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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 250 273 315
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +42
Permanent jobs citing LESS 54 66 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.52% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 1.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 11
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,300 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
3496 4699 4602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 33.47% 37.24% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3014 4069 4074
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 86 (93.48%) JavaScript
2 80 (86.96%) HTML
3 78 (84.78%) CSS
4 57 (61.96%) HTML5
5 52 (56.52%) jQuery
6 49 (53.26%) CSS3
7 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (43.48%) Sass
9 36 (39.13%) AngularJS
10 31 (33.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (27.17%) Backbone.js
12 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
12 24 (26.09%) TDD
13 23 (25.00%) User Experience
14 21 (22.83%) Photoshop
15 18 (19.57%) MVC
16 17 (18.48%) PHP
16 17 (18.48%) Web Development
16 17 (18.48%) Jasmine
16 17 (18.48%) RESTful
17 15 (16.30%) Node.js
18 14 (15.22%) Open Source
18 14 (15.22%) W3C
18 14 (15.22%) Java
18 14 (15.22%) .NET
19 13 (14.13%) CMS
19 13 (14.13%) C#
19 13 (14.13%) Analytics
20 12 (13.04%) Mobile App
20 12 (13.04%) Facebook

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 15 (16.30%) Node.js
2 13 (14.13%) CMS
3 4 (4.35%) Drupal
4 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.17%) WordPress
5 2 (2.17%) Apache
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.09%) nginx
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.09%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) GitHub
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.17%) Heroku
5 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) Big Data
5 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.17%) Triplestore
6 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.09%) QlikView
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.48%) Jasmine
3 9 (9.78%) Grunt
4 8 (8.70%) Subversion
5 6 (6.52%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (6.52%) JSHint
6 3 (3.26%) JIRA
6 3 (3.26%) Maven
7 2 (2.17%) Gradle
7 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.17%) PhantomJS
7 2 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.17%) Ant
8 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium
8 1 (1.09%) Xcode
8 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.09%) Mocha
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Games
2 3 (3.26%) Publishing
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (86.96%) Developer
2 37 (40.22%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 14 (15.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.96%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Designer
9 6 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (6.52%) UX Designer
9 6 (6.52%) Lead Designer
10 5 (5.43%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Senior UX Designer
11 4 (4.35%) Senior Designer
11 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 2 (2.17%) Node.js Developer
13 2 (2.17%) Head of Development
13 2 (2.17%) Drupal Developer
13 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (86.96%) HTML
2 78 (84.78%) CSS
3 57 (61.96%) HTML5
4 52 (56.52%) jQuery
5 49 (53.26%) CSS3
6 40 (43.48%) Sass
7 36 (39.13%) AngularJS
8 31 (33.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (27.17%) Backbone.js
10 17 (18.48%) RESTful
11 14 (15.22%) .NET
12 11 (11.96%) WebCenter
13 8 (8.70%) Underscore.js
13 8 (8.70%) Web Services
13 8 (8.70%) JSON
13 8 (8.70%) WCF
14 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
14 7 (7.61%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (6.52%) Ember.js
15 6 (6.52%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.00%) User Experience
2 14 (15.22%) Open Source
2 14 (15.22%) W3C
3 12 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.17%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) Animation
7 1 (1.09%) Online Games
7 1 (1.09%) RIA
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.09%) MHEG
7 1 (1.09%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Apple iOS
2 9 (9.78%) Linux
2 9 (9.78%) Android
3 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.26%) CentOS
5 2 (2.17%) UNIX
5 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.09%) TDD
3 18 (19.57%) MVC
4 17 (18.48%) Web Development
5 13 (14.13%) Analytics
6 12 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (13.04%) SEO
6 12 (13.04%) Content Management
7 11 (11.96%) Web Analytics
8 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.78%) BDD
10 8 (8.70%) OO
11 7 (7.61%) Pair Programming
11 7 (7.61%) Web Accessibility
12 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.43%) Web Design
12 5 (5.43%) Kanban
12 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.43%) DevOps
13 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 86 (93.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (18.48%) PHP
3 14 (15.22%) Java
4 13 (14.13%) C#
5 8 (8.70%) SQL
6 6 (6.52%) TypeScript
7 5 (5.43%) Ruby
8 3 (3.26%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.17%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.17%) PHP5
9 2 (2.17%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.09%) Groovy
10 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
1 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) WCAG
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Varnish
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Facebook
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
2 11 (11.96%) FatWire
2 11 (11.96%) Interwoven
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Zend
4 2 (2.17%) Twitter
4 2 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe
5 1 (1.09%) Sun
5 1 (1.09%) Apple
5 1 (1.09%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago