The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 483 746 830
Rank change year-on-year
+263 +84
Permanent jobs citing LESS 489 110 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 416 100 62
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -42.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45722 42095 49664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.46% 40.45% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38732 37035 44493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +155 333 £47,500 - 31
South East +52 67 £42,500 +33.85% 8
South West +17 25 £38,750 +49.03% 3
North West +17 25 £32,500 +20.37% 6
Yorkshire - 17 £35,000 -
East of England -6 11 £45,000 +30.43% 1
West Midlands +3 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 - 1
North East - 1 £23,000 - 2
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 871 (98.20%) CSS
2 848 (95.60%) HTML
3 831 (93.69%) JavaScript
4 686 (77.34%) HTML5
5 667 (75.20%) jQuery
6 522 (58.85%) CSS3
7 486 (54.79%) Sass
8 361 (40.70%) Backbone.js
9 309 (34.84%) MVC
10 301 (33.93%) AngularJS
11 243 (27.40%) PHP
12 221 (24.92%) Git (software)
13 218 (24.58%) Web Development
14 211 (23.79%) OO
15 209 (23.56%) TDD
16 204 (23.00%) Scrum
17 199 (22.44%) .NET
18 195 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
19 180 (20.29%) KnockoutJS
20 173 (19.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 170 (19.17%) E-Commerce
22 164 (18.49%) Ajax
23 152 (17.14%) MySQL
24 151 (17.02%) Degree
25 148 (16.69%) Node.js
26 142 (16.01%) ASP.NET
27 140 (15.78%) Java
28 138 (15.56%) Jasmine
29 134 (15.11%) Open Source
30 130 (14.66%) Photoshop

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 148 (16.69%) Node.js
2 80 (9.02%) WordPress
3 72 (8.12%) CMS
4 46 (5.19%) Apache
5 40 (4.51%) IIS
6 35 (3.95%) Drupal
7 27 (3.04%) NServiceBus
8 12 (1.35%) NetWeaver
9 11 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.13%) Joomla!
11 8 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (0.79%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.68%) nginx
14 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.34%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.34%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.34%) TeamSite
16 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 130 (14.66%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.14%) Fireworks
2 19 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (0.34%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.35%) Magento
2 11 (1.24%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.33%) SaaS
2 48 (5.41%) GitHub
3 27 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.45%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.34%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.34%) Route 53
7 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.23%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.49%) HTTP
2 23 (2.59%) Internet
3 6 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.45%) SSH
5 1 (0.11%) Intranet
5 1 (0.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (17.14%) MySQL
2 70 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 46 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 43 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 28 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (3.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 27 (3.04%) RavenDB
7 21 (2.37%) Big Data
8 18 (2.03%) Redis
9 13 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.79%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 221 (24.92%) Git (software)
2 138 (15.56%) Jasmine
3 127 (14.32%) Subversion
4 88 (9.92%) Grunt
5 77 (8.68%) Selenium
6 67 (7.55%) JUnit
7 44 (4.96%) Visual Studio
8 33 (3.72%) PhoneGap
8 33 (3.72%) Mocha
9 30 (3.38%) Behat
10 27 (3.04%) NCrunch
10 27 (3.04%) TeamCity
10 27 (3.04%) PHPUnit
10 27 (3.04%) ReSharper
11 26 (2.93%) Karma Test Runner
12 25 (2.82%) Bower
12 25 (2.82%) Jenkins
12 25 (2.82%) SoapUI
13 22 (2.48%) QUnit
14 20 (2.25%) Maven
General
1 95 (10.71%) Finance
1 95 (10.71%) Marketing
2 90 (10.15%) Games
3 64 (7.22%) Manufacturing
4 40 (4.51%) Retail
4 40 (4.51%) Advertising
5 27 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.24%) Publishing
7 7 (0.79%) Banking
8 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.23%) Automotive
9 2 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.11%) Electronics
10 1 (0.11%) Legal
10 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 790 (89.06%) Developer
2 369 (41.60%) Front-End Developer
3 203 (22.89%) Web Developer
4 158 (17.81%) Senior Developer
5 98 (11.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 84 (9.47%) UI Developer
7 77 (8.68%) UI Programmer
8 67 (7.55%) PHP Developer
9 65 (7.33%) .NET Developer
10 56 (6.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 56 (6.31%) Front-End Web Developer
11 55 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 55 (6.20%) C# Developer
12 39 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
13 35 (3.95%) Designer
14 33 (3.72%) Senior C# Developer
15 29 (3.27%) Lead Developer
16 23 (2.59%) ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (2.48%) Junior
18 21 (2.37%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 871 (98.20%) CSS
2 848 (95.60%) HTML
3 686 (77.34%) HTML5
4 667 (75.20%) jQuery
5 522 (58.85%) CSS3
6 486 (54.79%) Sass
7 361 (40.70%) Backbone.js
8 301 (33.93%) AngularJS
9 199 (22.44%) .NET
10 180 (20.29%) KnockoutJS
11 173 (19.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 164 (18.49%) Ajax
13 142 (16.01%) ASP.NET
14 125 (14.09%) Ember.js
15 115 (12.97%) XHTML
16 105 (11.84%) REST
17 103 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 97 (10.94%) Web Services
19 89 (10.03%) Ext JS
20 84 (9.47%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 134 (15.11%) Open Source
2 104 (11.72%) Mobile App
3 92 (10.37%) Computer Science
4 38 (4.28%) Social Media
5 36 (4.06%) Social Network
6 27 (3.04%) Graphic Design
7 24 (2.71%) W3C
8 19 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
8 19 (2.14%) RIA
9 17 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.69%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.58%) Animation
12 12 (1.35%) GIS
13 11 (1.24%) Mobile Games
14 10 (1.13%) Blog
15 8 (0.90%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.56%) Blackberry
17 4 (0.45%) Client/Server
18 3 (0.34%) iPad
18 3 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.13%) Apple iOS
2 74 (8.34%) Android
3 60 (6.76%) Windows
4 56 (6.31%) Linux
5 32 (3.61%) Windows Phone
6 21 (2.37%) UNIX
7 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (34.84%) MVC
2 218 (24.58%) Web Development
3 211 (23.79%) OO
4 209 (23.56%) TDD
5 204 (23.00%) Scrum
6 195 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
7 170 (19.17%) E-Commerce
8 125 (14.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 121 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 111 (12.51%) OOP
11 99 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (10.26%) Software Engineering
13 83 (9.36%) Kanban
14 81 (9.13%) Mobile Application Development
15 70 (7.89%) SEO
16 67 (7.55%) BDD
17 61 (6.88%) Analytics
18 42 (4.74%) Web Design
19 38 (4.28%) Android Development
19 38 (4.28%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 831 (93.69%) JavaScript
2 243 (27.40%) PHP
3 140 (15.78%) Java
4 120 (13.53%) SQL
5 98 (11.05%) C#
6 87 (9.81%) Python
7 74 (8.34%) ActionScript
8 62 (6.99%) ActionScript 3.0
9 43 (4.85%) Ruby
10 31 (3.49%) CoffeeScript
11 19 (2.14%) Scala
12 16 (1.80%) PHP5
13 13 (1.47%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.13%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.90%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.68%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.45%) ECMAScript
17 4 (0.45%) C++
17 4 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
18 3 (0.34%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 151 (17.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.23%) PMP
2 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (9.58%) QA
2 8 (0.90%) WCAG
3 2 (0.23%) WAI
3 2 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (0.90%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.56%) YUM
2 5 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.34%) Puppet
3 3 (0.34%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 113 (12.74%) Facebook
2 99 (11.16%) Twitter
3 74 (8.34%) Zend
4 55 (6.20%) Adobe
5 48 (5.41%) Google
6 39 (4.40%) SAP
7 30 (3.38%) Red Gate
8 27 (3.04%) Xamarin
9 18 (2.03%) Oracle
10 10 (1.13%) Omniture
11 8 (0.90%) Microsoft
12 6 (0.68%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.56%) hybris
14 4 (0.45%) ATG
14 4 (0.45%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.34%) Interwoven
16 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
16 2 (0.23%) FatWire
16 2 (0.23%) IBM
16 2 (0.23%) Apple
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Appoint Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Blur Group
Salary: excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Blu Digital
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Blu Digital
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Good salary + Shares + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago