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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 439 492 723
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +231
Permanent jobs citing LESS 549 498 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 1.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 495 443 134
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
38216 44806 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.06% 40.16% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32963 38546 36206
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 £28,026
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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -14 277 £50,000 - 75
South East +37 72 £41,500 -2.35% 11
North West +34 50 £37,750 +7.85% 5
Yorkshire +46 45 £27,500 -21.42% 8
South West +4 33 £35,000 -14.63% 4
West Midlands +6 25 £27,500 +14.58% 7
East of England +20 22 £37,250 -0.66% 6
East Midlands +13 13 £35,000 +16.66% 6
North East +8 12 £31,500 +38.46% 2
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 1070 (92.40%) JavaScript
2 1065 (91.97%) CSS
3 1058 (91.36%) HTML
4 789 (68.13%) jQuery
5 785 (67.79%) Sass
6 739 (63.82%) HTML5
7 566 (48.88%) CSS3
8 528 (45.60%) AngularJS
9 498 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
10 405 (34.97%) User Experience
11 377 (32.56%) Git (software)
12 344 (29.71%) PHP
13 310 (26.77%) MVC
14 280 (24.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 273 (23.58%) OO
16 234 (20.21%) TDD
17 225 (19.43%) .NET
18 218 (18.83%) Node.js
19 216 (18.65%) Backbone.js
20 207 (17.88%) E-Commerce
21 196 (16.93%) Responsive Web Design
22 191 (16.49%) Photoshop
23 186 (16.06%) C#
24 163 (14.08%) MySQL
25 160 (13.82%) Scrum
26 159 (13.73%) CMS
27 157 (13.56%) Ajax
28 156 (13.47%) SQL
29 152 (13.13%) ASP.NET
30 147 (12.69%) Web Development

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 218 (18.83%) Node.js
2 159 (13.73%) CMS
3 93 (8.03%) WordPress
4 55 (4.75%) Drupal
5 40 (3.45%) Apache
6 38 (3.28%) ExpressionEngine
6 38 (3.28%) concrete5
7 34 (2.94%) nginx
8 29 (2.50%) Umbraco
9 26 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
10 25 (2.16%) IIS
11 21 (1.81%) Apache Solr
12 16 (1.38%) NServiceBus
13 12 (1.04%) Joomla!
14 9 (0.78%) Sitefinity
15 7 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.60%) Kentico
16 5 (0.43%) Documentum
16 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.26%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 191 (16.49%) Photoshop
2 62 (5.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (3.11%) MS Excel
5 18 (1.55%) OmniGraffle
5 18 (1.55%) Fireworks
6 17 (1.47%) InDesign
7 7 (0.60%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.26%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 69 (5.96%) Magento
2 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.086%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.086%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.75%) GitHub
2 39 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.76%) SaaS
4 22 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (1.04%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.78%) Firebase
7 6 (0.52%) Heroku
8 4 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
8 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.26%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.17%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.086%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.086%) PaaS
11 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.086%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.086%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.56%) HTTP
2 11 (0.95%) Internet
3 7 (0.60%) SSH
3 7 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.43%) Intranet
5 4 (0.35%) DHCP
5 4 (0.35%) DNS
6 3 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.086%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (14.08%) MySQL
2 132 (11.40%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 49 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 40 (3.45%) Redis
6 28 (2.42%) RavenDB
7 27 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (1.55%) CouchDB
10 17 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (1.30%) Big Data
12 11 (0.95%) Relational Database
13 10 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.78%) Couchbase
14 9 (0.78%) Event Store
15 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.43%) Riak
15 5 (0.43%) Triplestore
16 4 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 377 (32.56%) Git (software)
2 147 (12.69%) Grunt
3 136 (11.74%) Jasmine
4 108 (9.33%) Subversion
5 78 (6.74%) Bower
6 59 (5.09%) Jenkins
7 55 (4.75%) Mocha
8 54 (4.66%) Visual Studio
9 42 (3.63%) Cucumber
10 41 (3.54%) Selenium
11 40 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 38 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (2.76%) JIRA
14 24 (2.07%) Behat
15 22 (1.90%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.81%) PHPUnit
17 20 (1.73%) Axure RP
18 18 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
18 18 (1.55%) HttpUnit
19 15 (1.30%) NCrunch
General
1 138 (11.92%) Finance
2 132 (11.40%) Marketing
3 41 (3.54%) Advertising
4 39 (3.37%) Retail
5 32 (2.76%) Games
6 24 (2.07%) Banking
6 24 (2.07%) Publishing
7 21 (1.81%) Law
8 20 (1.73%) Legal
9 13 (1.12%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.12%) Back Office
9 13 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.60%) Front Office
12 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.086%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.086%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1036 (89.46%) Developer
2 534 (46.11%) Front-End Developer
3 207 (17.88%) Web Developer
4 150 (12.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 116 (10.02%) Senior Developer
6 100 (8.64%) .NET Developer
7 87 (7.51%) Front-End Web Developer
8 70 (6.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 67 (5.79%) UI Developer
9 67 (5.79%) Designer
10 60 (5.18%) PHP Developer
11 54 (4.66%) UI Programmer
12 42 (3.63%) C# Developer
13 39 (3.37%) C# .NET Developer
14 38 (3.28%) Software Developer
15 27 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 27 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (2.07%) UX Designer
17 23 (1.99%) ASP.NET Developer
17 23 (1.99%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1065 (91.97%) CSS
2 1058 (91.36%) HTML
3 789 (68.13%) jQuery
4 785 (67.79%) Sass
5 739 (63.82%) HTML5
6 566 (48.88%) CSS3
7 528 (45.60%) AngularJS
8 280 (24.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 225 (19.43%) .NET
10 216 (18.65%) Backbone.js
11 157 (13.56%) Ajax
12 152 (13.13%) ASP.NET
13 142 (12.26%) KnockoutJS
14 128 (11.05%) Web Services
15 113 (9.76%) JSON
16 109 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 108 (9.33%) REST
18 95 (8.20%) Ember.js
19 93 (8.03%) XML
20 91 (7.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 405 (34.97%) User Experience
2 114 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 41 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 32 (2.76%) W3C
6 31 (2.68%) Blog
7 26 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
8 21 (1.81%) Social Media
9 19 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.55%) Wiki
11 14 (1.21%) RIA
11 14 (1.21%) Digital Media
11 14 (1.21%) Taxonomies
12 12 (1.04%) Smartphone
13 11 (0.95%) Human Factors
14 10 (0.86%) Social Network
15 9 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.69%) Podcast
17 6 (0.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 144 (12.44%) Linux
2 48 (4.15%) Apple iOS
3 43 (3.71%) Android
4 42 (3.63%) Windows
5 17 (1.47%) UNIX
6 10 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.60%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.52%) CentOS
10 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.086%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (26.77%) MVC
3 273 (23.58%) OO
4 234 (20.21%) TDD
5 207 (17.88%) E-Commerce
6 196 (16.93%) Responsive Web Design
7 160 (13.82%) Scrum
8 147 (12.69%) Web Development
9 134 (11.57%) Unit Testing
10 104 (8.98%) Web Design
11 94 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (7.77%) Open Source
13 83 (7.17%) BDD
14 63 (5.44%) Software Engineering
15 60 (5.18%) Digital Marketing
16 58 (5.01%) OO PHP
17 55 (4.75%) Online Marketing
18 54 (4.66%) SEO
18 54 (4.66%) OOP
19 53 (4.58%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1070 (92.40%) JavaScript
2 344 (29.71%) PHP
3 186 (16.06%) C#
4 156 (13.47%) SQL
5 102 (8.81%) Java
6 53 (4.58%) T-SQL
7 45 (3.89%) Ruby
8 43 (3.71%) TypeScript
9 32 (2.76%) Python
10 30 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
11 27 (2.33%) PHP5
12 18 (1.55%) Scala
13 10 (0.86%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.60%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.60%) VB
16 6 (0.52%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.52%) XQuery
17 5 (0.43%) SPARQL
18 4 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 101 (8.72%) Degree
2 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.086%) MCP
3 1 (0.086%) HND
3 1 (0.086%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.76%) QA
2 22 (1.90%) WCAG
3 1 (0.086%) WAI
3 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (2.59%) Varnish
2 26 (2.25%) Docker
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (2.42%) Puppet
2 18 (1.55%) Ansible
3 16 (1.38%) TeamSite
4 11 (0.95%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.43%) Graphite
7 1 (0.086%) Plesk
7 1 (0.086%) cPanel
Vendors
1 107 (9.24%) Adobe
2 93 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 86 (7.43%) Facebook
4 84 (7.25%) Twitter
5 59 (5.09%) Google
6 38 (3.28%) Zend
7 27 (2.33%) Oracle
8 16 (1.38%) Interwoven
9 15 (1.30%) FatWire
9 15 (1.30%) Red Gate
10 10 (0.86%) New Relic
11 7 (0.60%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.60%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.52%) Apple
13 5 (0.43%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.35%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.35%) CODA
15 3 (0.26%) Omniture
15 3 (0.26%) Assembla
16 2 (0.17%) Twilio
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Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45,000 - £60,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum + +car allolwance +pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Axica Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
JWResource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + 22 hols, bonus,
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + 21 Hol, Flex Time
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + 22 hols, bonus,
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Xcede
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday