Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 245 209
Rank change year-on-year +35 -36 +25
Permanent jobs citing SAS 77 69 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.72% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.08% 4.68% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 33 64 92
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.89% -4.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,025 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £46,250 £53,400
England median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +10.53% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,087 1,474 1,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.59% 15.30% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 818 1,148 1,123
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SAS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the West Midlands

SAS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SAS in the West Midlands

SAS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SAS in the West Midlands

SAS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Birmingham +7 27 £55,000 +57.14% 6
Shropshire - 26 £55,000 - 2
Warwickshire +13 15 £37,510 -11.74%
Staffordshire +14 7 £26,250 -30.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £33,500 -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAS.

1 56 (72.73%) Analytics
2 49 (63.64%) SQL
3 43 (55.84%) Data Analytics
4 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (42.86%) Hadoop
7 31 (40.26%) Software Engineering
7 31 (40.26%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (35.06%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (35.06%) Power BI
9 26 (33.77%) Cloudera
9 26 (33.77%) Amazon Redshift
9 26 (33.77%) Pentaho
10 25 (32.47%) Finance
10 25 (32.47%) Scrum
10 25 (32.47%) Sprint Retrospective
10 25 (32.47%) Sprint Planning
11 24 (31.17%) Unix
12 23 (29.87%) Tableau
13 21 (27.27%) R
13 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 21 (27.27%) Maven
13 21 (27.27%) Oracle
13 21 (27.27%) Ansible
13 21 (27.27%) Artifactory
13 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
13 21 (27.27%) Bitbucket
13 21 (27.27%) Terraform
14 20 (25.97%) Data Engineering
14 20 (25.97%) DevOps

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (10.39%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.49%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.79%) SPSS
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (35.06%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.99%) PaaS
4 4 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 4 (5.19%) DHCP
2 4 (5.19%) DNS
2 4 (5.19%) FCoE
2 4 (5.19%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (5.19%) NAS
2 4 (5.19%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (5.19%) VLAN
3 3 (3.90%) SAN
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 27 (35.06%) Power BI
3 26 (33.77%) Amazon Redshift
3 26 (33.77%) Pentaho
4 11 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (14.29%) QlikView
5 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
5 10 (12.99%) SAS EBI
6 8 (10.39%) Text Mining
7 7 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (6.49%) Base SAS
8 5 (6.49%) Big Data
8 5 (6.49%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (6.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (6.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (6.49%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 5 (6.49%) Spotfire
9 4 (5.19%) Apache Hive
9 4 (5.19%) HBase
9 4 (5.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Artifactory
1 21 (27.27%) Bitbucket
1 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 21 (27.27%) Maven
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Marketing
3 8 (10.39%) General Ledger
3 8 (10.39%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.08%) Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) Software Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Data Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Analytics Manager
5 9 (11.69%) Insight Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Data Analytics Manager
6 8 (10.39%) Data Insight Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Data Manager
6 8 (10.39%) Forensic Manager
6 8 (10.39%) Insight Data Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Mainframe Operator
7 7 (9.09%) Marketing Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Marketing Insight Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Data Scientist
9 5 (6.49%) Lead Software Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) ISPF
2 4 (5.19%) D3.js
3 1 (1.30%) Anaconda
3 1 (1.30%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) Mainframe
3 7 (9.09%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (5.19%) Clustering
5 2 (2.60%) PMI
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Unix
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) MVS
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) Analytics
2 43 (55.84%) Data Analytics
3 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (40.26%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (40.26%) Software Engineering
5 25 (32.47%) Scrum
5 25 (32.47%) Sprint Planning
5 25 (32.47%) Sprint Retrospective
6 20 (25.97%) Data Engineering
6 20 (25.97%) DevOps
6 20 (25.97%) Process Improvement
6 20 (25.97%) Visualisation
7 19 (24.68%) Data Analysis
8 16 (20.78%) Data Visualisation
9 15 (19.48%) Data Cleansing
9 15 (19.48%) ETL
10 13 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (12.99%) Migration
11 10 (12.99%) Statistics
12 9 (11.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) SQL
2 21 (27.27%) R
3 17 (22.08%) Python
4 16 (20.78%) Java
5 15 (19.48%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.39%) JCL
7 3 (3.90%) C
8 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.30%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
1 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) Data Quality
2 7 (9.09%) QA
2 7 (9.09%) SLA
3 4 (5.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 8 (10.39%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.19%) vSphere
3 4 (5.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (27.27%) Ansible
1 21 (27.27%) Terraform
2 7 (9.09%) OpenView
2 7 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Cloudera
2 23 (29.87%) Tableau
3 21 (27.27%) Oracle
4 15 (19.48%) VMware
5 13 (16.88%) IBM
6 11 (14.29%) HP
7 9 (11.69%) Alteryx
8 8 (10.39%) Intel
8 8 (10.39%) Lotus
9 6 (7.79%) Google
10 4 (5.19%) Cisco
10 4 (5.19%) Citrix
10 4 (5.19%) Dell
10 4 (5.19%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.19%) NetApp
11 3 (3.90%) RapidMiner
12 1 (1.30%) Cognos
12 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.30%) Teradata