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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 380 453 540
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +87
Permanent jobs citing LESS 733 681 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 1.65% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 653 573 456
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £28,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
38091 41370 45776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 37.73% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33104 35316 38915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +43 657 £45,000 - 147
London +32 360 £52,500 +5.00% 57
South East +27 95 £40,000 - 19
South West +40 56 £43,750 +20.68% 7
Bristol +52 45 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Scotland +23 45 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +50 43 £45,000 +63.63% 8
City of London +51 41 £50,000 - 11
North West +14 41 £37,500 -0.99% 22
Edinburgh +20 35 £34,000 -22.28% 3
North Yorkshire +50 28 £46,250 +85.00% 2
York - 26 £47,500 -
Surrey +37 23 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Berkshire +14 23 £35,000 -20.00% 5
West Midlands -24 23 £27,500 -8.33% 13
East of England +14 20 £32,500 -12.16% 11
Oxfordshire -1 19 £38,000 +26.66% 4
Cheshire +27 17 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Oxford 0 14 £33,000 -12.00% 1
West Yorkshire +9 13 £45,000 +63.63% 6
Hampshire -4 13 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Manchester -12 13 £37,500 - 13
East Midlands -2 12 £35,000 -28.20% 9
Reading +23 11 £35,000 - 3
Leeds +21 11 £45,000 +76.47% 4
Guildford +15 10 £38,000 -8.43%
Birmingham -6 10 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Lancashire +20 9 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £30,000 -18.91% 3
Macclesfield -5 9 £37,500 +3.44%

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1414 (96.78%) CSS
2 1412 (96.65%) JavaScript
3 1383 (94.66%) HTML
4 1131 (77.41%) Sass
5 957 (65.50%) HTML5
6 833 (57.02%) AngularJS
7 775 (53.05%) jQuery
8 767 (52.50%) CSS3
9 757 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
10 694 (47.50%) Front End Development
11 507 (34.70%) Git (software)
12 502 (34.36%) Web Development
13 449 (30.73%) User Experience
14 447 (30.60%) MVC
15 391 (26.76%) React
16 387 (26.49%) Node.js
17 364 (24.91%) PHP
18 338 (23.13%) Grunt
19 322 (22.04%) .NET
20 321 (21.97%) TDD
21 313 (21.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 299 (20.47%) OO
23 283 (19.37%) gulp
24 277 (18.96%) C#
25 272 (18.62%) Responsive Web Design
26 260 (17.80%) Scrum
27 250 (17.11%) Backbone.js
28 211 (14.44%) ASP.NET
29 209 (14.31%) Finance
30 207 (14.17%) KnockoutJS

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
1 163 (11.16%) CMS
2 134 (9.17%) WordPress
3 42 (2.87%) Drupal
4 36 (2.46%) Umbraco
5 32 (2.19%) Apache
5 32 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 20 (1.37%) IIS
8 18 (1.23%) Confluence
8 18 (1.23%) nginx
9 15 (1.03%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.96%) SharePoint
11 12 (0.82%) JBoss
11 12 (0.82%) WildFly
12 8 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
13 7 (0.48%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.21%) Sitefinity
16 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
17 1 (0.068%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 130 (8.90%) Photoshop
2 57 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.55%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.34%) GIMP
7 2 (0.14%) InDesign
7 2 (0.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 57 (3.90%) Magento
2 8 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.14%) Odoo
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.068%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 102 (6.98%) GitHub
2 73 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (3.08%) SaaS
5 24 (1.64%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.55%) AdWords
7 7 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.41%) IaaS
8 6 (0.41%) PaaS
9 5 (0.34%) Heroku
9 5 (0.34%) Trello
10 4 (0.27%) MailChimp
10 4 (0.27%) Office 365
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.63%) Internet
2 46 (3.15%) HTTP
3 37 (2.53%) Intranet
4 23 (1.57%) HTTPS
5 14 (0.96%) SSH
6 6 (0.41%) FTP
7 5 (0.34%) SMTP
8 4 (0.27%) DNS
8 4 (0.27%) DSL
8 4 (0.27%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 2 (0.14%) AMQP
9 2 (0.14%) DVB
9 2 (0.14%) Skype
10 1 (0.068%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (11.16%) MySQL
2 154 (10.54%) SQL Server
3 78 (5.34%) MongoDB
4 55 (3.76%) NoSQL
5 40 (2.74%) Redis
6 39 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 31 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 28 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 16 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.89%) Big Data
13 10 (0.68%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.48%) DocumentDB
15 6 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.34%) CouchDB
16 5 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 507 (34.70%) Git (software)
2 338 (23.13%) Grunt
3 283 (19.37%) gulp
4 167 (11.43%) Subversion
5 135 (9.24%) Jasmine
6 92 (6.30%) Bower
7 89 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 86 (5.89%) Visual Studio
9 84 (5.75%) Jenkins
10 77 (5.27%) JIRA
11 71 (4.86%) Mocha
12 53 (3.63%) Selenium
13 51 (3.49%) QUnit
13 51 (3.49%) webpack
14 46 (3.15%) Karma Test Runner
15 34 (2.33%) JUnit
16 29 (1.98%) Vagrant
17 24 (1.64%) Cucumber
17 24 (1.64%) Sinon.JS
18 23 (1.57%) Plastic SCM
General
1 209 (14.31%) Finance
2 95 (6.50%) Marketing
3 92 (6.30%) Law
4 63 (4.31%) Games
5 33 (2.26%) Advertising
6 31 (2.12%) Banking
7 27 (1.85%) Retail
8 23 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.44%) Publishing
10 16 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.89%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.68%) Military
13 8 (0.55%) Legal
14 7 (0.48%) Brand Awareness
15 5 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.27%) Electronics
16 4 (0.27%) Front Office
16 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.21%) Interactive Media
17 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1340 (91.72%) Developer
2 636 (43.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 472 (32.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 279 (19.10%) HTML Developer
5 227 (15.54%) Web Developer
6 209 (14.31%) HTML CSS Developer
7 189 (12.94%) Senior Developer
8 154 (10.54%) Angular Developer
9 153 (10.47%) UI Developer
10 125 (8.56%) PHP Developer
11 121 (8.28%) .NET Developer
12 105 (7.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 97 (6.64%) C# Developer
14 85 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
15 80 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
16 77 (5.27%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 66 (4.52%) Lead Developer
18 61 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
19 58 (3.97%) Java Developer
20 55 (3.76%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1414 (96.78%) CSS
2 1383 (94.66%) HTML
3 1131 (77.41%) Sass
4 957 (65.50%) HTML5
5 833 (57.02%) AngularJS
6 775 (53.05%) jQuery
7 767 (52.50%) CSS3
8 391 (26.76%) React
9 387 (26.49%) Node.js
10 322 (22.04%) .NET
11 313 (21.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 250 (17.11%) Backbone.js
13 211 (14.44%) ASP.NET
14 207 (14.17%) KnockoutJS
15 200 (13.69%) Ajax
16 143 (9.79%) JSON
17 130 (8.90%) Ember.js
17 130 (8.90%) XML
18 123 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
18 123 (8.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 449 (30.73%) User Experience
2 93 (6.37%) Mobile App
3 81 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.49%) Fintech
5 40 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 38 (2.60%) iPad
7 36 (2.46%) Visualisation
8 31 (2.12%) Social Media
9 28 (1.92%) Smartphone
10 26 (1.78%) Digital Media
11 23 (1.57%) Data Integration
12 22 (1.51%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (1.10%) W3C
14 15 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.03%) iPhone
15 12 (0.82%) Online Games
16 11 (0.75%) Social Network
17 9 (0.62%) Animation
18 7 (0.48%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 122 (8.35%) Linux
2 62 (4.24%) Android
3 56 (3.83%) Windows
4 52 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 13 (0.89%) CentOS
6 13 (0.89%) Unix
7 2 (0.14%) VMS
8 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (47.50%) Front End Development
3 502 (34.36%) Web Development
4 447 (30.60%) MVC
5 321 (21.97%) TDD
6 299 (20.47%) OO
7 272 (18.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 260 (17.80%) Scrum
9 191 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
10 153 (10.47%) E-Commerce
11 136 (9.31%) Web Design
12 125 (8.56%) Unit Testing
13 120 (8.21%) OOP
14 98 (6.71%) Software Engineering
15 97 (6.64%) SEO
16 96 (6.57%) BDD
17 88 (6.02%) SOLID
18 87 (5.95%) Wireframes
19 84 (5.75%) Mobile First
20 80 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1412 (96.65%) JavaScript
2 364 (24.91%) PHP
3 277 (18.96%) C#
4 160 (10.95%) SQL
5 157 (10.75%) Java
6 120 (8.21%) TypeScript
7 70 (4.79%) Python
8 63 (4.31%) ES6
9 56 (3.83%) Ruby
10 35 (2.40%) Scala
11 31 (2.12%) T-SQL
11 31 (2.12%) XPath
12 26 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.71%) C++
14 24 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.30%) Perl
16 15 (1.03%) ECMAScript
16 15 (1.03%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.96%) VB.NET
18 12 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 127 (8.69%) Degree
2 26 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.14%) MCSD
7 1 (0.068%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.068%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.23%) QA
2 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.21%) WCAG
3 2 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (4.38%) Docker
2 16 (1.10%) Varnish
3 13 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (1.03%) Ansible
2 12 (0.82%) Puppet
3 9 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 9 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.55%) Packer
5 6 (0.41%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.27%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.068%) cPanel
7 1 (0.068%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 119 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 81 (5.54%) Google
3 49 (3.35%) Adobe
4 47 (3.22%) Zend
5 32 (2.19%) Sitecore
6 27 (1.85%) Oracle
7 22 (1.51%) Twitter
8 21 (1.44%) Xamarin
9 18 (1.23%) EPiServer
10 14 (0.96%) Facebook
10 14 (0.96%) Rackspace
11 9 (0.62%) Sun
12 8 (0.55%) Sencha
13 7 (0.48%) SAP
14 6 (0.41%) Ensighten
15 5 (0.34%) CODA
15 5 (0.34%) PayPal
15 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (0.34%) Twilio
15 5 (0.34%) Virgin Media
City, London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hyde, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Unlimited Holiday + more
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago