Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 210 227
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -20
Permanent jobs citing LESS 6 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.31% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 17
Hertfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.46% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,625 £24,000
90th Percentile £35,000 £60,000 £57,750
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% -22.22%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1822 1589 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 41.15% 35.40% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1599 1422 1617
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Hertfordshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LESS in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for LESS in Hertfordshire

LESS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Letchworth - 4 £30,000 -
Hatfield - 2 £24,000 -
LESS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Semantic HTML
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (33.33%) InDesign
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) InDesign
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Semantic HTML
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe