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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 376 395 423
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +28
Permanent jobs citing LESS 59 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.97% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 70 60
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
7198 7665 9147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.43% 36.79% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6418 6668 8032
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
East Sussex +28 14 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Hampshire +8 13 £27,500 -21.42%
Oxfordshire -5 10 £38,000 +26.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +32 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey -3 7 £36,500 -23.15%
Middlesex - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +5 2 £32,500 -27.77%
West Sussex -5 1 £42,500 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 176 (99.44%) CSS
2 174 (98.31%) JavaScript
3 165 (93.22%) HTML
4 116 (65.54%) Sass
5 115 (64.97%) HTML5
6 103 (58.19%) jQuery
7 97 (54.80%) CSS3
8 89 (50.28%) Web Development
9 86 (48.59%) AngularJS
10 83 (46.89%) Front End Development
11 70 (39.55%) Git (software)
12 63 (35.59%) MVC
13 60 (33.90%) PHP
13 60 (33.90%) User Experience
14 57 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (29.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 43 (24.29%) .NET
17 42 (23.73%) Grunt
18 38 (21.47%) MySQL
19 36 (20.34%) OO
19 36 (20.34%) Subversion
19 36 (20.34%) React
19 36 (20.34%) Backbone.js
20 31 (17.51%) Responsive Web Design
20 31 (17.51%) gulp
21 29 (16.38%) MongoDB
21 29 (16.38%) Node.js
21 29 (16.38%) CMS
22 28 (15.82%) OOP
23 26 (14.69%) ASP.NET

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 29 (16.38%) CMS
1 29 (16.38%) Node.js
2 25 (14.12%) WordPress
3 10 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.69%) Apache
4 3 (1.69%) Drupal
4 3 (1.69%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (14.69%) Photoshop
2 18 (10.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (6.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (3.95%) InDesign
5 6 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (9.04%) Magento
2 2 (1.13%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.82%) GitHub
2 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Firebase
4 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) HTTP
2 7 (3.95%) SSH
3 3 (1.69%) Internet
4 2 (1.13%) FTP
4 2 (1.13%) SMTP
5 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.47%) MySQL
2 29 (16.38%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.21%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.69%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 70 (39.55%) Git (software)
2 42 (23.73%) Grunt
3 36 (20.34%) Subversion
4 31 (17.51%) gulp
5 11 (6.21%) Bower
5 11 (6.21%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.52%) JIRA
7 6 (3.39%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.26%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.56%) JMeter
10 1 (0.56%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.56%) Selenium
10 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (14.69%) Marketing
2 7 (3.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.39%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 173 (97.74%) Developer
2 88 (49.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 75 (42.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 42 (23.73%) Web Developer
5 40 (22.60%) HTML Developer
6 31 (17.51%) HTML CSS Developer
7 25 (14.12%) PHP Developer
8 21 (11.86%) UI Developer
9 17 (9.60%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (7.34%) Junior
10 13 (7.34%) Junior Developer
11 12 (6.78%) Angular Developer
11 12 (6.78%) Java Developer
11 12 (6.78%) Linux Developer
12 11 (6.21%) J2EE Developer
12 11 (6.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (6.21%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (6.21%) PL/SQL Developer
12 11 (6.21%) SQL Developer
13 10 (5.65%) Junior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (99.44%) CSS
2 165 (93.22%) HTML
3 116 (65.54%) Sass
4 115 (64.97%) HTML5
5 103 (58.19%) jQuery
6 97 (54.80%) CSS3
7 86 (48.59%) AngularJS
8 53 (29.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 43 (24.29%) .NET
10 36 (20.34%) Backbone.js
10 36 (20.34%) React
11 26 (14.69%) ASP.NET
12 25 (14.12%) XHTML
13 20 (11.30%) D3.js
14 19 (10.73%) RESTful
14 19 (10.73%) XML
15 17 (9.60%) Express
15 17 (9.60%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (7.91%) Dojo
17 13 (7.34%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (33.90%) User Experience
2 11 (6.21%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.21%) Data Integration
3 9 (5.08%) Social Media
4 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.69%) W3C
6 2 (1.13%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.56%) Fintech
7 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.12%) Linux
2 13 (7.34%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (50.28%) Web Development
2 83 (46.89%) Front End Development
3 63 (35.59%) MVC
4 57 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (20.34%) OO
6 31 (17.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (15.82%) OOP
8 15 (8.47%) E-Commerce
8 15 (8.47%) SDLC
9 13 (7.34%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (6.78%) Scrum
10 12 (6.78%) SEO
10 12 (6.78%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.78%) Wireframes
11 11 (6.21%) Project Management
11 11 (6.21%) V-Model
11 11 (6.21%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.65%) Agile Project Management
13 9 (5.08%) Mobile Development
14 8 (4.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 174 (98.31%) JavaScript
2 60 (33.90%) PHP
3 25 (14.12%) C#
4 17 (9.60%) Java
5 16 (9.04%) SQL
6 11 (6.21%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.26%) Python
7 4 (2.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.13%) C++
8 2 (1.13%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.56%) Perl
9 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (9.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) WCAG
3 5 (2.82%) WAI
Vendors
1 24 (13.56%) Adobe
2 12 (6.78%) Oracle
3 7 (3.95%) Zend
4 6 (3.39%) Google
4 6 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.26%) Twitter
6 3 (1.69%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.13%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.13%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) Rally
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