Period
to 20 January 2020

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 6 months to 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 136 161
Rank change year-on-year +15 +25 -36
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.062% 0.38% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 1.03% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 19
Cheshire median annual salary £54,000 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% +16.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £51,000 £38,625 £32,650
90th Percentile £57,000 £60,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 679 774 1,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.89% 36.75% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 536 612 1,038
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +8.86%
10th Percentile £27,125 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £61,875 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
Warrington - 1 £54,000 - 1
LESS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft