The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 221 257 273
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 22 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.83% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 15
Median salary £32,500 £37,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.75% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2478 3023 3323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.02% 38.91% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2193 2589 2905
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LESS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

LESS Salary Trend in the East of England

LESS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in the East of England

LESS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Cambridgeshire +4 14 £30,000 -24.52% 1
Bedfordshire +17 3 £32,500 -12.16%
Essex +9 3 £52,500 +128.26%
Hertfordshire +18 1 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 of England region with a requirement for LESS.

1 94 (98.95%) CSS
2 91 (95.79%) JavaScript
3 89 (93.68%) HTML
4 81 (85.26%) Sass
5 67 (70.53%) jQuery
6 64 (67.37%) AngularJS
7 56 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (55.79%) HTML5
9 52 (54.74%) User Experience
10 38 (40.00%) Degree
11 35 (36.84%) Web Development
12 33 (34.74%) TypeScript
13 27 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (28.42%) PHP
13 27 (28.42%) Front End Development
14 25 (26.32%) CSS3
15 24 (25.26%) Product Management
15 24 (25.26%) Prototyping
16 22 (23.16%) Computer Science
17 19 (20.00%) Git (software)
18 18 (18.95%) Grunt
19 17 (17.89%) gulp
20 16 (16.84%) Windows
21 15 (15.79%) Scrum
22 13 (13.68%) Objective-C
22 13 (13.68%) XAML
22 13 (13.68%) C++
22 13 (13.68%) Android
22 13 (13.68%) Gradle
23 11 (11.58%) Continuous Improvement

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (10.53%) WordPress
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
2 4 (4.21%) Drupal
2 4 (4.21%) nginx
3 3 (3.16%) CMS
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.05%) JBoss
5 1 (1.05%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) GitHub
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) DNS
2 2 (2.11%) Intranet
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) MySQL
2 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.95%) Grunt
3 17 (17.89%) gulp
4 13 (13.68%) Gradle
5 8 (8.42%) Subversion
6 3 (3.16%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.11%) Bower
7 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.11%) JIRA
7 2 (2.11%) Protractor
7 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.05%) webpack
8 1 (1.05%) Xcode
8 1 (1.05%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (6.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.11%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (97.89%) Developer
2 37 (38.95%) UI Developer
3 31 (32.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 30 (31.58%) HTML Developer
5 28 (29.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 23 (24.21%) HTML CSS Developer
7 13 (13.68%) Web Developer
8 12 (12.63%) Designer
9 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
10 8 (8.42%) Web Designer
11 6 (6.32%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (6.32%) PHP Developer
11 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
12 5 (5.26%) Perl Developer
12 5 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 4 (4.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 4 (4.21%) UI Designer
14 2 (2.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (98.95%) CSS
2 89 (93.68%) HTML
3 81 (85.26%) Sass
4 67 (70.53%) jQuery
5 64 (67.37%) AngularJS
6 53 (55.79%) HTML5
7 25 (26.32%) CSS3
8 11 (11.58%) Ajax
8 11 (11.58%) Backbone.js
8 11 (11.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (11.58%) XML
9 8 (8.42%) Handlebars
10 7 (7.37%) Symfony
11 6 (6.32%) Ext JS
11 6 (6.32%) JSON
11 6 (6.32%) Laravel
12 5 (5.26%) Meteor
12 5 (5.26%) React
12 5 (5.26%) REST
12 5 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (54.74%) User Experience
2 22 (23.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.11%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) BBC
5 1 (1.05%) Fintech
5 1 (1.05%) Online Games
5 1 (1.05%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Windows
2 13 (13.68%) Android
3 9 (9.47%) Linux
4 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.84%) Web Development
3 27 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (28.42%) Front End Development
4 24 (25.26%) Product Management
4 24 (25.26%) Prototyping
5 15 (15.79%) Scrum
6 11 (11.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.47%) MVC
8 9 (9.47%) OO
8 9 (9.47%) SEO
9 7 (7.37%) Wireframes
10 5 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.26%) TDD
10 5 (5.26%) Web Design
11 4 (4.21%) Analytics
11 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.21%) SOLID
11 4 (4.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (95.79%) JavaScript
2 33 (34.74%) TypeScript
3 27 (28.42%) PHP
4 13 (13.68%) C++
4 13 (13.68%) Objective-C
4 13 (13.68%) XAML
5 10 (10.53%) Java
5 10 (10.53%) Perl
6 6 (6.32%) SQL
7 5 (5.26%) C
8 4 (4.21%) C#
9 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (1.05%) ES6
Qualifications
1 38 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) MCSD
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (6.32%) Adobe
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.05%) Google
4 1 (1.05%) Intershop
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