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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 167 153 167
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.77% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.74% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 13
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1359 1493 1753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.51% 44.24% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 1281 1486
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Bury - 1 £47,500 -
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 26 (92.86%) Sass
2 25 (89.29%) HTML
2 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 25 (89.29%) CSS
3 17 (60.71%) jQuery
3 17 (60.71%) HTML5
4 16 (57.14%) CSS3
5 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
6 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (39.29%) Photoshop
7 11 (39.29%) PHP
8 10 (35.71%) MVC
9 9 (32.14%) Grunt
9 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
9 9 (32.14%) OO
10 8 (28.57%) C#
10 8 (28.57%) .NET
10 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 7 (25.00%) Node.js
11 7 (25.00%) TDD
12 6 (21.43%) Subversion
12 6 (21.43%) SQL
12 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (21.43%) TypeScript
13 5 (17.86%) Semantic HTML
13 5 (17.86%) React
13 5 (17.86%) T-SQL

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 7 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.71%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Grunt
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Subversion
4 4 (14.29%) gulp
5 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
5 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
6 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.57%) Ant
7 1 (3.57%) Bower
7 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.57%) Phing
7 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) Sass
2 25 (89.29%) CSS
2 25 (89.29%) HTML
3 17 (60.71%) HTML5
3 17 (60.71%) jQuery
4 16 (57.14%) CSS3
5 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 5 (17.86%) Ajax
7 5 (17.86%) DOM
7 5 (17.86%) React
7 5 (17.86%) Semantic HTML
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (14.29%) XHTML
9 3 (10.71%) Durandal
9 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (10.71%) RequireJS
9 3 (10.71%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
1 4 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
3 9 (32.14%) OO
4 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (17.86%) Web Design
8 4 (14.29%) CRM
8 4 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (14.29%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 4 (14.29%) Web Development
9 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (10.71%) OOD
10 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.14%) Mobile First
10 2 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
10 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 11 (39.29%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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