The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 68 80 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.98% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 0.84% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
LESS
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
298 359 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 48.46% 46.62% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 274 304 422
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

LESS
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

LESS Salary Trend in Oxford

LESS
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Oxford

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) Sass
2 8 (88.89%) Front End Development
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Web Development
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) Backbone.js
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) Ember.js
4 5 (55.56%) React
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile Development
5 4 (44.44%) Subversion
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) Node.js
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) D3.js
5 4 (44.44%) Xamarin
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) W3C
7 1 (11.11%) Fintech
7 1 (11.11%) Underscore.js
7 1 (11.11%) Finance

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (44.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Grunt
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (55.56%) HTML Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Angular Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce Web Developer
4 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Web UI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) Sass
2 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) Backbone.js
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) Ember.js
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (55.56%) React
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) D3.js
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Front End Development
1 8 (88.89%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Xamarin
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Salary: £38,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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