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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 224 237 244
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing LESS 19 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.87% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 17
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £33,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
2378 2647 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.26% 36.14% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2020 2365 2494
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +21 12 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Hertfordshire +5 2 £36,250 -23.68% 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for LESS.

1 42 (89.36%) JavaScript
2 41 (87.23%) Sass
3 39 (82.98%) AngularJS
4 34 (72.34%) HTML
5 33 (70.21%) CSS
6 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (51.06%) jQuery
8 22 (46.81%) Web Development
9 20 (42.55%) User Experience
10 17 (36.17%) MVC
11 15 (31.91%) .NET
11 15 (31.91%) TypeScript
11 15 (31.91%) HTML5
12 14 (29.79%) C#
13 13 (27.66%) Grunt
13 13 (27.66%) gulp
14 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
15 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
15 11 (23.40%) TDD
15 11 (23.40%) CSS3
16 10 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (21.28%) Front End Development
16 10 (21.28%) Degree
17 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (19.15%) Node.js
18 8 (17.02%) Jasmine
18 8 (17.02%) KnockoutJS
18 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
19 7 (14.89%) PHP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) WordPress
2 3 (6.38%) CMS
2 3 (6.38%) Drupal
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.13%) InDesign
2 1 (2.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Grunt
1 13 (27.66%) gulp
2 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.02%) Jasmine
4 6 (12.77%) Bower
5 5 (10.64%) Gradle
6 3 (6.38%) Axure RP
6 3 (6.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (6.38%) Subversion
6 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.13%) Mocha
8 1 (2.13%) Protractor
8 1 (2.13%) webpack
8 1 (2.13%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 16 (34.04%) JavaScript Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Angular Developer
4 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
4 10 (21.28%) C# Developer
4 10 (21.28%) UI Developer
5 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Web Developer
6 7 (14.89%) HTML Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Designer
9 4 (8.51%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Web Designer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (87.23%) Sass
2 39 (82.98%) AngularJS
3 34 (72.34%) HTML
4 33 (70.21%) CSS
5 24 (51.06%) jQuery
6 15 (31.91%) .NET
6 15 (31.91%) HTML5
7 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
7 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (23.40%) CSS3
9 9 (19.15%) Node.js
10 8 (17.02%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (14.89%) React
12 6 (12.77%) Ajax
13 5 (10.64%) REST
13 5 (10.64%) RESTful
13 5 (10.64%) SVG
13 5 (10.64%) Web Services
13 5 (10.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) User Experience
2 5 (10.64%) iPad
3 4 (8.51%) Biology
3 4 (8.51%) Graphic Design
3 4 (8.51%) Life Science
3 4 (8.51%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Animation
5 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Web Development
3 17 (36.17%) MVC
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) Front End Development
5 10 (21.28%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.89%) Wireframes
8 6 (12.77%) OO
8 6 (12.77%) SOLID
9 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.64%) Product Management
9 5 (10.64%) Prototyping
9 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Bioinformatics
10 4 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (8.51%) DevOps
10 4 (8.51%) Scrum
10 4 (8.51%) SEO
10 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (89.36%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.91%) TypeScript
3 14 (29.79%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) Objective-C
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) XAML
6 4 (8.51%) ES6
7 3 (6.38%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MCSD
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) WCAG
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Twitter
3 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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