The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 71 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 0.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £22,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
267 305 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.17% 44.85% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 204 271 260
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LESS
England

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
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 1 August 2014. 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 - 1 £22,500 - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 August 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
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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