Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 109 78
Rank change year-on-year +22 -31 +30
Permanent jobs citing LESS 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.33% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 0.72% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +35.92% -50.95%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £23,625
90th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £28,075
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £25,750
% change year-on-year -7.14% +35.92% -26.43%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 305 558 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.04% 40.49% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 224 458 319
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £29,075 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
North East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -6.40%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing LESS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Tyne and Wear

LESS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for LESS in Tyne and Wear

LESS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +26 3 £32,500 -7.14% 1
LESS
North East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LESS.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Java

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (66.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
1 2 (66.67%) SLA