The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 61 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing LESS 16 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.24% 1.42% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 3.01% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 3
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
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
403 366 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 56.44% 47.23% 44.49%
Number of salaries quoted 351 281 281
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,200
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford 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 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 26 September 2016.

LESS Salary Histogram in Oxford

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for LESS.

1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) Sass
2 24 (92.31%) AngularJS
3 22 (84.62%) MVC
4 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 20 (76.92%) Ember.js
4 20 (76.92%) Backbone.js
4 20 (76.92%) React
4 20 (76.92%) Front End Development
5 19 (73.08%) Subversion
6 17 (65.38%) HTML5
6 17 (65.38%) CSS3
7 15 (57.69%) User Experience
8 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
9 8 (30.77%) Node.js
10 7 (26.92%) Web Development
11 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
12 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
12 5 (19.23%) PHP
13 4 (15.38%) .NET
13 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 4 (15.38%) Finance
13 4 (15.38%) SaaS
13 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
13 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
13 4 (15.38%) D3.js
13 4 (15.38%) Hedge funds

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 19 (73.08%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Grunt
3 1 (3.85%) gulp
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (76.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (69.23%) HTML Developer
5 14 (53.85%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (30.77%) Angular Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) Sass
2 24 (92.31%) AngularJS
3 20 (76.92%) Backbone.js
3 20 (76.92%) Ember.js
3 20 (76.92%) React
4 17 (65.38%) CSS3
4 17 (65.38%) HTML5
5 8 (30.77%) Node.js
6 6 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 4 (15.38%) D3.js
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
9 2 (7.69%) Underscore.js
10 1 (3.85%) Ajax
10 1 (3.85%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) User Experience
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (15.38%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) MVC
2 20 (76.92%) Front End Development
3 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Content Management
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) SEO
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe