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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 76 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% 0.65% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 1.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
318 389 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 41.68% 50.92% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 262 356 384
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft