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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 160 143 178
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +35
Permanent jobs citing LESS 16 53 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 1.32% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 3.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 48 5
Average salary £37,500 £27,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.61% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £20,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
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
1277 1688 1875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.30% 42.00% 49.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1500 1670
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Manchester

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 33 (91.67%) HTML
3 30 (83.33%) Sass
4 27 (75.00%) jQuery
5 22 (61.11%) HTML5
5 22 (61.11%) CSS3
6 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (47.22%) PHP
8 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
8 16 (44.44%) Front End Development
9 15 (41.67%) Backbone.js
9 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
10 13 (36.11%) Photoshop
11 12 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (33.33%) Grunt
12 11 (30.56%) User Experience
13 9 (25.00%) Node.js
13 9 (25.00%) OO
13 9 (25.00%) JSON
14 8 (22.22%) TDD
14 8 (22.22%) Subversion
14 8 (22.22%) SOA
14 8 (22.22%) REST
14 8 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
14 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
15 7 (19.44%) MySQL
15 7 (19.44%) DOM
15 7 (19.44%) Adobe
16 6 (16.67%) Ant

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Node.js
2 6 (16.67%) WordPress
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.56%) Drupal
4 2 (5.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Photoshop
2 6 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.78%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.33%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (33.33%) Grunt
3 8 (22.22%) Subversion
4 6 (16.67%) Ant
4 6 (16.67%) JIRA
4 6 (16.67%) Phing
5 5 (13.89%) gulp
5 5 (13.89%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.56%) Hudson
6 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.56%) webpack
7 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 8 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (8.33%) UI Developer
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Designer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Junior
9 2 (5.56%) Junior Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.78%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (91.67%) HTML
3 30 (83.33%) Sass
4 27 (75.00%) jQuery
5 22 (61.11%) CSS3
5 22 (61.11%) HTML5
6 16 (44.44%) AngularJS
7 15 (41.67%) Backbone.js
8 12 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (25.00%) JSON
10 8 (22.22%) REST
10 8 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
11 7 (19.44%) DOM
12 6 (16.67%) React
12 6 (16.67%) RequireJS
12 6 (16.67%) SVG
13 5 (13.89%) Ember.js
14 4 (11.11%) Ajax
15 3 (8.33%) JPA
15 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Debian
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 9 (25.00%) OO
4 8 (22.22%) SOA
4 8 (22.22%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.33%) Web Design
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Workflow
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile First
8 2 (5.56%) OWASP
8 2 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (47.22%) PHP
3 6 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) hybris
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Carfinance247
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training & Progression
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago