Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 266 185
Rank change year-on-year +71 -81 +103
Permanent jobs citing SAS 85 37 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.42% 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.84% 3.08% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 51 24 135
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £86,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% +4.17%

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 961 1,200 1,514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.68% 13.62% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 773 938 1,291
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,875 £60,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +64 34 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Shropshire +22 22 £55,000 +37.50%
Coventry +23 11 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Warwickshire -1 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Staffordshire +2 1 £28,500 -14.93%
SAS
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (54.12%) SQL
2 45 (52.94%) Azure
3 43 (50.59%) Analytics
4 30 (35.29%) Java
5 28 (32.94%) AWS
6 27 (31.76%) Oracle
6 27 (31.76%) Python
7 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (29.41%) Hadoop
9 24 (28.24%) Data Analytics
9 24 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (28.24%) Data Engineering
9 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
10 23 (27.06%) Unix
10 23 (27.06%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (25.88%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (25.88%) HP
11 22 (25.88%) Windows
11 22 (25.88%) VMware
11 22 (25.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 22 (25.88%) Cloudera
11 22 (25.88%) Pentaho
12 21 (24.71%) R
12 21 (24.71%) Ansible
12 21 (24.71%) Artifactory
12 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
12 21 (24.71%) Bitbucket
12 21 (24.71%) Terraform
12 21 (24.71%) Project Delivery
12 21 (24.71%) Maven

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 6 (7.06%) Confluence
2 4 (4.71%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) SPSS
3 1 (1.18%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 45 (52.94%) Azure
2 28 (32.94%) AWS
3 18 (21.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 18 (21.18%) Office 365
4 15 (17.65%) Power Platform
5 6 (7.06%) PaaS
6 5 (5.88%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) DHCP
1 18 (21.18%) DNS
1 18 (21.18%) FCoE
1 18 (21.18%) Fibre Channel
1 18 (21.18%) iSCSI
1 18 (21.18%) NAS
1 18 (21.18%) Spanning Tree
1 18 (21.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 22 (25.88%) Amazon Redshift
2 22 (25.88%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (25.88%) Pentaho
3 15 (17.65%) Power BI
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
6 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (10.59%) SAS EBI
6 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (9.41%) Big Data
7 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
8 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
8 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (7.06%) Cognos Query Studio
9 6 (7.06%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (7.06%) MySQL
10 5 (5.88%) QlikView
11 4 (4.71%) Base SAS
11 4 (4.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Artifactory
1 21 (24.71%) Bitbucket
1 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
1 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
1 21 (24.71%) Maven
2 6 (7.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
2 8 (9.41%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 18 (21.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (12.94%) Consultant
2 11 (12.94%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Analyst
3 9 (10.59%) Data Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Risk Consultant
5 6 (7.06%) Data Scientist
5 6 (7.06%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.71%) Analytics Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Credit Risk Modeller
6 4 (4.71%) Insight Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Mainframe Operator
6 4 (4.71%) Mainframe Software Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Senior Data Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (3.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) ISPF
2 2 (2.35%) Anaconda
2 2 (2.35%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (21.18%) Clustering
3 8 (9.41%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Unix
2 22 (25.88%) Windows
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.71%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) Analytics
2 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.24%) Data Analytics
3 24 (28.24%) Data Engineering
3 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
4 23 (27.06%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (24.71%) Project Delivery
6 19 (22.35%) DevOps
7 18 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (20.00%) ETL
8 17 (20.00%) Scrum
9 16 (18.82%) Sprint Planning
9 16 (18.82%) Sprint Retrospective
10 15 (17.65%) Migration
11 14 (16.47%) Data Science
11 14 (16.47%) Process Improvement
12 11 (12.94%) Statistical Modelling
13 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
14 8 (9.41%) Machine Learning
14 8 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) SQL
2 30 (35.29%) Java
3 27 (31.76%) Python
4 21 (24.71%) R
5 17 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 11 (12.94%) C
7 9 (10.59%) C#
7 9 (10.59%) C++
8 8 (9.41%) Scala
9 4 (4.71%) JCL
10 3 (3.53%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.18%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Degree
2 6 (7.06%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) Data Quality
2 10 (11.76%) QA
3 8 (9.41%) Basel II
3 8 (9.41%) IFRS
3 8 (9.41%) IFRS 9
4 5 (5.88%) SLA
5 3 (3.53%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
1 18 (21.18%) Hyper-V
1 18 (21.18%) vSphere
1 18 (21.18%) XenApp
2 4 (4.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 4 (4.71%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 21 (24.71%) Ansible
1 21 (24.71%) Terraform
2 4 (4.71%) OpenView
2 4 (4.71%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Oracle
2 22 (25.88%) Cloudera
2 22 (25.88%) HP
2 22 (25.88%) VMware
3 18 (21.18%) Cisco
3 18 (21.18%) Citrix
3 18 (21.18%) Dell
3 18 (21.18%) Dell Compellent
3 18 (21.18%) NetApp
4 11 (12.94%) IBM
5 9 (10.59%) Informatica
5 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.24%) Google
7 6 (7.06%) Ab Initio
7 6 (7.06%) Cognos
7 6 (7.06%) Netezza
8 5 (5.88%) Tableau
9 4 (4.71%) Intel
9 4 (4.71%) Lotus
9 4 (4.71%) Teradata