Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 224 249
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 +127
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2,797 2,701 2,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.60% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.98% 3.93% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,401 2,369 2,506
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Sass is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,346 68,792 77,676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.80% 40.63% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58,819 58,489 66,979
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 +11 2,660 £46,500 +3.33% 580
UK excluding London +16 1,560 £40,000 +6.67% 401
London -17 1,186 £60,000 +10.60% 207
South East +62 590 £42,500 +4.94% 100
North of England +27 422 £38,500 +2.67% 118
North West +54 259 £42,000 +5.00% 80
East of England +16 179 £45,000 - 41
Midlands -76 172 £40,000 +14.29% 76
Yorkshire -11 140 £35,000 - 28
South West -16 108 £35,000 -6.67% 38
East Midlands -15 99 £40,000 +14.29% 32
Scotland -19 76 £36,000 -4.00% 20
West Midlands -89 73 £35,000 -6.67% 43
North East -17 24 £35,000 +27.27% 10
Wales -21 12 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Northern Ireland +3 2 £32,500 -31.58% 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Sass.

1 2,512 (89.81%) JavaScript
2 2,430 (86.88%) CSS
3 2,382 (85.16%) HTML
4 1,499 (53.59%) AngularJS
5 1,308 (46.76%) HTML5
6 1,238 (44.26%) Front End Development
7 1,219 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
8 1,159 (41.44%) jQuery
9 1,106 (39.54%) Git (software)
10 1,034 (36.97%) LESS
11 1,033 (36.93%) React
12 946 (33.82%) CSS3
13 772 (27.60%) Web Development
14 748 (26.74%) User Experience
15 747 (26.71%) PHP
16 737 (26.35%) gulp
17 736 (26.31%) Node.js
18 603 (21.56%) TDD
19 589 (21.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 588 (21.02%) MVC
21 567 (20.27%) webpack
22 542 (19.38%) Grunt
23 537 (19.20%) .NET
24 453 (16.20%) C#
25 449 (16.05%) npm
26 439 (15.70%) RESTful
27 434 (15.52%) SQL
28 427 (15.27%) MySQL
29 421 (15.05%) TypeScript
30 415 (14.84%) ES6

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
1 349 (12.48%) CMS
2 260 (9.30%) WordPress
3 126 (4.50%) Drupal
4 103 (3.68%) Apache
5 97 (3.47%) EPiServer
6 95 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 95 (3.40%) Umbraco
7 83 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 39 (1.39%) Confluence
9 36 (1.29%) IIS
10 28 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 22 (0.79%) nginx
12 15 (0.54%) Joomla!
12 15 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.39%) Alfresco
14 10 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
15 9 (0.32%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.32%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.29%) Kentico
17 7 (0.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 200 (7.15%) Photoshop
2 95 (3.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 66 (2.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (0.61%) GIMP
5 14 (0.50%) InVision
6 12 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.25%) InDesign
9 6 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.036%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.036%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 100 (3.58%) Magento
2 40 (1.43%) Eloqua
3 13 (0.46%) Shopify
4 7 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.072%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.072%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.036%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.036%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 449 (16.05%) npm
2 297 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 215 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 146 (5.22%) SaaS
5 123 (4.40%) GitHub
6 64 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (1.47%) Yarn
8 39 (1.39%) Heroku
9 35 (1.25%) Serverless
10 30 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 28 (1.00%) Cloudflare
11 28 (1.00%) CloudFront
12 26 (0.93%) Google Analytics
13 24 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
14 23 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 21 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 16 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
17 14 (0.50%) Firebase
17 14 (0.50%) Trello
18 12 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 118 (4.22%) HTTP
2 49 (1.75%) Internet
3 15 (0.54%) Intranet
4 12 (0.43%) SMS
5 9 (0.32%) SSH
6 8 (0.29%) DNS
6 8 (0.29%) Extranet
7 3 (0.11%) Value-Added Service
8 2 (0.072%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.072%) Skype
8 2 (0.072%) SSL
9 1 (0.036%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (15.27%) MySQL
2 253 (9.05%) SQL Server
3 245 (8.76%) MongoDB
4 185 (6.61%) NoSQL
5 84 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (2.50%) Redis
7 58 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 47 (1.68%) Couchbase
9 35 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (1.04%) Big Data
11 27 (0.97%) Blockchain
12 24 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (0.61%) CouchDB
14 17 (0.61%) Power BI
15 15 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (0.43%) RethinkDB
16 12 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.32%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,106 (39.54%) Git (software)
2 737 (26.35%) gulp
3 567 (20.27%) webpack
4 542 (19.38%) Grunt
5 228 (8.15%) Karma Test Runner
6 220 (7.87%) Jasmine
7 191 (6.83%) Selenium
8 144 (5.15%) Mocha
9 140 (5.01%) Visual Studio
10 135 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 130 (4.65%) Protractor
12 124 (4.43%) JIRA
13 120 (4.29%) Jenkins
14 118 (4.22%) TeamCity
15 105 (3.75%) Subversion
16 103 (3.68%) Bower
17 91 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
18 79 (2.82%) Bitbucket
19 63 (2.25%) Sinon.JS
20 58 (2.07%) Vagrant
General
1 367 (13.12%) Finance
2 272 (9.72%) Marketing
3 187 (6.69%) Advertising
4 141 (5.04%) Retail
5 104 (3.72%) Games
6 87 (3.11%) Banking
7 28 (1.00%) Automotive
8 27 (0.97%) Law
9 25 (0.89%) Legal
10 19 (0.68%) Back Office
10 19 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 14 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.50%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.32%) Electronics
15 5 (0.18%) Publishing
16 4 (0.14%) Front Office
16 4 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
17 3 (0.11%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 2,482 (88.74%) Developer
2 1,088 (38.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 579 (20.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 375 (13.41%) Senior Developer
5 333 (11.91%) Web Developer
6 289 (10.33%) Angular Developer
7 261 (9.33%) React Developer
8 252 (9.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 250 (8.94%) PHP Developer
10 212 (7.58%) HTML Developer
11 200 (7.15%) HTML CSS Developer
12 186 (6.65%) .NET Developer
13 167 (5.97%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 165 (5.90%) Lead Developer
15 148 (5.29%) C# Developer
16 133 (4.76%) Software Developer
17 112 (4.00%) UI Developer
18 105 (3.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 101 (3.61%) Java Developer
20 97 (3.47%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,430 (86.88%) CSS
2 2,382 (85.16%) HTML
3 1,499 (53.59%) AngularJS
4 1,308 (46.76%) HTML5
5 1,159 (41.44%) jQuery
6 1,034 (36.97%) LESS
7 1,033 (36.93%) React
8 946 (33.82%) CSS3
9 736 (26.31%) Node.js
10 589 (21.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 537 (19.20%) .NET
12 439 (15.70%) RESTful
13 398 (14.23%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 381 (13.62%) Redux
15 324 (11.58%) REST
16 292 (10.44%) Ajax
17 290 (10.37%) ASP.NET
18 250 (8.94%) Angular 2
19 237 (8.47%) JSON
20 236 (8.44%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 748 (26.74%) User Experience
2 254 (9.08%) Mobile App
3 151 (5.40%) Computer Science
4 122 (4.36%) Fintech
5 109 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
6 95 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 72 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
9 58 (2.07%) Cloud Native
10 51 (1.82%) W3C
11 34 (1.22%) Graphic Design
12 32 (1.14%) Social Media
13 30 (1.07%) Media Streaming
14 29 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.82%) N-Tier
17 22 (0.79%) Algorithms
17 22 (0.79%) Animation
18 19 (0.68%) Management Information System
19 13 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 199 (7.11%) Linux
2 53 (1.89%) Unix
3 46 (1.64%) Android
3 46 (1.64%) Apple iOS
3 46 (1.64%) Windows
4 12 (0.43%) CentOS
4 12 (0.43%) Debian
5 7 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.072%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,238 (44.26%) Front End Development
2 1,219 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
3 772 (27.60%) Web Development
4 603 (21.56%) TDD
5 588 (21.02%) MVC
6 386 (13.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 367 (13.12%) Software Engineering
8 356 (12.73%) Scrum
9 324 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
10 318 (11.37%) Unit Testing
11 311 (11.12%) E-Commerce
12 272 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
13 269 (9.62%) BDD
14 266 (9.51%) OO
14 266 (9.51%) SEO
15 265 (9.47%) Test Automation
16 251 (8.97%) DevOps
17 216 (7.72%) Microservices
18 191 (6.83%) Web Design
19 181 (6.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,512 (89.81%) JavaScript
2 747 (26.71%) PHP
3 453 (16.20%) C#
4 434 (15.52%) SQL
5 421 (15.05%) TypeScript
6 415 (14.84%) ES6
7 387 (13.84%) Java
8 153 (5.47%) Python
9 95 (3.40%) Ruby
10 85 (3.04%) T-SQL
11 52 (1.86%) ES7
12 30 (1.07%) Objective-C
13 28 (1.00%) Apple Swift
14 27 (0.97%) Java 8
15 24 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 22 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 19 (0.68%) PHP 7
18 14 (0.50%) Scala
18 14 (0.50%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 267 (9.55%) Degree
2 61 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (1.61%) SAFe Agilist
4 38 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.39%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.072%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.072%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.072%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.036%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.036%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.43%) QA
2 43 (1.54%) WCAG
3 7 (0.25%) GCP
4 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.14%) GDPR
5 4 (0.14%) SLA
5 4 (0.14%) WAI
6 2 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.036%) PMO
7 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 250 (8.94%) Docker
2 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.072%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 62 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (1.61%) Puppet
3 30 (1.07%) Ansible
4 15 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.36%) Terraform
6 6 (0.21%) Kibana
7 5 (0.18%) Grafana
7 5 (0.18%) Graphite
8 4 (0.14%) Mesos
8 4 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.072%) cPanel
9 2 (0.072%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.036%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.036%) Packer
10 1 (0.036%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.036%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 171 (6.11%) Adobe
2 165 (5.90%) Google
3 148 (5.29%) Microsoft
4 86 (3.07%) Sitecore
5 57 (2.04%) Zend
6 38 (1.36%) Marketo
6 38 (1.36%) Oracle
7 34 (1.22%) WooCommerce
8 27 (0.97%) Twitter
9 25 (0.89%) Facebook
10 21 (0.75%) Apple
11 20 (0.72%) Alias
12 18 (0.64%) Xamarin
13 16 (0.57%) Atlassian
13 16 (0.57%) HP
14 13 (0.46%) Yahoo!
15 11 (0.39%) Cadence
15 11 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.32%) Capita
16 9 (0.32%) Red Hat