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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 302 405 468
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +63
Permanent jobs citing LESS 396 251 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 1.42% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 348 214 141
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
16216 17726 17748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.73% 38.20% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13918 15154 15187
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 £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +34 68 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Ealing -23 9 £60,000 +3.44%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £52,500 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Teddington - 2 £52,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £52,500 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 640 (96.39%) JavaScript
2 626 (94.28%) CSS
3 597 (89.91%) HTML
4 501 (75.45%) Sass
5 461 (69.43%) HTML5
6 434 (65.36%) AngularJS
7 430 (64.76%) jQuery
8 409 (61.60%) CSS3
9 325 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
10 212 (31.93%) Git (software)
11 194 (29.22%) TDD
12 189 (28.46%) User Experience
13 186 (28.01%) OO
14 172 (25.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 170 (25.60%) MVC
16 168 (25.30%) Node.js
17 167 (25.15%) Responsive Web Design
18 156 (23.49%) Backbone.js
18 156 (23.49%) E-Commerce
19 141 (21.23%) PHP
20 140 (21.08%) Grunt
21 129 (19.43%) React
22 116 (17.47%) Scrum
23 102 (15.36%) Jasmine
24 96 (14.46%) .NET
25 91 (13.70%) Unit Testing
26 90 (13.55%) Ajax
27 89 (13.40%) JSON
28 88 (13.25%) Web Development
28 88 (13.25%) KnockoutJS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 168 (25.30%) Node.js
2 59 (8.89%) CMS
3 38 (5.72%) WordPress
4 20 (3.01%) Drupal
5 18 (2.71%) Apache
6 14 (2.11%) nginx
7 12 (1.81%) IIS
8 9 (1.36%) Joomla!
9 7 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.05%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.75%) Confluence
11 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.30%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.15%) Lightstreamer
13 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.15%) SAS
13 1 (0.15%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 63 (9.49%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.75%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.15%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (2.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.93%) GitHub
2 17 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.36%) SaaS
4 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.60%) Office 365
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 56 (8.43%) HTTP
2 13 (1.96%) DNS
3 12 (1.81%) HTTPS
4 11 (1.66%) SSL
5 8 (1.20%) SSH
6 7 (1.05%) Internet
7 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.30%) DHCP
9 1 (0.15%) SMS
9 1 (0.15%) Wireless
9 1 (0.15%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (9.79%) MySQL
2 38 (5.72%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.31%) NoSQL
3 22 (3.31%) Big Data
4 20 (3.01%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.86%) Redis
6 11 (1.66%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.20%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.15%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.15%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 212 (31.93%) Git (software)
2 140 (21.08%) Grunt
3 102 (15.36%) Jasmine
4 84 (12.65%) Bower
5 69 (10.39%) gulp
6 63 (9.49%) Subversion
7 38 (5.72%) Mocha
8 30 (4.52%) Jenkins
9 26 (3.92%) Selenium
10 24 (3.61%) Cucumber
11 23 (3.46%) Maven
12 20 (3.01%) SpecFlow
13 18 (2.71%) NUnit
13 18 (2.71%) JIRA
14 16 (2.41%) QUnit
14 16 (2.41%) Karma Test Runner
15 13 (1.96%) Visual Studio
16 12 (1.81%) FitNesse
17 11 (1.66%) webpack
18 9 (1.36%) Mercurial
General
1 78 (11.75%) Finance
2 51 (7.68%) Marketing
3 39 (5.87%) Retail
4 36 (5.42%) Law
5 23 (3.46%) Banking
6 20 (3.01%) Games
7 15 (2.26%) Legal
8 12 (1.81%) Back Office
8 12 (1.81%) Publishing
8 12 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.75%) Front Office
11 5 (0.75%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 608 (91.57%) Developer
2 356 (53.61%) Front-End Developer
3 95 (14.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 92 (13.86%) Web Developer
5 79 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 56 (8.43%) UI Developer
7 47 (7.08%) UI Programmer
8 46 (6.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 29 (4.37%) Front-End Web Developer
10 25 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 22 (3.31%) .NET Developer
12 20 (3.01%) Lead Developer
13 16 (2.41%) PHP Developer
14 15 (2.26%) Magento Developer
15 12 (1.81%) Software Developer
16 11 (1.66%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 10 (1.51%) UI Engineer
17 10 (1.51%) Junior
17 10 (1.51%) Junior Front-End Developer
17 10 (1.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (94.28%) CSS
2 597 (89.91%) HTML
3 501 (75.45%) Sass
4 461 (69.43%) HTML5
5 434 (65.36%) AngularJS
6 430 (64.76%) jQuery
7 409 (61.60%) CSS3
8 172 (25.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 156 (23.49%) Backbone.js
10 129 (19.43%) React
11 96 (14.46%) .NET
12 90 (13.55%) Ajax
13 89 (13.40%) JSON
14 88 (13.25%) KnockoutJS
15 81 (12.20%) REST
16 56 (8.43%) XHTML
17 54 (8.13%) Ember.js
18 48 (7.23%) ASP.NET
19 39 (5.87%) Web Services
20 34 (5.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 189 (28.46%) User Experience
2 46 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 41 (6.17%) Visualisation
3 41 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 27 (4.07%) W3C
5 21 (3.16%) Blog
6 19 (2.86%) Social Media
7 16 (2.41%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.26%) Graphic Design
9 14 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.90%) Animation
12 6 (0.90%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
14 4 (0.60%) iPhone
14 4 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.72%) Linux
2 30 (4.52%) Windows
3 23 (3.46%) Android
4 21 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 16 (2.41%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.51%) UNIX
7 6 (0.90%) CentOS
8 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (29.22%) TDD
3 186 (28.01%) OO
4 170 (25.60%) MVC
5 167 (25.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 156 (23.49%) E-Commerce
7 116 (17.47%) Scrum
8 91 (13.70%) Unit Testing
9 88 (13.25%) Web Development
10 86 (12.95%) Open Source
11 84 (12.65%) BDD
12 76 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (7.98%) Software Engineering
14 50 (7.53%) Web Accessibility
15 47 (7.08%) OOP
16 41 (6.17%) Web Design
16 41 (6.17%) Kanban
16 41 (6.17%) Analytics
17 38 (5.72%) Mobile First
18 37 (5.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 640 (96.39%) JavaScript
2 141 (21.23%) PHP
3 83 (12.50%) C#
4 78 (11.75%) Java
5 65 (9.79%) SQL
6 33 (4.97%) Ruby
7 26 (3.92%) CoffeeScript
8 24 (3.61%) Scala
9 23 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 19 (2.86%) Python
11 11 (1.66%) PHP5
12 7 (1.05%) Clojure
13 5 (0.75%) Go
14 4 (0.60%) Haskell
14 4 (0.60%) XAML
15 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.15%) F#
17 1 (0.15%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 64 (9.64%) Degree
2 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.27%) QA
2 15 (2.26%) WCAG
3 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (1.05%) Docker
2 4 (0.60%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (2.11%) Puppet
2 11 (1.66%) Ansible
3 10 (1.51%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.60%) Salt
5 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (5.27%) Adobe
2 26 (3.92%) Facebook
3 22 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.31%) Oracle
4 16 (2.41%) Twitter
4 16 (2.41%) Zend
5 10 (1.51%) Google
5 10 (1.51%) Interwoven
6 8 (1.20%) FatWire
7 4 (0.60%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.45%) Assembla
8 3 (0.45%) Apple
8 3 (0.45%) SAP
9 2 (0.30%) PayPal
9 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.30%) Sencha
10 1 (0.15%) hybris
10 1 (0.15%) Citrix
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.15%) Perforce
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + equity
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
blu digital
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago