The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
Rank 217 244 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Sass 39 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.14% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.04%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3377 3639 3521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 47.01% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 3244 3161
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Sass
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +23 24 £30,500 +15.09% 8
Cheshire +2 7 £30,000 - 3
Merseyside - 5 £25,000 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Sass
England

Sass
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 58 (100.00%) CSS
2 56 (96.55%) JavaScript
3 53 (91.38%) HTML
4 50 (86.21%) jQuery
5 49 (84.48%) HTML5
6 46 (79.31%) CSS3
7 33 (56.90%) PHP
8 24 (41.38%) LESS
9 23 (39.66%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
11 16 (27.59%) Web Design
12 15 (25.86%) MVC
12 15 (25.86%) OO
13 14 (24.14%) Web Development
14 13 (22.41%) MySQL
14 13 (22.41%) SEO
14 13 (22.41%) Ruby
14 13 (22.41%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (22.41%) Semantic HTML
15 12 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (20.69%) WordPress
16 11 (18.97%) Ajax
16 11 (18.97%) Grunt
17 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (17.24%) Progressive Enhancement
18 9 (15.52%) .NET
18 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
19 8 (13.79%) XHTML
19 8 (13.79%) Apple
19 8 (13.79%) Subversion

Sass
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (20.69%) WordPress
2 8 (13.79%) CMS
3 7 (12.07%) Node.js
4 5 (8.62%) Drupal
5 3 (5.17%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
3 3 (5.17%) SSL
4 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) SSH
4 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.97%) Grunt
3 8 (13.79%) Subversion
4 5 (8.62%) Selenium
4 5 (8.62%) RSpec
5 3 (5.17%) Ant
6 2 (3.45%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.45%) Phing
6 2 (3.45%) Mocha
7 1 (1.72%) PhoneGap
General
1 7 (12.07%) Marketing
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (98.28%) Developer
2 31 (53.45%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (31.03%) Web Developer
4 17 (29.31%) UI Programmer
4 17 (29.31%) UI Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (6.90%) User Experience Developer
7 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Web Designer
9 1 (1.72%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Junior
9 1 (1.72%) Lead Designer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.72%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) CSS
2 53 (91.38%) HTML
3 50 (86.21%) jQuery
4 49 (84.48%) HTML5
5 46 (79.31%) CSS3
6 24 (41.38%) LESS
7 13 (22.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (22.41%) Semantic HTML
8 12 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (18.97%) Ajax
10 9 (15.52%) .NET
10 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.79%) XHTML
11 8 (13.79%) Backbone.js
11 8 (13.79%) JSON
12 6 (10.34%) XML
13 5 (8.62%) XSLT
13 5 (8.62%) Web Services
13 5 (8.62%) Haml
13 5 (8.62%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) W3C
2 5 (8.62%) Web 2.0
2 5 (8.62%) RIA
3 4 (6.90%) Social Media
3 4 (6.90%) NHS
4 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (27.59%) Web Design
3 15 (25.86%) MVC
3 15 (25.86%) OO
4 14 (24.14%) Web Development
5 13 (22.41%) SEO
6 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.24%) Progressive Enhancement
7 8 (13.79%) Information Architecture
7 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.62%) TDD
8 5 (8.62%) Validation
8 5 (8.62%) Use Case
8 5 (8.62%) User Stories
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.90%) OOP
10 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 33 (56.90%) PHP
3 13 (22.41%) Ruby
4 5 (8.62%) PHP5
4 5 (8.62%) XPath
5 4 (6.90%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) WCAG
2 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Plesk
2 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Apple
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Facebook
2 5 (8.62%) Rackspace
3 4 (6.90%) Zend
4 3 (5.17%) Twitter
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) Adobe
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