With all the hype around data science, data analytics and big data dominating the industry-trends in coming years, technology chops are becoming critical for success in any career. For job seekers who are just entering the job market, one skill important to get on your resume is SAS.
SAS (previously 'Statistical Analysis System') is the most widely used platform for statistical analysis across multiple industries and most notably in pharmaceuticals and finance. Ninety percent of the Fortune 500 use the SAS suite of software, so there’s an inherent opportunity for careers in big companies. In fact, a wide majority of corporate IT departments rely heavily on SAS for data mining, and data analysis. SAS programmers design and test software to make it function properly. In the biopharmaceutical industry, biostatistics and Clinical SAS analytics play an essential role in development of drugs, diagnostics and medical devices.
If you're considering a training in Clinical SAS Analytics, here are four amazing (anything that talks about a promising future got to be amazing, right?) - facts you need to know about the career prospects: