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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 211 257 289
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +32
Permanent jobs citing LESS 47 49 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 1.35% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45 48 77
Median salary £45,000 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,200 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,250 £65,000
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
2592 3643 4959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.19% 35.21% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 3184 4264
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 June 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 June 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 90 (98.90%) HTML
2 88 (96.70%) CSS
3 85 (93.41%) JavaScript
4 78 (85.71%) Sass
5 73 (80.22%) HTML5
6 68 (74.73%) jQuery
7 61 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (59.34%) CSS3
9 52 (57.14%) AngularJS
10 47 (51.65%) Front End Development
11 42 (46.15%) Node.js
12 40 (43.96%) Web Development
13 37 (40.66%) User Experience
14 36 (39.56%) Git (software)
15 30 (32.97%) OO
16 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
16 29 (31.87%) TDD
16 29 (31.87%) Scrum
17 27 (29.67%) MVC
18 24 (26.37%) CMS
19 23 (25.27%) Backbone.js
20 22 (24.18%) GitHub
20 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
20 22 (24.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 22 (24.18%) Content Management
20 22 (24.18%) Finance
20 22 (24.18%) .NET
21 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET
21 21 (23.08%) PHP
21 21 (23.08%) XML

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 24 (26.37%) CMS
2 11 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.30%) WordPress
4 2 (2.20%) nginx
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.20%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.10%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.18%) GitHub
2 14 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.10%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) Internet
2 17 (18.68%) Intranet
3 2 (2.20%) DSL
3 2 (2.20%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2014
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (16.48%) MySQL
4 12 (13.19%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (39.56%) Git (software)
2 22 (24.18%) Jenkins
3 20 (21.98%) Jasmine
4 19 (20.88%) Visual Studio
5 18 (19.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (14.29%) JIRA
7 12 (13.19%) JUnit
8 11 (12.09%) Cucumber
9 7 (7.69%) Grunt
9 7 (7.69%) gulp
9 7 (7.69%) Mocha
10 5 (5.49%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (4.40%) Bower
11 4 (4.40%) JSHint
12 2 (2.20%) git-flow
13 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (1.10%) PhantomJS
13 1 (1.10%) QUnit
13 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Marketing
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 2 (2.20%) Law
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (87.91%) Developer
2 39 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (21.98%) Web Developer
4 14 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 10 (10.99%) CMS Developer
8 8 (8.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Junior
9 6 (6.59%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Development Manager
10 5 (5.49%) Web Development Manager
10 5 (5.49%) Web Manager
11 4 (4.40%) Angular Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Architect
11 4 (4.40%) Designer
11 4 (4.40%) User Experience Architect
11 4 (4.40%) UX Designer
12 3 (3.30%) UI Developer
12 3 (3.30%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (98.90%) HTML
2 88 (96.70%) CSS
3 78 (85.71%) Sass
4 73 (80.22%) HTML5
5 68 (74.73%) jQuery
6 54 (59.34%) CSS3
7 52 (57.14%) AngularJS
8 42 (46.15%) Node.js
9 23 (25.27%) Backbone.js
10 22 (24.18%) .NET
10 22 (24.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (23.08%) Ajax
11 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (23.08%) XML
12 19 (20.88%) Web Services
13 18 (19.78%) XSLT
14 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 17 (18.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (18.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.66%) User Experience
2 18 (19.78%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.40%) iPad
4 4 (4.40%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.30%) Fintech
5 3 (3.30%) Social Media
5 3 (3.30%) W3C
6 2 (2.20%) Animation
6 2 (2.20%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Android
2 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (51.65%) Front End Development
3 40 (43.96%) Web Development
4 30 (32.97%) OO
5 29 (31.87%) Scrum
5 29 (31.87%) TDD
6 27 (29.67%) MVC
7 22 (24.18%) Content Management
8 19 (20.88%) SDLC
9 18 (19.78%) Unit Testing
9 18 (19.78%) Web Accessibility
10 17 (18.68%) BDD
10 17 (18.68%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (18.68%) ITIL
10 17 (18.68%) OOD
10 17 (18.68%) OOP
10 17 (18.68%) SOA
10 17 (18.68%) UML
10 17 (18.68%) UX Design
11 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 85 (93.41%) JavaScript
2 21 (23.08%) PHP
3 18 (19.78%) XPath
4 12 (13.19%) Java
4 12 (13.19%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.59%) C#
6 3 (3.30%) ES6
7 2 (2.20%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.10%) Go
8 1 (1.10%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) SQL
8 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) WCAG
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Docker
2 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 11 (12.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.30%) TeamSite
3 2 (2.20%) Puppet
4 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Adobe
2 3 (3.30%) Interwoven
2 3 (3.30%) Omniture
3 2 (2.20%) BT
3 2 (2.20%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.20%) Google
3 2 (2.20%) Twitter
4 1 (1.10%) Facebook
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) Perforce
4 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.10%) Symantec
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