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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 235 249 244
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 16 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.78% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 22
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2450 2691 2993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.77% 36.54% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2134 2377 2549
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Bedfordshire +21 7 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £35,000 -5.40%
Essex +8 3 £52,500 +162.50%
Hertfordshire +12 2 £36,250 -23.68% 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 58 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 54 (87.10%) CSS
2 54 (87.10%) Sass
3 50 (80.65%) HTML
4 41 (66.13%) jQuery
4 41 (66.13%) AngularJS
5 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (48.39%) Web Development
6 30 (48.39%) HTML5
7 27 (43.55%) User Experience
8 22 (35.48%) TypeScript
9 19 (30.65%) Degree
9 19 (30.65%) CSS3
10 18 (29.03%) PHP
11 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (24.19%) Grunt
12 14 (22.58%) gulp
13 12 (19.35%) Front End Development
13 12 (19.35%) Prototyping
13 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
13 12 (19.35%) Product Management
13 12 (19.35%) MVC
14 11 (17.74%) C#
14 11 (17.74%) Windows
15 10 (16.13%) Scrum
16 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
16 9 (14.52%) Java
16 9 (14.52%) .NET
16 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (12.90%) Gradle

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 5 (8.06%) WordPress
2 3 (4.84%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.61%) InDesign
2 1 (1.61%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Grunt
2 14 (22.58%) gulp
3 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.90%) Gradle
5 5 (8.06%) Bower
6 4 (6.45%) Subversion
7 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.23%) Axure RP
8 2 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.61%) Mocha
9 1 (1.61%) Protractor
9 1 (1.61%) webpack
9 1 (1.61%) Xcode
9 1 (1.61%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Games
2 2 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (96.77%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) JavaScript Developer
2 20 (32.26%) UI Developer
3 18 (29.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (25.81%) HTML Developer
5 11 (17.74%) HTML CSS Developer
5 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Angular Developer
7 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
8 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
8 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Designer
9 6 (9.68%) Web Designer
10 5 (8.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (8.06%) PHP Developer
11 4 (6.45%) MySQL Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Perl Developer
11 4 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (87.10%) CSS
1 54 (87.10%) Sass
2 50 (80.65%) HTML
3 41 (66.13%) AngularJS
3 41 (66.13%) jQuery
4 30 (48.39%) HTML5
5 19 (30.65%) CSS3
6 9 (14.52%) .NET
6 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (11.29%) Ajax
7 7 (11.29%) XML
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (9.68%) Node.js
8 6 (9.68%) React
9 5 (8.06%) REST
9 5 (8.06%) Spring
10 4 (6.45%) GWT
10 4 (6.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (43.55%) User Experience
2 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) iPad
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.84%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.23%) Biology
5 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.23%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Animation
6 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.61%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) Web Development
3 15 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (19.35%) Front End Development
4 12 (19.35%) MVC
4 12 (19.35%) Product Management
4 12 (19.35%) Prototyping
5 10 (16.13%) Scrum
6 7 (11.29%) TDD
7 6 (9.68%) Wireframes
8 5 (8.06%) OO
8 5 (8.06%) SEO
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (6.45%) SDLC
9 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Cross-Browser Development
10 3 (4.84%) SOLID
10 3 (4.84%) V-Model
10 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 22 (35.48%) TypeScript
3 18 (29.03%) PHP
4 11 (17.74%) C#
5 9 (14.52%) Java
6 8 (12.90%) C++
6 8 (12.90%) Objective-C
6 8 (12.90%) Perl
6 8 (12.90%) XAML
7 7 (11.29%) SQL
8 4 (6.45%) C
9 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.23%) ES6
10 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) MCSD
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Intershop
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
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