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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK / England
Rank 375 401 452
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +51
Permanent jobs citing LESS 614 666 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 1.88% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 533 583 510
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
31080 35509 36121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.43% 38.41% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27046 30908 31295
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +32 316 £56,000 +1.81% 64
South East +20 92 £42,500 +21.42% 16
West Midlands +21 45 £36,250 +16.93% 11
North West -5 45 £45,000 +38.46% 15
Yorkshire -4 42 £45,000 +32.35% 18
East of England 0 28 £50,000 +44.92% 10
South West +24 21 £45,000 +63.63% 7
East Midlands +7 20 £37,500 +7.14% 4
North East -5 2 £28,000 -13.84% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 1282 (95.60%) JavaScript
2 1249 (93.14%) CSS
3 1199 (89.41%) HTML
4 1100 (82.03%) Sass
5 897 (66.89%) HTML5
6 844 (62.94%) AngularJS
7 735 (54.81%) CSS3
8 679 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
9 635 (47.35%) Front End Development
10 613 (45.71%) jQuery
11 458 (34.15%) MVC
12 457 (34.08%) Git (software)
13 438 (32.66%) React
14 425 (31.69%) Web Development
15 404 (30.13%) .NET
16 395 (29.46%) Node.js
17 385 (28.71%) C#
18 377 (28.11%) User Experience
19 342 (25.50%) TDD
20 338 (25.21%) gulp
21 316 (23.56%) Grunt
22 304 (22.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 292 (21.77%) ASP.NET
24 271 (20.21%) OO
25 248 (18.49%) PHP
26 235 (17.52%) REST
27 231 (17.23%) Scrum
28 230 (17.15%) Backbone.js
29 223 (16.63%) SQL Server
30 218 (16.26%) KnockoutJS

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
1 131 (9.77%) CMS
2 86 (6.41%) WordPress
3 70 (5.22%) IIS
4 40 (2.98%) NServiceBus
5 30 (2.24%) Umbraco
6 29 (2.16%) Drupal
7 28 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (1.19%) Apache
10 15 (1.12%) Kentico
11 13 (0.97%) nginx
12 12 (0.89%) SharePoint
13 6 (0.45%) ExpressionEngine
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.37%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.30%) concrete5
15 4 (0.30%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.22%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 140 (10.44%) Photoshop
2 56 (4.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 46 (3.43%) MS Excel
4 21 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (1.04%) GIMP
6 11 (0.82%) InVision
7 6 (0.45%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.37%) HipChat
9 4 (0.30%) MS Office
10 2 (0.15%) InDesign
11 1 (0.075%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (2.83%) Magento
2 11 (0.82%) Shopify
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.075%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 101 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (5.44%) SaaS
4 49 (3.65%) GitHub
5 9 (0.67%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.60%) Heroku
7 7 (0.52%) PaaS
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.37%) Office 365
8 5 (0.37%) Sage Pay
9 4 (0.30%) Akamai
9 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.15%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.15%) Slack
10 2 (0.15%) Trello
11 1 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.075%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.29%) HTTP
2 37 (2.76%) Internet
3 12 (0.89%) Intranet
4 7 (0.52%) SSH
4 7 (0.52%) Wireshark
5 6 (0.45%) DNS
5 6 (0.45%) SSL
6 5 (0.37%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.22%) LDAP
8 2 (0.15%) AMQP
9 1 (0.075%) DSL
9 1 (0.075%) DVB
9 1 (0.075%) LAN
9 1 (0.075%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 1 (0.075%) RFID
9 1 (0.075%) Skype
9 1 (0.075%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (16.63%) SQL Server
2 132 (9.84%) MySQL
3 88 (6.56%) MongoDB
3 88 (6.56%) Redis
4 80 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 60 (4.47%) Relational Database
6 54 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (3.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 41 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (3.06%) CouchDB
9 37 (2.76%) RavenDB
10 33 (2.46%) Couchbase
10 33 (2.46%) Event Store
11 21 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (1.42%) MariaDB
14 17 (1.27%) Big Data
15 15 (1.12%) DocumentDB
16 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 457 (34.08%) Git (software)
2 338 (25.21%) gulp
3 316 (23.56%) Grunt
4 171 (12.75%) Jasmine
5 119 (8.87%) Subversion
6 96 (7.16%) webpack
7 90 (6.71%) Karma Test Runner
8 86 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 83 (6.19%) Bower
10 81 (6.04%) Visual Studio
11 78 (5.82%) Mocha
12 73 (5.44%) Jenkins
13 71 (5.29%) TeamCity
14 51 (3.80%) JIRA
15 46 (3.43%) Selenium
16 44 (3.28%) JSUnit
17 37 (2.76%) QUnit
18 28 (2.09%) Babel
19 23 (1.72%) Mercurial
20 22 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 150 (11.19%) Finance
2 97 (7.23%) Marketing
3 50 (3.73%) Games
4 49 (3.65%) Retail
5 44 (3.28%) Banking
6 28 (2.09%) Law
7 19 (1.42%) Military
8 17 (1.27%) Legal
9 16 (1.19%) Advertising
10 14 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.45%) Arabic Language
13 6 (0.45%) Front Office
14 4 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
14 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.22%) Back Office
16 2 (0.15%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
17 1 (0.075%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1256 (93.66%) Developer
2 569 (42.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 377 (28.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 246 (18.34%) HTML Developer
4 246 (18.34%) Senior Developer
5 214 (15.96%) Web Developer
6 200 (14.91%) .NET Developer
7 193 (14.39%) HTML CSS Developer
8 190 (14.17%) Angular Developer
9 158 (11.78%) C# Developer
10 127 (9.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 111 (8.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 99 (7.38%) UI Developer
13 87 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
14 83 (6.19%) PHP Developer
15 73 (5.44%) Agile Developer
16 71 (5.29%) Lead Developer
17 70 (5.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 66 (4.92%) Software Developer
19 58 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1249 (93.14%) CSS
2 1199 (89.41%) HTML
3 1100 (82.03%) Sass
4 897 (66.89%) HTML5
5 844 (62.94%) AngularJS
6 735 (54.81%) CSS3
7 613 (45.71%) jQuery
8 438 (32.66%) React
9 404 (30.13%) .NET
10 395 (29.46%) Node.js
11 304 (22.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 292 (21.77%) ASP.NET
13 235 (17.52%) REST
14 230 (17.15%) Backbone.js
15 218 (16.26%) KnockoutJS
16 213 (15.88%) JSON
17 207 (15.44%) Ajax
18 192 (14.32%) Web Services
19 186 (13.87%) ASP.NET Web API
20 172 (12.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 377 (28.11%) User Experience
2 93 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 71 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.95%) Visualisation
5 40 (2.98%) Fintech
6 33 (2.46%) Blog
7 29 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (1.94%) Mathematics
9 21 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.49%) PMI
11 17 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.19%) W3C
13 14 (1.04%) Graphic Design
14 12 (0.89%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.60%) NHS
15 8 (0.60%) Telematics
16 7 (0.52%) iPad
16 7 (0.52%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (4.92%) Windows
2 61 (4.55%) Linux
3 48 (3.58%) Android
4 43 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 38 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 33 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.52%) CentOS
8 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.37%) Unix
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.075%) VMS
10 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 635 (47.35%) Front End Development
3 458 (34.15%) MVC
4 425 (31.69%) Web Development
5 342 (25.50%) TDD
6 271 (20.21%) OO
7 231 (17.23%) Scrum
8 218 (16.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 216 (16.11%) Unit Testing
10 170 (12.68%) E-Commerce
11 166 (12.38%) Software Engineering
12 165 (12.30%) SOLID
13 116 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
13 116 (8.65%) Wireframes
14 112 (8.35%) DevOps
14 112 (8.35%) Web Design
15 100 (7.46%) SOA
16 94 (7.01%) BDD
17 86 (6.41%) SEO
18 84 (6.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1282 (95.60%) JavaScript
2 385 (28.71%) C#
3 248 (18.49%) PHP
4 206 (15.36%) SQL
5 163 (12.16%) ES6
6 156 (11.63%) TypeScript
7 98 (7.31%) Java
8 86 (6.41%) T-SQL
9 73 (5.44%) Python
10 45 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 39 (2.91%) VB.NET
12 33 (2.46%) Ruby
13 32 (2.39%) Scala
14 30 (2.24%) Go
15 14 (1.04%) CoffeeScript
16 12 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.89%) XPath
17 11 (0.82%) R
18 9 (0.67%) C
18 9 (0.67%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 140 (10.44%) Degree
2 20 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.22%) ICAEW
5 2 (0.15%) ISEB
5 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.15%) MBA
5 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.075%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.075%) MCSD
6 1 (0.075%) PhD
6 1 (0.075%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.075%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.80%) QA
2 8 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.45%) WCAG
4 3 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.075%) WAI
System Software
1 109 (8.13%) Docker
2 15 (1.12%) Varnish
3 10 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
1 33 (2.46%) Puppet
2 11 (0.82%) Ansible
3 3 (0.22%) Packer
4 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.075%) cPanel
Vendors
1 162 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.18%) Adobe
3 38 (2.83%) Google
4 31 (2.31%) Twitter
5 27 (2.01%) Sitecore
6 23 (1.72%) Zend
7 19 (1.42%) EPiServer
8 17 (1.27%) Oracle
8 17 (1.27%) Xamarin
9 11 (0.82%) Facebook
10 8 (0.60%) MEDITECH
10 8 (0.60%) PayPal
11 7 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.30%) Apple
12 4 (0.30%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.30%) Remedy
13 3 (0.22%) Perforce
13 3 (0.22%) RedGate
14 2 (0.15%) Brightcove
14 2 (0.15%) hybris
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + amazing benefits and bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ingenta UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Good Benefits (e.g. pension, gener
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £5000 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £50-65K + 20% Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Hiring Wizard
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-35k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + private medical care
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago