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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 173 164 180
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 21 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.34% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 0.68% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 0
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
1755 1916 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.73% 50.35% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1706 1780
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 - 1
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (89.66%) Sass
3 24 (82.76%) HTML5
4 20 (68.97%) CSS3
5 16 (55.17%) jQuery
6 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (44.83%) Scrum
8 12 (41.38%) TDD
8 12 (41.38%) BDD
9 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
10 8 (27.59%) MVC
11 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (17.24%) Web Development
13 4 (13.79%) Finance
13 4 (13.79%) PHP
13 4 (13.79%) Magento
13 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
13 4 (13.79%) Twitter
14 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (10.34%) Node.js
14 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
14 3 (10.34%) Google Maps API
14 3 (10.34%) Grunt
14 3 (10.34%) OO
14 3 (10.34%) JSON
14 3 (10.34%) Subversion
14 3 (10.34%) Ajax
14 3 (10.34%) Google

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (10.34%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Grunt
3 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (41.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (89.66%) Sass
3 24 (82.76%) HTML5
4 20 (68.97%) CSS3
5 16 (55.17%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (13.79%) Backbone.js
8 3 (10.34%) Google Maps API
8 3 (10.34%) Ajax
8 3 (10.34%) JSON
9 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.90%) WebGL
9 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.90%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (3.45%) WCF
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.45%) Web Services
10 1 (3.45%) .NET
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 12 (41.38%) BDD
3 12 (41.38%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 5 (17.24%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Twitter
2 3 (10.34%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
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