Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 448 341 344
Rank change year-on-year -107 +3 -25
Permanent jobs citing SAS 1,152 1,629 1,941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.98% 5.26% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1,263 1,626
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,600 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.75% -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 28,970 30,946 37,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.67% 17.88% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23,338 25,405 32,028
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,075
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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 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 -102 1,013 £52,500 +10.53% 154
UK excluding London -126 601 £49,500 +23.75% 103
London -43 506 £57,500 - 73
South East -4 169 £50,000 +33.33% 25
North of England -32 158 £49,000 +5.95% 22
Scotland -43 108 £52,500 -4.55% 21
Midlands -136 93 £42,000 +5.00% 15
North West -48 87 £57,500 +19.79% 9
Yorkshire +34 68 £45,000 +7.14% 11
West Midlands -70 50 £39,500 +5.33% 8
East Midlands -85 42 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South West -18 37 £54,750 +36.88% 11
East of England -35 31 £40,000 -14.44% 7
Wales +5 5 £41,750 +16.78% 2
North East -27 3 £28,000 -36.36% 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 730 (63.37%) SQL
2 655 (56.86%) Analytics
3 428 (37.15%) Analytical Skills
4 397 (34.46%) Finance
5 391 (33.94%) R
6 384 (33.33%) Python
7 281 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
8 268 (23.26%) Degree
9 262 (22.74%) Big Data
10 237 (20.57%) ETL
11 231 (20.05%) Hadoop
12 224 (19.44%) Data Science
13 208 (18.06%) Data Analytics
14 202 (17.53%) Data Warehouse
15 199 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
16 195 (16.93%) Oracle
17 191 (16.58%) Mathematics
18 185 (16.06%) Microsoft Excel
19 182 (15.80%) Visualisation
20 180 (15.63%) Tableau
21 170 (14.76%) Marketing
22 168 (14.58%) Statistics
22 168 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
22 168 (14.58%) Machine Learning
23 162 (14.06%) Data Management
24 159 (13.80%) SPSS
25 157 (13.63%) Java
26 154 (13.37%) Data Analysis
27 149 (12.93%) Banking
28 140 (12.15%) SQL Server

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
1 128 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 45 (3.91%) Apache
3 27 (2.34%) Apache Pig
4 22 (1.91%) IIS
5 16 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.95%) Apache Solr
7 11 (0.95%) Confluence
7 11 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.87%) Documentum
8 10 (0.87%) FileNet
9 9 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.52%) Drupal
10 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.52%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.35%) Tuxedo
12 3 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.26%) CICS
12 3 (0.26%) CMS
12 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 185 (16.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 159 (13.80%) SPSS
3 67 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
4 64 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (1.56%) MS Visio
7 16 (1.39%) Stata
8 6 (0.52%) Weka
9 5 (0.43%) EViews
10 4 (0.35%) Gephi
10 4 (0.35%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.26%) CPLEX
11 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.087%) Mingle
12 1 (0.087%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (1.13%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.87%) Actimize
2 10 (0.87%) Unica
3 8 (0.69%) FastStats
4 7 (0.61%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.35%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
5 4 (0.35%) SAP Retail
6 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.17%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.087%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle AML
7 1 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.087%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 118 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 38 (3.30%) Google Analytics
5 22 (1.91%) SaaS
6 21 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.74%) Amazon Kinesis
8 17 (1.48%) PaaS
9 16 (1.39%) IaaS
10 10 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
10 10 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.52%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 6 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
12 6 (0.52%) Office 365
13 5 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.26%) Serverless
16 2 (0.17%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.48%) SSL
2 14 (1.22%) SMS
3 11 (0.95%) SAN
3 11 (0.95%) Symposium
4 10 (0.87%) DNS
4 10 (0.87%) iSCSI
5 8 (0.69%) Firewall
6 3 (0.26%) Broadband
6 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.17%) IPv4
7 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.087%) IMAP
8 1 (0.087%) Internet
8 1 (0.087%) LAN
8 1 (0.087%) VoIP
8 1 (0.087%) VPN
8 1 (0.087%) WAN
8 1 (0.087%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (22.74%) Big Data
2 231 (20.05%) Hadoop
3 202 (17.53%) Data Warehouse
4 140 (12.15%) SQL Server
5 115 (9.98%) QlikView
6 100 (8.68%) Base SAS
7 90 (7.81%) Data Mining
8 78 (6.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 77 (6.68%) Power BI
10 65 (5.64%) Relational Database
11 64 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 61 (5.30%) BusinessObjects
12 61 (5.30%) SAS EBI
13 59 (5.12%) Apache Hive
14 58 (5.03%) MongoDB
15 50 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 50 (4.34%) NoSQL
16 49 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 43 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 41 (3.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.48%) JIRA
3 13 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (1.13%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.95%) Subversion
5 10 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.87%) ProC
6 9 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.52%) JUnit
9 5 (0.43%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.43%) Selenium
10 4 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.35%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.35%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.26%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.26%) RStudio
12 2 (0.17%) Maven
12 2 (0.17%) Robot Framework
General
1 397 (34.46%) Finance
2 170 (14.76%) Marketing
3 149 (12.93%) Banking
4 111 (9.64%) Retail
5 23 (2.00%) Legal
6 22 (1.91%) Advertising
7 16 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.22%) Automotive
9 12 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.87%) Publishing
11 9 (0.78%) German Language
11 9 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.61%) Games
14 6 (0.52%) Dutch Language
14 6 (0.52%) French Language
15 5 (0.43%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 381 (33.07%) Analyst
2 142 (12.33%) Data Scientist
3 130 (11.28%) Consultant
4 111 (9.64%) Developer
5 103 (8.94%) Data Analyst
6 102 (8.85%) Senior Analyst
7 84 (7.29%) Architect
8 78 (6.77%) SAS Analyst
9 74 (6.42%) Analytics Manager
10 56 (4.86%) Data Consultant
11 50 (4.34%) Insight Analyst
12 44 (3.82%) Analytics Consultant
13 43 (3.73%) SAS Consultant
14 42 (3.65%) Risk Analyst
15 40 (3.47%) Data Analytics Manager
16 38 (3.30%) Senior Data Scientist
17 35 (3.04%) SQL Analyst
18 34 (2.95%) Credit Analyst
19 33 (2.86%) SAS Developer
19 33 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (5.99%) XML
2 63 (5.47%) Web Services
3 61 (5.30%) .NET
4 47 (4.08%) HTML
5 36 (3.13%) JSON
6 30 (2.60%) TensorFlow
7 28 (2.43%) D3.js
8 26 (2.26%) Kafka
9 22 (1.91%) JSP
10 20 (1.74%) Natural Language Processing
11 19 (1.65%) SOAP
12 17 (1.48%) Pandas
13 15 (1.30%) WSDL
14 12 (1.04%) CSS
14 12 (1.04%) J2EE
15 11 (0.95%) ASP.NET
16 10 (0.87%) Leaflet
17 9 (0.78%) AngularJS
17 9 (0.78%) NumPy
17 9 (0.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 428 (37.15%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (10.24%) Credit Risk
3 111 (9.64%) Computer Science
4 62 (5.38%) Algorithms
5 45 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.52%) Market Risk
7 28 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 26 (2.26%) Mainframe
8 26 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (2.08%) Fintech
10 20 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
11 18 (1.56%) Data Centre
12 16 (1.39%) DataPower
13 13 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.95%) Biotechnology
14 11 (0.95%) User Experience
15 9 (0.78%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.69%) Clustering
16 8 (0.69%) Pricing Data
16 8 (0.69%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 88 (7.64%) Windows
2 83 (7.20%) Linux
3 76 (6.60%) Unix
4 43 (3.73%) AIX
4 43 (3.73%) HPUX
4 43 (3.73%) Solaris
5 20 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.43%) zOS
9 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (56.86%) Analytics
2 281 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
3 237 (20.57%) ETL
4 224 (19.44%) Data Science
5 208 (18.06%) Data Analytics
6 199 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
7 191 (16.58%) Mathematics
8 182 (15.80%) Visualisation
9 168 (14.58%) Machine Learning
9 168 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 168 (14.58%) Statistics
10 162 (14.06%) Data Management
11 154 (13.37%) Data Analysis
12 124 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
13 123 (10.68%) Data Visualisation
14 105 (9.11%) Data Modelling
15 95 (8.25%) Statistical Modelling
16 92 (7.99%) Project Management
17 91 (7.90%) Mentoring
18 71 (6.16%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 730 (63.37%) SQL
2 391 (33.94%) R
3 384 (33.33%) Python
4 157 (13.63%) Java
5 94 (8.16%) VBA
6 91 (7.90%) Scala
7 74 (6.42%) MATLAB
8 45 (3.91%) C
9 41 (3.56%) T-SQL
10 33 (2.86%) C++
11 31 (2.69%) C#
12 26 (2.26%) Perl
13 24 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.91%) PHP
14 22 (1.91%) VB
15 21 (1.82%) JavaScript
16 15 (1.30%) SAS Macro
17 10 (0.87%) PROC SQL
18 7 (0.61%) Fortran
19 5 (0.43%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 268 (23.26%) Degree
2 58 (5.03%) Numerate Degree
3 56 (4.86%) PhD
4 33 (2.86%) Master's Degree
5 20 (1.74%) TOGAF Certification
6 13 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.04%) Postgraduate
8 10 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.78%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.69%) CCNA
10 8 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.61%) PMP
12 6 (0.52%) SAS Certification
13 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.26%) ISEB
14 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.17%) ACCA
15 2 (0.17%) CIMA
15 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (11.46%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.08%) GDPR
3 23 (2.00%) IFRS
3 23 (2.00%) IFRS 9
4 14 (1.22%) QA
4 14 (1.22%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.52%) EMIR
6 5 (0.43%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.43%) MiFID
7 4 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.26%) FATCA
9 1 (0.087%) Basel II
9 1 (0.087%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.087%) PMO
9 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.087%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (1.48%) HDFS
2 16 (1.39%) Apache Flume
3 11 (0.95%) Docker
4 8 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.26%) ACF2
5 3 (0.26%) RACF
6 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (1.39%) Tivoli
1 16 (1.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 14 (1.22%) Oozie
3 12 (1.04%) Kibana
4 9 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
4 9 (0.78%) Terraform
5 7 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.26%) Ambari
6 3 (0.26%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.17%) Puppet
8 1 (0.087%) Ansible
8 1 (0.087%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.087%) Mesos
8 1 (0.087%) Packer
8 1 (0.087%) Rancher
Vendors
1 195 (16.93%) Oracle
2 180 (15.63%) Tableau
3 126 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 69 (5.99%) IBM
5 66 (5.73%) Informatica
6 62 (5.38%) Teradata
7 59 (5.12%) Google
8 51 (4.43%) Talend
9 35 (3.04%) Cloudera
9 35 (3.04%) SAP
10 34 (2.95%) MicroStrategy
11 32 (2.78%) Hortonworks
12 31 (2.69%) Adobe
13 25 (2.17%) Alteryx
14 23 (2.00%) Cisco
15 21 (1.82%) Cognos
16 20 (1.74%) Ab Initio
17 19 (1.65%) Netezza
18 17 (1.48%) MapR
19 16 (1.39%) Hitachi