The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 210 263 289
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +26
Permanent jobs citing LESS 53 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 1.32% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 51 40 58
Median salary £44,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.23% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,750 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
LESS
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2624 3422 4756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.93% 34.08% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2365 2968 4111
Median salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London 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 the City of London

LESS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the City of London region.

LESS Salary Trend in the City of London

LESS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in the City of London

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for LESS.

1 84 (98.82%) HTML
2 83 (97.65%) CSS
3 79 (92.94%) JavaScript
4 70 (82.35%) Sass
5 69 (81.18%) HTML5
6 62 (72.94%) jQuery
7 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (62.35%) CSS3
8 46 (54.12%) AngularJS
9 45 (52.94%) Front End Development
10 38 (44.71%) Node.js
11 37 (43.53%) Web Development
11 37 (43.53%) Git (software)
12 30 (35.29%) User Experience
13 28 (32.94%) TDD
14 27 (31.76%) Scrum
14 27 (31.76%) OO
15 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
15 25 (29.41%) Backbone.js
16 24 (28.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (28.24%) PHP
17 23 (27.06%) MVC
18 21 (24.71%) CMS
18 21 (24.71%) GitHub
19 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
19 20 (23.53%) Jasmine
19 20 (23.53%) Content Management
19 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
20 19 (22.35%) JSON
20 19 (22.35%) Ajax

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 38 (44.71%) Node.js
2 21 (24.71%) CMS
3 11 (12.94%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.53%) WordPress
5 2 (2.35%) nginx
6 1 (1.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.35%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.71%) GitHub
2 14 (16.47%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) Internet
2 13 (15.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.00%) MySQL
3 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Redis
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (43.53%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.53%) Jasmine
2 20 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 15 (17.65%) Visual Studio
4 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (14.12%) JUnit
6 11 (12.94%) Cucumber
6 11 (12.94%) JIRA
7 7 (8.24%) Mocha
8 6 (7.06%) gulp
9 5 (5.88%) Grunt
9 5 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (4.71%) JSHint
11 3 (3.53%) Bower
12 2 (2.35%) git-flow
13 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (1.18%) PhantomJS
13 1 (1.18%) QUnit
13 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Games
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (84.71%) Developer
2 35 (41.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (18.82%) Web Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Development Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Web Development Manager
7 7 (8.24%) Web Manager
8 6 (7.06%) CMS Developer
8 6 (7.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Junior
8 6 (7.06%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Designer
9 4 (4.71%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.71%) User Experience Architect
9 4 (4.71%) UX Designer
10 3 (3.53%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (98.82%) HTML
2 83 (97.65%) CSS
3 70 (82.35%) Sass
4 69 (81.18%) HTML5
5 62 (72.94%) jQuery
6 53 (62.35%) CSS3
7 46 (54.12%) AngularJS
8 25 (29.41%) Backbone.js
9 24 (28.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (22.35%) Ajax
10 19 (22.35%) JSON
11 18 (21.18%) .NET
12 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (20.00%) XML
13 15 (17.65%) Web Services
14 14 (16.47%) XSLT
15 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (14.12%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.29%) User Experience
2 14 (16.47%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.71%) iPad
4 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.53%) Social Media
5 3 (3.53%) W3C
6 2 (2.35%) Animation
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Android
2 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) Front End Development
3 37 (43.53%) Web Development
4 28 (32.94%) TDD
5 27 (31.76%) OO
5 27 (31.76%) Scrum
6 23 (27.06%) MVC
7 20 (23.53%) Content Management
7 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 17 (20.00%) BDD
8 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (17.65%) OOP
10 14 (16.47%) Web Accessibility
11 13 (15.29%) E-Commerce
11 13 (15.29%) ITIL
11 13 (15.29%) OOD
11 13 (15.29%) SDLC
11 13 (15.29%) SOA
11 13 (15.29%) UML
11 13 (15.29%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 79 (92.94%) JavaScript
2 24 (28.24%) PHP
3 14 (16.47%) XPath
4 12 (14.12%) Shell Script
5 11 (12.94%) Java
6 6 (7.06%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) ES6
8 2 (2.35%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.18%) Go
9 1 (1.18%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Docker
2 11 (12.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 11 (12.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.53%) TeamSite
3 2 (2.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe
3 3 (3.53%) Interwoven
3 3 (3.53%) Omniture
4 2 (2.35%) BT
4 2 (2.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) hybris
5 1 (1.18%) Perforce
5 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.18%) Symantec
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago