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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 380 359 507
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +148
Permanent jobs citing LESS 265 343 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.70% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 1.77% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 227 293 100
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £64,700 £62,500
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
16261 19364 17839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.43% 39.80% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13890 16555 15424
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +24 45 £52,500 -4.54% 24
Docklands, London - 5 £62,500 -
Ealing -14 1 £50,000 -13.79%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 504 (96.18%) JavaScript
2 465 (88.74%) CSS
3 452 (86.26%) HTML
4 367 (70.04%) HTML5
5 357 (68.13%) Sass
6 330 (62.98%) jQuery
7 300 (57.25%) AngularJS
8 296 (56.49%) CSS3
9 258 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
10 170 (32.44%) Node.js
11 164 (31.30%) Git (software)
12 162 (30.92%) User Experience
13 145 (27.67%) TDD
14 133 (25.38%) OO
15 124 (23.66%) PHP
16 122 (23.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 120 (22.90%) Backbone.js
18 109 (20.80%) Jasmine
19 103 (19.66%) E-Commerce
20 102 (19.47%) MVC
21 96 (18.32%) Responsive Web Design
22 91 (17.37%) Finance
23 82 (15.65%) Grunt
24 80 (15.27%) Unit Testing
25 79 (15.08%) REST
26 77 (14.69%) Scrum
27 73 (13.93%) Java
27 73 (13.93%) Ajax
28 69 (13.17%) Photoshop
28 69 (13.17%) JSON

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 170 (32.44%) Node.js
2 42 (8.02%) CMS
3 30 (5.73%) Drupal
4 29 (5.53%) WordPress
5 24 (4.58%) nginx
6 20 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (3.05%) Apache
8 13 (2.48%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.53%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.76%) IIS
12 3 (0.57%) Lightstreamer
12 3 (0.57%) Confluence
13 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.38%) Magnolia
13 2 (0.38%) SAS
13 2 (0.38%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.38%) SugarCRM
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 69 (13.17%) Photoshop
2 21 (4.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.72%) Fireworks
3 9 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (1.53%) InDesign
5 7 (1.34%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.95%) MS Excel
7 3 (0.57%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.78%) GitHub
2 12 (2.29%) SaaS
3 10 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.76%) Heroku
6 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.38%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.38%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.54%) HTTP
2 8 (1.53%) Internet
3 7 (1.34%) SSH
3 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.76%) DHCP
4 4 (0.76%) DNS
5 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.88%) MySQL
2 27 (5.15%) MongoDB
3 26 (4.96%) SQL Server
4 23 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.24%) Redis
6 16 (3.05%) Big Data
7 15 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.95%) Triplestore
11 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.19%) QlikView
13 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 164 (31.30%) Git (software)
2 109 (20.80%) Jasmine
3 82 (15.65%) Grunt
4 57 (10.88%) Subversion
5 55 (10.50%) Mocha
6 43 (8.21%) Cucumber
7 42 (8.02%) Bower
8 37 (7.06%) Selenium
9 25 (4.77%) Jenkins
10 21 (4.01%) JIRA
11 20 (3.82%) HttpUnit
12 16 (3.05%) WebDriver
13 14 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (2.10%) Maven
15 9 (1.72%) SpecFlow
16 8 (1.53%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.53%) JUnit
16 8 (1.53%) NUnit
17 7 (1.34%) JSHint
17 7 (1.34%) PHPUnit
General
1 91 (17.37%) Finance
2 42 (8.02%) Marketing
3 28 (5.34%) Retail
4 22 (4.20%) Banking
5 21 (4.01%) Legal
6 20 (3.82%) Law
6 20 (3.82%) Games
7 14 (2.67%) Advertising
7 14 (2.67%) Publishing
8 13 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.48%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.34%) Front Office
10 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.76%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 468 (89.31%) Developer
2 233 (44.47%) Front-End Developer
3 101 (19.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 74 (14.12%) Web Developer
5 71 (13.55%) Senior Developer
6 45 (8.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 33 (6.30%) UI Programmer
7 33 (6.30%) UI Developer
8 24 (4.58%) .NET Developer
9 17 (3.24%) Junior
9 17 (3.24%) Front-End Web Developer
10 16 (3.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (2.67%) Magento Developer
12 13 (2.48%) Drupal Developer
12 13 (2.48%) CSS Developer
13 12 (2.29%) Junior Developer
13 12 (2.29%) PHP Developer
14 11 (2.10%) UX Developer
15 10 (1.91%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 9 (1.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (88.74%) CSS
2 452 (86.26%) HTML
3 367 (70.04%) HTML5
4 357 (68.13%) Sass
5 330 (62.98%) jQuery
6 300 (57.25%) AngularJS
7 296 (56.49%) CSS3
8 122 (23.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 120 (22.90%) Backbone.js
10 79 (15.08%) REST
11 73 (13.93%) Ajax
12 69 (13.17%) JSON
13 65 (12.40%) KnockoutJS
14 64 (12.21%) RESTful
15 60 (11.45%) .NET
16 58 (11.07%) React
17 55 (10.50%) Web Services
18 46 (8.78%) Ember.js
19 43 (8.21%) XHTML
20 41 (7.82%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 162 (30.92%) User Experience
2 68 (12.98%) Open Source
3 47 (8.97%) Mobile App
4 35 (6.68%) Computer Science
5 32 (6.11%) Visualisation
6 23 (4.39%) W3C
7 20 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.86%) Blog
9 10 (1.91%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.91%) Social Media
10 9 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (0.95%) RIA
11 5 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.76%) GIS
13 3 (0.57%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.88%) Linux
2 34 (6.49%) Apple iOS
3 33 (6.30%) Android
4 18 (3.44%) Windows
5 15 (2.86%) UNIX
6 10 (1.91%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.15%) CentOS
8 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (27.67%) TDD
3 133 (25.38%) OO
4 103 (19.66%) E-Commerce
5 102 (19.47%) MVC
6 96 (18.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 80 (15.27%) Unit Testing
8 77 (14.69%) Scrum
9 62 (11.83%) Web Development
10 58 (11.07%) BDD
11 41 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (7.25%) Software Engineering
12 38 (7.25%) OOP
13 37 (7.06%) Web Design
13 37 (7.06%) Kanban
14 33 (6.30%) Analytics
15 27 (5.15%) SEO
16 26 (4.96%) Content Management
17 24 (4.58%) DevOps
18 23 (4.39%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 504 (96.18%) JavaScript
2 124 (23.66%) PHP
3 73 (13.93%) Java
4 51 (9.73%) C#
5 40 (7.63%) Ruby
6 31 (5.92%) SQL
7 25 (4.77%) Python
8 24 (4.58%) TypeScript
9 19 (3.63%) Scala
10 16 (3.05%) CoffeeScript
11 7 (1.34%) PHP5
12 6 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.95%) SPARQL
14 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.38%) Clojure
16 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.38%) C++
17 1 (0.19%) XPath
17 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (10.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.58%) QA
2 14 (2.67%) WCAG
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (2.48%) Varnish
2 2 (0.38%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.86%) Ansible
1 15 (2.86%) Puppet
2 11 (2.10%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (4.77%) Adobe
2 24 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.01%) Facebook
4 19 (3.63%) Oracle
5 16 (3.05%) Twitter
6 13 (2.48%) Zend
7 11 (2.10%) Interwoven
7 11 (2.10%) FatWire
8 6 (1.15%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.15%) Apple
8 6 (1.15%) Google
9 4 (0.76%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.57%) Omniture
10 3 (0.57%) Assembla
11 2 (0.38%) Sencha
11 2 (0.38%) Twilio
11 2 (0.38%) VMware
11 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.38%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.19%) ION Trading
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