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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 137 156
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.73% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 2.49% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 3
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

LESS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 848 762 900
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 37.99% 29.27% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 726 624 747
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing LESS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 3 £65,000 - 1
LESS
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (62.50%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (62.50%) TypeScript
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 5 (62.50%) Sass
4 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) API Design
5 4 (50.00%) BDD
5 4 (50.00%) Ninject

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) RESTful
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Ajax
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (62.50%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) Sass
4 4 (50.00%) Ninject
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) DevOps
4 4 (50.00%) API Design
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) MVVM
5 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) TypeScript
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago