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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 243 237 248
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing LESS 21 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.34% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.88% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
2671 2967 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 36.36% 38.61% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2358 2523 2747
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,460 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cambridgeshire +16 9 £37,000 -26.00% 3
Hertfordshire -19 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Bedfordshire - 4 £37,000 - 1
Essex -10 1 £20,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (100.00%) HTML
1 43 (100.00%) CSS
2 41 (95.35%) JavaScript
3 31 (72.09%) Sass
4 26 (60.47%) AngularJS
5 24 (55.81%) User Experience
5 24 (55.81%) jQuery
6 20 (46.51%) HTML5
7 18 (41.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (39.53%) CSS3
9 15 (34.88%) Backbone.js
10 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
11 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
13 9 (20.93%) Adobe
14 8 (18.60%) MVC
14 8 (18.60%) .NET
14 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
16 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
16 6 (13.95%) MySQL
16 6 (13.95%) PHP
16 6 (13.95%) C#
16 6 (13.95%) Ajax
16 6 (13.95%) WordPress
17 5 (11.63%) WCF
17 5 (11.63%) Web Design
17 5 (11.63%) GitHub
17 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 4 (9.30%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.95%) WordPress
2 3 (6.98%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.98%) InDesign
4 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) GitHub
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) CTI
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.65%) Grunt
3 2 (4.65%) Bower
3 2 (4.65%) Selenium
3 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.33%) TestNG
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.33%) Xdebug
4 1 (2.33%) gulp
4 1 (2.33%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 23 (53.49%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Designer
4 9 (20.93%) Web Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Web Designer
6 5 (11.63%) UX Designer
7 3 (6.98%) UI Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Junior
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) HTML
1 43 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (72.09%) Sass
3 26 (60.47%) AngularJS
4 24 (55.81%) jQuery
5 20 (46.51%) HTML5
6 18 (41.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (39.53%) CSS3
8 15 (34.88%) Backbone.js
9 8 (18.60%) .NET
10 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
10 6 (13.95%) Ajax
11 5 (11.63%) WCF
11 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (9.30%) Web Services
12 4 (9.30%) XML
12 4 (9.30%) REST
13 3 (6.98%) CCXML
13 3 (6.98%) Zend Framework
13 3 (6.98%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (55.81%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Xbox
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) IVR
4 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) Blog
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Android
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
3 8 (18.60%) MVC
3 8 (18.60%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (11.63%) Web Design
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.30%) Web Development
5 4 (9.30%) TDD
5 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) BDD
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Scrum
7 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (4.65%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.33%) SDLC
8 1 (2.33%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) PHP
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.65%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Adobe
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Zend
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Avaya
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