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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 240 245 265
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 19 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.17% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.42% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 4
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
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
2843 2851 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.91% 40.49% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2397 2967
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 9 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 4 - -
Hertfordshire -12 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Essex - 2 £27,750 - 1
Bedfordshire +7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
1 27 (87.10%) CSS
2 21 (67.74%) HTML
3 15 (48.39%) MVC
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 13 (41.94%) .NET
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
5 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (38.71%) C#
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (29.03%) jQuery
8 9 (29.03%) VB
8 9 (29.03%) Java
9 8 (25.81%) CSS3
10 7 (22.58%) HTML5
10 7 (22.58%) Sass
10 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
11 6 (19.35%) XML
11 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
12 5 (16.13%) Smart GWT
12 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (16.13%) GWT
12 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
12 5 (16.13%) CMS
12 5 (16.13%) Document Management
12 5 (16.13%) XSL
12 5 (16.13%) Documentum
12 5 (16.13%) XQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (16.13%) Documentum
1 5 (16.13%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Ant
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) NUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Grunt
4 2 (6.45%) Bower
5 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.23%) Yeoman
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Web Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Web Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (3.23%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) CSS
2 21 (67.74%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
4 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) CSS3
7 7 (22.58%) Sass
7 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
8 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
8 6 (19.35%) XML
9 5 (16.13%) XSL
9 5 (16.13%) GWT
9 5 (16.13%) Smart GWT
9 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (12.90%) Spring
11 2 (6.45%) Ajax
11 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
11 2 (6.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Blog
2 1 (3.23%) Social Media
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) MVC
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Document Management
3 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (12.90%) Content Management
4 4 (12.90%) Workflow
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Product Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Dependency Management
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) VB
5 5 (16.13%) XQuery
6 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.23%) XAML
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Twitter
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
Essex
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago