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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 224 218 269
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +51
Permanent jobs citing LESS 28 48 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.67% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 1.85% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 8
Median salary £53,750 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.08% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
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
2652 2600 2984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.57% 36.45% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2231 2296 2528
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -7 10 £55,000 +61.76% 5
Bedfordshire +10 9 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Hertfordshire +1 5 £60,000 +29.72%
Suffolk -3 4 £50,000 - 3
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 42 (91.30%) Sass
2 39 (84.78%) AngularJS
3 38 (82.61%) JavaScript
4 34 (73.91%) MVC
5 33 (71.74%) HTML
5 33 (71.74%) .NET
6 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (56.52%) C#
8 25 (54.35%) CSS
9 21 (45.65%) jQuery
10 20 (43.48%) TDD
11 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
11 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (41.30%) HTML5
11 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (39.13%) Front End Development
13 17 (36.96%) Razor View Engine
13 17 (36.96%) Web Development
14 15 (32.61%) CSS3
14 15 (32.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (30.43%) REST
15 14 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (30.43%) SQL
15 14 (30.43%) JSON
16 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
16 13 (28.26%) RESTful
16 13 (28.26%) XML
17 12 (26.09%) Web Services
17 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
17 12 (26.09%) Node.js

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 6 (13.04%) WordPress
2 5 (10.87%) Drupal
3 4 (8.70%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) CMS
5 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.17%) InDesign
2 1 (2.17%) InVision
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Jasmine
2 7 (15.22%) Bower
2 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) gulp
3 6 (13.04%) Subversion
3 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
4 5 (10.87%) Grunt
5 4 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.70%) Fiddler
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.70%) NUnit
5 4 (8.70%) Selenium
6 3 (6.52%) Axure RP
6 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (4.35%) JSHint
7 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.17%) Mocha
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (95.65%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) Angular Developer
3 19 (41.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 17 (36.96%) .NET Developer
5 13 (28.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (26.09%) C# Developer
6 12 (26.09%) Senior Developer
7 11 (23.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (17.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (15.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (15.22%) HTML Developer
10 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
12 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 3 (6.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (6.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 3 (6.52%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) Sass
2 39 (84.78%) AngularJS
3 33 (71.74%) .NET
3 33 (71.74%) HTML
4 25 (54.35%) CSS
5 21 (45.65%) jQuery
6 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
6 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (41.30%) HTML5
7 17 (36.96%) Razor View Engine
8 15 (32.61%) CSS3
8 15 (32.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (30.43%) JSON
9 14 (30.43%) REST
10 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
10 13 (28.26%) RESTful
10 13 (28.26%) XML
11 12 (26.09%) WCF
11 12 (26.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 6 (13.04%) iPad
3 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.70%) Biology
4 4 (8.70%) Life Science
4 4 (8.70%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Animation
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) MVC
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) TDD
4 18 (39.13%) Front End Development
5 17 (36.96%) Web Development
6 14 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (23.91%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
8 9 (19.57%) DevOps
9 8 (17.39%) SOLID
10 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
11 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
11 6 (13.04%) OO
12 5 (10.87%) Web Design
12 5 (10.87%) Wireframes
13 4 (8.70%) API Design
13 4 (8.70%) BDD
13 4 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
13 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 26 (56.52%) C#
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) TypeScript
5 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.70%) ES6
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Twitter
3 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
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