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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 107 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.26% 1.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 3.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 0
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.94% +21.42%
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
582 526 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.09% 43.08% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 519 471 244
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) Yeoman
3 1 (33.33%) Bower
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) DOM
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) Yeoman
1 1 (33.33%) Bower
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) DOM
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe