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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 231 245 254
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 20 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.94% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 23
Median salary £32,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £22,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2475 2880 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.01% 38.09% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2171 2479 2685
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 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £30,000 -18.91% 3
Bedfordshire +26 5 £35,000 -5.40% 3
Essex -3 3 £52,500 +128.26%
Hertfordshire +11 2 £36,250 -23.68% 5
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 77 (95.06%) CSS
2 76 (93.83%) JavaScript
3 73 (90.12%) HTML
4 70 (86.42%) Sass
5 60 (74.07%) jQuery
6 53 (65.43%) AngularJS
7 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (61.73%) HTML5
9 41 (50.62%) User Experience
10 32 (39.51%) Web Development
11 30 (37.04%) TypeScript
12 29 (35.80%) Degree
13 25 (30.86%) CSS3
14 24 (29.63%) PHP
15 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (25.93%) Product Management
16 21 (25.93%) Prototyping
17 17 (20.99%) Front End Development
17 17 (20.99%) Grunt
18 16 (19.75%) gulp
19 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
19 15 (18.52%) Windows
19 15 (18.52%) Scrum
20 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
21 12 (14.81%) Android
21 12 (14.81%) Objective-C
21 12 (14.81%) XAML
21 12 (14.81%) C++
21 12 (14.81%) Gradle
22 10 (12.35%) MVC

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 8 (9.88%) WordPress
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
2 3 (3.70%) Drupal
2 3 (3.70%) nginx
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.47%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.23%) InDesign
3 1 (1.23%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) MySQL
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Grunt
2 16 (19.75%) gulp
3 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 12 (14.81%) Gradle
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 3 (3.70%) Bower
7 2 (2.47%) JIRA
7 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.23%) Mocha
8 1 (1.23%) Protractor
8 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.23%) webpack
8 1 (1.23%) Xcode
8 1 (1.23%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (4.94%) Games
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Advertising
3 2 (2.47%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (97.53%) Developer
2 34 (41.98%) UI Developer
3 26 (32.10%) HTML Developer
4 25 (30.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 21 (25.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 21 (25.93%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (13.58%) Designer
6 11 (13.58%) Web Developer
7 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Web Designer
9 6 (7.41%) PHP Developer
10 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (6.17%) MySQL Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Perl Developer
10 5 (6.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (95.06%) CSS
2 73 (90.12%) HTML
3 70 (86.42%) Sass
4 60 (74.07%) jQuery
5 53 (65.43%) AngularJS
6 50 (61.73%) HTML5
7 25 (30.86%) CSS3
8 10 (12.35%) XML
9 8 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (8.64%) Ajax
11 6 (7.41%) JSON
12 5 (6.17%) .NET
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.17%) REST
12 5 (6.17%) Spring
13 4 (4.94%) Backbone.js
13 4 (4.94%) GWT
13 4 (4.94%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (4.94%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 41 (50.62%) User Experience
2 14 (17.28%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.47%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.47%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) Animation
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Android
3 7 (8.64%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) Web Development
3 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (25.93%) Product Management
4 21 (25.93%) Prototyping
5 17 (20.99%) Front End Development
6 15 (18.52%) Scrum
7 10 (12.35%) MVC
8 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.88%) OO
9 8 (9.88%) SEO
9 8 (9.88%) Wireframes
10 5 (6.17%) TDD
10 5 (6.17%) Web Design
11 4 (4.94%) Analytics
11 4 (4.94%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.70%) SDLC
12 3 (3.70%) Time Management
12 3 (3.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 76 (93.83%) JavaScript
2 30 (37.04%) TypeScript
3 24 (29.63%) PHP
4 12 (14.81%) C++
4 12 (14.81%) Objective-C
4 12 (14.81%) XAML
5 10 (12.35%) Java
5 10 (12.35%) Perl
6 7 (8.64%) C#
6 7 (8.64%) SQL
7 5 (6.17%) C
8 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) MCSD
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Adobe
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Intershop
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