Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 111 115
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing LESS 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.36% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.21% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 8
North East median annual salary £40,938 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.17% +15.38% +44.44%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,625 £28,750
90th Percentile £45,313 £48,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.83% +14.38%

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 546 577 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 39.06% 37.94% 50.23%
Number of salaries quoted 502 495 682
North East median annual salary £39,513 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.37% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,275
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,350 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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
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 23 November 2017. 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 +16 5 £40,938 +35.33% 2
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SMS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal
5 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (20.00%) WordPress
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL

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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Web Designer
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft