The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 433 474 727
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +253
Permanent jobs citing LESS 591 534 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 1.14% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 527 451 144
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LESS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS within the UK.

LESS Salary Trend in the UK

LESS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LESS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

LESS Salary Histogram in the UK

LESS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
England +46 552 £41,500 -7.77% 112
London -21 265 £50,000 - 60
South East +18 73 £41,500 -2.35% 13
Yorkshire +44 52 £27,500 -21.42% 6
North West +32 52 £37,750 +7.85% 10
City of London +24 45 £52,500 -4.54% 24
South West 0 39 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Manchester +28 27 £35,000 - 4
Surrey +22 25 £47,500 +5.55%
Cheshire +20 24 £40,000 +36.75% 5
West Midlands +4 21 £32,500 +35.41% 6
West Yorkshire +28 19 £26,000 -38.82% 3
East of England +22 19 £32,250 -19.37% 8
Scotland +11 17 £45,000 +100.00% 7
East Midlands +17 16 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Macclesfield +25 15 £40,000 +33.33% 1
North East +14 15 £31,500 +38.46% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 14 £31,500 +38.46% 2
Tyne and Wear +7 14 £31,500 +38.46% 2
Berkshire +14 13 £45,000 +44.00% 3
Reading - 13 £45,000 -
South Wales +15 12 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Cardiff +14 12 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Wales +11 12 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Hampshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh +15 11 £45,000 - 4
Guildford - 11 £41,500 -
Sheffield - 11 £29,650 -
Wiltshire - 11 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £29,650 -

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1146 (92.34%) JavaScript
2 1142 (92.02%) CSS
3 1129 (90.98%) HTML
4 828 (66.72%) Sass
5 827 (66.64%) jQuery
6 803 (64.71%) HTML5
7 592 (47.70%) CSS3
8 552 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
9 551 (44.40%) AngularJS
10 434 (34.97%) User Experience
11 395 (31.83%) Git (software)
12 359 (28.93%) PHP
13 355 (28.61%) MVC
14 287 (23.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 278 (22.40%) OO
16 271 (21.84%) TDD
17 245 (19.74%) Node.js
18 238 (19.18%) .NET
19 237 (19.10%) Backbone.js
20 218 (17.57%) E-Commerce
21 212 (17.08%) Responsive Web Design
22 203 (16.36%) Photoshop
23 193 (15.55%) C#
24 177 (14.26%) Scrum
25 175 (14.10%) MySQL
26 174 (14.02%) Finance
27 169 (13.62%) SQL
28 165 (13.30%) CMS
28 165 (13.30%) Ajax
29 163 (13.13%) Unit Testing

LESS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 245 (19.74%) Node.js
2 165 (13.30%) CMS
3 103 (8.30%) WordPress
4 61 (4.92%) Drupal
5 41 (3.30%) Apache
6 40 (3.22%) concrete5
6 40 (3.22%) ExpressionEngine
7 39 (3.14%) Umbraco
8 38 (3.06%) nginx
9 28 (2.26%) IIS
10 27 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
11 18 (1.45%) Apache Solr
12 17 (1.37%) NServiceBus
13 14 (1.13%) Joomla!
14 9 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.73%) Sitefinity
15 8 (0.64%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.56%) Kentico
17 5 (0.40%) Documentum
18 4 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 203 (16.36%) Photoshop
2 70 (5.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (3.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 34 (2.74%) MS Excel
5 20 (1.61%) Fireworks
6 18 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
7 17 (1.37%) InDesign
8 8 (0.64%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.081%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 72 (5.80%) Magento
2 4 (0.32%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.081%) MoSes
3 1 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.08%) GitHub
2 43 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.66%) SaaS
4 23 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.64%) Heroku
7 6 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.24%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.24%) PaaS
9 3 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.16%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.16%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.081%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.081%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.29%) HTTP
2 12 (0.97%) Internet
3 7 (0.56%) SSH
3 7 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.40%) Intranet
5 4 (0.32%) DHCP
5 4 (0.32%) DNS
6 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (14.10%) MySQL
2 141 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 60 (4.83%) MongoDB
4 54 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 39 (3.14%) Redis
6 29 (2.34%) RavenDB
7 28 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (1.45%) CouchDB
9 18 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (1.29%) Big Data
11 14 (1.13%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.73%) Event Store
14 9 (0.73%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.40%) Triplestore
16 5 (0.40%) Riak
16 5 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 395 (31.83%) Git (software)
2 152 (12.25%) Jasmine
3 145 (11.68%) Grunt
4 119 (9.59%) Subversion
5 74 (5.96%) Bower
6 66 (5.32%) Jenkins
7 60 (4.83%) Mocha
8 55 (4.43%) Visual Studio
9 49 (3.95%) Cucumber
10 47 (3.79%) Selenium
11 42 (3.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 39 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (2.90%) JIRA
14 26 (2.10%) Behat
15 23 (1.85%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
17 21 (1.69%) PHPUnit
18 20 (1.61%) Axure RP
18 20 (1.61%) HttpUnit
19 16 (1.29%) NCrunch
General
1 174 (14.02%) Finance
2 142 (11.44%) Marketing
3 49 (3.95%) Advertising
4 45 (3.63%) Banking
5 44 (3.55%) Retail
6 33 (2.66%) Games
7 31 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.10%) Legal
9 22 (1.77%) Publishing
10 20 (1.61%) Law
11 18 (1.45%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 13 (1.05%) Back Office
12 13 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.56%) Front Office
14 3 (0.24%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.081%) Billing
15 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.081%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.081%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1098 (88.48%) Developer
2 551 (44.40%) Front-End Developer
3 226 (18.21%) Web Developer
4 152 (12.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 127 (10.23%) Senior Developer
6 107 (8.62%) .NET Developer
7 90 (7.25%) Front-End Web Developer
8 75 (6.04%) UI Developer
9 72 (5.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 71 (5.72%) Designer
11 68 (5.48%) PHP Developer
12 58 (4.67%) UI Programmer
13 45 (3.63%) C# Developer
14 43 (3.46%) C# .NET Developer
15 40 (3.22%) Software Developer
16 28 (2.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 28 (2.26%) Full Stack Developer
17 27 (2.18%) UI Designer
18 26 (2.10%) UX Designer
18 26 (2.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1142 (92.02%) CSS
2 1129 (90.98%) HTML
3 828 (66.72%) Sass
4 827 (66.64%) jQuery
5 803 (64.71%) HTML5
6 592 (47.70%) CSS3
7 551 (44.40%) AngularJS
8 287 (23.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 238 (19.18%) .NET
10 237 (19.10%) Backbone.js
11 165 (13.30%) Ajax
12 159 (12.81%) ASP.NET
13 145 (11.68%) Web Services
14 144 (11.60%) KnockoutJS
15 122 (9.83%) JSON
16 115 (9.27%) REST
17 113 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 109 (8.78%) RESTful
19 106 (8.54%) Ember.js
20 98 (7.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 434 (34.97%) User Experience
2 125 (10.07%) Mobile App
3 84 (6.77%) Open Source
4 40 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.14%) Visualisation
6 29 (2.34%) Blog
6 29 (2.34%) W3C
7 27 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
9 21 (1.69%) Social Media
9 21 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.61%) Digital Media
11 18 (1.45%) Wiki
12 16 (1.29%) RIA
13 14 (1.13%) Taxonomies
14 13 (1.05%) Human Factors
15 12 (0.97%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.89%) Social Network
17 9 (0.73%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.64%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 156 (12.57%) Linux
2 55 (4.43%) Apple iOS
3 51 (4.11%) Android
4 47 (3.79%) Windows
5 22 (1.77%) UNIX
6 11 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.64%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.48%) CentOS
10 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.081%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (28.61%) MVC
3 278 (22.40%) OO
4 271 (21.84%) TDD
5 218 (17.57%) E-Commerce
6 212 (17.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 177 (14.26%) Scrum
8 163 (13.13%) Unit Testing
9 158 (12.73%) Web Development
10 112 (9.02%) Web Design
11 107 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
12 88 (7.09%) BDD
13 66 (5.32%) OO PHP
14 64 (5.16%) Mobile Application Development
15 62 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
16 61 (4.92%) Software Engineering
17 58 (4.67%) Online Marketing
17 58 (4.67%) OOP
18 51 (4.11%) SEO
19 49 (3.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1146 (92.34%) JavaScript
2 359 (28.93%) PHP
3 193 (15.55%) C#
4 169 (13.62%) SQL
5 121 (9.75%) Java
6 58 (4.67%) T-SQL
7 49 (3.95%) Ruby
8 42 (3.38%) TypeScript
9 33 (2.66%) PHP5
9 33 (2.66%) Python
10 27 (2.18%) CoffeeScript
11 21 (1.69%) Scala
12 11 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.64%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.56%) VB
15 7 (0.56%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.48%) XQuery
17 5 (0.40%) SPARQL
18 4 (0.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 107 (8.62%) Degree
2 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.081%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.081%) MCP
3 1 (0.081%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.14%) QA
2 17 (1.37%) WCAG
3 1 (0.081%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (2.66%) Varnish
2 25 (2.01%) Docker
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (2.34%) Puppet
2 19 (1.53%) Ansible
3 11 (0.89%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.89%) TeamSite
4 9 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.40%) Graphite
6 2 (0.16%) Plesk
7 1 (0.081%) cPanel
Vendors
1 111 (8.94%) Adobe
2 96 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 88 (7.09%) Twitter
4 83 (6.69%) Facebook
5 66 (5.32%) Google
6 40 (3.22%) Zend
7 26 (2.10%) Oracle
8 16 (1.29%) Red Gate
9 11 (0.89%) FatWire
9 11 (0.89%) Interwoven
10 10 (0.81%) New Relic
11 9 (0.73%) Sitecore
11 9 (0.73%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.64%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.48%) Apple
14 4 (0.32%) CODA
14 4 (0.32%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.32%) Assembla
15 3 (0.24%) Omniture
16 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
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