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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 196 259 277
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +18
Permanent jobs citing LESS 50 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 0.65% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 9
Median salary £32,500 £32,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2455 2942 3499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.50% 39.60% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2151 2513 3029
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +29 31 £30,000 -31.42% 6
Hertfordshire +26 10 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Essex +2 4 £45,000 +87.50% 1
Bedfordshire +9 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Norfolk - 2 £33,750 - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 100 (99.01%) CSS
2 97 (96.04%) JavaScript
3 93 (92.08%) HTML
4 86 (85.15%) Sass
5 71 (70.30%) AngularJS
6 65 (64.36%) jQuery
7 57 (56.44%) User Experience
8 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (52.48%) HTML5
10 41 (40.59%) Degree
11 38 (37.62%) Web Development
12 36 (35.64%) Front End Development
13 33 (32.67%) TypeScript
14 27 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (25.74%) Computer Science
16 25 (24.75%) CSS3
17 24 (23.76%) Product Management
17 24 (23.76%) PHP
18 18 (17.82%) Windows
18 18 (17.82%) Grunt
19 17 (16.83%) gulp
19 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
20 16 (15.84%) Backbone.js
21 15 (14.85%) Scrum
22 13 (12.87%) XAML
22 13 (12.87%) Objective-C
22 13 (12.87%) C++
22 13 (12.87%) Android
22 13 (12.87%) Gradle
23 12 (11.88%) Handlebars

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 7 (6.93%) WordPress
2 4 (3.96%) Apache
2 4 (3.96%) nginx
2 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 3 (2.97%) CMS
4 2 (1.98%) Drupal
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.98%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) GitHub
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) MySQL
2 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Grunt
2 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.83%) gulp
3 13 (12.87%) Gradle
4 7 (6.93%) Subversion
5 5 (4.95%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.96%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.96%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.98%) Bower
7 2 (1.98%) JIRA
7 2 (1.98%) Protractor
7 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.99%) webpack
8 1 (0.99%) Xcode
8 1 (0.99%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (4.95%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Games
3 2 (1.98%) Advertising
3 2 (1.98%) Law
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (36.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 37 (36.63%) UI Developer
3 36 (35.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 33 (32.67%) HTML Developer
5 26 (25.74%) HTML CSS Developer
6 15 (14.85%) Web Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Java Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Designer
9 8 (7.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Web Designer
11 5 (4.95%) MySQL Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Perl Developer
11 5 (4.95%) PHP Developer
11 5 (4.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 4 (3.96%) UI Designer
13 3 (2.97%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (99.01%) CSS
2 93 (92.08%) HTML
3 86 (85.15%) Sass
4 71 (70.30%) AngularJS
5 65 (64.36%) jQuery
6 53 (52.48%) HTML5
7 25 (24.75%) CSS3
8 16 (15.84%) Backbone.js
9 12 (11.88%) Ajax
9 12 (11.88%) Handlebars
10 11 (10.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (10.89%) XML
11 10 (9.90%) Ext JS
12 7 (6.93%) Symfony
13 6 (5.94%) GWT
13 6 (5.94%) Laravel
14 5 (4.95%) Meteor
14 5 (4.95%) React
14 5 (4.95%) Smart GWT
14 5 (4.95%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (56.44%) User Experience
2 26 (25.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.98%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) BBC
5 1 (0.99%) Fintech
5 1 (0.99%) Online Games
5 1 (0.99%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Android
3 11 (10.89%) Linux
4 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.62%) Web Development
3 36 (35.64%) Front End Development
4 27 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (23.76%) Product Management
6 15 (14.85%) Scrum
7 11 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.89%) OO
8 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.92%) TDD
10 7 (6.93%) SEO
10 7 (6.93%) Wireframes
11 6 (5.94%) MVC
11 6 (5.94%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.95%) V-Model
12 5 (4.95%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.95%) Web Design
13 4 (3.96%) Analytics
13 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (96.04%) JavaScript
2 33 (32.67%) TypeScript
3 24 (23.76%) PHP
4 13 (12.87%) C++
4 13 (12.87%) Objective-C
4 13 (12.87%) XAML
5 11 (10.89%) Java
6 10 (9.90%) Perl
7 5 (4.95%) C
8 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.97%) Python
8 3 (2.97%) SQL
9 2 (1.98%) C#
9 2 (1.98%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.99%) ES6
Qualifications
1 41 (40.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) MCSD
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (5.94%) Adobe
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle
3 1 (0.99%) Google
3 1 (0.99%) Intershop
3 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
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