The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK
Rank 366 438 448
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +10
Permanent jobs citing LESS 665 661 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.72% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 575 579 566
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
33337 38504 39770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.35% 38.19% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28688 33190 34111
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LESS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 617 £45,000 +5.88% 133
London +30 304 £55,000 +4.76% 59
South East +28 84 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Yorkshire +7 48 £42,500 +25.00% 11
City of London +49 43 £50,000 - 8
West Midlands +60 42 £38,500 +28.33% 13
East of England +19 42 £45,000 +28.57% 7
North West -6 38 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Manchester -9 36 £45,000 +20.00% 5
South West +34 28 £55,000 +100.00% 9
Surrey +41 27 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +17 27 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Scotland +21 26 £42,500 +30.76% 1
North Yorkshire -3 23 £45,000 +32.35%
Hampshire +24 22 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Edinburgh +10 21 £49,000 +50.76%
York +17 19 £45,000 -10.00%
Oxfordshire +22 17 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Yorkshire -7 17 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Bristol +11 16 £57,500 +109.09% 6
Berkshire +30 14 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Leatherhead - 13 £45,000 - 1
South Wales +28 12 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Wales +12 12 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Solihull +5 12 £41,250 +83.33% 2
Bedfordshire - 12 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Winchester - 11 £35,000 - 2
Warwickshire +33 10 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Cardiff +25 10 £35,000 +27.27% 1

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LESS.

1 1338 (95.10%) JavaScript
2 1315 (93.46%) CSS
3 1263 (89.77%) HTML
4 1143 (81.24%) Sass
5 910 (64.68%) HTML5
6 875 (62.19%) AngularJS
7 721 (51.24%) CSS3
8 720 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
9 672 (47.76%) Front End Development
10 630 (44.78%) jQuery
11 486 (34.54%) Git (software)
12 465 (33.05%) MVC
13 438 (31.13%) React
14 436 (30.99%) Web Development
15 431 (30.63%) .NET
16 408 (29.00%) User Experience
17 402 (28.57%) C#
18 394 (28.00%) Node.js
19 392 (27.86%) gulp
20 351 (24.95%) Grunt
21 341 (24.24%) TDD
22 328 (23.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 290 (20.61%) ASP.NET
24 280 (19.90%) OO
25 261 (18.55%) Scrum
26 254 (18.05%) PHP
27 239 (16.99%) REST
27 239 (16.99%) Responsive Web Design
28 236 (16.77%) SQL Server
29 235 (16.70%) Ajax

LESS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 132 (9.38%) CMS
2 88 (6.25%) WordPress
3 74 (5.26%) IIS
4 39 (2.77%) Drupal
5 34 (2.42%) NServiceBus
6 33 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (1.99%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.35%) EPiServer
9 18 (1.28%) Apache
9 18 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 15 (1.07%) nginx
12 14 (1.00%) Kentico
13 10 (0.71%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
15 6 (0.43%) concrete5
16 5 (0.36%) Joomla!
16 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.28%) ColdFusion
18 3 (0.21%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 139 (9.88%) Photoshop
2 48 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (2.91%) MS Excel
4 23 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.92%) GIMP
6 12 (0.85%) InVision
7 5 (0.36%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.36%) HipChat
7 5 (0.36%) MS Office
8 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.071%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 47 (3.34%) Magento
2 14 (1.00%) Shopify
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.071%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (4.26%) SaaS
4 55 (3.91%) GitHub
5 9 (0.64%) Office 365
6 7 (0.50%) PaaS
7 6 (0.43%) Heroku
7 6 (0.43%) Sage Pay
8 5 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.28%) Akamai
9 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.14%) Slack
11 2 (0.14%) Trello
12 1 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.071%) Force.com
12 1 (0.071%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.47%) HTTP
2 37 (2.63%) Internet
3 12 (0.85%) Intranet
4 7 (0.50%) SSH
4 7 (0.50%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.36%) LDAP
6 4 (0.28%) DNS
6 4 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.071%) DVB
7 1 (0.071%) LAN
7 1 (0.071%) RFID
7 1 (0.071%) Skype
7 1 (0.071%) WAN
7 1 (0.071%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 135 (9.59%) MySQL
3 81 (5.76%) MongoDB
4 80 (5.69%) Redis
5 72 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 60 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 60 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 43 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 43 (3.06%) CouchDB
8 39 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 32 (2.27%) RavenDB
10 31 (2.20%) Couchbase
10 31 (2.20%) Event Store
11 23 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.28%) Big Data
14 15 (1.07%) MariaDB
14 15 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 486 (34.54%) Git (software)
2 392 (27.86%) gulp
3 351 (24.95%) Grunt
4 161 (11.44%) Jasmine
5 109 (7.75%) Subversion
6 105 (7.46%) Bower
7 95 (6.75%) Karma Test Runner
7 95 (6.75%) webpack
8 91 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 79 (5.61%) Visual Studio
10 78 (5.54%) Jenkins
11 73 (5.19%) Mocha
12 72 (5.12%) TeamCity
13 49 (3.48%) Selenium
14 45 (3.20%) JIRA
15 41 (2.91%) JSUnit
16 34 (2.42%) jspm
16 34 (2.42%) QUnit
17 28 (1.99%) Mercurial
18 27 (1.92%) Babel
General
1 178 (12.65%) Finance
2 100 (7.11%) Marketing
3 53 (3.77%) Banking
4 51 (3.62%) Games
5 50 (3.55%) Retail
6 22 (1.56%) Military
7 21 (1.49%) Advertising
8 20 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.35%) Law
10 18 (1.28%) Legal
10 18 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.57%) Front Office
12 6 (0.43%) Arabic Language
12 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.28%) Publishing
14 3 (0.21%) Back Office
14 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.14%) Automotive
16 1 (0.071%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1316 (93.53%) Developer
2 586 (41.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 390 (27.72%) JavaScript Developer
4 272 (19.33%) HTML Developer
5 264 (18.76%) Senior Developer
6 238 (16.92%) Web Developer
7 203 (14.43%) HTML CSS Developer
8 193 (13.72%) .NET Developer
9 175 (12.44%) Angular Developer
10 156 (11.09%) C# Developer
11 128 (9.10%) UI Developer
12 123 (8.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 108 (7.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 85 (6.04%) PHP Developer
15 79 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
16 77 (5.47%) Software Developer
17 75 (5.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 71 (5.05%) Lead Developer
19 69 (4.90%) Agile Developer
20 52 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1315 (93.46%) CSS
2 1263 (89.77%) HTML
3 1143 (81.24%) Sass
4 910 (64.68%) HTML5
5 875 (62.19%) AngularJS
6 721 (51.24%) CSS3
7 630 (44.78%) jQuery
8 438 (31.13%) React
9 431 (30.63%) .NET
10 394 (28.00%) Node.js
11 328 (23.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 290 (20.61%) ASP.NET
13 239 (16.99%) REST
14 235 (16.70%) Ajax
15 232 (16.49%) JSON
16 223 (15.85%) Backbone.js
17 221 (15.71%) Web Services
18 211 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
19 178 (12.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 171 (12.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 408 (29.00%) User Experience
2 92 (6.54%) Mobile App
3 77 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.13%) Fintech
5 33 (2.35%) Blog
6 30 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 22 (1.56%) PMI
9 20 (1.42%) W3C
10 16 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.78%) Graphic Design
13 9 (0.64%) NHS
13 9 (0.64%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.50%) Social Media
15 6 (0.43%) Bitcoin
15 6 (0.43%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.43%) iPad
15 6 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 66 (4.69%) Linux
2 51 (3.62%) Windows
3 41 (2.91%) Android
4 36 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 34 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 31 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.57%) CentOS
8 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.36%) Unix
9 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.071%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.071%) VMS
10 1 (0.071%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.071%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (47.76%) Front End Development
3 465 (33.05%) MVC
4 436 (30.99%) Web Development
5 341 (24.24%) TDD
6 280 (19.90%) OO
7 261 (18.55%) Scrum
8 239 (16.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 226 (16.06%) Unit Testing
10 190 (13.50%) E-Commerce
11 167 (11.87%) Software Engineering
12 149 (10.59%) SOLID
13 134 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
14 126 (8.96%) Web Design
15 117 (8.32%) Wireframes
16 107 (7.60%) BDD
16 107 (7.60%) DevOps
17 100 (7.11%) SOA
18 92 (6.54%) SEO
19 82 (5.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1338 (95.10%) JavaScript
2 402 (28.57%) C#
3 254 (18.05%) PHP
4 203 (14.43%) SQL
5 170 (12.08%) ES6
6 167 (11.87%) TypeScript
7 95 (6.75%) Java
8 87 (6.18%) T-SQL
9 86 (6.11%) Python
10 45 (3.20%) VB.NET
11 44 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 31 (2.20%) Go
13 28 (1.99%) Scala
14 23 (1.63%) Ruby
15 15 (1.07%) CoffeeScript
16 12 (0.85%) XPath
17 11 (0.78%) R
18 8 (0.57%) ECMAScript
19 6 (0.43%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 150 (10.66%) Degree
2 22 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 18 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.28%) MBA
5 3 (0.21%) ICAEW
5 3 (0.21%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.14%) ISEB
6 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.071%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.071%) MCSD
7 1 (0.071%) PhD
7 1 (0.071%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.071%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.70%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.43%) WCAG
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.071%) WAI
System Software
1 110 (7.82%) Docker
2 20 (1.42%) Varnish
3 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (2.27%) Puppet
2 31 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.92%) Ansible
4 4 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.14%) Packer
6 1 (0.071%) cPanel
6 1 (0.071%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 177 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 63 (4.48%) Adobe
3 32 (2.27%) Twitter
4 30 (2.13%) Zend
5 21 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 20 (1.42%) Google
7 19 (1.35%) Sitecore
8 16 (1.14%) Oracle
9 8 (0.57%) Facebook
9 8 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.50%) PayPal
11 5 (0.36%) MEDITECH
11 5 (0.36%) Perforce
12 4 (0.28%) Apple
12 4 (0.28%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.28%) Remedy
12 4 (0.28%) TOWER Software
13 3 (0.21%) Alterian
14 2 (0.14%) hybris
14 2 (0.14%) Sencha
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Training budget, 25 days holi
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Substantial Equity
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Coded People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENNS
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
keytree
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Flexitime, Health Insurance, Lapto
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flexitime
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT Services Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maldon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago