Period
to 17 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 211 243
Rank change year-on-year -9 +32 +50
Permanent jobs citing LESS 34 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 1.82% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 55
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.45% +18.24% +21.43%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £32,500
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 2,162 2,308 2,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.91% 36.18% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 1,990 2,257
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 December 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 December 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
Reading +17 17 £52,500 +27.27% 2
Bracknell -23 12 £75,000 +50.00% 3
Maidenhead -33 2 £80,000 - 1
Slough -17 1 £60,000 -14.29%
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 32 (94.12%) AngularJS
2 31 (91.18%) Sass
3 29 (85.29%) CSS
4 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
5 24 (70.59%) Front End Development
6 22 (64.71%) User Experience
7 18 (52.94%) HTML
7 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (50.00%) HTML5
9 14 (41.18%) webpack
10 13 (38.24%) CSS3
11 12 (35.29%) JSON
12 11 (32.35%) ES6
12 11 (32.35%) Angular 2
13 10 (29.41%) Vue.js
13 10 (29.41%) React
13 10 (29.41%) Node.js
13 10 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (26.47%) REST
14 9 (26.47%) gulp
15 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (23.53%) Retail
16 7 (20.59%) WCF
16 7 (20.59%) Line Management
17 6 (17.65%) GitHub
17 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
17 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
17 6 (17.65%) RESTful
17 6 (17.65%) MVC
17 6 (17.65%) Scrum

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 5 (14.71%) Apache
1 5 (14.71%) nginx
2 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) GitHub
2 5 (14.71%) SaaS
3 4 (11.76%) npm
4 3 (8.82%) Serverless
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) webpack
2 9 (26.47%) gulp
3 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (14.71%) Babel
4 5 (14.71%) Bitbucket
4 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
5 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) PostCSS
7 1 (2.94%) Protractor
7 1 (2.94%) Subversion
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Composer
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Development Manager
6 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
7 3 (8.82%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) AngularJS
2 31 (91.18%) Sass
3 29 (85.29%) CSS
4 18 (52.94%) HTML
5 17 (50.00%) HTML5
6 13 (38.24%) CSS3
7 12 (35.29%) JSON
8 11 (32.35%) Angular 2
9 10 (29.41%) Node.js
9 10 (29.41%) React
9 10 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (29.41%) Vue.js
10 9 (26.47%) REST
11 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (20.59%) WCF
13 6 (17.65%) jQuery
13 6 (17.65%) RESTful
14 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (14.71%) Laravel
14 5 (14.71%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.71%) Xbox
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Front End Development
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Line Management
4 6 (17.65%) MVC
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) Web Development
5 5 (14.71%) BDD
5 5 (14.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (14.71%) Data Privacy
5 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.71%) User Stories
6 4 (11.76%) B2B
6 4 (11.76%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) Microservices
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) ES6
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
3 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) Java 9
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Adobe
2 3 (8.82%) WooCommerce
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft