The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 370 449 599
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +150
Permanent jobs citing LESS 316 145 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.33% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 0.83% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 279 131 25
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18620 17448 21061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 38.65% 39.33% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16000 14954 18727
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 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 +35 75 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Wembley - 4 £35,000 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £45,000 +12.50%
West Drayton - 2 £45,000 -
Ealing - 2 £58,000 -
Paddington - 1 £62,500 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 625 (95.86%) CSS
2 612 (93.87%) JavaScript
3 598 (91.72%) HTML
4 497 (76.23%) HTML5
5 452 (69.33%) jQuery
6 442 (67.79%) CSS3
7 415 (63.65%) Sass
8 262 (40.18%) AngularJS
9 236 (36.20%) MVC
10 230 (35.28%) Backbone.js
11 227 (34.82%) TDD
12 216 (33.13%) PHP
13 215 (32.98%) OO
13 215 (32.98%) Git (software)
14 184 (28.22%) Scrum
15 182 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
16 165 (25.31%) Node.js
17 162 (24.85%) Web Development
18 159 (24.39%) E-Commerce
19 153 (23.47%) Ajax
20 143 (21.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 142 (21.78%) Responsive Web Design
22 124 (19.02%) Jasmine
23 122 (18.71%) Java
24 118 (18.10%) Unit Testing
25 111 (17.02%) Degree
26 110 (16.87%) JSON
27 103 (15.80%) BDD
28 100 (15.34%) KnockoutJS
28 100 (15.34%) Continuous Integration

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 165 (25.31%) Node.js
2 87 (13.34%) CMS
3 57 (8.74%) Apache
4 55 (8.44%) WordPress
5 38 (5.83%) Drupal
6 22 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (3.22%) nginx
8 19 (2.91%) Joomla!
9 14 (2.15%) Apache Solr
10 10 (1.53%) SAS
11 6 (0.92%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.77%) Confluence
13 4 (0.61%) TeamSite
14 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.31%) Commerce Server
15 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.31%) concrete5
15 2 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
16 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 98 (15.03%) Photoshop
2 22 (3.37%) Fireworks
3 14 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.31%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.15%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (3.68%) Magento
2 20 (3.07%) Google Analytics
3 17 (2.61%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.21%) GitHub
2 8 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.92%) SaaS
3 6 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.77%) CloudFront
4 5 (0.77%) Route 53
5 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 94 (14.42%) HTTP
2 26 (3.99%) Internet
3 7 (1.07%) SSH
4 3 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.65%) MySQL
2 38 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 30 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.83%) Big Data
5 14 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.92%) Redis
7 6 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 215 (32.98%) Git (software)
2 124 (19.02%) Jasmine
3 83 (12.73%) Subversion
4 74 (11.35%) Grunt
5 62 (9.51%) Jenkins
6 56 (8.59%) Cucumber
7 55 (8.44%) Selenium
8 48 (7.36%) Mocha
9 42 (6.44%) JUnit
10 37 (5.67%) Behat
11 31 (4.75%) Maven
12 27 (4.14%) WebDriver
13 26 (3.99%) PHPUnit
13 26 (3.99%) JIRA
14 24 (3.68%) Mercurial
15 23 (3.53%) Bower
16 18 (2.76%) PhoneGap
16 18 (2.76%) Mockito
16 18 (2.76%) TestNG
17 17 (2.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (13.80%) Finance
2 61 (9.36%) Marketing
3 57 (8.74%) Games
4 41 (6.29%) Retail
5 39 (5.98%) Manufacturing
6 27 (4.14%) Advertising
7 14 (2.15%) Publishing
8 7 (1.07%) Banking
9 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 581 (89.11%) Developer
2 291 (44.63%) Front-End Developer
3 124 (19.02%) Senior Developer
4 116 (17.79%) Web Developer
5 72 (11.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 71 (10.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 63 (9.66%) UI Developer
7 63 (9.66%) PHP Developer
8 61 (9.36%) UI Programmer
9 31 (4.75%) Lead Developer
10 28 (4.29%) Front-End Web Developer
11 24 (3.68%) Java Developer
12 19 (2.91%) Senior PHP Developer
13 18 (2.76%) Junior
14 15 (2.30%) Python Developer
15 14 (2.15%) PHP Web Developer
15 14 (2.15%) Software Developer
16 11 (1.69%) Mobile Developer
16 11 (1.69%) Junior Developer
17 10 (1.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (95.86%) CSS
2 598 (91.72%) HTML
3 497 (76.23%) HTML5
4 452 (69.33%) jQuery
5 442 (67.79%) CSS3
6 415 (63.65%) Sass
7 262 (40.18%) AngularJS
8 230 (35.28%) Backbone.js
9 153 (23.47%) Ajax
10 143 (21.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 110 (16.87%) JSON
12 100 (15.34%) KnockoutJS
13 96 (14.72%) REST
14 90 (13.80%) .NET
15 89 (13.65%) XML
16 83 (12.73%) XHTML
17 82 (12.58%) Ember.js
18 81 (12.42%) RESTful
19 71 (10.89%) Symfony
20 69 (10.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.88%) Computer Science
2 71 (10.89%) Open Source
3 53 (8.13%) Mobile App
4 40 (6.13%) Social Media
5 23 (3.53%) Social Network
6 18 (2.76%) W3C
7 13 (1.99%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.69%) Taxonomies
9 10 (1.53%) Animation
9 10 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.23%) Mobile Games
11 6 (0.92%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.77%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.77%) SCORM
12 5 (0.77%) GIS
13 2 (0.31%) Blog
13 2 (0.31%) Online Games
13 2 (0.31%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.90%) Linux
2 51 (7.82%) Apple iOS
3 49 (7.52%) Android
4 18 (2.76%) UNIX
5 3 (0.46%) Windows
5 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (36.20%) MVC
2 227 (34.82%) TDD
3 215 (32.98%) OO
4 184 (28.22%) Scrum
5 182 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (24.85%) Web Development
7 159 (24.39%) E-Commerce
8 142 (21.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 118 (18.10%) Unit Testing
10 103 (15.80%) BDD
11 100 (15.34%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (14.72%) Software Engineering
13 83 (12.73%) OOP
14 75 (11.50%) Kanban
15 61 (9.36%) SEO
16 45 (6.90%) Analytics
17 37 (5.67%) Web Design
18 35 (5.37%) Rapid Prototyping
19 30 (4.60%) Test Automation
20 28 (4.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 612 (93.87%) JavaScript
2 216 (33.13%) PHP
3 122 (18.71%) Java
4 77 (11.81%) Python
5 47 (7.21%) Ruby
6 41 (6.29%) SQL
7 40 (6.13%) ActionScript
7 40 (6.13%) ActionScript 3.0
7 40 (6.13%) Scala
8 31 (4.75%) PHP5
9 26 (3.99%) C#
10 15 (2.30%) CoffeeScript
11 12 (1.84%) Perl
12 9 (1.38%) Erlang
13 5 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.77%) PHP4
14 4 (0.61%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.46%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (0.46%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 111 (17.02%) Degree
2 2 (0.31%) MCP
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (11.35%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (2.76%) Puppet
2 12 (1.84%) Capistrano
2 12 (1.84%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.92%) Ansible
3 6 (0.92%) YUM
Vendors
1 76 (11.66%) Facebook
2 55 (8.44%) Twitter
3 51 (7.82%) Zend
4 45 (6.90%) Adobe
5 32 (4.91%) Google
6 19 (2.91%) Sencha
7 8 (1.23%) Apple
7 8 (1.23%) Oracle
8 6 (0.92%) SAP
9 5 (0.77%) Omniture
10 4 (0.61%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.61%) Interwoven
10 4 (0.61%) hybris
11 3 (0.46%) ATG
11 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.31%) FatWire
12 2 (0.31%) IBM
12 2 (0.31%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.15%) Maxymiser
13 1 (0.15%) Sun
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum +12.5% bonus + final salary pension
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum +12.5% bonus + final salary pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary package is negotiable for the candidate seeking to take up this
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45K
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits in advert
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago