The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 65 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 12 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.65% 0.26% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.02% 0.64% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Average salary £31,500 £22,750 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LESS
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
397 314 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 54.61% 40.52% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 349 285 250
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,998
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LESS
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the North East region.

LESS Salary Trend in the North East

LESS
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

LESS Salary Histogram in the North East

LESS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear +3 11 £31,500 +38.46% 2
Durham - 1 £50,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 18 (94.74%) jQuery
2 18 (94.74%) Sass
3 7 (36.84%) PHP
3 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) MVVM
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) MCP

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (36.84%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (94.74%) jQuery
2 18 (94.74%) Sass
3 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) MVC
2 1 (5.26%) MVVM
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) TDD
2 1 (5.26%) Web Development
2 1 (5.26%) Scrum
2 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bede Gaming
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 12 days ago