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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 156 173 167
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 20 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.54% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 0.45% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 4
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £31,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
1405 1561 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 38.12% 42.11% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1203 1357 1208
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 8 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (96.43%) CSS
2 27 (96.43%) HTML
3 26 (92.86%) jQuery
4 20 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
6 17 (60.71%) HTML5
6 17 (60.71%) Grunt
7 14 (50.00%) PHP
8 11 (39.29%) Photoshop
8 11 (39.29%) Marketing
9 10 (35.71%) WordPress
9 10 (35.71%) gulp
9 10 (35.71%) Sass
9 10 (35.71%) Magento
10 9 (32.14%) Online Marketing
10 9 (32.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (32.14%) OO
11 8 (28.57%) XML
11 8 (28.57%) JSON
11 8 (28.57%) PHP5
11 8 (28.57%) Brand Management
11 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
11 8 (28.57%) User Experience
12 7 (25.00%) Ajax
12 7 (25.00%) MVC
12 7 (25.00%) Finance
13 6 (21.43%) CMS
13 6 (21.43%) XSLT

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (35.71%) WordPress
2 6 (21.43%) CMS
3 4 (14.29%) Drupal
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Photoshop
2 9 (32.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (60.71%) Grunt
3 10 (35.71%) gulp
4 6 (21.43%) Bower
5 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 11 (39.29%) Marketing
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (53.57%) Web Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) HTML
1 27 (96.43%) CSS
2 26 (92.86%) jQuery
3 20 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (60.71%) HTML5
5 10 (35.71%) Sass
6 8 (28.57%) JSON
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) XML
7 7 (25.00%) Ajax
8 6 (21.43%) REST
8 6 (21.43%) XSLT
8 6 (21.43%) Flash
9 5 (17.86%) .NET
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.29%) CSS3
11 2 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 2 (7.14%) RESTful
11 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.57%) Blog
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) OO
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (32.14%) Online Marketing
2 8 (28.57%) Brand Management
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (21.43%) Progressive Enhancement
4 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) Graceful Degradation
5 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (3.57%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (3.57%) Kanban
8 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) PHP5
4 6 (21.43%) ActionScript
5 5 (17.86%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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