Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 392 355 317
Rank change year-on-year -37 -38 +22
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1,368 1,489 2,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.86% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.62% 4.87% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,186 1,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +4.94%

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 29,613 30,563 38,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.68% 17.71% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24,265 25,403 32,603
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,269 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.45% +0.60% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -38 1,218 £52,500 +10.53% 142
UK excluding London -42 744 £45,000 +12.50% 100
London -30 582 £59,250 +7.73% 64
North of England +27 224 £47,500 +18.75% 23
South East +34 204 £50,000 +11.11% 23
North West +3 128 £57,500 +43.75% 11
Scotland -29 121 £50,000 - 23
Midlands -87 111 £39,500 -1.25% 13
Yorkshire +55 89 £40,500 +1.25% 11
West Midlands -45 69 £35,750 -4.67% 8
South West -20 43 £60,000 +50.00% 4
East Midlands -72 41 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East of England -37 38 £37,500 -25.74% 13
North East -28 7 £36,500 +20.66% 1
Wales -9 3 £30,500 -12.86% 1
Northern Ireland -2 2 £85,000 +161.54%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 855 (62.50%) SQL
2 749 (54.75%) Analytics
3 480 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
4 450 (32.89%) Python
5 448 (32.75%) Finance
6 414 (30.26%) R
7 328 (23.98%) Business Intelligence
8 308 (22.51%) Degree
9 283 (20.69%) Big Data
10 277 (20.25%) Data Science
11 263 (19.23%) Hadoop
12 252 (18.42%) Mathematics
13 247 (18.06%) ETL
14 233 (17.03%) Tableau
15 225 (16.45%) Data Analytics
16 224 (16.37%) Statistics
17 220 (16.08%) Oracle
18 219 (16.01%) Visualisation
19 212 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
20 210 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
21 204 (14.91%) Machine Learning
22 202 (14.77%) Microsoft Excel
23 196 (14.33%) Java
24 193 (14.11%) SPSS
25 190 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
26 188 (13.74%) Marketing
27 187 (13.67%) Banking
28 172 (12.57%) Data Analysis
29 161 (11.77%) Retail
30 160 (11.70%) QlikView

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
1 146 (10.67%) Apache Spark
2 47 (3.44%) Apache
3 27 (1.97%) Apache Pig
4 16 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.02%) IIS
7 13 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (0.95%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 10 (0.73%) Confluence
8 10 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.58%) Drupal
11 5 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
11 5 (0.37%) Documentum
11 5 (0.37%) FileNet
12 4 (0.29%) Tuxedo
13 3 (0.22%) CICS
14 2 (0.15%) CMS
14 2 (0.15%) Liferay
Applications
1 202 (14.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 193 (14.11%) SPSS
3 62 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
4 54 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (1.02%) Stata
7 12 (0.88%) Mathematica
7 12 (0.88%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.66%) Weka
9 7 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.073%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.073%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 14 (1.02%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 12 (0.88%) Unica
3 10 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.58%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.51%) Actimize
7 4 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.22%) FastStats
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle AML
8 3 (0.22%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
8 3 (0.22%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.15%) SAP MDG
10 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.073%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 1 (0.073%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 131 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.73%) Amazon S3
4 47 (3.44%) Google Analytics
5 34 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.75%) SaaS
7 21 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (1.46%) PaaS
9 17 (1.24%) IaaS
10 15 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (1.02%) Office 365
12 13 (0.95%) Adobe Analytics
13 7 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.37%) Bluemix
15 5 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
15 5 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
16 4 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
17 2 (0.15%) AdWords
17 2 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.54%) SSL
2 20 (1.46%) iSCSI
3 19 (1.39%) SAN
4 18 (1.32%) DNS
5 15 (1.10%) Firewall
6 8 (0.58%) SMS
7 7 (0.51%) Symposium
8 4 (0.29%) IPv4
9 3 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.15%) Broadband
10 2 (0.15%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) NAS
10 2 (0.15%) VoIP
10 2 (0.15%) VPN
10 2 (0.15%) WAN
11 1 (0.073%) BGP
11 1 (0.073%) DMZ
11 1 (0.073%) MPLS
11 1 (0.073%) OSPF
11 1 (0.073%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (20.69%) Big Data
2 263 (19.23%) Hadoop
3 210 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
4 160 (11.70%) QlikView
5 149 (10.89%) SQL Server
6 133 (9.72%) Data Mining
7 130 (9.50%) Base SAS
8 105 (7.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 98 (7.16%) Power BI
10 82 (5.99%) MongoDB
11 79 (5.77%) Apache Hive
12 76 (5.56%) Relational Database
13 65 (4.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 60 (4.39%) NoSQL
15 59 (4.31%) SAS Visual Analytics
16 57 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 56 (4.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 55 (4.02%) SAS EBI
19 51 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
20 47 (3.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.39%) ProC
3 17 (1.24%) JIRA
4 13 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 13 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.88%) Subversion
6 9 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.37%) JUnit
9 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.29%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.29%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.22%) Gerrit
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.22%) Selenium
11 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.15%) ERwin
11 2 (0.15%) Robot Framework
General
1 448 (32.75%) Finance
2 188 (13.74%) Marketing
3 187 (13.67%) Banking
4 161 (11.77%) Retail
5 22 (1.61%) Legal
6 21 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.24%) Advertising
8 16 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.88%) Automotive
11 11 (0.80%) International Banking
12 10 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.58%) Publishing
14 7 (0.51%) Law
15 6 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.37%) Billing
16 5 (0.37%) Japanese Language
17 4 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 481 (35.16%) Analyst
2 163 (11.92%) Data Scientist
3 133 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
4 127 (9.28%) Data Analyst
5 114 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
6 107 (7.82%) Consultant
7 103 (7.53%) Architect
8 102 (7.46%) Developer
9 88 (6.43%) Analytics Manager
10 72 (5.26%) Insight Analyst
11 65 (4.75%) Risk Analyst
12 57 (4.17%) Senior Data Scientist
13 55 (4.02%) Data Analytics Manager
14 47 (3.44%) Credit Analyst
15 45 (3.29%) Data Manager
15 45 (3.29%) SQL Analyst
16 44 (3.22%) SAS Consultant
17 43 (3.14%) Senior SAS Analyst
18 41 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
19 39 (2.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (5.26%) XML
2 64 (4.68%) Web Services
3 58 (4.24%) .NET
4 45 (3.29%) HTML
5 38 (2.78%) JSON
6 34 (2.49%) D3.js
7 22 (1.61%) SOAP
7 22 (1.61%) TensorFlow
8 20 (1.46%) Natural Language Processing
8 20 (1.46%) WSDL
9 19 (1.39%) Kafka
10 18 (1.32%) Pandas
11 17 (1.24%) AngularJS
11 17 (1.24%) CSS
12 14 (1.02%) J2EE
12 14 (1.02%) JSP
13 13 (0.95%) NumPy
14 12 (0.88%) HTML5
15 11 (0.80%) ASP.NET
16 10 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 480 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (11.62%) Computer Science
3 118 (8.63%) Credit Risk
4 90 (6.58%) Algorithms
5 37 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 36 (2.63%) Mainframe
7 34 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.97%) Fintech
9 24 (1.75%) Market Risk
10 22 (1.61%) Data Centre
11 19 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
11 19 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.17%) Clustering
12 16 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.17%) DataPower
13 14 (1.02%) User Experience
14 13 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (0.73%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (7.31%) Linux
2 85 (6.21%) Windows
3 68 (4.97%) Unix
4 35 (2.56%) Solaris
5 34 (2.49%) AIX
5 34 (2.49%) HPUX
6 19 (1.39%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.37%) zOS
9 1 (0.073%) Android
9 1 (0.073%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (54.75%) Analytics
2 328 (23.98%) Business Intelligence
3 277 (20.25%) Data Science
4 252 (18.42%) Mathematics
5 247 (18.06%) ETL
6 225 (16.45%) Data Analytics
7 224 (16.37%) Statistics
8 219 (16.01%) Visualisation
9 212 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
10 204 (14.91%) Machine Learning
11 190 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 172 (12.57%) Data Analysis
13 157 (11.48%) Data Management
14 149 (10.89%) Data Visualisation
15 139 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
16 117 (8.55%) Data Modelling
17 110 (8.04%) Statistical Modelling
18 105 (7.68%) Mentoring
19 97 (7.09%) Project Management
20 89 (6.51%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 855 (62.50%) SQL
2 450 (32.89%) Python
3 414 (30.26%) R
4 196 (14.33%) Java
5 117 (8.55%) Scala
6 103 (7.53%) VBA
7 81 (5.92%) MATLAB
8 52 (3.80%) C
9 40 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 39 (2.85%) C++
11 38 (2.78%) Perl
12 34 (2.49%) C#
12 34 (2.49%) PHP
12 34 (2.49%) PL/SQL
13 29 (2.12%) JavaScript
14 26 (1.90%) SAS Macro
15 21 (1.54%) VB
16 19 (1.39%) PROC SQL
17 17 (1.24%) Fortran
18 10 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 308 (22.51%) Degree
2 76 (5.56%) PhD
3 68 (4.97%) Numerate Degree
4 45 (3.29%) Master's Degree
5 28 (2.05%) TOGAF Certification
6 21 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.54%) SAS Certification
7 14 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.02%) Security Cleared
8 13 (0.95%) CCNA
9 9 (0.66%) MBA
10 5 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.37%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.37%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.29%) ACCA
11 4 (0.29%) CIMA
12 3 (0.22%) CISM
12 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (10.89%) Data Quality
2 29 (2.12%) QA
3 27 (1.97%) IFRS
3 27 (1.97%) IFRS 9
4 25 (1.83%) GDPR
5 17 (1.24%) Solvency II
6 11 (0.80%) EMIR
6 11 (0.80%) MiFID
7 7 (0.51%) Actionable Recommendations
8 6 (0.44%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.22%) FATCA
10 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.22%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.15%) PMO
11 2 (0.15%) SLA
12 1 (0.073%) Basel II
12 1 (0.073%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (1.75%) Apache Flume
2 12 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.58%) HDFS
4 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.22%) ACF2
5 3 (0.22%) Docker
5 3 (0.22%) RACF
6 1 (0.073%) NFS
6 1 (0.073%) Snort
6 1 (0.073%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.073%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (1.17%) Tivoli
1 16 (1.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 12 (0.88%) Oozie
3 9 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
3 9 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.58%) Terraform
5 5 (0.37%) Kibana
6 3 (0.22%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.22%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.15%) Ansible
7 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.073%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.073%) Cacti
8 1 (0.073%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.073%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.073%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.073%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.073%) OpenView
8 1 (0.073%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 233 (17.03%) Tableau
2 220 (16.08%) Oracle
3 157 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 91 (6.65%) Teradata
5 87 (6.36%) Google
6 72 (5.26%) IBM
7 69 (5.04%) Informatica
8 45 (3.29%) Talend
9 44 (3.22%) SAP
10 43 (3.14%) Cloudera
11 39 (2.85%) Hortonworks
12 37 (2.70%) Cisco
13 33 (2.41%) Adobe
13 33 (2.41%) Netezza
14 30 (2.19%) Cognos
15 28 (2.05%) Alteryx
15 28 (2.05%) Capita
16 22 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
17 19 (1.39%) Ab Initio
18 18 (1.32%) MapR