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

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 424 445
Rank change year-on-year +50 +21  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 622 675 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.79% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 560 614 529
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 32268 37614 38252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.31% 38.58% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27772 32736 32778
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

LESS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for LESS in England

LESS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in England

LESS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London -4 266 £55,000 - 53
South East +62 97 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Yorkshire +25 61 £37,500 +7.14% 13
West Midlands +64 43 £37,500 +25.00% 13
East of England -4 43 £45,000 +50.00% 11
South West +47 42 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North West -4 40 £42,500 +13.33% 16
East Midlands +32 33 £36,250 -39.58% 8
North East +4 1 £25,000 -23.07% 1
LESS
UK

LESS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for LESS.

1 1227 (95.34%) JavaScript
2 1212 (94.17%) CSS
3 1146 (89.04%) HTML
4 1056 (82.05%) Sass
5 822 (63.87%) HTML5
6 789 (61.31%) AngularJS
7 661 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
8 637 (49.49%) Front End Development
9 630 (48.95%) CSS3
10 562 (43.67%) jQuery
11 439 (34.11%) MVC
12 430 (33.41%) Git (software)
13 408 (31.70%) React
14 395 (30.69%) .NET
15 386 (29.99%) Web Development
16 383 (29.76%) C#
17 345 (26.81%) gulp
18 337 (26.18%) Node.js
19 334 (25.95%) User Experience
20 325 (25.25%) TDD
21 305 (23.70%) Grunt
22 301 (23.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 290 (22.53%) ASP.NET
24 256 (19.89%) PHP
25 238 (18.49%) OO
26 231 (17.95%) Scrum
27 228 (17.72%) Web Services
28 226 (17.56%) REST
29 221 (17.17%) JSON
30 218 (16.94%) SQL Server

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 121 (9.40%) CMS
2 94 (7.30%) WordPress
3 62 (4.82%) IIS
4 51 (3.96%) Drupal
5 40 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (2.10%) Apache
7 25 (1.94%) NServiceBus
8 20 (1.55%) Umbraco
9 18 (1.40%) SharePoint
10 16 (1.24%) Apache Solr
10 16 (1.24%) nginx
11 14 (1.09%) EPiServer
11 14 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.93%) Kentico
13 10 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
14 8 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.47%) concrete5
15 6 (0.47%) Confluence
16 5 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 121 (9.40%) Photoshop
2 50 (3.89%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.95%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (1.40%) InVision
5 10 (0.78%) GIMP
6 6 (0.47%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.39%) HipChat
8 1 (0.078%) InDesign
8 1 (0.078%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 52 (4.04%) Magento
2 13 (1.01%) Shopify
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.078%) Kissmetrics
4 1 (0.078%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.078%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 95 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (5.75%) GitHub
4 48 (3.73%) SaaS
5 14 (1.09%) Office 365
6 10 (0.78%) PaaS
7 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.47%) Heroku
9 6 (0.47%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.31%) Akamai
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.078%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.078%) Route 53
13 1 (0.078%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.59%) HTTP
2 27 (2.10%) Internet
3 12 (0.93%) Intranet
4 7 (0.54%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.39%) LDAP
5 5 (0.39%) SSL
6 4 (0.31%) DNS
6 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.31%) SSH
7 2 (0.16%) Skype
8 1 (0.078%) DVB
8 1 (0.078%) LAN
8 1 (0.078%) RFID
8 1 (0.078%) WAN
8 1 (0.078%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 135 (10.49%) MySQL
3 72 (5.59%) MongoDB
4 65 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 60 (4.66%) Redis
6 58 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 51 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (2.64%) CouchDB
11 30 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 27 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 24 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (1.79%) Couchbase
14 23 (1.79%) RavenDB
15 22 (1.71%) Event Store
16 19 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (1.32%) Blockchain
18 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 430 (33.41%) Git (software)
2 345 (26.81%) gulp
3 305 (23.70%) Grunt
4 128 (9.95%) Jasmine
5 94 (7.30%) Subversion
6 90 (6.99%) webpack
7 82 (6.37%) Bower
8 81 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 79 (6.14%) Karma Test Runner
10 78 (6.06%) Jenkins
11 70 (5.44%) Visual Studio
12 58 (4.51%) Selenium
13 54 (4.20%) TeamCity
14 53 (4.12%) Mocha
15 46 (3.57%) JIRA
16 31 (2.41%) Mercurial
16 31 (2.41%) QUnit
17 29 (2.25%) jspm
17 29 (2.25%) JSUnit
18 21 (1.63%) Maven
General
1 135 (10.49%) Finance
2 93 (7.23%) Marketing
3 60 (4.66%) Games
4 48 (3.73%) Banking
5 45 (3.50%) Retail
6 21 (1.63%) Military
7 20 (1.55%) Law
8 19 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.85%) Advertising
11 9 (0.70%) Legal
12 7 (0.54%) Front Office
13 6 (0.47%) Arabic Language
14 4 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Back Office
15 2 (0.16%) Publishing
16 1 (0.078%) Billing
16 1 (0.078%) Local Government
16 1 (0.078%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1206 (93.71%) Developer
2 543 (42.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 355 (27.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 250 (19.43%) HTML Developer
5 237 (18.41%) Senior Developer
6 207 (16.08%) Web Developer
7 187 (14.53%) HTML CSS Developer
8 184 (14.30%) .NET Developer
9 157 (12.20%) C# Developer
10 152 (11.81%) Angular Developer
11 122 (9.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 114 (8.86%) UI Developer
13 92 (7.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 91 (7.07%) Software Developer
15 85 (6.60%) PHP Developer
16 74 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
17 67 (5.21%) Lead Developer
18 64 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
19 63 (4.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 55 (4.27%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1212 (94.17%) CSS
2 1146 (89.04%) HTML
3 1056 (82.05%) Sass
4 822 (63.87%) HTML5
5 789 (61.31%) AngularJS
6 630 (48.95%) CSS3
7 562 (43.67%) jQuery
8 408 (31.70%) React
9 395 (30.69%) .NET
10 337 (26.18%) Node.js
11 301 (23.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 290 (22.53%) ASP.NET
13 228 (17.72%) Web Services
14 226 (17.56%) REST
15 221 (17.17%) JSON
16 202 (15.70%) Ajax
17 199 (15.46%) KnockoutJS
18 190 (14.76%) Backbone.js
19 180 (13.99%) ASP.NET Web API
20 173 (13.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 334 (25.95%) User Experience
2 82 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 75 (5.83%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.34%) Fintech
5 30 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.02%) Blog
7 25 (1.94%) PMI
8 18 (1.40%) W3C
9 16 (1.24%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.62%) Bitcoin
12 8 (0.62%) Social Media
12 8 (0.62%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.54%) Graphic Design
13 7 (0.54%) NHS
14 6 (0.47%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.47%) Online Games
14 6 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (4.43%) Linux
2 32 (2.49%) Windows
3 31 (2.41%) Android
4 28 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.62%) CentOS
8 3 (0.23%) Unix
9 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (51.36%) Agile Software Development
2 637 (49.49%) Front End Development
3 439 (34.11%) MVC
4 386 (29.99%) Web Development
5 325 (25.25%) TDD
6 238 (18.49%) OO
7 231 (17.95%) Scrum
8 201 (15.62%) Responsive Web Design
9 173 (13.44%) Unit Testing
10 162 (12.59%) E-Commerce
11 140 (10.88%) Software Engineering
12 129 (10.02%) SOLID
13 113 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
14 104 (8.08%) BDD
14 104 (8.08%) Wireframes
15 93 (7.23%) Web Design
16 91 (7.07%) SEO
17 89 (6.92%) SOA
18 87 (6.76%) OOP
19 86 (6.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1227 (95.34%) JavaScript
2 383 (29.76%) C#
3 256 (19.89%) PHP
4 187 (14.53%) SQL
5 169 (13.13%) TypeScript
6 157 (12.20%) ES6
7 100 (7.77%) Java
8 64 (4.97%) T-SQL
9 63 (4.90%) Python
10 32 (2.49%) VB.NET
11 31 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 28 (2.18%) Go
13 21 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
14 18 (1.40%) Scala
15 12 (0.93%) XPath
16 11 (0.85%) R
17 10 (0.78%) Ruby
18 9 (0.70%) Clojure
19 8 (0.62%) ECMAScript
19 8 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 141 (10.96%) Degree
2 25 (1.94%) PMI Certification
3 21 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.54%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.31%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.23%) ICAEW
6 3 (0.23%) MBA
7 1 (0.078%) MCSD
7 1 (0.078%) PhD
7 1 (0.078%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.078%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.65%) QA
2 12 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.39%) WCAG
4 1 (0.078%) WAI
System Software
1 92 (7.15%) Docker
2 21 (1.63%) Varnish
3 1 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 27 (2.10%) Puppet
2 23 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.32%) Ansible
4 7 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.16%) Plesk
7 1 (0.078%) cPanel
7 1 (0.078%) Grafana
7 1 (0.078%) Kibana
7 1 (0.078%) logstash
7 1 (0.078%) MOM
7 1 (0.078%) Packer
7 1 (0.078%) StatsD
Vendors
1 177 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (4.43%) Adobe
3 41 (3.19%) Zend
4 23 (1.79%) Xamarin
5 22 (1.71%) Google
6 21 (1.63%) Twitter
7 12 (0.93%) Oracle
8 10 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.62%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.54%) PayPal
11 6 (0.47%) Facebook
12 5 (0.39%) Perforce
13 4 (0.31%) BT
13 4 (0.31%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.31%) Remedy
14 3 (0.23%) hybris
14 3 (0.23%) Sencha
15 2 (0.16%) Apple
15 2 (0.16%) ATG
16 1 (0.078%) OpenText
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + healthcare, pension, parking etc.
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £45-60K + 10% Bonus & 20% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum £35,000 - £40,000 + bonus + flexitime + bene
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Arnold Ash Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago