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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 407 438 526
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +88
Permanent jobs citing LESS 649 614 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 1.66% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 576 535 325
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
36165 37012 40700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.29% 37.23% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31527 32067 34291
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 +50 331 £52,500 +5.00% 88
South East +60 126 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Yorkshire -4 60 £34,000 +14.67% 13
East of England +36 52 £34,500 -13.75% 4
North West -13 30 £37,500 +29.31% 11
South West -39 17 £27,500 -15.38% 4
East Midlands +15 16 £35,000 +3.70% 1
West Midlands -43 13 £30,000 -14.28% 5
North East +8 7 £32,500 +4.00%
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1456 (98.11%) CSS
2 1422 (95.82%) JavaScript
3 1404 (94.61%) HTML
4 1106 (74.53%) Sass
5 1048 (70.62%) HTML5
6 937 (63.14%) jQuery
7 896 (60.38%) CSS3
8 853 (57.48%) AngularJS
9 777 (52.36%) Front End Development
10 719 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
11 542 (36.52%) Git (software)
11 542 (36.52%) User Experience
12 403 (27.16%) MVC
13 375 (25.27%) PHP
14 371 (25.00%) Backbone.js
15 370 (24.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 337 (22.71%) React
17 320 (21.56%) TDD
18 319 (21.50%) OO
18 319 (21.50%) Grunt
19 317 (21.36%) Responsive Web Design
20 314 (21.16%) Node.js
21 304 (20.49%) E-Commerce
22 278 (18.73%) .NET
23 244 (16.44%) Photoshop
24 234 (15.77%) Scrum
25 230 (15.50%) gulp
26 221 (14.89%) Web Development
27 218 (14.69%) CMS
27 218 (14.69%) MySQL

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 314 (21.16%) Node.js
2 218 (14.69%) CMS
3 164 (11.05%) WordPress
4 73 (4.92%) Drupal
5 43 (2.90%) Apache
6 28 (1.89%) nginx
7 27 (1.82%) Umbraco
8 22 (1.48%) IIS
9 20 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.35%) Joomla!
10 15 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (0.94%) SharePoint
12 12 (0.81%) Confluence
12 12 (0.81%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.47%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.40%) Documentum
15 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.27%) Kentico
17 2 (0.13%) JBoss
18 1 (0.067%) WebLogic
Applications
1 244 (16.44%) Photoshop
2 73 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 34 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 33 (2.22%) InDesign
5 18 (1.21%) Fireworks
6 11 (0.74%) MS Excel
7 9 (0.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 81 (5.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 113 (7.61%) GitHub
2 76 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.90%) SaaS
4 27 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (1.62%) PaaS
6 23 (1.55%) Google Analytics
7 19 (1.28%) IaaS
8 13 (0.88%) AdWords
9 12 (0.81%) Bluemix
9 12 (0.81%) Heroku
10 10 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (0.61%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.40%) AdSense
12 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.20%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.72%) HTTP
2 20 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 17 (1.15%) Internet
4 11 (0.74%) DNS
5 10 (0.67%) SSL
6 9 (0.61%) Intranet
7 8 (0.54%) SSH
8 3 (0.20%) MVNO
9 2 (0.13%) Telnet
10 1 (0.067%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (14.69%) MySQL
2 103 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 92 (6.20%) MongoDB
4 79 (5.32%) NoSQL
5 47 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.49%) Redis
7 30 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 29 (1.95%) Big Data
9 25 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.62%) CouchDB
11 18 (1.21%) Riak
11 18 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.67%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.40%) MarkLogic
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.20%) RavenDB
15 2 (0.13%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.067%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.067%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 542 (36.52%) Git (software)
2 319 (21.50%) Grunt
3 230 (15.50%) gulp
4 164 (11.05%) Subversion
5 160 (10.78%) Jasmine
6 101 (6.81%) Bower
7 49 (3.30%) Karma Test Runner
8 48 (3.23%) webpack
9 44 (2.96%) Selenium
10 43 (2.90%) JIRA
11 42 (2.83%) Visual Studio
12 39 (2.63%) Cucumber
13 38 (2.56%) Jenkins
14 34 (2.29%) Mocha
15 33 (2.22%) JUnit
16 31 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (1.95%) Maven
18 23 (1.55%) Protractor
18 23 (1.55%) QUnit
19 22 (1.48%) Vagrant
General
1 162 (10.92%) Marketing
2 154 (10.38%) Finance
3 99 (6.67%) Law
4 86 (5.80%) Retail
5 62 (4.18%) Games
6 49 (3.30%) Banking
7 48 (3.23%) Advertising
8 36 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 31 (2.09%) Brand Awareness
10 27 (1.82%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.68%) Back Office
12 18 (1.21%) Publishing
13 14 (0.94%) Electronics
14 10 (0.67%) Legal
15 8 (0.54%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.47%) Front Office
17 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
19 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
20 3 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1344 (90.57%) Developer
2 698 (47.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 464 (31.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 338 (22.78%) HTML Developer
5 298 (20.08%) Web Developer
6 295 (19.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 199 (13.41%) UI Developer
8 165 (11.12%) Senior Developer
9 147 (9.91%) Angular Developer
10 143 (9.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 127 (8.56%) PHP Developer
12 101 (6.81%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 72 (4.85%) .NET Developer
14 71 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
15 66 (4.45%) Junior
16 63 (4.25%) Junior Developer
17 56 (3.77%) Lead Developer
18 53 (3.57%) Agile Developer
18 53 (3.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 51 (3.44%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1456 (98.11%) CSS
2 1404 (94.61%) HTML
3 1106 (74.53%) Sass
4 1048 (70.62%) HTML5
5 937 (63.14%) jQuery
6 896 (60.38%) CSS3
7 853 (57.48%) AngularJS
8 371 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 370 (24.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 337 (22.71%) React
11 278 (18.73%) .NET
12 174 (11.73%) KnockoutJS
13 168 (11.32%) ASP.NET
14 143 (9.64%) Ajax
15 139 (9.37%) JSON
16 136 (9.16%) Ember.js
17 108 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
18 103 (6.94%) XML
19 96 (6.47%) Web Services
20 95 (6.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 542 (36.52%) User Experience
2 89 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 86 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 45 (3.03%) Social Media
5 44 (2.96%) W3C
6 34 (2.29%) Blog
7 31 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 29 (1.95%) Digital Media
9 26 (1.75%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.68%) Fintech
11 24 (1.62%) Animation
12 22 (1.48%) Graphic Design
12 22 (1.48%) iPad
13 19 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
15 13 (0.88%) PlayStation
16 12 (0.81%) FMCG
17 11 (0.74%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 10 (0.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (6.47%) Linux
2 72 (4.85%) Android
3 55 (3.71%) Windows
4 54 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.47%) Unix
6 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.20%) CentOS
7 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 777 (52.36%) Front End Development
2 719 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
3 403 (27.16%) MVC
4 320 (21.56%) TDD
5 319 (21.50%) OO
6 317 (21.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 304 (20.49%) E-Commerce
8 234 (15.77%) Scrum
9 221 (14.89%) Web Development
10 173 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
11 166 (11.19%) Web Design
12 130 (8.76%) Unit Testing
13 117 (7.88%) SEO
14 102 (6.87%) Open Source
15 96 (6.47%) Software Engineering
16 83 (5.59%) BDD
17 80 (5.39%) Analytics
18 74 (4.99%) Mobile Development
18 74 (4.99%) OOP
19 67 (4.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1422 (95.82%) JavaScript
2 375 (25.27%) PHP
3 209 (14.08%) C#
4 166 (11.19%) Java
5 154 (10.38%) SQL
6 76 (5.12%) Python
7 52 (3.50%) Ruby
7 52 (3.50%) TypeScript
8 45 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
9 36 (2.43%) Scala
10 24 (1.62%) Shell Script
11 21 (1.42%) ES6
12 12 (0.81%) C
12 12 (0.81%) PHP 5
13 9 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.54%) Perl
15 7 (0.47%) ECMAScript
15 7 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.34%) C++
16 5 (0.34%) XAML
Qualifications
1 133 (8.96%) Degree
2 13 (0.88%) SC Cleared
2 13 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.34%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.27%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.067%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.067%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.31%) QA
2 32 (2.16%) WCAG
3 12 (0.81%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (2.09%) Varnish
2 19 (1.28%) Docker
3 16 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (0.88%) TeamSite
2 9 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.61%) Puppet
3 5 (0.34%) Ansible
3 5 (0.34%) yum
4 4 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.20%) Kibana
5 3 (0.20%) logstash
6 2 (0.13%) Salt
7 1 (0.067%) Grafana
7 1 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.067%) StatsD
Vendors
1 161 (10.85%) Adobe
2 80 (5.39%) Microsoft
3 66 (4.45%) Zend
4 61 (4.11%) Google
5 31 (2.09%) Oracle
6 20 (1.35%) Twitter
7 19 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 18 (1.21%) Facebook
9 13 (0.88%) IBM
9 13 (0.88%) Sony
10 12 (0.81%) Interwoven
11 10 (0.67%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.67%) Yahoo!
12 9 (0.61%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.54%) Omniture
14 7 (0.47%) SAP
15 6 (0.40%) DoubleClick
16 5 (0.34%) hybris
16 5 (0.34%) Northgate
16 5 (0.34%) Sencha
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + shares, unlimited holiday, free lunch
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 Plus beneifits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Inbox Insight Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago