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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 380 351 537
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +186
Permanent jobs citing LESS 277 351 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.71% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 1.78% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 235 302 81
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
16579 19726 18385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.09% 40.08% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14113 16710 16001
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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
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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 +23 54 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Docklands, London - 6 £62,500 -
Ealing -8 1 £50,000 -13.79%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 506 (94.40%) JavaScript
2 479 (89.37%) CSS
3 468 (87.31%) HTML
4 390 (72.76%) HTML5
5 358 (66.79%) Sass
6 343 (63.99%) jQuery
7 304 (56.72%) CSS3
8 287 (53.54%) AngularJS
9 262 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
10 175 (32.65%) Node.js
11 168 (31.34%) User Experience
12 165 (30.78%) Git (software)
13 149 (27.80%) TDD
14 132 (24.63%) OO
15 128 (23.88%) Backbone.js
16 124 (23.13%) PHP
17 123 (22.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 116 (21.64%) Jasmine
19 106 (19.78%) E-Commerce
20 97 (18.10%) MVC
21 92 (17.16%) Finance
22 89 (16.60%) Responsive Web Design
23 84 (15.67%) REST
24 80 (14.93%) Scrum
24 80 (14.93%) Photoshop
25 78 (14.55%) Unit Testing
26 77 (14.37%) Grunt
27 74 (13.81%) Web Development
28 73 (13.62%) Java
29 71 (13.25%) Ajax

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 175 (32.65%) Node.js
2 43 (8.02%) CMS
3 33 (6.16%) Drupal
4 31 (5.78%) WordPress
4 31 (5.78%) nginx
5 23 (4.29%) Apache
6 22 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.24%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (1.68%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.68%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.31%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.75%) SAS
13 3 (0.56%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.56%) Lightstreamer
13 3 (0.56%) Confluence
14 2 (0.37%) SugarCRM
14 2 (0.37%) Magnolia
15 1 (0.19%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 80 (14.93%) Photoshop
2 27 (5.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (2.80%) Fireworks
4 8 (1.49%) InDesign
5 7 (1.31%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.56%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 21 (3.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.21%) GitHub
2 12 (2.24%) SaaS
3 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.12%) Heroku
5 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.37%) PaaS
6 2 (0.37%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
6 2 (0.37%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.01%) HTTP
2 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.31%) Internet
3 6 (1.12%) SSH
4 4 (0.75%) DHCP
4 4 (0.75%) DNS
5 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.37%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) Broadband
7 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (11.19%) MySQL
2 29 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 24 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (3.17%) Redis
5 15 (2.80%) Big Data
6 12 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.49%) Jackrabbit
7 8 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.93%) Triplestore
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 165 (30.78%) Git (software)
2 116 (21.64%) Jasmine
3 77 (14.37%) Grunt
4 62 (11.57%) Mocha
5 54 (10.07%) Subversion
6 46 (8.58%) Cucumber
7 40 (7.46%) Bower
8 37 (6.90%) Selenium
9 27 (5.04%) Jenkins
10 22 (4.10%) HttpUnit
11 21 (3.92%) JIRA
12 18 (3.36%) WebDriver
12 18 (3.36%) Maven
13 17 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
14 14 (2.61%) Ant
15 10 (1.87%) JSHint
16 7 (1.31%) Yeoman
16 7 (1.31%) JUnit
16 7 (1.31%) Visual Studio
16 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (17.16%) Finance
2 56 (10.45%) Marketing
3 32 (5.97%) Retail
4 22 (4.10%) Games
4 22 (4.10%) Banking
5 20 (3.73%) Legal
6 19 (3.54%) Advertising
7 18 (3.36%) Law
8 15 (2.80%) Publishing
9 13 (2.43%) Financial Institution
9 13 (2.43%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 474 (88.43%) Developer
2 229 (42.72%) Front-End Developer
3 100 (18.66%) JavaScript Developer
4 74 (13.81%) Web Developer
5 69 (12.87%) Senior Developer
6 47 (8.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 32 (5.97%) UI Developer
7 32 (5.97%) UI Programmer
8 24 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 19 (3.54%) Junior
10 18 (3.36%) Magento Developer
11 15 (2.80%) CSS Developer
11 15 (2.80%) Front-End Web Developer
12 13 (2.43%) Designer
12 13 (2.43%) UX Developer
13 12 (2.24%) Drupal Developer
13 12 (2.24%) Junior Developer
13 12 (2.24%) Full Stack Developer
14 11 (2.05%) PHP Developer
15 8 (1.49%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (89.37%) CSS
2 468 (87.31%) HTML
3 390 (72.76%) HTML5
4 358 (66.79%) Sass
5 343 (63.99%) jQuery
6 304 (56.72%) CSS3
7 287 (53.54%) AngularJS
8 128 (23.88%) Backbone.js
9 123 (22.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 84 (15.67%) REST
11 71 (13.25%) Ajax
12 70 (13.06%) RESTful
13 69 (12.87%) JSON
14 59 (11.01%) Web Services
15 58 (10.82%) .NET
16 51 (9.51%) React
17 49 (9.14%) KnockoutJS
18 48 (8.96%) Ember.js
19 47 (8.77%) XHTML
20 43 (8.02%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 168 (31.34%) User Experience
2 59 (11.01%) Open Source
3 46 (8.58%) Mobile App
4 37 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 31 (5.78%) Visualisation
6 23 (4.29%) W3C
7 22 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.43%) Blog
9 10 (1.87%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (1.31%) Social Media
12 7 (1.31%) RIA
13 6 (1.12%) GIS
14 5 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.93%) Animation
15 4 (0.75%) Mobile Games
15 4 (0.75%) Human Factors
15 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 62 (11.57%) Linux
2 31 (5.78%) Android
2 31 (5.78%) Apple iOS
3 19 (3.54%) Windows
4 17 (3.17%) UNIX
5 8 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (27.80%) TDD
3 132 (24.63%) OO
4 106 (19.78%) E-Commerce
5 97 (18.10%) MVC
6 89 (16.60%) Responsive Web Design
7 80 (14.93%) Scrum
8 78 (14.55%) Unit Testing
9 74 (13.81%) Web Development
10 53 (9.89%) BDD
11 39 (7.28%) Kanban
12 37 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 37 (6.90%) Web Design
13 35 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (6.53%) OOP
14 31 (5.78%) Analytics
15 26 (4.85%) DevOps
16 25 (4.66%) Rapid Prototyping
17 24 (4.48%) Content Management
17 24 (4.48%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 506 (94.40%) JavaScript
2 124 (23.13%) PHP
3 73 (13.62%) Java
4 46 (8.58%) Ruby
5 44 (8.21%) C#
6 27 (5.04%) SQL
7 25 (4.66%) Python
8 20 (3.73%) TypeScript
9 18 (3.36%) Scala
10 12 (2.24%) CoffeeScript
11 7 (1.31%) PHP5
12 6 (1.12%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.93%) SPARQL
14 4 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.56%) C++
16 2 (0.37%) Clojure
17 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (9.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.54%) QA
2 14 (2.61%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (2.24%) Varnish
2 2 (0.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (3.17%) Puppet
2 16 (2.99%) Ansible
3 11 (2.05%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (4.85%) Adobe
2 23 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.10%) Facebook
4 15 (2.80%) Twitter
4 15 (2.80%) Oracle
5 14 (2.61%) Zend
6 11 (2.05%) Interwoven
6 11 (2.05%) FatWire
7 8 (1.49%) IBM
8 6 (1.12%) Apple
8 6 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.12%) Google
9 4 (0.75%) Assembla
9 4 (0.75%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.56%) Omniture
11 2 (0.37%) VMware
11 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.37%) Twilio
12 1 (0.19%) Marketo
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Winter Court Consulting Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Competitive bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Competitive bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £59999 - £71000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £44999 - £60001 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £58,000 to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
DHI
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
iCredo Digital
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Annapurna
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago