Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 246 270
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 +9
Permanent jobs citing LESS 48 75 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.79% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 2.06% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 67
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% +44.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 3,242 3,640 4,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.76% 38.11% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,656 3,087 3,572
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,375 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 +37 28 £35,000 -12.50% 5
South Yorkshire -4 8 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -13 8 £32,000 +4.92% 2
East Yorkshire +6 2 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Humberside - 2 £34,500 -
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing LESS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for LESS.

1 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 47 (97.92%) CSS
3 43 (89.58%) HTML
4 42 (87.50%) Sass
5 36 (75.00%) Front End Development
6 33 (68.75%) AngularJS
7 28 (58.33%) React
8 24 (50.00%) User Experience
9 23 (47.92%) C#
10 18 (37.50%) MVC
10 18 (37.50%) Xamarin
10 18 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (37.50%) jQuery
10 18 (37.50%) HTML5
11 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
11 17 (35.42%) Visual Studio
12 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
12 15 (31.25%) Web Development
12 15 (31.25%) CSS3
13 14 (29.17%) gulp
14 13 (27.08%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (27.08%) Node.js
15 12 (25.00%) Ajax
15 12 (25.00%) Photoshop
16 11 (22.92%) .NET
16 11 (22.92%) JIRA
16 11 (22.92%) Web Design
17 10 (20.83%) GIMP
17 10 (20.83%) Mobile First
18 9 (18.75%) Data Analytics

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 4 (8.33%) WordPress
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (20.83%) GIMP
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) npm
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.42%) SaaS
4 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
1 17 (35.42%) Visual Studio
2 14 (29.17%) gulp
3 11 (22.92%) JIRA
4 5 (10.42%) Grunt
5 4 (8.33%) webpack
6 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.17%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (4.17%) JUnit
6 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) git-flow
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.42%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (77.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (18.75%) HTML Developer
5 8 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Angular Developer
7 5 (10.42%) React Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.25%) UX Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (4.17%) UI Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Backend Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Database Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Database Engineer
11 1 (2.08%) MongoDB Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (2.08%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) CSS
2 43 (89.58%) HTML
3 42 (87.50%) Sass
4 33 (68.75%) AngularJS
5 28 (58.33%) React
6 18 (37.50%) HTML5
6 18 (37.50%) jQuery
6 18 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (31.25%) CSS3
8 13 (27.08%) Node.js
9 12 (25.00%) Ajax
10 11 (22.92%) .NET
11 9 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 7 (14.58%) REST
14 4 (8.33%) Semantic HTML
15 2 (4.17%) Middleware
15 2 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
16 1 (2.08%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) W3C
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Social Media
4 2 (4.17%) Tandem
5 1 (2.08%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Front End Development
2 18 (37.50%) MVC
3 15 (31.25%) E-Commerce
3 15 (31.25%) Web Development
4 13 (27.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (22.92%) Web Design
6 10 (20.83%) Mobile First
7 9 (18.75%) Analytics
7 9 (18.75%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 9 (18.75%) Data Analytics
7 9 (18.75%) Wireframes
8 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) SEO
9 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.33%) Business Development
10 4 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (6.25%) Prototyping
11 3 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (47.92%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) PHP
5 5 (10.42%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.08%) ES6
6 1 (2.08%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) cPanel
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Twitter
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Zend