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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 212 209 222
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.062% 0.38% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 1.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 4
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1469 1581 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.25% 28.70% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1332 1462
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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 +11 2 £52,500 -2.32%
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) HTML
1 49 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 49 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (83.67%) AngularJS
3 39 (79.59%) User Experience
3 39 (79.59%) HTML5
4 35 (71.43%) Backbone.js
4 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (53.06%) Sass
6 24 (48.98%) Web Development
7 22 (44.90%) React
8 21 (42.86%) Dojo
9 20 (40.82%) jQuery
9 20 (40.82%) OO
9 20 (40.82%) CSS3
10 18 (36.73%) RESTful
11 17 (34.69%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (34.69%) Photoshop
11 17 (34.69%) HTTP
11 17 (34.69%) Front End Development
12 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
12 13 (26.53%) C#
12 13 (26.53%) .NET
13 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
14 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (20.41%) Durandal
15 10 (20.41%) Ajax
15 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.41%) Web Services
15 10 (20.41%) Adobe

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (8.16%) CMS
1 4 (8.16%) Drupal
1 4 (8.16%) WordPress
2 3 (6.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Photoshop
2 6 (12.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (12.24%) GIMP
2 6 (12.24%) InDesign
3 4 (8.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) Subversion
3 6 (12.24%) Grunt
4 5 (10.20%) gulp
5 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (59.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 17 (34.69%) Web Developer
5 13 (26.53%) HTML Developer
6 10 (20.41%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (14.29%) UI Developer
9 6 (12.24%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Junior
10 5 (10.20%) Junior Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (10.20%) Web UI Developer
11 4 (8.16%) Junior Web Developer
12 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) CSS
1 49 (100.00%) HTML
2 41 (83.67%) AngularJS
3 39 (79.59%) HTML5
4 35 (71.43%) Backbone.js
5 26 (53.06%) Sass
6 22 (44.90%) React
7 21 (42.86%) Dojo
8 20 (40.82%) CSS3
8 20 (40.82%) jQuery
9 18 (36.73%) RESTful
10 17 (34.69%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (26.53%) .NET
11 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
12 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (20.41%) Ajax
13 10 (20.41%) Durandal
13 10 (20.41%) Web Services
14 3 (6.12%) Ember.js
14 3 (6.12%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (79.59%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Web Development
3 20 (40.82%) OO
4 17 (34.69%) Front End Development
5 7 (14.29%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) User Stories
6 6 (12.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 6 (12.24%) SEO
7 5 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (10.20%) Web Design
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.12%) Change Management
9 3 (6.12%) Cross-Browser Development
9 3 (6.12%) SDLC
9 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.04%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.53%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) WAI
1 2 (4.08%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Adobe
2 4 (8.16%) Northgate