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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 371 346 438
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +92
Permanent jobs citing LESS 70 74 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.35% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.89% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 69 68 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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
7672 8270 8462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.14% 39.36% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6681 6875 7706
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 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 3 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 29 £48,750 +21.87%
Surrey 0 17 £47,500 -20.83%
Hampshire -8 12 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Kent -4 6 £35,000 -20.45% 3
Oxfordshire +4 3 £35,000 +19.65% 1
East Sussex -26 2 £24,250 -25.38% 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 138 (97.87%) CSS
2 131 (92.91%) HTML
3 126 (89.36%) jQuery
4 120 (85.11%) JavaScript
5 92 (65.25%) Sass
6 83 (58.87%) HTML5
7 82 (58.16%) AngularJS
8 68 (48.23%) User Experience
9 66 (46.81%) CSS3
10 62 (43.97%) SQL
11 59 (41.84%) Subversion
11 59 (41.84%) Git (software)
12 58 (41.13%) MVC
13 47 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (29.08%) Photoshop
14 41 (29.08%) Backbone.js
15 38 (26.95%) Unit Testing
16 36 (25.53%) Windows
17 33 (23.40%) PHP
17 33 (23.40%) Adobe
18 32 (22.70%) IIS
18 32 (22.70%) .NET
19 31 (21.99%) JSON
20 30 (21.28%) Google
20 30 (21.28%) Web Development
20 30 (21.28%) MySQL
20 30 (21.28%) XML
20 30 (21.28%) Apple iOS
20 30 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 28 (19.86%) C#

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 32 (22.70%) IIS
2 17 (12.06%) WordPress
3 16 (11.35%) NServiceBus
4 15 (10.64%) Apache
4 15 (10.64%) Node.js
5 9 (6.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.71%) Moodle
Applications
1 41 (29.08%) Photoshop
2 23 (16.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.13%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.71%) InDesign
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.22%) Google App Engine
2 13 (9.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 13 (9.22%) PaaS
2 13 (9.22%) Heroku
3 5 (3.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.71%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) MySQL
2 28 (19.86%) SQL Server
3 22 (15.60%) RavenDB
4 19 (13.48%) NoSQL
5 16 (11.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (9.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.42%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.42%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (41.84%) Subversion
1 59 (41.84%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.48%) TeamCity
3 15 (10.64%) Jasmine
3 15 (10.64%) NCrunch
3 15 (10.64%) ReSharper
4 10 (7.09%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.67%) Grunt
6 6 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.13%) Bower
8 2 (1.42%) MSTest
8 2 (1.42%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.42%) JIRA
9 1 (0.71%) Mocha
9 1 (0.71%) Hudson
9 1 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.71%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (14.89%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Marketing
3 6 (4.26%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (90.78%) Developer
2 56 (39.72%) Front-End Developer
3 26 (18.44%) Web Developer
4 23 (16.31%) .NET Developer
5 19 (13.48%) C# Developer
5 19 (13.48%) Designer
5 19 (13.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (13.48%) UI Developer
6 18 (12.77%) PHP Developer
7 17 (12.06%) Front-End Web Developer
8 14 (9.93%) UI Designer
9 12 (8.51%) Senior Developer
10 10 (7.09%) UX Designer
10 10 (7.09%) UI Programmer
11 8 (5.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 7 (4.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.26%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
14 5 (3.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (97.87%) CSS
2 131 (92.91%) HTML
3 126 (89.36%) jQuery
4 92 (65.25%) Sass
5 83 (58.87%) HTML5
6 82 (58.16%) AngularJS
7 66 (46.81%) CSS3
8 41 (29.08%) Backbone.js
9 32 (22.70%) .NET
10 31 (21.99%) JSON
11 30 (21.28%) XML
11 30 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (19.86%) WCF
13 26 (18.44%) ASP.NET
14 25 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (17.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 25 (17.73%) Ember.js
15 24 (17.02%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (16.31%) Web Services
17 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 68 (48.23%) User Experience
2 18 (12.77%) Mobile App
3 16 (11.35%) BBC
4 11 (7.80%) Human Factors
4 11 (7.80%) RIA
5 9 (6.38%) Semantic Web
6 6 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.84%) Open Source
7 4 (2.84%) Blog
8 2 (1.42%) Animation
9 1 (0.71%) W3C
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.71%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.71%) Podcast
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.53%) Windows
2 30 (21.28%) Apple iOS
3 27 (19.15%) Android
4 17 (12.06%) Linux
5 14 (9.93%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.13%) MVC
2 47 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.95%) Unit Testing
4 30 (21.28%) Web Development
5 27 (19.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 23 (16.31%) Scrum
7 22 (15.60%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (14.89%) OO
9 19 (13.48%) TDD
10 16 (11.35%) Pair Programming
10 16 (11.35%) E-Commerce
10 16 (11.35%) SOA
10 16 (11.35%) Infrastructure Management
10 16 (11.35%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (9.93%) Android Development
11 14 (9.93%) iOS Development
11 14 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.80%) Usability Testing
12 11 (7.80%) Product Management
12 11 (7.80%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 120 (85.11%) JavaScript
2 62 (43.97%) SQL
3 33 (23.40%) PHP
4 28 (19.86%) C#
5 24 (17.02%) PHP5
6 14 (9.93%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.84%) Python
8 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.42%) XQuery
9 2 (1.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.96%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Puppet
1 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) cPanel
2 1 (0.71%) Plesk
Vendors
1 33 (23.40%) Adobe
2 30 (21.28%) Google
3 27 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.64%) Red Gate
5 14 (9.93%) Xamarin
6 8 (5.67%) Twitter
7 2 (1.42%) Zend
8 1 (0.71%) ATG
East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Sevenoaks
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £38,000
Posted: 27 days ago