The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 111 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 17 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 0.25% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
LESS
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
815 751 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.77% 47.32% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 701 672 823
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

LESS Salary Trend in Cheshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LESS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Macclesfield - 14 £32,500 - 1
Warrington - 2 £32,500 - 1
Chester - 1 £42,500 - 1
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) Sass
2 21 (95.45%) jQuery
3 20 (90.91%) HTML
3 20 (90.91%) HTML5
3 20 (90.91%) CSS3
4 18 (81.82%) Git (software)
5 14 (63.64%) User Experience
6 13 (59.09%) TDD
7 12 (54.55%) Google
7 12 (54.55%) Google Maps API
7 12 (54.55%) Symfony
7 12 (54.55%) Backbone.js
7 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
8 11 (50.00%) Bower
9 10 (45.45%) Finance
10 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
11 7 (31.82%) WordPress
11 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
12 6 (27.27%) Email Marketing
12 6 (27.27%) Marketing
12 6 (27.27%) Umbraco
12 6 (27.27%) EPiServer
12 6 (27.27%) CMS
12 6 (27.27%) Modernizr
12 6 (27.27%) Grunt
12 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (27.27%) Twitter
12 6 (27.27%) Eloqua

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (31.82%) WordPress
2 6 (27.27%) CMS
2 6 (27.27%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 11 (50.00%) Bower
3 6 (27.27%) Grunt
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Web Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
1 22 (100.00%) Sass
2 21 (95.45%) jQuery
3 20 (90.91%) HTML5
3 20 (90.91%) HTML
3 20 (90.91%) CSS3
4 12 (54.55%) Backbone.js
4 12 (54.55%) Symfony
4 12 (54.55%) Google Maps API
4 12 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (27.27%) Modernizr
6 2 (9.09%) WebSockets
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) Ember.js
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.55%) Sinatra
7 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Email Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) User Stories
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) SEO
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Google
2 6 (27.27%) EPiServer
2 6 (27.27%) Eloqua
2 6 (27.27%) Twitter
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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