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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 158 167
Rank change year-on-year +41 +9  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 41 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.53% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 1.22% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 15
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1067 1150 1408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 39.84% 34.94% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 925 985 1205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +15 19 £40,000 +23.07%
Northamptonshire +11 10 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Leicestershire +20 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Derbyshire +16 5 £35,000 +27.27%
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 74 (98.67%) HTML
1 74 (98.67%) CSS
2 70 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 68 (90.67%) HTML5
4 62 (82.67%) Sass
5 53 (70.67%) AngularJS
6 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (48.00%) C#
7 36 (48.00%) Front End Development
8 34 (45.33%) Git (software)
9 32 (42.67%) CSS3
10 31 (41.33%) RESTful
10 31 (41.33%) Web Development
11 30 (40.00%) TDD
11 30 (40.00%) React
12 29 (38.67%) Angular 2
13 28 (37.33%) jQuery
14 27 (36.00%) .NET
15 23 (30.67%) Domain-Driven Design
16 22 (29.33%) Greenfield Project
17 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
17 21 (28.00%) MVC
18 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
19 19 (25.33%) Scrum
20 18 (24.00%) Web Services
20 18 (24.00%) gulp
21 17 (22.67%) Finance
21 17 (22.67%) Node.js
22 16 (21.33%) TypeScript
22 16 (21.33%) SOLID

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 8 (10.67%) Hyperledger
2 5 (6.67%) WordPress
3 3 (4.00%) CMS
3 3 (4.00%) Ethereum
4 2 (2.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Moqups
1 6 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) Blockchain
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (45.33%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.00%) gulp
3 13 (17.33%) Mercurial
3 13 (17.33%) Selenium
4 11 (14.67%) Grunt
5 8 (10.67%) JIRA
6 4 (5.33%) AppVeyor
6 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.00%) Bower
7 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.67%) Mocha
9 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.33%) webpack
9 1 (1.33%) Xdebug
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Electronics
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
3 5 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (92.00%) Developer
2 29 (38.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 29 (38.67%) HTML Developer
3 27 (36.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (29.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 20 (26.67%) .NET Developer
5 20 (26.67%) Web Developer
6 15 (20.00%) Applications Developer
7 13 (17.33%) Web Applications Developer
8 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
9 9 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (10.67%) Angular Developer
11 7 (9.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 6 (8.00%) Agile Developer
12 6 (8.00%) Designer
12 6 (8.00%) PHP Developer
12 6 (8.00%) UX Designer
13 5 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (98.67%) CSS
1 74 (98.67%) HTML
2 68 (90.67%) HTML5
3 62 (82.67%) Sass
4 53 (70.67%) AngularJS
5 32 (42.67%) CSS3
6 31 (41.33%) RESTful
7 30 (40.00%) React
8 29 (38.67%) Angular 2
9 28 (37.33%) jQuery
10 27 (36.00%) .NET
11 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET
12 18 (24.00%) Web Services
13 17 (22.67%) Node.js
14 13 (17.33%) .NET Framework
14 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (17.33%) Entity Framework
14 13 (17.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (20.00%) User Experience
3 13 (17.33%) Fintech
4 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.00%) Arduino
5 6 (8.00%) Social Media
6 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.67%) Bitcoin
7 2 (2.67%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Android
1 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.00%) Front End Development
3 31 (41.33%) Web Development
4 30 (40.00%) TDD
5 23 (30.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 21 (28.00%) MVC
7 19 (25.33%) Scrum
8 16 (21.33%) SOLID
9 13 (17.33%) OOP
10 12 (16.00%) Prototyping
11 10 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (12.00%) Wireframes
13 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
14 6 (8.00%) Android Development
14 6 (8.00%) iOS Development
14 6 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
14 6 (8.00%) OOD
15 5 (6.67%) CRM
15 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
15 5 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 70 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 36 (48.00%) C#
3 16 (21.33%) TypeScript
4 14 (18.67%) PHP
5 13 (17.33%) Java
6 6 (8.00%) PHP 7
6 6 (8.00%) SQL
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Adobe
2 6 (8.00%) Facebook
2 6 (8.00%) Google
2 6 (8.00%) Twitter
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) Zend
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