Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 111 109
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 6 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.45% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 0.48% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 4
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +22.48%
10th Percentile £28,625 £36,900 £28,875
90th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £45,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% +31.82%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 532 622 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 39.94% 45.07% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 452 558 480
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,875 £62,500 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in South Yorkshire

LESS
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for LESS in South Yorkshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for LESS in South Yorkshire

LESS
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Sheffield +3 6 £32,500 -18.75% 4
LESS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) gulp
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Grunt
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) React
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) W3C
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) webpack
5 2 (33.33%) Laravel
5 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) gulp
3 3 (50.00%) Grunt
4 2 (33.33%) webpack
5 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) React Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) React
3 2 (33.33%) Laravel
3 2 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Behat
4 1 (16.67%) CakePHP
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Development
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Typography
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google