311 (20.19%) Big Data
12 297 (19.29%) Hadoop
12 297 (19.29%) SPSS
13 255 (16.56%) Visualisation
14 251 (16.30%) Data Analytics
15 244 (15.84%) Microsoft Excel
16 234 (15.19%) Statistics
17 221 (14.35%) QlikView
18 215 (13.96%) Mathematics
19 196 (12.73%) Data Visualisation
20 194 (12.60%) Data Analysis
21 191 (12.40%) Machine Learning
22 187 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
23 181 (11.75%) Oracle
24 180 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
25 174 (11.30%) Data Mining
26 166 (10.78%) Java
27 165 (10.71%) Microsoft
28 164 (10.65%) SQL Server
29 161 (10.45%) Banking

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 (6.23%) Apache Spark
2 61 (3.96%) Apache Pig
3 25 (1.62%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.49%) Apache
5 17 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 10 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.45%) Confluence
9 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.39%) CMS
10 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.32%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.26%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.26%) FileNet
12 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 297 (19.29%) SPSS
2 244 (15.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
4 45 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.23%) SPSS Modeler
5 19 (1.23%) Stata
6 9 (0.58%) EViews
7 8 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.26%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (2.27%) Actimize
2 20 (1.30%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 16 (1.04%) Adobe Campaign
4 13 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.65%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.52%) SAP GRC
6 8 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.39%) FastStats
8 5 (0.32%) Oracle AML
9 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.19%) Unica
10 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.065%) iJento
10 1 (0.065%) ReMetrica
10 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.065%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (2.92%) Google Analytics
3 19 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.04%) Office 365
5 10 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 6 (0.39%) SaaS
9 5 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.26%) PaaS
11 1 (0.065%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.065%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.065%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.43%) SAN
2 17 (1.10%) iSCSI
3 15 (0.97%) DHCP
4 14 (0.91%) DNS
5 13 (0.84%) WAN
6 12 (0.78%) LAN
6 12 (0.78%) Skype
7 11 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (0.71%) VPN
8 10 (0.65%) Firewall
9 9 (0.58%) BIG-IP
10 7 (0.45%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.45%) SSL
11 4 (0.26%) IMAP
11 4 (0.26%) NAS
11 4 (0.26%) Symposium
11 4 (0.26%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.26%) VoIP
12 3 (0.19%) Internet
13 2 (0.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (20.19%) Big Data
2 297 (19.29%) Hadoop
3 221 (14.35%) QlikView
4 180 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
5 174 (11.30%) Data Mining
6 164 (10.65%) SQL Server
7 112 (7.27%) Base SAS
8 93 (6.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 89 (5.78%) Power BI
9 89 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 85 (5.52%) Apache Hive
11 81 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 79 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
13 76 (4.94%) Spotfire
14 70 (4.55%) SAS EBI
15 67 (4.35%) NoSQL
16 65 (4.22%) Relational Database
17 59 (3.83%) MongoDB
18 48 (3.12%) Pentaho
18 48 (3.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 32 (2.08%) ProC
2 9 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (0.45%) JIRA
4 6 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.26%) Mocha
5 4 (0.26%) TestRail
5 4 (0.26%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.19%) Subversion
6 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.13%) ERwin
7 2 (0.13%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.13%) NUnit
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.065%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.065%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.065%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.065%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.065%) Toad
General
1 609 (39.55%) Finance
2 332 (21.56%) Marketing
3 161 (10.45%) Banking
4 156 (10.13%) Retail
5 43 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.34%) Legal
7 30 (1.95%) Retail Banking
8 27 (1.75%) Advertising
8 27 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.97%) Front Office
12 14 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.52%) Electronics
14 7 (0.45%) Automotive
15 5 (0.32%) Games
16 4 (0.26%) German Language
17 3 (0.19%) Back Office
17 3 (0.19%) French Language
17 3 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 590 (38.31%) Analyst
2 197 (12.79%) Data Scientist
3 179 (11.62%) Consultant
4 169 (10.97%) Data Analyst
5 157 (10.19%) Developer
6 141 (9.16%) SAS Analyst
7 112 (7.27%) Insight Analyst
8 95 (6.17%) SQL Analyst
9 92 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
10 90 (5.84%) Analytics Manager
11 74 (4.81%) SAS Developer
12 73 (4.74%) Architect
13 69 (4.48%) Data Consultant
14 67 (4.35%) SAS Consultant
15 59 (3.83%) Analytics Consultant
16 57 (3.70%) Senior Data Scientist
17 54 (3.51%) Data Analytics Manager
18 51 (3.31%) Senior Consultant
19 50 (3.25%) Data Manager
20 49 (3.18%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.99%) .NET
2 36 (2.34%) HTML
3 33 (2.14%) Web Services
4 32 (2.08%) XML
5 23 (1.49%) CSS
5 23 (1.49%) JSON
5 23 (1.49%) SOAP
6 22 (1.43%) Natural Language Processing
7 18 (1.17%) RESTful
8 17 (1.10%) MDX
9 14 (0.91%) HTML5
10 12 (0.78%) D3.js
10 12 (0.78%) jQuery
11 9 (0.58%) Kafka
12 8 (0.52%) EDIFACT
12 8 (0.52%) iXBRL
12 8 (0.52%) Regular Expression
13 6 (0.39%) ODBC
13 6 (0.39%) REST
13 6 (0.39%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 616 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.36%) Computer Science
2 98 (6.36%) Credit Risk
3 90 (5.84%) Algorithms
4 34 (2.21%) Data Structures
5 32 (2.08%) Fintech
6 24 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (1.10%) Social Media
8 17 (1.10%) User Experience
9 15 (0.97%) Virtual Team
10 12 (0.78%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.71%) FMCG
11 11 (0.71%) NHS
12 10 (0.65%) Reference Data
13 9 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.52%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.39%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.32%) Biotechnology
16 5 (0.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 75 (4.87%) Windows
2 67 (4.35%) Linux
3 48 (3.12%) Unix
4 35 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.39%) Android
12 5 (0.32%) MVS
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.19%) Debian
14 3 (0.19%) Solaris
14 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (52.73%) Analytics
2 457 (29.68%) Business Intelligence
3 255 (16.56%) Visualisation
4 251 (16.30%) Data Analytics
5 234 (15.19%) Statistics
6 215 (13.96%) Mathematics
7 196 (12.73%) Data Visualisation
8 194 (12.60%) Data Analysis
9 191 (12.40%) Machine Learning
10 187 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 159 (10.32%) Data Modelling
12 150 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
13 130 (8.44%) ETL
14 129 (8.38%) Project Management
15 122 (7.92%) Statistical Modelling
16 116 (7.53%) Customer Insight
17 106 (6.88%) Data Management
18 96 (6.23%) Predictive Modelling
19 95 (6.17%) Statistical Analysis
20 90 (5.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 964 (62.60%) SQL
2 471 (30.58%) R
3 433 (28.12%) Python
4 166 (10.78%) Java
5 116 (7.53%) VBA
6 105 (6.82%) MATLAB
7 63 (4.09%) Scala
8 56 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 45 (2.92%) C#
10 32 (2.08%) PROC SQL
11 30 (1.95%) C++
11 30 (1.95%) JavaScript
12 25 (1.62%) PHP
13 23 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.43%) SAS Macro
15 19 (1.23%) C
16 18 (1.17%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.10%) VB
18 11 (0.71%) Perl
19 9 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 363 (23.57%) Degree
2 83 (5.39%) Numerate Degree
3 78 (5.06%) PhD
4 44 (2.86%) Master's Degree
5 25 (1.62%) SAS Certification
6 22 (1.43%) MBA
6 22 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 18 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.04%) CITP
9 14 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (0.71%) MCSE
11 8 (0.52%) MCSA
11 8 (0.52%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.45%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.32%) MCITP
13 5 (0.32%) MCP
13 5 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.13%) SAP Certification
15 1 (0.065%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.73%) Data Quality
2 42 (2.73%) QA
3 27 (1.75%) IFRS
4 26 (1.69%) IFRS 9
5 24 (1.56%) SLA
6 11 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.58%) IAS 39
8 8 (0.52%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
9 7 (0.45%) Basel II
10 4 (0.26%) GCP
11 2 (0.13%) GLP
11 2 (0.13%) GMP
11 2 (0.13%) GxP
12 1 (0.065%) PMO
12 1 (0.065%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.065%) SEPA
12 1 (0.065%) TARGET2
System Software
1 44 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.49%) Apache Flume
4 17 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.10%) vSphere
5 9 (0.58%) XenApp
6 8 (0.52%) HDFS
7 6 (0.39%) Docker
7 6 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.32%) NFS
8 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 4 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
10 3 (0.19%) BIND 9
10 3 (0.19%) KVM
10 3 (0.19%) Samba
10 3 (0.19%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.13%) RACF
11 2 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (0.91%) Ambari
2 13 (0.84%) SCCM
3 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (0.52%) vCenter Server
5 7 (0.45%) WSUS
6 6 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.39%) SmoothWall
7 5 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.13%) MOM
9 2 (0.13%) Nagios
9 2 (0.13%) vMotion
9 2 (0.13%) zSecure
10 1 (0.065%) Ansible
10 1 (0.065%) Cacti
10 1 (0.065%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.065%) Oozie
10 1 (0.065%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 375 (24.35%) Tableau
2 181 (11.75%) Oracle
3 165 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 105 (6.82%) SAP
5 99 (6.43%) Teradata
6 61 (3.96%) MicroStrategy
7 55 (3.57%) Google
8 54 (3.51%) IBM
9 51 (3.31%) Informatica
10 45 (2.92%) Cognos
11 35 (2.27%) Netezza
12 28 (1.82%) Cloudera
13 27 (1.75%) VMware
14 26 (1.69%) TIBCO
15 24 (1.56%) Adobe
16 23 (1.49%) Alteryx
16 23 (1.49%) HP
17 21 (1.36%) Hortonworks
18 19 (1.23%) Cisco
19 18 (1.17%) RapidMiner
Swindon, Wiltshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Prime Insight
Salary: From £350 to £450 per day but day rate not set in stone
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: Excellent bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum Circa £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Flex
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago