The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 214 273
Rank change year-on-year +12 +59  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 27 58 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 2.07% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 57 46
Median salary £55,000 £44,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.59% +1.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2022 2808 3556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.18% 39.45% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 2483 3076
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

LESS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for LESS in the City of London

LESS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for LESS.

1 73 (97.33%) JavaScript
2 68 (90.67%) Sass
3 60 (80.00%) HTML
3 60 (80.00%) CSS
4 45 (60.00%) HTML5
5 36 (48.00%) CSS3
5 36 (48.00%) jQuery
6 35 (46.67%) Git (software)
7 34 (45.33%) AngularJS
8 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (36.00%) C#
10 26 (34.67%) .NET
10 26 (34.67%) Front End Development
11 25 (33.33%) Node.js
12 24 (32.00%) React
12 24 (32.00%) MVC
12 24 (32.00%) Web Development
13 19 (25.33%) Finance
13 19 (25.33%) Scrum
13 19 (25.33%) Ajax
13 19 (25.33%) REST
14 18 (24.00%) User Experience
14 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
15 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (21.33%) gulp
16 16 (21.33%) Web Services
17 15 (20.00%) XML
17 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 15 (20.00%) CMS

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (20.00%) CMS
2 12 (16.00%) EPiServer
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.00%) WordPress
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Drupal
4 2 (2.67%) SilverStripe
4 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Magento
2 1 (1.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.00%) SaaS
3 4 (5.33%) GitHub
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) Internet
1 12 (16.00%) Intranet
2 8 (10.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.67%) OLTP
4 2 (2.67%) Redis
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.33%) DocumentDB
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.33%) gulp
3 15 (20.00%) Grunt
4 12 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (10.67%) PostCSS
6 5 (6.67%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.33%) JIRA
8 3 (4.00%) Axure RP
8 3 (4.00%) Bower
8 3 (4.00%) Mocha
9 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.67%) Selenium
9 2 (2.67%) Subversion
9 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.67%) webpack
10 1 (1.33%) Maven
10 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Publishing
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (92.00%) Developer
2 24 (32.00%) Web Developer
3 21 (28.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (22.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 14 (18.67%) C# Developer
7 12 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (16.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 11 (14.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 11 (14.67%) C# Web Developer
9 9 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (10.67%) Applications Developer
10 8 (10.67%) Senior Applications Developer
10 8 (10.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 8 (10.67%) Web Applications Developer
11 6 (8.00%) Angular Developer
12 5 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
12 5 (6.67%) HTML Developer
13 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (90.67%) Sass
2 60 (80.00%) CSS
2 60 (80.00%) HTML
3 45 (60.00%) HTML5
4 36 (48.00%) CSS3
4 36 (48.00%) jQuery
5 34 (45.33%) AngularJS
6 26 (34.67%) .NET
7 25 (33.33%) Node.js
8 24 (32.00%) React
9 19 (25.33%) Ajax
9 19 (25.33%) REST
10 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (21.33%) Web Services
13 15 (20.00%) XML
14 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (16.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) User Experience
2 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.67%) Fintech
5 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) New Media
6 2 (2.67%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.33%) Blog
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Android
1 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) Front End Development
3 24 (32.00%) MVC
3 24 (32.00%) Web Development
4 19 (25.33%) Scrum
5 13 (17.33%) Content Management
5 13 (17.33%) Web Accessibility
5 13 (17.33%) Wireframes
6 12 (16.00%) Change Management
6 12 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (16.00%) Release Management
6 12 (16.00%) SEO
7 11 (14.67%) TDD
8 10 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 8 (10.67%) BDD
9 8 (10.67%) Logistics
10 7 (9.33%) OO
10 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (97.33%) JavaScript
2 27 (36.00%) C#
3 12 (16.00%) XPath
4 10 (13.33%) PHP
5 9 (12.00%) ES6
6 8 (10.67%) Java
7 6 (8.00%) SQL
8 4 (5.33%) Apple Swift
8 4 (5.33%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.00%) Clojure
10 2 (2.67%) Ruby
11 1 (1.33%) C++
11 1 (1.33%) Go
11 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Varnish
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Xamarin
2 4 (5.33%) Zend
3 2 (2.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
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