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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 95 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.55% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £37,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -26.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
544 618 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.66% 42.27% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 444 574 613
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 25 September 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 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (94.74%) AngularJS
3 17 (89.47%) Sass
4 15 (78.95%) CSS
5 14 (73.68%) jQuery
5 14 (73.68%) User Experience
6 12 (63.16%) Web Development
6 12 (63.16%) HTML
7 11 (57.89%) TypeScript
8 10 (52.63%) Degree
9 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (36.84%) gulp
11 6 (31.58%) Prototyping
11 6 (31.58%) Product Management
11 6 (31.58%) HTML5
11 6 (31.58%) Windows
12 5 (26.32%) C++
12 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
12 5 (26.32%) XAML
12 5 (26.32%) Android
12 5 (26.32%) Grunt
12 5 (26.32%) Gradle
13 4 (21.05%) HTML5 Canvas
13 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (21.05%) Big Data
13 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
13 4 (21.05%) D3.js
13 4 (21.05%) Twitter
13 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) gulp
2 5 (26.32%) Gradle
2 5 (26.32%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.26%) Protractor
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (36.84%) UI Developer
4 6 (31.58%) HTML Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) AngularJS
2 17 (89.47%) Sass
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
4 14 (73.68%) jQuery
5 12 (63.16%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 4 (21.05%) Ajax
7 4 (21.05%) D3.js
7 4 (21.05%) HTML5 Canvas
7 4 (21.05%) Node.js
7 4 (21.05%) SVG
7 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (21.05%) Web Components
8 3 (15.79%) Browserify
8 3 (15.79%) Meteor
9 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (10.53%) REST
9 2 (10.53%) XML
10 1 (5.26%) Java EE
10 1 (5.26%) Smart GWT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Biology
2 4 (21.05%) Life Science
2 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Web Development
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Product Management
4 6 (31.58%) Prototyping
5 4 (21.05%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (21.05%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
5 4 (21.05%) Web Design
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Presales
6 2 (10.53%) Process Management
6 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) TypeScript
3 5 (26.32%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) Objective-C
3 5 (26.32%) XAML
4 4 (21.05%) ES6
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) MCSD
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle