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

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 213 228
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +52
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2,607 2,916 2,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.63% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 4.07% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,108 2,509 2,541
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 64,568 71,650 73,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.83% 40.16% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,334 59,500 63,946
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 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 November 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 November 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 -4 2,443 £45,000 - 622
UK excluding London +12 1,539 £40,000 - 450
London -23 1,027 £57,500 - 203
South East +49 567 £42,500 -5.56% 84
North of England -41 302 £37,500 - 148
Midlands -32 212 £38,750 +19.23% 74
South West +2 186 £36,000 -10.00% 68
North West -74 155 £39,250 -1.88% 86
East of England +52 141 £42,500 -5.56% 45
Yorkshire +13 123 £37,500 +13.64% 44
West Midlands -62 107 £40,000 +26.98% 33
East Midlands +42 105 £37,500 +7.14% 41
Scotland +17 81 £45,830 +14.58% 18
Wales +15 47 £36,000 +2.86% 13
North East +8 24 £35,000 - 18
Northern Ireland -2 7 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2,346 (89.99%) JavaScript
2 2,311 (88.65%) CSS
3 2,138 (82.01%) HTML
4 1,383 (53.05%) AngularJS
5 1,243 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
6 1,219 (46.76%) HTML5
7 1,165 (44.69%) Front End Development
8 1,039 (39.85%) CSS3
9 1,034 (39.66%) Git (software)
10 1,008 (38.67%) jQuery
11 995 (38.17%) React
12 958 (36.75%) LESS
13 764 (29.31%) User Experience
14 754 (28.92%) Web Development
15 653 (25.05%) Node.js
16 645 (24.74%) .NET
17 586 (22.48%) MVC
18 581 (22.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 576 (22.09%) gulp
19 576 (22.09%) PHP
20 571 (21.90%) C#
21 553 (21.21%) TDD
22 551 (21.14%) webpack
23 499 (19.14%) ES6
24 459 (17.61%) SQL
25 410 (15.73%) Vue.js
26 406 (15.57%) RESTful
27 397 (15.23%) Software Engineering
28 377 (14.46%) TypeScript
29 376 (14.42%) ASP.NET

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
1 277 (10.63%) CMS
2 194 (7.44%) WordPress
3 96 (3.68%) EPiServer
4 92 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
5 84 (3.22%) Apache
6 74 (2.84%) IIS
7 71 (2.72%) Drupal
8 66 (2.53%) Umbraco
9 60 (2.30%) Confluence
10 54 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
11 37 (1.42%) nginx
12 28 (1.07%) SharePoint
13 17 (0.65%) Apache Solr
14 16 (0.61%) Kentico
15 15 (0.58%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.31%) Alfresco
16 8 (0.31%) Ethereum
17 7 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 7 (0.27%) JBoss
18 6 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 206 (7.90%) Photoshop
2 73 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 52 (1.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
5 14 (0.54%) GIMP
6 11 (0.42%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.23%) InDesign
8 5 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.19%) InVision
9 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 59 (2.26%) Magento
2 39 (1.50%) Eloqua
3 17 (0.65%) Shopify
4 11 (0.42%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.038%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 339 (13.00%) npm
2 315 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
3 297 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 112 (4.30%) GitHub
5 100 (3.84%) SaaS
6 74 (2.84%) Serverless
7 43 (1.65%) Yarn
8 37 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 34 (1.30%) Amazon S3
10 28 (1.07%) Heroku
11 24 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (0.65%) NuGet
13 17 (0.65%) Trello
14 16 (0.61%) Google Analytics
15 15 (0.58%) Office 365
15 15 (0.58%) PaaS
16 9 (0.35%) CloudFront
16 9 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.45%) HTTP
2 31 (1.19%) Internet
3 12 (0.46%) SSL
4 9 (0.35%) iBeacon
4 9 (0.35%) Wireless
5 8 (0.31%) DNS
5 8 (0.31%) Intranet
6 6 (0.23%) DAB
6 6 (0.23%) SMS
6 6 (0.23%) SSH
7 4 (0.15%) FTP
8 3 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.077%) Broadband
9 2 (0.077%) DSL
9 2 (0.077%) Skype
10 1 (0.038%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.038%) LAN
10 1 (0.038%) VoIP
10 1 (0.038%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (14.27%) MySQL
2 316 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 253 (9.70%) MongoDB
4 198 (7.59%) NoSQL
5 64 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 63 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (1.57%) Couchbase
8 37 (1.42%) Blockchain
9 35 (1.34%) CouchDB
10 32 (1.23%) Redis
11 27 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (0.65%) Hadoop
13 15 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (0.54%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.50%) SQLite
16 11 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1,034 (39.66%) Git (software)
2 576 (22.09%) gulp
3 551 (21.14%) webpack
4 356 (13.66%) Grunt
5 249 (9.55%) Visual Studio
6 221 (8.48%) JIRA
7 186 (7.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 180 (6.90%) Selenium
9 176 (6.75%) Jasmine
10 158 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
11 153 (5.87%) Jenkins
12 152 (5.83%) Mocha
13 121 (4.64%) Protractor
14 104 (3.99%) TeamCity
15 101 (3.87%) Subversion
16 98 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
17 97 (3.72%) Bower
18 93 (3.57%) Babel
19 77 (2.95%) Sinon.JS
20 66 (2.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 299 (11.47%) Finance
2 220 (8.44%) Marketing
3 146 (5.60%) Retail
4 123 (4.72%) Games
5 85 (3.26%) Advertising
6 84 (3.22%) Banking
7 48 (1.84%) Automotive
8 30 (1.15%) Law
9 22 (0.84%) Publishing
10 20 (0.77%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.65%) Telecoms
13 14 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 13 (0.50%) Legal
15 12 (0.46%) Electronics
16 11 (0.42%) Back Office
17 10 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.23%) Retail Banking
20 5 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,255 (86.50%) Developer
2 1,037 (39.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 377 (14.46%) JavaScript Developer
4 332 (12.73%) Web Developer
5 330 (12.66%) Senior Developer
6 283 (10.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 259 (9.93%) PHP Developer
7 259 (9.93%) React Developer
8 185 (7.10%) .NET Developer
9 181 (6.94%) Angular Developer
10 178 (6.83%) HTML Developer
11 158 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 156 (5.98%) C# Developer
13 139 (5.33%) HTML CSS Developer
14 135 (5.18%) Software Engineer
15 121 (4.64%) Software Developer
15 121 (4.64%) UI Developer
16 113 (4.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 106 (4.07%) Lead Developer
18 103 (3.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,311 (88.65%) CSS
2 2,138 (82.01%) HTML
3 1,383 (53.05%) AngularJS
4 1,219 (46.76%) HTML5
5 1,039 (39.85%) CSS3
6 1,008 (38.67%) jQuery
7 995 (38.17%) React
8 958 (36.75%) LESS
9 653 (25.05%) Node.js
10 645 (24.74%) .NET
11 581 (22.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 410 (15.73%) Vue.js
13 406 (15.57%) RESTful
14 376 (14.42%) ASP.NET
15 372 (14.27%) Redux
16 342 (13.12%) REST
17 306 (11.74%) Web Services
18 294 (11.28%) Ajax
19 219 (8.40%) Laravel
20 215 (8.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 764 (29.31%) User Experience
2 181 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 157 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 139 (5.33%) Fintech
5 112 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
6 111 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
7 93 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (2.34%) Cloud Native
9 43 (1.65%) W3C
10 35 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.04%) Animation
11 27 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
12 25 (0.96%) Graphic Design
13 21 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 20 (0.77%) Blog
14 20 (0.77%) Data Structures
15 16 (0.61%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.54%) Online Banking
16 14 (0.54%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 160 (6.14%) Linux
2 77 (2.95%) Windows
3 64 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 60 (2.30%) Android
5 41 (1.57%) Unix
6 18 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.38%) CentOS
10 9 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.23%) Solaris
12 5 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.12%) VMS
14 2 (0.077%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,243 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1,165 (44.69%) Front End Development
3 754 (28.92%) Web Development
4 586 (22.48%) MVC
5 553 (21.21%) TDD
6 397 (15.23%) Software Engineering
7 364 (13.96%) Scrum
8 356 (13.66%) Responsive Web Design
9 289 (11.09%) DevOps
10 288 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
11 281 (10.78%) Unit Testing
12 274 (10.51%) Microservices
13 272 (10.43%) E-Commerce
14 255 (9.78%) OO
15 247 (9.47%) Test Automation
16 246 (9.44%) BDD
17 204 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
18 190 (7.29%) OOP
18 190 (7.29%) Wireframes
19 186 (7.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2,346 (89.99%) JavaScript
2 576 (22.09%) PHP
3 571 (21.90%) C#
4 499 (19.14%) ES6
5 459 (17.61%) SQL
6 377 (14.46%) TypeScript
7 258 (9.90%) Java
8 158 (6.06%) Python
9 86 (3.30%) T-SQL
10 66 (2.53%) Ruby
11 54 (2.07%) ES7
12 23 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 22 (0.84%) C
14 17 (0.65%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.58%) Java 8
16 14 (0.54%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.50%) PHP 7
18 12 (0.46%) ES8
18 12 (0.46%) Groovy
19 11 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 274 (10.51%) Degree
2 92 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.34%) SAFe Agilist
4 25 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.19%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.077%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.077%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.038%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (5.29%) QA
2 25 (0.96%) WCAG
3 12 (0.46%) GDPR
4 10 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.15%) WAI
7 3 (0.12%) PMO
8 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.038%) SLA
System Software
1 221 (8.48%) Docker
2 10 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.38%) Varnish
3 7 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.077%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 48 (1.84%) Ansible
3 38 (1.46%) Puppet
4 37 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (0.92%) Terraform
6 8 (0.31%) Kibana
6 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.12%) cPanel
9 2 (0.077%) logstash
9 2 (0.077%) Marathon
10 1 (0.038%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.038%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.038%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 157 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 99 (3.80%) Adobe
3 69 (2.65%) Sitecore
4 67 (2.57%) Google
5 39 (1.50%) Oracle
6 38 (1.46%) Xamarin
7 36 (1.38%) Zend
8 35 (1.34%) Marketo
9 32 (1.23%) Alias
10 28 (1.07%) Atlassian
10 28 (1.07%) Telerik
11 26 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (0.77%) IBM
13 18 (0.69%) Twitter
14 17 (0.65%) WooCommerce
15 14 (0.54%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 11 (0.42%) MuleSoft
16 11 (0.42%) webMethods
17 10 (0.38%) SAP
18 8 (0.31%) Software AG