The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 103 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.35% 0.068% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £38,750 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
LESS
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
667 608 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.58% 41.22% 45.18%
Number of salaries quoted 558 512 735
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Grunt
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) DOM
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
2 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (14.29%) Bower
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Firebug
2 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) DOM
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple