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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 95 101 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.23% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Median salary £28,750 £37,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.29% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £37,000 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £43,400 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
589 570 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.96% 40.89% 45.40%
Number of salaries quoted 491 500 685
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 37 (100.00%) CSS
2 34 (91.89%) AngularJS
3 33 (89.19%) Sass
3 33 (89.19%) jQuery
4 32 (86.49%) HTML
5 30 (81.08%) TypeScript
6 28 (75.68%) Degree
7 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (70.27%) User Experience
8 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (59.46%) Product Management
9 22 (59.46%) HTML5
9 22 (59.46%) Prototyping
10 15 (40.54%) Windows
11 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
11 14 (37.84%) gulp
12 12 (32.43%) Android
12 12 (32.43%) Grunt
12 12 (32.43%) Gradle
12 12 (32.43%) C++
12 12 (32.43%) XAML
12 12 (32.43%) Objective-C
13 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (24.32%) Web Development
15 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
16 4 (10.81%) Ajax
16 4 (10.81%) XML
17 3 (8.11%) XSL
17 3 (8.11%) Linux

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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) gulp
2 12 (32.43%) Gradle
2 12 (32.43%) Grunt
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.70%) Protractor
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (70.27%) UI Developer
3 18 (48.65%) HTML Developer
4 15 (40.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (37.84%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (8.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) CSS
2 34 (91.89%) AngularJS
3 33 (89.19%) jQuery
3 33 (89.19%) Sass
4 32 (86.49%) HTML
5 22 (59.46%) HTML5
6 4 (10.81%) Ajax
6 4 (10.81%) XML
7 3 (8.11%) Browserify
7 3 (8.11%) GWT
7 3 (8.11%) J2EE
7 3 (8.11%) Java EE
7 3 (8.11%) Meteor
7 3 (8.11%) Smart GWT
7 3 (8.11%) Spring
7 3 (8.11%) XML Schema
7 3 (8.11%) XSL
8 2 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.41%) REST
9 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) User Experience
2 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (59.46%) Product Management
3 22 (59.46%) Prototyping
4 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (24.32%) Web Development
6 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
7 3 (8.11%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) V-Model
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) Content Management
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Content Management
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
8 2 (5.41%) Presales
8 2 (5.41%) Process Management
8 2 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (2.70%) SOLID
9 1 (2.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (81.08%) TypeScript
3 12 (32.43%) C++
3 12 (32.43%) Objective-C
3 12 (32.43%) XAML
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCSD
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
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