Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 220 220
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2,018 2,511 2,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.58% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 3.99% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,702 2,024 2,475
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,275 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

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 50,797 62,971 72,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.50% 39.53% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41,882 51,730 60,025
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £84,600 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,412 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.92% +5.88% -

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 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 +3 1,853 £50,000 +11.11% 466
UK excluding London +15 1,255 £45,000 +12.50% 319
London -8 729 £60,000 +4.35% 167
South East -17 398 £45,000 +5.88% 67
North of England +19 259 £40,000 +6.67% 106
South West +21 203 £45,000 +25.00% 47
Midlands +25 170 £42,500 +11.11% 57
North West +12 126 £42,500 +21.43% 63
West Midlands +49 114 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Yorkshire +12 107 £37,500 - 29
Scotland +33 88 £39,000 -14.13% 14
East of England +18 88 £55,000 +29.41% 23
East Midlands -12 56 £42,500 +14.86% 26
Wales -2 42 £45,000 +25.00% 5
North East +18 26 £35,000 - 14
Northern Ireland +3 9 £52,500 +2.44% 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,772 (87.81%) JavaScript
2 1,748 (86.62%) CSS
3 1,631 (80.82%) HTML
4 998 (49.45%) Front End Development
5 885 (43.86%) AngularJS
6 877 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
7 798 (39.54%) React
8 790 (39.15%) HTML5
9 766 (37.96%) Git (software)
10 583 (28.89%) CSS3
11 573 (28.39%) LESS
12 529 (26.21%) jQuery
13 519 (25.72%) User Experience
14 480 (23.79%) Web Development
15 461 (22.84%) Node.js
16 443 (21.95%) ES6
17 429 (21.26%) PHP
18 417 (20.66%) C#
19 415 (20.56%) .NET
20 411 (20.37%) webpack
21 399 (19.77%) TypeScript
22 378 (18.73%) Vue.js
23 376 (18.63%) TDD
24 341 (16.90%) MVC
25 335 (16.60%) gulp
26 319 (15.81%) npm
27 313 (15.51%) Redux
28 288 (14.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 285 (14.12%) DevOps
30 278 (13.78%) Scrum

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
1 166 (8.23%) CMS
2 139 (6.89%) WordPress
3 64 (3.17%) Drupal
4 45 (2.23%) Confluence
5 37 (1.83%) Apache
5 37 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (1.73%) nginx
6 35 (1.73%) Umbraco
7 28 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 20 (0.99%) EPiServer
9 16 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.55%) IIS
11 10 (0.50%) ColdFusion
12 6 (0.30%) Kentico
13 5 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.20%) Headless CMS
14 4 (0.20%) Sitefinity
15 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 123 (6.10%) Photoshop
2 68 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 50 (2.48%) Adobe XD
4 46 (2.28%) Sketch
5 37 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 31 (1.54%) InVision
7 19 (0.94%) Zeplin
8 17 (0.84%) InDesign
9 12 (0.59%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.25%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.25%) Marvel
11 3 (0.15%) Figma
12 2 (0.099%) GIMP
12 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Office
12 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Excel
13 1 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (3.07%) Magento
2 15 (0.74%) Shopify
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.099%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 319 (15.81%) npm
2 230 (11.40%) AWS
3 196 (9.71%) Azure
4 85 (4.21%) SaaS
5 71 (3.52%) GitHub
6 57 (2.82%) Serverless
7 37 (1.83%) Yarn
8 34 (1.68%) GCP
9 25 (1.24%) Google Analytics
10 24 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 21 (1.04%) CloudFront
12 16 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (0.79%) Office 365
13 14 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.69%) Heroku
14 10 (0.50%) Slack
15 8 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.40%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.14%) HTTP
2 16 (0.79%) SSH
3 10 (0.50%) Internet
4 7 (0.35%) DNS
4 7 (0.35%) Intranet
5 6 (0.30%) AMQP
5 6 (0.30%) Firewall
6 2 (0.099%) FTP
6 2 (0.099%) SSL
7 1 (0.050%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.050%) Broadband
7 1 (0.050%) Extranet
7 1 (0.050%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (12.14%) MySQL
2 174 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 75 (3.72%) NoSQL
4 64 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 51 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 45 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (1.54%) Big Data
8 29 (1.44%) MariaDB
9 17 (0.84%) GIS
9 17 (0.84%) Redis
10 12 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (0.50%) Blockchain
12 10 (0.50%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (0.40%) QlikView
13 8 (0.40%) Spatial Data
14 5 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (0.25%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 766 (37.96%) Git (software)
2 411 (20.37%) webpack
3 335 (16.60%) gulp
4 267 (13.23%) Grunt
5 154 (7.63%) Jasmine
6 121 (6.00%) Jenkins
7 101 (5.00%) JIRA
8 76 (3.77%) Visual Studio
9 67 (3.32%) Subversion
10 54 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
11 53 (2.63%) Mocha
12 51 (2.53%) Bower
12 51 (2.53%) Selenium
13 45 (2.23%) Bitbucket
13 45 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 41 (2.03%) Babel
14 41 (2.03%) PostCSS
15 35 (1.73%) Protractor
16 34 (1.68%) TeamCity
17 31 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 219 (10.85%) Finance
2 158 (7.83%) Marketing
3 104 (5.15%) Retail
4 39 (1.93%) Multimedia
5 37 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 36 (1.78%) Advertising
7 32 (1.59%) Games
8 27 (1.34%) Automotive
8 27 (1.34%) Legal
9 20 (0.99%) Banking
10 13 (0.64%) Law
11 12 (0.59%) Electronics
11 12 (0.59%) Public Sector
12 11 (0.55%) Publishing
13 9 (0.45%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.30%) Police
16 5 (0.25%) Back Office
16 5 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,741 (86.27%) Developer
2 833 (41.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 357 (17.69%) Senior Developer
4 216 (10.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 205 (10.16%) React Developer
6 203 (10.06%) Web Developer
7 182 (9.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 179 (8.87%) PHP Developer
9 155 (7.68%) Full Stack Developer
10 140 (6.94%) .NET Developer
11 132 (6.54%) Angular Developer
12 117 (5.80%) UI Developer
13 93 (4.61%) Software Developer
14 90 (4.46%) Software Engineer
15 85 (4.21%) C# Developer
16 76 (3.77%) Lead Developer
17 75 (3.72%) HTML Developer
18 72 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
19 61 (3.02%) HTML CSS Developer
20 50 (2.48%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,748 (86.62%) CSS
2 1,631 (80.82%) HTML
3 885 (43.86%) AngularJS
4 798 (39.54%) React
5 790 (39.15%) HTML5
6 583 (28.89%) CSS3
7 573 (28.39%) LESS
8 529 (26.21%) jQuery
9 461 (22.84%) Node.js
10 415 (20.56%) .NET
11 378 (18.73%) Vue.js
12 313 (15.51%) Redux
13 288 (14.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 227 (11.25%) REST
15 224 (11.10%) RESTful
16 210 (10.41%) Web Services
17 180 (8.92%) ASP.NET
18 146 (7.23%) Laravel
19 136 (6.74%) .NET Framework
20 134 (6.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 519 (25.72%) User Experience
2 162 (8.03%) Mobile App
3 133 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
6 38 (1.88%) Algorithms
7 37 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
9 27 (1.34%) W3C
10 23 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 19 (0.94%) Animation
12 18 (0.89%) Management Information System
13 15 (0.74%) Social Media
14 11 (0.55%) Cloud Native
15 10 (0.50%) BBC
15 10 (0.50%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.50%) e-Learning
16 9 (0.45%) Hedge funds
17 8 (0.40%) Graphic Design
17 8 (0.40%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 158 (7.83%) Linux
2 48 (2.38%) Android
2 48 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 23 (1.14%) Windows
4 22 (1.09%) Ubuntu
5 17 (0.84%) Unix
6 14 (0.69%) CentOS
7 12 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.099%) Debian
8 2 (0.099%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.050%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 998 (49.45%) Front End Development
2 877 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (23.79%) Web Development
4 376 (18.63%) TDD
5 341 (16.90%) MVC
6 285 (14.12%) DevOps
7 278 (13.78%) Scrum
8 252 (12.49%) OO
9 221 (10.95%) Unit Testing
10 211 (10.46%) Software Engineering
11 185 (9.17%) BDD
12 182 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
13 177 (8.77%) Fintech
13 177 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
14 170 (8.42%) E-Commerce
15 160 (7.93%) Mentoring
16 159 (7.88%) Test Automation
17 143 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
18 118 (5.85%) OOP
19 114 (5.65%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,772 (87.81%) JavaScript
2 443 (21.95%) ES6
3 429 (21.26%) PHP
4 417 (20.66%) C#
5 399 (19.77%) TypeScript
6 247 (12.24%) SQL
7 149 (7.38%) Java
8 148 (7.33%) Python
9 53 (2.63%) Ruby
10 43 (2.13%) ES7
11 33 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 26 (1.29%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.19%) PHP 7
14 23 (1.14%) Java 8
15 12 (0.59%) Go
16 11 (0.55%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.50%) JSX
17 10 (0.50%) PHP 5
18 9 (0.45%) AspectJ
19 8 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 157 (7.78%) Degree
2 49 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.45%) Postgraduate
3 9 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.050%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.050%) MBCS
5 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.050%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.91%) QA
2 27 (1.34%) WCAG
3 14 (0.69%) WAI
4 12 (0.59%) GDPR
5 2 (0.099%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.099%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 164 (8.13%) Docker
2 5 (0.25%) Varnish
3 2 (0.099%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.050%) Firmware
4 1 (0.050%) vCloud
4 1 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.050%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 17 (0.84%) Mesos
3 11 (0.55%) cPanel
4 10 (0.50%) Matomo
4 10 (0.50%) Plesk
5 6 (0.30%) Marathon
6 4 (0.20%) Ansible
6 4 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.050%) Grafana
8 1 (0.050%) Kibana
8 1 (0.050%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.050%) Puppet
8 1 (0.050%) Terraform
Vendors
1 138 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 110 (5.45%) Adobe
3 73 (3.62%) Google
4 39 (1.93%) Zend
5 25 (1.24%) Xamarin
6 22 (1.09%) Oracle
7 21 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 13 (0.64%) Facebook
9 11 (0.55%) Spotify
9 11 (0.55%) WooCommerce
10 10 (0.50%) Hotjar
11 9 (0.45%) Apple
12 7 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.35%) SAP
13 6 (0.30%) HubSpot
13 6 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.25%) Capita
15 3 (0.15%) Avid
15 3 (0.15%) Mapbox
15 3 (0.15%) Sage