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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 242 264 265
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing LESS 19 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.13% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.32% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 3
Average salary £32,250 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.37% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
2916 3477 3379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 39.26% 41.32% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2487 3011 3058
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Essex - 9 £24,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -3 4 £48,750 +34.48% 3
Bedfordshire +11 1 £37,500 -14.28%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (92.11%) CSS
2 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 30 (78.95%) HTML
4 18 (47.37%) Sass
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) jQuery
7 12 (31.58%) MVC
7 12 (31.58%) .NET
8 11 (28.95%) C#
8 11 (28.95%) HTML5
8 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
8 11 (28.95%) CSS3
9 10 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (26.32%) User Experience
9 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.68%) SQL
10 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
10 9 (23.68%) Backbone.js
11 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (18.42%) Adobe
12 7 (18.42%) Java
12 7 (18.42%) VB
13 6 (15.79%) Photoshop
13 6 (15.79%) PHP
14 5 (13.16%) WordPress
14 5 (13.16%) GWT
14 5 (13.16%) Smart GWT
14 5 (13.16%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (13.16%) WordPress
1 5 (13.16%) Documentum
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) InDesign
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Ant
3 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.89%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) NUnit
4 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.63%) Grunt
5 1 (2.63%) Bower
5 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (10.53%) Publishing
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Web Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Designer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Web Designer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Web Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) UX Designer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Junior
9 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) Web Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (92.11%) CSS
2 30 (78.95%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) Sass
4 14 (36.84%) jQuery
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
6 11 (28.95%) HTML5
6 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
6 11 (28.95%) CSS3
7 10 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
8 9 (23.68%) Backbone.js
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (13.16%) GWT
10 5 (13.16%) Smart GWT
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) XSL
11 4 (10.53%) Ajax
12 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (7.89%) XHTML
13 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Blog
3 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.16%) Document Management
5 4 (10.53%) Content Management
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) Workflow
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Web Design
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) OOP
7 2 (5.26%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (5.26%) Product Management
8 1 (2.63%) Dependency Management
8 1 (2.63%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.95%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) VB
5 6 (15.79%) PHP
6 5 (13.16%) XQuery
7 3 (7.89%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £21-24k DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + top benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago