Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 253 301
Rank change year-on-year +35 +48 +21
Permanent jobs citing LESS 38 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 2.11% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 31
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%

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 2242 2747 3450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.96% 31.73% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 2356 2926
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,728
% change year-on-year - +2.91% +9.32%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Bracknell - 18 £50,000 -
Slough +6 10 £68,750 +129.17%
Reading +18 4 £41,250 +17.86%
Wokingham - 4 £55,000 -
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 38 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
2 32 (84.21%) AngularJS
3 28 (73.68%) jQuery
4 26 (68.42%) Sass
5 25 (65.79%) HTML
6 24 (63.16%) C#
7 19 (50.00%) Web Development
8 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
9 17 (44.74%) MVC
9 17 (44.74%) REST
10 16 (42.11%) .NET
11 15 (39.47%) TypeScript
12 14 (36.84%) HTML5
12 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
13 13 (34.21%) Scrum
13 13 (34.21%) Front End Development
14 12 (31.58%) gulp
14 12 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (28.95%) React
15 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
15 11 (28.95%) Degree
15 11 (28.95%) JSON
15 11 (28.95%) SQL
16 10 (26.32%) HTTP
16 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (26.32%) CSS3
17 9 (23.68%) User Experience
17 9 (23.68%) D3.js
17 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET

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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) npm
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) HTTP
2 8 (21.05%) Intranet
3 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) gulp
2 4 (10.53%) Grunt
2 4 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 14 (36.84%) Lead Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 8 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Development Manager
6 5 (13.16%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (13.16%) HTML Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Lead Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Angular Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Development Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Software Manager
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
2 32 (84.21%) AngularJS
3 28 (73.68%) jQuery
4 26 (68.42%) Sass
5 25 (65.79%) HTML
6 17 (44.74%) REST
7 16 (42.11%) .NET
8 14 (36.84%) HTML5
9 12 (31.58%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
10 11 (28.95%) JSON
10 11 (28.95%) React
11 10 (26.32%) CSS3
12 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
12 9 (23.68%) D3.js
13 8 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (18.42%) Ajax
14 7 (18.42%) MSMQ
14 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) RIA
3 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Web Development
2 17 (44.74%) MVC
3 13 (34.21%) Front End Development
3 13 (34.21%) Scrum
4 10 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Content Management
6 8 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Content Management
6 8 (21.05%) Open Source
6 8 (21.05%) Presales
6 8 (21.05%) Process Management
6 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.05%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (18.42%) B2B
7 7 (18.42%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
8 4 (10.53%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) Coaching
9 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (63.16%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) TypeScript
4 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) MCSD
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft