The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 166 162 146
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 34 15 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.90% 0.45% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 1.17% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 45
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £35,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1679 1283 1675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.48% 38.67% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1127 1487
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

LESS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

LESS Salary Trend in Manchester

LESS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram in Manchester

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LESS.

1 58 (96.67%) JavaScript
1 58 (96.67%) CSS
2 57 (95.00%) HTML
3 55 (91.67%) Sass
4 42 (70.00%) CSS3
5 40 (66.67%) HTML5
6 38 (63.33%) Front End Development
7 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (60.00%) AngularJS
9 33 (55.00%) jQuery
10 26 (43.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (40.00%) Grunt
11 24 (40.00%) User Experience
11 24 (40.00%) Backbone.js
12 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
12 23 (38.33%) OO
12 23 (38.33%) MVC
13 21 (35.00%) PHP
13 21 (35.00%) gulp
14 19 (31.67%) React
15 17 (28.33%) RequireJS
16 16 (26.67%) Node.js
17 15 (25.00%) Ember.js
18 14 (23.33%) RESTful
18 14 (23.33%) Web Development
18 14 (23.33%) Adobe
19 13 (21.67%) KnockoutJS
20 12 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
20 12 (20.00%) Photoshop
20 12 (20.00%) JSON

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (15.00%) WordPress
2 4 (6.67%) CMS
3 3 (5.00%) Drupal
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (18.33%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Grunt
2 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
3 21 (35.00%) gulp
4 11 (18.33%) Axure RP
5 7 (11.67%) Subversion
6 2 (3.33%) Bower
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.67%) git-flow
General
1 3 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (95.00%) Developer
2 24 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 11 (18.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 11 (18.33%) HTML Developer
6 9 (15.00%) PHP Developer
7 8 (13.33%) UI Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Senior UI Developer
9 5 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Angular Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 3 (5.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Email Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (96.67%) CSS
2 57 (95.00%) HTML
3 55 (91.67%) Sass
4 42 (70.00%) CSS3
5 40 (66.67%) HTML5
6 36 (60.00%) AngularJS
7 33 (55.00%) jQuery
8 26 (43.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (40.00%) Backbone.js
10 19 (31.67%) React
11 17 (28.33%) RequireJS
12 16 (26.67%) Node.js
13 15 (25.00%) Ember.js
14 14 (23.33%) RESTful
15 13 (21.67%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
16 12 (20.00%) JSON
17 11 (18.33%) Apache Cordova
17 11 (18.33%) Express
17 11 (18.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (3.33%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.67%) Social Network
5 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Android
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Front End Development
2 37 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.33%) MVC
3 23 (38.33%) OO
4 14 (23.33%) Web Development
5 10 (16.67%) TDD
6 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (15.00%) Web Design
7 7 (11.67%) OO PHP
8 6 (10.00%) Mobile Development
8 6 (10.00%) Scrum
8 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Wireframes
9 5 (8.33%) BDD
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.67%) Microservices
10 4 (6.67%) Mobile First
11 3 (5.00%) OOP
11 3 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 58 (96.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (35.00%) PHP
3 6 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.00%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) ES6
6 2 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (3.33%) SQL
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Adobe
2 3 (5.00%) Zend
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) hybris
4 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
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