The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 111 104 128
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing LESS 11 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 1.23% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 2.96% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 7
Median salary £55,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
670 811 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.03% 41.59% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 601 700 787
Median salary £45,344 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.69% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Cambridgeshire region.

LESS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

LESS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 9 £55,000 +46.66%
Huntingdon - 1 £40,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £35,000 - 1
LESS
East of England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
1 18 (94.74%) Sass
2 16 (84.21%) AngularJS
2 16 (84.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) CSS
5 13 (68.42%) C#
5 13 (68.42%) .NET
5 13 (68.42%) MVC
5 13 (68.42%) Web Development
5 13 (68.42%) jQuery
5 13 (68.42%) CSS3
5 13 (68.42%) Front End Development
6 12 (63.16%) REST
6 12 (63.16%) HTML5
6 12 (63.16%) LINQ
6 12 (63.16%) QA
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
7 9 (47.37%) Web Services
7 9 (47.37%) XML
7 9 (47.37%) XSLT
7 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
7 9 (47.37%) VB.NET
7 9 (47.37%) WCF
7 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
7 9 (47.37%) JSON
7 9 (47.37%) Entity Framework
7 9 (47.37%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 7 (36.84%) WordPress
2 6 (31.58%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Grunt
2 1 (5.26%) gulp
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (63.16%) Senior Developer
3 12 (63.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 8 (42.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (42.11%) HTML Developer
5 7 (36.84%) Angular Developer
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Designer
7 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Web Designer
7 1 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Sass
2 16 (84.21%) AngularJS
2 16 (84.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) CSS
5 13 (68.42%) .NET
5 13 (68.42%) CSS3
5 13 (68.42%) jQuery
6 12 (63.16%) HTML5
6 12 (63.16%) LINQ
6 12 (63.16%) REST
7 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
7 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (47.37%) Entity Framework
7 9 (47.37%) JSON
7 9 (47.37%) Razor View Engine
7 9 (47.37%) WCF
7 9 (47.37%) Web Services
7 9 (47.37%) XML
7 9 (47.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Biology
2 4 (21.05%) Life Science
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Visualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Front End Development
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
1 13 (68.42%) Web Development
2 9 (47.37%) Data Modelling
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Mobile First
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 3 (15.79%) SEO
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Code Coverage
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) High Availability
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) VB.NET
4 4 (21.05%) ES6
5 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Twitter
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