The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 60 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.44% 0.40% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
LESS
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
235 279 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 51.20% 56.36% 60.85%
Number of salaries quoted 194 245 316
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

LESS
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

LESS Salary Trend in Suffolk

LESS
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Ipswich +9 2 - -
LESS
East of England

LESS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) XAML