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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 358 409 440
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +31
Permanent jobs citing LESS 82 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.080% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.21% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 58 14 7
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
7933 8012 8907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.05% 37.93% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6725 7114 7909
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Surrey +32 41 £45,000 +81.81% 1
Hampshire +4 12 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Berkshire +9 10 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 9 £35,000 -33.33%
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Kent - 1 £42,500 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 139 (100.00%) HTML
2 138 (99.28%) CSS
3 132 (94.96%) JavaScript
4 113 (81.29%) jQuery
5 95 (68.35%) Sass
6 88 (63.31%) HTML5
7 83 (59.71%) User Experience
8 80 (57.55%) AngularJS
9 76 (54.68%) Backbone.js
10 75 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (52.52%) Git (software)
12 67 (48.20%) CSS3
13 52 (37.41%) SQL
14 51 (36.69%) Subversion
15 49 (35.25%) Jasmine
16 48 (34.53%) MVC
17 47 (33.81%) TDD
18 46 (33.09%) KnockoutJS
19 42 (30.22%) Unit Testing
20 41 (29.50%) Ember.js
21 40 (28.78%) WordPress
21 40 (28.78%) Windows
22 39 (28.06%) .NET
22 39 (28.06%) IIS
23 36 (25.90%) PHP
24 35 (25.18%) SQL Server
24 35 (25.18%) Web Services
25 34 (24.46%) ASP.NET
25 34 (24.46%) Apache
26 33 (23.74%) C#

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 40 (28.78%) WordPress
2 39 (28.06%) IIS
3 34 (24.46%) Apache
4 30 (21.58%) NServiceBus
5 24 (17.27%) Node.js
6 10 (7.19%) CMS
7 8 (5.76%) Drupal
8 5 (3.60%) Joomla!
8 5 (3.60%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.44%) Plone
9 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.72%) TeamSite
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) Photoshop
2 14 (10.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.72%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.63%) GitHub
3 8 (5.76%) SaaS
4 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) HTTP
2 2 (1.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.18%) SQL Server
2 32 (23.02%) NoSQL
2 32 (23.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (21.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 30 (21.58%) RavenDB
4 18 (12.95%) MySQL
5 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.44%) Redis
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (52.52%) Git (software)
2 51 (36.69%) Subversion
3 49 (35.25%) Jasmine
4 30 (21.58%) ReSharper
4 30 (21.58%) TeamCity
4 30 (21.58%) NCrunch
5 9 (6.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (5.76%) Grunt
7 3 (2.16%) Selenium
8 2 (1.44%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.72%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.72%) Maven
9 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 31 (22.30%) Finance
1 31 (22.30%) Marketing
2 7 (5.04%) Retail
3 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.44%) Automotive
5 2 (1.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 129 (92.81%) Developer
2 49 (35.25%) Web Developer
3 39 (28.06%) Front-End Developer
4 32 (23.02%) .NET Developer
5 31 (22.30%) C# Developer
5 31 (22.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (12.95%) Senior Developer
6 18 (12.95%) Front-End Web Developer
7 16 (11.51%) PHP Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (9.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (8.63%) Applications Developer
10 11 (7.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (6.47%) Lead Developer
12 8 (5.76%) Web Applications Developer
13 5 (3.60%) Lead Web Developer
14 4 (2.88%) Designer
15 3 (2.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 2 (1.44%) Drupal Developer
16 2 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (100.00%) HTML
2 138 (99.28%) CSS
3 113 (81.29%) jQuery
4 95 (68.35%) Sass
5 88 (63.31%) HTML5
6 80 (57.55%) AngularJS
7 76 (54.68%) Backbone.js
8 67 (48.20%) CSS3
9 46 (33.09%) KnockoutJS
10 41 (29.50%) Ember.js
11 39 (28.06%) .NET
12 35 (25.18%) Web Services
13 34 (24.46%) ASP.NET
14 32 (23.02%) PhoneGap
14 32 (23.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (23.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (22.30%) MSMQ
16 30 (21.58%) .NET Framework
16 30 (21.58%) WCF
16 30 (21.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (59.71%) User Experience
2 31 (22.30%) Mobile App
3 17 (12.23%) Open Source
4 16 (11.51%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.47%) BBC
6 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.32%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (4.32%) W3C
8 3 (2.16%) Animation
9 1 (0.72%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.78%) Windows
2 30 (21.58%) Android
2 30 (21.58%) Apple iOS
2 30 (21.58%) Windows Phone
3 14 (10.07%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.53%) MVC
3 47 (33.81%) TDD
4 42 (30.22%) Unit Testing
5 33 (23.74%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (21.58%) Domain-Driven Design
6 30 (21.58%) Pair Programming
6 30 (21.58%) SOA
6 30 (21.58%) Mobile Application Development
6 30 (21.58%) Infrastructure Management
6 30 (21.58%) Android Development
6 30 (21.58%) iOS Development
6 30 (21.58%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (19.42%) OO
8 23 (16.55%) E-Commerce
9 22 (15.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 20 (14.39%) Web Development
11 14 (10.07%) Web Design
12 13 (9.35%) OOD
13 12 (8.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 132 (94.96%) JavaScript
2 52 (37.41%) SQL
3 36 (25.90%) PHP
4 33 (23.74%) C#
5 20 (14.39%) Ruby
6 15 (10.79%) PHP5
7 10 (7.19%) Python
8 2 (1.44%) Java
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (21.58%) Google
1 30 (21.58%) Red Gate
1 30 (21.58%) Xamarin
2 11 (7.91%) Adobe
3 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.32%) Zend
5 5 (3.60%) CODA
6 4 (2.88%) Twitter
7 2 (1.44%) Facebook
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle
8 1 (0.72%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.72%) FatWire
8 1 (0.72%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
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