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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 372 363 441
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +78
Permanent jobs citing LESS 69 72 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.32% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.82% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 68 66 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
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
7711 8768 8363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.02% 39.42% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6723 7388 7490
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Berkshire +24 26 £46,250 +48.00% 2
Surrey +13 23 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Hampshire -1 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Kent -1 4 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex -32 3 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Oxfordshire +8 2 £40,000 +36.75% 2
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 133 (97.79%) CSS
2 126 (92.65%) HTML
3 113 (83.09%) JavaScript
3 113 (83.09%) jQuery
4 81 (59.56%) HTML5
4 81 (59.56%) Sass
5 76 (55.88%) AngularJS
6 63 (46.32%) User Experience
6 63 (46.32%) CSS3
7 57 (41.91%) SQL
8 55 (40.44%) MVC
9 51 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (36.03%) Git (software)
11 48 (35.29%) Subversion
12 37 (27.21%) Photoshop
12 37 (27.21%) .NET
13 36 (26.47%) Unit Testing
14 33 (24.26%) C#
14 33 (24.26%) PHP
14 33 (24.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 31 (22.79%) Backbone.js
15 31 (22.79%) Windows
15 31 (22.79%) Adobe
16 30 (22.06%) MySQL
16 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
17 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
17 29 (21.32%) Scrum
17 29 (21.32%) WCF
18 28 (20.59%) Web Development
18 28 (20.59%) ASP.NET

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (19.85%) IIS
2 15 (11.03%) WordPress
2 15 (11.03%) NServiceBus
3 13 (9.56%) CMS
4 12 (8.82%) Node.js
5 11 (8.09%) Apache
6 3 (2.21%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 37 (27.21%) Photoshop
2 19 (13.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.21%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.74%) InDesign
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
1 3 (2.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.35%) Google App Engine
2 10 (7.35%) PaaS
2 10 (7.35%) Heroku
2 10 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (7.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.06%) MySQL
1 30 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.44%) RavenDB
3 16 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 15 (11.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.68%) CouchDB
7 5 (3.68%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.68%) Redis
7 5 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (36.03%) Git (software)
2 48 (35.29%) Subversion
3 18 (13.24%) TeamCity
4 14 (10.29%) Visual Studio
4 14 (10.29%) ReSharper
4 14 (10.29%) NCrunch
5 10 (7.35%) Jasmine
5 10 (7.35%) Grunt
6 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.68%) JSUnit
7 5 (3.68%) JIRA
7 5 (3.68%) Bower
8 2 (1.47%) MSTest
8 2 (1.47%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.74%) Hudson
9 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.74%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.74%) Mocha
General
1 17 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Marketing
3 6 (4.41%) Advertising
4 5 (3.68%) Arabic Language
5 2 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (88.97%) Developer
2 54 (39.71%) Front-End Developer
3 23 (16.91%) .NET Developer
4 22 (16.18%) Web Developer
4 22 (16.18%) UI Developer
5 19 (13.97%) Designer
6 16 (11.76%) PHP Developer
7 15 (11.03%) C# Developer
7 15 (11.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (11.03%) Front-End Web Developer
8 14 (10.29%) UI Designer
9 13 (9.56%) Senior Developer
9 13 (9.56%) UI Programmer
10 10 (7.35%) UX Designer
11 9 (6.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 8 (5.88%) Software Developer
13 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
15 5 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (97.79%) CSS
2 126 (92.65%) HTML
3 113 (83.09%) jQuery
4 81 (59.56%) HTML5
4 81 (59.56%) Sass
5 76 (55.88%) AngularJS
6 63 (46.32%) CSS3
7 37 (27.21%) .NET
8 33 (24.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (22.79%) Backbone.js
10 29 (21.32%) WCF
11 28 (20.59%) ASP.NET
12 27 (19.85%) JSON
13 26 (19.12%) XML
14 24 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 23 (16.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (16.18%) Web Services
17 20 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
17 20 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 19 (13.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (46.32%) User Experience
2 13 (9.56%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.82%) BBC
4 11 (8.09%) Human Factors
4 11 (8.09%) RIA
5 9 (6.62%) Semantic Web
6 7 (5.15%) Blog
7 6 (4.41%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.94%) Podcast
9 2 (1.47%) W3C
9 2 (1.47%) Open Source
9 2 (1.47%) Animation
10 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.74%) NHS
10 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.74%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.79%) Windows
2 23 (16.91%) Apple iOS
3 20 (14.71%) Android
4 13 (9.56%) Linux
5 10 (7.35%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.44%) MVC
2 51 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.47%) Unit Testing
4 29 (21.32%) Scrum
5 28 (20.59%) Web Development
6 26 (19.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (16.18%) OO
8 21 (15.44%) Domain-Driven Design
9 18 (13.24%) TDD
10 15 (11.03%) Pair Programming
10 15 (11.03%) E-Commerce
10 15 (11.03%) SOA
10 15 (11.03%) Infrastructure Management
10 15 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (8.09%) Product Management
11 11 (8.09%) Information Architecture
11 11 (8.09%) Usability Testing
12 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.35%) Android Development
12 10 (7.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (83.09%) JavaScript
2 57 (41.91%) SQL
3 33 (24.26%) PHP
3 33 (24.26%) C#
4 21 (15.44%) PHP5
5 19 (13.97%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.41%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.47%) XQuery
9 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Puppet
1 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) cPanel
2 1 (0.74%) Plesk
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Adobe
2 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
3 23 (16.91%) Google
4 14 (10.29%) Red Gate
5 11 (8.09%) Twitter
6 10 (7.35%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.94%) Zend
8 1 (0.74%) ATG
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