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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 392 474 536
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +62
Permanent jobs citing LESS 752 587 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 1.45% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 671 520 454
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
38353 40588 47452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 37.97% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33207 34666 40574
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 2016 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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +84 718 £45,000 +7.14% 130
London +128 431 £50,000 - 71
Yorkshire +16 64 £40,000 +45.45% 9
South East -3 63 £40,000 -3.61% 7
City of London +48 51 £44,500 -11.00% 6
East of England +52 50 £32,500 -12.16% 5
South West +2 39 £36,000 -0.68% 9
Cambridgeshire +25 32 £30,000 -31.42% 2
West Midlands -9 29 £27,500 -15.38% 7
North Yorkshire +30 28 £45,000 +80.00% 2
West Yorkshire +14 28 £40,000 +53.84% 5
York +22 26 £45,000 +28.57%
Cambridge +21 26 £30,000 -31.42%
Bristol +22 25 £40,000 +6.66% 5
North West -10 21 £38,000 +0.99% 16
Leeds +9 20 £35,000 +37.25% 4
Hampshire +16 15 £27,500 -21.42%
Scotland -19 15 £45,000 - 3
Brighton +23 14 £57,500 +84.00% 1
East Sussex +22 14 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Birmingham -6 13 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Manchester -9 13 £40,000 +14.28% 9
East Midlands +8 11 £35,000 +9.37% 5
Hertfordshire +24 10 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Edinburgh 0 10 £45,000 - 1
North East -1 10 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Oxfordshire -9 10 £38,000 +26.66% 4
Durham +12 9 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxford +6 9 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Winchester - 9 £27,500 -

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 1361 (96.94%) CSS
2 1354 (96.44%) JavaScript
3 1341 (95.51%) HTML
4 1077 (76.71%) Sass
5 987 (70.30%) HTML5
6 786 (55.98%) jQuery
7 783 (55.77%) CSS3
8 768 (54.70%) AngularJS
9 738 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
10 696 (49.57%) Front End Development
11 495 (35.26%) Git (software)
12 485 (34.54%) User Experience
13 483 (34.40%) Web Development
14 379 (26.99%) MVC
15 362 (25.78%) PHP
16 356 (25.36%) React
17 354 (25.21%) Grunt
18 346 (24.64%) Node.js
19 322 (22.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 320 (22.79%) OO
21 310 (22.08%) TDD
22 302 (21.51%) gulp
23 281 (20.01%) Backbone.js
24 275 (19.59%) .NET
25 264 (18.80%) Responsive Web Design
26 258 (18.38%) Scrum
27 214 (15.24%) C#
28 201 (14.32%) CMS
29 196 (13.96%) E-Commerce
30 192 (13.68%) 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
1 346 (24.64%) Node.js
2 201 (14.32%) CMS
3 137 (9.76%) WordPress
4 45 (3.21%) Drupal
5 40 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.99%) Apache
7 25 (1.78%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 22 (1.57%) IIS
10 18 (1.28%) nginx
11 16 (1.14%) Confluence
12 15 (1.07%) SharePoint
13 13 (0.93%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.78%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.50%) ExpressionEngine
15 7 (0.50%) JBoss
16 5 (0.36%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.36%) WildFly
17 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
18 1 (0.071%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 182 (12.96%) Photoshop
2 62 (4.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (2.35%) MS Excel
4 22 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.71%) Fireworks
5 10 (0.71%) InDesign
6 6 (0.43%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 68 (4.84%) Magento
2 8 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Odoo
5 1 (0.071%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 115 (8.19%) GitHub
2 70 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.42%) SaaS
4 27 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.28%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.71%) AdWords
7 6 (0.43%) IaaS
7 6 (0.43%) PaaS
8 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.21%) Heroku
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.14%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.14%) Office 365
11 1 (0.071%) Firebase
11 1 (0.071%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.28%) HTTP
2 43 (3.06%) Internet
3 34 (2.42%) Intranet
4 20 (1.42%) HTTPS
5 12 (0.85%) SSH
6 4 (0.28%) DNS
7 2 (0.14%) DVB
7 2 (0.14%) FTP
7 2 (0.14%) Skype
7 2 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.071%) AMQP
8 1 (0.071%) SSL
8 1 (0.071%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (13.25%) MySQL
2 129 (9.19%) SQL Server
3 82 (5.84%) MongoDB
4 47 (3.35%) NoSQL
5 38 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 33 (2.35%) Redis
7 26 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.57%) RDBMS
9 22 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (0.93%) Big Data
11 13 (0.93%) CouchDB
12 10 (0.71%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.28%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 495 (35.26%) Git (software)
2 354 (25.21%) Grunt
3 302 (21.51%) gulp
4 160 (11.40%) Subversion
5 129 (9.19%) Jasmine
6 108 (7.69%) Bower
7 70 (4.99%) Visual Studio
8 66 (4.70%) Jenkins
9 63 (4.49%) JIRA
10 59 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 56 (3.99%) Mocha
12 54 (3.85%) Selenium
13 53 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
14 46 (3.28%) QUnit
15 40 (2.85%) webpack
16 36 (2.56%) JUnit
17 31 (2.21%) Cucumber
18 26 (1.85%) Vagrant
19 22 (1.57%) Plastic SCM
20 21 (1.50%) Babel
General
1 151 (10.75%) Finance
2 119 (8.48%) Marketing
3 102 (7.26%) Law
4 51 (3.63%) Games
5 48 (3.42%) Retail
6 37 (2.64%) Advertising
7 28 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.64%) Banking
9 21 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.21%) Brand Awareness
10 17 (1.21%) Publishing
11 13 (0.93%) Legal
12 10 (0.71%) Electronics
13 9 (0.64%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.57%) Military
15 7 (0.50%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.43%) Back Office
16 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1274 (90.74%) Developer
2 623 (44.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 470 (33.48%) JavaScript Developer
4 285 (20.30%) HTML Developer
5 228 (16.24%) Web Developer
6 219 (15.60%) HTML CSS Developer
7 152 (10.83%) UI Developer
8 151 (10.75%) Senior Developer
9 133 (9.47%) Angular Developer
10 121 (8.62%) PHP Developer
11 96 (6.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 87 (6.20%) Full Stack Developer
13 82 (5.84%) .NET Developer
14 74 (5.27%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 66 (4.70%) C# Developer
16 54 (3.85%) Designer
16 54 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 53 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
17 53 (3.77%) Junior Developer
17 53 (3.77%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1361 (96.94%) CSS
2 1341 (95.51%) HTML
3 1077 (76.71%) Sass
4 987 (70.30%) HTML5
5 786 (55.98%) jQuery
6 783 (55.77%) CSS3
7 768 (54.70%) AngularJS
8 356 (25.36%) React
9 322 (22.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 281 (20.01%) Backbone.js
11 275 (19.59%) .NET
12 192 (13.68%) Ajax
13 174 (12.39%) KnockoutJS
14 172 (12.25%) ASP.NET
15 142 (10.11%) JSON
16 141 (10.04%) XML
17 118 (8.40%) Web Services
18 100 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
18 100 (7.12%) Ember.js
19 89 (6.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 485 (34.54%) User Experience
2 83 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 74 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.64%) Fintech
5 35 (2.49%) Visualisation
6 34 (2.42%) iPad
7 32 (2.28%) Social Media
8 30 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 29 (2.07%) Smartphone
10 27 (1.92%) Digital Media
10 27 (1.92%) W3C
11 19 (1.35%) Data Integration
12 15 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (0.93%) Animation
13 13 (0.93%) FMCG
13 13 (0.93%) iPhone
13 13 (0.93%) PlayStation
14 12 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.78%) Social Network
16 9 (0.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 124 (8.83%) Linux
2 60 (4.27%) Android
3 49 (3.49%) Apple iOS
4 47 (3.35%) Windows
5 14 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.57%) CentOS
6 8 (0.57%) Unix
7 2 (0.14%) VMS
8 1 (0.071%) Debian
8 1 (0.071%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (49.57%) Front End Development
3 483 (34.40%) Web Development
4 379 (26.99%) MVC
5 320 (22.79%) OO
6 310 (22.08%) TDD
7 264 (18.80%) Responsive Web Design
8 258 (18.38%) Scrum
9 196 (13.96%) E-Commerce
10 179 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
11 137 (9.76%) Web Design
12 127 (9.05%) Unit Testing
13 118 (8.40%) OOP
14 100 (7.12%) Wireframes
15 92 (6.55%) SEO
16 87 (6.20%) Content Management
17 82 (5.84%) BDD
18 80 (5.70%) Software Engineering
19 67 (4.77%) DevOps
20 65 (4.63%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 1354 (96.44%) JavaScript
2 362 (25.78%) PHP
3 214 (15.24%) C#
4 140 (9.97%) Java
5 118 (8.40%) SQL
6 87 (6.20%) TypeScript
7 70 (4.99%) Python
8 45 (3.21%) ES6
9 33 (2.35%) Ruby
9 33 (2.35%) Scala
10 28 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 26 (1.85%) XPath
12 24 (1.71%) C++
13 20 (1.42%) Perl
14 19 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.21%) CoffeeScript
16 16 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 15 (1.07%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.00%) PHP 5
18 14 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 125 (8.90%) Degree
2 24 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.14%) HND
6 2 (0.14%) MCSD
7 1 (0.071%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.071%) MCP
7 1 (0.071%) MCSE
7 1 (0.071%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.41%) QA
2 16 (1.14%) WCAG
3 10 (0.71%) WAI
4 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (3.70%) Docker
2 24 (1.71%) Varnish
3 15 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.071%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (1.14%) Ansible
2 11 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 11 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.64%) Puppet
3 9 (0.64%) TeamSite
4 8 (0.57%) Packer
5 6 (0.43%) HAProxy
5 6 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.21%) Kibana
6 3 (0.21%) logstash
7 1 (0.071%) Grafana
7 1 (0.071%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.071%) StatsD
Vendors
1 88 (6.27%) Adobe
2 80 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.56%) Google
4 60 (4.27%) Zend
5 31 (2.21%) Oracle
6 30 (2.14%) Sitecore
7 17 (1.21%) Xamarin
8 16 (1.14%) EPiServer
8 16 (1.14%) Twitter
9 13 (0.93%) Sony
9 13 (0.93%) Virgin Media
10 12 (0.85%) Rackspace
11 10 (0.71%) Facebook
11 10 (0.71%) SAP
12 7 (0.50%) Brightcove
13 6 (0.43%) CODA
13 6 (0.43%) Ensighten
13 6 (0.43%) Interwoven
13 6 (0.43%) Sencha
13 6 (0.43%) Yahoo!
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and career progression
Posted: 1 hour ago
North Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Knowit
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Knowit
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Knowit
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits (10% Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago