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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 368 360 549
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +189
Permanent jobs citing LESS 266 281 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.67% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 1.63% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 223 198 70
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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
14737 17255 18711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.52% 40.84% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12618 14369 16506
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -28 37 £57,500 +21.05% 9
Docklands, London - 8 £55,000 -
Clapham - 3 £39,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 499 (93.97%) JavaScript
1 499 (93.97%) CSS
2 472 (88.89%) HTML
3 388 (73.07%) HTML5
4 344 (64.78%) jQuery
5 330 (62.15%) Sass
6 316 (59.51%) CSS3
7 258 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
8 235 (44.26%) AngularJS
9 192 (36.16%) User Experience
10 163 (30.70%) Git (software)
11 148 (27.87%) Node.js
12 146 (27.50%) Backbone.js
13 140 (26.37%) TDD
14 117 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 113 (21.28%) E-Commerce
16 112 (21.09%) Photoshop
17 111 (20.90%) MVC
18 107 (20.15%) OO
19 105 (19.77%) PHP
20 99 (18.64%) Java
21 95 (17.89%) Responsive Web Design
21 95 (17.89%) Jasmine
22 93 (17.51%) Marketing
23 88 (16.57%) Finance
24 87 (16.38%) Scrum
24 87 (16.38%) .NET
25 84 (15.82%) Subversion
26 79 (14.88%) RESTful
27 78 (14.69%) KnockoutJS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 148 (27.87%) Node.js
2 78 (14.69%) CMS
3 66 (12.43%) WordPress
4 39 (7.34%) Drupal
5 29 (5.46%) nginx
6 27 (5.08%) Apache
7 20 (3.77%) Adobe CQ
8 18 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (2.82%) TeamSite
10 12 (2.26%) Joomla!
11 11 (2.07%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.88%) Umbraco
13 8 (1.51%) SAS
13 8 (1.51%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.13%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.13%) IIS
15 2 (0.38%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.38%) Confluence
15 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 112 (21.09%) Photoshop
2 49 (9.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (5.46%) Fireworks
4 12 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.94%) MS Excel
6 3 (0.56%) InDesign
7 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 27 (5.08%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.16%) GitHub
2 9 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (1.69%) SaaS
3 8 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.94%) Heroku
6 4 (0.75%) IaaS
6 4 (0.75%) PaaS
6 4 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.38%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.38%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.38%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.42%) HTTP
2 8 (1.51%) Broadband
3 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.38%) DHCP
3 2 (0.38%) DNS
3 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) SSH
4 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.62%) MySQL
2 28 (5.27%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.52%) SQL Server
4 19 (3.58%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.64%) Redis
6 13 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.26%) Big Data
8 10 (1.88%) Jackrabbit
9 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 163 (30.70%) Git (software)
2 95 (17.89%) Jasmine
3 84 (15.82%) Subversion
4 61 (11.49%) Mocha
5 60 (11.30%) Grunt
6 38 (7.16%) Cucumber
7 35 (6.59%) Selenium
8 34 (6.40%) JIRA
9 23 (4.33%) Bower
10 22 (4.14%) Maven
11 20 (3.77%) HttpUnit
12 17 (3.20%) Jenkins
12 17 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (3.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 16 (3.01%) Axure RP
14 15 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
15 14 (2.64%) Bitbucket
16 13 (2.45%) WebDriver
16 13 (2.45%) Ant
17 9 (1.69%) JSHint
General
1 93 (17.51%) Marketing
2 88 (16.57%) Finance
3 40 (7.53%) Advertising
4 37 (6.97%) Retail
5 33 (6.21%) Games
6 13 (2.45%) Legal
7 11 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.88%) Banking
9 9 (1.69%) Publishing
9 9 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.32%) Law
11 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 459 (86.44%) Developer
2 207 (38.98%) Front-End Developer
3 98 (18.46%) Web Developer
4 87 (16.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 67 (12.62%) Senior Developer
6 43 (8.10%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 37 (6.97%) Front-End Web Developer
8 36 (6.78%) .NET Developer
9 23 (4.33%) Junior
9 23 (4.33%) PHP Developer
10 20 (3.77%) CSS Developer
10 20 (3.77%) UI Programmer
10 20 (3.77%) UI Developer
11 19 (3.58%) UX Developer
11 19 (3.58%) Designer
12 17 (3.20%) Junior Developer
13 15 (2.82%) Magento Developer
14 11 (2.07%) Lead Developer
15 10 (1.88%) Games Developer
15 10 (1.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (93.97%) CSS
2 472 (88.89%) HTML
3 388 (73.07%) HTML5
4 344 (64.78%) jQuery
5 330 (62.15%) Sass
6 316 (59.51%) CSS3
7 235 (44.26%) AngularJS
8 146 (27.50%) Backbone.js
9 117 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 87 (16.38%) .NET
11 79 (14.88%) RESTful
12 78 (14.69%) KnockoutJS
13 72 (13.56%) Web Services
14 67 (12.62%) JSON
14 67 (12.62%) Ajax
15 63 (11.86%) REST
16 49 (9.23%) XHTML
17 38 (7.16%) Symfony
17 38 (7.16%) Ext JS
18 35 (6.59%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 192 (36.16%) User Experience
2 54 (10.17%) Mobile App
3 48 (9.04%) Computer Science
4 47 (8.85%) Open Source
5 27 (5.08%) W3C
6 24 (4.52%) Visualisation
7 21 (3.95%) Social Media
8 20 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (3.01%) Graphic Design
10 15 (2.82%) GIS
11 13 (2.45%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.88%) Mobile Games
12 10 (1.88%) Animation
12 10 (1.88%) Video Editing
12 10 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.13%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.94%) RIA
14 5 (0.94%) Blog
14 5 (0.94%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.99%) Linux
2 43 (8.10%) Android
3 41 (7.72%) Apple iOS
4 29 (5.46%) Windows
5 23 (4.33%) UNIX
6 7 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (26.37%) TDD
3 113 (21.28%) E-Commerce
4 111 (20.90%) MVC
5 107 (20.15%) OO
6 95 (17.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 87 (16.38%) Scrum
8 78 (14.69%) Unit Testing
9 57 (10.73%) Web Development
10 55 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (9.98%) Kanban
12 44 (8.29%) SEO
13 43 (8.10%) BDD
14 42 (7.91%) Web Design
15 37 (6.97%) OOP
16 30 (5.65%) Project Management
17 27 (5.08%) Content Management
18 26 (4.90%) Software Engineering
18 26 (4.90%) Analytics
19 25 (4.71%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 499 (93.97%) JavaScript
2 105 (19.77%) PHP
3 99 (18.64%) Java
4 62 (11.68%) Ruby
5 57 (10.73%) SQL
6 53 (9.98%) C#
7 46 (8.66%) Python
8 16 (3.01%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.45%) Perl
10 11 (2.07%) Scala
10 11 (2.07%) C++
11 8 (1.51%) Objective-C
11 8 (1.51%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.32%) PHP5
13 6 (1.13%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.75%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.38%) Clojure
15 2 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (0.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.20%) WCAG
2 15 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.38%) Varnish
2 1 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (2.64%) Puppet
2 13 (2.45%) Ansible
3 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.38%) yum
3 2 (0.38%) Plesk
Vendors
1 38 (7.16%) Facebook
2 29 (5.46%) Adobe
3 23 (4.33%) Twitter
4 22 (4.14%) Zend
5 15 (2.82%) Interwoven
6 13 (2.45%) Oracle
7 12 (2.26%) Microsoft
8 11 (2.07%) Google
9 10 (1.88%) IBM
10 7 (1.32%) FatWire
11 3 (0.56%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.56%) Apple
12 2 (0.38%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.38%) VMware
12 2 (0.38%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.38%) Sencha
12 2 (0.38%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.19%) Assembla
13 1 (0.19%) Marketo
13 1 (0.19%) Omniture
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
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