Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 226 276
Rank change year-on-year +14 +50 +143
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2916 2868 2647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.52% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 3.90% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2509 2541 2201
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £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 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 71570 73527 82974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.15% 38.97% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59439 63800 70927
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +19 2769 £45,000 - 173
UK excluding London +51 1608 £40,000 +6.67% 107
London -25 1266 £57,500 +9.52% 67
South East +42 463 £45,000 +5.88% 34
North of England +70 458 £37,500 +7.14% 31
North West +63 304 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Midlands +66 290 £32,500 -7.14% 23
West Midlands +54 226 £31,500 -3.08% 10
South West +16 189 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Yorkshire +61 138 £33,000 +1.54% 15
East of England -14 111 £45,000 -3.46% 8
East Midlands +36 64 £35,000 - 13
Scotland -35 61 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Wales +24 39 £35,000 +16.67%
North East +10 16 £35,000 -6.67%
Northern Ireland -24 6 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2663 (91.32%) JavaScript
2 2620 (89.85%) CSS
3 2515 (86.25%) HTML
4 1521 (52.16%) AngularJS
5 1482 (50.82%) HTML5
6 1414 (48.49%) Front End Development
7 1239 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
8 1217 (41.74%) jQuery
9 1175 (40.29%) CSS3
10 1132 (38.82%) Git (software)
11 1008 (34.57%) LESS
12 946 (32.44%) React
13 879 (30.14%) PHP
14 873 (29.94%) User Experience
15 822 (28.19%) Web Development
16 778 (26.68%) Node.js
17 722 (24.76%) gulp
18 623 (21.36%) MVC
19 606 (20.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 591 (20.27%) TDD
21 540 (18.52%) .NET
22 525 (18.00%) Grunt
23 472 (16.19%) C#
24 470 (16.12%) MySQL
25 445 (15.26%) OO
26 429 (14.71%) ES6
27 419 (14.37%) Scrum
28 400 (13.72%) webpack
29 378 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
30 371 (12.72%) SQL

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
1 325 (11.15%) CMS
2 298 (10.22%) WordPress
3 105 (3.60%) Drupal
4 98 (3.36%) Apache
5 77 (2.64%) Umbraco
6 70 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 62 (2.13%) nginx
8 44 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 42 (1.44%) EPiServer
10 36 (1.23%) Apache Solr
11 30 (1.03%) IIS
12 21 (0.72%) Confluence
12 21 (0.72%) Joomla!
13 20 (0.69%) SharePoint
14 18 (0.62%) Apache Spark
15 16 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
16 12 (0.41%) JBoss
16 12 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
17 11 (0.38%) Apache Pig
17 11 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 248 (8.50%) Photoshop
2 152 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 86 (2.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 46 (1.58%) InVision
5 15 (0.51%) InDesign
6 9 (0.31%) GIMP
6 9 (0.31%) Moqups
7 4 (0.14%) HipChat
8 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.034%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 89 (3.05%) Magento
2 19 (0.65%) Shopify
3 14 (0.48%) Eloqua
3 14 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.27%) OpenCart
5 6 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.034%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 323 (11.08%) npm
2 268 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
3 214 (7.34%) GitHub
4 204 (7.00%) SaaS
5 200 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (1.17%) Google Analytics
6 34 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (1.06%) Serverless
8 29 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 28 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (0.93%) Firebase
11 24 (0.82%) Heroku
12 22 (0.75%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (0.69%) CloudFront
14 19 (0.65%) Google App Engine
14 19 (0.65%) PaaS
15 17 (0.58%) Office 365
16 14 (0.48%) IaaS
16 14 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.12%) HTTP
2 65 (2.23%) Internet
3 22 (0.75%) SMS
4 12 (0.41%) SSH
5 11 (0.38%) Skype
6 9 (0.31%) DNS
7 8 (0.27%) Intranet
8 6 (0.21%) AMQP
9 5 (0.17%) SSL
10 4 (0.14%) LDAP
10 4 (0.14%) VPN
11 1 (0.034%) FTP
11 1 (0.034%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.034%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.034%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (16.12%) MySQL
2 285 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 130 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 98 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 92 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 79 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 77 (2.64%) Redis
8 35 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 24 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 24 (0.82%) Couchbase
10 23 (0.79%) Big Data
11 19 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 19 (0.65%) SQLite
12 16 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.48%) MariaDB
15 12 (0.41%) DocumentDB
16 11 (0.38%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1132 (38.82%) Git (software)
2 722 (24.76%) gulp
3 525 (18.00%) Grunt
4 400 (13.72%) webpack
5 218 (7.48%) Jasmine
6 192 (6.58%) Subversion
7 169 (5.80%) Bower
8 167 (5.73%) Karma Test Runner
9 158 (5.42%) JIRA
10 156 (5.35%) Jenkins
11 152 (5.21%) Selenium
12 131 (4.49%) Mocha
13 112 (3.84%) PostCSS
13 112 (3.84%) Visual Studio
14 94 (3.22%) Babel
15 82 (2.81%) Bitbucket
15 82 (2.81%) Protractor
16 81 (2.78%) Vagrant
17 71 (2.43%) PHPUnit
18 67 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 327 (11.21%) Marketing
2 324 (11.11%) Finance
3 265 (9.09%) Retail
4 134 (4.60%) Advertising
5 112 (3.84%) Games
6 85 (2.91%) Banking
7 56 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.61%) Electronics
9 41 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.34%) Legal
11 35 (1.20%) Automotive
12 32 (1.10%) Law
13 16 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 15 (0.51%) Publishing
15 12 (0.41%) Front Office
16 10 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.31%) Back Office
17 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 6 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2569 (88.10%) Developer
2 1169 (40.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 701 (24.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 452 (15.50%) Senior Developer
5 372 (12.76%) Web Developer
6 367 (12.59%) HTML Developer
7 355 (12.17%) PHP Developer
8 316 (10.84%) HTML CSS Developer
9 257 (8.81%) Angular Developer
10 228 (7.82%) .NET Developer
11 225 (7.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 193 (6.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 147 (5.04%) C# Developer
14 136 (4.66%) Junior
15 134 (4.60%) UI Developer
16 131 (4.49%) Junior Developer
17 119 (4.08%) Lead Developer
18 118 (4.05%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 113 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
20 105 (3.60%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2620 (89.85%) CSS
2 2515 (86.25%) HTML
3 1521 (52.16%) AngularJS
4 1482 (50.82%) HTML5
5 1217 (41.74%) jQuery
6 1175 (40.29%) CSS3
7 1008 (34.57%) LESS
8 946 (32.44%) React
9 778 (26.68%) Node.js
10 606 (20.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 540 (18.52%) .NET
12 352 (12.07%) RESTful
13 328 (11.25%) REST
14 314 (10.77%) ASP.NET
15 279 (9.57%) Ajax
16 272 (9.33%) Web Services
17 270 (9.26%) Redux
18 269 (9.22%) Backbone.js
19 244 (8.37%) Vue (Vue.js)
20 202 (6.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 873 (29.94%) User Experience
2 267 (9.16%) Mobile App
3 162 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 158 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 100 (3.43%) Fintech
6 74 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (2.16%) Social Media
8 44 (1.51%) W3C
9 38 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 37 (1.27%) Graphic Design
11 36 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
12 32 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (0.86%) Cloud Native
14 22 (0.75%) Animation
15 21 (0.72%) Algorithms
15 21 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (0.62%) Management Information System
17 17 (0.58%) RIA
18 15 (0.51%) Blog
18 15 (0.51%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 297 (10.19%) Linux
2 154 (5.28%) Android
3 138 (4.73%) Apple iOS
4 63 (2.16%) Windows
5 57 (1.95%) Unix
6 22 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 17 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.14%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.069%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.069%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1414 (48.49%) Front End Development
2 1239 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
3 822 (28.19%) Web Development
4 623 (21.36%) MVC
5 591 (20.27%) TDD
6 445 (15.26%) OO
7 419 (14.37%) Scrum
8 378 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
9 308 (10.56%) OOP
10 301 (10.32%) E-Commerce
11 295 (10.12%) BDD
12 275 (9.43%) Software Engineering
13 270 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
14 235 (8.06%) Unit Testing
15 233 (7.99%) Test Automation
16 228 (7.82%) SEO
17 217 (7.44%) Web Design
18 205 (7.03%) Open Source
19 166 (5.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
20 162 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2663 (91.32%) JavaScript
2 879 (30.14%) PHP
3 472 (16.19%) C#
4 429 (14.71%) ES6
5 371 (12.72%) SQL
6 349 (11.97%) Java
7 234 (8.02%) TypeScript
8 160 (5.49%) Python
9 149 (5.11%) Ruby
10 79 (2.71%) T-SQL
11 49 (1.68%) ECMAScript
12 47 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 39 (1.34%) Scala
14 37 (1.27%) C
15 28 (0.96%) PHP 7
16 26 (0.89%) PowerShell
17 25 (0.86%) PHP 5
18 21 (0.72%) Go
19 18 (0.62%) XPath
20 12 (0.41%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 264 (9.05%) Degree
2 98 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.38%) MCSD
7 7 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.10%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.034%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (4.97%) QA
2 44 (1.51%) WCAG
3 15 (0.51%) WAI
4 13 (0.45%) GCP
5 7 (0.24%) SLA
6 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
System Software
1 211 (7.24%) Docker
2 13 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.38%) Varnish
4 3 (0.10%) Cygwin
4 3 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.034%) NFS
5 1 (0.034%) Samba
5 1 (0.034%) vCloud
5 1 (0.034%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 41 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (1.41%) Puppet
3 26 (0.89%) Capistrano
4 25 (0.86%) Ansible
5 11 (0.38%) Mesos
6 9 (0.31%) Terraform
7 7 (0.24%) cPanel
7 7 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.17%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.069%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.034%) Kibana
10 1 (0.034%) Plesk
10 1 (0.034%) Rancher
10 1 (0.034%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 172 (5.90%) Adobe
2 147 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 143 (4.90%) Google
4 92 (3.16%) Zend
5 54 (1.85%) Twitter
6 53 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 39 (1.34%) Facebook
8 31 (1.06%) Xamarin
9 30 (1.03%) HP
10 28 (0.96%) SAP
11 24 (0.82%) Oracle
11 24 (0.82%) WooCommerce
12 18 (0.62%) Apple
13 14 (0.48%) Marketo
14 13 (0.45%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (0.38%) Xero
17 9 (0.31%) hybris
17 9 (0.31%) Optimizely
18 8 (0.27%) Qubit