Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 78 80
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 +8
Permanent jobs citing LESS 18 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.18% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.61% 0.70% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 0
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% -22.22%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 209 429 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 36.93% 44.09% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 192 367 344
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Suffolk

LESS
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for LESS in Suffolk

LESS
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 19 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
Ipswich +22 15 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Stowmarket - 2 £35,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £35,000 -
LESS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for LESS.

1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) Sass
2 17 (94.44%) HTML5
3 16 (88.89%) CSS3
3 16 (88.89%) jQuery
3 16 (88.89%) JSON
3 16 (88.89%) C#
4 15 (83.33%) SQL
4 15 (83.33%) .NET
4 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 15 (83.33%) Scrum
4 15 (83.33%) Web Services
4 15 (83.33%) OO
4 15 (83.33%) JIRA
4 15 (83.33%) WCF
4 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (83.33%) Subversion
4 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
4 15 (83.33%) Ajax
4 15 (83.33%) Unit Testing
4 15 (83.33%) Waterfall
4 15 (83.33%) REST
4 15 (83.33%) AngularJS
4 15 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (83.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 15 (83.33%) SOLID

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 2 (11.11%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) JIRA
1 15 (83.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 15 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 15 (83.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 15 (83.33%) C# Developer
2 15 (83.33%) C# Software Developer
2 15 (83.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 15 (83.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 15 (83.33%) Software Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) CSS
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
1 18 (100.00%) Sass
2 17 (94.44%) HTML5
3 16 (88.89%) CSS3
3 16 (88.89%) jQuery
3 16 (88.89%) JSON
4 15 (83.33%) .NET
4 15 (83.33%) Ajax
4 15 (83.33%) AngularJS
4 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (83.33%) REST
4 15 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (83.33%) WCF
4 15 (83.33%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Laravel
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (83.33%) Collaborative Working
1 15 (83.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 15 (83.33%) OO
1 15 (83.33%) Scrum
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 15 (83.33%) SOLID
1 15 (83.33%) Unit Testing
1 15 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 15 (83.33%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree