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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 210 212 220
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.24% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.92% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
1590 1520 1814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.90% 25.91% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1267 1632
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Maidenhead +7 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Wokingham -3 2 £48,750 +39.28%
Reading -8 1 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £42,500 -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (90.91%) CSS
1 20 (90.91%) jQuery
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
5 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (50.00%) .NET
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (50.00%) C#
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (50.00%) MVC
6 11 (50.00%) Sass
6 11 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (50.00%) CSS3
6 11 (50.00%) HTML5
7 10 (45.45%) OO
8 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
8 9 (40.91%) WCF
8 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
10 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 7 (31.82%) Finance
11 6 (27.27%) Scrum
11 6 (27.27%) WF
11 6 (27.27%) Degree
11 6 (27.27%) Workflow
11 6 (27.27%) CQRS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
7 2 (9.09%) UI Programmer
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Junior
7 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) CSS
1 20 (90.91%) jQuery
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
3 13 (59.09%) AngularJS
4 11 (50.00%) CSS3
4 11 (50.00%) Sass
4 11 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) HTML5
4 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) WCF
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 6 (27.27%) WF
7 5 (22.73%) DOM
8 3 (13.64%) Ajax
8 3 (13.64%) JSON
9 2 (9.09%) LINQ
9 2 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (45.45%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) Workflow
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (27.27%) CQRS
5 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 5 (22.73%) SEO
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Web Development
6 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.64%) OOD
7 3 (13.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) BDD
8 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) T-SQL
4 6 (27.27%) TypeScript
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Twitter
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft