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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 476 643 820
Rank change year-on-year
+167 +177
Permanent jobs citing LESS 458 209 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.21% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.53% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 385 172 54
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
41064 39535 45316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.30% 39.78% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34808 34456 40134
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +59 251 £50,000 +11.11% 36
South East +36 79 £40,000 +18.51% 6
West Midlands - 35 £21,500 -
North West -12 29 £35,000 +7.69% 6
East of England +8 26 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire - 20 £33,750 - 5
South West -10 14 £35,000 +2.94% 9
East Midlands -15 3 £47,500 +82.69%
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 937 (96.80%) CSS
2 897 (92.67%) JavaScript
3 891 (92.05%) HTML
4 698 (72.11%) HTML5
5 692 (71.49%) jQuery
6 625 (64.57%) Sass
7 614 (63.43%) CSS3
8 388 (40.08%) AngularJS
9 349 (36.05%) Backbone.js
10 338 (34.92%) MVC
11 336 (34.71%) Git (software)
12 311 (32.13%) PHP
13 306 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
14 287 (29.65%) TDD
15 257 (26.55%) OO
16 232 (23.97%) Node.js
17 220 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
18 197 (20.35%) Scrum
19 190 (19.63%) Ajax
20 184 (19.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 181 (18.70%) Web Development
22 178 (18.39%) E-Commerce
22 178 (18.39%) Photoshop
22 178 (18.39%) Jasmine
23 171 (17.67%) .NET
24 163 (16.84%) Unit Testing
25 161 (16.63%) Degree
26 154 (15.91%) Subversion
27 141 (14.57%) CMS
27 141 (14.57%) MySQL

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 232 (23.97%) Node.js
2 141 (14.57%) CMS
3 103 (10.64%) WordPress
4 93 (9.61%) Apache
5 48 (4.96%) Drupal
5 48 (4.96%) IIS
6 28 (2.89%) NServiceBus
6 28 (2.89%) Umbraco
7 26 (2.69%) Joomla!
8 24 (2.48%) nginx
9 22 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.76%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.24%) SAS
12 11 (1.14%) TeamSite
13 6 (0.62%) Confluence
13 6 (0.62%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.52%) NetWeaver
14 5 (0.52%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.21%) Plone
16 1 (0.10%) Magnolia
Applications
1 178 (18.39%) Photoshop
2 47 (4.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (3.31%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.31%) InDesign
5 2 (0.21%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (2.38%) Magento
2 21 (2.17%) Google Analytics
3 17 (1.76%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Summit
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.75%) SaaS
2 45 (4.65%) GitHub
3 28 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.62%) PaaS
6 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.52%) Route 53
6 5 (0.52%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.31%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 104 (10.74%) HTTP
2 28 (2.89%) Internet
3 6 (0.62%) CTI
3 6 (0.62%) VoIP
3 6 (0.62%) SSH
4 3 (0.31%) FTP
5 1 (0.10%) Intranet
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (14.57%) MySQL
2 65 (6.71%) SQL Server
3 49 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 41 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (2.89%) RavenDB
7 28 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 23 (2.38%) Big Data
9 16 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.14%) Redis
10 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.41%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 336 (34.71%) Git (software)
2 178 (18.39%) Jasmine
3 154 (15.91%) Subversion
4 112 (11.57%) Grunt
5 66 (6.82%) Jenkins
6 57 (5.89%) Cucumber
7 48 (4.96%) Selenium
8 45 (4.65%) Mocha
9 38 (3.93%) JUnit
10 37 (3.82%) Behat
11 36 (3.72%) Mercurial
12 31 (3.20%) Bower
13 30 (3.10%) JIRA
14 28 (2.89%) ReSharper
14 28 (2.89%) TeamCity
14 28 (2.89%) NCrunch
15 27 (2.79%) PHPUnit
16 26 (2.69%) Maven
17 24 (2.48%) Ant
18 23 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (13.53%) Finance
2 108 (11.16%) Marketing
3 66 (6.82%) Retail
4 56 (5.79%) Games
5 46 (4.75%) Manufacturing
6 31 (3.20%) Advertising
7 19 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.45%) Publishing
9 6 (0.62%) Banking
10 5 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.41%) Automotive
12 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.10%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 872 (90.08%) Developer
2 379 (39.15%) Front-End Developer
3 220 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 161 (16.63%) Senior Developer
5 89 (9.19%) PHP Developer
6 87 (8.99%) JavaScript Developer
7 81 (8.37%) UI Developer
8 78 (8.06%) UI Programmer
9 77 (7.95%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 73 (7.54%) .NET Developer
11 58 (5.99%) C# Developer
12 57 (5.89%) Front-End Web Developer
13 56 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 51 (5.27%) Junior
15 44 (4.55%) Lead Developer
16 42 (4.34%) Junior Developer
17 28 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
18 26 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
19 25 (2.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 24 (2.48%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 937 (96.80%) CSS
2 891 (92.05%) HTML
3 698 (72.11%) HTML5
4 692 (71.49%) jQuery
5 625 (64.57%) Sass
6 614 (63.43%) CSS3
7 388 (40.08%) AngularJS
8 349 (36.05%) Backbone.js
9 190 (19.63%) Ajax
10 184 (19.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 171 (17.67%) .NET
12 138 (14.26%) JSON
13 134 (13.84%) KnockoutJS
14 126 (13.02%) XML
15 122 (12.60%) Web Services
16 115 (11.88%) XHTML
17 108 (11.16%) REST
18 107 (11.05%) ASP.NET
19 103 (10.64%) Ember.js
20 95 (9.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 95 (9.81%) Mobile App
3 88 (9.09%) Open Source
4 36 (3.72%) Social Media
5 34 (3.51%) W3C
6 22 (2.27%) Animation
7 20 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.65%) Social Network
9 14 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.34%) Graphic Design
11 12 (1.24%) Taxonomies
12 11 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.62%) Mobile Games
13 6 (0.62%) BBC
13 6 (0.62%) IVR
13 6 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.52%) SCORM
14 5 (0.52%) E-Learning
15 4 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.99%) Apple iOS
2 85 (8.78%) Android
3 74 (7.64%) Linux
4 52 (5.37%) Windows
5 28 (2.89%) Windows Phone
6 11 (1.14%) UNIX
7 8 (0.83%) FreeBSD
7 8 (0.83%) AIX
7 8 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.83%) Debian
7 8 (0.83%) OpenBSD
8 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (34.92%) MVC
2 306 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (29.65%) TDD
4 257 (26.55%) OO
5 220 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 197 (20.35%) Scrum
7 181 (18.70%) Web Development
8 178 (18.39%) E-Commerce
9 163 (16.84%) Unit Testing
10 137 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
11 116 (11.98%) Software Engineering
12 108 (11.16%) BDD
13 93 (9.61%) Web Design
14 89 (9.19%) OOP
15 79 (8.16%) SEO
16 76 (7.85%) Kanban
17 53 (5.48%) Mobile Application Development
18 49 (5.06%) Android Development
18 49 (5.06%) iOS Development
19 48 (4.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 897 (92.67%) JavaScript
2 311 (32.13%) PHP
3 125 (12.91%) Java
4 112 (11.57%) SQL
5 102 (10.54%) C#
6 96 (9.92%) Python
7 74 (7.64%) Ruby
8 50 (5.17%) ActionScript
9 45 (4.65%) PHP5
10 41 (4.24%) ActionScript 3.0
10 41 (4.24%) Scala
11 29 (3.00%) CoffeeScript
12 18 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.45%) Perl
14 10 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.93%) Erlang
16 8 (0.83%) PHP4
16 8 (0.83%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
18 5 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 161 (16.63%) Degree
2 2 (0.21%) MCP
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.64%) QA
2 13 (1.34%) WCAG
3 6 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.52%) Varnish
2 3 (0.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (1.96%) Puppet
2 12 (1.24%) Capistrano
2 12 (1.24%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.62%) Ansible
4 6 (0.62%) YUM
5 1 (0.10%) Plesk
Vendors
1 100 (10.33%) Adobe
2 81 (8.37%) Google
3 77 (7.95%) Facebook
4 74 (7.64%) Twitter
5 69 (7.13%) Zend
6 28 (2.89%) Red Gate
6 28 (2.89%) Xamarin
7 22 (2.27%) Oracle
8 21 (2.17%) SAP
9 20 (2.07%) Sencha
10 16 (1.65%) Microsoft
11 11 (1.14%) Interwoven
12 8 (0.83%) Apple
13 6 (0.62%) Avaya
13 6 (0.62%) Eloqua
13 6 (0.62%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.52%) FatWire
14 5 (0.52%) Omniture
14 5 (0.52%) CODA
15 4 (0.41%) JD Edwards
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