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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 307 411 400
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -11
Permanent jobs citing LESS 418 278 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.99% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 1.67% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 380 233 275
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
16897 16606 19598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 39.93% 37.18% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14814 14119 16552
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +59 57 £44,500 -1.11% 11
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £45,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £60,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 734 (97.48%) HTML
2 731 (97.08%) CSS
3 724 (96.15%) JavaScript
4 598 (79.42%) HTML5
5 593 (78.75%) Sass
6 502 (66.67%) CSS3
7 475 (63.08%) AngularJS
8 464 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
9 440 (58.43%) jQuery
10 437 (58.03%) Front End Development
11 266 (35.33%) Git (software)
12 254 (33.73%) React
13 238 (31.61%) TDD
14 226 (30.01%) User Experience
15 222 (29.48%) Node.js
16 209 (27.76%) Web Development
17 207 (27.49%) OO
18 190 (25.23%) Backbone.js
19 185 (24.57%) MVC
20 169 (22.44%) Grunt
21 164 (21.78%) PHP
22 154 (20.45%) Responsive Web Design
23 153 (20.32%) Scrum
24 149 (19.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 142 (18.86%) gulp
26 139 (18.46%) E-Commerce
27 129 (17.13%) .NET
28 112 (14.87%) Java
29 109 (14.48%) C#
30 100 (13.28%) Law

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 222 (29.48%) Node.js
2 79 (10.49%) CMS
3 49 (6.51%) WordPress
4 29 (3.85%) Drupal
5 23 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.86%) nginx
7 13 (1.73%) Confluence
7 13 (1.73%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.46%) Apache
8 11 (1.46%) Joomla!
9 10 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.66%) IIS
12 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.40%) JBoss
14 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.13%) Gunicorn
14 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 77 (10.23%) Photoshop
2 17 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (2.12%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.06%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.40%) GIMP
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (0.93%) Magento
2 6 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (11.82%) GitHub
2 47 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.59%) SaaS
5 5 (0.66%) AdWords
5 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.66%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.40%) Heroku
8 2 (0.27%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.27%) Trello
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.72%) HTTP
2 17 (2.26%) Internet
3 15 (1.99%) HTTPS
4 13 (1.73%) Intranet
5 5 (0.66%) SSH
6 2 (0.27%) DVB
6 2 (0.27%) Skype
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.16%) MySQL
2 64 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 38 (5.05%) NoSQL
4 34 (4.52%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.99%) Redis
7 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.46%) Big Data
9 10 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.06%) MariaDB
11 7 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.40%) GIS
13 2 (0.27%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 266 (35.33%) Git (software)
2 169 (22.44%) Grunt
3 142 (18.86%) gulp
4 97 (12.88%) Jasmine
5 77 (10.23%) Subversion
6 44 (5.84%) Selenium
7 42 (5.58%) JUnit
8 41 (5.44%) Mocha
8 41 (5.44%) Visual Studio
9 40 (5.31%) Jenkins
9 40 (5.31%) JIRA
10 35 (4.65%) Cucumber
11 33 (4.38%) Bower
12 29 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
13 28 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (2.39%) QUnit
14 18 (2.39%) webpack
15 16 (2.12%) Plastic SCM
16 15 (1.99%) Babel
17 14 (1.86%) Sinon.JS
General
1 100 (13.28%) Law
2 89 (11.82%) Finance
3 42 (5.58%) Advertising
4 40 (5.31%) Games
5 37 (4.91%) Marketing
6 27 (3.59%) Retail
7 23 (3.05%) Banking
8 17 (2.26%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.86%) Legal
10 13 (1.73%) Brand Awareness
11 12 (1.59%) Back Office
11 12 (1.59%) Publishing
12 7 (0.93%) Electronics
12 7 (0.93%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.66%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.53%) Front Office
15 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 659 (87.52%) Developer
2 378 (50.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 264 (35.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 168 (22.31%) HTML Developer
5 138 (18.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 102 (13.55%) Senior Developer
7 97 (12.88%) Angular Developer
8 79 (10.49%) Web Developer
9 74 (9.83%) UI Developer
10 73 (9.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 64 (8.50%) Full Stack Developer
12 46 (6.11%) PHP Developer
13 45 (5.98%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 43 (5.71%) Lead Developer
15 33 (4.38%) Agile Developer
15 33 (4.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 27 (3.59%) .NET Developer
17 24 (3.19%) C# Developer
18 23 (3.05%) Designer
19 22 (2.92%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (97.48%) HTML
2 731 (97.08%) CSS
3 598 (79.42%) HTML5
4 593 (78.75%) Sass
5 502 (66.67%) CSS3
6 475 (63.08%) AngularJS
7 440 (58.43%) jQuery
8 254 (33.73%) React
9 190 (25.23%) Backbone.js
10 149 (19.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 129 (17.13%) .NET
12 87 (11.55%) Ajax
13 85 (11.29%) ASP.NET
13 85 (11.29%) JSON
14 84 (11.16%) KnockoutJS
15 71 (9.43%) Web Services
16 67 (8.90%) Ember.js
17 61 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (7.17%) Symfony
19 52 (6.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 226 (30.01%) User Experience
2 49 (6.51%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.25%) Fintech
4 25 (3.32%) iPad
5 22 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.66%) Client/Server
6 20 (2.66%) Visualisation
7 19 (2.52%) W3C
8 16 (2.12%) Animation
8 16 (2.12%) Blog
9 13 (1.73%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.59%) iPhone
11 11 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (1.46%) Social Media
11 11 (1.46%) Social Network
12 9 (1.20%) Online Banking
13 8 (1.06%) e-Learning
13 8 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.93%) Online Games
15 5 (0.66%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.97%) Linux
2 31 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 29 (3.85%) Android
4 9 (1.20%) Windows
5 7 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.66%) Unix
7 3 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
2 437 (58.03%) Front End Development
3 238 (31.61%) TDD
4 209 (27.76%) Web Development
5 207 (27.49%) OO
6 185 (24.57%) MVC
7 154 (20.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 153 (20.32%) Scrum
9 139 (18.46%) E-Commerce
10 100 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
11 97 (12.88%) Unit Testing
12 82 (10.89%) BDD
13 58 (7.70%) OOP
13 58 (7.70%) Web Design
14 54 (7.17%) Content Management
15 48 (6.37%) Open Source
16 47 (6.24%) SEO
17 46 (6.11%) Analytics
18 44 (5.84%) DevOps
19 40 (5.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 724 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 164 (21.78%) PHP
3 112 (14.87%) Java
4 109 (14.48%) C#
5 50 (6.64%) Python
6 46 (6.11%) SQL
7 35 (4.65%) Scala
8 31 (4.12%) TypeScript
9 27 (3.59%) Shell Script
10 26 (3.45%) ES6
11 21 (2.79%) Ruby
12 17 (2.26%) CoffeeScript
13 16 (2.12%) XPath
14 9 (1.20%) PHP 5
15 8 (1.06%) ECMAScript
15 8 (1.06%) Perl
16 4 (0.53%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.53%) C
16 4 (0.53%) Go
16 4 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (5.84%) Degree
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.03%) QA
2 16 (2.12%) WCAG
3 2 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 38 (5.05%) Docker
2 14 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.33%) Varnish
4 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.46%) Ansible
1 11 (1.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 11 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (1.33%) TeamSite
3 8 (1.06%) Packer
4 6 (0.80%) HAProxy
4 6 (0.80%) Puppet
5 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.40%) Kibana
6 3 (0.40%) logstash
7 1 (0.13%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.13%) Salt
7 1 (0.13%) StatsD
7 1 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 34 (4.52%) Google
2 32 (4.25%) Zend
3 26 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.12%) Oracle
5 13 (1.73%) Adobe
6 10 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.20%) Interwoven
7 9 (1.20%) Rackspace
8 8 (1.06%) Yahoo!
9 7 (0.93%) Brightcove
10 6 (0.80%) Facebook
10 6 (0.80%) Omniture
11 5 (0.66%) DoubleClick
11 5 (0.66%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.66%) HubSpot
12 4 (0.53%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.53%) Ensighten
12 4 (0.53%) FatWire
12 4 (0.53%) Telerik
12 4 (0.53%) Twitter
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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