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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 402 484
Rank change year-on-year +26 +82  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 659 682 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.74% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 1.87% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 569 619 515
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,800 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  

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 34277 36378 40067
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.06% 39.26% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28980 32009 34621
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -59 277 £60,000 +20.00% 56
South East +80 99 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Yorkshire +18 62 £38,750 -13.88% 10
West Midlands +46 54 £37,500 +50.00% 11
North West -7 54 £42,500 +8.28% 17
South West -3 43 £40,000 +6.66% 7
East Midlands +51 40 £40,000 +23.07% 3
East of England -12 25 £45,000 +38.46% 4
North East +6 1 £26,500 -37.64% 1
LESS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1218 (95.45%) CSS
2 1193 (93.50%) JavaScript
3 1118 (87.62%) HTML
4 1015 (79.55%) Sass
5 807 (63.24%) AngularJS
6 787 (61.68%) HTML5
7 611 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
8 603 (47.26%) CSS3
9 596 (46.71%) Front End Development
10 555 (43.50%) jQuery
11 468 (36.68%) Git (software)
12 449 (35.19%) MVC
13 417 (32.68%) React
14 386 (30.25%) User Experience
15 377 (29.55%) C#
16 373 (29.23%) .NET
17 358 (28.06%) Web Development
18 316 (24.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 316 (24.76%) gulp
19 310 (24.29%) Node.js
20 286 (22.41%) TDD
21 281 (22.02%) Grunt
22 271 (21.24%) ASP.NET
23 268 (21.00%) PHP
24 244 (19.12%) Scrum
25 211 (16.54%) Web Services
26 205 (16.07%) SQL Server
27 204 (15.99%) Responsive Web Design
28 201 (15.75%) REST
29 196 (15.36%) Backbone.js

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
1 124 (9.72%) CMS
2 88 (6.90%) WordPress
3 51 (4.00%) Drupal
4 38 (2.98%) Apache
5 32 (2.51%) Confluence
5 32 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (2.19%) IIS
7 25 (1.96%) EPiServer
8 23 (1.80%) nginx
9 22 (1.72%) Apache Solr
10 21 (1.65%) Umbraco
11 19 (1.49%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.33%) Hyperledger
13 15 (1.18%) SharePoint
14 12 (0.94%) Ethereum
15 11 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.55%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.55%) NServiceBus
17 6 (0.47%) Jetty
17 6 (0.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 87 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 31 (2.43%) InVision
3 18 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.63%) GIMP
6 7 (0.55%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.31%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 45 (3.53%) Magento
2 14 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.71%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.31%) Shopify
5 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.078%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 116 (9.09%) GitHub
2 106 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (3.61%) SaaS
5 21 (1.65%) PaaS
6 18 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.25%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.94%) Cloudflare
9 11 (0.86%) Bluemix
9 11 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (0.86%) Office 365
10 9 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.47%) IaaS
12 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
14 2 (0.16%) Sage Pay
15 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
15 1 (0.078%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.62%) HTTP
2 35 (2.74%) Internet
3 7 (0.55%) SSL
4 6 (0.47%) DNS
4 6 (0.47%) Intranet
5 4 (0.31%) LDAP
6 3 (0.24%) Broadband
6 3 (0.24%) Skype
7 1 (0.078%) DVB
7 1 (0.078%) SSH
7 1 (0.078%) Wireless
7 1 (0.078%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 137 (10.74%) MySQL
3 82 (6.43%) NoSQL
4 59 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 40 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (2.27%) Redis
9 28 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (2.04%) Blockchain
11 24 (1.88%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.41%) Couchbase
14 15 (1.18%) CouchDB
15 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.94%) Endeca
17 9 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
19 6 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 468 (36.68%) Git (software)
2 316 (24.76%) gulp
3 281 (22.02%) Grunt
4 126 (9.87%) Jasmine
5 103 (8.07%) Karma Test Runner
6 102 (7.99%) Selenium
7 96 (7.52%) Visual Studio
8 94 (7.37%) webpack
9 84 (6.58%) Subversion
10 77 (6.03%) Bower
11 75 (5.88%) JIRA
12 61 (4.78%) Jenkins
13 60 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 52 (4.08%) Mocha
15 34 (2.66%) Babel
16 32 (2.51%) PostCSS
17 31 (2.43%) TeamCity
18 30 (2.35%) Maven
19 28 (2.19%) Axure RP
20 27 (2.12%) Mercurial
General
1 127 (9.95%) Finance
2 117 (9.17%) Marketing
3 72 (5.64%) Games
4 45 (3.53%) Banking
5 44 (3.45%) Retail
6 25 (1.96%) Law
7 20 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.49%) Advertising
8 19 (1.49%) Legal
9 16 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.71%) Military
11 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.39%) Front Office
14 4 (0.31%) Back Office
14 4 (0.31%) Electronics
14 4 (0.31%) Local Government
15 3 (0.24%) Automotive
16 2 (0.16%) Publishing
17 1 (0.078%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1197 (93.81%) Developer
2 492 (38.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 316 (24.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 271 (21.24%) Senior Developer
5 212 (16.61%) HTML Developer
6 198 (15.52%) .NET Developer
7 182 (14.26%) Web Developer
8 176 (13.79%) HTML CSS Developer
9 144 (11.29%) C# Developer
10 111 (8.70%) UI Developer
11 108 (8.46%) Angular Developer
12 106 (8.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 103 (8.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 95 (7.45%) Full Stack Developer
15 92 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
16 91 (7.13%) PHP Developer
17 82 (6.43%) Software Developer
18 61 (4.78%) Lead Developer
19 60 (4.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 53 (4.15%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1218 (95.45%) CSS
2 1118 (87.62%) HTML
3 1015 (79.55%) Sass
4 807 (63.24%) AngularJS
5 787 (61.68%) HTML5
6 603 (47.26%) CSS3
7 555 (43.50%) jQuery
8 417 (32.68%) React
9 373 (29.23%) .NET
10 316 (24.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 310 (24.29%) Node.js
12 271 (21.24%) ASP.NET
13 211 (16.54%) Web Services
14 201 (15.75%) REST
15 196 (15.36%) Backbone.js
16 185 (14.50%) JSON
17 175 (13.71%) Ajax
18 171 (13.40%) ASP.NET Web API
19 169 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
20 168 (13.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 386 (30.25%) User Experience
2 152 (11.91%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (6.97%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.45%) Fintech
6 30 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.19%) W3C
8 21 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (0.94%) PMI
11 9 (0.71%) Cloud Native
11 9 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.63%) Blog
12 8 (0.63%) NHS
12 8 (0.63%) Online Games
12 8 (0.63%) Streaming Video
13 7 (0.55%) Graphic Design
13 7 (0.55%) Semantic Web
14 6 (0.47%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (6.19%) Linux
2 47 (3.68%) Android
2 47 (3.68%) Apple iOS
3 21 (1.65%) Windows
4 8 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.47%) Unix
6 4 (0.31%) CentOS
6 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (46.71%) Front End Development
3 449 (35.19%) MVC
4 358 (28.06%) Web Development
5 286 (22.41%) TDD
6 244 (19.12%) Scrum
7 204 (15.99%) Responsive Web Design
8 194 (15.20%) OO
9 151 (11.83%) Unit Testing
10 127 (9.95%) E-Commerce
11 120 (9.40%) Software Engineering
12 118 (9.25%) Continuous Integration
13 114 (8.93%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 110 (8.62%) OOP
15 103 (8.07%) BDD
16 98 (7.68%) SEO
17 91 (7.13%) Web Design
18 88 (6.90%) Test Automation
19 81 (6.35%) Mentoring
20 79 (6.19%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1193 (93.50%) JavaScript
2 377 (29.55%) C#
3 268 (21.00%) PHP
4 192 (15.05%) ES6
5 188 (14.73%) SQL
6 155 (12.15%) TypeScript
7 116 (9.09%) Java
8 39 (3.06%) ECMAScript
8 39 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 37 (2.90%) Python
10 17 (1.33%) Clojure
11 15 (1.18%) XPath
12 11 (0.86%) Groovy
13 10 (0.78%) CoffeeScript
14 8 (0.63%) Perl
14 8 (0.63%) PHP 7
14 8 (0.63%) Ruby
15 7 (0.55%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.47%) Scala
17 5 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 150 (11.76%) Degree
2 50 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.94%) DBS Check
3 12 (0.94%) PMI Certification
4 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.24%) MBA
5 3 (0.24%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.078%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.078%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.02%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.31%) WAI
4 3 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 73 (5.72%) Docker
2 17 (1.33%) Varnish
3 1 (0.078%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.57%) Ansible
3 9 (0.71%) Puppet
4 7 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) Graphite
5 2 (0.16%) Plesk
5 2 (0.16%) Salt
6 1 (0.078%) cPanel
6 1 (0.078%) Grafana
6 1 (0.078%) Kibana
6 1 (0.078%) logstash
6 1 (0.078%) MOM
6 1 (0.078%) Packer
6 1 (0.078%) StatsD
Vendors
1 146 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 40 (3.13%) Adobe
3 36 (2.82%) Xamarin
4 35 (2.74%) Zend
5 34 (2.66%) Google
6 18 (1.41%) hybris
7 15 (1.18%) SAP
7 15 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 12 (0.94%) BroadVision
8 12 (0.94%) IBM
8 12 (0.94%) Oracle
9 11 (0.86%) Twitter
10 9 (0.71%) Marketo
11 7 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.47%) Facebook
13 4 (0.31%) Dell
13 4 (0.31%) HP
13 4 (0.31%) PayPal
13 4 (0.31%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.31%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + benefits + equity
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £110,000 to £120,000 per annum + Great Benefits (3x positions)
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Coded People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + LOTS OF BENS
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi, pension
Posted: 3 days ago