The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 458 682 830
Rank change year-on-year
+224 +148
Permanent jobs citing LESS 551 190 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.17% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.44% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 473 172 51
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £31,000 £31,758
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45440 43345 48914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.98% 39.77% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38744 37724 43415
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 14 July 2014 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 14 July 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
England +223 517 £45,000 - 82
London +108 347 £50,000 +5.26% 44
City of London +55 78 £52,500 -8.69% 9
South East +49 67 £42,500 +30.76% 8
Surrey +21 28 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Scotland +8 25 £32,500 +4.83%
West Midlands - 25 £24,000 - 2
South West +7 22 £40,000 +17.64% 8
North West +29 21 £32,500 +23.80% 10
East of England +11 21 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Edinburgh -2 16 £50,000 +61.29%
Leatherhead - 15 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 12 £45,000 - 2
Somerset - 12 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire - 12 £37,500 - 5
Cheshire - 11 £32,500 - 5
Staffordshire - 10 £24,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 10 £32,500 - 3
Stafford - 10 £24,000 - 1
Yorkshire -20 9 £32,000 -8.57% 6
Oxfordshire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Devon - 9 £25,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 9 £29,000 - 1
Exeter - 9 £25,000 - 1
Bath - 9 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £50,000 +47.05%
Cambridge +2 8 £50,000 +47.05%
Glasgow -11 8 £32,500 +4.83%
Maidenhead - 7 £35,000 -
Kent - 7 £65,000 -

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 1040 (97.20%) CSS
2 998 (93.27%) HTML
3 992 (92.71%) JavaScript
4 791 (73.93%) HTML5
5 766 (71.59%) jQuery
6 670 (62.62%) Sass
7 653 (61.03%) CSS3
8 423 (39.53%) AngularJS
9 415 (38.79%) Backbone.js
10 359 (33.55%) MVC
11 348 (32.52%) Git (software)
12 346 (32.34%) PHP
13 313 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
14 311 (29.07%) TDD
15 283 (26.45%) OO
16 252 (23.55%) Node.js
17 248 (23.18%) Web Development
18 233 (21.78%) Scrum
19 219 (20.47%) Ajax
20 204 (19.07%) Responsive Web Design
21 202 (18.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 197 (18.41%) Degree
23 194 (18.13%) Jasmine
24 189 (17.66%) E-Commerce
25 182 (17.01%) .NET
26 179 (16.73%) KnockoutJS
27 177 (16.54%) Unit Testing
27 177 (16.54%) Subversion
28 174 (16.26%) Java
29 162 (15.14%) MySQL

LESS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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
1 252 (23.55%) Node.js
2 128 (11.96%) CMS
3 124 (11.59%) WordPress
4 98 (9.16%) Apache
5 65 (6.07%) Drupal
6 41 (3.83%) IIS
7 33 (3.08%) Joomla!
8 29 (2.71%) NServiceBus
9 25 (2.34%) nginx
10 21 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.40%) Apache Solr
12 12 (1.12%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.65%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.56%) SAS
14 6 (0.56%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.47%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.47%) Confluence
16 4 (0.37%) TeamSite
17 3 (0.28%) NetWeaver
17 3 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 149 (13.93%) Photoshop
2 38 (3.55%) Fireworks
3 35 (3.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.47%) MS Excel
4 5 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.093%) InDesign
5 1 (0.093%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (2.43%) Magento
2 24 (2.24%) Google Analytics
3 17 (1.59%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.093%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 55 (5.14%) SaaS
2 42 (3.93%) GitHub
3 30 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.47%) PaaS
7 5 (0.47%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.47%) Route 53
8 2 (0.19%) Heroku
9 1 (0.093%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 99 (9.25%) HTTP
2 43 (4.02%) Internet
3 7 (0.65%) SSH
4 5 (0.47%) CTI
4 5 (0.47%) VoIP
4 5 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.093%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (15.14%) MySQL
2 69 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 51 (4.77%) NoSQL
4 45 (4.21%) MongoDB
5 37 (3.46%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 29 (2.71%) RavenDB
8 25 (2.34%) Big Data
9 15 (1.40%) Redis
10 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.37%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.28%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
16 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 348 (32.52%) Git (software)
2 194 (18.13%) Jasmine
3 177 (16.54%) Subversion
4 121 (11.31%) Grunt
5 68 (6.36%) Jenkins
6 67 (6.26%) Selenium
7 58 (5.42%) Mocha
8 55 (5.14%) Cucumber
9 53 (4.95%) JUnit
10 47 (4.39%) PhoneGap
11 42 (3.93%) Maven
11 42 (3.93%) Behat
12 34 (3.18%) Karma Test Runner
12 34 (3.18%) Mercurial
13 33 (3.08%) Bower
14 31 (2.90%) WebDriver
15 30 (2.80%) PHPUnit
16 29 (2.71%) Ant
16 29 (2.71%) ReSharper
16 29 (2.71%) TeamCity
General
1 149 (13.93%) Finance
2 98 (9.16%) Marketing
3 69 (6.45%) Retail
4 66 (6.17%) Games
5 58 (5.42%) Manufacturing
6 38 (3.55%) Advertising
7 23 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.78%) Publishing
9 13 (1.21%) Banking
10 5 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.093%) Front Office
13 1 (0.093%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 955 (89.25%) Developer
2 433 (40.47%) Front-End Developer
3 230 (21.50%) Web Developer
4 196 (18.32%) Senior Developer
5 110 (10.28%) JavaScript Developer
6 88 (8.22%) PHP Developer
6 88 (8.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 85 (7.94%) UI Developer
8 83 (7.76%) UI Programmer
9 70 (6.54%) .NET Developer
10 64 (5.98%) Front-End Web Developer
11 63 (5.89%) C# Developer
12 61 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 39 (3.64%) Lead Developer
14 36 (3.36%) Junior
15 35 (3.27%) Senior .NET Developer
16 31 (2.90%) Senior C# Developer
17 30 (2.80%) Junior Developer
18 29 (2.71%) ASP.NET Developer
19 28 (2.62%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1040 (97.20%) CSS
2 998 (93.27%) HTML
3 791 (73.93%) HTML5
4 766 (71.59%) jQuery
5 670 (62.62%) Sass
6 653 (61.03%) CSS3
7 423 (39.53%) AngularJS
8 415 (38.79%) Backbone.js
9 219 (20.47%) Ajax
10 202 (18.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 182 (17.01%) .NET
12 179 (16.73%) KnockoutJS
13 146 (13.64%) Ember.js
14 145 (13.55%) Web Services
15 141 (13.18%) JSON
16 129 (12.06%) REST
17 125 (11.68%) ASP.NET
18 112 (10.47%) XHTML
19 109 (10.19%) XML
20 103 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 115 (10.75%) Computer Science
2 107 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 88 (8.22%) Open Source
4 44 (4.11%) Social Media
5 32 (2.99%) W3C
6 25 (2.34%) Social Network
7 23 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.06%) Animation
9 21 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
11 11 (1.03%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.03%) Graphic Design
12 9 (0.84%) Taxonomies
12 9 (0.84%) Mobile Games
13 8 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.65%) GIS
14 7 (0.65%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.65%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.56%) RIA
16 5 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 110 (10.28%) Linux
2 96 (8.97%) Apple iOS
3 92 (8.60%) Android
4 54 (5.05%) Windows
5 43 (4.02%) UNIX
6 29 (2.71%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.37%) AIX
8 4 (0.37%) Debian
8 4 (0.37%) OpenBSD
8 4 (0.37%) FreeBSD
9 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.093%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.093%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (33.55%) MVC
2 313 (29.25%) Agile Software Development
3 311 (29.07%) TDD
4 283 (26.45%) OO
5 248 (23.18%) Web Development
6 233 (21.78%) Scrum
7 204 (19.07%) Responsive Web Design
8 189 (17.66%) E-Commerce
9 177 (16.54%) Unit Testing
10 147 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
11 133 (12.43%) Software Engineering
12 114 (10.65%) OOP
13 110 (10.28%) BDD
14 81 (7.57%) SEO
15 80 (7.48%) Web Design
15 80 (7.48%) Kanban
16 67 (6.26%) Mobile Application Development
17 61 (5.70%) Analytics
18 56 (5.23%) Android Development
18 56 (5.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 992 (92.71%) JavaScript
2 346 (32.34%) PHP
3 174 (16.26%) Java
4 141 (13.18%) SQL
5 128 (11.96%) Python
6 109 (10.19%) C#
7 96 (8.97%) Ruby
8 55 (5.14%) ActionScript
9 44 (4.11%) ActionScript 3.0
10 41 (3.83%) Scala
11 39 (3.64%) CoffeeScript
12 33 (3.08%) Perl
13 30 (2.80%) PHP5
14 19 (1.78%) T-SQL
15 15 (1.40%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.12%) ECMAScript
17 11 (1.03%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.93%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.84%) C++
19 9 (0.84%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 197 (18.41%) Degree
2 8 (0.75%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.19%) MCP
4 1 (0.093%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.04%) QA
2 7 (0.65%) WCAG
3 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.093%) WAI
4 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.37%) Varnish
2 2 (0.19%) Docker
3 1 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (1.78%) Puppet
2 16 (1.50%) Vagrant
3 12 (1.12%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.56%) Ansible
5 6 (0.56%) YUM
Vendors
1 95 (8.88%) Twitter
2 93 (8.69%) Facebook
3 79 (7.38%) Google
4 75 (7.01%) Adobe
5 67 (6.26%) Zend
6 30 (2.80%) Red Gate
7 29 (2.71%) Xamarin
8 22 (2.06%) SAP
9 20 (1.87%) Oracle
9 20 (1.87%) Sencha
10 11 (1.03%) Microsoft
11 8 (0.75%) Apple
12 6 (0.56%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.56%) hybris
13 5 (0.47%) Omniture
13 5 (0.47%) CODA
13 5 (0.47%) Avaya
14 4 (0.37%) Interwoven
15 3 (0.28%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.28%) ATG
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