Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 246 256
Rank change year-on-year +66 +10 +18
Permanent jobs citing LESS 75 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.20% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 0.97% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 73 28 20
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +24.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £48,025
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%

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 2734 2891 2919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 43.59% 42.11% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2481 2641 2549
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,603
% change year-on-year - +3.21% +9.01%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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
Winchester +28 30 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Fareham +7 10 £45,000 +26.76%
Portsmouth - 10 £26,250 -
Southsea - 6 £38,750 -
Southampton - 5 £48,750 - 2
Fleet +34 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Basingstoke +3 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 75 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 73 (97.33%) CSS
3 71 (94.67%) HTML
4 63 (84.00%) Sass
5 55 (73.33%) AngularJS
6 53 (70.67%) jQuery
7 52 (69.33%) MVC
8 47 (62.67%) .NET
9 46 (61.33%) ASP.NET
9 46 (61.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 44 (58.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (54.67%) C#
12 35 (46.67%) Web Development
13 33 (44.00%) Marketing
14 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (40.00%) B2B
16 29 (38.67%) HP
16 29 (38.67%) Google
16 29 (38.67%) API Integration
17 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
18 27 (36.00%) SaaS
19 23 (30.67%) B2B Marketing
20 22 (29.33%) Web Analytics
20 22 (29.33%) Analytics
21 21 (28.00%) User Experience
22 20 (26.67%) Front End Development
22 20 (26.67%) Razor View Engine
23 18 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
24 17 (22.67%) Visual Studio
25 12 (16.00%) TDD

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 5 (6.67%) WordPress
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.33%) webpack
3 5 (6.67%) gulp
3 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) Moq
5 1 (1.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 33 (44.00%) Marketing
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 72 (96.00%) Developer
2 40 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 27 (36.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 25 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 23 (30.67%) C# Developer
6 21 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (28.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (25.33%) Web Developer
8 17 (22.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (18.67%) Senior Developer
10 12 (16.00%) Software Developer
11 10 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (12.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 7 (9.33%) .NET Web Developer
13 7 (9.33%) Junior
13 7 (9.33%) Junior Developer
14 6 (8.00%) Junior .NET Developer
14 6 (8.00%) Junior Software Developer
14 6 (8.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (97.33%) CSS
2 71 (94.67%) HTML
3 63 (84.00%) Sass
4 55 (73.33%) AngularJS
5 53 (70.67%) jQuery
6 47 (62.67%) .NET
7 46 (61.33%) ASP.NET
7 46 (61.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 44 (58.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (26.67%) Razor View Engine
11 12 (16.00%) HTML5
11 12 (16.00%) React
12 11 (14.67%) CSS3
13 10 (13.33%) Ajax
13 10 (13.33%) Web Services
14 7 (9.33%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
16 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
17 3 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) User Experience
2 18 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (9.33%) Digital Media
4 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.67%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.00%) W3C
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (69.33%) MVC
2 35 (46.67%) Web Development
3 30 (40.00%) B2B
4 29 (38.67%) API Integration
5 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (30.67%) B2B Marketing
7 22 (29.33%) Analytics
7 22 (29.33%) Web Analytics
8 20 (26.67%) Front End Development
9 12 (16.00%) TDD
10 9 (12.00%) SDLC
11 8 (10.67%) Prototyping
12 7 (9.33%) BDD
12 7 (9.33%) Lead Generation
12 7 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (9.33%) Web Design
13 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.33%) OOP
14 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (54.67%) C#
3 6 (8.00%) PHP
4 4 (5.33%) C
5 3 (4.00%) SQL
6 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.33%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Google
1 29 (38.67%) HP
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.67%) Adobe
4 7 (9.33%) Dell
5 5 (6.67%) Zend
6 3 (4.00%) Xamarin