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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 249 261 301
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +40
Permanent jobs citing LESS 60 73 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.59% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 1.58% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 55 73 26
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3624 4621 4659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.78% 37.32% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3122 3946 4177
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 £76,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 111 (94.87%) JavaScript
2 108 (92.31%) HTML
3 104 (88.89%) CSS
4 86 (73.50%) HTML5
5 83 (70.94%) jQuery
6 65 (55.56%) Sass
7 62 (52.99%) AngularJS
8 60 (51.28%) CSS3
9 40 (34.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 38 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (30.77%) User Experience
12 30 (25.64%) PHP
12 30 (25.64%) Backbone.js
13 29 (24.79%) Photoshop
14 27 (23.08%) TDD
14 27 (23.08%) Web Development
15 25 (21.37%) Git (software)
16 22 (18.80%) Node.js
17 21 (17.95%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (17.95%) Java
18 19 (16.24%) CMS
19 18 (15.38%) MVC
19 18 (15.38%) SEO
19 18 (15.38%) W3C
20 17 (14.53%) Facebook
20 17 (14.53%) Open Source
21 16 (13.68%) Analytics
21 16 (13.68%) WCAG
21 16 (13.68%) Web Analytics
22 15 (12.82%) Web Accessibility

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (18.80%) Node.js
2 19 (16.24%) CMS
3 4 (3.42%) Drupal
3 4 (3.42%) WordPress
3 4 (3.42%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.56%) nginx
5 2 (1.71%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.85%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Heroku
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) MySQL
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.56%) Redis
4 3 (2.56%) Big Data
5 2 (1.71%) Triplestore
5 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.85%) QlikView
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (21.37%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.40%) Jasmine
2 11 (9.40%) Grunt
3 7 (5.98%) gulp
4 6 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.27%) Subversion
6 4 (3.42%) Bower
7 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.71%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.71%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.71%) Maven
8 2 (1.71%) JIRA
8 2 (1.71%) Gradle
8 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.85%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.85%) Ant
General
1 13 (11.11%) Marketing
2 10 (8.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Advertising
3 2 (1.71%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Games
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (93.16%) Developer
2 62 (52.99%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (17.09%) Web Developer
4 18 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) UI Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Front-End Web Developer
9 4 (3.42%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Software Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Junior
11 2 (1.71%) Junior Developer
11 2 (1.71%) PHP Developer
11 2 (1.71%) Head of Development
11 2 (1.71%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (92.31%) HTML
2 104 (88.89%) CSS
3 86 (73.50%) HTML5
4 83 (70.94%) jQuery
5 65 (55.56%) Sass
6 62 (52.99%) AngularJS
7 60 (51.28%) CSS3
8 40 (34.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (25.64%) Backbone.js
10 13 (11.11%) XHTML
11 12 (10.26%) .NET
12 11 (9.40%) WebCenter
13 10 (8.55%) React
14 9 (7.69%) REST
14 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET
15 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (5.98%) RESTful
16 7 (5.98%) JSON
16 7 (5.98%) Web Services
16 7 (5.98%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.77%) User Experience
2 18 (15.38%) W3C
3 7 (5.98%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.71%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (1.71%) Spread Betting
6 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.71%) Social Media
6 2 (1.71%) Equities
7 1 (0.85%) Animation
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.56%) Android
3 3 (2.56%) UNIX
3 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.08%) TDD
2 27 (23.08%) Web Development
3 21 (17.95%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (15.38%) MVC
4 18 (15.38%) SEO
5 17 (14.53%) Open Source
6 16 (13.68%) Analytics
6 16 (13.68%) Web Analytics
7 15 (12.82%) Web Accessibility
8 14 (11.97%) OO
9 13 (11.11%) Content Management
10 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.55%) BDD
12 9 (7.69%) Pair Programming
13 8 (6.84%) Mobile First
13 8 (6.84%) DevOps
14 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
15 5 (4.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (94.87%) JavaScript
2 30 (25.64%) PHP
3 21 (17.95%) Java
4 12 (10.26%) C#
5 8 (6.84%) SQL
6 5 (4.27%) Python
7 4 (3.42%) PHP5
8 3 (2.56%) Ruby
8 3 (2.56%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.71%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.71%) Scala
9 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Go
10 1 (0.85%) F#
10 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.68%) WCAG
2 3 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) TeamSite
2 2 (1.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Facebook
2 13 (11.11%) Interwoven
3 12 (10.26%) Oracle
4 11 (9.40%) FatWire
5 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.42%) Zend
7 3 (2.56%) Adobe
8 2 (1.71%) Twitter
9 1 (0.85%) PayPal
9 1 (0.85%) Sencha
9 1 (0.85%) Sun
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix
9 1 (0.85%) OpenText
9 1 (0.85%) Google
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