The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 166 232 226
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 38 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 0.076% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 0.24% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 38 4 9
Median salary £40,625 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
1325 1686 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.20% 32.13% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1441 1215
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

LESS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +13 18 £50,000 +66.66%
Reading +20 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Slough - 4 £37,500 -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 47 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 47 (100.00%) CSS
1 47 (100.00%) Sass
2 46 (97.87%) HTML
3 45 (95.74%) HTML5
4 44 (93.62%) CSS3
4 44 (93.62%) jQuery
5 34 (72.34%) Front End Development
6 26 (55.32%) AngularJS
7 25 (53.19%) React
7 25 (53.19%) Backbone.js
8 21 (44.68%) Web Development
9 15 (31.91%) .NET
10 14 (29.79%) Photoshop
10 14 (29.79%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (29.79%) Web Design
10 14 (29.79%) Degree
10 14 (29.79%) Grunt
11 13 (27.66%) C#
11 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
12 12 (25.53%) DOM
12 12 (25.53%) JSON
12 12 (25.53%) User Experience
12 12 (25.53%) gulp
13 11 (23.40%) Cross-Browser Development
13 11 (23.40%) Software Delivery
13 11 (23.40%) SDLC
13 11 (23.40%) Umbraco
13 11 (23.40%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (23.40%) Umbraco
2 4 (8.51%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (29.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) FTP
1 5 (10.64%) HTTP
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
1 5 (10.64%) SMTP
1 5 (10.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Grunt
2 12 (25.53%) gulp
3 11 (23.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
5 8 (17.02%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Bower
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
1 11 (23.40%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.26%) Arabic Language
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (85.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (74.47%) HTML Developer
4 24 (51.06%) HTML CSS Developer
5 20 (42.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (27.66%) UI Developer
7 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
7 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (23.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (23.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (23.40%) C# Developer
8 6 (12.77%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Java Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) CSS
1 47 (100.00%) Sass
2 46 (97.87%) HTML
3 45 (95.74%) HTML5
4 44 (93.62%) CSS3
4 44 (93.62%) jQuery
5 26 (55.32%) AngularJS
6 25 (53.19%) Backbone.js
6 25 (53.19%) React
7 15 (31.91%) .NET
8 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
9 12 (25.53%) DOM
9 12 (25.53%) JSON
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (23.40%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (21.28%) Handlebars
11 10 (21.28%) Node.js
12 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (4.26%) Ajax
13 2 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Front End Development
2 21 (44.68%) Web Development
3 14 (29.79%) Web Design
4 11 (23.40%) Change Management
4 11 (23.40%) Cross-Browser Development
4 11 (23.40%) MVC
4 11 (23.40%) SDLC
4 11 (23.40%) Software Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) B2B
5 5 (10.64%) B2C
5 5 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) Validation
7 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.26%) Logistics
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Time Management
7 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft