The first table below looks at the demand for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 115 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.060% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
802 758 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.43% 45.61% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 664 720 849
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
Cambridgeshire

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LESS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

LESS Salary Trend in Cambridge

LESS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) Node.js
3 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (75.00%) Jasmine
3 6 (75.00%) Grunt
4 5 (62.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (62.50%) DOM
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) XHTML
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Internet
5 4 (50.00%) SEO
5 4 (50.00%) Retail
5 4 (50.00%) Firebug
5 4 (50.00%) Fiddler
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) SaaS
5 4 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (37.50%) Sass

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (75.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Jasmine
1 6 (75.00%) Grunt
2 5 (62.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Firebug
3 4 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) QUnit
4 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (62.50%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) DOM
3 5 (62.50%) XHTML
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Sass
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Django
7 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) Modernizr
7 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
7 1 (12.50%) Swing
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) Rapid Prototyping
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sencha
1 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP