Period
to 17 January 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 212 237
Rank change year-on-year -1 +25 -22
Permanent jobs citing Sass 965 2,012 2,276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.60% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 4.11% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,816 2,009
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 26,527 49,011 59,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.86% 38.86% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22,502 40,599 49,592
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the UK

Sass
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sass.

Salary trend for Sass in the UK

Sass
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sass over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 2021. 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 -1 899 £50,000 - 267
UK excluding London +22 641 £45,000 - 199
London -8 305 £65,000 +8.33% 83
Work from Home -42 171 £50,000 -4.76% 56
South East +19 153 £45,000 - 36
Midlands +59 141 £40,000 -5.88% 27
South West +47 131 £47,500 +5.56% 36
North of England -20 115 £46,750 +16.88% 68
West Midlands +59 90 £48,000 +14.29% 14
North West +21 61 £50,000 +17.65% 36
East Midlands +43 51 £40,000 -5.88% 13
East of England +61 48 £50,000 -12.28% 16
Yorkshire -30 45 £45,000 +20.00% 25
Scotland -2 33 £33,000 -17.50% 7
Wales +19 13 £37,500 -16.67% 7
North East -9 9 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Northern Ireland +12 7 £35,000 -33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 782 (81.04%) CSS
2 775 (80.31%) JavaScript
3 773 (80.10%) HTML
4 459 (47.56%) Front End Development
5 405 (41.97%) AngularJS
6 397 (41.14%) HTML5
7 376 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
8 366 (37.93%) Git (software)
9 357 (36.99%) React
10 321 (33.26%) CSS3
11 299 (30.98%) Node.js
12 290 (30.05%) User Experience
13 286 (29.64%) LESS
14 256 (26.53%) PHP
15 226 (23.42%) TypeScript
16 219 (22.69%) Vue.js
17 216 (22.38%) jQuery
18 175 (18.13%) webpack
19 169 (17.51%) TDD
20 159 (16.48%) Web Development
21 153 (15.85%) ES6
22 152 (15.75%) Redux
23 149 (15.44%) gulp
24 147 (15.23%) .NET
25 145 (15.03%) C#
26 143 (14.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 141 (14.61%) MVC
28 136 (14.09%) RESTful
29 132 (13.68%) Azure
29 132 (13.68%) E-Commerce

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 95 (9.84%) WordPress
2 93 (9.64%) CMS
3 27 (2.80%) IIS
4 25 (2.59%) Drupal
4 25 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (2.38%) Confluence
6 22 (2.28%) Umbraco
7 18 (1.87%) Kentico
8 17 (1.76%) EPiServer
9 15 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.93%) nginx
11 8 (0.83%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.62%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.41%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.21%) Apache
14 2 (0.21%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.10%) ExpressionEngine
15 1 (0.10%) Moodle
15 1 (0.10%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 60 (6.22%) Photoshop
2 28 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (2.07%) Sketch
4 19 (1.97%) Figma
5 17 (1.76%) Chatbot
6 13 (1.35%) Zeplin
7 12 (1.24%) InVision
8 11 (1.14%) Adobe XD
9 9 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.21%) GIMP
11 1 (0.10%) Marvel
11 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (4.56%) Magento
2 21 (2.18%) Shopify
3 17 (1.76%) nopCommerce
4 4 (0.41%) Maximo
5 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 132 (13.68%) Azure
2 117 (12.12%) AWS
3 107 (11.09%) npm
4 83 (8.60%) SaaS
5 36 (3.73%) GitHub
6 27 (2.80%) Yarn
7 26 (2.69%) Serverless
8 22 (2.28%) Google Analytics
9 20 (2.07%) GCP
10 14 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (1.14%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.62%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.62%) Office 365
14 5 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.52%) AWS CodeBuild
14 5 (0.52%) BrowserStack
14 5 (0.52%) Firebase
15 4 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
16 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.49%) HTTP
2 2 (0.21%) Internet
2 2 (0.21%) SSH
3 1 (0.10%) AMQP
3 1 (0.10%) DNS
3 1 (0.10%) FTP
3 1 (0.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (12.12%) MySQL
2 81 (8.39%) SQL Server
3 38 (3.94%) Relational Database
4 35 (3.63%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (2.38%) Redis
6 20 (2.07%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
9 8 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.52%) Big Data
12 3 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.31%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.31%) SQLite
13 2 (0.21%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 366 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 175 (18.13%) webpack
3 149 (15.44%) gulp
4 89 (9.22%) Grunt
5 48 (4.97%) Jenkins
6 41 (4.25%) Jasmine
7 33 (3.42%) JIRA
8 31 (3.21%) Bitbucket
9 30 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
10 29 (3.01%) Subversion
11 28 (2.90%) Protractor
12 27 (2.80%) Cypress.io
13 25 (2.59%) Babel
13 25 (2.59%) Mocha
14 20 (2.07%) CircleCI
15 15 (1.55%) Bower
16 14 (1.45%) Selenium
16 14 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 13 (1.35%) Moq
17 13 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 87 (9.02%) Marketing
2 83 (8.60%) Finance
3 27 (2.80%) Banking
4 26 (2.69%) Games
5 25 (2.59%) Public Sector
6 24 (2.49%) Publishing
7 23 (2.38%) Retail
8 21 (2.18%) Electronics
8 21 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 20 (2.07%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.83%) Advertising
11 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.52%) Local Government
12 4 (0.41%) Automotive
12 4 (0.41%) Law
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) iGaming
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 797 (82.59%) Developer
2 382 (39.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 177 (18.34%) Senior Developer
4 131 (13.58%) Full Stack Developer
5 125 (12.95%) React Developer
6 101 (10.47%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 98 (10.16%) PHP Developer
8 90 (9.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 70 (7.25%) Angular Developer
10 62 (6.42%) Web Developer
11 56 (5.80%) JavaScript Engineer
12 46 (4.77%) Lead Developer
13 40 (4.15%) Software Engineer
14 39 (4.04%) Software Developer
15 38 (3.94%) Junior
16 37 (3.83%) HTML Developer
16 37 (3.83%) Junior Developer
16 37 (3.83%) Senior React Developer
17 35 (3.63%) HTML CSS Developer
18 32 (3.32%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (81.04%) CSS
2 773 (80.10%) HTML
3 405 (41.97%) AngularJS
4 397 (41.14%) HTML5
5 357 (36.99%) React
6 321 (33.26%) CSS3
7 299 (30.98%) Node.js
8 286 (29.64%) LESS
9 219 (22.69%) Vue.js
10 216 (22.38%) jQuery
11 152 (15.75%) Redux
12 147 (15.23%) .NET
13 143 (14.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 136 (14.09%) RESTful
15 116 (12.02%) REST
16 115 (11.92%) Web Services
17 98 (10.16%) Laravel
18 83 (8.60%) JSON
19 76 (7.88%) ASP.NET
20 74 (7.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 290 (30.05%) User Experience
2 68 (7.05%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.76%) NHS
7 16 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (1.55%) Blog
9 12 (1.24%) Acoustics
10 10 (1.04%) EPoS
11 9 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (0.83%) W3C
13 5 (0.52%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.52%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.41%) Animation
14 4 (0.41%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.41%) Life Science
14 4 (0.41%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 58 (6.01%) Linux
2 47 (4.87%) Windows
3 27 (2.80%) Android
4 25 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.14%) Unix
7 2 (0.21%) Debian
7 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.10%) CentOS
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (47.56%) Front End Development
2 376 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (17.51%) TDD
4 159 (16.48%) Web Development
5 141 (14.61%) MVC
6 132 (13.68%) E-Commerce
7 126 (13.06%) DevOps
8 110 (11.40%) Software Engineering
9 105 (10.88%) Microservices
10 99 (10.26%) OO
11 94 (9.74%) Scrum
12 75 (7.77%) Unit Testing
13 66 (6.84%) Analytics
14 64 (6.63%) Fintech
15 61 (6.32%) Responsive Web Design
16 59 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (5.60%) OOP
18 51 (5.28%) BDD
18 51 (5.28%) Problem-Solving
18 51 (5.28%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 775 (80.31%) JavaScript
2 256 (26.53%) PHP
3 226 (23.42%) TypeScript
4 153 (15.85%) ES6
5 145 (15.03%) C#
6 82 (8.50%) SQL
7 81 (8.39%) Java
8 70 (7.25%) Python
9 32 (3.32%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.18%) PHP 7
11 15 (1.55%) ES8
11 15 (1.55%) Go
11 15 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.55%) Ruby
12 14 (1.45%) ES7
13 12 (1.24%) C
13 12 (1.24%) Kotlin
14 10 (1.04%) Scala
15 9 (0.93%) C++
16 5 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (4.35%) Degree
2 16 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.73%) SANS
3 7 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.10%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.25%) QA
2 14 (1.45%) WAI
3 13 (1.35%) WCAG
4 10 (1.04%) GDPR
5 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (11.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (2.49%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.14%) Terraform
3 8 (0.83%) MIIS
4 7 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.21%) Kibana
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.66%) Adobe
3 39 (4.04%) Google
4 30 (3.11%) Zend
5 19 (1.97%) SAP
6 16 (1.66%) Sitecore
7 8 (0.83%) WooCommerce
8 7 (0.73%) Ariba
8 7 (0.73%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.62%) Apple
10 4 (0.41%) IBM
10 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.41%) Telerik
11 2 (0.21%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.21%) Escenic
11 2 (0.21%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.21%) Remedy
12 1 (0.10%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.10%) Facebook
12 1 (0.10%) Twitter