The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 370 491 660
Rank change year-on-year
+121 +169
Permanent jobs citing LESS 764 488 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 1.11% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 646 414 186
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
40714 44135 42721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.38% 38.17% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34884 37107 36998
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 September 2015 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 3 September 2015. 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
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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 +116 719 £47,500 +11.76% 115
London +104 407 £52,500 +5.00% 56
South East +35 112 £38,000 -5.00% 15
City of London +38 68 £47,500 -5.00% 12
West Midlands +29 58 £31,750 +39.56% 2
North West +15 45 £43,750 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire +24 33 £35,000 - 17
East Sussex +35 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Brighton +33 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Cheshire +8 26 £55,000 +69.23% 4
Scotland +26 24 £35,000 -3.44% 10
West Yorkshire +17 24 £33,750 -6.89% 13
South West 0 22 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Warwickshire - 20 £32,500 -
East of England +6 19 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 19 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Leeds +26 18 £38,750 +50.48% 9
Manchester +20 18 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Milton Keynes - 18 £38,000 - 2
East Midlands +25 16 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Coventry - 16 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh +14 15 £38,750 -22.50% 5
Kent +3 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Surrey -10 12 £40,750 -9.44% 1
Bristol - 12 £37,500 -
Hampshire +26 11 £40,000 +33.33% 4
West Sussex - 11 £48,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells -23 10 £35,000 -17.64%
Warwick - 10 £32,500 -
Worthing - 10 £48,000 -

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1308 (95.96%) CSS
2 1266 (92.88%) JavaScript
3 1258 (92.30%) HTML
4 1013 (74.32%) Sass
5 894 (65.59%) jQuery
6 863 (63.32%) HTML5
7 761 (55.83%) AngularJS
8 696 (51.06%) CSS3
9 592 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
10 445 (32.65%) Git (software)
11 433 (31.77%) User Experience
12 371 (27.22%) MVC
13 356 (26.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 328 (24.06%) Backbone.js
15 323 (23.70%) TDD
16 302 (22.16%) OO
17 300 (22.01%) PHP
18 281 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
19 269 (19.74%) Node.js
20 256 (18.78%) .NET
21 247 (18.12%) Grunt
22 230 (16.87%) E-Commerce
23 216 (15.85%) Scrum
24 197 (14.45%) C#
25 196 (14.38%) SQL
26 193 (14.16%) CMS
27 192 (14.09%) Photoshop
28 190 (13.94%) Web Development
28 190 (13.94%) KnockoutJS
29 179 (13.13%) Unit Testing

LESS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 269 (19.74%) Node.js
2 193 (14.16%) CMS
3 94 (6.90%) WordPress
4 57 (4.18%) Apache
5 43 (3.15%) Drupal
6 41 (3.01%) nginx
7 30 (2.20%) Umbraco
8 21 (1.54%) IIS
9 18 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.25%) Joomla!
11 15 (1.10%) Jetty
12 10 (0.73%) Apache Solr
12 10 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.59%) Kentico
13 8 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.51%) NServiceBus
15 5 (0.37%) Confluence
15 5 (0.37%) Sitefinity
16 4 (0.29%) SilverStripe
16 4 (0.29%) TYPO3
Applications
1 192 (14.09%) Photoshop
2 53 (3.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (3.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 39 (2.86%) MS Excel
5 15 (1.10%) Fireworks
6 14 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (0.81%) InDesign
8 1 (0.073%) GIMP
8 1 (0.073%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 41 (3.01%) Magento
2 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.38%) GitHub
2 82 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.42%) SaaS
4 28 (2.05%) PaaS
5 22 (1.61%) Heroku
6 20 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 13 (0.95%) Google App Engine
7 13 (0.95%) IaaS
7 13 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.59%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.29%) Office 365
11 4 (0.29%) Firebase
12 1 (0.073%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (7.04%) HTTP
2 31 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 20 (1.47%) Internet
4 13 (0.95%) DNS
5 11 (0.81%) SSL
6 9 (0.66%) SSH
7 6 (0.44%) Intranet
8 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.29%) VoIP
9 2 (0.15%) DHCP
9 2 (0.15%) MVNO
9 2 (0.15%) Telnet
10 1 (0.073%) Wireless
10 1 (0.073%) CTI
10 1 (0.073%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (12.18%) MySQL
2 108 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 78 (5.72%) NoSQL
4 66 (4.84%) MongoDB
5 38 (2.79%) Redis
6 37 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (2.42%) Big Data
8 25 (1.83%) Riak
9 15 (1.10%) CouchDB
10 14 (1.03%) RavenDB
11 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.88%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.59%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.51%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (0.51%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 445 (32.65%) Git (software)
2 247 (18.12%) Grunt
3 156 (11.45%) Jasmine
4 130 (9.54%) Subversion
5 125 (9.17%) gulp
6 123 (9.02%) Bower
7 57 (4.18%) Visual Studio
8 45 (3.30%) Jenkins
9 41 (3.01%) Mocha
10 39 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
11 38 (2.79%) JIRA
11 38 (2.79%) Selenium
12 34 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (2.27%) Maven
14 29 (2.13%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.54%) PHPUnit
16 20 (1.47%) SpecFlow
16 20 (1.47%) Behat
17 19 (1.39%) Mercurial
17 19 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 172 (12.62%) Finance
2 115 (8.44%) Marketing
3 76 (5.58%) Banking
4 75 (5.50%) Games
5 53 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.60%) Retail
7 42 (3.08%) Law
8 21 (1.54%) Legal
9 19 (1.39%) Advertising
10 18 (1.32%) Back Office
11 14 (1.03%) Publishing
12 10 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.37%) Front Office
16 4 (0.29%) Automotive
17 3 (0.22%) Italian Language
18 2 (0.15%) Arabic Language
18 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1217 (89.29%) Developer
2 675 (49.52%) Front-End Developer
3 272 (19.96%) Web Developer
4 153 (11.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 142 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 120 (8.80%) Front-End Web Developer
7 94 (6.90%) UI Developer
8 84 (6.16%) UI Programmer
9 72 (5.28%) .NET Developer
10 71 (5.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 61 (4.48%) PHP Developer
12 42 (3.08%) Designer
13 38 (2.79%) C# Developer
14 34 (2.49%) Junior
14 34 (2.49%) Software Developer
14 34 (2.49%) Junior Developer
14 34 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
15 32 (2.35%) Software Engineer
16 31 (2.27%) Applications Developer
17 29 (2.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1308 (95.96%) CSS
2 1258 (92.30%) HTML
3 1013 (74.32%) Sass
4 894 (65.59%) jQuery
5 863 (63.32%) HTML5
6 761 (55.83%) AngularJS
7 696 (51.06%) CSS3
8 356 (26.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 328 (24.06%) Backbone.js
10 256 (18.78%) .NET
11 190 (13.94%) KnockoutJS
12 163 (11.96%) Ajax
13 150 (11.01%) ASP.NET
14 144 (10.56%) React
15 131 (9.61%) JSON
16 127 (9.32%) REST
17 119 (8.73%) Web Services
18 114 (8.36%) Ember.js
19 106 (7.78%) XHTML
20 92 (6.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 433 (31.77%) User Experience
2 115 (8.44%) Mobile App
3 93 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 64 (4.70%) Visualisation
5 36 (2.64%) W3C
6 30 (2.20%) Social Media
6 30 (2.20%) Blog
6 30 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
8 18 (1.32%) Graphic Design
9 17 (1.25%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.81%) iPhone
12 11 (0.81%) Taxonomies
13 10 (0.73%) Smartphone
13 10 (0.73%) iPad
14 8 (0.59%) Animation
14 8 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 77 (5.65%) Linux
2 68 (4.99%) Android
3 48 (3.52%) Apple iOS
3 48 (3.52%) Windows
4 18 (1.32%) Ubuntu
5 15 (1.10%) UNIX
6 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.44%) CentOS
8 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (27.22%) MVC
3 323 (23.70%) TDD
4 302 (22.16%) OO
5 281 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 230 (16.87%) E-Commerce
7 216 (15.85%) Scrum
8 190 (13.94%) Web Development
9 179 (13.13%) Unit Testing
10 140 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (8.44%) Software Engineering
12 114 (8.36%) Web Design
13 109 (8.00%) Open Source
14 106 (7.78%) BDD
15 65 (4.77%) Web Accessibility
16 64 (4.70%) SEO
17 61 (4.48%) OOP
18 57 (4.18%) Kanban
19 52 (3.82%) Analytics
20 51 (3.74%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 1266 (92.88%) JavaScript
2 300 (22.01%) PHP
3 197 (14.45%) C#
4 196 (14.38%) SQL
5 143 (10.49%) Java
6 72 (5.28%) Python
7 65 (4.77%) Ruby
8 37 (2.71%) CoffeeScript
8 37 (2.71%) TypeScript
9 30 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.91%) Scala
11 25 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.39%) PHP5
13 12 (0.88%) C
14 8 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.59%) ActionScript
15 7 (0.51%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.51%) Clojure
16 6 (0.44%) C++
17 5 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 139 (10.20%) Degree
2 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.15%) MCP
5 1 (0.073%) HND
5 1 (0.073%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.073%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.80%) QA
2 15 (1.10%) WCAG
3 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.073%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (2.64%) Varnish
2 18 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (1.47%) Puppet
2 16 (1.17%) Ansible
3 11 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.73%) TeamSite
5 8 (0.59%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.29%) Salt
7 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 112 (8.22%) Adobe
2 81 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 60 (4.40%) Google
4 47 (3.45%) Zend
5 42 (3.08%) Twitter
6 35 (2.57%) Oracle
7 31 (2.27%) Facebook
8 10 (0.73%) Interwoven
9 8 (0.59%) FatWire
9 8 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.51%) Red Gate
11 5 (0.37%) CODA
12 4 (0.29%) IBM
12 4 (0.29%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.29%) Assembla
12 4 (0.29%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.22%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.22%) SAP
14 2 (0.15%) Sony
14 2 (0.15%) ESRI
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