The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 252 299 316
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +17
Permanent jobs citing LESS 79 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.25% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 0.65% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 79 25 5
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +82.53%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4583 4588 4982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.00% 38.18% 38.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3929 4064 4645
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
London

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 11 July 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in the City of London

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 134 (92.41%) CSS
2 128 (88.28%) JavaScript
3 123 (84.83%) HTML
4 97 (66.90%) HTML5
5 91 (62.76%) jQuery
6 84 (57.93%) CSS3
7 81 (55.86%) Sass
8 76 (52.41%) Backbone.js
9 65 (44.83%) AngularJS
10 63 (43.45%) MVC
11 60 (41.38%) Ajax
12 58 (40.00%) TDD
12 58 (40.00%) Jasmine
13 55 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (37.93%) Web Development
14 51 (35.17%) OO
15 46 (31.72%) Responsive Web Design
16 45 (31.03%) Git (software)
17 44 (30.34%) Scrum
18 39 (26.90%) BDD
19 38 (26.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 38 (26.21%) XML
20 37 (25.52%) JSON
21 35 (24.14%) XHTML
22 34 (23.45%) KnockoutJS
22 34 (23.45%) RESTful
23 33 (22.76%) Unit Testing
24 29 (20.00%) Node.js
24 29 (20.00%) Java
25 28 (19.31%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 29 (20.00%) Node.js
2 18 (12.41%) Apache
3 11 (7.59%) CMS
3 11 (7.59%) Apache Solr
4 9 (6.21%) WordPress
5 7 (4.83%) Drupal
6 6 (4.14%) SAS
7 5 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.07%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (17.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) HTTP
2 5 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) MySQL
1 16 (11.03%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.07%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 45 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 27 (18.62%) Grunt
4 19 (13.10%) Subversion
5 17 (11.72%) Jenkins
6 13 (8.97%) Cucumber
7 11 (7.59%) PhoneGap
7 11 (7.59%) Eclipse
8 10 (6.90%) IntelliJ
8 10 (6.90%) Sublime Text
9 9 (6.21%) Mocha
10 8 (5.52%) Sinon.JS
10 8 (5.52%) Maven
10 8 (5.52%) Capybara
11 7 (4.83%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (4.83%) Bower
12 6 (4.14%) JIRA
13 5 (3.45%) JSHint
14 4 (2.76%) Selenium
14 4 (2.76%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (15.17%) Finance
2 21 (14.48%) Retail
3 17 (11.72%) Advertising
4 12 (8.28%) Games
4 12 (8.28%) Marketing
5 5 (3.45%) Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Publishing
7 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 116 (80.00%) Developer
2 66 (45.52%) Front-End Developer
3 40 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 32 (22.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 15 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (8.97%) UI Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Web Developer
7 11 (7.59%) UI Programmer
8 8 (5.52%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Architect
10 5 (3.45%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.45%) User Experience Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (92.41%) CSS
2 123 (84.83%) HTML
3 97 (66.90%) HTML5
4 91 (62.76%) jQuery
5 84 (57.93%) CSS3
6 81 (55.86%) Sass
7 76 (52.41%) Backbone.js
8 65 (44.83%) AngularJS
9 60 (41.38%) Ajax
10 38 (26.21%) XML
10 38 (26.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (25.52%) JSON
12 35 (24.14%) XHTML
13 34 (23.45%) KnockoutJS
13 34 (23.45%) RESTful
14 24 (16.55%) Ember.js
15 22 (15.17%) REST
16 19 (13.10%) .NET
17 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET
17 18 (12.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.41%) Social Media
2 17 (11.72%) Mobile App
2 17 (11.72%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.90%) W3C
4 9 (6.21%) Open Source
5 8 (5.52%) Taxonomies
6 6 (4.14%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.45%) Animation
7 5 (3.45%) Social Network
7 5 (3.45%) Mobile Games
7 5 (3.45%) E-Learning
7 5 (3.45%) SCORM
8 3 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.69%) DTV
10 1 (0.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.48%) Linux
2 7 (4.83%) Android
2 7 (4.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.45%) MVC
2 58 (40.00%) TDD
3 55 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (37.93%) Web Development
4 51 (35.17%) OO
5 46 (31.72%) Responsive Web Design
6 44 (30.34%) Scrum
7 39 (26.90%) BDD
8 33 (22.76%) Unit Testing
9 28 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (16.55%) SEO
11 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
12 18 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (12.41%) Rapid Prototyping
13 17 (11.72%) Software Engineering
14 16 (11.03%) Content Management
14 16 (11.03%) OOP
15 15 (10.34%) MVVM
16 12 (8.28%) Integration Testing
17 10 (6.90%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 128 (88.28%) JavaScript
2 29 (20.00%) Java
3 28 (19.31%) PHP
4 18 (12.41%) Python
5 17 (11.72%) Scala
6 14 (9.66%) PHP5
7 9 (6.21%) Erlang
7 9 (6.21%) Perl
8 8 (5.52%) Ruby
9 5 (3.45%) ActionScript 3.0
9 5 (3.45%) SQL
9 5 (3.45%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.07%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.69%) C#
11 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) YUM
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (13.10%) Adobe
2 15 (10.34%) Zend
3 10 (6.90%) Facebook
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle
4 6 (4.14%) Apple
5 5 (3.45%) Twitter
6 4 (2.76%) Google
7 3 (2.07%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.38%) FatWire
9 1 (0.69%) ATG
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
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