Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 172 279
Rank change year-on-year -69 +107 -17
Permanent jobs citing LESS 18 96 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.29% 1.45% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 3.87% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 89 26
Surrey median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.58% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £37,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £49,750 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2350 2483 3071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.76% 37.42% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1957 2186 2767
Surrey median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Surrey

LESS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for LESS in Surrey

LESS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Surrey

LESS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 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
Guildford -18 10 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Godalming - 3 £35,000 -
Farnham - 1 £32,500 -
LESS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for LESS.

1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
1 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) Sass
3 12 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 12 (66.67%) React
4 11 (61.11%) PHP
4 11 (61.11%) Photoshop
5 10 (55.56%) Front End Development
6 9 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (33.33%) WordPress
8 5 (27.78%) User Experience
8 5 (27.78%) C#
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) MySQL
9 4 (22.22%) OOP
9 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (22.22%) HTML5
9 4 (22.22%) CSS3
9 4 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (16.67%) Web Development
10 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
10 3 (16.67%) CMS
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 2 (11.11%) MVC

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (33.33%) WordPress
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (11.11%) Drupal
3 2 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (11.11%) MODX
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Photoshop
2 9 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (5.56%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Grunt
2 2 (11.11%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) Sass
3 12 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 12 (66.67%) React
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) Handlebars
6 2 (11.11%) Twig
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.56%) LAMP
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) OOP
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (5.56%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter