Period
to 15 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 134 148
Rank change year-on-year -17 +14 +12
Permanent jobs citing LESS 22 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.75% 1.52% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 3.26% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 33
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +38.16% +26.67%
10th Percentile £44,325 £35,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 1,570 1,321 1,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 53.44% 46.76% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,418 1,153 1,308
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,300 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

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
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 August 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
Oxford -45 11 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Witney +9 5 - - 1
Wallingford - 1 £43,500 - 1
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (95.45%) HTML
2 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 21 (95.45%) HTML5
3 14 (63.64%) JSON
4 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
4 13 (59.09%) gulp
5 12 (54.55%) TeamCity
5 12 (54.55%) LINQ
5 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (54.55%) Entity Framework
5 12 (54.55%) REST
5 12 (54.55%) Razor View Engine
5 12 (54.55%) MSBuild
5 12 (54.55%) Grunt
5 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (54.55%) C#
5 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 12 (54.55%) MVC
5 12 (54.55%) .NET
5 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 12 (54.55%) Web Development
6 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (50.00%) IIS
6 11 (50.00%) User Experience
6 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (50.00%) jQuery
6 11 (50.00%) Sitecore
6 11 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions

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 11 (50.00%) IIS
2 10 (45.45%) CMS
3 9 (40.91%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
1 13 (59.09%) gulp
2 12 (54.55%) Grunt
2 12 (54.55%) MSBuild
2 12 (54.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.55%) Babel
3 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 6 (27.27%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (18.18%) UI Developer
6 4 (18.18%) UX Developer
7 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (13.64%) UI/UX Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Web UI/UX Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (95.45%) HTML
2 21 (95.45%) HTML5
3 14 (63.64%) JSON
4 12 (54.55%) .NET
4 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (54.55%) Entity Framework
4 12 (54.55%) LINQ
4 12 (54.55%) Razor View Engine
4 12 (54.55%) REST
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
6 10 (45.45%) Sass
7 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 8 (36.36%) CSS3
7 8 (36.36%) React
7 8 (36.36%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (36.36%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (31.82%) Robotics
4 3 (13.64%) FMCG
5 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
1 12 (54.55%) Web Development
2 11 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (45.45%) A/B Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Web Design
4 8 (36.36%) Front End Development
5 7 (31.82%) Analytics
5 7 (31.82%) Machine Learning
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) ES6
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (13.64%) Google