Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 65 73
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing LESS 16 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.27% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.27% 1.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 0
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year -18.18% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 142 250 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 37.87% 46.04% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 135 207 285
Ipswich median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £58,750
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £39,250
% change year-on-year +5.96% -3.82% -1.88%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Ipswich

LESS
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for LESS in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for LESS.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 16 (100.00%) Sass
1 16 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (93.75%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 15 (93.75%) SOLID
2 15 (93.75%) Collaborative Working
2 15 (93.75%) Scrum
2 15 (93.75%) HTML5
2 15 (93.75%) Waterfall
2 15 (93.75%) REST
2 15 (93.75%) CSS3
2 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 15 (93.75%) JSON
2 15 (93.75%) JIRA
2 15 (93.75%) WCF
2 15 (93.75%) jQuery
2 15 (93.75%) Unit Testing
2 15 (93.75%) Web Services
2 15 (93.75%) OO
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Subversion

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) JIRA
1 15 (93.75%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
1 16 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 15 (93.75%) .NET Developer
2 15 (93.75%) .NET Software Developer
2 15 (93.75%) .NET Software Engineer
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET Developer
2 15 (93.75%) C# .NET Developer
2 15 (93.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 15 (93.75%) C# Developer
2 15 (93.75%) C# Software Developer
2 15 (93.75%) C# Software Engineer
2 15 (93.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Sass
1 16 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) Ajax
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (93.75%) CSS3
2 15 (93.75%) HTML5
2 15 (93.75%) jQuery
2 15 (93.75%) JSON
2 15 (93.75%) REST
2 15 (93.75%) WCF
2 15 (93.75%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Express
3 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) Collaborative Working
1 15 (93.75%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 15 (93.75%) OO
1 15 (93.75%) Scrum
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
1 15 (93.75%) SOLID
1 15 (93.75%) Unit Testing
1 15 (93.75%) Waterfall
2 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
2 1 (6.25%) Web Design
2 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft