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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 72 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 27 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.32% 1.38% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.42% 3.38% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 17
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
498 681 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.86% 40.88% 41.42%
Number of salaries quoted 450 590 704
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 September 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 September 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 -7 11 £37,500 +15.38%
Wilmslow - 8 £52,500 - 1
Warrington +18 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Chester - 1 £40,000 - 1
Congleton - 1 £28,500 -
Crewe - 1 £47,500 -
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
1 28 (100.00%) Sass
2 23 (82.14%) CSS3
3 19 (67.86%) Git (software)
4 18 (64.29%) AngularJS
5 15 (53.57%) jQuery
6 14 (50.00%) MVC
6 14 (50.00%) HTML5
7 12 (42.86%) Node.js
7 12 (42.86%) Docker
8 11 (39.29%) Web Design
8 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
9 10 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (35.71%) User Experience
9 10 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (35.71%) PHP
9 10 (35.71%) .NET
9 10 (35.71%) Drupal
9 10 (35.71%) WordPress
10 9 (32.14%) Subversion
10 9 (32.14%) Web Development
10 9 (32.14%) DevOps
10 9 (32.14%) Grunt
10 9 (32.14%) TypeScript
11 8 (28.57%) Machine Learning
11 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
11 8 (28.57%) Bitbucket

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 10 (35.71%) Drupal
1 10 (35.71%) WordPress
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) SaaS
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (32.14%) Grunt
3 9 (32.14%) Subversion
4 8 (28.57%) Bitbucket
4 8 (28.57%) gulp
5 7 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (17.86%) Multimedia
2 4 (14.29%) Publishing
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 12 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 9 (32.14%) PHP Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Angular Developer
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (17.86%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (17.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
6 5 (17.86%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Drupal Developer
6 5 (17.86%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 5 (17.86%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (10.71%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (10.71%) HTML Developer
7 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) Sass
2 23 (82.14%) CSS3
3 18 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 15 (53.57%) jQuery
5 14 (50.00%) HTML5
6 12 (42.86%) Node.js
7 10 (35.71%) .NET
7 10 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (28.57%) Ember.js
8 8 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (28.57%) React
9 7 (25.00%) MEAN Stack
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) Backbone.js
10 5 (17.86%) LAMP
11 4 (14.29%) jQT
11 4 (14.29%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) User Experience
2 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (39.29%) Web Design
3 10 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (32.14%) DevOps
4 9 (32.14%) Web Development
5 8 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 8 (28.57%) Machine Learning
5 8 (28.57%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (7.14%) SEO
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) Integrated Marketing
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) PHP
3 9 (32.14%) TypeScript
4 8 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Sencha
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
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