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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 260 243 309
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +66
Permanent jobs citing LESS 48 65 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.62% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 1.65% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 4
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
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
3330 3948 4136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.64% 37.89% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2928 3408 3756
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 March 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 March 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 82 (90.11%) JavaScript
2 79 (86.81%) HTML
2 79 (86.81%) CSS
3 54 (59.34%) HTML5
4 48 (52.75%) jQuery
5 44 (48.35%) CSS3
6 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (35.16%) AngularJS
8 31 (34.07%) Sass
9 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 25 (27.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (24.18%) CMS
12 21 (23.08%) Photoshop
12 21 (23.08%) Backbone.js
13 20 (21.98%) User Experience
13 20 (21.98%) RESTful
13 20 (21.98%) TDD
14 18 (19.78%) Java
14 18 (19.78%) PHP
14 18 (19.78%) MVC
15 16 (17.58%) .NET
15 16 (17.58%) Open Source
16 15 (16.48%) Facebook
16 15 (16.48%) Analytics
16 15 (16.48%) C#
16 15 (16.48%) SEO
16 15 (16.48%) W3C
17 14 (15.38%) Content Management
17 14 (15.38%) Marketing
17 14 (15.38%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (24.18%) CMS
2 13 (14.29%) TeamSite
3 12 (13.19%) WordPress
4 8 (8.79%) Apache
4 8 (8.79%) Node.js
5 6 (6.59%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 4 (4.40%) Drupal
7 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) GitHub
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Heroku
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) MySQL
2 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) Big Data
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.20%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.10%) QlikView
7 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 9 (9.89%) Grunt
4 8 (8.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (8.79%) JSHint
4 8 (8.79%) Subversion
5 5 (5.49%) JIRA
6 4 (4.40%) Bower
6 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.30%) Maven
8 2 (2.20%) Ant
8 2 (2.20%) WebSpeed
8 2 (2.20%) Xcode
8 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.20%) Gradle
8 2 (2.20%) Mocha
8 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.20%) PhantomJS
8 2 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.10%) Sublime Text
General
1 14 (15.38%) Marketing
2 12 (13.19%) Games
3 8 (8.79%) Advertising
4 5 (5.49%) Finance
5 3 (3.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (85.71%) Developer
2 28 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (24.18%) Web Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 9 (9.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Designer
8 8 (8.79%) UX Designer
8 8 (8.79%) Lead Designer
9 6 (6.59%) PHP Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Front-End Web Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Designer
9 6 (6.59%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Junior Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Junior
12 3 (3.30%) Lead Developer
12 3 (3.30%) Senior Web Developer
13 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (86.81%) HTML
1 79 (86.81%) CSS
2 54 (59.34%) HTML5
3 48 (52.75%) jQuery
4 44 (48.35%) CSS3
5 32 (35.16%) AngularJS
6 31 (34.07%) Sass
7 25 (27.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (23.08%) Backbone.js
9 20 (21.98%) RESTful
10 16 (17.58%) .NET
11 11 (12.09%) XHTML
12 9 (9.89%) WCF
13 8 (8.79%) JSON
13 8 (8.79%) Web Services
13 8 (8.79%) WebCenter
14 7 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (7.69%) Underscore.js
14 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
14 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) User Experience
2 16 (17.58%) Open Source
3 15 (16.48%) W3C
4 14 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.20%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.10%) Blog
8 1 (1.10%) RIA
8 1 (1.10%) Online Games
8 1 (1.10%) MHEG
8 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.10%) Animation
8 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.10%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Linux
2 12 (13.19%) Apple iOS
3 10 (10.99%) Android
4 7 (7.69%) Windows
5 3 (3.30%) CentOS
5 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.20%) UNIX
6 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.98%) TDD
3 18 (19.78%) MVC
4 15 (16.48%) SEO
4 15 (16.48%) Analytics
5 14 (15.38%) Content Management
6 13 (14.29%) Web Analytics
6 13 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (10.99%) Web Development
8 9 (9.89%) OO
9 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.69%) BDD
11 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.59%) Scrum
12 5 (5.49%) Project Management
12 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
13 4 (4.40%) Web Design
14 3 (3.30%) OOP
14 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (90.11%) JavaScript
2 18 (19.78%) PHP
2 18 (19.78%) Java
3 15 (16.48%) C#
4 7 (7.69%) SQL
5 6 (6.59%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.49%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) Python
7 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.20%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.20%) PHP5
8 2 (2.20%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.10%) Scala
9 1 (1.10%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.10%) Groovy
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) VCP4
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) WCAG
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Varnish
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) yum
1 1 (1.10%) Puppet
1 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Facebook
2 13 (14.29%) Interwoven
3 10 (10.99%) Oracle
4 8 (8.79%) FatWire
5 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.40%) Adobe
7 3 (3.30%) Twitter
7 3 (3.30%) Google
7 3 (3.30%) Zend
8 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.10%) Sun
8 1 (1.10%) VMware
8 1 (1.10%) Apple
City, London
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Dice Holdings
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago