The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 147 134 128
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.72% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 2.12% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
LESS
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
862 801 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.39% 33.96% 41.11%
Number of salaries quoted 770 674 705
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LESS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

LESS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Hemel Hempstead +7 7 £47,500 +5.55%
LESS
East of England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Sass
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 13 (100.00%) Backbone.js
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
3 11 (84.62%) User Experience
4 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce
5 8 (61.54%) jQuery
5 8 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (61.54%) CSS3
6 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
7 3 (23.08%) VXML
7 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 3 (23.08%) SOAP
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) PHP
7 3 (23.08%) WebSockets
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (23.08%) Node.js
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) Zend
7 3 (23.08%) Zend Framework

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (23.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.69%) Grunt
2 1 (7.69%) Yeoman
2 1 (7.69%) Bower
2 1 (7.69%) Xdebug
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 13 (100.00%) Sass
1 13 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (92.31%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) CSS3
3 8 (61.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) CCXML
4 3 (23.08%) VXML
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) WebSockets
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) Zend Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Laravel
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) IVR
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Security
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Avaya