The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 48 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.63% - 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% - 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
LESS
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 170 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 33.57% 41.98% 64.65%
Number of salaries quoted 130 152 290
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

LESS
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Liverpool region.

LESS Salary Trend in Liverpool

LESS
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Liverpool

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
1 8 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) CSS3
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (62.50%) Semantic HTML
5 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 4 (50.00%) GitLab
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
6 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Grunt
7 2 (25.00%) Mobile First
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (25.00%) OO
7 2 (25.00%) Subversion
7 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (25.00%) REST
7 2 (25.00%) Hudson
8 1 (12.50%) Node.js
8 1 (12.50%) Magento
8 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (12.50%) XML-RPC
8 1 (12.50%) PHP

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) GitLab
3 3 (37.50%) Grunt
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (37.50%) Junior
3 3 (37.50%) Junior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
2 7 (87.50%) CSS3
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (75.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile First
6 2 (25.00%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
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