Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for LESS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LESS over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 221 250
Rank change year-on-year +13 +29 +72
Permanent jobs citing LESS 52 36 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 1.64% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 52
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +57.14% -22.22%
10th Percentile £35,500 £37,500 £29,900
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

LESS is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,320 2,189 2,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.51% 35.73% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,011 1,859 2,400
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Berkshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for LESS in Berkshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for LESS in Berkshire

LESS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 23 £70,000 -
Bracknell -15 13 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Reading +15 12 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Slough -16 1 £60,000 -4.00%
Ascot - 1 £60,000 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 49 (94.23%) Sass
2 47 (90.38%) AngularJS
3 44 (84.62%) JavaScript
4 42 (80.77%) Front End Development
5 41 (78.85%) CSS
6 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (53.85%) HTML
8 27 (51.92%) HTML5
9 26 (50.00%) TDD
9 26 (50.00%) JSON
10 24 (46.15%) BDD
11 23 (44.23%) CSS3
12 21 (40.38%) Vue.js
12 21 (40.38%) jQuery
13 20 (38.46%) DevOps
14 19 (36.54%) User Experience
14 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
15 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
17 16 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (28.85%) Adaptive Web Design
18 15 (28.85%) DOM
18 15 (28.85%) Subversion
18 15 (28.85%) QA
19 14 (26.92%) Backbone.js
19 14 (26.92%) REST
19 14 (26.92%) Validation
20 13 (25.00%) Content Management
20 13 (25.00%) CMS
20 13 (25.00%) Cadence

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 13 (25.00%) CMS
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) Confluence
2 3 (5.77%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) npm
2 4 (7.69%) GitHub
3 3 (5.77%) SaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Serverless
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
2 15 (28.85%) Subversion
3 13 (25.00%) git-flow
3 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.31%) webpack
5 8 (15.38%) gulp
6 3 (5.77%) Babel
6 3 (5.77%) Bitbucket
6 3 (5.77%) JIRA
6 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.85%) Maven
8 1 (1.92%) Grunt
8 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.92%) Mocha
8 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (7.69%) Automotive
3 2 (3.85%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Senior Developer
3 15 (28.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (25.00%) UI Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Angular Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Development Manager
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Lead Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior UI Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
11 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) Sass
2 47 (90.38%) AngularJS
3 41 (78.85%) CSS
4 28 (53.85%) HTML
5 27 (51.92%) HTML5
6 26 (50.00%) JSON
7 23 (44.23%) CSS3
8 21 (40.38%) jQuery
8 21 (40.38%) Vue.js
9 15 (28.85%) DOM
10 14 (26.92%) Backbone.js
10 14 (26.92%) REST
11 12 (23.08%) Angular 2
12 11 (21.15%) React
13 10 (19.23%) Spring
13 10 (19.23%) Spring Boot
13 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (17.31%) Node.js
15 8 (15.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) User Experience
2 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Xbox
4 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Front End Development
2 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (50.00%) TDD
4 24 (46.15%) BDD
5 20 (38.46%) DevOps
6 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
8 16 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (28.85%) Adaptive Web Design
10 14 (26.92%) Validation
11 13 (25.00%) Content Management
11 13 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (25.00%) Critical Thinking
12 11 (21.15%) Microservices
12 11 (21.15%) User Stories
13 9 (17.31%) Open Source
14 8 (15.38%) Line Management
15 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
16 6 (11.54%) Scrum
17 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.23%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) Java 8
3 8 (15.38%) Java 9
4 5 (9.62%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) ES6
6 2 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Cadence
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) WooCommerce