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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 141 171 193
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +22
Permanent jobs citing LESS 48 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.20% 0.16% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 0.33% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 43 5 1
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +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
1674 1830 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.80% 49.69% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1640 2095
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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 30 January 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 59 (96.72%) HTML
1 59 (96.72%) Sass
2 58 (95.08%) CSS
3 57 (93.44%) JavaScript
4 43 (70.49%) HTML5
5 38 (62.30%) CSS3
6 37 (60.66%) jQuery
7 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (37.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (34.43%) PHP
10 19 (31.15%) MVC
10 19 (31.15%) Twitter
11 17 (27.87%) Web Development
12 16 (26.23%) Degree
12 16 (26.23%) AngularJS
12 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
13 15 (24.59%) Backbone.js
13 15 (24.59%) Zurb Foundation
14 14 (22.95%) Web Design
14 14 (22.95%) TDD
15 13 (21.31%) Scrum
16 12 (19.67%) MySQL
16 12 (19.67%) Web Services
16 12 (19.67%) OO
16 12 (19.67%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (18.03%) Ember.js
17 11 (18.03%) LAMP
18 10 (16.39%) User Experience
19 9 (14.75%) BDD
19 9 (14.75%) WordPress

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (14.75%) WordPress
2 3 (4.92%) Node.js
2 3 (4.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Magento
2 2 (3.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) MySQL
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Grunt
3 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.92%) Subversion
5 2 (3.28%) Mocha
5 2 (3.28%) QUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Bower
6 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Games
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (88.52%) Developer
2 30 (49.18%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Web Developer
4 10 (16.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (6.56%) UI Designer
7 4 (6.56%) Web Designer
7 4 (6.56%) Designer
8 3 (4.92%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Magento Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (96.72%) HTML
1 59 (96.72%) Sass
2 58 (95.08%) CSS
3 43 (70.49%) HTML5
4 38 (62.30%) CSS3
5 37 (60.66%) jQuery
6 23 (37.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (26.23%) AngularJS
8 15 (24.59%) Backbone.js
8 15 (24.59%) Zurb Foundation
9 12 (19.67%) Web Services
10 11 (18.03%) Ember.js
10 11 (18.03%) LAMP
11 6 (9.84%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (9.84%) Laravel
12 5 (8.20%) Google Maps API
13 4 (6.56%) Ajax
14 3 (4.92%) JSON
15 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
15 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) User Experience
2 6 (9.84%) Social Network
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) MVC
3 17 (27.87%) Web Development
4 14 (22.95%) Web Design
4 14 (22.95%) TDD
5 13 (21.31%) Scrum
6 12 (19.67%) OO
6 12 (19.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (14.75%) BDD
8 7 (11.48%) OOP
9 6 (9.84%) OO PHP
10 3 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (4.92%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.64%) Web Application Development
12 1 (1.64%) Web Accessibility
12 1 (1.64%) SOA
12 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (93.44%) JavaScript
2 21 (34.43%) PHP
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
4 2 (3.28%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Varnish
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Twitter
2 5 (8.20%) Google
3 3 (4.92%) Adobe
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