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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK
Rank 371 413 460
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +47
Permanent jobs citing LESS 652 720 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 1.89% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 555 619 515
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,900 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%

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
33147 38111 39265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.48% 38.05% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28631 32802 33871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +40 607 £45,000 +3.44% 133
London +31 307 £56,000 +4.67% 69
South East +21 91 £42,500 +21.42% 11
City of London +44 47 £48,750 -18.75% 10
West Midlands +21 44 £35,000 +12.90% 10
North West -3 44 £45,000 +38.46% 14
Yorkshire +1 43 £45,000 +32.35% 14
Manchester -1 42 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Surrey +39 37 £47,500 +46.15% 3
East of England -3 30 £50,000 +42.85% 9
North Yorkshire +1 24 £45,000 +30.43% 3
Oxfordshire +46 22 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +15 22 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Scotland +14 22 £53,000 +55.88% 1
South West +30 21 £45,000 +63.63% 3
York +10 21 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Edinburgh +12 19 £53,000 +61.83% 1
Leatherhead - 18 £46,250 -
Solihull +5 15 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Oxford +41 14 £42,500 +21.42%
Hampshire +20 14 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Yorkshire -7 14 £36,250 +6.61% 7
Bristol +13 13 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Berkshire +12 13 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 11 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Suffolk - 11 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 11 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +15 9 £37,500 +33.92% 3
Birmingham +5 9 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Cambridge 0 9 £55,000 +41.93%

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 1388 (95.79%) JavaScript
2 1357 (93.65%) CSS
3 1303 (89.92%) HTML
4 1163 (80.26%) Sass
5 945 (65.22%) HTML5
6 907 (62.59%) AngularJS
7 775 (53.49%) CSS3
8 739 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
9 684 (47.20%) Front End Development
10 655 (45.20%) jQuery
11 507 (34.99%) Git (software)
12 479 (33.06%) MVC
13 457 (31.54%) Web Development
14 447 (30.85%) React
15 430 (29.68%) .NET
16 419 (28.92%) User Experience
17 411 (28.36%) Node.js
18 402 (27.74%) C#
19 367 (25.33%) gulp
20 353 (24.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 353 (24.36%) Grunt
21 341 (23.53%) TDD
22 306 (21.12%) ASP.NET
23 280 (19.32%) OO
24 265 (18.29%) Scrum
25 263 (18.15%) PHP
26 260 (17.94%) Backbone.js
27 253 (17.46%) Responsive Web Design
28 240 (16.56%) SQL Server
29 238 (16.43%) 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
1 138 (9.52%) CMS
2 97 (6.69%) WordPress
3 78 (5.38%) IIS
4 40 (2.76%) NServiceBus
5 38 (2.62%) Umbraco
6 33 (2.28%) Drupal
7 30 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 27 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.10%) Apache
10 14 (0.97%) Kentico
10 14 (0.97%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.90%) nginx
12 6 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
13 5 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.35%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.28%) ColdFusion
14 4 (0.28%) concrete5
14 4 (0.28%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.21%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 147 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 57 (3.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 48 (3.31%) MS Excel
4 22 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.97%) GIMP
6 11 (0.76%) InVision
7 8 (0.55%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.41%) MS Office
9 5 (0.35%) HipChat
10 2 (0.14%) InDesign
10 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (2.90%) Magento
2 12 (0.83%) Shopify
3 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.069%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 105 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (5.38%) SaaS
4 52 (3.59%) GitHub
5 8 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.55%) Heroku
6 7 (0.48%) PaaS
7 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.35%) Office 365
7 5 (0.35%) Sage Pay
8 4 (0.28%) Akamai
8 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.21%) Trello
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.14%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.14%) Slack
11 1 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.069%) Force.com
11 1 (0.069%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 74 (5.11%) HTTP
2 35 (2.42%) Internet
3 11 (0.76%) Intranet
4 7 (0.48%) SSH
4 7 (0.48%) Wireshark
5 6 (0.41%) DNS
5 6 (0.41%) SSL
6 5 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.21%) LDAP
8 2 (0.14%) AMQP
9 1 (0.069%) DSL
9 1 (0.069%) DVB
9 1 (0.069%) LAN
9 1 (0.069%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 1 (0.069%) RFID
9 1 (0.069%) Skype
9 1 (0.069%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 140 (9.66%) MySQL
3 91 (6.28%) Redis
4 87 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 80 (5.52%) NoSQL
6 60 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 56 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (3.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 41 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
10 40 (2.76%) CouchDB
11 37 (2.55%) RavenDB
12 33 (2.28%) Couchbase
12 33 (2.28%) Event Store
13 19 (1.31%) MariaDB
13 19 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (1.17%) Big Data
15 15 (1.04%) DocumentDB
16 14 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
17 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 507 (34.99%) Git (software)
2 367 (25.33%) gulp
3 353 (24.36%) Grunt
4 177 (12.22%) Jasmine
5 122 (8.42%) Subversion
6 109 (7.52%) Bower
7 100 (6.90%) webpack
8 96 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 89 (6.14%) Karma Test Runner
10 82 (5.66%) Mocha
10 82 (5.66%) Visual Studio
11 76 (5.24%) Jenkins
12 71 (4.90%) TeamCity
13 54 (3.73%) JIRA
14 49 (3.38%) Selenium
15 44 (3.04%) JSUnit
16 38 (2.62%) QUnit
17 28 (1.93%) Babel
18 26 (1.79%) Mercurial
19 22 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 183 (12.63%) Finance
2 100 (6.90%) Marketing
3 51 (3.52%) Games
4 50 (3.45%) Retail
5 43 (2.97%) Banking
6 30 (2.07%) Law
7 24 (1.66%) Advertising
8 20 (1.38%) Military
9 19 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 18 (1.24%) Legal
11 9 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.41%) Arabic Language
12 6 (0.41%) Front Office
13 5 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.35%) Publishing
14 4 (0.28%) Automotive
14 4 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1357 (93.65%) Developer
2 608 (41.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 398 (27.47%) JavaScript Developer
4 273 (18.84%) Senior Developer
5 262 (18.08%) HTML Developer
6 235 (16.22%) Web Developer
7 214 (14.77%) .NET Developer
8 211 (14.56%) HTML CSS Developer
9 190 (13.11%) Angular Developer
10 165 (11.39%) C# Developer
11 135 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
12 127 (8.76%) UI Developer
13 116 (8.01%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 91 (6.28%) PHP Developer
15 88 (6.07%) Full Stack Developer
16 79 (5.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 75 (5.18%) Software Developer
18 73 (5.04%) Agile Developer
19 72 (4.97%) Lead Developer
20 64 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1357 (93.65%) CSS
2 1303 (89.92%) HTML
3 1163 (80.26%) Sass
4 945 (65.22%) HTML5
5 907 (62.59%) AngularJS
6 775 (53.49%) CSS3
7 655 (45.20%) jQuery
8 447 (30.85%) React
9 430 (29.68%) .NET
10 411 (28.36%) Node.js
11 353 (24.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 306 (21.12%) ASP.NET
13 260 (17.94%) Backbone.js
14 238 (16.43%) Ajax
15 233 (16.08%) REST
16 232 (16.01%) KnockoutJS
17 228 (15.73%) JSON
18 207 (14.29%) Web Services
19 188 (12.97%) ASP.NET Web API
20 181 (12.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 419 (28.92%) User Experience
2 96 (6.63%) Mobile App
3 77 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 51 (3.52%) Visualisation
5 39 (2.69%) Fintech
6 33 (2.28%) Blog
7 28 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 24 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.38%) PMI
11 19 (1.31%) W3C
12 17 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (1.10%) Graphic Design
14 12 (0.83%) Blockchain
15 9 (0.62%) iPad
16 8 (0.55%) Telematics
17 7 (0.48%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.48%) NHS
18 6 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 70 (4.83%) Linux
1 70 (4.83%) Windows
2 49 (3.38%) Android
3 44 (3.04%) Apple iOS
4 38 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.48%) CentOS
7 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.35%) Unix
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.069%) VMS
9 1 (0.069%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 684 (47.20%) Front End Development
3 479 (33.06%) MVC
4 457 (31.54%) Web Development
5 341 (23.53%) TDD
6 280 (19.32%) OO
7 265 (18.29%) Scrum
8 253 (17.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 222 (15.32%) Unit Testing
10 183 (12.63%) E-Commerce
11 169 (11.66%) SOLID
12 168 (11.59%) Software Engineering
13 138 (9.52%) Web Design
14 137 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
15 119 (8.21%) Wireframes
16 118 (8.14%) DevOps
17 100 (6.90%) SOA
18 91 (6.28%) BDD
18 91 (6.28%) SEO
19 87 (6.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1388 (95.79%) JavaScript
2 402 (27.74%) C#
3 263 (18.15%) PHP
4 231 (15.94%) SQL
5 160 (11.04%) TypeScript
6 155 (10.70%) ES6
7 101 (6.97%) Java
8 94 (6.49%) T-SQL
9 88 (6.07%) Python
10 46 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 46 (3.17%) VB.NET
11 34 (2.35%) Ruby
12 31 (2.14%) Scala
13 29 (2.00%) Go
14 14 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
15 12 (0.83%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.76%) R
16 11 (0.76%) XPath
17 9 (0.62%) C
18 8 (0.55%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 156 (10.77%) Degree
2 20 (1.38%) PMI Certification
3 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.21%) ICAEW
5 2 (0.14%) ISEB
5 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.14%) MBA
5 2 (0.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.069%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.069%) MCSD
6 1 (0.069%) PhD
6 1 (0.069%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.069%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.93%) QA
2 7 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.41%) WCAG
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.069%) WAI
System Software
1 116 (8.01%) Docker
2 15 (1.04%) Varnish
3 10 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.069%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
1 33 (2.28%) Puppet
2 11 (0.76%) Ansible
3 3 (0.21%) Packer
4 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.069%) cPanel
Vendors
1 171 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 63 (4.35%) Adobe
3 38 (2.62%) Google
4 33 (2.28%) Twitter
5 32 (2.21%) Sitecore
6 24 (1.66%) Zend
7 23 (1.59%) Xamarin
8 18 (1.24%) EPiServer
9 17 (1.17%) Oracle
10 11 (0.76%) Facebook
11 8 (0.55%) MEDITECH
11 8 (0.55%) PayPal
12 7 (0.48%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.28%) Alterian
13 4 (0.28%) Apple
13 4 (0.28%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.28%) Remedy
14 3 (0.21%) Perforce
14 3 (0.21%) RedGate
14 3 (0.21%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + shares
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Good Benefits (e.g. pension, gener
Posted: 17 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENNS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £53000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Crunchposter
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £32k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + 20% bonus and amazing benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits (Health insurance, Pension, etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago