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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 349 392 586
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +194
Permanent jobs citing LESS 317 259 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.57% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.39% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 266 183 33
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
16396 18569 19634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.32% 40.81% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14131 15809 17359
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 £69,000 £72,500
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +4 43 £45,000 - 10
Docklands, London - 6 £52,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Orpington - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 542 (95.42%) CSS
2 516 (90.85%) JavaScript
3 512 (90.14%) HTML
4 420 (73.94%) HTML5
5 399 (70.25%) jQuery
6 378 (66.55%) CSS3
7 352 (61.97%) Sass
8 309 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
9 248 (43.66%) AngularJS
10 202 (35.56%) Git (software)
10 202 (35.56%) User Experience
11 188 (33.10%) Backbone.js
12 173 (30.46%) TDD
13 161 (28.35%) MVC
14 155 (27.29%) Node.js
15 150 (26.41%) E-Commerce
16 141 (24.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 137 (24.12%) OO
18 134 (23.59%) Scrum
19 133 (23.42%) Responsive Web Design
20 125 (22.01%) PHP
21 119 (20.95%) Java
22 115 (20.25%) Photoshop
23 108 (19.01%) Ajax
23 108 (19.01%) JSON
24 101 (17.78%) .NET
25 99 (17.43%) Jasmine
26 98 (17.25%) Subversion
27 97 (17.08%) CMS
28 95 (16.73%) Degree

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 155 (27.29%) Node.js
2 97 (17.08%) CMS
3 79 (13.91%) WordPress
4 44 (7.75%) Drupal
5 42 (7.39%) Apache
6 24 (4.23%) nginx
7 19 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (3.17%) Adobe CQ
9 17 (2.99%) Joomla!
9 17 (2.99%) SAS
10 13 (2.29%) TeamSite
11 11 (1.94%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.76%) Umbraco
13 9 (1.58%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.41%) SharePoint
15 6 (1.06%) IIS
16 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.53%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.53%) Confluence
18 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 115 (20.25%) Photoshop
2 42 (7.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (4.93%) Fireworks
4 12 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.88%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.35%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 30 (5.28%) Magento
2 11 (1.94%) osCommerce
3 9 (1.58%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.10%) GitHub
2 10 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.23%) SaaS
4 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.70%) PaaS
6 4 (0.70%) IaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.35%) Heroku
7 2 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (13.03%) HTTP
2 8 (1.41%) Broadband
3 2 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.18%) SSH
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.80%) MySQL
2 29 (5.11%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 21 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.29%) Big Data
7 11 (1.94%) Redis
8 10 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.76%) Jackrabbit
9 4 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 202 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 99 (17.43%) Jasmine
3 98 (17.25%) Subversion
4 54 (9.51%) Grunt
5 52 (9.15%) Mocha
6 46 (8.10%) Cucumber
7 44 (7.75%) JIRA
8 37 (6.51%) Selenium
9 36 (6.34%) Jenkins
10 31 (5.46%) Maven
11 28 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (4.58%) Bower
13 20 (3.52%) JUnit
14 17 (2.99%) Axure RP
15 16 (2.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 16 (2.82%) WebDriver
16 15 (2.64%) Bitbucket
16 15 (2.64%) Behat
17 14 (2.46%) Ant
18 12 (2.11%) HttpUnit
General
1 94 (16.55%) Marketing
2 81 (14.26%) Finance
3 38 (6.69%) Retail
4 35 (6.16%) Advertising
5 34 (5.99%) Games
6 15 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.76%) Publishing
9 7 (1.23%) Legal
10 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.70%) Banking
12 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 507 (89.26%) Developer
2 217 (38.20%) Front-End Developer
3 111 (19.54%) Web Developer
4 78 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 71 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 49 (8.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 40 (7.04%) Front-End Web Developer
7 40 (7.04%) .NET Developer
7 40 (7.04%) PHP Developer
8 34 (5.99%) UI Developer
8 34 (5.99%) UI Programmer
9 22 (3.87%) Junior
10 21 (3.70%) Java Developer
11 16 (2.82%) Lead Developer
12 15 (2.64%) UX Developer
12 15 (2.64%) Junior Developer
12 15 (2.64%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 14 (2.46%) Designer
14 11 (1.94%) CSS Developer
14 11 (1.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (95.42%) CSS
2 512 (90.14%) HTML
3 420 (73.94%) HTML5
4 399 (70.25%) jQuery
5 378 (66.55%) CSS3
6 352 (61.97%) Sass
7 248 (43.66%) AngularJS
8 188 (33.10%) Backbone.js
9 141 (24.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 108 (19.01%) Ajax
10 108 (19.01%) JSON
11 101 (17.78%) .NET
12 92 (16.20%) KnockoutJS
13 88 (15.49%) RESTful
14 73 (12.85%) XML
15 72 (12.68%) Web Services
16 62 (10.92%) XHTML
17 61 (10.74%) Symfony
18 58 (10.21%) REST
19 47 (8.27%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 202 (35.56%) User Experience
2 57 (10.04%) Computer Science
3 56 (9.86%) Open Source
4 47 (8.27%) Mobile App
5 22 (3.87%) Social Media
5 22 (3.87%) W3C
6 17 (2.99%) Graphic Design
6 17 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 17 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.82%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.11%) GIS
10 10 (1.76%) Video Editing
11 9 (1.58%) Animation
11 9 (1.58%) Taxonomies
11 9 (1.58%) Mobile Games
12 7 (1.23%) Social Network
13 6 (1.06%) Blog
14 5 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (0.70%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.74%) Linux
2 38 (6.69%) Android
3 35 (6.16%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.58%) Windows
5 15 (2.64%) UNIX
6 4 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.35%) CentOS
7 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (30.46%) TDD
3 161 (28.35%) MVC
4 150 (26.41%) E-Commerce
5 137 (24.12%) OO
6 134 (23.59%) Scrum
7 133 (23.42%) Responsive Web Design
8 91 (16.02%) Unit Testing
9 89 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (13.20%) BDD
11 73 (12.85%) Web Development
12 64 (11.27%) Kanban
13 49 (8.63%) Software Engineering
14 43 (7.57%) Web Design
14 43 (7.57%) SEO
15 42 (7.39%) OOP
16 31 (5.46%) Automated Testing
17 30 (5.28%) Project Management
18 26 (4.58%) Integration Testing
19 23 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 516 (90.85%) JavaScript
2 125 (22.01%) PHP
3 119 (20.95%) Java
4 67 (11.80%) Python
4 67 (11.80%) Ruby
5 54 (9.51%) SQL
5 54 (9.51%) C#
6 24 (4.23%) Scala
7 23 (4.05%) Perl
8 20 (3.52%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.52%) PHP5
9 15 (2.64%) ActionScript
10 13 (2.29%) ActionScript 3.0
11 10 (1.76%) C++
12 6 (1.06%) Erlang
13 4 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.35%) Clojure
14 2 (0.35%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 95 (16.73%) Degree
2 5 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.35%) MCP
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.51%) QA
2 13 (2.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (2.46%) Puppet
2 10 (1.76%) Ansible
3 4 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.53%) YUM
4 3 (0.53%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.35%) Plesk
Vendors
1 54 (9.51%) Facebook
2 45 (7.92%) Adobe
3 42 (7.39%) Zend
4 23 (4.05%) Twitter
5 20 (3.52%) Google
6 13 (2.29%) Interwoven
7 10 (1.76%) Oracle
7 10 (1.76%) IBM
8 9 (1.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (1.23%) Sencha
10 4 (0.70%) FatWire
11 3 (0.53%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.35%) Apple
12 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.35%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.18%) Assembla
13 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.18%) SAP
London
Paramount Enterprizes Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits / commission
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 days holiday & Group pension Scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive salary + 29 Days holiday & group pension Scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Health iQ Limited
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum - dependent on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago