Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 237 220
Rank change year-on-year +41 -17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Sass 1,534 2,052 2,777
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.75% 1.44% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 3.74% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,336 1,759 2,479
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 34,792 54,811 69,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.73% 38.43% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28,533 44,880 58,134
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +44 1,418 £55,000 +15.79% 148
UK excluding London +36 884 £45,000 +5.88% 104
London +77 608 £67,500 +17.39% 50
South East +17 261 £50,000 +11.11% 21
North of England +53 238 £42,500 +6.25% 35
South West +27 110 £40,000 +1.91% 21
Midlands +41 108 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Yorkshire +84 107 £37,500 -8.54% 9
Work from Home +34 101 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North West +17 100 £50,000 +25.00% 20
East of England +55 84 £48,750 -2.50% 8
West Midlands +28 58 £47,500 +13.10% 8
East Midlands +57 50 £42,500 +11.84% 5
Scotland +36 50 £38,000 -5.00% 2
North East +35 31 £35,000 -15.15% 6
Wales -6 24 £50,000 +42.86%
Northern Ireland +21 9 £52,500 +20.00% 4

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 1,298 (84.62%) CSS
2 1,288 (83.96%) JavaScript
3 1,199 (78.16%) HTML
4 804 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
5 703 (45.83%) Front End Development
6 691 (45.05%) AngularJS
7 680 (44.33%) React
8 611 (39.83%) HTML5
9 572 (37.29%) Git (software)
10 425 (27.71%) CSS3
11 414 (26.99%) Node.js
12 402 (26.21%) LESS
13 382 (24.90%) TypeScript
14 374 (24.38%) User Experience
15 369 (24.05%) Vue.js
16 359 (23.40%) PHP
17 351 (22.88%) webpack
18 336 (21.90%) jQuery
19 325 (21.19%) ES6
20 301 (19.62%) Web Development
21 297 (19.36%) TDD
22 266 (17.34%) .NET
23 258 (16.82%) REST
24 248 (16.17%) gulp
25 243 (15.84%) Finance
26 235 (15.32%) C#
27 233 (15.19%) AWS
28 231 (15.06%) DevOps
29 218 (14.21%) Redux
29 218 (14.21%) MVC

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
1 118 (7.69%) CMS
2 109 (7.11%) WordPress
3 48 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (2.41%) Confluence
5 36 (2.35%) Apache
6 24 (1.56%) Drupal
7 22 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 16 (1.04%) nginx
10 13 (0.85%) IIS
11 11 (0.72%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.26%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.26%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.20%) NServiceBus
15 2 (0.13%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.065%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 1 (0.065%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 66 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 47 (3.06%) Sketch
3 38 (2.48%) Zeplin
4 35 (2.28%) InVision
5 29 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (1.89%) Adobe XD
6 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (0.65%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.65%) Figma
8 6 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.26%) InDesign
10 2 (0.13%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 58 (3.78%) Magento
2 19 (1.24%) Shopify
3 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 233 (15.19%) AWS
2 210 (13.69%) Azure
3 199 (12.97%) npm
4 99 (6.45%) SaaS
5 62 (4.04%) GitHub
6 44 (2.87%) GCP
6 44 (2.87%) Serverless
7 35 (2.28%) Yarn
8 34 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
9 25 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (1.37%) Amazon S3
12 20 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
12 20 (1.30%) Amazon EKS
12 20 (1.30%) Office 365
13 18 (1.17%) AWS CodePipeline
14 10 (0.65%) PaaS
15 9 (0.59%) Google Analytics
16 8 (0.52%) DigitalOcean
16 8 (0.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.24%) Internet
2 8 (0.52%) Skype
3 7 (0.46%) SSH
4 6 (0.39%) Broadband
5 5 (0.33%) AMQP
5 5 (0.33%) Firewall
5 5 (0.33%) HTTP
6 2 (0.13%) DMZ
6 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.065%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (10.43%) MySQL
2 138 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 63 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 57 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 41 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 37 (2.41%) Redis
8 23 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 20 (1.30%) Big Data
10 14 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
12 11 (0.72%) MariaDB
13 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
16 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2017
17 3 (0.20%) Blockchain
17 3 (0.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 572 (37.29%) Git (software)
2 351 (22.88%) webpack
3 248 (16.17%) gulp
4 167 (10.89%) Grunt
5 124 (8.08%) Jasmine
6 95 (6.19%) JIRA
7 81 (5.28%) Karma Test Runner
8 76 (4.95%) Jenkins
9 69 (4.50%) Visual Studio
10 62 (4.04%) Mocha
11 61 (3.98%) Selenium
12 60 (3.91%) Babel
13 49 (3.19%) Protractor
14 36 (2.35%) Balsamiq
15 35 (2.28%) Subversion
16 34 (2.22%) NUnit
17 32 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
18 30 (1.96%) TeamCity
19 29 (1.89%) git-flow
20 28 (1.83%) PostCSS
General
1 243 (15.84%) Finance
2 131 (8.54%) Marketing
3 84 (5.48%) Retail
4 48 (3.13%) Games
5 34 (2.22%) Banking
6 25 (1.63%) Legal
7 22 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.30%) Public Sector
9 15 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.72%) Automotive
12 10 (0.65%) Law
13 7 (0.46%) Publishing
14 6 (0.39%) Advertising
15 3 (0.20%) Local Government
15 3 (0.20%) Police
15 3 (0.20%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,330 (86.70%) Developer
2 626 (40.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 345 (22.49%) Senior Developer
4 193 (12.58%) React Developer
5 181 (11.80%) Full Stack Developer
6 180 (11.73%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 170 (11.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 149 (9.71%) Angular Developer
9 135 (8.80%) PHP Developer
10 132 (8.60%) Web Developer
11 101 (6.58%) Software Developer
12 79 (5.15%) .NET Developer
13 72 (4.69%) UI Developer
14 60 (3.91%) Lead Developer
15 56 (3.65%) HTML Developer
16 55 (3.59%) Software Engineer
17 54 (3.52%) Senior React Developer
17 54 (3.52%) Senior Software Developer
18 52 (3.39%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 50 (3.26%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,298 (84.62%) CSS
2 1,199 (78.16%) HTML
3 691 (45.05%) AngularJS
4 680 (44.33%) React
5 611 (39.83%) HTML5
6 425 (27.71%) CSS3
7 414 (26.99%) Node.js
8 402 (26.21%) LESS
9 369 (24.05%) Vue.js
10 336 (21.90%) jQuery
11 266 (17.34%) .NET
12 258 (16.82%) REST
13 218 (14.21%) Redux
14 178 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 169 (11.02%) Web Services
16 154 (10.04%) RESTful
17 150 (9.78%) Laravel
18 144 (9.39%) Jest
19 113 (7.37%) Angular 2
20 110 (7.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 374 (24.38%) User Experience
2 99 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 73 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (1.63%) Cloud Native
7 24 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
7 24 (1.56%) Public Cloud
8 20 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.11%) W3C
10 14 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (0.85%) N-Tier
12 11 (0.72%) Contract for Difference
13 10 (0.65%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.52%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.46%) Animation
15 7 (0.46%) SWIFT
16 6 (0.39%) Algorithms
17 5 (0.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 116 (7.56%) Linux
2 42 (2.74%) Android
3 41 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 18 (1.17%) Mac OS X
5 11 (0.72%) Windows
6 8 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.20%) Debian
8 2 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 703 (45.83%) Front End Development
3 301 (19.62%) Web Development
4 297 (19.36%) TDD
5 231 (15.06%) DevOps
6 218 (14.21%) MVC
7 206 (13.43%) OO
8 201 (13.10%) Unit Testing
9 198 (12.91%) Scrum
10 171 (11.15%) BDD
11 168 (10.95%) E-Commerce
12 160 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
13 154 (10.04%) Software Engineering
14 150 (9.78%) Test Automation
15 145 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
16 131 (8.54%) Fintech
17 126 (8.21%) Responsive Web Design
18 113 (7.37%) Mentoring
19 96 (6.26%) Microservices
20 86 (5.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,288 (83.96%) JavaScript
2 382 (24.90%) TypeScript
3 359 (23.40%) PHP
4 325 (21.19%) ES6
5 235 (15.32%) C#
6 182 (11.86%) SQL
7 125 (8.15%) Java
8 82 (5.35%) Python
9 63 (4.11%) Ruby
10 53 (3.46%) T-SQL
11 25 (1.63%) Java 8
12 24 (1.56%) PHP 7
13 22 (1.43%) AspectJ
14 16 (1.04%) ES7
15 15 (0.98%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.72%) C
17 10 (0.65%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.46%) PHP 5
19 6 (0.39%) Go
20 5 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 73 (4.76%) Degree
2 25 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.39%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.20%) MBCS
7 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.065%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.065%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.02%) QA
2 12 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.52%) WCAG
4 7 (0.46%) ISO 15022
4 7 (0.46%) ISO 20022
5 5 (0.33%) GDPR
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.065%) WAI
System Software
1 176 (11.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.065%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 66 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 39 (2.54%) Terraform
3 13 (0.85%) Mesos
4 2 (0.13%) cPanel
4 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.13%) Plesk
4 2 (0.13%) Puppet
5 1 (0.065%) Ansible
5 1 (0.065%) Grafana
5 1 (0.065%) Graphite
5 1 (0.065%) Graylog
5 1 (0.065%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 113 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 70 (4.56%) Google
3 52 (3.39%) Adobe
4 51 (3.32%) Zend
5 31 (2.02%) Oracle
6 14 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 11 (0.72%) Sitecore
7 11 (0.72%) WooCommerce
8 9 (0.59%) Twitter
9 5 (0.33%) Rollbar
10 4 (0.26%) GrapeCity
10 4 (0.26%) hybris
10 4 (0.26%) Netlify
10 4 (0.26%) Telerik
11 3 (0.20%) Demandware
11 3 (0.20%) New Relic
11 3 (0.20%) Optimizely
11 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.13%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.13%) Facebook