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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 224 268 294
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +26
Permanent jobs citing LESS 67 57 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.31% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 28
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
3363 4336 4594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.56% 37.43% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2854 3763 4131
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,200 £72,500 £75,000
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 4 September 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 4 September 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.

1 112 (94.92%) CSS
2 111 (94.07%) HTML
3 110 (93.22%) JavaScript
4 86 (72.88%) jQuery
5 85 (72.03%) HTML5
6 69 (58.47%) Sass
7 68 (57.63%) AngularJS
8 61 (51.69%) CSS3
9 44 (37.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 43 (36.44%) User Experience
11 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (24.58%) PHP
13 28 (23.73%) Backbone.js
14 27 (22.88%) Web Development
15 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
16 24 (20.34%) Node.js
16 24 (20.34%) Photoshop
17 23 (19.49%) TDD
18 22 (18.64%) MVC
18 22 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
19 18 (15.25%) Web Accessibility
19 18 (15.25%) CMS
20 16 (13.56%) Marketing
21 15 (12.71%) OO
21 15 (12.71%) Open Source
22 14 (11.86%) SEO
22 14 (11.86%) XHTML
22 14 (11.86%) Java
22 14 (11.86%) W3C
23 13 (11.02%) Web Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (20.34%) Node.js
2 18 (15.25%) CMS
3 6 (5.08%) WordPress
4 3 (2.54%) nginx
5 2 (1.69%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.69%) Drupal
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 24 (20.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Heroku
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) MySQL
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.54%) Redis
3 3 (2.54%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.17%) Jasmine
3 10 (8.47%) Grunt
4 6 (5.08%) gulp
5 5 (4.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.39%) Bower
6 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.39%) Subversion
7 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.69%) Maven
8 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Mockito
9 1 (0.85%) JIRA
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.85%) Behat
General
1 16 (13.56%) Marketing
2 11 (9.32%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (94.07%) Developer
2 73 (61.86%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (13.56%) Web Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Senior Developer
4 15 (12.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (6.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 7 (5.93%) UI Developer
6 7 (5.93%) Lead Developer
6 7 (5.93%) UI Programmer
7 6 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (3.39%) PHP Developer
9 3 (2.54%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Junior
9 3 (2.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Junior Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Junior Developer
10 2 (1.69%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (1.69%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (94.92%) CSS
2 111 (94.07%) HTML
3 86 (72.88%) jQuery
4 85 (72.03%) HTML5
5 69 (58.47%) Sass
6 68 (57.63%) AngularJS
7 61 (51.69%) CSS3
8 44 (37.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (23.73%) Backbone.js
10 14 (11.86%) XHTML
11 13 (11.02%) React
12 10 (8.47%) REST
12 10 (8.47%) .NET
13 8 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (5.93%) WebCenter
14 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET
14 7 (5.93%) Web Services
14 7 (5.93%) Ajax
14 7 (5.93%) JSON
15 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (36.44%) User Experience
2 14 (11.86%) W3C
3 6 (5.08%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.69%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (1.69%) Spread Betting
6 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.69%) Social Media
6 2 (1.69%) Equities
7 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) PMI
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.69%) Android
3 2 (1.69%) UNIX
3 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) CentOS
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.88%) Web Development
3 23 (19.49%) TDD
4 22 (18.64%) MVC
4 22 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (15.25%) Web Accessibility
6 15 (12.71%) OO
6 15 (12.71%) Open Source
7 14 (11.86%) SEO
8 13 (11.02%) Web Analytics
8 13 (11.02%) Analytics
9 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.32%) Mobile First
11 10 (8.47%) BDD
12 9 (7.63%) Content Management
13 8 (6.78%) Pair Programming
14 7 (5.93%) DevOps
15 6 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 6 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
16 5 (4.24%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 110 (93.22%) JavaScript
2 29 (24.58%) PHP
3 14 (11.86%) Java
4 11 (9.32%) SQL
5 9 (7.63%) C#
6 6 (5.08%) Python
7 3 (2.54%) PHP5
8 2 (1.69%) Scala
8 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.85%) XAML
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) Go
9 1 (0.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) WCAG
2 3 (2.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Facebook
2 9 (7.63%) Interwoven
3 8 (6.78%) Oracle
4 7 (5.93%) FatWire
5 4 (3.39%) Adobe
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.54%) Zend
7 1 (0.85%) Sencha
7 1 (0.85%) Twitter
7 1 (0.85%) PayPal
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) OpenText
7 1 (0.85%) Google
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Iter8
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training]
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago