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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 153 218 251
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +33
Permanent jobs citing Sass 103 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 0.62% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 98 20 7
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +16.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
3047 3383 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.68% 50.44% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 3010 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +46 80 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire +14 16 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Lancashire - 6 £28,500 - 6
Merseyside +9 1 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 172 (95.56%) CSS
2 169 (93.89%) HTML
3 142 (78.89%) JavaScript
4 88 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (48.89%) LESS
5 79 (43.89%) Git (software)
6 77 (42.78%) jQuery
7 73 (40.56%) HTML5
8 71 (39.44%) CSS3
9 67 (37.22%) WordPress
10 66 (36.67%) TDD
11 51 (28.33%) Web Design
12 50 (27.78%) MVC
12 50 (27.78%) Scrum
13 46 (25.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 40 (22.22%) JSON
15 39 (21.67%) PhoneGap
16 38 (21.11%) Corona SDK
17 36 (20.00%) C#
18 35 (19.44%) .NET
18 35 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
19 34 (18.89%) PHP
19 34 (18.89%) SQL
19 34 (18.89%) ASP.NET
19 34 (18.89%) SOAP
19 34 (18.89%) N-Tier
19 34 (18.89%) SOA
19 34 (18.89%) HTTP
19 34 (18.89%) Team Foundation Server
20 30 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (37.22%) WordPress
2 24 (13.33%) CMS
3 12 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.67%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) Drupal
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (11.67%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.67%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.11%) MS Project
4 2 (1.11%) MS Office
4 2 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.89%) HTTP
2 13 (7.22%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.00%) MySQL
2 17 (9.44%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 79 (43.89%) Git (software)
2 34 (18.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (11.67%) Grunt
4 8 (4.44%) Selenium
5 7 (3.89%) Bower
6 4 (2.22%) Subversion
7 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.11%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) Phing
8 1 (0.56%) Gradle
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 29 (16.11%) Marketing
2 13 (7.22%) Finance
3 5 (2.78%) Retail
4 4 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (96.67%) Developer
2 87 (48.33%) Front-End Developer
3 28 (15.56%) Web Developer
4 25 (13.89%) .NET Developer
5 22 (12.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (10.56%) C# Developer
7 18 (10.00%) PHP Developer
8 15 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
9 13 (7.22%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 12 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
11 11 (6.11%) Agile .NET Developer
12 9 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
13 7 (3.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 7 (3.89%) Junior
13 7 (3.89%) Junior Developer
14 5 (2.78%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (95.56%) CSS
2 169 (93.89%) HTML
3 88 (48.89%) LESS
4 77 (42.78%) jQuery
5 73 (40.56%) HTML5
6 71 (39.44%) CSS3
7 40 (22.22%) JSON
8 39 (21.67%) PhoneGap
9 38 (21.11%) Corona SDK
10 35 (19.44%) .NET
11 34 (18.89%) ASP.NET
11 34 (18.89%) SOAP
12 30 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (12.78%) AngularJS
15 22 (12.22%) Backbone.js
16 21 (11.67%) Ajax
17 16 (8.89%) .NET Framework
17 16 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 16 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.89%) N-Tier
2 29 (16.11%) User Experience
3 14 (7.78%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (4.44%) Open Source
5 6 (3.33%) Social Media
6 5 (2.78%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.11%) Social Network
7 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.11%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) Windows
1 1 (0.56%) Linux
1 1 (0.56%) Android
1 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.67%) TDD
3 51 (28.33%) Web Design
4 50 (27.78%) Scrum
4 50 (27.78%) MVC
5 46 (25.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 35 (19.44%) Domain-Driven Design
7 34 (18.89%) SOA
8 25 (13.89%) Web Development
8 25 (13.89%) Email Marketing
9 20 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.89%) CQRS
11 15 (8.33%) BDD
11 15 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 15 (8.33%) SEO
11 15 (8.33%) OO
12 14 (7.78%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (5.00%) User Stories
14 8 (4.44%) Software Engineering
15 6 (3.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 142 (78.89%) JavaScript
2 36 (20.00%) C#
3 34 (18.89%) PHP
3 34 (18.89%) SQL
4 7 (3.89%) Java
5 5 (2.78%) XPath
6 1 (0.56%) Scala
6 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (8.33%) Degree
2 14 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (15.00%) Facebook
2 24 (13.33%) Twitter
3 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.22%) Google
5 12 (6.67%) EPiServer
5 12 (6.67%) Eloqua
6 4 (2.22%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) ESRI
7 1 (0.56%) Zend
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