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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 169 164
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 45 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 0.83% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44 12 20
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  

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 1900 1447 1439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.12% 41.30% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1254 1246
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Wigan - 1 £40,000 -
LESS
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LESS.

1 79 (98.75%) CSS
2 78 (97.50%) HTML
3 73 (91.25%) JavaScript
4 71 (88.75%) Sass
5 59 (73.75%) HTML5
6 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (62.50%) AngularJS
8 46 (57.50%) CSS3
9 42 (52.50%) jQuery
10 38 (47.50%) Front End Development
11 36 (45.00%) User Experience
12 34 (42.50%) React
12 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
12 34 (42.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (38.75%) MVC
14 25 (31.25%) Node.js
15 24 (30.00%) PHP
16 22 (27.50%) gulp
17 21 (26.25%) OO
18 20 (25.00%) Subversion
19 19 (23.75%) JSON
19 19 (23.75%) .NET
19 19 (23.75%) Grunt
20 18 (22.50%) Backbone.js
20 18 (22.50%) C#
20 18 (22.50%) TDD
21 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
22 16 (20.00%) CMS
23 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
24 14 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design

LESS
Co-occurring 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 16 (20.00%) CMS
2 11 (13.75%) WordPress
3 10 (12.50%) EPiServer
4 7 (8.75%) Drupal
5 4 (5.00%) Confluence
6 3 (3.75%) Apache
7 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.25%) Kentico
8 1 (1.25%) nginx
8 1 (1.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Photoshop
2 9 (11.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Magento
2 3 (3.75%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (1.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) MySQL
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.75%) Endeca
4 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.50%) Redis
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 22 (27.50%) gulp
3 20 (25.00%) Subversion
4 19 (23.75%) Grunt
5 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 9 (11.25%) Axure RP
7 8 (10.00%) JIRA
8 4 (5.00%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.00%) NuGet
9 3 (3.75%) CruiseControl
9 3 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (3.75%) NUnit
9 3 (3.75%) ReSharper
9 3 (3.75%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.50%) CasperJS
10 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.50%) PhpStorm
11 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (11.25%) Law
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (93.75%) Developer
2 27 (33.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (21.25%) Senior Developer
5 15 (18.75%) PHP Developer
6 12 (15.00%) Lead Developer
7 8 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 8 (10.00%) UI Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Digital Developer
9 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Lead PHP Developer
10 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Senior UI Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Angular Developer
11 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (98.75%) CSS
2 78 (97.50%) HTML
3 71 (88.75%) Sass
4 59 (73.75%) HTML5
5 50 (62.50%) AngularJS
6 46 (57.50%) CSS3
7 42 (52.50%) jQuery
8 34 (42.50%) React
8 34 (42.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 25 (31.25%) Node.js
10 19 (23.75%) .NET
10 19 (23.75%) JSON
11 18 (22.50%) Backbone.js
12 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET
13 15 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (15.00%) Angular 2
14 12 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (15.00%) RESTful
14 12 (15.00%) WCF
15 10 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.00%) User Experience
2 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.75%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.50%) Xbox
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (47.50%) Front End Development
3 31 (38.75%) MVC
4 21 (26.25%) OO
5 18 (22.50%) TDD
6 14 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (13.75%) Scrum
7 11 (13.75%) Web Development
8 10 (12.50%) Project Management
8 10 (12.50%) Web Application Development
9 6 (7.50%) BDD
9 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.25%) API Development
10 5 (6.25%) OO PHP
10 5 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.25%) Web Design
11 4 (5.00%) Microservices
11 4 (5.00%) Mobile Development
11 4 (5.00%) SDLC
11 4 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 73 (91.25%) JavaScript
2 24 (30.00%) PHP
3 18 (22.50%) C#
4 10 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 9 (11.25%) XPath
6 7 (8.75%) SQL
7 4 (5.00%) PHP 5
8 3 (3.75%) ES6
8 3 (3.75%) Java
9 2 (2.50%) JSX
9 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Adobe
2 6 (7.50%) Zend
3 3 (3.75%) BroadVision
3 3 (3.75%) hybris
3 3 (3.75%) SAP
4 2 (2.50%) Google
4 2 (2.50%) Progress
4 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
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