The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 238 252 269
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing LESS 25 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.065% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,758
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.95%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3048 3293 3924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.22% 43.10% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2630 3006 3396
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 16 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 8 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) HTML
1 36 (100.00%) CSS
1 36 (100.00%) HTML5
2 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
3 25 (69.44%) Sass
4 21 (58.33%) AngularJS
4 21 (58.33%) Node.js
5 20 (55.56%) CSS3
6 17 (47.22%) jQuery
7 16 (44.44%) Backbone.js
7 16 (44.44%) PHP
7 16 (44.44%) MySQL
8 14 (38.89%) XHTML
8 14 (38.89%) MVC
9 13 (36.11%) XML
9 13 (36.11%) TDD
10 12 (33.33%) OO
11 11 (30.56%) WebSockets
11 11 (30.56%) REST
11 11 (30.56%) Grunt
12 10 (27.78%) SaaS
13 9 (25.00%) Ajax
13 9 (25.00%) Web Development
13 9 (25.00%) SEO
13 9 (25.00%) Scrum
14 8 (22.22%) CMS
14 8 (22.22%) Subversion
14 8 (22.22%) Android
14 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
15 7 (19.44%) Laravel

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 21 (58.33%) Node.js
2 8 (22.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) SaaS
2 6 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) CTI
1 6 (16.67%) VoIP
2 5 (13.89%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Grunt
2 8 (22.22%) Subversion
3 6 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.89%) Mercurial
4 5 (13.89%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.11%) Firebug
5 4 (11.11%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.78%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.78%) QUnit
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 4 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior UI Developer
5 4 (11.11%) UI Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) HTML
1 36 (100.00%) CSS
1 36 (100.00%) HTML5
2 25 (69.44%) Sass
3 21 (58.33%) AngularJS
4 20 (55.56%) CSS3
5 17 (47.22%) jQuery
6 16 (44.44%) Backbone.js
7 14 (38.89%) XHTML
8 13 (36.11%) XML
9 11 (30.56%) WebSockets
9 11 (30.56%) REST
10 9 (25.00%) Ajax
11 7 (19.44%) Laravel
11 7 (19.44%) Symfony
11 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (16.67%) Dojo
12 6 (16.67%) CCXML
12 6 (16.67%) Web Services
13 5 (13.89%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 6 (16.67%) IVR
2 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.11%) W3C
4 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) Semantic Web
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Android
1 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) AIX
3 5 (13.89%) FreeBSD
3 5 (13.89%) Debian
3 5 (13.89%) OpenBSD
3 5 (13.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 13 (36.11%) TDD
3 12 (33.33%) OO
4 9 (25.00%) Web Development
4 9 (25.00%) SEO
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (16.67%) OOP
7 5 (13.89%) B2B
7 5 (13.89%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (11.11%) Data Security
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.33%) Web Design
9 3 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 3 (8.33%) OO PHP
10 2 (5.56%) Android Development
10 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
10 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) PHP
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Zend
2 6 (16.67%) Avaya
3 3 (8.33%) Twitter
4 2 (5.56%) hybris
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.78%) Facebook
5 1 (2.78%) Sencha
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Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Eckoh UK Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago