Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 295 377
Rank change year-on-year +6 +82 -7
Permanent jobs citing LESS 70 81 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.58% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.51% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67 69 34
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.57% -12.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £49,000 £54,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

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 of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 4925 5351 6077
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.85% 38.03% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4099 4597 5220
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in the East of England

LESS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for LESS in the East of England

LESS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in the East of England

LESS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Bedfordshire +34 25 £46,250 +32.14%
Essex +21 18 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Suffolk +27 12 £45,000 -8.16% 1
Cambridgeshire -36 9 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -4 4 £75,000 +66.67% 2
Norfolk -8 2 £39,000 +73.33%
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region with a requirement for LESS.

1 68 (97.14%) CSS
2 65 (92.86%) HTML
3 64 (91.43%) JavaScript
4 54 (77.14%) Sass
5 50 (71.43%) AngularJS
6 37 (52.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 37 (52.86%) jQuery
7 36 (51.43%) User Experience
8 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (47.14%) HTML5
9 33 (47.14%) CSS3
10 32 (45.71%) Ajax
11 29 (41.43%) Scrum
12 28 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 28 (40.00%) gulp
13 24 (34.29%) Grunt
14 22 (31.43%) .NET
15 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
15 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
15 21 (30.00%) C#
16 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
16 19 (27.14%) Degree
16 19 (27.14%) Unit Testing
16 19 (27.14%) Front End Development
17 18 (25.71%) JSON
17 18 (25.71%) Web Development
17 18 (25.71%) Backbone.js
17 18 (25.71%) Web Design
18 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
18 17 (24.29%) Ember.js

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.43%) IIS
2 6 (8.57%) WordPress
3 5 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (4.29%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) Drupal
6 1 (1.43%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) GitHub
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) MySQL
2 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (40.00%) gulp
2 24 (34.29%) Grunt
3 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
4 12 (17.14%) Subversion
5 11 (15.71%) JIRA
5 11 (15.71%) webpack
6 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
9 4 (5.71%) Bower
10 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.86%) Protractor
12 1 (1.43%) Axure RP
12 1 (1.43%) JUnit
12 1 (1.43%) Mocha
12 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.43%) PostCSS
General
1 2 (2.86%) Games
1 2 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (87.14%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) UI Developer
3 17 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (22.86%) C# Developer
4 16 (22.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 12 (17.14%) HTML Developer
7 11 (15.71%) Software Developer
8 10 (14.29%) Angular Developer
8 10 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (12.86%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (12.86%) .NET Software Engineer
9 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (12.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (12.86%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (12.86%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (12.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 9 (12.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (97.14%) CSS
2 65 (92.86%) HTML
3 54 (77.14%) Sass
4 50 (71.43%) AngularJS
5 37 (52.86%) jQuery
5 37 (52.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 33 (47.14%) CSS3
6 33 (47.14%) HTML5
7 32 (45.71%) Ajax
8 22 (31.43%) .NET
9 21 (30.00%) ASP.NET
10 18 (25.71%) Backbone.js
10 18 (25.71%) JSON
11 17 (24.29%) Ember.js
12 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (15.71%) Node.js
13 11 (15.71%) Web Services
14 9 (12.86%) REST
14 9 (12.86%) WCF
15 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (51.43%) User Experience
2 16 (22.86%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Fintech
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) Scrum
3 28 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (27.14%) Front End Development
4 19 (27.14%) Unit Testing
5 18 (25.71%) Web Design
5 18 (25.71%) Web Development
6 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
6 17 (24.29%) Functional Testing
7 15 (21.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 15 (21.43%) MVC
8 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
9 11 (15.71%) OO
10 10 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 10 (14.29%) SOLID
10 10 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.00%) Project Management
12 6 (8.57%) TDD
13 5 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
13 5 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 64 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.00%) C#
3 14 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 12 (17.14%) PHP
5 11 (15.71%) SQL
6 7 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.29%) Java
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 3 (4.29%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) ES6
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
Ipswich, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum £35,000 - £55,000 + benefit
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tiptree, Essex
JobServe Ltd
Salary: monthly profit related bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago