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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 362 413 429
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +16
Permanent jobs citing LESS 80 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.34% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 7
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £22,800 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,750 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
7567 8283 8907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.65% 38.50% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6425 7296 7895
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +20 36 £44,500 +64.81% 2
Hampshire +4 15 £30,000 -33.33% 2
East Sussex - 9 £29,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 8 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire +22 7 £35,000 -33.33%
Berkshire +9 4 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Kent - 1 £30,000 - 2
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 142 (97.26%) HTML
1 142 (97.26%) CSS
2 140 (95.89%) JavaScript
3 119 (81.51%) jQuery
4 108 (73.97%) Sass
5 89 (60.96%) HTML5
6 84 (57.53%) AngularJS
7 83 (56.85%) User Experience
8 79 (54.11%) Git (software)
9 75 (51.37%) Backbone.js
10 69 (47.26%) CSS3
11 67 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (41.10%) Subversion
13 55 (37.67%) SQL
14 54 (36.99%) MVC
15 40 (27.40%) Jasmine
16 39 (26.71%) TDD
17 38 (26.03%) PHP
18 37 (25.34%) Windows
18 37 (25.34%) Unit Testing
19 36 (24.66%) IIS
20 35 (23.97%) Ember.js
20 35 (23.97%) KnockoutJS
21 33 (22.60%) Google
22 31 (21.23%) WordPress
23 30 (20.55%) Apple iOS
23 30 (20.55%) Marketing
23 30 (20.55%) Android
23 30 (20.55%) Web Services
23 30 (20.55%) .NET

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 36 (24.66%) IIS
2 31 (21.23%) WordPress
3 27 (18.49%) Apache
4 26 (17.81%) Node.js
5 23 (15.75%) NServiceBus
6 8 (5.48%) CMS
7 6 (4.11%) Drupal
8 3 (2.05%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.37%) Plone
9 2 (1.37%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.68%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.68%) TeamSite
Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Photoshop
2 16 (10.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.22%) GitHub
3 10 (6.85%) SaaS
4 7 (4.79%) PaaS
4 7 (4.79%) Heroku
4 7 (4.79%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.18%) SQL Server
1 28 (19.18%) NoSQL
2 25 (17.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (16.44%) MySQL
4 23 (15.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 23 (15.75%) RavenDB
5 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.37%) Redis
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 79 (54.11%) Git (software)
2 60 (41.10%) Subversion
3 40 (27.40%) Jasmine
4 23 (15.75%) ReSharper
4 23 (15.75%) TeamCity
4 23 (15.75%) NCrunch
5 8 (5.48%) Grunt
6 6 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.37%) Selenium
8 1 (0.68%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) Sinon.JS
General
1 30 (20.55%) Marketing
2 24 (16.44%) Finance
3 7 (4.79%) Retail
4 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.42%) Publishing
5 2 (1.37%) Automotive
5 2 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 138 (94.52%) Developer
2 54 (36.99%) Web Developer
3 50 (34.25%) Front-End Developer
4 25 (17.12%) Front-End Web Developer
4 25 (17.12%) .NET Developer
5 24 (16.44%) C# Developer
5 24 (16.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (14.38%) PHP Developer
7 14 (9.59%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Applications Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.42%) Python Developer
12 5 (3.42%) Lead Web Developer
13 4 (2.74%) Designer
14 3 (2.05%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (97.26%) HTML
1 142 (97.26%) CSS
2 119 (81.51%) jQuery
3 108 (73.97%) Sass
4 89 (60.96%) HTML5
5 84 (57.53%) AngularJS
6 75 (51.37%) Backbone.js
7 69 (47.26%) CSS3
8 35 (23.97%) KnockoutJS
8 35 (23.97%) Ember.js
9 30 (20.55%) Web Services
9 30 (20.55%) .NET
10 27 (18.49%) ASP.NET
10 27 (18.49%) PhoneGap
11 25 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (17.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (16.44%) MSMQ
13 23 (15.75%) .NET Framework
13 23 (15.75%) WCF
13 23 (15.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (56.85%) User Experience
2 29 (19.86%) Mobile App
3 19 (13.01%) Open Source
4 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
5 13 (8.90%) BBC
6 5 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.74%) W3C
8 3 (2.05%) Animation
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.34%) Windows
2 30 (20.55%) Android
2 30 (20.55%) Apple iOS
3 23 (15.75%) Windows Phone
4 18 (12.33%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.99%) MVC
3 39 (26.71%) TDD
4 37 (25.34%) Unit Testing
5 29 (19.86%) OO
6 26 (17.81%) E-Commerce
6 26 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (15.75%) Web Development
7 23 (15.75%) Domain-Driven Design
7 23 (15.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (15.75%) SOA
7 23 (15.75%) Pair Programming
7 23 (15.75%) Mobile Application Development
7 23 (15.75%) Infrastructure Management
7 23 (15.75%) Android Development
7 23 (15.75%) iOS Development
7 23 (15.75%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (11.64%) Web Design
9 14 (9.59%) OOD
10 12 (8.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 140 (95.89%) JavaScript
2 55 (37.67%) SQL
3 38 (26.03%) PHP
4 26 (17.81%) C#
5 20 (13.70%) Ruby
6 19 (13.01%) PHP5
7 12 (8.22%) Python
8 2 (1.37%) Java
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (22.60%) Google
2 23 (15.75%) Red Gate
2 23 (15.75%) Xamarin
3 15 (10.27%) Adobe
4 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.11%) Zend
6 3 (2.05%) CODA
6 3 (2.05%) Twitter
7 2 (1.37%) Facebook
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (0.68%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.68%) FatWire
8 1 (0.68%) VMware
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Guildford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago