The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 197 188 222
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +34
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.29% 0.46% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 1.11% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +96.07%
UK excluding London average salary £33,375 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-21.47% +21.42%
LESS
South East

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 Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1654 1886 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 36.36% 41.45% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1467 1624 2111
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

LESS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

LESS Salary Trend in Surrey

LESS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

LESS Salary Histogram in Surrey

LESS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leatherhead -4 5 £55,000 -8.33%
Guildford -19 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Redhill - 1 £42,500 -
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 51 (100.00%) HTML
2 50 (98.04%) JavaScript
3 47 (92.16%) CSS
4 46 (90.20%) jQuery
5 39 (76.47%) Git (software)
6 38 (74.51%) User Experience
7 33 (64.71%) AngularJS
8 32 (62.75%) Sass
8 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (50.98%) TDD
9 26 (50.98%) Subversion
9 26 (50.98%) Jasmine
10 24 (47.06%) Backbone.js
11 23 (45.10%) Web Services
12 22 (43.14%) SQL
12 22 (43.14%) E-Commerce
13 21 (41.18%) HTML5
14 20 (39.22%) CSS3
14 20 (39.22%) Google
15 19 (37.25%) Marketing
15 19 (37.25%) .NET Framework
15 19 (37.25%) WCF
15 19 (37.25%) .NET
15 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
15 19 (37.25%) C#
15 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
15 19 (37.25%) Windows
15 19 (37.25%) Mobile App
15 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (37.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 18 (35.29%) Apache
2 17 (33.33%) WordPress
2 17 (33.33%) IIS
2 17 (33.33%) NServiceBus
3 9 (17.65%) Node.js
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.92%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.65%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 17 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 17 (33.33%) RavenDB
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 26 (50.98%) Jasmine
2 26 (50.98%) Subversion
3 19 (37.25%) TeamCity
4 17 (33.33%) ReSharper
4 17 (33.33%) NCrunch
5 3 (5.88%) Grunt
6 1 (1.96%) MSTest
6 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 19 (37.25%) Marketing
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (96.08%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 17 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 17 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Web Developer
4 13 (25.49%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (1.96%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) HTML
2 47 (92.16%) CSS
3 46 (90.20%) jQuery
4 33 (64.71%) AngularJS
5 32 (62.75%) Sass
6 24 (47.06%) Backbone.js
7 23 (45.10%) Web Services
8 21 (41.18%) HTML5
9 20 (39.22%) CSS3
10 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (37.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (37.25%) .NET
10 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
10 19 (37.25%) .NET Framework
10 19 (37.25%) WCF
11 17 (33.33%) LINQ
11 17 (33.33%) MSMQ
11 17 (33.33%) PhoneGap
11 17 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (33.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (74.51%) User Experience
2 19 (37.25%) Mobile App
3 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 9 (17.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Android
2 17 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) TDD
3 22 (43.14%) E-Commerce
4 18 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 17 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 17 (33.33%) SOA
5 17 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 17 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 17 (33.33%) Android Development
5 17 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 17 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (31.37%) Mobile Application Development
7 14 (27.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (27.45%) MVC
7 14 (27.45%) OO
8 13 (25.49%) Web Design
9 11 (21.57%) Web Development
10 10 (19.61%) Customer Engagement
10 10 (19.61%) Creative Marketing
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) JavaScript
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 19 (37.25%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) Ruby
5 6 (11.76%) PHP
6 4 (7.84%) PHP5
7 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) XQuery
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Varnish
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Google
2 17 (33.33%) Red Gate
2 17 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian