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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 194 223 276
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +53
Permanent jobs citing LESS 55 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.78% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 2.11% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 55
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,750 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
2484 3180 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.47% 36.89% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2288 2713 3727
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 100 (97.09%) HTML
1 100 (97.09%) JavaScript
2 99 (96.12%) CSS
3 89 (86.41%) Sass
4 76 (73.79%) HTML5
5 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (63.11%) jQuery
7 59 (57.28%) AngularJS
8 56 (54.37%) Front End Development
9 47 (45.63%) CSS3
10 40 (38.83%) Node.js
11 39 (37.86%) MVC
12 38 (36.89%) Web Development
13 36 (34.95%) User Experience
14 34 (33.01%) TDD
15 27 (26.21%) Finance
15 27 (26.21%) .NET
15 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
16 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET
16 25 (24.27%) OO
17 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (22.33%) React
18 23 (22.33%) Scrum
18 23 (22.33%) Ajax
19 22 (21.36%) SDLC
20 21 (20.39%) BDD
20 21 (20.39%) CMS
20 21 (20.39%) XML
21 20 (19.42%) OOP
21 20 (19.42%) C#

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 21 (20.39%) CMS
2 5 (4.85%) WordPress
3 3 (2.91%) nginx
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Magento
2 2 (1.94%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) GitHub
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.97%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.45%) Internet
2 17 (16.50%) Intranet
3 4 (3.88%) DSL
3 4 (3.88%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 17 (16.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (16.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.80%) Redis
4 5 (4.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (4.85%) DocumentDB
5 3 (2.91%) MySQL
6 2 (1.94%) Big Data
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.97%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
2 20 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (17.48%) Visual Studio
4 16 (15.53%) JIRA
5 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
6 13 (12.62%) Grunt
6 13 (12.62%) Jasmine
7 12 (11.65%) Mocha
8 11 (10.68%) gulp
9 6 (5.83%) QUnit
10 4 (3.88%) PhantomJS
11 3 (2.91%) Bower
12 2 (1.94%) Subversion
13 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.97%) JUnit
13 1 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.97%) webpack
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Law
2 6 (5.83%) Marketing
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Advertising
4 3 (2.91%) Games
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Automotive
6 1 (0.97%) German Language
Job Titles
1 97 (94.17%) Developer
2 50 (48.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (25.24%) Senior Developer
4 21 (20.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 21 (20.39%) Web Developer
5 19 (18.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Angular Developer
7 10 (9.71%) CMS Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (6.80%) HTML Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.85%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.85%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.88%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.88%) UX Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Magento Developer
11 3 (2.91%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.91%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (97.09%) HTML
2 99 (96.12%) CSS
3 89 (86.41%) Sass
4 76 (73.79%) HTML5
5 65 (63.11%) jQuery
6 59 (57.28%) AngularJS
7 47 (45.63%) CSS3
8 40 (38.83%) Node.js
9 27 (26.21%) .NET
10 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET
11 24 (23.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (22.33%) Ajax
12 23 (22.33%) React
13 21 (20.39%) XML
14 18 (17.48%) Web Services
14 18 (17.48%) XHTML
15 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 17 (16.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (16.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.95%) User Experience
2 18 (17.48%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.74%) Fintech
4 4 (3.88%) Blockchain
4 4 (3.88%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.91%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) Animation
7 1 (0.97%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) Front End Development
3 39 (37.86%) MVC
4 38 (36.89%) Web Development
5 34 (33.01%) TDD
6 25 (24.27%) OO
7 23 (22.33%) Scrum
8 22 (21.36%) SDLC
9 21 (20.39%) BDD
10 20 (19.42%) OOP
11 17 (16.50%) Content Management
11 17 (16.50%) ITIL
11 17 (16.50%) OOD
11 17 (16.50%) SOA
11 17 (16.50%) UML
11 17 (16.50%) UX Design
11 17 (16.50%) Web Accessibility
12 15 (14.56%) E-Commerce
13 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
14 8 (7.77%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 100 (97.09%) JavaScript
2 20 (19.42%) C#
3 17 (16.50%) XPath
4 10 (9.71%) SQL
5 8 (7.77%) PHP
5 8 (7.77%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.88%) Java
7 2 (1.94%) C
7 2 (1.94%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.94%) Python
7 2 (1.94%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) ES6
8 1 (0.97%) Go
8 1 (0.97%) Jython
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
8 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.45%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.97%) Packer
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Google
3 2 (1.94%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.94%) Facebook
3 2 (1.94%) Twitter
4 1 (0.97%) hybris
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) Perforce
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