Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 213 224
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 +38
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2,276 2,824 2,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.63% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 4.04% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,819 2,417 2,450
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 59,880 69,903 69,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.61% 40.36% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 49,028 58,577 60,413
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Sass in the UK

Sass
Top 17 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 17 January 2019. 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 -17 2,089 £45,000 - 606
UK excluding London +12 1,419 £40,000 - 437
London -45 822 £57,500 - 200
South East +12 477 £42,500 - 97
North of England -21 310 £39,087 +4.23% 129
South West +22 188 £36,000 -10.00% 78
North West -30 161 £39,087 -2.28% 74
Midlands -18 159 £37,500 +15.38% 69
Yorkshire +13 128 £39,087 +18.45% 39
East of England +26 124 £45,000 - 33
Scotland +36 102 £45,000 +12.50% 12
West Midlands -35 90 £40,000 +26.98% 39
East Midlands +29 69 £35,000 - 30
Wales +35 51 £35,000 -3.45% 16
North East +17 21 £35,000 - 16
Northern Ireland -3 11 £52,500 - 3
Channel Islands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 2,064 (90.69%) JavaScript
2 2,024 (88.93%) CSS
3 1,880 (82.60%) HTML
4 1,121 (49.25%) AngularJS
5 1,060 (46.57%) HTML5
6 1,054 (46.31%) Front End Development
7 1,015 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
8 916 (40.25%) Git (software)
9 865 (38.01%) CSS3
10 844 (37.08%) React
11 840 (36.91%) jQuery
12 781 (34.31%) LESS
13 658 (28.91%) Web Development
14 627 (27.55%) User Experience
15 571 (25.09%) Node.js
16 564 (24.78%) .NET
17 558 (24.52%) PHP
18 518 (22.76%) gulp
19 509 (22.36%) C#
20 505 (22.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 495 (21.75%) TDD
22 494 (21.70%) MVC
23 491 (21.57%) webpack
24 435 (19.11%) ES6
25 366 (16.08%) SQL
26 356 (15.64%) RESTful
26 356 (15.64%) Vue.js
27 347 (15.25%) MySQL
28 340 (14.94%) Grunt
29 338 (14.85%) TypeScript

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
1 238 (10.46%) CMS
2 160 (7.03%) WordPress
3 65 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 63 (2.77%) Apache
5 62 (2.72%) IIS
6 61 (2.68%) EPiServer
7 56 (2.46%) Confluence
8 55 (2.42%) Drupal
9 53 (2.33%) Umbraco
10 36 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 35 (1.54%) nginx
12 24 (1.05%) SharePoint
13 20 (0.88%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.66%) Kentico
15 12 (0.53%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.40%) NServiceBus
17 7 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 6 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
19 4 (0.18%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 156 (6.85%) Photoshop
2 49 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.48%) InVision
5 10 (0.44%) GIMP
6 9 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.35%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.31%) InDesign
9 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (0.088%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 50 (2.20%) Magento
2 25 (1.10%) Eloqua
3 11 (0.48%) Shopify
4 4 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.044%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.044%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.044%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.044%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 265 (11.64%) npm
2 234 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 217 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
4 94 (4.13%) SaaS
5 72 (3.16%) GitHub
6 44 (1.93%) Serverless
7 24 (1.05%) Yarn
8 21 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (0.88%) NuGet
10 19 (0.83%) Office 365
11 17 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (0.70%) Heroku
13 15 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.66%) PaaS
14 10 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.40%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.40%) IaaS
16 8 (0.35%) CloudBees
16 8 (0.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.93%) HTTP
2 27 (1.19%) Internet
3 12 (0.53%) FTP
3 12 (0.53%) SSH
4 11 (0.48%) DNS
5 10 (0.44%) SSL
6 9 (0.40%) iBeacon
6 9 (0.40%) Wireless
7 7 (0.31%) MQTT
8 6 (0.26%) Intranet
9 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.088%) Broadband
10 2 (0.088%) SMS
11 1 (0.044%) AMQP
11 1 (0.044%) DAB
11 1 (0.044%) LAN
11 1 (0.044%) Skype
11 1 (0.044%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.044%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (15.25%) MySQL
2 254 (11.16%) SQL Server
3 197 (8.66%) MongoDB
4 160 (7.03%) NoSQL
5 63 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 53 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (1.41%) Redis
8 27 (1.19%) Couchbase
9 23 (1.01%) Blockchain
9 23 (1.01%) SQLite
10 21 (0.92%) CouchDB
11 13 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
14 9 (0.40%) RethinkDB
15 8 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.35%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 916 (40.25%) Git (software)
2 518 (22.76%) gulp
3 491 (21.57%) webpack
4 340 (14.94%) Grunt
5 198 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 171 (7.51%) Jasmine
7 166 (7.29%) JIRA
8 129 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 111 (4.88%) Selenium
10 108 (4.75%) Karma Test Runner
11 97 (4.26%) Jenkins
12 96 (4.22%) Babel
13 95 (4.17%) Mocha
14 79 (3.47%) Protractor
15 77 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
16 72 (3.16%) Subversion
16 72 (3.16%) TeamCity
17 64 (2.81%) Bower
18 52 (2.28%) PostCSS
19 46 (2.02%) Sinon.JS
General
1 224 (9.84%) Finance
2 184 (8.08%) Marketing
3 154 (6.77%) Retail
4 76 (3.34%) Games
5 72 (3.16%) Banking
6 59 (2.59%) Advertising
7 33 (1.45%) Automotive
8 30 (1.32%) Publishing
9 21 (0.92%) Law
10 19 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.62%) Legal
12 12 (0.53%) Back Office
12 12 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.31%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.26%) Electronics
15 6 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.22%) Military
17 4 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,010 (88.31%) Developer
2 945 (41.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 339 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 328 (14.41%) Senior Developer
5 326 (14.32%) Web Developer
6 279 (12.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 258 (11.34%) React Developer
8 239 (10.50%) PHP Developer
9 170 (7.47%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 162 (7.12%) HTML Developer
11 157 (6.90%) .NET Developer
12 135 (5.93%) C# Developer
13 128 (5.62%) Angular Developer
14 127 (5.58%) HTML CSS Developer
15 112 (4.92%) Junior
16 111 (4.88%) Junior Developer
17 106 (4.66%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 104 (4.57%) Software Developer
19 103 (4.53%) UI Developer
20 95 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,024 (88.93%) CSS
2 1,880 (82.60%) HTML
3 1,121 (49.25%) AngularJS
4 1,060 (46.57%) HTML5
5 865 (38.01%) CSS3
6 844 (37.08%) React
7 840 (36.91%) jQuery
8 781 (34.31%) LESS
9 571 (25.09%) Node.js
10 564 (24.78%) .NET
11 505 (22.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 356 (15.64%) RESTful
12 356 (15.64%) Vue.js
13 330 (14.50%) ASP.NET
14 304 (13.36%) Redux
14 304 (13.36%) REST
15 261 (11.47%) Web Services
16 242 (10.63%) Ajax
17 214 (9.40%) Laravel
18 179 (7.86%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 627 (27.55%) User Experience
2 139 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 128 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
4 111 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
5 106 (4.66%) Fintech
6 61 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (2.24%) Cloud Native
8 28 (1.23%) W3C
9 27 (1.19%) Animation
10 22 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
12 18 (0.79%) Graphic Design
13 17 (0.75%) CCTV
14 16 (0.70%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.62%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.57%) Internet of Things
17 12 (0.53%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.53%) Virtual Team
18 11 (0.48%) NHS
19 10 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 153 (6.72%) Linux
2 75 (3.30%) Windows
3 66 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 58 (2.55%) Android
5 35 (1.54%) Unix
6 27 (1.19%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.35%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.31%) CentOS
10 6 (0.26%) Solaris
10 6 (0.26%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.13%) VMS
12 2 (0.088%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,054 (46.31%) Front End Development
2 1,015 (44.60%) Agile Software Development
3 658 (28.91%) Web Development
4 495 (21.75%) TDD
5 494 (21.70%) MVC
6 297 (13.05%) Software Engineering
7 296 (13.01%) Responsive Web Design
8 284 (12.48%) Scrum
9 245 (10.76%) E-Commerce
10 230 (10.11%) Unit Testing
11 227 (9.97%) DevOps
12 205 (9.01%) Microservices
12 205 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
13 201 (8.83%) OO
14 196 (8.61%) BDD
15 187 (8.22%) Test Automation
16 185 (8.13%) OOP
17 164 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
18 163 (7.16%) Mentoring
19 142 (6.24%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2,064 (90.69%) JavaScript
2 558 (24.52%) PHP
3 509 (22.36%) C#
4 435 (19.11%) ES6
5 366 (16.08%) SQL
6 338 (14.85%) TypeScript
7 202 (8.88%) Java
8 152 (6.68%) Python
9 61 (2.68%) Ruby
10 57 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.28%) ES7
12 24 (1.05%) C
13 21 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 20 (0.88%) PHP 7
15 16 (0.70%) Apple Swift
15 16 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 16 (0.70%) Perl
16 14 (0.62%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.57%) C++
17 13 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 197 (8.66%) Degree
2 94 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (0.92%) SAFe Agilist
5 7 (0.31%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.31%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.13%) ISEB
7 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.088%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.044%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.044%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (6.46%) QA
2 18 (0.79%) WCAG
3 15 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.48%) GDPR
5 10 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.18%) PMO
6 4 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 159 (6.99%) Docker
2 16 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.35%) Varnish
4 7 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.26%) vSphere
6 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (1.71%) Kubernetes
2 31 (1.36%) Ansible
3 23 (1.01%) Puppet
3 23 (1.01%) Terraform
4 22 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.18%) Kibana
7 2 (0.088%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.088%) logstash
7 2 (0.088%) Marathon
8 1 (0.044%) cPanel
8 1 (0.044%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 139 (6.11%) Microsoft
2 84 (3.69%) Adobe
3 52 (2.28%) Sitecore
4 43 (1.89%) Google
5 33 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 32 (1.41%) Zend
7 30 (1.32%) Oracle
8 23 (1.01%) Xamarin
9 22 (0.97%) Telerik
10 21 (0.92%) Alias
10 21 (0.92%) Marketo
10 21 (0.92%) WooCommerce
11 19 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (0.66%) IBM
12 15 (0.66%) Twitter
13 14 (0.62%) webMethods
14 13 (0.57%) Fujitsu
15 12 (0.53%) BT
16 11 (0.48%) ServiceNow
16 11 (0.48%) Software AG