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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 176 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.055% 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £47,500 £27,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+74.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1547 1357 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.48% 41.79% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1192 1153
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 22 September 2014. 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
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) Sass
2 9 (90.00%) CSS3
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) HTML5
4 7 (70.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (60.00%) PHP
6 5 (50.00%) MySQL
6 5 (50.00%) User Experience
7 4 (40.00%) Retail
7 4 (40.00%) Marketing
8 2 (20.00%) Adobe
8 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
8 2 (20.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (20.00%) Node.js
8 2 (20.00%) Underscore.js
8 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
9 1 (10.00%) DevOps
9 1 (10.00%) REST
9 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
9 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (10.00%) Java
9 1 (10.00%) CMS
9 1 (10.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) Sass
2 9 (90.00%) CSS3
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (20.00%) Underscore.js
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSL
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat