The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 98 128 147
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +19
Permanent jobs citing LESS 36 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.72% 0.24% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 0.60% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LESS
East of England

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
913 838 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.66% 39.90% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 798 714 965
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +29 32 £30,000 -29.41% 6
LESS
East of England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 62 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 62 (100.00%) CSS
2 51 (82.26%) HTML
3 48 (77.42%) Sass
4 44 (70.97%) AngularJS
5 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (58.06%) User Experience
7 34 (54.84%) jQuery
8 30 (48.39%) Degree
9 29 (46.77%) TypeScript
10 27 (43.55%) HTML5
11 25 (40.32%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (38.71%) Product Management
13 21 (33.87%) Windows
14 18 (29.03%) Web Development
15 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
16 15 (24.19%) Grunt
16 15 (24.19%) Front End Development
17 14 (22.58%) gulp
18 13 (20.97%) Gradle
18 13 (20.97%) Android
18 13 (20.97%) C++
18 13 (20.97%) XAML
18 13 (20.97%) Objective-C
19 12 (19.35%) XML
20 11 (17.74%) XSL
20 11 (17.74%) Java
20 11 (17.74%) GWT
20 11 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
21 10 (16.13%) Smart GWT

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (3.23%) Documentum
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) RDBMS
1 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Grunt
2 14 (22.58%) gulp
3 13 (20.97%) Gradle
4 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 3 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.23%) Ant
7 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.61%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.61%) Protractor
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.61%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (45.16%) UI Developer
3 26 (41.94%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (38.71%) HTML Developer
5 18 (29.03%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (17.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (17.74%) Java Developer
6 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Designer
7 5 (8.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.06%) Junior
7 5 (8.06%) Junior Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) CSS
2 51 (82.26%) HTML
3 48 (77.42%) Sass
4 44 (70.97%) AngularJS
5 34 (54.84%) jQuery
6 27 (43.55%) HTML5
7 12 (19.35%) XML
8 11 (17.74%) GWT
8 11 (17.74%) XSL
9 10 (16.13%) Smart GWT
10 8 (12.90%) XML Schema
11 5 (8.06%) Ajax
12 4 (6.45%) Backbone.js
12 4 (6.45%) Meteor
13 3 (4.84%) Browserify
13 3 (4.84%) CSS3
13 3 (4.84%) Django
13 3 (4.84%) J2EE
13 3 (4.84%) Java EE
13 3 (4.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (58.06%) User Experience
2 16 (25.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.61%) BBC
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Android
3 10 (16.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (38.71%) Product Management
4 18 (29.03%) Web Development
5 15 (24.19%) Front End Development
6 11 (17.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (14.52%) OO
7 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.90%) V-Model
9 3 (4.84%) Document Management
9 3 (4.84%) Operations Management
9 3 (4.84%) SDLC
9 3 (4.84%) TDD
10 2 (3.23%) Content Management
10 2 (3.23%) MVC
10 2 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.23%) Workflow
11 1 (1.61%) Machine Learning
11 1 (1.61%) Refactoring
11 1 (1.61%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.77%) TypeScript
3 13 (20.97%) C++
3 13 (20.97%) Objective-C
3 13 (20.97%) XAML
4 11 (17.74%) Java
5 7 (11.29%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.61%) ES6
8 1 (1.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) DoubleClick
3 1 (1.61%) Pegasus
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