Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 174 241
Rank change year-on-year -54 +67 +24
Permanent jobs citing LESS 40 71 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.60% 1.24% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 2.87% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 69 29
Hampshire median annual salary £36,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £52,500 £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 2,951 2,474 2,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 44.36% 43.34% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,547 2,259 2,665
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Farnborough - 8 £26,000 - 1
Southampton -12 6 £36,250 -30.95% 2
Portsmouth +1 4 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Fleet -21 3 £39,000 +30.00%
Petersfield - 3 £29,000 -
Fareham -11 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Basingstoke -33 1 £36,000 -
Havant - 1 £27,500 -
Wallington - 1 £42,500 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 39 (97.50%) CSS
3 36 (90.00%) Sass
4 26 (65.00%) HTML
5 23 (57.50%) jQuery
6 20 (50.00%) .NET
6 20 (50.00%) MVC
7 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
7 19 (47.50%) C#
7 19 (47.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
9 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (40.00%) Web Development
9 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 16 (40.00%) HTML5
10 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (37.50%) CSS3
10 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
11 14 (35.00%) ES6
12 13 (32.50%) User Experience
12 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
13 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (25.00%) React
14 10 (25.00%) webpack
15 9 (22.50%) Node.js
15 9 (22.50%) PHP
15 9 (22.50%) SOLID
16 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
16 8 (20.00%) MySQL
16 8 (20.00%) SaaS

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 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) SaaS
2 7 (17.50%) npm
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Extranet
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) webpack
3 6 (15.00%) gulp
3 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (12.50%) Mocha
5 4 (10.00%) Bower
5 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.50%) Grunt
6 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.50%) QUnit
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.50%) Sublime Text
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
2 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
5 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (17.50%) Junior
6 7 (17.50%) Junior Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Junior PHP Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (15.00%) PHP Developer
8 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) CSS
2 36 (90.00%) Sass
3 26 (65.00%) HTML
4 23 (57.50%) jQuery
5 20 (50.00%) .NET
6 19 (47.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
8 16 (40.00%) HTML5
9 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (37.50%) CSS3
10 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (25.00%) React
12 9 (22.50%) Node.js
13 7 (17.50%) REST
13 7 (17.50%) Web Services
14 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
14 6 (15.00%) GraphQL
14 6 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (15.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) MVC
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Web Development
3 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
4 9 (22.50%) SOLID
5 8 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 7 (17.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 6 (15.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) OOP
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.00%) CRM
9 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (10.00%) High Availability
9 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (47.50%) C#
3 14 (35.00%) ES6
4 9 (22.50%) PHP
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) F#
6 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Marketo