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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 134 156 145
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.58% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 0.59% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
652 854 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.90% 37.51% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 514 718 803
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,475
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 £45,000 -
Watford - 3 £57,500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £50,000 -
LESS
East of England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (96.15%) Sass
3 19 (73.08%) Front End Development
4 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
5 14 (53.85%) User Experience
6 13 (50.00%) CSS3
6 13 (50.00%) HTML5
6 13 (50.00%) jQuery
7 12 (46.15%) Backbone.js
7 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (46.15%) Handlebars
8 11 (42.31%) Web Development
9 10 (38.46%) Degree
9 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
9 10 (38.46%) Ext JS
10 9 (34.62%) Scrum
10 9 (34.62%) PHP
11 6 (23.08%) MySQL
11 6 (23.08%) Perl
11 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 5 (19.23%) MVC
13 4 (15.38%) TDD
13 4 (15.38%) OO
13 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
13 4 (15.38%) Node.js
14 3 (11.54%) Java
14 3 (11.54%) C
14 3 (11.54%) Subversion

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.69%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Grunt
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) Bower
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) webpack
4 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (19.23%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (19.23%) HTML Developer
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Perl Developer
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.69%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (7.69%) UX Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
2 25 (96.15%) Sass
3 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
4 13 (50.00%) CSS3
4 13 (50.00%) HTML5
4 13 (50.00%) jQuery
5 12 (46.15%) Backbone.js
5 12 (46.15%) Handlebars
6 10 (38.46%) Ext JS
7 3 (11.54%) Ajax
7 3 (11.54%) React
7 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.69%) CakePHP
8 2 (7.69%) LAMP
8 2 (7.69%) Laravel
8 2 (7.69%) RESTful
8 2 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (7.69%) Symfony
9 1 (3.85%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) User Experience
2 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Front End Development
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Web Development
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) OO
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Cross-Browser Development
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.85%) DevOps
9 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
9 1 (3.85%) SEO
9 1 (3.85%) Web Design
9 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Intershop
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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