The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for LESS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 85 107
Rank change year-on-year -28 +22  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.28% 0.10% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.27% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 21
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

LESS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 594 373 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 41.11% 39.14% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 485 340 527
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing LESS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Cheshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for LESS in Cheshire

LESS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +3 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Crewe - 1 £42,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
LESS
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (66.67%) React
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Compass CSS Framework
4 2 (33.33%) gulp
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (16.67%) Babel
5 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 1 (16.67%) webpack
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) Babel
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) PhantomJS
2 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) React
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) Compass CSS Framework
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Nantwich
ECOM
Salary: £40 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago