Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 344 410
Rank change year-on-year -135 +66 -94
Permanent jobs citing SAS 945 1,668 1,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.95% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.49% 5.33% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 703 1,179 1,204
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,560 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +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 27,071 31,305 35,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.43% 17.91% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21,703 25,225 29,778
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,972 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.93% - -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -136 843 £55,000 +4.76% 166
London -69 466 £64,000 +6.67% 84
UK excluding London -156 457 £47,500 +5.56% 100
South East -49 110 £52,500 +20.69% 17
North of England -126 108 £42,500 -15.00% 26
Scotland -84 72 £48,250 +13.53% 13
Midlands -112 70 £47,750 +6.11% 13
Yorkshire -13 55 £41,250 +5.10% 14
North West -115 50 £42,500 -19.05% 12
South West +3 44 £45,000 +12.50% 16
East of England +16 42 £56,000 +52.38% 10
East Midlands -32 39 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Midlands -77 31 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Wales +10 12 £42,500 +21.43% 3
North East -16 3 £42,500 -23.42%
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 627 (66.35%) Analytics
2 593 (62.75%) SQL
3 409 (43.28%) Finance
4 365 (38.62%) R
5 363 (38.41%) Analytical Skills
6 338 (35.77%) Python
7 317 (33.54%) Business Intelligence
8 284 (30.05%) Degree
9 235 (24.87%) Tableau
10 226 (23.92%) Data Science
11 198 (20.95%) Big Data
12 197 (20.85%) Visualisation
13 190 (20.11%) Data Analytics
13 190 (20.11%) Data Warehouse
14 181 (19.15%) Mathematics
15 179 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
16 176 (18.62%) ETL
17 175 (18.52%) Statistics
18 163 (17.25%) Marketing
19 162 (17.14%) Oracle
20 158 (16.72%) SPSS
21 155 (16.40%) Hadoop
22 147 (15.56%) Data Analysis
23 146 (15.45%) Microsoft Excel
24 141 (14.92%) Machine Learning
25 139 (14.71%) SQL Server
26 135 (14.29%) QlikView
27 133 (14.07%) Microsoft
28 130 (13.76%) Data Management
29 127 (13.44%) Retail

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
1 108 (11.43%) Apache Spark
2 49 (5.19%) Apache
3 21 (2.22%) Apache Pig
4 19 (2.01%) IIS
5 10 (1.06%) Apache Solr
6 8 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.53%) Confluence
7 5 (0.53%) Documentum
7 5 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.53%) FileNet
7 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.21%) CICS
9 2 (0.21%) CMS
9 2 (0.21%) WordPress
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 158 (16.72%) SPSS
2 146 (15.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
4 48 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.06%) Stata
7 5 (0.53%) EViews
8 4 (0.42%) Gephi
9 3 (0.32%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.21%) Weka
11 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.11%) Mingle
11 1 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (1.38%) Actimize
2 8 (0.85%) FastStats
2 8 (0.85%) Unica
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.11%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.96%) Google Analytics
4 21 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 16 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
6 13 (1.38%) Amazon Kinesis
7 11 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.16%) SaaS
8 10 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 8 (0.85%) PaaS
11 7 (0.74%) Office 365
12 6 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.53%) Data Lake Analytics
14 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.42%) Serverless
14 4 (0.42%) Siri
15 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.38%) Firewall
2 11 (1.16%) SMS
3 10 (1.06%) SAN
4 9 (0.95%) DNS
4 9 (0.95%) SSL
5 8 (0.85%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (0.63%) LAN
7 6 (0.63%) Symposium
8 5 (0.53%) Cisco Wireless
8 5 (0.53%) HTTP
8 5 (0.53%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.53%) VPN
8 5 (0.53%) Wireless
8 5 (0.53%) WLAN
9 4 (0.42%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (0.32%) Internet
11 2 (0.21%) Broadband
11 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (20.95%) Big Data
2 190 (20.11%) Data Warehouse
3 155 (16.40%) Hadoop
4 139 (14.71%) SQL Server
5 135 (14.29%) QlikView
6 118 (12.49%) Power BI
7 87 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (8.04%) BusinessObjects
8 76 (8.04%) Data Mining
8 76 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 63 (6.67%) Apache Hive
10 59 (6.24%) SAS EBI
11 57 (6.03%) Base SAS
12 51 (5.40%) Relational Database
13 50 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 47 (4.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 42 (4.44%) NoSQL
16 37 (3.92%) SAP HANA
17 34 (3.60%) Spotfire
18 33 (3.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.27%) JIRA
3 11 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.53%) ER Studio
4 5 (0.53%) ERwin
4 5 (0.53%) Subversion
5 3 (0.32%) Maven
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.21%) RStudio
6 2 (0.21%) Selenium
6 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.11%) GoCD
7 1 (0.11%) Mockito
7 1 (0.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 409 (43.28%) Finance
2 163 (17.25%) Marketing
3 127 (13.44%) Retail
4 124 (13.12%) Banking
5 39 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.07%) Advertising
7 25 (2.65%) Legal
8 17 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.48%) Retail Banking
11 13 (1.38%) Games
12 12 (1.27%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.95%) Electronics
15 8 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.74%) Billing
17 6 (0.63%) Automotive
17 6 (0.63%) Social Science
18 5 (0.53%) Back Office
18 5 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 296 (31.32%) Analyst
2 139 (14.71%) Data Scientist
3 132 (13.97%) Consultant
4 107 (11.32%) Data Analyst
5 92 (9.74%) Developer
6 81 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
7 70 (7.41%) Data Consultant
8 66 (6.98%) SAS Analyst
9 56 (5.93%) Architect
10 48 (5.08%) Analytics Manager
10 48 (5.08%) SQL Analyst
11 45 (4.76%) Senior Data Scientist
12 41 (4.34%) SAS Developer
13 40 (4.23%) Analytics Consultant
14 36 (3.81%) Data Analytics Consultant
15 35 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 33 (3.49%) Data Manager
16 33 (3.49%) SAS Consultant
17 30 (3.17%) Insight Analyst
18 29 (3.07%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (5.61%) HTML
2 48 (5.08%) Kafka
3 46 (4.87%) D3.js
4 35 (3.70%) Web Services
5 29 (3.07%) .NET
5 29 (3.07%) XML
6 24 (2.54%) ggplot
6 24 (2.54%) Natural Language Processing
7 22 (2.33%) HTML5
8 18 (1.90%) CSS
9 17 (1.80%) JSP
10 16 (1.69%) JSON
10 16 (1.69%) TensorFlow
11 9 (0.95%) ggplot2
11 9 (0.95%) LDAP
11 9 (0.95%) scikit-learn
12 8 (0.85%) Pandas
12 8 (0.85%) SparkR
13 6 (0.63%) Django
13 6 (0.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 363 (38.41%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (10.37%) Computer Science
3 79 (8.36%) Credit Risk
4 64 (6.77%) Algorithms
5 38 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.96%) Fintech
7 26 (2.75%) Analytical Mindset
8 25 (2.65%) Social Network
9 22 (2.33%) Market Risk
9 22 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.48%) User Experience
11 13 (1.38%) Biotechnology
11 13 (1.38%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.38%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.27%) Social Media
13 11 (1.16%) PMI
14 9 (0.95%) Pricing Data
15 8 (0.85%) Reinsurance
16 7 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.66%) Unix
2 43 (4.55%) Windows
3 30 (3.17%) Linux
4 22 (2.33%) AIX
4 22 (2.33%) Solaris
5 21 (2.22%) HPUX
6 7 (0.74%) VMS
6 7 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.32%) SUSE
11 2 (0.21%) Android
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (66.35%) Analytics
2 317 (33.54%) Business Intelligence
3 226 (23.92%) Data Science
4 197 (20.85%) Visualisation
5 190 (20.11%) Data Analytics
6 181 (19.15%) Mathematics
7 179 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
8 176 (18.62%) ETL
9 175 (18.52%) Statistics
10 147 (15.56%) Data Analysis
11 141 (14.92%) Machine Learning
12 130 (13.76%) Data Management
13 125 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
14 120 (12.70%) Data Modelling
15 119 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
16 110 (11.64%) Data Visualisation
17 103 (10.90%) Decision-Making
18 91 (9.63%) Statistical Modelling
19 85 (8.99%) Data Governance
20 68 (7.20%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 593 (62.75%) SQL
2 365 (38.62%) R
3 338 (35.77%) Python
4 96 (10.16%) Java
5 68 (7.20%) VBA
6 42 (4.44%) JavaScript
7 41 (4.34%) Scala
8 40 (4.23%) MATLAB
9 37 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 30 (3.17%) C#
11 25 (2.65%) VB
12 16 (1.69%) C++
13 15 (1.59%) C
14 12 (1.27%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 9 (0.95%) Perl
16 9 (0.95%) SAS Macro
17 8 (0.85%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.74%) Ruby
19 6 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 284 (30.05%) Degree
2 38 (4.02%) Numerate Degree
3 34 (3.60%) PhD
4 23 (2.43%) Master's Degree
5 17 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (0.85%) Postgraduate
9 7 (0.74%) ISEB
9 7 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.63%) PMP
10 6 (0.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.53%) SAS Certification
11 5 (0.53%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.42%) CCNP
13 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (12.28%) Data Quality
2 25 (2.65%) QA
3 24 (2.54%) GDPR
4 16 (1.69%) IFRS
4 16 (1.69%) IFRS 9
5 8 (0.85%) Actionable Recommendations
5 8 (0.85%) SLA
5 8 (0.85%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.42%) FATCA
7 3 (0.32%) COBIT
7 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) Basel II
8 1 (0.11%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (3.17%) HDFS
2 13 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.16%) Docker
4 7 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.42%) vSphere
6 3 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.21%) ACF2
7 2 (0.21%) GFS2
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.21%) RACF
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 17 (1.80%) Oozie
3 9 (0.95%) Ambari
3 9 (0.95%) Puppet
4 7 (0.74%) Kibana
5 3 (0.32%) Ansible
5 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.21%) Control-M
6 2 (0.21%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.21%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.21%) Terraform
7 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 235 (24.87%) Tableau
2 162 (17.14%) Oracle
3 133 (14.07%) Microsoft
4 71 (7.51%) SAP
5 58 (6.14%) Google
6 55 (5.82%) Informatica
7 51 (5.40%) Teradata
8 50 (5.29%) IBM
9 42 (4.44%) Talend
10 41 (4.34%) Cognos
11 40 (4.23%) MicroStrategy
12 37 (3.92%) Adobe
13 22 (2.33%) Alteryx
14 15 (1.59%) Ab Initio
15 14 (1.48%) Cloudera
16 12 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
17 10 (1.06%) Cisco
18 9 (0.95%) Alterian
18 9 (0.95%) Infor
18 9 (0.95%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud