The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 91 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 0.62% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 1.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £35,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
LESS
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
513 459 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.72% 40.84% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 456 417 399
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

LESS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

LESS Salary Trend in Kent

LESS
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Kent

LESS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells -25 4 £35,000 -17.64% 1
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) Sass
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (62.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
3 5 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
4 4 (50.00%) SaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Grunt
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (25.00%) XHTML
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
7 1 (12.50%) Games

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
1 5 (62.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Applications Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (25.00%) UI Designer
4 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Designer
4 2 (25.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) Sass
3 5 (62.50%) Backbone.js
3 5 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
4 1 (12.50%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago