Period
to 22 November 2017

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

SAS System
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 251 260
Rank change year-on-year +58 +9 0
Permanent jobs citing SAS 144 81 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.42% 0.71% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.27% 4.33% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 126 70 40
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -3.16%

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 1554 1872 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.28% 16.30% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1488 1333
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,725 £22,750 £23,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Birmingham +47 71 £58,750 +30.56% 1
Warwickshire +12 20 £41,500 +1.22%
West Bromwich +16 15 £52,500 +61.54%
Staffordshire +8 10 £36,250 -3.33%
Coventry +2 8 £35,750 -12.80%
Solihull -3 5 £31,000 -8.82% 1
Worcestershire -9 1 - -
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SAS.

1 97 (67.36%) SQL
2 74 (51.39%) Analytics
3 60 (41.67%) Finance
4 58 (40.28%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (35.42%) Microsoft Excel
6 50 (34.72%) Base SAS
7 41 (28.47%) Tableau
8 38 (26.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 36 (25.00%) Marketing
10 34 (23.61%) Banking
10 34 (23.61%) ProC
10 34 (23.61%) PROC SQL
11 33 (22.92%) Visual Analytics
11 33 (22.92%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 33 (22.92%) Infrastructure Management
12 30 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (17.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (17.36%) QlikView
14 24 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 21 (14.58%) Mentoring
16 20 (13.89%) R
16 20 (13.89%) Visualisation
17 19 (13.19%) Python
17 19 (13.19%) MS Visio
18 18 (12.50%) Project Management
19 17 (11.81%) SAS Certification
19 17 (11.81%) VBA
19 17 (11.81%) Data Management
19 17 (11.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
20 16 (11.11%) People Management

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 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) Confluence
2 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 51 (35.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (13.19%) MS Visio
4 16 (11.11%) SPSS
5 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.69%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (34.72%) Base SAS
2 38 (26.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 33 (22.92%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 25 (17.36%) QlikView
5 17 (11.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 16 (11.11%) Data Mart
7 12 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (6.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 9 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (6.25%) Oracle Database
9 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (4.17%) Hadoop
12 5 (3.47%) SAP BW
12 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (23.61%) ProC
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 60 (41.67%) Finance
2 36 (25.00%) Marketing
3 34 (23.61%) Banking
4 9 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (43.06%) Analyst
2 33 (22.92%) Consultant
2 33 (22.92%) SAS Consultant
3 27 (18.75%) Developer
4 19 (13.19%) Marketing Analyst
4 19 (13.19%) SAS Developer
5 17 (11.81%) Analytics Consultant
5 17 (11.81%) Visual Analytics Consultant
6 16 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
6 16 (11.11%) Senior SAS Consultant
7 15 (10.42%) Data Analyst
8 13 (9.03%) SAS Analyst
8 13 (9.03%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (7.64%) Insight Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.17%) Graduate
11 5 (3.47%) Cognos Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Data Modeller
11 5 (3.47%) Senior Insight Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) .NET
1 3 (2.08%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) HTML
2 1 (0.69%) HTML5
2 1 (0.69%) ISPF
2 1 (0.69%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 58 (40.28%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.42%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.17%) Windows
2 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.78%) Unix
4 3 (2.08%) Android
4 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (51.39%) Analytics
2 33 (22.92%) Infrastructure Management
2 33 (22.92%) Visual Analytics
3 30 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (17.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (14.58%) Mentoring
6 20 (13.89%) Visualisation
7 18 (12.50%) Project Management
8 17 (11.81%) Data Management
9 16 (11.11%) People Management
10 14 (9.72%) Time Management
11 13 (9.03%) Statistics
12 12 (8.33%) Mathematics
13 11 (7.64%) Customer Analytics
13 11 (7.64%) Data Analytics
14 10 (6.94%) CRM
14 10 (6.94%) Strategic Thinking
14 10 (6.94%) Validation
15 9 (6.25%) Actionable Insight
16 8 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 97 (67.36%) SQL
2 34 (23.61%) PROC SQL
3 20 (13.89%) R
4 19 (13.19%) Python
5 17 (11.81%) VBA
6 16 (11.11%) SAS Macro
7 5 (3.47%) C
7 5 (3.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 4 (2.78%) Java
8 4 (2.78%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.69%) JCL
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) SAS Certification
2 11 (7.64%) Degree
3 5 (3.47%) PhD
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.42%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) PMO
2 1 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 41 (28.47%) Tableau
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle
3 11 (7.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.25%) Cognos
5 5 (3.47%) SAP
6 4 (2.78%) IBM
6 4 (2.78%) Netezza
7 3 (2.08%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.39%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.39%) Informatica
8 2 (1.39%) Intel
9 1 (0.69%) Capita
9 1 (0.69%) Lotus
9 1 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.69%) VMware