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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
342 254 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 41.81% 38.43% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 246 227 261
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (50.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Designer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Kohana
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (50.00%) Social Gaming
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Zend