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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 175 176 180
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing LESS 24 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.63% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.20% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 9
Median salary £28,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
1688 1504 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.48% 38.95% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1342 1502
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 34 (94.44%) CSS
3 33 (91.67%) HTML
4 31 (86.11%) Sass
5 23 (63.89%) HTML5
5 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (58.33%) CSS3
7 17 (47.22%) AngularJS
8 16 (44.44%) Front End Development
9 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
9 15 (41.67%) TDD
9 15 (41.67%) jQuery
10 14 (38.89%) Web Development
11 13 (36.11%) Grunt
12 12 (33.33%) Subversion
12 12 (33.33%) MVC
13 11 (30.56%) PHP
14 10 (27.78%) React
14 10 (27.78%) Node.js
15 9 (25.00%) User Experience
15 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
16 8 (22.22%) Backbone.js
17 7 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
17 7 (19.44%) Wireframes
18 6 (16.67%) gulp
18 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 6 (16.67%) OO
19 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
19 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
19 5 (13.89%) Symfony

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 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (2.78%) DNN
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (36.11%) Grunt
3 12 (33.33%) Subversion
4 6 (16.67%) gulp
5 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.56%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Email Developer
4 7 (19.44%) HTML Developer
5 5 (13.89%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Angular Developer
6 4 (11.11%) HTML Email Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Designer
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (8.33%) UI Designer
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) CSS
2 33 (91.67%) HTML
3 31 (86.11%) Sass
4 23 (63.89%) HTML5
5 21 (58.33%) CSS3
6 17 (47.22%) AngularJS
7 15 (41.67%) jQuery
8 10 (27.78%) Node.js
8 10 (27.78%) React
9 8 (22.22%) Backbone.js
10 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (13.89%) Symfony
12 4 (11.11%) REST
13 3 (8.33%) .NET
13 3 (8.33%) Angular 2
13 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
13 3 (8.33%) Ember.js
14 2 (5.56%) Ajax
14 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (5.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 9 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 15 (41.67%) TDD
4 14 (38.89%) Web Development
5 12 (33.33%) MVC
6 7 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (19.44%) Wireframes
7 6 (16.67%) OO
8 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.89%) Web Application Development
9 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.33%) CRM
10 3 (8.33%) Microservices
10 3 (8.33%) OOP
10 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (5.56%) DevOps
11 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
11 2 (5.56%) Scrum
11 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) PHP
3 5 (13.89%) TypeScript
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) ES6
6 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Adobe
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.78%) hybris
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.78%) Zend
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