The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 375 423 422
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -1
Permanent jobs citing LESS 65 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.031% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.083% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 7 8
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £25,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
8631 8470 9428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.04% 37.90% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7562 7541 8531
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
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
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +23 28 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Berkshire - 12 £37,500 - 5
Oxfordshire - 8 £42,500 - 1
Kent - 7 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £22,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 133 (100.00%) HTML
2 132 (99.25%) CSS
3 122 (91.73%) JavaScript
4 113 (84.96%) jQuery
5 92 (69.17%) Backbone.js
6 87 (65.41%) Sass
7 86 (64.66%) HTML5
8 84 (63.16%) AngularJS
9 75 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (48.87%) Git (software)
11 62 (46.62%) KnockoutJS
12 54 (40.60%) Jasmine
13 51 (38.35%) MVC
14 47 (35.34%) WordPress
15 46 (34.59%) Unit Testing
16 44 (33.08%) SQL
16 44 (33.08%) CSS3
17 40 (30.08%) PHP
17 40 (30.08%) .NET
17 40 (30.08%) Subversion
18 38 (28.57%) MSMQ
19 37 (27.82%) TDD
19 37 (27.82%) Ember.js
20 34 (25.56%) Web Services
20 34 (25.56%) C#
21 33 (24.81%) SQL Server
21 33 (24.81%) ASP.NET
21 33 (24.81%) Apache
21 33 (24.81%) Finance
22 32 (24.06%) Apple iOS

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 47 (35.34%) WordPress
2 33 (24.81%) Apache
3 29 (21.80%) IIS
3 29 (21.80%) NServiceBus
4 17 (12.78%) Node.js
5 8 (6.02%) Drupal
6 5 (3.76%) Joomla!
6 5 (3.76%) ColdFusion
6 5 (3.76%) CMS
7 3 (2.26%) nginx
8 2 (1.50%) Plone
9 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.75%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Photoshop
1 6 (4.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.50%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.75%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.03%) SaaS
3 6 (4.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 30 (22.56%) NoSQL
2 30 (22.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (21.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 29 (21.80%) RavenDB
4 10 (7.52%) Redis
5 6 (4.51%) MySQL
6 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (48.87%) Git (software)
2 54 (40.60%) Jasmine
3 40 (30.08%) Subversion
4 29 (21.80%) ReSharper
4 29 (21.80%) TeamCity
4 29 (21.80%) PhoneGap
4 29 (21.80%) NCrunch
5 18 (13.53%) Grunt
6 15 (11.28%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.26%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (2.26%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.26%) Selenium
8 1 (0.75%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
8 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 33 (24.81%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Marketing
3 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.02%) Retail
5 3 (2.26%) Advertising
6 2 (1.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (92.48%) Developer
2 63 (47.37%) Front-End Developer
3 37 (27.82%) Web Developer
4 31 (23.31%) .NET Developer
5 30 (22.56%) C# Developer
5 30 (22.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (21.05%) Senior Developer
7 22 (16.54%) Senior C# Developer
7 22 (16.54%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (13.53%) Front-End Web Developer
9 15 (11.28%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (8.27%) Applications Developer
11 10 (7.52%) Web Applications Developer
12 8 (6.02%) PHP Developer
12 8 (6.02%) Designer
13 5 (3.76%) Ajax Developer
14 4 (3.01%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 3 (2.26%) Junior Developer
15 3 (2.26%) Junior
16 2 (1.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (100.00%) HTML
2 132 (99.25%) CSS
3 113 (84.96%) jQuery
4 92 (69.17%) Backbone.js
5 87 (65.41%) Sass
6 86 (64.66%) HTML5
7 84 (63.16%) AngularJS
8 62 (46.62%) KnockoutJS
9 44 (33.08%) CSS3
10 40 (30.08%) .NET
11 38 (28.57%) MSMQ
12 37 (27.82%) Ember.js
13 34 (25.56%) Web Services
14 33 (24.81%) ASP.NET
15 31 (23.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (22.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (21.80%) Durandal
17 29 (21.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 29 (21.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 29 (21.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.80%) Mobile App
2 19 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.27%) Open Source
4 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (3.76%) W3C
7 3 (2.26%) Animation
8 2 (1.50%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.50%) Blog
8 2 (1.50%) RIA
9 1 (0.75%) iDTV
9 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.06%) Android
1 32 (24.06%) Apple iOS
2 30 (22.56%) Windows
3 29 (21.80%) Windows Phone
4 8 (6.02%) Linux
5 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.35%) MVC
3 46 (34.59%) Unit Testing
4 37 (27.82%) TDD
5 31 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (21.80%) Domain-Driven Design
6 29 (21.80%) SOA
6 29 (21.80%) Pair Programming
6 29 (21.80%) Mobile Application Development
6 29 (21.80%) Infrastructure Management
6 29 (21.80%) Android Development
6 29 (21.80%) iOS Development
6 29 (21.80%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (13.53%) OO
8 16 (12.03%) Scrum
8 16 (12.03%) Web Development
9 13 (9.77%) MVVM
10 9 (6.77%) OOP
11 7 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 122 (91.73%) JavaScript
2 44 (33.08%) SQL
3 40 (30.08%) PHP
4 34 (25.56%) C#
5 14 (10.53%) Ruby
6 10 (7.52%) ActionScript
7 6 (4.51%) Python
7 6 (4.51%) Java
8 4 (3.01%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.01%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) PHP5
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (19.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) WCAG
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) Google
1 29 (21.80%) Red Gate
1 29 (21.80%) Xamarin
2 10 (7.52%) Twitter
3 5 (3.76%) Zend
3 5 (3.76%) CODA
4 1 (0.75%) VMware
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe
4 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.75%) Facebook
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + lots of social benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits - see list!
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits - see list!
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Shares, Paid for training
Posted: 22 days ago