Period
to 23 September 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 214 224
Rank change year-on-year -21 +10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2,031 2,738 2,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.66% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 4.14% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,705 2,242 2,446
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,450 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +1.27% +5.33%

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 52,222 66,112 70,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.30% 39.99% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42,804 54,772 58,469
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -21 1,878 £50,000 +5.26% 516
UK excluding London -2 1,295 £43,000 +7.50% 364
London -51 688 £56,545 -5.76% 174
South East -24 432 £45,000 +5.88% 53
North of England +5 311 £40,000 +14.29% 130
South West +51 197 £47,500 +26.67% 68
North West +44 197 £40,000 - 80
Midlands -17 150 £42,500 +6.25% 58
West Midlands +42 112 £43,750 +9.38% 40
Yorkshire -26 105 £37,500 +7.14% 36
East of England +13 94 £50,000 +17.65% 33
Scotland +28 76 £40,000 +11.11% 18
East Midlands -55 38 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Wales +14 34 £40,000 +14.29% 6
North East +10 9 £41,250 +26.92% 14
Northern Ireland -7 2 £35,750 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 1,805 (88.87%) JavaScript
2 1,757 (86.51%) CSS
3 1,619 (79.71%) HTML
4 961 (47.32%) AngularJS
5 914 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 902 (44.41%) Front End Development
7 807 (39.73%) React
8 797 (39.24%) HTML5
9 708 (34.86%) Git (software)
10 586 (28.85%) CSS3
11 584 (28.75%) LESS
12 517 (25.46%) User Experience
13 503 (24.77%) jQuery
14 487 (23.98%) Node.js
15 482 (23.73%) Web Development
16 473 (23.29%) C#
17 449 (22.11%) .NET
18 439 (21.61%) TDD
19 435 (21.42%) ES6
20 429 (21.12%) TypeScript
21 413 (20.33%) PHP
22 373 (18.37%) webpack
23 352 (17.33%) Vue.js
24 344 (16.94%) MVC
25 330 (16.25%) Scrum
26 319 (15.71%) Redux
27 317 (15.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 290 (14.28%) gulp
29 282 (13.88%) SQL
30 270 (13.29%) MySQL

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
1 166 (8.17%) WordPress
2 131 (6.45%) CMS
3 69 (3.40%) Drupal
4 46 (2.26%) Umbraco
5 44 (2.17%) Confluence
6 32 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.03%) Apache
8 17 (0.84%) nginx
9 16 (0.79%) IIS
10 14 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.44%) EPiServer
11 9 (0.44%) SharePoint
12 8 (0.39%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.34%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.30%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.30%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.20%) JBoss
15 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 144 (7.09%) Photoshop
2 81 (3.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 46 (2.26%) Sketch
4 40 (1.97%) Adobe XD
5 32 (1.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 25 (1.23%) InVision
7 18 (0.89%) InDesign
8 15 (0.74%) Zeplin
9 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (0.20%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.20%) GIMP
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.098%) Marvel
13 1 (0.049%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.049%) Figma
13 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Excel
13 1 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (2.90%) Magento
2 16 (0.79%) Shopify
3 4 (0.20%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.098%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.049%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 227 (11.18%) npm
2 205 (10.09%) AWS
3 195 (9.60%) Azure
4 99 (4.87%) SaaS
5 71 (3.50%) GitHub
6 65 (3.20%) Serverless
7 47 (2.31%) Google Analytics
8 39 (1.92%) Yarn
9 35 (1.72%) GCP
10 32 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (0.98%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.84%) PaaS
14 16 (0.79%) CloudFront
14 16 (0.79%) Route 53
15 14 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (0.69%) Slack
16 13 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 9 (0.44%) Lucidchart
17 9 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.08%) HTTP
2 12 (0.59%) Internet
3 10 (0.49%) DNS
3 10 (0.49%) SSH
4 7 (0.34%) Intranet
5 6 (0.30%) Firewall
6 5 (0.25%) MQTT
7 4 (0.20%) FTP
8 2 (0.098%) Extranet
8 2 (0.098%) SSL
9 1 (0.049%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.049%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (13.29%) MySQL
2 196 (9.65%) SQL Server
3 114 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 93 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 71 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 34 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (1.58%) Big Data
8 30 (1.48%) Redis
9 26 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (0.94%) MariaDB
11 15 (0.74%) Blockchain
12 14 (0.69%) SQLite
13 12 (0.59%) GIS
14 8 (0.39%) QlikView
14 8 (0.39%) Spatial Data
15 6 (0.30%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.25%) Geospatial Data
16 5 (0.25%) RethinkDB
16 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 4 (0.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 708 (34.86%) Git (software)
2 373 (18.37%) webpack
3 290 (14.28%) gulp
4 217 (10.68%) Grunt
5 160 (7.88%) Jasmine
6 125 (6.15%) Jenkins
7 117 (5.76%) JIRA
8 81 (3.99%) Visual Studio
9 72 (3.55%) Mocha
10 64 (3.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 64 (3.15%) Selenium
10 64 (3.15%) Subversion
11 59 (2.90%) Bower
12 57 (2.81%) PostCSS
13 56 (2.76%) TeamCity
14 45 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
15 40 (1.97%) Babel
16 35 (1.72%) Bitbucket
17 31 (1.53%) Protractor
18 27 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 200 (9.85%) Finance
2 147 (7.24%) Marketing
3 117 (5.76%) Retail
4 61 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 44 (2.17%) Games
6 38 (1.87%) Advertising
7 34 (1.67%) Multimedia
8 30 (1.48%) Banking
9 21 (1.03%) Public Sector
10 16 (0.79%) Legal
10 16 (0.79%) Publishing
10 16 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.69%) Automotive
12 11 (0.54%) Electronics
13 7 (0.34%) Back Office
13 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.30%) Front Office
14 6 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,717 (84.54%) Developer
2 776 (38.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 301 (14.82%) Senior Developer
4 230 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 199 (9.80%) Web Developer
6 187 (9.21%) React Developer
7 177 (8.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 174 (8.57%) PHP Developer
9 151 (7.43%) Software Developer
10 137 (6.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 115 (5.66%) Angular Developer
11 115 (5.66%) Software Engineer
12 113 (5.56%) UI Developer
13 110 (5.42%) .NET Developer
14 94 (4.63%) C# Developer
15 69 (3.40%) Designer
15 69 (3.40%) HTML Developer
16 68 (3.35%) Junior
17 67 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
18 63 (3.10%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,757 (86.51%) CSS
2 1,619 (79.71%) HTML
3 961 (47.32%) AngularJS
4 807 (39.73%) React
5 797 (39.24%) HTML5
6 586 (28.85%) CSS3
7 584 (28.75%) LESS
8 503 (24.77%) jQuery
9 487 (23.98%) Node.js
10 449 (22.11%) .NET
11 352 (17.33%) Vue.js
12 319 (15.71%) Redux
13 317 (15.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 249 (12.26%) ASP.NET
15 220 (10.83%) RESTful
16 211 (10.39%) Web Services
17 193 (9.50%) Laravel
18 188 (9.26%) REST
19 159 (7.83%) .NET Framework
20 143 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 517 (25.46%) User Experience
2 139 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
2 139 (6.84%) Mobile App
3 38 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (1.58%) Social Media
6 29 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.13%) e-Learning
8 23 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (1.08%) Animation
10 21 (1.03%) W3C
11 18 (0.89%) Graphic Design
11 18 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 16 (0.79%) Data Structures
12 16 (0.79%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.74%) BBC
14 13 (0.64%) Xbox
15 12 (0.59%) Cloud Native
16 10 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 132 (6.50%) Linux
2 47 (2.31%) Apple iOS
3 45 (2.22%) Android
4 28 (1.38%) Windows
5 18 (0.89%) Unix
6 8 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.34%) CentOS
8 6 (0.30%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.098%) Debian
9 2 (0.098%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.098%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.049%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.049%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 914 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 902 (44.41%) Front End Development
3 482 (23.73%) Web Development
4 439 (21.61%) TDD
5 344 (16.94%) MVC
6 330 (16.25%) Scrum
7 264 (13.00%) DevOps
8 242 (11.92%) OO
9 220 (10.83%) Software Engineering
10 210 (10.34%) BDD
11 204 (10.04%) Mentoring
12 200 (9.85%) Unit Testing
13 191 (9.40%) Responsive Web Design
14 187 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
15 153 (7.53%) Fintech
16 148 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
17 142 (6.99%) E-Commerce
18 126 (6.20%) Test Automation
19 117 (5.76%) Analytics
20 116 (5.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,805 (88.87%) JavaScript
2 473 (23.29%) C#
3 435 (21.42%) ES6
4 429 (21.12%) TypeScript
5 413 (20.33%) PHP
6 282 (13.88%) SQL
7 189 (9.31%) Java
8 114 (5.61%) Python
9 56 (2.76%) Ruby
10 54 (2.66%) T-SQL
11 43 (2.12%) ES7
12 23 (1.13%) PHP 7
13 19 (0.94%) Go
14 18 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 18 (0.89%) ES8
15 14 (0.69%) C++
16 13 (0.64%) Java 8
17 12 (0.59%) Groovy
17 12 (0.59%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 132 (6.50%) Degree
2 38 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.44%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.25%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.098%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.049%) MBCS
7 1 (0.049%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.11%) QA
2 16 (0.79%) WAI
3 12 (0.59%) GDPR
4 8 (0.39%) WCAG
5 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 193 (9.50%) Docker
2 14 (0.69%) Varnish
3 5 (0.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.049%) Firmware
4 1 (0.049%) vCloud
4 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (2.66%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.49%) Matomo
3 9 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.30%) Marathon
5 6 (0.30%) Mesos
6 5 (0.25%) Ansible
7 4 (0.20%) cPanel
7 4 (0.20%) Terraform
8 2 (0.098%) Grafana
9 1 (0.049%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.049%) Graphite
9 1 (0.049%) Kibana
9 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.049%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.049%) Puppet
Vendors
1 122 (6.01%) Microsoft
2 103 (5.07%) Adobe
3 100 (4.92%) Google
4 31 (1.53%) Zend
5 25 (1.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 18 (0.89%) Sitecore
7 15 (0.74%) Avid
8 14 (0.69%) Oracle
9 13 (0.64%) Xamarin
10 12 (0.59%) Facebook
10 12 (0.59%) HubSpot
10 12 (0.59%) WooCommerce
11 11 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.54%) Hotjar
12 10 (0.49%) Apple
13 9 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.44%) Spotify
14 8 (0.39%) Twitter
15 6 (0.30%) SAP
15 6 (0.30%) Sencha