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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 349 357 528
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +171
Permanent jobs citing LESS 279 316 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.70% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 1.72% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 232 254 73
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
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
15673 18405 18122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.63% 40.51% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13315 15448 15791
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 27 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 27 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 -2 53 £40,500 -26.36% 9
Docklands, London - 10 £55,000 -
Clapham - 1 £39,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 523 (93.56%) JavaScript
2 509 (91.06%) CSS
3 495 (88.55%) HTML
4 423 (75.67%) HTML5
5 366 (65.47%) Sass
6 364 (65.12%) jQuery
7 323 (57.78%) CSS3
8 278 (49.73%) AngularJS
9 270 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (32.74%) User Experience
11 180 (32.20%) Git (software)
12 172 (30.77%) Node.js
13 161 (28.80%) TDD
14 150 (26.83%) Backbone.js
15 134 (23.97%) OO
16 131 (23.43%) PHP
17 125 (22.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 117 (20.93%) Jasmine
19 108 (19.32%) MVC
20 107 (19.14%) E-Commerce
21 104 (18.60%) Photoshop
22 103 (18.43%) Responsive Web Design
23 95 (16.99%) Scrum
24 94 (16.82%) Finance
25 89 (15.92%) Java
26 85 (15.21%) Unit Testing
27 83 (14.85%) REST
28 79 (14.13%) Linux
29 77 (13.77%) RESTful
30 75 (13.42%) Marketing

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 172 (30.77%) Node.js
2 60 (10.73%) WordPress
3 58 (10.38%) CMS
4 40 (7.16%) Drupal
5 32 (5.72%) nginx
6 31 (5.55%) Apache
7 23 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (3.40%) Adobe CQ
9 14 (2.50%) Umbraco
10 11 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.97%) TeamSite
11 10 (1.79%) Apache Solr
12 9 (1.61%) Joomla!
13 7 (1.25%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.07%) IIS
14 6 (1.07%) SAS
15 5 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
17 3 (0.54%) Lightstreamer
17 3 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 104 (18.60%) Photoshop
2 46 (8.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (3.94%) Fireworks
4 8 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (1.43%) InDesign
5 7 (1.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.89%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.54%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (4.83%) Magento
2 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.41%) GitHub
2 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.15%) SaaS
3 8 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.07%) Heroku
5 4 (0.72%) PaaS
5 4 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.72%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.36%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.36%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.02%) HTTP
2 7 (1.25%) Internet
3 6 (1.07%) SSH
3 6 (1.07%) Broadband
4 5 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.72%) DNS
5 4 (0.72%) DHCP
6 3 (0.54%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.36%) SMS
8 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.18%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.24%) MySQL
2 32 (5.72%) MongoDB
3 26 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.94%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.22%) Redis
6 17 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (2.68%) Big Data
8 11 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
10 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.89%) Triplestore
13 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.54%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
16 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 180 (32.20%) Git (software)
2 117 (20.93%) Jasmine
3 72 (12.88%) Subversion
3 72 (12.88%) Grunt
4 66 (11.81%) Mocha
5 49 (8.77%) Cucumber
6 42 (7.51%) Selenium
7 33 (5.90%) Bower
8 31 (5.55%) JIRA
9 27 (4.83%) Jenkins
10 24 (4.29%) HttpUnit
11 19 (3.40%) Maven
11 19 (3.40%) WebDriver
11 19 (3.40%) Karma Test Runner
12 16 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (2.68%) Ant
14 12 (2.15%) JSHint
15 10 (1.79%) Yeoman
15 10 (1.79%) Axure RP
16 9 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 94 (16.82%) Finance
2 75 (13.42%) Marketing
3 38 (6.80%) Advertising
4 36 (6.44%) Retail
5 33 (5.90%) Games
6 17 (3.04%) Legal
7 16 (2.86%) Law
7 16 (2.86%) Banking
8 13 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.15%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.15%) Publishing
10 8 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 484 (86.58%) Developer
2 215 (38.46%) Front-End Developer
3 103 (18.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 90 (16.10%) Web Developer
5 65 (11.63%) Senior Developer
6 45 (8.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 26 (4.65%) UI Developer
7 26 (4.65%) Front-End Web Developer
7 26 (4.65%) UI Programmer
8 25 (4.47%) .NET Developer
9 24 (4.29%) Junior
10 23 (4.11%) PHP Developer
11 20 (3.58%) UX Developer
12 18 (3.22%) CSS Developer
12 18 (3.22%) Magento Developer
13 17 (3.04%) Junior Developer
14 16 (2.86%) Designer
15 10 (1.79%) Drupal Developer
16 9 (1.61%) Full Stack Developer
17 8 (1.43%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (91.06%) CSS
2 495 (88.55%) HTML
3 423 (75.67%) HTML5
4 366 (65.47%) Sass
5 364 (65.12%) jQuery
6 323 (57.78%) CSS3
7 278 (49.73%) AngularJS
8 150 (26.83%) Backbone.js
9 125 (22.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 83 (14.85%) REST
11 77 (13.77%) RESTful
12 73 (13.06%) .NET
13 68 (12.16%) JSON
14 67 (11.99%) Web Services
15 65 (11.63%) Ajax
16 52 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
17 46 (8.23%) XHTML
18 45 (8.05%) Ember.js
19 44 (7.87%) Dojo
20 39 (6.98%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 183 (32.74%) User Experience
2 60 (10.73%) Mobile App
3 54 (9.66%) Open Source
4 38 (6.80%) Computer Science
5 32 (5.72%) Visualisation
6 24 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (4.29%) W3C
7 14 (2.50%) Social Media
8 13 (2.33%) GIS
9 11 (1.97%) Blog
10 10 (1.79%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (1.61%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.61%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.43%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.25%) Animation
13 7 (1.25%) Video Editing
14 6 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (1.07%) Mobile Games
14 6 (1.07%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.13%) Linux
2 36 (6.44%) Android
2 36 (6.44%) Apple iOS
3 29 (5.19%) Windows
4 24 (4.29%) UNIX
5 10 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (28.80%) TDD
3 134 (23.97%) OO
4 108 (19.32%) MVC
5 107 (19.14%) E-Commerce
6 103 (18.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 95 (16.99%) Scrum
8 85 (15.21%) Unit Testing
9 71 (12.70%) Web Development
10 57 (10.20%) BDD
11 48 (8.59%) Kanban
12 45 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (7.87%) Web Design
13 44 (7.87%) OOP
14 32 (5.72%) SEO
15 30 (5.37%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.01%) Analytics
17 27 (4.83%) Rapid Prototyping
18 26 (4.65%) Content Management
19 24 (4.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 523 (93.56%) JavaScript
2 131 (23.43%) PHP
3 89 (15.92%) Java
4 49 (8.77%) Ruby
5 40 (7.16%) C#
6 38 (6.80%) SQL
7 36 (6.44%) Python
8 18 (3.22%) TypeScript
9 14 (2.50%) Scala
10 10 (1.79%) CoffeeScript
10 10 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.61%) C++
12 7 (1.25%) PHP5
13 5 (0.89%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.89%) SPARQL
14 4 (0.72%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (9.48%) Degree
2 6 (1.07%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.04%) QA
2 14 (2.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.61%) Varnish
2 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (3.22%) Puppet
2 17 (3.04%) Ansible
3 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (5.01%) Adobe
1 28 (5.01%) Facebook
2 22 (3.94%) Twitter
3 20 (3.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.40%) Zend
5 14 (2.50%) Oracle
6 11 (1.97%) Interwoven
6 11 (1.97%) FatWire
7 10 (1.79%) IBM
8 8 (1.43%) Google
9 6 (1.07%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.07%) Apple
10 4 (0.72%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.72%) Assembla
11 3 (0.54%) Sencha
11 3 (0.54%) Omniture
12 2 (0.36%) VMware
12 2 (0.36%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.36%) Rackspace
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus&Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefit Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum +12.5% bonus + 10% pension cont ++
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Recruit Creatives
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago