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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 363 379 483
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +104
Permanent jobs citing LESS 740 871 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.80% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 2.09% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 651 750 539
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
35580 41624 42683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.09% 38.42% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30713 35709 36663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +24 691 £45,000 - 165
London +5 342 £55,000 +2.80% 86
South East +90 134 £45,000 +12.50% 13
West Midlands -7 60 £32,500 - 16
Surrey +59 58 £50,000 +42.85% 6
City of London +33 50 £48,750 -15.21% 24
Yorkshire -15 36 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Oxfordshire +49 33 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North West -7 33 £37,500 +15.38% 16
South West +38 29 £40,000 +23.07% 4
East of England -17 28 £52,500 +54.41% 8
Birmingham +2 27 £30,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +3 25 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Manchester -7 25 £39,250 +20.76% 13
West Yorkshire -18 20 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Leatherhead - 20 £47,500 - 2
Oxford +34 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +32 19 £35,000 - 1
Scotland +12 16 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Hampshire +9 16 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Bristol +19 15 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Solihull +5 14 £35,000 +59.09% 2
Leeds -11 14 £35,000 - 6
Edinburgh +9 13 £53,000 +63.07% 2
North Yorkshire +2 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
York -2 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Esher - 12 £46,250 - 1
Wales +3 11 £40,000 +33.33% 1
South Wales +1 11 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 11 £28,750 - 4

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 1444 (96.14%) JavaScript
2 1411 (93.94%) CSS
3 1360 (90.55%) HTML
4 1180 (78.56%) Sass
5 946 (62.98%) HTML5
6 942 (62.72%) AngularJS
7 774 (51.53%) CSS3
8 758 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
9 685 (45.61%) jQuery
10 675 (44.94%) Front End Development
11 534 (35.55%) Git (software)
12 529 (35.22%) MVC
13 487 (32.42%) Web Development
14 450 (29.96%) React
15 438 (29.16%) User Experience
16 417 (27.76%) .NET
17 416 (27.70%) Node.js
18 395 (26.30%) C#
19 352 (23.44%) Grunt
20 345 (22.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 341 (22.70%) TDD
22 340 (22.64%) gulp
23 300 (19.97%) ASP.NET
24 293 (19.51%) PHP
25 273 (18.18%) Backbone.js
26 269 (17.91%) Responsive Web Design
27 262 (17.44%) OO
28 258 (17.18%) Scrum
29 242 (16.11%) KnockoutJS
30 238 (15.85%) SQL

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
1 127 (8.46%) CMS
2 112 (7.46%) WordPress
3 62 (4.13%) IIS
4 46 (3.06%) Umbraco
5 35 (2.33%) Drupal
6 33 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 31 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (2.06%) NServiceBus
8 23 (1.53%) Apache
9 13 (0.87%) Kentico
9 13 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 10 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.53%) nginx
12 7 (0.47%) JBoss
12 7 (0.47%) WildFly
13 6 (0.40%) Sitefinity
14 5 (0.33%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.27%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.27%) Joomla!
16 2 (0.13%) DNN
Applications
1 127 (8.46%) Photoshop
2 58 (3.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 55 (3.66%) MS Excel
4 24 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.67%) GIMP
6 7 (0.47%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.40%) MS Office
8 4 (0.27%) HipChat
9 3 (0.20%) InDesign
10 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.067%) InVision
Business Applications
1 34 (2.26%) Magento
2 9 (0.60%) Shopify
3 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.067%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 110 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (5.59%) SaaS
4 40 (2.66%) GitHub
5 17 (1.13%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.53%) Heroku
7 7 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.47%) Trello
8 6 (0.40%) Office 365
9 5 (0.33%) PaaS
10 4 (0.27%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.13%) Slack
13 1 (0.067%) Force.com
13 1 (0.067%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.067%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.73%) HTTP
2 39 (2.60%) Internet
3 10 (0.67%) SSH
4 8 (0.53%) Intranet
5 7 (0.47%) DNS
6 6 (0.40%) SSL
7 4 (0.27%) DSL
7 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.27%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 3 (0.20%) FTP
8 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.13%) AMQP
9 2 (0.13%) LDAP
9 2 (0.13%) SMTP
10 1 (0.067%) DVB
10 1 (0.067%) LAN
10 1 (0.067%) RFID
10 1 (0.067%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 145 (9.65%) MySQL
3 99 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 93 (6.19%) Redis
5 81 (5.39%) NoSQL
6 62 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 49 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 35 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (2.00%) RavenDB
11 29 (1.93%) CouchDB
12 26 (1.73%) Couchbase
12 26 (1.73%) Event Store
13 22 (1.46%) MariaDB
14 20 (1.33%) DocumentDB
15 19 (1.26%) Big Data
16 15 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
19 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 534 (35.55%) Git (software)
2 352 (23.44%) Grunt
3 340 (22.64%) gulp
4 183 (12.18%) Jasmine
5 144 (9.59%) Subversion
6 112 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 102 (6.79%) Bower
8 93 (6.19%) Jenkins
9 91 (6.06%) Visual Studio
10 85 (5.66%) Karma Test Runner
10 85 (5.66%) Mocha
11 80 (5.33%) webpack
12 65 (4.33%) JIRA
13 62 (4.13%) TeamCity
14 50 (3.33%) Selenium
15 37 (2.46%) QUnit
16 36 (2.40%) JSUnit
17 28 (1.86%) Babel
18 25 (1.66%) Mercurial
19 23 (1.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 215 (14.31%) Finance
2 88 (5.86%) Marketing
3 65 (4.33%) Games
4 47 (3.13%) Retail
5 45 (3.00%) Banking
6 36 (2.40%) Law
7 25 (1.66%) Advertising
8 23 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.07%) Legal
10 14 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.73%) Military
11 11 (0.73%) Publishing
12 8 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.40%) Arabic Language
14 6 (0.40%) Automotive
14 6 (0.40%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Electronics
15 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1408 (93.74%) Developer
2 614 (40.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 434 (28.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 267 (17.78%) HTML Developer
5 265 (17.64%) Senior Developer
6 243 (16.18%) Web Developer
7 209 (13.91%) .NET Developer
8 207 (13.78%) HTML CSS Developer
9 191 (12.72%) Angular Developer
10 168 (11.19%) C# Developer
11 150 (9.99%) UI Developer
12 136 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 118 (7.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 109 (7.26%) PHP Developer
15 95 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
16 92 (6.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 80 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
18 78 (5.19%) Lead Developer
19 71 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 70 (4.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1411 (93.94%) CSS
2 1360 (90.55%) HTML
3 1180 (78.56%) Sass
4 946 (62.98%) HTML5
5 942 (62.72%) AngularJS
6 774 (51.53%) CSS3
7 685 (45.61%) jQuery
8 450 (29.96%) React
9 417 (27.76%) .NET
10 416 (27.70%) Node.js
11 345 (22.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 300 (19.97%) ASP.NET
13 273 (18.18%) Backbone.js
14 242 (16.11%) KnockoutJS
15 221 (14.71%) Ajax
16 201 (13.38%) REST
17 184 (12.25%) Web Services
18 183 (12.18%) .NET Framework
18 183 (12.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 182 (12.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 438 (29.16%) User Experience
2 97 (6.46%) Mobile App
3 86 (5.73%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.00%) Visualisation
5 37 (2.46%) Fintech
6 32 (2.13%) Blog
6 32 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.26%) W3C
9 18 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (1.13%) Graphic Design
11 15 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.93%) iPad
13 13 (0.87%) Digital Media
13 13 (0.87%) Social Media
14 12 (0.80%) Blockchain
14 12 (0.80%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.67%) PMI
16 8 (0.53%) Data Integration
16 8 (0.53%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 88 (5.86%) Linux
2 76 (5.06%) Windows
3 53 (3.53%) Android
4 50 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 26 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.67%) Unix
8 7 (0.47%) CentOS
9 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.067%) VMS
11 1 (0.067%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (44.94%) Front End Development
3 529 (35.22%) MVC
4 487 (32.42%) Web Development
5 341 (22.70%) TDD
6 269 (17.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 262 (17.44%) OO
8 258 (17.18%) Scrum
9 216 (14.38%) Unit Testing
10 180 (11.98%) E-Commerce
11 171 (11.38%) SOLID
12 168 (11.19%) Software Engineering
13 148 (9.85%) Web Design
14 141 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
15 112 (7.46%) DevOps
16 108 (7.19%) Wireframes
17 107 (7.12%) BDD
18 103 (6.86%) OOP
19 90 (5.99%) SEO
20 84 (5.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1444 (96.14%) JavaScript
2 395 (26.30%) C#
3 293 (19.51%) PHP
4 238 (15.85%) SQL
5 164 (10.92%) TypeScript
6 145 (9.65%) ES6
7 133 (8.85%) Java
8 87 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 85 (5.66%) Python
10 58 (3.86%) Ruby
11 40 (2.66%) Scala
11 40 (2.66%) VB.NET
12 35 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.66%) Go
14 21 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.93%) ECMAScript
16 11 (0.73%) C
16 11 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
16 11 (0.73%) R
17 8 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 150 (9.99%) Degree
2 16 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (0.67%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.13%) ICAEW
5 2 (0.13%) ISEB
5 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.067%) MBA
6 1 (0.067%) MCSD
6 1 (0.067%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.33%) QA
2 7 (0.47%) WCAG
3 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.20%) SLA
4 3 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 118 (7.86%) Docker
2 11 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.73%) Varnish
3 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (2.00%) Puppet
2 11 (0.73%) Ansible
3 3 (0.20%) Packer
4 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.067%) cPanel
5 1 (0.067%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 182 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.13%) Google
3 51 (3.40%) Adobe
4 39 (2.60%) Twitter
5 35 (2.33%) Sitecore
6 21 (1.40%) Zend
7 19 (1.26%) Xamarin
8 16 (1.07%) Facebook
9 15 (1.00%) Oracle
10 13 (0.87%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.53%) MEDITECH
12 6 (0.40%) PayPal
12 6 (0.40%) Sun
13 5 (0.33%) hybris
13 5 (0.33%) Sencha
13 5 (0.33%) Twilio
14 4 (0.27%) Akamai
14 4 (0.27%) Alterian
14 4 (0.27%) Cognizant
14 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + share options + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
West One Recruiters
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Chambers and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 10% bonus £2k training budget
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday