The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for LESS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LESS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 405 486
Rank change year-on-year +26 +81  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 697 716 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 1.87% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 604 638 537
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

LESS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36036 38317 42264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.97% 38.91% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30270 33297 36165
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LESS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LESS in the UK

LESS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LESS in the UK

LESS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in the UK

LESS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 650 £45,000 - 136
London -61 271 £57,500 +9.52% 51
South East +85 101 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Yorkshire +19 62 £38,750 -13.88% 13
West Midlands +41 56 £37,500 +50.00% 14
North West -6 51 £42,500 +8.28% 18
Manchester +10 45 £45,000 +9.09% 12
Hampshire +46 44 £40,000 +45.45% 13
East Midlands +44 40 £40,000 +23.07% 3
South West -7 39 £40,000 +6.66% 8
City of London +11 32 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Oxfordshire +28 25 £57,500 +51.31% 1
East of England -3 25 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Oxford +19 24 £55,000 +44.73%
West Yorkshire +23 23 £42,500 +9.67% 8
Wales +26 20 £40,000 +26.98% 7
Nottingham +20 20 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 20 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Winchester +12 20 £40,000 +45.45% 4
East Yorkshire 0 18 £33,000 +3.12% 1
Hull -3 18 £33,000 +3.12% 1
Worcestershire +15 17 £37,500 +42.85%
Bristol -36 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland +4 16 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Birmingham +12 15 £31,250 +45.34% 5
Bromsgrove - 14 £37,500 -
Hereford - 14 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 14 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +21 13 £30,000 +42.85% 2
Dorset +10 12 £30,000 -20.00% 4

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for LESS.

1 1298 (95.72%) CSS
2 1267 (93.44%) JavaScript
3 1191 (87.83%) HTML
4 1075 (79.28%) Sass
5 852 (62.83%) AngularJS
6 838 (61.80%) HTML5
7 651 (48.01%) CSS3
8 649 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
9 625 (46.09%) Front End Development
10 581 (42.85%) jQuery
11 497 (36.65%) Git (software)
12 473 (34.88%) MVC
13 428 (31.56%) React
14 415 (30.60%) User Experience
15 400 (29.50%) .NET
16 394 (29.06%) C#
17 391 (28.83%) Web Development
18 338 (24.93%) gulp
19 331 (24.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 315 (23.23%) Node.js
21 299 (22.05%) Grunt
22 291 (21.46%) TDD
23 274 (20.21%) PHP
23 274 (20.21%) ASP.NET
24 260 (19.17%) Scrum
25 223 (16.45%) Web Services
26 221 (16.30%) Responsive Web Design
27 217 (16.00%) Backbone.js
28 216 (15.93%) SQL Server
29 206 (15.19%) OO

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 132 (9.73%) CMS
2 91 (6.71%) WordPress
3 51 (3.76%) Drupal
4 38 (2.80%) Apache
5 32 (2.36%) Confluence
6 31 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (2.21%) IIS
7 30 (2.21%) Umbraco
8 26 (1.92%) EPiServer
9 23 (1.70%) nginx
10 22 (1.62%) Apache Solr
11 19 (1.40%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.25%) Hyperledger
13 16 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
14 14 (1.03%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.88%) Ethereum
16 8 (0.59%) NServiceBus
17 7 (0.52%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 6 (0.44%) Jetty
Applications
1 89 (6.56%) Photoshop
2 31 (2.29%) InVision
3 19 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.66%) GIMP
6 7 (0.52%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.29%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 51 (3.76%) Magento
2 14 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.74%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.37%) Shopify
5 4 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.074%) RMDS
7 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 115 (8.48%) GitHub
2 109 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (3.47%) SaaS
5 22 (1.62%) PaaS
6 18 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.18%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.88%) Bluemix
8 12 (0.88%) Cloudflare
8 12 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
8 12 (0.88%) Office 365
9 10 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.44%) IaaS
11 4 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.15%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.074%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.35%) HTTP
2 34 (2.51%) Internet
3 7 (0.52%) SSL
4 6 (0.44%) DNS
5 5 (0.37%) Intranet
6 4 (0.29%) Broadband
6 4 (0.29%) LDAP
7 2 (0.15%) Skype
8 1 (0.074%) DVB
8 1 (0.074%) SSH
8 1 (0.074%) Wireless
8 1 (0.074%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 141 (10.40%) MySQL
3 86 (6.34%) NoSQL
4 59 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 41 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (2.21%) Redis
9 28 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 26 (1.92%) Blockchain
11 25 (1.84%) Relational Database
12 20 (1.47%) Couchbase
13 19 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.18%) CouchDB
15 14 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.88%) Endeca
17 10 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
18 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
19 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 7 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 497 (36.65%) Git (software)
2 338 (24.93%) gulp
3 299 (22.05%) Grunt
4 128 (9.44%) Jasmine
5 106 (7.82%) Karma Test Runner
6 105 (7.74%) Selenium
7 104 (7.67%) Visual Studio
8 99 (7.30%) webpack
9 88 (6.49%) Subversion
10 85 (6.27%) Bower
11 76 (5.60%) JIRA
12 63 (4.65%) Jenkins
13 61 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 54 (3.98%) Mocha
15 34 (2.51%) Babel
16 33 (2.43%) PostCSS
16 33 (2.43%) TeamCity
17 32 (2.36%) Mercurial
18 30 (2.21%) Maven
19 28 (2.06%) Axure RP
General
1 141 (10.40%) Finance
2 125 (9.22%) Marketing
3 77 (5.68%) Games
4 46 (3.39%) Retail
5 45 (3.32%) Banking
6 25 (1.84%) Law
7 21 (1.55%) Advertising
7 21 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.40%) Legal
9 16 (1.18%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.03%) Military
11 8 (0.59%) Automotive
12 7 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.37%) Avionics
14 5 (0.37%) Electronics
14 5 (0.37%) Front Office
15 4 (0.29%) Back Office
15 4 (0.29%) Local Government
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1269 (93.58%) Developer
2 526 (38.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 321 (23.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 290 (21.39%) Senior Developer
5 214 (15.78%) HTML Developer
6 206 (15.19%) .NET Developer
7 202 (14.90%) Web Developer
8 178 (13.13%) HTML CSS Developer
9 147 (10.84%) C# Developer
10 122 (9.00%) UI Developer
11 115 (8.48%) Angular Developer
12 112 (8.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 109 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
14 96 (7.08%) Full Stack Developer
15 93 (6.86%) PHP Developer
16 91 (6.71%) ASP.NET Developer
17 86 (6.34%) Software Developer
18 61 (4.50%) Lead Developer
19 59 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 59 (4.35%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1298 (95.72%) CSS
2 1191 (87.83%) HTML
3 1075 (79.28%) Sass
4 852 (62.83%) AngularJS
5 838 (61.80%) HTML5
6 651 (48.01%) CSS3
7 581 (42.85%) jQuery
8 428 (31.56%) React
9 400 (29.50%) .NET
10 331 (24.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 315 (23.23%) Node.js
12 274 (20.21%) ASP.NET
13 223 (16.45%) Web Services
14 217 (16.00%) Backbone.js
15 203 (14.97%) REST
16 192 (14.16%) JSON
17 184 (13.57%) Ajax
18 178 (13.13%) ASP.NET Web API
19 175 (12.91%) RESTful
20 174 (12.83%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 415 (30.60%) User Experience
2 160 (11.80%) Greenfield Project
3 91 (6.71%) Computer Science
4 64 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 48 (3.54%) Fintech
6 29 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.14%) W3C
7 21 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (1.03%) NHS
10 12 (0.88%) PMI
11 10 (0.74%) Cloud Native
12 9 (0.66%) Blog
12 9 (0.66%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.59%) Online Games
13 8 (0.59%) Streaming Video
14 7 (0.52%) Graphic Design
14 7 (0.52%) Semantic Web
15 6 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.44%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 88 (6.49%) Linux
2 53 (3.91%) Android
2 53 (3.91%) Apple iOS
3 28 (2.06%) Windows
4 9 (0.66%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.52%) Unix
6 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.29%) CentOS
8 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.074%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.074%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.074%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (46.09%) Front End Development
3 473 (34.88%) MVC
4 391 (28.83%) Web Development
5 291 (21.46%) TDD
6 260 (19.17%) Scrum
7 221 (16.30%) Responsive Web Design
8 206 (15.19%) OO
9 155 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 138 (10.18%) E-Commerce
11 129 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
12 127 (9.37%) Software Engineering
13 117 (8.63%) OOP
14 116 (8.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 105 (7.74%) BDD
16 104 (7.67%) Web Design
17 101 (7.45%) SEO
18 93 (6.86%) Test Automation
19 82 (6.05%) Mentoring
20 80 (5.90%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1267 (93.44%) JavaScript
2 394 (29.06%) C#
3 274 (20.21%) PHP
4 204 (15.04%) SQL
5 192 (14.16%) ES6
6 164 (12.09%) TypeScript
7 125 (9.22%) Java
8 44 (3.24%) Python
8 44 (3.24%) T-SQL
9 39 (2.88%) ECMAScript
10 18 (1.33%) Clojure
11 15 (1.11%) Ruby
12 14 (1.03%) XPath
13 11 (0.81%) Groovy
14 9 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (0.59%) Perl
15 8 (0.59%) PHP 7
15 8 (0.59%) XAML
16 7 (0.52%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 153 (11.28%) Degree
2 53 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.88%) DBS Check
4 12 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.22%) MBA
5 3 (0.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.074%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.79%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.29%) WAI
4 3 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 76 (5.60%) Docker
2 17 (1.25%) Varnish
3 1 (0.074%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.47%) Ansible
3 10 (0.74%) Puppet
4 9 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.22%) Graphite
5 3 (0.22%) Salt
6 2 (0.15%) Plesk
7 1 (0.074%) cPanel
7 1 (0.074%) Grafana
7 1 (0.074%) Kibana
7 1 (0.074%) logstash
7 1 (0.074%) MOM
7 1 (0.074%) Packer
7 1 (0.074%) StatsD
Vendors
1 150 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 45 (3.32%) Xamarin
3 40 (2.95%) Adobe
4 37 (2.73%) Zend
5 34 (2.51%) Google
6 22 (1.62%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.33%) hybris
8 17 (1.25%) SAP
9 13 (0.96%) IBM
9 13 (0.96%) Oracle
10 12 (0.88%) BroadVision
10 12 (0.88%) Twitter
11 10 (0.74%) Marketo
12 7 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.44%) Facebook
14 4 (0.29%) BT
14 4 (0.29%) PayPal
14 4 (0.29%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 4 (0.29%) Sencha
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReStart Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Innodigital
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum 40k-70k with benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £350000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Broughton-In-Furness, Cumbria
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £24k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum **Amazing Opportunity** Apply ASAP!
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
keytree
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Pension, Life Insuranc
Posted: 3 days ago