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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / East Midlands
Rank 127 154 173
Rank change year-on-year +27 +19  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 33 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.15% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 0.87% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 8
Median salary £35,000 £51,250 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.70% +91.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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 1154 1152 1227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.13% 36.51% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1007 1060
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +16 12 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Northamptonshire - 8 £47,500 -
Lincolnshire - 6 £30,000 -
Leicestershire -6 4 £32,500 -48.00%
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 -
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 54 (96.43%) HTML
1 54 (96.43%) CSS
2 49 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 48 (85.71%) Sass
4 41 (73.21%) AngularJS
5 36 (64.29%) HTML5
6 32 (57.14%) Web Development
7 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (53.57%) Front End Development
8 27 (48.21%) Git (software)
9 23 (41.07%) React
10 22 (39.29%) RESTful
11 21 (37.50%) gulp
12 20 (35.71%) jQuery
13 19 (33.93%) TDD
14 18 (32.14%) .NET
14 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
15 17 (30.36%) Finance
16 15 (26.79%) C#
16 15 (26.79%) PHP
17 14 (25.00%) MVC
17 14 (25.00%) Node.js
17 14 (25.00%) User Experience
18 13 (23.21%) Scrum
19 12 (21.43%) CSS3
19 12 (21.43%) Wireframes
20 11 (19.64%) Angular 2
20 11 (19.64%) Web Services
21 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
21 10 (17.86%) JSON

LESS
Top Related 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 (14.29%) WordPress
2 7 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Drupal
3 2 (3.57%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.79%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (5.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.79%) HipChat
4 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) MySQL
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Git (software)
2 21 (37.50%) gulp
3 9 (16.07%) Grunt
4 8 (14.29%) AppVeyor
4 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium
6 3 (5.36%) Bower
6 3 (5.36%) Subversion
7 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.57%) JIRA
7 2 (3.57%) JSUnit
7 2 (3.57%) Mocha
8 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Xdebug
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (89.29%) Developer
2 29 (51.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (41.07%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (39.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 22 (39.29%) HTML Developer
5 15 (26.79%) Web Developer
6 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
7 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (12.50%) Angular Developer
9 6 (10.71%) Designer
9 6 (10.71%) HTML CSS Designer
9 6 (10.71%) UI Designer
9 6 (10.71%) UI/UX Designer
9 6 (10.71%) UX Designer
10 5 (8.93%) Applications Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (8.93%) PHP Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (96.43%) CSS
1 54 (96.43%) HTML
2 48 (85.71%) Sass
3 41 (73.21%) AngularJS
4 36 (64.29%) HTML5
5 23 (41.07%) React
6 22 (39.29%) RESTful
7 20 (35.71%) jQuery
8 18 (32.14%) .NET
8 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 14 (25.00%) Node.js
10 12 (21.43%) CSS3
11 11 (19.64%) Angular 2
11 11 (19.64%) Web Services
12 10 (17.86%) JSON
13 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (16.07%) Backbone.js
14 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (14.29%) Ninject
14 8 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) User Experience
2 9 (16.07%) Fintech
3 8 (14.29%) Bitcoin
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Web Development
2 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Front End Development
3 19 (33.93%) TDD
4 14 (25.00%) MVC
5 13 (23.21%) Scrum
6 12 (21.43%) Wireframes
7 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 9 (16.07%) Web Design
9 8 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (14.29%) SOLID
10 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.71%) OO
10 6 (10.71%) Prototyping
10 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (8.93%) Data Transformation
11 5 (8.93%) ETL
11 5 (8.93%) OOP
12 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) C#
2 15 (26.79%) PHP
3 8 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Adobe
2 2 (3.57%) Facebook
2 2 (3.57%) Google
2 2 (3.57%) Twitter
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Zend
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