The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 164 166 150
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 35 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.89% 0.47% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 1.21% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 35
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £44,000 £54,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1825 1321 1608
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.31% 39.19% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1141 1406
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

LESS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for LESS in Manchester

LESS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Manchester

LESS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cheadle - 2 £29,750 -
Bolton - 1 £30,000 -
Bury - 1 - - 1
Sale - 1 £42,500 -
Salford - 1 £43,000 -
LESS
North West

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LESS.

1 65 (97.01%) HTML
1 65 (97.01%) CSS
2 64 (95.52%) Sass
3 61 (91.04%) JavaScript
4 46 (68.66%) HTML5
5 42 (62.69%) AngularJS
5 42 (62.69%) Front End Development
6 40 (59.70%) CSS3
7 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (55.22%) jQuery
9 25 (37.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (35.82%) Grunt
10 24 (35.82%) gulp
10 24 (35.82%) Git (software)
10 24 (35.82%) Backbone.js
10 24 (35.82%) PHP
10 24 (35.82%) OO
11 22 (32.84%) MVC
11 22 (32.84%) React
11 22 (32.84%) User Experience
12 18 (26.87%) Node.js
13 17 (25.37%) RequireJS
14 16 (23.88%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (23.88%) RESTful
15 14 (20.90%) Ember.js
15 14 (20.90%) TDD
16 13 (19.40%) Adobe
16 13 (19.40%) MySQL
17 12 (17.91%) Photoshop
17 12 (17.91%) JSON

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (16.42%) WordPress
2 5 (7.46%) Drupal
3 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Photoshop
2 11 (16.42%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.49%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Git (software)
1 24 (35.82%) Grunt
1 24 (35.82%) gulp
2 11 (16.42%) Axure RP
3 5 (7.46%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) Bower
4 2 (2.99%) CasperJS
4 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.99%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.49%) git-flow
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Mocha
5 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (2.99%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (97.01%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (31.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (28.36%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.90%) HTML CSS Developer
5 14 (20.90%) HTML Developer
6 11 (16.42%) UI Developer
7 10 (14.93%) PHP Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Senior UI Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Angular Developer
10 5 (7.46%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (4.48%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 2 (2.99%) CSS Developer
12 2 (2.99%) Development Manager
12 2 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (97.01%) CSS
1 65 (97.01%) HTML
2 64 (95.52%) Sass
3 46 (68.66%) HTML5
4 42 (62.69%) AngularJS
5 40 (59.70%) CSS3
6 37 (55.22%) jQuery
7 25 (37.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (35.82%) Backbone.js
9 22 (32.84%) React
10 18 (26.87%) Node.js
11 17 (25.37%) RequireJS
12 16 (23.88%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (23.88%) RESTful
13 14 (20.90%) Ember.js
14 12 (17.91%) Ionic Framework
14 12 (17.91%) JSON
15 11 (16.42%) Apache Cordova
15 11 (16.42%) PhoneGap
15 11 (16.42%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) User Experience
2 5 (7.46%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.97%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Front End Development
2 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.82%) OO
4 22 (32.84%) MVC
5 14 (20.90%) TDD
6 11 (16.42%) Web Design
6 11 (16.42%) Web Development
7 9 (13.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (11.94%) BDD
8 8 (11.94%) OO PHP
9 6 (8.96%) Mobile Development
9 6 (8.96%) Scrum
9 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Open Source
10 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.46%) Wireframes
11 4 (5.97%) Microservices
11 4 (5.97%) Mobile First
12 2 (2.99%) Performance Optimisation
12 2 (2.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 61 (91.04%) JavaScript
2 24 (35.82%) PHP
3 9 (13.43%) TypeScript
4 6 (8.96%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) ES6
6 1 (1.49%) Erlang
6 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Adobe
2 3 (4.48%) Zend
3 2 (2.99%) Google
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
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