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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 169 181 186
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 19 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 1.21% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 9
Median salary £29,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1573 1489 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.29% 38.95% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1322 1547
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Manchester

LESS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £37,500 -
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 30 (93.75%) Sass
2 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 29 (90.63%) CSS
3 28 (87.50%) HTML
4 20 (62.50%) HTML5
5 18 (56.25%) CSS3
5 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (53.13%) AngularJS
7 16 (50.00%) TDD
8 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
9 13 (40.63%) Front End Development
9 13 (40.63%) Subversion
10 11 (34.38%) MVC
10 11 (34.38%) React
10 11 (34.38%) Grunt
10 11 (34.38%) jQuery
11 10 (31.25%) Web Development
12 9 (28.13%) PHP
12 9 (28.13%) Node.js
12 9 (28.13%) TypeScript
13 7 (21.88%) gulp
13 7 (21.88%) Web Application Development
13 7 (21.88%) OO
14 6 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
14 6 (18.75%) Bitbucket
14 6 (18.75%) User Experience
14 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
15 5 (15.63%) Angular 2
15 5 (15.63%) .NET

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 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) DNN
1 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) GitHub
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.38%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (40.63%) Subversion
3 11 (34.38%) Grunt
4 7 (21.88%) gulp
5 6 (18.75%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.25%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (18.75%) Angular Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Email Developer
3 6 (18.75%) HTML Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (12.50%) HTML Email Developer
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Graduate
5 3 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) Sass
2 29 (90.63%) CSS
3 28 (87.50%) HTML
4 20 (62.50%) HTML5
5 18 (56.25%) CSS3
6 17 (53.13%) AngularJS
7 11 (34.38%) jQuery
7 11 (34.38%) React
8 9 (28.13%) Node.js
9 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
10 5 (15.63%) Angular 2
10 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (12.50%) REST
12 3 (9.38%) Aurelia
12 3 (9.38%) Durandal
12 3 (9.38%) Symfony
13 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
14 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) TDD
3 13 (40.63%) Front End Development
4 11 (34.38%) MVC
5 10 (31.25%) Web Development
6 7 (21.88%) OO
6 7 (21.88%) Web Application Development
7 6 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Wireframes
9 3 (9.38%) CRM
9 3 (9.38%) Microservices
9 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (9.38%) OOD
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.25%) DevOps
10 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.25%) OOP
10 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) PHP
2 9 (28.13%) TypeScript
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) ES6
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
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