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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 340 381 404
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +23
Permanent jobs citing LESS 88 82 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.09% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 87 67 55
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
7375 7555 8616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 40.01% 36.20% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6629 6555 7520
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +37 21 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Berkshire +20 20 £35,000 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire -9 19 £38,000 +26.66% 3
Hampshire -3 13 £36,000 -10.00% 3
East Sussex -6 6 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Kent +15 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Middlesex - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £40,250 +5.92% 2
West Sussex -14 1 £30,000 -29.41%
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 163 (98.79%) JavaScript
2 159 (96.36%) CSS
3 147 (89.09%) HTML
4 133 (80.61%) Sass
5 108 (65.45%) HTML5
6 100 (60.61%) jQuery
7 97 (58.79%) AngularJS
8 92 (55.76%) CSS3
9 86 (52.12%) Front End Development
10 76 (46.06%) Web Development
10 76 (46.06%) MVC
11 71 (43.03%) Git (software)
12 56 (33.94%) PHP
13 51 (30.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 47 (28.48%) .NET
15 46 (27.88%) React
16 41 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (21.82%) Subversion
17 36 (21.82%) Node.js
18 32 (19.39%) OOP
19 31 (18.79%) ASP.NET
19 31 (18.79%) MySQL
19 31 (18.79%) MongoDB
19 31 (18.79%) Backbone.js
20 30 (18.18%) C#
21 29 (17.58%) User Experience
22 26 (15.76%) Java
22 26 (15.76%) Linux
22 26 (15.76%) Grunt
23 25 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design

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 19 (11.52%) CMS
2 18 (10.91%) WordPress
3 6 (3.64%) Drupal
3 6 (3.64%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.42%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.82%) Apache
5 3 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (12.12%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Magento
2 2 (1.21%) Odoo
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.45%) GitHub
3 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.21%) Office 365
4 2 (1.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Firebase
5 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.61%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) HTTP
2 9 (5.45%) SSH
3 5 (3.03%) FTP
3 5 (3.03%) Internet
3 5 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.79%) MongoDB
1 31 (18.79%) MySQL
2 11 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.24%) MariaDB
3 7 (4.24%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.24%) Redis
3 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 71 (43.03%) Git (software)
2 36 (21.82%) Subversion
3 26 (15.76%) Grunt
4 23 (13.94%) gulp
5 18 (10.91%) Visual Studio
6 11 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 11 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (5.45%) JIRA
8 5 (3.03%) Jasmine
8 5 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (3.03%) Vagrant
9 4 (2.42%) Bower
10 3 (1.82%) Babel
11 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (13.33%) Marketing
2 15 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.21%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Automotive
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 161 (97.58%) Developer
2 94 (56.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 79 (47.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 51 (30.91%) HTML Developer
5 38 (23.03%) HTML CSS Developer
6 30 (18.18%) PHP Developer
7 28 (16.97%) Web Developer
8 24 (14.55%) UI Developer
9 18 (10.91%) Java Developer
10 17 (10.30%) Angular Developer
11 16 (9.70%) Node.js Developer
12 15 (9.09%) Linux Developer
13 11 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
15 9 (5.45%) MySQL Developer
16 8 (4.85%) C# Developer
16 8 (4.85%) MongoDB Developer
16 8 (4.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 7 (4.24%) J2EE Developer
17 7 (4.24%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (96.36%) CSS
2 147 (89.09%) HTML
3 133 (80.61%) Sass
4 108 (65.45%) HTML5
5 100 (60.61%) jQuery
6 97 (58.79%) AngularJS
7 92 (55.76%) CSS3
8 51 (30.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 47 (28.48%) .NET
10 46 (27.88%) React
11 36 (21.82%) Node.js
12 31 (18.79%) ASP.NET
12 31 (18.79%) Backbone.js
13 21 (12.73%) D3.js
13 21 (12.73%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (11.52%) Ajax
15 17 (10.30%) Ember.js
16 15 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (8.48%) Spring
17 14 (8.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.58%) User Experience
2 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.24%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.03%) Social Media
5 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.21%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.21%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Fintech
7 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.76%) Linux
2 15 (9.09%) Windows
3 7 (4.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (52.12%) Front End Development
2 76 (46.06%) MVC
2 76 (46.06%) Web Development
3 41 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (19.39%) OOP
5 25 (15.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (11.52%) OO
7 14 (8.48%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.88%) SDLC
8 13 (7.88%) Web Design
9 11 (6.67%) API Development
10 9 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (5.45%) Waterfall
11 8 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 7 (4.24%) BDD
12 7 (4.24%) Market Research
12 7 (4.24%) Presales
12 7 (4.24%) V-Model
12 7 (4.24%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 163 (98.79%) JavaScript
2 56 (33.94%) PHP
3 30 (18.18%) C#
4 26 (15.76%) Java
5 13 (7.88%) SQL
6 7 (4.24%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.64%) Ruby
7 6 (3.64%) Scala
8 4 (2.42%) Python
8 4 (2.42%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.82%) ES6
9 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.21%) C++
10 2 (1.21%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 10 (6.06%) Oracle
2 7 (4.24%) Adobe
2 7 (4.24%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.03%) Twitter
4 4 (2.42%) Google
5 3 (1.82%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.21%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.61%) Rally
7 1 (0.61%) Zend
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