Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 192 250
Rank change year-on-year -6 +58 +13
Permanent jobs citing LESS 82 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.13% 0.93% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 2.19% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 80 57 36
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,875 £65,000 £45,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -17.65%

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 3,347 2,598 2,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 45.98% 42.51% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,998 2,335 2,583
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 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
Southampton -6 32 £40,750 +16.43%
Winchester -10 23 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Fleet -15 7 £39,000 +15.56% 1
Portsmouth -9 5 £60,000 +50.00%
Fareham -1 4 £29,000 -22.67% 3
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 78 (95.12%) CSS
2 76 (92.68%) JavaScript
3 73 (89.02%) HTML
4 66 (80.49%) Sass
5 64 (78.05%) AngularJS
6 57 (69.51%) jQuery
7 48 (58.54%) C#
8 44 (53.66%) .NET
8 44 (53.66%) MVC
9 43 (52.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 42 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (51.22%) ASP.NET
10 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (45.12%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (43.90%) Google
13 35 (42.68%) User Experience
14 34 (41.46%) HP
14 34 (41.46%) B2B
15 33 (40.24%) Marketing
15 33 (40.24%) Analytics
15 33 (40.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (39.02%) SaaS
17 31 (37.80%) API Integration
18 30 (36.59%) B2B Marketing
18 30 (36.59%) Web Analytics
19 28 (34.15%) Front End Development
20 23 (28.05%) Web Development
21 17 (20.73%) TDD
21 17 (20.73%) KnockoutJS
21 17 (20.73%) ES6

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 11 (13.41%) WordPress
2 6 (7.32%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (2.44%) MODX
Business Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (39.02%) SaaS
2 5 (6.10%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) MySQL
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) webpack
2 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (40.24%) Marketing
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (93.90%) Developer
2 40 (48.78%) .NET Developer
3 35 (42.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 32 (39.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 29 (35.37%) ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (35.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (35.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (35.37%) C# Developer
6 28 (34.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (19.51%) Web Developer
8 15 (18.29%) Software Developer
9 13 (15.85%) .NET Software Developer
9 13 (15.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (8.54%) Junior
10 7 (8.54%) Junior .NET Developer
10 7 (8.54%) Junior .NET Software Developer
10 7 (8.54%) Junior Developer
10 7 (8.54%) Junior Software Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
11 6 (7.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (95.12%) CSS
2 73 (89.02%) HTML
3 66 (80.49%) Sass
4 64 (78.05%) AngularJS
5 57 (69.51%) jQuery
6 44 (53.66%) .NET
7 43 (52.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 42 (51.22%) ASP.NET
8 42 (51.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (40.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (20.73%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (18.29%) HTML5
11 15 (18.29%) React
12 10 (12.20%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (12.20%) REST
13 8 (9.76%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 8 (9.76%) Web Services
14 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
14 7 (8.54%) Entity Framework
15 6 (7.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (42.68%) User Experience
2 7 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.66%) MVC
2 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.12%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (41.46%) B2B
5 33 (40.24%) Analytics
6 31 (37.80%) API Integration
7 30 (36.59%) B2B Marketing
7 30 (36.59%) Web Analytics
8 28 (34.15%) Front End Development
9 23 (28.05%) Web Development
10 17 (20.73%) TDD
11 13 (15.85%) E-Commerce
12 10 (12.20%) SOLID
13 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
14 7 (8.54%) Open Source
14 7 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (7.32%) Mobile Development
15 6 (7.32%) OOP
15 6 (7.32%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 76 (92.68%) JavaScript
2 48 (58.54%) C#
3 17 (20.73%) ES6
4 15 (18.29%) TypeScript
5 14 (17.07%) PHP
6 4 (4.88%) SQL
7 3 (3.66%) Java
7 3 (3.66%) Python
8 1 (1.22%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 36 (43.90%) Google
2 34 (41.46%) HP
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.88%) Dell
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe