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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 97 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 22 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 0.47% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.46% 1.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
636 769 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.51% 44.84% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 532 644 697
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +16 8 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Warrington - 2 £30,000 -
Widnes - 1 £32,500 -
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) HTML
2 35 (81.40%) CSS
3 34 (79.07%) Sass
4 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
5 28 (65.12%) jQuery
5 28 (65.12%) User Experience
6 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (48.84%) MVC
8 19 (44.19%) HTML5
9 18 (41.86%) Scrum
10 16 (37.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (34.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (34.88%) Adobe
12 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (32.56%) OmniGraffle
12 14 (32.56%) Axure RP
13 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
13 13 (30.23%) CMS
13 13 (30.23%) Taxonomies
14 12 (27.91%) Smartphone
14 12 (27.91%) HTTP
14 12 (27.91%) Web Services
14 12 (27.91%) OO
14 12 (27.91%) CSS3
14 12 (27.91%) Backbone.js
14 12 (27.91%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (23.26%) Web Design
16 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
17 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 13 (30.23%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 14 (32.56%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) OLTP
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Axure RP
2 6 (13.95%) Jasmine
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (13.95%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Designer
4 10 (23.26%) Web Developer
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) HTML Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Front-End Web Developer
6 7 (16.28%) UX Designer
7 6 (13.95%) User Experience Architect
8 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Web Designer
10 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
10 3 (6.98%) UI Programmer
11 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
12 1 (2.33%) AWS Developer
12 1 (2.33%) Junior Developer
12 1 (2.33%) Junior Software Developer
12 1 (2.33%) Project Leader
12 1 (2.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) HTML
2 35 (81.40%) CSS
3 34 (79.07%) Sass
4 28 (65.12%) jQuery
5 19 (44.19%) HTML5
6 16 (37.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
8 12 (27.91%) CSS3
8 12 (27.91%) Backbone.js
8 12 (27.91%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (27.91%) Web Services
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
9 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (18.60%) NHibernate
10 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
10 8 (18.60%) WCF
10 8 (18.60%) WF
10 8 (18.60%) SVG
10 8 (18.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (65.12%) User Experience
2 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (30.23%) Taxonomies
4 12 (27.91%) Smartphone
5 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
6 8 (18.60%) Visualisation
6 8 (18.60%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) MVC
3 18 (41.86%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) OO
5 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (23.26%) Web Design
7 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Use Case
9 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
9 7 (16.28%) TDD
10 6 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (9.30%) Kanban
11 4 (9.30%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (9.30%) Product Management
11 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (2.33%) Open Source
12 1 (2.33%) Information Architecture
12 1 (2.33%) User Stories
12 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.93%) C#
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
4 3 (6.98%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Adobe
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
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