Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 225 235
Rank change year-on-year +14 +10 +117
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2,880 2,845 3,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 1.60% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 3.94% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,448 2,481 2,653
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +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 70,679 72,171 79,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 40.62% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 58,836 60,555 68,548
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +13 2,745 £47,500 +5.56% 535
UK excluding London +17 1,581 £40,000 +3.90% 343
London +9 1,243 £60,000 +14.29% 214
South East +56 618 £45,000 +5.88% 82
North of England -17 377 £37,500 -6.25% 111
North West +14 231 £40,000 - 62
Midlands -75 197 £40,000 +14.29% 59
East of England +43 183 £45,000 - 23
Yorkshire -28 126 £35,000 -6.67% 41
South West 0 124 £35,000 -12.50% 46
East Midlands 0 121 £40,000 +6.67% 22
West Midlands -95 76 £40,000 +14.29% 37
Scotland -21 64 £36,000 -4.00% 12
North East -11 21 £35,000 +27.27% 8
Wales -24 15 £40,000 +12.68% 7
Northern Ireland -1 4 £32,500 -31.58% 3

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 2,583 (89.69%) JavaScript
2 2,512 (87.22%) CSS
3 2,418 (83.96%) HTML
4 1,581 (54.90%) AngularJS
5 1,332 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1,320 (45.83%) HTML5
7 1,267 (43.99%) Front End Development
8 1,161 (40.31%) jQuery
9 1,113 (38.65%) Git (software)
10 1,066 (37.01%) LESS
11 1,063 (36.91%) React
12 1,000 (34.72%) CSS3
13 824 (28.61%) User Experience
14 795 (27.60%) Web Development
15 757 (26.28%) Node.js
16 732 (25.42%) gulp
17 656 (22.78%) PHP
18 650 (22.57%) TDD
19 621 (21.56%) MVC
20 617 (21.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 615 (21.35%) .NET
22 607 (21.08%) webpack
23 529 (18.37%) C#
24 499 (17.33%) Grunt
25 476 (16.53%) SQL
26 466 (16.18%) RESTful
27 457 (15.87%) ES6
28 450 (15.63%) Software Engineering
29 443 (15.38%) npm
30 432 (15.00%) 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
1 346 (12.01%) CMS
2 247 (8.58%) WordPress
3 122 (4.24%) Apache
3 122 (4.24%) Drupal
4 112 (3.89%) EPiServer
5 94 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
6 89 (3.09%) Umbraco
7 84 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 49 (1.70%) IIS
9 47 (1.63%) Confluence
10 34 (1.18%) nginx
11 22 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 16 (0.56%) Joomla!
13 15 (0.52%) Alfresco
13 15 (0.52%) SharePoint
14 14 (0.49%) ExpressionEngine
14 14 (0.49%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.42%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.38%) Ethereum
17 9 (0.31%) Kentico
Applications
1 222 (7.71%) Photoshop
2 103 (3.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 69 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
5 16 (0.56%) GIMP
6 13 (0.45%) InVision
7 10 (0.35%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.31%) InDesign
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.035%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 95 (3.30%) Magento
2 45 (1.56%) Eloqua
3 15 (0.52%) Shopify
4 11 (0.38%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.069%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.069%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.069%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 443 (15.38%) npm
2 345 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
3 254 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 134 (4.65%) GitHub
5 112 (3.89%) SaaS
6 78 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 64 (2.22%) Serverless
8 57 (1.98%) Yarn
9 38 (1.32%) Heroku
10 35 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
11 34 (1.18%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.90%) Google Analytics
13 21 (0.73%) Trello
14 20 (0.69%) Cloudflare
15 19 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 19 (0.66%) CloudFront
16 12 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (0.42%) Firebase
17 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
18 10 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (3.78%) HTTP
2 40 (1.39%) Internet
3 10 (0.35%) SMS
4 8 (0.28%) SSH
5 7 (0.24%) Intranet
6 5 (0.17%) DAB
6 5 (0.17%) SSL
7 3 (0.10%) DNS
7 3 (0.10%) Extranet
7 3 (0.10%) Value-Added Service
8 2 (0.069%) DSL
8 2 (0.069%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.069%) Skype
9 1 (0.035%) Broadband
9 1 (0.035%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (12.95%) MySQL
2 304 (10.56%) SQL Server
3 261 (9.06%) MongoDB
4 201 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 64 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (1.91%) Redis
7 53 (1.84%) Relational Database
8 44 (1.53%) Couchbase
9 38 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 35 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 34 (1.18%) Blockchain
12 30 (1.04%) CouchDB
13 23 (0.80%) Big Data
13 23 (0.80%) Power BI
14 19 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (0.49%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.45%) Hadoop
18 12 (0.42%) DB2
19 10 (0.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,113 (38.65%) Git (software)
2 732 (25.42%) gulp
3 607 (21.08%) webpack
4 499 (17.33%) Grunt
5 231 (8.02%) Karma Test Runner
6 219 (7.60%) Selenium
7 213 (7.40%) Jasmine
8 196 (6.81%) Visual Studio
9 185 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 184 (6.39%) JIRA
11 172 (5.97%) Mocha
12 158 (5.49%) Jenkins
13 135 (4.69%) Protractor
14 129 (4.48%) TeamCity
15 115 (3.99%) Subversion
16 107 (3.72%) Bower
17 101 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
18 89 (3.09%) Bitbucket
19 75 (2.60%) Sinon.JS
20 64 (2.22%) PostCSS
General
1 338 (11.74%) Finance
2 263 (9.13%) Marketing
3 160 (5.56%) Retail
4 143 (4.97%) Advertising
5 134 (4.65%) Games
6 107 (3.72%) Banking
7 48 (1.67%) Automotive
8 31 (1.08%) Law
9 23 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 20 (0.69%) Legal
10 20 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 18 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.45%) Back Office
12 13 (0.45%) Electronics
12 13 (0.45%) Publishing
13 10 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
15 3 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,513 (87.26%) Developer
2 1,102 (38.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 544 (18.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 356 (12.36%) Senior Developer
5 334 (11.60%) Web Developer
6 295 (10.24%) Angular Developer
7 274 (9.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 270 (9.38%) React Developer
9 223 (7.74%) PHP Developer
10 207 (7.19%) HTML Developer
11 204 (7.08%) .NET Developer
12 187 (6.49%) HTML CSS Developer
13 179 (6.22%) Lead Developer
14 152 (5.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 148 (5.14%) C# Developer
16 135 (4.69%) Software Developer
17 123 (4.27%) UI Developer
18 107 (3.72%) Software Engineer
19 92 (3.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 92 (3.19%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,512 (87.22%) CSS
2 2,418 (83.96%) HTML
3 1,581 (54.90%) AngularJS
4 1,320 (45.83%) HTML5
5 1,161 (40.31%) jQuery
6 1,066 (37.01%) LESS
7 1,063 (36.91%) React
8 1,000 (34.72%) CSS3
9 757 (26.28%) Node.js
10 617 (21.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 615 (21.35%) .NET
12 466 (16.18%) RESTful
13 429 (14.90%) Vue.js
14 408 (14.17%) Redux
15 344 (11.94%) ASP.NET
16 336 (11.67%) REST
17 306 (10.63%) Ajax
18 273 (9.48%) Angular 2
19 267 (9.27%) Web Services
20 249 (8.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 824 (28.61%) User Experience
2 235 (8.16%) Mobile App
3 164 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 123 (4.27%) Fintech
5 108 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
6 101 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
7 99 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (1.98%) Cloud Native
9 46 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 46 (1.60%) W3C
10 39 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (1.01%) Graphic Design
11 29 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 28 (0.97%) Social Media
13 26 (0.90%) Data Structures
14 24 (0.83%) Blog
15 23 (0.80%) Management Information System
16 22 (0.76%) Algorithms
17 21 (0.73%) Animation
18 19 (0.66%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 156 (5.42%) Linux
2 59 (2.05%) Windows
3 46 (1.60%) Android
4 45 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.22%) Unix
6 10 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.24%) CentOS
8 7 (0.24%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.21%) Debian
10 5 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.035%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,332 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,267 (43.99%) Front End Development
3 795 (27.60%) Web Development
4 650 (22.57%) TDD
5 621 (21.56%) MVC
6 450 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 387 (13.44%) Scrum
8 384 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 353 (12.26%) Unit Testing
10 321 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
11 315 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
12 304 (10.56%) Test Automation
13 298 (10.35%) E-Commerce
14 297 (10.31%) BDD
15 282 (9.79%) OO
16 274 (9.51%) Microservices
17 271 (9.41%) SEO
18 269 (9.34%) DevOps
19 177 (6.15%) Analytics
20 166 (5.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2,583 (89.69%) JavaScript
2 656 (22.78%) PHP
3 529 (18.37%) C#
4 476 (16.53%) SQL
5 457 (15.87%) ES6
6 432 (15.00%) TypeScript
7 377 (13.09%) Java
8 152 (5.28%) Python
9 104 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 84 (2.92%) Ruby
11 47 (1.63%) ES7
12 31 (1.08%) Java 8
13 28 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 21 (0.73%) Apple Swift
14 21 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 20 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.59%) PHP 7
17 17 (0.59%) Scala
18 15 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 294 (10.21%) Degree
2 71 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.46%) SAFe Agilist
4 33 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.28%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.069%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.035%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.035%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.035%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.035%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.14%) QA
2 42 (1.46%) WCAG
3 23 (0.80%) GCP
4 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.14%) GDPR
6 4 (0.14%) WAI
7 1 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.035%) SLA
System Software
1 288 (10.00%) Docker
2 10 (0.35%) Varnish
3 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 71 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 51 (1.77%) Puppet
3 42 (1.46%) Ansible
4 37 (1.28%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.38%) Terraform
6 10 (0.35%) Kibana
7 5 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.14%) cPanel
8 4 (0.14%) Grafana
8 4 (0.14%) Graphite
8 4 (0.14%) Mesos
8 4 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.035%) Packer
10 1 (0.035%) Proxmox
10 1 (0.035%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 169 (5.87%) Adobe
2 165 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 143 (4.97%) Google
4 88 (3.06%) Sitecore
5 52 (1.81%) Zend
6 43 (1.49%) Marketo
7 40 (1.39%) Oracle
8 30 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 29 (1.01%) WooCommerce
10 26 (0.90%) Alias
11 21 (0.73%) Facebook
11 21 (0.73%) Twitter
12 19 (0.66%) Apple
12 19 (0.66%) Atlassian
13 18 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 13 (0.45%) Cadence
15 13 (0.45%) Telerik
15 13 (0.45%) Yahoo!
16 12 (0.42%) Capita