Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 93 65
Rank change year-on-year +26 -28 +14
Permanent jobs citing LESS 4 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.56% 0.10% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 0.27% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 10
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £31,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -24.85% +21.32%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £49,000 £34,000 £48,250
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £31,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +29.03% -24.85% +21.32%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 266 369 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 37.41% 38.28% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 219 272 224
Liverpool median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,850 £56,250 £50,000
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Liverpool

LESS
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for LESS in Liverpool

LESS
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Liverpool over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for LESS in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for LESS.

1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Sass
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (75.00%) React
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Magento
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) gulp
3 2 (50.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (25.00%) Redux
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) PhpStorm
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) gulp
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Sass
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Redux
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source Development
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft