The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / North West
Rank 197 198 193
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing LESS 38 32 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.57% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 1.55% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 60
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2538 2063 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.24% 36.94% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2197 1795 2412
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 West

LESS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

LESS Salary Trend in the North West

LESS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

LESS Salary Histogram in the North West

LESS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -7 36 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Merseyside -11 1 £31,000 -27.05%
Lancashire - 1 £75,649 - 2
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for LESS.

1 69 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 68 (94.44%) HTML
2 68 (94.44%) CSS
3 67 (93.06%) Sass
4 47 (65.28%) CSS3
4 47 (65.28%) HTML5
5 45 (62.50%) Front End Development
6 43 (59.72%) AngularJS
7 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (52.78%) jQuery
9 32 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (38.89%) Grunt
10 28 (38.89%) Git (software)
11 27 (37.50%) gulp
12 26 (36.11%) User Experience
13 25 (34.72%) Backbone.js
14 24 (33.33%) OO
14 24 (33.33%) MVC
15 23 (31.94%) PHP
16 21 (29.17%) React
17 20 (27.78%) Node.js
18 17 (23.61%) Ember.js
18 17 (23.61%) RequireJS
19 16 (22.22%) RESTful
19 16 (22.22%) Web Development
20 15 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
21 14 (19.44%) TDD
21 14 (19.44%) Adobe
22 13 (18.06%) Photoshop
22 13 (18.06%) JSON

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (15.28%) WordPress
2 4 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (4.17%) Drupal
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.39%) Marvel
5 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Photoshop
2 11 (15.28%) InVision
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) MySQL
2 7 (9.72%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 28 (38.89%) Grunt
2 27 (37.50%) gulp
3 11 (15.28%) Axure RP
4 8 (11.11%) Subversion
5 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.56%) JIRA
7 2 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.78%) Bower
7 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.39%) git-flow
8 1 (1.39%) Maven
8 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (1.39%) Advertising
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (95.83%) Developer
2 33 (45.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (27.78%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 16 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
4 16 (22.22%) HTML Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 10 (13.89%) PHP Developer
6 10 (13.89%) UI Developer
7 6 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior UI Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Angular Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.78%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (94.44%) CSS
1 68 (94.44%) HTML
2 67 (93.06%) Sass
3 47 (65.28%) CSS3
3 47 (65.28%) HTML5
4 43 (59.72%) AngularJS
5 38 (52.78%) jQuery
6 32 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 25 (34.72%) Backbone.js
8 21 (29.17%) React
9 20 (27.78%) Node.js
10 17 (23.61%) Ember.js
10 17 (23.61%) RequireJS
11 16 (22.22%) RESTful
12 15 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (18.06%) JSON
14 12 (16.67%) Express
14 12 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
14 12 (16.67%) Laravel
15 11 (15.28%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) User Experience
2 4 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (5.56%) Internet of Things
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile Games
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Front End Development
2 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.33%) MVC
3 24 (33.33%) OO
4 16 (22.22%) Web Development
5 14 (19.44%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) Web Design
7 9 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (11.11%) BDD
8 8 (11.11%) Mobile Development
9 7 (9.72%) OO PHP
10 6 (8.33%) Scrum
10 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Wireframes
11 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.56%) Microservices
12 4 (5.56%) Mobile First
12 4 (5.56%) Open Source
12 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.94%) PHP
3 9 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 6 (8.33%) Python
5 5 (6.94%) Java
6 3 (4.17%) ES6
6 3 (4.17%) SQL
7 2 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Adobe
2 5 (6.94%) Zend
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) hybris
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £55000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Clitheroe, Lancashire
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Newcastle, Manchester, Blackpool
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: Up to £75,649 plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago