The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 75 96 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Permanent jobs citing LESS 15 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.49% 1.55% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 4.12% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 12
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
405 656 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.30% 37.61% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 368 541 680
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire 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 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 26 July 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

LESS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Macclesfield -3 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Wilmslow - 4 £52,500 - 2
Warrington +14 1 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Chester - 1 £40,000 -
Congleton - 1 £28,500 -
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) Sass
2 19 (95.00%) CSS3
3 18 (90.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (75.00%) jQuery
5 14 (70.00%) WordPress
5 14 (70.00%) Drupal
5 14 (70.00%) PHP
5 14 (70.00%) HTML5
6 13 (65.00%) Node.js
6 13 (65.00%) User Experience
6 13 (65.00%) Web Design
7 12 (60.00%) Docker
7 12 (60.00%) DevOps
7 12 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
9 9 (45.00%) PhoneGap
9 9 (45.00%) LAMP
9 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (45.00%) .NET
9 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (40.00%) Publishing
10 8 (40.00%) IIS
10 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
10 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (40.00%) Android
10 8 (40.00%) jQT
10 8 (40.00%) Sencha Touch

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 14 (70.00%) Drupal
1 14 (70.00%) WordPress
2 8 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) SaaS
3 3 (15.00%) IaaS
3 3 (15.00%) PaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) DocumentDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (55.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (25.00%) Grunt
4 5 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (20.00%) gulp
6 3 (15.00%) JIRA
7 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (40.00%) Publishing
2 7 (35.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Angular Developer
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) Sass
2 19 (95.00%) CSS3
3 15 (75.00%) jQuery
4 14 (70.00%) HTML5
5 13 (65.00%) Node.js
6 9 (45.00%) .NET
6 9 (45.00%) LAMP
6 9 (45.00%) PhoneGap
7 8 (40.00%) jQT
7 8 (40.00%) Sencha Touch
8 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (20.00%) Ember.js
9 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (20.00%) React
10 3 (15.00%) MEAN Stack
11 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
12 1 (5.00%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Android
1 8 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Web Design
2 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (10.00%) SEO
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Email Marketing
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.00%) Integrated Marketing
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Docker
2 8 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Sencha
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator
3 1 (5.00%) Google
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