Period
to 16 January 2022

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 16 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SAS System
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 215 256 250
Rank change year-on-year +41 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SAS 413 76 35
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.46% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.60% 4.70% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 82 30 27
10th Percentile " £36,300 £31,375
25th Percentile £34,500 £42,813 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,750 £56,500 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.11% -37.22% +63.64%
75th Percentile £63,438 £71,875 "
90th Percentile £73,375 £98,750 £148,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -9.09%

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 3,898 1,618 1,053
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.74% 15.67% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,696 1,383 904
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 16 January 2022.

SAS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, SAS job roles required the following IT 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.

1 239 (57.87%) Degree
2 197 (47.70%) Biostatistics
3 180 (43.58%) Social Skills
4 174 (42.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 169 (40.92%) Computer Science
6 155 (37.53%) Mathematics
7 148 (35.84%) Statistics
8 142 (34.38%) CDISC
8 142 (34.38%) Mentoring
9 141 (34.14%) Validation
10 111 (26.88%) Statistical Analysis
11 106 (25.67%) Data Management
12 96 (23.24%) Project Management
12 96 (23.24%) R
13 92 (22.28%) SQL
14 91 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
15 87 (21.07%) Master's Degree
16 73 (17.68%) Computer Science Degree
17 68 (16.46%) Data Science
18 65 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
19 63 (15.25%) Life Science
20 59 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
21 57 (13.80%) Analytics
22 52 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
23 48 (11.62%) Good Clinical Practice
24 46 (11.14%) Finance
24 46 (11.14%) Spotfire
25 42 (10.17%) Process Improvement
25 42 (10.17%) Banking
26 41 (9.93%) Biometrics

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 23 (5.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.21%) Confluence
3 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.24%) R Markdown
Applications
1 36 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (3.15%) SPSS
4 7 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Oracle Clinical
2 3 (0.73%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.73%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.73%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.15%) Power Platform
2 12 (2.91%) Azure
3 8 (1.94%) Azure Service Bus
3 8 (1.94%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (1.69%) GitHub
5 6 (1.45%) AWS
6 3 (0.73%) Serverless
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.48%) AWS Step Functions
7 2 (0.48%) GitHub Actions
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.24%) GCP
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.14%) Spotfire
2 39 (9.44%) Base SAS
3 29 (7.02%) DTS
4 23 (5.57%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (3.39%) Metadata
5 14 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.15%) Power BI
6 13 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.66%) Tableau
8 9 (2.18%) Big Data
9 7 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.21%) QlikView
10 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.97%) Pentaho
11 4 (0.97%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 23 (5.57%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.21%) JIRA
3 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.48%) ProC
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 180 (43.58%) Social Skills
2 174 (42.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 52 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (11.14%) Finance
5 42 (10.17%) Banking
6 30 (7.26%) Retail
6 30 (7.26%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.91%) Marketing
8 11 (2.66%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (1.94%) Law
10 7 (1.69%) Legal
11 5 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (0.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (0.97%) Social Science
13 3 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.48%) Games
15 1 (0.24%) Advertising
15 1 (0.24%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 329 (79.66%) Programmer
2 182 (44.07%) Statistical Programmer
3 129 (31.23%) Senior Programmer
4 119 (28.81%) Analyst
5 68 (16.46%) Senior Statistical Programmer
6 40 (9.69%) Data Analyst
7 33 (7.99%) Data Programmer
8 32 (7.75%) Analyst Programmer
9 28 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (4.84%) SAS Programmer
11 13 (3.15%) Senior SAS Programmer
12 7 (1.69%) Data Analytics Analyst
12 7 (1.69%) Developer
13 6 (1.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 6 (1.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 5 (1.21%) Associate Director
14 5 (1.21%) Data Manager
14 5 (1.21%) Database Analyst
14 5 (1.21%) Database Analyst Programmer
14 5 (1.21%) Database Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.72%) XML
2 6 (1.45%) Shiny
3 3 (0.73%) Kafka
4 2 (0.48%) Node.js
4 2 (0.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.25%) Life Science
2 38 (9.20%) Biotechnology
3 31 (7.51%) Data Structures
4 22 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.94%) Legacy Applications
6 7 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.48%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (0.24%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.24%) Blog
9 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.24%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) User Experience
9 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.69%) Windows
2 2 (0.48%) Unix
3 1 (0.24%) AIX
3 1 (0.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (47.70%) Biostatistics
2 169 (40.92%) Computer Science
3 155 (37.53%) Mathematics
4 148 (35.84%) Statistics
5 142 (34.38%) Mentoring
6 141 (34.14%) Validation
7 111 (26.88%) Statistical Analysis
8 106 (25.67%) Data Management
9 96 (23.24%) Project Management
10 91 (22.03%) Problem-Solving
11 68 (16.46%) Data Science
12 65 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
14 57 (13.80%) Analytics
15 42 (10.17%) Process Improvement
16 41 (9.93%) Biometrics
17 36 (8.72%) Data Analysis
18 35 (8.47%) Clinical Data Management
19 34 (8.23%) Migration
19 34 (8.23%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 96 (23.24%) R
2 92 (22.28%) SQL
3 40 (9.69%) SAS Macro
4 30 (7.26%) VB
5 25 (6.05%) C#
5 25 (6.05%) PL/SQL
6 24 (5.81%) Python
7 4 (0.97%) Java
8 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.48%) PROC SQL
8 2 (0.48%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.24%) HiveQL
9 1 (0.24%) Scala
9 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 239 (57.87%) Degree
2 87 (21.07%) Master's Degree
3 73 (17.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (6.54%) PhD
5 11 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.73%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (34.38%) CDISC
2 48 (11.62%) Good Clinical Practice
3 11 (2.66%) QA
4 8 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) IFRS
6 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Docker
1 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.75%) Oracle
3 24 (5.81%) SAP
4 6 (1.45%) Cognos
5 5 (1.21%) IBM
6 4 (0.97%) Informatica
6 4 (0.97%) Talend
7 3 (0.73%) Alteryx
7 3 (0.73%) Epicor
7 3 (0.73%) IFS
7 3 (0.73%) Infor
7 3 (0.73%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.48%) Broadcom
8 2 (0.48%) CA
8 2 (0.48%) Databricks
8 2 (0.48%) Pega
8 2 (0.48%) TSYS
9 1 (0.24%) Facebook
9 1 (0.24%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.24%) YouTube