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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 252 269 273
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs citing LESS 15 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.13% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.31% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 3
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
2911 3571 3404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.13% 41.70% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 3069 3056
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,844
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 1 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 1 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 - 5 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire +23 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Hertfordshire -5 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Bedfordshire +16 1 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
1 28 (90.32%) CSS
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) MVC
5 12 (38.71%) .NET
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 11 (35.48%) C#
6 11 (35.48%) Sass
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
8 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
8 9 (29.03%) Backbone.js
8 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
9 8 (25.81%) VB
9 8 (25.81%) jQuery
10 7 (22.58%) HTML5
10 7 (22.58%) CSS3
11 6 (19.35%) PHP
12 5 (16.13%) Java
12 5 (16.13%) Ant
12 5 (16.13%) MySQL
12 5 (16.13%) XML
12 5 (16.13%) XSL
12 5 (16.13%) XQuery
12 5 (16.13%) Documentum
12 5 (16.13%) GWT
12 5 (16.13%) Document Management
12 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (16.13%) Documentum
1 5 (16.13%) WordPress
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) Redis
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Ant
3 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.45%) NUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.23%) Grunt
5 1 (3.23%) Bower
General
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Front-End Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Full Stack Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Web Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Web Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) CSS
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
3 12 (38.71%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) Sass
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
6 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
6 9 (29.03%) Backbone.js
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (25.81%) jQuery
8 7 (22.58%) HTML5
8 7 (22.58%) CSS3
9 5 (16.13%) XML
9 5 (16.13%) XSL
9 5 (16.13%) GWT
9 5 (16.13%) Smart GWT
10 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.68%) XHTML
11 3 (9.68%) Ajax
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
1 2 (6.45%) Blog
2 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) Document Management
3 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (12.90%) Content Management
4 4 (12.90%) Workflow
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (6.45%) Product Management
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Dependency Management
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) VB
5 6 (19.35%) PHP
6 5 (16.13%) Java
6 5 (16.13%) XQuery
7 4 (12.90%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Twitter
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + 21 Hol, Flex Time
Posted: 3 days ago