The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 22 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 10.23% 4.84% 11.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 9.68% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 16
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
LESS
Cheshire

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 Macclesfield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
63 31 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 71.59% 50.00% 72.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 24 83
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

The demand trend of job ads across the Macclesfield region citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

LESS
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Macclesfield region.

LESS Salary Trend in Macclesfield

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Macclesfield region with a requirement for LESS.

1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) Web Design
1 10 (100.00%) Drupal
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) WordPress
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (100.00%) Node.js
1 10 (100.00%) CSS3
1 10 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 10 (100.00%) Sass
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (60.00%) Multimedia
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Android
3 5 (50.00%) Publishing
3 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) PhoneGap
3 5 (50.00%) jQT
3 5 (50.00%) Sencha Touch

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) Drupal
1 10 (100.00%) WordPress
2 5 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Multimedia
2 5 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) CSS3
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) jQuery
1 10 (100.00%) Node.js
1 10 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) jQT
2 5 (50.00%) LAMP
2 5 (50.00%) PhoneGap
2 5 (50.00%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
1 10 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 10 (100.00%) Web Design
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Sencha