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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.097% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
424 542 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 41.29% 46.52% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 356 483 271
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) Backbone.js
3 6 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (75.00%) Sass
3 6 (75.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
4 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (62.50%) Grunt
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (62.50%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) MVVM
6 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Redis
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) SignalR
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
2 5 (62.50%) Grunt
3 1 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) JSUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Applications Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) Backbone.js
3 6 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (75.00%) Sass
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) SignalR
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
6 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
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