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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 221 249 276
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +27
Permanent jobs citing LESS 41 61 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 1.66% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 76
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2537 3665 4694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.57% 34.84% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 3167 4016
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 98 (98.99%) HTML
2 95 (95.96%) CSS
3 94 (94.95%) JavaScript
4 87 (87.88%) Sass
5 76 (76.77%) HTML5
6 70 (70.71%) jQuery
7 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (60.61%) AngularJS
9 52 (52.53%) CSS3
10 50 (50.51%) Front End Development
11 44 (44.44%) Node.js
12 42 (42.42%) Web Development
13 39 (39.39%) User Experience
14 36 (36.36%) Git (software)
15 32 (32.32%) TDD
15 32 (32.32%) MVC
16 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
16 27 (27.27%) Scrum
17 25 (25.25%) .NET
18 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
18 24 (24.24%) OO
18 24 (24.24%) Finance
19 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (22.22%) Jenkins
20 22 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 22 (22.22%) CMS
21 21 (21.21%) OOP
21 21 (21.21%) GitHub
21 21 (21.21%) Jasmine
22 20 (20.20%) SDLC

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 22 (22.22%) CMS
2 9 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.04%) WordPress
4 2 (2.02%) nginx
5 1 (1.01%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.01%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.21%) GitHub
2 11 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.01%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) Internet
2 17 (17.17%) Intranet
3 4 (4.04%) DSL
3 4 (4.04%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2014
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.12%) MySQL
4 10 (10.10%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.04%) Redis
6 2 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.02%) DocumentDB
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 22 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 21 (21.21%) Jasmine
4 19 (19.19%) Visual Studio
5 18 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (15.15%) JIRA
7 11 (11.11%) JUnit
8 9 (9.09%) Cucumber
9 8 (8.08%) Grunt
9 8 (8.08%) gulp
10 7 (7.07%) Mocha
11 5 (5.05%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (4.04%) Bower
12 4 (4.04%) JSHint
13 3 (3.03%) QUnit
14 2 (2.02%) Subversion
15 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
15 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
15 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Marketing
3 4 (4.04%) Advertising
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Games
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (2.02%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (90.91%) Developer
2 43 (43.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Senior Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (14.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 10 (10.10%) CMS Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Architect
9 5 (5.05%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Junior
9 5 (5.05%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Designer
10 4 (4.04%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.04%) User Experience Architect
10 4 (4.04%) UX Designer
11 3 (3.03%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (98.99%) HTML
2 95 (95.96%) CSS
3 87 (87.88%) Sass
4 76 (76.77%) HTML5
5 70 (70.71%) jQuery
6 60 (60.61%) AngularJS
7 52 (52.53%) CSS3
8 44 (44.44%) Node.js
9 25 (25.25%) .NET
10 24 (24.24%) ASP.NET
11 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (20.20%) Ajax
13 20 (20.20%) XML
14 18 (18.18%) JSON
14 18 (18.18%) Web Services
14 18 (18.18%) XHTML
14 18 (18.18%) XSLT
15 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 17 (17.17%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.39%) User Experience
2 19 (19.19%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.09%) Fintech
4 8 (8.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.04%) Blockchain
5 4 (4.04%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.04%) iPad
6 2 (2.02%) Animation
7 1 (1.01%) NHS
7 1 (1.01%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Android
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (50.51%) Front End Development
3 42 (42.42%) Web Development
4 32 (32.32%) MVC
4 32 (32.32%) TDD
5 27 (27.27%) Scrum
6 24 (24.24%) OO
7 21 (21.21%) OOP
8 20 (20.20%) SDLC
9 18 (18.18%) BDD
9 18 (18.18%) Content Management
9 18 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
10 17 (17.17%) ITIL
10 17 (17.17%) OOD
10 17 (17.17%) SOA
10 17 (17.17%) UML
10 17 (17.17%) UX Design
11 12 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing
12 11 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 94 (94.95%) JavaScript
2 20 (20.20%) PHP
3 18 (18.18%) XPath
4 13 (13.13%) C#
5 10 (10.10%) Java
5 10 (10.10%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.04%) SQL
7 3 (3.03%) ES6
7 3 (3.03%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.02%) C
8 2 (2.02%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.01%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.01%) Go
9 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.01%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Docker
2 9 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 9 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.01%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.03%) Twitter
3 2 (2.02%) BT
3 2 (2.02%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.02%) Facebook
3 2 (2.02%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe
4 1 (1.01%) hybris
4 1 (1.01%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.01%) Omniture
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Perforce
4 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.01%) Symantec
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