Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 223 292
Rank change year-on-year +11 +69 +143
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2868 2931 2431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.53% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.09% 3.94% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2482 2592 2011
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%

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 70110 74466 82596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.85% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58031 64578 70646
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 +9 2714 £45,000 - 300
UK excluding London +58 1607 £40,000 +6.67% 155
London -33 1221 £55,000 +4.76% 152
North of England +88 448 £37,500 +7.14% 53
South East +44 433 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Midlands +58 315 £32,500 -7.14% 37
North West +70 299 £40,000 +6.67% 31
West Midlands +51 234 £31,500 -3.08% 22
South West +6 181 £40,000 +6.67% 18
Yorkshire +62 142 £33,000 +8.34% 19
East of England +2 120 £45,000 - 16
East Midlands +69 81 £35,000 -6.67% 15
Scotland -37 72 £40,000 - 3
Wales +30 41 £37,500 +21.95% 4
North East +4 7 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Northern Ireland -24 6 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sass.

1 2625 (91.53%) JavaScript
2 2609 (90.97%) CSS
3 2483 (86.58%) HTML
4 1531 (53.38%) AngularJS
5 1470 (51.26%) HTML5
6 1375 (47.94%) Front End Development
7 1209 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
8 1196 (41.70%) jQuery
9 1155 (40.27%) CSS3
10 1126 (39.26%) Git (software)
11 1022 (35.63%) LESS
12 932 (32.50%) React
13 866 (30.20%) User Experience
14 856 (29.85%) PHP
15 785 (27.37%) Web Development
16 764 (26.64%) Node.js
17 709 (24.72%) gulp
18 612 (21.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 598 (20.85%) MVC
20 571 (19.91%) TDD
21 532 (18.55%) .NET
22 528 (18.41%) Grunt
23 454 (15.83%) C#
24 440 (15.34%) MySQL
25 418 (14.57%) OO
26 417 (14.54%) ES6
27 414 (14.44%) Responsive Web Design
28 389 (13.56%) Scrum
29 385 (13.42%) webpack
30 353 (12.31%) SQL

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 (11.51%) CMS
2 304 (10.60%) WordPress
3 97 (3.38%) Drupal
4 80 (2.79%) Apache
5 76 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 73 (2.55%) Umbraco
7 53 (1.85%) EPiServer
8 52 (1.81%) nginx
9 48 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 42 (1.46%) Apache Solr
11 34 (1.19%) IIS
12 25 (0.87%) Confluence
13 21 (0.73%) Joomla!
14 20 (0.70%) SharePoint
15 18 (0.63%) ExpressionEngine
16 17 (0.59%) Apache Spark
17 12 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
18 11 (0.38%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.38%) WebSphere
19 10 (0.35%) Kentico
Applications
1 262 (9.14%) Photoshop
2 155 (5.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 73 (2.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 50 (1.74%) InVision
5 17 (0.59%) InDesign
6 11 (0.38%) GIMP
6 11 (0.38%) Moqups
7 4 (0.14%) HipChat
8 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 101 (3.52%) Magento
2 22 (0.77%) Shopify
3 19 (0.66%) Eloqua
4 14 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.31%) OpenCart
6 6 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.035%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 298 (10.39%) npm
2 246 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
3 234 (8.16%) GitHub
4 189 (6.59%) SaaS
5 184 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (1.19%) Google Analytics
7 30 (1.05%) Serverless
8 29 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
9 27 (0.94%) Firebase
10 25 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 24 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (0.84%) PaaS
12 20 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.70%) CloudFront
13 19 (0.66%) Google App Engine
14 17 (0.59%) Office 365
15 14 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.49%) Heroku
15 14 (0.49%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.63%) HTTP
2 66 (2.30%) Internet
3 17 (0.59%) SMS
4 13 (0.45%) DNS
4 13 (0.45%) SSH
5 11 (0.38%) Skype
6 8 (0.28%) Intranet
7 6 (0.21%) SSL
8 4 (0.14%) LDAP
8 4 (0.14%) VPN
9 1 (0.035%) Broadband
9 1 (0.035%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.035%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (15.34%) MySQL
2 293 (10.22%) SQL Server
3 126 (4.39%) NoSQL
4 92 (3.21%) Relational Database
5 80 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
6 73 (2.55%) MongoDB
7 70 (2.44%) Redis
8 36 (1.26%) RDBMS
9 30 (1.05%) Couchbase
10 20 (0.70%) Big Data
11 19 (0.66%) Hadoop
12 18 (0.63%) SQLite
13 15 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (0.45%) MariaDB
16 12 (0.42%) DocumentDB
17 11 (0.38%) Apache Hive
18 10 (0.35%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1126 (39.26%) Git (software)
2 709 (24.72%) gulp
3 528 (18.41%) Grunt
4 385 (13.42%) webpack
5 212 (7.39%) Jasmine
6 193 (6.73%) Subversion
7 168 (5.86%) Bower
8 165 (5.75%) Karma Test Runner
9 150 (5.23%) JIRA
10 143 (4.99%) Selenium
11 139 (4.85%) Jenkins
12 137 (4.78%) Visual Studio
13 124 (4.32%) Mocha
14 120 (4.18%) PostCSS
15 102 (3.56%) Babel
16 89 (3.10%) Vagrant
17 76 (2.65%) Bitbucket
18 71 (2.48%) Protractor
19 70 (2.44%) PHPUnit
19 70 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 333 (11.61%) Marketing
2 284 (9.90%) Finance
3 219 (7.64%) Retail
4 110 (3.84%) Games
5 108 (3.77%) Advertising
6 82 (2.86%) Banking
7 57 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.64%) Electronics
9 41 (1.43%) Legal
10 38 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 26 (0.91%) Law
12 24 (0.84%) Automotive
13 15 (0.52%) Back Office
13 15 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.42%) Publishing
16 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.24%) Front Office
17 7 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2528 (88.15%) Developer
2 1170 (40.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 701 (24.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 448 (15.62%) Senior Developer
5 392 (13.67%) HTML Developer
6 350 (12.20%) PHP Developer
7 345 (12.03%) Web Developer
8 341 (11.89%) HTML CSS Developer
9 232 (8.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 229 (7.98%) Angular Developer
11 218 (7.60%) .NET Developer
12 189 (6.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 142 (4.95%) UI Developer
14 134 (4.67%) Junior
15 131 (4.57%) C# Developer
16 123 (4.29%) Junior Developer
16 123 (4.29%) Lead Developer
17 118 (4.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 105 (3.66%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 100 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2609 (90.97%) CSS
2 2483 (86.58%) HTML
3 1531 (53.38%) AngularJS
4 1470 (51.26%) HTML5
5 1196 (41.70%) jQuery
6 1155 (40.27%) CSS3
7 1022 (35.63%) LESS
8 932 (32.50%) React
9 764 (26.64%) Node.js
10 612 (21.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 532 (18.55%) .NET
12 334 (11.65%) REST
13 331 (11.54%) RESTful
14 306 (10.67%) ASP.NET
15 294 (10.25%) Backbone.js
16 280 (9.76%) Redux
17 271 (9.45%) Web Services
18 261 (9.10%) Ajax
19 238 (8.30%) Vue (Vue.js)
20 200 (6.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 866 (30.20%) User Experience
2 266 (9.27%) Mobile App
3 178 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
4 137 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 84 (2.93%) Fintech
6 83 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (2.51%) Social Media
8 45 (1.57%) W3C
9 43 (1.50%) Graphic Design
10 41 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 40 (1.39%) Digital Media
12 31 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
13 25 (0.87%) Cloud Native
14 23 (0.80%) Animation
15 20 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (0.70%) Management Information System
16 17 (0.59%) BBC
16 17 (0.59%) Semantic Web
17 16 (0.56%) Client/Server
18 15 (0.52%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 270 (9.41%) Linux
2 168 (5.86%) Android
3 147 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 58 (2.02%) Windows
5 44 (1.53%) Unix
6 23 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 21 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.17%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.10%) CentOS
10 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.070%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1375 (47.94%) Front End Development
2 1209 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 785 (27.37%) Web Development
4 598 (20.85%) MVC
5 571 (19.91%) TDD
6 418 (14.57%) OO
7 414 (14.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 389 (13.56%) Scrum
9 313 (10.91%) E-Commerce
10 292 (10.18%) OOP
11 263 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
12 251 (8.75%) BDD
13 247 (8.61%) Software Engineering
14 244 (8.51%) Unit Testing
15 233 (8.12%) SEO
16 224 (7.81%) Web Design
17 221 (7.71%) Test Automation
18 192 (6.69%) Open Source
19 191 (6.66%) Mentoring
20 169 (5.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 2625 (91.53%) JavaScript
2 856 (29.85%) PHP
3 454 (15.83%) C#
4 417 (14.54%) ES6
5 353 (12.31%) SQL
6 288 (10.04%) Java
7 213 (7.43%) TypeScript
8 145 (5.06%) Ruby
9 141 (4.92%) Python
10 74 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 51 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 38 (1.32%) ECMAScript
12 38 (1.32%) Scala
13 37 (1.29%) C
14 30 (1.05%) PHP 7
15 27 (0.94%) Go
16 26 (0.91%) PowerShell
17 23 (0.80%) PHP 5
18 17 (0.59%) XPath
19 12 (0.42%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 262 (9.14%) Degree
2 92 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 17 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.38%) MCSD
7 3 (0.10%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.10%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.070%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.035%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (5.06%) QA
2 45 (1.57%) WCAG
3 14 (0.49%) WAI
4 12 (0.42%) GCP
5 8 (0.28%) SLA
6 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
System Software
1 204 (7.11%) Docker
2 14 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.45%) Varnish
4 3 (0.10%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.070%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.035%) NFS
6 1 (0.035%) Samba
6 1 (0.035%) vCloud
6 1 (0.035%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 35 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.08%) Puppet
4 26 (0.91%) Capistrano
5 20 (0.70%) Ansible
6 11 (0.38%) Mesos
7 9 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.24%) cPanel
9 6 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.21%) Terraform
10 5 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.070%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.070%) Graphite
11 2 (0.070%) Salt
12 1 (0.035%) Rancher
12 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 164 (5.72%) Microsoft
2 160 (5.58%) Adobe
3 103 (3.59%) Google
4 88 (3.07%) Zend
5 54 (1.88%) Sitecore
6 38 (1.32%) Twitter
7 34 (1.19%) Facebook
7 34 (1.19%) Xamarin
8 26 (0.91%) Oracle
9 24 (0.84%) SAP
10 19 (0.66%) Marketo
11 18 (0.63%) Apple
12 16 (0.56%) Xero
13 13 (0.45%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.45%) HP
13 13 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.28%) Dell
14 8 (0.28%) hybris
14 8 (0.28%) Samsung
15 7 (0.24%) PayPal