The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 188 187
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 23 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 1.01% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 17
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +40.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,250 £28,200
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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1341 1479 1874
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 38.28% 37.41% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1265 1537
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

LESS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for LESS in West Yorkshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Salary histogram for LESS in West Yorkshire

LESS
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the West Yorkshire region 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
Huddersfield +18 10 £42,500 - 2
Leeds +2 6 £37,500 -3.22% 5
Bradford - 4 - -
Wakefield - 1 £42,500 - 1
LESS
Yorkshire

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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 62 (100.00%) CSS
2 61 (98.39%) HTML
2 61 (98.39%) JavaScript
3 59 (95.16%) HTML5
4 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (56.45%) Sass
6 34 (54.84%) Web Services
7 33 (53.23%) AngularJS
8 30 (48.39%) MVC
8 30 (48.39%) TDD
9 29 (46.77%) Project Management
9 29 (46.77%) C#
10 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET
10 27 (43.55%) .NET
10 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
10 27 (43.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (43.55%) Scrum
10 27 (43.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 27 (43.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (43.55%) Degree
10 27 (43.55%) Computer Science
10 27 (43.55%) WCF
10 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (38.71%) .NET Framework
11 24 (38.71%) NHibernate
11 24 (38.71%) Entity Framework
11 24 (38.71%) Front End Development
12 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (33.87%) PHP
13 20 (32.26%) CSS3

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.06%) CMS
1 5 (8.06%) WordPress
2 4 (6.45%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) concrete5
4 1 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.61%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Photoshop
2 7 (11.29%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) GitHub
2 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (17.74%) MySQL
3 8 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Redis
6 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
1 14 (22.58%) gulp
2 13 (20.97%) Grunt
3 6 (9.68%) Jasmine
4 4 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.61%) Bower
6 1 (1.61%) Protractor
6 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (40.32%) .NET Developer
3 22 (35.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (30.65%) .NET Software Developer
4 19 (30.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (30.65%) C# Developer
4 19 (30.65%) C# Software Developer
4 19 (30.65%) Software Developer
5 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (25.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (24.19%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (17.74%) HTML Developer
7 11 (17.74%) PHP Developer
8 9 (14.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (12.90%) Angular Developer
10 6 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
11 4 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
12 3 (4.84%) UI Developer
13 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) CSS
2 61 (98.39%) HTML
3 59 (95.16%) HTML5
4 35 (56.45%) Sass
5 34 (54.84%) Web Services
6 33 (53.23%) AngularJS
7 27 (43.55%) .NET
7 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET
7 27 (43.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (43.55%) WCF
8 24 (38.71%) .NET Framework
8 24 (38.71%) Entity Framework
8 24 (38.71%) NHibernate
9 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (32.26%) CSS3
11 16 (25.81%) WinForms
12 13 (20.97%) React
13 11 (17.74%) Node.js
14 9 (14.52%) RESTful
14 9 (14.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 27 (43.55%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.52%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.90%) User Experience
4 4 (6.45%) W3C
5 2 (3.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) CentOS
2 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) MVC
2 30 (48.39%) TDD
3 29 (46.77%) Project Management
4 27 (43.55%) Scrum
5 24 (38.71%) Front End Development
6 13 (20.97%) Web Development
7 8 (12.90%) OO
8 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
8 7 (11.29%) OOP
8 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 4 (6.45%) Microservices
11 3 (4.84%) SEO
12 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
12 2 (3.23%) OO PHP
12 2 (3.23%) Prototyping
12 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (3.23%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (98.39%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.77%) C#
3 21 (33.87%) PHP
4 11 (17.74%) ES6
5 10 (16.13%) SQL
6 7 (11.29%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (4.84%) Java
8 2 (3.23%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe
2 2 (3.23%) hybris
2 2 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) PayPal
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Zend
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