Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 147 170
Rank change year-on-year -40 +23 +52
Permanent jobs citing Sass 93 206 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.15% 2.05% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 5.38% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 74 183 163
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -3.08% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,100
90th Percentile £58,875 £43,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,377 3,831 3,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.44% 38.03% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,956 3,254 3,368
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.86% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the West Midlands

Sass
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sass in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Sass in the West Midlands

Sass
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Sass in the West Midlands

Sass
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Warwickshire +33 27 £45,000 +45.16% 3
Birmingham -39 26 £40,000 +26.98% 8
Worcestershire -2 12 £31,250 -10.71% 3
Staffordshire +7 8 £29,000 -1.69% 8
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £32,500 -
Solihull +6 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Coventry +10 3 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Shropshire +7 3 £32,500 -
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sass.

1 80 (86.02%) JavaScript
2 75 (80.65%) HTML
2 75 (80.65%) CSS
3 54 (58.06%) Git (software)
3 54 (58.06%) HTML5
4 52 (55.91%) AngularJS
5 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (44.09%) CSS3
7 37 (39.78%) PHP
8 35 (37.63%) MySQL
8 35 (37.63%) TDD
9 31 (33.33%) Front End Development
10 30 (32.26%) C#
11 27 (29.03%) Vue.js
12 24 (25.81%) SQL
13 23 (24.73%) .NET
13 23 (24.73%) Web Development
14 21 (22.58%) .NET Framework
14 21 (22.58%) Laravel
14 21 (22.58%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (21.51%) React
15 20 (21.51%) jQuery
16 19 (20.43%) Entity Framework
16 19 (20.43%) Node.js
16 19 (20.43%) npm
17 18 (19.35%) Angular 2
17 18 (19.35%) LESS
17 18 (19.35%) LINQ
17 18 (19.35%) MVC
18 17 (18.28%) .NET Core

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 15 (16.13%) CMS
2 14 (15.05%) Confluence
3 9 (9.68%) WordPress
4 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.45%) Umbraco
5 5 (5.38%) nginx
6 3 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.23%) Drupal
7 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) npm
2 14 (15.05%) NuGet
3 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.23%) GitHub
4 3 (3.23%) Silverpop
5 1 (1.08%) AdWords
5 1 (1.08%) Slack
5 1 (1.08%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) Internet
2 5 (5.38%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) Broadband
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (37.63%) MySQL
2 16 (17.20%) SQLite
3 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.15%) Redis
6 2 (2.15%) RethinkDB
7 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.08%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.08%) HBase
7 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (58.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
2 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio Code
3 13 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (9.68%) gulp
4 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (8.60%) Jasmine
6 7 (7.53%) webpack
7 6 (6.45%) Grunt
7 6 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (5.38%) Selenium
9 4 (4.30%) NUnit
10 3 (3.23%) Maven
10 3 (3.23%) Mocha
10 3 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.15%) git-flow
12 1 (1.08%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.45%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Advertising
3 3 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Games
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (91.40%) Developer
2 27 (29.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (25.81%) Full Stack Developer
4 19 (20.43%) PHP Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Software Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.75%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.68%) .NET Developer
8 9 (9.68%) C# Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (5.38%) CMS Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.38%) Junior
10 5 (5.38%) Junior Developer
11 3 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Junior PHP Developer
11 3 (3.23%) React Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 2 (2.15%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (80.65%) CSS
1 75 (80.65%) HTML
2 54 (58.06%) HTML5
3 52 (55.91%) AngularJS
4 41 (44.09%) CSS3
5 27 (29.03%) Vue.js
6 23 (24.73%) .NET
7 21 (22.58%) .NET Framework
7 21 (22.58%) KnockoutJS
7 21 (22.58%) Laravel
8 20 (21.51%) jQuery
8 20 (21.51%) React
9 19 (20.43%) Entity Framework
9 19 (20.43%) Node.js
10 18 (19.35%) Angular 2
10 18 (19.35%) LESS
10 18 (19.35%) LINQ
11 17 (18.28%) .NET Core
12 16 (17.20%) Code First Entity Framework
13 15 (16.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (15.05%) CCTV
3 13 (13.98%) User Experience
4 10 (10.75%) Internet of Things
5 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.23%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Windows 10
3 13 (13.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.63%) TDD
3 31 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 23 (24.73%) Web Development
5 18 (19.35%) MVC
6 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
7 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.90%) Scrum
8 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.83%) OOP
10 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (9.68%) OO
11 9 (9.68%) Prototyping
12 8 (8.60%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (8.60%) Content Management
13 7 (7.53%) Analytics
13 7 (7.53%) OO PHP
13 7 (7.53%) SDLC
14 6 (6.45%) Dependency Management
14 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (86.02%) JavaScript
2 37 (39.78%) PHP
3 30 (32.26%) C#
4 24 (25.81%) SQL
5 12 (12.90%) TypeScript
6 7 (7.53%) ES6
7 5 (5.38%) ES7
7 5 (5.38%) ES8
8 3 (3.23%) Java
8 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.08%) Java 8
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) Python
9 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (17.20%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Marathon
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Atlassian
2 10 (10.75%) BT
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.38%) MuleSoft
4 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.30%) Fujitsu
5 4 (4.30%) Zend
6 3 (3.23%) Adobe
6 3 (3.23%) IBM
7 2 (2.15%) WooCommerce
8 1 (1.08%) ATG
8 1 (1.08%) Google
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle
8 1 (1.08%) Sun