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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 72 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
300 419 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 43.23% 45.89% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 268 389 423
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) Sass
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) CSS3
4 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 4 (57.14%) User Experience
5 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (42.86%) SaaS
5 3 (42.86%) Node.js
5 3 (42.86%) XHTML
6 2 (28.57%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (28.57%) Twitter
7 1 (14.29%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (14.29%) JSON
7 1 (14.29%) Drupal
7 1 (14.29%) WordPress
7 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (14.29%) Facebook
7 1 (14.29%) Advertising
7 1 (14.29%) Publishing
7 1 (14.29%) CMS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (42.86%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
1 7 (100.00%) Sass
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 3 (42.86%) XHTML
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook