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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 460 612 826
Rank change year-on-year
+152 +214
Permanent jobs citing LESS 505 246 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.25% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 0.62% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 427 202 50
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
40488 39943 44663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 40.02% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34330 34908 39475
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +45 281 £50,000 +11.11% 37
South East +51 82 £37,500 +15.38% 8
West Midlands - 39 £21,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 36 £32,500 - 7
North West -9 28 £35,000 - 13
East of England -6 24 £45,000 +42.85% 2
South West -19 11 £35,000 +2.94% 6
East Midlands -5 2 £47,500 +74.31%
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 960 (96.97%) CSS
2 922 (93.13%) JavaScript
3 902 (91.11%) HTML
4 720 (72.73%) jQuery
5 682 (68.89%) HTML5
6 631 (63.74%) Sass
7 618 (62.42%) CSS3
8 494 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
9 404 (40.81%) AngularJS
10 369 (37.27%) User Experience
11 343 (34.65%) Git (software)
12 337 (34.04%) Backbone.js
13 336 (33.94%) MVC
14 299 (30.20%) TDD
15 289 (29.19%) PHP
16 253 (25.56%) OO
17 236 (23.84%) Node.js
18 235 (23.74%) Responsive Web Design
19 203 (20.51%) Photoshop
20 194 (19.60%) Ajax
21 192 (19.39%) Scrum
22 186 (18.79%) E-Commerce
23 181 (18.28%) Jasmine
23 181 (18.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 177 (17.88%) .NET
24 177 (17.88%) Subversion
25 176 (17.78%) Unit Testing
26 169 (17.07%) Web Development
26 169 (17.07%) Degree
27 157 (15.86%) CMS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 236 (23.84%) Node.js
2 157 (15.86%) CMS
3 110 (11.11%) WordPress
4 96 (9.70%) Apache
5 53 (5.35%) IIS
6 49 (4.95%) Drupal
7 31 (3.13%) Umbraco
8 30 (3.03%) NServiceBus
9 26 (2.63%) nginx
10 24 (2.42%) Joomla!
11 20 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (1.72%) TeamSite
13 15 (1.52%) Apache Solr
14 12 (1.21%) SAS
15 7 (0.71%) Confluence
16 6 (0.61%) NetWeaver
16 6 (0.61%) GlassFish
17 5 (0.51%) ColdFusion
18 4 (0.40%) SharePoint
19 2 (0.20%) Plone
Applications
1 203 (20.51%) Photoshop
2 61 (6.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (3.54%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.30%) InDesign
4 3 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (0.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (2.53%) Magento
2 19 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 17 (1.72%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.10%) Summit
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.65%) SaaS
2 45 (4.55%) GitHub
3 30 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.71%) MailChimp
7 6 (0.61%) PaaS
8 5 (0.51%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.51%) Route 53
8 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 109 (11.01%) HTTP
2 27 (2.73%) Internet
3 6 (0.61%) CTI
3 6 (0.61%) VoIP
4 5 (0.51%) SSH
5 3 (0.30%) FTP
6 1 (0.10%) SSL
6 1 (0.10%) Intranet
6 1 (0.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (14.14%) MySQL
2 77 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 50 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 43 (4.34%) Relational Database
5 33 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 30 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
6 30 (3.03%) RavenDB
7 27 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.02%) Big Data
9 15 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.91%) Redis
12 7 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 343 (34.65%) Git (software)
2 181 (18.28%) Jasmine
3 177 (17.88%) Subversion
4 101 (10.20%) Grunt
5 71 (7.17%) Jenkins
6 56 (5.66%) Cucumber
7 48 (4.85%) Mocha
7 48 (4.85%) Selenium
8 37 (3.74%) JIRA
9 36 (3.64%) Mercurial
9 36 (3.64%) Behat
10 34 (3.43%) JUnit
11 30 (3.03%) ReSharper
11 30 (3.03%) TeamCity
11 30 (3.03%) Bower
11 30 (3.03%) NCrunch
12 27 (2.73%) Ant
13 26 (2.63%) Maven
13 26 (2.63%) PHPUnit
14 23 (2.32%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 130 (13.13%) Finance
2 112 (11.31%) Marketing
3 55 (5.56%) Retail
4 51 (5.15%) Games
5 40 (4.04%) Manufacturing
6 31 (3.13%) Advertising
7 16 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.52%) Publishing
9 8 (0.81%) Banking
10 6 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.51%) Automotive
12 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.30%) Legal
14 1 (0.10%) Front Office
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 892 (90.10%) Developer
2 383 (38.69%) Front-End Developer
3 237 (23.94%) Web Developer
4 158 (15.96%) Senior Developer
5 91 (9.19%) .NET Developer
6 83 (8.38%) PHP Developer
7 80 (8.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 78 (7.88%) UI Developer
9 77 (7.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 74 (7.47%) UI Programmer
11 72 (7.27%) Front-End Web Developer
12 62 (6.26%) C# Developer
13 60 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 57 (5.76%) Junior
15 49 (4.95%) Junior Developer
16 41 (4.14%) Lead Developer
17 30 (3.03%) Junior Web Developer
18 29 (2.93%) Senior .NET Developer
19 28 (2.83%) ASP.NET Developer
20 27 (2.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 960 (96.97%) CSS
2 902 (91.11%) HTML
3 720 (72.73%) jQuery
4 682 (68.89%) HTML5
5 631 (63.74%) Sass
6 618 (62.42%) CSS3
7 404 (40.81%) AngularJS
8 337 (34.04%) Backbone.js
9 194 (19.60%) Ajax
10 181 (18.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 177 (17.88%) .NET
12 151 (15.25%) KnockoutJS
13 149 (15.05%) JSON
14 132 (13.33%) Web Services
15 131 (13.23%) XML
16 114 (11.52%) ASP.NET
17 109 (11.01%) XHTML
17 109 (11.01%) REST
18 105 (10.61%) Ember.js
19 102 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 369 (37.27%) User Experience
2 103 (10.40%) Mobile App
3 99 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 89 (8.99%) Open Source
5 45 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (3.94%) W3C
7 32 (3.23%) Social Media
8 25 (2.53%) Animation
9 19 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.52%) Graphic Design
11 15 (1.52%) Mathematics
12 14 (1.41%) Social Network
13 12 (1.21%) Taxonomies
14 9 (0.91%) BBC
15 6 (0.61%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.61%) IVR
15 6 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
16 5 (0.51%) E-Learning
16 5 (0.51%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.99%) Android
2 87 (8.79%) Apple iOS
3 79 (7.98%) Linux
4 56 (5.66%) Windows
5 30 (3.03%) Windows Phone
6 8 (0.81%) UNIX
6 8 (0.81%) AIX
6 8 (0.81%) FreeBSD
6 8 (0.81%) Debian
6 8 (0.81%) OpenBSD
6 8 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.10%) CentOS
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (33.94%) MVC
3 299 (30.20%) TDD
4 253 (25.56%) OO
5 235 (23.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 192 (19.39%) Scrum
7 186 (18.79%) E-Commerce
8 176 (17.78%) Unit Testing
9 169 (17.07%) Web Development
10 154 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
11 107 (10.81%) Software Engineering
12 106 (10.71%) BDD
13 99 (10.00%) Web Design
14 87 (8.79%) OOP
15 84 (8.48%) Kanban
16 78 (7.88%) SEO
17 58 (5.86%) Mobile Application Development
18 53 (5.35%) Android Development
19 52 (5.25%) SOA
20 51 (5.15%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 922 (93.13%) JavaScript
2 289 (29.19%) PHP
3 135 (13.64%) Java
4 130 (13.13%) SQL
5 118 (11.92%) C#
6 98 (9.90%) Python
7 82 (8.28%) Ruby
8 48 (4.85%) PHP5
9 46 (4.65%) ActionScript
10 44 (4.44%) Scala
11 42 (4.24%) ActionScript 3.0
12 28 (2.83%) CoffeeScript
12 28 (2.83%) T-SQL
13 22 (2.22%) Perl
14 10 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.01%) ActionScript 2.0
15 9 (0.91%) Bash Shell
15 9 (0.91%) PHP4
15 9 (0.91%) Erlang
16 4 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 169 (17.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.20%) MCP
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.97%) QA
2 18 (1.82%) WCAG
3 6 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (0.71%) Varnish
2 3 (0.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (1.92%) Puppet
2 12 (1.21%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.21%) Capistrano
3 9 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.81%) YUM
5 6 (0.61%) Ansible
6 2 (0.20%) Plesk
Vendors
1 116 (11.72%) Adobe
2 83 (8.38%) Google
3 79 (7.98%) Facebook
4 66 (6.67%) Zend
5 65 (6.57%) Twitter
6 30 (3.03%) Xamarin
6 30 (3.03%) Red Gate
7 23 (2.32%) Oracle
8 21 (2.12%) Microsoft
9 20 (2.02%) Sencha
9 20 (2.02%) SAP
10 17 (1.72%) Interwoven
11 7 (0.71%) Apple
11 7 (0.71%) FatWire
12 6 (0.61%) Avaya
12 6 (0.61%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.61%) Eloqua
13 5 (0.51%) CODA
14 4 (0.40%) Omniture
15 3 (0.30%) Yahoo!
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
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Salary: £30 - £55 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
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Salary: £40000 to £70000 per annum
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