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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 112 125 139
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Permanent jobs citing LESS 14 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 0.057% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.94% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £33,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
721 905 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.56% 51.68% 52.45%
Number of salaries quoted 642 777 981
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £48,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Warrington - 9 £32,500 -
Macclesfield +7 5 £35,000 - 1
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) jQuery
3 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 30 (93.75%) Sass
4 27 (84.38%) HTML
5 25 (78.13%) CSS3
6 23 (71.88%) HTML5
7 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
8 18 (56.25%) TDD
9 16 (50.00%) User Experience
10 13 (40.63%) Marketing
10 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
11 11 (34.38%) CMS
11 11 (34.38%) Symfony
11 11 (34.38%) Email Marketing
11 11 (34.38%) Google Maps API
11 11 (34.38%) Umbraco
11 11 (34.38%) EPiServer
11 11 (34.38%) WordPress
11 11 (34.38%) Google
11 11 (34.38%) Bower
11 11 (34.38%) Grunt
11 11 (34.38%) Modernizr
11 11 (34.38%) Eloqua
11 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
11 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
12 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
12 9 (28.13%) Finance
13 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 11 (34.38%) CMS
1 11 (34.38%) Umbraco
1 11 (34.38%) WordPress
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (6.25%) Mule
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Grunt
2 11 (34.38%) Bower
3 5 (15.63%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 13 (40.63%) Marketing
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 24 (75.00%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Web Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) jQuery
3 30 (93.75%) Sass
4 27 (84.38%) HTML
5 25 (78.13%) CSS3
6 23 (71.88%) HTML5
7 11 (34.38%) Google Maps API
7 11 (34.38%) Symfony
7 11 (34.38%) Modernizr
7 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
7 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.88%) Ajax
8 7 (21.88%) REST
9 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (15.63%) Ember.js
10 5 (15.63%) WebSockets
11 2 (6.25%) Mustache
11 2 (6.25%) MyBatis
11 2 (6.25%) OpenID
11 2 (6.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) TDD
2 11 (34.38%) Email Marketing
3 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) Web Design
6 6 (18.75%) User Stories
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) CRM
9 2 (6.25%) MVC
9 2 (6.25%) AOP
9 2 (6.25%) Product Management
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.13%) Pay per click
10 1 (3.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) RPG
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Google
1 11 (34.38%) EPiServer
1 11 (34.38%) Eloqua
2 6 (18.75%) Twitter
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.25%) BT
3 2 (6.25%) Perforce
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £27500 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago