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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 233 275 250
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -25
Permanent jobs citing LESS 32 43 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.41% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 1.26% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 67
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
2347 3411 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.16% 32.84% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2105 3047 3586
Average salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) HTML
1 94 (100.00%) CSS
2 90 (95.74%) JavaScript
3 76 (80.85%) jQuery
4 71 (75.53%) HTML5
5 60 (63.83%) CSS3
6 56 (59.57%) Sass
7 53 (56.38%) AngularJS
8 49 (52.13%) Front End Development
9 44 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (41.49%) Git (software)
11 33 (35.11%) PHP
12 32 (34.04%) OO
13 31 (32.98%) MVC
14 27 (28.72%) Web Development
14 27 (28.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 21 (22.34%) User Experience
15 21 (22.34%) Backbone.js
15 21 (22.34%) TDD
15 21 (22.34%) MySQL
16 20 (21.28%) CMS
17 19 (20.21%) JSON
18 18 (19.15%) Finance
18 18 (19.15%) Open Source
19 17 (18.09%) Responsive Web Design
20 16 (17.02%) Scrum
21 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
22 14 (14.89%) Jasmine
22 14 (14.89%) Node.js
22 14 (14.89%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (21.28%) CMS
2 14 (14.89%) Node.js
3 11 (11.70%) WordPress
4 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.13%) Drupal
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.06%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) nginx
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.13%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) GitHub
2 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) SSH
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) MySQL
2 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.06%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 39 (41.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.89%) Jasmine
3 12 (12.77%) Cucumber
4 11 (11.70%) JUnit
5 8 (8.51%) Maven
6 7 (7.45%) Selenium
6 7 (7.45%) TestNG
7 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.26%) Grunt
9 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.19%) JIRA
9 3 (3.19%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.19%) Subversion
10 2 (2.13%) git-flow
10 2 (2.13%) gulp
10 2 (2.13%) Mocha
11 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.06%) QUnit
11 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Banking
3 12 (12.77%) Marketing
4 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.38%) Games
6 4 (4.26%) Advertising
7 2 (2.13%) Front Office
8 1 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (1.06%) Law
8 1 (1.06%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (81.91%) Developer
2 38 (40.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (12.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.70%) PHP Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Development Manager
5 10 (10.64%) Web Development Manager
5 10 (10.64%) Web Manager
6 8 (8.51%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (8.51%) HTML Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.38%) Java Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) OO PHP Developer
9 5 (5.32%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Symfony Developer
9 5 (5.32%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) CSS
1 94 (100.00%) HTML
2 76 (80.85%) jQuery
3 71 (75.53%) HTML5
4 60 (63.83%) CSS3
5 56 (59.57%) Sass
6 53 (56.38%) AngularJS
7 27 (28.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (22.34%) Backbone.js
9 19 (20.21%) JSON
10 14 (14.89%) React
10 14 (14.89%) REST
11 12 (12.77%) .NET
11 12 (12.77%) Spring
12 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET
13 10 (10.64%) Ajax
14 9 (9.57%) XML
15 8 (8.51%) Hibernate
15 8 (8.51%) Semantic HTML
15 8 (8.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) User Experience
2 10 (10.64%) W3C
3 9 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.26%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.19%) Social Media
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.13%) PMI
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) Front End Development
2 44 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.04%) OO
4 31 (32.98%) MVC
5 27 (28.72%) Web Development
6 21 (22.34%) TDD
7 18 (19.15%) Open Source
8 17 (18.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (17.02%) Scrum
10 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
11 14 (14.89%) BDD
12 13 (13.83%) Content Management
13 12 (12.77%) Coaching
13 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
14 10 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (10.64%) SEO
15 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (9.57%) Microservices
15 9 (9.57%) OOP
16 8 (8.51%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 90 (95.74%) JavaScript
2 33 (35.11%) PHP
3 14 (14.89%) Java
4 11 (11.70%) C#
5 9 (9.57%) SQL
6 4 (4.26%) Python
6 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.06%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.06%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) WCAG
2 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (4.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Adobe
2 4 (4.26%) Interwoven
3 3 (3.19%) Omniture
4 2 (2.13%) DoubleClick
4 2 (2.13%) Facebook
4 2 (2.13%) Google
4 2 (2.13%) hybris
4 2 (2.13%) Zend
5 1 (1.06%) ATG
5 1 (1.06%) BT
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.06%) PayPal
5 1 (1.06%) Symantec
5 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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