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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 371 378 466
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +88
Permanent jobs citing LESS 671 784 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.79% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.04% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 593 682 516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
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
32980 38398 39467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.15% 38.52% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28671 33195 34140
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -5 338 £55,000 - 81
South East +71 123 £42,500 +13.33% 15
West Midlands +7 58 £32,500 - 16
Yorkshire -21 34 £40,000 +14.28% 12
North West -10 32 £39,250 +25.60% 23
South West +29 29 £40,000 +23.07% 6
East of England -17 28 £53,750 +58.08% 10
East Midlands +3 25 £35,000 +16.66% 14
North East +5 2 £28,000 -13.84% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1316 (96.06%) JavaScript
2 1278 (93.28%) CSS
3 1234 (90.07%) HTML
4 1100 (80.29%) Sass
5 895 (65.33%) HTML5
6 868 (63.36%) AngularJS
7 735 (53.65%) CSS3
8 677 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
9 626 (45.69%) jQuery
10 612 (44.67%) Front End Development
11 495 (36.13%) MVC
12 463 (33.80%) Git (software)
13 452 (32.99%) Web Development
14 441 (32.19%) React
15 404 (29.49%) Node.js
16 388 (28.32%) .NET
17 382 (27.88%) User Experience
18 374 (27.30%) C#
19 332 (24.23%) TDD
20 302 (22.04%) gulp
21 299 (21.82%) Grunt
22 292 (21.31%) ASP.NET
23 290 (21.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 275 (20.07%) PHP
25 246 (17.96%) OO
26 236 (17.23%) Backbone.js
27 222 (16.20%) KnockoutJS
28 215 (15.69%) SQL
28 215 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
29 214 (15.62%) Unit Testing

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
1 123 (8.98%) CMS
2 103 (7.52%) WordPress
3 59 (4.31%) IIS
4 39 (2.85%) Umbraco
5 37 (2.70%) Drupal
6 32 (2.34%) NServiceBus
7 30 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
8 29 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 22 (1.61%) Apache
10 13 (0.95%) Kentico
11 10 (0.73%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.66%) nginx
12 9 (0.66%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.44%) JBoss
13 6 (0.44%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.44%) WildFly
14 5 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.29%) Joomla!
16 3 (0.22%) ColdFusion
17 2 (0.15%) DNN
Applications
1 127 (9.27%) Photoshop
2 57 (4.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 53 (3.87%) MS Excel
4 23 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.80%) GIMP
6 4 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.29%) HipChat
6 4 (0.29%) MS Office
7 2 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.073%) InVision
8 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (2.48%) Magento
2 9 (0.66%) Shopify
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.073%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 110 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (5.77%) SaaS
4 36 (2.63%) GitHub
5 15 (1.09%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.58%) Heroku
7 7 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.51%) Trello
8 6 (0.44%) Office 365
9 5 (0.36%) PaaS
10 4 (0.29%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Slack
12 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.073%) Force.com
12 1 (0.073%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.073%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.89%) HTTP
2 39 (2.85%) Internet
3 8 (0.58%) Intranet
3 8 (0.58%) SSH
4 7 (0.51%) DNS
5 6 (0.44%) SSL
6 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.29%) DSL
7 4 (0.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 4 (0.29%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.15%) AMQP
8 2 (0.15%) LDAP
9 1 (0.073%) DVB
9 1 (0.073%) FTP
9 1 (0.073%) LAN
9 1 (0.073%) RFID
9 1 (0.073%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (15.55%) SQL Server
2 137 (10.00%) MySQL
3 100 (7.30%) MongoDB
4 90 (6.57%) Redis
5 82 (5.99%) NoSQL
6 60 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 50 (3.65%) Azure SQL Database
9 36 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (2.26%) RavenDB
11 30 (2.19%) CouchDB
12 27 (1.97%) Couchbase
12 27 (1.97%) Event Store
13 22 (1.61%) MariaDB
14 20 (1.46%) DocumentDB
15 19 (1.39%) Big Data
16 14 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 463 (33.80%) Git (software)
2 302 (22.04%) gulp
3 299 (21.82%) Grunt
4 177 (12.92%) Jasmine
5 139 (10.15%) Subversion
6 96 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 88 (6.42%) Visual Studio
8 87 (6.35%) Karma Test Runner
9 85 (6.20%) Jenkins
10 81 (5.91%) Mocha
11 75 (5.47%) webpack
12 71 (5.18%) Bower
13 63 (4.60%) TeamCity
14 56 (4.09%) JIRA
15 45 (3.28%) Selenium
16 38 (2.77%) JSUnit
17 34 (2.48%) QUnit
18 29 (2.12%) Babel
19 23 (1.68%) Bitbucket
20 22 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 169 (12.34%) Finance
2 88 (6.42%) Marketing
3 62 (4.53%) Games
4 49 (3.58%) Retail
5 42 (3.07%) Banking
6 33 (2.41%) Law
7 19 (1.39%) Advertising
8 18 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.17%) Legal
10 14 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.73%) Military
12 8 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.58%) Publishing
13 7 (0.51%) Arabic Language
13 7 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.44%) Front Office
15 5 (0.36%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) Back Office
16 2 (0.15%) German Language
16 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1285 (93.80%) Developer
2 564 (41.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 413 (30.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 245 (17.88%) HTML Developer
5 234 (17.08%) Senior Developer
6 220 (16.06%) Web Developer
7 198 (14.45%) .NET Developer
8 190 (13.87%) Angular Developer
9 186 (13.58%) HTML CSS Developer
10 159 (11.61%) C# Developer
11 128 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
12 116 (8.47%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 108 (7.88%) UI Developer
14 99 (7.23%) PHP Developer
15 94 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
16 81 (5.91%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 76 (5.55%) Lead Developer
18 75 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
19 66 (4.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 65 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1278 (93.28%) CSS
2 1234 (90.07%) HTML
3 1100 (80.29%) Sass
4 895 (65.33%) HTML5
5 868 (63.36%) AngularJS
6 735 (53.65%) CSS3
7 626 (45.69%) jQuery
8 441 (32.19%) React
9 404 (29.49%) Node.js
10 388 (28.32%) .NET
11 292 (21.31%) ASP.NET
12 290 (21.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 236 (17.23%) Backbone.js
14 222 (16.20%) KnockoutJS
15 197 (14.38%) REST
16 186 (13.58%) Ajax
17 178 (12.99%) ASP.NET Web API
18 176 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
19 173 (12.63%) .NET Framework
20 171 (12.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 382 (27.88%) User Experience
2 96 (7.01%) Mobile App
3 83 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 47 (3.43%) Visualisation
5 35 (2.55%) Fintech
6 31 (2.26%) Blog
7 29 (2.12%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.17%) W3C
11 14 (1.02%) Graphic Design
11 14 (1.02%) Mathematics
12 13 (0.95%) iPad
13 12 (0.88%) Blockchain
13 12 (0.88%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.73%) PMI
15 8 (0.58%) Social Media
15 8 (0.58%) Telematics
16 7 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 78 (5.69%) Linux
2 74 (5.40%) Windows
3 51 (3.72%) Android
4 48 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.34%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.66%) Unix
8 8 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.44%) CentOS
10 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.073%) VMS
12 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 612 (44.67%) Front End Development
3 495 (36.13%) MVC
4 452 (32.99%) Web Development
5 332 (24.23%) TDD
6 246 (17.96%) OO
7 215 (15.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 214 (15.62%) Unit Testing
9 210 (15.33%) Scrum
10 171 (12.48%) E-Commerce
11 169 (12.34%) SOLID
12 161 (11.75%) Software Engineering
13 118 (8.61%) Web Design
14 114 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
15 111 (8.10%) DevOps
16 102 (7.45%) BDD
16 102 (7.45%) Wireframes
17 98 (7.15%) OOP
18 85 (6.20%) SOA
19 84 (6.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1316 (96.06%) JavaScript
2 374 (27.30%) C#
3 275 (20.07%) PHP
4 215 (15.69%) SQL
5 164 (11.97%) TypeScript
6 150 (10.95%) ES6
7 129 (9.42%) Java
8 80 (5.84%) T-SQL
9 73 (5.33%) Python
10 55 (4.01%) Ruby
11 42 (3.07%) Scala
12 36 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 35 (2.55%) VB.NET
14 26 (1.90%) Go
15 20 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.95%) ECMAScript
17 11 (0.80%) C
17 11 (0.80%) CoffeeScript
17 11 (0.80%) R
18 8 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 142 (10.36%) Degree
2 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (0.73%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.15%) ICAEW
5 2 (0.15%) ISEB
5 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.073%) MBA
6 1 (0.073%) MCSD
6 1 (0.073%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.09%) QA
2 7 (0.51%) WCAG
3 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.22%) SLA
4 3 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 115 (8.39%) Docker
2 11 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.80%) Varnish
3 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (2.26%) Puppet
2 11 (0.80%) Ansible
3 3 (0.22%) Packer
4 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.073%) cPanel
5 1 (0.073%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 169 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.31%) Google
3 43 (3.14%) Adobe
4 40 (2.92%) Twitter
5 31 (2.26%) Sitecore
6 22 (1.61%) Zend
7 17 (1.24%) Oracle
7 17 (1.24%) Xamarin
8 14 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 14 (1.02%) Facebook
9 8 (0.58%) MEDITECH
10 6 (0.44%) Sun
11 5 (0.36%) hybris
11 5 (0.36%) PayPal
11 5 (0.36%) Twilio
12 4 (0.29%) Akamai
12 4 (0.29%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.29%) Sencha
13 3 (0.22%) Apple
13 3 (0.22%) Remedy
East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £32000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Merseyside
Chassam Contract
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Resource Group
Salary: £50-60K + 20% Non-Contributory Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Training, Income Protection and Life Assuran
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicestershire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £26000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary DOE, Cycling + Gym scheme, Childcare vouchers
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £55k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday