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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 139 145 165
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 20 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.60% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 1.52% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 2
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
1127 1248 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.46% 39.25% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1068 1040
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -6 6 £32,500 +8.33%
Derbyshire +13 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Northamptonshire - 5 £55,000 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £29,000 -
Leicestershire -12 1 £22,000 -49.71% 2
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 46 (97.87%) HTML
2 45 (95.74%) JavaScript
3 43 (91.49%) CSS
4 39 (82.98%) Sass
5 33 (70.21%) Web Development
6 31 (65.96%) AngularJS
7 29 (61.70%) Git (software)
8 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (48.94%) React
10 22 (46.81%) HTML5
10 22 (46.81%) jQuery
11 19 (40.43%) MVC
11 19 (40.43%) gulp
11 19 (40.43%) User Experience
12 18 (38.30%) PHP
13 16 (34.04%) .NET
13 16 (34.04%) MySQL
13 16 (34.04%) Web Design
14 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
14 15 (31.91%) E-Commerce
15 14 (29.79%) RESTful
15 14 (29.79%) CSS3
16 13 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (27.66%) Front End Development
16 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
16 13 (27.66%) Web Services
16 13 (27.66%) C#
17 12 (25.53%) Photoshop
17 12 (25.53%) JSON
18 11 (23.40%) CMS

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 11 (23.40%) CMS
2 9 (19.15%) WordPress
3 3 (6.38%) ColdFusion
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Photoshop
2 6 (12.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (10.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (4.26%) MS Office
5 1 (2.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MySQL
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.13%) JasperReports
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (61.70%) Git (software)
2 19 (40.43%) gulp
3 9 (19.15%) Bower
4 8 (17.02%) Grunt
4 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.77%) AppVeyor
5 6 (12.77%) Mercurial
6 5 (10.64%) Selenium
6 5 (10.64%) Subversion
7 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
7 4 (8.51%) JSHint
7 4 (8.51%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (8.51%) Maven
7 4 (8.51%) Protractor
7 4 (8.51%) QUnit
7 4 (8.51%) webpack
8 2 (4.26%) JIRA
8 2 (4.26%) JSUnit
8 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Retail
3 5 (10.64%) Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Developer
2 23 (48.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (38.30%) Web Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (19.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.89%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (14.89%) HTML Developer
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) UI Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) UI Designer
9 2 (4.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) HTML
2 43 (91.49%) CSS
3 39 (82.98%) Sass
4 31 (65.96%) AngularJS
5 23 (48.94%) React
6 22 (46.81%) HTML5
6 22 (46.81%) jQuery
7 16 (34.04%) .NET
8 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
9 14 (29.79%) CSS3
9 14 (29.79%) RESTful
10 13 (27.66%) Web Services
11 12 (25.53%) JSON
12 11 (23.40%) Compass CSS Framework
13 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js
14 8 (17.02%) REST
15 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (14.89%) Entity Framework
15 7 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) User Experience
2 7 (14.89%) Fintech
3 6 (12.77%) Bitcoin
3 6 (12.77%) Blockchain
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Graphic Design
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) iPhone
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) RIA
7 1 (2.13%) W3C
7 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Web Development
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) MVC
4 16 (34.04%) Web Design
5 15 (31.91%) E-Commerce
6 13 (27.66%) Front End Development
6 13 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (21.28%) TDD
8 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.02%) SOLID
10 7 (14.89%) Scrum
11 6 (12.77%) Content Management
11 6 (12.77%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.64%) CRM
12 5 (10.64%) OO
12 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.64%) Wireframes
13 4 (8.51%) OOP
13 4 (8.51%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) JavaScript
2 18 (38.30%) PHP
3 13 (27.66%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) ECMAScript
5 2 (4.26%) ES6
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Adobe
2 4 (8.51%) Facebook
2 4 (8.51%) Google
2 4 (8.51%) Twitter
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
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