Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 219 250
Rank change year-on-year +27 +31 +10
Permanent jobs citing LESS 81 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.17% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 1.33% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 34 38
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £43,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%

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 3,077 2,553 2,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 44.56% 41.50% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,769 2,285 2,586
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £27,400 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +8.64%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Winchester +9 31 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Southampton -12 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Fareham -7 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Portsmouth - 8 £25,000 -
Fleet +18 3 £35,000 - 1
Southsea - 3 £27,500 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 80 (98.77%) JavaScript
2 77 (95.06%) CSS
3 72 (88.89%) HTML
3 72 (88.89%) Sass
4 64 (79.01%) jQuery
5 59 (72.84%) AngularJS
6 50 (61.73%) MVC
7 49 (60.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 48 (59.26%) C#
9 46 (56.79%) .NET
9 46 (56.79%) ASP.NET
9 46 (56.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (53.09%) API Integration
11 42 (51.85%) ASP.NET Web API
11 42 (51.85%) Google
11 42 (51.85%) B2B
11 42 (51.85%) HP
12 41 (50.62%) SaaS
13 39 (48.15%) Marketing
13 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (46.91%) Analytics
15 36 (44.44%) B2B Marketing
15 36 (44.44%) Web Analytics
16 35 (43.21%) Web Development
17 32 (39.51%) User Experience
18 24 (29.63%) Front End Development
19 16 (19.75%) PHP
20 15 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
21 14 (17.28%) MySQL
21 14 (17.28%) 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 13 (16.05%) WordPress
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.47%) MODX
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (6.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 41 (50.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) webpack
2 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.70%) gulp
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (48.15%) Marketing
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (95.06%) Developer
2 45 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 38 (46.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 35 (43.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 32 (39.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 32 (39.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (39.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 32 (39.51%) C# Developer
6 25 (30.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (24.69%) Web Developer
8 14 (17.28%) Software Developer
9 13 (16.05%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (14.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
12 7 (8.64%) Junior
12 7 (8.64%) Junior .NET Developer
12 7 (8.64%) Junior .NET Software Developer
12 7 (8.64%) Junior Developer
12 7 (8.64%) Junior Software Developer
12 7 (8.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (95.06%) CSS
2 72 (88.89%) HTML
2 72 (88.89%) Sass
3 64 (79.01%) jQuery
4 59 (72.84%) AngularJS
5 49 (60.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 46 (56.79%) .NET
6 46 (56.79%) ASP.NET
6 46 (56.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (51.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (16.05%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (13.58%) React
10 9 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (9.88%) Ajax
12 6 (7.41%) Web Services
13 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
13 4 (4.94%) RESTful
13 4 (4.94%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 3 (3.70%) Entity Framework
14 3 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.51%) User Experience
2 15 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
4 5 (6.17%) Graphic Design
4 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) MVC
2 43 (53.09%) API Integration
3 42 (51.85%) B2B
4 39 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (46.91%) Analytics
6 36 (44.44%) B2B Marketing
6 36 (44.44%) Web Analytics
7 35 (43.21%) Web Development
8 24 (29.63%) Front End Development
9 14 (17.28%) TDD
10 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
11 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.64%) BDD
12 7 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (8.64%) SDLC
12 7 (8.64%) Web Design
13 6 (7.41%) Lead Generation
13 6 (7.41%) OOP
13 6 (7.41%) Open Source
13 6 (7.41%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) JavaScript
2 48 (59.26%) C#
3 16 (19.75%) PHP
4 11 (13.58%) ES6
5 7 (8.64%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.94%) C
7 2 (2.47%) Java
7 2 (2.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (51.85%) Google
1 42 (51.85%) HP
2 9 (11.11%) Adobe
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) Dell
5 3 (3.70%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.70%) Zend