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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 85 107 130
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +23
Permanent jobs citing LESS 26 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.11% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.34% 0.82% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 3
Median salary £30,000 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
599 608 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.54% 41.90% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 530 536 724
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 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 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 45 (93.75%) AngularJS
3 43 (89.58%) HTML
4 41 (85.42%) Sass
5 37 (77.08%) jQuery
6 33 (68.75%) TypeScript
7 31 (64.58%) Degree
7 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (62.50%) User Experience
9 26 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (54.17%) HTML5
10 24 (50.00%) Product Management
11 16 (33.33%) gulp
11 16 (33.33%) Web Development
11 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
11 16 (33.33%) Windows
12 14 (29.17%) Grunt
13 13 (27.08%) Gradle
13 13 (27.08%) Front End Development
13 13 (27.08%) C++
13 13 (27.08%) XAML
13 13 (27.08%) Objective-C
13 13 (27.08%) Android
14 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (12.50%) Ajax
16 5 (10.42%) XML
16 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
17 4 (8.33%) Backbone.js
17 4 (8.33%) Meteor

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) gulp
2 14 (29.17%) Grunt
3 13 (27.08%) Gradle
4 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.17%) Protractor
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (60.42%) UI Developer
3 25 (52.08%) HTML Developer
4 24 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (37.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 12 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (10.42%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Programmer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Web Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Web Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 45 (93.75%) AngularJS
3 43 (89.58%) HTML
4 41 (85.42%) Sass
5 37 (77.08%) jQuery
6 26 (54.17%) HTML5
7 6 (12.50%) Ajax
8 5 (10.42%) XML
9 4 (8.33%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.33%) Meteor
10 3 (6.25%) Browserify
10 3 (6.25%) Django
10 3 (6.25%) GWT
10 3 (6.25%) J2EE
10 3 (6.25%) Java EE
10 3 (6.25%) Smart GWT
10 3 (6.25%) Spring
10 3 (6.25%) XML Schema
10 3 (6.25%) XSL
11 2 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (62.50%) User Experience
2 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) BBC
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Android
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (50.00%) Product Management
4 16 (33.33%) Web Development
5 13 (27.08%) Front End Development
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) Operations Management
7 3 (6.25%) SDLC
7 3 (6.25%) TDD
7 3 (6.25%) V-Model
7 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) Content Management
8 2 (4.17%) Open Source
8 2 (4.17%) Presales
8 2 (4.17%) Process Management
8 2 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (4.17%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (68.75%) TypeScript
3 13 (27.08%) C++
3 13 (27.08%) Objective-C
3 13 (27.08%) XAML
4 3 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) ES6
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCSD
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Google