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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 369 403 438
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +35
Permanent jobs citing LESS 79 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.15% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.38% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 55 26 6
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £23,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
7532 8218 8764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.37% 38.62% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6404 7237 7791
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +5 35 £44,500 +48.33% 1
Hampshire -5 14 £30,000 -33.33% 2
East Sussex - 10 £30,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire +15 7 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Berkshire +11 4 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Kent - 1 £30,000 - 1
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 140 (97.22%) HTML
1 140 (97.22%) CSS
2 139 (96.53%) JavaScript
3 119 (82.64%) jQuery
4 107 (74.31%) Sass
5 89 (61.81%) HTML5
6 82 (56.94%) AngularJS
7 81 (56.25%) User Experience
8 77 (53.47%) Git (software)
9 73 (50.69%) Backbone.js
10 69 (47.92%) CSS3
11 66 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (40.97%) Subversion
13 53 (36.81%) MVC
13 53 (36.81%) SQL
14 39 (27.08%) Jasmine
15 38 (26.39%) PHP
15 38 (26.39%) TDD
16 36 (25.00%) Unit Testing
16 36 (25.00%) Windows
17 35 (24.31%) IIS
18 34 (23.61%) KnockoutJS
19 33 (22.92%) Ember.js
20 32 (22.22%) Google
21 30 (20.83%) WordPress
22 29 (20.14%) Apple iOS
22 29 (20.14%) Marketing
22 29 (20.14%) Android
22 29 (20.14%) Web Services
22 29 (20.14%) .NET

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 35 (24.31%) IIS
2 30 (20.83%) WordPress
3 26 (18.06%) Apache
3 26 (18.06%) Node.js
4 22 (15.28%) NServiceBus
5 7 (4.86%) CMS
6 5 (3.47%) Drupal
7 2 (1.39%) Plone
7 2 (1.39%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.39%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.39%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 15 (10.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.33%) GitHub
3 11 (7.64%) SaaS
4 7 (4.86%) Google App Engine
4 7 (4.86%) PaaS
4 7 (4.86%) Heroku
5 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) NoSQL
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.36%) MySQL
3 24 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (15.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 22 (15.28%) RavenDB
5 2 (1.39%) Redis
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (53.47%) Git (software)
2 59 (40.97%) Subversion
3 39 (27.08%) Jasmine
4 22 (15.28%) ReSharper
4 22 (15.28%) TeamCity
4 22 (15.28%) NCrunch
5 8 (5.56%) Grunt
6 6 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.39%) Selenium
8 1 (0.69%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.69%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.69%) Maven
8 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 29 (20.14%) Marketing
2 23 (15.97%) Finance
3 7 (4.86%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Publishing
4 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 136 (94.44%) Developer
2 53 (36.81%) Web Developer
3 50 (34.72%) Front-End Developer
4 25 (17.36%) Front-End Web Developer
5 24 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 23 (15.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (15.97%) C# Developer
7 21 (14.58%) PHP Developer
8 13 (9.03%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.94%) Applications Developer
10 9 (6.25%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
12 6 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 5 (3.47%) Lead Web Developer
13 5 (3.47%) Python Developer
13 5 (3.47%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
14 4 (2.78%) Designer
15 3 (2.08%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (97.22%) HTML
1 140 (97.22%) CSS
2 119 (82.64%) jQuery
3 107 (74.31%) Sass
4 89 (61.81%) HTML5
5 82 (56.94%) AngularJS
6 73 (50.69%) Backbone.js
7 69 (47.92%) CSS3
8 34 (23.61%) KnockoutJS
9 33 (22.92%) Ember.js
10 29 (20.14%) Web Services
10 29 (20.14%) .NET
11 26 (18.06%) ASP.NET
11 26 (18.06%) PhoneGap
12 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (15.97%) MSMQ
14 22 (15.28%) .NET Framework
14 22 (15.28%) WCF
14 22 (15.28%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 81 (56.25%) User Experience
2 28 (19.44%) Mobile App
3 19 (13.19%) Open Source
4 14 (9.72%) Computer Science
5 13 (9.03%) BBC
6 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.47%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.08%) Animation
7 3 (2.08%) W3C
8 1 (0.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.00%) Windows
2 29 (20.14%) Apple iOS
2 29 (20.14%) Android
3 22 (15.28%) Windows Phone
4 18 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.81%) MVC
3 38 (26.39%) TDD
4 36 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 29 (20.14%) OO
6 26 (18.06%) E-Commerce
7 25 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (15.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (15.97%) Web Development
9 22 (15.28%) Pair Programming
9 22 (15.28%) SOA
9 22 (15.28%) Domain-Driven Design
9 22 (15.28%) Android Development
9 22 (15.28%) iOS Development
9 22 (15.28%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (15.28%) Mobile Application Development
9 22 (15.28%) Infrastructure Management
10 16 (11.11%) Web Design
11 14 (9.72%) OOD
12 12 (8.33%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 139 (96.53%) JavaScript
2 53 (36.81%) SQL
3 38 (26.39%) PHP
4 25 (17.36%) C#
5 19 (13.19%) Ruby
5 19 (13.19%) PHP5
6 11 (7.64%) Python
7 2 (1.39%) Java
8 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) QA
1 1 (0.69%) WCAG
1 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (22.22%) Google
2 22 (15.28%) Red Gate
2 22 (15.28%) Xamarin
3 15 (10.42%) Adobe
4 14 (9.72%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.17%) Zend
6 3 (2.08%) Twitter
7 2 (1.39%) CODA
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle
7 2 (1.39%) Facebook
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.69%) FatWire
8 1 (0.69%) VMware
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Guildford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago