The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 40 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LESS 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.32% - 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% - 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
LESS
Hertfordshire

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 St Albans region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 25 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 54.97% 26.60% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 79 23 90
Average salary £60,000 £44,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

LESS
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the St Albans region.

LESS Salary Trend in St Albans

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Redis
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA