The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 374 378 440
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +62
Permanent jobs citing LESS 71 56 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.25% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.66% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 12
Average salary £35,000 £44,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% -11.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
LESS
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7699 8487 9353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.59% 38.46% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6668 7340 8494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LESS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

LESS Salary Trend in the South East

LESS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in the South East

LESS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -8 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire -14 15 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 13 £35,000 -
Berkshire +13 7 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +8 7 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East Sussex - 6 £29,000 - 1
Kent -12 1 £30,000 -29.41%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 146 (97.33%) CSS
2 141 (94.00%) JavaScript
3 140 (93.33%) HTML
4 128 (85.33%) jQuery
5 117 (78.00%) Sass
6 93 (62.00%) HTML5
7 90 (60.00%) AngularJS
8 86 (57.33%) User Experience
9 79 (52.67%) CSS3
10 78 (52.00%) Git (software)
11 68 (45.33%) Subversion
12 64 (42.67%) Backbone.js
13 61 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (40.00%) SQL
15 57 (38.00%) MVC
16 45 (30.00%) PHP
17 40 (26.67%) Windows
18 38 (25.33%) Unit Testing
19 37 (24.67%) IIS
20 35 (23.33%) MySQL
20 35 (23.33%) Google
21 33 (22.00%) TDD
22 32 (21.33%) Android
22 32 (21.33%) Apple iOS
23 31 (20.67%) Jasmine
23 31 (20.67%) JSON
24 30 (20.00%) XML
24 30 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
25 29 (19.33%) Node.js
25 29 (19.33%) Ember.js

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 37 (24.67%) IIS
2 29 (19.33%) Node.js
3 25 (16.67%) WordPress
4 23 (15.33%) Apache
5 19 (12.67%) NServiceBus
6 9 (6.00%) CMS
7 2 (1.33%) Plone
7 2 (1.33%) Drupal
7 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) TeamSite
Applications
1 23 (15.33%) Photoshop
2 22 (14.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.67%) Google App Engine
2 13 (8.67%) PaaS
2 13 (8.67%) Heroku
2 13 (8.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (7.33%) GitHub
4 7 (4.67%) SaaS
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.33%) MySQL
2 24 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 21 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (12.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (12.67%) RavenDB
5 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 68 (45.33%) Subversion
3 31 (20.67%) Jasmine
4 21 (14.00%) TeamCity
5 19 (12.67%) NCrunch
5 19 (12.67%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.67%) Grunt
7 1 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.67%) MSTest
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Maven
7 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 28 (18.67%) Marketing
2 20 (13.33%) Finance
3 6 (4.00%) Retail
4 5 (3.33%) Publishing
5 3 (2.00%) Advertising
5 3 (2.00%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (96.67%) Developer
2 52 (34.67%) Front-End Developer
3 50 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 26 (17.33%) PHP Developer
5 23 (15.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 19 (12.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (12.67%) .NET Developer
6 19 (12.67%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Applications Developer
8 7 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.33%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Lead Web Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Python Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Designer
11 3 (2.00%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Django Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (97.33%) CSS
2 140 (93.33%) HTML
3 128 (85.33%) jQuery
4 117 (78.00%) Sass
5 93 (62.00%) HTML5
6 90 (60.00%) AngularJS
7 79 (52.67%) CSS3
8 64 (42.67%) Backbone.js
9 31 (20.67%) JSON
10 30 (20.00%) XML
10 30 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
11 29 (19.33%) Ember.js
12 28 (18.67%) Web Services
13 25 (16.67%) .NET
14 23 (15.33%) ASP.NET
14 23 (15.33%) PhoneGap
15 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (14.00%) .NET Framework
15 21 (14.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (57.33%) User Experience
2 25 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 18 (12.00%) BBC
3 18 (12.00%) Open Source
4 12 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.67%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.00%) Animation
7 1 (0.67%) Blog
7 1 (0.67%) W3C
7 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.67%) Windows
2 32 (21.33%) Android
2 32 (21.33%) Apple iOS
3 23 (15.33%) Linux
4 19 (12.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (40.67%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.00%) MVC
3 38 (25.33%) Unit Testing
4 33 (22.00%) TDD
5 28 (18.67%) OO
5 28 (18.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 26 (17.33%) E-Commerce
7 22 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (14.67%) Web Development
8 19 (12.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 19 (12.67%) SOA
8 19 (12.67%) Pair Programming
8 19 (12.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 19 (12.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 19 (12.67%) Android Development
8 19 (12.67%) iOS Development
8 19 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (10.67%) Web Design
10 13 (8.67%) OOD
11 11 (7.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 141 (94.00%) JavaScript
2 60 (40.00%) SQL
3 45 (30.00%) PHP
4 28 (18.67%) PHP5
5 22 (14.67%) C#
6 17 (11.33%) Ruby
7 10 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.33%) Java
10 1 (0.67%) XQuery
10 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.67%) WCAG
1 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (23.33%) Google
2 26 (17.33%) Adobe
3 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (12.67%) Red Gate
4 19 (12.67%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.00%) Zend
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle
6 1 (0.67%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.67%) FatWire
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Facebook
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter
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