The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Cheshire / Macclesfield
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Macclesfield 4.88% 2.86% 16.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 4.55% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  

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 Macclesfield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Macclesfield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 25 22 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Macclesfield 60.98% 62.86% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 32
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Macclesfield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield

LESS
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Salary trend for LESS in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Macclesfield region with a requirement for LESS.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Compass CSS Framework

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Macclesfield 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Compass CSS Framework
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP