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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 241 251 257
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 23 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.22% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.57% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 3
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%
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
2911 3179 3453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.31% 39.30% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2779 3143
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Hertfordshire -1 8 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Essex - 7 £23,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £37,000 -26.00% 1
Bedfordshire +7 2 £35,750 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 45 (95.74%) CSS
2 44 (93.62%) JavaScript
3 40 (85.11%) HTML
4 26 (55.32%) Sass
5 21 (44.68%) jQuery
6 20 (42.55%) AngularJS
6 20 (42.55%) User Experience
7 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (38.30%) HTML5
8 16 (34.04%) CSS3
9 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (29.79%) Backbone.js
10 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
11 12 (25.53%) .NET
12 11 (23.40%) C#
12 11 (23.40%) MVC
13 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
14 9 (19.15%) SQL
14 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
14 9 (19.15%) Adobe
14 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (17.02%) XML
15 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
15 8 (17.02%) PHP
15 8 (17.02%) MySQL
15 8 (17.02%) Photoshop
16 7 (14.89%) Java
17 6 (12.77%) TDD
17 6 (12.77%) WordPress
17 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (12.77%) WordPress
2 5 (10.64%) Documentum
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) Node.js
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.38%) InDesign
4 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (2.13%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) GitHub
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) VoIP
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) CTI
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Redis
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Ant
3 4 (8.51%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.26%) Grunt
5 2 (4.26%) Bower
6 1 (2.13%) Xdebug
6 1 (2.13%) gulp
6 1 (2.13%) Yeoman
6 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (8.51%) Publishing
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Web Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Designer
5 7 (14.89%) Web Designer
6 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) UX Designer
9 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Web Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Programmer
10 2 (4.26%) Web Programmer
10 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.26%) UI Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (95.74%) CSS
2 40 (85.11%) HTML
3 26 (55.32%) Sass
4 21 (44.68%) jQuery
5 20 (42.55%) AngularJS
6 18 (38.30%) HTML5
7 16 (34.04%) CSS3
8 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (29.79%) Backbone.js
10 12 (25.53%) .NET
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
12 8 (17.02%) XML
13 6 (12.77%) Web Services
13 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (10.64%) Smart GWT
14 5 (10.64%) GWT
14 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (10.64%) XSL
15 4 (8.51%) Ajax
16 3 (6.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Xbox
3 2 (4.26%) IVR
3 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Blog
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
1 3 (6.38%) Android
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) MVC
3 9 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 5 (10.64%) Document Management
6 5 (10.64%) Web Design
6 5 (10.64%) Workflow
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 4 (8.51%) Content Management
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) OO
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 2 (4.26%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (4.26%) Product Management
9 2 (4.26%) Mobile First
9 2 (4.26%) OOP
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.40%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) PHP
5 7 (14.89%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) VB
6 5 (10.64%) XQuery
7 3 (6.38%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Adobe
2 3 (6.38%) Zend
3 2 (4.26%) Twitter
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Avaya
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