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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 185 199 222
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Permanent jobs citing LESS 40 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.51% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 1.87% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 3
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
1523 1500 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.38% 27.54% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1247 1482
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
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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 +8 21 £57,500 -
Reading +16 18 £35,000 -22.22%
Bracknell -6 2 £31,750 -33.15%
Newbury - 2 £31,750 -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 60 (100.00%) HTML
1 60 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 60 (100.00%) CSS
2 49 (81.67%) HTML5
3 46 (76.67%) User Experience
4 44 (73.33%) AngularJS
5 38 (63.33%) Backbone.js
5 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (53.33%) Sass
7 29 (48.33%) jQuery
7 29 (48.33%) CSS3
8 24 (40.00%) Front End Development
9 23 (38.33%) React
9 23 (38.33%) Dojo
10 22 (36.67%) OO
10 22 (36.67%) Photoshop
10 22 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (31.67%) RESTful
12 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
13 17 (28.33%) HTTP
14 16 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (23.33%) Adobe
15 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
15 14 (23.33%) C#
15 14 (23.33%) .NET
16 11 (18.33%) Ajax
16 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
16 11 (18.33%) Web Services
16 11 (18.33%) MVC
16 11 (18.33%) CMS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 11 (18.33%) CMS
2 9 (15.00%) Drupal
2 9 (15.00%) WordPress
3 3 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Photoshop
2 8 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (11.67%) GIMP
4 6 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (10.00%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.00%) Subversion
3 6 (10.00%) Grunt
4 5 (8.33%) gulp
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 10 (16.67%) Marketing
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (100.00%) Developer
2 30 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 29 (48.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 23 (38.33%) Web Developer
5 13 (21.67%) HTML Developer
6 11 (18.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
8 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
8 9 (15.00%) Junior
8 9 (15.00%) Junior Developer
8 9 (15.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (15.00%) UI Developer
9 8 (13.33%) Junior Web Developer
10 6 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
11 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
11 5 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) CSS
1 60 (100.00%) HTML
2 49 (81.67%) HTML5
3 44 (73.33%) AngularJS
4 38 (63.33%) Backbone.js
5 32 (53.33%) Sass
6 29 (48.33%) CSS3
6 29 (48.33%) jQuery
7 23 (38.33%) Dojo
7 23 (38.33%) React
8 22 (36.67%) KnockoutJS
9 19 (31.67%) RESTful
10 16 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (23.33%) .NET
11 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
12 11 (18.33%) Ajax
12 11 (18.33%) Durandal
12 11 (18.33%) Web Services
13 4 (6.67%) Ember.js
14 3 (5.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (76.67%) User Experience
2 8 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 22 (36.67%) OO
4 11 (18.33%) MVC
5 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (15.00%) Web Design
5 9 (15.00%) Web Development
6 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.33%) User Stories
7 7 (11.67%) SEO
8 3 (5.00%) Change Management
8 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.00%) SDLC
8 3 (5.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.33%) Process Management
10 1 (1.67%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.67%) Open Source
10 1 (1.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.33%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) WAI
1 2 (3.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Adobe
2 5 (8.33%) Northgate