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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 278 361 399
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +38
Permanent jobs citing LESS 136 116 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.18% 1.35% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 131 102 58
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
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
6231 8574 7689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.65% 39.84% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5464 7467 6653
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Surrey +56 60 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Oxfordshire +41 32 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +35 20 £36,750 +5.00%
Hampshire +4 16 £40,000 +33.33% 2
West Sussex +17 3 £40,000 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Kent +10 2 £37,000 -12.94% 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 272 (98.55%) JavaScript
2 258 (93.48%) HTML
3 255 (92.39%) CSS
4 215 (77.90%) HTML5
5 208 (75.36%) Sass
6 191 (69.20%) AngularJS
7 168 (60.87%) jQuery
8 138 (50.00%) CSS3
9 122 (44.20%) C#
9 122 (44.20%) User Experience
10 121 (43.84%) Front End Development
11 119 (43.12%) MVC
12 112 (40.58%) .NET
12 112 (40.58%) React
13 108 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
14 103 (37.32%) Git (software)
15 89 (32.25%) Web Development
16 82 (29.71%) Backbone.js
17 73 (26.45%) SQL Server
18 71 (25.72%) ASP.NET
19 69 (25.00%) Ajax
20 68 (24.64%) Web Services
21 66 (23.91%) .NET Framework
21 66 (23.91%) REST
22 60 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
23 57 (20.65%) SQL
24 56 (20.29%) Responsive Web Design
25 54 (19.57%) Unit Testing
25 54 (19.57%) JSON
26 53 (19.20%) Microsoft Azure

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 37 (13.41%) IIS
2 31 (11.23%) NServiceBus
3 25 (9.06%) CMS
4 14 (5.07%) Umbraco
5 13 (4.71%) WordPress
6 8 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.45%) Apache
8 4 (1.45%) Drupal
9 3 (1.09%) Kentico
10 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.36%) Confluence
11 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (11.59%) Photoshop
2 17 (6.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.09%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.72%) GIMP
6 1 (0.36%) MS Office
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 53 (19.20%) Amazon AWS
1 53 (19.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.17%) SaaS
3 5 (1.81%) Office 365
4 3 (1.09%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Force.com
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.07%) HTTP
2 2 (0.72%) FTP
2 2 (0.72%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) SMTP
2 2 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (26.45%) SQL Server
2 49 (17.75%) Redis
3 32 (11.59%) NoSQL
4 31 (11.23%) MongoDB
5 30 (10.87%) Azure SQL Database
5 30 (10.87%) RavenDB
6 29 (10.51%) CouchDB
6 29 (10.51%) MySQL
7 27 (9.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (9.78%) Couchbase
7 27 (9.78%) Event Store
8 21 (7.61%) MariaDB
9 11 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.36%) RethinkDB
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (37.32%) Git (software)
2 44 (15.94%) TeamCity
3 41 (14.86%) Subversion
4 38 (13.77%) gulp
5 33 (11.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (10.87%) Grunt
6 30 (10.87%) Jenkins
7 28 (10.14%) JSUnit
7 28 (10.14%) Visual Studio
8 13 (4.71%) Jasmine
9 10 (3.62%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (3.62%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.90%) Babel
11 7 (2.54%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.09%) JIRA
12 3 (1.09%) NCrunch
12 3 (1.09%) ReSharper
12 3 (1.09%) Selenium
13 2 (0.72%) CruiseControl
General
1 34 (12.32%) Finance
2 14 (5.07%) Financial Institution
3 11 (3.99%) Marketing
4 7 (2.54%) Arabic Language
5 2 (0.72%) Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
5 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 276 (100.00%) Developer
2 122 (44.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 92 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 78 (28.26%) HTML Developer
5 66 (23.91%) Senior Developer
6 64 (23.19%) .NET Developer
6 64 (23.19%) C# Developer
7 57 (20.65%) HTML CSS Developer
7 57 (20.65%) Web Developer
8 51 (18.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (12.68%) UI Developer
10 30 (10.87%) PHP Developer
11 27 (9.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 26 (9.42%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (9.06%) Angular Developer
14 24 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 23 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 22 (7.97%) Node.js Developer
16 22 (7.97%) Senior .NET Developer
16 22 (7.97%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (93.48%) HTML
2 255 (92.39%) CSS
3 215 (77.90%) HTML5
4 208 (75.36%) Sass
5 191 (69.20%) AngularJS
6 168 (60.87%) jQuery
7 138 (50.00%) CSS3
8 112 (40.58%) .NET
8 112 (40.58%) React
9 82 (29.71%) Backbone.js
10 71 (25.72%) ASP.NET
11 69 (25.00%) Ajax
12 68 (24.64%) Web Services
13 66 (23.91%) .NET Framework
13 66 (23.91%) REST
14 60 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 54 (19.57%) JSON
16 50 (18.12%) Entity Framework
16 50 (18.12%) Node.js
17 49 (17.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (44.20%) User Experience
2 28 (10.14%) Blog
3 12 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.90%) Telematics
5 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.72%) Fintech
6 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.13%) Windows
2 30 (10.87%) Windows Server
3 27 (9.78%) Linux
3 27 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.17%) Unix
5 3 (1.09%) Android
5 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.84%) Front End Development
2 119 (43.12%) MVC
3 108 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (32.25%) Web Development
5 56 (20.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 54 (19.57%) Unit Testing
7 52 (18.84%) TDD
8 37 (13.41%) Web Design
9 36 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 36 (13.04%) SOLID
10 32 (11.59%) SOA
11 30 (10.87%) API Development
11 30 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
11 30 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
11 30 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (10.51%) DevOps
13 28 (10.14%) Automated Testing
14 26 (9.42%) Wireframes
15 23 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 272 (98.55%) JavaScript
2 122 (44.20%) C#
3 57 (20.65%) SQL
4 44 (15.94%) PHP
5 32 (11.59%) PowerShell
5 32 (11.59%) T-SQL
6 31 (11.23%) Java
7 23 (8.33%) Scala
8 21 (7.61%) Ruby
9 12 (4.35%) ES6
9 12 (4.35%) Python
10 6 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.81%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.72%) C++
12 2 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.72%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.72%) R
13 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 34 (12.32%) Degree
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.54%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (17.75%) Docker
2 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (9.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.26%) Adobe
3 8 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.81%) Google
4 5 (1.81%) Oracle
5 3 (1.09%) RedGate
5 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.72%) Twitter
7 1 (0.36%) ATG
7 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
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