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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Rank 47 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing LESS 13 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.71% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
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
195 250 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 40.71% 53.19% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 152 131 204
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 27 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 27 (96.43%) jQuery
2 27 (96.43%) User Experience
3 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (60.71%) SaaS
5 14 (50.00%) HTML5
5 14 (50.00%) CSS3
6 13 (46.43%) Ajax
6 13 (46.43%) UX Design
7 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (25.00%) Logistics
9 7 (25.00%) Kanban
9 7 (25.00%) Node.js
9 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (25.00%) Jasmine
9 7 (25.00%) Kendo UI
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) IBM
10 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 1 (3.57%) XHTML
11 1 (3.57%) W3C

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) UI Developer
3 12 (42.86%) UI Programmer
4 11 (39.29%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) UX Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.57%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) HTML
1 28 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (96.43%) jQuery
3 14 (50.00%) HTML5
3 14 (50.00%) CSS3
4 13 (46.43%) Ajax
5 8 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (25.00%) Kendo UI
7 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (96.43%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) UX Design
3 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (25.00%) Logistics
3 7 (25.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) IBM