Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 137 133
Rank change year-on-year -21 -4 +33
Permanent jobs citing LESS 18 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.59% 0.44% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 0.97% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 12
Cambridge median annual salary £37,500 £55,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.82% +48.65% -1.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £43,475 £55,000 £57,450
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -9.33%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1273 1028 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 41.60% 45.41% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 868 1077
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Cambridge

LESS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for LESS in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for LESS.

1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (94.44%) AngularJS
3 15 (83.33%) User Experience
4 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
5 11 (61.11%) jQuery
5 11 (61.11%) Jasmine
5 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
5 11 (61.11%) Ajax
5 11 (61.11%) TypeScript
5 11 (61.11%) Protractor
6 7 (38.89%) Sass
7 6 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) CSS3
8 5 (27.78%) React
8 5 (27.78%) Web Development
9 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
10 3 (16.67%) Angular 2
10 3 (16.67%) webpack
10 3 (16.67%) gulp
10 3 (16.67%) React Native
10 3 (16.67%) Grunt
10 3 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (16.67%) Redux
10 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
10 3 (16.67%) C#

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jasmine
1 11 (61.11%) Protractor
2 3 (16.67%) Grunt
2 3 (16.67%) gulp
2 3 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript Engineer
1 11 (61.11%) UI Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (16.67%) Principal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (94.44%) AngularJS
3 11 (61.11%) Ajax
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) Sass
5 6 (33.33%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) React
7 3 (16.67%) Angular 2
7 3 (16.67%) React Native
7 3 (16.67%) Redux
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 3 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) TypeScript
3 3 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Samsung