The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 83 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 27 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.02% 0.27% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 0
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
637 624 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.61% 42.08% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 560 546 716
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for LESS.

1 47 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 47 (100.00%) CSS
2 43 (91.49%) HTML
3 41 (87.23%) AngularJS
4 40 (85.11%) Sass
5 34 (72.34%) jQuery
6 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (63.83%) Degree
8 29 (61.70%) TypeScript
8 29 (61.70%) User Experience
9 27 (57.45%) HTML5
10 25 (53.19%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (51.06%) Product Management
12 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
12 16 (34.04%) Windows
13 15 (31.91%) Grunt
14 14 (29.79%) gulp
15 13 (27.66%) Gradle
15 13 (27.66%) Android
15 13 (27.66%) XAML
15 13 (27.66%) C++
15 13 (27.66%) Web Development
15 13 (27.66%) Objective-C
16 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
17 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
18 5 (10.64%) Linux
18 5 (10.64%) XML
18 5 (10.64%) Ajax
18 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
19 4 (8.51%) GWT

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Documentum
1 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Grunt
2 14 (29.79%) gulp
3 13 (27.66%) Gradle
4 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.51%) Subversion
6 3 (6.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.13%) PhpStorm
8 1 (2.13%) Protractor
8 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.13%) Xdebug
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (59.57%) UI Developer
3 24 (51.06%) HTML Developer
4 23 (48.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (38.30%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (23.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (12.77%) Web Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Programmer
11 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Programmer
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Web Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Web Programmer
12 1 (2.13%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) CSS
2 43 (91.49%) HTML
3 41 (87.23%) AngularJS
4 40 (85.11%) Sass
5 34 (72.34%) jQuery
6 27 (57.45%) HTML5
7 5 (10.64%) Ajax
7 5 (10.64%) XML
8 4 (8.51%) Backbone.js
8 4 (8.51%) GWT
8 4 (8.51%) Meteor
8 4 (8.51%) XSL
9 3 (6.38%) Browserify
9 3 (6.38%) CSS3
9 3 (6.38%) Django
9 3 (6.38%) J2EE
9 3 (6.38%) Java EE
9 3 (6.38%) Smart GWT
9 3 (6.38%) Spring
9 3 (6.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (61.70%) User Experience
2 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) BBC
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Android
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (51.06%) Product Management
4 13 (27.66%) Web Development
5 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
6 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) OO
7 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.38%) Operations Management
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) V-Model
9 2 (4.26%) MVC
9 2 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.13%) Document Management
10 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.13%) Machine Learning
10 1 (2.13%) MVVM
10 1 (2.13%) SOLID
10 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (61.70%) TypeScript
3 13 (27.66%) C++
3 13 (27.66%) Objective-C
3 13 (27.66%) XAML
4 4 (8.51%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) ES6
7 1 (2.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (63.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) DoubleClick
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