The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 415 495 759
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +264
Permanent jobs citing LESS 605 482 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.06% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 531 409 103
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
38985 45588 42887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.72% 40.53% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33500 38522 37717
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in England

LESS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
London -22 277 £50,000 +5.26% 39
South East +10 77 £45,000 +5.88% 11
North West +44 65 £32,500 -3.70% 5
South West +23 60 £35,000 -9.67% 8
Yorkshire +49 56 £27,500 -21.42% 9
West Midlands +8 27 £35,000 -
East of England +38 19 £41,750 -7.22% 2
North East +11 15 £31,500 +36.95% 1
East Midlands +19 9 £22,500 -30.76% 4
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1100 (92.51%) CSS
2 1094 (92.01%) JavaScript
3 1084 (91.17%) HTML
4 836 (70.31%) jQuery
5 806 (67.79%) Sass
6 802 (67.45%) HTML5
7 595 (50.04%) CSS3
8 512 (43.06%) AngularJS
9 502 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
10 422 (35.49%) User Experience
11 390 (32.80%) Git (software)
12 362 (30.45%) PHP
13 325 (27.33%) MVC
14 281 (23.63%) OO
15 264 (22.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 263 (22.12%) TDD
17 261 (21.95%) Backbone.js
18 241 (20.27%) Node.js
19 237 (19.93%) .NET
20 236 (19.85%) E-Commerce
21 216 (18.17%) Photoshop
22 215 (18.08%) Responsive Web Design
23 200 (16.82%) MySQL
24 184 (15.48%) SQL
25 183 (15.39%) C#
26 180 (15.14%) Linux
27 172 (14.47%) Scrum
28 164 (13.79%) CMS
29 159 (13.37%) Marketing
29 159 (13.37%) ASP.NET

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 241 (20.27%) Node.js
2 164 (13.79%) CMS
3 113 (9.50%) WordPress
4 59 (4.96%) Apache
5 55 (4.63%) Drupal
6 49 (4.12%) nginx
6 49 (4.12%) ExpressionEngine
6 49 (4.12%) concrete5
7 45 (3.78%) Umbraco
8 34 (2.86%) IIS
9 28 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (1.51%) NServiceBus
11 17 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
12 16 (1.35%) Apache Solr
13 13 (1.09%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.93%) TeamSite
15 10 (0.84%) Joomla!
16 9 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.76%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 216 (18.17%) Photoshop
2 78 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.61%) Fireworks
3 31 (2.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (0.93%) InDesign
5 7 (0.59%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.084%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.084%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 88 (7.40%) Magento
2 10 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.084%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.88%) GitHub
2 38 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (3.03%) SaaS
4 31 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (1.09%) Heroku
6 10 (0.84%) PaaS
7 6 (0.50%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (0.50%) Silverpop
8 5 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.34%) IaaS
10 3 (0.25%) MailChimp
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.17%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.084%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.084%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.084%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 82 (6.90%) HTTP
2 10 (0.84%) Internet
3 6 (0.50%) SSH
4 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.34%) DNS
5 4 (0.34%) DHCP
6 3 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.25%) Broadband
7 2 (0.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.084%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.084%) SSL
8 1 (0.084%) Intranet
8 1 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (16.82%) MySQL
2 144 (12.11%) SQL Server
3 62 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 58 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 40 (3.36%) Redis
6 27 (2.27%) RavenDB
6 27 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (1.43%) Big Data
9 17 (1.43%) CouchDB
10 14 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.93%) Relational Database
13 10 (0.84%) Jackrabbit
14 8 (0.67%) Event Store
14 8 (0.67%) Couchbase
15 6 (0.50%) Riak
15 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 390 (32.80%) Git (software)
2 156 (13.12%) Jasmine
3 127 (10.68%) Subversion
4 120 (10.09%) Grunt
5 69 (5.80%) Mocha
6 68 (5.72%) Jenkins
7 59 (4.96%) Bower
8 51 (4.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 50 (4.21%) Cucumber
10 45 (3.78%) Selenium
10 45 (3.78%) Visual Studio
11 41 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (3.20%) JIRA
13 26 (2.19%) TeamCity
13 26 (2.19%) Behat
14 24 (2.02%) HttpUnit
15 23 (1.93%) Ant
16 22 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
17 20 (1.68%) Maven
18 19 (1.60%) WebDriver
General
1 159 (13.37%) Marketing
2 142 (11.94%) Finance
3 72 (6.06%) Advertising
4 54 (4.54%) Retail
5 34 (2.86%) Games
6 22 (1.85%) Banking
7 21 (1.77%) Publishing
8 18 (1.51%) Law
8 18 (1.51%) Legal
9 13 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.76%) Back Office
13 5 (0.42%) Front Office
13 5 (0.42%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 1 (0.084%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.084%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1058 (88.98%) Developer
2 497 (41.80%) Front-End Developer
3 216 (18.17%) Web Developer
4 147 (12.36%) JavaScript Developer
5 112 (9.42%) Senior Developer
6 111 (9.34%) .NET Developer
7 82 (6.90%) Front-End Web Developer
8 72 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 72 (6.06%) UI Developer
9 71 (5.97%) PHP Developer
10 68 (5.72%) Designer
11 51 (4.29%) UI Programmer
12 46 (3.87%) C# Developer
13 44 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
14 39 (3.28%) Software Developer
15 30 (2.52%) UI Designer
16 28 (2.35%) Junior
17 27 (2.27%) Full Stack Developer
18 25 (2.10%) UX Designer
18 25 (2.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1100 (92.51%) CSS
2 1084 (91.17%) HTML
3 836 (70.31%) jQuery
4 806 (67.79%) Sass
5 802 (67.45%) HTML5
6 595 (50.04%) CSS3
7 512 (43.06%) AngularJS
8 264 (22.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 261 (21.95%) Backbone.js
10 237 (19.93%) .NET
11 159 (13.37%) ASP.NET
12 156 (13.12%) Web Services
13 151 (12.70%) Ajax
14 127 (10.68%) JSON
15 121 (10.18%) KnockoutJS
16 115 (9.67%) REST
16 115 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 104 (8.75%) Ember.js
18 103 (8.66%) .NET Framework
18 103 (8.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 422 (35.49%) User Experience
2 133 (11.19%) Mobile App
3 67 (5.63%) Open Source
4 46 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 30 (2.52%) W3C
7 25 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.02%) Blog
9 22 (1.85%) Social Media
10 21 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (1.60%) Wiki
12 17 (1.43%) RIA
13 16 (1.35%) Human Factors
14 11 (0.93%) Social Network
14 11 (0.93%) BBC
14 11 (0.93%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.84%) Semantic Web
16 9 (0.76%) Animation
16 9 (0.76%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 180 (15.14%) Linux
2 63 (5.30%) Windows
3 53 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 51 (4.29%) Android
5 26 (2.19%) UNIX
6 10 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 9 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.42%) CentOS
11 1 (0.084%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (27.33%) MVC
3 281 (23.63%) OO
4 263 (22.12%) TDD
5 236 (19.85%) E-Commerce
6 215 (18.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 172 (14.47%) Scrum
8 157 (13.20%) Web Development
9 144 (12.11%) Unit Testing
10 116 (9.76%) Web Design
11 101 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
12 88 (7.40%) BDD
13 80 (6.73%) OO PHP
14 69 (5.80%) Online Marketing
15 66 (5.55%) Mobile Application Development
16 59 (4.96%) Digital Marketing
16 59 (4.96%) OOP
17 55 (4.63%) Software Engineering
18 50 (4.21%) Kanban
19 45 (3.78%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1094 (92.01%) JavaScript
2 362 (30.45%) PHP
3 184 (15.48%) SQL
4 183 (15.39%) C#
5 115 (9.67%) Java
6 70 (5.89%) T-SQL
7 53 (4.46%) Ruby
8 38 (3.20%) PHP5
9 34 (2.86%) Python
10 31 (2.61%) TypeScript
11 20 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
12 16 (1.35%) Scala
13 14 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.93%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.76%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.67%) VB
17 7 (0.59%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.59%) XQuery
18 5 (0.42%) SPARQL
19 4 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (9.25%) Degree
2 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.19%) QA
2 17 (1.43%) WCAG
3 1 (0.084%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (2.86%) Varnish
2 18 (1.51%) Docker
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (2.69%) Puppet
2 17 (1.43%) Ansible
3 9 (0.76%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.50%) Graphite
6 2 (0.17%) Plesk
7 1 (0.084%) cPanel
Vendors
1 110 (9.25%) Adobe
2 100 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 98 (8.24%) Facebook
4 87 (7.32%) Twitter
5 68 (5.72%) Google
6 37 (3.11%) Zend
7 22 (1.85%) Oracle
8 17 (1.43%) Red Gate
9 11 (0.93%) IBM
9 11 (0.93%) Interwoven
9 11 (0.93%) FatWire
10 10 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 10 (0.84%) Sitecore
10 10 (0.84%) Xamarin
10 10 (0.84%) New Relic
11 6 (0.50%) Eloqua
11 6 (0.50%) Apple
12 5 (0.42%) Rackspace
13 4 (0.34%) Assembla
14 3 (0.25%) Omniture
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