Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 222 225
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +92
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2,738 2,827 2,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.66% 1.61% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.11% 3.99% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,242 2,446 2,636
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +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 66,579 70,833 75,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.28% 40.32% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55,141 58,605 65,746
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +12 2,589 £47,500 +5.56% 609
UK excluding London +12 1,547 £40,000 +1.27% 438
London +1 1,138 £60,000 +9.09% 194
South East +67 612 £42,500 -5.56% 101
North of England -24 319 £35,000 -12.50% 136
Midlands -30 218 £40,000 +23.08% 72
North West -50 166 £40,000 - 69
East of England +60 156 £42,500 -5.56% 38
South West -18 139 £37,500 -6.25% 68
Yorkshire +13 128 £35,000 - 54
East Midlands +34 122 £40,000 +14.29% 46
West Midlands -73 96 £40,000 +23.08% 26
Scotland -18 70 £36,000 -10.00% 14
Wales -11 28 £35,000 -6.67% 5
North East +1 25 £32,500 -18.75% 13
Northern Ireland +2 3 £32,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2,462 (89.92%) JavaScript
2 2,422 (88.46%) CSS
3 2,264 (82.69%) HTML
4 1,513 (55.26%) AngularJS
5 1,325 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 1,275 (46.57%) HTML5
7 1,213 (44.30%) Front End Development
8 1,084 (39.59%) jQuery
9 1,076 (39.30%) Git (software)
10 1,037 (37.87%) React
11 1,033 (37.73%) CSS3
12 1,005 (36.71%) LESS
13 751 (27.43%) User Experience
14 750 (27.39%) Web Development
15 706 (25.79%) Node.js
16 650 (23.74%) .NET
17 642 (23.45%) gulp
18 623 (22.75%) TDD
19 592 (21.62%) MVC
20 582 (21.26%) webpack
20 582 (21.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 573 (20.93%) PHP
22 561 (20.49%) C#
23 504 (18.41%) SQL
24 483 (17.64%) ES6
25 452 (16.51%) RESTful
26 427 (15.60%) Vue.js
27 426 (15.56%) Software Engineering
28 424 (15.49%) TypeScript
29 408 (14.90%) Grunt

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
1 330 (12.05%) CMS
2 217 (7.93%) WordPress
3 131 (4.78%) EPiServer
4 95 (3.47%) Drupal
5 93 (3.40%) Apache
6 84 (3.07%) Sitecore CMS
7 81 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
7 81 (2.96%) Umbraco
8 60 (2.19%) IIS
9 59 (2.15%) Confluence
10 31 (1.13%) nginx
11 25 (0.91%) SharePoint
12 17 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 16 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.51%) Alfresco
15 12 (0.44%) Ethereum
16 11 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
17 10 (0.37%) Kentico
18 7 (0.26%) JBoss
18 7 (0.26%) Joomla!
Applications
1 216 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 89 (3.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 46 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
5 14 (0.51%) GIMP
6 7 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.26%) InDesign
7 5 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.073%) InVision
9 1 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.037%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 72 (2.63%) Magento
2 52 (1.90%) Eloqua
3 13 (0.47%) Shopify
4 10 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.073%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.073%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.037%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 393 (14.35%) npm
2 347 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
3 288 (10.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 123 (4.49%) GitHub
5 100 (3.65%) SaaS
6 78 (2.85%) Serverless
7 57 (2.08%) Yarn
8 53 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (1.50%) Amazon S3
10 37 (1.35%) Heroku
11 33 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
13 20 (0.73%) Trello
14 17 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (0.62%) CloudFront
15 16 (0.58%) Google Analytics
16 13 (0.47%) PaaS
17 12 (0.44%) Office 365
18 10 (0.37%) CloudBees
19 9 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.78%) HTTP
2 29 (1.06%) Internet
3 8 (0.29%) SMS
4 7 (0.26%) iBeacon
4 7 (0.26%) SSL
4 7 (0.26%) Wireless
5 6 (0.22%) DAB
6 5 (0.18%) Intranet
7 4 (0.15%) SSH
8 3 (0.11%) Extranet
9 2 (0.073%) Broadband
9 2 (0.073%) DNS
9 2 (0.073%) DSL
9 2 (0.073%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.073%) Skype
10 1 (0.037%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.037%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (13.18%) MySQL
2 332 (12.13%) SQL Server
3 285 (10.41%) MongoDB
4 221 (8.07%) NoSQL
5 60 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 55 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (1.83%) Couchbase
8 44 (1.61%) CouchDB
9 43 (1.57%) Blockchain
10 40 (1.46%) Redis
11 38 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (0.66%) Big Data
14 17 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (0.62%) Power BI
15 16 (0.58%) Hadoop
15 16 (0.58%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,076 (39.30%) Git (software)
2 642 (23.45%) gulp
3 582 (21.26%) webpack
4 408 (14.90%) Grunt
5 239 (8.73%) Visual Studio
6 235 (8.58%) JIRA
7 223 (8.14%) Karma Test Runner
8 214 (7.82%) Selenium
9 205 (7.49%) Jasmine
10 204 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 189 (6.90%) Mocha
12 165 (6.03%) Jenkins
13 158 (5.77%) Protractor
14 136 (4.97%) TeamCity
15 123 (4.49%) Bower
16 121 (4.42%) Octopus Deploy
17 107 (3.91%) Subversion
18 99 (3.62%) Sinon.JS
19 86 (3.14%) Babel
20 76 (2.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 294 (10.74%) Finance
2 236 (8.62%) Marketing
3 170 (6.21%) Retail
4 127 (4.64%) Games
5 106 (3.87%) Banking
6 104 (3.80%) Advertising
7 57 (2.08%) Automotive
8 32 (1.17%) Law
9 25 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 20 (0.73%) Publishing
11 16 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.58%) Telecoms
12 15 (0.55%) Legal
13 14 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.44%) Electronics
15 11 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.33%) Back Office
17 7 (0.26%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,372 (86.63%) Developer
2 1,068 (39.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 459 (16.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 351 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 320 (11.69%) Web Developer
6 277 (10.12%) Full Stack Developer
7 250 (9.13%) React Developer
8 239 (8.73%) Angular Developer
9 221 (8.07%) PHP Developer
10 215 (7.85%) .NET Developer
11 189 (6.90%) HTML Developer
12 176 (6.43%) C# Developer
13 160 (5.84%) HTML CSS Developer
14 158 (5.77%) Lead Developer
15 153 (5.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 128 (4.67%) Software Developer
17 127 (4.64%) UI Developer
18 121 (4.42%) Software Engineer
19 107 (3.91%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 79 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,422 (88.46%) CSS
2 2,264 (82.69%) HTML
3 1,513 (55.26%) AngularJS
4 1,275 (46.57%) HTML5
5 1,084 (39.59%) jQuery
6 1,037 (37.87%) React
7 1,033 (37.73%) CSS3
8 1,005 (36.71%) LESS
9 706 (25.79%) Node.js
10 650 (23.74%) .NET
11 582 (21.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 452 (16.51%) RESTful
13 427 (15.60%) Vue.js
14 408 (14.90%) Redux
15 376 (13.73%) ASP.NET
16 348 (12.71%) REST
17 296 (10.81%) Ajax
18 288 (10.52%) Web Services
19 262 (9.57%) Angular 2
20 247 (9.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 751 (27.43%) User Experience
2 213 (7.78%) Mobile App
3 146 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 114 (4.16%) Fintech
5 106 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
6 90 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
7 88 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (2.15%) Cloud Native
9 37 (1.35%) W3C
10 36 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
12 27 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 26 (0.95%) Blog
14 25 (0.91%) N-Tier
15 24 (0.88%) Graphic Design
16 20 (0.73%) Animation
17 18 (0.66%) Algorithms
18 17 (0.62%) Management Information System
18 17 (0.62%) Social Media
19 14 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 136 (4.97%) Linux
2 63 (2.30%) Windows
3 59 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 54 (1.97%) Android
5 30 (1.10%) Unix
6 12 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.29%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.18%) CentOS
9 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.11%) Debian
10 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,325 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1,213 (44.30%) Front End Development
3 750 (27.39%) Web Development
4 623 (22.75%) TDD
5 592 (21.62%) MVC
6 426 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 389 (14.21%) Responsive Web Design
8 366 (13.37%) Scrum
9 344 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
10 327 (11.94%) Unit Testing
11 317 (11.58%) DevOps
12 302 (11.03%) Microservices
13 296 (10.81%) BDD
14 287 (10.48%) Test Automation
15 272 (9.93%) E-Commerce
16 251 (9.17%) OO
17 236 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
18 205 (7.49%) SEO
19 203 (7.41%) Web Application Development
20 192 (7.01%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,462 (89.92%) JavaScript
2 573 (20.93%) PHP
3 561 (20.49%) C#
4 504 (18.41%) SQL
5 483 (17.64%) ES6
6 424 (15.49%) TypeScript
7 317 (11.58%) Java
8 153 (5.59%) Python
9 99 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 76 (2.78%) Ruby
11 40 (1.46%) ES7
12 22 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 21 (0.77%) C
13 21 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 19 (0.69%) Java 8
15 13 (0.47%) C++
15 13 (0.47%) PHP 7
15 13 (0.47%) Scala
16 12 (0.44%) Apple Swift
16 12 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 303 (11.07%) Degree
2 89 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (1.72%) SAFe Agilist
4 23 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.22%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.073%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.037%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (5.33%) QA
2 29 (1.06%) WCAG
3 12 (0.44%) GDPR
4 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) PMO
7 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.073%) WAI
8 1 (0.037%) SLA
System Software
1 252 (9.20%) Docker
2 10 (0.37%) Varnish
3 8 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (1.90%) Puppet
3 45 (1.64%) Ansible
4 39 (1.42%) Kubernetes
5 22 (0.80%) Terraform
6 9 (0.33%) Kibana
7 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.11%) cPanel
11 2 (0.073%) Grafana
11 2 (0.073%) Graphite
11 2 (0.073%) Marathon
12 1 (0.037%) logstash
12 1 (0.037%) Mesos
12 1 (0.037%) Packer
12 1 (0.037%) Proxmox
12 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.037%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 167 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 110 (4.02%) Adobe
3 91 (3.32%) Sitecore
4 88 (3.21%) Google
5 48 (1.75%) Marketo
6 39 (1.42%) Oracle
7 36 (1.31%) Alias
8 35 (1.28%) Xamarin
9 32 (1.17%) Zend
10 25 (0.91%) Telerik
11 21 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 20 (0.73%) WooCommerce
13 19 (0.69%) IBM
14 16 (0.58%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 15 (0.55%) Twitter
16 13 (0.47%) Cadence
17 9 (0.33%) Facebook
17 9 (0.33%) MuleSoft
18 7 (0.26%) TOWER Software