Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Sass skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sass over the 6 months to 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 228 339
Rank change year-on-year +13 +111 +134
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2889 2992 2116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.52% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 3.91% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2654 1724
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,700 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71321 76425 82669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 38.78% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59279 66362 70509
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the UK

Sass
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Sass in the UK

Sass
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sass over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Sass in the UK

Sass
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the UK over the 6 months to 21 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 2736 £45,000 - 239
UK excluding London +52 1613 £40,000 +6.67% 147
London -22 1242 £55,000 +10.00% 100
North of England +63 459 £40,000 +14.29% 52
South East +30 441 £42,500 +2.41% 31
Midlands +98 342 £33,000 -10.81% 19
North West +46 263 £40,000 +6.67% 28
West Midlands +61 233 £32,500 -12.16% 15
Yorkshire +59 183 £37,500 +15.38% 23
South West -41 130 £40,000 +8.84% 24
East of England -3 126 £45,000 +27.70% 13
East Midlands +89 109 £37,500 +3.45% 4
Scotland -34 82 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Wales +39 42 £40,000 +66.67% 3
North East +10 13 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Northern Ireland -16 2 £47,500 +58.33%

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sass.

1 2646 (91.59%) JavaScript
2 2640 (91.38%) CSS
3 2479 (85.81%) HTML
4 1615 (55.90%) AngularJS
5 1482 (51.30%) HTML5
6 1378 (47.70%) Front End Development
7 1216 (42.09%) Agile Software Development
8 1209 (41.85%) CSS3
9 1200 (41.54%) jQuery
10 1084 (37.52%) Git (software)
11 1060 (36.69%) LESS
12 913 (31.60%) React
13 826 (28.59%) PHP
14 820 (28.38%) User Experience
15 772 (26.72%) Node.js
16 758 (26.24%) Web Development
17 716 (24.78%) gulp
18 618 (21.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 602 (20.84%) MVC
20 593 (20.53%) TDD
21 563 (19.49%) Grunt
22 512 (17.72%) .NET
23 463 (16.03%) C#
24 458 (15.85%) Responsive Web Design
25 425 (14.71%) MySQL
26 415 (14.36%) ES6
27 383 (13.26%) Scrum
28 353 (12.22%) E-Commerce
29 351 (12.15%) OO
29 351 (12.15%) webpack

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 310 (10.73%) CMS
2 307 (10.63%) WordPress
3 101 (3.50%) Drupal
4 77 (2.67%) Umbraco
5 73 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
6 66 (2.28%) Apache
7 63 (2.18%) EPiServer
8 56 (1.94%) nginx
9 38 (1.32%) Apache Solr
10 37 (1.28%) IIS
10 37 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 22 (0.76%) Confluence
12 21 (0.73%) Joomla!
12 21 (0.73%) SharePoint
13 16 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.45%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 12 (0.42%) Kentico
16 10 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
16 10 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 261 (9.03%) Photoshop
2 142 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 63 (2.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 62 (2.15%) InVision
5 12 (0.42%) InDesign
6 11 (0.38%) Moqups
7 7 (0.24%) GIMP
8 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.069%) HipChat
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.035%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 112 (3.88%) Magento
2 20 (0.69%) Shopify
3 19 (0.66%) Eloqua
4 12 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.38%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.10%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.035%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.035%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 252 (8.72%) GitHub
2 247 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 168 (5.82%) SaaS
4 166 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (1.11%) Google Analytics
6 28 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (0.93%) PaaS
8 24 (0.83%) Heroku
9 19 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (0.59%) Office 365
11 16 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.55%) Google App Engine
12 14 (0.48%) Firebase
13 13 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 12 (0.42%) Cloudflare
15 11 (0.38%) CloudFront
15 11 (0.38%) IaaS
16 10 (0.35%) Amazon S3
17 9 (0.31%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.08%) HTTP
2 48 (1.66%) Internet
3 18 (0.62%) DNS
3 18 (0.62%) SSH
4 13 (0.45%) Skype
5 10 (0.35%) SSL
6 7 (0.24%) Intranet
7 6 (0.21%) SMS
8 4 (0.14%) LDAP
9 3 (0.10%) Broadband
10 2 (0.069%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.069%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.069%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (14.71%) MySQL
2 281 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 114 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 88 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
5 78 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 71 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 54 (1.87%) Redis
8 29 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 28 (0.97%) Couchbase
10 20 (0.69%) Big Data
11 17 (0.59%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.55%) MariaDB
13 15 (0.52%) Blockchain
14 12 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.35%) SQLite
15 10 (0.35%) SSDT
16 9 (0.31%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.31%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 1084 (37.52%) Git (software)
2 716 (24.78%) gulp
3 563 (19.49%) Grunt
4 351 (12.15%) webpack
5 217 (7.51%) Jasmine
6 177 (6.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 170 (5.88%) Subversion
8 168 (5.82%) Bower
9 155 (5.37%) Visual Studio
10 151 (5.23%) Selenium
11 128 (4.43%) JIRA
12 127 (4.40%) Jenkins
13 121 (4.19%) Mocha
14 108 (3.74%) Babel
15 93 (3.22%) PostCSS
16 78 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
17 67 (2.32%) Vagrant
18 62 (2.15%) Protractor
19 57 (1.97%) Bitbucket
20 49 (1.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 312 (10.80%) Marketing
2 263 (9.10%) Finance
3 224 (7.75%) Retail
4 145 (5.02%) Games
5 83 (2.87%) Advertising
6 75 (2.60%) Banking
7 47 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.52%) Law
9 43 (1.49%) Electronics
10 33 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 32 (1.11%) Legal
12 26 (0.90%) Publishing
13 21 (0.73%) Automotive
14 14 (0.48%) Back Office
15 13 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.24%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.17%) Avionics
18 5 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 2572 (89.03%) Developer
2 1219 (42.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 729 (25.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 473 (16.37%) Senior Developer
5 414 (14.33%) HTML Developer
6 361 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
7 336 (11.63%) Web Developer
8 315 (10.90%) PHP Developer
9 249 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 238 (8.24%) Angular Developer
11 225 (7.79%) .NET Developer
12 190 (6.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 176 (6.09%) UI Developer
14 133 (4.60%) Junior
15 132 (4.57%) Lead Developer
16 125 (4.33%) C# Developer
17 110 (3.81%) Junior Developer
18 109 (3.77%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 107 (3.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
20 94 (3.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2640 (91.38%) CSS
2 2479 (85.81%) HTML
3 1615 (55.90%) AngularJS
4 1482 (51.30%) HTML5
5 1209 (41.85%) CSS3
6 1200 (41.54%) jQuery
7 1060 (36.69%) LESS
8 913 (31.60%) React
9 772 (26.72%) Node.js
10 618 (21.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 512 (17.72%) .NET
12 344 (11.91%) Backbone.js
13 335 (11.60%) RESTful
14 327 (11.32%) REST
15 306 (10.59%) ASP.NET
16 270 (9.35%) Redux
17 265 (9.17%) Ajax
18 262 (9.07%) Web Services
19 218 (7.55%) JSON
20 193 (6.68%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 820 (28.38%) User Experience
2 232 (8.03%) Mobile App
3 209 (7.23%) Greenfield Project
4 164 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 95 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 75 (2.60%) Fintech
6 75 (2.60%) Social Media
7 54 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (1.73%) W3C
9 45 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
10 39 (1.35%) Digital Media
11 38 (1.32%) Graphic Design
12 23 (0.80%) Cloud Native
13 22 (0.76%) e-Learning
14 20 (0.69%) iPad
14 20 (0.69%) Learning Management System
15 19 (0.66%) Animation
15 19 (0.66%) Semantic Web
16 17 (0.59%) Client/Server
17 15 (0.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 257 (8.90%) Linux
2 147 (5.09%) Android
3 132 (4.57%) Apple iOS
4 51 (1.77%) Windows
5 27 (0.93%) Unix
6 20 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.21%) CentOS
10 5 (0.17%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.069%) Debian
11 2 (0.069%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1378 (47.70%) Front End Development
2 1216 (42.09%) Agile Software Development
3 758 (26.24%) Web Development
4 602 (20.84%) MVC
5 593 (20.53%) TDD
6 458 (15.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 383 (13.26%) Scrum
8 353 (12.22%) E-Commerce
9 351 (12.15%) OO
10 271 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
11 251 (8.69%) Web Design
12 248 (8.58%) OOP
13 240 (8.31%) Unit Testing
14 222 (7.68%) Software Engineering
15 220 (7.62%) BDD
16 208 (7.20%) Test Automation
17 206 (7.13%) SEO
18 201 (6.96%) Mentoring
19 177 (6.13%) Open Source
20 165 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 2646 (91.59%) JavaScript
2 826 (28.59%) PHP
3 463 (16.03%) C#
4 415 (14.36%) ES6
5 347 (12.01%) SQL
6 296 (10.25%) Java
7 222 (7.68%) TypeScript
8 152 (5.26%) Ruby
9 127 (4.40%) Python
10 65 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 40 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 38 (1.32%) CoffeeScript
13 33 (1.14%) ECMAScript
14 28 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 28 (0.97%) Scala
15 25 (0.87%) PHP 7
16 24 (0.83%) Go
17 19 (0.66%) C
18 18 (0.62%) Clojure
19 15 (0.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 309 (10.70%) Degree
2 113 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.42%) MCSD
4 12 (0.42%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.38%) DBS Check
6 9 (0.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.10%) PhD
8 1 (0.035%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.035%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.035%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.47%) QA
2 50 (1.73%) WCAG
3 12 (0.42%) GCP
4 7 (0.24%) WAI
5 6 (0.21%) SLA
6 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
System Software
1 188 (6.51%) Docker
2 12 (0.42%) Varnish
3 11 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.10%) HDFS
4 3 (0.10%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.069%) NFS
5 2 (0.069%) Samba
5 2 (0.069%) vCloud
5 2 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.035%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.035%) KVM
6 1 (0.035%) LXC
6 1 (0.035%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (1.83%) Kubernetes
2 42 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.11%) Ansible
4 30 (1.04%) Puppet
5 21 (0.73%) Capistrano
6 10 (0.35%) Mesos
7 7 (0.24%) cPanel
8 6 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.10%) Graphite
9 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.10%) Salt
10 2 (0.069%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.069%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.069%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.069%) Plesk
11 1 (0.035%) Kibana
11 1 (0.035%) logstash
11 1 (0.035%) MOM
11 1 (0.035%) StatsD
11 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 157 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 148 (5.12%) Adobe
3 105 (3.63%) Google
4 91 (3.15%) Zend
5 45 (1.56%) Xamarin
6 44 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 31 (1.07%) Twitter
8 27 (0.93%) SAP
9 24 (0.83%) Facebook
9 24 (0.83%) Oracle
10 21 (0.73%) Marketo
11 17 (0.59%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.55%) Apple
12 16 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.45%) hybris
14 9 (0.31%) TIBCO
15 8 (0.28%) Rackspace
16 7 (0.24%) Samsung
17 6 (0.21%) HP
17 6 (0.21%) PayPal