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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 383 454 616
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +162
Permanent jobs citing LESS 263 164 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.36% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 0.93% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 228 140 28
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
18005 17705 20777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.94% 39.40% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15394 15207 18461
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +33 68 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Wembley - 4 £35,000 -
Ealing - 3 £58,000 - 1
Uxbridge +7 2 £45,000 +12.50%
West Drayton - 2 £45,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 579 (95.86%) CSS
2 563 (93.21%) JavaScript
3 552 (91.39%) HTML
4 461 (76.32%) HTML5
5 423 (70.03%) jQuery
6 422 (69.87%) CSS3
7 385 (63.74%) Sass
8 247 (40.89%) AngularJS
9 227 (37.58%) MVC
10 206 (34.11%) Git (software)
11 204 (33.77%) TDD
12 203 (33.61%) Backbone.js
13 194 (32.12%) OO
14 193 (31.95%) PHP
15 186 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
16 173 (28.64%) Scrum
17 157 (25.99%) Node.js
18 149 (24.67%) E-Commerce
19 142 (23.51%) Ajax
20 137 (22.68%) Web Development
20 137 (22.68%) Responsive Web Design
21 132 (21.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 121 (20.03%) Unit Testing
23 118 (19.54%) Jasmine
24 111 (18.38%) Degree
25 110 (18.21%) JSON
25 110 (18.21%) Java
26 100 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
27 98 (16.23%) Photoshop
28 96 (15.89%) HTTP

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 157 (25.99%) Node.js
2 86 (14.24%) CMS
3 55 (9.11%) Apache
4 45 (7.45%) WordPress
5 36 (5.96%) Drupal
6 22 (3.64%) nginx
6 22 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.15%) Joomla!
8 14 (2.32%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.99%) SAS
10 9 (1.49%) TeamSite
11 6 (0.99%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.99%) Confluence
12 1 (0.17%) concrete5
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.17%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 98 (16.23%) Photoshop
2 21 (3.48%) Fireworks
3 18 (2.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.33%) InDesign
4 2 (0.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (3.97%) Magento
2 19 (3.15%) Google Analytics
3 17 (2.81%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.46%) GitHub
2 6 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.83%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.83%) Route 53
3 5 (0.83%) CloudFront
4 4 (0.66%) SaaS
5 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 96 (15.89%) HTTP
2 20 (3.31%) Internet
3 7 (1.16%) SSH
4 3 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.25%) MySQL
2 30 (4.97%) MongoDB
2 30 (4.97%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.97%) Big Data
4 13 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.16%) Redis
6 6 (0.99%) SQL Server
6 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 206 (34.11%) Git (software)
2 118 (19.54%) Jasmine
3 81 (13.41%) Subversion
4 67 (11.09%) Grunt
5 61 (10.10%) Jenkins
6 57 (9.44%) Cucumber
7 45 (7.45%) Mocha
7 45 (7.45%) Selenium
8 37 (6.13%) JUnit
9 35 (5.79%) Behat
10 27 (4.47%) JIRA
11 25 (4.14%) PHPUnit
11 25 (4.14%) Maven
12 24 (3.97%) Mercurial
13 22 (3.64%) WebDriver
14 21 (3.48%) Bower
15 17 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (2.65%) TestNG
16 16 (2.65%) Visual Studio
16 16 (2.65%) Mockito
General
1 82 (13.58%) Finance
2 65 (10.76%) Marketing
3 51 (8.44%) Games
4 41 (6.79%) Retail
5 36 (5.96%) Manufacturing
6 27 (4.47%) Advertising
7 10 (1.66%) Publishing
8 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.83%) Banking
9 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 533 (88.25%) Developer
2 263 (43.54%) Front-End Developer
3 113 (18.71%) Senior Developer
4 100 (16.56%) Web Developer
5 67 (11.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 64 (10.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 60 (9.93%) UI Programmer
7 60 (9.93%) UI Developer
8 55 (9.11%) PHP Developer
9 30 (4.97%) Lead Developer
10 22 (3.64%) Java Developer
10 22 (3.64%) Front-End Web Developer
11 19 (3.15%) Junior
11 19 (3.15%) Senior PHP Developer
12 13 (2.15%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 12 (1.99%) Junior Developer
13 12 (1.99%) .NET Developer
13 12 (1.99%) Mobile Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Software Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (95.86%) CSS
2 552 (91.39%) HTML
3 461 (76.32%) HTML5
4 423 (70.03%) jQuery
5 422 (69.87%) CSS3
6 385 (63.74%) Sass
7 247 (40.89%) AngularJS
8 203 (33.61%) Backbone.js
9 142 (23.51%) Ajax
10 132 (21.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 110 (18.21%) JSON
12 93 (15.40%) XML
13 89 (14.74%) .NET
14 86 (14.24%) XHTML
15 85 (14.07%) RESTful
15 85 (14.07%) KnockoutJS
16 78 (12.91%) REST
17 69 (11.42%) Symfony
18 64 (10.60%) Web Services
19 60 (9.93%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.08%) Computer Science
2 68 (11.26%) Open Source
3 47 (7.78%) Mobile App
4 37 (6.13%) Social Media
5 23 (3.81%) W3C
6 16 (2.65%) Social Network
7 12 (1.99%) Taxonomies
8 11 (1.82%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.66%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.32%) Animation
11 6 (0.99%) Mobile Games
11 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.83%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.83%) SCORM
13 4 (0.66%) Graphic Design
14 2 (0.33%) Video Editing
14 2 (0.33%) DTV
14 2 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
15 1 (0.17%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.44%) Apple iOS
2 49 (8.11%) Android
2 49 (8.11%) Linux
3 11 (1.82%) UNIX
4 3 (0.50%) Windows
4 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (37.58%) MVC
2 204 (33.77%) TDD
3 194 (32.12%) OO
4 186 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (28.64%) Scrum
6 149 (24.67%) E-Commerce
7 137 (22.68%) Web Development
7 137 (22.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 121 (20.03%) Unit Testing
9 100 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (15.56%) BDD
11 88 (14.57%) Software Engineering
12 73 (12.09%) Kanban
13 71 (11.75%) OOP
14 61 (10.10%) SEO
15 42 (6.95%) Web Design
15 42 (6.95%) Analytics
16 32 (5.30%) Rapid Prototyping
16 32 (5.30%) Content Management
17 28 (4.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 563 (93.21%) JavaScript
2 193 (31.95%) PHP
3 110 (18.21%) Java
4 68 (11.26%) Python
5 49 (8.11%) Ruby
6 41 (6.79%) Scala
7 38 (6.29%) ActionScript 3.0
7 38 (6.29%) ActionScript
7 38 (6.29%) SQL
8 32 (5.30%) C#
9 31 (5.13%) PHP5
10 14 (2.32%) Perl
11 13 (2.15%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (1.49%) Erlang
13 6 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.83%) PHP4
15 3 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.33%) C++
17 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 111 (18.38%) Degree
2 2 (0.33%) MCP
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (11.59%) QA
2 9 (1.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Docker
1 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (2.98%) Puppet
2 12 (1.99%) Vagrant
2 12 (1.99%) Capistrano
3 6 (0.99%) YUM
3 6 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.99%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Plesk
Vendors
1 74 (12.25%) Facebook
2 50 (8.28%) Zend
3 46 (7.62%) Twitter
4 45 (7.45%) Adobe
5 34 (5.63%) Google
6 19 (3.15%) Sencha
7 11 (1.82%) Oracle
8 9 (1.49%) Interwoven
9 8 (1.32%) Apple
10 6 (0.99%) SAP
11 5 (0.83%) Omniture
12 4 (0.66%) FatWire
12 4 (0.66%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.50%) hybris
13 3 (0.50%) Microsoft
14 2 (0.33%) Yahoo!
14 2 (0.33%) ATG
15 1 (0.17%) Maxymiser
15 1 (0.17%) IBM
15 1 (0.17%) Mercator
London
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ealing, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dice
Salary: £35,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dice
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, flexible hours
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago