Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 118 133
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 +14
Permanent jobs citing LESS 6 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.45% 0.64% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.58% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 15
Kent median annual salary £27,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,550 £21,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £31,150 £51,250 £60,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 549 695 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.53% 40.50% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 435 595 926
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Kent

LESS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for LESS in Kent

LESS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 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
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for LESS.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) npm
3 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 4 (66.67%) Mocha
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) GitHub
3 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
3 4 (66.67%) User Experience
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile First
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Google
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) GitHub
1 4 (66.67%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Mocha
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile First
2 4 (66.67%) MVVM
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft