Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 403 318
Rank change year-on-year +65 -85 +3
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1712 1442 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.95% 0.76% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 4.16% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1180 1731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,750 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% +0.55% -4.21%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,775 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -5.88%

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 31400 34628 40966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.43% 18.24% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25392 29251 34104
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAS in the UK

SAS
Top 15 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 23 November 2017. 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 +57 1504 £50,000 +8.14% 92
UK excluding London +66 950 £44,500 +4.71% 70
London +49 727 £60,000 +14.29% 31
North of England +64 306 £48,000 +20.00% 24
Scotland +78 191 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Midlands +36 191 £41,500 -2.35% 3
North West +53 189 £50,000 +25.00% 21
South East +13 185 £45,000 +5.88% 14
West Midlands +70 141 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Yorkshire +39 107 £37,121 -11.62% 3
East of England 0 59 £37,500 -15.73% 14
East Midlands -8 42 £40,000 -10.11%
South West -39 37 £42,000 -16.00% 6
North East +10 10 £56,250 +65.44%
Wales 0 5 £34,500 -1.43%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1035 (60.46%) SQL
2 901 (52.63%) Analytics
3 752 (43.93%) Finance
4 605 (35.34%) Analytical Skills
5 523 (30.55%) Python
6 519 (30.32%) R
7 423 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
8 397 (23.19%) Tableau
9 390 (22.78%) Banking
10 365 (21.32%) Degree
11 319 (18.63%) Oracle
12 318 (18.57%) Visualisation
13 304 (17.76%) SPSS
14 280 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 276 (16.12%) Big Data
16 271 (15.83%) Microsoft Excel
17 270 (15.77%) Hadoop
18 263 (15.36%) Statistics
19 257 (15.01%) Mathematics
20 253 (14.78%) QlikView
21 250 (14.60%) Data Analytics
22 245 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
22 245 (14.31%) Microsoft
23 242 (14.14%) Marketing
24 234 (13.67%) Base SAS
25 212 (12.38%) Data Analysis
26 210 (12.27%) ETL
27 208 (12.15%) Java
28 206 (12.03%) Data Warehouse
28 206 (12.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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
1 137 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 33 (1.93%) Apache Pig
3 23 (1.34%) Apache
4 16 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
5 13 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.41%) Confluence
8 7 (0.41%) Drupal
9 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.29%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.12%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.058%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.058%) CMS
12 1 (0.058%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.058%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.058%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 304 (17.76%) SPSS
2 271 (15.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 78 (4.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 70 (4.09%) Microsoft Office
5 35 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.70%) Stata
8 9 (0.53%) Mathematica
9 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.41%) SPSS Modeler
10 6 (0.35%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.18%) Weka
12 2 (0.12%) Gephi
13 1 (0.058%) EViews
13 1 (0.058%) Vensim
Business Applications
1 20 (1.17%) Actimize
2 18 (1.05%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 16 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
4 15 (0.88%) SAP ERP
5 14 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.53%) Oracle AML
7 8 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.23%) FastStats
8 4 (0.23%) Unica
9 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.12%) Magento
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.99%) Google Analytics
4 29 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (1.11%) Office 365
7 11 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.41%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 7 (0.41%) PaaS
9 7 (0.41%) SaaS
10 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.23%) AdWords
13 3 (0.18%) Fastly
13 3 (0.18%) GitHub
14 2 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.17%) Firewall
2 16 (0.93%) DNS
3 13 (0.76%) Wireshark
4 12 (0.70%) Network Security
5 10 (0.58%) iSCSI
5 10 (0.58%) MPLS
5 10 (0.58%) SSL
5 10 (0.58%) VPN
6 9 (0.53%) BGP
6 9 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (0.53%) DMZ
6 9 (0.53%) EIGRP
6 9 (0.53%) LAN
6 9 (0.53%) NetScaler
6 9 (0.53%) OSPF
6 9 (0.53%) VoIP
6 9 (0.53%) VPLS
6 9 (0.53%) WAN
6 9 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (16.12%) Big Data
2 270 (15.77%) Hadoop
3 253 (14.78%) QlikView
4 234 (13.67%) Base SAS
5 206 (12.03%) Data Warehouse
5 206 (12.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 192 (11.21%) SQL Server
7 191 (11.16%) Data Mining
8 190 (11.10%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 173 (10.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 105 (6.13%) NoSQL
11 100 (5.84%) Apache Hive
12 94 (5.49%) Relational Database
13 88 (5.14%) Spotfire
14 84 (4.91%) BusinessObjects
15 71 (4.15%) Power BI
16 64 (3.74%) MongoDB
17 56 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
18 48 (2.80%) HBase
18 48 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 137 (8.00%) ProC
2 30 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
3 20 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.64%) JIRA
4 11 (0.64%) Subversion
5 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.47%) Toad
6 7 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.12%) ERwin
8 2 (0.12%) Mocha
8 2 (0.12%) RStudio
8 2 (0.12%) TestRail
8 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.058%) Maven
9 1 (0.058%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.058%) Selenium
9 1 (0.058%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 752 (43.93%) Finance
2 390 (22.78%) Banking
3 242 (14.14%) Marketing
4 201 (11.74%) Retail
5 104 (6.07%) Retail Banking
6 60 (3.50%) Investment Banking
7 59 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 51 (2.98%) Telecoms
9 44 (2.57%) Front Office
10 31 (1.81%) Advertising
11 29 (1.69%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.64%) International Banking
13 10 (0.58%) Legal
13 10 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.47%) Games
15 7 (0.41%) Automotive
16 6 (0.35%) Back Office
16 6 (0.35%) Electronics
17 5 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 583 (34.05%) Analyst
2 280 (16.36%) Consultant
3 215 (12.56%) Data Analyst
4 199 (11.62%) SAS Consultant
5 183 (10.69%) Data Scientist
6 182 (10.63%) Developer
7 135 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
8 125 (7.30%) SAS Analyst
9 84 (4.91%) Analytics Manager
10 81 (4.73%) Senior Consultant
11 76 (4.44%) Insight Analyst
12 75 (4.38%) Architect
12 75 (4.38%) Data Manager
13 71 (4.15%) SQL Analyst
14 70 (4.09%) Senior SAS Consultant
15 63 (3.68%) SAS Developer
16 60 (3.50%) Data Analytics Manager
17 53 (3.10%) SQL Data Analyst
18 51 (2.98%) Analytics Consultant
18 51 (2.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.80%) Web Services
2 43 (2.51%) .NET
3 29 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
4 27 (1.58%) JSON
4 27 (1.58%) XML
5 26 (1.52%) D3.js
6 25 (1.46%) HTML
7 24 (1.40%) CSS
8 16 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 11 (0.64%) Kafka
9 11 (0.64%) NumPy
10 10 (0.58%) HTML5
10 10 (0.58%) React
10 10 (0.58%) TensorFlow
11 9 (0.53%) RESTful
12 8 (0.47%) Pandas
12 8 (0.47%) scikit-learn
13 7 (0.41%) SciPy
13 7 (0.41%) SOAP
13 7 (0.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 605 (35.34%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (8.29%) Computer Science
3 113 (6.60%) Credit Risk
4 110 (6.43%) Algorithms
5 57 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 38 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.23%) Fintech
8 19 (1.11%) Market Risk
9 17 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
9 17 (0.99%) NHS
10 16 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 14 (0.82%) Virtual Team
12 13 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (0.70%) Reinsurance
13 12 (0.70%) User Experience
14 9 (0.53%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.53%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 106 (6.19%) Linux
2 78 (4.56%) Unix
3 50 (2.92%) Windows
4 20 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 17 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (0.76%) Solaris
7 10 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.29%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.18%) Android
11 3 (0.18%) Debian
11 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.058%) MVS
12 1 (0.058%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 901 (52.63%) Analytics
2 423 (24.71%) Business Intelligence
3 318 (18.57%) Visualisation
4 280 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 263 (15.36%) Statistics
6 257 (15.01%) Mathematics
7 250 (14.60%) Data Analytics
8 245 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
9 212 (12.38%) Data Analysis
10 210 (12.27%) ETL
11 203 (11.86%) Machine Learning
12 198 (11.57%) Data Management
13 195 (11.39%) Visual Analytics
14 191 (11.16%) Data Visualisation
15 180 (10.51%) Infrastructure Management
16 145 (8.47%) Data Modelling
17 124 (7.24%) Mentoring
18 123 (7.18%) Project Management
19 114 (6.66%) Statistical Modelling
20 112 (6.54%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 1035 (60.46%) SQL
2 523 (30.55%) Python
3 519 (30.32%) R
4 208 (12.15%) Java
5 163 (9.52%) MATLAB
6 137 (8.00%) PROC SQL
7 135 (7.89%) SAS Macro
8 102 (5.96%) VBA
9 75 (4.38%) Scala
10 36 (2.10%) Perl
11 34 (1.99%) C++
11 34 (1.99%) JavaScript
12 31 (1.81%) C
13 28 (1.64%) PHP
14 27 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 23 (1.34%) C#
16 23 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 19 (1.11%) VB
18 12 (0.70%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 365 (21.32%) Degree
2 66 (3.86%) Numerate Degree
2 66 (3.86%) PhD
3 41 (2.39%) Master's Degree
4 40 (2.34%) SAS Certification
5 25 (1.46%) MBA
5 25 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (0.70%) Postgraduate
9 10 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.53%) CCSP
11 8 (0.47%) CCNP
12 6 (0.35%) CCIE
12 6 (0.35%) CISM
12 6 (0.35%) CISSP
13 5 (0.29%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.18%) HNC
14 3 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (7.77%) Data Quality
2 42 (2.45%) QA
3 25 (1.46%) IFRS
3 25 (1.46%) IFRS 9
4 16 (0.93%) GDPR
4 16 (0.93%) SLA
5 10 (0.58%) SAS 70
6 9 (0.53%) CRD IV
6 9 (0.53%) EMIR
6 9 (0.53%) MiFID
7 8 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
8 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.35%) PMO
9 5 (0.29%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.23%) Basel III
10 4 (0.23%) GCP
11 3 (0.18%) GLP
11 3 (0.18%) GMP
11 3 (0.18%) GxP
12 2 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 26 (1.52%) Apache Flume
2 11 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.47%) NFS
4 8 (0.47%) vSphere
5 6 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.29%) XenApp
6 5 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.23%) Docker
7 4 (0.23%) Firmware
7 4 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.23%) Veritas File System
8 3 (0.18%) BIND 9
8 3 (0.18%) KVM
8 3 (0.18%) Samba
8 3 (0.18%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.12%) HDFS
10 1 (0.058%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.058%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 17 (0.99%) Oozie
2 10 (0.58%) Ansible
3 9 (0.53%) Cacti
3 9 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (0.53%) OpenView
3 9 (0.53%) QRadar
3 9 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.29%) SCCM
5 5 (0.29%) SmoothWall
5 5 (0.29%) WSUS
6 4 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.23%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.18%) Ambari
7 3 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 397 (23.19%) Tableau
2 319 (18.63%) Oracle
3 245 (14.31%) Microsoft
4 127 (7.42%) Teradata
5 93 (5.43%) SAP
6 87 (5.08%) Informatica
7 70 (4.09%) Google
8 57 (3.33%) Cognos
9 54 (3.15%) Cloudera
10 37 (2.16%) Netezza
11 35 (2.04%) Alteryx
11 35 (2.04%) IBM
12 33 (1.93%) Hortonworks
12 33 (1.93%) MicroStrategy
13 30 (1.75%) Talend
14 29 (1.69%) Cisco
15 28 (1.64%) Adobe
16 18 (1.05%) HP
17 15 (0.88%) MapR
18 14 (0.82%) Twitter