The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 154 174 179
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 22 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.69% 0.50% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 1
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
LESS
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1210 1476 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.86% 38.56% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1293 1338
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

LESS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the East Midlands region.

LESS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

LESS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

LESS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +17 15 £36,250 +13.28% 2
Derbyshire +29 3 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire +19 3 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Leicestershire -9 1 £22,000 -51.11%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for LESS.

1 36 (97.30%) HTML
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 34 (91.89%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) Sass
4 24 (64.86%) HTML5
5 21 (56.76%) Web Development
6 20 (54.05%) MVC
6 20 (54.05%) PHP
6 20 (54.05%) CSS3
6 20 (54.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (45.95%) MySQL
8 16 (43.24%) jQuery
8 16 (43.24%) User Experience
9 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
10 14 (37.84%) AngularJS
11 12 (32.43%) gulp
11 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (29.73%) Web Design
12 11 (29.73%) React
12 11 (29.73%) Front End Development
13 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
14 9 (24.32%) Bower
14 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
15 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
15 8 (21.62%) Photoshop
15 8 (21.62%) C#
15 8 (21.62%) REST
16 7 (18.92%) Grunt
16 7 (18.92%) Compass CSS Framework
16 7 (18.92%) Ajax

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (18.92%) WordPress
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) ColdFusion
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Apache
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Google Analytics
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Slack
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) MySQL
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
3 3 (8.11%) Redis
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) InfluxDB
5 1 (2.70%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) gulp
3 9 (24.32%) Bower
4 7 (18.92%) Grunt
5 5 (13.51%) Subversion
6 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
6 4 (10.81%) JSHint
6 4 (10.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (10.81%) Maven
6 4 (10.81%) Protractor
6 4 (10.81%) QUnit
6 4 (10.81%) Selenium
6 4 (10.81%) webpack
7 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Marketing
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 15 (40.54%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
3 5 (13.51%) UI Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.81%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Web UI Developer
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketer
6 2 (5.41%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 34 (91.89%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) Sass
4 24 (64.86%) HTML5
5 20 (54.05%) CSS3
6 16 (43.24%) jQuery
7 14 (37.84%) AngularJS
8 11 (29.73%) React
9 8 (21.62%) REST
10 7 (18.92%) Ajax
10 7 (18.92%) Compass CSS Framework
11 6 (16.22%) .NET
11 6 (16.22%) Laravel
11 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (13.51%) Backbone.js
12 5 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (13.51%) Web Services
13 4 (10.81%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) User Experience
2 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) Graphic Design
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (8.11%) iPhone
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Social Media
5 2 (5.41%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.70%) iPad
6 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) RIA
6 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Web Development
2 20 (54.05%) MVC
2 20 (54.05%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Front End Development
4 11 (29.73%) Web Design
5 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.22%) CRM
6 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) High Availability
7 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) B2C
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.11%) Presales
8 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 20 (54.05%) PHP
3 8 (21.62%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) ECMAScript
4 3 (8.11%) ES6
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Facebook
1 5 (13.51%) Google
1 5 (13.51%) Twitter
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe
3 3 (8.11%) Apple
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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