Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 147 104
Rank change year-on-year +33 -43 +63
Permanent jobs citing LESS 43 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.85% 0.95% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 1.91% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 50
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £32,375 £30,000 £30,325
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,032 1,516 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 44.46% 49.92% 44.11%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,330 983
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,625 £72,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Oxfordshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for LESS in Oxfordshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for LESS in Oxfordshire

LESS
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
Oxford +6 16 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Witney - 5 £45,000 - 2
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £33,750 -
Bicester - 1 £27,500 - 1
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 43 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 43 (100.00%) CSS
2 29 (67.44%) Git (software)
3 28 (65.12%) Sass
4 26 (60.47%) HTML
5 25 (58.14%) Web Development
6 23 (53.49%) JSON
7 21 (48.84%) HTML5
8 20 (46.51%) Grunt
9 19 (44.19%) React
9 19 (44.19%) gulp
10 17 (39.53%) jQuery
11 16 (37.21%) .NET
12 15 (34.88%) C#
12 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
12 15 (34.88%) MVC
12 15 (34.88%) Web Design
12 15 (34.88%) Retail
12 15 (34.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (34.88%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (32.56%) REST
13 14 (32.56%) Entity Framework
13 14 (32.56%) User Experience
13 14 (32.56%) Front End Development
13 14 (32.56%) .NET Framework
13 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
14 13 (30.23%) Web Services
14 13 (30.23%) CMS
14 13 (30.23%) LINQ
14 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 13 (30.23%) CMS
2 12 (27.91%) IIS
3 11 (25.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.33%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) MQTT
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) NoSQL
3 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
4 10 (23.26%) Blockchain
5 7 (16.28%) RethinkDB
6 5 (11.63%) Redis
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) Git (software)
2 20 (46.51%) Grunt
3 19 (44.19%) gulp
4 12 (27.91%) MSBuild
4 12 (27.91%) TeamCity
5 9 (20.93%) webpack
6 7 (16.28%) PostCSS
General
1 15 (34.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 23 (53.49%) Web Developer
3 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Senior Developer
4 10 (23.26%) JavaScript Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) UI Developer
5 9 (20.93%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
7 7 (16.28%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (16.28%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (11.63%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (9.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (9.30%) UI/UX Developer
9 4 (9.30%) UX Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Web UI Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) CSS
2 28 (65.12%) Sass
3 26 (60.47%) HTML
4 23 (53.49%) JSON
5 21 (48.84%) HTML5
6 19 (44.19%) React
7 17 (39.53%) jQuery
8 16 (37.21%) .NET
9 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
9 15 (34.88%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (32.56%) .NET Framework
10 14 (32.56%) Entity Framework
10 14 (32.56%) REST
11 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (30.23%) LINQ
11 13 (30.23%) Web Services
12 12 (27.91%) Lambda Expressions
13 10 (23.26%) Immutable.js
13 10 (23.26%) React Native
13 10 (23.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) User Experience
2 10 (23.26%) Data Structures
3 8 (18.60%) FMCG
4 6 (13.95%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Android
1 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Web Development
2 15 (34.88%) MVC
2 15 (34.88%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (34.88%) Web Design
3 14 (32.56%) Front End Development
4 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (25.58%) A/B Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Benchmarking
6 10 (23.26%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 10 (23.26%) Translating Business Requirements
6 10 (23.26%) Wireframes
7 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.30%) API Development
8 4 (9.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (9.30%) SOA
9 2 (4.65%) Creative Thinking
9 2 (4.65%) Mobile First
9 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) C
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.33%) Facebook
2 1 (2.33%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle