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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 343 368 482
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +114
Permanent jobs citing LESS 315 340 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.68% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 1.76% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 284 298 130
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,900 £65,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
16401 19369 17717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.31% 38.95% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14166 16700 15259
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 £75,000 £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 2 July 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 July 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
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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 +29 53 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Ealing -19 4 £52,500 -9.48%
Docklands, London - 2 £62,500 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 578 (96.66%) JavaScript
2 535 (89.46%) CSS
3 515 (86.12%) HTML
4 434 (72.58%) Sass
5 414 (69.23%) HTML5
6 381 (63.71%) jQuery
7 363 (60.70%) AngularJS
8 350 (58.53%) CSS3
9 296 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
10 202 (33.78%) Git (software)
11 174 (29.10%) OO
12 171 (28.60%) Node.js
13 168 (28.09%) TDD
14 166 (27.76%) User Experience
15 150 (25.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 136 (22.74%) PHP
17 129 (21.57%) Backbone.js
18 123 (20.57%) E-Commerce
19 120 (20.07%) MVC
20 118 (19.73%) Responsive Web Design
21 112 (18.73%) Jasmine
22 109 (18.23%) Grunt
23 101 (16.89%) Unit Testing
24 94 (15.72%) Finance
25 92 (15.38%) Open Source
26 86 (14.38%) Scrum
27 85 (14.21%) KnockoutJS
28 83 (13.88%) .NET
29 81 (13.55%) REST
29 81 (13.55%) React

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 171 (28.60%) Node.js
2 57 (9.53%) CMS
3 32 (5.35%) WordPress
4 30 (5.02%) Drupal
5 21 (3.51%) nginx
6 18 (3.01%) Apache
7 17 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (2.51%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.34%) IIS
10 7 (1.17%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.00%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.67%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.50%) Lightstreamer
13 3 (0.50%) Confluence
13 3 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.33%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.33%) SugarCRM
15 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 70 (11.71%) Photoshop
2 15 (2.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.67%) MS Excel
4 9 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (1.34%) InDesign
6 7 (1.17%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (1.00%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.50%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (8.36%) GitHub
2 13 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.51%) SaaS
5 4 (0.67%) Heroku
5 4 (0.67%) Office 365
6 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.03%) HTTP
2 10 (1.67%) Internet
3 8 (1.34%) SSH
4 7 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.67%) DNS
5 4 (0.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.67%) DHCP
6 2 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.03%) MySQL
2 39 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 26 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 24 (4.01%) Redis
5 21 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.68%) Big Data
7 12 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.01%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.00%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.84%) Triplestore
11 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.17%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 202 (33.78%) Git (software)
2 112 (18.73%) Jasmine
3 109 (18.23%) Grunt
4 67 (11.20%) Subversion
5 57 (9.53%) Bower
6 53 (8.86%) Mocha
7 52 (8.70%) gulp
8 36 (6.02%) Cucumber
9 29 (4.85%) Jenkins
9 29 (4.85%) Selenium
10 20 (3.34%) JIRA
11 16 (2.68%) SpecFlow
12 15 (2.51%) HttpUnit
13 14 (2.34%) NUnit
14 13 (2.17%) WebDriver
15 12 (2.01%) Visual Studio
16 10 (1.67%) Maven
16 10 (1.67%) PHPUnit
17 8 (1.34%) Mercurial
17 8 (1.34%) JUnit
General
1 94 (15.72%) Finance
2 43 (7.19%) Marketing
3 27 (4.52%) Retail
4 23 (3.85%) Law
5 22 (3.68%) Legal
6 20 (3.34%) Banking
7 17 (2.84%) Publishing
8 15 (2.51%) Games
9 12 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.84%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.67%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.34%) Advertising
12 8 (1.34%) Back Office
13 7 (1.17%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 541 (90.47%) Developer
2 290 (48.49%) Front-End Developer
3 104 (17.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 88 (14.72%) Web Developer
5 80 (13.38%) Senior Developer
6 47 (7.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 41 (6.86%) UI Developer
8 39 (6.52%) UI Programmer
9 28 (4.68%) Front-End Web Developer
9 28 (4.68%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (3.01%) Junior
12 17 (2.84%) Lead Developer
13 15 (2.51%) PHP Developer
13 15 (2.51%) Drupal Developer
14 14 (2.34%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 13 (2.17%) Junior Developer
15 13 (2.17%) Magento Developer
16 12 (2.01%) UI Engineer
17 11 (1.84%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (89.46%) CSS
2 515 (86.12%) HTML
3 434 (72.58%) Sass
4 414 (69.23%) HTML5
5 381 (63.71%) jQuery
6 363 (60.70%) AngularJS
7 350 (58.53%) CSS3
8 150 (25.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 129 (21.57%) Backbone.js
10 85 (14.21%) KnockoutJS
11 83 (13.88%) .NET
12 81 (13.55%) REST
12 81 (13.55%) React
13 75 (12.54%) JSON
14 73 (12.21%) Ajax
15 62 (10.37%) XHTML
16 52 (8.70%) Web Services
16 52 (8.70%) Ember.js
17 49 (8.19%) RESTful
18 45 (7.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 166 (27.76%) User Experience
2 44 (7.36%) Computer Science
3 43 (7.19%) Mobile App
4 38 (6.35%) Visualisation
5 30 (5.02%) W3C
6 21 (3.51%) Blog
7 17 (2.84%) Social Media
8 15 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.01%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (1.67%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.17%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.67%) Spread Betting
14 4 (0.67%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.50%) Contract for Difference
15 3 (0.50%) Equities
15 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.50%) RIA
16 2 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.19%) Linux
2 26 (4.35%) Windows
2 26 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 25 (4.18%) Android
4 12 (2.01%) Ubuntu
4 12 (2.01%) UNIX
5 5 (0.84%) CentOS
6 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (29.10%) OO
3 168 (28.09%) TDD
4 123 (20.57%) E-Commerce
5 120 (20.07%) MVC
6 118 (19.73%) Responsive Web Design
7 101 (16.89%) Unit Testing
8 92 (15.38%) Open Source
9 86 (14.38%) Scrum
10 77 (12.88%) BDD
11 63 (10.54%) Web Development
12 55 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (8.03%) Software Engineering
13 48 (8.03%) OOP
14 45 (7.53%) Analytics
15 40 (6.69%) Web Design
16 39 (6.52%) SEO
17 34 (5.69%) Web Accessibility
18 32 (5.35%) Kanban
19 29 (4.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 578 (96.66%) JavaScript
2 136 (22.74%) PHP
3 80 (13.38%) Java
4 74 (12.37%) C#
5 52 (8.70%) SQL
6 39 (6.52%) Ruby
7 32 (5.35%) TypeScript
8 26 (4.35%) CoffeeScript
9 23 (3.85%) Python
10 17 (2.84%) Scala
11 8 (1.34%) PHP5
12 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.84%) SPARQL
13 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.67%) XAML
13 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.50%) Clojure
15 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.33%) C++
15 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (10.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.85%) QA
2 21 (3.51%) WCAG
3 1 (0.17%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (2.17%) Varnish
2 3 (0.50%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.84%) TeamSite
2 13 (2.17%) Puppet
3 12 (2.01%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (5.18%) Adobe
2 30 (5.02%) Facebook
3 26 (4.35%) Oracle
3 26 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.18%) Twitter
5 17 (2.84%) Interwoven
6 15 (2.51%) FatWire
7 12 (2.01%) Zend
8 10 (1.67%) Google
9 6 (1.00%) Apple
9 6 (1.00%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.67%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.50%) Omniture
11 3 (0.50%) Assembla
12 2 (0.33%) Twilio
12 2 (0.33%) Sencha
12 2 (0.33%) PayPal
12 2 (0.33%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.17%) Reuters
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £43999 - £45999 per annum
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Talent Spa
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
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Senitor Associates
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Competitive bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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