The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / North East
Rank 72 71 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.16% 0.63% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 1.38% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +3.17%  
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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 280 290 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 44.44% 45.31% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 260 250 275
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

LESS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for LESS in the North East

LESS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 £25,000 - 2
LESS
England

LESS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for LESS.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
3 1 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) OpenCart
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Route 53
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax

LESS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
1 1 (33.33%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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