The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 203 214 215
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing LESS 27 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 7
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
LESS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1468 1836 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.04% 34.08% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1479 1720
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Berkshire region.

LESS Salary Trend in Berkshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

LESS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 9 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Bracknell -8 9 £47,500 -
Maidenhead - 9 £57,500 -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LESS.

1 31 (100.00%) HTML
1 31 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (93.55%) jQuery
3 26 (83.87%) JavaScript
4 25 (80.65%) HTML5
5 22 (70.97%) AngularJS
6 17 (54.84%) Sass
6 17 (54.84%) CSS3
6 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (38.71%) Web Development
9 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 11 (35.48%) Node.js
10 9 (29.03%) DOM
10 9 (29.03%) OO
11 8 (25.81%) MVC
11 8 (25.81%) User Experience
12 7 (22.58%) Information Architecture
12 7 (22.58%) Product Management
12 7 (22.58%) Usability Testing
12 7 (22.58%) RIA
12 7 (22.58%) Human Factors
12 7 (22.58%) Advertising
12 7 (22.58%) Photoshop
13 6 (19.35%) C#
13 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
13 6 (19.35%) SQL
13 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
13 6 (19.35%) .NET
13 6 (19.35%) SQL Server

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing LESS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LESS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) Node.js
2 5 (16.13%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
1 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Mocha
2 1 (3.23%) Hudson
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Advertising
2 6 (19.35%) Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Arabic Language
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (25.81%) UI Developer
4 7 (22.58%) UI Designer
4 7 (22.58%) Designer
5 6 (19.35%) UX Designer
6 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) CSS
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
2 29 (93.55%) jQuery
3 25 (80.65%) HTML5
4 22 (70.97%) AngularJS
5 17 (54.84%) CSS3
5 17 (54.84%) Sass
6 15 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (29.03%) DOM
8 6 (19.35%) .NET
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) WCF
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (12.90%) WF
10 3 (9.68%) Backbone.js
11 2 (6.45%) Velocity
12 1 (3.23%) Dojo
12 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) User Experience
2 7 (22.58%) Human Factors
2 7 (22.58%) RIA
3 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) W3C
5 1 (3.23%) Streaming Music
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Web Development
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) OO
5 8 (25.81%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Usability Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Product Management
6 7 (22.58%) Information Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) CQRS
7 4 (12.90%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.45%) OOD
9 2 (6.45%) Web Design
10 1 (3.23%) TDD
10 1 (3.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Twitter
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) ATG
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