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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.10% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
367 511 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.81% 47.71% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 307 441 296
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 September 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 September 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) HTML5
1 10 (100.00%) Backbone.js
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) Sass
2 9 (90.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
3 7 (70.00%) Jasmine
3 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (70.00%) Grunt
4 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) MVVM
6 3 (30.00%) SaaS
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
7 2 (20.00%) Twitter
7 2 (20.00%) Redis
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) XHTML
7 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 7 (70.00%) Jasmine
2 7 (70.00%) Grunt
3 2 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) JSUnit
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Web Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Applications Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) HTML5
1 10 (100.00%) Backbone.js
2 9 (90.00%) KnockoutJS
2 9 (90.00%) Sass
3 7 (70.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (10.00%) SignalR
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware