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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East / Kent
Rank 77 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.13% - 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.71% - 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Median salary £35,000 - £35,000
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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 332 479 447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 41.81% 42.31% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 272 416 410
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Canterbury - 6 £35,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 2
LESS
South East

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for LESS.

1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) Sass
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
3 6 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (66.67%) Game Development
3 6 (66.67%) Online Games
3 6 (66.67%) Games
3 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 6 (66.67%) DBS Check
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) W3C
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

LESS
Top Related 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Kissmetrics
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AdWords
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 1 (11.11%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) Sass
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Online Games
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 6 (66.67%) Game Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) A/B Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) ES6
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) PayPal
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Speech Link Multimedia Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago