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

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 72 79
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 1 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.18% 1.46% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 3.66% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 9
Median salary £26,500 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.64% +34.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £48,750 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

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 226 328 432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.07% 39.95% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1772 2035
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £51,250 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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
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 28 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
Tyne and Wear +21 1 £26,500 -49.52% 1
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for LESS.

1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ronald James Group
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago