The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 397 456 532
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +76
Permanent jobs citing LESS 692 590 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 1.50% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 632 525 427
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LESS
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37082 39269 45129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.63% 38.12% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 32376 33690 38370
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 England

LESS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the England region.

LESS Salary Trend in England

LESS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in England

LESS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
London +105 409 £52,500 +5.00% 69
South East +18 69 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire +13 64 £35,000 +27.27% 8
East of England +48 56 £30,500 -25.60% 10
South West -27 30 £35,000 - 8
North West -17 26 £37,500 +7.14% 11
West Midlands -21 22 £25,000 -23.07% 5
East Midlands +15 10 £37,500 +66.66%
North East -3 6 £30,000 -4.76% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 England region with a requirement for LESS.

1 1309 (97.40%) CSS
2 1297 (96.50%) JavaScript
3 1294 (96.28%) HTML
4 1042 (77.53%) Sass
5 991 (73.74%) HTML5
6 806 (59.97%) CSS3
7 789 (58.71%) jQuery
8 732 (54.46%) AngularJS
9 698 (51.93%) Front End Development
9 698 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
10 496 (36.90%) User Experience
11 495 (36.83%) Git (software)
12 462 (34.38%) Web Development
13 371 (27.60%) PHP
14 351 (26.12%) MVC
15 346 (25.74%) React
16 334 (24.85%) Grunt
17 329 (24.48%) Node.js
18 307 (22.84%) OO
19 294 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 284 (21.13%) TDD
21 266 (19.79%) Backbone.js
22 264 (19.64%) gulp
23 254 (18.90%) Responsive Web Design
24 253 (18.82%) .NET
25 214 (15.92%) Scrum
26 213 (15.85%) E-Commerce
27 204 (15.18%) MySQL
28 193 (14.36%) CMS
29 189 (14.06%) C#

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 329 (24.48%) Node.js
2 193 (14.36%) CMS
3 144 (10.71%) WordPress
4 46 (3.42%) Drupal
5 35 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (1.56%) Apache
7 21 (1.56%) nginx
8 19 (1.41%) Umbraco
9 17 (1.26%) IIS
10 15 (1.12%) Joomla!
10 15 (1.12%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.97%) Confluence
12 9 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
14 3 (0.22%) JBoss
15 1 (0.074%) Documentum
15 1 (0.074%) SAS
15 1 (0.074%) WebLogic
Applications
1 185 (13.76%) Photoshop
2 64 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (2.01%) MS Excel
5 22 (1.64%) InDesign
6 11 (0.82%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.60%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 71 (5.28%) Magento
2 7 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.15%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 112 (8.33%) GitHub
2 65 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.71%) SaaS
5 15 (1.12%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.74%) AdWords
7 7 (0.52%) PaaS
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.30%) IaaS
10 3 (0.22%) Heroku
11 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.15%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.074%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.074%) Firebase
12 1 (0.074%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.074%) Route 53
12 1 (0.074%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.35%) HTTP
2 30 (2.23%) Internet
3 28 (2.08%) Intranet
4 15 (1.12%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.60%) SSH
6 4 (0.30%) DNS
7 2 (0.15%) DVB
7 2 (0.15%) Skype
8 1 (0.074%) AMQP
8 1 (0.074%) SSL
8 1 (0.074%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (15.18%) MySQL
2 105 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 97 (7.22%) MongoDB
4 54 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 42 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 35 (2.60%) Redis
7 25 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.19%) CouchDB
9 16 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (0.89%) Big Data
12 11 (0.82%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.22%) GIS
14 3 (0.22%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 495 (36.83%) Git (software)
2 334 (24.85%) Grunt
3 264 (19.64%) gulp
4 160 (11.90%) Subversion
5 122 (9.08%) Jasmine
6 92 (6.85%) Bower
7 64 (4.76%) Visual Studio
8 58 (4.32%) JIRA
9 55 (4.09%) Jenkins
10 50 (3.72%) Karma Test Runner
11 47 (3.50%) Selenium
12 42 (3.13%) Mocha
12 42 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 39 (2.90%) JUnit
13 39 (2.90%) webpack
14 34 (2.53%) Cucumber
15 32 (2.38%) QUnit
16 25 (1.86%) Vagrant
17 21 (1.56%) Bitbucket
18 19 (1.41%) Plastic SCM
General
1 144 (10.71%) Finance
2 128 (9.52%) Marketing
3 101 (7.51%) Law
4 52 (3.87%) Retail
5 48 (3.57%) Games
6 45 (3.35%) Advertising
7 29 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.64%) Brand Awareness
9 21 (1.56%) Banking
10 19 (1.41%) Publishing
11 15 (1.12%) Legal
12 13 (0.97%) Electronics
13 10 (0.74%) Back Office
14 9 (0.67%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.52%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.45%) Military
17 4 (0.30%) Front Office
17 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1234 (91.82%) Developer
2 618 (45.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 469 (34.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 311 (23.14%) HTML Developer
5 251 (18.68%) HTML CSS Developer
6 220 (16.37%) Web Developer
7 146 (10.86%) UI Developer
8 140 (10.42%) Senior Developer
9 133 (9.90%) Angular Developer
10 129 (9.60%) PHP Developer
11 98 (7.29%) Full Stack Developer
12 90 (6.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 69 (5.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 64 (4.76%) .NET Developer
15 58 (4.32%) Junior
16 57 (4.24%) MySQL Developer
17 55 (4.09%) Junior Developer
18 54 (4.02%) Lead Developer
19 53 (3.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
20 50 (3.72%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1309 (97.40%) CSS
2 1294 (96.28%) HTML
3 1042 (77.53%) Sass
4 991 (73.74%) HTML5
5 806 (59.97%) CSS3
6 789 (58.71%) jQuery
7 732 (54.46%) AngularJS
8 346 (25.74%) React
9 294 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 266 (19.79%) Backbone.js
11 253 (18.82%) .NET
12 169 (12.57%) Ajax
13 151 (11.24%) KnockoutJS
14 150 (11.16%) ASP.NET
15 135 (10.04%) JSON
16 122 (9.08%) XML
17 107 (7.96%) Web Services
18 92 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
19 83 (6.18%) RESTful
20 80 (5.95%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 496 (36.90%) User Experience
2 81 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 66 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 34 (2.53%) Fintech
5 30 (2.23%) iPad
6 29 (2.16%) W3C
7 28 (2.08%) Social Media
8 27 (2.01%) Digital Media
9 26 (1.93%) Visualisation
10 22 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.34%) Animation
12 17 (1.26%) PlayStation
13 15 (1.12%) Blog
13 15 (1.12%) Data Integration
13 15 (1.12%) FMCG
14 14 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (0.89%) iPhone
16 11 (0.82%) Social Network
17 10 (0.74%) e-Learning
18 9 (0.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 116 (8.63%) Linux
2 57 (4.24%) Android
3 45 (3.35%) Apple iOS
4 44 (3.27%) Windows
5 11 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.60%) Unix
7 4 (0.30%) CentOS
8 2 (0.15%) VMS
9 1 (0.074%) Debian
9 1 (0.074%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
1 698 (51.93%) Front End Development
2 462 (34.38%) Web Development
3 351 (26.12%) MVC
4 307 (22.84%) OO
5 284 (21.13%) TDD
6 254 (18.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 214 (15.92%) Scrum
8 213 (15.85%) E-Commerce
9 159 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
10 132 (9.82%) Web Design
11 119 (8.85%) Unit Testing
12 115 (8.56%) OOP
13 97 (7.22%) SEO
14 84 (6.25%) BDD
15 66 (4.91%) Content Management
16 63 (4.69%) Software Engineering
17 62 (4.61%) Analytics
18 59 (4.39%) SDLC
19 58 (4.32%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1297 (96.50%) JavaScript
2 371 (27.60%) PHP
3 189 (14.06%) C#
4 150 (11.16%) Java
5 98 (7.29%) SQL
6 79 (5.88%) TypeScript
7 69 (5.13%) Python
8 35 (2.60%) ES6
9 34 (2.53%) Scala
10 27 (2.01%) Ruby
10 27 (2.01%) Shell Script
11 23 (1.71%) CoffeeScript
12 21 (1.56%) C++
13 19 (1.41%) Perl
13 19 (1.41%) XPath
14 15 (1.12%) Objective-C
14 15 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.04%) PHP 5
15 14 (1.04%) XAML
16 10 (0.74%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 115 (8.56%) Degree
2 25 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.30%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.074%) MCP
6 1 (0.074%) MCSE
6 1 (0.074%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.18%) QA
2 25 (1.86%) WCAG
3 12 (0.89%) WAI
System Software
1 48 (3.57%) Docker
2 26 (1.93%) Varnish
3 16 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (0.97%) Ansible
2 11 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 11 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.67%) TeamSite
4 8 (0.60%) Packer
4 8 (0.60%) Puppet
5 6 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.22%) Kibana
7 3 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.074%) Grafana
8 1 (0.074%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.074%) StatsD
Vendors
1 104 (7.74%) Adobe
2 67 (4.99%) Zend
3 58 (4.32%) Google
4 54 (4.02%) Microsoft
5 29 (2.16%) Oracle
5 29 (2.16%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.26%) Sony
6 17 (1.26%) Virgin Media
7 13 (0.97%) EPiServer
8 12 (0.89%) Twitter
8 12 (0.89%) Xamarin
9 11 (0.82%) Rackspace
10 9 (0.67%) SAP
11 8 (0.60%) Facebook
11 8 (0.60%) Interwoven
11 8 (0.60%) Yahoo!
12 7 (0.52%) Brightcove
13 6 (0.45%) CODA
13 6 (0.45%) DoubleClick
13 6 (0.45%) Sencha
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 17 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Computer People
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Nakama
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent benefits including annual
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: Bonus and healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruit Creatives
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum and great company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £80000 - £81000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + shares
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Home Working, Pension.
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £250000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago