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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 225 251 274
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +23
Permanent jobs citing LESS 28 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.068% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.16% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,758
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.95%
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 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
3036 3062 4003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.42% 41.92% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2578 2796 3474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Hertfordshire +8 17 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Essex - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 38 (100.00%) HTML
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
1 38 (100.00%) HTML5
2 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
3 28 (73.68%) Sass
4 25 (65.79%) AngularJS
4 25 (65.79%) Node.js
5 21 (55.26%) CSS3
6 20 (52.63%) jQuery
6 20 (52.63%) PHP
6 20 (52.63%) MySQL
7 19 (50.00%) Backbone.js
8 17 (44.74%) XML
9 15 (39.47%) MVC
9 15 (39.47%) REST
10 14 (36.84%) Ajax
10 14 (36.84%) Grunt
11 13 (34.21%) Web Development
11 13 (34.21%) WebSockets
11 13 (34.21%) OO
12 12 (31.58%) XHTML
13 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
13 11 (28.95%) SaaS
13 11 (28.95%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (23.68%) SEO
14 9 (23.68%) Web Services
14 9 (23.68%) TDD
15 8 (21.05%) Subversion
15 8 (21.05%) Android
15 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (65.79%) Node.js
2 6 (15.79%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) TeamSite
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) SaaS
2 6 (15.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) CTI
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
1 6 (15.79%) VoIP
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Grunt
2 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.05%) Subversion
4 7 (18.42%) Jasmine
4 7 (18.42%) Mercurial
5 6 (15.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.16%) Firebug
6 5 (13.16%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.63%) QUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 7 (18.42%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.79%) PHP Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) UI Developer
6 4 (10.53%) UI Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior UI Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (2.63%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (2.63%) User Experience Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Designer
8 1 (2.63%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) HTML
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
1 38 (100.00%) HTML5
2 28 (73.68%) Sass
3 25 (65.79%) AngularJS
4 21 (55.26%) CSS3
5 20 (52.63%) jQuery
6 19 (50.00%) Backbone.js
7 17 (44.74%) XML
8 15 (39.47%) REST
9 14 (36.84%) Ajax
10 13 (34.21%) WebSockets
11 12 (31.58%) XHTML
12 9 (23.68%) Web Services
13 7 (18.42%) D3.js
13 7 (18.42%) Highcharts JS
13 7 (18.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (18.42%) Laravel
13 7 (18.42%) Dojo
13 7 (18.42%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) IVR
3 4 (10.53%) W3C
3 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.89%) Life Science
5 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.63%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.63%) Social Media
6 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Android
1 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 7 (18.42%) Ubuntu
2 7 (18.42%) AIX
2 7 (18.42%) Debian
2 7 (18.42%) OpenBSD
2 7 (18.42%) FreeBSD
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) MVC
2 13 (34.21%) Web Development
2 13 (34.21%) OO
3 11 (28.95%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (23.68%) SEO
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
5 7 (18.42%) Web Design
6 6 (15.79%) Rapid Prototyping
7 4 (10.53%) Data Security
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) OO PHP
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (7.89%) B2B
8 3 (7.89%) Validation
9 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Android Development
9 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) PHP
3 7 (18.42%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.26%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Zend
2 6 (15.79%) Avaya
3 4 (10.53%) Twitter
4 3 (7.89%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Facebook
5 1 (2.63%) Sencha
5 1 (2.63%) hybris
5 1 (2.63%) Telerik
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Interwoven
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago