The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.63% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
451 455 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.70% 43.37% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 412 387 321
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
South East

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,500 -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) jQuery
1 21 (100.00%) HTML5
2 18 (85.71%) Backbone.js
3 17 (80.95%) KnockoutJS
3 17 (80.95%) Sass
4 14 (66.67%) Jasmine
4 14 (66.67%) Degree
5 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (52.38%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (47.62%) MVVM
6 10 (47.62%) MVC
6 10 (47.62%) Ajax
7 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Redis
8 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
9 7 (33.33%) SignalR
9 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (33.33%) Grunt
9 7 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
9 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 7 (33.33%) Scrum
9 7 (33.33%) MSMQ
9 7 (33.33%) SaaS
10 6 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) CSS3

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (4.76%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 11 (52.38%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (33.33%) Grunt
4 3 (14.29%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) JSUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) Front-End Developer
3 12 (57.14%) Web Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Web Applications Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Applications Developer
5 7 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) jQuery
1 21 (100.00%) HTML5
2 18 (85.71%) Backbone.js
3 17 (80.95%) KnockoutJS
3 17 (80.95%) Sass
4 10 (47.62%) Ajax
5 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
6 7 (33.33%) SignalR
6 7 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
6 7 (33.33%) MSMQ
7 5 (23.81%) CSS3
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) XHTML
10 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.76%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) CentOS
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MVVM
1 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
7 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) PHP5
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Twitter
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) VMware