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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 97 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 19 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.26% 0.68% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 1.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 0
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
706 679 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.69% 42.12% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 597 562 519
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (85.29%) HTML
3 27 (79.41%) AngularJS
4 23 (67.65%) Sass
5 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (47.06%) Front End Development
7 15 (44.12%) jQuery
8 13 (38.24%) HTML5
8 13 (38.24%) User Experience
9 12 (35.29%) Degree
10 10 (29.41%) TypeScript
11 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
11 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (20.59%) CSS3
12 7 (20.59%) Finance
12 7 (20.59%) XML
13 6 (17.65%) Product Management
13 6 (17.65%) Jasmine
13 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
14 5 (14.71%) Web Development
14 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
14 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (14.71%) Documentum
14 5 (14.71%) XSL
14 5 (14.71%) Java
14 5 (14.71%) MVC
14 5 (14.71%) Subversion
14 5 (14.71%) Document Management
14 5 (14.71%) Ajax

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (14.71%) Documentum
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.65%) Jasmine
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) Grunt
4 3 (8.82%) Ant
4 3 (8.82%) gulp
4 3 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
4 3 (8.82%) Protractor
4 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.88%) Gradle
6 1 (2.94%) PhpStorm
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.94%) Xdebug
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Publishing
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (41.18%) HTML Developer
4 12 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (29.41%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (23.53%) UI Developer
7 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
8 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
9 4 (11.76%) Programmer
9 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
9 4 (11.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 4 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
10 3 (8.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (8.82%) Senior Programmer
10 3 (8.82%) Senior Web Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Web Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) Web Programmer
11 2 (5.88%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (85.29%) HTML
3 27 (79.41%) AngularJS
4 23 (67.65%) Sass
5 15 (44.12%) jQuery
6 13 (38.24%) HTML5
7 7 (20.59%) CSS3
7 7 (20.59%) XML
8 5 (14.71%) Ajax
8 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
8 5 (14.71%) XSL
9 4 (11.76%) GWT
9 4 (11.76%) REST
10 3 (8.82%) .NET
10 3 (8.82%) Django
10 3 (8.82%) Smart GWT
10 3 (8.82%) WCF
11 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
11 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) User Experience
2 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) BBC
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Front End Development
3 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Product Management
5 5 (14.71%) Document Management
5 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.71%) Web Development
6 4 (11.76%) Content Management
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Workflow
7 3 (8.82%) Operations Management
7 3 (8.82%) SOLID
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
8 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (29.41%) TypeScript
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) CoffeeScript
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) XAML
5 2 (5.88%) XQuery
6 1 (2.94%) ES6
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Google
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) DoubleClick
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