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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 73 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Permanent jobs citing LESS 25 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 1.46% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 3.74% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 18
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,300 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
466 669 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.17% 39.08% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 419 570 731
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 9 £37,500 +15.38%
Wilmslow - 8 £52,500 - 1
Warrington +17 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 27 August 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 27 (100.00%) HTML
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
1 27 (100.00%) Sass
2 25 (92.59%) CSS3
3 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 16 (59.26%) HTML5
5 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
6 14 (51.85%) Docker
6 14 (51.85%) Node.js
6 14 (51.85%) jQuery
6 14 (51.85%) MVC
7 13 (48.15%) Web Design
7 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
8 12 (44.44%) User Experience
8 12 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (44.44%) PHP
8 12 (44.44%) .NET
8 12 (44.44%) WordPress
8 12 (44.44%) Drupal
9 11 (40.74%) DevOps
10 9 (33.33%) Grunt
10 9 (33.33%) TypeScript
10 9 (33.33%) Subversion
10 9 (33.33%) Web Development
11 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (29.63%) SaaS
11 8 (29.63%) TDD
11 8 (29.63%) Java
11 8 (29.63%) Microsoft

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 12 (44.44%) Drupal
1 12 (44.44%) WordPress
2 6 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (29.63%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MongoDB
1 8 (29.63%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
3 9 (33.33%) Grunt
3 9 (33.33%) Subversion
4 8 (29.63%) Bitbucket
4 8 (29.63%) gulp
5 7 (25.93%) JIRA
6 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (25.93%) Multimedia
2 6 (22.22%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) PHP Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Software Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (25.93%) Angular Developer
5 6 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (18.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Drupal Developer
6 5 (18.52%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 5 (18.52%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
1 27 (100.00%) Sass
2 25 (92.59%) CSS3
3 16 (59.26%) HTML5
4 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 14 (51.85%) jQuery
5 14 (51.85%) Node.js
6 12 (44.44%) .NET
7 8 (29.63%) Ember.js
7 8 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (29.63%) React
8 7 (25.93%) LAMP
8 7 (25.93%) MEAN Stack
8 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (22.22%) jQT
9 6 (22.22%) PhoneGap
9 6 (22.22%) Sencha Touch
10 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) User Experience
2 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
1 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) MVC
2 13 (48.15%) Web Design
3 12 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 9 (33.33%) Web Development
6 8 (29.63%) Machine Learning
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) Web Application Development
7 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
9 2 (7.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (7.41%) SEO
10 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.70%) Analytics
10 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.70%) Email Marketing
10 1 (3.70%) Integrated Marketing
10 1 (3.70%) OO
10 1 (3.70%) Scrum
10 1 (3.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (44.44%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Docker
2 6 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Sencha
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
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