Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 193 254
Rank change year-on-year +28 +61 -64
Permanent jobs citing SAS 38 89 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.16% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.63% 8.50% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 46
Median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +9.59% -6.41%
10th Percentile £37,000 £29,050 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +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 573 1,047 1,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.08% 13.60% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 456 785 1,091
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SAS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SAS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SAS in the West Midlands

SAS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SAS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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
Shropshire +10 18 £70,000 +21.74% 2
Birmingham +45 9 £56,500 +2.73%
Coventry - 3 £43,500 -
Solihull - 3 £62,750 -
Staffordshire +10 1 £31,487 +19.95%
Warwickshire +10 1 £45,000 +28.50%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 27 (71.05%) Analytics
2 17 (44.74%) Azure
2 17 (44.74%) Requirements Gathering
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 13 (34.21%) Power Platform
5 13 (34.21%) Power BI
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.95%) Python
7 11 (28.95%) AWS
7 11 (28.95%) Base SAS
7 11 (28.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 11 (28.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (26.32%) Visual Analytics
8 10 (26.32%) Big Data
8 10 (26.32%) Oracle
8 10 (26.32%) ETL
8 10 (26.32%) Data Management
8 10 (26.32%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
10 8 (21.05%) Informatica
10 8 (21.05%) Unix
10 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
10 8 (21.05%) R
11 7 (18.42%) Pentaho
11 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
11 7 (18.42%) Cloudera

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 4 (10.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Azure
2 13 (34.21%) Power Platform
3 11 (28.95%) AWS
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Stack
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.63%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Power BI
2 11 (28.95%) Base SAS
2 11 (28.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 11 (28.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (26.32%) Big Data
3 10 (26.32%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
4 7 (18.42%) Pentaho
5 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.53%) Apache Hive
7 4 (10.53%) Impala
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.89%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (7.89%) Cognos Query Studio
8 3 (7.89%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
1 4 (10.53%) RStudio
2 3 (7.89%) Artifactory
2 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Maven
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Data Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Analytics
2 17 (44.74%) Requirements Gathering
3 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (26.32%) Data Management
5 10 (26.32%) ETL
5 10 (26.32%) Visual Analytics
6 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
7 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) Coaching
9 5 (13.16%) Data Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Software Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Business Analytics
10 4 (10.53%) CRM
10 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.53%) SDLC
11 3 (7.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) R
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.53%) HiveQL
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Informatica
3 7 (18.42%) Cloudera
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) IBM
5 4 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (10.53%) Talend
6 3 (7.89%) Ab Initio
6 3 (7.89%) Cognos
6 3 (7.89%) Netezza
7 2 (5.26%) Tableau
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco