Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 101 104
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 9 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.60% 0.26% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 0.66% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 13
North East median annual salary £31,250 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.34% -14.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £23,525 £25,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £39,950 £48,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 618 456 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 41.48% 39.86% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 494 411 533
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in the North East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -27 9 £31,250 -2.34% 4
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 North East region with a requirement for LESS.

1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Advertising
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (66.67%) CSS3
4 6 (66.67%) OOP
5 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
5 5 (55.56%) WordPress
5 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (44.44%) React
6 4 (44.44%) Twitter
6 4 (44.44%) Sass
6 4 (44.44%) JSON
6 4 (44.44%) Blog
6 4 (44.44%) Transpiler
7 3 (33.33%) MySQL
7 3 (33.33%) Node.js
7 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 3 (33.33%) Vue.js
8 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (22.22%) Marketing
8 2 (22.22%) Content Management
8 2 (22.22%) TDD

LESS
Co-occurring 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 5 (55.56%) WordPress
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Bower
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) webpack
2 1 (11.11%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (77.78%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) CSS3
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
5 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (44.44%) JSON
6 4 (44.44%) React
6 4 (44.44%) Sass
7 3 (33.33%) Node.js
7 3 (33.33%) Vue.js
8 1 (11.11%) .NET
8 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
8 1 (11.11%) Laravel
8 1 (11.11%) Redux
8 1 (11.11%) Symfony
8 1 (11.11%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blog
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 6 (66.67%) OOP
3 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) Transpiler
5 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (22.22%) Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Business Development
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
7 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) SEO
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) PHP
3 7 (77.78%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) ES6
5 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Twitter
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) Zend