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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
London / City of London
Rank 183 212 272
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +60
Permanent jobs citing LESS 46 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.60% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 1.76% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 32
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £41,900 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,100 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
1884 2210 3354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.65% 34.24% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 1994 2992
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 92 (94.85%) JavaScript
2 85 (87.63%) CSS
3 84 (86.60%) HTML
4 80 (82.47%) Sass
5 57 (58.76%) HTML5
6 54 (55.67%) AngularJS
7 50 (51.55%) jQuery
8 47 (48.45%) Front End Development
9 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (39.18%) CSS3
11 37 (38.14%) C#
12 35 (36.08%) MVC
13 32 (32.99%) Web Development
13 32 (32.99%) Node.js
14 29 (29.90%) .NET
15 28 (28.87%) Git (software)
15 28 (28.87%) React
16 27 (27.84%) TDD
17 25 (25.77%) Scrum
18 23 (23.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET
20 21 (21.65%) Finance
20 21 (21.65%) Ajax
21 20 (20.62%) KnockoutJS
22 19 (19.59%) BDD
23 18 (18.56%) XML
23 18 (18.56%) Grunt
24 17 (17.53%) User Experience
25 16 (16.49%) SQL Server

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 12 (12.37%) CMS
2 5 (5.15%) WordPress
3 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.03%) nginx
4 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.09%) GitHub
4 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) Internet
2 11 (11.34%) Intranet
3 2 (2.06%) HTTP
4 1 (1.03%) DSL
4 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.03%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (6.19%) DocumentDB
3 6 (6.19%) Redis
4 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.09%) OLTP
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.06%) Big Data
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.03%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 28 (28.87%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.56%) Grunt
3 16 (16.49%) gulp
3 16 (16.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (12.37%) Visual Studio
5 11 (11.34%) Jasmine
6 10 (10.31%) JIRA
7 8 (8.25%) Mocha
8 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.15%) QUnit
10 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.09%) PhantomJS
12 2 (2.06%) webpack
13 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
13 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
13 1 (1.03%) Bower
13 1 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
13 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
13 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (21.65%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Law
2 5 (5.15%) Legal
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Marketing
4 3 (3.09%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) German Language
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (90.72%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (26.80%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (20.62%) Senior Developer
5 19 (19.59%) C# Developer
6 17 (17.53%) .NET Developer
6 17 (17.53%) Angular Developer
7 14 (14.43%) Web Developer
8 13 (13.40%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 12 (12.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (11.34%) .NET Web Developer
10 11 (11.34%) C# Web Developer
11 7 (7.22%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (7.22%) HTML Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Architect
12 5 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
13 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
14 3 (3.09%) Junior
14 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
14 3 (3.09%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (87.63%) CSS
2 84 (86.60%) HTML
3 80 (82.47%) Sass
4 57 (58.76%) HTML5
5 54 (55.67%) AngularJS
6 50 (51.55%) jQuery
7 38 (39.18%) CSS3
8 32 (32.99%) Node.js
9 29 (29.90%) .NET
10 28 (28.87%) React
11 23 (23.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET
12 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (21.65%) Ajax
14 20 (20.62%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (18.56%) XML
16 15 (15.46%) Web Services
17 14 (14.43%) REST
18 11 (11.34%) Entity Framework
18 11 (11.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) User Experience
2 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.19%) Fintech
5 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.09%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.03%) Animation
7 1 (1.03%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.03%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.03%) Blog
7 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.03%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Social Network
7 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Android
1 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Front End Development
2 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.08%) MVC
4 32 (32.99%) Web Development
5 27 (27.84%) TDD
6 25 (25.77%) Scrum
7 19 (19.59%) BDD
8 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.37%) Content Management
10 11 (11.34%) Change Management
10 11 (11.34%) Configuration Management
10 11 (11.34%) E-Commerce
10 11 (11.34%) Release Management
10 11 (11.34%) Web Accessibility
11 10 (10.31%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 10 (10.31%) OO
11 10 (10.31%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.28%) OOP
13 8 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (6.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 92 (94.85%) JavaScript
2 37 (38.14%) C#
3 15 (15.46%) SQL
4 11 (11.34%) XPath
5 9 (9.28%) Java
5 9 (9.28%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.19%) PHP
7 4 (4.12%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.06%) ES6
8 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) Jython
9 1 (1.03%) Python
9 1 (1.03%) Scala
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
1 1 (1.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Ansible
1 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.03%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) EPiServer
3 6 (6.19%) Google
4 4 (4.12%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
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