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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
London / City of London
Rank 192 226 267
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +41
Permanent jobs citing LESS 41 33 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% 1.31% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 41
Median salary £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £63,850 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
1882 2511 3357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.48% 36.83% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1704 2221 2953
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £72,500 £75,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 February 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram in the City of London

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 85 (96.59%) JavaScript
2 78 (88.64%) Sass
3 73 (82.95%) HTML
3 73 (82.95%) CSS
4 53 (60.23%) HTML5
5 47 (53.41%) AngularJS
6 45 (51.14%) jQuery
7 43 (48.86%) Front End Development
8 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (40.91%) CSS3
10 35 (39.77%) C#
11 32 (36.36%) .NET
11 32 (36.36%) MVC
11 32 (36.36%) Git (software)
12 31 (35.23%) Node.js
13 28 (31.82%) Web Development
14 27 (30.68%) React
15 24 (27.27%) Scrum
16 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET
17 22 (25.00%) Ajax
17 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 20 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 19 (21.59%) User Experience
19 19 (21.59%) Finance
20 18 (20.45%) TDD
21 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
21 17 (19.32%) Team Foundation Server
22 16 (18.18%) REST
22 16 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
22 16 (18.18%) Grunt

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 13 (14.77%) CMS
2 12 (13.64%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.27%) WordPress
4 1 (1.14%) Drupal
4 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.82%) SaaS
3 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) Internet
2 12 (13.64%) Intranet
3 5 (5.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.82%) Redis
4 5 (5.68%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (5.68%) DocumentDB
5 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.41%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.41%) OLTP
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.14%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 32 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (18.18%) Grunt
3 16 (18.18%) gulp
4 13 (14.77%) Visual Studio
5 9 (10.23%) JIRA
6 7 (7.95%) Jasmine
6 7 (7.95%) Mocha
7 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.41%) PhantomJS
9 3 (3.41%) webpack
10 2 (2.27%) Axure RP
10 2 (2.27%) Babel
10 2 (2.27%) Subversion
11 1 (1.14%) git-flow
11 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.14%) NUnit
11 1 (1.14%) QUnit
11 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (21.59%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (92.05%) Developer
2 37 (42.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (23.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Senior Developer
4 20 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 20 (22.73%) Web Developer
5 18 (20.45%) C# Developer
6 13 (14.77%) Angular Developer
6 13 (14.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (13.64%) .NET Web Developer
7 12 (13.64%) C# Web Developer
8 11 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (9.09%) HTML Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (5.68%) Applications Developer
12 5 (5.68%) Senior Applications Developer
12 5 (5.68%) Senior Web Applications Developer
12 5 (5.68%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (88.64%) Sass
2 73 (82.95%) CSS
2 73 (82.95%) HTML
3 53 (60.23%) HTML5
4 47 (53.41%) AngularJS
5 45 (51.14%) jQuery
6 36 (40.91%) CSS3
7 32 (36.36%) .NET
8 31 (35.23%) Node.js
9 27 (30.68%) React
10 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET
11 22 (25.00%) Ajax
11 22 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (18.18%) REST
13 16 (18.18%) Web Services
13 16 (18.18%) XML
14 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (13.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) User Experience
2 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.55%) Fintech
6 2 (2.27%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Animation
7 1 (1.14%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.14%) Blog
7 1 (1.14%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Android
1 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.86%) Front End Development
2 38 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.36%) MVC
4 28 (31.82%) Web Development
5 24 (27.27%) Scrum
6 18 (20.45%) TDD
7 14 (15.91%) BDD
8 13 (14.77%) Content Management
9 12 (13.64%) Change Management
9 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 12 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 12 (13.64%) Release Management
9 12 (13.64%) Web Accessibility
10 11 (12.50%) Wireframes
11 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
12 9 (10.23%) SEO
13 8 (9.09%) OO
13 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
14 6 (6.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 85 (96.59%) JavaScript
2 35 (39.77%) C#
3 13 (14.77%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) XPath
5 10 (11.36%) Java
6 9 (10.23%) TypeScript
7 6 (6.82%) ES6
8 4 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.55%) PHP
9 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) Clojure
10 1 (1.14%) Go
10 1 (1.14%) Jython
10 1 (1.14%) Python
10 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
1 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Google
2 4 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.27%) Zend
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Training budget, 25 days holi
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago