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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 353 404 382
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -22
Permanent jobs citing LESS 327 264 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 1.78% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 287 229 208
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,900 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
15859 14868 17884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 38.78% 35.78% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13868 12728 14920
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +42 32 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £50,000 -
Docklands, London +11 1 £38,500 -30.00%
Greenwich - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 772 (97.60%) CSS
2 765 (96.71%) JavaScript
3 761 (96.21%) HTML
4 622 (78.63%) HTML5
5 604 (76.36%) Sass
6 557 (70.42%) CSS3
7 530 (67.00%) AngularJS
8 496 (62.71%) jQuery
9 486 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
10 444 (56.13%) Front End Development
11 284 (35.90%) Git (software)
12 259 (32.74%) TDD
13 256 (32.36%) MVC
14 255 (32.24%) User Experience
15 253 (31.98%) React
16 217 (27.43%) OO
17 216 (27.31%) Backbone.js
18 209 (26.42%) E-Commerce
19 190 (24.02%) Responsive Web Design
20 182 (23.01%) Scrum
21 176 (22.25%) Node.js
22 171 (21.62%) PHP
23 164 (20.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 158 (19.97%) Grunt
25 124 (15.68%) .NET
26 118 (14.92%) Jasmine
27 115 (14.54%) C#
28 113 (14.29%) gulp
29 107 (13.53%) Photoshop
30 106 (13.40%) Java

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 176 (22.25%) Node.js
2 81 (10.24%) CMS
3 64 (8.09%) WordPress
4 37 (4.68%) Drupal
5 16 (2.02%) Apache
5 16 (2.02%) Joomla!
6 12 (1.52%) Confluence
7 11 (1.39%) IIS
8 9 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.51%) nginx
13 2 (0.25%) JBoss
14 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.13%) EPiServer CMS
14 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 107 (13.53%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (1.90%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.76%) InDesign
5 4 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.25%) GIMP
6 2 (0.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (2.15%) Magento
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (9.10%) GitHub
2 32 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.77%) SaaS
4 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.76%) AdSense
6 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.38%) AdWords
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.25%) Trello
10 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.13%) Heroku
10 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.94%) HTTP
2 13 (1.64%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.01%) DNS
3 8 (1.01%) SSL
4 3 (0.38%) MVNO
4 3 (0.38%) SSH
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (10.62%) MySQL
2 35 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.91%) MongoDB
3 23 (2.91%) NoSQL
4 16 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.77%) Big Data
6 6 (0.76%) MariaDB
6 6 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.51%) Redis
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.25%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 284 (35.90%) Git (software)
2 158 (19.97%) Grunt
3 118 (14.92%) Jasmine
4 113 (14.29%) gulp
5 67 (8.47%) Subversion
6 55 (6.95%) Bower
7 38 (4.80%) Selenium
8 36 (4.55%) Cucumber
9 33 (4.17%) JUnit
10 30 (3.79%) Mocha
11 29 (3.67%) JIRA
12 28 (3.54%) Karma Test Runner
13 26 (3.29%) Maven
14 24 (3.03%) Jenkins
15 22 (2.78%) Visual Studio
16 17 (2.15%) git-flow
16 17 (2.15%) QUnit
17 16 (2.02%) Plastic SCM
17 16 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (1.90%) Protractor
General
1 100 (12.64%) Law
2 94 (11.88%) Finance
3 52 (6.57%) Marketing
4 51 (6.45%) Retail
5 42 (5.31%) Advertising
6 41 (5.18%) Banking
7 39 (4.93%) Games
8 25 (3.16%) Back Office
8 25 (3.16%) Brand Awareness
9 21 (2.65%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.14%) Legal
11 7 (0.88%) Front Office
12 6 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.76%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.63%) Electronics
13 5 (0.63%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.51%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.38%) Publishing
16 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 702 (88.75%) Developer
2 398 (50.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 261 (33.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 189 (23.89%) HTML Developer
5 160 (20.23%) HTML CSS Developer
6 126 (15.93%) Senior Developer
7 118 (14.92%) UI Developer
8 113 (14.29%) Angular Developer
9 94 (11.88%) Web Developer
10 82 (10.37%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 53 (6.70%) PHP Developer
12 47 (5.94%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 46 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
14 43 (5.44%) Agile Developer
14 43 (5.44%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 38 (4.80%) Lead Developer
16 36 (4.55%) E-Commerce Developer
17 33 (4.17%) Web UI Developer
18 25 (3.16%) WordPress Developer
19 22 (2.78%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (97.60%) CSS
2 761 (96.21%) HTML
3 622 (78.63%) HTML5
4 604 (76.36%) Sass
5 557 (70.42%) CSS3
6 530 (67.00%) AngularJS
7 496 (62.71%) jQuery
8 253 (31.98%) React
9 216 (27.31%) Backbone.js
10 164 (20.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 124 (15.68%) .NET
12 91 (11.50%) JSON
13 88 (11.13%) Ajax
14 84 (10.62%) ASP.NET
14 84 (10.62%) Ember.js
15 76 (9.61%) KnockoutJS
16 63 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 60 (7.59%) REST
18 57 (7.21%) Web Services
19 50 (6.32%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 255 (32.24%) User Experience
2 41 (5.18%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.05%) W3C
4 31 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (3.54%) Blog
6 22 (2.78%) Fintech
7 16 (2.02%) Digital Media
7 16 (2.02%) Graphic Design
8 15 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (1.90%) iPad
8 15 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.39%) Animation
9 11 (1.39%) Social Media
10 8 (1.01%) e-Learning
11 7 (0.88%) Swaptions
12 6 (0.76%) Online Banking
12 6 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.94%) Linux
2 28 (3.54%) Windows
3 22 (2.78%) Android
4 18 (2.28%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.63%) Unix
6 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (56.13%) Front End Development
3 259 (32.74%) TDD
4 256 (32.36%) MVC
5 217 (27.43%) OO
6 209 (26.42%) E-Commerce
7 190 (24.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 182 (23.01%) Scrum
9 105 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
10 104 (13.15%) Web Development
11 79 (9.99%) Unit Testing
12 78 (9.86%) Open Source
13 75 (9.48%) BDD
14 62 (7.84%) Web Design
15 59 (7.46%) Kanban
16 57 (7.21%) Pair Programming
16 57 (7.21%) SEO
17 55 (6.95%) Analytics
18 41 (5.18%) OOP
19 39 (4.93%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 765 (96.71%) JavaScript
2 171 (21.62%) PHP
3 115 (14.54%) C#
4 106 (13.40%) Java
5 54 (6.83%) SQL
6 36 (4.55%) Scala
7 31 (3.92%) TypeScript
8 30 (3.79%) CoffeeScript
9 22 (2.78%) Python
10 20 (2.53%) Ruby
11 18 (2.28%) ES6
12 10 (1.26%) PHP 5
13 7 (0.88%) ECMAScript
14 6 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.63%) C
16 4 (0.51%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.51%) Go
16 4 (0.51%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 49 (6.19%) Degree
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.19%) QA
2 21 (2.65%) WCAG
3 2 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (1.77%) Docker
2 13 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (1.64%) TeamSite
2 9 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.88%) Puppet
4 5 (0.63%) yum
5 4 (0.51%) Ansible
5 4 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.38%) Kibana
6 3 (0.38%) logstash
7 2 (0.25%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 37 (4.68%) Zend
2 30 (3.79%) Adobe
3 26 (3.29%) Google
4 21 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 15 (1.90%) Oracle
6 13 (1.64%) Twitter
7 12 (1.52%) Facebook
7 12 (1.52%) Interwoven
8 10 (1.26%) Yahoo!
9 8 (1.01%) Omniture
10 7 (0.88%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.63%) Brightcove
11 5 (0.63%) DoubleClick
12 4 (0.51%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.51%) FatWire
12 4 (0.51%) hybris
12 4 (0.51%) Telerik
13 3 (0.38%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.38%) HubSpot
13 3 (0.38%) SAP
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + share options + unlimited holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Up to £50k per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
JWResource
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
GL Global
Salary: stock
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago