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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 339 374 411
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +37
Permanent jobs citing LESS 101 79 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.35% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 0.95% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 77 57 12
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
7721 8279 7996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.05% 37.19% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6680 7079 7101
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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
East Sussex +36 24 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Kent +11 11 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Surrey -21 11 £41,500 -7.77% 4
Hampshire +7 10 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Sussex - 9 £48,000 - 2
Berkshire +4 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Oxfordshire +1 7 £35,000 - 4
Isle of Wight - 5 £22,500 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 168 (97.67%) HTML
1 168 (97.67%) CSS
2 150 (87.21%) JavaScript
3 135 (78.49%) Sass
4 127 (73.84%) jQuery
5 91 (52.91%) AngularJS
5 91 (52.91%) HTML5
6 74 (43.02%) SQL
7 63 (36.63%) CSS3
8 62 (36.05%) Git (software)
9 56 (32.56%) Web Development
10 54 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (29.07%) .NET
12 48 (27.91%) Backbone.js
13 47 (27.33%) Grunt
13 47 (27.33%) Amazon AWS
14 45 (26.16%) MySQL
15 44 (25.58%) MVC
16 43 (25.00%) Degree
17 41 (23.84%) Python
17 41 (23.84%) NoSQL
17 41 (23.84%) User Experience
17 41 (23.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 40 (23.26%) PHP
19 38 (22.09%) C#
20 36 (20.93%) ASP.NET
21 34 (19.77%) Games
21 34 (19.77%) Scrum
22 32 (18.60%) Computer Science
23 30 (17.44%) Visual Studio

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (16.28%) CMS
2 26 (15.12%) Node.js
3 24 (13.95%) Apache
4 23 (13.37%) nginx
5 15 (8.72%) Jetty
6 12 (6.98%) Drupal
7 10 (5.81%) WordPress
8 9 (5.23%) IIS
9 7 (4.07%) Joomla!
9 7 (4.07%) NServiceBus
10 4 (2.33%) Kentico
10 4 (2.33%) SilverStripe
10 4 (2.33%) TYPO3
11 3 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (9.88%) Photoshop
2 15 (8.72%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.33%) InDesign
6 3 (1.74%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (27.33%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (13.37%) GitHub
3 17 (9.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 17 (9.88%) Heroku
4 14 (8.14%) PaaS
5 10 (5.81%) Google App Engine
5 10 (5.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.23%) SaaS
7 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.33%) Intranet
2 2 (1.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.16%) MySQL
2 41 (23.84%) NoSQL
3 27 (15.70%) MongoDB
3 27 (15.70%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
5 23 (13.37%) Riak
6 15 (8.72%) Redis
7 13 (7.56%) RavenDB
8 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.07%) CouchDB
9 7 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (4.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (4.07%) Event Store
9 7 (4.07%) Couchbase
10 4 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (36.05%) Git (software)
2 47 (27.33%) Grunt
3 30 (17.44%) Visual Studio
4 25 (14.53%) gulp
5 22 (12.79%) Subversion
6 18 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (6.40%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (6.40%) Jasmine
8 10 (5.81%) JIRA
8 10 (5.81%) Bower
9 7 (4.07%) NCrunch
9 7 (4.07%) ReSharper
9 7 (4.07%) JSUnit
9 7 (4.07%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.74%) Axure RP
12 2 (1.16%) Yeoman
12 2 (1.16%) Selenium
13 1 (0.58%) NUnit
13 1 (0.58%) QUnit
General
1 34 (19.77%) Games
2 18 (10.47%) Marketing
3 10 (5.81%) Finance
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (84.30%) Developer
2 66 (38.37%) Front-End Developer
3 52 (30.23%) Web Developer
4 23 (13.37%) Software Engineer
4 23 (13.37%) Web Engineer
5 21 (12.21%) Front-End Web Developer
6 16 (9.30%) Web Applications Developer
6 16 (9.30%) Applications Developer
6 16 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 16 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (8.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (8.14%) Python Developer
8 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (6.40%) UI Programmer
9 11 (6.40%) UI Developer
10 9 (5.23%) PHP Developer
10 9 (5.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (97.67%) CSS
1 168 (97.67%) HTML
2 135 (78.49%) Sass
3 127 (73.84%) jQuery
4 91 (52.91%) HTML5
4 91 (52.91%) AngularJS
5 63 (36.63%) CSS3
6 50 (29.07%) .NET
7 48 (27.91%) Backbone.js
8 41 (23.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (20.93%) ASP.NET
10 29 (16.86%) Ember.js
11 23 (13.37%) Ajax
12 21 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (10.47%) Django
13 18 (10.47%) WCF
13 18 (10.47%) .NET Framework
14 17 (9.88%) XHTML
14 17 (9.88%) Symfony
15 16 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.84%) User Experience
2 32 (18.60%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.07%) Blog
5 7 (4.07%) Podcast
6 5 (2.91%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.33%) NHS
8 3 (1.74%) W3C
8 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.88%) Android
2 8 (4.65%) Linux
3 7 (4.07%) Windows
3 7 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.56%) Web Development
2 54 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (25.58%) MVC
4 34 (19.77%) Scrum
5 25 (14.53%) Unit Testing
6 24 (13.95%) Software Engineering
7 23 (13.37%) Integration Testing
7 23 (13.37%) Game Development
8 22 (12.79%) OO
9 18 (10.47%) SEO
10 15 (8.72%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.14%) TDD
12 13 (7.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (7.56%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (6.98%) Project Management
14 11 (6.40%) DevOps
15 10 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
16 8 (4.65%) Agile Project Management
17 7 (4.07%) Web Application Development
17 7 (4.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 150 (87.21%) JavaScript
2 74 (43.02%) SQL
3 41 (23.84%) Python
4 40 (23.26%) PHP
5 38 (22.09%) C#
6 25 (14.53%) Ruby
7 23 (13.37%) Shell Script
8 19 (11.05%) Java
9 16 (9.30%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.49%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.33%) PHP5
13 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.95%) Varnish
2 11 (6.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) Puppet
1 7 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.33%) Ansible
2 4 (2.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
1 19 (11.05%) Google
2 13 (7.56%) Twitter
3 8 (4.65%) Zend
4 7 (4.07%) Adobe
4 7 (4.07%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + great benefits and company holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Riot Games EU
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum plus share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago