The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 42 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.41% 0.32% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
LESS
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 168 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 52.44% 53.50% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 108 164 196
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

LESS
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

LESS Salary Trend in Ipswich

LESS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XAML