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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 371 354 529
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +175
Permanent jobs citing LESS 256 307 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.70% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 1.73% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 221 232 82
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
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
15126 17772 18159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.96% 40.66% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12888 14834 15911
Average salary £53,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -15 49 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Docklands, London - 8 £55,000 -
Clapham - 3 £39,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 540 (94.24%) JavaScript
2 530 (92.50%) CSS
3 507 (88.48%) HTML
4 422 (73.65%) HTML5
5 374 (65.27%) jQuery
6 368 (64.22%) Sass
7 333 (58.12%) CSS3
8 282 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
9 270 (47.12%) AngularJS
10 193 (33.68%) User Experience
11 180 (31.41%) Git (software)
12 164 (28.62%) Node.js
13 157 (27.40%) Backbone.js
14 152 (26.53%) TDD
15 124 (21.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 121 (21.12%) OO
16 121 (21.12%) E-Commerce
17 120 (20.94%) MVC
18 118 (20.59%) PHP
19 113 (19.72%) Photoshop
20 106 (18.50%) Jasmine
21 105 (18.32%) Responsive Web Design
21 105 (18.32%) Java
22 98 (17.10%) Finance
23 94 (16.40%) .NET
23 94 (16.40%) Scrum
24 86 (15.01%) Marketing
25 83 (14.49%) Unit Testing
26 82 (14.31%) Subversion
27 80 (13.96%) CMS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 164 (28.62%) Node.js
2 80 (13.96%) CMS
3 68 (11.87%) WordPress
4 43 (7.50%) Drupal
5 30 (5.24%) nginx
5 30 (5.24%) Apache
6 21 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.32%) Adobe CQ
8 14 (2.44%) Umbraco
8 14 (2.44%) TeamSite
9 11 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.75%) Joomla!
11 8 (1.40%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.40%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.05%) SAS
12 6 (1.05%) IIS
13 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.35%) Lightstreamer
14 2 (0.35%) Magnolia
Applications
1 113 (19.72%) Photoshop
2 52 (9.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (4.71%) Fireworks
4 10 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.22%) InDesign
5 7 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.87%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (4.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.55%) GitHub
2 11 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.92%) SaaS
3 9 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.05%) Heroku
6 4 (0.70%) PaaS
6 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.70%) IaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.35%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.35%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.12%) HTTP
2 7 (1.22%) Broadband
3 4 (0.70%) Internet
4 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.35%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) DHCP
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.22%) MySQL
2 32 (5.58%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.24%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (2.62%) Redis
6 14 (2.44%) Big Data
6 14 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.75%) Jackrabbit
8 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.70%) Triplestore
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.17%) QlikView
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 180 (31.41%) Git (software)
2 106 (18.50%) Jasmine
3 82 (14.31%) Subversion
4 67 (11.69%) Mocha
5 66 (11.52%) Grunt
6 44 (7.68%) Cucumber
7 40 (6.98%) Selenium
8 33 (5.76%) JIRA
9 26 (4.54%) Bower
10 24 (4.19%) HttpUnit
11 21 (3.66%) Maven
12 20 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (3.49%) Jenkins
13 16 (2.79%) Axure RP
14 15 (2.62%) WebDriver
14 15 (2.62%) Karma Test Runner
15 14 (2.44%) Bitbucket
15 14 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 14 (2.44%) Ant
16 10 (1.75%) Yeoman
General
1 98 (17.10%) Finance
2 86 (15.01%) Marketing
3 42 (7.33%) Advertising
4 36 (6.28%) Retail
5 33 (5.76%) Games
6 16 (2.79%) Legal
7 13 (2.27%) Law
7 13 (2.27%) Publishing
8 12 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.92%) Banking
10 7 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 500 (87.26%) Developer
2 224 (39.09%) Front-End Developer
3 99 (17.28%) JavaScript Developer
3 99 (17.28%) Web Developer
4 78 (13.61%) Senior Developer
5 49 (8.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 41 (7.16%) .NET Developer
7 36 (6.28%) Front-End Web Developer
8 25 (4.36%) Junior
9 23 (4.01%) UI Developer
9 23 (4.01%) UI Programmer
10 22 (3.84%) PHP Developer
11 21 (3.66%) CSS Developer
11 21 (3.66%) UX Developer
12 18 (3.14%) Junior Developer
13 17 (2.97%) Designer
14 15 (2.62%) Magento Developer
15 10 (1.75%) Games Developer
16 9 (1.57%) Lead Developer
16 9 (1.57%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (92.50%) CSS
2 507 (88.48%) HTML
3 422 (73.65%) HTML5
4 374 (65.27%) jQuery
5 368 (64.22%) Sass
6 333 (58.12%) CSS3
7 270 (47.12%) AngularJS
8 157 (27.40%) Backbone.js
9 124 (21.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 94 (16.40%) .NET
11 79 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
12 78 (13.61%) RESTful
13 77 (13.44%) Web Services
14 75 (13.09%) REST
15 73 (12.74%) JSON
16 69 (12.04%) Ajax
17 48 (8.38%) XHTML
18 46 (8.03%) Ember.js
19 45 (7.85%) ASP.NET
20 42 (7.33%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 193 (33.68%) User Experience
2 58 (10.12%) Mobile App
3 51 (8.90%) Open Source
4 48 (8.38%) Computer Science
5 31 (5.41%) Visualisation
6 26 (4.54%) W3C
7 24 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (3.14%) Social Media
9 15 (2.62%) GIS
10 13 (2.27%) Graphic Design
11 12 (2.09%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.75%) Animation
12 10 (1.75%) Mobile Games
12 10 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (1.57%) Blog
14 8 (1.40%) Video Editing
15 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.22%) Digital Media
16 6 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (1.05%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.26%) Linux
2 43 (7.50%) Android
3 40 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 29 (5.06%) Windows
5 24 (4.19%) UNIX
6 8 (1.40%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.87%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (26.53%) TDD
3 121 (21.12%) OO
3 121 (21.12%) E-Commerce
4 120 (20.94%) MVC
5 105 (18.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 94 (16.40%) Scrum
7 83 (14.49%) Unit Testing
8 63 (10.99%) Web Development
9 55 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (9.08%) Kanban
11 48 (8.38%) BDD
12 45 (7.85%) Web Design
13 44 (7.68%) OOP
14 41 (7.16%) SEO
15 29 (5.06%) Project Management
15 29 (5.06%) Content Management
15 29 (5.06%) Software Engineering
16 28 (4.89%) Rapid Prototyping
16 28 (4.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 540 (94.24%) JavaScript
2 118 (20.59%) PHP
3 105 (18.32%) Java
4 61 (10.65%) Ruby
5 60 (10.47%) C#
6 56 (9.77%) SQL
7 49 (8.55%) Python
8 16 (2.79%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.79%) TypeScript
9 12 (2.09%) Scala
9 12 (2.09%) Perl
10 10 (1.75%) C++
10 10 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.22%) PHP5
11 7 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (0.70%) SPARQL
12 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.52%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 63 (10.99%) Degree
2 7 (1.22%) VCP4
3 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.14%) QA
2 16 (2.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.57%) Varnish
2 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.97%) Puppet
2 15 (2.62%) Ansible
3 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) yum
4 1 (0.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 34 (5.93%) Facebook
2 30 (5.24%) Adobe
3 26 (4.54%) Twitter
4 21 (3.66%) Zend
5 18 (3.14%) Microsoft
6 14 (2.44%) Interwoven
6 14 (2.44%) Oracle
7 10 (1.75%) IBM
7 10 (1.75%) Google
8 9 (1.57%) FatWire
9 6 (1.05%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.70%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.70%) Apple
11 3 (0.52%) Omniture
12 2 (0.35%) VMware
12 2 (0.35%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.35%) Sencha
12 2 (0.35%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.17%) Assembla
13 1 (0.17%) Twilio
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Pollinate
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Pollinate
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Stock + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 day holiday, gym, season tickets
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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London
Xcede Solutions
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Dice Holdings
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago