The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 141 131 155
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs citing LESS 15 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% 0.19% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 0.47% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
879 853 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.91% 40.05% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 742 705 868
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram 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 24 July 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
Hemel Hempstead -6 6 £45,000 - 1
Watford - 2 £32,500 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
East of England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) HTML5
2 15 (78.95%) Sass
3 14 (73.68%) AngularJS
3 14 (73.68%) Node.js
3 14 (73.68%) Backbone.js
4 10 (52.63%) CSS3
4 10 (52.63%) WebSockets
4 10 (52.63%) MVC
5 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) MySQL
5 9 (47.37%) PHP
6 8 (42.11%) jQuery
7 7 (36.84%) Symfony
7 7 (36.84%) Zend
7 7 (36.84%) Laravel
8 6 (31.58%) REST
8 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
8 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
8 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
8 6 (31.58%) Android
8 6 (31.58%) CCXML
8 6 (31.58%) SaaS
8 6 (31.58%) PaaS
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) OOP
8 6 (31.58%) VoIP

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) TeamSite
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) SaaS
1 6 (31.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) VoIP
1 6 (31.58%) CTI
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Grunt
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Front-End Developer
2 6 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) HTML5
2 15 (78.95%) Sass
3 14 (73.68%) AngularJS
3 14 (73.68%) Backbone.js
4 10 (52.63%) CSS3
4 10 (52.63%) WebSockets
5 9 (47.37%) XML
6 8 (42.11%) jQuery
7 7 (36.84%) Symfony
7 7 (36.84%) Laravel
8 6 (31.58%) REST
8 6 (31.58%) CCXML
8 6 (31.58%) Web Services
8 6 (31.58%) Ajax
9 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (21.05%) Zend Framework
10 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (21.05%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) IVR
2 4 (21.05%) W3C
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Semantic Web
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
1 6 (31.58%) Android
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) FreeBSD
2 4 (21.05%) AIX
2 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
2 4 (21.05%) Debian
2 4 (21.05%) OpenBSD
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 9 (47.37%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) OOP
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (21.05%) Data Security
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Web Design
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
6 3 (15.79%) OO PHP
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) SEO
8 1 (5.26%) Content Management
8 1 (5.26%) Web Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Zend
2 6 (31.58%) Avaya
3 3 (15.79%) Twitter
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.26%) Facebook
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