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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 74 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 7 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.88% 0.89% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 1.69% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
310 415 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 38.75% 53.00% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 269 354 216
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 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 26 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Durham +18 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Tyne and Wear -10 1 £52,500 +64.06%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North East region with a requirement for LESS.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
1 14 (100.00%) HTML5
1 14 (100.00%) Sass
2 13 (92.86%) Web Development
3 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
4 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
4 9 (64.29%) Mobile First
4 9 (64.29%) Adobe
5 8 (57.14%) Grunt
5 8 (57.14%) User Experience
6 7 (50.00%) Brand Awareness
6 7 (50.00%) GitHub
6 7 (50.00%) Intranet
6 7 (50.00%) .NET
6 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (50.00%) CMS
6 7 (50.00%) Marketing
6 7 (50.00%) UX Design
6 7 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (50.00%) Sitecore
7 6 (42.86%) Finance
8 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 5 (35.71%) CSS3
8 5 (35.71%) Backbone.js
9 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (28.57%) React
10 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) gulp
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 7 (50.00%) Brand Awareness
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
1 13 (92.86%) Web Developer
2 4 (28.57%) HTML Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) HTML5
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
1 14 (100.00%) Sass
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) Backbone.js
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (28.57%) React
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (57.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Web Development
2 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
3 9 (64.29%) Mobile First
4 7 (50.00%) UX Design
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Adobe
2 7 (50.00%) Sitecore