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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 271 350 378
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +28
Permanent jobs citing LESS 158 121 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.57% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 1.49% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 150 92 54
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £49,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
6615 8095 7880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.88% 38.41% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5782 7068 6674
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +67 54 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Berkshire +64 38 £40,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire +9 26 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Hampshire +12 13 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Kent +10 11 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 11 £47,500 +25.00%
East Sussex -18 4 £25,000 -39.39%
West Sussex +3 1 £30,000 -37.50% 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 220 (99.10%) JavaScript
2 206 (92.79%) CSS
3 204 (91.89%) HTML
4 187 (84.23%) Sass
5 169 (76.13%) HTML5
6 149 (67.12%) AngularJS
7 140 (63.06%) jQuery
8 124 (55.86%) CSS3
9 108 (48.65%) Front End Development
10 106 (47.75%) MVC
11 93 (41.89%) Git (software)
12 88 (39.64%) Web Development
13 85 (38.29%) React
14 76 (34.23%) .NET
15 75 (33.78%) User Experience
16 72 (32.43%) C#
17 64 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
18 63 (28.38%) Backbone.js
19 51 (22.97%) PHP
20 50 (22.52%) Ajax
21 49 (22.07%) ASP.NET
22 48 (21.62%) Node.js
23 47 (21.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 44 (19.82%) Responsive Web Design
25 41 (18.47%) Subversion
26 36 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
27 34 (15.32%) MySQL
28 33 (14.86%) gulp
29 32 (14.41%) Photoshop
29 32 (14.41%) Unit Testing

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 22 (9.91%) CMS
2 19 (8.56%) IIS
3 16 (7.21%) WordPress
4 15 (6.76%) NServiceBus
5 13 (5.86%) Umbraco
6 8 (3.60%) Drupal
7 6 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.80%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.35%) Apache
9 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.90%) Kentico
11 1 (0.45%) Confluence
11 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (14.41%) Photoshop
2 15 (6.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.25%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.90%) GIMP
6 1 (0.45%) MS Office
6 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Odoo
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.96%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.60%) GitHub
4 6 (2.70%) SaaS
5 3 (1.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.45%) Force.com
6 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.41%) HTTP
2 7 (3.15%) SSH
3 5 (2.25%) FTP
3 5 (2.25%) Internet
3 5 (2.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.32%) MySQL
2 28 (12.61%) Redis
2 28 (12.61%) SQL Server
3 27 (12.16%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.21%) MariaDB
4 16 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (6.31%) Azure SQL Database
5 14 (6.31%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.31%) RavenDB
6 11 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (4.95%) Couchbase
6 11 (4.95%) CouchDB
6 11 (4.95%) Event Store
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (41.89%) Git (software)
2 41 (18.47%) Subversion
3 33 (14.86%) gulp
4 29 (13.06%) Grunt
5 28 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (12.61%) Visual Studio
6 23 (10.36%) Jenkins
7 22 (9.91%) TeamCity
8 13 (5.86%) Jasmine
9 12 (5.41%) JSUnit
10 10 (4.50%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (4.05%) Vagrant
12 8 (3.60%) Babel
13 5 (2.25%) JIRA
13 5 (2.25%) MSBuild
14 4 (1.80%) Bower
15 3 (1.35%) NCrunch
15 3 (1.35%) ReSharper
16 2 (0.90%) git-flow
17 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 31 (13.96%) Finance
2 14 (6.31%) Financial Institution
2 14 (6.31%) Marketing
3 2 (0.90%) Arabic Language
4 1 (0.45%) Advertising
4 1 (0.45%) Automotive
4 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 221 (99.55%) Developer
2 119 (53.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 94 (42.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 73 (32.88%) HTML Developer
5 55 (24.77%) HTML CSS Developer
6 38 (17.12%) Senior Developer
6 38 (17.12%) Web Developer
7 35 (15.77%) C# Developer
8 34 (15.32%) .NET Developer
9 31 (13.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (13.96%) PHP Developer
10 27 (12.16%) UI Developer
11 23 (10.36%) Node.js Developer
12 21 (9.46%) Angular Developer
13 19 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 16 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (7.21%) Full Stack Developer
14 16 (7.21%) Java Developer
14 16 (7.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 15 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (92.79%) CSS
2 204 (91.89%) HTML
3 187 (84.23%) Sass
4 169 (76.13%) HTML5
5 149 (67.12%) AngularJS
6 140 (63.06%) jQuery
7 124 (55.86%) CSS3
8 85 (38.29%) React
9 76 (34.23%) .NET
10 63 (28.38%) Backbone.js
11 50 (22.52%) Ajax
12 49 (22.07%) ASP.NET
13 48 (21.62%) Node.js
14 47 (21.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 36 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
16 30 (13.51%) .NET Framework
17 28 (12.61%) Web Services
18 27 (12.16%) Ember.js
18 27 (12.16%) JSON
18 27 (12.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 75 (33.78%) User Experience
2 13 (5.86%) Blog
3 10 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.80%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.35%) Telematics
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.90%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.71%) Linux
2 22 (9.91%) Windows
3 14 (6.31%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.60%) Unix
6 3 (1.35%) Android
6 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (48.65%) Front End Development
2 106 (47.75%) MVC
3 88 (39.64%) Web Development
4 64 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (19.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 32 (14.41%) Unit Testing
7 30 (13.51%) TDD
7 30 (13.51%) Web Design
8 27 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.81%) Software Engineering
10 23 (10.36%) API Development
11 20 (9.01%) SOLID
12 19 (8.56%) Wireframes
13 18 (8.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 17 (7.66%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 17 (7.66%) OOP
15 16 (7.21%) BDD
15 16 (7.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (7.21%) Microservices
15 16 (7.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 220 (99.10%) JavaScript
2 72 (32.43%) C#
3 51 (22.97%) PHP
4 30 (13.51%) Java
4 30 (13.51%) SQL
5 16 (7.21%) Ruby
5 16 (7.21%) Scala
6 15 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.31%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.60%) ES6
9 7 (3.15%) Python
10 5 (2.25%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (13.51%) Degree
2 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (12.16%) Docker
2 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (4.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.15%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.70%) Adobe
3 6 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.25%) Google
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle
6 3 (1.35%) RedGate
6 3 (1.35%) Twitter
7 2 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
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