The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 145 173 179
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 27 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 0.93% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £29,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LESS
North West

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
1449 1714 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.12% 44.92% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1462 1967
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in Manchester

LESS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Manchester 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
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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
Stockport - 7 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £27,500 -
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 77 (97.47%) Sass
2 76 (96.20%) HTML
3 75 (94.94%) CSS
4 74 (93.67%) JavaScript
5 59 (74.68%) HTML5
6 58 (73.42%) jQuery
7 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (49.37%) CSS3
9 37 (46.84%) AngularJS
9 37 (46.84%) User Experience
10 29 (36.71%) Photoshop
11 27 (34.18%) PHP
11 27 (34.18%) MVC
12 26 (32.91%) Degree
13 25 (31.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (27.85%) Responsive Web Design
14 22 (27.85%) Backbone.js
14 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
15 19 (24.05%) CMS
16 18 (22.78%) Twitter
16 18 (22.78%) Zurb Foundation
17 17 (21.52%) Web Design
17 17 (21.52%) OO
18 16 (20.25%) Web Services
18 16 (20.25%) Web Development
19 15 (18.99%) Ajax
20 14 (17.72%) WordPress
21 13 (16.46%) Ember.js
21 13 (16.46%) Adobe Illustrator
21 13 (16.46%) MySQL

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (24.05%) CMS
2 14 (17.72%) WordPress
3 7 (8.86%) Drupal
3 7 (8.86%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.53%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (36.71%) Photoshop
2 13 (16.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
1 1 (1.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) MySQL
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Jasmine
2 6 (7.59%) Grunt
3 3 (3.80%) Bower
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Mocha
4 2 (2.53%) QUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.27%) Phing
5 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.27%) Ant
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (84.81%) Developer
2 47 (59.49%) Front-End Developer
3 17 (21.52%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Designer
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 9 (11.39%) UI Designer
6 7 (8.86%) Front-End Web Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Drupal Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Web Designer
8 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.80%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.53%) HTML Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (1.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (1.27%) Senior Designer
11 1 (1.27%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (1.27%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (97.47%) Sass
2 76 (96.20%) HTML
3 75 (94.94%) CSS
4 59 (74.68%) HTML5
5 58 (73.42%) jQuery
6 39 (49.37%) CSS3
7 37 (46.84%) AngularJS
8 25 (31.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (27.85%) Backbone.js
10 18 (22.78%) Zurb Foundation
11 16 (20.25%) Web Services
12 15 (18.99%) Ajax
13 13 (16.46%) Ember.js
14 12 (15.19%) XHTML
14 12 (15.19%) LAMP
14 12 (15.19%) YUI
15 7 (8.86%) Symfony
15 7 (8.86%) Laravel
15 7 (8.86%) CodeIgniter
16 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.84%) User Experience
2 10 (12.66%) Social Network
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.27%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) MVC
3 22 (27.85%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (21.52%) Web Design
4 17 (21.52%) OO
5 16 (20.25%) Web Development
6 11 (13.92%) Scrum
6 11 (13.92%) TDD
7 9 (11.39%) Mobile Development
8 7 (8.86%) OOP
8 7 (8.86%) OO PHP
9 6 (7.59%) People Management
10 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.80%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (3.80%) Resource Management
12 2 (2.53%) SOA
12 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.27%) Mentoring
13 1 (1.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (93.67%) JavaScript
2 27 (34.18%) PHP
3 11 (13.92%) SQL
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Varnish
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Twitter
2 3 (3.80%) Google
2 3 (3.80%) Adobe
3 2 (2.53%) Zend
4 1 (1.27%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.27%) Alterian
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £27500 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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