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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 126 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 16 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
774 814 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.75% 40.50% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 657 710 943
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -10 5 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 - -
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 19 September 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 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) HTML5
2 19 (90.48%) Sass
3 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 15 (71.43%) Node.js
3 15 (71.43%) Backbone.js
4 14 (66.67%) WebSockets
4 14 (66.67%) MVC
5 11 (52.38%) CSS3
6 9 (42.86%) User Experience
6 9 (42.86%) Ajax
6 9 (42.86%) XML
6 9 (42.86%) MySQL
6 9 (42.86%) PHP
7 8 (38.10%) AIX
7 8 (38.10%) FreeBSD
7 8 (38.10%) Ubuntu
7 8 (38.10%) Debian
7 8 (38.10%) OpenBSD
7 8 (38.10%) Highcharts JS
7 8 (38.10%) Grunt
7 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
7 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
7 8 (38.10%) D3.js
8 7 (33.33%) Laravel
8 7 (33.33%) Symfony
8 7 (33.33%) Zend
9 6 (28.57%) IVR

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (71.43%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) TeamSite
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
1 6 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) VoIP
1 6 (28.57%) CTI
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
1 8 (38.10%) Mercurial
1 8 (38.10%) Grunt
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Designer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) User Experience Designer
7 1 (4.76%) Designer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) HTML5
2 19 (90.48%) Sass
3 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 15 (71.43%) Backbone.js
4 14 (66.67%) WebSockets
5 11 (52.38%) CSS3
6 9 (42.86%) XML
6 9 (42.86%) Ajax
7 8 (38.10%) D3.js
7 8 (38.10%) Highcharts JS
8 7 (33.33%) Laravel
8 7 (33.33%) Symfony
9 6 (28.57%) jQuery
9 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 6 (28.57%) REST
9 6 (28.57%) CCXML
10 4 (19.05%) SOAP
10 4 (19.05%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) User Experience
2 6 (28.57%) IVR
3 4 (19.05%) W3C
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) FreeBSD
1 8 (38.10%) Debian
1 8 (38.10%) OpenBSD
1 8 (38.10%) Ubuntu
1 8 (38.10%) AIX
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Android
2 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Security
4 4 (19.05%) Web Design
5 3 (14.29%) OOP
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 2 (9.52%) SEO
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Zend
2 6 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Interwoven
4 1 (4.76%) Telerik
4 1 (4.76%) Facebook