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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 209 276
Rank change year-on-year -3 +67  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 41 61 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.65% 0.84% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 2.21% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 13
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -26.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 2462 2759 3072
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.16% 37.84% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2064 2346 2636
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Bedfordshire +36 17 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Essex +11 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Suffolk +19 5 £40,000 -18.36% 1
Cambridgeshire -27 5 £37,000 +23.33% 5
Hertfordshire +6 4 £75,000 +66.66% 2
Norfolk -15 1 £39,000 +73.33% 1
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 65 (89.04%) CSS
2 64 (87.67%) JavaScript
3 63 (86.30%) Sass
4 61 (83.56%) HTML
5 44 (60.27%) AngularJS
6 43 (58.90%) HTML5
7 40 (54.79%) CSS3
7 40 (54.79%) jQuery
8 37 (50.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 34 (46.58%) Ajax
10 31 (42.47%) Front End Development
11 30 (41.10%) JSON
12 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (39.73%) Responsive Web Design
13 28 (38.36%) .NET
14 25 (34.25%) gulp
15 22 (30.14%) User Experience
15 22 (30.14%) Grunt
15 22 (30.14%) MVC
16 21 (28.77%) C#
17 20 (27.40%) Scrum
17 20 (27.40%) Web Design
18 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
19 18 (24.66%) Degree
20 17 (23.29%) Web Development
20 17 (23.29%) RESTful
20 17 (23.29%) SQL
21 16 (21.92%) PHP
22 15 (20.55%) Greenfield Project
23 14 (19.18%) XML

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 11 (15.07%) WordPress
2 8 (10.96%) CMS
3 7 (9.59%) Drupal
4 4 (5.48%) IIS
5 3 (4.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) GitHub
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) gulp
2 22 (30.14%) Grunt
3 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.96%) Subversion
5 6 (8.22%) Bower
6 5 (6.85%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.85%) Fiddler
6 5 (6.85%) JIRA
6 5 (6.85%) PostCSS
7 3 (4.11%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.74%) JSHint
8 2 (2.74%) JUnit
8 2 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.74%) NUnit
8 2 (2.74%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.74%) Selenium
8 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.37%) Mocha
General
1 4 (5.48%) Marketing
2 2 (2.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (90.41%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (28.77%) Angular Developer
4 17 (23.29%) HTML Developer
4 17 (23.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (19.18%) HTML CSS Developer
6 13 (17.81%) Senior Developer
6 13 (17.81%) UI Developer
7 10 (13.70%) .NET Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Designer
9 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Web Developer
10 6 (8.22%) PHP Developer
11 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
11 5 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (6.85%) HTML CSS Designer
11 5 (6.85%) Photoshop Designer
11 5 (6.85%) Photoshop Web Designer
11 5 (6.85%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (89.04%) CSS
2 63 (86.30%) Sass
3 61 (83.56%) HTML
4 44 (60.27%) AngularJS
5 43 (58.90%) HTML5
6 40 (54.79%) CSS3
6 40 (54.79%) jQuery
7 37 (50.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 34 (46.58%) Ajax
9 30 (41.10%) JSON
10 28 (38.36%) .NET
11 17 (23.29%) RESTful
12 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
12 14 (19.18%) XML
13 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (17.81%) Backbone.js
14 12 (16.44%) Ember.js
14 12 (16.44%) REST
15 11 (15.07%) Node.js
15 11 (15.07%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) User Experience
2 15 (20.55%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Front End Development
2 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (30.14%) MVC
4 20 (27.40%) Scrum
4 20 (27.40%) Web Design
5 17 (23.29%) Web Development
6 13 (17.81%) TDD
7 12 (16.44%) Functional Testing
7 12 (16.44%) Unit Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (15.07%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.59%) API Design
10 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
10 7 (9.59%) DevOps
11 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.22%) OO
11 6 (8.22%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 64 (87.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.77%) C#
3 17 (23.29%) SQL
4 16 (21.92%) PHP
5 13 (17.81%) TypeScript
6 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.22%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.48%) Java
10 3 (4.11%) Perl
11 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £47500 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago