The table below looks at the statistics for Sass skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 180 194 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Sass 76 45 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.66% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 1.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 73 34 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Sass
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3197 3256 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.25% 48.09% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2725 2924 3135
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Sass
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sass across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Sass Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sass
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sass across the North West region.

Sass Salary Trend in the North West

Sass
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sass across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Sass Salary Histogram in the North West

Sass
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 55 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Cheshire 0 19 £32,500 - 4
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sass.

1 96 (95.05%) HTML
2 94 (93.07%) CSS
3 92 (91.09%) JavaScript
4 55 (54.46%) Git (software)
5 50 (49.50%) HTML5
5 50 (49.50%) CSS3
6 49 (48.51%) jQuery
7 42 (41.58%) WordPress
8 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (36.63%) LESS
9 32 (31.68%) TDD
10 27 (26.73%) PhoneGap
11 26 (25.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (25.74%) Corona SDK
12 23 (22.77%) Web Design
13 21 (20.79%) MVC
13 21 (20.79%) Marketing
13 21 (20.79%) User Experience
14 20 (19.80%) CMS
14 20 (19.80%) PHP
15 19 (18.81%) Scrum
15 19 (18.81%) Email Marketing
16 17 (16.83%) SEO
16 17 (16.83%) E-Commerce
16 17 (16.83%) AngularJS
17 16 (15.84%) Google Maps API
17 16 (15.84%) Google
18 15 (14.85%) Facebook
18 15 (14.85%) Backbone.js
19 14 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Sass also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sass. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (41.58%) WordPress
2 20 (19.80%) CMS
3 6 (5.94%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.95%) Node.js
5 1 (0.99%) Drupal
5 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.99%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Intranet
2 10 (9.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) MySQL
2 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (54.46%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.88%) Grunt
3 11 (10.89%) Bower
4 10 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.97%) Selenium
6 2 (1.98%) Phing
6 2 (1.98%) Subversion
7 1 (0.99%) Maven
7 1 (0.99%) Ant
7 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.99%) Gradle
7 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (20.79%) Marketing
2 10 (9.90%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (96.04%) Developer
2 53 (52.48%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (15.84%) PHP Developer
4 12 (11.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 12 (11.88%) WordPress Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.90%) UI Developer
6 9 (8.91%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (8.91%) UI Programmer
7 8 (7.92%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Junior
11 3 (2.97%) Junior Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (95.05%) HTML
2 94 (93.07%) CSS
3 50 (49.50%) HTML5
3 50 (49.50%) CSS3
4 49 (48.51%) jQuery
5 37 (36.63%) LESS
6 27 (26.73%) PhoneGap
7 26 (25.74%) Corona SDK
8 17 (16.83%) AngularJS
9 16 (15.84%) Google Maps API
10 15 (14.85%) Backbone.js
11 14 (13.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (13.86%) Ajax
11 14 (13.86%) JSON
12 13 (12.87%) Symfony
13 11 (10.89%) .NET
14 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
14 9 (8.91%) SOAP
14 9 (8.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) User Experience
2 9 (8.91%) N-Tier
3 8 (7.92%) Web 2.0
4 7 (6.93%) NHS
5 5 (4.95%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (3.96%) Social Media
7 2 (1.98%) Open Source
7 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.99%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.99%) Blog
8 1 (0.99%) GIS
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.68%) TDD
3 26 (25.74%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (22.77%) Web Design
5 21 (20.79%) MVC
6 19 (18.81%) Scrum
6 19 (18.81%) Email Marketing
7 17 (16.83%) SEO
7 17 (16.83%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.86%) Web Development
9 13 (12.87%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.91%) BDD
11 9 (8.91%) SOA
12 8 (7.92%) Use Case
13 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.93%) OO
14 5 (4.95%) CQRS
14 5 (4.95%) Time Management
14 5 (4.95%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 92 (91.09%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.80%) PHP
3 12 (11.88%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) SQL
5 8 (7.92%) XPath
6 3 (2.97%) Ruby
7 2 (1.98%) Java
8 1 (0.99%) Scala
8 1 (0.99%) PHP5
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.99%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Google
2 15 (14.85%) Facebook
3 9 (8.91%) Twitter
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.94%) EPiServer
5 6 (5.94%) Eloqua
6 2 (1.98%) Zend
7 1 (0.99%) ESRI
7 1 (0.99%) Apple
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe
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