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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 356 377 578
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +201
Permanent jobs citing LESS 290 283 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.62% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.52% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 239 193 44
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
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
15910 18579 19808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.92% 40.92% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13668 15626 17523
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 £72,500 £67,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 39 £47,500 +5.55% 13
Docklands, London - 5 £52,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £39,000 -
Orpington - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 548 (95.97%) CSS
2 525 (91.94%) JavaScript
3 519 (90.89%) HTML
4 426 (74.61%) HTML5
5 388 (67.95%) jQuery
6 375 (65.67%) CSS3
7 354 (62.00%) Sass
8 300 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
9 251 (43.96%) AngularJS
10 207 (36.25%) User Experience
11 190 (33.27%) Git (software)
12 185 (32.40%) Backbone.js
13 168 (29.42%) TDD
14 162 (28.37%) Node.js
15 154 (26.97%) MVC
16 138 (24.17%) E-Commerce
17 137 (23.99%) OO
18 135 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 125 (21.89%) Scrum
20 121 (21.19%) Responsive Web Design
21 117 (20.49%) PHP
21 117 (20.49%) Photoshop
22 112 (19.61%) Java
23 101 (17.69%) Jasmine
24 100 (17.51%) .NET
25 98 (17.16%) Ajax
26 96 (16.81%) Marketing
27 95 (16.64%) JSON
28 92 (16.11%) KnockoutJS
28 92 (16.11%) Subversion

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 162 (28.37%) Node.js
2 89 (15.59%) CMS
3 76 (13.31%) WordPress
4 41 (7.18%) Drupal
5 33 (5.78%) Apache
6 25 (4.38%) nginx
7 20 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
8 18 (3.15%) Adobe CQ
9 17 (2.98%) SAS
10 13 (2.28%) TeamSite
10 13 (2.28%) Joomla!
11 11 (1.93%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.93%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.40%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.05%) IIS
14 5 (0.88%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.53%) Confluence
17 2 (0.35%) GlassFish
18 1 (0.18%) Jetty
Applications
1 117 (20.49%) Photoshop
2 46 (8.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (4.55%) Fireworks
4 13 (2.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.88%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.35%) InDesign
7 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (4.90%) Magento
2 6 (1.05%) osCommerce
3 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.88%) GitHub
2 9 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (1.58%) SaaS
3 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.70%) PaaS
4 4 (0.70%) IaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.35%) Heroku
5 2 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.21%) HTTP
2 8 (1.40%) Broadband
3 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.18%) SSL
3 1 (0.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (11.91%) MySQL
2 28 (4.90%) MongoDB
3 24 (4.20%) SQL Server
4 20 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.63%) Big Data
7 13 (2.28%) Redis
8 12 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (1.75%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 190 (33.27%) Git (software)
2 101 (17.69%) Jasmine
3 92 (16.11%) Subversion
4 59 (10.33%) Mocha
5 58 (10.16%) Grunt
6 44 (7.71%) Cucumber
7 43 (7.53%) JIRA
8 39 (6.83%) Selenium
9 29 (5.08%) Bower
10 28 (4.90%) Maven
11 26 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (4.55%) Jenkins
12 17 (2.98%) Axure RP
13 16 (2.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 16 (2.80%) WebDriver
14 15 (2.63%) Bitbucket
14 15 (2.63%) HttpUnit
14 15 (2.63%) JUnit
15 13 (2.28%) Karma Test Runner
16 12 (2.10%) Ant
General
1 96 (16.81%) Marketing
2 84 (14.71%) Finance
3 39 (6.83%) Games
4 37 (6.48%) Advertising
5 36 (6.30%) Retail
6 11 (1.93%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.75%) Publishing
8 8 (1.40%) Banking
8 8 (1.40%) Legal
9 7 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.70%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 506 (88.62%) Developer
2 217 (38.00%) Front-End Developer
3 106 (18.56%) Web Developer
4 84 (14.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 78 (13.66%) Senior Developer
6 49 (8.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 42 (7.36%) .NET Developer
8 37 (6.48%) Front-End Web Developer
9 36 (6.30%) PHP Developer
10 30 (5.25%) UI Developer
10 30 (5.25%) UI Programmer
11 21 (3.68%) Junior
12 19 (3.33%) Designer
13 16 (2.80%) Java Developer
13 16 (2.80%) Junior Developer
14 15 (2.63%) Lead Developer
14 15 (2.63%) CSS Developer
14 15 (2.63%) UX Developer
15 14 (2.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
16 12 (2.10%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (95.97%) CSS
2 519 (90.89%) HTML
3 426 (74.61%) HTML5
4 388 (67.95%) jQuery
5 375 (65.67%) CSS3
6 354 (62.00%) Sass
7 251 (43.96%) AngularJS
8 185 (32.40%) Backbone.js
9 135 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 100 (17.51%) .NET
11 98 (17.16%) Ajax
12 95 (16.64%) JSON
13 92 (16.11%) KnockoutJS
14 85 (14.89%) RESTful
15 70 (12.26%) Web Services
16 62 (10.86%) XML
16 62 (10.86%) REST
17 59 (10.33%) XHTML
18 56 (9.81%) Symfony
19 44 (7.71%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 207 (36.25%) User Experience
2 56 (9.81%) Open Source
2 56 (9.81%) Computer Science
3 52 (9.11%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.20%) W3C
5 23 (4.03%) Social Media
6 19 (3.33%) Visualisation
7 17 (2.98%) Graphic Design
7 17 (2.98%) Mathematics
8 15 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.28%) GIS
10 10 (1.75%) Mobile Games
10 10 (1.75%) Animation
10 10 (1.75%) Video Editing
11 7 (1.23%) Social Network
12 6 (1.05%) Taxonomies
12 6 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.88%) Human Factors
13 5 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.86%) Linux
2 40 (7.01%) Android
3 38 (6.65%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.55%) Windows
5 16 (2.80%) UNIX
6 5 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.53%) CentOS
8 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (29.42%) TDD
3 154 (26.97%) MVC
4 138 (24.17%) E-Commerce
5 137 (23.99%) OO
6 125 (21.89%) Scrum
7 121 (21.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 82 (14.36%) Unit Testing
9 79 (13.84%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (11.91%) BDD
11 67 (11.73%) Web Development
12 65 (11.38%) Kanban
13 42 (7.36%) Software Engineering
14 41 (7.18%) OOP
15 40 (7.01%) Web Design
16 37 (6.48%) SEO
17 29 (5.08%) Project Management
17 29 (5.08%) Automated Testing
18 24 (4.20%) Content Management
19 20 (3.50%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 525 (91.94%) JavaScript
2 117 (20.49%) PHP
3 112 (19.61%) Java
4 70 (12.26%) Ruby
5 62 (10.86%) Python
6 57 (9.98%) C#
7 56 (9.81%) SQL
8 22 (3.85%) Scala
9 20 (3.50%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.50%) Perl
10 19 (3.33%) PHP5
11 10 (1.75%) C++
11 10 (1.75%) ActionScript
12 8 (1.40%) ActionScript 3.0
13 6 (1.05%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.70%) Erlang
15 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.35%) Clojure
15 2 (0.35%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (15.59%) 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 27 (4.73%) QA
2 14 (2.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.28%) Puppet
2 12 (2.10%) Ansible
3 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.53%) yum
4 2 (0.35%) Plesk
5 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 50 (8.76%) Facebook
2 39 (6.83%) Zend
2 39 (6.83%) Adobe
3 20 (3.50%) Twitter
4 13 (2.28%) Google
4 13 (2.28%) Interwoven
5 10 (1.75%) IBM
5 10 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.58%) Oracle
7 5 (0.88%) Sencha
8 4 (0.70%) FatWire
9 3 (0.53%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.35%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.18%) Assembla
11 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.18%) VMware
11 1 (0.18%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.18%) Apple
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £48k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Academy of Financial Trading
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £87000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days holiday + free iMAc + profit
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: benefits package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 days holiday & Group pension Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive salary + 29 Days holiday & group pension Scheme
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Workdigital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per year (Plus 10% bonus)
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
WEX Europe Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago