Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 220 257
Rank change year-on-year +11 +37 +135
Permanent jobs citing Sass 2,854 2,741 2,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.55% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.06% 3.95% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,445 2,435 2,332
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +4.48%

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 70,282 69,416 78,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 39.15% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58,912 60,033 67,780
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,986
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 January 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 18 January 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 +10 2,707 £45,000 - 597
UK excluding London +40 1,574 £40,000 +6.67% 358
London -19 1,236 £57,500 +4.55% 258
South East +73 508 £42,500 - 84
North of England +54 422 £37,500 +7.14% 121
North West +41 259 £40,000 +6.67% 80
Midlands +15 244 £32,500 -7.14% 72
West Midlands +26 187 £31,500 -10.00% 38
South West +7 175 £40,000 +6.67% 27
Yorkshire +50 143 £33,000 -5.71% 39
East of England -14 129 £45,000 -3.46% 35
Scotland -36 69 £40,000 +6.67% 13
East Midlands -2 57 £35,000 - 34
Wales +3 27 £36,250 +11.54% 4
North East -6 20 £35,000 -6.12% 2
Northern Ireland -18 6 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 2,587 (90.64%) JavaScript
2 2,526 (88.51%) CSS
3 2,452 (85.91%) HTML
4 1,430 (50.11%) AngularJS
5 1,421 (49.79%) HTML5
6 1,341 (46.99%) Front End Development
7 1,208 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1,167 (40.89%) jQuery
9 1,091 (38.23%) CSS3
10 1,073 (37.60%) Git (software)
11 996 (34.90%) LESS
12 929 (32.55%) React
13 899 (31.50%) PHP
14 839 (29.40%) Web Development
15 808 (28.31%) User Experience
16 738 (25.86%) Node.js
17 687 (24.07%) gulp
18 600 (21.02%) MVC
19 569 (19.94%) TDD
20 553 (19.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 516 (18.08%) MySQL
22 514 (18.01%) Grunt
23 504 (17.66%) .NET
24 439 (15.38%) C#
25 423 (14.82%) OO
26 417 (14.61%) webpack
27 415 (14.54%) ES6
28 410 (14.37%) Scrum
29 399 (13.98%) Finance
30 384 (13.45%) 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
1 322 (11.28%) CMS
2 293 (10.27%) WordPress
3 93 (3.26%) Apache
4 90 (3.15%) Drupal
5 84 (2.94%) Umbraco
6 75 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
7 53 (1.86%) nginx
8 47 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 33 (1.16%) EPiServer
10 20 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 18 (0.63%) Confluence
12 17 (0.60%) Apache Spark
13 16 (0.56%) IIS
14 15 (0.53%) Joomla!
15 13 (0.46%) ExpressionEngine
16 12 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.42%) SharePoint
17 10 (0.35%) JBoss
18 8 (0.28%) Tomcat
18 8 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 219 (7.67%) Photoshop
2 117 (4.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 89 (3.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 33 (1.16%) InVision
5 15 (0.53%) InDesign
6 12 (0.42%) GIMP
7 5 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.11%) HipChat
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.035%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.035%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 96 (3.36%) Magento
2 19 (0.67%) Shopify
3 9 (0.32%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.18%) OpenCart
5 5 (0.18%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 351 (12.30%) npm
2 248 (8.69%) Amazon AWS
3 193 (6.76%) SaaS
4 186 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 168 (5.89%) GitHub
6 35 (1.23%) Google Analytics
7 33 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 33 (1.16%) Heroku
8 32 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 30 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
10 28 (0.98%) CloudFront
11 25 (0.88%) Serverless
12 23 (0.81%) Firebase
13 22 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
13 22 (0.77%) Route 53
14 19 (0.67%) Slack
15 15 (0.53%) Yarn
16 11 (0.39%) Office 365
16 11 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.71%) HTTP
2 75 (2.63%) Internet
3 27 (0.95%) SMS
4 15 (0.53%) Intranet
5 10 (0.35%) SSH
6 9 (0.32%) DNS
7 7 (0.25%) AMQP
8 5 (0.18%) Extranet
8 5 (0.18%) Skype
9 4 (0.14%) VPN
10 3 (0.11%) SSL
11 1 (0.035%) FTP
11 1 (0.035%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (18.08%) MySQL
2 262 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 129 (4.52%) NoSQL
4 124 (4.34%) MongoDB
5 120 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
6 100 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 88 (3.08%) Redis
8 38 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 35 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 32 (1.12%) Big Data
11 25 (0.88%) Couchbase
12 23 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 22 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 16 (0.56%) Blockchain
14 16 (0.56%) Hadoop
14 16 (0.56%) SQLite
15 13 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.42%) MariaDB
17 11 (0.39%) Cosmos DB
18 10 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,073 (37.60%) Git (software)
2 687 (24.07%) gulp
3 514 (18.01%) Grunt
4 417 (14.61%) webpack
5 229 (8.02%) Jasmine
6 172 (6.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 168 (5.89%) Subversion
8 151 (5.29%) Selenium
9 148 (5.19%) Jenkins
10 135 (4.73%) Mocha
11 129 (4.52%) Bower
12 125 (4.38%) JIRA
13 94 (3.29%) PostCSS
14 88 (3.08%) Protractor
15 86 (3.01%) Bitbucket
16 79 (2.77%) Visual Studio
17 69 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
17 69 (2.42%) TeamCity
18 68 (2.38%) Babel
19 61 (2.14%) Vagrant
General
1 399 (13.98%) Finance
2 314 (11.00%) Marketing
3 214 (7.50%) Retail
4 187 (6.55%) Advertising
5 112 (3.92%) Games
6 83 (2.91%) Banking
7 45 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.37%) Automotive
9 33 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.02%) Electronics
11 28 (0.98%) Legal
12 25 (0.88%) Law
13 13 (0.46%) Front Office
13 13 (0.46%) Publishing
14 11 (0.39%) Back Office
14 11 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.28%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.14%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 2,502 (87.67%) Developer
2 1,130 (39.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 628 (22.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 439 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 377 (13.21%) Web Developer
6 353 (12.37%) PHP Developer
7 324 (11.35%) HTML Developer
8 282 (9.88%) HTML CSS Developer
9 249 (8.72%) Angular Developer
10 209 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 208 (7.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 202 (7.08%) .NET Developer
13 184 (6.45%) React Developer
14 168 (5.89%) C# Developer
15 124 (4.34%) Junior
16 120 (4.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 119 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
18 118 (4.13%) UI Developer
19 115 (4.03%) Junior Developer
20 110 (3.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,526 (88.51%) CSS
2 2,452 (85.91%) HTML
3 1,430 (50.11%) AngularJS
4 1,421 (49.79%) HTML5
5 1,167 (40.89%) jQuery
6 1,091 (38.23%) CSS3
7 996 (34.90%) LESS
8 929 (32.55%) React
9 738 (25.86%) Node.js
10 553 (19.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 504 (17.66%) .NET
12 340 (11.91%) REST
13 338 (11.84%) RESTful
14 306 (10.72%) Redux
15 302 (10.58%) Ajax
16 287 (10.06%) ASP.NET
17 264 (9.25%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 256 (8.97%) Web Services
19 240 (8.41%) Backbone.js
20 204 (7.15%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 808 (28.31%) User Experience
2 281 (9.85%) Mobile App
3 156 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 138 (4.84%) Fintech
4 138 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
5 52 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (1.82%) Social Media
6 50 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 50 (1.75%) W3C
7 39 (1.37%) Graphic Design
8 32 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 28 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 27 (0.95%) Cloud Native
11 26 (0.91%) Animation
12 25 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (0.63%) Xbox
15 17 (0.60%) RIA
16 16 (0.56%) Media Streaming
17 13 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 306 (10.72%) Linux
2 105 (3.68%) Android
3 88 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 70 (2.45%) Unix
5 40 (1.40%) Windows
6 12 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.25%) Debian
7 7 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.18%) CentOS
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.070%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.070%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.035%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,341 (46.99%) Front End Development
2 1,208 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
3 839 (29.40%) Web Development
4 600 (21.02%) MVC
5 569 (19.94%) TDD
6 423 (14.82%) OO
7 410 (14.37%) Scrum
8 383 (13.42%) Responsive Web Design
9 312 (10.93%) Software Engineering
10 292 (10.23%) OOP
11 285 (9.99%) E-Commerce
12 275 (9.64%) BDD
13 272 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
14 247 (8.65%) Unit Testing
15 242 (8.48%) SEO
16 229 (8.02%) Test Automation
17 223 (7.81%) Web Design
18 205 (7.18%) Open Source
19 170 (5.96%) Analytics
20 151 (5.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2,587 (90.64%) JavaScript
2 899 (31.50%) PHP
3 439 (15.38%) C#
4 415 (14.54%) ES6
5 384 (13.45%) SQL
6 382 (13.38%) Java
7 273 (9.57%) TypeScript
8 170 (5.96%) Python
9 136 (4.77%) Ruby
10 76 (2.66%) T-SQL
11 75 (2.63%) ES7
12 34 (1.19%) Scala
13 32 (1.12%) C
14 30 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.05%) PHP 7
15 26 (0.91%) PHP 5
16 21 (0.74%) PowerShell
17 15 (0.53%) Apple Swift
17 15 (0.53%) Go
18 11 (0.39%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 247 (8.65%) Degree
2 69 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 27 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.42%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.18%) MCSD
8 1 (0.035%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.035%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.27%) QA
2 38 (1.33%) WCAG
3 11 (0.39%) WAI
4 9 (0.32%) SLA
5 4 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.035%) GDPR
7 1 (0.035%) PMO
7 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 188 (6.59%) Docker
2 8 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.21%) Varnish
4 3 (0.11%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (1.23%) Puppet
2 32 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 20 (0.70%) Ansible
4 11 (0.39%) Capistrano
5 10 (0.35%) Terraform
6 8 (0.28%) Mesos
6 8 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.035%) Grafana
9 1 (0.035%) Graphite
9 1 (0.035%) Kibana
9 1 (0.035%) Plesk
9 1 (0.035%) Rancher
9 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 163 (5.71%) Google
2 157 (5.50%) Adobe
3 145 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 81 (2.84%) Zend
5 55 (1.93%) Sitecore
6 53 (1.86%) Twitter
7 43 (1.51%) HP
8 34 (1.19%) Facebook
9 24 (0.84%) Xamarin
10 23 (0.81%) Oracle
11 22 (0.77%) WooCommerce
12 21 (0.74%) SAP
13 17 (0.60%) Apple
14 12 (0.42%) Capita
15 10 (0.35%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.35%) Qubit
16 9 (0.32%) Marketo
16 9 (0.32%) Optimizely
17 8 (0.28%) Sun
18 7 (0.25%) Salesforce.com