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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 410 487 688
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +201
Permanent jobs citing LESS 600 495 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.12% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 541 442 158
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
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
38729 44134 41420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.04% 39.39% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33444 38058 36334
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 +25 315 £50,000 - 63
South East +20 77 £40,000 -11.11% 9
North West +26 45 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Yorkshire +39 38 £27,500 -14.06% 9
West Midlands +10 37 £30,000 +25.00% 6
South West -4 34 £35,000 -12.50% 10
East of England +19 24 £37,000 -17.77% 11
East Midlands +20 20 £42,500 +41.66% 3
North East +3 8 £31,500 +38.46% 3
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1131 (92.70%) JavaScript
2 1122 (91.97%) CSS
3 1110 (90.98%) HTML
4 843 (69.10%) Sass
5 831 (68.11%) jQuery
6 769 (63.03%) HTML5
7 605 (49.59%) CSS3
8 573 (46.97%) AngularJS
9 527 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
10 413 (33.85%) User Experience
11 396 (32.46%) Git (software)
12 330 (27.05%) PHP
13 317 (25.98%) MVC
14 311 (25.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 291 (23.85%) OO
16 256 (20.98%) .NET
17 252 (20.66%) TDD
18 222 (18.20%) Responsive Web Design
19 221 (18.11%) Node.js
19 221 (18.11%) Backbone.js
20 212 (17.38%) E-Commerce
21 208 (17.05%) C#
22 207 (16.97%) Photoshop
23 179 (14.67%) CMS
24 177 (14.51%) Scrum
25 176 (14.43%) SQL
25 176 (14.43%) Grunt
26 171 (14.02%) ASP.NET
27 157 (12.87%) KnockoutJS
28 156 (12.79%) Finance

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 221 (18.11%) Node.js
2 179 (14.67%) CMS
3 93 (7.62%) WordPress
4 57 (4.67%) Drupal
5 42 (3.44%) Apache
6 33 (2.70%) nginx
7 29 (2.38%) Umbraco
8 27 (2.21%) concrete5
8 27 (2.21%) ExpressionEngine
9 24 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (1.89%) IIS
11 18 (1.48%) Apache Solr
12 14 (1.15%) NServiceBus
13 13 (1.07%) Joomla!
14 9 (0.74%) Sitefinity
15 8 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.57%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.57%) Kentico
17 5 (0.41%) Documentum
17 5 (0.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 207 (16.97%) Photoshop
2 61 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (3.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 42 (3.44%) MS Excel
5 19 (1.56%) Fireworks
6 18 (1.48%) OmniGraffle
7 16 (1.31%) InDesign
8 7 (0.57%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.082%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.082%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.082%) GIMP
10 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.082%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 58 (4.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.082%) MoSes
2 1 (0.082%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.66%) GitHub
2 48 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.21%) SaaS
3 27 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.74%) Firebase
6 5 (0.41%) Heroku
7 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
7 4 (0.33%) Office 365
8 2 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.082%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.082%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.082%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.082%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.082%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.082%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.64%) HTTP
2 12 (0.98%) Internet
3 8 (0.66%) SSH
3 8 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.57%) Intranet
4 7 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.33%) DNS
5 4 (0.33%) DHCP
6 3 (0.25%) VoIP
7 2 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.082%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (12.30%) MySQL
2 137 (11.23%) SQL Server
3 56 (4.59%) NoSQL
4 50 (4.10%) MongoDB
5 39 (3.20%) Redis
6 27 (2.21%) RavenDB
7 26 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (1.48%) CouchDB
10 16 (1.31%) Big Data
11 15 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (0.98%) Relational Database
13 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.74%) Couchbase
15 9 (0.74%) Event Store
16 7 (0.57%) Riak
17 6 (0.49%) Hadoop
18 5 (0.41%) Triplestore
19 4 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 396 (32.46%) Git (software)
2 176 (14.43%) Grunt
3 143 (11.72%) Jasmine
4 109 (8.93%) Subversion
5 94 (7.70%) Bower
6 84 (6.89%) gulp
7 60 (4.92%) Visual Studio
8 56 (4.59%) Mocha
9 54 (4.43%) Jenkins
10 38 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (3.03%) JIRA
12 36 (2.95%) Cucumber
13 34 (2.79%) Selenium
14 27 (2.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 23 (1.89%) TeamCity
15 23 (1.89%) PHPUnit
16 21 (1.72%) Axure RP
17 20 (1.64%) Behat
18 18 (1.48%) SpecFlow
18 18 (1.48%) Mercurial
General
1 156 (12.79%) Finance
2 131 (10.74%) Marketing
3 39 (3.20%) Games
3 39 (3.20%) Retail
4 28 (2.30%) Advertising
5 26 (2.13%) Banking
6 25 (2.05%) Publishing
7 23 (1.89%) Law
7 23 (1.89%) Legal
8 19 (1.56%) Back Office
9 17 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.82%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.57%) Front Office
14 3 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.25%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
16 1 (0.082%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1093 (89.59%) Developer
2 578 (47.38%) Front-End Developer
3 222 (18.20%) Web Developer
4 156 (12.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 131 (10.74%) Senior Developer
6 101 (8.28%) .NET Developer
7 98 (8.03%) Front-End Web Developer
8 71 (5.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 67 (5.49%) UI Developer
10 59 (4.84%) UI Programmer
11 58 (4.75%) Designer
11 58 (4.75%) PHP Developer
12 47 (3.85%) C# Developer
13 43 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
14 42 (3.44%) Software Developer
15 32 (2.62%) Junior
16 31 (2.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 30 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
18 27 (2.21%) Junior Developer
18 27 (2.21%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1122 (91.97%) CSS
2 1110 (90.98%) HTML
3 843 (69.10%) Sass
4 831 (68.11%) jQuery
5 769 (63.03%) HTML5
6 605 (49.59%) CSS3
7 573 (46.97%) AngularJS
8 311 (25.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 256 (20.98%) .NET
10 221 (18.11%) Backbone.js
11 171 (14.02%) ASP.NET
12 157 (12.87%) KnockoutJS
13 149 (12.21%) Ajax
14 126 (10.33%) Web Services
15 120 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 117 (9.59%) JSON
17 112 (9.18%) REST
18 111 (9.10%) XHTML
19 94 (7.70%) .NET Framework
20 92 (7.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 413 (33.85%) User Experience
2 114 (9.34%) Mobile App
3 56 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 49 (4.02%) Visualisation
5 38 (3.11%) W3C
6 35 (2.87%) Blog
7 28 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (2.21%) Social Media
9 21 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.23%) Wiki
12 14 (1.15%) Taxonomies
12 14 (1.15%) Digital Media
13 12 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.98%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.90%) RIA
15 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.66%) Human Factors
15 8 (0.66%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 118 (9.67%) Linux
2 46 (3.77%) Windows
3 42 (3.44%) Apple iOS
4 40 (3.28%) Android
5 16 (1.31%) UNIX
6 12 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.41%) CentOS
9 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.082%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (25.98%) MVC
3 291 (23.85%) OO
4 252 (20.66%) TDD
5 222 (18.20%) Responsive Web Design
6 212 (17.38%) E-Commerce
7 177 (14.51%) Scrum
8 153 (12.54%) Web Development
9 149 (12.21%) Unit Testing
10 110 (9.02%) Web Design
11 108 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
12 103 (8.44%) Open Source
13 94 (7.70%) BDD
14 83 (6.80%) Software Engineering
15 66 (5.41%) SEO
16 62 (5.08%) OOP
17 56 (4.59%) Analytics
18 52 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
19 49 (4.02%) Web Accessibility
20 48 (3.93%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 1131 (92.70%) JavaScript
2 330 (27.05%) PHP
3 208 (17.05%) C#
4 176 (14.43%) SQL
5 121 (9.92%) Java
6 52 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 49 (4.02%) TypeScript
8 48 (3.93%) Ruby
9 41 (3.36%) Python
10 37 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
11 23 (1.89%) PHP5
12 19 (1.56%) Scala
13 10 (0.82%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.57%) VB
15 7 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.49%) C++
16 6 (0.49%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 113 (9.26%) Degree
2 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.082%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.082%) MCP
3 1 (0.082%) HND
3 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.082%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.44%) QA
2 24 (1.97%) WCAG
3 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.082%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (2.38%) Varnish
2 22 (1.80%) Docker
3 1 (0.082%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (1.97%) Puppet
2 17 (1.39%) TeamSite
3 16 (1.31%) Ansible
4 9 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 105 (8.61%) Adobe
2 94 (7.70%) Microsoft
3 76 (6.23%) Facebook
4 72 (5.90%) Twitter
5 63 (5.16%) Google
6 44 (3.61%) Zend
7 36 (2.95%) Oracle
8 17 (1.39%) Interwoven
9 15 (1.23%) FatWire
10 13 (1.07%) Red Gate
11 8 (0.66%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.49%) Apple
12 6 (0.49%) New Relic
13 5 (0.41%) CODA
13 5 (0.41%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.41%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.33%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.25%) Assembla
15 3 (0.25%) Omniture
16 2 (0.16%) Twilio
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Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £43999 - £45999 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Thame, Oxfordshire
M.A.R.S Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + bonus + relocation + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
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