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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 239 237 272
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Permanent jobs citing LESS 15 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.17% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.41% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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
2823 2685 3563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 39.39% 40.50% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2286 3151
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 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 January 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 - 10 £40,000 - 3
Suffolk - 3 - -
Bedfordshire +13 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Hertfordshire -27 1 £52,500 +75.00% 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
1 29 (90.63%) CSS
2 25 (78.13%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) MVC
4 13 (40.63%) HTML5
4 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
5 12 (37.50%) CSS3
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) .NET
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (34.38%) Java
6 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
6 11 (34.38%) jQuery
7 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 10 (31.25%) Sass
7 10 (31.25%) C#
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
8 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (25.00%) Node.js
9 8 (25.00%) Ajax
9 8 (25.00%) VB
9 8 (25.00%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) OO
10 6 (18.75%) PHP
10 6 (18.75%) Mercurial
10 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (18.75%) Grunt
11 5 (15.63%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (9.38%) Documentum
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Redis
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Mercurial
2 6 (18.75%) Grunt
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) Ant
5 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (6.25%) Bower
6 1 (3.13%) Yeoman
6 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Firebug
6 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (3.13%) Axure RP
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Web Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) CSS
2 25 (78.13%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) HTML5
3 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
4 12 (37.50%) CSS3
4 12 (37.50%) .NET
5 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
5 11 (34.38%) jQuery
6 10 (31.25%) Sass
7 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
8 8 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (25.00%) Ajax
9 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (12.50%) JSON
10 4 (12.50%) Web Services
10 4 (12.50%) REST
10 4 (12.50%) Spring
11 3 (9.38%) D3.js
11 3 (9.38%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Life Science
2 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) AIX
1 3 (9.38%) FreeBSD
1 3 (9.38%) Debian
1 3 (9.38%) OpenBSD
1 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) MVC
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (18.75%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Content Management
6 3 (9.38%) Document Management
6 3 (9.38%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) ERP
8 1 (3.13%) SEO
8 1 (3.13%) OOP
8 1 (3.13%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) C#
5 8 (25.00%) VB
6 6 (18.75%) PHP
7 4 (12.50%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (9.38%) Dart
8 3 (9.38%) Python
8 3 (9.38%) XQuery
9 1 (3.13%) XAML
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby
9 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Twitter
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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