The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 175 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 12 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.34% 0.15% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.41% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £26,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.38% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
LESS
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1337 1462 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.77% 36.98% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1230 1300
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Hampshire region.

LESS Salary Trend in Hampshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Hampshire

LESS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
(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
Basingstoke - 6 £41,250 -
Fareham +19 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Southampton - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 19 (90.48%) HTML5
2 19 (90.48%) CSS3
3 17 (80.95%) jQuery
4 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 12 (57.14%) .NET
6 11 (52.38%) MVC
6 11 (52.38%) Sass
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 9 (42.86%) C#
7 9 (42.86%) Ajax
8 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (28.57%) CMS
10 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
11 4 (19.05%) Laravel
11 4 (19.05%) Drupal
11 4 (19.05%) SilverStripe
11 4 (19.05%) PHP
11 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (19.05%) TYPO3
12 3 (14.29%) Marketing
12 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 3 (14.29%) Scrum
12 3 (14.29%) XHTML
12 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (28.57%) CMS
2 4 (19.05%) TYPO3
2 4 (19.05%) Drupal
2 4 (19.05%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.76%) Yeoman
4 1 (4.76%) Bower
4 1 (4.76%) gulp
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (90.48%) HTML5
2 19 (90.48%) CSS3
3 17 (80.95%) jQuery
4 12 (57.14%) .NET
5 11 (52.38%) Sass
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 9 (42.86%) Ajax
7 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (19.05%) Laravel
10 3 (14.29%) REST
10 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (14.29%) XHTML
11 2 (9.52%) Web Services
12 1 (4.76%) JSON
12 1 (4.76%) Django
12 1 (4.76%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree