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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / East of England
Rank 219 213 251
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +38
Permanent jobs citing LESS 28 51 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.75% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.98% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 7
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,550 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
2393 2576 2801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.74% 37.92% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2242 2316
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire -7 11 £55,000 +53.84% 2
Suffolk - 10 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +10 4 £46,250 +32.14%
Hertfordshire 0 3 £60,000 +33.33% 3
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 53 (96.36%) Sass
2 47 (85.45%) JavaScript
3 45 (81.82%) .NET
4 43 (78.18%) AngularJS
5 40 (72.73%) HTML
6 38 (69.09%) MVC
7 34 (61.82%) C#
7 34 (61.82%) CSS
8 32 (58.18%) jQuery
9 28 (50.91%) HTML5
9 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (50.91%) Front End Development
10 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (41.82%) Ajax
10 23 (41.82%) Razor View Engine
10 23 (41.82%) JSON
11 22 (40.00%) CSS3
11 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
12 21 (38.18%) TDD
13 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (34.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (34.55%) SQL
15 18 (32.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (32.73%) TypeScript
16 17 (30.91%) REST
16 17 (30.91%) QA
16 17 (30.91%) Web Development
16 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
17 16 (29.09%) XML
17 16 (29.09%) RESTful

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 7 (12.73%) WordPress
2 6 (10.91%) Drupal
3 4 (7.27%) CMS
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Jasmine
2 7 (12.73%) Fiddler
2 7 (12.73%) gulp
3 6 (10.91%) Bower
3 6 (10.91%) Subversion
3 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.09%) Grunt
4 5 (9.09%) Selenium
5 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.27%) NUnit
6 3 (5.45%) Axure RP
6 3 (5.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (3.64%) JSHint
7 2 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.82%) JIRA
8 1 (1.82%) Mocha
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 27 (49.09%) Angular Developer
4 19 (34.55%) .NET Developer
5 16 (29.09%) Senior Developer
6 15 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (23.64%) C# Developer
7 13 (23.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 11 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (18.18%) HTML Developer
10 9 (16.36%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 2 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
13 2 (3.64%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 2 (3.64%) Senior Web Developer
13 2 (3.64%) SQL Developer
13 2 (3.64%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (96.36%) Sass
2 45 (81.82%) .NET
3 43 (78.18%) AngularJS
4 40 (72.73%) HTML
5 34 (61.82%) CSS
6 32 (58.18%) jQuery
7 28 (50.91%) HTML5
8 23 (41.82%) Ajax
8 23 (41.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (41.82%) JSON
8 23 (41.82%) Razor View Engine
9 22 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 22 (40.00%) CSS3
10 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (34.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
12 17 (30.91%) REST
13 16 (29.09%) RESTful
13 16 (29.09%) XML
14 15 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Mobile App
1 7 (12.73%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) iPad
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Biology
4 4 (7.27%) Life Science
4 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) MVC
2 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) Front End Development
3 21 (38.18%) TDD
4 18 (32.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (30.91%) Web Development
6 15 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (23.64%) DevOps
9 11 (20.00%) Scrum
10 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
10 9 (16.36%) Web Design
11 8 (14.55%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.55%) OO
12 7 (12.73%) API Design
12 7 (12.73%) Automated Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
12 7 (12.73%) SOLID
13 6 (10.91%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) JavaScript
2 34 (61.82%) C#
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) TypeScript
5 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (16.36%) VB.NET
7 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.27%) ES6
8 4 (7.27%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Twitter
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
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