The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 74 77
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 24 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.46% 1.35% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 2.48% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 3
Median salary £55,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.73% -5.00%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 357 403 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 51.44% 54.46% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 303 351 284
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

LESS
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for LESS in Oxford

LESS
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for LESS.

1 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 30 (93.75%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) HTML5
3 29 (90.63%) Sass
4 28 (87.50%) CSS3
5 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
7 17 (53.13%) jQuery
8 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 16 (50.00%) User Experience
9 15 (46.88%) GitHub
10 14 (43.75%) Web Application Development
10 14 (43.75%) InVision
10 14 (43.75%) Adaptive Web Design
10 14 (43.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 14 (43.75%) Axure RP
11 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
11 12 (37.50%) Web Development
11 12 (37.50%) React
12 11 (34.38%) gulp
12 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
12 11 (34.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
13 10 (31.25%) Ajax
14 9 (28.13%) Node.js
15 8 (25.00%) TDD
15 8 (25.00%) Grunt
16 7 (21.88%) Bower
17 6 (18.75%) Subversion
17 6 (18.75%) REST

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (12.50%) CMS
1 4 (12.50%) Kentico
2 2 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) InVision
2 4 (12.50%) GIMP
2 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Axure RP
1 14 (43.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (34.38%) gulp
4 8 (25.00%) Grunt
5 7 (21.88%) Bower
6 6 (18.75%) Subversion
7 1 (3.13%) Mocha
7 1 (3.13%) Protractor
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium
7 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) UX Developer
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Angular Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Node.js Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (12.50%) HTML Developer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 30 (93.75%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) HTML5
3 29 (90.63%) Sass
4 28 (87.50%) CSS3
5 17 (53.13%) jQuery
6 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (37.50%) React
8 11 (34.38%) Backbone.js
8 11 (34.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (31.25%) Ajax
10 9 (28.13%) Node.js
11 6 (18.75%) REST
11 6 (18.75%) WebSockets
12 5 (15.63%) .NET
13 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (9.38%) Play Framework
14 3 (9.38%) Spring
15 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Adaptive Web Design
2 14 (43.75%) Web Application Development
3 12 (37.50%) Web Development
4 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 4 (12.50%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) SEO
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) OOP
9 1 (3.13%) Android Development
9 1 (3.13%) API Development
9 1 (3.13%) API Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Samsung