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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 100 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 0.44% 0.061%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 1.00% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 1
Average salary £37,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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
550 804 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.12% 44.49% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 482 671 721
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 5 (45.45%) User Experience
5 4 (36.36%) Sass
5 4 (36.36%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Ant
7 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) XSL
7 2 (18.18%) Documentum
7 2 (18.18%) XQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) GWT
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
7 2 (18.18%) WordPress
7 2 (18.18%) Document Management
7 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
7 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
7 2 (18.18%) Smart GWT

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) Documentum
1 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
1 2 (18.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
1 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) Bower
2 1 (9.09%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UX Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) Smart GWT
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) XSL
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) GWT
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
7 1 (9.09%) Marionette.js
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) XQuery
3 2 (18.18%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
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