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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 257 281 305
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +24
Permanent jobs citing LESS 45 61 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.29% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 17
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £33,550 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
3416 4743 4582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.03% 37.54% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2966 4099 4039
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in the City of London

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 89 (93.68%) JavaScript
2 83 (87.37%) HTML
3 81 (85.26%) CSS
4 61 (64.21%) HTML5
5 55 (57.89%) jQuery
6 50 (52.63%) CSS3
7 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (44.21%) Sass
9 41 (43.16%) AngularJS
10 32 (33.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 27 (28.42%) TDD
12 24 (25.26%) Backbone.js
13 23 (24.21%) User Experience
13 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
14 21 (22.11%) Photoshop
15 19 (20.00%) PHP
15 19 (20.00%) MVC
16 18 (18.95%) Jasmine
17 17 (17.89%) Node.js
17 17 (17.89%) Web Development
18 16 (16.84%) Java
19 14 (14.74%) W3C
19 14 (14.74%) Open Source
19 14 (14.74%) RESTful
20 13 (13.68%) Responsive Web Design
20 13 (13.68%) Analytics
20 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
20 13 (13.68%) SEO
20 13 (13.68%) .NET
20 13 (13.68%) CMS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 17 (17.89%) Node.js
2 13 (13.68%) CMS
3 3 (3.16%) Drupal
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.11%) Apache
4 2 (2.11%) WordPress
4 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.05%) Gunicorn
5 1 (1.05%) nginx
5 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) GitHub
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) Heroku
4 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) MySQL
3 5 (5.26%) Big Data
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.05%) QlikView
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.95%) Jasmine
3 9 (9.47%) Grunt
4 8 (8.42%) Subversion
5 4 (4.21%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (4.21%) JSHint
6 3 (3.16%) JIRA
6 3 (3.16%) Maven
7 2 (2.11%) Ant
7 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.11%) Gradle
7 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.11%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.05%) Bower
8 1 (1.05%) QUnit
8 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Publishing
2 3 (3.16%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (88.42%) Developer
2 38 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 17 (17.89%) Web Developer
4 16 (16.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (14.74%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Designer
10 4 (4.21%) Lead Designer
10 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) UX Designer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Lead Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Junior Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Junior
12 2 (2.11%) Senior Designer
12 2 (2.11%) Drupal Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (87.37%) HTML
2 81 (85.26%) CSS
3 61 (64.21%) HTML5
4 55 (57.89%) jQuery
5 50 (52.63%) CSS3
6 42 (44.21%) Sass
7 41 (43.16%) AngularJS
8 32 (33.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (25.26%) Backbone.js
10 14 (14.74%) RESTful
11 13 (13.68%) .NET
12 11 (11.58%) WebCenter
13 9 (9.47%) Web Services
14 8 (8.42%) JSON
14 8 (8.42%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (8.42%) Underscore.js
15 7 (7.37%) REST
15 7 (7.37%) WCF
16 6 (6.32%) Ajax
16 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) User Experience
2 14 (14.74%) W3C
2 14 (14.74%) Open Source
3 10 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.42%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.16%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.11%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.05%) Online Games
7 1 (1.05%) RIA
7 1 (1.05%) MHEG
7 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.05%) Animation
7 1 (1.05%) Replication
7 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Linux
2 8 (8.42%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.37%) Android
4 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.21%) UNIX
6 3 (3.16%) CentOS
7 2 (2.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.42%) TDD
3 19 (20.00%) MVC
4 17 (17.89%) Web Development
5 13 (13.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (13.68%) Analytics
5 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
5 13 (13.68%) SEO
6 12 (12.63%) Content Management
7 11 (11.58%) Web Analytics
8 9 (9.47%) BDD
8 9 (9.47%) Web Accessibility
8 9 (9.47%) Pair Programming
8 9 (9.47%) OO
9 5 (5.26%) DevOps
9 5 (5.26%) Kanban
9 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.26%) Web Design
10 4 (4.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 89 (93.68%) JavaScript
2 19 (20.00%) PHP
3 16 (16.84%) Java
4 12 (12.63%) C#
5 9 (9.47%) SQL
6 6 (6.32%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.26%) Ruby
8 4 (4.21%) Python
9 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.11%) C++
10 2 (2.11%) SPARQL
10 2 (2.11%) PHP5
11 1 (1.05%) Groovy
11 1 (1.05%) Scala
11 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) WCAG
2 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Varnish
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Oracle
1 12 (12.63%) Facebook
2 11 (11.58%) Interwoven
2 11 (11.58%) FatWire
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) Zend
4 2 (2.11%) Google
4 2 (2.11%) Twitter
5 1 (1.05%) PayPal
5 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.05%) Sencha
5 1 (1.05%) Adobe
5 1 (1.05%) Sun
5 1 (1.05%) Apple
5 1 (1.05%) VMware
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Prospects & Tech
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Prospects & Tech
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago