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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 363 392 528
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +136
Permanent jobs citing LESS 720 755 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.74% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.10% 1.96% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 671 655 427
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,875 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
34266 38607 40770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.76% 37.98% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29838 33424 34593
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 344 £55,000 +4.76% 55
South East +102 159 £45,000 +18.42% 20
North West +21 58 £37,500 -3.22% 15
South West +30 47 £40,000 +8.10% 9
West Midlands -44 41 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Yorkshire +13 29 £40,000 +14.28% 14
East Midlands +14 22 £35,000 -22.22% 3
East of England +19 19 £45,000 +20.00% 3
North East +8 1 £32,500 - 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 1320 (96.92%) JavaScript
2 1282 (94.13%) CSS
3 1243 (91.26%) HTML
4 1084 (79.59%) Sass
5 882 (64.76%) HTML5
6 826 (60.65%) AngularJS
7 733 (53.82%) CSS3
8 682 (50.07%) Agile Software Development
9 664 (48.75%) jQuery
10 628 (46.11%) Front End Development
11 491 (36.05%) Web Development
12 465 (34.14%) MVC
13 435 (31.94%) Git (software)
14 423 (31.06%) React
15 397 (29.15%) User Experience
16 392 (28.78%) Node.js
17 352 (25.84%) .NET
18 330 (24.23%) C#
19 324 (23.79%) TDD
20 296 (21.73%) PHP
21 279 (20.48%) Grunt
22 268 (19.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 266 (19.53%) OO
24 253 (18.58%) ASP.NET
24 253 (18.58%) gulp
25 228 (16.74%) Backbone.js
26 224 (16.45%) KnockoutJS
27 215 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
28 213 (15.64%) Scrum
29 189 (13.88%) SQL

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
1 128 (9.40%) CMS
2 102 (7.49%) WordPress
3 38 (2.79%) Drupal
3 38 (2.79%) Umbraco
4 32 (2.35%) IIS
5 30 (2.20%) Apache
6 29 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.17%) NServiceBus
9 14 (1.03%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.81%) JBoss
10 11 (0.81%) WildFly
11 10 (0.73%) nginx
11 10 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.59%) Confluence
13 6 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
13 6 (0.44%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.29%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 115 (8.44%) Photoshop
2 56 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 52 (3.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.44%) GIMP
6 4 (0.29%) MS Office
7 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.22%) InDesign
8 2 (0.15%) InVision
9 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 38 (2.79%) Magento
2 7 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.073%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (5.29%) SaaS
3 71 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (4.41%) GitHub
5 25 (1.84%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.51%) Heroku
8 6 (0.44%) MailChimp
8 6 (0.44%) Office 365
8 6 (0.44%) Trello
9 4 (0.29%) AdWords
10 3 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.15%) Slack
12 1 (0.073%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.19%) HTTP
1 57 (4.19%) Internet
2 30 (2.20%) Intranet
3 13 (0.95%) HTTPS
4 12 (0.88%) SSH
5 6 (0.44%) FTP
6 5 (0.37%) DNS
6 5 (0.37%) SMTP
7 4 (0.29%) DSL
7 4 (0.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 4 (0.29%) SSL
8 3 (0.22%) AMQP
9 2 (0.15%) DVB
10 1 (0.073%) Skype
10 1 (0.073%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 132 (9.69%) MySQL
3 78 (5.73%) MongoDB
4 69 (5.07%) NoSQL
5 64 (4.70%) Redis
6 56 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
9 28 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 18 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (1.17%) MariaDB
15 15 (1.10%) Big Data
15 15 (1.10%) RavenDB
16 14 (1.03%) DocumentDB
17 12 (0.88%) Couchbase
17 12 (0.88%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 435 (31.94%) Git (software)
2 279 (20.48%) Grunt
3 253 (18.58%) gulp
4 158 (11.60%) Jasmine
5 148 (10.87%) Subversion
6 104 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 98 (7.20%) Visual Studio
8 92 (6.75%) Mocha
9 74 (5.43%) Jenkins
10 67 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
11 61 (4.48%) webpack
12 57 (4.19%) Bower
13 55 (4.04%) JIRA
14 43 (3.16%) QUnit
15 42 (3.08%) Selenium
16 33 (2.42%) Babel
17 32 (2.35%) TeamCity
18 24 (1.76%) NuGet
18 24 (1.76%) Vagrant
19 19 (1.40%) JSUnit
General
1 189 (13.88%) Finance
2 89 (6.53%) Marketing
3 72 (5.29%) Law
4 68 (4.99%) Games
5 35 (2.57%) Banking
6 29 (2.13%) Retail
7 20 (1.47%) Advertising
8 17 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.88%) Publishing
11 11 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.73%) Legal
13 6 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
13 6 (0.44%) Military
14 5 (0.37%) Automotive
15 4 (0.29%) Front Office
15 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
16 2 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1265 (92.88%) Developer
2 582 (42.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 437 (32.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 240 (17.62%) HTML Developer
5 232 (17.03%) Web Developer
6 198 (14.54%) Senior Developer
7 177 (13.00%) Angular Developer
7 177 (13.00%) HTML CSS Developer
8 173 (12.70%) .NET Developer
9 145 (10.65%) C# Developer
10 122 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 114 (8.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 107 (7.86%) UI Developer
13 104 (7.64%) PHP Developer
14 84 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
15 81 (5.95%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 79 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
17 74 (5.43%) Lead Developer
18 73 (5.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 61 (4.48%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1282 (94.13%) CSS
2 1243 (91.26%) HTML
3 1084 (79.59%) Sass
4 882 (64.76%) HTML5
5 826 (60.65%) AngularJS
6 733 (53.82%) CSS3
7 664 (48.75%) jQuery
8 423 (31.06%) React
9 392 (28.78%) Node.js
10 352 (25.84%) .NET
11 268 (19.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 253 (18.58%) ASP.NET
13 228 (16.74%) Backbone.js
14 224 (16.45%) KnockoutJS
15 177 (13.00%) Ajax
16 147 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 145 (10.65%) REST
18 144 (10.57%) ASP.NET Web API
19 141 (10.35%) JSON
20 138 (10.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 397 (29.15%) User Experience
2 110 (8.08%) Mobile App
3 83 (6.09%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.30%) Fintech
5 37 (2.72%) Visualisation
6 36 (2.64%) Client/Server
7 23 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 22 (1.62%) iPad
9 21 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.40%) Blog
11 14 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.03%) Social Media
12 13 (0.95%) Data Integration
13 12 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.88%) Graphic Design
13 12 (0.88%) W3C
14 11 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (0.73%) Online Games
15 10 (0.73%) Smartphone
16 9 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 100 (7.34%) Linux
2 68 (4.99%) Windows
3 56 (4.11%) Android
4 52 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 17 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.10%) Unix
8 12 (0.88%) CentOS
8 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (50.07%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (46.11%) Front End Development
3 491 (36.05%) Web Development
4 465 (34.14%) MVC
5 324 (23.79%) TDD
6 266 (19.53%) OO
7 215 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 213 (15.64%) Scrum
9 162 (11.89%) Unit Testing
10 154 (11.31%) E-Commerce
11 132 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
12 129 (9.47%) Software Engineering
13 124 (9.10%) SOLID
14 107 (7.86%) Web Design
15 102 (7.49%) BDD
16 101 (7.42%) OOP
17 91 (6.68%) DevOps
18 78 (5.73%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
19 76 (5.58%) Wireframes
20 68 (4.99%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1320 (96.92%) JavaScript
2 330 (24.23%) C#
3 296 (21.73%) PHP
4 189 (13.88%) SQL
5 123 (9.03%) Java
5 123 (9.03%) TypeScript
6 106 (7.78%) ES6
7 62 (4.55%) Ruby
8 59 (4.33%) T-SQL
9 57 (4.19%) Python
10 41 (3.01%) Scala
11 24 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 23 (1.69%) XPath
13 18 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.17%) ECMAScript
15 14 (1.03%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.88%) C
17 11 (0.81%) Groovy
18 6 (0.44%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (9.10%) Degree
2 15 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.37%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.15%) ISEB
5 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.15%) MCSD
6 1 (0.073%) MBA
6 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.99%) QA
2 5 (0.37%) WCAG
3 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 78 (5.73%) Docker
2 11 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.51%) Varnish
4 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (1.62%) Puppet
2 19 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.66%) Ansible
4 4 (0.29%) Packer
5 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.073%) cPanel
6 1 (0.073%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.073%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 139 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 78 (5.73%) Google
3 35 (2.57%) Adobe
3 35 (2.57%) Sitecore
4 32 (2.35%) Zend
5 31 (2.28%) Twitter
6 21 (1.54%) Xamarin
7 19 (1.40%) Oracle
8 17 (1.25%) Facebook
9 16 (1.17%) EPiServer
10 9 (0.66%) PayPal
11 7 (0.51%) MEDITECH
11 7 (0.51%) Sun
12 5 (0.37%) Ensighten
12 5 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.37%) Sencha
12 5 (0.37%) Twilio
13 4 (0.29%) hybris
14 3 (0.22%) RedGate
14 3 (0.22%) Sage
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Salary: £45000 Per Annum Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ingenta UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
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City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55-65K DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible working hours, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary based on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £54,000 per annum Excellent benefits packages - 35 Hou
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £64,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + equity, flexi-hours / remote
Posted: 3 days ago