Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

LESS (Dynamic Stylesheet Language, LessCSS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 267 235
Rank change year-on-year +40 -32 +21
Permanent jobs citing LESS 71 71 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.65% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 1.80% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 68 69 121
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23,025 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,707 3,940 5,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.41% 36.30% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,236 3,482 4,207
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,875 £27,275 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +26 46 £35,000 - 9
North Yorkshire +3 16 £35,000 -22.22% 7
South Yorkshire +10 8 £36,250 -14.71% 3
LESS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 68 (95.77%) CSS
2 66 (92.96%) JavaScript
3 64 (90.14%) HTML
4 57 (80.28%) Sass
5 46 (64.79%) Front End Development
6 45 (63.38%) Git (software)
7 37 (52.11%) PHP
8 36 (50.70%) HTML5
9 35 (49.30%) jQuery
10 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (47.89%) CSS3
11 32 (45.07%) AngularJS
12 26 (36.62%) User Experience
13 24 (33.80%) React
13 24 (33.80%) TDD
14 21 (29.58%) JSON
14 21 (29.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 18 (25.35%) Web Design
15 18 (25.35%) Java
16 17 (23.94%) Advertising
17 16 (22.54%) Ajax
17 16 (22.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (19.72%) WordPress
18 14 (19.72%) MySQL
19 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (18.31%) Scrum
19 13 (18.31%) gulp
20 12 (16.90%) Grunt
20 12 (16.90%) Jasmine
21 11 (15.49%) OO

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 14 (19.72%) WordPress
2 10 (14.08%) CMS
3 4 (5.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.41%) Drupal
5 1 (1.41%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) GitHub
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.72%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.82%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 45 (63.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.31%) gulp
3 12 (16.90%) Grunt
3 12 (16.90%) Jasmine
4 9 (12.68%) PHPUnit
4 9 (12.68%) Selenium
5 6 (8.45%) Mocha
5 6 (8.45%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) JIRA
6 2 (2.82%) webpack
7 1 (1.41%) Bower
General
1 17 (23.94%) Advertising
2 9 (12.68%) Marketing
3 6 (8.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (98.59%) Developer
2 46 (64.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (19.72%) PHP Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 5 (7.04%) React Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.82%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (2.82%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Digital Developer
10 1 (1.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Senior UI Developer
10 1 (1.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (95.77%) CSS
2 64 (90.14%) HTML
3 57 (80.28%) Sass
4 36 (50.70%) HTML5
5 35 (49.30%) jQuery
6 34 (47.89%) CSS3
7 32 (45.07%) AngularJS
8 24 (33.80%) React
9 21 (29.58%) JSON
10 16 (22.54%) Ajax
10 16 (22.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (14.08%) RESTful
12 9 (12.68%) Behat
13 8 (11.27%) .NET
13 8 (11.27%) Laravel
14 7 (9.86%) DOM
14 7 (9.86%) Redux
15 6 (8.45%) D3.js
15 6 (8.45%) Jest
16 4 (5.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) User Experience
2 8 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) BBC
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) Front End Development
2 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) TDD
4 21 (29.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (25.35%) Web Design
6 13 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (18.31%) Scrum
7 11 (15.49%) OO
8 10 (14.08%) Kanban
8 10 (14.08%) OO PHP
9 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
10 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.86%) MVC
10 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.86%) SOLID
10 7 (9.86%) Web Development
11 6 (8.45%) Business Transformation
11 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.04%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) JavaScript
2 37 (52.11%) PHP
3 18 (25.35%) Java
4 5 (7.04%) C#
5 3 (4.23%) ES6
6 2 (2.82%) SQL
7 1 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe
2 3 (4.23%) Capita
2 3 (4.23%) Google
3 2 (2.82%) hybris
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.41%) Xero
4 1 (1.41%) Zend