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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 150 169 192
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Permanent jobs citing LESS 42 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.22% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 0.43% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 1
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
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
1768 1872 2307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.19% 50.38% 53.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1524 1675 2112
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,353 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 50 (98.04%) HTML
1 50 (98.04%) CSS
2 49 (96.08%) JavaScript
2 49 (96.08%) Sass
3 39 (76.47%) HTML5
4 35 (68.63%) CSS3
5 29 (56.86%) jQuery
6 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (33.33%) Twitter
9 16 (31.37%) PHP
10 15 (29.41%) MVC
10 15 (29.41%) Web Development
11 13 (25.49%) Scrum
11 13 (25.49%) Degree
11 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
11 13 (25.49%) Zurb Foundation
12 12 (23.53%) TDD
12 12 (23.53%) BDD
12 12 (23.53%) Backbone.js
12 12 (23.53%) AngularJS
13 11 (21.57%) MySQL
13 11 (21.57%) Web Services
14 10 (19.61%) LAMP
14 10 (19.61%) Web Design
15 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (15.69%) OO
16 8 (15.69%) Finance
16 8 (15.69%) WordPress
16 8 (15.69%) Ember.js

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (15.69%) WordPress
2 3 (5.88%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 3 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 24 (47.06%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (25.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (21.57%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Designer
7 3 (5.88%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.88%) Web Designer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Magento Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.96%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) CSS
1 50 (98.04%) HTML
2 49 (96.08%) Sass
3 39 (76.47%) HTML5
4 35 (68.63%) CSS3
5 29 (56.86%) jQuery
6 21 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (25.49%) Zurb Foundation
8 12 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 12 (23.53%) Backbone.js
9 11 (21.57%) Web Services
10 10 (19.61%) LAMP
11 8 (15.69%) Ember.js
12 5 (9.80%) Laravel
12 5 (9.80%) CodeIgniter
13 3 (5.88%) Ajax
13 3 (5.88%) JSON
13 3 (5.88%) Google Maps API
14 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
15 1 (1.96%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Social Network
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Web Development
2 15 (29.41%) MVC
3 13 (25.49%) Scrum
4 12 (23.53%) TDD
4 12 (23.53%) BDD
5 10 (19.61%) Web Design
6 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (15.69%) OO
8 6 (11.76%) OOP
9 5 (9.80%) OO PHP
10 3 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) JavaScript
2 16 (31.37%) PHP
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (1.96%) Ruby
4 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Twitter
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) Google
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