Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 304 299
Rank change year-on-year +42 -5 +61
Permanent jobs citing LESS 89 56 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.45% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 1.14% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 73 48 65
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +41.89% -7.50%
10th Percentile £22,800 £36,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £52,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,722 4,929 5,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 39.78% 39.61% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,994 4,237 4,701
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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
Essex - 34 £35,000 - 8
Suffolk +36 23 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire -26 19 £37,500 -31.19% 3
Hertfordshire +1 9 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Bedfordshire +26 2 - -
Norfolk - 2 £32,500 - 3
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 89 (100.00%) HTML
2 87 (97.75%) CSS
3 85 (95.51%) JavaScript
4 62 (69.66%) AngularJS
5 61 (68.54%) jQuery
6 58 (65.17%) Sass
7 50 (56.18%) User Experience
7 50 (56.18%) HTML5
8 39 (43.82%) Web Development
8 39 (43.82%) CSS3
9 35 (39.33%) Front End Development
10 31 (34.83%) C#
10 31 (34.83%) Software Engineering
10 31 (34.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (33.71%) Unit Testing
12 29 (32.58%) .NET
13 28 (31.46%) ASP.NET
13 28 (31.46%) Ajax
14 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
15 25 (28.09%) SQL
15 25 (28.09%) MVC
16 22 (24.72%) JSON
16 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (23.60%) TypeScript
17 21 (23.60%) Git (software)
18 19 (21.35%) Java
18 19 (21.35%) React
19 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
19 18 (20.22%) Microsoft

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 10 (11.24%) IIS
2 6 (6.74%) JBoss
2 6 (6.74%) WildFly
3 3 (3.37%) Apache
3 3 (3.37%) nginx
3 3 (3.37%) WordPress
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.37%) InDesign
4 2 (2.25%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) npm
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) MySQL
3 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.25%) Endeca
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.73%) JIRA
3 13 (14.61%) webpack
4 12 (13.48%) Jasmine
4 12 (13.48%) Protractor
4 12 (13.48%) Subversion
4 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (11.24%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (8.99%) gulp
7 7 (7.87%) Grunt
8 2 (2.25%) Bower
8 2 (2.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.25%) Yeoman
General
1 8 (8.99%) Automotive
2 7 (7.87%) Advertising
3 6 (6.74%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (84.27%) Developer
2 33 (37.08%) Web Developer
3 25 (28.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 24 (26.97%) Software Developer
5 22 (24.72%) .NET Developer
5 22 (24.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (24.72%) C# Developer
6 13 (14.61%) Designer
6 13 (14.61%) Software Engineer
7 12 (13.48%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (13.48%) .NET Software Engineer
7 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (13.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (13.48%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (13.48%) C# Software Engineer
7 12 (13.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 12 (13.48%) Senior Developer
8 11 (12.36%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (12.36%) JavaScript Engineer
8 11 (12.36%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) HTML
2 87 (97.75%) CSS
3 62 (69.66%) AngularJS
4 61 (68.54%) jQuery
5 58 (65.17%) Sass
6 50 (56.18%) HTML5
7 39 (43.82%) CSS3
8 31 (34.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (32.58%) .NET
10 28 (31.46%) Ajax
10 28 (31.46%) ASP.NET
11 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (24.72%) JSON
12 19 (21.35%) React
13 15 (16.85%) Express
14 14 (15.73%) REST
14 14 (15.73%) Web Services
15 12 (13.48%) Hibernate
15 12 (13.48%) Spring
15 12 (13.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (56.18%) User Experience
2 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.62%) W3C
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Linux
1 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Web Development
2 35 (39.33%) Front End Development
3 31 (34.83%) Software Engineering
4 30 (33.71%) Unit Testing
5 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (28.09%) MVC
7 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
8 17 (19.10%) SDLC
9 15 (16.85%) Scrum
10 14 (15.73%) Collaborative Working
10 14 (15.73%) OO
10 14 (15.73%) Web Design
11 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
12 12 (13.48%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 12 (13.48%) SOLID
12 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
13 11 (12.36%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (11.24%) Project Management
15 8 (8.99%) Wireframes
16 7 (7.87%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 85 (95.51%) JavaScript
2 31 (34.83%) C#
3 25 (28.09%) SQL
4 21 (23.60%) TypeScript
5 19 (21.35%) Java
6 16 (17.98%) PHP
7 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.37%) ES6
9 2 (2.25%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Adobe
4 2 (2.25%) BroadVision
4 2 (2.25%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) hybris
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) Samsung