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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 178 181 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +29
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 48 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.90% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 3.12% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 43 15
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £22,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
1247 1537 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.89% 28.72% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1359 1123
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Windsor - 5 £42,500 -
Slough - 3 - -
Reading +13 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Maidenhead -17 1 £65,000 -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 49 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 49 (100.00%) CSS
1 49 (100.00%) Sass
2 48 (97.96%) HTML
3 47 (95.92%) HTML5
4 45 (91.84%) CSS3
5 44 (89.80%) jQuery
6 40 (81.63%) Front End Development
7 30 (61.22%) Backbone.js
8 27 (55.10%) AngularJS
9 23 (46.94%) User Experience
10 20 (40.82%) React
11 18 (36.73%) Web Development
11 18 (36.73%) JSON
12 17 (34.69%) DOM
13 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (30.61%) Node.js
14 15 (30.61%) Handlebars
15 14 (28.57%) .NET
15 14 (28.57%) C#
15 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
16 12 (24.49%) Adobe Illustrator
16 12 (24.49%) Web Design
16 12 (24.49%) Photoshop
16 12 (24.49%) Degree
17 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
18 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
19 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (18.37%) Grunt

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 6 (12.24%) CMS
1 6 (12.24%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 12 (24.49%) Photoshop
2 8 (16.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) Grunt
3 8 (16.33%) gulp
3 8 (16.33%) Subversion
4 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.08%) Mocha
6 1 (2.04%) Bower
6 1 (2.04%) Hudson
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.24%) Arabic Language
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
1 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (100.00%) Developer
2 35 (71.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (59.18%) HTML Developer
4 24 (48.98%) JavaScript Developer
5 23 (46.94%) HTML CSS Developer
6 18 (36.73%) UI Developer
7 7 (14.29%) Lead Developer
8 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (12.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Angular Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (10.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
11 2 (4.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 1 (2.04%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) CSS
1 49 (100.00%) Sass
2 48 (97.96%) HTML
3 47 (95.92%) HTML5
4 45 (91.84%) CSS3
5 44 (89.80%) jQuery
6 30 (61.22%) Backbone.js
7 27 (55.10%) AngularJS
8 20 (40.82%) React
9 18 (36.73%) JSON
10 17 (34.69%) DOM
11 15 (30.61%) Handlebars
11 15 (30.61%) Node.js
12 14 (28.57%) .NET
12 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
13 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (16.33%) Ajax
15 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.94%) User Experience
2 8 (16.33%) Telematics
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.04%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Front End Development
2 18 (36.73%) Web Development
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Web Design
5 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
6 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) B2B
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.29%) Validation
8 6 (12.24%) Change Management
8 6 (12.24%) Cross-Browser Development
8 6 (12.24%) MVC
8 6 (12.24%) SDLC
8 6 (12.24%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) OO
10 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.08%) TDD
11 1 (2.04%) BDD
11 1 (2.04%) Kanban
11 1 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) ES6
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Adobe
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) ATG