The table below looks at the statistics for LESS skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 51 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.79% 0.94% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
LESS
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 294 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 51.98% 55.47% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 179 155 152
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LESS
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LESS Jobs Demand Trend in York

LESS
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS across the York region.

LESS Salary Trend in York

LESS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the York region 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) jQuery
1 16 (100.00%) SaaS
1 16 (100.00%) User Experience
2 15 (93.75%) CSS3
2 15 (93.75%) HTML5
2 15 (93.75%) UX Design
2 15 (93.75%) Ajax
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
3 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (56.25%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (18.75%) WCAG
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) W3C
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the York region 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.

Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Visual Studio
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) UI Developer
2 4 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) UX Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) jQuery
2 15 (93.75%) CSS3
2 15 (93.75%) HTML5
2 15 (93.75%) Ajax
3 9 (56.25%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) UX Design
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft