Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 246 241
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5 +53
Permanent jobs citing LESS 32 31 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.40% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.15% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 67
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £23,250 £27,500 £26,150
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £43,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +11.11%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2313 2693 3956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.90% 35.03% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2029 2425 3274
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Leeds +11 16 £35,000 -3.45% 7
Huddersfield +1 7 £41,250 +13.79%
Halifax - 4 £23,500 - 2
Bradford +7 3 £42,500 +6.25%
LESS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) JavaScript
3 30 (93.75%) HTML
4 26 (81.25%) Sass
5 23 (71.88%) HTML5
6 22 (68.75%) Front End Development
7 20 (62.50%) CSS3
8 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
9 15 (46.88%) PHP
9 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (43.75%) jQuery
11 13 (40.63%) User Experience
11 13 (40.63%) React
12 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
13 10 (31.25%) TDD
14 9 (28.13%) Grunt
14 9 (28.13%) gulp
15 7 (21.88%) WordPress
15 7 (21.88%) Jasmine
15 7 (21.88%) Web Design
15 7 (21.88%) OO
16 6 (18.75%) CMS
16 6 (18.75%) Scrum
17 5 (15.63%) Subversion
17 5 (15.63%) Ajax
17 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (15.63%) Umbraco
17 5 (15.63%) JSON
17 5 (15.63%) XHTML
17 5 (15.63%) Project Management

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 7 (21.88%) WordPress
2 6 (18.75%) CMS
3 5 (15.63%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Grunt
2 9 (28.13%) gulp
3 7 (21.88%) Jasmine
4 5 (15.63%) Subversion
5 3 (9.38%) Mocha
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium
6 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.25%) PHPUnit
6 2 (6.25%) webpack
7 1 (3.13%) Protractor
General
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 21 (65.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.13%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) HTML
3 26 (81.25%) Sass
4 23 (71.88%) HTML5
5 20 (62.50%) CSS3
6 14 (43.75%) jQuery
7 13 (40.63%) React
8 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.63%) Ajax
9 5 (15.63%) JSON
9 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) XHTML
10 4 (12.50%) Node.js
10 4 (12.50%) RESTful
11 3 (9.38%) .NET
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
11 3 (9.38%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) W3C
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) BBC
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Front End Development
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) OO
4 7 (21.88%) Web Design
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 3 (9.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (9.38%) Kanban
8 3 (9.38%) OO PHP
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) Adaptive Web Design
9 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) ES6
5 3 (9.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) hybris
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe
3 2 (6.25%) WooCommerce
4 1 (3.13%) Xero