Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 279 341
Rank change year-on-year -1 +62 +13
Permanent jobs citing LESS 57 100 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.74% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 1.85% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 47 97 100
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £34,350 £26,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £89,500 £67,500 £70,125
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -9.09%

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 3958 5396 7137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.63% 40.18% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3538 4867 6164
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 56 (98.25%) JavaScript
2 55 (96.49%) CSS
3 53 (92.98%) Sass
4 49 (85.96%) HTML
5 41 (71.93%) Git (software)
6 37 (64.91%) HTML5
6 37 (64.91%) CSS3
7 35 (61.40%) AngularJS
8 31 (54.39%) jQuery
9 26 (45.61%) User Experience
10 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (40.35%) gulp
12 20 (35.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (33.33%) React
13 19 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (31.58%) MVC
14 18 (31.58%) TDD
15 17 (29.82%) .NET
15 17 (29.82%) Front End Development
16 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (28.07%) SQL
17 15 (26.32%) SEO
17 15 (26.32%) Degree
17 15 (26.32%) BDD
17 15 (26.32%) Mocha
18 14 (24.56%) Node.js
18 14 (24.56%) Selenium
18 14 (24.56%) Scrum
19 13 (22.81%) Backbone.js

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 10 (17.54%) CMS
2 8 (14.04%) EPiServer
2 8 (14.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.26%) WordPress
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) Drupal
4 2 (3.51%) SilverStripe
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Eloqua
2 3 (5.26%) Magento
3 1 (1.75%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.53%) SaaS
4 3 (5.26%) GitHub
4 3 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) Couchbase
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.02%) Redis
6 2 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.51%) DocumentDB
6 2 (3.51%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (71.93%) Git (software)
2 23 (40.35%) gulp
3 15 (26.32%) Mocha
4 14 (24.56%) Selenium
5 13 (22.81%) Bower
5 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (21.05%) Grunt
7 11 (19.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (19.30%) Protractor
8 10 (17.54%) TeamCity
9 9 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (15.79%) webpack
10 8 (14.04%) JIRA
10 8 (14.04%) Sinon.JS
10 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.28%) Jasmine
12 5 (8.77%) PostCSS
13 4 (7.02%) Subversion
14 3 (5.26%) Babel
14 3 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
1 11 (19.30%) Marketing
1 11 (19.30%) Retail
2 9 (15.79%) Advertising
3 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (91.23%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Senior Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (17.54%) Web Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Web Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (14.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Digital Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Lead Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Applications Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Senior Applications Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Senior Web Applications Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Web Applications Developer
10 4 (7.02%) CMS Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Lead .NET Developer
11 3 (5.26%) Junior
11 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
11 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
11 3 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (96.49%) CSS
2 53 (92.98%) Sass
3 49 (85.96%) HTML
4 37 (64.91%) CSS3
4 37 (64.91%) HTML5
5 35 (61.40%) AngularJS
6 31 (54.39%) jQuery
7 20 (35.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (33.33%) React
9 17 (29.82%) .NET
10 14 (24.56%) Node.js
11 13 (22.81%) Backbone.js
11 13 (22.81%) Chai
12 12 (21.05%) RESTful
13 11 (19.30%) Ember.js
13 11 (19.30%) MEAN Stack
13 11 (19.30%) REST
14 8 (14.04%) Gherkin
14 8 (14.04%) JSON
14 8 (14.04%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 26 (45.61%) User Experience
2 8 (14.04%) Cloud Native
3 6 (10.53%) Equities
3 6 (10.53%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.02%) Fintech
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.51%) New Media
6 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Android
3 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (31.58%) MVC
3 18 (31.58%) TDD
4 17 (29.82%) Front End Development
5 15 (26.32%) BDD
5 15 (26.32%) SEO
6 14 (24.56%) Scrum
7 13 (22.81%) DevOps
8 12 (21.05%) Workflow
9 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
10 10 (17.54%) Refactoring
10 10 (17.54%) Web Development
11 9 (15.79%) Microservices
12 8 (14.04%) Adaptive Web Design
12 8 (14.04%) Application Performance Management
12 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (14.04%) Marketing Automation
12 8 (14.04%) Performance Management
12 8 (14.04%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 56 (98.25%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) SQL
3 11 (19.30%) PHP
3 11 (19.30%) TypeScript
4 8 (14.04%) ES6
4 8 (14.04%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) C#
6 4 (7.02%) Clojure
7 3 (5.26%) Apple Swift
7 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
1 2 (3.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
1 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Marketo
1 8 (14.04%) Sitecore
2 4 (7.02%) Zend
3 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.26%) Google
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago