Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 227 244
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17 +55
Permanent jobs citing LESS 48 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.72% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 1.91% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 21
Berkshire median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,300 £77,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 2,218 2,566 2,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.87% 37.77% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,928 2,229 2,047
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% -1.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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
Reading +5 25 £64,000 +38.38% 2
Maidenhead +16 16 £65,000 -7.14%
Bracknell -8 4 £73,000 +12.31%
Ascot +12 3 £50,000 -16.67%
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 48 (100.00%) Sass
2 46 (95.83%) HTML
2 46 (95.83%) CSS
2 46 (95.83%) Front End Development
3 45 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 45 (93.75%) AngularJS
4 43 (89.58%) CSS3
4 43 (89.58%) HTML5
5 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (45.83%) webpack
7 20 (41.67%) QA
8 19 (39.58%) jQuery
8 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
8 19 (39.58%) TypeScript
9 18 (37.50%) JSON
9 18 (37.50%) ES6
10 17 (35.42%) Vue.js
11 16 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
11 16 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
11 16 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
11 16 (33.33%) Adobe XD
11 16 (33.33%) DOM
11 16 (33.33%) Jasmine
12 15 (31.25%) Python
13 9 (18.75%) Node.js
14 8 (16.67%) React
15 7 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (14.58%) OO
16 6 (12.50%) REST
16 6 (12.50%) gulp

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 4 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Adobe XD
2 3 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.08%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.33%) npm
1 4 (8.33%) Serverless
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) webpack
2 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
3 16 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 6 (12.50%) gulp
5 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 4 (8.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.17%) Babel
6 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (64.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 20 (41.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 16 (33.33%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Junior
5 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.33%) React Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior React Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 1 (2.08%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.08%) SaaS Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) Sass
2 46 (95.83%) CSS
2 46 (95.83%) HTML
3 45 (93.75%) AngularJS
4 43 (89.58%) CSS3
4 43 (89.58%) HTML5
5 19 (39.58%) jQuery
6 18 (37.50%) JSON
7 17 (35.42%) Vue.js
8 16 (33.33%) DOM
9 9 (18.75%) Node.js
10 8 (16.67%) React
11 7 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (12.50%) REST
13 4 (8.33%) Angular 2
14 2 (4.17%) Ajax
14 2 (4.17%) Laravel
14 2 (4.17%) RESTful
14 2 (4.17%) XML
14 2 (4.17%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) Front End Development
2 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
3 16 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
3 16 (33.33%) Thought Leadership
4 7 (14.58%) OO
5 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) B2B
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (8.33%) Functional Programming
6 4 (8.33%) Kanban
6 4 (8.33%) Microservices
6 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 4 (8.33%) Release Management
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Sprint Planning
6 4 (8.33%) TDD
6 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 19 (39.58%) TypeScript
3 18 (37.50%) ES6
4 15 (31.25%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe