The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 377 422 617
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +195
Permanent jobs citing LESS 281 194 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.44% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 1.09% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 243 161 31
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
LESS
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17269 17810 20216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.49% 40.00% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14718 15344 17912
Average salary £52,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in London

LESS
Salary Trend in London

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

LESS Salary Trend in London

LESS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in London

LESS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the London region over the 3 months to 19 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
City of London +25 61 £50,000 +17.64% 12
Ealing - 5 £58,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £55,000 -
Wembley - 2 £35,000 -
West Drayton - 2 £45,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 585 (96.06%) CSS
2 569 (93.43%) JavaScript
3 550 (90.31%) HTML
4 446 (73.23%) HTML5
5 439 (72.09%) jQuery
6 423 (69.46%) CSS3
7 378 (62.07%) Sass
8 348 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
9 252 (41.38%) AngularJS
10 223 (36.62%) MVC
11 221 (36.29%) User Experience
12 213 (34.98%) Git (software)
13 198 (32.51%) TDD
14 191 (31.36%) Backbone.js
15 173 (28.41%) OO
16 171 (28.08%) PHP
17 169 (27.75%) Scrum
18 149 (24.47%) Node.js
19 147 (24.14%) E-Commerce
19 147 (24.14%) Ajax
20 141 (23.15%) Responsive Web Design
21 132 (21.67%) Unit Testing
22 128 (21.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 122 (20.03%) JSON
24 121 (19.87%) Degree
25 117 (19.21%) Web Development
26 115 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
26 115 (18.88%) Java
27 114 (18.72%) Photoshop
28 112 (18.39%) Jasmine

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 149 (24.47%) Node.js
2 99 (16.26%) CMS
3 56 (9.20%) Apache
4 52 (8.54%) WordPress
5 38 (6.24%) Drupal
6 23 (3.78%) nginx
7 20 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (2.96%) Joomla!
9 15 (2.46%) TeamSite
10 13 (2.13%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.97%) SAS
12 7 (1.15%) Confluence
13 6 (0.99%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.66%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.16%) Jetty
15 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
15 1 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 114 (18.72%) Photoshop
2 25 (4.11%) Fireworks
3 21 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.49%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (3.61%) Magento
2 19 (3.12%) Google Analytics
3 17 (2.79%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.42%) GitHub
2 8 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.82%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.82%) CloudFront
3 5 (0.82%) Route 53
4 4 (0.66%) SaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (16.58%) HTTP
2 18 (2.96%) Internet
3 5 (0.82%) SSH
4 3 (0.49%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.82%) MySQL
2 32 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.28%) Big Data
4 19 (3.12%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.46%) SQL Server
6 12 (1.97%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.15%) Redis
9 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 213 (34.98%) Git (software)
2 112 (18.39%) Jasmine
3 98 (16.09%) Subversion
4 63 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 61 (10.02%) Grunt
6 56 (9.20%) Cucumber
7 48 (7.88%) Mocha
8 43 (7.06%) Selenium
9 36 (5.91%) JIRA
10 33 (5.42%) JUnit
11 31 (5.09%) Behat
12 25 (4.11%) Maven
13 24 (3.94%) Mercurial
14 23 (3.78%) PHPUnit
15 20 (3.28%) WebDriver
16 19 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (2.96%) Bower
18 15 (2.46%) Eclipse
19 14 (2.30%) TestNG
19 14 (2.30%) Mockito
General
1 82 (13.46%) Finance
2 65 (10.67%) Marketing
3 47 (7.72%) Games
4 36 (5.91%) Retail
5 31 (5.09%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.78%) Advertising
7 10 (1.64%) Publishing
8 7 (1.15%) Banking
9 6 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.49%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 540 (88.67%) Developer
2 268 (44.01%) Front-End Developer
3 108 (17.73%) Senior Developer
4 100 (16.42%) Web Developer
5 62 (10.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 60 (9.85%) UI Programmer
6 60 (9.85%) UI Developer
7 56 (9.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 44 (7.22%) PHP Developer
9 33 (5.42%) Front-End Web Developer
10 27 (4.43%) Lead Developer
10 27 (4.43%) .NET Developer
11 24 (3.94%) Java Developer
12 20 (3.28%) Junior
13 17 (2.79%) Senior PHP Developer
14 15 (2.46%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 14 (2.30%) Junior Developer
16 13 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
17 12 (1.97%) Software Engineer
18 10 (1.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (96.06%) CSS
2 550 (90.31%) HTML
3 446 (73.23%) HTML5
4 439 (72.09%) jQuery
5 423 (69.46%) CSS3
6 378 (62.07%) Sass
7 252 (41.38%) AngularJS
8 191 (31.36%) Backbone.js
9 147 (24.14%) Ajax
10 128 (21.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 122 (20.03%) JSON
12 98 (16.09%) .NET
13 96 (15.76%) KnockoutJS
13 96 (15.76%) RESTful
14 95 (15.60%) XML
15 84 (13.79%) XHTML
16 72 (11.82%) Web Services
17 68 (11.17%) Symfony
17 68 (11.17%) REST
18 57 (9.36%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 221 (36.29%) User Experience
2 82 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 66 (10.84%) Open Source
4 49 (8.05%) Mobile App
5 35 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (5.25%) Social Media
7 28 (4.60%) W3C
8 15 (2.46%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.30%) Social Network
10 13 (2.13%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.97%) Taxonomies
12 11 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.31%) Graphic Design
14 7 (1.15%) Animation
15 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.82%) Mobile Games
16 5 (0.82%) E-Learning
16 5 (0.82%) SCORM
17 3 (0.49%) Video Editing
17 3 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.88%) Linux
1 48 (7.88%) Android
2 46 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.31%) UNIX
4 5 (0.82%) Windows
5 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (36.62%) MVC
3 198 (32.51%) TDD
4 173 (28.41%) OO
5 169 (27.75%) Scrum
6 147 (24.14%) E-Commerce
7 141 (23.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 132 (21.67%) Unit Testing
9 117 (19.21%) Web Development
10 115 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
11 88 (14.45%) BDD
12 80 (13.14%) Software Engineering
13 77 (12.64%) Kanban
14 72 (11.82%) OOP
15 64 (10.51%) SEO
16 45 (7.39%) Web Design
17 38 (6.24%) Analytics
18 32 (5.25%) Content Management
19 31 (5.09%) Rapid Prototyping
20 27 (4.43%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 569 (93.43%) JavaScript
2 171 (28.08%) PHP
3 115 (18.88%) Java
4 69 (11.33%) Python
5 56 (9.20%) Ruby
6 49 (8.05%) SQL
7 47 (7.72%) C#
8 44 (7.22%) Scala
9 37 (6.08%) ActionScript
10 35 (5.75%) ActionScript 3.0
11 30 (4.93%) PHP5
12 22 (3.61%) Perl
13 14 (2.30%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.81%) CoffeeScript
15 9 (1.48%) Erlang
16 5 (0.82%) PHP4
16 5 (0.82%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
17 3 (0.49%) C++
18 1 (0.16%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 121 (19.87%) Degree
2 2 (0.33%) MCP
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.67%) QA
2 15 (2.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Varnish
1 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (2.96%) Puppet
2 12 (1.97%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.97%) Capistrano
3 8 (1.31%) YUM
3 8 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.99%) Ansible
5 2 (0.33%) Plesk
Vendors
1 72 (11.82%) Facebook
2 51 (8.37%) Adobe
3 48 (7.88%) Zend
4 37 (6.08%) Google
5 34 (5.58%) Twitter
6 19 (3.12%) Sencha
7 15 (2.46%) Interwoven
8 11 (1.81%) Oracle
9 7 (1.15%) Apple
10 6 (0.99%) FatWire
10 6 (0.99%) Microsoft
11 4 (0.66%) Omniture
12 3 (0.49%) Yahoo!
12 3 (0.49%) SAP
13 2 (0.33%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.33%) hybris
14 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
14 1 (0.16%) Mercator
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £300 to £325 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45K
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £48k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Insource
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London (NW7)
Guru Careers
Salary: £40 - 60k (DOE)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago