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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 241 244 279
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +35
Permanent jobs citing LESS 24 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.084% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 £31,758
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.81%
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
2863 2931 3986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.29% 41.02% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2425 2683 3492
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +6 16 £45,000 +42.85%
Essex - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £50,000 +60.00% 1
Norfolk - 1 £37,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) JavaScript
2 37 (97.37%) CSS
3 36 (94.74%) HTML
4 34 (89.47%) HTML5
5 26 (68.42%) Sass
5 26 (68.42%) AngularJS
6 25 (65.79%) Node.js
7 21 (55.26%) MySQL
8 20 (52.63%) PHP
8 20 (52.63%) jQuery
9 19 (50.00%) CSS3
9 19 (50.00%) Backbone.js
10 18 (47.37%) XML
10 18 (47.37%) MVC
11 16 (42.11%) Grunt
12 15 (39.47%) OO
12 15 (39.47%) REST
13 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
13 14 (36.84%) WebSockets
14 13 (34.21%) Ajax
14 13 (34.21%) Web Development
15 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (31.58%) User Experience
16 11 (28.95%) SaaS
17 9 (23.68%) Java
17 9 (23.68%) Web Services
17 9 (23.68%) Subversion
18 8 (21.05%) AIX
18 8 (21.05%) FreeBSD
18 8 (21.05%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
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
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) SaaS
2 6 (15.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 6 (15.79%) CTI
2 6 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (7.89%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Grunt
2 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 9 (23.68%) Subversion
4 8 (21.05%) Mercurial
5 7 (18.42%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (18.42%) Jasmine
6 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 5 (13.16%) Firebug
6 5 (13.16%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.63%) JUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.63%) QUnit
7 1 (2.63%) Yeoman
7 1 (2.63%) Bower
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.79%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Junior
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.63%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.63%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) CSS
2 36 (94.74%) HTML
3 34 (89.47%) HTML5
4 26 (68.42%) AngularJS
4 26 (68.42%) Sass
5 20 (52.63%) jQuery
6 19 (50.00%) CSS3
6 19 (50.00%) Backbone.js
7 18 (47.37%) XML
8 15 (39.47%) REST
9 14 (36.84%) WebSockets
10 13 (34.21%) Ajax
11 9 (23.68%) Web Services
12 8 (21.05%) XHTML
12 8 (21.05%) D3.js
12 8 (21.05%) Highcharts JS
12 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (18.42%) Laravel
13 7 (18.42%) Symfony
14 6 (15.79%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) User Experience
2 6 (15.79%) IVR
2 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.53%) W3C
3 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.89%) Life Science
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Semantic Web
6 1 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) FreeBSD
1 8 (21.05%) Debian
1 8 (21.05%) OpenBSD
1 8 (21.05%) Ubuntu
1 8 (21.05%) Android
1 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
1 8 (21.05%) AIX
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) MVC
2 15 (39.47%) OO
3 13 (34.21%) Web Development
4 12 (31.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (21.05%) TDD
6 7 (18.42%) Web Design
6 7 (18.42%) SEO
6 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
7 6 (15.79%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (10.53%) Data Security
9 3 (7.89%) OOP
9 3 (7.89%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (7.89%) Validation
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) OO PHP
10 2 (5.26%) Android Development
10 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
10 2 (5.26%) ERP
10 2 (5.26%) Scrum
10 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (52.63%) PHP
3 9 (23.68%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) XAML
6 1 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.63%) ActionScript
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 5 (13.16%) Twitter
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) hybris
5 1 (2.63%) Sencha
5 1 (2.63%) Facebook
5 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Telerik
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