Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 221 236
Rank change year-on-year +43 +15 +23
Permanent jobs citing LESS 48 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.93% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 1.53% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 38
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +38.46%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.83% +14.38%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2131 2481 2911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.48% 37.95% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2152 2499
East Midlands median annual salary £39,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in the East Midlands

LESS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for LESS in the East Midlands

LESS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in the East Midlands

LESS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +13 17 £28,500 -8.80% 3
Derbyshire +8 12 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Northamptonshire +19 10 £52,500 +40.00%
Leicestershire +38 9 £45,000 +20.00%
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for LESS.

1 48 (100.00%) HTML
1 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 45 (93.75%) HTML5
3 32 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 28 (58.33%) Sass
5 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (56.25%) jQuery
6 26 (54.17%) C#
7 25 (52.08%) .NET
7 25 (52.08%) CSS3
7 25 (52.08%) Git (software)
8 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
9 19 (39.58%) MVC
10 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
11 17 (35.42%) React
12 16 (33.33%) Web Development
13 15 (31.25%) PHP
13 15 (31.25%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (29.17%) Angular 2
14 14 (29.17%) .NET Framework
14 14 (29.17%) JIRA
14 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (29.17%) Entity Framework
15 13 (27.08%) TDD
15 13 (27.08%) Web Services
15 13 (27.08%) Scrum
16 12 (25.00%) Laravel
16 12 (25.00%) RESTful
16 12 (25.00%) Prototyping

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (20.83%) Hyperledger
2 7 (14.58%) Ethereum
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Moqups
2 5 (10.42%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) npm
3 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.17%) JIRA
3 7 (14.58%) gulp
4 6 (12.50%) Grunt
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.33%) Bower
5 4 (8.33%) NUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
6 2 (4.17%) webpack
7 1 (2.08%) git-flow
7 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (18.75%) Electronics
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
1 9 (18.75%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Back Office
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Web Developer
4 12 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 11 (22.92%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (14.58%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (14.58%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (14.58%) HTML Developer
8 7 (14.58%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Junior
10 4 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
1 48 (100.00%) HTML
2 45 (93.75%) HTML5
3 32 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 28 (58.33%) Sass
5 27 (56.25%) jQuery
6 25 (52.08%) .NET
6 25 (52.08%) CSS3
7 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 17 (35.42%) React
9 14 (29.17%) .NET Framework
9 14 (29.17%) Angular 2
9 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (29.17%) Entity Framework
10 13 (27.08%) Web Services
11 12 (25.00%) Laravel
11 12 (25.00%) RESTful
12 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (20.83%) LINQ
12 10 (20.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (20.83%) Fintech
3 9 (18.75%) Arduino
3 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 9 (18.75%) Social Media
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) User Experience
5 3 (6.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Android
1 9 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) MVC
3 16 (33.33%) Web Development
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 12 (25.00%) Prototyping
6 11 (22.92%) Front End Development
7 9 (18.75%) Android Development
7 9 (18.75%) iOS Development
7 9 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (14.58%) CRM
8 7 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 3 (6.25%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
11 3 (6.25%) Brand Management
11 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.25%) OOD
11 3 (6.25%) SMACSS
11 3 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (54.17%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) PHP
4 10 (20.83%) TypeScript
5 9 (18.75%) PHP 7
6 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Adobe
1 9 (18.75%) Facebook
1 9 (18.75%) Google
1 9 (18.75%) Twitter
1 9 (18.75%) Xero
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft