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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 237 249 259
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing LESS 25 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.30% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% 0.77% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 1
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2878 3100 3348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.03% 38.59% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2473 2686 3060
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 July 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 July 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
Hertfordshire -6 9 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 7 £37,000 -26.00%
Essex - 7 £23,000 -
Bedfordshire +1 2 £35,750 - 4
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (97.62%) CSS
2 40 (95.24%) JavaScript
3 38 (90.48%) HTML
4 29 (69.05%) Sass
5 23 (54.76%) User Experience
6 22 (52.38%) jQuery
7 21 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 19 (45.24%) HTML5
9 17 (40.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (38.10%) CSS3
11 15 (35.71%) Backbone.js
12 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
14 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
15 9 (21.43%) Photoshop
15 9 (21.43%) Adobe
16 8 (19.05%) .NET
16 8 (19.05%) MySQL
16 8 (19.05%) PHP
16 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (16.67%) MVC
17 7 (16.67%) WordPress
18 6 (14.29%) C#
18 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
18 6 (14.29%) XML
19 5 (11.90%) Web Services
19 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
19 5 (11.90%) Java
19 5 (11.90%) Web Design
19 5 (11.90%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (16.67%) WordPress
2 3 (7.14%) Documentum
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (7.14%) InDesign
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) VoIP
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) CTI
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) Ant
2 3 (7.14%) Subversion
2 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.76%) Grunt
3 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.76%) Bower
3 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.38%) gulp
4 1 (2.38%) Xdebug
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.38%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Designer
3 10 (23.81%) Web Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Web Designer
5 5 (11.90%) UX Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.76%) UI Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) CSS
2 38 (90.48%) HTML
3 29 (69.05%) Sass
4 22 (52.38%) jQuery
5 21 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 19 (45.24%) HTML5
7 17 (40.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (38.10%) CSS3
9 15 (35.71%) Backbone.js
10 8 (19.05%) .NET
11 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.29%) XML
12 5 (11.90%) Web Services
13 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (9.52%) Ajax
14 3 (7.14%) SOAP
14 3 (7.14%) XSL
14 3 (7.14%) XHTML
14 3 (7.14%) VXML
14 3 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (54.76%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Xbox
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Blog
3 2 (4.76%) IVR
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (16.67%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) Web Design
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Web Development
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) OO
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Workflow
7 3 (7.14%) Document Management
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) Mobile First
8 2 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (4.76%) Content Management
8 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) PHP
3 6 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) XQuery
7 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Adobe
2 3 (7.14%) Zend
3 2 (4.76%) Twitter
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Avaya
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