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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 162 209
Rank change year-on-year +25 +47  
Permanent jobs citing LESS 43 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.19% 1.13% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 2.94% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 3
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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 1430 1701 1717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 39.69% 38.30% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1405 1437
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Leeds +2 23 £35,000 - 9
Huddersfield - 13 £37,500 - 1
Wakefield +9 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
LESS
Yorkshire

LESS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (98.31%) JavaScript
1 58 (98.31%) CSS
2 55 (93.22%) HTML
3 49 (83.05%) HTML5
4 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (59.32%) MVC
6 34 (57.63%) Web Services
7 33 (55.93%) Sass
8 28 (47.46%) .NET
8 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET
8 28 (47.46%) TDD
9 27 (45.76%) C#
10 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
10 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (42.37%) Degree
11 25 (42.37%) PHP
12 24 (40.68%) Scrum
12 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (40.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (40.68%) Project Management
12 24 (40.68%) Computer Science
12 24 (40.68%) WCF
12 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
14 20 (33.90%) .NET Framework
15 19 (32.20%) Web Development
15 19 (32.20%) Entity Framework
15 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
16 18 (30.51%) NHibernate

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 8 (13.56%) CMS
2 7 (11.86%) WordPress
3 3 (5.08%) concrete5
3 3 (5.08%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (5.08%) nginx
3 3 (5.08%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.39%) Kentico
5 1 (1.69%) Drupal
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.95%) Photoshop
3 7 (11.86%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.86%) GitHub
2 3 (5.08%) Sage Pay
3 1 (1.69%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 24 (40.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (40.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (27.12%) MySQL
4 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.47%) Redis
6 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.08%) CouchDB
7 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.34%) Grunt
2 12 (20.34%) gulp
3 4 (6.78%) Bower
4 3 (5.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.69%) Moq
5 1 (1.69%) NuGet
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
5 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 1 (1.69%) Advertising
1 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (96.61%) Developer
2 25 (42.37%) C# Developer
3 24 (40.68%) .NET Developer
3 24 (40.68%) C# .NET Developer
3 24 (40.68%) C# Software Developer
3 24 (40.68%) Software Developer
4 23 (38.98%) .NET Software Developer
5 17 (28.81%) PHP Developer
6 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (27.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (22.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (18.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (18.64%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (11.86%) HTML Developer
10 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Angular Developer
11 3 (5.08%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (5.08%) PHP Web Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (98.31%) CSS
2 55 (93.22%) HTML
3 49 (83.05%) HTML5
4 34 (57.63%) Web Services
5 33 (55.93%) Sass
6 28 (47.46%) .NET
6 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET
7 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (40.68%) WCF
9 23 (38.98%) AngularJS
10 20 (33.90%) .NET Framework
11 19 (32.20%) Entity Framework
12 18 (30.51%) CSS3
12 18 (30.51%) NHibernate
13 16 (27.12%) WinForms
14 13 (22.03%) Node.js
15 12 (20.34%) RESTful
16 11 (18.64%) React
16 11 (18.64%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Computer Science
2 12 (20.34%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) BBC
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) Tandem
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) CentOS
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (59.32%) MVC
3 28 (47.46%) TDD
4 24 (40.68%) Project Management
4 24 (40.68%) Scrum
5 19 (32.20%) Web Development
6 16 (27.12%) Front End Development
7 9 (15.25%) OOP
7 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
8 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.17%) OO
10 5 (8.47%) SEO
11 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.78%) OO PHP
12 3 (5.08%) Database Optimisation
12 3 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (5.08%) Open Source
13 2 (3.39%) API Development
14 1 (1.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.76%) C#
3 25 (42.37%) PHP
4 11 (18.64%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) ES6
6 7 (11.86%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Varnish
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Adobe
2 4 (6.78%) Zend
3 3 (5.08%) PayPal
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
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