Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 155 127
Rank change year-on-year +21 -28 +20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 8 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.63% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.52% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 17
Cheshire median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £38,625 £32,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £47,500 £58,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £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 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 783 1,313 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 36.80% 41.17% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 621 1,035 812
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +10.83% +4.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram 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 21 January 2019. 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
Northwich - 3 £42,500 -
Knutsford +26 2 £59,000 -
LESS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (75.00%) Sass
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Web Development
5 4 (50.00%) Ajax
5 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (50.00%) Grunt
5 4 (50.00%) React
5 4 (50.00%) gulp
6 3 (37.50%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (37.50%) SDLC
6 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
6 3 (37.50%) User Experience
6 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
6 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) XHTML
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
1 1 (12.50%) Shopify
1 1 (12.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) npm
2 1 (12.50%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Grunt
1 4 (50.00%) gulp
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) JSHint
3 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (12.50%) Babel
4 1 (12.50%) Mocha
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (37.50%) UI Developer
3 3 (37.50%) UI/UX Developer
3 3 (37.50%) UX Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web UI Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web UI/UX Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) Sass
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) React
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (37.50%) Node.js
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) XHTML
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Spring
7 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) Wireframes
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Microservices
6 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (12.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (12.50%) Google