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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / South East
Rank 310 323 398
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +75
Permanent jobs citing LESS 84 118 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 1.60% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 80 117 72
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
5797 7362 7780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.09% 38.32% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5012 6610 6813
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +39 24 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire +35 24 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Oxfordshire +31 17 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Berkshire +18 13 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Kent - 3 £41,250 - 4
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £48,750 +54.76% 1
West Sussex +10 1 £40,000 -5.88%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for LESS.

1 219 (97.33%) HTML
2 217 (96.44%) JavaScript
3 212 (94.22%) CSS
4 161 (71.56%) AngularJS
5 159 (70.67%) HTML5
6 149 (66.22%) Sass
7 132 (58.67%) jQuery
8 120 (53.33%) C#
9 117 (52.00%) .NET
10 106 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
11 103 (45.78%) User Experience
12 99 (44.00%) Front End Development
13 98 (43.56%) MVC
14 91 (40.44%) CSS3
15 90 (40.00%) Web Services
16 87 (38.67%) SQL Server
17 79 (35.11%) REST
17 79 (35.11%) ASP.NET
18 77 (34.22%) Web Development
18 77 (34.22%) React
19 68 (30.22%) .NET Framework
20 65 (28.89%) ASP.NET Web API
21 63 (28.00%) Git (software)
22 59 (26.22%) JSON
23 58 (25.78%) SQL
24 55 (24.44%) Ajax
24 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
25 53 (23.56%) Entity Framework
25 53 (23.56%) Responsive Web Design
26 52 (23.11%) Backbone.js

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 40 (17.78%) IIS
2 29 (12.89%) NServiceBus
3 19 (8.44%) CMS
4 10 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.67%) WordPress
8 4 (1.78%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.33%) Kentico
10 2 (0.89%) Apache
10 2 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.89%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.44%) Drupal
11 1 (0.44%) nginx
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (3.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.44%) MS Office
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 43 (19.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (18.22%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.00%) Office 365
4 6 (2.67%) SaaS
5 2 (0.89%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.22%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (38.67%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.89%) Redis
3 35 (15.56%) NoSQL
4 34 (15.11%) CouchDB
5 29 (12.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 29 (12.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 29 (12.89%) Couchbase
5 29 (12.89%) Event Store
5 29 (12.89%) RavenDB
6 21 (9.33%) MySQL
7 17 (7.56%) MongoDB
8 11 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.00%) MariaDB
9 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.44%) RethinkDB
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 49 (21.78%) TeamCity
3 31 (13.78%) gulp
4 29 (12.89%) JSUnit
5 27 (12.00%) Subversion
6 24 (10.67%) Visual Studio
7 23 (10.22%) Grunt
8 22 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (7.56%) Jenkins
10 10 (4.44%) MSBuild
11 8 (3.56%) Vagrant
12 6 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.22%) CruiseControl
13 5 (2.22%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.78%) Mocha
15 3 (1.33%) Bower
15 3 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (1.33%) Selenium
16 2 (0.89%) webpack
General
1 21 (9.33%) Marketing
2 17 (7.56%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Arabic Language
4 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.89%) Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 223 (99.11%) Developer
2 81 (36.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 59 (26.22%) C# Developer
3 59 (26.22%) Web Developer
4 58 (25.78%) Senior Developer
5 57 (25.33%) .NET Developer
6 56 (24.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 44 (19.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (17.33%) HTML Developer
9 28 (12.44%) UI Developer
10 27 (12.00%) HTML CSS Developer
11 25 (11.11%) Angular Developer
12 22 (9.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 21 (9.33%) Senior C# Developer
14 20 (8.89%) Agile Developer
15 18 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
15 18 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
15 18 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
15 18 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
16 16 (7.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (97.33%) HTML
2 212 (94.22%) CSS
3 161 (71.56%) AngularJS
4 159 (70.67%) HTML5
5 149 (66.22%) Sass
6 132 (58.67%) jQuery
7 117 (52.00%) .NET
8 91 (40.44%) CSS3
9 90 (40.00%) Web Services
10 79 (35.11%) ASP.NET
10 79 (35.11%) REST
11 77 (34.22%) React
12 68 (30.22%) .NET Framework
13 65 (28.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 59 (26.22%) JSON
15 55 (24.44%) Ajax
16 53 (23.56%) Entity Framework
17 52 (23.11%) Backbone.js
18 48 (21.33%) Durandal
19 46 (20.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 103 (45.78%) User Experience
2 24 (10.67%) Blog
3 11 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.67%) Fintech
5 6 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.89%) NHS
7 2 (0.89%) W3C
8 1 (0.44%) Animation
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.33%) Windows
2 29 (12.89%) Windows Server
2 29 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (5.78%) Linux
4 3 (1.33%) Unix
5 2 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (44.00%) Front End Development
3 98 (43.56%) MVC
4 77 (34.22%) Web Development
5 53 (23.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 46 (20.44%) TDD
7 41 (18.22%) Unit Testing
8 36 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 34 (15.11%) DevOps
10 33 (14.67%) SOA
11 32 (14.22%) SOLID
12 29 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (12.89%) Domain-Driven Design
12 29 (12.89%) Infrastructure Management
12 29 (12.89%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (12.89%) Web Design
13 24 (10.67%) Automated Testing
14 23 (10.22%) Wireframes
15 20 (8.89%) OO
16 19 (8.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 217 (96.44%) JavaScript
2 120 (53.33%) C#
3 58 (25.78%) SQL
4 34 (15.11%) PowerShell
4 34 (15.11%) T-SQL
5 23 (10.22%) PHP
6 14 (6.22%) Java
6 14 (6.22%) TypeScript
7 11 (4.89%) Python
7 11 (4.89%) Scala
8 9 (4.00%) ES6
8 9 (4.00%) Ruby
9 3 (1.33%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.89%) C++
10 2 (0.89%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.89%) R
11 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (7.56%) Degree
2 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
System Software
1 39 (17.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (12.89%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (12.89%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.00%) Adobe
3 7 (3.11%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (0.44%) ATG
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.44%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.44%) Zend
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