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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 348 316 275
Rank change year-on-year -32 -41 +44
Permanent jobs citing SAS 729 336 34
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.94% 0.92% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.20% 7.06% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 137 69 26
10th Percentile £31,569 £41,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £34,500 £48,750 £68,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% -36.11% +63.64%
75th Percentile £62,833 £81,865 -
90th Percentile £77,500 £141,250 £104,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,700
% change year-on-year - +2.42% +7.40%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,123 4,762 1,066
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.08% 13.00% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5,085 3,477 890
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,875 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,458 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.44% -8.70% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £74,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,300 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

SAS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SAS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SAS trend for jobs with a WFH option

SAS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SAS.

SAS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SAS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SAS over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

SAS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, SAS job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for SAS.

1 344 (47.19%) Degree
2 343 (47.05%) Social Skills
3 298 (40.88%) Finance
4 265 (36.35%) Biostatistics
5 264 (36.21%) Validation
6 262 (35.94%) SQL
7 250 (34.29%) CDISC
8 220 (30.18%) Data Management
9 214 (29.36%) Analytics
10 208 (28.53%) Analytical Skills
11 206 (28.26%) Statistical Analysis
12 204 (27.98%) R
13 172 (23.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 164 (22.50%) Statistics
15 162 (22.22%) Mentoring
16 147 (20.16%) Mathematics
17 127 (17.42%) Computer Science
18 126 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
19 112 (15.36%) Banking
20 109 (14.95%) Data Analysis
21 106 (14.54%) Power BI
21 106 (14.54%) Power Platform
22 102 (13.99%) Credit Risk
23 96 (13.17%) Data Science
24 91 (12.48%) Life Science
24 91 (12.48%) Project Management
24 91 (12.48%) Good Clinical Practice
25 87 (11.93%) Tableau
26 85 (11.66%) Biometrics
26 85 (11.66%) Agile

SAS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 10 (1.37%) Apache Spark
2 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.27%) Confluence
3 2 (0.27%) JBoss
3 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.14%) Apache
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.14%) OnBase
4 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 80 (10.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (5.35%) SPSS
4 28 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 106 (14.54%) Power Platform
2 21 (2.88%) Azure
3 18 (2.47%) AWS
4 10 (1.37%) GitHub
5 9 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (1.23%) Azure Monitor
5 9 (1.23%) Azure Storage
5 9 (1.23%) GCP
6 6 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.27%) AWS Step Functions
8 2 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.27%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (0.27%) Serverless
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Collibra
9 1 (0.14%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.23%) Firewall
1 9 (1.23%) OpenVPN
1 9 (1.23%) WAN
2 5 (0.69%) Internet
3 3 (0.41%) Network Security
3 3 (0.41%) SAN
3 3 (0.41%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.27%) DHCP
4 2 (0.27%) DNS
4 2 (0.27%) FTP
4 2 (0.27%) NAS
4 2 (0.27%) SNA
4 2 (0.27%) SSH
4 2 (0.27%) Telnet
5 1 (0.14%) CATAPAN
5 1 (0.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (14.54%) Power BI
2 87 (11.93%) Tableau
3 56 (7.68%) QlikView
4 24 (3.29%) Spotfire
5 19 (2.61%) Base SAS
6 16 (2.19%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.06%) SAS EBI
8 13 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (1.51%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.51%) Pentaho
10 10 (1.37%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.23%) Big Data
11 9 (1.23%) DTS
11 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (0.96%) HBase
12 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.82%) Looker
Development Applications
1 9 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.96%) Cypress.io
3 7 (0.96%) ProC
4 5 (0.69%) JIRA
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.41%) Maven
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.14%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.14%) ERwin
8 1 (0.14%) GitLab
8 1 (0.14%) Postman
8 1 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 343 (47.05%) Social Skills
2 298 (40.88%) Finance
3 208 (28.53%) Analytical Skills
4 172 (23.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 112 (15.36%) Banking
6 75 (10.29%) Retail
7 74 (10.15%) Presentation Skills
8 71 (9.74%) Marketing
9 48 (6.58%) Retail Banking
10 19 (2.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 18 (2.47%) Organisational Skills
12 17 (2.33%) Legal
13 11 (1.51%) Advertising
14 8 (1.10%) Law
15 5 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (0.55%) Games
16 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.55%) Public Sector
17 3 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
18 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 381 (52.26%) Programmer
2 286 (39.23%) Statistical Programmer
3 213 (29.22%) Analyst
4 158 (21.67%) Senior Programmer
5 123 (16.87%) Senior Statistical Programmer
6 84 (11.52%) Data Analyst
7 44 (6.04%) Customer Analyst
8 43 (5.90%) Senior Analyst
9 42 (5.76%) Risk Analyst
10 36 (4.94%) Credit Analyst
10 36 (4.94%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 31 (4.25%) Developer
12 24 (3.29%) Analyst Programmer
12 24 (3.29%) Data Programmer
13 23 (3.16%) Credit Risk Manager
13 23 (3.16%) Implementation Manager
13 23 (3.16%) Risk Manager
14 22 (3.02%) Risk Management Analyst
14 22 (3.02%) SAS Programmer
15 20 (2.74%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.23%) XML
2 10 (1.37%) AngularJS
2 10 (1.37%) CSS
2 10 (1.37%) HTML
2 10 (1.37%) Shiny
3 9 (1.23%) ARM Templates
4 8 (1.10%) DHTML
5 6 (0.82%) Kafka
5 6 (0.82%) React
5 6 (0.82%) REST
6 5 (0.69%) Web Services
7 4 (0.55%) Node.js
7 4 (0.55%) PySpark
7 4 (0.55%) scikit-learn
7 4 (0.55%) TensorFlow
7 4 (0.55%) Torch
8 3 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.41%) Apache Camel
8 3 (0.41%) RESTful
9 2 (0.27%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (13.99%) Credit Risk
2 91 (12.48%) Life Science
3 40 (5.49%) Biotechnology
4 29 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.61%) Analytical Mindset
6 18 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.69%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.41%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.41%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.27%) CMDB
12 2 (0.27%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.27%) Social Network
12 2 (0.27%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.14%) Derivative
13 1 (0.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.78%) Linux
2 11 (1.51%) Windows
3 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.27%) Unix
5 1 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (36.35%) Biostatistics
2 264 (36.21%) Validation
3 220 (30.18%) Data Management
4 214 (29.36%) Analytics
5 206 (28.26%) Statistical Analysis
6 164 (22.50%) Statistics
7 162 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 147 (20.16%) Mathematics
9 127 (17.42%) Computer Science
10 126 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
11 109 (14.95%) Data Analysis
12 96 (13.17%) Data Science
13 91 (12.48%) Project Management
14 85 (11.66%) Agile
14 85 (11.66%) Biometrics
15 79 (10.84%) Visualisation
16 72 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
17 68 (9.33%) Data Analytics
18 67 (9.19%) Data Visualisation
18 67 (9.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 262 (35.94%) SQL
2 204 (27.98%) R
3 64 (8.78%) Python
4 28 (3.84%) SAS Macro
5 24 (3.29%) VBA
6 21 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 21 (2.88%) VB
7 18 (2.47%) Java
8 16 (2.19%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.65%) C#
10 7 (0.96%) PROC SQL
11 6 (0.82%) Scala
12 5 (0.69%) C++
13 4 (0.55%) Julia
13 4 (0.55%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.55%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.41%) AWK
14 3 (0.41%) Groovy
14 3 (0.41%) Perl
15 2 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 344 (47.19%) Degree
2 64 (8.78%) Master's Degree
3 47 (6.45%) Numerate Degree
4 33 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (3.02%) PhD
6 19 (2.61%) CCA
7 9 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.96%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.41%) HND
10 2 (0.27%) CISA
10 2 (0.27%) CISM
10 2 (0.27%) CRISC
11 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (34.29%) CDISC
2 91 (12.48%) Good Clinical Practice
3 52 (7.13%) IFRS
4 51 (7.00%) IFRS 9
5 50 (6.86%) Data Quality
6 32 (4.39%) GDPR
7 17 (2.33%) QA
8 7 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.41%) GLP
9 3 (0.41%) SLA
10 1 (0.14%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.14%) HL7
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.41%) NFS
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
4 1 (0.14%) Firmware
4 1 (0.14%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) Ansible
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 71 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.21%) Cognos
3 25 (3.43%) Oracle
4 13 (1.78%) MicroStrategy
4 13 (1.78%) SAP
5 12 (1.65%) Talend
6 11 (1.51%) Google
6 11 (1.51%) Informatica
7 8 (1.10%) Teradata
7 8 (1.10%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.69%) Ab Initio
8 5 (0.69%) Progress
9 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.27%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.27%) Yardi
10 1 (0.14%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.14%) Brocade
10 1 (0.14%) Databricks
10 1 (0.14%) IFS
10 1 (0.14%) VMware