Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 196 231
Rank change year-on-year -32 +35 +20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 26 80 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.41% 1.16% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 2.60% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 80 34
Hampshire median annual salary £26,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.82% +9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,375 £60,000
South East 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 Hampshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,667 3,079 2,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 42.50% 44.57% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,316 2,769 2,330
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Hampshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for LESS in Hampshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for LESS in Hampshire

LESS
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Farnborough - 12 £26,000 - 2
Southampton +6 5 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Fareham +9 4 - - 1
Portsmouth +2 2 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Fleet -7 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £29,000 -
Wallington - 1 £42,500 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (96.15%) Sass
3 22 (84.62%) E-Commerce
4 19 (73.08%) HTML
5 18 (69.23%) Git (software)
6 17 (65.38%) webpack
7 16 (61.54%) MySQL
8 14 (53.85%) User Experience
9 13 (50.00%) CSS3
9 13 (50.00%) React
9 13 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 13 (50.00%) SOLID
9 13 (50.00%) MVC
9 13 (50.00%) Scrum
9 13 (50.00%) HTML5
9 13 (50.00%) jQuery
10 12 (46.15%) MongoDB
10 12 (46.15%) REST
10 12 (46.15%) PHP
10 12 (46.15%) SOAP
10 12 (46.15%) GraphQL
10 12 (46.15%) ES6
10 12 (46.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 12 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (46.15%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 9 (34.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
11 9 (34.62%) .NET

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (19.23%) CMS
3 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (15.38%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) MySQL
2 12 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) Redis
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 17 (65.38%) webpack
3 4 (15.38%) Grunt
3 4 (15.38%) gulp
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) Subversion
4 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (46.15%) Junior
3 12 (46.15%) Junior Developer
3 12 (46.15%) Junior PHP Developer
3 12 (46.15%) PHP Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Magento Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (96.15%) Sass
3 19 (73.08%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) CSS3
4 13 (50.00%) HTML5
4 13 (50.00%) jQuery
4 13 (50.00%) React
5 12 (46.15%) GraphQL
5 12 (46.15%) REST
5 12 (46.15%) SOAP
6 9 (34.62%) .NET
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (19.23%) Node.js
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (15.38%) LAMP
8 4 (15.38%) Memcached
9 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) E-Commerce
2 13 (50.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 13 (50.00%) MVC
2 13 (50.00%) Scrum
2 13 (50.00%) SOLID
3 12 (46.15%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 12 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) API Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) SEO
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) ES6
2 12 (46.15%) PHP
3 9 (34.62%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
1 4 (15.38%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin