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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK / England
Rank 362 422 438
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 604 630 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 1.74% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 535 568 538
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
30951 36281 36632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.34% 38.50% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26784 31613 31653
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +35 296 £55,000 +4.76% 61
South East +33 81 £45,000 +28.57% 17
Yorkshire +7 47 £42,500 +25.00% 10
West Midlands +54 42 £40,000 +33.33% 11
East of England +18 42 £45,000 +28.57% 8
North West -15 38 £45,000 +20.00% 8
East Midlands +21 28 £36,250 +3.57% 9
South West +34 26 £55,000 +100.00% 8
North East -5 2 £26,500 -18.46% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1251 (94.99%) JavaScript
2 1225 (93.01%) CSS
3 1175 (89.22%) HTML
4 1088 (82.61%) Sass
5 862 (65.45%) HTML5
6 823 (62.49%) AngularJS
7 680 (51.63%) CSS3
8 665 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
9 639 (48.52%) Front End Development
10 598 (45.41%) jQuery
11 446 (33.86%) Git (software)
12 438 (33.26%) MVC
13 428 (32.50%) React
14 409 (31.06%) Web Development
15 405 (30.75%) .NET
16 387 (29.38%) C#
17 380 (28.85%) Node.js
18 371 (28.17%) User Experience
19 363 (27.56%) gulp
20 334 (25.36%) TDD
21 319 (24.22%) Grunt
22 291 (22.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 279 (21.18%) ASP.NET
24 272 (20.65%) OO
25 244 (18.53%) PHP
26 238 (18.07%) REST
27 230 (17.46%) Scrum
28 222 (16.86%) SQL Server
29 220 (16.70%) Unit Testing
30 217 (16.48%) JSON

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
1 124 (9.42%) CMS
2 84 (6.38%) WordPress
3 68 (5.16%) IIS
4 38 (2.89%) Drupal
5 34 (2.58%) NServiceBus
6 33 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 18 (1.37%) Apache
8 18 (1.37%) EPiServer
9 17 (1.29%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.14%) nginx
11 14 (1.06%) Kentico
11 14 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.68%) ExpressionEngine
14 6 (0.46%) concrete5
15 5 (0.38%) Joomla!
15 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.23%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.23%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 135 (10.25%) Photoshop
2 47 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 39 (2.96%) MS Excel
4 22 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.91%) GIMP
5 12 (0.91%) InVision
6 5 (0.38%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.38%) HipChat
7 4 (0.30%) MS Office
8 1 (0.076%) InDesign
8 1 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (3.34%) Magento
2 13 (0.99%) Shopify
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.076%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (4.33%) SaaS
4 51 (3.87%) GitHub
5 10 (0.76%) Office 365
6 7 (0.53%) PaaS
7 6 (0.46%) Heroku
7 6 (0.46%) Sage Pay
8 5 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.38%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.30%) Akamai
9 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Slack
11 2 (0.15%) Trello
12 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.076%) Force.com
12 1 (0.076%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.39%) HTTP
2 37 (2.81%) Internet
3 12 (0.91%) Intranet
4 7 (0.53%) SSH
4 7 (0.53%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.38%) LDAP
6 4 (0.30%) DNS
6 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.30%) SSL
7 1 (0.076%) DVB
7 1 (0.076%) LAN
7 1 (0.076%) RFID
7 1 (0.076%) Skype
7 1 (0.076%) WAN
7 1 (0.076%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 130 (9.87%) MySQL
3 81 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 77 (5.85%) Redis
5 72 (5.47%) NoSQL
6 60 (4.56%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 43 (3.26%) CouchDB
9 39 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (2.43%) RavenDB
11 31 (2.35%) Couchbase
11 31 (2.35%) Event Store
12 23 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (1.37%) Big Data
15 15 (1.14%) MariaDB
16 13 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 446 (33.86%) Git (software)
2 363 (27.56%) gulp
3 319 (24.22%) Grunt
4 155 (11.77%) Jasmine
5 103 (7.82%) Subversion
6 94 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 94 (7.14%) webpack
7 86 (6.53%) Bower
8 83 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 76 (5.77%) Visual Studio
10 74 (5.62%) Jenkins
11 71 (5.39%) Mocha
11 71 (5.39%) TeamCity
12 44 (3.34%) Selenium
13 43 (3.26%) JIRA
14 41 (3.11%) JSUnit
15 34 (2.58%) jspm
16 32 (2.43%) QUnit
17 27 (2.05%) Babel
18 24 (1.82%) Mercurial
General
1 150 (11.39%) Finance
2 95 (7.21%) Marketing
3 52 (3.95%) Banking
4 50 (3.80%) Retail
5 47 (3.57%) Games
6 21 (1.59%) Military
7 20 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.29%) Law
8 17 (1.29%) Legal
9 15 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.06%) Advertising
11 8 (0.61%) Front Office
12 6 (0.46%) Arabic Language
12 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.23%) Back Office
14 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.15%) Publishing
16 1 (0.076%) Automotive
16 1 (0.076%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1230 (93.39%) Developer
2 556 (42.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 374 (28.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 262 (19.89%) HTML Developer
5 239 (18.15%) Senior Developer
6 217 (16.48%) Web Developer
7 194 (14.73%) HTML CSS Developer
8 182 (13.82%) .NET Developer
9 175 (13.29%) Angular Developer
10 150 (11.39%) C# Developer
11 117 (8.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 108 (8.20%) UI Developer
13 104 (7.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 83 (6.30%) PHP Developer
15 78 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
16 69 (5.24%) Agile Developer
16 69 (5.24%) Lead Developer
17 68 (5.16%) Software Developer
18 67 (5.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 49 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1225 (93.01%) CSS
2 1175 (89.22%) HTML
3 1088 (82.61%) Sass
4 862 (65.45%) HTML5
5 823 (62.49%) AngularJS
6 680 (51.63%) CSS3
7 598 (45.41%) jQuery
8 428 (32.50%) React
9 405 (30.75%) .NET
10 380 (28.85%) Node.js
11 291 (22.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 279 (21.18%) ASP.NET
13 238 (18.07%) REST
14 217 (16.48%) JSON
15 207 (15.72%) Ajax
16 206 (15.64%) Web Services
17 200 (15.19%) Backbone.js
17 200 (15.19%) KnockoutJS
18 177 (13.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 165 (12.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 371 (28.17%) User Experience
2 89 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 73 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.26%) Fintech
5 33 (2.51%) Blog
6 30 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.67%) PMI
8 17 (1.29%) W3C
9 16 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 11 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.84%) Graphic Design
12 9 (0.68%) NHS
12 9 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.53%) Social Media
14 6 (0.46%) Bitcoin
14 6 (0.46%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.46%) iPhone
15 5 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.18%) Linux
2 51 (3.87%) Windows
3 41 (3.11%) Android
4 36 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 34 (2.58%) Windows Server
6 31 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.61%) CentOS
8 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.30%) Unix
10 1 (0.076%) VMS
10 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 639 (48.52%) Front End Development
3 438 (33.26%) MVC
4 409 (31.06%) Web Development
5 334 (25.36%) TDD
6 272 (20.65%) OO
7 230 (17.46%) Scrum
8 220 (16.70%) Unit Testing
9 209 (15.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 180 (13.67%) E-Commerce
11 162 (12.30%) Software Engineering
12 148 (11.24%) SOLID
13 117 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
14 111 (8.43%) Wireframes
15 107 (8.12%) Web Design
16 103 (7.82%) BDD
17 102 (7.74%) DevOps
18 100 (7.59%) SOA
19 85 (6.45%) SEO
20 78 (5.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1251 (94.99%) JavaScript
2 387 (29.38%) C#
3 244 (18.53%) PHP
4 181 (13.74%) SQL
5 170 (12.91%) ES6
6 164 (12.45%) TypeScript
7 90 (6.83%) Java
8 80 (6.07%) T-SQL
9 73 (5.54%) Python
10 43 (3.26%) PowerShell
11 40 (3.04%) VB.NET
12 31 (2.35%) Go
13 28 (2.13%) Scala
14 22 (1.67%) Ruby
15 15 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
16 12 (0.91%) XPath
17 11 (0.84%) R
18 8 (0.61%) ECMAScript
19 6 (0.46%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 140 (10.63%) Degree
2 22 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 16 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.30%) MBA
5 3 (0.23%) ICAEW
5 3 (0.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.15%) ISEB
6 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.076%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.076%) MCSD
7 1 (0.076%) PhD
7 1 (0.076%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.076%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.80%) QA
2 10 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.46%) WCAG
4 3 (0.23%) SLA
5 1 (0.076%) WAI
System Software
1 103 (7.82%) Docker
2 20 (1.52%) Varnish
3 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (2.43%) Puppet
2 31 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.99%) Ansible
4 4 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.15%) Packer
6 1 (0.076%) cPanel
6 1 (0.076%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 172 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.25%) Adobe
3 31 (2.35%) Twitter
4 29 (2.20%) Zend
5 20 (1.52%) Google
6 16 (1.21%) Oracle
7 15 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 15 (1.14%) Xamarin
8 8 (0.61%) Facebook
8 8 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.53%) PayPal
10 5 (0.38%) MEDITECH
10 5 (0.38%) Perforce
11 4 (0.30%) Apple
11 4 (0.30%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.30%) Remedy
12 2 (0.15%) hybris
12 2 (0.15%) Sencha
13 1 (0.076%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.076%) Salesforce.com
Maldon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Good Benefits (e.g. pension, gener
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + and fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Alcester, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Profile 29 Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Training budget, 25 days holi
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Posted: 4 days ago