Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 191 261
Rank change year-on-year -68 +70 -20
Permanent jobs citing SAS 23 132 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 1.32% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.05% 8.58% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 116 65
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.60% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +4.40%

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 1,124 1,538 1,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.92% 15.39% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 902 1,272 1,392
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 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
Birmingham -56 12 £68,500 +24.55% 7
Warwickshire +19 3 £40,000 -2.44%
Coventry +8 3 £63,750 +66.67%
Shropshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire +18 1 £27,500 -26.67% 1
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAS.

1 17 (73.91%) Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) SPSS
6 5 (21.74%) Tableau
7 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
7 4 (17.39%) R
7 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (17.39%) VBA
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Java EE
8 3 (13.04%) QlikView
8 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
8 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
8 3 (13.04%) Content Management
8 3 (13.04%) Statistics
8 3 (13.04%) Information Security
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) SUSE
8 3 (13.04%) Ab Initio
8 3 (13.04%) Java
8 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (13.04%) SOA

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 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (21.74%) SPSS
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
1 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.04%) QlikView
1 3 (13.04%) Spotfire
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Data Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Data Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Marketing Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Data Insight Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Insight Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Marketing Insight Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
2 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (13.04%) SUSE
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Content Management
4 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Due Diligence
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Statistics
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) R
2 4 (17.39%) VBA
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) IFRS
2 2 (8.70%) IFRS 9
3 1 (4.35%) Basel II
3 1 (4.35%) IAS 39
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) GFS2
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Tableau
3 3 (13.04%) Ab Initio
4 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) RapidMiner