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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 144 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 2 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.087% 0.63% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £51,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
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
840 770 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.70% 40.68% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 678 657 1001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 December 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 December 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
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
LESS
East of England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML5
2 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
3 16 (88.89%) AngularJS
4 15 (83.33%) Backbone.js
4 15 (83.33%) Sass
5 13 (72.22%) Node.js
5 13 (72.22%) WebSockets
6 12 (66.67%) MVC
7 11 (61.11%) CSS3
8 9 (50.00%) Ajax
9 8 (44.44%) AIX
9 8 (44.44%) FreeBSD
9 8 (44.44%) Debian
9 8 (44.44%) OpenBSD
9 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
9 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
9 8 (44.44%) Mercurial
9 8 (44.44%) D3.js
9 8 (44.44%) Highcharts JS
9 8 (44.44%) Grunt
10 7 (38.89%) User Experience
11 5 (27.78%) PHP
11 5 (27.78%) MySQL
11 5 (27.78%) Web Services
11 5 (27.78%) XML
11 5 (27.78%) Linux
11 5 (27.78%) VoIP
11 5 (27.78%) Avaya

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (72.22%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) TeamSite
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) SaaS
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) VoIP
1 5 (27.78%) CTI
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 8 (44.44%) Mercurial
1 8 (44.44%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (27.78%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML5
2 16 (88.89%) AngularJS
3 15 (83.33%) Sass
3 15 (83.33%) Backbone.js
4 13 (72.22%) WebSockets
5 11 (61.11%) CSS3
6 9 (50.00%) Ajax
7 8 (44.44%) D3.js
7 8 (44.44%) Highcharts JS
8 5 (27.78%) CCXML
8 5 (27.78%) REST
8 5 (27.78%) jQuery
8 5 (27.78%) Web Services
8 5 (27.78%) XML
9 3 (16.67%) VXML
9 3 (16.67%) SOAP
9 3 (16.67%) Symfony
9 3 (16.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 5 (27.78%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) FreeBSD
1 8 (44.44%) Debian
1 8 (44.44%) OpenBSD
1 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
1 8 (44.44%) AIX
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Android
2 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Data Security
4 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Avaya
2 3 (16.67%) Zend
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.56%) Telerik
4 1 (5.56%) Facebook