The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 80 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 11 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.33% 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £24,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
LESS
East Sussex

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 Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
464 586 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 56.31% 63.83% 57.60%
Number of salaries quoted 409 519 307
Average salary £42,500 £39,274 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.21% +10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

LESS
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Brighton region.

LESS Salary Trend in Brighton

LESS
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Brighton

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 36 (97.30%) CSS
3 33 (89.19%) Sass
4 31 (83.78%) jQuery
5 28 (75.68%) Web Development
6 24 (64.86%) Git (software)
7 23 (62.16%) Grunt
7 23 (62.16%) gulp
8 22 (59.46%) MySQL
9 19 (51.35%) Backbone.js
9 19 (51.35%) AngularJS
9 19 (51.35%) Ember.js
10 18 (48.65%) Varnish
10 18 (48.65%) Apache
11 17 (45.95%) SQL
11 17 (45.95%) Shell Script
11 17 (45.95%) Games
11 17 (45.95%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (45.95%) Degree
11 17 (45.95%) Computer Science
11 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
11 17 (45.95%) MongoDB
11 17 (45.95%) NoSQL
11 17 (45.95%) Redis
11 17 (45.95%) Riak
11 17 (45.95%) Express
11 17 (45.95%) Node.js
11 17 (45.95%) GitHub
11 17 (45.95%) nginx

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 18 (48.65%) Apache
2 17 (45.95%) nginx
2 17 (45.95%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (45.95%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) MySQL
2 17 (45.95%) MongoDB
2 17 (45.95%) NoSQL
2 17 (45.95%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (45.95%) Redis
2 17 (45.95%) Riak
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Git (software)
2 23 (62.16%) Grunt
2 23 (62.16%) gulp
General
1 17 (45.95%) Games
2 6 (16.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Software Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Web Engineer
3 15 (40.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (40.54%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (40.54%) Web Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Web Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) HTML
2 36 (97.30%) CSS
3 33 (89.19%) Sass
4 31 (83.78%) jQuery
5 19 (51.35%) AngularJS
5 19 (51.35%) Backbone.js
5 19 (51.35%) Ember.js
6 17 (45.95%) Express
6 17 (45.95%) MEAN Stack
7 9 (24.32%) HTML5
8 8 (21.62%) CSS3
9 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.41%) React
10 1 (2.70%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.70%) DOM
10 1 (2.70%) Drush
10 1 (2.70%) LAMP
10 1 (2.70%) Symfony
10 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.62%) User Experience
3 6 (16.22%) Social Media
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Web Development
2 17 (45.95%) Integration Testing
2 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 16 (43.24%) Game Development
4 14 (37.84%) Front End Development
5 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) SEO
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) Shell Script
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) Python
3 16 (43.24%) Ruby
4 8 (21.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Varnish
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Adobe