Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 221 209 241
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32 -24
Permanent jobs citing Sass 1,905 833 2,039
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.70% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 3.88% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 723 1,724
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £48,250
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +13.99% +5.28%
75th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 49,435 21,467 52,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.49% 43.93% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31,954 18,265 43,386
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 1,772 £52,500 -4.55% 295
London +2 939 £67,500 - 110
UK excluding London -56 854 £47,500 +5.56% 203
Work from Home -41 418 £55,000 +10.00% 64
South East -7 317 £47,500 -5.94% 37
South West +3 184 £50,000 +17.65% 21
North of England -92 148 £47,500 - 71
Midlands -84 122 £42,000 -1.18% 35
North West -102 73 £50,000 -1.96% 41
West Midlands -97 62 £45,000 -5.26% 15
East Midlands -47 59 £40,000 +8.11% 20
Yorkshire -84 56 £43,250 +1.76% 19
Scotland -81 30 £47,500 +39.71% 11
East of England -119 28 £55,250 +22.78% 21
Northern Ireland -36 22 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North East -20 19 £29,500 -35.87% 11
Wales -43 5 £40,000 -20.00% 5

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1,546 (81.15%) JavaScript
2 1,528 (80.21%) CSS
3 1,419 (74.49%) HTML
4 1,160 (60.89%) React
5 912 (47.87%) Git (software)
6 863 (45.30%) Front End Development
7 817 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
8 780 (40.94%) TypeScript
9 770 (40.42%) AngularJS
10 674 (35.38%) Node.js
11 639 (33.54%) HTML5
12 637 (33.44%) User Experience
13 538 (28.24%) Vue.js
14 535 (28.08%) ES6
15 530 (27.82%) webpack
16 477 (25.04%) CSS3
17 464 (24.36%) Web Development
18 436 (22.89%) Azure
18 436 (22.89%) LESS
18 436 (22.89%) Full Stack Development
19 392 (20.58%) .NET
20 390 (20.47%) Social Skills
21 380 (19.95%) C#
22 369 (19.37%) Jest
23 362 (19.00%) AWS
24 361 (18.95%) PHP
25 358 (18.79%) TDD
26 338 (17.74%) npm
27 332 (17.43%) Redux
28 314 (16.48%) 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
1 209 (10.97%) CMS
2 193 (10.13%) WordPress
3 76 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (2.62%) Headless CMS
5 35 (1.84%) Apache
5 35 (1.84%) Umbraco
6 31 (1.63%) Drupal
7 30 (1.57%) Kentico
8 25 (1.31%) Confluence
9 22 (1.15%) nginx
10 20 (1.05%) IBM Domino
11 12 (0.63%) Camunda
12 11 (0.58%) IIS
13 9 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
13 9 (0.47%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.37%) EPiServer
15 5 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.26%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
17 3 (0.16%) DNN
Applications
1 55 (2.89%) Sketch
2 53 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 45 (2.36%) Figma
4 37 (1.94%) Adobe XD
5 31 (1.63%) InVision
6 23 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 22 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 20 (1.05%) Campfire
9 12 (0.63%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (0.31%) InDesign
12 5 (0.26%) GIMP
12 5 (0.26%) UXPin
13 4 (0.21%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 44 (2.31%) Shopify
2 34 (1.78%) Magento
3 10 (0.52%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.10%) Summit
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.052%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.052%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 436 (22.89%) Azure
2 362 (19.00%) AWS
3 338 (17.74%) npm
4 213 (11.18%) SaaS
5 144 (7.56%) GitHub
6 128 (6.72%) Serverless
7 92 (4.83%) GCP
8 65 (3.41%) Yarn
9 50 (2.62%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 49 (2.57%) Amazon S3
11 47 (2.47%) Heroku
12 44 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
13 42 (2.20%) Azure Functions
14 40 (2.10%) Azure Event Grid
15 33 (1.73%) PaaS
16 32 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
17 29 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
18 23 (1.21%) Cloudflare
19 21 (1.10%) Slack
20 20 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.31%) HTTP
2 48 (2.52%) Internet
3 35 (1.84%) DNS
4 24 (1.26%) MQTT
5 22 (1.15%) Broadband
6 13 (0.68%) SSL
7 10 (0.52%) SSH
8 8 (0.42%) Firewall
8 8 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.26%) SMS
10 4 (0.21%) Intranet
11 3 (0.16%) Network Security
11 3 (0.16%) Skype
12 2 (0.10%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.10%) Wireless
13 1 (0.052%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (10.34%) MySQL
2 173 (9.08%) PostgreSQL
3 141 (7.40%) SQL Server
4 133 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 108 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 97 (5.09%) MongoDB
7 81 (4.25%) Redis
8 45 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 37 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.42%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.15%) Big Data
12 16 (0.84%) Data Lake
13 15 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (0.58%) Couchbase
15 9 (0.47%) Hazelcast
16 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
17 7 (0.37%) Aerospike
17 7 (0.37%) Blockchain
17 7 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 912 (47.87%) Git (software)
2 530 (27.82%) webpack
3 270 (14.17%) gulp
4 136 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 121 (6.35%) JIRA
6 117 (6.14%) Cypress.io
6 117 (6.14%) Jasmine
7 95 (4.99%) Mocha
8 90 (4.72%) Selenium
9 83 (4.36%) Babel
10 81 (4.25%) git-flow
10 81 (4.25%) Grunt
11 73 (3.83%) PostCSS
12 68 (3.57%) Storybook
13 63 (3.31%) Visual Studio
14 62 (3.25%) Bitbucket
15 49 (2.57%) CircleCI
16 47 (2.47%) ESLint
17 44 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
18 43 (2.26%) Protractor
General
1 390 (20.47%) Social Skills
2 229 (12.02%) Finance
3 225 (11.81%) Marketing
4 90 (4.72%) Retail
5 79 (4.15%) Games
6 56 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
7 49 (2.57%) Publishing
8 44 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 41 (2.15%) Legal
11 37 (1.94%) Banking
12 34 (1.78%) Public Sector
13 19 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 17 (0.89%) Electronics
14 17 (0.89%) Telecoms
15 15 (0.79%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.79%) Wearables
16 14 (0.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 13 (0.68%) Law
18 11 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,504 (78.95%) Developer
2 667 (35.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 439 (23.04%) Senior Developer
4 208 (10.92%) React Developer
5 201 (10.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 185 (9.71%) Web Developer
7 177 (9.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 155 (8.14%) Angular Developer
9 109 (5.72%) .NET Developer
9 109 (5.72%) Software Engineer
10 103 (5.41%) PHP Developer
11 101 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
12 90 (4.72%) Senior Web Developer
13 88 (4.62%) Lead Developer
13 88 (4.62%) Software Developer
14 82 (4.30%) C# Developer
15 79 (4.15%) Senior React Developer
16 77 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
17 47 (2.47%) Senior Full Stack Developer
17 47 (2.47%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,528 (80.21%) CSS
2 1,419 (74.49%) HTML
3 1,160 (60.89%) React
4 770 (40.42%) AngularJS
5 674 (35.38%) Node.js
6 639 (33.54%) HTML5
7 538 (28.24%) Vue.js
8 477 (25.04%) CSS3
9 436 (22.89%) LESS
10 392 (20.58%) .NET
11 369 (19.37%) Jest
12 332 (17.43%) Redux
13 306 (16.06%) REST
14 249 (13.07%) RESTful
15 238 (12.49%) jQuery
16 217 (11.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 215 (11.29%) Web Services
18 211 (11.08%) .NET Core
19 182 (9.55%) .NET Framework
20 180 (9.45%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 637 (33.44%) User Experience
2 135 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 58 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 56 (2.94%) W3C
6 40 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
7 37 (1.94%) Cloud Native
8 36 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 34 (1.78%) Blog
9 34 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
10 29 (1.52%) Animation
11 28 (1.47%) Legacy Code
12 26 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.31%) Algorithms
14 18 (0.94%) Life Science
15 16 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
16 15 (0.79%) Management Information System
17 14 (0.73%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.73%) Wiki
18 11 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 106 (5.56%) Linux
2 68 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 66 (3.46%) Android
4 41 (2.15%) Windows
5 21 (1.10%) Unix
6 9 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.26%) tvOS
8 5 (0.26%) VMS
9 1 (0.052%) Debian
9 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (45.30%) Front End Development
2 817 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
3 464 (24.36%) Web Development
4 436 (22.89%) Full Stack Development
5 358 (18.79%) TDD
6 293 (15.38%) DevOps
7 273 (14.33%) Software Engineering
8 247 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
9 212 (11.13%) Unit Testing
10 211 (11.08%) Microservices
11 203 (10.66%) E-Commerce
11 203 (10.66%) Scrum
12 202 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
13 199 (10.45%) Test Automation
14 196 (10.29%) Mentoring
14 196 (10.29%) MVC
15 176 (9.24%) SEO
16 144 (7.56%) Workflow
17 134 (7.03%) Responsive Web Design
18 126 (6.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,546 (81.15%) JavaScript
2 780 (40.94%) TypeScript
3 535 (28.08%) ES6
4 380 (19.95%) C#
5 361 (18.95%) PHP
6 314 (16.48%) SQL
7 191 (10.03%) Java
8 166 (8.71%) Python
9 99 (5.20%) ES7
10 93 (4.88%) Ruby
11 61 (3.20%) T-SQL
12 53 (2.78%) Elm
13 52 (2.73%) Go
14 46 (2.41%) Kotlin
15 44 (2.31%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.57%) Java 11
17 26 (1.36%) Scala
18 23 (1.21%) PowerShell
19 20 (1.05%) PureScript
20 18 (0.94%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 136 (7.14%) Degree
2 69 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.84%) PhD
3 16 (0.84%) SANS
4 15 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (0.47%) DBS Check
5 9 (0.47%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.16%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.16%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.10%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.10%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (15.85%) Accessibility
2 141 (7.40%) QA
3 92 (4.83%) WCAG
4 24 (1.26%) GDPR
5 12 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.21%) IEC 62304
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 311 (16.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.10%) Varnish
3 1 (0.052%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 166 (8.71%) Kubernetes
2 70 (3.67%) Terraform
3 22 (1.15%) Kibana
4 21 (1.10%) Ansible
5 17 (0.89%) ZABBIX
6 15 (0.79%) Grafana
6 15 (0.79%) HAProxy
6 15 (0.79%) logstash
6 15 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.79%) Opsgenie
6 15 (0.79%) Pingdom
7 11 (0.58%) MIIS
8 9 (0.47%) Puppet
9 5 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.052%) Plesk
10 1 (0.052%) Rancher
Vendors
1 140 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 103 (5.41%) Google
3 81 (4.25%) Adobe
4 47 (2.47%) Apple
5 39 (2.05%) WooCommerce
6 38 (1.99%) New Relic
7 32 (1.68%) Oracle
8 25 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.26%) Atlassian
10 21 (1.10%) SAP
10 21 (1.10%) Sony
11 20 (1.05%) Samsung
11 20 (1.05%) Sun
12 15 (0.79%) Sage
13 14 (0.73%) Zend
14 13 (0.68%) Xamarin
15 10 (0.52%) BT
15 10 (0.52%) Optimizely
16 8 (0.42%) Sitecore
16 8 (0.42%) Telerik