Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 169 256
Rank change year-on-year -53 +87 +6
Permanent jobs citing LESS 50 85 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.76% 1.41% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 3.24% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40 83 22
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,300 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,500 £64,000 £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%

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 2,968 2,627 3,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 44.93% 43.69% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,596 2,411 2,785
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +2 20 £42,000 +20.00%
Portsmouth -2 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Fleet -20 4 £40,750 +35.83% 2
Farnborough - 2 £85,000 - 2
Petersfield - 2 £29,000 - 2
Fareham +9 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Winchester -27 1 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Basingstoke -40 1 £36,000 -44.62%
Havant - 1 £27,500 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 48 (96.00%) CSS
2 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 40 (80.00%) Sass
4 36 (72.00%) HTML
5 31 (62.00%) AngularJS
6 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (44.00%) jQuery
8 21 (42.00%) HTML5
8 21 (42.00%) Front End Development
9 20 (40.00%) C#
10 18 (36.00%) .NET
10 18 (36.00%) MVC
11 17 (34.00%) User Experience
12 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
12 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
13 14 (28.00%) CSS3
13 14 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (28.00%) ES6
14 13 (26.00%) React
15 12 (24.00%) Web Development
16 11 (22.00%) TDD
16 11 (22.00%) TypeScript
16 11 (22.00%) webpack
17 10 (20.00%) SaaS
18 9 (18.00%) SQL
18 9 (18.00%) REST
18 9 (18.00%) Vue.js
19 8 (16.00%) Node.js

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 4 (8.00%) WordPress
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) SaaS
2 6 (12.00%) npm
3 5 (10.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Extranet
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.00%) webpack
3 6 (12.00%) gulp
4 5 (10.00%) Mocha
5 4 (8.00%) Bower
5 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.00%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.00%) Grunt
7 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.00%) QUnit
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.00%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (22.00%) C# Developer
5 10 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Software Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
8 5 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Angular Developer
8 5 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (8.00%) React Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (96.00%) CSS
2 40 (80.00%) Sass
3 36 (72.00%) HTML
4 31 (62.00%) AngularJS
5 22 (44.00%) jQuery
6 21 (42.00%) HTML5
7 18 (36.00%) .NET
8 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (28.00%) CSS3
9 14 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (26.00%) React
11 9 (18.00%) REST
11 9 (18.00%) Vue.js
12 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (16.00%) Node.js
13 6 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
14 5 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
1 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Front End Development
3 18 (36.00%) MVC
4 12 (24.00%) Web Development
5 11 (22.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.00%) SOLID
8 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) OOP
8 5 (10.00%) Progressive Web App
9 4 (8.00%) Asynchronous Programming
9 4 (8.00%) CRM
9 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (8.00%) High Availability
9 4 (8.00%) Low Latency
9 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (40.00%) C#
3 14 (28.00%) ES6
4 11 (22.00%) TypeScript
5 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 4 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Java
7 2 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Google
2 3 (6.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Dell
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Marketo