The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 82 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing LESS 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.85% 0.82% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 1.78% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 4
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
340 507 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.32% 46.47% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 285 461 358
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Kent

LESS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +17 6 £40,000 +14.28% 2
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for LESS.

1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
2 7 (87.50%) MVVM
2 7 (87.50%) Jasmine
2 7 (87.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 7 (87.50%) Marionette.js
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) SOLID
4 5 (62.50%) Babel
4 5 (62.50%) gulp
4 5 (62.50%) ES6
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) React
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) JSUnit
7 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jasmine
1 7 (87.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (62.50%) Babel
2 5 (62.50%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) JSUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (62.50%) Applications Developer
5 4 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
7 1 (12.50%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
2 7 (87.50%) Marionette.js
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) React
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
5 1 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
5 1 (12.50%) SignalR
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) MVVM
3 6 (75.00%) SOLID
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Separation of Concerns
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) ES6
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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