Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 263 252
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 +56
Permanent jobs citing LESS 66 67 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 1.64% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 88
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,475
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +18.75%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3701 4080 5396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.37% 36.43% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3187 3639 4519
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,200 £59,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LESS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LESS in Yorkshire

LESS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for LESS in Yorkshire

LESS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LESS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LESS in Yorkshire

LESS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LESS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +35 34 £37,500 - 9
North Yorkshire +2 20 £30,500 -32.22% 1
East Yorkshire 0 5 £33,000 +10.00%
South Yorkshire +21 4 £36,250 -3.33%
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 63 (95.45%) JavaScript
1 63 (95.45%) HTML
2 58 (87.88%) CSS
3 47 (71.21%) HTML5
4 44 (66.67%) Sass
5 42 (63.64%) Git (software)
6 36 (54.55%) Front End Development
7 32 (48.48%) CSS3
7 32 (48.48%) PHP
8 23 (34.85%) AngularJS
9 21 (31.82%) jQuery
9 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (31.82%) gulp
10 19 (28.79%) React
10 19 (28.79%) ES6
11 18 (27.27%) JIRA
12 17 (25.76%) MVC
13 16 (24.24%) User Experience
14 15 (22.73%) OO
15 14 (21.21%) MySQL
16 13 (19.70%) TDD
16 13 (19.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (19.70%) webpack
17 12 (18.18%) Scrum
18 11 (16.67%) Java
19 10 (15.15%) SQL
19 10 (15.15%) C#
19 10 (15.15%) CMS
19 10 (15.15%) OO PHP
20 9 (13.64%) Grunt

LESS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (15.15%) CMS
2 8 (12.12%) WordPress
3 5 (7.58%) Confluence
3 5 (7.58%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.58%) Umbraco
4 4 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) Drupal
5 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) npm
2 4 (6.06%) GitHub
3 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 42 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 21 (31.82%) gulp
3 18 (27.27%) JIRA
4 13 (19.70%) webpack
5 9 (13.64%) Grunt
5 9 (13.64%) Jasmine
6 5 (7.58%) Subversion
6 5 (7.58%) Travis CI
7 4 (6.06%) Selenium
8 3 (4.55%) Mocha
8 3 (4.55%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.52%) Bower
10 1 (1.52%) Protractor
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Advertising
2 4 (6.06%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (96.97%) Developer
2 38 (57.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (19.70%) PHP Developer
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.58%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (7.58%) HTML Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Angular Developer
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Graduate
8 2 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Graduate Java Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (1.52%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 1 (1.52%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (95.45%) HTML
2 58 (87.88%) CSS
3 47 (71.21%) HTML5
4 44 (66.67%) Sass
5 32 (48.48%) CSS3
6 23 (34.85%) AngularJS
7 21 (31.82%) jQuery
8 19 (28.79%) React
9 13 (19.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (13.64%) Laravel
10 9 (13.64%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 8 (12.12%) JSON
12 7 (10.61%) Ajax
13 6 (9.09%) .NET
13 6 (9.09%) Web Services
14 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
14 5 (7.58%) J2EE
14 5 (7.58%) RESTful
14 5 (7.58%) Spring
14 5 (7.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) W3C
4 1 (1.52%) BBC
4 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Front End Development
2 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) MVC
4 15 (22.73%) OO
5 13 (19.70%) TDD
6 12 (18.18%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) OO PHP
8 9 (13.64%) OOP
8 9 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (10.61%) Kanban
9 7 (10.61%) Mobile First
9 7 (10.61%) Web Design
10 6 (9.09%) API Development
10 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.09%) Mobile Development
10 6 (9.09%) Project Management
11 5 (7.58%) SDLC
11 5 (7.58%) Time Management
11 5 (7.58%) Web Development
11 5 (7.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 32 (48.48%) PHP
3 19 (28.79%) ES6
4 11 (16.67%) Java
5 10 (15.15%) C#
5 10 (15.15%) SQL
6 6 (9.09%) PHP 7
7 3 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) hybris
1 4 (6.06%) SAP
1 4 (6.06%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.55%) Adobe
2 3 (4.55%) Capita
3 2 (3.03%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.52%) Xero